Foods through the ages have been enjoyed and not enjoyed. Some of the foods our elder relatives ate, we would not think of eating. In years past, everyone ate what was put on the table or did without. Macdonald’s was not around! This book gives recipes from different eras. There are desserts, main dishes, breads and vegetables. Some of these recipes are still around and some did not survive.Budgets and meals were stretched to feed the family. Some of the recipes are ways to increase dishes that will feed everyone. A lot of things were added to the recipe, such as macaroni in chili to stretch the recipe. The Depression Era finds a lot of adding to dishes to stretch meals as far as possible.