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Food In The 1960s

How Julia Child Made Americans Want To Be French Chefs

August 15, 2020

Author and cook Julia Child during a 'Tonight Show' segment with host Johnny Carson on March 19, 1980 -- Photo by: Gene Arias/NBCU Photo Bank . Julia Child was on...

1965: SpaghettiOs Were Invented And Sold For The First ...

May 16, 2020

Uh-oh, SpaghettiOs. It doesn’t seem like this would be the best tagline for a canned pasta-and-tomato-sauce meal that was meant to be a simple and easy way f...

Why Was Mayonnaise Such A Staple Of The Groovy Era?

September 9, 2019

In Cold War America, "mayonnaise on everything" was the rule. We've seen the t-shirts and memes that advocate "sriracha on everything" -- imagine that sort of ever-...

When KFC Was Kentucky Fried Chicken & The Colonel Was S...

October 14, 2018

You might have grown up on Kentucky Fried Chicken -- but you can't get it now. In fact, the name "Kentucky Fried Chicken" died in 1991, when the chain change...

The Thrill Of Going To The Penny Candy Store!

January 29, 2018

Child buying sweets at shop counter 9th April 1962. (Photo by Daily Herald/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images) Walking to the local candy store as a kid was such a thril...