Culinary Encyclopedia. Today we look at Allerlei, a German dish with stewed early spring vegetables (I actually think this would make a good name for a '60s love child, all the way to Amilace, or starchy. This is a fantastic resource for obscure words. I didn't know amaranth was a type of spinach. I posted... Continue Reading →
Culinary Encyclopedia. Revisiting the Dictionary of Foods, copyright 1898. Today we look at Ail through Allemande - or German Style for food. Note they emphasize pickled and boiled, along with smoked sausage. Anything else catch your eye? I posted an introduction to this small work some time ago. Check out the full version for free... Continue Reading →
Culinary Encyclopedia. Revisiting the Dictionary of Foods, copyright 1898. I posted an introduction to this small work some time ago. Check out the full version for free here courtesy of the Library of Congress. C. Herman Senn was also known for the ever popular works of: Recherché Entreés, and Meals Without Meat. Today we look at Acetary... Continue Reading →
Every breakfast table needs an egg stand. Check out this sketch from 1860 with a modern-day picture of a Victorian egg stand. Lovely! Hint: You can move the pictures back/forth by clicking on them.
Food and Fun. Great time had by all. Tried to enter the home winemaking competition this year, but the category was mysteriously missing. The neighboring county has the amature winemaker's competition in their fair, but I missed the deadline. Already planning for next year. Hope you all get out to enjoy your local fairs! Here... Continue Reading →
To all the mothers: May your day be filled with family and love! Source: The San Francisco Sunday Call, Sept. 8, 1912. More Fun Discoveries from Antique Cookbooks Cookery ~1825 American Wild Fruits ~1910 Jam ~1819
The Classic Cooking Pantry Guide. Interested in whipping up some recipes from an antique cookbook passed down through the family? Or maybe you've discovered an old cookbook collecting dust in the corner of a thrift store? Trying out recipes from the past is a great way to spend an afternoon. Before you get started, here are some... Continue Reading →