Whoa. It was a good week for kitchen kitsch! Grab some coffee and strap in, because this week we have crazy gelatin, bunches and bunches of bananas, and finding love 50 ways with Manwich.
Why I Want This: Oh my god. That gelatin mold. I am pretty sure that is canned asparagus on the side (though it may be pickles) and those are either onions or cloves of garlic on the top. Either way, I am IN!
Why I Want This: What the what? 50? They really thought of 50 ways to make sloppy joes? Well, I suppose. That girl on the cover looks like she would have no problem thinking of many ways to use a can of sauce to get into a man’s heart.
Why I Want This: How adorable is this cookbook? Plus, I LOVE the juxtaposition of a glistening gelatin and a super fatty roast.
Why I Want This: Little known fact: I actually hate raisins. So why do I want this? I might hate them a little less in a Puffed Raisin Pie. Or in a hearty loaf of Breakfast Mush. (!)
STARTING BANANA INVASION NOW!
Why I Want This: The green sauce! The gelatinous green sauce!
Why I Want This: I want to find out if anyone is EVER tempted by bananas on top of tomatoes.
Why I Want This: Banana. Mixed. Grill.
Why I Want This: I want to place that Banana Pineapple Round thing in front of Tom and just…see what he says. Plus, I’ve heard those Banana Scallops are TERRIBLE.
Why I Want This: Drinks for Vintage Cocktail Friday deserve to be served on this tray!
Why I Want This: James Beard’s Cookbook? Oh yeah, I WANT this.
Why I Want This: I need to know what kind of pie astronauts prefer!
Why I Want This: Tiki Time!
Why I Want This: Sure, I have a serviceable stainless steel cookbook holder, but this one would be awesome. Comparing the two is like asking whether you want a bran muffin or three layer pink cake with icing roses.
Why I Want This: Making my own lemon gelatin would be fun. And then adding cottage cheese to it and ruining it would be even more fun.
Why I Want This: Cranberry. Omelet. Also, when did cranberries have to pretend to be cherries?
Why I Want This: That Cranberry Cream Dessert Salad and those Kitchen Cookies look really good. Plus, there is the Pineapple Cottage Cheese Mold!
Why I Want This: Did you see those gelatins? Plus the frosted sandwich loaf? Love. It.
Why I Want This: Bowlegged gingerbread men? Why didn’t I think of that?
Why I Want This: Mushed-up canned meatballs on hot dog buns. Sounds like my kind of sandwich!
Whew…thanks for sticking with me, guys. This was a long one! As a treat, why don’t you guys go make yourself a nice Cranberry Omelet or some Banana Scallops. Yum! And if you don’t want the kitschy fun to end, head over to my other blog to check out some more picks.
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