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PATRON + RECIPE WEDNESDAY: How to eliminate “Flat Sour” in Canning

Excerpt from 1946 canning cookbook What is Flat Sour? Three vegetables, most generally canned, are tomatoes, corn and peas. Classified by length of processing…

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PATRON + SATURDAY SECRETS – Have you ever tried to remove wall-paper from an old house? This is the paste that may have been used

Wallpaper was the rage in the 1890s and this is the way our ancestors made the paste to hang the wallpaper from wheat flour.…

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PATRON + SATURDAY SECRETS – Our parents came up with many natural ways to solve household problems like the ones below….

Household tips from the past "Fire Extinguishers: Throw baking soda on blaze. It smothers the fire by generating carbonic acid gas which envelops the…

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PATRON + SATURDAY SECRETS – The missing or lost sock dilemma seems to have been around for ages according to this 1890s story

Evidently, there was a problem with personal clothing and garments being lost in the 1890s just as there is today. They seem to have…