Hundred-Year-Old Recipe for Apple Johnny Cake (Apple Corn Bread)

Originally posted on A Hundred Years Ago:
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…

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 an utter failure. The waffles stuck to the inside, so much…Read more »

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 Housekeeping cookbook. This week, I attempted to make BOSTON BROWN BREAD,…Read more »

Thankful Thursday: Banana Flour choc chunk Loaf ! – DaniRowRuns

Today’s Thankful Thursday article comes to us from Dani Row Runs. Dani was the 2nd blogger to follow me, way back when I wrote my first blogpost in 2015, then didn’t write anything else for a year! Thanks to Dani for following me! Dani says her blog is meant to: “Help people create a life…Read more »

Sourdough Soda Bread + 6 sweet & savory variations (including rolls!)

Happy St. Patty’s Day everyone! As a continuation on the “sourdough” theme, I found a recipe for SOURDOUGH SODA BREAD! If you need instructions on making a sourdough starter, see this article. Ingredients: For instructions, follow this link: Sourdough Irish Soda Bread This article also contains 6 variations. They include: Tasty Rye Bread Buckwheat/Whole Wheat Bread…Read more »