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Unformatted text preview: associated with the redneck stereotype. Food and Drink: Fast food was a traditional alternative to cooking a meal, and usually relatively cheap. The menus weren't as diverse as they are now (a lot of them were changed to cash in on the low-carb craze), but they still had some decent stuff on there. Regarding dining out, it was usually a weekly thing for most of the middle class. Other days, you'd get fast food or cook at home. Shopping was a baffling ordeal; everything had a low-fat, low-sodium, fat-free, low-sugar, no-sugar, and (later on) low-carb version of itself on the store shelf. Organic food wasn't as popular as it is today, but it was still starting to appear on some store shelves....
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