So many great, fun cookbooks this week! Pull up a chair and let’s get to it because we have some great recipes and books to show you, including hollowed out bread filled with peas, “pizza” made with buns and ketchup, terrifying clown cake, really pointy gelatin and flaming hot dog kebabs!
Why I Want This: Who doesn’t want to drink 7up in milk? And that 7up cake is a serious temptation.
Why I Want This: I have to admit, the format of this cookbook is pretty cool!
Why I Want This: I think Alex has coasted by for long enough now. She’s going to be 4 months old, soon, and is high time she started tasting mid-century recipes!
Why I Want This: Those plates!
Why I Want This: Bermuda Onions Stuffed with Beans. Why not?
Why I Want This: The Tested Recipe Institute does it again with this cookbook. They have to have some of the BEST mid-century food photography. Also, Hot Chicken Salad Tarts? Who doesn’t want those?
Why I Want This: This cookbook has so many things going for it! It’s a community cookbook, it has crazy gelatin recipes in it, (Beet Borscht Mold, anyone?) AND the cover is vintage wallpaper. It’s pretty much win-win.
Why I Want This: I want to make that Rainbow Fruit Pie so BAD!
Why I Want This: Tuna. Planked. Steak.
Why I Want This: I would LOVE to read what gelatin advice is in this cookbook!
Why I Want This: I have to find out if there is Velveeta in those Tortoni. Have to.
Why I Want This: I have really been thinking about starting an 80’s cooking blog. I think I am going to call it, “I Ate The 80’s”. What do you guys think? It would pretty much be all microwave cooking all the time. Also, my life won’t be complete until I microwave dates and bacon together.
Why I Want This: Wait. You can just hollow out a loaf of bread and fill it with creamed peas and that passes for dinner? Why didn’t I know this until just now?
Why I Want This: Ketchup and evaporated milk on buns is so not even close to pizza. And I REALLY want to try it.
Why I Want This: Marshmallow Melba!!!
Why I Want This: I just love the pictures they chose for the front of this cookbook. Who EVER thought that was appetizing? It makes me want this so much. I mean, if that is the best…
Why I Want This: “Not Possible With Any Other Form Of Milk”, huh? It sounds like a challenge to me!
Why I Want This: A foreign cooking book from Topeka, Kansas. This thing has to be a gold mine!
Why I Want This: Even the examples are terrifying beyond words.
Why I Want This: It doesn’t look like mustard is saving that marriage. She looks like she is going to whack him in the back of the head with that fork. Also, when is canned spaghetti improved by mustard? Tablespoons of mustard?
Why I Want This: This are such fantastic cocktail books! I have the 1941 version, and I want this one so bad!
Why I Want This: Every time I think I’ve seen all the gelatin mold shapes ever, something new pops up. Look at that spiral!
Why I Want This: I think I need to find out if chicken hot dogs really make good lasagna. The flaming hot dog kebobs would just be a bonus.
Whew! Thanks for hold out until the end, guys. There was some total craziness today, not to mention creepiness. I am still thinking about those clown cakes. *shiver*
And if you want to be tempted by more kitschy eBay finds, be sure to head over to my other blog where there is a whole other list of great stuff!
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