Holiday Headache? 1960’s Hangover Ad

Partied too hard ringing in the new year? Don’t worry, 1963 has the perfect cure for you:

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Hope you all had a great New Year (without any long lasting hangovers)!

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WWLP Cook: Fruit Crown

This recipe comes from a 1961 joint advertisement for Eagle Brand Condensed Milk and Minute Tapioca:

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Fruit Crown

Ingredients:

  • 1 envelope (1 tablespoon) gelatin
  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • 1 1/3 cups (15-oz. can) Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 6 tablespoons Minute Tapioca
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup whipped cream (optional)

Directions:

  1. Sprinkle gelatin over 1/2 cup of the water; set aside to soften gelatin.
  2. Combine remaining water, Eagle Brand Condensed Milk, Minute Tapioca, egg yolks, lemon rind, and salt in saucepan. Let stand 5 minutes. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture comes just to a full boil.
  3. Remove from heat. Add softened gelatin, stirring until it is thoroughly dissolved. Add vanilla.
  4. Beat egg whites until foamy. Gradually add sugar and continue beating until soft peaks form.
  5. Very slowly add the tapioca mixture, stirring rapidly to blend well.
  6. Chill about 1/2 hour; then fold in whipped cream.
  7. Pour into a lightly oiled shallow 2-quart mold. Chill 3 hours or until firm. Unmold.
  8. Serve with your favorite fruit if desired

Makes 10-12 servings

Note: For deep 2-quart molds, increase gelatin to 1 1/2 tablespoons.

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WWLP Cook: Suprise ‘Burgers

This recipe comes from a Campbell’s Soup advertisement in 1968 that was side by side with a recipe for Manhattan Fish Fillets. The idea behind both of these recipes is that they both require 8 ingredients to make, and 5 of those ingredients are found in Campbell’s Tomato Soup.

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Surprise ‘Burgers

Ingredients:

1-5. 1 can (10 3/4 oz.) Campbell’s Tomato Soup

6. 1 1/2 pounds ground beef

7. 1/4 cup shredded process cheese, crumbled blue cheese, or drained pickle relish

8. 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish

Directions:

Shape ground beef into 8 thin patties. Top each of 4 patties with either 1 tablespoon cheese or 1 tablespoon relish. Place remaining patties on top; seal edges well. Brown in skillet; spoon off fat. Stir in soup and horseradish. Cover; cook over low heat for 20 minutes. Stir now and then. 4 servings.

Serve with: side dishes of cole slaw, crisp French fries, and hot buttered rolls. Set out warm apple pie and coffee for dessert.

WWLP Cook: Manhattan Fish Fillets

This recipe comes from a Campbell’s Soup advertisement in 1968 that was side by side with a recipe for Surprise ‘Burgers. The idea behind both of these recipes is that they both require 8 ingredients to make, and 5 of those ingredients are found in Campbell’s Tomato Soup.

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Manhattan Fish Fillets

Ingredients:

1-5. 1 can (10 3/4 oz.) Campbell’s Tomato Soup

6. 1 pound fish fillets

7. 2 tablespoons chopped parsley

8. 6 thin lemon slices

Directions:

Spread one tablespoon soup on each fish fillet; sprinkle with parsley. Roll fillets; place in shallow baking dish (10 x 6 x 2). Pour on remaining soup; top with lemon slices. Bake at 375* for 25 minutes or until fish flakes easily. 4 servings.