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    18 Absolutely Ridiculous Recipes From The 1970s

    It was a very dark time.

    1. Ham-fruit ring.

    70s Dinner Party / Anna Pallai / Betty Crocker

    "What's for dinner, Mum?" "HAM-FRUIT RING/GLOSSY GREENS."

    2. This fishy horror story.

    70s Dinner Party / Anna Pallai / Weight Watchers

    With lemons, presumably for guests to eat whole.

    3. This delicious starter.

    70s Dinner Party / Anna Pallai / Weight Watchers

    This is honestly offensive.

    4. This salad.

    70s Dinner Party / Anna Pallai / Weight Watchers

    We've lost the true meaning of salad: gelatin.

    5. This ovum crown.

    70s Dinner Party / Anna Pallai / Weight Watchers

    Apparently inside of a lovely bundt cake.

    6. Creamy dried beef mold.

    70s Dinner Party / Anna Pallai / Weight Watchers

    "Refrigerate until firm, 3 hours. Then throw the whole thing in the bin and order a pizza."

    7. This fiesta.

    70s Dinner Party / Anna Pallai

    What the fuck I genuinely don't understand the physics of this? Is it glazed in ketchup and lemons?

    8. Creamed beef.

    70s Dinner Party / Anna Pallai / Curtin Publications

    This looks like a drunk person tried to make eggs Benedict.

    9. Fish fingers and pineapple.

    70s Dinner Party / Anna Pallai / Betty Crocker

    This is honestly against nature.

    10. Carrot ring with peas.

    Anna Pallai / Square Peg / 70s Dinner Party

    Why just steam carrots and peas when you can spend several hours making them into a beautiful sculpture?

    11. This salad.

    Anna Pallai / 70s Dinner Party / Weight Watchers

    Ok so that's actually made of vegetables that's pretty close to a salad.

    12. Tomato aspic.

    Anna Pallai / Square Peg / 70s Dinner Party

    Why was this ever allowed to happen?

    13. This.

    Anna Pallai / 70s Dinner Party

    Every day we stray further from God's light.

    14. Holiday splits.

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    There's no better way to celebrate the holidays than by shoving Rice Krispies into a pork sausage. It's what Jesus would want.

    15. This horror show.

    Anna Pallai / 70s Dinner Party

    With a little prawn on top.

    16. This bean casserole.

    Anna Pallai / 70s Dinner Party

    I would eat this, tbh.

    17. Eggs in a cage.

    Anna Pallai / Square Peg / 70s Dinner Party

    Like a sandcastle made of gelatin and sadness.

    18. And this beautiful but terrifying fishy mousse.

    Anna Pallai / Square Peg / 70s Dinner Party

    "My son is slippery and confusing but I love him".

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