Presentation on theme: "Desiree Endlich. For table decorations -Lemon leaves -Ferns -Pineapple -Bananas -Flowers every where -Each guest gets a lei They play Soft strains of."— Presentation transcript:
For table decorations -Lemon leaves -Ferns -Pineapple -Bananas -Flowers every where -Each guest gets a lei They play Soft strains of Hawaiian music
They eat Tropical fruit salad -Avocado sections -Orange slices - Whole ripe olives -On a bed of shredded lettuce -Lime or lemon dressing Or Chicken curry -Browned rice -Toasted whole almonds - French-cut green beans -Sautéed banana quarters -Hawaiian pineapple cake
At the Pink and Black Dinner they would wear Girls - Poodle Skirts & Pony Tails - Bobbie Socks & Saddle Shoes Boys - Leather & Slicked back hair - White t-shirts & cuffed jeans The music they would listen to -Elvis -Jerry Lee Lewis -Nat King Cole - Chuck Berry -Little Richard -Buddy Holly
To the music they would do dances like - The Jitterbug -The Stroll -The Twist They would eat and drink - Root Beer Floats - Milkshakes - Coke in the Bottles - Cheeseburgers and Fries
Children are to come as some character form Mother Goose Little -Miss Muffet - Wee Willie Winnie - And more The mother of the child having the party, dressed as the Old Woman in the Shoe, welcomes the little guests as they arrive http://home.att.net/~boomers.fifties.teenmag/195 0_history.html
They eat -Creamed chicken -Mashed potatoes -Buttered peas or carrots -Lettuce sandwiches cut in animal or flower shapes -Ice cream -Sponge cake -Cocoa
This took place after WWII Many of the returning GI's married and settled in the suburbs. - They showed off there houses and backyards by having barbecues - men proudly did the grilling - Women did the planning and prep-work - http://www.foodtimeline.org/fooddecades.ht ml#1950s http://www.foodtimeline.org/fooddecades.ht ml#1950s
The wives based there work off of -magazines and cookbooks -James Beard's Complete Book of Barbecue & Rotisserie Cooking -was one of the "bibles" consumed by American home barbecue They served - Anything & everything -With flaming gusto!
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