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My Mama Jennie's Journal

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 13
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1981
Type Image
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6xd0ztc
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 324356
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xd0ztc

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Title My Mama Jennie's Journal
Description distenper. It was also used by family members by diluting one table spoonful with water and drinking to cure a cold, stomachache or diarrhea. One of grandma Sorenson's favorite receipts was titled) "Liniment For Wan Or Beast" 8 ounces pure turpentine 8 ounces best vinegar 2 beaten eggs Shake in bottle and apply plentifully with a piece of flannel ^loth until cured. Grandma guaranteed her "Dressing for Beautiful H^I7*.11 i pint castor oil ¦i pint beef marrow 1 tablespoon ammonia 1 teaspoon cinnanon Rub on and leave on the head one night, then wash off. I was never brave enough to try it, so I'm not sure what the guarantee covered. For Shiny Hair Wash with grandma's homemade lye soap, then rinse in freshly caught rain water or freshly melted snow. Summer Complaint 1 teaspoon black pepper dissolved in 1 cup cold water. Drink it fast. If this doesn't work by nightfall, try 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper. Hold the nose and swallow fast. Common sense was important in cooking, and substitution of ingredients in lean times was r.ecessary in order to make a meal. Lard sprinkled with salt was often spread on bread when there was no butter available. A spoonful of molasses added to the lard made a delectable and nourishing treat. The pumpkin pie recipe in Mamma's journal called for carrots if pumpkins were unavailable. It emphasized that the milk called for must still be warm from the cow. If eggs are not to be had, add f teaspoon bicarbonate of soda, and whip more air into the batter. Although it will not be as toothsome, the children will not know the difference. The Cabbage Patch-Bean Soup recipe had a humorous notation at the end. "Eating beans and cabbage together can cause an after odor for people who axe inclined to be gaseous. It is best to cook and eat this food on Saturday when not going to church." -83-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 13
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324301
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xd0ztc/324301