Cup-a-Soup debuted in 1972, and became a super-quick lunchtime staple (1972)
Cup-a-Soup was a hot lunch option in the 70s & 80s

Starting in the ’70s, making soup was easier than ever – you just emptied an envelope of Cup-a-Soup into a cup, added boiling water, stirred, and you had a serving of Chicken Noodle, Tomato, Pea, Beef Noodle or Onion soup.

Vintage applesauce cake recipes (1970s)
3 vintage applesauce cake recipes (1970s)

Grandma’s one-bowl applesauce cake recipe. It’s especially versatile. It’s the perfect snack almost any time. Bake it as squares, a ring, a loaf or cupcakes. Glaze it or not. Offer it for special flavor at brunch, lunch, or nightcap breaks.

Chicken ham pinwheels (1969)

Fancy holiday party snacks Chicken Ham Pinwheels recipe An elegant roll-up wins top honors in the Fancy category Ingredients 2 chicken breasts, skinned and boned