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
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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My Pioneer Cookbook Adventure: It’s 18th century week at The Purple Almond. In this article, I’m sharing the best free online resources for vintage recipes and cookbooks. Read More