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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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