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Vintage Food Advertisements: Part Twelve
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Post# 928001   3/20/2017 at 21:38 by Ultramatic (New York City)        

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Welcome to Vintage Food Advertisements: Part Twelve! Advertisements of prepared foods from the past...meats, fruits, vegetables, soft drinks, baked goods, candies, condiments, etc. Fresh, frozen, canned or bottled, it's all good!


Please note, some images may no longer be available for viewing in earlier posts. Sorry about that.


Bet this thread will make you hungry! Enjoy!


Vintage Food Advertisements: Part One


Vintage Food Advertisements: Part Two


Vintage Food Advertisements: Part Three


 Vintage Food Advertisements: Part Four


Vintage Food Advertisements: Part Five


Vintage Food Advertisements: Part Six


Vintage Food Advertisements: Part Seven


Vintage Food Advertisements: Part Eight


Vintage Food Advertisements: Part Nine


Vintage Food Advertisements: Part Ten


Vintage Food Advertisements: Part Eleven

Post# 928003 , Reply# 1   3/20/2017 at 21:40 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
American Meat Institute 1947

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Borden's 1923

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Post# 928006 , Reply# 3   3/20/2017 at 21:43 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Lawry's 1950

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Post# 928007 , Reply# 4   3/20/2017 at 21:44 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Tillamook 1953

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Post# 928008 , Reply# 5   3/20/2017 at 21:46 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Crisco 1950

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Post# 928009 , Reply# 6   3/20/2017 at 21:47 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Hellmanns 1954

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Post# 928010 , Reply# 7   3/20/2017 at 21:48 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
French's 1952

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Post# 928012 , Reply# 8   3/20/2017 at 21:50 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Swanson 1954

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Post# 928013 , Reply# 9   3/20/2017 at 21:51 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Underwood 1957

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Post# 928014 , Reply# 10   3/20/2017 at 21:52 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Swans Down 1952

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Post# 928016 , Reply# 11   3/20/2017 at 21:55 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Kraft 1941

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Post# 928017 , Reply# 12   3/20/2017 at 21:57 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
McCormick 1956

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Post# 928018 , Reply# 13   3/20/2017 at 21:59 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Pet 1958

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Post# 928180 , Reply# 14   3/22/2017 at 03:22 by MattL (Flushing, MI)        

Wanted some cake tonight -- so I made the Swans Down "Tops with Pops" cake.  Pretty good, a little on the small side, and the frosting was very generous. Firm texture, and good flavor.


Got to say I really enjoy the posts!

Post# 928182 , Reply# 15   3/22/2017 at 04:11 by Ultramatic (New York City)        

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Matt, glad you like 'em. Feel free to post a pic of any of the recipes you try from here.


Tons of more ads to come.

Post# 928183 , Reply# 16   3/22/2017 at 04:13 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Armour's 1922

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Nally's 1960

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A-1 1958

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Wesson 1954

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Post# 928296 , Reply# 20   3/22/2017 at 16:53 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Creametts 1970

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Post# 928297 , Reply# 21   3/22/2017 at 16:57 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Busy Baker 1953

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Post# 928298 , Reply# 22   3/22/2017 at 16:59 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Kellogg's 1964

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Post# 928299 , Reply# 23   3/22/2017 at 17:00 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Swift'ning 1948

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Post# 928300 , Reply# 24   3/22/2017 at 17:03 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Oscar Mayer 1950

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Post# 928301 , Reply# 25   3/22/2017 at 17:06 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
French's 1955

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Post# 928773 , Reply# 26   3/24/2017 at 22:49 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Cinch 1950

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Post# 928775 , Reply# 27   3/24/2017 at 22:52 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Gold Medal - Mazola 1958

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Post# 928777 , Reply# 28   3/24/2017 at 22:54 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Mott's 1947

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Post# 928779 , Reply# 29   3/24/2017 at 22:56 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Spry 1953

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Post# 928780 , Reply# 30   3/24/2017 at 22:58 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Calumet 1928

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Post# 928781 , Reply# 31   3/24/2017 at 23:00 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Armour 1958

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Post# 928782 , Reply# 32   3/24/2017 at 23:02 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Duchess 1953

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Post# 928783 , Reply# 33   3/24/2017 at 23:03 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Baker's 1933

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Post# 928785 , Reply# 34   3/24/2017 at 23:05 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
French's 1970

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Post# 929114 , Reply# 35   3/26/2017 at 20:35 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Frenchs 1945

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Post# 929116 , Reply# 36   3/26/2017 at 20:36 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Green Giant 1954

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Post# 929117 , Reply# 37   3/26/2017 at 20:38 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Hunt's 1955

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Post# 929118 , Reply# 38   3/26/2017 at 20:40 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Karo 1952

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Post# 929119 , Reply# 39   3/26/2017 at 20:41 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Peter Pan 1949

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Post# 929120 , Reply# 40   3/26/2017 at 20:51 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Snider 1957

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Post# 929121 , Reply# 41   3/26/2017 at 20:54 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Campbell's 1959

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Post# 929122 , Reply# 42   3/26/2017 at 20:55 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Hostess Cakes 1929

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Post# 929123 , Reply# 43   3/26/2017 at 20:59 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Kri-Pi 1952

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Post# 929124 , Reply# 44   3/26/2017 at 21:01 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
A&P 1952

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Post# 929125 , Reply# 45   3/26/2017 at 21:03 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Gold Medal 1950

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Post# 929126 , Reply# 46   3/26/2017 at 21:05 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Dromedary 1941

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Post# 929127 , Reply# 47   3/26/2017 at 21:07 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Jolly Time 1954

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Post# 929128 , Reply# 48   3/26/2017 at 21:10 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Swanson 1952

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Post# 929130 , Reply# 49   3/26/2017 at 21:12 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Starkist 1955 Lent

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Post# 929131 , Reply# 50   3/26/2017 at 21:15 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Brandywine 1953 Lent

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Post# 929148 , Reply# 51   3/26/2017 at 22:13 by Michaelman2 (Atlanta, GA)        
Reply 37, Hunts Tomato Paste Ad

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The model, is my mother.    Yep, she did this goofy ad back then and I have the original in her portfolio somewhere around here.   This was apparently just before she went blonde and had a Mary Tyler Moore bouffant.   She had a radio show in Miami and all over central Florida.  


She  had a great voice and was very quick witted.  She now suffers from Parkinson's.


It was very odd, about a year ago I went to visit her and her Parkinson's affected voice somehow had left for a few hours.


She was almost the woman I adored for 40+ years.  She sat up and said "get me a damn mirror, god my hair, how in the hell have I succumbed to this?"


We laughed and reminisced and several of the advertisements she had done were a good part of our laughter.   The Hunts ad was one of the ones she recalled she hated the pink Capri pants they chose for her to wear.   


There was a Mr. Simon who really thought my mom was the best thing ever and he almost let her have her way (she wanted to wear black, according to her recollection), but the stylist thought it would be too severe and she did not get her way.   She did end up marrying my dad whom was very close to Mr. Simon.   After the several hours of lucidity and fun, she slipped back into a lethargic, whisper of a voice lady.    


Anyway, boring, I know however,  when I saw that ad, it brought back some fun memories.  

Post# 929161 , Reply# 52   3/27/2017 at 03:25 by toploader55 (Massachusetts Sand Bar, Cape Cod)        

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Reply 43...

Kri Pi just sounds nasty for some reason. Yeah Yeah Dinty Moore is the same thing but... Canned Chicken Ala is bad enough but hey... this was the advent of Food Science and Convenience Foods for that poor dear that just couldn't make instant coffee or boil water for tea I suppose

Post# 929293 , Reply# 53   3/27/2017 at 21:45 by Ultramatic (New York City)        

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Well now, a little piece of history for Automatic Washer. Thanks for sharing Michael!

Post# 929297 , Reply# 54   3/27/2017 at 21:55 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Redstar 1958

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Post# 929299 , Reply# 55   3/27/2017 at 21:56 by wayupnorth (On a lake between Bangor and Bar Harbor)        

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And yes, the poor housewife could put a can of it in a pot forget it while watching her soap operas and it burns. Long before we had smoke detectors.

Post# 929300 , Reply# 56   3/27/2017 at 21:56 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Gold Medal 1958

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Wesson 1950

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Post# 929303 , Reply# 58   3/27/2017 at 22:01 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Baker's 1952

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Post# 929306 , Reply# 59   3/27/2017 at 22:04 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Crisco 1952

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Post# 929307 , Reply# 60   3/27/2017 at 22:08 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Borden's 1958

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Post# 929309 , Reply# 61   3/27/2017 at 22:10 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Knox 1952

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Post# 929310 , Reply# 62   3/27/2017 at 22:12 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Mary Kitchen 1962

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Post# 929311 , Reply# 63   3/27/2017 at 22:14 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Sunkist 1952

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Post# 929312 , Reply# 64   3/27/2017 at 22:18 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
A&P Circa 1955 Lent

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Post# 929314 , Reply# 65   3/27/2017 at 22:20 by Michaelman2 (Atlanta, GA)        

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Thanks Louie!   I showed mu mother the ad and she seemed to brighten up a bit today     Thanks again for the postings here.   

Post# 929315 , Reply# 66   3/27/2017 at 22:21 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Pillsbury 1951 Lent

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Post# 929316 , Reply# 67   3/27/2017 at 22:23 by Ultramatic (New York City)        

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You're welcomed Michael! Glad your mom enjoyed it! smile

Post# 929318 , Reply# 68   3/27/2017 at 22:26 by alr2903 (TN)        

Reply#51,  MichealMan thanks for sharing that is the nicest thing I have heard all day.

Post# 929319 , Reply# 69   3/27/2017 at 22:31 by Frigilux (The Minnesota Prairie)        

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Very cool that your mom was in the Hunt's ad, Michael! Did she do any others back in the day?

Post# 929470 , Reply# 70   3/28/2017 at 19:54 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Swanson's 1966

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Post# 929498 , Reply# 71   3/28/2017 at 22:08 by Michaelman2 (Atlanta, GA)        

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Hey guys, she actually did do several. Her natural hair color happened to be the color shown above. The blonding began in the mid 1960s and she did an Adorn hairspray ad and several Roux ( a primarily professional color formulation that many times was in a pressurized can as opposed to the individual bottles of tint/toners available back then).


I distinctly remember her preferring the glamorous set look as opposed to the Sassoon look that was coming along in the 60s. I have turned my home upside down today looking for her old book/portfolio. There was a Modern Salon magazine she had a cover on if memory serves.


When we lived in Boston for a while Filines and Jordan Marsh would have large runway shows and she would schlep me along. It was funny that 20 years later we were living in Atlanta and Rich's always had Fashionata. We both walked several years in those really wonderful productions.


Men had just been introduced and I was 16 or 17 I guess. Anyway, sadly she does not remember any of that.


The time she was lucid for a while a year or so ago ( just all of a sudden) I had to joke with her that all of that peroxide and ammonia had pickeled her brain. We laughed until we hurt


I think so many of these wonderful advertisements touch us on so many levels ( of course as any good ad exec would agree). They hit our sense of sight, they can rouse our sense of olfactory ( just the ink from a magazine takes me back, not to mention the small scented perfumed strips). They create sound when a page is flipped. I have never tasted a page, however I am sure there is a distinct taste to the page as well. Lol.


I guess the more instantaneous social media and internet advertisements ad an element as well. It is all good.


Thanks again Louie for this trip down memory lane. ( remember the song by Minnie Riperton "Back Down Memory Lane".....


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Post# 929824 , Reply# 72   3/30/2017 at 23:33 by Ultramatic (New York City)        

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As always, you're very welcomed Michael!

Post# 929825 , Reply# 73   3/30/2017 at 23:34 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Kraft 1969

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Crisco 1953

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Post# 929871 , Reply# 75   3/31/2017 at 07:03 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
French's 1955

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Post# 929872 , Reply# 76   3/31/2017 at 07:05 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Swans Down 1952

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Post# 929873 , Reply# 77   3/31/2017 at 07:07 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Spry 1955

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Post# 929874 , Reply# 78   3/31/2017 at 07:09 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Heinz 1958

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California Ripe Olives 1952

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Post# 929876 , Reply# 80   3/31/2017 at 07:14 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
A&P 1958 Lent

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Post# 929878 , Reply# 81   3/31/2017 at 07:18 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Kaukauna Klub 1954 Lent

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Post# 929947 , Reply# 82   3/31/2017 at 15:25 by CircleW (NE Cincinnati OH area)        
Heinz soups

I don't think they package it in the smaller cans anymore. I bought some last year at GFS, but it was the large 50oz. size.

Post# 929970 , Reply# 83   3/31/2017 at 17:01 by ea56 (So. Sonoma Co.,CA)        

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I was raised on Heinz Tomato soup, its the only one Mom ever bought and she always made it with whole milk, not water. I always make Campbell's with whole milk too, since I can't buy Heinz anymore.

Post# 931179 , Reply# 84   4/8/2017 at 01:31 by Ultramatic (New York City)        
Durkee 1967

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Royal 1964

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Del Monte 1963

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delmonte 63

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Spam 1963

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Swift'ning 1952

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Wilson's 1955

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Diamond 1954

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Pillsbury 1942

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Brandywine 1954 Lent

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M J B 1956 Lent

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La Rosa 1950 Lent

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A&P 1961

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Kraft 1967

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Nabisco 1968

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My-T-Fine 1958

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Sunshine 1958

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Post# 931592 , Reply# 100   4/10/2017 at 11:03 by Ultramatic (New York City)        

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Part Thirteen:

Post# 932715 , Reply# 101   4/16/2017 at 11:25 by kd12 (Arkansas)        
Evaporated Milk Ice Cream Failure

I tried the recipe for evaporated milk ice cream from the American Dairy Association ad this weekend (Vintage Foods Part 11, I think). Did NOT work out. The milk refused to whip into a "very stiff" state, and after freezing I ended up with an ice cream-like layer on top and the fruit matrix on bottom frozen in an impenetrable block of ice. Had a similiar experience with an old creamy fudge pie filling recipe I got here a few years ago. I think the problem is that the ingredients or manufacturing process for the base product has changed so much over the years for some of these items that you can't get them to do what the recipe calls for anymore.

Post# 932724 , Reply# 102   4/16/2017 at 11:48 by Ultramatic (New York City)        

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That's too bad Roger. I always knew many products from the past have been altered throughout the years, and not for the better. I remember many things tasted so much better then than they do today.

Post# 932748 , Reply# 103   4/16/2017 at 13:58 by kd12 (Arkansas)        

They sure did. McDonalds is a perfect example. Haven't eaten there in 15 years. Their burgers don't look, smell, or taste like they did in the 70s and 80s. Too many companies are in a race to the bottom now in search of profit at all costs.

Post# 932749 , Reply# 104   4/16/2017 at 13:59 by kd12 (Arkansas)        

BTW, thanks for uploading all these wonderful ads. Brings back lot of good memories.

Post# 932753 , Reply# 105   4/16/2017 at 14:20 by Ultramatic (New York City)        

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My pleasure Roger. And better luck on the next recipe!

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