August 23, 2013
cereal

While you might think it's a bit early to write about Halloween, October will sneak up on you...

June 19, 2013
oatmeal

Iced oatmeal cookies from Cooking Classy are a treat from the past.  Chewy oatmeal cookies are...

December 3, 2012
apron

Carolyn's Kitchen specializes in designing retro aprons.  Inspired by the 1940's, this...

August 17, 2012
cake

Dump cake is a super easy but tasty retro dessert.  Popular in the 60's, this cake is made...

June 3, 2012
iphone case

This TV dinner IPhone case from i Case Sera Sera is a retro image for a modern device.  This...

May 20, 2012

Sloppy Joes was a popular recipe back in the 1950's.  Ground beef is cooked in a sweet...

March 30, 2012
8-Bit Pale Ale

Tallgrass Brewing Company's 8-Bit Pale Ale is the ideal choice for gamers and retro-chic...

March 25, 2012
pasta

Linguine with vodka sauce and shrimp is a recipe straight from the popular television show, Mad Men...

March 11, 2012
Tuna Noodle Casserole

Tuna noodle casserole was a household name in the 1950's. Canned tuna would be mixed with egg...

March 3, 2012
steak

Salisbury steak is a retro dinner that is making a comeback.  The dish was invented by Dr. J.H...

November 6, 2011
green bean casserole

If you ask most people what is on their Thanksgiving table, chances are that green bean casserole...

October 26, 2011
whoopie pies

Whoopie pies may seem like old news to anyone in the blogosphere this year. Despite Starbucks'...

October 25, 2011
baked alaska bombe flambé

Baked Alaska (or Bombe Alaska if you choose to flambé) is a classic all-American ice cream dessert...

September 13, 2011
mini banana splits

Take this classic retro dessert to a whole (smaller) level with these mini banana splits! With all...

July 5, 2011
Icebox Cake

Sometimes, the perfect summer dessert is hidden in the past! While certain recipe ideas from the...

June 6, 2011

Notes: 1. It is best to use a metal or glass bowl when making meringue. Plastic bowls are more...

December 10, 2009

As a fun way of browning the meringue, you can pour brandy or rum over the Baked Alaska and (...