Wartime Tea Time Tips
Little Hints on War-time Economy
Save tea leaves – besides being useful for brushing the carpet, if they are boiled in water the liquid makes a splendid cleaner for varnished boards or dark paint
Tea will go much further measured instead of guessed, and if made with filtered rain water. Half the quantity can be used if soft water is employed.
If you put half a pound of butter in a basin, and add half a pint of new milk, then whip till the butter has taken up all the milk, you have a double amount of butter, but it does not keep well, and should be eaten within a few days.
Small rashers of bacon boiled for five minutes, and then fried, come up to twice their size.
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