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10 Facts About the Great Depression

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.

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16 Tips From The Depression Era That Are Actually Life Hacks

Save everything, and never replace an item you can fix yourself. With such easy access to new stuff nowadays, it feels like no big deal to get rid of a shirt because it’s missing a button or has a small stain. | 16 Tips From The Depression Era That Are Actually Life Hacks

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And you thought it was bad now... Never-before-seen pictures capture everyday life of destitute Americans during the Great Depression

Tired of the rising cost of groceries? The Great Depression Era frugal tips and recipes show how to use potatoes to stretch your food dollars, including how to use potato water in place of milk in your baking. I love the 1920's recipes and learning how to increase my independence from the grocery stores! Read this now if you need new ways to save money in the kitchen. I can't wait to the try pie, I'd have never thought you could use potatoes that way.