Thursday, August 4, 2016

Recipes of the Armed Forces


During WWII, all branches of the US Military decided to standardize their recipes for the servicemen and women and to make sure that they decent meal when possible. The San Francisco Public Library has an exhibit featuring the recipe cards from that era along with some cartoons:













To me, this is a piece of Americana that is a true treasure to see.

4 comments:

  1. It is a treasure. Patrick, when I was a little girl they still showed cartoons on TV that were WWII inspired. It was in almost every one of them. I love how the whole country came together for a common good.

    Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Thank you for sharing this delicious recipe at the #RecipeSharingParty! I hope to see you next week. Pinned and Yummed. Please visit #OverTheMoon on Sunday, #WonderfulWednesdy or #ThursdayFavoriteThings for more sharing fun! Don't forget to Comment your link #'s so I can be sure to visit and you get a chance to be featured!

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  3. Thanks for sharing on Family Joy Blog Link-up. Please come back and join us again!

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  4. What a neat treasure to find! Thanks for sharing at our Tips & Tricks Link Party!

    Jessica
    My Life by Jess

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