Cheese Torte

This poor little notation that starts on the bottom of one page and continues on the top of the next has seen some rough times. I believe some of the ingredients are missing and probably some of the method. What I can make out seems so incomplete. I did some googling and found a variety … Continue reading

Heavenly Food

Here’s another recipe called Heavenly Food, although the first was for a cake. This one suggests more of a bar cookie. It’s still a mystery. Heavenly Food 1 cup dates 1 cup broken nuts 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 6 eggs 3 heaping teaspoons flour Cut into squares when cold. Sprinkle with 4th … Continue reading

Sour Cream Cookies

I made sour cream cookies many years ago and they were a drop cookie that was very soft. Not sure how these would turn out, but I’d bet they are good. I have seen other recipes that result in rolled cookies you could sprinkle with sugar or frost. The amount of flour added would dictate … Continue reading

Doughnuts

Ah, Sunday morning…a coffee and a doughnut. Mmmmm. Whatever you do with your Sunday morning, let’s hope it has more direction(s) than this recipe! Doughnuts 1 cup sugar 1 cup milk 2 eggs nutmeg 1 teaspoon baking powder 3 tablespoons lard or butter

Dropped Doughnuts

I have never made doughnuts, but I enjoy them, is that enough? :-) It goes without saying that you will need heated oil or grease to make this. The instructions are quite vague, so if you make it, both “good luck” and “tell us how it went”! Dropped Doughnuts 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup sugar … Continue reading

Peanut Drop Cookies

A drop cookie is a dough that is dropped from a spoon onto the baking sheet. These days, I use a scoop that looks like a mini ice cream scoop because it gives me a perfectly rounded ball of dough. But as I was learning to bake from my mother, we used two spoons – … Continue reading

Fudges

Oh, fudge, the bottom of this page is completely destroyed and unreadable. That’s a bummer! We will never know the recipe for Brown Sugar Candy, and that’s a shame. I am going to tell myself that maple sugar candy is similar and leave it at that, but I’d guess that’s not really the case. A … Continue reading