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Apple Dumpling- Vintage Recipe

“Apple Dumplings” in olden times were basically a whole apple wrapped in dough and tossed in a kettle of boiling water, or later steamed. Much more recently they have been baked, and more often the apples diced and seasoned within. In the 1700s in one of his sermons, John Wesley used this dish as an […]

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Vintage Cake recipes

Loaf Cake: One cupful each of butter, raisins, and milk; two cupfuls of sugar, four cupfuls of flour, four eggs, nutmeg ,one and one half teaspoonfuls of baking powder Delicious Pound Cake; One cupful of butter, one and one half cupfuls of sugar, five eggs, two scant cupfuls of flour, nutmeg or mace That is […]

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Mayonnaise free potato salad

POTATO SALAD Boil or steam small potatoes, and while warm, peel and slice thin.  Chop some parsley and dice an onion and add to the sliced potatoes.  Sprinkle with salt and pepper and toss.  Then pour over two or three dessert spoonfuls of oil, or melted butter can be used,  and moisten the whole with […]

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NY Attorney General Schneiderman (D) resigns in disgrace after allegations of assault and abuse

Prominent Democrat and self professed ‘champion’ of women, the guy who filed a civil suit againt Harvey Weinstein (claiming he’d never seen anything as despicable as Weinstein’s behaviour)- New York state Attorney General, has resigned 3 hours after the New Yorker came out with a disturbing story about four women who have made very credible […]

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Good Advice

A lad got into some youthful scrape and came to his grandmother asking her to assist him in getting out again. He ruefully admitted that he had gotten in trouble through ignoring his uncle’s warnings about exactly the situation he found himself in. Grandmother smiled and said, “Well, your uncle certainly knew what he was […]

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