Best-Loved Depression Era Recipes Author:Louis Weber What's old is new again! The Great Depression was an important era in America's culinary history. Challenges created by rationing, food shortages and strapped budgets made cooks more creative in the kitchen. Cookbooks and glossy magazines of the 1930s taught new ways to stretch the pocketbook and feed the family for less. Depression Era Reci... more »pes includes a great assortment of recipes for stovetop suppers and cash-saving casseroles as well as simple sides and sweets.
Learning how to make the most of short supplies created current favorites like Corned Beef Hash and Chicken and Dumplings Stew.
Casual entertaining, such as potluck buffets, became all the rage with long-time classics like Tuna-Macaroni Casserole and Candied Sweet Potatoes.
Molasses and honey filled in when sugar wasn't available, making Spicy Gingerbread Cookies and Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage family favorites.
Embrace the flavors of the past and renew your taste for the classics today!« less