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Old 03-31-2009, 10:51 AM   #11
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I'd really like to see some of those recipes.

"If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe." -Carl Sagan
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Old 03-31-2009, 10:57 AM   #12
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I heard that one way to preserve old paper is by soaking it in milk of magnesia, then drying it out; it neutralizes the acids in the paper. BUT, I wouldn't try it with an heirloom. You may want to get the special clear protector sheets that many scrapbookers use and put the individual pages in each sleeve. Try a google on book preservation, you might find ideas that way.
Looking forward to seeing the recipes. You could also scan each page and save as pdf's.


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Old 03-31-2009, 11:16 AM   #13
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Check out this recipe for sausage and dumpling!

Recipe for Sausage and Dumplings: Inglenook Cookbook (1906)

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