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Duchess Franks: “High Society Suppers with Hamburgers and Franks!”

┬áThis is from the Better Homes and Gardens Best Buffets, 1963. That really is how these photographed foods are described. The caption also says that the Duchess Franks “have a surprise of ham, cheese and pickle.” 1 pound (8 to … Continue reading

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Vintage “Black Magic Luncheon” -No Cauldron Needed

I have no idea why this recipe has such an unusual name. It is another casserole from the 1968 BHG cookbook I’ve been blogging from lately. 3 cups diced cooked ham 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons … Continue reading

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Does Parsley Make It Elegant? Macaroni Cheese Deluxe

Here’s another gem from the 1968 BHG Casserole Cookbook: Macaroni Cheese Deluxe. The caption on that photo reads: “Macaroni Cheese Deluxe is sophisticated enough for a special family affair or company elegance. The tangy sour cream makes this classic casserole … Continue reading

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Picnic Casserole: Bean Pot Limas

The caption on this photo if “Hearty picnic casserole: Bean Pot Limas are superb for a barbecue or just plain homespun eating. Bean fans will call for this casserole often.” Bean fans? This is interesting. Seems like baked beans, with … Continue reading

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Jello Drinks: Spicy Apple-cadabra

Another gem from my 1977 Amazing Magical Jell-O Desserts, featuring psychedelic art and the “Amazing Marvello” magic tricks. I’m enjoying looking through a favorite this morning after an amazing busy visit to the Romantic Times convention over the past few … Continue reading

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