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Instant Pot Apple-Pearsauce

Instant Pot Apple-Pearsauce Ingredients: 3 pounds apples 3 pounds pears 1 cup water ΒΌ cup bottled lemon juice 2 tsp ground cinnamon sweetener (see recipe) Directions: Wash, dry off and peel, then quarter and core apples, and then chop up. Add the apples, water, and cinnamon to the Instant Pot. Put on cover and seal… Continue reading Instant Pot Apple-Pearsauce

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Instant Pot Molasses Apple Butter

Using your Instant Pot to make apple butter is game changing. No baby sitting it for hours, no stirring, and it is done in a short time. You can water bath can it right away, and enjoy it for a long time. I prepped this in an 8 quart Instant Pot. A 6 quart is… Continue reading Instant Pot Molasses Apple Butter

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Depression Era Recipes: Hoover Stew

My Mom made a lot of Great Depression Era recipes when I was growing up. My Mom was a War Baby (born during WWII) and picked up the recipes from people she knew who were older, especially as my Dad was born in the Depression years. When I was young we lived more like it… Continue reading Depression Era Recipes: Hoover Stew

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Sugar Free Eggnog

In a world of sugar free and keto products, you'd think you would find sugar free eggnog in grocery stores. Yet, I haven't ever seen it. You can get it lactose free, almond milk, coconut milk, even oat milk based. But they all contain a lot of sugar, and most often, it is high fructose… Continue reading Sugar Free Eggnog

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War Cake

I had never had this recipe until I met my husband and his mother shared it with me. It was a Great Depression Era/WWII bread recipe. In their family they call it Aunt Hulda's Yum Yum Bread, and it's baked in bread pans. I was trying to make it sugar-free, because frankly, while it is… Continue reading War Cake