Pineapple Cake

Here’s another guess at what this is, but I’m a little more confident this time. This looks like a recipe for pineapple cake, or even pineapple upside down cake if you take a little effort. A little history, of course, because that is what I do heh. The first pineapple packing house was built in … Continue reading

Rye Bread (I think)

This is a well worn, well loved recipe that I believe is for rye bread. That is a guess because of the use of rye flour, but if you know differently, please let me know! I love when a recipe is beaten up, stained, and obviously well used. It tells me that it’s a good one. … Continue reading

Gravy Soup

Although this is called gravy soup, I do wonder if it is more like stew. I assume where she says to “prepare a carrot…” etc that she means to chop or slice the vegetables and to finely chop the herbs. Also, she’s left out a word where it says “…a few cloves…” and I take … Continue reading

Fried Fish

Item number 4 from Maggie Ritchie’s book is a recipe for Fried Fish. I can’t quite make out one of those first words, which is the name of a fish. If you have an idea, just make a comment. Fried Fish Take a plaice (?) or a haddock fillet it. Well wash it, dry it … Continue reading