Some Foods Were Never Meant To Be On The Same Plate Together

INSHPublished: February 13, 201823 plays$0.08 earned
Published: February 13, 2018

Some foods were never meant to be on the same plate together, So how did some modern-age, stomach-turning recipes come to be? Blame it on the history!

Dinner between the 1950s to the 1970s had tons of strange food like salads encased in Jell-O, but what was the big idea behind all this weird food? War and money!

Starting in the Middle Ages chefs practiced the art of subtleties, the process of arranging food to give it a different appearance. Such as a dip resembling a fish or a dessert made to look like a castle. These dishes were all about presentation and not so much about taste. It showed you were wealthy enough to waste food and pay someone to prepare the dish.

Jump ahead to WWII when soldiers were forced to eat processed foods like SPAM. When they came back they were used to canned foods and ingredients. Since many wives had joined the workforce, they weren’t cooking as much anymore. Forcing them to rely more on processed foods.

Meals had to be simple and easy, but a little preparation time was okay. Brands like Jell-O, SPAM and Hellmann’s invented crazy recipes for busy wives. These strange creations were a throwback to the subtleties trend of the Middle Ages and became hugely popular in kitchens throughout the 50s, 60s, and 70s.

Knowing these facts it really makes you appreciate mom’s meatloaf, doesn’t it?

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