If you've been reading this blog for any length of time, I'm sure "sweet" is not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of me, but today I'm going for sweet anyway.
Captain Kangaroo liked for dessert? This is your chance to find out!
I didn't really expect a boozy dessert from Captain Kangaroo, but I wasn't exactly surprised that Helen Gurley Brown (writer of the then-shocking Sex and the Single Girl) would list a dessert calling for white wine:
Some celebrity tastes were a bit more predictable. Ed McMahon never struck me as being very sophisticated, and he didn't disappoint:
Only Ed McMahon could imagine this as a "rare, mysterious combination." I love that his secretary's nickname for the dish (Pineapple, Marshmallows, and Whipped Cream) pretty much gives away the recipe. Who needs McMahon's instructions?
For sheer, head-scratching perplexity, Phyllis Diller comes through:
Have a sweet Cookbook Wednesday! Just maybe, you know, use your own favorite dessert recipe instead of using a celebrity one to celebrate.
Thanks as always to Louise at Months of Edible Celebrations for hosting!