Food of the Seventies

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Snackin Cake, Comment by Mary Smilanich on December 19, 2014 - Report this comment
I loved the Banana Walnut flavor. I would like to know where to buy them. Easy and good.
Giant Sweet Tarts (not chewy), Comment by NanetteKapi on December 19, 2014 - Report this comment
I was on Facebook trying to explain this my favorite candy to have my friends who would sneak off campus (I could not go cuz my mom was a teacher)at Old University Heights Jr. High school to the back then NEW 7-11 store built right next to the school. U was searching for an image but could not find it either. Love reading everyone's stories too.
Royals Mint 'm&m, Comment by LouAnne on December 19, 2014 - Report this comment
I use to eat them by the bagful in Minnesota,still remember the "whisper of mint"and the little crowns. Wish they still existed.
Heyday Bars, Comment by Sharon on December 18, 2014 - Report this comment
I love these cookies, my husband and I both have different memories of the packaging I remember a box he remembers a bag...who's right??? The last time we had some was in Port Orchard Wa, in 1980 and in the 70's bongs & Heyday's.
Ice Cubes (small chocolate candies), Comment by Frank L. on December 18, 2014 - Report this comment
Hershey's had a similar candy bar. It may still be available, called Hershey's Whipped. I remembered the original from way back but did not remember the name until I came across this posting.
Fluffernutter, Comment by Frank L. on December 18, 2014 - Report this comment
Marshmello Fluff is still made by the Durkee- Mower Co. in Lynn, MA (I believe it's Lynn) This product sponsored lots of kiddie TV programs in the Boston area in the 70s and before.
Fudgetown Cookies, Comment by Elaine on December 18, 2014 - Report this comment
I loved these cookies!! I'm hoping one day some other company produces them again. I have not found anything like them.
Rondo Soda, Comment by Tim from Montana on December 18, 2014 - Report this comment
When we were in grade school, my buddy and I would hit the QuikWay down the road two or three times a week to buy Rondos. We'd sit on our bikes and drink two each in the parking lot. We had this perverse joy in the thought that people driving by would think we were two bad kids drinking beer. The cans looked like no other soda can on earth. I love that memory.
Hamburger Helper, Comment by Anita r on December 18, 2014 - Report this comment
Please make or send me rice oriental my favorite
Post Fortified Oat Flakes Cereal, Comment by Julie on December 18, 2014 - Report this comment
Such a good tasting cereal it's the only one I remember with distinction. This was in the 1970's.
Charles Chips, Comment by Tiffany Harris on December 18, 2014 - Report this comment
In the 80's my Mom worked for a local wherehouse that that had a delivery . MY mom drove a big Tan vanthat had the logo on the side.I used to go on delivery runs with her. My neices &I would sneak in the back of the van &sneak treats! Those were the days boy!!
Sundown Suppers TV Dinners, Comment by Lynn on December 17, 2014 - Report this comment
I loved sara lee frozen blonde chocolate chip bars from the 1970's and Tuna twist!!!
Cake Frosting Mix In A Box, Comment by Michelle banks on December 17, 2014 - Report this comment
I am plannin on makin divinity as a gift for my mother. I can not find the dry mix anywhere in monterey county ca. Can u substitute the premade canned frosting for the dry mix? If so.... how do u do the substitution?
Banana Flip, Comment by Beatrice on December 17, 2014 - Report this comment
yes I have been talking to my daughters about the delicious flavor of the banana flips, they do need to bring it back with the original sweetness taste.
Kentucky Fried Chicken's Ribs, Comment by ED L on December 16, 2014 - Report this comment
I had these ribs as a young boy in the 1970's in Gloversville NY. I will forever remember these amazing beef ribs sold by KFC. My older brother would treat me to these ribs from time to time, and now at 52 years old,I can still remember the taste, texture etc.By far the best ribs I have ever had.I think KFC would have no problem selling these again regardless of price.
Sundown Suppers TV Dinners, Comment by jobob on December 16, 2014 - Report this comment
does anyone remember a white iced snack cake from the 70's that had a little crumb in the icing...i thought dolly madison made them but i can't find any info.
Chipsters, Comment by Betty i on December 16, 2014 - Report this comment
Can These chips be found anywhere's I love them when I was a kid
Caravelle Candy Bar, Comment by John Cannon on December 16, 2014 - Report this comment
I could have sworn there was a malt flavor in these, as if there were small malted milk balls inside with everything else. the wrapper says that there is some artificial flavor...maybe to taste like malt?
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, Comment by Rob Lambert on December 16, 2014 - Report this comment
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups actually go back to the 1940s. Hershey bought out the Reese Company in 1963, acquiring the rights to use that brand name. The concept of combining chocolate and peanut butter developed around 1942, as confectioners were trying to produce treats that required less sugar, which was rationed during World War Two. The trick was making that combination taste right. Reese did that. However, Reese was only known around the New York/New England area in the early years. Everyone, of course, remembers the TV commercial series that Hershey made starting in 1970 for Reese's. A businessman, eating a Hershey bar, drops it down an open manhole. The sewer worker emerges, holding a peanut butter jar with candy bar in it. You know the rest.
Sara Lee Banana Cake, Comment by Karen on December 16, 2014 - Report this comment
searching in Fort Worth , check out freezer section wvery store I go to ...
Dip In A Chip Nabisco Brand, Comment by aaron on December 16, 2014 - Report this comment
As I opened a box of "zesty cheddar ranch cheese-it grooves,"all I can think about is Dip in a Chip crackers. Please bring them back in their full trans fat glory! Swiss Cheese crackers too.
Pizza Spread, Comment by Dave on December 15, 2014 - Report this comment
doe's anybody remember the green boxes of kraft sausage pizza mix
Kellogs Caramel Stars, Comment by Rob Lambert on December 15, 2014 - Report this comment
This was really a sixties product. Originally named Kellogg's Sugar Stars. First came out in 1966, and Huckleberry Hound first appeared on the box. In 1967, Huck introduced a Billy Goat character, in a TV commercial, as the new pitchman. The cereal was caramel flavored, and quite good! Sugar/Caramel Stars disappeared before 1968 ended. The commercial with Huck and Billy Goat first aired in Feb., 1967 on the "Mighty Heroes" cartoon show, among others on Saturday morning. 1967 was also the year that Kellogg's and Hanna-Barbera ended the cross-promotion after nine years. H-B characters were replaced by ones created by Kellogg's, such as Ogg the Caveman and the Smackin' Brothers.
Oh Boy Submarine Sandwiches, Comment by Mike Wolf on December 15, 2014 - Report this comment
Where I worked, you couldn't go out and buy lunch. I would buy a box of these Oh Boy Sub Sandwiches, leave them wrapped in foil, on either the dashboard or back ledge of the car (when they had back ledges,) and by time lunch came, the sun would have heated these enough so that the cheese had melted. If it were particularly cold, I open the hood, set them on the top of the intake manifold, and let the engine run until it warmed up. That would be enough to finish defrosting the sandwiches, and melt the cheese. They were cheap, substantial, and well worth the money. I cannot imagine why some frozen food company hasn't paid attention to these posts, and duplicated this product. It would be a great seller. I'd still buy them today.
Koogle, Comment by Mike Lai on December 15, 2014 - Report this comment
Wow!....I so remember this stuff, and about two years ago I think the smell of Nutella made me think of it RIGHT away. Nutella is a bit strong on the chocolate, but it's pretty good. I did try a chocolate peanut butter from...I think "peanut butter company" or somesuch. That one is actually pretty good. I think as a kid I only ever got to taste the chocolate one, but I remember shopping trips where I would see there was a vanilla and banana (that cinnamon one sounds like it would be AWESOME on toast, English muffins,etc) I wish Kraft WOULD consider this product again...even if they had to rework it just a bit (I DO remember it was WAY too sweet). There are now a few "chocolate spreads" by Hershey I have not tried, but I think those will just taste like chocolate and NOT like Koogle. I'm 48 now....so I think I was probly around 11 or 12 when I remember this, AND the TV commercial during Saturday morning cartoons (Another childhood memory that was recently discontinued as well).
Fizzers, Comment by Sandra H on December 15, 2014 - Report this comment
Nan they still make fizzers you can order them on-line on Amazon.com although the shipping may be as much as the item. To me it's worth it though to go back in time You can also get Zotz at novelty candy stores. I have bought them in Kemah, TX and in Missouri.


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