10 Recipes from the Great Depression That Helped Us Through

Passed down through generations, this pie symbolizes the continuity of family traditions and the ability to create something delicious out of humble ingredients.

Grandma Pruit s Vinegar Pie

A testament to simplicity and warmth, this fondue represents the comfort found in sharing a hearty meal with loved ones.

Creamy Chipped Beef Fondue

Born out of necessity during wartime rationing, these patties showcase how families stretched ingredients to feed hungry mouths.

Meat and Potato Patties

A staple during lean times, this soup demonstrates how creativity in the kitchen helped families stay nourished.

Hearty Navy Bean Soup

A homemade delight, these pickles speak to the resourcefulness of preserving food for future use.

Favorite Bread & Butter Pickles

Using unconventional ingredients, this cake reflects the innovative spirit of Depression-era cooking.

Surprise Spice Cake

A simple yet satisfying dish that highlights the importance of cherished family recipes passed down through generations.

Spaghetti with Bacon

Evoking memories of coastal comfort, this chowder showcases adaptability in using local ingredients to create nourishing meals.

Country Fish Chowder

A hearty breakfast staple that symbolizes the resilience of family traditions carried through generations.

Bacon Roll-Ups

A comforting dessert from times of scarcity, this pudding speaks to the ability to find sweetness in even the toughest times.

Old-World Puff Pancake