The 1970s were a time marked by culinary innovations such as fondue and the Baked Alaska, but looking through old recipes of this period unveils some truly unique dishes.

Take for instance the recipe for Cheese Bananas, taken from a 1971 copy of Woman’s Weekly magazine in New Zealand and uploaded initially by zingibergirl on reddit.

While most functioning humans were grossed out by the thought of mushy, sweet bananas clashing with the saltiness of ham and the fat of the melted cheese, redditor lsblk, was brave enough to put the original recipe to the test. Read more…

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Cheese Bananas is the weird 1970s recipe that you don’t want to eat for dinner