Here are pages 2 and 3 of the WWII ration cookbook titled “Recipes For Today” that was published by General Foods Corporation in 1943 (the cover is page 1). This was during the second world war when the United States was experiencing food rations and shortages (sugar, meat, etc.) and homemakers were looking for creative [...]

This recipe was clipped from a newspaper and found in a large collection, date unknown. I’ve typed it below along with a scanned copy. Baked Vegetable Hash THIS RECIPE DATES back to World War II when meat was rationed. It was served at our family dinners, parties, church suppers, etc. I have used it over [...]

Here’s a recipe that was tucked away in an old recipe box that was clipped from a newspaper, date unknown. The introduction states that this family recipe was used regularly during WWII, so it’s an oldie. Recipe is typed below along with a scanned copy. This Date Loaf has been a favorite in the Duncan [...]

This recipe was clipped from the Beacon Journal in Akron, OH, date unknown but likely during the ration period of WWII. Recipe is typed below along with a scanned copy. Raisin Pudding Mrs. Reno Rotondo Cream 1 cup brown sugar with 2 teaspoonfuls butter alternately add 2 cups flour, 2 teaspoonful baking powder, 1 teaspoonful [...]

This promo sheet from Betty Crocker features Wartime Meals (WWII) and is quite the little treasure. The back has a portrait of a U.S. soldier smiling for his mom’s oatmeal cookies. The full sheet is too long for the scanner so I’ve scanned in sections, click them to view the larger copies. The entire recipe [...]

This is a long promo recipe sheet from Betty Crocker with no date but because the flour mentioned in the recipes is the All America Enriched Flour, it would have been published sometime during 1946 and 1947 when there was a War Food Order. This was issued by the U.S. government designed to make existing [...]

This is a vintage recipe clipping from a magazine during WW II for Swans Down Cake Flour. There is no date but it speaks of rations and wartime budget, so this would be a recipe during that time. The bottom part of the recipe is missing, but only a slight bit since the directions end [...]

This is a vintage magazine recipe clipping, date unknown but it would be sometime in the 1940s during World War II when there were rations and Victory Gardens. I believe it’s from Heinz since their products are suggested and there’s part of a picture of a Heinz 57 bottle of cider vinegar (?) at the [...]