Hungry History

Category: World War I

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Lunch With Libby: World War I Doughboy Rations and Red Cross Cakes

Find out more about the diet of American troops in Europe and shares a popular recipe for a well-preserved treat that loved ones could send to their boys “over there.”

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America’s Patriotic Victory Gardens

During both World Wars, America’s agricultural production became a powerful military tool.

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Food Rationing in Wartime America

Find out more about wartime restrictions and try out a popular ration recipe.