Have you ever wondered what kind of salad recipes your great grandma ate? These salad recipes might give you a glimpse into the leafy greens and veggies she regularly enjoyed.Continue reading Salad Recipes From The 1800s (Miss Parloa’s Young Housekeeper)
Here are 19 delicious, vintage recipes for gravy and sauces that work well with different kinds of meat.Continue reading Sauces For Meat And Fish (Miss Parloa’s Young Housekeeper)
In boiling meats the temperature of the liquid should be kept at about the boiling point or a few degrees lower; that is, the water should bubble gently at one side of the pot or stewpan.Continue reading The Homemaker’s Guide To Cooking Meat (Miss Parloa’s Young Housekeeper)
Being a good homemaker is all about finding small, novel homemaking tips that will help you solve the problems you’re facing in your own home. If you’re dealing with an annoyance, chances are another homemaker has dealt with the same thing and came up with a solution for it.
These 8 tips are small, but they can pack a big punch in making your home more pleasant without adding too much extra work. They’re perfect for the lazy homemaker that doesn’t want to do more around the house, but wants her house to look better anyway.Continue reading 8 Homemaking Tips For Lazy People
FRESH fish should frequently be substituted for meat. For those who live in seaboard towns there is no trouble in obtaining a variety. Every inland place has its own peculiar species, which should have precedence over other kinds; for the first thing to be taken into account is freshness. Fish brought from a distance deteriorates with the handling it receives and the time it is out of the water.Continue reading The Homemaker’s Guide To Cooking Fish (Miss Parloa’s Young Housekeeper)
Toddlers are many wonderful things. Clean and orderly generally isn’t one of them!
While you could run around cleaning up after them, that would be a huge waste of energy that is better spent cooking yummy food and actually playing with your toddler!
So what is a tired mom to do? You teach your toddler to clean up after themselves!Continue reading How To Get Your Toddler To Help Clean Up Their Messes
I love homemade bread! These recipes cover rolls, bread, and even waffles. While these recipes are old, they still make delicious food that will please your whole family.Continue reading Vintage Bread Recipes From The 1800s (Miss Parloa’s Young Housekeeper)
When it comes to keeping your home in the best shape possible, it’s usually the small homemaking tips that have the biggest impact. Small things like having a place for everything seems like a no brainer, until you realize you’re not following that advice at all!
Below are 8 small homemaking tips that can make a HUGE difference in your homemaking routine. If you’re looking for the secret to a happy, harmonious home, you might just find it in this post!Continue reading 8 Small Homemaking Tips That Make A Big Difference
When you think of a traditional housewife or an old-fashioned homemaker, you are probably thinking of a woman that stays home with the kids. She cooks delicious, homemade food every day, and cleans her house on a schedule that always leaves it looking comfortable and fresh. She might even homeschool her children and volunteer at her church.
Chances are, you probably don’t think she’s an entrepreneur. To most people, the housewife stays home, while the husband goes to work. That’s obviously the traditional way of being a homemaker, in our minds.
But what if I told you that just isn’t true? What if I could prove to you that homemakers and good wives have always had entrepreneurial spirits, and have done more than spent money… they’ve made money?Continue reading Traditional Homemakers Have Always Been Entrepreneurs
A Good Plain Stock.
- 7 quarts of cold water.
- A shin of beef weighing ten pounds.
- 4 tablespoonfuls of butter.
- 1 generous tablespoonful of salt.
- A piece of cinnamon two inches long.
- 1 teaspoonful of pepper-corns.
- A tiny bit of mace.6 whole cloves.
- 1/2 pint of minced onion.
- 4 tablespoonfuls of minced carrot.
- 4 tablespoonfuls of minced celery.
- A bouquet of sweet herbs.