Category Archives: vintage cookery

The Good Things of April

The 4Moms with 35+ Kids published our parenting book on Kindle (4 Moms of 35+ Kids Answer Your Parenting Questions). That was so much fun I got the bug for further experimenting, and worked on formatting two other books for kindle:Ten Low-Carb Snacks and Quick Meals , which I listed for only .99 and Things […]

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The Proper Way to Sweep a Room

The Proper Way to Sweep a Room Dust the furniture and put it in another room. Dust bric-a-brac and put on the bed if you are sweeping a sleeping room, if another room put them on the table, or in an adjoining room. Brush the draperies, take down and lay on the bed or table. […]

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Sandtarts

These are a bit bigger in size than the DHM and GrannyTea make them… I was trying hard to get the batch done before the Striderling got bored of playing on his own. Some day he can help me make them, and they’ll be smaller. 😉 These are golden, delicious treats of buttery glory. It’s […]

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Vintage Cooking, from a WW2 era Magazine

Sour cream berry muffins 2 cups sifted cake flour2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp salt1/2 tsp baking soda1/4 cup sugar1 cup thick sour cream1/2 cup milk1 egg, beaten1 cup blueberries, thoroughly drained Reserve 1/4 cup flour and sift remaining with baking powder, soda, and sugar. Mix sour cream, milk, and egg together and barely mix with […]

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October, 1944 Woman’s Day- War-time Cooking

Swiss Steak Use rump, round, or chuck steak, cut about 3/4-inch thick.  About 1 pound will serve 4. Cut off some fat and try out in heavy skillet.  Sprinkle meat with 1/4 cup flour, 1 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; pound with wooden mallet, potato masher, edge of a saucer, or back of […]

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