These brownies are based on a recipe from a new favourite of mine, “The Fannie Farmer Cookbook”, the classic American cookbook updated by Marion Cunningham. The link to buying the book is… 203 more words
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Ok, Hands up whose ever been ill? Everyone, right! So then, you’ll know that food can be a god send when you’re under the weather. Maybe its a bowl of soup, maybe it’s your Granny’s homemade stew, maybe its a mammoth tub of ice cream; one things for sure, the sayings true, chicken soup (or whatever your sick day fix) is good for the soul. 763 more words
Marcia Shaw could do many things extremely well.
Young Marcia tries to help her mother around the house, but with a new baby on the way, Mama needs someone who can cook, so she hires a woman named Fannie Farmer to help in the kitchen.427 more words
Chapter III Beverages.
Lovely chapter introduction in Fannie Farmer’s iconic book for Beverages.
Her cookbook was published starting 1887. My version is a 1924 edition. This would have been the height of Prohibition, so no wine, beer, or distilled liquors. 89 more words