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!
The 10 recipes that defined the 1980s
Foods 80s kids crave
Snacks of the 80s
Recipes of the 80s:
Woodstock birth year candies:
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