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Veal Scallopine with Apples

There's only one thing that bugs me about this recipe. The photo shows slivered almonds and raisins (or some other small wrinkled thingies) while the recipe never mentions them. Grrrr.

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Plume deVeau Scallopine with Apples
Recipe from 1983 Plume de Veau advertising

Sprinkle 1 lb. thin veal slices with salt, pepper and dredge in flour. Brown slices in heavy skillet in 2 tbsp. butter, about 5 minutes per side. Remove meat to warm platter, pour off half the fat. Add 2 tbsp. dry white wine to skillet, bring to boil, add 1 cup evaporated milk and cook down until sauce thickens. In separate pan, heat 1 tbsp. butter, add 2 sliced, peeled apples, tossing gently for 5 minutes. Spoon apples and sauce over meat. Serves 4 to 6.


An 80s coiffure to go along with the fancy 80s recipe above.

Vintage ad 80s hair

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Retro Meat Extending Recipe: Yankee Meatloaf

The ad that introduced this meat-extending recipe managed to convey two ethnic stereotypes; namely, that both Yankees and Scots are excessively frugal.


Yankee Meatloaf
recipe from an old Minute Tapioca advertisement

1 cup finely chopped celery
2 tbsp. butter
2 cups ground cooked ham, firmly packed, or 1/2 lb. lean ham, ground
1 lb. ground beef, pork or veal, ground
6 tbsp. Minute Tapioca
3 tbsp. minced onion
3 tbsp. sweet piccalilli or India relish
1/8 tsp. pepper
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 1/3 cups milk
1 cup cooked peas

Cook celery in butter, covered, about 5 minutes; combine with meat, Minute Tapioca and seasonings; mix well. Add milk and mix again. Add peas. Bake in greased loaf pan, 8 x 4 x 3 inches, in hot oven (450˚F) 15 minutes; then decrease heat to moderate (350˚F) and bake 45 minutes longer. Arrange on platter with baked onions and baked or broiled tomatoes. Serves 6 to 8.


1940s homemaker in her spotless kitchen.


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Image via University of Guelph

1947 Recipe: Deep South Veal Roll

Deep south veal roll

Deep South Veal Roll
recipe from 1947 Reynolds Metals advertising

Remove bones from 2 whole veal cutlets, 1/2-inch thick, flatten cutlets with mallet. Spread each with half of the following stuffing: 

Saute 2/3 cup chopped onions, 1 cup diced celery in 1/4 cup fat. Add 2 tbsp. chopped parsley, 1 tsp. salt, 1/4 tsp. pepper, pinch of rosemary and savory and 1 cup soft bread crumbs.

Roll up, secure. Brown in 3 tbsp. fat in a Dutch oven. Add 1/3 cup water, 8 sweet potatoes. Cover, simmer 40 min. Add 2 1/2 cups green peas, 8 peeled orange slices, 2 tbsp. currant jelly. Cover, continue cooking 20 min. Makes 8 servings.


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