A Brief Compendium of the American TV Dinner

It could be said that Thanksgiving gave birth to the American TV dinner. The executive of Swanson TV dinners, Gerry Thomas, claimed he conceived the idea after the food company found itself with a huge surplus of frozen turkeys because of poor Thanksgiving sales. In 1952,¬†Swanson introduced their first dinner consisting of a turkey, cornbread … Continue reading A Brief Compendium of the American TV Dinner