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Peanut Butter Macaroni

Since there are so many recipes, tips, and sometimes illustrations that defy explanation, Wednesdays will now be dedicated to these. Just a page from a book. I will not be trying them, but if you're brave enough to, please let us all know how it turned out!

What not to do for a burn

Since there are so many recipes, tips, and sometimes illustrations that defy explanation, Wednesdays will now be dedicated to these. Just a page from a book. I will not be trying them, but if you're brave enough to, please let us all know how it turned out!

Why Cook? 

Since there are so many recipes, tips, and sometimes illustrations that defy explanation, Wednesdays are dedicated to these.

More Questionable Advice

To be fair, I don't know for certain that this is a bad idea, but I think that in general, it's probably best to avoid swallowing pins. From The Bride's Book of Household Management, mid 1920s.

Peanut butter and relish sandwiches

Since there are so many recipes, tips, and sometimes illustrations that defy explanation, Wednesdays will now be dedicated to these. Just a page from a book. I will not be trying them, but if you're brave enough to, please let us all know how it turned out!

Hints for spoiled Food

  No.  Just no.  Please don't try any of these tips.

Cream of Banana Soup

Since there are so many recipes, tips, and sometimes illustrations that defy explanation, Wednesdays will now be dedicated to these. Just a page from a book. I will not be trying them, but if you're brave enough to, please let us all know how it turned out!

What were they thinking???

It's the name of this cut of meat that gets me.  It appears, from the diagrams in the book, to be a cut from the hind leg of a cow, but how it got its name is beyond me. These... Continue Reading →

What Were They Thinking???

Since there are so many recipes, tips, and sometimes illustrations that defy explaination, Wednesdays will now be dedicated to these. Just a page from a book. I will not be trying them, but if you're brave enough to, please let us all know how it turned out!

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