Sick of Cooking?

This one is begging for commentary. c. 1916. Share your brilliant ideas in the comments below.

Happy New Year!

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!

Frog’s Legs ~1897

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 →

Conquering Cupid ~1905

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  

Rats! 1909

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 →

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