A Few Blasts from the Past


It's 1951 in Gourmetland, and Chiquita Banana is wiggling her hips (and cooking with coconut), men are (to everyone's apparent amazement) washing up,


and inquiring minds want to know how to cook peacocks.



Tomorrow, from this same issue, a recipe for haunch of wild chamois and, I kid you not, a drink called "Angel's Tit."

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I wondered about the "Dishmaster", so look what I found online. It was a great thing back in the day and must still be in some areas.


Click the "about" button and then the "history" button. Wow.

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