22 Recipes Inspired By Vintage TV Shows
Cook like Edith Bunker, Lucy Ricardo and Caroline Ingalls.
Edith Bunker cooked comforting dinners like swiss steak for husband Archie Bunker on the television show, All in the Family.
Caroline Ingalls whipped up hearty food for her family all day long. Farm life requires a filling breakfast, like biscuits and gravy, an energizing lunch and a home-cooked dinner.
June Cleaver was a quintessential housewife of the 1950s, cooking a homemade dinner for her family every day. We think Beaver would love to come home to this Salisbury steak.
Stop by Arnold’s Drive-In for a milk shake or other typical diner fare and chat with Richie Cunningham, Potsie and the Fonz.
We wouldn’t mind being stranded on a tropical island with Gilligan and The Skipper if it meant we could dine on this refreshing, colorful fruit salad.
Alice Nelson, the Brady’s housekeeper, cooked all kinds of delicious meals for the family, like pork chops. Who could forget Peter’s Humphrey Bogart impression of “pork chops and applesauce”?
After saving Timmy from the well, Lassie deserves a treat. These drool-worthy dog biscuits are peanut butter-flavored…yum!
In a classic episode of The Dick Van Dyke Show, Laura Petrie bakes a batch of nut chewy bars for an FBI agent who’s on a stakeout. We bet he wasn’t used to being served such wonderful treats!
Hi-ho, Silver! After a busy day fighting outlaws in the Wild West, the masked hero and his sidekick, Tonto, deserve a big bowl of cowboy chili.
Perhaps the Ewing family would get along if they all gathered together for a slice of Texas pecan pie. This particular recipe won a blue ribbon at the Texas State Fair.
How did Popeye get so strong? By eating spinach, of course! Eat lots of leafy greens like the sailor did by making this super yummy spinach casserole.
The Cartwrights need a hearty meal fit for a cowboy after spending all day tending the ranch.
Friends and neighbors didn’t know Samantha Stephens’ secret—she’s a witch! Grab a broom-er, fork- and dig in to this be-witching cheesecake.
A French chef in a German POW camp made lots of tasty dishes in the show, Hogan’s Heroes. If commandant Wilhelm Klink wanted to impress guests, chef Louis LeBeau was there to help him do so, making German delicacies such as sauerbraten.