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!
See how to make a vintage charcuterie board made with retro-style cold cuts along with 1950s nibbles, like casseroles, old-school salads and more.
Sequin salad – what is it, you might ask? Basically, it was vinegar-soaked cauliflower, pimiento and onion suspended in lime jello. Could anyone say no to that?
Get retro Thanksgiving recipes for turkey fondue with horseradish sauce; winter garden salad; caramel rum pumpkin cake; ham supreme in crépes; two-tone tower salad and ported raspberry pie.
These 6 simple salad dressing recipes from the fifties are easy to make, and might just be the old-fashioned taste you’re looking for to perk up the flavor of your green salads.
Try these tasty salads, sandwiches and more, all starring California avocados! These 10 easy avocado recipes some to you from the ’70s & ’80s.
Combine a bright red tomato aspic gelatin ring filled with a creamy potato salad with eggs, and you have a super ’60s lunch dish!
Base this hearty Green Beans Bravo salad on the rich flavor of tender Blue Lake Green Beans, and you’re in business with a new favorite for buffet suppers.
This creamy chicken salad mold is a tantalizing mixture of chicken, mayonnaise or salad dressing, broth, gelatin, seasonings and lemon juice.
It’s green. It’s molded. It’s studded with pears. It’s the ’80s version of the Jell-O classic – Under-the-sea salad!
What’s the history of avocados – and where did these funny-looking things come from? Get the amazing avocado’s story here, and find out about their earlier name.
Make a tasty retro-style taco salad tonight – it’s easy and fast to fix. Hamburger Helper helps your plain hamburger make a sumptuous supper salad.
Here’s a different way to serve a salad — inside a gelatin mold, with a combination of lime Jell-O on top of a layer of a sour cream-jello blend that’s studded with nuts and chopped celery!
With these retro Christmas Jello recipes, don’t serve cranberries the same old way, try a star of a salad. Make a wreath with a wiggle. And a rum dessert that’ll make you see an old favorite in a new light
Cranberry souffle salad can be the highlight of your meal The Monroe News-Star (Louisiana) November 14, 1957 Almost a year has passed since a new
Consisting of lots of lettuce, browned hamburger, a variety of vegetables, sauces and dressings, a taco salad is a meal in itself.
In the ’50s, vintage fruit cocktail was added to everything from jello salads to canned meat. Here, see 42 weird old-fashioned ways they used to eat the stuff!
This three-layered Christmas-colored lime-strawberry surprise recipe features two flavors of jello, and a creamy layer in the middle made with cream cheese, mayonnaise and nuts.
Jell-O salad gelatin came in two flavors, celery or mixed vegetable, and both savory salad gelatin mixes made to be a base for vegetables and meats.
Here’s a delicious, fruity tropical dessert that’s cold and refreshing – Frozen Caribbean pie – like a fruity salad in a pie shell.
Fannie Farmer’s old-fashioned apple recipes by Fannie Merritt Farmer The wholesome apple in cookery (from 1913) Scandinavian legends affirm that the apple was the favorite
Who’d dream a salad so unusual and impressive could be so easy to make! Serve cranberry candles as your salad once… and you’ll be asked to serve it again and again.
Anyone who remembers Frankenstein and his monster might think the actors’ favorite recipe would have wolfbane and batwings, but no. Here’s Boris Karloff’s guacamole recipe.
Back in the ’60s, they called this recipe Fruits Royal Hawaiian — a easy-to-carve pineapple basket filled with a luscious fresh fruit salad. Get the how-to here!
When a friend of ours told us that she had concocted a green pea salad that her three children and her husband thoroughly approved, we begged for the recipe.
Here’s a creative pineapple treasure chest filled with a delicious fresh fruit salad. It’s easy to make this stunning party centerpiece! Here’s how you can do it.
Garnishes can also be an integral part of a dish. What could be prettier than a carrot larkspur, a turnip narcissus, or a cucumber lily? Or a rose, that by any other name, is a radish, lemon, lime, or tomato?
Here’s a peachy keen vintage peach Jello salad recipe from 1979, which features apricot brandy, sliced peaches and gelatin. Get two bonus variations, too!
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.
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!
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!
California avocados, Doritos tortilla chips and ground beef make it hearty and nourishing. You make it fast.
This molded gelatin recipe is Jell-O’s take on the classic Waldorf Salad — a turn-of-the-century hotel menu item that featured apples, celery, nuts with a creamy dressing on top.
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.
To make a dazzling display at any dinner or lunch, serve a shimmery, splendorous aspic. (What’s an aspic? A savory, rather than sweet, gelatin encasing
Now’s the time for Jell-O salads! (1952) Vintage gelatin recipes: Don’t let a week go by without serving one. Recipes below: 1. Jellied Potato Salad
This Jell-O salad is a gelatin version of gazpacho. It’s also dished up cold, but has the veggies and Worcestershire sauce suspended in a bouncy lemon Jello base.
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.
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
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.
Lipton summer salad topping recipe & Lipton Chili Con Carne recipe No other soup — canned or mix — gives your recipes this special flavor California
Light ‘n luscious summer salads Karo and California summer fruits make it simple. Light ‘n luscious summer salads with fresh peaches, plums and nectarines. And
The following 20 salad dressings and sauces are, without exception, easily made, and of such variety that it is possible to have a desirable change with nearly every salad made.
Any way you carve it, the big bird will taste even better with these sensational Thanksgiving side dishes
With eggs, cheese or vegetables, in hearty soups or salads, frankfurters make a meal that every member of the family will enjoy.
What do you get when you combine lemon jello with tuna, mayonnaise, onion, celery and pimento? A Monterey souffle salad! Here’s how they used to make it.