Tag : Gourmet October 1976

Pasta with Walnut and Ricotta Cheese Sauce

Pasta with Walnut and Ricotta Cheese Sauce

So I’m trucking along on my October 1976 Gourmet magazine project, and hit the walnut page. Eight of the 74 total recipes in the magazine are walnut related (there are a couple of hors d’ oeuvres that practically scream 1976) so I stocked up on walnuts and decided to make the first one: Pasta with […]

Daube Camargaise (Beef Stew with Olives)

Daube Camargaise (Beef Stew with Olives)

Since I’ve been spending a lot of time with this whole October 1976 Gourmet project, many things have struck me about the food magazine market in 1976 as compared to now: Back then, if you wanted to either find a recipe you read in an earlier issue that you no longer had, or if you […]

Chicken in Sweet-and-Sour Coconut Sauce

Chicken in Sweet-and-Sour Coconut Sauce

Tip for cooking with fresh coconut: when the internet says that you should be able to hear the coconut milk sloshing around inside of a mature coconut, you should listen to the internet. Otherwise you will spend ten bucks on a bunch of dried up and worthless coconuts from your local grocery, and have to […]

Cabbage and Sausage Casserole

Cabbage and Sausage Casserole

Um, what? A casserole? A cabbage casserole? With sausage? Yup. So here’s the thing. When I was born in October 1976, Gourmet Magazine was ten issues into it’s 35th year. My mom was (and though back issues, still is) a big Gourmet reader. I never paid much direct attention to Gourmet growing up although there […]

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