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Food History That Shall be Forgotten

In for a spot of fun today? My grandparents owned in the late 50’s and 60’s and served a mess of salads that would be considered today horrifying, yet a few were quite tasty. They served these along with fresh squeezed orange juice, polite sandwiches and even more salads. The restaurant was tucked away at the feet of a giant Bell Telephone building in Wichita, KS and served a large group of phone company operators who, apparently, were into these salads made of Jell-O and mayonnaise.

I call out granny, but she really could cook. But there were disturbing trends of the times, and they were a bit unsettling.

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