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Christmas puddings: when age-old customs meet decimal currency

In April 1966, Miss Una Clarkson, Miss Barbara Lynch and Mrs Strachan conducted experiments on a set of six Christmas puddings. Half were steamed, and the other half were boiled. Following an age-old tradition, the three cooks carefully inserted in … Continue reading

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Now that there’s a Sunbeam Mixmaster in your life…

I bought one of these from a flea market when I was a student. It was very old, extraordinarily hefty, and the engine would start smoking on occasion. But I had to own it because it was a design classic. … Continue reading

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Chocolate Caramels

My search for chocolate in the Archives continues! Here’s a recipe for Chocolate Caramels. Place a pound of loaf sugar in a clean pan, add half a pint of new milk, and as soon as it commences to boil a … Continue reading

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