If you are familiar with this interesting concoction that we call Spam, then you know there are countless ways to enjoy it. Whether you are pro sandwich or pro eating directly out of the can, we may the exact recipe for you to check out in our roundup featuring Spam Recipes.
Not until you open it. Once you open it, to preserve its freshness, you should keep it in the fridge.
Yes, you can. It's already cooked so you can eat it directly from the can.
Yes, there sure is! To learn more about the Spam Museum, head over to their website.
📚History Behind the Recipe
Spam, which has been around since the Great Depression, has held steady as a budget-friendly ingredient in so many recipes.
This unique ingredient was invented Jay Hormel, whose father, George, founded the Hormel Company. They needed to figure out what to do with pork shoulder, which at that time wasn't considered a desirable cut of pork.
When the military was looking for filling meals that were inexpensive during WW II, the US shipped over 100 million cans overseas to the troops.
Make sure to read this article about Spam written by the Smithsonian Magazine. There is also a vintage ad in this article that's pretty cool.