Monthly Archives: April 2012

Day 121 Fruit Kisses

I decided to make Addie M. Weaver’s Fruit Kisses as a sort of valentine to myself since today was a difficult day.  These cookies are a treat for me made using  the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. Beating four eggs is good … Continue reading

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Day 120 Fruit Jumbles

I had a special request for cookies from my resident taster so I selected Mrs. Cressman’s Fruit Jumbles from the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. The term jumble is used often during this era when referring to certain types of cookies. It … Continue reading

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Day 119 Date Cake

Today I spent the afternoon with my friends from the former Seagram Museum. They liked the Devils’ Food cake from yesterday. I had planned to make Mrs. E. F. Seagram’s Date Cake from the 1906 Berlin Cook Book this morning, … Continue reading

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Day 118 Devils’ Food

I’ve always been curious about devil’s food cake so today I’m making Devils’ Food from a recipe submitted by Mrs. C. Rittershous. There are three very different recipes for this cake in the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. This recipe uses … Continue reading

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Day 117 Rhubarb Lemon Pie

This morning while trying to catch the roofers as they drove away, I had a pleasant surprise. My rhubarb was up in my tiny back alley garden and appeared to have enough glossy red stalks to actually make something! Hurrah … Continue reading

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Day 116 Graham Biscuits

I thought these Graham Biscuits would go nicely with the beef stew I served for supper tonight. The recipe was contributed by Mrs. S. A. Neely of Guntersville, Ala. for the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. I made 1/2 the recipe … Continue reading

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Day 115 Cheese Straws

I’ve just returned home from judging an elementary school History Fair. It was wonderful to see so many students who cared about history. Two even included some food. Apples for the teacher for a project on education and chocolates for … Continue reading

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