March 30, 2016
When I picked this up I focused on the title – and completely missed the subtitle. So I was surprised (and I’ll admit a bit disappointed), to open up this 1961 book and discover that the “famous kitchens” were the likes of Dow Chemical (owners of sponsor Saran Wrap), Seven-Up, General Mills, etc.
Inside I found, among other things, the single least appealing recipe I’ve ever read. And here it is:
That is saute or broil – as if these little hockey pucks weren’t going to be tough enough!
And then there’s this little gem:
This recipe is slightly more appealing… although I cannot, for the life of me, figure out what that bottle of soda is doing in with the shrimp.
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