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You should totally eavesdrop on your guests if you make good coffee.
I don’t… usually prepare coffee as part of a midnight supper.
Hills Bros. Coffee offered instructions about how to brew its coffee in 1940. On the can and in the ads.
Apparently human sacrifice leads to really good coffee, if you believe this bizarre Nash’s Coffee ad from 1940.
Hills Bros. Coffee published this handy 1939 advertisement showing people some different methods to brew coffee. Pretty slick.
You could get a one-pound bag of coffee for 25 cents in 1939 from Fairway Market on Tenth Street.
This Hills Bros. coffee ad from 1960 was pretty eye-catching, although I have to admit I thought the mascot was a giraffe at first. On second glance it seems to be a guy drinking coffee and wearing a turban. Coffee-pot coffee… … Continue reading
Although the Bokar Coffee advertisement on the left has more information, the Old Home ad on the right is more eye-catching. The ads were together in the 1935 Nobles County Times. Bokar Coffee is part of the Eight O’Clock coffee brand, … Continue reading
Apparently DC Comics hero the Green Lantern ran an eat shop serving free coffee in this area in 1945. Actually, I’m guessing the restaurant was completely unrelated. The Green Lantern didn’t get started until 1940 and I find it unlikely that anyone would name … Continue reading