Doughnut Recipe (May 3, 1928)

A rather pedestrian card on the front but so interesting on the back! Imagine my delight to find this unusual portrait on the back of a recipe clipping. The date was Thursday May 3, 1928. A flourish separates the date from the drawing. Was it a family member? a self portrait? We can never know, … Continue reading

Doughnuts #2

This is a ‘bonus’ in that I didn’t cut off the Almond Torte recipe under the doughnut recipe. I just felt like it’s such a sad little waste to lose the edges of these pages, and therefore the recipes. Doughnuts #2 3 egg beaten 1 cup sugar 1 cup milk 3 cups flour 3 tsp … Continue reading

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