The Amazing Culinary World Of TV Dinners! The Wednesday Bookmobile Meets Mr. Birdseye! The Man Behind Frozen Meals! Great Food Writing!

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.

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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!

frozen TV dinner

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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My name is Sally Cronin and I am doing what I love.. Writing. Books, short stories, Haiku and blog posts. My previous jobs are only relevant in as much as they have gifted me with a wonderful filing cabinet of memories and experiences which are very useful when putting pen to paper. I move between non-fiction health books and posts and fairy stories, romance and humour. I love variety which is why I called my blog Smorgasbord Invitation and you will find a wide range of subjects. You can find the whole story here. Find out more at https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/about-me/

12 thoughts on “The Amazing Culinary World Of TV Dinners! The Wednesday Bookmobile Meets Mr. Birdseye! The Man Behind Frozen Meals! Great Food Writing!

  1. I had one, once as a teen, my mom thought it was funny I wanted it. I guess we could also count airplane food, which is sort of similar. Nothing can replace, fresh and homemade. That being said, we do buy Lean Cusine for Austin and the little Thai Chicken Tacos are delicious!

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