Monthly Archives: October 2012

Day 306 Chocolate Snaps

I’ve been working to get my kitchen set up and found a container of baking chocolate. I decided to make Mrs. H. Rittinger’s Chocolate Snaps from the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. I love chocolate so I am looking forward to … Continue reading

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Day 305 Corn Chowder

It is another blustery day so I’m making Miss K Fisher’s Corn Chowder. Of course the recipe is from the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. I’ve been eyeing this recipe for a while but since it calls for canned corn I … Continue reading

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Day 304 Chicken Broth & Golden Drops for Soup

It is another rainy day and it is possible the big storm will reach us later this evening so warm comfort food is on the menu. I was able to buy a couple of stewing chickens at the Kitchener Market … Continue reading

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Day 303 Sponge Cream Cake

I decided to make Sponge Cream Cake for no other reason than the cream in my fridge needs to be used up. The recipe was contributed by Adela Harth for the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. I sifted the flour and … Continue reading

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Day 302 Salmon Loaf

I decided to make something relatively easy and that could simply cook on its own for a while so that I could work on other things. Rather like women in 1906 would make meals that could be left to simmer, … Continue reading

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Day 301 Cinnamon Layer Cake

Yesterday they finished painting the trim and baseboards in my kitchen so I can almost claim it as my own space again after months and months of disruption. Although I don’t quite have everything back in place it is nice … Continue reading

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Day 300 Half Pay Pudding

Today is October 25, sixty-six days more to go, and yesterday was my last day of work. I thought that today –  the start of my first week in 14 years without a pay check — it would be fun … Continue reading

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