10 Depression-Era Foods You Won't Believe Are Making a Comeback

Thanks to their low cost and availability during the Great Depression, beans served  because the  basis of many common dishes. Cheap  and straightforward  to cook, baked beans were  a well-liked  side dish.

Stovetop Baked Beans

Stress baking is  one among  the most popular quarantine activities, and "wacky cake" (also  mentioned  as "Depression cake") is definitely making a comeback.

Wacky Cake

Ah, soup:  the last word  comfort food. Beans were  utilized in  many Depression-era recipes, and this one also includes ham, carrots, onion, and garlic—so  you will get  protein, fiber, and veggies from this meal.

Navy Bean Soup

Continuing with the theme of stress baking, let's  speak about  the deliciousness of chocolate cream pie. It's basically  a mixture  of pudding and pie

Chocolate Cream Pie

To balance out all the sweets, people  also are  getting their greens by making a dandelion salad. This recipe became popular during  the good  Depression because one of the ingredients is priced at "free" as long as you have dandelions in your yard.

Dandelion Salad

Potato soup has never really gone out  of favor , but it's definitely been getting more social media love over the past few months. This soup was  an excellent  Depression staple because it requires so few ingredients and is extremely economical.

Potato Soup

Many bakers have noted that it's difficult  to seek out  yeast right now, so luckily  the parents  on Reddit have provided a classic peanut butter bread recipe.

Peanut Butter Bread

There's no shortage of cornbread recipes out there, but the Depression-era version is making a comeback  because of  its short ingredient list. This cornbread features cornmeal, water, and salt—no flour,  leaven , or sugar required.

Old-Fashioned Cornbread

"Depression-Era Bread" contains just three ingredients—and word on  the road  (or, rather, the food blogs) is  that you simply  can make seven loaves for a grand total of $2.50. Who

Depression-Era Bread

Cabbage was another staple during  the good  Depression. For  people that  didn't love the taste, adding other vegetables (often from their very own Victory Gardens) to cabbage-based dishes made them more enjoyable. 

Vegetable Cabbage Soup

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