This week has been a whirlwind of activity on the new SCS How-to Video Series, and as such, I am a bit behind with regular posts! So, here is my gift of apology to my regular readers: a link to one of the funniest web sites I've ever seen.
I've been a fan of the Gallery of Regrettable Food for quite some time. The first time I read it, I literally laughed so hard I cried. Oh. And I was at work. Do not look at this web site if you're at work, unless it's the sort of place where it's acceptable to laugh/cry at your desk. Humorist James Lileks' witty commentary on mid-twentieth century epherma (mostly promotional cookbooks) is a fantastic way to blow away an hour.
Why do I love The Gallery so much? Because it wraps several favorite things into one package:
- Cultural history (I find old ads and promo items fascinating. They're such an interesting reflection of attitudes in a given time period. Your husband's away at war? Well missy, better keep those hands soft with Palmolive otherwise he won't stay when he comes back!)
So while there were no cocktail recipes or party ideas this week, I hope you'll enjoy this gift of laughter!