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Egg Substitute

Grind about 2 Tablespoons of flax seed (your coffee mill will work, and you can try your blender. You should have about 1/4 cup of ground flaxseed. Whisk this into 3/4 cups of cold water and continue whisking while you bring the mixture to a boil and boil it for three minutes longer. The texture […]

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Cranberry Orange Relish

12 ounces cranberries1 orange1 cup of sugar Wash the orange. Slice the orange and remove any seeds. Don’t peel it. Put about half the orange and half the cranberries in the food processor and pulverize- or use your hand chopper.Put the chopped oranges and cranberries in a bowl, add the other half and repeat.Combine in […]

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White Sauce

White SauceTo make a white sauce, melt 2 tablespoons of fat in a skillet. This can be the leftover grease from frying ground beef or it can be butter, margarine, lard, or even coconut oil (very nutritious, not so frugal).Stir in 2 tablespoons of flour until it forms a smooth paste.Slowly stir (or whisk) in […]

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dried orange peel

Orange peel- the next time you are eating oranges, use a fancy citrus zester or a plain, garden variety vegetable peeler and peel the orange part of the peel away from the white rind. Dry these in your oven, air dry them, or do as we once did- spread them out over your oil heater […]

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Home-made Mayonaisse

Monday night I made home-made mayonnaise for the first time in a long time, and oh, my!I had forgotten how absolutely delicious it is. I had not made it in so long because the Equushick had taken over that job for us, and she continued to make it for us many times after her marriage […]

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