« Limited-Edition Broomstool | Home | Clockwork Love โ€” by Tjep »

January 28, 2010

Have you ever eaten a Trumanburger?

6a00d8341c5dea53ef01287643f999970c-500wi 

From the Digital Library website at UC Davis: "Meat was rationed in the United States during World War II. During the last days of meat rationing in 1945-1946, the term 'Trumanburger' was coined. This dish, named after [then] President Harry Truman, consisted of a [fried] patty of mashed baked beans."

[via reader Joe Peach and John F. Mariani's 1983 book, "The Dictionary of American Food and Drink"]

January 28, 2010 at 02:01 PM | Permalink


TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
https://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341c5dea53ef012876c8fa35970c

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Have you ever eaten a Trumanburger?:

Comments

Sounds like Woolton Pie.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woolton_pie

Posted by: Harry | Jan 29, 2010 3:43:37 AM

The comments to this entry are closed.