Mid-Century Menus

Mid-Century Menu Monday! Your 1950s Meal-Plan Monday for weekly vintage dinner menus.

Welcome to the Mid-Century Menu Monday Archive! Here you can find my mid-century menus: dinners from the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s.

I just love cooking from vintage recipes. My collection includes cookbooks, magazines, and advertising pamphlets from as early as the 1900s, all the way up to the 1960s. Most of my favorite menus, though, are mid-century menus from 1945-1959, when food was plentiful, and the shift to convenience foods and housewives working outside the home was just beginning. (But I have been known to take on WWII rationed meals, and even Great Depression meals on occasion!)

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A Week of Menus for Mid-November (Mid-Century Menu Monday)

Meal planning is the hardest part of eating at home all the time. Being creative, coming up with new ideas, and then getting those meals onto the table on time is tough. Here are 7 vintage dinners for mid-November to inspire your adventures in square meals. A Week of Menus for Mid-November There are many …

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Mid-Century Menu Monday for April 11 to April 17

Happy Easter! Here are the menus for Holy week. During this week, I finish my spring cleaning (by Wednesday), and then spend Holy Thursday preparing for Easter. On Good Friday, I fast and make a pilgrimage, so those menus also look different than usual. And on Holy Saturday, the children and I finish preparations and …

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