A Minute Tapioca recipe booklet from 1934. "Recipes with glad news in them" -who could ask for more than that?
And then, shown here in a magazine advertisement from 1956:
And here is how it looks today:
I actually really like tapioca pudding, and I have very fond memories of Mother making it for us when we were little, but I can't even remember the last time I made it from scratch. Some of the store-bought ones available now in the dairy case are pretty good! These days, I would be more likely to just use it in a recipe for cherry pie, or something like that. I'm glad it's still around, though.