This moist cake is loaded with strawberry flavor, and the color is truly “vintage” pink. I have eaten this cake at many picnics, potlucks and family get-togethers over the years, and think it would also be outstanding at a bridal shower or baby shower.
This sweet retro dessert hit peak popularity in the 1950’s, and is just as pretty as it is easy to make. This version of the classic cake is made from scratch and features a light and tender white cake topped with canned pineapple slices and maraschino cherries.
Italian Ricotta Cookies are those classic soft cake-like cookies with a delicate lemon flavor that are have become a holiday mainstay, even for non-Italians like myself! The chances that you have had a Italian Ricotta Cookie are incredibly high, these perennial favorites are not limited to holiday cookie trays. These cookies are often served alongside…
No holiday cookie tray is complete without a gingerbread man! These cut-out cookies are soft and chewy, with that classic gingerbread flavor.
Neiman-Marcus Cheese Dip from Helen Corbitt’s 1955 Cookbook. The original recipe was simply named Almond-Bacon-Cheese Spread, this recipe has stood the test of time and is now known as either Million Dollar Dip or Neiman Marcus Cheese Dip, but no matter what you call it, it is definitely a crowd pleaser!
Enjoy this delicious relish on your hot dogs and hamburgers, it is also a great addition to salads! Water Bath can for long term shelf storage.
The classic hot milk vanilla cake with a coconut-butter-brown sugar topping.
Chiquita Banana’s Recipe Book in 1950, is credited with making banana bread mainstream. This easy recipe from the 50’s has stood the test of time.
During the 1950s and ’60s, an epidemic of island fever swept the United States. Tiki-themed restaurants, drinks, and decor were all the rage and the height of classy dining and entertaining. Now viewed as decidedly kitsch the Tiki fad became a uniquely American pop culture trend. The Pineapple appealed to the tropical island-obsessed 1950’s American…