Monthly Archives: May 2012

Day 152 Smothered Chicken

Today it was time to move away from desserts and head to the meat section of the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. I am making Smothered Chicken using Mrs. Weir’s recipe. I had hoped to try it with a nice free … Continue reading

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Day 151 Cocoanut Bavarian Cream

Today’s recipe from the 1906 Berlin Cook Book is Cocoanut Bavarian Cream. The recipe was submitted by Mrs. H. J. Sims. I wasn’t sure how much gelatine to use for this recipe. I decided to try two envelopes of Knox … Continue reading

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Day 150 Snow Pudding

I decided to try another of the Snow Pudding recipes in the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. This one was contributed by Mrs. A. Merner and uses cornstarch rather than gelatine as the thickener. I was also curious to see if … Continue reading

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Day 149 Blanc-mange

It is HOT today and I was outside in costume most of the time at the Waterloo Wellington Children’s Groundwater Festival. I can’t bear to put the oven on tonight to make something from the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. I … Continue reading

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Day 148 Hot Biscuit

I just completed the walk through for a digital storytelling experience to take place during the Latitudes Storytelling Festival here in Kitchener. I will be one of the guides taking people to various locations where they will be able to … Continue reading

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Day 147 Fruit Creams

I am attending an out of town wedding today so I prepared my 1906 Berlin Cook Book recipe this morning. I chose to make Fruit Creams using a recipe submitted by Miss H. O. Boullee. I peeled four bananas, mashed them … Continue reading

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Day 146 Wedding Cake

Tomorrow I will be attending a wedding, and no, I have not been asked to provide the cake. However, in honour of Bruce and Ronah’s wedding, I am using Mrs. W. Weiler’s recipe for Wedding Cake from the 1906 Berlin … Continue reading

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