Now that it is July, it is finally starting to feel like summer! This spring has seemed to drag on forever. To celebrate this new season I wanted to make something truly summer-y this week. What is more summer-y than ice cream? This particular ice cream recipe is really more of a frozen custard. IfContinue reading “Post 3: Lemon-Lime Ice Cream”
For my second post I wanted to make something that was ever bit as good as the first post. I also wanted to make something for father’s day, and brownies are a family favorite. Up until this point, I had only made brownies from a box. I do not know why. I never use aContinue reading “Post 2: Brownies”
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”
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”
A discussion of a delicious vintage recipe for gingerbread with lemon sauce.
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”