There’s lots of things that millennials like to blame Baby Boomers for, and nasty foods are the cherry on top of an unfortunate list. Due to the “boom” of babies born post-WWII, the meals characterizing American households were cheap, frozen, and easily prepared. More children equaled less time to cook, which skyrocketed pre-packaged meals into common use.
With Boomers growing older, the foods they were raised on are declining in popularity. And with the constant push-and-pull of intergenerational strife, Boomers are clinging to their beloved childhood meals as if they’re the only foods worth considering. Unfortunately, their judgment has stalled since the war, and we’ve produced a list of the 30 grossest foods that only baby boomers still appreciate.
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