Free Hard-Times Cookbooks and Spring #Nails #MondayRecommends

If you’re stuck at home with limited groceries, you could do worse than learn from the cooks of World War II England.

Carolyn Ekins, of the wonderful website The 1940s Experiment, has two for you.

She’s scanned a 1939 cookbook, COOKERY IN WAR-TIME, and put it up for a free download. She also put out a call for pantry-staple recipes from her readers, and put them together into THE PANDEMIC PANTRY, which will be a free download in April. I submitted my pertater soup recipoo. How cool is that? Way, that’s how!

So I was really ready for some happy, and I did this:

And guess what? Somebody turns 250 years ollllld this yeeeeeeear.


A WRITING PROMPT FROM ME TO YOU: What gives you hope?



I was born in Louisville, Kentucky, but now live in the woods in southern Indiana. Though I only write fiction, I love to read non-fiction. The more I learn about this world, the more fantastic I see it is.

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One thought on “Free Hard-Times Cookbooks and Spring #Nails #MondayRecommends

  1. joey

    April 9, 2020 at 6:39pm

    I like the pinks and yellows and stuffs! I am eager to pedicure myself, I just need to get the energy. And when I do, they will be PINK!

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      Marian Allen

      April 10, 2020 at 8:12am

      Oh, pardon me, I thought you were quarantined with two girls and a husband…. ‘Nuff said.

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