The square pieces of smooth, orange, slightly rubbery American cheese used to be the quintessential lunch food, showing up on everything from gooey grilled cheeses to baloney sandwiches. Here’s a look at how they came to be!
See how to make a vintage charcuterie board made with retro-style cold cuts along with 1950s nibbles, like casseroles, old-school salads and more.
Long before we became obsessed with charcuterie boards, we had Hickory Farms Food Gift Paks. Remember those? Here, we have a round up of vintage Hickory Farms ads for your reminiscing pleasure!
What could be better to get a holiday party rolling than this festive cheese ball with zesty olives inside and out? Get the recipe!
Originally called a jeweled cheese ball, this retro-style cheddar-brandy cheese ball is so easy to make! It only takes a few minutes to mix and shape. Here’s how.
This is perhaps the most popular recipe ever originated in the Hunt’s kitchens! The reason? Juicy hamburger . . . melted cheese blended with the delicious flavor of Hunt’s Tomato Sauce.
In the past, a few products – like Borden cheese – made it so their glass jars could be reused later as party or hostess glasses. Since people collected them, it was a smart use of double-duty packaging.
If you’re looking for a new way to serve hot dogs, you’ve got it right here with this warm and savory retro recipe from 1955!
Having a retro party for the holidays? Here are lots of crazy kitschy vintage Christmas appetizers you may want to serve… at your own risk.
If you’re having a party, consider these 12 cheese ball recipes! These tidbits provide a good color, taste and texture contrast to other foods, and can be made ahead of time, too — even several days ahead to suit your convenience.
Get some retro Cheez Whiz recipes for fondue, casserole and other cheezy dishes like ham & rice roll-ups, Mexican bean dip and more.
This is macaroni and cheese pizza! It’s a scrumptious new version of pizza with a crust made from Kraft macaroni and cheese. Easy to make. Economical, too.
This vintage ’70s potato-cheese frosted meatloaf idea is covered with mashed potatoes, then topped with a little cheese, for three tastes in one!
In this superb macaroni loaf, the flavor of cheese, piquant snips of pimiento, green pepper and onion all add vigor and zest to a simple everyday dish.
You can make your own homemade cheese sauce in 3 minutes – no flour or shortening. It’s delicious over these tuna fritters – get the recipes!
Here’s an easy retro recipe from the ’60s for a delicious Italian-style ricotta & mozzarella stuffed manicotti-cheese bake!
Why should hamburgers be limited only to the common, everyday variety? Why not dress them up? Here are 14 retro hamburger recipes you might want to try.
In this retro recipe from the ’70s, find out how to make a hearty, delicious and easy beer-cheese soup!
What’s for dinner? How about some old-fashioned macaroni and cheese? Get 10 delicious classic mac & cheese recipes to try, many of which might be new to you!
Toast the season’s riches with this snappy pinecone-shaped cheeseball! Formed in a nutshell of crisp, crunchy almonds, its flavor is so scrumptious, your guests will go simply nutty.
Here are four easy retro recipes using packaged Hidden Valley Ranch dressing mix – ranch Buffalo wings, nachos, snack mix and a cheese ball – coming to you from 1987!
You can use a blender to help prepare cheese-sauced meatloaf surrounded by bright Brussels sprouts to add a bit of jolly old England to your dinner table.
In the heart of Disneyland is the Chicken of the Sea Pirate Ship, one of Disney’s finest creations. Here are two dozen tuna recipes you might have found there!
Chomp into new Cheddar Taters and you’ll get quite a surprise – and not just the flavor of potatoes so yummy they make your mouth water.
Consisting of lots of lettuce, browned hamburger, a variety of vegetables, sauces and dressings, a taco salad is a meal in itself.
Company coming, so of course, dessert just has to be homemade cheery cherry cheesecake pie. So elegant… and so delicious. And you don’t have to bake it to make it.
What were these cheesy cheese spread recipes all about? They were appetizers and snacks that creatively-shaped — into a wreath, a chicken (with a tail made out of Fritos corn chips) and a Christmas tree.
The secret of these retro Christmas appetizer recipes – piping hot and bubbly cheese canapes, cucumber bites, deviled eggs, ham cornucopias and crab dip? Find out!
Take a look at a few of the many ways the recipe for a Thanksgiving staple – the old-fashioned green bean casserole – has been made over the years.
Philly cheese bells are a shaped creamy cheese spread made from Philadelphia Brand cream cheese and spreadable Cracker Barrel cold pack cheese food.
These cheese cones – pinecone-shaped cheeseballs covered in your choice of nuts – is the ultimate decorative old-school appetizer spread! Find out how to make them here.
Make use of budget-friendly squash with this easy recipe for some delicious stuffed zucchini!
In a rush and need something quick for dinner? Try this tuna macaroni and cheese from the 1990s! It’s easy, delicious, and it takes just 20 minutes to prepare.
Originally the fondue was a cheese dish, one cooked with wine and served with bread dunked. Today, the fun-to-do dishes have meats, chocolates or vegetables as their main ingredients.
What can you eat with your fingers? What needs a fork? Get the answers to these and other questions with etiquette tips from the ’20s!
You’ll amaze folks with your skill (needn’t tell ‘em how easy it was!) and delight everybody with this grand-tasting cheese souffle.
From the ’60s, it’s a treatwich-in-the-round – a huge party-size sandwich you cut into wedges – filled with a meaty mixture and topped with American cheese.
Turkey cheese ball appetizer Hellmann’s helps keep this canape spread just-made fresh. Turkey cheese ball recipe Ingredients 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese 1 cup
Crisco’s country apple pie This apple filling is rich with spice, extra nice. And the pie crust — yum! It’s sure to be flaky, tender,
Here’s just the ticket to win you the vote of your party… a gorgeous macaroni dish with broccoli, tomatoes and a zippy cheese sauce.
Kraft Swiss makes a Monte Cristo the Count would be proud of. Here’s a sandwich that’s easy to make, but so darn elegant, you’ll probably
One Dish Wonder #9: Pantry raid that pays off in 20 minute Start off with handy-dandy Mac ‘n Cheese, add a little something, and you’ve
Hot ‘n hearty Hamcheezers Great cookout idea! Hamcheezers grilled in Reynolds Wrap… no wonder more women buy Reynolds Wrap than all other foils combined. Hot
The cheese-stuffed burger Next time your family’s hungry for cheeseburgers, try this. Make thin patties and sandwich the cheese between them, so it melts into
Cheese-filled meatloaf recipe Pour in Hunt’sauce and you pour in a pound of whole, ripe tomatoes simmered to a thick, smooth sauce — spiced just
After World War II, peanut oil producers — like those in other industries — tried to attract new buyers. In 1948, Planters created this cookbook,