This recipe is from a full page magazine advertisement published in 1963. Recipe is typed below along with a scanned copy of the page which you can click to view larger if you like.

Ground Beef Grand Style Vintage Recipe - Click To View LargerAnother new recipe idea from Kraft and Ballard


Good eating! Easy fixing!

Looks delicious. Tastes elegant. Yet easy on the budget–and the cook. A grand new combination of ground beef and those two versatile favorites from Ballard and Kraft.

Philadelphia Brand Cream Cheese

Does wonders for ground beef. It’s the guaranteed fresh cream cheese from Kraft, in the new oval-design label.

Ballard Biscuits

OvenReady or Buttermilk–surround this bubbling casserole with hearty goodness. Unmistakably home-baked. Utterly delicious!


1 can Ballard OvenReady Biscuits
1 1/2 pounds ground beef
1 cup chopped onion
1 package (8 oz.) Philadelphia Brand Cream Cheese
1 can (10 1/2 oz.) cream of mushroom or chicken soup
1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup catsup
1/3 cup sliced stuffed olives, if desired

Brown ground beef and onions, drain.

Combine softened cream cheese, soup, milk. Add salt, catsup, olives, ground beef. Pour into 2-quart casserole. Bake at 375°, 10 minutes.

Place Biscuits around edge of casserole; if desired, top with olive slices. Bake at 375°, 15-20 minutes until golden brown.

Makes 5-6 servings.

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3 Responses to Ground Beef Grand Style – Vintage Recipe Clipping

Published 13 October, 2008 in 12:53 pm

This looks pretty good. I think my husband would like it, and it would be great to take to a potluck. It seems simple.

Thank-you for a great site! These vintage recipes are funny to see sometimes!

Published 6 November, 2008 in 6:27 pm

What a wonderful depot of cool information. I can’t believe with all the web traveling I do, I have not come across your blog before (although I did lose a bunch of links a while back) Anyway, I won’t lose it again and I will be back when I have more time. Absolutely amazingly cool…

P.S. I’m “borrowing” this recipe link for a post I’m doing on Pillsbury hopefully tomorrow. (11/7) It’s the Pillsbury Doughboys TV debut!

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