Category Archives: cooking

Are green grapes atop a chocolate cheesecake still a thing? Was it ever a thing?

From a small "The Dessert Collector" binder of recipe cards from Hershey Foods Corporation, 1976
From a small “The Dessert Collector” binder of recipe cards from Hershey Foods Corporation, 1976


Is it a forgotten taste sensation?

Is it a practical joke?

I do not know.

Poke up a fire and re-lax.

Cold-reading the intro to Better Homes & Gardens Barbecue Book: Complete How-to for Outdoor Cooking. Glorious writing and illustration.

[trashes kitchen in Crisco-fueled rage]

I was trying to find out if the big container of Crisco was called a canister, can, jar, tub, pail, bucket or something else, and noticed this rather ambitious bit of copy…

The original. The classic blue can no pantry should be without. use it for baking, frying, or just to feel like a rock star in the kitchen.

Tone Lōc has “Funky Cold Medina.” I have…

Guaranteed to quench your vices.
A pile of ham and a dose of spices.
Served with salad, maybe rices.
It’s budget-minded, low on prices.
Blowin’ up on your devices.
Hoes love spunky shoulder slices.

Spunky Shoulder Slices