Deviled eggs, chickens are still laying and we need our protein to keep up our home front work!
Tomato sandwiches, from the Victory garden, no tomato shortages this time of year!
SPAM, this innovative meat is a treat! Canned goods are needed overseas for our "fighting men" and allies
Jell-O, we'll use it to stretch some fruit (skipping the meat and vegetable stretching jell-o recipes!)
Ice tea, unsweetened. Sorry, there is a sugar shortage, we're lucky to have Jell-O!
What was on the menu for lunch in Savannah during World War II? Where might you go to discover the answer? Get ideas for the menu? Here are some strategies, but brainstorm more and share below.
Search Life Magazine, digitized in Google books for discussion of food, menus, lunch, luncheon , spam and Jell O in articles and advertising.
Find cookbooks from the period.
Scan The Geechee Yearbook and The Inkwell newspaper for pictures of students/faculty dining.
Some magazines are digitized in Google Books, lncluding Life Magazine (digitized and keyword searchable from 1935-1972, no printing.) Use the link to browse a list of other titles available. Or, do an advanced search of Google books, limiting to magazines, notice you can also select a date range. Mostly articles from U.S. during 20th century