I still make Peg Bracken's Stay A Bed Stew!In 1960, Peg Bracken wrote the "I Hate To Cook Book". The classic tuna/mushroom soup casserole, complete with peas, was one of her featured recipes for 'little kids parties'.
In 1968, Campbell's published "A Campbell Cookbook: Cooking WIth Soup". Yes, it included Peg Bracken's Tuna Mushroom Soup Casserole. Pantries all around the country were well stocked with C.O.Mushrrom, C.O.Chicken, C.O.Celery, and many others. Canned Beef Consume was used for beef stock in the recipes; cake was made with C.O.Tomato soup: "Sweedish" meatballs were cooked in CO Celery soup.
I have long since given away my tattered copy of the Campbell's Cookbook, but I still have this:
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