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Applesauce Shortcake Stacks

80/87111110 GOOD FOR TEA. NEW things are not always the freshest nor the most novel. and everybody knows they are not by any means invariably the best. It is a good plan to heed the Scriptural counsel to “prove all things and hold fast that which is good, but the latter part of the injunction […]

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Vintage Salad Receipts

Italian Sauce Put the yolk of an egg into a basin, work in a teaspoonful of powdered sugar, a teaspoonful of garlic vinegar (one or two drops only for English taste), two tablespoonfuls of oil (this to be added slowly drop by drop). then a large tablespoonful of vinegar: pour over the salad, and serve […]

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Good Parenting means being flexible

“Let” children engage in forming their own opinions: Forming their own opinions: Parents should be careful about passing on their own strong opinions to their children as though they are a required belief.  As Miss Mason says, they may share your opinions for a time, “But a reaction comes, and the swinging of the pendulum is […]

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Cooking Tongue

I have looked through an 1897 Good Housekeeping and found an article on the proper ways to cook tongue.  I’m not sharing the how to cook part, because my method is simply to put it in the crockpot with a small bit of water and whatever herbs you want to smell- bay leaf, garlic, pepper, […]

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Copywork phrases

SAYINGS, WISE AND OTHERWISE. Anger punishes Itself. All is not lost that Is in peril. Blind men’s wives need no paint. As is the workman, so is the work. Abundance, like want, ruins many. Use pastime so as not to lose time. Trip broth is better than no porridge. (I have no idea what this […]

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