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Things (Greatgreatgrand)Mother Used To "Make Do"


You can tell by the recipes our ancestors used, that they had to make do with the most basic ingredients, they didn’t have a corner store to run to when they ran out of eggs, they had to wait until the chickens laid more. If they ran out of something they had to substitute the ingredient for what they had in their larder.

There wasn’t any fresh fruit in the wintertime, if you wanted fruit, you would have to preserve it by drying it, canning it or making it into jams and jellies. A "root cel…

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