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2021-01-31 3:10:18 PM  
With updated ingredients:

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2021-01-31 3:10:27 PM  
With extra flavor here!

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2021-01-31 3:21:23 PM  

coffeetime: With updated ingredients:

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"Beotch stole my look." -- Melania
 
2021-01-31 3:22:45 PM  
With mashed taters, how does that work?
 
2021-01-31 3:50:13 PM  
I like the kitchen.

maddog2030: With mashed taters, how does that work?


These are 'left over' recipes to clear out the 'fridge from a weekend of cooking or a sunday dinner, where you had leftover ham, roast chicken bones and....they usually had some left over mashed potatoes and gravy to throw in a veggie/hamburger stew, mashed potatoes makes the stew thicker.
The Chinese take out stir fry is an interesting addition, as is the lettuce or "salad"; however in the 70's 'salad' could mean most anything from lettuce , to potato, to macaroni.
 
2021-01-31 5:05:41 PM  
....I"m also pretty sure this 'recipe' is scaled back basic cafeteria 'stew' from the Commissary, that reappears from the steam table left overs on Wednesdays. Needs a couple of #10 cans of lima beans tho.

I kinda liked the cafeteria stew they served at the University Hospital steam table. Must have the oyster crackers or Saltines ...3 cents extra.
 
2021-01-31 5:47:57 PM  
Ah, the '70s. Everything that wasn't avocado green was burnt orange.
 
2021-01-31 6:04:18 PM  

optikeye: however in the 70's 'salad' could mean most anything from lettuce , to potato, to macaroni.


Also ingredients like little coloured marshmallows, mandarin oranges, and of course jello.
 
2021-01-31 6:11:16 PM  

common sense is an oxymoron: Ah, the '70s. Everything that wasn't avocado green was burnt orange.


Technically. That's more on the Frank Lloyd Wright "Cherokee Red" side of the spectrum. It's close but more reddish.
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2021-01-31 6:25:58 PM  
I guess it's weird that I immediately got caught up on the first ingredient.

12 quarts of water or broth.

F*cking Christ that's a lot of water.
 
2021-01-31 6:37:05 PM  
Melania TRUMP's dress!
 
2021-01-31 6:41:17 PM  

Shostie: I guess it's weird that I immediately got caught up on the first ingredient.

12 quarts of water or broth.

F*cking Christ that's a lot of water.


Sounds like pure garbage to me. Watery, loud, ugly and demented, just like Phyllis.

/she was funny, sometimes.
 
2021-01-31 7:07:51 PM  
My mom used to make that.

I think grandma just called it soup. Soup always meant whatever was leftover and getting the last good out of a bone before the dog got it.
 
2021-01-31 8:19:49 PM  

Barfmaker: optikeye: however in the 70's 'salad' could mean most anything from lettuce , to potato, to macaroni.

Also ingredients like little coloured marshmallows, mandarin oranges, and of course jello.


Ambrosia.


fark yeah, I love that shiat.
 
2021-01-31 8:20:32 PM  

Shostie: I guess it's weird that I immediately got caught up on the first ingredient.

12 quarts of water or broth.

F*cking Christ that's a lot of water.


Three gallons of soup.  Also struck me as weird too.  How many people are you feeding?
 
2021-01-31 8:52:58 PM  
I think I know what killed Fang.
 
2021-01-31 9:02:49 PM  
Oh FFS, Subby, you have no idea!
That is a gas range with a decent hood, a nice dual oven set up and a decent spice rack, none of which that is avocado. Something tells me that you never lived it...
 
2021-01-31 9:08:55 PM  

IRestoreFurniture: Barfmaker: optikeye: however in the 70's 'salad' could mean most anything from lettuce , to potato, to macaroni.

Also ingredients like little coloured marshmallows, mandarin oranges, and of course jello.

Ambrosia.


fark yeah, I love that shiat.


Hell yes! That and lime pineapple jello salad. I want a recipe for them both!
 
2021-01-31 9:20:26 PM  
Everything I know about housekeeping I learned from Phyllis Diller.

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2021-01-31 9:20:59 PM  

IRestoreFurniture: Barfmaker: optikeye: however in the 70's 'salad' could mean most anything from lettuce , to potato, to macaroni.

Also ingredients like little coloured marshmallows, mandarin oranges, and of course jello.

Ambrosia.


fark yeah, I love that shiat.


Me too. I went on a jello (and related) salad bender a few weeks ago. Made Ambrosia, Watergate Salad, and Coke Salad (as in cola... can't assume when it comes to the 70s...). So delicious. My wife and kid won't eat that shiat, so it was all for me.
 
2021-01-31 10:13:38 PM  

common sense is an oxymoron: Ah, the '70s. Everything that wasn't avocado green was burnt orange.


Don't forget Harvest Gold.

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/Wish I could forget.
 
2021-01-31 10:14:50 PM  

common sense is an oxymoron: Ah, the '70s. Everything that wasn't avocado green was burnt orange.


or Harvest Gold.

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2021-01-31 10:15:13 PM  

WordsnCollision: common sense is an oxymoron: Ah, the '70s. Everything that wasn't avocado green was burnt orange.

Don't forget Harvest Gold.

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/Wish I could forget.


DANG IT!
 
2021-01-31 10:15:58 PM  

Petite Mel: IRestoreFurniture: Barfmaker: optikeye: however in the 70's 'salad' could mean most anything from lettuce , to potato, to macaroni.

Also ingredients like little coloured marshmallows, mandarin oranges, and of course jello.

Ambrosia.


fark yeah, I love that shiat.

Me too. I went on a jello (and related) salad bender a few weeks ago. Made Ambrosia, Watergate Salad, and Coke Salad (as in cola... can't assume when it comes to the 70s...). So delicious. My wife and kid won't eat that shiat, so it was all for me.


https://houseofnasheats.com/cottage-c​h​eese-jello-salad/

Use whatever flavor of jello is your fave, and whatever canned fruit you think would pair with it.  I like peach jello and canned peaches or mixed fruit.
 
2021-01-31 10:21:23 PM  

Duck_of_Doom: IRestoreFurniture: Barfmaker: optikeye: however in the 70's 'salad' could mean most anything from lettuce , to potato, to macaroni.

Also ingredients like little coloured marshmallows, mandarin oranges, and of course jello.

Ambrosia.


fark yeah, I love that shiat.

Hell yes! That and lime pineapple jello salad. I want a recipe for them both!


Have you ever had a Watergate Salad?

Because I have zero farks to give about how trashy/lowbrow it seems or how anyone might think it's gross, that shiat is delicious.
 
2021-01-31 10:21:46 PM  
Where the heck can I buy her "dress"?

Yes, I will wear it only at home when nobody else is around. You think I'd wear that to work? Heavens.
 
2021-01-31 10:28:36 PM  

maddog2030: With mashed taters, how does that work?


It can be used as a soup thickener. Also without a microwave mashed potatoes are a pain to reheat (short of frying them) so anything that got rid of them was a good thing.

I'm just old enough to barely remember the before-microwave era of leftover cooking but even with one my mom's old habits died hard.
 
2021-01-31 10:40:32 PM  

casual disregard: Where the heck can I buy her "dress"?

Yes, I will wear it only at home when nobody else is around. You think I'd wear that to work? Heavens.


I don't know where to find that specific pattern and design, but search on Amazon for "kaftan" or "muumuu", and you'll find stuff similar.
 
2021-01-31 10:51:13 PM  

IRestoreFurniture: Duck_of_Doom: IRestoreFurniture: Barfmaker: optikeye: however in the 70's 'salad' could mean most anything from lettuce , to potato, to macaroni.

Also ingredients like little coloured marshmallows, mandarin oranges, and of course jello.

Ambrosia.


fark yeah, I love that shiat.

Hell yes! That and lime pineapple jello salad. I want a recipe for them both!

Have you ever had a Watergate Salad?

Because I have zero farks to give about how trashy/lowbrow it seems or how anyone might think it's gross, that shiat is delicious.


Oooh thank you. That looks like what my great Aunt Evelyn would make. Thank you again.

And yes, fark the haters. That was a nice, slightly sweet side to go with hamburgers or hot dogs during extended family get-togethers.
 
2021-01-31 10:53:28 PM  

Iggie: Petite Mel: IRestoreFurniture: Barfmaker: optikeye: however in the 70's 'salad' could mean most anything from lettuce , to potato, to macaroni.

Also ingredients like little coloured marshmallows, mandarin oranges, and of course jello.

Ambrosia.


fark yeah, I love that shiat.

Me too. I went on a jello (and related) salad bender a few weeks ago. Made Ambrosia, Watergate Salad, and Coke Salad (as in cola... can't assume when it comes to the 70s...). So delicious. My wife and kid won't eat that shiat, so it was all for me.

https://houseofnasheats.com/cottage-ch​eese-jello-salad/

Use whatever flavor of jello is your fave, and whatever canned fruit you think would pair with it.  I like peach jello and canned peaches or mixed fruit.


That sounds good too. Thank you!

/I have happy memories of all my great aunts and uncles, and the monstrosities that were their houses and foods
 
2021-01-31 10:54:54 PM  

Petite Mel: IRestoreFurniture: Barfmaker: optikeye: however in the 70's 'salad' could mean most anything from lettuce , to potato, to macaroni.

Also ingredients like little coloured marshmallows, mandarin oranges, and of course jello.

Ambrosia.


fark yeah, I love that shiat.

Me too. I went on a jello (and related) salad bender a few weeks ago. Made Ambrosia, Watergate Salad, and Coke Salad (as in cola... can't assume when it comes to the 70s...). So delicious. My wife and kid won't eat that shiat, so it was all for me.


Watergate salad is amazing...I posted about it before I read this.  Same things I brought it to Thanksgiving once and nobody would even try it.


More for me, suckers!
 
2021-01-31 11:37:27 PM  

IRestoreFurniture: Duck_of_Doom: IRestoreFurniture: Barfmaker: optikeye: however in the 70's 'salad' could mean most anything from lettuce , to potato, to macaroni.

Also ingredients like little coloured marshmallows, mandarin oranges, and of course jello.

Ambrosia.


fark yeah, I love that shiat.

Hell yes! That and lime pineapple jello salad. I want a recipe for them both!

Have you ever had a Watergate Salad?

Because I have zero farks to give about how trashy/lowbrow it seems or how anyone might think it's gross, that shiat is delicious.


I make pistachio pudding all the time. This looks awesome. I'm going to cut out the marshmallows, but put the mixture into a Graham cracker pie crust.
 
2021-01-31 11:38:38 PM  

IRestoreFurniture: Shostie: I guess it's weird that I immediately got caught up on the first ingredient.

12 quarts of water or broth.

F*cking Christ that's a lot of water.

Three gallons of soup.  Also struck me as weird too.  How many people are you feeding?


This seems like a joke.
 
2021-02-01 1:54:53 AM  

Space Station Wagon: IRestoreFurniture: Shostie: I guess it's weird that I immediately got caught up on the first ingredient.

12 quarts of water or broth.

F*cking Christ that's a lot of water.

Three gallons of soup.  Also struck me as weird too.  How many people are you feeding?

This seems like a joke.


Like I said...She just copy pasted a bit she got from the Cafeterria worker at the NBC commissary, as it seems to have a lot of 'recycled' stuff you'd find on a movie/tv set steam table line.
 
2021-02-01 11:30:26 AM  

Space Station Wagon: IRestoreFurniture: Duck_of_Doom: IRestoreFurniture: Barfmaker: optikeye: however in the 70's 'salad' could mean most anything from lettuce , to potato, to macaroni.

Also ingredients like little coloured marshmallows, mandarin oranges, and of course jello.

Ambrosia.


fark yeah, I love that shiat.

Hell yes! That and lime pineapple jello salad. I want a recipe for them both!

Have you ever had a Watergate Salad?

Because I have zero farks to give about how trashy/lowbrow it seems or how anyone might think it's gross, that shiat is delicious.

I make pistachio pudding all the time. This looks awesome. I'm going to cut out the marshmallows, but put the mixture into a Graham cracker pie crust.


It would totally work as a pie, but without marshmallows you may need to adjust something else to keep it "airy".  Some people in the comments of the recipe mentioned draining the pineapples, I think I'd agree with that.


Good luck!
 
2021-02-01 11:45:59 AM  

IRestoreFurniture: Some people in the comments of the recipe mentioned draining the pineapples


DRAIN THE PINEAPPLE!
MAKE PUDDING GREAT AGAIN!

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2021-02-01 12:29:36 PM  

Shostie: I guess it's weird that I immediately got caught up on the first ingredient.

12 quarts of water or broth.

F*cking Christ that's a lot of water.


This. Was she making enough to feed an army battalion?
 
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