The Handbook of Forgotten Skills

The Handbook of Forgotten Skills
Author: Elaine Batiste,Natalie Crowley
Publsiher: Abrams
Total Pages: 112
Release: 2023-08-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN: 9798887070124

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An illustrated step-by-step guide to classic fun and handy skills for a new generation Turn the clock back to a simpler time and unlock hours of timeless fun as you discover how to: Tie knots Make a bird feeder Write a thank you note Make a pie Build a campfire Use a compass Wrap a gift with brown paper and string Sew by hand Grow tomatoes Fix a flat bicycle tire Make refrigerator pickles Sew buttons Make lemonade Grow and dry herbs Mend a sock Make natural dyes Skip stones Start quilting Perform coin tricks Make an omelet Fold paper airplanes Explore photography Each chapter includes clear, illustrated step-by-step instructions as well as information about the history of that skill. For example, did you know that lemonade is credited with helping fight the plague in Paris? Or that paper airplanes became popular during World War II because traditional toys weren’t available? With so many activities to explore, this book will be one kids turn to again and again.

Forgotten Skills of Cooking

Forgotten Skills of Cooking
Author: Darina Allen
Publsiher: Octopus Books
Total Pages: 600
Release: 2018-11-05
Genre: Cooking
ISBN: 9780857836939

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Winner of the Andre Simon Food Book Award 2009. Darina Allen has won many awards such as the World Gourmand Cookbook Award 2018, the Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Irish Culinary Sector by Euro-Toques, the UK Guild of Food Writers Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2018 Guaranteed Irish Food Hero Award. 'There's not much this gourmet grande dame doesn't know.' Observer Food Monthly In this sizeable hardback, Darina Allen reconnects you with the cooking skills that missed a generation or two. The book is divided into chapters such as Dairy, Fish, Bread and Preserving, and forgotten processes such as smoking mackerel, curing bacon and making yogurt and butter are explained in the simplest terms. The delicious recipes show you how to use your home-made produce to its best, and include ideas for using forgotten cuts of meat, baking bread and cakes and even eating food from the wild. The Vegetables and Herbs chapter is stuffed with growing tips to satisfy even those with the smallest garden plot or window box, and there are plenty of suggestions for using gluts of vegetables. You'll even discover how to keep a few chickens in the garden. With over 700 recipes, this is the definitive modern guide to traditional cookery skills.

Listening

Listening
Author: Madelyn Burley-Allen
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1995
Genre: Listening
ISBN: OCLC:502946430

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The Forgotten Skills of Self Sufficiency Used by the Mormon Pioneers

The Forgotten Skills of Self Sufficiency Used by the Mormon Pioneers
Author: Caleb Warnock
Publsiher: Bonneville
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2011
Genre: House & Home
ISBN: 1599555107

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Many people dream of becoming self-reliant during these times of fluctuating prices and uncertain job security. Using truly simple techniques, you can cultivate the pioneer's independence to provide safety against lost wages, harsh weather, economic recession, and commercial contamination and shortages. Strengthen your family's self-reliance as you discover a new the joy of homegrown food, thrift, and self-sufficient living.

Camping s Forgotten Skills

Camping s Forgotten Skills
Author: Cliff Jacobson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 0
Release: 1993
Genre: Camping
ISBN: 0934802793

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Camping has changed since the days of pine bough beds and bonfires. "No longer is it ethical to shape the land to suit our whims." Keeping this in mind, Jacobson explores the advances in modern camping, distinguishing high tech from high hype, and concludes that we can still make do without buying out the stores if we use a little ingenuity. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

The Natural Navigator

The Natural Navigator
Author: Tristan Gooley
Publsiher: The Experiment
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2012-06-05
Genre: Sports & Recreation
ISBN: 9781615191550

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From the New York Times-bestselling author of The Secret World of Weather and The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs, learn to tap into nature and notice the hidden clues all around you Before GPS, before the compass, and even before cartography, humankind was navigating. Now this singular guide helps us rediscover what our ancestors long understood—that a windswept tree, the depth of a puddle, or a trill of birdsong can help us find our way, if we know what to look and listen for. Adventurer and navigation expert Tristan Gooley unlocks the directional clues hidden in the sun, moon, stars, clouds, weather patterns, lengthening shadows, changing tides, plant growth, and the habits of wildlife. Rich with navigational anecdotes collected across ages, continents, and cultures, The Natural Navigator will help keep you on course and open your eyes to the wonders, large and small, of the natural world.

The Lost Ways

The Lost Ways
Author: Claude Davis, Sr.
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 430
Release: 2019-07-08
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 1732557179

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More Forgotten Skills of Self sufficiency

More Forgotten Skills of Self sufficiency
Author: Caleb J. Warnock
Publsiher: Hobble Creek Press
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2014
Genre: House & Home
ISBN: 1462113435

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Bestselling author Caleb Warnock is back with a new collection of skills to help your family gain independence and self-reliance. Learn about self-seeding vegetables, keep chickens without ever buying feed, collect water from rain and snow, find wild vegetables for everyday eating, and even make your own laundry soap?if you liked the first Forgotten Skills book, then you will love these additional techniques for becoming truly self-sufficient.