Thursday, August 23, 2007

Something I Would Love to Find

I was digging thought some old magazines when I ran accross an ad for Morton Frozen Foods from 1974. A quick look showed some pretty boring packaging but some slightly interesting frozen Jelly Donut boxes. But on very close examination I saw somethign that blew me away. Morton Twinkie Suppers! Looks like standard TV dinner fair with a burger, fries & corn but there in a second tray there is a Twinkie and some other little desert and Twinkie the Kid is on the front of the box.

Morton Twinkie Supper

Also in the ad you can see a second Supper of spaghetti, peas and something else. I have a lot of things in my collection but there are always new things popping up. Maybe I will find them or maybe they will just remain a tiny footnote found in an obscure ad. But I don't think I will ever run out of things I am looking to find.

Morton Twinkie Supper

6 comments:

spooniep said...

I actually remember having these when I was growing up. Yum, spaghetti and Twinkies!

Waffle Whiffer said...

Great find! Something I had never heard of, until now. I wonder if they had other Hostess characters and cakes too?

Dave said...

Awesome find.

That grocer I recognize from a re-run of the movie "The Sentinel" I watched the other night on HBO. He played one of the demons who inhabited the apartment building that was supposed to be the place where the gateway to Hell was being guarded by The Sentinel.
Dave

Waffle Whiffer [Brandon] said...

In addition to the beef patty and the spaghetti & meatballs, they also made a hot dog meal and a pizza meal. I'm surprised none of the boxes have surfaced yet.

rmfromfla said...

Yep, I remember those (somewhere in my box of cassette tapes is the audio for one of the Morton TV ads) -- for some of us, it would be the only Twinkies we'd get, since there were some parts of the U.S. without Hostess products (ugh, Little Debbie!)

robert m.

Newbomb said...

"Standard TV dinner *fare", not fair