Tag Archives: 1970s

Camp Fire Fun

As a Girl Scout, I learned how to build a fire without wadded up newspaper as fuel, but I can’t say my outdoor cooking skills advanced apace. I used to wrap refrigerator rolls around sticks and toast them over the … Continue reading

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An Updated 1970s Cocktail

On a hot day, you can’t go too far wrong with lemon juice, lime juice, mint, and something fizzy.

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Just Add Crab and Crackers to this Dip

One of my favorite sources for quick party appetizers comes from a private school in Richmond, Virginia. With its yellow and green plaid accents, the cover of the cookbook, The Stuffed Cougar (1973) from the Collegiate Schools looks the part … Continue reading

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Beef Stew from a $4 Crock-Pot and 50 Cent Cookbook

Decorated with a fruit-and-flower motif in a yellow border, the Crock-Pot on the yard sale table looked straight out of the 1970s, when this kitchen appliance first hit the market. I wondered if it would work, but the price was right … Continue reading

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