Monthly Archives: January 2012

Day 31 Cottage Pudding and Chocolate Sauce

The pudding section of the Berlin Cook Book is quite large so I decided to try Cottage Pudding (p. 155) since the title sounded interesting. It was submitted by Mrs. J. Decker.  I think she might be Veronica C. Kirsch … Continue reading

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Day 30 Potatoes and Cream

I decided to make Mrs. Welker’s Potatoes and Cream recipe (p. 66) from the 1906 Berlin Cook Book as I had leftover boiled potatoes. However, I was not prepared for Mrs. Welker’s story which left me teary-eyed as I cooked. … Continue reading

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Day 29 Stewed Beef – Goulasch

Today’s recipe requires three hours of cooking so I’ve been waiting for a snowy weekend to make the Stewed Beef – Goulasch (p. 52) recipe in the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. It was submitted by Mrs. R. Wegener. So who … Continue reading

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Day 28 Welsh Rarebit

It is time to tackle the section on Cheese in the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. I selected one of the four recipes for Welsh Rarebit (p. 124). This one was submitted by 37-year-old Mrs. C. Everett Hoffman. She was Wilhelmine … Continue reading

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Day 27 Steamed Date Pudding

In honour of Friday, often called Date Night, I decided to make something with a different sort of date. It’s time for another pudding from the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. This one is Steamed Date Pudding from Mrs. E. Hollinger. … Continue reading

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Day 26 Salmon Balls

Canned salmon is used in a number of recipes in the 1906 Berlin Cook Book including Mrs. Chas. Adolff’s Salmon Balls (p. 37). This recipe appears in the section called Fish and Oysters. How much salmon was in a can … Continue reading

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Day 25 Barley Water

Today’s recipe in the 1906 Berlin Cook Book is from the section called Invalid Cooking. I wasn’t feeling well so it seemed a good time to try something from this part of the cook book. Most of the recipes in … Continue reading

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