Nice Spice Cake in 1920

Canton Daily News, Canton, Ohio July 22, 1920, page 8 One and one-half cups crushed sugar, 3/4 cup of butter and half lard, or beef drippings with a little salt added, 1 cup sour milk with scant, teaspoon of baking soda stirred in; 1/2 teaspoonful cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoonful cloves and allspice together, 1 teaspoonful nutmeg,Continue reading “Nice Spice Cake in 1920”

Learn to Simplify Food Preparation by Using Basic or Standard Recipes

Osceola Record, Osceola, Nebraska June 10, 1920, page 4 (Prepared by the United States Department of Agriculture.) Recipes are guides for the cook just as paper patterns are guides for the dressmaker. The good dressmaker does not purchase a new pattern for each new garment that she makes but uses her plain sleeve, her plainContinue reading “Learn to Simplify Food Preparation by Using Basic or Standard Recipes”