DSC_0164Need to feed 100 people quickly? Miss the taste of Mess Food? Well, we have unearthed The Royal Canadian Air Force Recipe Manual from 1945, full of time tested recipes. No fat-free recipes here, all have some form of bacon fat or lard.

Recipes include fish cakes for 100, a house made sausage recipe that yields 400 sausages, corned beef hash , 33 lbs home fried potatoes, and a Christmas cake that weighs 17 lbs 8 ounces.

We’ve included some of these recipes below: