Can you guess what decade these vintage Thanksgiving ads are from?

Cranberry mayonnaise candles anyone?

Image: Lucky Strike / Alamac / Hellman's

While the general consensus for Thanksgiving food consists of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce, how each item is prepared can differ wildly from cook to cook. According to these vintage ads, midcentury America was full of creative holiday dinner ideas!

Forget canned cranberries, try candle cranberries (if that sounds strange, don't worry, it's all held together with mayonnaise). Why not warm up that cold Dr. Pepper? You can prepare everything easily in your brand-new microwave oven!

Try to guess if these vintage ads are from the 1950s, '60s, '70s or '80s!

  1. What decade is this vintage ad from?
    Image: Alamac
  2. What decade is this vintage ad from?
    Image: Lucky Strike
  3. What decade is this vintage ad from?
    Image: Swift's Premium
  4. What decade is this vintage ad from?
    Image: Panasonic
  5. What decade is this vintage ad from?
    Image: Swift's Premium
  6. What decade is this vintage ad from?
    Image: Hellman's
  7. What decade is this vintage ad from?
    Image: Wild Turkey
  8. What decade is this vintage ad from?
    Image: Pyrex
  9. What decade is this vintage ad from?
    Image: Jell-O
  10. What decade is this vintage ad from?
    Image: Dr. Pepper
  11. What decade is this vintage ad from?
    Image: Dromedary
  12. What decade is this vintage ad from?
    Image: Bisquick
  13. What decade is this vintage ad from?
    Image: Hormel

Can you guess what decade these vintage Thanksgiving ads are from?

Your Result...

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169 Comments

sixties1child 2 months ago
10 right.
we drank hot dr pepper as kids. we had to, a relative worked for the company and made it for us when we came to visit. !
Jacki 2 months ago
7/13, the pictures are so small, not that I would have done any better if they were larger LOL
soonersjlg 2 months ago
8/13. Not bad for being born in the 80's. Most of these ads were before my time.
JERRY6 2 months ago
13 lucky 13 i had that microwave the clothes gave most of them away
Ready2go 2 months ago
5/13. Stick a fork in me, I'm done!
ironman2000 2 months ago
7 of 13, I'm the Turkey for Thanksgiving from this quiz.
WGH 2 months ago
3/13

Worse than random. My worst performance ever.
FLETCH WGH 2 months ago
I doubled ya
Jeffrey 3 months ago
"You got 6 out of 13" ------No matter how many you got right, you can use these ads for inspiration for your own Thanksgiving food and outfits! ---I got 1, 2, 5, 6, 8, & 13 right.
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