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Have You Ever Eaten a Singin’ Hinny?

I have always been fascinated by the intriguing names of English recipes and have wondered about their origin. Many years ago, I was privileged to have a ‘pseudo-grandmother’, who regularly baby sat me from a very tender age. Over the … Continue reading

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Menu Planning in 1910…How Times Have Changed !

Part of the fun in reading older cookbooks is to see what dishes were fashionable or appropriate for the time. And how times have changed! In “A Year’s Dinners” by May Little, published in London around 1910, she features “365 … Continue reading

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