Our Grandmothers were experts at stretching their grocery dollars to feed large families! At times, it was necessary for them to be very creative cooks - making do with what they had on hand or what was readily available.

Take a step back in time learn how Grandma did it - much of her knowledge can be applied to our modern households!

Monday, March 12, 2012

Quick One Egg Cake

1 1/2 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
2/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup melted lard
1 egg
1/2 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Sift dry ingredients. Add cooled shortening. Add eggs beaten with milk and vanilla. Beat well by hand 1 minute. Bake at 350 degrees 25 to 30 minu

Another household use for vinegar...

For a great shower cleaner - mix equal parts of white vinegar and Dawn dish soap in a spray bottle. Spray on, let set a few minutes and rinse off.