Tagged with 1950s

Blue Balls, Bologna Lilies and Meat Quickies: An Innuendo Appetizer Menuette

Blue Balls, Bologna Lilies and Meat Quickies: An Innuendo Appetizer Menuette

What is the 1950s but a not-so-subtle state of sexual repression? Thanks to the cultural currency of mid-century cookbooks, we can revisit that time of the happy hostess, willing to please the men in her life with a variety of satisfying appetizers. After all, the way to a man’s–ahem–heart is through his stomach. Continue reading

California Casserole

California Casserole

When you land-locked ladies of the suburban midwest feel the tug of something warm and exotic in the dead of winter, it’s probably not your husband. Heed the siren call of California: make this casserole for your family and imagine yourself on a sunny day with the top down, cruising the Arroyo Parkway as you inhale the scent of freedom and glamor (leaded gasoline exhaust). Continue reading