Combining the historical events of the decade with the growing food trends of the time, the list documents how America's eating habits have changed from tuna-noodle casserole and fish sticks to organic/sustainable vegetables and towers of cupcakes, all with a presidential tie-in just in time for the long weekend.
Because of the length of this article, we'll be splitting it up into two pieces. Part one highlights the '50s through '70s, check back on Monday for part two - the '80s through today.
Read on for the foodie nostalgia!
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