November 2, 2017
This is a mad recipe from the December, 1973 issue of Gourmet. Proof positive that American gastronomes were in the mood to impress their friends with complicated cooking.
Looking for something a bit easier? This soup, from the same issue, also requires vast amounts of fish stock and cream, but it isn’t quite so crazy.
And yet another reminder of how very long ago this was….
November 1, 2017
It’s that kind of day – gray, cold, gloomy. The perfect day to stay in the kitchen. The perfect day to make this ornately old-fahioned recipe published in the December, 1969 issue of Gourmet Magazine.
the liver pate thoroughly before using it.
From the same issue, a very French way with fettuccine from the Kennedy’s Whitehouse chef.
And a little reminder of just how long ago that was….
October 30, 2017
Pickle pumpkin balls? Thanks to Gourmet Magazine, November 1978, here’s the recipe:
And from the same issue, an intriguing (and not uncomplicated) way to stuff a pumpkin:
October 18, 2017
Seems like the perfect image for this bright Fall day. And a beloved old recipe.
And since pretzel rolls seem to be all the rage in restaurants these days, I was amused to find this recipe in a forty year old issue of Gourmet.
October 17, 2017
It was November 1977, long before every food magazine felt the need to put a turkey on its cover. But this particular image strikes me as remarkable, even for the time. Can you imagine any American magazine going with this image right now?
This recipe is equally of another time. But doesn’t it sound wonderful?
And here’s another small reminder of how much things have changed.