Monthly Archives: August 2012

Day 244 Baked Omelet

It was  a long day today so I decided to make a simple dish using one of the egg recipes from the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. I was able to move my stove back into the kitchen and therefore I … Continue reading

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Day 243 Borda Sauce

I still have some green tomatoes from the market last week so I’m going to try making Borda Sauce from the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. The recipe doesn’t have a contributor listed.  The ingredients must sit overnight before the sauce is … Continue reading

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Day 242 Butter Milk Muffins

I prepared today’s recipe as part of my workshop at the Wellington County Museum & Archives near Fergus. It’s located in the former poor house — a facility active during the time of the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. The amazing … Continue reading

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Day 241 Champagne Cup

I had planned to make this recipe on the day my home was fully restored but today I signed the letter confirming the loss of my job. I decided to take control of the situation by making Mrs. C. Everett … Continue reading

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Day 240 Cocoa Shake

My home repairs continue and I’ve decided to stay in a hotel during the installation of flooring. The smell is just too strong for me. There are two hotels in my neighbourhood and they are comparable in price. I decided … Continue reading

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Day 239 Coffee Shake

I grew up on the Tenth Line. That’s probably a meaningless type of name unless you grew up in the countryside with its Number Two Sideroads and Sixth Lines. For the past 12 years there’s been a reunion of former and … Continue reading

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Day 238 A Lotion for the Face

Today it would seem strange if we bought a cook book and it had tips and recipes for home repair products or cough remedies but it was very common to find this combination in a cook book in 1906. It’s a … Continue reading

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