In the 1970s, ladies maintained their girlish figures by eating rather different foods than we eat nowadays. And back then, if they photographed their culinary achievements, they often included inedible objects in the background, objects that stand today as a sort of bric-a-brac time capsule for the era, or else as ornamental evidence of the extensive and inappropriate pharmaceuticals usage of the era.
CandyBoots has a whole site full of this gold, but to whet your appetite (you see what I did there?), here are some examples:
Personally, I would have been inclined to call this next one the Frankfurter Anaconda with Pineapple Victim, but maybe I’d have found it more spectacular in the mid-1970s:
And behold the fragrant Shrimp-Orange
Actually, you know, the more I look at these monstrosities, the more I start to think I might just skip lunch. Maybe that’s how the cards were supposed to work.