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Eggless Butterless and Milkless Cake Recipe

This is a old fashioned Wartime cake.. That is a lot of sugar but most of the older recipe call for so much sugar in them.. however it helped preserve the food at that time.. Plus people were working harder … Continue reading

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Canada 150 Food Blog Challange -Feb 2017- Doing Without

Canada 150 Food Blog Challenge for February 2017: Doing Without Because the winter larder has traditionally been lean for so many Canadians, the February topic is about doing without food (or specific foods). Some possible angles: -Meatless, eggless, gluten-, sugar- … Continue reading

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Canada 150 Year Birthday!

Canada is turning 150 years old this year and there are many planned events across the country and there are 150 planned events for Ottawa our national capital city..  I know that a few at least will end up here … Continue reading

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March 24th- The Canadian Wartime Recipe Challenge 2015

There was some very cute in some cases recipes for Fruits, and in other, just a touch odd to me. Clearly there was regular picking and eating of fruit in season, there was also canning of fruit, jams and Jellies, … Continue reading

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March 23th- The Canadian Wartime Recipe Challenge 2015

One of the things that was still available was beans.. It would have been a filling side dish, a way to get away from bread, a nice way to have a meal without a potato and always a great way … Continue reading

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March 22th- The Canadian Wartime Recipe Challenge 2015

We are going to talk Puddings today.. and as luck would have it, they did make a barley pudding, which means I can bring my own favorite Barley Pudding recipe and photo into play. Recipe-Creamy Barley Pudding This is best … Continue reading

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March 21th- The Canadian Wartime Recipe Challenge 2015

Urge everyone to lesson wheat consumption by at least one third though subsitutions- Food Administration Yeast Breads Basic Standard Bread Recipe at the time. 1 cup of water, 1 tbsp. of fat, 1 tsp of salt, 1 tbsp. of either … Continue reading

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March 20th- The Canadian Wartime Recipe Challenge 2015

Can you believe it, its Friday again.. and that means Fish! Oyster Pie 40 Oysters, 2 hard cooked eggs, pinch of salt, tsp of parsley, tsp of chopped onion, 2 cups of oyster liquor and water, 3 tsp of flour … Continue reading

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March 19th- The Canadian Wartime Recipe Challenge 2015

Their Hedge Row Picking would be our foraging and it was allowed with rules in place for those that could get out to their local farmers area but I imagine that the farmers used a fair amount of it themselves. … Continue reading

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March 18th- The Canadian Wartime Recipe Challenge 2015

As I had a new litter of wee buns in the hutch, talking about rabbits seems like a great idea. http://www.1900s.org.uk/1940s50s-livestock.htm Why keeping rabbits was so worthwhile Rabbits are very good at reproduction all the year round. so those families … Continue reading

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