Depression and WWII recipes

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Rations, food coupons, food pantries, substitutions, how did our grandmothers and great grandmothers cook so well? The war and depression era recipes were as delicious then as they are today. The quest for hidden treasures is on!

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Cheese, Onion and Potato Pie... I once read that various recipes of this was served alot during WWII when meat was in short supply in Europe. It will be fun to try.

HOT MILK CAKE: One old fashioned recipe that I have found is a version of a depression recipe. It is a great example of a dessert that does not cost a lot, but is still really good. Easy Desserts, Delicious Desserts, Yummy Food, Sweet Recipes, Cake Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Scones, Depression Era Recipes, Pastries

Hot Milk Cake - Lynn's Kitchen Adventures

HOT MILK CAKE: One old fashioned recipe that I have found is a version of a depression recipe. Simple, but oh so good. I made this the other day and it was so good. It is a great example of a dessert that does not cost a lot, but is still really good. It is really good served plain, but I also think this would be really good served with fresh fruit or berries.

Hamburger Gravy over Mashed Potatoes: Brown and drain 1 lb. of hamburger. Combine with 1 can of cream of mushroom soup and can of milk. Eat over mashed potatoes with biscuits. Sauce Hamburger, Hamburger Recipes, Ground Beef Recipes, Hamburger Gravy Recipe, Meat Recipes, Sausage Gravy, Hamburger Ideas, Hamburger Seasoning, Hamburger Dishes

Hamburger Gravy with Mashed Potatoes

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This is my hubby's all time favorite recipe! He never had it growing up; how can that be? I thought it was a "staple" that every 50's housewife had. I know my Mom (rest her soul) made this alot when I was growing up. Anyway, he and the kids just love this. Hope you like it too.

Green Tomato Pie Recipe dessert -When frost nips our garden, I quickly gather all the green tomatoes still on the vine and make this old family favorite. It's been handed down from my grandmother, and now my granddaughters are asking for the recipe. Green Tomato Pie, Green Tomato Recipes, Tomato Jam, Pie Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Cooking Recipes, Recipies, Just Desserts, Delicious Desserts

Green Tomato Pie

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When frost nips our garden, I quickly gather all the green tomatoes still on the vine and make this old family favorite. It's been handed down from my grandmother, and now my granddaughters are asking for the recipe.—Violet Thompson, Port Ludlow, Washington

How to make Depression Cake.no eggs, milk, butter or bowls! Super easy and very moist and delicious! Leave out the salt and voila! Depression Era Recipes, Just Desserts, Delicious Desserts, Yummy Food, Frugal, Cake Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Yummy Recipes, Pastries

Pinspiration, Mint Juleps, and a summery Saturday

You may or may not know that today was Kentucky Derby Day, the 139th in fact...making it the oldest sporting event in the USA. While I don't really follow horse racing, I do try to watch the Triple Crown (Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and The Belmont Stakes) every year. The drink of the Kentucky Derby is a Mint Julep, and I had never had one before so thought it would be good fun to try it this year. Mint Julep 4 mint leaves plus a sprig for garnish 2 tsps of very fine sugar (I used…

In this uncertain economy I have noticed many people talking about Depression Era Cooking. Today's cooks are looking back to the Great Depression to see what people did to survive. How did they cook? How did they keep their families fed? Survival Food, Emergency Preparedness, Survival Skills, Old Recipes, Vintage Recipes, Recipies, Depression Era Recipes, Frugal Meals, Frugal Recipes

Depression era cooking- 1. Buy it with thought 2. Cook it with care 3. Serve just enough 4. Save what will keep 5. Eat what will spoil 6. Home grown is best When the Great Depression hit about 10 years later there was some history and knowledge in place of how to make frugal meals and how to get the most out of your food supply.

Fairview Farm: Aunt Mabel's Brown Stew, Depression Corn Bread, and Vintage Eggless, Milkless, Butterless Cake Retro Recipes, Old Recipes, Vintage Recipes, Cookbook Recipes, Beef Recipes, Cooking Recipes, Recipies, Cooking Beef, Budget Cooking

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Blissfully Content: Depression Era Cooking. The beef stew recipe I have been looking for!

Maple Chomeur (Poor Man's Pudding) - I'm always amazed when a few simple ingredients can be transformed into something so delicious. Find out why this simple dessert has been so popular for decades in the province of Quebec. Canadian Cuisine, Canadian Food, Canadian Recipes, Easy Desserts, Delicious Desserts, Dessert Recipes, Yummy Food, Rock Recipes, Sweet Recipes

Maple Chomeur (Poor Man's Pudding) - I'm always amazed when a few simple ingredients can be transformed into something so delicious. Find out why this simple dessert has been so popular for decades in the province of Quebec.

 This dates back to the early and at times has been called Depression Era Husband Cake. A rich spice cake similar to carrot cake topped with cream cheese frosting. I make a Tomato Bread much like this. Baking Recipes, Cake Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Tomato Soup Cake, Tomato Bread, Carrot Cake Topping, Homemade Chocolate Cupcakes, Depression Era Recipes, Cake For Husband

Review of Poet Sylvia Plath's Tomato Soup Cake Recipe

Tomato soup cake was poet Sylvia Plath's favorite to bake. For her, baking was therapeutic. I made it for a literary-themed English Department meeting. Included here are the recipe itself, my review, and a history of Plath's life.

Try these Depression Era Recipes to stretch your grocery budget without compromising on flavor. From frugal depression era desserts to common dinner recipes from the Great Depression, here is a list of 16 affordable and delicious recipes to try at home. Crock Pot Cooking, Crock Pot Slow Cooker, Easy Cooking, Slow Cooker Recipes, Gourmet Recipes, Crockpot Recipes, Cooking Recipes, Cooking Cake, Frugal Meals

Depression Meat Loaf Recipe | Moms Who Think

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Affordable and easy to make, Depression meatloaf is a dish your family is sure to love…and there’s nothing depressing about that!

 Depression Era recipe uses an oil crust. Depression Era recipe uses an oil crust. Delicious Desserts, Dessert Recipes, Yummy Food, 1800s Recipe, Muffaletta Recipe, Perfect Apple Pie, Depression Era Recipes, Vintage Cooking, Apple Pie Recipes

Perfect Apple Pie {using an oil crust pastry}

Today I wanted to share one of my favorite apple pie recipes. I love this old recipe because it uses an oil crust which is simple to make. I’ve spoken to several old timers who told me that using an oil crust was a Depression…

Depression Gravy: A classic family recipe that's easy on the budget and tastes… Frugal Recipes, Frugal Meals, Cheap Meals, Great Recipes, Cooking Recipes, Favorite Recipes, Retro Recipes, Vintage Recipes, Wartime Recipes

Depression Gravy: A classic family recipe that's easy on the budget and tastes great.

Great Depression Cooking with Clara. A 94 year old woman shares her depression era recipes and tricks from her time as a child growing up in Chicago!she is ADORABLE! And related to me :) by way of my grandfather being her cousin Old Recipes, Vintage Recipes, Recipies, Frugal Meals, Budget Meals, Cooking Videos, Cooking Tips, Dandelion Salad, Depression Era Recipes

Great Depression Cooking with Clara

This Thursday (1/7/10) Clara's videos and book will be featured on a segment of CBS' hit daytime show, "The Doctors." She will be featured alongside several other segments offering advice on eating and living well on a budget. Clara has certainly done both and is still healthy well into her 94th year! Please tune in to CBS on Thursday (check local listings) for The Doctors.