1940s recipes that are still good to use today

If you like pigs in a blanket, you’ll fall hard for sausage rolls 

This 1940s and 1950s cocktail was popular. The Moscow Mule is traditionally served in a copper mug with lots of ice. —Milwaukee's Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Before my 40s, I never tried parsnips, but now I love them. I dare your kids to dislike this salad. Jodi Taffel, Altadena, CA

My joke is that these pancakes are so light you have to hold them down! We make them with freshly milled cornmeal from local festivals when we can. —Betty Claycomb, Alverton, PA

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As a full-time teacher, I only cook from scratch a few nights a week. This slow-cooker soup feeds my family for two evenings. —Julie Kruger, St. Cloud, MN

My mom always cooked handmade bread on our farm—nothing tasted better! Now I make these simple yet tasty muffins for my family. Linda Rasmussen, Twin Falls, Idaho

Try these almond-topped Chinese cookies this season. Shirley Warren, Thiensville, WI

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