Monthly Archives: February 2012

Day 60 Wedding Cake

Today is the reason this project is called 366 Days with the Berlin Cookbook instead of 365 Days etc. Today is Leap Day. It is the 60th time this year that I’ve used the 1906 Berlin Cook Book in an … Continue reading

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Day 59 Cheese Crackers

I was out for dinner tonight and now it is late. What to make? I selected Mrs. A. W. Merner’s recipe for Cheese Crackers in the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. I think Mrs. A. W. Merner is likely Lavinia M. … Continue reading

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Day 58 Brown Bread

I have lots of things to do tonight so I decided I needed a recipe that I could prepare quickly and then leave in the oven unattended for a specific amount of time. Enter the recipe for Mrs. E. Bricker’s … Continue reading

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Day 57 Steam Pudding

This recipe is suitable for a sunny winter’s afternoon. I used Mrs. Julia Hagen’s recipe for Steam Pudding in the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. I think Mrs. Julia Hagen should be Mrs. Julius Hagen. I can’t find a Julia Hagen … Continue reading

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Day 56 Spanish Bun

I spent time today at a special Heritage Food event in Wilmot Township. I found out more about the history of some food related companies in the area and had a behind the scenes look at the website Waterloo Region … Continue reading

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Day 55 Walnut Squares

Reading Mrs. C. Stein’s recipe for Walnut Squares in the 1906 Berlin Cook Book reminded me of what I consider church supper squares. I decided it was time to try the recipe. I creamed butter and brown sugar together, and … Continue reading

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Day 54 Cabbage Salad Dressing

It is time for a salad. I have some cabbage so I decided to make cabbage salad using Addie M. Weaver’s Cabbage Salad Dressing recipe (p. 107) in the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. I started by making the dressing so … Continue reading

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