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World Turn'd Upside Down · 3W ago

Civil War Era Snow Cream Recipe

I'm enjoying my snow day off after that busy weekend at Military Through the Ages.This is ...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 2M ago

Fight the Gap Crud: WWII Era Chicken Noodle Soup

Everyone had a great weekend at the Fort Indiantown Gap Event!But now it's here: The Gap C...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 2M ago

WWII Knit Cap : Easy Pattern

I was hoping to get this out before FIG because I hear it's supposed to snow! O.O  I also here there will be a fair amount of knitting going on next weekend. Hopefully I'll have a female pattern up by then. I have an easy and fun one in mind but I mi...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 2M ago

WWII Boston Clam Chowder Recipe

This is a fairly standard, but tasty, clam chowder recipe, if you need to feed 100. The be...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 3M ago

The Spectrum of Reenacting

Reenacting. It's not just one thing. One of the biggest complaints I hear in reenacting is about the "quality" of events. You'll hear one reenactor complaining that they hardly got to fire t...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 4M ago

Civil War Era Cookie Recipe: Ginger Nuts

"He lives, then, on ginger-nuts, thought I; never eats a dinner, properly speaking; he must be a vegetarian then; but no he never eats even vegetables, he eats nothing but ginger-nuts. My mind then ran on in reveries concerning the probable effects u...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 4M ago

"A Man Could Propose to This Pie" WWII Era Recipe: Pecan Pie

Recipes for the earliest versions of pecan pie date back to the 1880s but the dish didn't reach its height of popularity until the 1940s when sugar rationing made this sugarless dish a good ...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 5M ago

WWI Era Recipe: Pumpkin Candy and a Riddle

I saw this recipe and just had to see how our predecessors used such a trendy, fall flavor...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 5M ago

WWI Era Turkish Delight Recipe

"I am now on a hospital ship bound for somewhere, and I don’t know where...I have been wounded in the foot, but not seriously. You know what things are on an hospital ship, plenty of everything. I shall have a good yarn to tell you when I come home, ...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 6M ago

On Dying

I am sorry that this is so long. This is something I don't like to talk about but I've had...