Back in the mid-1960s, the newly-invented marvel of Shake’n Bake coating mixes was kind of a big deal – or at least the shake and bake concept was marketed that way!
The ’80s hit song ‘Fish Heads’ didn’t just sound strange, but it was co-created by vintage ‘Lost in Space’ TV show actor Billy Mumy. Find out more here!
How did the Chicken of the Sea tuna get such a strange name? Get the story from the ’70s right here.
Try the Bisquick dish with an elegant air: Tuna ring! It’s a baked biscuit-like ring that’s served with a cheesy tuna sauce in the center.
During World War I, patriotic citizens were asked to eat less of certain foods, and to avoid waste. See how WWI food rationing posters promoted these goals.
Arthur Treacher’s Fish & Chips fast food restaurants were based on the English tradition of serving fried fish together with crispy potatoes. Take a look back!
Instead of plain bread crumbs, try making crispy oven-baked fish with a cornflake coating! Kellogg’s corn flake crumbs create a crunchy crust, which is made more bright with Tabasco pepper sauce. Get the 1960s recipe here.
Meat is the foundation of a dinner, and vegetables, sauces, jellies, preserves and relishes help to make the whole complete. Here are several traditional sauces and sides to serve with meats.
‘Man-eating shark attacks’ made the headlines back in 1916 after there were several attacks and deaths from sharks off the coast of New Jersey and New York. Find out what happened here!
In the heart of Disneyland is the Chicken of the Sea Pirate Ship, one of Disney’s finest creations. Here are two dozen tuna recipes you might have found there!
Traditional Thanksgiving dinner food served at the original First Thanksgiving feast in 1621 provides a tasty menu for holiday tables today. Get some great recipes here!
Here are 23 recipes for different ways to prepare toast – spreads, toppings, cooking techniques and more – for toasted bread, from 1912.
Here’s the White House Christmas menu from the 1880s – with dishes like Mrs Harrison’s Sausage Rolls, Mrs Kenna’s Regent Punch and Mrs Cullom’s Chocolate Creams.
Here are 35 different classic recipes to prepare one of the most popular types of fish: cod.
From the late 1970s: Bumble Bee. You can tell it’s the freshest-tasting tuna. And you know something? Kids can tell, too.