Post 2: Brownies

I started by measuring out 4 ounces of chocolate chips on my scale. The recipe called for 4 squares of baking chocolate, which I did not have. However, some searching online clarified that there is usually about 1 ounce of chocolate per square of baking chocolate. I also then measured out 3/4 cup of butter.Continue reading “Post 2: Brownies”

Brownies: Just the Recipe

From my Great-Grandma Mae. Makes one jelly roll pan. Ingredients: 4 ounces chocolate 3/4 cup butter 6 eggs 3 cups sugar 1/2 tsp salt 2 cups flour 1 cup chopped walnuts 1 tsp vanilla Directions: Preheat your oven to 350℉. Grease a 9×13 inch jellyroll pan. Roughly chop walnuts. Beat sugar and eggs together withContinue reading “Brownies: Just the Recipe”

Gingerbread Recipe

Recipe from the 1961 edition of the New York Times cookbook. Serves 8. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vinegar 3/4 cup milk 2 cups sifted flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup sugar 1Continue reading “Gingerbread Recipe”

Lemon Sauce Recipe

Recipe from my Great-Grandmother. Makes 1 1/3 cup. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter in 1/2 inch cubes 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 1 egg, well beaten 3 Tablespoons lemon juice (1 lemon) grated rind of 1 lemon Instructions: Grate rind of lemon and juice lemon In a medium saucepan combine sugar and water. Heat overContinue reading “Lemon Sauce Recipe”