Food Nostalgia


Discontinued cookie from late 60s early 70s

by magyar 6 days ago

Soft , grooved, square or slightly oblong cookie had 4 miniature untoasted coconut covered marshmallows on top with dab of raspberry jelly in center. Package had assorted colors, each cookie had ...

any old new yorkers out there, Yorkville in the 1970's?

by sues 18 years ago

I lived in New York in the 1970's, and I still dream about the Linzer cookies, raspberry and apricot, from Bauer's bakery in Yorkville. They were unlike any other linzer cookies, huge, golden brow...

Vanilla sandwich cookies from the 70s/80s

by mariahan 4 years ago

I'm trying to remember the name/manufacturer of vanilla cream sandwich cookies from my childhood. I grew up in the Midwest and I'm 45, so these would be from the late 70s-80s or early 90s. They wer...

Will we ever see pressed corned beef again?

by RedTop 6 years ago

When I brown bagged my school lunches back in the 60's, my ultimate lunch sandwich was pressed corned beef on Wonder Bread. Obviously, since that time its disappeared from deli meat counters th...

M&M's - How Do You eat Them?

by treb 22 days ago

OK, I hope I'm not the only one who has a specific order when I eat M&M's. For example; when I eat M&M plain, first I choose the ones with chips on their exterior, then odd shapes (like some tha...

What Were These Called?!

by opinionatedchef 3 years ago

Driving me nuts. You know "oyster crackers"?- a tiny soda cracker that New Englanders often eat with chowder? Well in the 60's we used to have 6" round flat discs just like oyster crackers. "low fa...

70s Cocktail Party Hors d'Ouvres HELP PLEASE

by Sprocka 14 years ago

My husband and I are going nuts trying to recall the name of the product and/or the manufacturer for the pastry puffs that use to be a staple at 70s cocktail parties (at least the ones my family th...

Yum-Yum Cookies -- Does Anyone Remember?

by onebite 12 years ago

There was a cookie made by Sunshine Co. that was my childhood favorite. Called Yum-Yum cookies, it was a wafer covered with caramel, chocolate, and toasted coconut. The closest I have come in adu...

Worcestershire sauce are there other options besides...

by seefoo 1 month ago

...Lea and Perrins? i dont think i have ever tried any other brand in my entire time on this green planet. it is just me and my tiny world; or did L&P corner the market? any other brands worth t...

Rags to Riches: foods that were give away and now $$

by BigG 8 months ago

At the risk of sounding like "Grumpy Old Man" (SNL) but when I was a kid, chicken wings were almost free as was beef brisket . These days, you pay actual money for these products. I'm waiting for t...

Carl’s Bakery Pink Champagne Cake

by SwedishSweet 7 months ago

Does anyone remember San Francisco’s Carl’s Bakery Pink Champagne Cake? Carl’s has been out of business for some time now. My friend remembers loving Carl’s Pink Champagne cake. I want to make th...

Shortbread Cookies in the blue can

by Shaylala 11 years ago

I am having a craving for the shortbread cookies in the blue can. Not the holiday cookie mix blue can it was in a coffee type can. What was it called? Is it still out there for sale?? Thanks it ...

Looking for a canned ham with flavor like the 50's & 60's

by wilcom 1 month ago

For quite sometime canned hams have all advertised how lean they are, 96% fat free, 97.5% fat free. I'm looking for a ham that they used to make that was probably 80-85% lean. I remember that w...

Has anyone heard of a chocolate bell?

by sweetpotato 3 years ago

I'm from New York, maybe it's a New York thing, but when I was a child the bakery had a single serving concoction that I always called a "bell" because it was in the shape of a bell. When you cut i...

What ever happened to...(tastes from the past)

by rccola 6 years ago

Fred's Mushroom Sauce. My mother used it a lot and it was delicious, much better than the nasty-tasting canned mushroom gravies of today. TastyKakes made with real butter and with a shelf-live o...

Does anyone remember this cake?

by Sylvia G 16 years ago

When I was very young (and don't ask!), my parents used to buy a lemon chiffon cake that came in a loaf shape and had chocolate frosting. We lived near a Hanscom's and a Horn and Hardart Retail Sh...

Uss Nemo’s sea bass

by kathycrane 2 months ago

The best sea bass I have ever had was at uss Nemos outside Naples, Florida. If anyone has the recipe I would love to have it as well!! Please share!

Feb 2, 2019 Annual Slavonic Festival at St. Thomas Church Rahway NJ

by maryann2150 2 months ago

The parish family of St. Thomas the Apostle Byzantine Catholic Church invites all to attend their 32nd Annual Slavonic Festival on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 12 noon to 9 p.m. Admission is free and par...

Looking for 1977, 1978 or 1979 Bon Appetit recipe

by Nbetts 1 year ago

Please help me find a Bon Appetit recipe from the November 1977, 1978 or 1979 issue. The recipe was a turkey stuffing recipe made from ricotta, spinach and pine nuts but I can’t remember what else...