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Vintage Hints and Tips – Growing Vegetables In A Small Garden

Here's an apt article for this time of year if you like growing your own vegetables. This article from November 1939 shows how to make the most of a small garden and what to grow. AND now the garden truly comes into its own, for food - fresh food, especially - is of the utmost importance.… Continue reading Vintage Hints and Tips – Growing Vegetables In A Small Garden

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Florence White: Britain’s First Freelance Food Journalist

I came across this article in the May 1940 edition of Housewife magazine. It's tribute to English cookery writer Florence White. She was a much respected recipe book writer, freelance cookery journalist and cookery school founder. FLORENCE WHITE died on March 12 this year, aged 76, and HOUSEWIFE readers, we feel sure, were particularly sorry… Continue reading Florence White: Britain’s First Freelance Food Journalist

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Vintage Hints and Tips – Windfall Apple Recipes

Another article from 1939 with some lovely apple recipes for you to try. PEOPLE are never tired of attacking the English climate, but there is one thing to be said in its favour; it grows the best ­flavoured apples in the world! And as apples will soon be at their best and cheapest in the… Continue reading Vintage Hints and Tips – Windfall Apple Recipes