Friday, July 31, 2009

RetroGag: Skinless Weiners and MORE!!!

I realized that it's been a long time since I've ruined someone's lunch with my last RetroGag posting...Leave it to Moxie, I'll help you out with your diet.

First up is this post from The Good Ol' Days. I admit I am really inmature and skinless weiners made me giggle. That and the fact that the "Good Fairy" brought the good children these skinless wonders. That little old lady is really the witch from Hansel and Gretl in disguise. I'm sure of it.

See what I mean?

Next up, weiners in a "sack o' sauce". Don't worry, it's mild barbecue sauce...As someone from Kansas City, the nexus of all barbecue in the universe, I'm just letting you know that it might swim in a "sack of sauce" but that does not make it barbecue. Plus, I've always had an aversion to meat that comes in a can. I just can't do it. I also think those hot dogs look to be oddly "glistening". This too creeps me out a bit. I have no doubt why this product in no longer on the market.

Another fantastic RetroGag from my internet voyages comes to us from one of my very favorite bloggers, Thrift Shop Romantic.

Sweet Baby Jesus, what IS this?!

Apparently it's supposed to be an oyster/rice ring. I'm going to have nightmares about this one. Click thru and see the rest of the rice abominations and I promise you won't have to eat dinner tonight.

And finally, if you're worried about what to make for your next cocktail party, try this fabulous recipe from Woman's Day 1955 (thanks, Weird Recipe Finds).

Oh yes, my friends, it's our good friend, Jell-O, horribly defiled once again. This time, it's unflavored and mixed with "French" dressing.

I'm going to say this only once. Hot dogs should not be eaten cold. That's disgusting. They should also not be encased in French dressing flavored Jell-O. I know I shouldn't have to say these things, but apparently our foremothers didn't know any better in their gellatin-crazed, mid-century days.

I have a few more finds, but I can't stomach to put them up for you today, so I'll save them for next week.

Have a great weekend filled with delicious foods that in no way resemble what you just saw....and please remember, you cannot hold me responsible if you decide to actually try to make and consume any of the RetroGag recipes. (Plus, I hate saying I told you so.)


withoutadornment said...

Those are gross and hilarious! It's kind of scary when you think of some of the bizarre things people eat.

Thanks for visiting my blog! :)

Autumnforest said...

Ouch! Did that really say their weiners are "banded, boxed, and branded?" Is that done at the Bobbett Factory? Owwie!

Housewife Savant said...

This is disgusting beyond words.

I'm going to read the others.

To make sure they're ALL digusting beyond words.

I'm science-y that way.

mommy4life said...

Oh my! I don't think I'll ever look at a hot dog the same!!

Thank you for coming by earlier in the week for my special SITS day!

Beautiful Mess said...

Oh RetroGag how I love to hate you! I'm disturbed on SO many levels! Skinless wieners in a sack of sauce...ICK! and GAG!

Not sure what to say about the Oyster/rice ring *shudders* Can't wait for next week!

The Redhead Riter said...

for you...

eden said...


I love them. And now, I actually feel like a wiener! (Eating one, that is. Skin optional HAH!!)

That rice thing with the pepper grinder and glasses in the background .. screams early eighties, doesn't it!

Ann On and On... said...

I am so against any "tubular meat".... eeewwwww! My friends and family think it is funny, but I steer clear of beak and butts. :D

Funny/fun post!

Welcome to SITS, it's fun to have another blogger with a great sense of humor. Come on over to my giveaway. ;)

Tania @ Larger Family Life said...

Eww at the rice "thing".

Tania (via SITS)

Green-Eyed Momster said...

Thanks! I can skip lunch today after seeing that rice/oyster thing. Looks like someone puked on it, huh?

I love weiners. I wonder how they make them skinless though. Might have to Google that.


Martha said...

Wow, this stuff is off the hook wierd and gag inducing for sure. Visiting from SITS and Greetings from Los Angeles.

Aubrey said...

OMG! I can't tell you how many times during this post I gagged! But oh so funny!

Coming over from SITS with a big HELLO & Welcome!

Tiffany said...

Ok those are the MOST disgusting things I've seen, I've seriously lost my appetite. But I got a good laugh while doing it. Great blog, totally coming back again.

bluecottonmemory said...

Don't you just love the 21st century food? I do every day!

TheSingleGirl said...


alright. i'll admit it. i'm a wee bit intrigued by that rice thing.

visiting from SITS!


Milly said...

You would have had to live through the '50's to appreciate your gagging food. Gourmet to us was a can of spaghetti and a hot dog (you only got one which your parents could get for 39 cents a package). Women were enthralled that food could be convient -- so fixing dinner out of can was adventurous eating. I remember when TV dinners first came on the market and my mom let me have one (yes, yes, I'm really old). I actually thought the skinless winniers looked okay - that stuff in the middle however was quite suspect. Meat in a can -- not so good but in 1953 I thought it was the perfect lunch. And the rice casserole? We had that regularly -- only with tuna and not with oysters (too expensive) and Mother would never have spent the time molding the rice. We did often have a hash in the can casserole with velvetta and tomatoes baked in the oven. And we liked it. Ask your parents -- they've probably all eaten forms of this stuff all through the 1950's. In the '60's we got Kentucky fried chicken, Shakey's pizza, and McDonald's fries. YUM! MGW

Yaya said...

Oh gag!

alissa said...

omg you have totally motivated me to find this funny link someone sent me - i think its more of the rice oyster type stuff. basically the grossest food ever...