Monthly Archives: November 2012

Day 336 Pepper Nuts

I am just home from attending the opening of the Christmas Market at Joseph Schneider Haus and Gallery. It is a great way to time travel to a German Christmas market long ago and sample pfeffernuse (pepper nuts), sand hearts, … Continue reading

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Day 335 Dark Cake with Caramel Frosting and Quick Icing

Company is coming this weekend and I feel like chocolate so I’m going to make a recipe from the 1906 Berlin Cook Book called Dark Cake. It is similar to another recipe in the cook book for Devil’s Food Cake … Continue reading

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Day 334 Cabbage Salad

I’ve had a cabbage sitting in my kitchen for a while and decided to make Cabbage Salad using a recipe contributed by G. D. for the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. I suspect G. D. is Georgie DeBus. There are three … Continue reading

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Day 333 Farmer’s Daughters’ Cookies

One of the benefits of being unemployed at the moment is the opportunity to invite old friends for lunch. Inviting people to dinner seems just that little bit more formal, but lunch, lunch can mean soup and sandwiches. Today my … Continue reading

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Day 332 Boston Brown Bread

I’ve invited a friend for lunch tomorrow. However, I don’t have any bread in the house so I’m making Boston Brown Bread using Mrs. L. W. Simonds’ recipe in the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. I’ve heard of Boston Brown Bread … Continue reading

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Day 331 Plum Pudding

Christmas is just a month a way and the baking has begun. Some of the contributors to the 1906 Berlin Cook Book might also have called this day Stir-up Sunday – the day for making the plum pudding/Christmas pudding. Why? … Continue reading

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Day 330 Apple Fritters

I spent this afternoon doing some baking to be auctioned off for a special fundraising event tonight and I did a little of my own Christmas baking so it was tough to think about making something from the 1906 Berlin … Continue reading

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