Recipes & Home Advice

A range of adverts and articles which appeared in local newspapers offering advice in the home and recipes to readers during the first World war years and beyond.


Spring Cleaning the 1918 Way

Want to clean your carpets? From steam carpet beating to the cordless vacuums today.  Advert taken from the Bromley & ...
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Salt a Good Cleanser

Household hints were often printed in the local newspapers.  The following account was printed in the Bromley & District Time ...
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Care of candles and lamps

To the country resident the problem of lighting the house is always more or less a vexed one. Candles for ...
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Italian Recipes for Meatless Days

By 1917, certain foods were in short supply, especially meat, wheat for bread, butter and sugar.  Here is a recipe ...
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