25 Random Snacks We Ate In the 1970s & 1980s
Today our kids not only know how to pronounce quinoa (“KWIN-wah”), but their breakfast often consists of chia seeds mixed with organic raisins. How far we’ve come from our own childhood where we grew up eating processed sugar, bleached flour and food dye disguised as healthful options from the Four Food Groups. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. At least once a year we still mix Pop Rocks...
America's Favorites - Sight Unseen
Originators: W. Charles and Gilbert C. Swanson. Date of origin: Mid-1940s. Notes: Swanson frozen dinners were created to help the servantless American housewife after World War II. New dishes were tested in the kitchens of C. A. Swanson & Sons and then submitted for approval to a panel of hotel chefs and 1,200 housewives. The first "TV Dinner" was turkey, the same dish used by the Pilgrims for their first Thanksgiving dinner more than 300 years earlier.