Tis the season for flags, fireworks, & bbqs! Looking for a little inspiration this holiday weekend that moves beyond jello mold and hot dogs? Check out the recipes in this Extension Bulletin from February 1917: “Liberty breads, cakes, and pastries.” Great title, right? But it is also a great chance for us to think differently about the idea of “patriotic” food.
These recipes reflect the concern for rationing food and using available supplies during war time. So if you are looking for hearty goods for the 4th, and an opportunity to reflect on how lucky many of us are to live in a time of bountiful food choices, look here!