July 1978

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Brave New Vacancies

Jun 30, 1978 By Harry Hurt III

Give us your tired and freezing Yankees, tour studious Arabs, tour ambitious young hustlers just blown into town, and we will rent them one bedroom and a bath for $215.

On the Waterfront

Jun 30, 1978 By Gary Cartwright

It was Memorial Day weekend and the pickings were slim. Most of the ships that normally would have been in port lay anchored in Galveston Bay so they wouldn’t have to pay time and a half to longshoremen.  The old longshoreman they called Goat made his rounds, cadging drinks and…

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French Vanilla Ice Cream

Jun 30, 1978 By Linda Eckhardt

This recipe is one of several featured in the July 1978 Dining In article Tots and Pans Midsummer is the best time for homemade ice cream. Whether your freezer is electric or hand-crank, kids are willing ice cream makers. 6 eggs 1/2 cup light-colored honey 8 cups…

Benbow’s Cold Oven Pound Cake

Jun 30, 1978 By Linda Eckhardt

This recipe is one of several featured in the July 1978 Dining In article Tots and Pans If you have a kid who wants to bake a cake but you are skittish about a hot oven, try this 150-year-old recipe for a wood stove. 1/2 pound butter (2 sticks)…

Toad-in-the-Hole

Jun 30, 1978 By Linda Eckhardt

The English have always been graphic to a fault. The name of this dish is destined to delight children of all ages and raise grave doubts in the eyes of adults. Think of it as Yorkshire pudding with sausages. 1 cup flour 2 eggs 1 cup milk…

Steamed Carrots with Lemon Butter Sauce

Jun 30, 1978 By Linda Eckhardt

This recipe is one of several featured in the July 1978 Dining In article Tots and Pans If you have more than one kid in the kitchen, steaming vegetables is a perfect job to be shared by a little one and a big one. Steaming prevent loss of water-soluble…

Homemade Mayonnaise Mastered at Ten

Jun 30, 1978 By Linda Eckhardt

This recipe is one of several featured in the July 1978 Dining In article Tots and Pans Homemade versions of ‘prepared’ foods are a kid’s kitchen miracle. 1 egg 2 cups salad oil 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon dry mustard juice…

C-3PO’s Coleslaw

Jun 30, 1978 By Linda Eckhardt

This recipe is one of several featured in the July 1978 Dining In article Tots and Pans We all know that cabbage is a cheap and good source of vitamin C. But try telling that to a kid who turns his nose up at this vegetable in any form.

Bombs Away Egg Drop Soup

Jun 30, 1978 By Linda Eckhardt

This recipe is one of several featured in the July 1978 Dining In article Tots and Pans 2 cups chicken broth 1 egg Heat to boiling 2 cups of chicken broth — preferably homemade (which the children can learn to do by watching you cover chicken bones with…