More Vintage Fritos Recipes

July 30, 2015

Last week's vintage Fritos recipes were such a hit that I went trolling through old issues of Gourmet, looking for more.  Here, from the September 1951 issue, are a couple of gems.

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Tomorrow, a few truly surprising Chinese recipes from that issue.  They're remarkable for the time – although I think I'll skip the recipes for bird's nest and shark's fin. 

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  • Prune Whip and Fritos. A flavor combination I never would have come up with on my own. Ever. LOL

  • Ruth Reichl says:

    I used to love prune whip when I was a kid, but I’ll bet I haven’t even thought about it in 40 years. And with Fritos? Sounds pretty awful, I have to admit.

  • Jan J. says:

    The lima beans maybe, the prune whip – um, ick! I love prunes but Fritos sounds a very odd addition! But what fun to see these old recipes.
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