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Retro Dinner Ideas From The Stars - 8 Old Fashioned Recipes from Classic Hollywood


Retro Recipes-Classic Hollywood Recipes from the 40s,50s and 60s

Enjoy bringing the past to present in your kitchen. Try these retro recipes from classic Hollywood stars of the 40s and 50s.

Frank Sinatra Meatballs and Spaghetti

Discover crooner Frank Sinatra's most loved spaghetti and meatball recipe. Frank and wife Barbara wrote a cookbook together in the nineties called "The Sinatra Celebrity Cookbook: Barbara, Frank & Friends" All proceeds benefited the Barbara Sinatra Children's Center.

Frank Sinatra Meatball & Spaghetti Recipe

Marilyn Monroe Turkey and Sourdough Stuffing

Found written on a insurance company notepad, this Thanksgiving feast from Marilyn Monroe showcases a sourdough bread based stuffing which was an unusual ingredient at the time for most household in the 1950s.

Marilyn Monroes Thanksgiving Dinner Recipe

Audrey Hepburn Chocolate Cake

A favorite cake often made for family birthdays, Audrey Hepburn's son shared her handwritten recipe in the book "Audrey at Home".

Audrey Hepburn Chocolate Cake Recipe

Maureen O' Hara Tuna Crunch Salad

Maureen O' Hara's acting career spanned seventy years. Known for her piercing green eyes ,red hair and Irish heritage. This recipe was part of a celebrity promotion for Starkist tuna.

Maureen O'Hara Crunch Tuna Salad Recipe

Cary Grant Barbeque Chicken

This recipe was featured in the 1939 cookbook "What Actors Eat When They Eat"

Cary Grant Barbeque Chicken Recipe

Judy Garland Vegetable Salad with French Dressing

Another recipe from the 1939 cookbook "What Actors Eat When They Eat" Tori Avey's blog brought these long forgotten recipes to the forefront.

Judy Garland Veg Salad and French Dressing Recipe

Betty White Banana Bread

Betty White is a Guinness record holder for having the longest running TV career. Through the years she endorsed many products. This recipe is from her promotion with Fisher's Flour.

Betty White Banana Bread Recipe

Elvis Fried Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich

A late night favorite snack of the king. Elvis regularly requested this unique combination fried up by his longtime cook and friend Pauline Nicolson. You can find more Elvis recipes from the Graceland Book "From Elvis' Kitchen To Yours"

Retro Recipe from Elvis Presley

Happy Cooking!

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Credits:

Tori Avey via PBS Food

Venus Wong via Refinery 29

Colin Marshall via Open Culture

Jenny Hammerton via Silver Screen Suppers

Images via Pinterest

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