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War time recipes



  • YoungBlueEyes
    That was our method too @PipneyJane. Thing was himself was getting a little... erm.... overly padded so they easiest way to get him to eat less was for me to not be leaving anything! He used to a hollow-legged sort but then he hit 50 and he sure ain't like that now :D 
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  • Nelliegrace
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    edited 30 March 2023 at 11:17AM
    I have read a lot about the home front, and diaries of the time. Nella Last wrote quite often about managing on the food ration. We decided to do the challenge again this year when Carolyn mentioned it.
    It is not really difficult, we used the fairly limited range of fresh ingredients from Asda during lockdown, to eat healthily, cooking from scratch, on a set budget, and this is much the same. 
    It is easier cooking for two on rations, it allows a little more flexibility. 
    Carolyn struggles on 2oz of tea a week, but 4oz is plenty for two.
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