Boston Cream Pie

Today’s newspaper clipping is similar to others found in “the very old book” that was originally tagged the Girl’s Trade School. I tried doing a little searching to find the Girl’s Trade School in Wisconsin, but google thinks I’m looking for “girl’s grade school” even though I’m not. Sigh. I’ll keep after it in my … Continue reading

Cherry Chocolate Cake

From Fond du Lac, WI we have a newspaper clip with a recipe for Cherry Chocolate Cake. I can’t deny, the cherry chocolate combination is one of my favorites! There’s something about the sweet chocolate and fruity cherry that is just lovely. Unfortunately, the damage to this old book has destroyed one of the corners … Continue reading

Rocky Road

Usually, Rocky Road is a flavor of ice cream, but this recipe is for a type of cookie bar. It’s made with Rice Krispies, which are the universal base for so many delicious treats. This seems a bit like a variation of the Rice Krispie treat. I’m uncertain about the addition

Mashed Potato Cream Eggs

  When I think of making candy, I think of mashed potatoes! Actually, no, I have never thought of that. I am perplexed by this ingredient and I don’t know if I will be trying it. Does anyone have an idea of why the recipe uses mashed potatoes? Mashed Potato Cream Eggs 5 boxes XXX … Continue reading

Easter Eggs – Cherry

Continuing in the Easter traditions, here is a recipe for cherry flavored chocolate eggs. I remember the fancy ones we bought through school fundraisers and the like, they were pretty good, like an extra giant sized nougat from See’s. Many had a sugar paste flower on top. This particular recipe is for the cherry flavored … Continue reading

Chocolate Fudge Eggs

This might be a fun activity for older kids and insane mommies, lol. Home made chocolate fudge eggs for Easter sound like just the kind of thing that drove mothers everywhere to purchase the foil wrapped ones from Hershey’s. However, for a fun project, I can’t deny the temptation to attempt this. You would want … Continue reading