Squash Rolls / Apple Muffins

This might seem like a strange combination – squash rolls and apple muffins. I think these were recipes jotted in a small notebook for the cook to keep handy. The recipe on the back is Pancakes (My Recipe). Perhaps these were popular recipes in this family. There is very limited instruction, probably because the cook … Continue reading

Ripe Cucumber Pickles (for yellow cucumbers)

You might think to yourself “why would you need to note that the cucumbers should be ripe” when you first glance at this recipe card. Honestly, I have only made sweet pickles and have never processed them to be stored in the pantry; I freely admit my lack of knowledge in most things pickling. But, … Continue reading

Plain Beets Canned / Harvard Beets

This recipe card is one of those folded deals, so it has double the space on the front and back, but when folded it fit nicely into the index card sized boxes that were so popular with our predecessors. These days we save bookmarks and pins, not much printed or handwritten documentation. I email recipes … Continue reading

Pancakes (my recipe)

While this does say “my recipe” it’s not actually MY recipe. It belonged to whomever had all these recipes I am now blogging for you. It goes without saying that once you have the mix, cook on a griddle until done. Pancakes (my recipe) 1 1/4 cups flour 2 1/2 tsp baking powder 2 tbsp … Continue reading

Noodles Alfredo

This is a simple recipe for Alfredo sauce. I use gruyere sometimes if I don’t have Swiss cheese on hand. It’s surprisingly easy. If you ever thought home made Fettuccine Alfredo was out of reach, think again. While this recipe does not have you incorporate the cheese in the sauce pan, that is very easy … Continue reading