Remember vintage TV dinners — shiny foil trays filled with delicious-looking dinner delights, waiting in the freezer for a special night? Plus find out the history of TV dinners!
Here are 5 recipes from the 60s & 70s for Campbelled eggs – a breakfast dish created by the Campbell’s Soup company – including the how-to for Western-style Campbelled eggs.
Back in the mid-1960s, the newly-invented marvel of Shake’n Bake coating mixes was kind of a big deal – or at least the shake and bake concept was marketed that way!
This retro recipe for homemade shake and bake sesame-herb chicken from the 70s is an easy way to make a dinner the whole family will love!
Here’s the easy way to make deliciously moist ‘n crispy Rice Krispies crunchy chicken, with a crust so crisp, it crunches.
This 1960s version of the French dish chicken à l’orange is made easy enough for a weeknight dinner, thanks to handy ingredients like cornflake crumbs and orange juice.
Chicken Marengo, one of the great French classics, was invented on the battlefield at Marengo for Napoleon by his master chef, Dunand. Here’s an easy version made with soup!
Here is a Hungarian-inspired chicken paprika recipe, simplified by using tomato soup for the base. Serve it with noodles and alongside a green salad.
This retro holiday spinach rice recipe makes 12 servings of a delicious and festive-looking side dish, which includes spinach, cheese and green onions – plus sliced almonds for crunch.
Here’s a look back at a few of the recipes for Grape Nuts stuffing – yes, made with the crunchy cereal – that have been published in magazines and newspapers over the years!
With seasonings like ginger, garlic and red pepper, this easy walnut chicken with broccoli recipe from the ’80s makes a delicious dinner with a little Asian flair.
Not only is pineapple amazing on its own, it also can be a delicious ingredient in lots of recipes — like this sunburst chicken stir fry recipe from the 80s.
This 1970s meatball stew recipe (originally called meatball ragout) was created by the Campbell’s soup company, and combines beef broth and mushroom soup to make a rich base for these beef meatballs.
Hot punch is one of the traditional winter warmer-uppers, whether or not there’s booze in it. Here are more than a dozen old-fashioned hot punch recipes for the holidays, both with and without alcohol.
Starting in the ’70s, making soup was easier than ever – you just emptied an envelope of Cup-a-Soup or Souptime into a cup, added boiling water, stirred, and you had a serving of hot soup. Here’s a look back!
This tasty classic pineapple chicken salad – based on a recipe from 1955 – is equally good as a hearty hot dish or a cool and tempting summer salad!
This frosted sandwich loaf holds a surprise in every layer: curried egg salad, tomato, chicken salad, deviled ham-pickle filling – frosted with a mixture of mayonnaise and cream cheese.
This celebration sandwich loaf comes to you from the 1970s! It’s a stacked sandwich loaf featuring ham, salmon, egg and chicken spreads – each separated by bread, and covered with a cream-cheese mayo frosting.
Vintage recipes in this Campbell’s emergency dinner cookbook include Pot roast, Frankfurter boats, Campbelled eggs, Skillet meatloaf, Spanish rice, Macaroni & cheese, Tuna supreme, Chicken crunch & more.
Make a double batch of these chicken meatballs with cranberry glaze – serve what you need, and freeze the rest for a spur-of-the-moment party.
Want to go on the Santa Fe Express? Mexican-style stewed tomatoes are the quickest way to add a rich, zesty flavor to this Southwestern recipe for Ranchero rollups.
Need an easy dinner that’s a little bit different? Try Tangy chicken with tomatoes & herbs — a deliciously kicky pasta sauce on top of your favorite pasta.
We’ve gathered recipes, tips and more great picnic ideas from the ’70s so you can have a fab summer celebration, retro-style!
This recipe for chicken Brunswick stew, made with stew seasoning mix, won a French’s recipe award for turning ordinary chicken into a really special dish.
In 1985, country music star Loretta Lynn shared this recipe for herb batter fried chicken, which she said was ‘crisp as a country morning.’
Here’s a retro ’80s recipe for a lattice-top chicken bake — a cheesy chicken casserole with golden biscuits baked right on the top.
This creamy chicken salad mold is a tantalizing mixture of chicken, mayonnaise or salad dressing, broth, gelatin, seasonings and lemon juice.
Soup’s the seasoning and the smooth cream gravy in this delicious classic Glori-fried chicken recipe from the sixties.
Serve your Caribbean coconut chicken with cornbread or French bread, pear-lettuce salad, and a full, dry white table wine.
Wholesome, full-flavored dinners like this Chicken macaroni casserole come easy with Campbell’s cream of mushroom soup, chunk chicken, and pasta.
What’s amazing about vintage KFC? There really was a Colonel Sanders, he truly had a secret recipe, and he actually started Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants.
This recipe for savory crescent chicken squares was a winner at the Pillsbury Bake-Off contest in the ’70s because it was tasty and so easy to make.
A super simple must-try retro ’60s recipe: chicken crunch! Soup ‘n stuffing make chicken a taste treat. See how easy it is to make it here!
Texas Two-Step Chicken Picante. It’s easy as one, two, and is a lip-smackin’ new way to do chicken your whole gang’ll eat up.
Check out this easy how-to for “Fried chicken, Far East style” – an Indian-accented fried chicken curry recipe from 1950.
Cup-a-Soup has made cooking for two a lot easier — the soup does the seasoning in this retro ’80s recipe for garden chicken for two.
This easy retro recipe for a delicious creamy chicken ‘n broccoli casserole gets a bonus crunch from a crispy onion topping.
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!
Want something different for dinner? There are no run-of-the-mill suppers here. These retro meatloaf recipes from the ’60s are so old-school, they will delight – or at least surprise – you.
Who’s got time to fix dinner during the holiday rush? Colonel Sanders! In the ’60s, the hot tip was to have Kentucky Fried Chicken for Christmas.
Here’s an easy and attractive appetizer recipe from the sixties for chicken ham pinwheels: a meaty oven-baked roll that you slice into pieces, sushi-style.
Who won $10,000 in 1976’s national chicken cooking contest? Find out, get the prize-winning chicken recipe – plus those for the 4 runners up!
Here are some delicious dinners to try from the ’50s — three different vintage country fried chicken recipes that you can make in your oven or on the stove.
Need a fast dinner, and in the mood for something a little retro? Get the recipe for this quick and easy skillet chicken pasta!
Chicken Cacciatora is also known as ‘Chicken Hunter Style’ – the literal translation of ‘Pollo alla Cacciatora.’ Get two classic recipes for this dish here!
That amazing turkey dinner is going to need carving, so why not learn how to do it right? Here are some easy tips for how to carve turkey that you can keep in mind this Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday!
Here are four retro recipes for easy appetizers and snacks made with envelopes of Good Seasons Italian Dressing mix!
How to make oven-fried chicken – Texas recipe (1939) Oven-fried chicken is one of the dishes that is particularly simple to prepare. After the preliminary
Smothered Chicken recipe Fine, fancy, flavorful… and the easiest way you ever made such a noble dish. Dried soup mix adds the noodles (without precooking).
To make this delicious corn-crisped chicken, you coat the poultry with Kellogg’s Corn Flake Crumbs and seasonings, then bake on aluminum foil.