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Back in the Day: Food in 5 Different Decades

Canadians from five different decades reminisce about the foods of their childhood.
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"I don't know why I wanted to eat it so badly. It's like you want to check if it still tastes like soap, and yeah, it does still taste like soap."

From the austere-but-nutritious milk and crackers, to the fun-but-totally-chemical combo of Kool-Aid and Pop Rocks, the way Canadians eat has changed a lot over the last 60 years. We asked six different Canadians what food was like when they were kids. 

What was your favourite childhood snack?

Watch one modern Canadian family live through six decades in six weeks on Back In Time For DinnerThursdays at 8 p.m./8:30 NT.