‘Magic Touch’ vintage metal ice cube trays were hugely popular in the ’40s, ’50s & ’60s because they let you easily release your ice without smashing it up.
While boxes of Jell-O pudding pops may be but a memory, we can still remember their glory days through these magazine ads and TV commercials!
Libby’s vintage Fruit Float debuted in 1974, and was a canned mix containing pieces of real fruit that, when mixed with milk, made a light and fruity pudding-like dessert.
These tasty vintage pudding cups were supposedly made for kids… but we know that plenty of adults loved the taste and convenience of these to-go desserts. How many of the flavors do you remember?
Pepperidge Farm remembers… but do you recall all of these classic cakes, cookies, breads, turnovers & other treats they made years ago? (And did you know they once made canned soup?)
When it comes to desserts, what is a bombe – and how do you make one? We have answers! Get several recipes and tips for creating beautiful old-fashioned ice cream bombes right here.
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!
Iced Nesselrode Pudding, a chestnut-based chilled sweet, was considered to be very expensive, very fancy, very tasty — and was, consequently, very popular during the Victorian era.
At Tastee-Freez drive-in stands in the ’50s, you could find malts, shakes, sundaes, sodas, floats, sandwiches, root beer, orange drinks, sherbet and ice cream.
Here’s a vintage ’80s recipe for a marvelous no-bake frozen mocha cheesecake you can make in a breeze!
Gone on Grape? Crazy for Cola? Batty about Birch? Whatever your soda pop passion, this retro recipe for soda pop ice cream is a cool, new way to enjoy more of it.
Try a banana split cake! This indulgent dessert has three delicious ice cream flavors along with rich fudge and split bananas in a graham cracker crust.
This beautiful Spumoni Elegante is a deluxe version of a frozen dessert classic: fruit-studded cream filling encased in a luscious layer of velvety egg custard.
This vintage ’70s potato-cheese frosted meatloaf idea is covered with mashed potatoes, then topped with a little cheese, for three tastes in one!
This tasty no-bake frozen pecan pie recipe comes from the ’80s, and delivers a chilly cheesecake-flavored filling studded with delicious nuts.
You can make this fudgy homemade chocolate ice cream right at home – and you don’t even need an ice cream maker! Rich and delicious, it’s ready in 6 hours.
Cookies… made with boxed pudding mix? Yep, it’s a thing, and they’re pretty delicious, too! Get retro recipes for chocolate chip cookies, butterscotch, oatmeal, lemon & more pudding mix cookies here.
The Waldorf salad – named for the hotel – became known around the world. Here’s how to make it along with suggestions for lots of different variations – and learn its history!
Pumpkin is so versatile that it is a natural for our rich heritage of regional cooking. The varieties of pumpkin pie are seemingly endless. The following recipes are a sampling of some of these American favorites.
Get retro recipes for three delicious pies – each with a twist and starring some of America’s favorite flavors: apple, pumpkin and lemon.
If you love those creamy, sweet butterscotch chips, here’s an easy recipe for a homemade butterscotch ice cream pie with a buttery graham cracker crumb base.
Does this Easy Baked Alaska recipe look hard? It’s not. Look delicious? It is. Now you can bake, freeze and serve from the same pan.
Here are two dozen delicious (and often unique) ways to serve bananas — try one or more of these recipes for a taste of life back more than 100 years ago!
Here’s a delicious, fruity tropical dessert that’s cold and refreshing – Frozen Caribbean pie – like a fruity salad in a pie shell.
Here’s a look back through time at some great old-fashioned ways to use lemons in desserts!
Here’s a recipe for a Milky Way ice cream log – and yes, it’s actually made of Milky Way candy bars. And ice cream. With frosting.
What could be easier? Here’s how you can easily make your own chocolate ice cream right at home – and it’s delicious, too!
It’s surprising what you can do with watermelon — cook it, chill it, pickle it — for a side dish, salad, dessert, drink, relish or topping. Here are some great watermelon recipes for you to try!
Nothing beats fresh fruit ice cream on a hot summer’s day… except homemade strawberry ice cream that you can make without a machine!
This easy recipe for homemade Toll House quick ice cream is greatly simplified because it doesn’t need an ice cream maker — simply combine all of the ingredients and pop it in your freezer until it’s firm!
What to serve unexpected ghosts Pumpkin Patch Pie recipe for Halloween fun Ingredients 1 pint orange sherbet; softened 1 tub (8 oz) Cool Whip non-dairy
Ice cream salad recipes: Tomato ice cream, cucumber ice cream & avocado ice cream The tomato ice cream on the rocks [below] makes a frosty start
Ice cream know-how Steamboat sundae. Hull is a split banana, holds chocolate ice cream drowned in marshmallow creme, orange ice topped with pineapple sauce, vanilla
Make an ice cream sundae even better – make it an Ice Cream Sundae Pie. Here’s how to make this frozen treat with a vintage ’80s recipe!
Whipping up a batch of this homemade peanut butter ice cream is a lot easier than you probably think. Here’s a retro recipe to try!
Use your favorite fruit juice and create frosty rainbow pies with a light sherbet-like filling frozen in a light and flaky pie crust shell.
If you want a taste of good old-fashioned maple flavor, here are some vintage maple syrup recipes that should give you the classic taste you’re looking for.
You can think of these Victorian chocolate and coffee frappe recipes as precursors to Starbucks’ Frappuccino. You can even combine a couple and make an icy mocha frap of your own, courtesy of these recipes from the 19th century!
We love “spring pink” desserts May is the month for the sweetest-flavored strawberries, for juicy-tender rhubarb and sun-ripened raspberries. Start with our Dresden-pink strawberry torte…
No fresh milk on hand? Here are some recipes you can make with canned evaporated milk – all coming to you from the 1950s!
Hail the red, white and blueberry. A simple summer dessert that’s frozen fantastic. Hurray for the magic of Eagle Brand! It’s the secret to this
Hot-n-Buttery frozen waffles pops up with a golden brown buttery-flavored crispness that you just can’t get with any other brand of frozen waffles.
Dessert recipes made with oranges Orange pie Grate the rind of two oranges and squeeze the juice. Cream one-fourth of a pound of butter and
Retro popsicle ad with Joan Edwards (1940s) You’re never too old or too young to enjoy Popsicle! Joan Edwards says “Here’s a double feature that
Tangy lemon juice, crisp corn flake crumbs and sweetened condensed milk combine in this easy vintage no-cook lemon freeze recipe.
The frozen pudding sandwich You make it with Jell-O pudding and Honey Maid graham crackers For years, kids have loved graham crackers and chocolate pudding
Now, pudding is tortoni Cool, sweet, slightly nutty. An Italian favorite. But Jell-O pudding and pie filling makes it part of your own dolce vita.
Make-ahead dazzler This chocolate thriller is just one of many Philly desserts that you can make days (even weeks!) in advance — take out of