|Illustration by Antonio Sotomayor|
from Kitchen Strategy, 1943
|Lines for sugar rationing, approx. 1942|
|Coffee Queues, Baltimore, MD|
Life Magazine, November 30, 1942
by Leona M. Bayer, M.D. (Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine,
Stanford University School of Medicine
and Edith S. Green, B.A.
Illustrated by Antonio Sotomayor
|*I would NOT recommend their suggestion of eating raw hamburger!|
Kitchen Strategy, 1943
|Kitchen Strategy, 1943|
|Health-for-Victory, July 1943|
|Health-For-Victory, July 1943|
And here are a few other great wartime sandwich filling ideas!
Broiled Baked Bean Sandwich
Toast for each sandwich 1 slice of bread. Place a heaping spoonful of Heinz Oven Baked Beans on each slice, then place over Beans American Cheese, grated or sliced Top with Half slices of bacon. Broil slowly until bacon is crisp and cheese is melted. Arrange on plate and garnish with Heinz Fresh Cucumber Pickle. Serve at once.
(From Heinz Recipe Book , 1940s)
Liver Sausage Salad
¾ c. liver sausage (liverwurst or Braunswieger )
3 Tbsp. minced celery
1 tsp. lemon juice
½ tsp. prepared mustard
Salt and Pepper
2 Tbsp. mayonnaise
Combine ingredients and spread on any desired slice of bread. Cover with another buttered slice of bread and cut as desired or use for open-faced sandwiches. Makes about 1 cup filling.
(From The Wartime Cook Book, 1942)
Gingerbread and Cream Cheese
Cut gingerbread thin, butter and fill with cream cheese and chopped nuts.
(From Heinz Recipe Book, 1943)
1 c. flaked fish, fresh or canned
3 Tbsp. mayonnaise
1 Tbsp. chopped celery
½ Tbsp. ketchup
1 Tbsp. chopped pickles (sweet or sour)
1 tsp. horseradish
Salt, Pepper, Paprika
Combine all ingredients; mix thoroughly.
(From 300 Helpful Suggestions for Your Victory Lunch Box, 1943)
Cream Cheese and Jelly Sandwich
1 pkg. cream cheese
1 Tbsp. mayonnaise
Blend cream cheese with mayonnaise. Cut Boston Brown Bread in thin slices. Spread with the cream cheese filling. Also good to spread one slice with jelly and the other with the filling.
(From How to Pack Lunch Boxes for War Workers, 1943)
Peanut Butter & Salad Dressing Sandwich
Salad Dressing (Miracle Whip is the best)
Spread two slices of wheat bread with creamy peanut butter. On one slice, spread a generous portion of Miracle Whip. Add a few leaves of iceberg lettuce for a nice crunch.
(From one of my grandmother's recipes!)
Kitchen Strategy cookbook
Illustration by Antonio Sotomayor
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