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1950s Recipes and Cooking Tips

1950s Recipes and Cooking Tips

With rationing on certain foods lasting until 1954, cooks in the 1950s had to be resourceful and creative. Some recipes have stood the test of time and remain family favourites, while a few of the more “creative” dishes are less popular today.

Tips and recipes were shared with and by readers of The Sunday Post, People’s Journal and The People’s Friend. Take a look at some of the best recipes and tips from the most inventive cooks that ever lived


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My Weekly's Berry Butterfly Cakes

butterfly cakes

Here at The DC Thomson Shop we are getting very excited for Spring and the warmer months ahead. To celebrate we wanted to share our brand new Spring products and one of our new favourite recipes!

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How to attract and care for wildlife in the garden

Wildlife in the garden

I really love spending time in my garden, and I feel a real sense of accomplishment when I look out and see the wildlife also enjoying my garden. When a hedgehog is exploring the grass or butterflies are enjoying the beautiful plants, I know I’ve done something right.

If, like me, you love nothing more than sharing your garden with birds, bees, hedgehogs and other wildlife then read on for some great tips on how to attract them!

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