This one is begging for commentary. c. 1916. Share your brilliant ideas in the comments below.
Let's get this New Year started! 2020 was full of home cooking in our household and I've been running through the cookbooks to try and keep things fresh. Here's today's menu suggestion from "A Calendar of Dinners" by Marion Harris, c. 1916. The cookbook is actually a promotional compilation from Crisco (more on that in... Continue Reading →
To everyone who made it to the end of 2020 with your grace, wit, style, and good humor - cheers! Resolutions Be healthyGet outside moreKeep in touchMaintain perspectiveFocus on todayEnjoy the furry critters in my life Happy New Year Everyone!
To all the fabulous mothers out there, Enjoy your day! More Fun Discoveries from Antique Cookbooks Fried Quoits~1910 Beef Loaf ~1904 Fun Antique Cookbook Titles
Frog's Legs Recipe In honor of Leap Year, today is Frog's Legs Day! To celebrate, here's a recipe for fried frog's legs. Unfortunately, I don't have access to frog's legs to try this one out. In fact, the only place I've ever seen frog's legs on the menu was outside of Poverty Point, Louisiana (which... Continue Reading →
Happy Valentine's Day. Source: Ottumwa Tri-Weekly Courier, 1905. More Fun Discoveries from Antique Cookbooks. David Copperfield on Cookbooks ~1850 Kisses from 1866 Wine and Heaven in 1837
Happy National Milk Day! More Fun Discoveries from Antique Cookbooks Bettina’s Spice Cake ~1917 Collyflowers! ~1744 Packing Lunches ~1920
A Tale of Doom. So, I have a rat problem. In the garage, to be precise. I knew that there were critters in the garage, but largely dismissed them to be spiders and the odd ghost. I'd seen the signs - the odd droppings. Not overly concerned. Then the scritching started coming from inside the... Continue Reading →