“A Summer Lunch” Circa 1977 August 9, 2016 In the summer of 1977, Gourmet Magazine suggested this as a little lunch. Be prepared: this is a project! Here’s the Bouef a la Mode; tomorrow I’ll post that Raspberry Bavarian. Categorised in: Vintage Books and Magazines 4 Comments Joy Bryden says: August 9, 2016 at 3:26 pm Oh sure. I’m going to whip that up any day now! Good heavens, I wonder how many readers made that one! Few, I’d wager. Log in to Reply Mark. says: August 9, 2016 at 4:44 pm Was that already well towards the end of the great age of aspic? At least the cook inflicting the aspic is supposed to get it straight from animal bits, laboriously. “Turnip shapes” and “carrot shapes” add a touch of creepiness… Log in to Reply Melissa Nelson says: August 10, 2016 at 1:52 pm Are you kidding me?! This recipe would be an all day affair for me – no thanks! Love your blog Ruth! Log in to Reply robert half says: August 10, 2016 at 6:03 pm I’d rather go to the pool or the gym instead of spending hours on this idea. Your just lucky you look the way you do with very little effort. Lots of love, your brother Log in to Reply Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.