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Let other websites point and snicker about the horrors of American mid-century cooking. You'll find no such snark here—only great versions of yearned-for American classics.
Click on each photo or caption for the recipe.
Church Basement Lasagna. It's just so good.
When was the last time you had a Chiffon Cake? Lighter than a butter cake, but richer than Angel Food, this cake is a dream. And Betty's recipe rocks.
A classic Chicken and Noodle Casserole. Well, almost classic. My recipe swings a bit French (with tarragon and Gruyère or Comté).
Check out the story behind Chicken (or Turkey) Divan. Plus, a great recipe, of course.
Hamburger Pie. Shut up. You know you it's good.
An aside: Did anyone else subscribe to those Betty Crocker recipes cards in the 70s? I used my babysitting money to do so. This isn't my favorite recipe for Beef Stroganoff, but it does pull at my heartstrings a bit. Here's a better recipe.