If I look at that turkey picture again I’ll…wait, you’ll …

Comment on A Comparison of Actual “Banquet” Frozen Dinners with their Box Cover Photographs by Stephanie.

If I look at that turkey picture again I’ll…wait, you’ll have to excuse me…okay, that’s better. On the other hand I have what I always thought were fond memories of Swanson TV Dinners, particulary the fried chicken, mashed potatoes and the apple dessert, but that was in the, er, 1960s.

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Malcolm Bedell is co-author of the critically acclaimed "Eating in Maine: At Home, On the Town, and On the Road," as well as the junk food blog "Spork & Barrel," and "Brocavore," a blog about food trucks and street food culture. His contributions include Serious Eats, Down East, Eat Rockland, L.A. Weekly, The Guardian, and The Huffington Post and his food truck, "'Wich, Please," was named "Hottest Restaurant in Maine" for 2015 by Eater. Finally, he finds it very silly to be trying to write this in the third person.