John Rieber has been researching the deep dark depths of the Television dinner and you will be amazed and what he has uncovered… We never really had them in the UK until frozen dinners appeared in the 90s… but we did have Vesta dried curry…wow.. taste sensation (not).. anyway head over and enjoy.
Who Needs A Hot Meal And A Great TV Show?
Sixty-three years ago, two great American traditions were changed forever: watching TV and eating dinner. Thanks to the invention of the “TV dinner”, Americans could step away from the stove and leave the home cooking to someone else!
This week’s Wednesday bookmobile travels back to a time when all of your food was served on one nice aluminum tray!
Yes, delicious meatloaf, green beans, tater tots AND a chocolate brownie could be served in a beautiful tin plate – so you could settle down and enjoy a nice night of TV – America never looked back!
As time went on, Swanson knew they had to expand your culinary horizons, leading to “TV dinner” trips around the world!
Now, why am I telling you all this? Because there is a great book all about the man who led us to this…
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