Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow
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It's as easy to romanticize the past as it is to demonize it; instead, let's learn from it. More than living simply, more than living 'green', thrifty grandmas knew the importance of the 'economics' in Home Economics. The history of home ec, lessons in thrift, practical tips and ideas from the past focused on sustainability for families and out planet. Companion to http://www.thingsyourgrandmotherknew.com/
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This 'eco stove' does more than cook your dinner - CNN.com

This 'eco stove' does more than cook your dinner - CNN.com | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Meet the eco-superhero using the sun and volcanic rocks to reinvent cooking in Kampala.

Via mrhill, Jukka Melaranta
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A Book Of Cookrye: Austrian Cauliflower Soup, or More ways to use pulverized vegetables

A Book Of Cookrye: Austrian Cauliflower Soup, or More ways to use pulverized vegetables | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
We at A Book of Cookrye, like many people in the United States, are aware of what countries most of our family comes from but know little besides where on a map to point. We have neither stories of the old country nor traditions brought over from across the ocean. We may be able to say what countries our ancestors come from and maybe name a city or two, but that is all we can say about that.
With that in mind, we found a book of Austrian recipes in the library. Being part Austrian, we decided to see if anything resonated with us
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Preserving Memories With Glass Mason Jars

Preserving Memories With Glass Mason Jars | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Both our daughters are not at our home this Christmas, but living in their new homes this year. One daughter is in town, in her latest apartment; the other is out of state, stuck in her dorm and unable...
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How to SAVE "rainwater" for cooking

How to SAVE "rainwater" for cooking | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it

One of the "oldest" traditions in BLACK CULTURAL COOKING is the
saving of "rainwater" for later use in cooking.

The world has changed...skies are Polluted. But we still carry out
this ancient tradition:

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Build Your Own $20 Outdoor Cob Pizza Oven | The Year of Mud

Build Your Own $20 Outdoor Cob Pizza Oven | The Year of Mud | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Learn how to build your own outdoor, wood fired cob oven for $20 -- amazing for great homemade pizza and bread!

Via Brian Yanish - MarketingHits.com
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Basic Pantry Ingredients

Basic Pantry Ingredients | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Do you find yourself wondering around the kitchen and Pantry looking for everything you need to cook a complete meal for your family. I have been working on a list of ingredients that should be in your kitchen, freezer and refrigerator. These are the items...
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Shhh, It's A Cookbook Secret...

Shhh, It's A Cookbook Secret... | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
I've been collecting vintage cookbooks (and other ephemera) for decades. But it's not because I actually cook. Other than baking, I nearly hate cooking. Thankfully, my dear hubby is the cook in the...
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A Healthier, Greener New Year With Collecting

A Healthier, Greener New Year With Collecting | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Paper or plastic? Butter or margarine? Sugar or corn syrup? What do these questions have to do with collecting? It's a new year and that usually means N
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Cooking without Electricity: Non-Electric Kitchen Appliances

Cooking without Electricity: Non-Electric Kitchen Appliances | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it

Cooking without electricity in a power outage doesn't just mean finding an alternative way to cook food. In our modern world, most of our kitchen appliances are electric as well. If we were ever without electricity, we would need an alternative way to complete the tasks that are now accomplished using appliances.


Via Vivalist, Jocelyn Stoller
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non-electric appliances in the kitchen

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Fannie Farmer, the mother of level measurements

Fannie Farmer, the mother of level measurements | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it

Fannie Farmer was the author of The Boston Cooking-School Cookbook, the first cookbook to use strict standardized measurements. Called “the mother of level measurements”, Fannie was also a teacher and lecturer who helped to popularize a more scientific approach to cooking and housekeeping, and inspired doctors and nurses with her innovative teachings on convalescent diet …

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A SNAP Cookbook: Good and Cheap

PDF cookbook written for people who are on food-stamps or otherwise have limited income, by Leanne Brown


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Quick Guide to Every Herb and Spice in the Cupboard

Quick Guide to Every Herb and Spice in the Cupboard | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Ever get coriander confused with cumin? Or wonder if saffron is really essential to the flavor of a dish? As much for our benefit as for yours, we've put together this quick reference guide to all the most common (and some uncommon) herbs and spices!

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Vintage Bowman Dairy Golden Guernsey Cookbook Recipes Ruth Fisher Holbrook Cookbooklet

Vintage Bowman Dairy Golden Guernsey Cookbook Recipes Ruth Fisher Holbrook Cookbooklet | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
My Favorite Recipes by Ruth Fisher Holbrook, Food Consultant, Bowman Dairy Company. Bowman was a Golden Guernsey distributor (as seen on the
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