The Women’s Institute of Houston is extremely excited about hosting the fabulous Francine Segan on March 15! Ms. Segan, a James Beard award nominee,will be discussing “Food Fads- Roaring 20s through the Modern Times”. If you consideryourself a “foodie” or enjoy food beyond just sustenance, this is a MUST-SEE!
about popular ’20s foods like “flapper pudding” and “sorority salad”
inspired by the rise in women’s rights and about “ice box cake” created
thanks to the invention of the refrigerator.
As we move into the ’30s Depression era with its unemployment linessoup kitchens, bread lines and apple sellers discover the new valueplaced on home entertaining. Discover the story behind ’30s foods likepineapple upside down cake, “Betty Co-Ed sandwiches”, salad fantasies,and the new post-Prohibition cocktails and cocktail party foods.
WW II brought shortages and inspired “victory gardens”, home canning
“meatless Tuesdays,” “No ration-point” menus, and sugarless desserts.
The suburbanization of ’50s sparked cocktail parties and backyard BBQs,
and the ’70s and ’80s new gourmet awareness. Learn about America’s diet
crazes each decade and much, much more!
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