Mid-Century Menu Monday: November 18-24

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

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Hello again! Time for the 3rd-week-in-November menus. Do you ever feel like this week gets short shrift, while we spend all our time thinking about next week’s Thanksgiving dinner? I do. But, once more unto the breach, dear readers, for this week’s Mid-Century Menu Monday! On to the 1950s meal plan!

Mid-Century Menu Monday! Your 1950s Meal Plan.

A Week of Menus for Mid-November

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There are many vintage cookbooks that contain complete menu plans for a full year, based on providing nutrition and variety to the vintage housewife’s meals. The best one is Meta Given’s The Modern Family Cookbook, but only the earliest editions. Some of my favorites are:

These are hearty warming meals from one of my vintage meal plans. They all center around cold-weather dishes and seasonal foods. Here are some other menu plans for November:

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

Monday’s Dinner

Tuesday’s Dinner

Wednesday’s Dinner

Thursday’s Dinner

Friday’s Dinner

Saturday’s Dinner

Sunday’s Dinner

Thanksgiving Is Coming!

Thanksgiving is next week for us. And yes, I am doing a full vintage Thanksgiving Meal. My family actually loves Green Bean Casserole, Cranberry Sauce, and Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallows, so . . . I do it all. All the traditional goodies. My whole menu, the vintage recipes I use, and my step-by-step checklist for hosting Thanksgiving are all available in my vintage Thanksgiving e-book.

References

The Modern Family Cook Book, Meta Given, 1961

Sunset All-Western Cook Book, Genevieve Callahan, 1933

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