One of the Kitchener 1916 project’s challenges is perspective.
I read early 20th-century newspaper articles and try to turn off my early 21st Century sensibilities. While it’s not always possible, I think it’s important that I’m aware of my biases and experiences—“lenses,” if you will—when reviewing the accounts of the day.
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February 2016 Posts/Recipes:
- 28 Jan – 03 Feb 1916: A tempest in a teapot/Gai Yuk Chee Yuk
- 04-10 Feb 1916: Of pyromania and proclamations/Butterscotch (hard candy)
- 11-17 Feb 1916: And the band played on/Potatoes Lyonnaise
- 18-24 Feb 1916: With voices raised/Braised Beef Heart
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