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Hunter’s Stew, vintage recipe

This recipe comes from an old stash of my great grandmother’s recipes from the 30’s and 40s. I am not sure why it’s called Hunter’s Stew.  Maybe it was a stew hunters could make over the campfire while camping? In the kitchen, you can use up a number of leftovers with it, and excepting the […]

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Turkey (or chicken) Walnut Rice Salad

Turkey Walnut Salad This is a cold salad, lovely for a brunch, hearty, filling, piquant, delicious: 3 cups cooked rice, white or brown 2 cups cooked turkey, diced (you can substitute chicken or turkey ham, or regular ham, or even diced leftover cooked pork chops) 1/2 cup celery, diagonally sliced 1/4 cup pineapple chunks, drained […]

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Parmesan Crackers and Parmesan Straws

I think either of these would make a good dish to have for weekly tea with the children, the sort of tea where you do picture study, read a poem, or have a little read aloud or a discussion of your favourite reads that week. The sort of tea that might turn out like this. […]

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Chicken Liver Omelette

Omelette with Chicken Livers Separate the whites and yolks of six eggs. Chill the whites. Boil three chicken livers until tender, (reserve liquid). Cut them in pieces about half an inch long; brown one tablespoonful of butter and one of flour, add half a cupful of the liquor in which the livers were boiled and […]

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Frozen Coffee Parfait

CAFE PARFAIT One pint of cream one cupful of cold coffee three fourths of a cupful of sugar one tablespoonful of vanilla Whip the cream quite stiff, add gradually the cup of coffee, then the sugar and vanilla, beating with an egg beater all the ingredients thoroughly together. Prepare your ice cream freezer as you […]

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