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One More From Dr. Price's Cook Book - 1887

Someone wrote to me and asked why I was not including oven temperatures and instructions for the recipes from Dr. Price’s cook book.  Well…since most people in 1887 did not have regulated stoves or ovens, you were pretty much on your own.  113 more words


More From Dr. Price's Cook Book - 1887

Earlier, I explained how we came to be in possession of this little, well worn book.  It belonged to my great grandmother, Rebecca Frances Smith McMenus.  228 more words


Life hacks: cleaning white sneakers

I am not very gentle with my shoes. As soon as spring and summer rolls around, I shed my darker layers and instead opt for all white everything. 444 more words

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Better-Than-Costco Blueberry Muffins

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I have a seriously incredible recipe to share with you all today. I made these a couple weeks ago and they are truly the BEST blueberry muffins I’ve had – better than any bakery… or Costco. 382 more words

wine biscuits

Have you used wine for cooking ? of course ! I probably use more wine for cooking than I drink since I’m a craft beer drinker and brewer. 600 more words


I is for Italian Cream Cake

Time for the letter ‘I’

This is a cake I hadn’t even heard of before.  I had to trail through the internet to find a cake beginning with ‘I’.   518 more words


What does baking powder do in cupcakes?

I haven’t posted here in a long while.  Zoe’s in second grade now, and she continues to bake and cook a lot.   Her first science fair was this year, and in a move that surprised no one, she decided to do a baking-themed project.   342 more words