August 20, 2017
From my first cookbook (published in 1972; cover art by Doug Hollis), the recipe for creamed tomatoes. I used to make it all the time – but then again, I was 21 when I wrote that book!
This was the art on the page; it was done by the late, great Chris Frayne.
August 18, 2017
A little look back at the past, with a few recipes from the July 1982 issue of Gourmet. The tofu dressing is a bit of surprise.
August 14, 2017
Summer Fruit Desserts, from Gourmet, August, 1978.
And a rather mad ad.
July 25, 2017
From Gourmet, September 1977, a couple of really interesting soups:
And who can resist a classic oyster stew?
July 24, 2017
I find old recipes like this one from Gourmet, August 1977, irresistible. When was the last time you read instructions that told you to moisten slices of white bread and then roll them out thin before deep-frying. So seventies!
As for this old ad, it pretty much speaks for itself….