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The Parsnip Cake

  December nineteen forty-two, party planned, but what to do ─ rations gone, no sugar, no butter, no sweet delight to ice the cake Mum had  begged and bartered the wherewithal to bake. In the garden, not much to gather  ─ … Continue reading

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