Monthly Archives: December 2012

Day 366 Devilled Crabs, Creamed Lobster, Pigs In Blanket, and Dressing for Raw Oysters

Wow, I did it! This is my 366th entry and time for a bit of a celebration since I achieved what I promised. For one year — a leap year  — I have cooked, blogged, and researched every single day … Continue reading

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Day 365 Baked Apple Dumplings and Sauce of Apple Dumplings

Two of my guests brought apple pie for our Christmas gathering.  We finally finished it today but soon there were cravings for another apple dessert so I am making Baked Apple Dumplings along with Sauce of Apple Dumplings. These recipes … Continue reading

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Day 364 Escalloped Parsnips

Today I celebrated Christmas with my family at my home. It was so nice to be able to welcome everyone after cancelling so many family celebrations due to the work on the house. Family tradition says that after several turkey … Continue reading

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Day 363 Tea Biscuits

My family is arriving tonight from points east and south for another Christmas celebration tomorrow. No one is exactly sure when they will arrive so I have a beef stew slowly cooking on the back of the stove and plan … Continue reading

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Day 362 Banana Pudding

I’m back home and discovered I have some bananas to use up soon so I’m making Banana Pudding. Mrs. Jacob Hespeler’s contributed the recipe for the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. I measured the butter, weighed the sugar, and separated the … Continue reading

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Day 362 Tomato Salad

I had meant to make this salad for yesterday’s Christmas feast but completely forgot about it — probably because I don’t like tomatoes! However my tasters do like them so it is a good time to prepare this simple Tomato … Continue reading

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Day 361 Roast Turkey, Oyster Filling, Cooked Turnips, and Carrot Pudding

Today is the big day. It is Christmas Day in 1906 and in 2012. It is time for a feast from the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. Some cook books include menus for special days but this one has some for … Continue reading

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