1970s

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Fri, 31/05/2024 - 05:29
When we first introduced this drink, we were of two minds about it. “Tastes as fresh-faced as summer, we said. But was it, perhaps, a trifle “unsophisticated?” By this time the Bullfrog has acquired a modest but growing following who don’t seem to have any problems with it at all. Which raises the question: canContinue reading The Smirnoff Bullfrog (1975)
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Thu, 07/09/2023 - 04:04
PIEATHALON BITCHES! If you don’t know the Pieathalon rules click HERE. My pie came from Down Under! Taryn of Retro Food for Modern Times sent me a recipe from The Leggos Italian Cookbook (1975) Leggos not to be confused with L’eggo my Eggo.   Before we get into it–just a little history of Leggo courtesyContinue reading PIEATHALON 10: Villa Pie (1975)
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Wed, 19/07/2023 - 22:32
Welcome to Wiener Wednesday! This week’s recipe comes from an October 1975 issue of Seventeen Magazine.   IT’S DOG EAT DOG! Partytime or anytime, serve America’s under-the-umbrella favorite in an irresistible  round-about way: Slash frankfurters along one side, broil, and place on a hamburger bun. Fill the center with taste-tempting delights like the ones shownContinue reading Wiener Wednesday: The Frank Sinatra (1975)
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Mon, 24/04/2023 - 07:49
Yes, I am well aware that I just posted the Easter Brunch. This, however, is a different kind of brunch. A brunch for two. A private brunch. A bedroom brunch. I was inspired to bust out this brunch because of the inclusion of the Bloody Bullshot–a variation of the questionable beef-based libation called the Bullshot,Continue reading The Smirnoff Bedroom Brunch (1971)
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Fri, 14/04/2023 - 03:32
My sole new year resolution this year was to post once a week–but I’ve failed. I missed a week in February and this is the first post of April. I am so disappointed in me. But, oh well. I’m gonna try to get back on the wagon. FUN FACT! According to the Smirnoff advertising folk,Continue reading Smirnoff Year of the Brunch: Easter Brunch (1969)