Could You Stomach These Depression Era Meals?

These meal ideas are certainly creative!

5. Dandelion Salad

You know times were tough when people had to eat weeds. Nowadays, a dandelion salad might sound like something served at that hip, vegan bistro down the road, but back in the Depression-era, this was a necessity. To make this salad, people would dig up dandelions and discard the roots and flowers. Then, they would soak the leaves in clean water and rinse several times. Finally, they would put the leaves in a bowl and toss with whatever sort of dressing they had – lemon juice, olive oil, etc.

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