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April 12, 2014 – I baked a traditional Dundee Cake – which goes great with TEA!

My great grandmother, my grandmother and the rest of my family, loved Dundee cake, which is not flavored as strongly as many “tea” cakes – no vanilla, no citrus zest, no cocoa, no herbal additions.  The addition of the dried … Continue reading

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Two more sets of Vintage canisters on EBAY! Kromex copper and Tupperware Fat Chef.

Copper anodized spun aluminum  Kromex  canisters and spice cans.  They have some dings and scratches because they were USED, but overall, they are in very nice condition for being 55 years old. Collecting all these things was fun and I … Continue reading

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Antique and vintage cast iron cookware. Getting ready for ebay

These first photos are of ANTIQUE English cast iron cooking pots that are like those seen in the kitchen scenes on DOWNTON ABBEY. The very large one is  6 IMPERIAL quarts – equal to 14.2 U.S. Pints.   This is very … Continue reading

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March 16, 2014. Another collectible up on ebay.

This is a fun collectible that isn’t seen too often. I bought this 1940s Hot Fudge Sundae “Fudgester” in the 1970s when a local Ben Franklin dime store, that had a soda fountain/lunch counter, went out of business. I used … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 – Another collectible going on eBay.

Since a vintage mixer identical to one I have was featured on Downton Abbey, I feel this is the time to offer it on ebay.  I believe it is time to allow someone else to enjoy some of these interesting … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 A New Year to do some “thinning” of my collections.

In the coming weeks I will be putting some of my vintage items, appliances and others, on eBay auctions. If, while looking through the various pages, if you see something in which you are interested, just comment here and I … Continue reading

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January 4, 2014 – What to do with Leftover Oatmeal

Fried Oatmeal – to use up leftover oatmeal instead of just heating it in the microwave.

What do your do with leftover cooked oatmeal?   This works well with old-fashioned rolled oats or steel-cut oats (Irish oats) Since it is so easy … Continue reading

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APPLE CAKE – for the holidays or for any time. Great with coffee or tea.

This is for a 9 inch tube pan or two loaf pans, 4 1/2 x 9 inch – however, I recommend the “disposable” paper baking molds, now available from Amazon, like these:  Paper baking molds – loaf, large size.   … Continue reading

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October 12, 2013My pumpkin custard pie recipe

It has been a very long time since I last posted.  I have been busy with other things. I am getting ready for some autumn baking and thought I should post my favorite pie for this season. My pumpkin custard … Continue reading

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February 23, 2012

So here it is, nearing the end of February and I haven’t done much on keeping up with posting on this blog. I keep telling myself to get with it, but I am a serious procrastinator, especially when there are … Continue reading

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