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Pasta & Peas Peel & dice a potato. Then, dice onions, fry with potato & some olive oil in a pan. Add a can of peas, two cups of water &  pinch of salt and pepper.  When broth comes to a boil, add uncooked pasta, stir. Finish by boiling it or letting it cook by itself with stove off & lid on pot.   "In the Depression, we would turn off the gas and let it cook by its own heat. So we would save gas. Anything to save anything," Clara says.  Add tomato sauce & grated cheese on top.

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Amish After-Church Casserole hmmmm

Amish After-Church Casserole

A wonderfully hearty, rib-sticking casserole creation from the Amish! Sounds like this would feed an army

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Great Depression Casserole

During the Great Depression, bologna became a staple in the diets of many who couldn't afford other types of meat. This Great Depression Casserole is a budget-friendly recipe that still tastes great today!

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Blissfully Content: Depression Era Cooking. I think my mom used to make this! It sounds delish. Also a very interesting site about the depression.

Blissfully Content: Homemade Mashed Potatoes with Hamburger Gravy, Corn on the Cob, and Honey Baked Apples

This is my hubby's all time favorite recipe! He never had it growing up; how can that be? I thought it was a "staple" that every 50's housewife had. I know my Mom (rest her soul) made this alot when I was growing up. Anyway, he and the kids just love this. Hope you like it too.

Hamburger Gravy with Mashed Potatoes

"Hamburger Gravy with Mashed Potatoes". We use to eat the hamburger gravy with rice instead of mashed potatoes.