Grandma's Wartime Kitchen Cookbook

Grandma's Wartime Kitchen Cookbook features over 150 recipes from the World War II years. For those of you who enjoy nostalgic cookbooks, this is a fun cookbook with history and culture. Recipes have been modernized for contemporary kitchens of today and include dishes like Baked Meat Loaf and Potatoes, Mother's Fried Chicken, Adirondack Chowder, Fish Has, and Chocolate Marshmallow Pie. 


Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 244 pages 

Copyright: 2000 

Publisher: St. Martin's Press 

Author: , Joanne Lamb Hayes 

ISBN: 9780312253233

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Description: An Affectionate and Informative look at women on the Home Front in the 1940s, Grandma's Wartime Kitchen presents more than 150 classic recipes (updated for today's kitchens), along with anecdotes, advertisements, advice, and archival recipes from a unique and defining period in America's history. 

With details and personal voices that make the material come to life, the book covers: 

  • The U.S. government's food rules and ration books 
  • Substitutes for rationed sugar, and the delicious dessert recipes they inspired 
  • Stretching butter, meat, coffee, and other staples 
  • Cooking and baking for the troops abroad 
  • Wartime entertaining, including Defense Pap ties, progressive parties, and a traditional Thanksgiving dinner using wartime commodities 
  • Monday Meatloaf, Mother's Fried Chicken, Macaroni and Cheese, Apple Dumplings, Vermont Johnny Cake, Honey Apple Pie, and many other recipes 

At a time when America is saluting the soldiers who fought in World War II, this one- of-a-kind collection offers a portrait of the courageous (and delicious) contributions of the women who stayed behind. 


Condition: Good condition. 

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