Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Tips For Tenderizing Tough Meat

From a vintage issue of Modern Woman (circa 1945; I didn't put the scan in a proper folder, so I don't remember which issue), a tip for dealing with tough and/or cheap cuts of meat.

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Wall Washing Tips

This tip comes from a 1977 almanac -- the J. Gruber's Hagers-Town, Town and Country, Almanack. Frankly, this tip fascinates me... Logically, it seems starting at the top would make more sense, avoiding streaks on previously cleaned sections of the wall; but I'll be darned if trying it this way wasn't better. (I'd always wondered why I still has those streaks!)

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