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John Edgar Linton's 1918 Candling Certificate

Well this is one for the record books – in all the old documents and pieces of paper saved by my great-grandmother, Frances Barber Linton Montgomery, I would never have thought about finding a candling certificate in the bunch!  234 more words

Family Stories

ON THIS DAY: March 23, 2017

March 23rd is

Chip and Dip Day

National Puppy Day *

National Chia Day

OK Day

World Meteorological Day *

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

Makes about 80 cookies

16 tablespoons (2 sticks or 1 cup) butter, softened
3/4 Cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup dark-brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract… 233 more words


ON THIS DAY: January 7, 2017

January 7th is

Bobblehead Day *

Harlem Globetrotters Day *

Tempura Day

Old Rock Day


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Expat Feasts in Athens on the Eve of the Balkan Wars

“Maybe I asked you before, but will you save all my letters, dear, for I may want to use some of the material in them” Zillah Pierce Dinsmoor (1886-1960) reminded her mother a month after her arrival in Greece (Oct. 2,808 more words

Archival Research

How To Clean A Fish - 1896

It’s fun to watch an old-time fisherman work magic with a knife. They are like surgeons, except they had to perform usually on a rolling deck. 513 more words

Seafood Recipes

Favorite Cookbooks, Part 1

We’re trekking back in time again today!  Here is the cookbook I grew up with!  I mean THE cookbook I grew up with!

This is The Fannie Farmer Cookbook, and it is the first cookbook I remember using.  313 more words