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 was a 2,170 mile wheeled wagon route which connected the Missouri… Read More
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Can I let you in on a secret? March is one of the most difficult months to eat local seasonal foods. Winter staples like squash, onions, cabbage. . . even apples are starting to seen humdrum. And, it will be at least a few weeks until local fresh…
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 from that same era. Here is a link to 20 different… Read More
MORNING VIDEO SERIES:
This week, I’m focusing on recipes from the 19th and 20th century. Since it’s apple season, I’m going to focus on apple recipes.
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