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

¬†This 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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Chili Con Wiene?

From the BHG Casserole Cookbook again, here’s Chili Con Wiene. The caption on this fabulous gold chafing dish dinner is: “For last minute supper, spoon hearty Chili Con Wiene over toasty bun halves. Garnish with frank slices and olives.” Ah, … Continue reading

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Handwritten Recipe Wednesday: Apple Dumplings

¬† This is from the back of one of my recipe boxes, in a section with lots of recipes marked “Mother.” I like these recipes, but there is no cooking time or temperature. If you want to try this one, … 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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Handwritten Recipe Wednesday: Mamie’s Chocolate Fudge

This has an interesting assortment of ingredients. I’m pretty sure “1 tall can milk” is evaporated fudge, as it shows up in a lot of the classic Never Fail or Five Minute Fudge recipes. 4 1/2 C. sugar 1/2# butter … Continue reading

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