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One more reason to smile.

Well, I was certainly surprised to be nominated for a Liebster Award by Jessica, who has  a wonderful blog called Unmeasured Journeys that is definitely worth a visit.  I enjoy stopping by to read her posts because they are always brimming... Continue Reading →

Life has been happening…

I have been neglecting this blog lately, and I would like to apologize for that.  Mainly to myself, since I enjoy writing it and I've not been making time for that lately.  Things are getting busy at work as the... Continue Reading →

A Different Take on Crumpets

I was flipping though a few cookbooks, looking for a muffin recipe to make for breakfast, and I came across another crumpet recipe.  I'm all for crumpets, and as these ones are made without yeast, I decided to make them... Continue Reading →

Banana Bran Bread

I have no clue how old this recipe is, or who wrote it down in the tattered old Double Q Note Book it's in.  The note book is filled with old recipes, written out in lovely old script, and this... Continue Reading →

Questionable First Aid Advice

Just go see a doctor.

The latest book in my collection

The most recent addition to my cookbook collection arrived in the mail from eBay yesterday - a copy of Every Lady's Cook Book, by Mrs T.J. Crowen.  The date on the cover and title page is 1854, but as it... Continue Reading →

Mrs. Wheelock’s Pumpkin Pie

We didn't make pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving, because we had the Mystic Pudding and the Cranberry Pudding, so I thought I'd make a pumpkin pie to go with the last of the turkey leftovers - turkey pies made by Alex!... Continue Reading →

My Dad and his mincemeat

I figured I'd just post a quick picture of my amazing Dad, Bill, and his almost as amazing mincemeat I mentioned in the Five Roses post.  This is the Mincemeat without Suet recipe that shows up in most of the... Continue Reading →

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