The square pieces of smooth, orange, slightly rubbery American cheese used to be the quintessential lunch food, showing up on everything from gooey grilled cheeses to baloney sandwiches. Here’s a look at how they came to be!
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!
Try these tasty salads, sandwiches and more, all starring California avocados! These 10 easy avocado recipes some to you from the ’70s & ’80s.
We’ve gathered recipes, tips and more great picnic ideas from the ’70s so you can have a fab summer celebration, retro-style!
This creamy chicken salad mold is a tantalizing mixture of chicken, mayonnaise or salad dressing, broth, gelatin, seasonings and lemon juice.
Slow steaming mellows the delightful molasses flavor of Boston brown bread, which is cooked inside 1-pound cans.
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.
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.
Nothing says ‘luncheon’ like an old-fashioned frosted party sandwich loaf! And they’re so darn pretty, they can even do double-duty as lunch table centerpieces.
Ideas for more than 20 vintage recipes for hot dogs, including Pronto dogs, Frank-roll slices, hotdog boats, hot dog-bacon roll-ups, franks in blankets, Snappy frank-cheese rolls and lots more. Check ’em out!
Here’s a stacked sandwich loaf featuring ham, salmon, egg and chicken spreads — each separated by bread, and covered with a cream-cheese mayo frosting. Bet you’re just dying to try it, right?
These flower pot sandwiches are pretty and appealing, and make for lots of conversation at lunch!
Sandwiches are the chief reliance for any sort of cold lunches, and should be daintily made of the best ingredients. Whether for a picnic, work lunch or to serve at a luncheon at home, here are 40 sandwich recipes using fish and seafood.
This frosted ribbon sandwich loaf is strictly for company, and simply delicious! Slice through the cream cheese frosting to reveal layers of ham and egg filling.
What can you eat with your fingers? What needs a fork? Get the answers to these and other questions with etiquette tips from the ’20s!
Check out these zesty retro ’60s holiday side dish recipes for a tasty turkey fruit salad, cranberry fruit molds and salad bowl dressing supreme, all from 1963.
From the ’60s, it’s a treatwich-in-the-round – a huge party-size sandwich you cut into wedges – filled with a meaty mixture and topped with American cheese.
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Here are 23 recipes for different ways to prepare toast – spreads, toppings, cooking techniques and more – for toasted bread, from 1912.
Good, home-prepared meals in a Thermos school lunch kit (1957) Your child’s most important school supply Only when you prepare the lunch yourself are you
For a tote-lunch – Texas open-faced sandwiches! Cut in fourths, swap pieces at the picnic Directions: Remove top and bottom crusts of an 8- or
Kraft Swiss makes a Monte Cristo the Count would be proud of. Here’s a sandwich that’s easy to make, but so darn elegant, you’ll probably
Summer sandwiches There is literally no end to the fillings that are possible for sandwiches, provided one knows how to prepare them in an appetizing