Vanilla Drop Cookies

As we are preparing for Thanksgiving here in America, often we bake cookies, cakes and pies. The traditional feast really kicks off the holiday baking and making in my house. On the weekend after Thanksgiving I plan to make my fruit cakes, possibly some molasses crinkles, and at least plan out what I will bake … Continue reading

Rhubarb Pie (Lg)

  This recipe card looks a lot like some of my own notes, in that it’s sparse. I know what I’m going to do with the biscuit dough once I make it up, so I just jotted down the ingredients. In this case, the chef knew what she would be doing with these ingredients and … Continue reading

Corn Bread

Corn bread always reminds me of Little House on the Prairie. In one of the books, Laura Ingalls relates that her Pa liked her Ma’s corn bread partially because Ma put her handprint into it before baking. Here we are a hundred years later and the recipe is probably not much changed from Ma Ingalls’ … Continue reading

Oatmeal Cookies (Mrs Fairservice)

As oatmeal cookie recipes go, this one is pretty normal. I think I like the name of the source more than anything – Mrs. Fairservice just sounds so very proper and traditional, doesn’t it? Oatmeal Cookies 2 cups B Sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 1/2 cup lard, 2 eggs, 1/2 teas cinn, cloves, allspice, nutmeg, 1/2 … Continue reading

Taffy Treats

This is a recipe from PAM! heh. The paper is neon green note paper and it’s a bit large, so please click to enlarge the image to a more readable size. I just didn’t want to offend any eyeballs early in the morning. These taffy treats are a cookie dipped in caramel, similar to the … Continue reading