Posts Tagged: food

WWI Food Conservation Eat Less Bread

Women and Food Will Win the War – WWI

Food shaming is nothing new Nearly 100 years ago dietary transgressions were darn near treasonable. Not unlike today there was a moralization of food choices but it was based less on nutrition and health than patriotism. A century before the

WWI Food Conservation Eat Less Bread

Women and Food Will Win the War – WWI

Food shaming is nothing new Nearly 100 years ago dietary transgressions were darn near treasonable. Not unlike today there was a moralization of food choices but it was based less on nutrition and health than patriotism. A century before the

vintage suburban man at barbecue steaks

America at Steak

More Sizzle Than Steak Donald Trump can  boast about his juicy steaks all he wants but when it comes to substance and policy…where’s the beef? The Republican front runner is plainly just more sizzle than steak. There’s just too much

vintage suburban man at barbecue steaks

America at Steak

More Sizzle Than Steak Donald Trump can  boast about his juicy steaks all he wants but when it comes to substance and policy…where’s the beef? The Republican front runner is plainly just more sizzle than steak. There’s just too much

Vintage photo housewife shopping for meat

Where’s the Beef?

  When it comes to American exceptionalism, we Americans have long had an exceptionally voracious appetite for red meat, making us the proud leader of the free, meat-eatin’ world. In this land of democracy, meat has reigned as king. But

Vintage photo housewife shopping for meat

Where’s the Beef?

  When it comes to American exceptionalism, we Americans have long had an exceptionally voracious appetite for red meat, making us the proud leader of the free, meat-eatin’ world. In this land of democracy, meat has reigned as king. But

boy eating bacon

Who Says You’re Right in Liking Meat?

  Who says “you’re right in liking meat?” Certainly not the World Health Organization who caused mass hysteria recently by adding much beloved processed foods like bacon, sausage, cold cuts and hot dogs to the list of cancer causing items.

boy eating bacon

Who Says You’re Right in Liking Meat?

  Who says “you’re right in liking meat?” Certainly not the World Health Organization who caused mass hysteria recently by adding much beloved processed foods like bacon, sausage, cold cuts and hot dogs to the list of cancer causing items.

collage Sally Edelstein Better Living Through Chemistry

Better Living Through Chemistry

Who didn’t believe in better living through chemistry? Post war Americans were eager to live out the dreams depicted in the color drenched ads that ran in all the magazines. Our romance with novelty blossomed as the world of plastics

collage Sally Edelstein Better Living Through Chemistry

Better Living Through Chemistry

Who didn’t believe in better living through chemistry? Post war Americans were eager to live out the dreams depicted in the color drenched ads that ran in all the magazines. Our romance with novelty blossomed as the world of plastics

Vintage Housewife struggling with Weight

Metrecal For Lunch Bunch

For decades, Memorial Day has long been a solemn occasion. Besides reflecting on those brave souls whose lives were lost in service to their country, the holiday has also signaled the beginning of swimsuit season and with it the sobering

Vintage Housewife struggling with Weight

Metrecal For Lunch Bunch

For decades, Memorial Day has long been a solemn occasion. Besides reflecting on those brave souls whose lives were lost in service to their country, the holiday has also signaled the beginning of swimsuit season and with it the sobering

vintage photo man grilling

Memorial Day BBQ

The Smell of Democracy in the Air Making their season debut, white shoes and Weber grills come out of hibernation as Memorial Day kicks off the beginning of summer. What better way to remember those brave men and women who

vintage photo man grilling

Memorial Day BBQ

The Smell of Democracy in the Air Making their season debut, white shoes and Weber grills come out of hibernation as Memorial Day kicks off the beginning of summer. What better way to remember those brave men and women who

vintage liptons soup mix package

Passover Tears Again

Like Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Shampoo, Lipton’s Onion Soup Mix produced no tears. That dehydrated marvel of mid-century cookery was a staple in my Mothers repertoire. Mom joined the legion of happy homemakers who were overjoyed at the development of

vintage liptons soup mix package

Passover Tears Again

Like Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Shampoo, Lipton’s Onion Soup Mix produced no tears. That dehydrated marvel of mid-century cookery was a staple in my Mothers repertoire. Mom joined the legion of happy homemakers who were overjoyed at the development of

vintage illustration Tom Tomato circling the globe on pickle

Keeping Hubby Happy the Heinz Way

With Valentines day fast approaching, the media is running  rampant with  romance tips.   Forget everything else you’ve read – think Heinz. Who knew a simple condiment in your kitchen could come to your romance rescue? During the dark days of

vintage illustration Tom Tomato circling the globe on pickle

Keeping Hubby Happy the Heinz Way

With Valentines day fast approaching, the media is running  rampant with  romance tips.   Forget everything else you’ve read – think Heinz. Who knew a simple condiment in your kitchen could come to your romance rescue? During the dark days of

Indian Graphic Milton Glaser 1967

Redskins in Heap Big Trouble

Many are on the warpath over the use of the offensive name Redskins. The debate over the Washington football team Redskins name made national television this past week. Not only did South Park dedicate its season premier to skewering the

Indian Graphic Milton Glaser 1967

Redskins in Heap Big Trouble

Many are on the warpath over the use of the offensive name Redskins. The debate over the Washington football team Redskins name made national television this past week. Not only did South Park dedicate its season premier to skewering the