Classic Great Depression Era Recipes ( depression recipes allow you to feed your family with much less )

 Great Depression

The Great Depression caused many hardships, but the cuisine that came from it proves how resilient people can truly be. These Depression-era recipes are proof that food from the 1930s is worth revisiting.

People at the time were forced to find cheap and creative ways to use food efficiently, resulting in some dishes you may not think of making today, but that was what the resources of the time allowed for. [Read more…]

The Top 10 Survival Recipes From the Backwoods


Surviving in a post apocalypse? Lost in the backwoods? Poor with an empty pantry?¬†Survivalists, poor families, native tribes, and mountain men from past decades experienced the ease of bagging critters that you can sometimes catch right in your own backyard and have over a fire in no time.¬†Here are 10 tasty critters in no particular order …
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Pioneer-Era Recipes That You Should Still Serve Up Today



Pioneers canned and dried food as it ripened during the summer. Canning and drying kept foods from spoiling quickly. Many of the vegetables needet to be saved for the fall and winter months when fresh food was not available. Pioneers shelled and dried beans and peas. They then poured them into sacks. They set kernels of corn in the sun to dry. They hung strings of onion to dry. [Read more…]