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!
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.
Crunch up your dinner with this retro seventies recipe for Double-Coated Chicken Supreme, made with Rice Krispies – a delicious way to serve chicken.
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!
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.
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.
This 1960s version of the French dish Chicken à l’orange is made easy enough for a weeknight dinner, thanks to ingredients like cornflake crumbs and orange juice.
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.
Chicken Marengo, one of the great French classics, was invented on the battlefield at Marengo for Napoleon by his master chef, Dunand.
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.
With seasonings like ginger, garlic and red pepper, this easy walnut chicken recipe from the ’80s makes a delicious dinner with a little Asian flair.
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.
This retro recipe from the ’70s is an easy way to make a delicious batch of sesame-herb chicken for dinner!
Here’s the easy way to make deliciously moist ‘n crispy Rice Krispies crunchy chicken, with a crust so crisp, it crunches.
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.
There’s a world of possibilities with pineapple, like with this sunburst chicken stir fry. You’ll find it’s very easy to make. Here’s how!
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.
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.
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.
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 one-pan chicken & pasta here!
Chicken Cacciatora is also known as ‘Chicken Hunter Style’ – the literal translation of ‘Pollo alla Cacciatora.’ Get two classic recipes for this dish here!
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.
How did housewives make Indian food back in the fifties? Here’s fried chicken, Far East style: An Indian-accented chicken curry recipe from 1950.
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!
Here’s a look back at a few of the recipes for Grape Nuts stuffing that have been published in newspapers over the years!
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
Rice, shrimp, clams and chicken combine in this in skillet paella, which takes its name from the two-handled frying pan in which the Spanish cook and serve it.
Lipton recipe soup mix. The ingredient for these and many other tasteful dishes. The special blend of seasonings makes everything taste especially delicious.
This tasty variation of chicken salad is equally good as a hearty hot dish or a cool and tempting summer salad! So easy to make, too.
Give your barbecues a real headstart to compliments with this classic recipe for fresh, savory jiffy barbecue sauce! The recipe is easy and delicious.
Here are two old-fashioned recipes for chicken gumbo and chicken Creole from 1912.
This recipe for a chicken version of scrapple was created especially for people on low-salt diets, and uses Cream of Rice to form it into a loaf.
Fancy holiday party snacks Chicken Ham Pinwheels recipe An elegant roll-up wins top honors in the Fancy category Ingredients 2 chicken breasts, skinned and boned
Simply use this superb combination of the world’s finest soy sauce, choice wine and natural herbs and spices as a marinade, a baste and directly on foods as a seasoning. Try the tasty recipes below. You’ll enjoy a revelation in flavor!
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).