Two (Old) Recipes and One (Hilarious) Ad

July 25, 2015


It's July 1960, but this couple doesn't seem to realize they've left the fifties behind.  Another interesting note: nearly all the ads in this issue of Gourmet are for liquor of some sort.

Little surprise then, that the recipes tend to be rather boozy.  Here are two:






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  • Imperialist says:

    As I understand it, the best way to survive THOSE days was to be constantly buzzed.

  • MomtoMany5 says:

    I love these old recipes!
    ‘Vintage Recipes’ group on FB would appreciate them as well!!
    Not a drinker, but I’m seriously considering making that sauce!

  • Love the old Gourmets, when I was a kid in the 80’s I used to buy them by the stackful for a dime a piece at my library in Kansas. I love it when a recipe calls for a “quart” of champagne!!!! I am concerned, however, to hear that the “artillery men” were so wasted! ha.


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