Monthly Archives: July 2012

Day 213 Cream Cake

I’ve been staying at a friend’s house while she and her family are away. My house sitting gig was opportune as the repairs to my own home are at a stage where I don’t have access to a functioning bathroom. … Continue reading

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Day 212 Tomato Catsup

I bought a basket of tomatoes at the market on Saturday and hoped that they would ripen a bit more. I needed a simple recipe today so I decided to use them to make Tomato Catsup. The reicpe was contributed … Continue reading

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Day 211 Corn Salad

I learned a valuable lesson at the Petrolia Market yesterday. Ensure that everyone in your party knows you plan to buy corn! We ended up with twice as much corn on the cob than we needed so I brought the extra … Continue reading

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Day 210 Beet Salad

I went to the Petrolia Farmers Market today. This is a new endeavour since I used to live in this great town. It’s located in a purpose-built sheltered area behind the library (an old train station). Everything comes from farms … Continue reading

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Day 209 Raisin Layer Cake

Tonight I am cooking from my parents’ home using their 1961 gas stove. It is surprising how many things have changed in this kitchen since I last lived here over 25 years ago and yet I could still find the … Continue reading

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Day 208 Cocoanut Kisses

I thought it would be easy to make Cocoanut Kisses today but the recipe was slightly more complex than I expected. It was contributed by Mrs. A. W. Merner for the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. I stopped by my house … Continue reading

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Day 207 Moonshine

Sorry folks, we are not about to take another journey into the alcohol soaked alleys of Berlin Ontario. Instead the recipe for Moonshine in the 1906 Berlin Cook Book is a fluffy dessert contributed by Mrs. H. C. Diebel. The additional adventure … Continue reading

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