Want to impress a hostess this summer? Present her with some froyo and a jar of homemade marshmallow sauce. Wrap the jar with some raffia ribbon first and everybody will think you're the next Martha Stewart.
Marshmal-o Ice Cream Sauce recipe from old Marshmal-o advertising
Mix 1 1/2 tbsp. warm water with 5 oz. Pennant Marshmall-o (Marshmallow Fluff will do) and beat with rotary beater (electric mixer would be even better) until smooth. Makes about 1 cup.
If you're dieting, move along, nothing to see here.
German Sweet Chocolate Pie recipe from 1994 advertising
1 pkg. (4 oz.) Baker's German's Sweet Chocolate 1/3 cup milk, divided 4 oz. Philadelphia Brand Cream Cheese, softened 2 tbsp. sugar 1 tub (8 oz.) Cool Whip Lite 1 Keebler Ready Crust Graham Cracker Pie Crust (6 oz.) Additional Cool Whip for topping
Microwave chocolate and 2 tbsp. of the milk in a large microwavable bowl on HIGH for 1 1/2 or 2 minutes or until chocolate is almost melted, stirring halfway through heating time. Stir until chocolate is completely melted.
Beat in cream cheese, sugar and remaining milk until well blended. Refrigerate 10 minutes. Stir in Cool Whip until smooth. Spoon into crust.
Freeze 4 hours or until firm. Garnsh with additional Cool Whip if desired. Let stand at room temperature 15 minutes or until pie can be cut easily. Makes 8 servings.
Cook spaghetti according to directions on package. Melt butter in a saucepan; stir in flour and blend well. Add salt, pepper, mustard and horseradish. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly and continue cooking until mixture thickens. Place spaghetti in a greased baking dish and pour sauce over all. Top with crumbs and arrange liverwurst slices around edge. Bake, uncovered, in a moderate oven (350˚F) 30 minutes. Makes six servings.
These Campbell's soup recipes are from a 1980s advertisement.
Chilled Tortellini Salad
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/2 tsp. dried basil leaves 1/8 tsp. pepper 1 can Campbell's chicken broth 1 lb. fresh or frozen tortellini, cooked and drained 1 pkg. (16 oz.) frozen mixed vegetables, thawed 1/4 cup sliced green onions
1. In covered blender, combine first 5 ingredients. Blend until smooth.
2. In large bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Add broth mixture; toss to coat well. Cover; refrigerate until serving time, at least 4 hrs. or until most of liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally. Serve on salad greens. Garnish with additional sliced green onions if desired. Makes 8 cups or 6 servings.
Cool Tuna Noodle Salad
1 can Campbell's cream of celery soup 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tbsp. cider vinegar 2 tbsp. chopped pimento-stuffed olives 2 tbsp. grated onion 8 oz. corkscrew macaroni, cooked and drained (4 cups) 1 can (about 6 oz.) tuna, drained 1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
1. In large bowl, stir together first 5 ingredients until smooth. Add macaroni; toss to coat well.
2. Add tuna and vegetables; toss gently. Cover; refrigerate until serving time, at least 4 hrs. Makes 6 cups or 4 servings.
Similar to traditional rice pudding, though this recipe calls for whipped cream in addition to milk.
Rice Bavarian Cream recipe from 1948 Uncle Ben's advertising
1 tbsp. gelatin 1/4 cup cold water 1/4 cup milk, scalded 1 cup cooked Uncle Ben's Rice 1/4 tsp. salt 1 tsp. vanilla 1 cup cream, whipped
Soak gelatin in cold water 5 minutes; add hot milk, stirring to blend. Add to hot cooked rice with salt, sugar and vanilla, stirring to blend. Cool. When partially thickened, fold in stiffly beaten whipped cream. Turn into 1-quart mold or into individual molds that have been rinsed in cold water. Chill. When firm, unmold and serve with fresh raspberry sauce or sliced peaches. Serves 4.
Combine pie filling mix, milk, sugar and egg in saucepan. Blend well. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a full boil. Remove from heat. Stir in butter and 1 cup of the coconut. Cool about 5 minutes, stirring once or twice.
Pour into pie shell. Cover surface with wax paper. Chill at least 3 hours. Remove paper and garnish with whipped cream. Sprinkle with remaining coconut.