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Helps For Housewives:

If your kitchen does not boast a regular ventilating fan, set an oscillating fan on a shelf near an open window. This will help keep the kitchen cool as well as quickly rid of fumes and odors.

Author: NEWSPAPER, The Kingston Daily Freeman - Kingston, New York 01-27-1941

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SIDE DISH

Sweet Potatoes, American

Ingredients
  • One tablespoon butter
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Salt
  • Sugar
  • Milk
  • Cinnamon
Preparation Instructions

Melt one tablespoon butter and put the peeled raw sweet potatoes in a saucepan, turning until they have absorbed all the butter. Sprinkle with a little salt and one tablespoon, sugar. Almost cover with milk and let boil until tender or until they have almost boiled dry. Serve with melted butter over the tops and a fine sprinkling of cinnamon.

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