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Things Mother Used to Make: Biscuits

The original receipt is from the 1914 cookbook Things Mother Used to Make A Collection of Old Time Recipes, Some Nearly One Hundred Years Old and Never Published Before, by Lydia Gurney Here’s the recipe as it appears in the cookbook: =Cream of Tartar Biscuits= 1 Pint of Flour 2 Teaspoonfuls of Cream of Tartar 1 […]

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Things Mother Used to Make: Gingerbread

“WON’T you always remember the time, when as a child you came home from school as hungry as a bear and opened the old stone crock to find a chunk of toothsome gingerbread; or will you ever forget the delightful fragrance of the spicy, soft gingerbread that Mother had for supper on chilly nights? To […]

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Things Mother Used to Make: Cornmeal Gems

From the 1914 cookbook Things Mother Used to Make A Collection of Old Time Recipes, Some Nearly One Hundred Years Old and Never Published Before Here’s the recipe as it appears in the cookbook: =Corn Meal Gems= 2 Cupfuls of Flour 1 Cupful of Corn Meal (bolted is best) 2 Cupfuls of Milk 2 Teaspoonfuls […]

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Things Mother Used to Make: Sour Milk Griddle Cakes

These are eggless pancakes!  If you use almond milk or coconut milk, they are a dairy-free version as well as egg-free.  These pancakes also only have four ingredients!  I really am excited to discover this recipe, can you tell? The recipe in the 1914 Things Mother Used to Make A Collection of Old Time Recipes, […]

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Things Mother Used to Make: Bannocks

In the 1914 cookbook Things Mother Used to Make A Collection of Old Time Recipes, Some Nearly One Hundred Years Old and Never Published Before, this is the recipe she shares for bannocks: =Bannocks= 1 Cupful of Thick Sour Milk 1/2 Cupful of Sugar 1 Egg 2 Cupfuls of Flour 1/2 Cupful of Indian Meal […]

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