Yvonne De Carlo – Photos and Quotes

Yvonne de Carlo

“I’m not the Red Riding Hood type. I don’t think any girl is so dumb that she can’t tell a wolf from her grandma.”Yvonne De Carlo

Source: Hedda Hopper (1950)

Shades of kitschy horror to come!

Yvonne de Carlo

“I dance six hours a day, I sing two, and I dream a lot. It’s quite a schedule.” Yvonne de Carlo

Yvonne de Carlo in 1946. (Bizarre Los Angeles)

In 1946.

Yvonne de Carlo in 1949. (Bizarre Los Angeles)

A 1949 portrait.

Yvonne de Carlo The Desert Hawk

“Those films were fun to make, but it was always the same veil, the same camels, the same story and the same desert. I wound up screaming, ‘Get me OUT of the desert.”Yvonne de Carlo in 1962.

The photo is from The Desert Hawk (1950).

Yvonne de Carlo

“It sounds like I make a lot of money. But it doesn’t leave you rich at all – it leaves you struggling along.”Yvonne De Carlo on the costs of publicity and maintaining her image in 1954. At that time, she was reportedly earning $200,000 a year.

Source: Earle Wilson
Photo: 1954

Death of a Scoundrel (1956). Co-starring George Sanders, Zsa Zsa Gábor, Nancy Gates, and Coleen Gray.

Yvonne De Carlo’s Exotic Chicken Ecstasy

Makes 4 servings

1 (2½ pound) chicken, cut into 10 pieces

5 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 stalk celery

¼ cup Chinese cabbage, sliced

1 can chop suey vegetables, shredded

½ can pineapple tidbits (drained, juice reserved)

2 heaping teaspoons cornstarch

1½ cups water

¼ teaspoon ginger powder

2 tablespoons chutney powder

1½ teaspoons salt

½ teaspoon white pepper

3 tablespoons light soy sauce

¼ cup sherry

Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a Dutch oven and sauté chicken until golden brown. Top the chicken with celery, cabbage, chop suey vegetables, and drained pineapple. Cover and simmer for 25 minutes. Place cornstarch, ginger powder, and chutney powder in a mixing bowl. Combine pineapple juice, water, soy sauce, and sherry wine, and gradually add to dry ingredients in mixing bowl, stirring constantly until cornstarch is dissolved. Pour cornstarch mixture over chicken and vegetables in casserole. Stir, cover tightly, and simmer for another ten minutes; serve at once over hot steamed rice.

Source: http://www.today.com/food/honor-your-favorite-dead-celebs-kitchen-1C9005026

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