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Coca-Cola: “Great For Lunch” Ads Since the 1930s

Jul 02, 2018 |  Retro Staff No Comments

    Coca-Cola has been promoted as the perfect accompaniment to sandwiches, burgers and hot dogs as far back as the early 1930s. Whereas the earliest ads encouraged people to drink Coca-Cola to be refreshed, soon the Coca-Cola Company realized that it went well with all types of food and the Coca-Cola with food ad

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Cocktail Party Culture of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s

Apr 07, 2015 |  Retro Staff No Comments

As someone born in the 1960s, I remember Friday and Saturday nights as evenings that my hard-working parents hired a sitter for me and my brothers so they could have some downtime socializing with their friends. “Socializing” among middle-class adults in the ‘60s and ‘70s usually meant a cocktail party. This phenomenon is not something

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Deli Serving Baskets and Waxed Paper Liners

Aug 27, 2014 |  Retro Staff No Comments

At we carry a large variety of deli baskets in an assortment of shapes and colors for all kinds of uses. Food baskets are the perfect way to serve up sandwiches, burgers and snacks in all kinds of settings. They do the job much better than paper plates—and they’re reusable, making them cost-effective. Durability means they’ll stand

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It’s Peanut Butter Jelly Cake Time!

Sep 18, 2013 |  Retro Staff No Comments

My father-in-law was a long-time PB&J fan. Every year he’d volunteer to help host events for kids, and every year the committee would turn down his plea to serve peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, in fear someone allergic to peanut butter would mistakenly bite into one. So, when he passed and we celebrated his life,

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Practical Gifts: Pu Pu Platter with Hibachi

Dec 06, 2012 |  Retro Staff No Comments

Practical yet unique, a Pu Pu Platter with Hibachi can serve many purposes. The platter can be used as a serving dish or as a table centerpiece. Ideally, though, this baby is great for making s’mores, cooking appetizers, and flame-cooking meat. It’s great for get-togethers, and guests will enjoy cooking their own food to order.

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