dinner recipes

Holiday spinach rice vintage 1980s recipe (1989)
Holiday spinach rice recipe (1989)

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.

Chicken a l'orange vintage recipe 1961
Chicken à l’orange recipe (1961)

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.

Vintage Spaghetti pie recipe - 1970s (1)
Spaghetti pie recipe (1974)

This spaghetti pie was the most delicious way one magazine’s food editors knew to stretch one pound of ground beef into six servings.

Spaghetti pasta with tomato sauce
Pasta gardena recipe from 1988

This vibrant pasta gardena sauce gets a boost from fresh tomatoes and a bit of vinegar, and makes a delicious dinner when served over your favorite kind of pasta.

Chili manicotti A retro recipe from the '70s
Chili manicotti recipe from 1975

Here’s a winning recipe with western flair: Chili manicotti. Start with a popular Italian dish, and add a spicy Mexican influence for this delicious dinner.