Stretching The Food Dollar: Wisdom From The 1930s by Heather Michon
Approx. 7,750 words.
Published on June 22, 2010.
During the Great Depression, experts from around the country were eager to share their knowledge of food budgeting and frugal menu planning to a hungry population. Using the era's newspapers and magazines, "Stretching the Food Dollar" shows how home economists and nutritionists advised Americans on creating a healthy diet on even the slimmest of budgets.