Depression era recipes to bring your cooking back to basics. These depressionera recipes are proof that food from the 1930s is worth revisiting. Simple, cheap and delicious we might not technically be in an economic depression, but its not a bad time to learn how to cook just in case. Our grandmothers knew how to stretch their food budget while feeding the family well. And to keep with the theme of depression era meals, serve this dish over toast. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. From the one kid who is ultra picky and wont eat anything that has green in it, to the spouse who is a fan of meat and potatoes and little else, finding ways to remain inspired in the kitchen can be tough. Families had to be frugal and this lead to a lot of repeat breakfasts without luxuries like meat. Try these depression era recipes to stretch your grocery budget without compromising on flavor. I have created 15 or 16 cookbooks just in the last couple of days. Mcelvaines reections on the great depression recreate one of the most dramatic and traumatic times in the history of our country. Knead the dough and split into two loaves, then allow to rise one more time.
Great depression era real food recipes more with less mom. It is flat and insipid to the taste, having been deprived of its atmospheric gases. These depression era recipes are proof that food from the 1930s is worth revisiting. Includes sections on table serving and setting, history of crisco and how it is made factory pictures images of selected pages from this item are available. A weak solution of iodine added to cold cooked starch gives an intense blue color.
Faced with limited funds and governmentimposed food rationing, the depression era cook learned to work magic in the kitchen. Just finished a gluten free cookbook, and 2 cook books for kids. The great depression caused many hardships, but the cuisine that came from it proves how resilient people can truly be. From the one kid who is ultra picky and wont eat anything that has green in it, to the spouse who is a fan of meat and potatoes and little else, finding ways to remain inspired in the kitchen. Aunt sammy, a character created by the usda, hit the radio waves in 1926 with informative and engaging talk about menus, recipes and other items of household interest. Here are 20 frugal depression era recipes to help stretch your grocery budget. Depression recipes simple meal ideas for hard times. From the one kid who is ultra picky and wont eat anything that has green in it, to the spouse who is a fan of meat and potatoes and little else. If you are looking for a way to save money, making your own bread is a great place to start.
Sep 09, 2010 collecting depression era cookbooks september 9, 2010 by kenmore. Depression era recipes to bring your cooking back to. Housewives clamored for her recipes, many of which are included in this cookbook. Depression era bread make homemade bread with only 3. If you are looking for a way to save money, making your own bread is a. Faced with limited funds and governmentimposed food rationing, the depressionera cook learned to work magic in the kitchen. Im posting this article about great depression meals again today that i wrote.
In addition to these scholars, the following people have read and. Certain decades were defined by specific food trends, so were collecting all the classics from the 20s, all the way through the 1970s. Trusted results with depression era cooking recipes. My mom told me her motherinlaw showed her how to make this dish, which became popular during the depression, on their get acquainted visit in 1927. But through the years, accurate amounts were noted. Depression era cake 1930s applesauce cake depression era cake butter or 1. Spiral bound pbgift quality, no shelf wear, no scuffs, tight binding, clean pages, no marks, no spine damage, smokepet free home. Depressionera recipes that are good enough to eat today. Goudiss this ebook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. Black pepper, preferably fresh ground, multicolor peppercorns. The great depression is almost universally thought of as the darkest time in recent u.
Theyre often simple, comforting and timelessly delicious. Since nothing was wasted, stale bread could be made into croutons, soup sticks, or toast see french toast recipe below. Now tuck your napkin into your collar, because its time to dive into the strangest meals to come out of the depression era. Josephine gibson authored more than one rationcentric. Sometimes the best foods are not the most complicated. Feb 22, 2012 in 1941, near the end of the depression era, we moved into a drafty old farmhouse that was really uncomfortable in the wintertime. The great depression in the 1930s was a time of hardship, but it was also a time of creativity. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. During the great depression, cooks scraped meals together from whatever was available. At that time, cooks measured ingredients in pinches, dashes and dibs. The first 55 pages are such a good read, a story of her pioneer great grandparents traveling on a wagon and all the way to her story of being a young housewife in the depression era.
Depression era recipes this is a good book of basic recipes, including recipes for basics like condiments amazon link dining during the depression. Times were tough in the 1930s and people had to be creative with the few ingredients they could find and afford. My original inspiration in this was the great depression era. I like them for the menu ideas, the photos and the tips. During the depression, we didnt buy anything that could be made at home. These 9 depressionera recipes taste so good youll want to try. Apr 14, 20 recipes past and present web site with large collection of recipes and pdf cookbooks from 1912 through the 1970s. I also use them creatively as kitchen art read on and. Collecting depressionera cookbooks september 9, 2010 by kenmore. Depression era recipes this is a good book of basic recipes, including recipes for basics like condiments amazon link. From frugal depression era desserts to common dinner recipes from the great depression, here is a list of 16 affordable and. Mass market paperback paperback hardcover mass market paperback paperback hardcover.
Great depression cooking the poormans meal youtube. My original inspiration in this was the great depression era and the cooking show i saw on youtube by clara cannucciari of claras kitchen. Weird great depression food that reflects 1930s recipes. I havent tried any of these, and some add dairy and some dont, but i figured it would be a great resource for those of you that get in a pinch as well. If you would like to take a nod from the depression era and make cheap but filling depression era breakfasts for your family, here are. Through my research of depression era recipes, i realized that dessert was a big deal to them during this time, and did they ever know how to make some delicious desserts out of very few ingredients. Virginia, this cookbook includes not only recipes for frozen desserts, but famous old virginia dishes contributed by the author of the first families of virginia cook book.
So posting for today is a link to a cookbook collection on for depression era recipes. I think its especially fun to read and collect vintage cookbooks. My wife and i continue to enjoy this dish today, particularly for brunch. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. This depression era bread recipe can be made with only 3 ingredients and the end result is a delicious loaf of bread that tastes amazing. Jun 16, 2011 you can get the cookbook depression era recipes at. Today were breaking down our favorite oldfashioned recipes by decades. For so many of us, cooking every day has become a chore. Cover with a towel and allow to rise for 30 minutes, or until its doubled in size. We have 42 1930 depression recipes for your choice.
The depression era diet finding good information and recipes from the depression era is a rather unforgiving task. The project gutenberg ebook of foods that will win the war and how to cook them 1918, by c. Rice, either white, brown, wild, whatever you prefer. This corn chowder is made with just corn, potatoes, chicken broth, evaporated milk, onion and butter. I have also included some recipes that meet the depression era criteria for. Sep 20, 2016 frugal depression era recipes to help you feed your family for less. These are the most complicated components of a recipe originating from the great depression, known as a time of frugality and simplicity. Is there someone out there who has a depression era cookbook that they are. Most recipes that have survived are more of the good times recipes that were made for sunday dinner or special occasions. May, 2016 try these depression era recipes to stretch your grocery budget without compromising on flavor. Here are some recipes that were actually used during the great depression. This was my mothers, it has sugar, but no eggs, no butter and no milk its from the depression era.
Below are several examples of recipes from this iconic era featuring the staple ingredients of the american diet. Depression recipes simple meal ideas for hard times the. Strong family ties, hard work, and good oldfashioned cooking sustained folks through the 1930s reminisce books amazon link. I keep reading the recipes for a couple of months, and then come up with new cookbook ideas, and put the best of the best in them. Do you like to relax with a cup of coffee or tea and read a good cookbook. Depression era cake 1930s applesauce cake depression era cake butter or 1 tbsp margarine, sugar, corn. Our potatoes froze behind the heating stove, and there was ice in the fishbowl. Frugal depression era recipes to help you feed your family for less. Dec 11, 20 11 awesome pages from world war ii ration cookbooks. Depressionrecession era cooking okay, so i have shared with you that i am going to cook recipes for this time of recession. Many of these recipes are very old, such as poor mans cake and blueberry buckle, and sour cream cakes, which by the way, she won a trip to new york in 1950 for entering in the. Wagner, lisa wagner, adventure publications, incorporated, 1989, 0934860556, 9780934860550, 176 pages.
Apr 24, 2008 i had searched for her cookbook then, but living in a small town and being a busy mother, i never seemed to finish my quest. Like many of you, i know close family members who lived through the depression and their stories of the hardships, but more precisely how they made do regardless of the times, always seem to fascinate me. Then youre gonna love my free pdf, 20 common survival items. Strong family ties, hard work, and good oldfashioned cooking. We personally assess every books quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures.
And to keep with the theme of depressionera meals, serve this dish over toast. Here are some great depression era and wwi recipes all from the sources below. I had a notebook that i copied frugal recipes in, and it contains a lot of information, how to make shampoo, varnish remover, wallpaper paste, library paste, a cinder plant and even remedies for calf. Jan 19, 2018 we love oldfashioned recipes for so many reasons.927 1529 516 1626 526 477 565 1355 987 1277 1128 1143 842 1451 1245 1445 540 234 1027 1447 102 1187 80 1101 187 716 1549 1283 677 193 1195 751 889 513 992 1063 1004