Tangy Layered Dessert from Jell-O, 1987 – An 80s Recipe Test

Today we have a very easy, layered gelatin dessert! This is Tangy Layered Dessert! Tangy Layered Dessert Author: Jell-O, 1987 Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 – 3 oz pkg, any flavor, Jell-O gelatin 1 cup boiling water 7-10 ice cubes 3/4 cup drained canned pineapple 1/3 cup sour cream Instructions Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Add […]

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Meat-Noodle Casserole – An 80s Recipe Test!

It’s time for an 80s casserole! This is Meat Noodle Casserole! This recipe is from a great book I found recently at my Goodwill, which I was very excited about. Better Homes and Gardens always has the best (and craziest) recipes. And pictures! And yes, that spaghetti pie is coming up very soon. Meat-Noodle Casserole […]

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V-8’s Sweet ‘N’ Sassy, 1979 – An 80s Recipe Test

By RetroRuth This week I was feeling particularly adventurous, so I busted out my Sesame Street glass and I mixed up a fun little drink. That had V-8 in it. And maple syrup. Because, you know, that makes perfect sense. Sweet ‘N’ Sassy Author: V-8 Anyway You Like It, 1979 Ingredients 1 can (6 oz) […]

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Ravioli Luau, 1988 – 80’s Recipe Test

By RetroRuth So. Yeah. I am kind of at a loss for words here. I made sweet and sour CANNED RAVIOLI and served it over SPINACH. It’s kind of blowing my mind. This is Ravioli Luau! Ravioli Luau Author: Chef Boyardee, 1988 Serves: 4 Ingredients 3 T red wine vinegar 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup […]

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4th of July Cookies, 1989

4th of July Cookies Author: Better Homes & Gardens, 1989 Ingredients 2 cups flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 3/4 cup sugar 2/3 cup shortening 1 egg 1 T milk 1 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/4 tsp yellow food coloring 1/4 tsp red food coloring 1 can vanilla frosting 1 cup finely crushed […]

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