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8:25 each morning - Mrs. Gannon provides essential information about foods in the markets and menus that use foods available in the market that maintain good nutrition.
Open face grilled cheese and mustard sandwich
Corn flake - raisin cookies
Canned cream of asparagus soup
Tamale pie or steamed or broiled mackerel
Tossed green salad
Bread and margarine
Fresh fruit bowl
Coffee or tea for adults, milk for children
= $2.30 for a family of five
Buckwheat pancakes with syrup
Coffee of tea for adults, milk for children
Mrs. Gannon goes on to advise listeners to eat raw cabbage as much as possible. She also notes celery cabbage is coming in from nearby farms. And notes that fresh water fish is available at lower prices.
Mrs. Gannon provides the recipe for Tamale Pie.
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 26192