Category Archives: Beverages

Day 368 Grape Fruit Cocktail

Tonight my senses are alive with the smell, look, feel, and especially the taste of citrus. I attended the 6th annual Mad for Marmalade, Crazy for Citrus day. I’ve also heard all sorts of interesting stories about citrus fruit. I … Continue reading

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Day 324 Albumenized Orange Juice for Invalids

My plans for today have changed dramatically. I woke up feeling sick and have spent most of the day in bed. I’m not sure the following recipe would make me feel better but I’m going to make Albumenized Orange Juice … 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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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 193 Two Kinds of Russian Tea

I gave myself a present today, actually I gave myself two presents. I just got home after a long and busy day.¬†I had to make some final decisions around flooring, paint and other items for my water damaged house, and … Continue reading

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