Category Archives: 1960s

#FoodInFilm “Bye Bye Birdie” Pink Champagne

So, Jenny over at Silver Screen Suppers informed me that there is another little blogathon going on this weekend. This time, focusing on food that appears in–or is inspired by–a film. Hence, the fitting hashtag #FoodInFilm. Well, that’s right up … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks Eats: Cherry Chocolate Pie (1966)

Today is National Milk Chocolate Day! And on Twin Peaks: The Return, Agent Cooper finally had himself some damn good cherry pie. OMG, that look of food bliss on Kyle MacLachlan’s face! I truly believe that pie should be celebrated on … Continue reading

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PIEATHALON 4: Betty Crocker’s Chicken-Sausage Pies (1965)

DO YOU KNOW WHAT DAY IT IS? IT’S PIEATHALOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOON! Yes, for the 4th year my food blogger friends and I exchanged pie recipes and got baking! (click here to see pies of years past) Except I didn’t exchange recipes. There … Continue reading

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Joan Crawford’s Pork Chops with Red Onions and Apple Rings

Finally (and sadly) we come to the end of Feud the television mini series and my series of Feud-themed food posts. I’ve saved the best for last, because this was indeed the best of the bunch. This is Joan Crawford’s … Continue reading

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Bette Davis’ Spinach-Stuffed Filets

Feud Foods™ continues today with Bette Davis’ Spinach-Stuffed Filets! I found this recipe in Johna Blinn’s newspaper column, Celebrity Cookbook (Click on the image to zoom in for the recipe).   Things I learned about Bette Davis in this article: … Continue reading

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Joan Crawford’s Spinach Salad

Hi, kittens! Welcome to DiS1972! Since it’s Sunday, and tonight I’ll be watching FEUD: Bette & Joan on FX, I’m serving up another one of Joan Crawford’s recipes. This one comes from an article in the November 1, 1965 issue … Continue reading

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The Argyle Club’s Cuban Black Bean Soup (1961)

This recipe comes from a very recent acquisition–Amy Vanderbilt’s Complete Cookbook (1961). My mum gave me this one for Christmas this year, and lemme tell ya, this one seems like a goody, especially since it features illustrations by Andrew Warhola! … Continue reading

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Locke-Ober’s New England Boiled Dinner (1965)

Firstly, just because I am posting a New England post today does not mean that I am endorsing the New England Patriots in this Sunday’s AFC Championship. Because, Steelers. Duh. Also, I actively hate the New England Patriots with a … Continue reading

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BH&G Vegetable Cook Book Split-Pea Soup (1967)

When I drove back to Baltimore from Pittsburgh after Christmas, in my car I had Brian, Margot, a new immersion blender, new luggage, and a giant hunk of Christmas Eve ham. Over 2 pounds of delicious, perfectly cooked and smoked, … Continue reading

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BH&G Meals In Minutes: “Family Favorite”

Two words, people: CIRCLE PUPS. That’s what drew me to the “Family Favorite” dinner from Meals In Minutes, a volume from the Better Homes & Gardens Creative Cooking Library. I just acquired this gem when I went back home to … Continue reading

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