My mother's famous (and totally retro) Marshmallow Cake. It is to my childhood what madeleines were to Proust's.
Buttery inside, crunchy outside Chicken Kiev was a special family meal from my childhood. and part of my week long tribute to my mom.
Twice Baked Potatoes are a great way to kick off a week of recipes from my mother. This was definitely a childhood favorite!
This simple and adaptable curry recipe is an easy weeknight dinner to cook with your kids.
Thomas Keller's Pineapple Upside Down Cake, baked in a vintage Griswold Cast Iron skillet.
Dainty nostalgia in the form of a mouthwatering Australian classic, the light and buttery yo yo biscuit. Too divine!
Tuna noodle casserole with pepperjack cheese and cream of mushroom soup. Yes, canned soup. Hey, it's tuna noodle casserole. Get over yourself.
I am WALNUT...Hear me ROAR! Chewy Walnut Brown Sugar Bars. Super easy recipe tried and true since the 30's.
Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting. Perfect for Valentine's Day.
Fish in Spicy Sauce: Flavored with Nigella Seeds, Mustard Oil and Ginger.
Home milk delivery is making a comeback for reasons both personal and political.
This retro classic with a modern twist is a great addition to your weeknight repertoire, but don't forget the napkins!
JELLO JIGGLERS...still fun...still art. Timeless "retro" squares with oh so many possibilities.
Salisbury Belmont Burger. Not your mother's Salisbury Steak!
Spicy, creamy onion and tomato dip is one part retro, and 10 parts addictive.
Giant shrimp gently poached in a ginger lime broth, served with a spicy sweet asian cocktail sauce with a kick from wasabi.
A retro Tiger Cake - so fabulously kitsch!
Mom's Meatloaf. This is a kid friendly, retro chic slice of heaven.
Chicken thighs and drumsticks marinated in blood orange marmalade, ginger, and soy. A little retro, very delicious.
so so SO awesome, esp if your kitchen is a little retro - a Chalkboard Fridge! (mine would do better with a whiteboard, but you know...)
These Menagerie Bottle Openers are about as retro chic as you can get. Bring your bar to the next level with some useful and sophisticated design.
A dark room dotted with harsh light and old photographers transports my thoughts to another time.
Individual baked Alaskas with Cointreau and marmalade: a very grown-up and delicious take on a classic.
Hello Dolly Squares - Retro dessert
2 oz any spirit + 2 oz club soda = The Proper Retro Highball
Banana Pudding with chocolate is a marriage made in heaven!
Smoked salmon cheese ball
Bavarian-Style Stew, a recipe I found in 1968's Better Homes & Gardens Casserole Cook Book. You use gingersnaps to thicken it!!
Blue cheese and Italian sausage add depth and richness to this ketchup-free meatloaf.
retro design alone is enough to make me smile, but add a little bit of rainbow, and Smeg's refrigerator makes me happy*smile*happy
Remembering this meal from childhood prompted me to search out the best recipe.
Colorful cherry tomatoes go into a funky couscous burrito for a retro lunch