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I am sorry to have this rant, I might not even post this.. I most likely will and I am sure I will lose a reader or two.. but I have to write this.. If you live in an apartment or a tiny condo in the city, you can be many things.. You can be […]
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Category Archives: canadian wartime recipes
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Happy St. Paddies Day! Is it any wonder that I am going to post a Irish Stew Recipe from the wartime. One pound Mutton, wipe and cut and cover with cold water (remember that back in the day, the meat … Continue reading