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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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Day 359 Omelet (Splendid)

I have become so accustomed to cooking and writing in the evening that I don’t always take advantage of the time available to me on a Sunday afternoon. I really should have at least prepared today’s recipe before I left … Continue reading

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Day 354 Chicken Croquetts

I’m just home from a wonderful concert — Stuart Maclean’s Vinyl Cafe. This is becoming an annual gift my friend and I give each other for Christmas. A Stuart Maclean classic story is Dave Cooks the Turkey and one of … Continue reading

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Day 353 Roast Turkey with Sweet Potato Dressing

Merry Christmas! Joyeux Noel! I know it is one week early but today I am preparing a 1906 Christmas Dinner for six guests. They bid on this dinner during a talent and time auction. The menu I’ve created includes some … Continue reading

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Day 346 Boiled Rice

I’m still battling a bad cold so I have little energy or interest in food. Rice is often recommended in this situation so I looked for a rice recipe in the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. The Vegetable section has a … Continue reading

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Day 343 Swiss Beef Steak

Today started out mild but it is now rainy and dark. After meeting with a financial advisor this afternoon I know it is time to tighten the household belt. But I’m also due for a meat recipe from the 1906 … Continue reading

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Day 338 French Omelet

I wasn’t home much today so I’m making a quick recipe tonight. I’m trying another omelette recipe from the 1906 Berlin Cook Book despite my dislike of eggs. I live in hope that this is an egg recipe I’ll enjoy. … Continue reading

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