Retro Foods We Can't Believe We Ate

Regular midweek meals included tuna noodle casserole cooked from pantry staples and canned items. 

The dish included spaghetti, Campbell's cream of mushroom soup, frozen peas, tuna, and breadcrumbs. Replace canned soup with fresh chicken stock, butter, cheese, and panko breadcrumbs in this simple one-dish supper.

Julia Child and other 1960s cooks popularized French-inspired food. Ham in parsley aspic, or jambon persillé en gelée, is a good example.

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Not sure between a cheeseburger and a pie? Why not both? Betty Crocker popularized the brilliant cheeseburger pie in the 1970s. A mixture of ground beef, onion, ketchup, mustard, and Worcestershire sauce

Some think that a cook at a posh San Francisco hotel was inspired by opera diva Luisa Tetrazzini to create chicken tetrazzini, one of America's most famous dishes for most of the 20th century.

Potato salad was essential for feeding a party, and this 1964 Holiday Magazine Hellmann's Mayonnaise ad revealed a chic new way to serve it. 

A Food Network recipe by Molly Yeh made this dish viral a few years ago.

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