Tag Archives: Rathman

Day 373 Rhubarb and Green Currant Pie

I’m spending the long Canada Day weekend at my sister’s 140 year old home in Almonte near Ottawa. Last night we went to her potluck book club meeting. Our contributions included several dishes  made using previous recipes from the 1906 … Continue reading

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Day 345 Date Cakes

I’m still not feeling great (in fact I posted this before it was done) so I looked for a simple recipe. The title makes this seem complex but reading the recipe in the 1906 Berlin Cook Book reveals it is … 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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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 210 Beet Salad

I went to the Petrolia Farmers Market today. This is a new endeavour since I used to live in this great town. It’s located in a purpose-built sheltered area behind the library (an old train station). Everything comes from farms … Continue reading

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Day 188 A Fish Story — Salmon Loaf and Cheese Relish

I am a wimp. This cottage has great recreational fishing with large and small mouth bass and perch leaping in the small lake just outside the back door. Nearly everyone in the family has been fishing either off the dock … Continue reading

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Day 159 Pound Cake and general cake instructions

Pound cake is the classic spring and summer cake as it uses lots of butter and eggs. It is also a classic since it typically measures all major ingredients by the pound. Many girls would have a pound cake recipe … Continue reading

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