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"We had our own chickens, milk, our own eggs. Like my daughter, she said she never got hungry. We had canned meat and we had chickens. We had milk, we had – I baked bread.
     "[I] canned, yeah. We'd butcher our own animals and then we had hogs, too. We'd butcher hogs, and then you'd cure that, and like I say, when the neighbors would come over, you'd just get a meal together. Of course, you had your own potatoes. You had your own meat."

Helen Bolton on Butchering and Cooking

   

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