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99. Chicken-Aspic Vegetable Salad & the End of DiS! 1972

This is it, my friends. This is the LAST card. And it is the one that we’ve all been waiting for, in all its shiny, towering, glory–No. 99 Chicken-Aspic Vegetable Salad! 3 whole chicken breasts 5 cups boiling water 4 … Continue reading

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Christmas Parade Party Buffet!

A Christmas post, kittens! This year I had a party for the Christmas parade because it goes through my neighborhood. ALL THREE HOURS OF IT. I shit you not. It was like the Macy’s Day parade. But with meth addicts and … Continue reading

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Hooray for Hors d’Ouerves: Deviled Eggs

Hors d’Ouerves Week continues with a party classic, Deviled Eggs. This recipe is from the very cool Cookindex (1959) card set that I received from the very lovely Susan Marks, the author of the book Finding Betty Crocker: The Secret Life … Continue reading

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BH&G All-time Favorite Salad Recipes: Avocado and Egg Salad

The temperature has risen in a big way here, hence I’m not too keen on turning on my oven. So that means salads. Today I am gonna crack open a volume from my collection that I haven’t yet featured: the 1984 edition … Continue reading

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National Jell-O Week 2014: Braunschweiger Glace

I selected this recipe, from Better Homes & Gardens Snacks and Refreshments, specifically for this year’s National Jell-O Week: Let’s take a closer look at the cover. Oh my! What is that shiny item in the lower right hand corner? What the … Continue reading

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Shrimp Sputnik

Holiday greetings, my friends! Do any of the following statements apply to you? I want to knock the socks off of all my friends and family at Christmas Dinner. My holiday spread is lacking a breathtaking focal point. I love … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Fried Jumbo Sandwich

So, the other day I was internet stalking one of my dates*** and I decided to Google myself. Well, that’s an interesting experience. If you do a Google image search for me, I am a wide variety of retro recipe cards, … Continue reading

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Happy National Picnic Day: Potato Salad

Hola, friends! Happy National Picnic Day! This food holiday snuck up on me, so I don’t have anything brand-spankin’ new for you, but here’s a delicious dish from June 2011 that fits the bill. Perfect for picnics and cookouts, and … Continue reading

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Wiener Wednesday: Best Hamdogs

I am officially nominating myself for the Jerry Seinfeld Awards in Dating Excellence,  (Man-hands Category). Why? Let me explain. I was introduced to a friend of a friend who met all of my (seemingly low, but surprisingly difficult) standards: Born … Continue reading

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Wiener Wednesday: Tessie O’Shea’s Frankfurter Chutney Salad

Finally! A salad that incorporates Hot Dogs. This is exactly what Wiener Wednesday was missing. This recipe was sent to me from UK–suggested by Jenny of Silver Screen Suppers and Vincentennial Cooking (go visit her blogs because they are fabulous … Continue reading

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