Here's a reminder that summer isn't over yet. The recipe is billed as a "Summer Night Sensation" and it's made with Spam.
Spam 'n' Cheese Ribbon Loaf
Vintage recipe from 1950s Spam advertising.
Cut in 8 slices 1 whole can of Spam.
Mix together: 1 (3-oz.) package cream cheese, softened with a little milk; 1 tsp. lemon juice; 1 tsp. grated onion; 1 tbsp. minced parsley; and 1/4 tsp. salt.
Spread between slices of Spam.
Chill 4 hours (or longer; overnight if desired). Slice and serve. Good with deviled eggs or potato salad.
1950s bathing beauties at Rockaway Beach in Queens.
The first and second bathing suits from the left don't appear to be made of stretchable fabric. And all three would have had big metal zippers up the back.
Image via Forties, Fifties, Sixties