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For the Fallen

Poem by Robert Laurence Binyon (1869-1943), published in The Times newspaper on 21st September 1914. With proud thanksgiving, a mother for her children, England mourns for her dead across the sea. Flesh of her flesh they were, spirit of her spirit, Fallen in the cause of the free. Solemn the drums thrill: Death august and royal Sings sorrow up into ...

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Tired of Cooking – Half Hour Pudding

Half Hour Pudding (a tasty pudding with a raisin caramel sauce) ¾ cup brown sugar 1 cup raisins 1 tbsp butter 1 ¾ cup boiling water 1 tbsp butter 1 cup clour ½ cup sugar 1/8 tsp salt 2 tsp baking powder ½ cup milk Boil first three ingredients uncovered until raisins are soft. Cream 1 tbsp butter, blending in ...

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Tired of Cooking? Bev’s Lazy Man’s Shepherd’s Pie

In these days when both parents work, and schedules are tight, it is very difficult to organize home cooked meals. This recipe helps to put together an old favourite with an estimated prep time of 20 minutes and cooking time of 1/2 hour. Enjoy! 1 pound ground beef 1 medium onion (diced) 1/2 medium green pepper (diced) 1 can peas ...

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Tired of Cooking? Bev’s O’ Henry Squares

1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup milk Bring to a boil and add: 1 cup graham wafer crumbs 1 cup chopped walnuts 1 cup coconut Put 9 whole graham wafers in the bottom of a pan. Pour mixture on top of the wafers. Put equal amount of wafers on top of the mixture. Ice with a chocolate ...

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Tired of Cooking? Bev’s Brownies

Enjoy these, you may have to make them when the kids are out playing in order to get yourself a square, they are scrumptious! 1 cup butter 1 cup white sugar 1 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup cocoa 3 eggs 1 cup flour 1.5 tsp baking powder 1.5 tsp vanilla 1 cup walnuts Cream together the butter with sugars, add ...

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