Cream Chipped Beef, a Depression-era meal, made a few ingredients go far. Before that, it was military food during WWI and WWII. This hearty dish,
Cream-Chip Beef Toast
When dairy was more expensive than soup, this concoction became popular. Many people prefer this cake because the tomato soup makes it thick and moist. Campbell's Soup put its recipe on the label.
Spice Cake Tomato Soup
This easy dessert was popular in the 1930s. Flour, butter, milk, baking soda, and salt are kitchen staples, so this can be made quickly. This cake's brown sugar, heavy cream, and coconut shavings icing is delicious. If you're lazy and craving sweets, try this.
Lazy Daisy Cake
Here's a special Great Depression-era recipe. Ritz crackers replaced apples because they were cheaper.
This easy vintage grape salad will shine at any potluck. Cream cheese, sour cream, and cool whip make a rich dressing.
This southern fruit salad takes five minutes to make if you're in a hurry. You'll need mandarin oranges, pineapple, coconut, marshmallows, and cool whip. Combine! Feel free to modify the recipe to your liking.
This 1950s Midwestern dish is salty granita. Your guests will be impressed by your bravery to serve them something so unusual.
Lime Jello was introduced in the 1930s, and recipes soon followed. This gelatin salad has cream cheese, sour cream, pineapple, pecans, and jello mix. It challenges the idea that jello is only for dessert or shots.
Lime gelatin salad