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By Editors of Yankee Magazine

Wonder what Grandma may have used to wash greasy kitchen partitions? medication a sore throat? overcome insect pests in her vegetable backyard? ask yourself no longer!

Whatever your grandma did to mend and continue issues round the residence and backyard, it most likely labored. That’s as the outdated methods are usually the simplest methods by way of options for daily difficulties, principles for saving time, and convenient recommendation for buying the task performed. And that’s the place 1,001 Old-Time loved ones Hints is available in. locate the easiest tricks, counsel, and secrets and techniques for every little thing from cooking, cleansing, and residential upkeep to puppy care, gardening, and vacation celebrations. You’ll additionally locate how you can adapt and increase a few old-time equipment. notice an awesome number of precious and smart principles, together with the best way to:

• fresh copper pans, utilizing buttermilk and salt
• Make actual sourdough bread the best way the pioneers did
• struggle wrinkles and create kissable lips
• Use typical materials to fix your hair
• Create your personal special fragrance
• arrange universal area at your residence
• Use ivory cleaning soap for sharpening silver and bug regulate
• thoroughly separate ingesting glasses which were caught jointly
• And extra!

With 1,001 Old-Time family Hints in your kitchen desk or nightstand, you’re continually within the strong corporation of an old-timer who’s able to dispense a beneficial trace, encouraging notice, or sage mystery on the flip of a web page. 310 colour images

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S Service Cook Book (1933), this pudding was noted as a practical way to make good use of leftover bread and coffee. Today, you can use it to be trendy, or just to be sensible. 1 cup strong black coffee 1½cups milk 1 cup soft bread crumbs 2 eggs, separated � cup sugar � teaspoon vanilla Few grains salt teaspoon baking soda Cream Combine the coffee and milk and scald—heat the mixture in a pan or the top half of a double boiler on the stove, stirring constantly, until tiny bubbles form all the way around the edge of the pan (don’t boil the mixture).

To make it, use a fork to mix 1 cup chilled, boiled rice with ¼ cup granulated sugar, Ms teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon vanilla.

California Mock Duck ROAST DUCK is a treat, just as it was in 1926, when the National Live Stock and Meat Board published My Meat Recipes, but fresh duck is not always easy to find at your local grocery store. Here’s a substitute that uses regular flank steak instead for a delicious “mock duck” dish. This recipe was submitted by Dorothy Rodkey, of Blue Rapids High School, in Kansas. 1½ pounds soft bread crumbs 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 cup chopped prunes � teaspoon salt teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1½ pounds flank steak Small pieces of suet or slices of raw bacon In a small bowl, combine the bread crumbs, egg, prunes, salt, pepper, and lemon juice.

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