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How Frozen Dinners Sustained My Immigrant Family

Prepared meals were a saving grace and anchor through my Filipino upbringing

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InIn the 1940s, frozen food emerged from ambiguous and humble roots as prepared meals for the armed forces. Then, the meaning and function of frozen food took a complete turn during the 2000s when a Filipino-American family moved into a small, upper-unit…

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Samantha Mallari

Samantha Mallari

Fil-Am screenwriter and producer with a mean roundhouse kick. Based in Los Angeles. Twitter: @TheSamMallari

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