Frugal Cooking Tips from the Great Depression

Living through the Great Depression was tough – money was tight, jobs were scarce, and many struggled to afford the basics, let alone whip up a satisfying meal.

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This story will dive into some simple yet effective cooking tips from the Great Depression that will transform humble ingredients into delicious meals.

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Growing your own fruits, vegetables, and herbs reduces grocery costs and provides a fresh and sustainable source of ingredients.

Grow Your Own

Batch Cooking

Batch cooking involves preparing larger quantities of food at once and storing portions for later use.

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Preservation techniques were essential during the Great Depression to make the most out of seasonal abundance and prevent food spoilage.

Preservation Techniques

Homemade Bread

Making bread from scratch saves you money compared to buying pre-packaged loaves and allows for control over the ingredients.

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