Monthly Archives: September 2012

Day 275 Tea Biscuits

I had a busy day today preparing the house for further work tomorrow. There always seems to be more to do on the house before they can bring back my belongings and free up my kitchen. I selected this recipe since I’m tired and … Continue reading

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Day 274 Pickled Crab Apples

I just got home from the Kitchener Market after stocking up on a variety of good things. I won’t be home until late tonight so I’m making my 1906 Berlin Cook Book recipe this morning. I found some crab apples … Continue reading

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Day 273 Spinach a la Creme

It is getting a bit late in the year for some greens while others are reaching their peak. I picked up some Ontario spinach and decided to make Spinach a la Creme. Ironically a museum colleague just reminded me today … Continue reading

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Day 272 Cabbage Patties

I didn’t feel great today so I’m not sure why I selected this recipe from the 1906 Berlin Cook Book other than perhaps because it seems like comfort food. Mrs. D. Forsyth’s recipe for Cabbage Patties sounds like I could end up … Continue reading

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Day 271 Pepper Nuts

For some reason I was discussing Christmas with someone yesterday so today the recipe for Pepper Nuts jumped off the page of the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. It is not surprising that Mrs. A. Graber contributed this recipe as this cookie … Continue reading

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Day 270 Potato Cake

Tonight I am speaking at a women’s group and making Potato Cake for them at the home of the host. We’re also sampling some of the other goodies I’ve tested. This is a chance for other people to try using these recipes. … Continue reading

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Day 269 Boston Cream

I decided to make Boston Cream today. Sadly this isn’t going to be a nice creamy dessert. Instead it is a rather strange-sounding beverage. There are at least four versions of this recipe in the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. Tonight … Continue reading

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