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.


  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.

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

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

    My Life by Jess

  4. Definitely a treasure! Thanks so much for linking up at A Themed Linkup 115 for All Things American and Patriotic. Pinned.

  5. CONGRATS Patrick! Your post is FEATURED at A Themed Linkup 116 for Denim, Burlap, or Lace Crafts and D├ęcor from the previous linkup for All Things American and Patriotic.


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