2-in-1 Bake is a vintage casserole of ham, cheese, and cauliflower.

2-In-1 Bake: Vintage Ham and Cauliflower Casserole

2-in-1 Bake is a vintage casserole for a family dinner from the 1958 Good Housekeeping’s Casserole Book. It combines ham, cheese, cauliflower, and canned cream soup to make a remarkably tasty quick casserole. I served it with Iowa Succotash, Onion-Rye Bread, and Carrot-Raisin Salad. Since it is a creamy dish, I chose Avocado Tidbits, which …

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Welcome to Mid-Century Menu Monday! Vintage meals for the 1950s housewife -- it's 1950s Meal-Plan Monday: February 17-23. Includes a President's Day dinner.

1950s Meal-Plan Monday: February 17-23

It’s Mid-Century Menu Monday again! This week we have a President’s Day dinner for a celebration. Also, it’s almost the end of February! Woot! Here’s a chipper set of menus for 1950s Meal-Plan Monday: February 17-23. Mid-Century Menu Monday Dinners for February 17-23 Monday (President’s Day) This inviting casserole stars Swedish meatballs, potatoes, cucumbers, and …

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Vintage Cherry-Vanilla Muffins (with a recipe!)

Vintage Cherry-Vanilla Muffins (with a recipe!)

This is my recipe for Valentine’s Day muffins! Actually, the idea for doing cherry-vanilla flavors for Valentine’s Day came from my February 1952 issue of McCall’s magazine. It had an ad from the Dairy Council, promoting cherry-vanilla ice cream dessert in the middle of the feature on making a Valentine’s Day tea. So, I decided …

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