Great-Grandmas Recipe Book

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Great-Grandma's Recipe Book

One of my greatest lessons in natural health was being shown my great-grandmother’s personal recipe book by my grandmother. This great little Danish lady, Martina Geneva Jensen Gee, was a leader of her church’s local women’s organization for over 29 years, which meant caring for the sick, new mothers and the elderly.

In her recipe book, I found recipes for colds, chilblains, and other ailments next to her recipes for pot roast, mustard pickles, and cherry-filled cookies.

The Herbmasters Blog is entitled “Great-Grandma’s Recipe Book” as our homage to the pioneers of the past, who weren’t afraid to whip up their own remedies. They used the items in their pantries to do so – roots and leaves and fruits and other items that worked effectively and safely.

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Martena and Urvin Gee