March MEAT Madness & (No) Movie Mayhem (Day 21!)

Womans-Day-October-23_1978-4-1200x822via Vintage Gristle: More Glistening Mounds of Mid-Century Meat – Flashbak

And now for something completely different–a look back at the world of vintage advertising! Whether it’s movies, or meat, retro ads had some…issues. I love meat as much as the next person (maybe more!) but looking at these ads…bring on the broccoli!

While you’re salivating over the meat, take a look at all the other stuff over at Flashbak!

Cranberry-Apple Leg of Lamb — Vintage Recipe Cards

1 whole leg of lamb, trimmed 2 cloves garlic, crushed Salt, pepper, paprika 1-pound can whole cranberries 1/2 cup applesauce 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind Preheat oven to 325°. Rub lamb with garlic; sprinkle with salt, pepper and paprika. If available, insert meat thermometer so tip is in the center of the […]

via Cranberry-Apple Leg of Lamb — Vintage Recipe Cards

People wonder why I love the 70s (even though I don’t remember much!)

THIS is why.

The overly bright colors, the fact that there’s a green tablecloth, harvest gold plates (with brown detailing, of course!) and wooden salt-and-pepper shakers. If the 70s could be eaten, this is what the main course would look like.