Though many have tried, no cook has ever been able to improve upon the taste of traditional pumpkin pie. Carnation’s famous pumpkin pie recipe is a Thanksgiving classic – and we have the ’50s recipe right here.
Here are two different retro recipes for easy peanut butter cookies — in fact, they’re so simple, neither recipe uses butter or eggs! How do
If you want to try something new that’s actually old for Thanksgiving, try making this homemade pie crust recipe from 1950!
If you love the tangy taste of pineapple, and have been hoping to find some delicious old-fashioned pineapple upside-down cake recipes, you just need to look back a few decades!
If you’re looking for a vintage-style dessert for a special occasion, check out our collection of more than 100 classic cake recipes to suit all tastes!
Delicious Christmas and holiday recipes with walnuts, including Chess pie, Walnut nuggets, Plum pudding, Walnut stuffing, Scotch trilbies, Panettone, and other delights.
It’s a joy for the whole family to get in on the planning and making of holiday cookies days and even weeks before Christmas day arrives. Here’s a classic cookie collection from the ’50s.
If you’re looking to recreate that special vintage Christmas cookie recipe that your grandmother used to make, or want to discover old-fashioned cookies to make new again, here’s a big tasty collection of treats for you!
These easy vintage cream cheese frosting recipes are one-bowl affairs with almost endless variations. Name a favorite flavor, and the chances are you can make it this easy way.
Here’s a recipe that will turn pumpkin into a pie faster than Cinderella’s fairy godmother turned the fall fruit into a coach: Pumpkin Dream Pie – and all without any cooking or baking.
Here’s Mrs. America’s 1950s way to be neighborly: Whip up these crunchy, caramelly Coffee Breakers for your next get-together.
Velvet crumb cake has the fluffy, loose texture, the old-time good eating, of Grandmother’s butter cakes. But it’s even more tender!
This vintage cinnamon twists recipe takes just seconds to knead, needs only one rising, and the breakfast twists can be served plain or frosted.
Savory ground beef meatloaf and canned liver spread retain the characteristic flavor, but not the expense, of the classic ingredients of Beef Wellington.
Check out this easy how-to for “Fried chicken, Far East style” – an Indian-accented fried chicken curry recipe from 1950.
Here are a few ways to make a happy Easter surprise — cute vintage Easter cakes, using ideas and recipes from the fifties & sixties!
Get classic recipes for old-fashioned popcorn balls, along with peanut brittle, molasses, caramel sugared and confetti popcorn versions – plus tips for the best way to pop corn.
You can whip up this easy and tasty chocolate-banana cream pie in just minutes with the help of some pudding mix and whipped topping!
Want to serve something for the holidays that is deliciously vintage? Get recipes for three different fancy and festively decorated Christmas cookie recipes from the ’50s!
From 1950: New adventure with pineapple: Classic pineapple pie! (Plus a tasty vintage variation to try) Try your hand… please your man with homemade pie
The drop-and-bake cookie family is a big one with great variety and much good eating for all. What a world of good eating those recipes for old-fashioned drop cookies foretells!
If your family enjoys a fluffy refrigerator-type pie, this Thanksgiving, you should try these two no-bake pumpkin pie recipes from the 1950s!
Lemon cheesecake pie appeals to menfolks and everybody – because it’s not too sweet, thanks to the tang of fresh lemons. Try it!
From the 1950s, here’s are two fruity, cheesecake-style dessert pizzas. You serve them like a pizza… you eat them like a pizza… tastes like a flaky party pie!
Get the famous Can’t Fail 5-minute fudge recipe, plus 10 more fast vintage fudge recipes that you can make at home even today!
Easter Glory cake recipe Just as pumpkin pie means Thanksgiving, and plum pudding means “Merry Christmas” — so this luscious gold and white beauty says,
This Easter cake’s pink jam frosting and red filling come from fresh berry preserves, and make a perfect addition to a white or yellow cake.
Here’s an old-fashioned favorite perfect for a child’s birthday party: ice cream cone cupcakes! We have the vintage recipe right here.
Get colorful classic Christmas cookies for treats like stained glass cookies, Merry Maker cookies, peppermint pinwheels, Christmas bell and tree cookies, ribbon Christmas cookies, pastel pretties & more recipes.
This Thanksgiving, we invite you to revisit pumpkin pie of the 1950s with three glamorous vintage recipes — from traditional to unique — that have been passed down through the generations.
This prize-winning recipe uses pumpkin combined with marshmallows to create a heavenly pie that makes for a deliciously light and fluffy Thanksgiving dessert!
A good old-fashioned meat-stretcher is a corn pie with ground beef crust. It’s easy to make, and you will have a mouth-meltingly delicious corn pie that’s a conversation piece as well as a satisfying mainstay.
Even in the 70s and 80s, making beautiful party cakes wasn’t something just for professionals! See some pretty vintage Wilton cake decorating ideas here!
If you’re a salad-lover, but you’ve run out of new salad ideas, this will be the best news you’ve read in years! It’s a completely new kind of salad. One that wins applause — especially from men — like no other salad you ever served!
Fun to make and fun to eat (plus super easy), your family will love this vintage recipe for porcupine meatballs!
Turns out the majority of baking techniques our great-grandparents used to make a cake from scratch still apply today.
This easy cake with a cute retro checkerboard cake is shown here in pink and yellow, but you could make it with any two-color combination