Dichter’s Dinner Dialectic

Laura Shapiro’s Something From the Oven: Reinventing Dinner in 1950s America, fascinatingly charts the love-hate encounter between industrialized, packaged food, and American women. Prior to talking about ‘glamorizing’ as the ultimate strategy that made packaged foods acceptable, Shapiro describes the industry strategy to promote culinary “creativeness” to justify canned, frozen, packaged foods. The casual American… Read More Dichter’s Dinner Dialectic