Daily Menu February 4, 1912

Anchovy Fritters Lamb's Tongues, Tremont Style (?) and Anchovy Fritters. The fritters are probably pretty strong in flavor - would likely be good with a tannic red wine. Have a great day! Source: A Calendar of Dinners with 615 Recipes, by Marion Harris, 1912.

One Dish Breakfast

I've pulled out some recipes from my grandmothers old cookbook binder. It's filled with newspaper clippings, jotted notes, sauce splatters and love. Here's a fun one that I can see being popular of hungry household. Date unknown. I would personally replace the biscuit dough with mashed potatoes in each cup to keep things gluten free... Continue Reading →

Daily Menu January 28, 1912

Croutes, a la Marie Another inspired daily menu from our friendly Crisco Cookbook. Again, we have cooked vegetables in the form of baked cucumbers - not so sure about this one, but will hold out on passing judgement until I've heard from my wise and worldly readers. Overall, this menu seems more suitable for a... Continue Reading →

Hot Chocolate Recipe 1905

Today's recipe once again comes from the New England Cook Book, by Marion Harland, Miss M. Parloa, Mrs. D.A. Lincoln, ad Thomas J. Murrey, 1905. This Chocolate recipe includes mention of Bensdorp's Chocolate, which, come to find out, has been around since 1840 - and is still around today! We're doing chocolate today instead of... Continue Reading →

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