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Applesauce Shortcake Stacks

80/87111110 GOOD FOR TEA. NEW things are not always the freshest nor the most novel. and everybody knows they are not by any means invariably the best. It is a good plan to heed the Scriptural counsel to “prove all things and hold fast that which is good, but the latter part of the injunction […]

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Calves Feet Jelly

“FRESH CALVES FEET JELLY. Scald, take off the hair, and wash very clean four feet ; put them into a saucepan with two quarts of cold water, and when it comes to a boil let them simmer for six or seven hours; take out the feet, and strain the liquor into a deep dish. The […]

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Cherry Layer Cake, vintage receipt

From Miss A Nichols Allegan, Mich Cherry Layer Cake 2 cups of flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 tablespoon butter pinch of salt 1 cup canned cherries without the juice [reserve juice for frosting] 2 eggs 2/3 cup water Bake in layers Icing: 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup water cup 1/2 cup cherry juice boil […]

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Apple Dumpling- Vintage Recipe

“Apple Dumplings” in olden times were basically a whole apple wrapped in dough and tossed in a kettle of boiling water, or later steamed. Much more recently they have been baked, and more often the apples diced and seasoned within. In the 1700s in one of his sermons, John Wesley used this dish as an […]

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Vintage Cake recipes

Loaf Cake: One cupful each of butter, raisins, and milk; two cupfuls of sugar, four cupfuls of flour, four eggs, nutmeg ,one and one half teaspoonfuls of baking powder Delicious Pound Cake; One cupful of butter, one and one half cupfuls of sugar, five eggs, two scant cupfuls of flour, nutmeg or mace That is […]

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