This image of ‘A Model Housewife’ was taken from the very first column dedicated to cooking recipes in the St. Paul Daily Globe newspaper. The introduction states that they received more cake recipes than any other submission (because who doesn’t love cake?!?!) and that the newspaper will make this a permanent column. If you’re interested in cake recipes, there are many to choose from! Check them out here.
More Fun Discoveries
- Butter for Market, Apple Butter, and Funeral Wreaths ~1905
- Interpreting Victorian Baking Temperatures ~1866
- Coffee Monday: French Coffee and Café Noir ~1886
Source: St. Paul Daily Globe, July 10, 1887.