|Mom never let us "drink the Kool-Aid."|
I longed to be a Kool-Aid kid screaming, "HEY KOOL-AID!" The icy cold red liquid goodness served up in that beautiful glass pitcher looked so refreshing and delicious. Never mind the insane, red round singing Kool-Aid man rescuing thirsty kids all over America. That freak never came to my Long Island street on a hot summer day.
|One of the many fun Kool-Aid flavors and |
promotions I missed out on.
I wonder what it was about Kool-Aid that made Mom's banned food and beverage list. I think it had to have been the bright fun Kool-Aid colors. Then again, maybe it was the idea of adding your own TWO cups of sugar - the reality being that sugar was the main ingredient. Here is a vintage commercial from my childhood advertising the famous drink I so badly wanted to try.
Were there any non-alcoholic beverages or foods that were or are banned in your home? I'd love to hear about them!