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Vintage Cookery and Baking Powder Amounts

I’ve been short of time for my regular historical research projects, but I have two large bags of apples and went through my pamphlets in search of recipes.  While I was at it, I decided to look into the baking … Continue reading

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Oven Temperature Guide

During the twentieth century, technological developments meant that the temperature of ovens could, at long last, be exactly regulated.  As a result, the old terminology for oven temperatures had to be translated – but not every cookbook or recipe got … Continue reading

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