Mudcat Café message #3058301 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #134222   Message #3058301
Posted By: GUEST,seth in Olympia
21-Dec-10 - 02:42 AM
Thread Name: BS: GROSS comfort food
Subject: RE: BS: GROSS comfort food
I got a 1944 copy of life Magazine from the library here and some of the stuff mentioned above was featured in "War-time Meal Planning" I always wondered where my mom and grandmother came up with such gross food, so this was informative to me-my mom said Spam was one of the few meat products you could get without using your "meat"coupons, so she and her friends used it a lot. My memory of Ohio cuisine from the forties and fifties had a lot of Spam, bologna, Velveeta and Mrs. Paul's fish-sticks in it, along with Chef Boy-ar-dee, and spinach that came in cans. Lettuce was iceberg-left Ohio as soon as I could, never moved back