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Retro Recipes Sampler Platter

Ah, August — the month where everyone takes a week off. Stephanie Butler, our brilliant and adventurous Retro Recipe tester, has other things on her vintage plate this week, so we're bringing you a Retro Recipe sample platter.

Mabelle's Snickerdoodles, 1949: "Without waiting for the pan to cool, I cut myself a corner piece and burned [...]

Retro Recipes: Betty Draper's Rumaki, 1967

Welcome to Retro Recipes! Brought to you from the capable kitchen of Eat Me Daily's Stephanie Butler, each week revisits a preparation from the past that straddles the line between ingenious and absurd. This week: Rumaki.
As you might expect from someone who has a serious fetish for vintage cookbooks, pencil skirts, and the music [...]

Retro Recipes: Tomato Soupshake and Cucumber Soup, 1963

Photos by Stephanie Butler
Welcome to Retro Recipes! Brought to you from the capable kitchen of Eat Me Daily's Stephanie Butler, each week revisits a preparation from the past that straddles the line between ingenious and absurd. This week, a double whammy: Tomato Soupshake and Cucumber Soup.
Summer is a time for simple pleasures. A glass of [...]

Retro Recipes: Titty Sauce Yams, 1961

Photos by Stephanie Butler
Welcome to Retro Recipes! Brought to you from the capable kitchen of Eat Me Daily's Stephanie Butler, each week revisits a preparation from the past that straddles the line between ingenious and absurd. This week: Titty Sauce Yams.
Well, folks, it's happened again. St. Vincent himself smiles down upon me, because a truly [...]

Retro Recipes: Tagliarini, 1958

Welcome to Retro Recipes! Brought to you from the capable kitchen of Eat Me Daily's Stephanie Butler, each week revisits a preparation from the past that straddles the line between ingenious and absurd. This week: Tagliarini.
As I look back on these Retro Recipes, I see a disappointing lack of that most vilified and clichéd of [...]

Retro Recipes: Mabelle's Snickerdoodles, 1949

Photographs by Stephanie Butler
Welcome to Retro Recipes! Brought to you from the capable kitchen of Eat Me Daily's Stephanie Butler, each week revisits a preparation from the past that straddles the line between ingenious and absurd. This week: Mabelle's Snickerdoodles.
You can take your chocolate chips, your turtles, humbugs, your oatmeal raisins. Ginger drops, snowballs, thumbprints: [...]

Retro Recipes: Prune Lemonade Bars, 1963

Photographs by Stephanie Butler
Welcome to Retro Recipes! Brought to you from the capable kitchen of Eat Me Daily's Stephanie Butler, each week revisits a preparation from the past that straddles the line between ingenious and absurd. This week: Prune Lemonade Bars.
For this week’s Retro Recipe, I decided to try an old reliable cookbook, one that’s [...]

Retro Recipes: Hearty-Har Crab, 1966

All photos by Stephanie Butler
It's time for Retro Recipes! Brought to you from the capable kitchen of Eat Me Daily's Stephanie Butler, each week revisits a preparation from the past that straddles the line between ingenious and absurd. This week: Hearty-Har Crab.
Every once in a while, the thrift store gods look down from their mothball-scented [...]

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