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We’ll Have What She’s Having

March 11, 2020 Eve Simon & Sacha Cohen Season 1 Episode 6
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We’ll Have What She’s Having
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We’ll Have What She’s Having
Mar 11, 2020 Season 1 Episode 6
Eve Simon & Sacha Cohen

Sugar cereal, the weird joy of carob, McDonald’s happy meals, The Silver Palate Cookbook, Ally Sheedy's Captain Crunch sandwich in The Breakfast Club, and early introductions to health food. Today's episode looks back at the food of our youth and how it shaped how we cook and eat today,

Plus, we chat with food writer Kristen Hartke about her childhood grilled cheese obsession, the organic food movement, TV chefs of the 70s and 80s, making her first birthday cake, and much more!

Resources:

The 10 recipes that defined the 1980s
https://www.thekitchn.com/10-recipes-that-defined-the-1980s-recipes-of-the-decade-200638

Foods 80s kids crave
https://www.foodnetwork.ca/fun-with-food/photos/foods-80s-kids-crave/

Snacks of the 80s
https://soyummy.com/1980s-snacks/

Recipes of the 80s:
https://frugalsos.com/vintage-recipes/food-nostalgia-40-popular-80s-recipes/

Woodstock birth year candies:
https://www.amazon.com/Woodstock-Candy-Birthday-Assortment-Childhood/dp/B01B36TXXO/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?


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Show Notes

Sugar cereal, the weird joy of carob, McDonald’s happy meals, The Silver Palate Cookbook, Ally Sheedy's Captain Crunch sandwich in The Breakfast Club, and early introductions to health food. Today's episode looks back at the food of our youth and how it shaped how we cook and eat today,

Plus, we chat with food writer Kristen Hartke about her childhood grilled cheese obsession, the organic food movement, TV chefs of the 70s and 80s, making her first birthday cake, and much more!

Resources:

The 10 recipes that defined the 1980s
https://www.thekitchn.com/10-recipes-that-defined-the-1980s-recipes-of-the-decade-200638

Foods 80s kids crave
https://www.foodnetwork.ca/fun-with-food/photos/foods-80s-kids-crave/

Snacks of the 80s
https://soyummy.com/1980s-snacks/

Recipes of the 80s:
https://frugalsos.com/vintage-recipes/food-nostalgia-40-popular-80s-recipes/

Woodstock birth year candies:
https://www.amazon.com/Woodstock-Candy-Birthday-Assortment-Childhood/dp/B01B36TXXO/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?


Connect with Us!

Visit GenXStories.com for more GenX stories and information 

Subscribe in your favorite podcast app such as Spotify or Apple iTunes.

Follow along on Instagram

Send us an email at hello@genxstories.com

Learn more about Eve here

Learn more about Sacha here