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Feb 18, 2009 03:07 PM

70's Appetizers - what did you eat? Need Ideas Please

Greetings - my friend is hosting a "Disco Dome" b-day party for her son this weekend. I offered to whip up some 70's themed apps for the grown ups to munch on.

The following are what I've come up with - but surely there was more?

Pigs in a Blanket
Ambrosia Salad

Outside of the standard veggie tray or cheese/cracker tray, I'm at a loss to think of anything else

What did you eat/make for finger foods in the 70's?

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  1. alright, alright....yes, I'm feeling VERY old now...we ate sour cream mixed with Lipton Onion Soup Mix, a sodium mega-bomb...and we ate them on a slumber party! I would also add meatballs in a crockpot with that chili sauce-cranberry sauce-mustard sauce concoction.

    1. Swedish meatballs
      Boiled shrimp
      Disco biscuits

      3 Replies
      1. re: Cpt Wafer

        Ok, Captain... what the heck are disco biscuits? Are they covered with silver dragees to resemble a disco ball? ;) adam

        1. re: Cpt Wafer

          Sweedish meatballs for sure
          Way over done shrimp ... lol
          Cream cheese topped with salsa
          Deviled eggs no flavor ... actually my mom really makes them good still does I still love them
          I hope I'm not repeating too much
          picked herring, my family still eats it
          Chili in a crockpot with small corn bread muffins
          cream cheese in celery
          chicken salad on small crescent rolls, probably different rolls back them ... maybe small puff pastry rolls
          Cheese whiz topped with olives on ritz crackers
          the toothpicks with olives and a chunk of cheese, can't remember exactly

        2. A brick of velveeta cubed and melted, mixed with a log of thawed frozen beanless chili. Kept warm in a fondue pot, dip with Dorito's (only 1 flavor then) Have plenty of ginger ale for the next day ~ 70's alka seltzer!

          1. mini quiche
            mini or cut crepes
            french onion soup dip
            deviled eggs
            chex mix
            deep fried ravioli with a tomato dip

              1. re: jaykayen

                Yes! And smoked clams and oysters too. My parents also served sardines and anchovies in some fashion (don't remember exactly how). It was very exotic since many people ooh and ahh'ed. I think most of it was served on ritz crackers, cream cheese, with the fish of choice - always sprinkled with paprika. Too funny.

                1. re: alwayscooking

                  My mother always did pickled herring in cream sauce for an exotic app. Out of a jar, of course. Also celery stuffed with cream cheese and sprinkled with paprika.