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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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How To Prepare And Eat Acorns

How To Prepare And Eat Acorns | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Acorns are extremely nutritious and readily available to most of us, making them a healthful and convenient addition to many recipes.

Note: Acorns do contain a bitter organic substance called tannin that must be leached out before eating. With a little patience, tannin is easily removed.


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Vivalist's curator insight, November 9, 2015 10:49 AM

It requires lots of water and boiling to remove tannin so not to be considered if those are scarce or if in a hurry

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A Book Of Cookrye: Whatever the heck a Radio Pudding is, it's university-approved

A Book Of Cookrye: Whatever the heck a Radio Pudding is, it's university-approved | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it

I did take the rest of the pot out and offer it to everyone downstairs because I couldn't bring myself to waste it. The first person to try some got this look on his face like he'd seen God and took the whole thing to his room. It really is that good.

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Things Your Grandmother Knew: Winter Brings Cream Soups

Things Your Grandmother Knew: Winter Brings Cream Soups | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it

From the October 1932 issue of The Royal Neighbor, on Milady’s Own Page, a reminder that “oysters are not the only food which comes into its own with the ‘R’ months,” cream soups made with milk, butter, and often a cooked and stewed vegetable are welcome when wintry arrives.

Along with recipes for six different cream soups (Cream of Cauliflower Soup, Duchess Soup, Cream of Spinach Soup, Chicken Cream Soup with Noodles, Cream of Crab Soup, and Bean Consomme; click the image to get a large legible scan with all the recipes), the vintage magazine has additional tips on cream soups.

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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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Hot Pineapple Eggnog

Hot Pineapple Eggnog | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it

In Favorite Recipes From America's Dairlyand, by the Wisconsin State Department of Agriculture, comes this recipe...

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