Tag: Selfies with Food

Selfies with Food — Crazy Wacky Cake

In the Dust Bowl (the setting for A Cup of Dust, releasing this October), folks had very few options for groceries. They often got food from the “Relief Truck”, but didn’t always get fresh items (like dairy items or meat). They had to make…

Selfies With Food — Farmer’s Breakfast

During the Great Depression folks did what they could with what they had to fill their tummies. They wanted something that would “stick to the ribs”. Farmer’s Breakfast (or poor man’s breakfast) was one such meal. Grandma Pearl made this often and so did…

Selfies With Food — Dandelion Salad?

 During the Great Depression, folks showed off how resourceful they could be. I learned this simple fact while researching for A Cup of Dust. Need a salad to go with your goulash? Why not find some dandelions? I’m not kidding. Apparently, dandelion greens (the leaves…

Selfies with the Stewed Tomatoes — Wait…What?

 I don’t always pose for a selfie with food. But when I do, I make sure they’re ingredients for a Depression Era recipe. No, really. In case you didn’t get the memo, I have a novel releasing in October. The story is set in…

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