While most of us probably have plenty of food in the house right now, we can’t be confident that the situation will be the same in a couple of weeks. Our grandparents and great grandparents knew more about making something from nothing than we do, as we have lived in a time of plenty. Being able to make a nourishing meal for your family when things are scarce is a much harder task when ingredients are scant.
I know many of you have lived on rice and beans at times, or macaroni covered with whatever. What are your best “hard-time” dishes?
Here’s a suggestion from a YouTube cook who lives in Toronto. He has done a lot of videos about old time recipes. This video illustrates a dish that is common in one form or another throughout the world. It’s not “authentic” anything – just easy, filling, and delicious!