In anticipation of future less-electric living, opt for manual tools when possible. I love this depression-era crank mixer with measuring cup. (Thank you Grandma!) Then I got a mortar and pestle. I am using it to grind up guajillo peppers. Can you say… upper body conditioning?!
* “the representation or assumption of a future act or development as if presently existing or accomplished” (Yes, I had to look it up.)