Hot Dogs & Mystery Meats


Curly Franks, 1964 – A Mid-Century Recipe Re-Run

‘Tis the season of frights and spooks and Halloween mayhem! For October I thought I would highlight...

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Frankfurter Macaroni Salad Loaf, 1955 – A Mid-Century Recipe Test

So, talk about starting this year off with a bang. I bring you perhaps the most completely mid-century...

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Frankfurter Meat Loaf, 1965 – A Vintage Recipe Test

So, everyone’s been waiting for me to make a meatloaf with hot dogs in it, right? Right? Well, good...

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Masked Hot Dogs – Mid-Century Recipe Guest Test Sunday

Hot dogs and gelatin aren’t the most photogenic ingredients out there. So I asked for a bit of...

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Curly Franks – A Mid-Century Recipe Test

Soooo…I am not exactly sure what happened to this dish. All I know is that it turned out pretty hilarious. This...

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Old-Fashioned Indoor Weenie Roast – A Mid-Century Recipe Test

This week we have a fun recipe. This is a “1970’s does 1950’s” recipe that we found in our very...

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Taco Dogs – A Mid-Century Recipe Test

A lot of crazy mid-century recipes are tested here, and of those some of the favorite ones are of the...

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Aspic Glazed Lamb Loaf – A Vintage Weight Watchers Recipe Test

So, a little bird over on Twitter informed me that this is National Jell-O Week. I had been planning...

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Frankfurter Loaf – 1967

From Good Housekeeping’s Keep Cook Cookbook, 1967 « Previous Sherry-Almond...

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