Hunt’s Recipe Matchbooks, Vol. 6

I guess we can say that I am/this is back from a ridiculous hiatus! It’s the 6th batch of recipes featured on matchcovers from 1960 & 1963 advertising Hunt’s Tomato Sauce. (Volume 1 – Volume 2 – Volume 3 – Volume 4 – Volume 5). Spaghetti and Meat Balls (1960) 1 lb. ground beef 1…

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Hunt’s Recipe Matchbooks, Vol. 5

It’s time for the 5th batch of recipes featured on matchbooks advertising Hunt’s Tomato Sauce. (Volume 1 – Volume 2 – Volume 3 – Volume 4). This batch includes two different version of Sweet & Sour Pork, Steak and Potato Rolls and a very 1963-style recipe called  Stuffed Cabbage Rolls. Sweet-Sour Pork (1963) 3 lb.…

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Hunt’s Recipe Matchbooks, Vol. 4

Welcome back to the fourth installment of Hunt’s Tomatoes recipes features on matchbooks from the late 1950s/early 1960s. This first recipe for something called Tomato Luncheon Quickie sounds like an abomination that some canned lunch meat scientist concocted in a lab under a bridge. The other recipe(s) is for a staple of early 1960s meat…

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Hunt’s Matchbook Recipes, Vol. 3

The third installment of the Hunt’s Tomatoes Matchbook Recipe series featured a Tomato Soup and tossed spaghetti. Both recipes reek of 60s blandness but who knows, maybe they’re good? TOMATO SOUP (1963) 2 Tbsp. Wesson, pure Vegetable Oil 1/4 cup diced onion 1/4 diced carrot 1/4 diced celery 2 8-oz. cans Hunt’s Tomato Sauce 1/2…

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Hunt’s Matchbook Recipes, Vol. 2

Here are two more Hunt’s Tomato Sauce matchbook recipes. These two are from 1963. You can almost taste the early 60s. VEGETABLE SOUP (1963) 2 Tbs. Wesson, Pure Vegetable Oil 2 Tbs. Butter 1 cup Chopped Leeks 1/2 cup Chopped Onions 2 Cloves Garlic, Minced 1 Cup Sliced Carrots 1 Cup Chopped Potatoes 1 Cup Peas…

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Hunt’s Matchbook Recipes: Volume 1

I recently obtained more than 100 Hunt’s Tomato Sauce recipe matchbooks from 1957-1963. I thought it’d be fun to share the images and the recipes over a series of posts. I haven’t had the audacity to try any of these recipes, but if/when I do I will post the results WESTERN CHUCK SUPREME (1963) 3…

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