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F.W. Woolworth's Hamburgers

Re: F.W. Woolworth's USA
From: John
Date: 4/16/2023, 10:19 AM
To: Phaedrus 

On 4/15/2023 11:51 AM, John wrote:

I'm looking for the recipe for Woolworth's Hamburger Platter and Fries. 
Also the type of mayonnaise they used. I haven't checked, it just dawned 
on me, their milkshakes. This was my favorite meal...thanks for your time. 
And thanks for sharing your finds.

Hello John,

I'm afraid that I must disappoint you regarding your requests. I have scans of many of the F.W. Woolworth's Lunch Counter recipes from their recipe manual, but what I have is incomplete. Their hamburger, French fries, milkshakes and most of their desserts are not included in what I have. I searched my usual online and print resources as well, and had no success there.

I had lunch at Woolworth's many times myself as a child, and I had the same foods as those you list at least some of the those times, but I have no inkling of  Woolworth's particular preparation method for them, nor do I have any idea of what kind of mayonnaise they used.

I will post this for reader input.


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