There will always be people who eat weird stuff, but it can be jarring to find out that people en masse – or at least, Americans en masse – used to eat very differently from today. Some of these recipes-past sound interesting, and not necessarily in a bad way.

And some of them sound downright horrifying.

Here are 17 things people used to think were delightful dishes – a good mix of interesting and horrifying, I hope!

17. Tuna Fish Mold

16. Party Potato Salad

15. SPAM Upside-Down Pie

14. Hamburger-Onion Pie with Bisquick and Cottage Cheese

13. Frozen Fruit Cheese Salad

12. Ham and Banana Hollandaise

11. Mexican Shrimp-Orange Salad

10. Hash Filet Mignon

9. German Pizza

8. Deviled Ham Whip

7. Zucchini Tomato Pie

6. Frankfurter Spectacular

5. Putting on the Dog

4. SPAM n Limas

3. Baked Tuna Ring

2. Frankfurter Pie

1. Patio Platter


Interesting or not, I don’t think I’m going to be trying any of these out on my family anytime soon!

How about you – any of these going on your weekly rotation?