Friday, November 21, 2014

New York Times publishes Thanksgiving table recipe that "evokes" Nebraska; but gets it totally wrong

The newspaper actually published one for each state, presumably to elicit indigenous cuisine. Here's what the Times thinks is authentically emblematic of the Cornhusker state:

Oh bullshit. Nebraska's indigenous cuisine would be a Swanson TV dinner (first produced in Omaha, in 1953) washed down with Kool-Aid, invented in Hastings in 1927.

A 1951 packet of  Kool-Aid and a 1953 Swanson TV dinner

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