Here’s a tasty holiday menu you probably haven’t seen before: Truman Capote’s favorite Thanksgiving recipes! Find a collection of delicious vintage dishes here.
Take a look back at some savory jello salad recipes from the 1950s – including jellied potato salad, cabbage relish and peach & cheese salad – and see how the famous gelatin wasn’t only something for dessert.
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.
To many Americans living south of the Mason-Dixon line, sweet potatoes must be made with marshmallows! Here are 6 ways to make old-fashioned marshmallow sweet potatoes for a Thanksgiving side dish!
From the era before electricity, automobiles and radio come these very old-fashioned recipes for Victorian Christmas side dishes. Get a taste of the holidays, 1800s-style!
Cottage cheese — like that used in this creamy cottage cheese dip recipe — is a little lower in fat and calories than sour cream, and just as delicious.
This simple recipe for vegetable chowder – a thick milk-based veggie soup with onion, potatoes, green beans, carrots and bell pepper – comes directly from the 1950s.
This retro recipe for savory potato fritters comes from Heinz, and during WWII, they said these made for an ideal meatless main dish for lunch or supper.
What is mashed potatoes supreme? It’s a recipe for an unusual, distinctive dish made from ordinary, economical ingredients.
Get some retro Cheez Whiz recipes for fondue, casserole and other cheezy dishes like ham & rice roll-ups, Mexican bean dip and more.
This easy pimiento-nut dip recipe comes from the ’60s — the age of cocktail parties and cute and/or kitschy foods.
Combine a bright red tomato aspic gelatin ring filled with a creamy potato salad with eggs, and you have a super ’60s lunch dish!
We’ve gathered recipes, tips and more great picnic ideas from the ’70s so you can have a fab summer celebration, retro-style!
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.
A wonderful play of taste and texture, this Holy guacamole recipe combines avocados, savory herbs and spices, and just a dash of imagination.
Slow steaming mellows the delightful molasses flavor of Boston brown bread, which is cooked inside 1-pound cans.
Here’s a hearty 90-minute beer bread that’s ready to enjoy in just an hour and a half. It combines the rich, full flavor of beer with the taste of rye.
English muffins in a loaf! The greatest thing since sliced bread. Just wait until you bake up a recipe and toast a slice. Nooks and crannies inside – crusty outside.
Try these stuffed tomatoes, filled with a flavorful Florentine blend of spinach, onion, Parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs.
By starting this old-fashioned corn souffle recipe with a can of cream-style corn, you can make this popular side dish in record time.
Creamed chipped beef – dried beef with white gravy – is also known as “s**t on a shingle” (SOS), and was often served to troops during World War II.
Meat is the foundation of a dinner, and vegetables, sauces, jellies, preserves and relishes help to make the whole complete. Here are several traditional sauces and sides to serve with meats.
If you love your yam bakes, we have 7 different ways to enjoy this holiday casserole! Try these classic yam bake recipes that feature peaches, oranges, apples, pineapple, nuts & more.
Traditional Thanksgiving dinner food served at the original First Thanksgiving feast in 1621 provides a tasty menu for holiday tables today. Get some great recipes here!
The French cooks employ the mushroom quite generally in their work, using them often to replace meats, or merely to flavor, as in soup and sauces.
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.
Think you know just about every way to prepare eggs? We bet that at least a couple of the recipes in this collection from 1912 will be new to you. Take a look!
Try these three delicious onion side dish recipes: Onion, carrot and potato au gratin, herbed creamed onions and peas, and stuffed onions with spinach and bacon.
Popcorn pie? Macaroni and popcorn? Popcorn omelet? If you thought popcorn balls and cheesy popcorn was the limit of corny creativity, you were wrong. Here are 42 popcorn recipes to try.
Get ready for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays with the help of these old-fashioned stuffing recipe, made with simple ingredients and fresh foods.
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.
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.
Serve seasoned and piped mashed potatoes and green peas confetti alongside lamb chops or pork chops for a delicious dinner!
Team the unique cranberry flavor with that of the seasonal favorite, the sweet potato. Here are three tasty recipes featuring sweet potatoes & cranberries!
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 look back at a few of the recipes for Grape Nuts stuffing that have been published in newspapers over the years!
5 vintage fritter recipes Fritter batter: Classic recipe 2 eggs 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons melted butter 1/2 cup cold water 1
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?
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!
Just 30 minutes in a hot oven, and the bubbling goodness and tantalizing aroma of this zesty baked beans recipe will speed the family to the table on the double!
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!
Make use of budget-friendly squash with this easy recipe for some delicious stuffed zucchini!
Here’s an easy-to-make recipe for a pizza-flavored snack mix made with Cheerios.
Here’s a great new way to make the good old green-bean-bake – in the microwave! Green beans, soup and more help update a classic Thanksgiving recipe.
Whether you’re looking for basic sweet potato recipes or need some ideas for Thanksgiving side dishes, these 41 classic sweet potato recipes cover the gamut, from main dishes to desserts!
Ellice Serena Prescribes a Dinner Suited to Stomachs Tried by the Thanksgiving and Christmas Festivities — How to Make and Serve the Various Dishes. The stomach is
What can you make with green tomatoes? Here’s an old-fashioned recipe for fried green tomatoes, plus 10 more ways to use them!
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
After an outdoorsy afternoon, bring the party inside. Settle down to something warming. Any of these delicious dishes will do fine. They’re super easy because you make them with onion soup mix.
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.
These classic recipes for fruit stuffing combine a traditional rice or bread stuffing for a Thanksgiving turkey with apples, cranberries, oranges and other fruits.
“Best beans we ever tasted!” your whole family will say. Ritter’s beans-with-pork are in a class by themselves… Here’s an especially tempting, easy way to