Potato Soup

Potato Soup  Mash boiled potatoes perfectly smooth, with butter and salt, and pepper if wished; split stalks of celery and cut in small pieces and boil till tender; add to the potato a little of the water in which the celery was boiled, and mix it well with the potato; mix boiling milk with the…

On The Seneca Falls Convention

Note: My overall goal with this blog is to help more people understand the relevance of history. Bad recipes are fun, but getting the context behind these cookbooks is the main objective here. I’ll be separating each section with a brief aspect of history surrounding the cookbook. Also, remember, today is Election Day! Make your…

Omelets

Recipe Egg Omelet. Three eggs–whites and yolks beaten separately, half cup milk heated, one tablespoonful flour; thicken and add butter the size of a walnut; when cool add the yolks, with a little pepper and salt; add the whites beaten stiff, and cook in buttered spider until done, about two minutes. MRS. H. ANDREWS.(1) A…

Waterlily Eggs

Boil two eggs twenty minutes. Separate whites from yolks. Put on a plate one teaspoonful of flour, a piece of butter the size of a hickory nut, and pepper and salt to taste. On this plate cut up the whites of the eggs into small cubes the size of dice, mixing with flour, salt, etc….

Breakfast Dish

Recipe Cut smoothly from a wheaten loaf Ten slices, good and true, And brown them nicely, o’er the coals, As you for toast would do. Prepare a pint of thickened milk, Some cod-fish shredded small; And have on hand six hard-boiled eggs, Just right to slice withal. Moisten two pieces of the bread, And lay…

Waffles

Recipe One pint of scalding milk poured over one teaspoonful of sugar, one tablespoonful of butter, and a little salt; when lukewarm add two tablespoonfuls of yeast, and flour enough to make the batter of the consistency of thick cream; set to rise over night, and just before baking add two well-beaten eggs. If any…

Sally Lunn

Recipe One quart of flour. Stir into it two teaspoons even full of cream of tartar, and one teaspoonful of soda or saleratus. Stir in one egg, one tablespoonful of sugar, one cup of milk, a little salt. MRS. EMILY A. FIFIELD.[1] History The history of the Sally Lunn is largely rooted in legend, but…

Muffins

NOTE: WE ARE CURRENTLY COOKING THROUGH THE WOMAN SUFFRAGE COOK BOOK. YOU CAN FIND A PDF VERSION HERE. YOU CAN READ MY INTRODUCTION ON IT HERE. Recipe Raised Muffins. One pint of milk, one quart of flour, six eggs (five will do), piece of butter size of half an egg, one teacup of sugar, two tablespoons of yeast, or…

Doughnuts

Note: we are currently cooking through the Woman Suffrage Cook Book. You can find a PDF version here. You can read my introduction on it here. Recipe Doughnuts. One cup of sweet milk, one half cup of sweet cream, one and one-half cups of sugar, three eggs, well beaten with Dover egg beater, one half nutmeg, one teaspoonful soda,…

Best Corn Cake

Note: we are currently cooking through the Woman Suffrage Cook Book. You can find a PDF version here. You can read my introduction on it here. So, first things first, in order to keep the content more interesting and less filler, I’m going to switch things up a bit by selecting just FIVE recipes from each section (instead of…