Category Archives: Bread

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 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 308 Muffins

Yesterday, I was asked to bring some muffins to an event tomorrow. I pulled out some of my favourite recipes but also decided to try a muffin recipe from the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. If it turns out well I’ll … Continue reading

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Day 291 Cheese Straws

The last time I made Cheese Straws from the cheese section of the 1906 Berlin Cook Book, my journey with my house was only beginning. On April 24 I made Mrs. Hoffman’s version of cheese straws. Tonight I am using … Continue reading

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Day 282 Bread Pan Cakes

It is 6:30 in the morning on Thanksgiving Sunday. The house and even the neighbourhood is quiet so I am going to make Bread Pan Cakes before heading to an extended family event. This recipe was contributed to the 1906 … Continue reading

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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 242 Butter Milk Muffins

I prepared today’s recipe as part of my workshop at the Wellington County Museum & Archives near Fergus. It’s located in the former poor house — a facility active during the time of the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. The amazing … Continue reading

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