"Brrrr The Secret History of Frozen Food" Topic
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|Tango01||19 May 2017 2:40 p.m. PST|
"Growing up in the 1970s I ate a lot of green beans, because that's what Mom cooked while Dad was outside grilling the steaks. But I don't think I ate a fresh green bean until I was an adult, even in the summer. It was just plain easier for Mom to drop a block of frozen Birds Eye French-cut green beans out of the cardboard box and into a pot of boiling water.
Times have changed dramatically: Mom wouldn't think of buying frozen green beans now—instead she buys fresh haricots verts, the slender and tender green bean, available year-round at her local Publix. And as an adult, I was the one reaching into the frozen vegetable case at the grocery store for the rock-solid peas, because that's all my kids would eat. I considered getting the kids to eat anything green a triumph, and frozen peas were an easy, inexpensive, reliable victory…"