Archive | Joan Blondell

Tallulah Bankhead’s French 75s

“If I had to live my life again, I’d make the same mistakes, only sooner.” Last night saw extreme Silver Screen Supperage in action. Dinner al fresco which began with Tallulah’s favourite tipple the French 75. Followed by Adolph Menjou’s Spiced Venetian Cheese hors d’oevres, Errol Flynn’s Baked Fish Havanaise and Joan Blondell’s Peach and […]

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Joan Blondell’s Sunday Night Special

I’ve been holding a candle for a man named Joe for about two years and last week he announced totally out of the blue that he’d broken off his engagement and wanted to see me for a drink on Friday night. I hardly dared imagine that it might be a date and just assumed that […]

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Joan Blondell’s Onion Soup

“I don’t know what the secret to longevity as an actress is. It’s more than talent and beauty. Maybe it’s the audience seeing itself in you.” Another winnner from my favourite of all the stars. I rustled it up for Grace and Ginger exactly as per Joan’s recipe. My little copyright buster was to cut […]

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Joan Blondell’s Peach and Cherry Compote

“In the 20s, you were a face. And that was enough. In the 30s, you also had to be a voice. And your voice had to match your face, if you can imagine that.” Well, my favourite star of all came up with another winner. Even though this dish included an alarming amount of icing […]

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Joan Blondell’s Sunday Night Special

“It amazes me how some of these little numbers with dreamy looks and a dead pan are getting away with it. I’d hate to see them on stage with a dog act.” I may have already used this classic quote from Joan however, it kind of fits my mood. Had a horrible day with the […]

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Joan Blondell’s Chicken Chop Suey

“It amazes me how some of these little numbers with dreamy looks and a dead pan are getting away with it. I’d hate to see them on stage with a dog act.” Joan Blondell is without a doubt my absolute favourite actress and it was with great pleasure that I cooked up her Chicken Chop […]

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