To make sure troops and everyone on the home front received their fair share during World War II, the U.S. government introduced rationing. This cookbook advised the "women … behind the guns" on how to prepare healthful meals for their families when items such as meat and dairy were in short supply.



  • Title: Betty Crocker Rationing Cookbook
  • Date Created: 1943
  • Original Source: National Constitution Center
  • Rights: National Constitution Center Collection

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