1939 Six-Layer Dinner

Old Fashioned Cookbook

Who: Palestine Bi-Centennial Committee, Palestine, IL
Cost: $6, including shipping
Details: soft-backed, staple-bound
Pages of recipes: 32
Send checks to: Judy Beckes, 8916 N St. Hwy. 33, Palestine, IL 62451

1939 Six-Layer Dinner

Course Entrée
Cuisine American


  • Potatoes sliced
  • 1/3 Cup Rice
  • 1 lb. Cooked ground beef optional-use ham
  • Onions sliced
  • Carrots or Green peppers chopped
  • 1 quart Canned tomatoes


  • Place a thick layer of raw potatoes in the bottom of a deep buttered casserole dish. Wash rice, and then sprinkle over potatoes. Sprinkle meat over rice, then layer onions and carrots or green peppers over top. Pour tomatoes over all and bake covered at 350 degrees for 1-1-1/2 hours.