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15 Pioneer Recipes That Survived The Oregon Trail

Just think about riding in a covered wagon across the United States. Weeks upon weeks of travel in all sorts of terrain and weather conditions. The early settlers were a hardy and brave group of people.  One route traveled was the Oregon Trail. This… Continue Reading “15 Pioneer Recipes That Survived The Oregon Trail”

20 LOST RECIPES FROM THE PIONEERS: WHAT THEY COOKED IN THEIR JOURNEY WESTWARD

Originally posted on The Purple Almond Wellness Kitchen:
Today’s post is quick, but very cool, at least to me. 😊 Below is a link to an article which highlights 20 actual pioneer recipes, which were used during their journey to begin a new life.…

My Pioneer Cookbook Adventure: Traditional English Plum Pudding from 1903

Originally posted on The Purple Almond Wellness Kitchen:
This article is by far my favorite to write. I love old timey recipes and attempting to prepare them. But, alas, I haven’t had time to devote to this favorite past time of mine. I wanted…

My Pioneer Cookbook Adventure: A Look Back ~ 54 Recipes from 1836 through the early 1900’s.

Originally posted on The Purple Almond Wellness Kitchen:
Before I really delve back into pioneer cooking, I decided to take a look back at what I’ve done so far. Today, I take a look back at some of the pioneer cookbook adventure articles I’ve…

My Pioneer Cookbook Adventure: Spoon Bread

Admittedly, I’m not familiar with spoon bread. Growing up in South Dakota,  we had “Johnny Bread”, aka corn bread, not spoon bread. Unlike spoon bread, corn bread isn’t just made with corn meal, but a mix of flour and corn meal. Cornbread is also… Continue Reading “My Pioneer Cookbook Adventure: Spoon Bread”

My Pioneer Cookbook Adventure: Good Housekeeping 1903 ~ Rice Waffles

Rice waffles…I wasn’t sure what to think when I first read the title of that recipe. It immediately drummed up images of patties of rice in the shape of waffles. But, as it turns out, this is an AMAZING waffle recipe. They are light,… Continue Reading “My Pioneer Cookbook Adventure: Good Housekeeping 1903 ~ Rice Waffles”

My Pioneer Cookbook Adventure: Good Housekeeping 1903 ~ Boston Brown Bread

Hello all! Welcome to another edition of my adventures in cooking old school. As a brief summary, for those new to my blog, I have a small collection of cookbooks dating between 1895 to 1950. I am currently attempting recipes from a 1903 Good… Continue Reading “My Pioneer Cookbook Adventure: Good Housekeeping 1903 ~ Boston Brown Bread”

My Pioneer Cookbook Adventure: 1903 Good Housekeeping ~ Snowballs (… and a failure)

I’ve had my first failure in my pioneer cookbook adventure. (Formerly, Throwback Thursday) I attempted two more recipes this week. One was an utter failure and one mostly worked. (Tasted wonderful, but, didn’t look quite right!) Well, when you’re dealing with old terms and… Continue Reading “My Pioneer Cookbook Adventure: 1903 Good Housekeeping ~ Snowballs (… and a failure)”

My Pioneer Cookbook Adventure – 15 Incredible Recipes from “The Virginia Housewife” ~ Circa 1839

Before we get to the main blog article, I wanted to share my latest purchase with you. My antique waffle iron, circa 1900. Have a look!   It is in really good condition. I have seasoned it and tried using it once, which was… Continue Reading “My Pioneer Cookbook Adventure – 15 Incredible Recipes from “The Virginia Housewife” ~ Circa 1839″

20 old-fashioned cake recipes from the turn of the century (1900’s) – Click Americana

I’m ready to continue my adventure into pioneer cooking, with cakes. I’ll be sharing my latest attempt in the next edition:  a Spanish chocolate cake from my 1903 Good Housekeeping Cookbook. Before I do that, however, I wanted to share some other cake recipes… Continue Reading “20 old-fashioned cake recipes from the turn of the century (1900’s) – Click Americana”

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