Today we are feeding Tom Impossible Taco Pie! Bisquick’s “Impossible” pies were a big, big trend in the 70’s and the 80’s. The basic premise of this is that you can throw your add-ins into the pan, then mix up a batter of Bisquick, milk and eggs, pour that over the add-ins and pop it into the oven. While it bakes, the batter will settle into a crust and create separate filling layer, miraculously making a pie. Mostly the “Impossible” variations of the 1970’s were sweet (coconut, raspberry) but in the late 70’s...

by Andrea Hi!  I am Andrea, and if you’re a reader over at No Pattern Required, you’ve probably seen some of my posts.  I’ve got a shopping roundup today that will take you right back to the schooldays of the 80’s – and next week, I’ll show you my own 80’s lunchbox collection!     Vintage 1984 GO BOTS MIGHTY ROBOTS MIGHTY VEHICLES PLASTIC LUNCHBOX Remember Go Bots?  I am not sure why Go Bots weren’t as popular as Transformers, but they definitely take me back and are so 80’s!   Original...

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By RetroRuth So, this week we are taking a box of Hamburger Helper and making it into a salad! This is Hamburger Helper Taco Salad!   This recipe is from a 1988 issue of Woman’s Day, and I have to admit that I have been a little obsessed with this one. I mean, I have been eating Hamburger Helper for years, but who would ever think of making it into a salad? I hadn’t. So I was pretty excited to make this one. But Tom was less than enthusiastic. “Please don’t tell me you’re making Hamburger Helper for dinner.” “Well,...

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By RetroRuth This is pretty exciting!!! A new blog and a new theme!!! This project has been a long time in the making, and I am thrilled that it finally is complete! Well, “complete” is a relative term when it comes to blogs. Sure, the design is done, the comments work and it is connected six ways to Sunday across the internet, but I am still busy filling it with content. Lovely, lovely recipe tests, product highlights, and recipes from microwave cookery to low-fat everything. And that is the real reason why I started this blog. Because...

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