A reporter once asked Marilyn Monroe “What do you wear to bed?” While smiling she said “Why I wear CoCo Channel No. 5 “ Enjoy these rare photos of an American treasure.
Brand name foods advertised in Woman's Day, January 1941:
Ritz Crackers (National Biscuit Company), Armour's Treet (canned processed meat product), Dromedary Ginger Bread Mix (box), Gorton's Cod Fish Cakes, Dexo (shortening, canned), White House Evaporated Milk, Gerber's Cereal Food (box), MelloWheat cereal (Ann Page brand), Premium Crackers (National Biscuit Company), Eight O'Clock Coffee (bagged, beans ground in store), Marvel bread (sliced white in cellophane wrap), Hecker's Fream Farina (box), Flako Pie Crust (box, also: Flakorn corn muffin mix and Cuplets cup cake mix), Maltex (box cereal), Beardsley's Shredded Codfish Cakes (can; "Just form and fry"), Heinz Junior Foods, SPAM (with instructions for SPAM burgers and SPAMwiches).
You can start setting your table with vintage silverware and table ware tonight. You don't need a matching set to bring out some great pieces. When in an antique store or thrift store you can always add to your collection of varying pieces. You and your guests will love the variety and fun of vintage silverware or cooking with vintage kitchenware.