Archive | June, 2016

Seventeen Recipe Terror

23 Jun

For all the nostalgic, wholesome memories of old Seventeen magazine recipe pages we share, there are some real horrors.

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Deli-go-round Ready to Whirl. Or is that hurl? Circa Seventeen August 1970

“Potato salad mold for teen girls to spin up with ‘madcap olives flaunting carrot and pepper fringe.'”

The 1980s brought you dorm room cookery under a Katrina and the Waves poster. What could go wrong?

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Sausage and peppers with garlic toast and a tomato mozzarella salad with banana s’more tarts for dessert? Served with a side of sweat socks.

The sandwich press only adds to the horror:

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Or the assistance of “mini machines” for all your instant, ulp, food supplies…

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