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Use it up: ways with leftovers

I recently bought yet another cookbook, on the recommendation of several readers at my regular blog. The book is Extending the Table. It follows the same format as an old family favorite, The More With Less Cookbook, by Janis Longacre, whose husband wrote the forward for Extending the Table. Although I disagree with some of […]

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Things Mother Used to Make: Biscuits

The original receipt is from the 1914 cookbook Things Mother Used to Make A Collection of Old Time Recipes, Some Nearly One Hundred Years Old and Never Published Before, by Lydia Gurney Here’s the recipe as it appears in the cookbook: =Cream of Tartar Biscuits= 1 Pint of Flour 2 Teaspoonfuls of Cream of Tartar 1 […]

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Things Mother Used to Make: Gingerbread

“WON’T you always remember the time, when as a child you came home from school as hungry as a bear and opened the old stone crock to find a chunk of toothsome gingerbread; or will you ever forget the delightful fragrance of the spicy, soft gingerbread that Mother had for supper on chilly nights? To […]

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Things Mother Used to Make: Cornmeal Gems

From the 1914 cookbook Things Mother Used to Make A Collection of Old Time Recipes, Some Nearly One Hundred Years Old and Never Published Before Here’s the recipe as it appears in the cookbook: =Corn Meal Gems= 2 Cupfuls of Flour 1 Cupful of Corn Meal (bolted is best) 2 Cupfuls of Milk 2 Teaspoonfuls […]

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Things Mother Used to Make: Sour Milk Griddle Cakes

These are eggless pancakes!  If you use almond milk or coconut milk, they are a dairy-free version as well as egg-free.  These pancakes also only have four ingredients!  I really am excited to discover this recipe, can you tell? The recipe in the 1914 Things Mother Used to Make A Collection of Old Time Recipes, […]

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