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Kitchen Fun

Kitchen Fun is a darling little 1932 cook book for children that proclaims it teaches children how to cook successfully.  It was written by Louise Price Bell, and while just 28 pages long, it contains 2 dozen good basic recipes... Continue Reading →

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Browny Cake

I came across this recipe the other day when I was looking for a brownie recipe, and it's so far from what I was looking for, I thought I'd share it.  I'm not going to make it, at least not... Continue Reading →

The fruitcake was delicious!

Just an update to let you know that the Christmas or Wedding Cake recipe I posted a month or so back from the Ogilvie Cook Book turned out perfectly!  Moist, fruity, delicious... yum!  Definitely a recipe I'll be making again!... Continue Reading →

A Christmas Menu, 1907 Style

For those of you who haven't yet planned your Christmas menu, or those who are curious about how holiday meals have changed over the years, I'll be posting a few different Christmas menus over the next couple of weeks.  I... Continue Reading →

Bettina’s Christmas Cake

As I had a lot of fruit leftover from my first Christmas cake, I decided to make a second one.  Admittedly, this was partly to use the painstakingly prepped pans!  I flipped through a few books, and found A Butterless-Eggless-Milkless... Continue Reading →

It’s Beginning to Smell a Lot Like Christmas!

Today is a baking day.  I've been meaning to get around to making a Christmas Cake for a few weeks now, and finally it's happened.  I was worried, while measuring out all the fruit, that it wouldn't all fit into... Continue Reading →

Another Good Year, and Another Good Birthday Cake

Another year has passed, and it's been a great one.  Today is my birthday, and I anticipate another great year to come.  Being an optimist by nature sure helps! I just made a birthday cake for my sister a week... Continue Reading →

Birthday Cake Update

Well, I'm happy to report that the Lazy Daisy Cake recipe that Marjorie got from Hilda turned out perfectly!  Lovely flavour and texture.  My deep, round cake did take more time to bake, and I should have maybe done it... Continue Reading →

Happy birthday, Little Sister!

Well, today is my little sister's birthday.  I won't say just how old she is, because I'm a few years older.  Suffice it to say that we are both a little older than in the picture!  Even though she's not... Continue Reading →

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