It’s dedicated to Madison Avenue’s contribution to the dinner table. That is, ads that feature recipes.
Many of the recipes have stood the test of time. Others may not appeal to today’s tastes and concerns about fat grams and carbs. And some of the recipes are for foods so awful even Fido would rather bury than eat them.
People are deeply schizophrenic about "NSFW" content. Several advertising networks refused to let us carry ads unless we deleted a list of stories they sent us. That list matched with our most trafficked stories of all time EXACTLY. So ultimately the very thing these networks were trying to disassociate their advertisers with was the same thing the customers for those advertisers wanted the most."
If you haven't yet discovered ephemera, go take a look. It's full of wonderful images of vintage ephemera (not all of them advertising, which should make my nemesis K very happy). Marty also includes the back stories to all his images so his blog is not only entertaining but a legitimate chronicle of history.