Sensible Caucasian Matron says: look for the large, carefully-arranged display of La Choy. Let the red, white and blue hues reassure you that these "foreign" foods have been recontextualized as suitable American meals.
You should also note that she is older than most moms, and hence doesn't care about trying to get little kids to eat this stuff. Her husband spent time in China during the war, so he regards this stuff with amusement. No, it's the rest of you people she's concerned about. Here. A can of salty mush with crisp water chestnuts.
It's a start.