Retro Creamy Fruit Salad

This is another retro recipe that’s been passed down through the family. In fact every time my husband eats this, he proclaims, “This is soooo retro.” While the name says it’s a salad, it’s probably closer to a dessert. Whatever the name, it’s light and cool and great for the warm summer months. The creamy… 

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Mom’s Banana Pudding

Andrea Meyers - Mom's Banana Pudding

Banana Pudding is an old Southern treat. The basic recipe involves pudding, sliced bananas, vanilla wafers, and whipped cream stacked in layers. My mom’s version is a quick and easy recipe using instant pudding and whipped topping, although you can certainly use cooked pudding and make your own whipped cream. My mother often gets requests… 

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Mom’s Retro Chocolate Sheet Cake (aka Texas Sheet Cake)

It’s interesting how popular recipes travel across the country as they are shared among friends and family. This recipe comes from both sides of our family. It’s a delicious retro chocolate sheet cake, also known as Texas Sheet Cake, and it’s one of my favorites from childhood. I remember my mother making these for parties,… 

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