Ann Page Foods / A&P Grocery Stores — 1954

 

This is a  PORK AND BEANS PIZZA. With crust made with from CANNED BISCUIT DOUGH. This is most certainly not “pure eating bliss.” This, ladies and gentlemen of the court, is an abomination.

The incredulous text, by a no-doubt beleaguered Madison Avenue copywriter, is here, bigger:

 

For court transcript purposes only, the recipe for “Yankee Doodle Pizza Pie” follows (but, for the love of God, please don’t make this!).


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2 responses to “Ann Page Foods / A&P Grocery Stores — 1954

  1. I like that baked bean pizza “proves fine foods needn’t be expensive” I guess people were easier to impress in 1954!

    • Pizza didn’t really go mainstream in the U.S. until the ’50s, so A&P shoppers might not have realized just how wrong this recipe was. The only similarity with pizza appears to be its shape.

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