15 Classic 1950-era Dishes That Will Make You Feel Super American

Beef Stroganoff

The thick and creamy blend of meat and noodles tastes like a trip down memory lane.


The meaty, powerful tastes of this all-American favourite are loved by every American. This traditional recipe is patriotic.

Artichoke Dip

Even if you just remember chip-and-dip at dinner parties, it can be a whole meal. This comes from 1950s TV meals.

With better availability to meat and outside grilling, steaks became a staple of American cuisine.

Skirt Steak

Chicken and dumplings have ancient origins, but they became a staple of American cuisine in the 1950s.

Chicken and Dumplings

Thanksgiving is the most American holiday, thus making Thanksgiving-themed foods is especially special.

Green Bean Casserole

This vintage stew feeds a bunch and packs a spicy punch. Few iconic 1950s meals capture the industrious American spirit like cowboys and cattle drives.


Sunday night has always been a great time for the whole family to come around the table and dig into a great culinary centerpiece.

Glazed Ham

Nothing wraps us up with comfy flavor like a bowl of beef stew, and with the dish tracing its current incarnation back to mid-century America

Beef Stew

These slow-roasted 1950s recipes should be on every cook's bucket list.

Roast Beef

Nothing beats a frozen chicken pot pie in the grocery freezer section.

Chicken Pot Pie

Roast chicken always impresses when you have little cooking time.

Roast Chicken

Some American classics arose in the middle of the 20th century, before Jello moulds and tuna noodle casseroles.

Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich

If you imagine the quintessential Fourth of July meal, you probably think of hot dogs, hamburgers, and corn on the cob. 

Sloppy Joe

Whether you need to bring a dish to a party or just whip up a side to go with a meal, deviled eggs always come to save the day.

Deviled Eggs

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