- B. C. G. & G. Links to other Blogs & Websites of Interest
- Collecting Vintage Kitchen Gadgets, Cookware & Appliances
- Other Vintage Kitchen Collectibles (Non-Electric)
- Collecting Teapots and Tea Paraphernalia
- Glass and Pottery Cookware and Bakeware
- Odd Kitchen Gadgets. Or, What the Heck is That?
- All the “LITTLE” things, UTENSILS: Whisks, Spatulas/Turners, Spoons, Choppers, Mashers/Smashers, Pastry cutters, Forks and “Odd stuff.”.
- Cast Iron Cookware and Bakeware
- Little Bowls and Dishes, Custard Cups and Pinch Bowls, etc.
- MIXING Bowls, Utility Containers, Pottery, China, Glass, Stoneware, Yelloware and Etc.
- Other Vintage Small Electric Appliances
- Vintage Electric Coffee Brewers, Some Non-Electric
- Vintage Electric Mixers
- Vintage Electric Toasters
- Vintage Waffle Irons & Sandwich Grills
- COLLECTING COOKBOOKS, RECEIPT BOOKS AND RECIPES
- Larger “Small” Appliances – Too BIG for “Collecting” more than one, or maybe two.
- Other Vintage Kitchen Collectibles (Non-Electric)
- RESURRECTED OLD RECIPES & SOME NEW “ORIGINALS”
- AAA Yogurt Homemade Start-To-Finish
- AAA BUTTER Easy Homemade
- BISCUITS! Andie’s Foolproof 2-ingredient cream biscuits/
- Cornbread – The “staff of life” in the south of my childhood
- Easy Cinnamon Raisin Rolls
- KEFIR – Grow Your Own Delicious Drink and Dairy Staple
- MASTER BASIC COOKIE RECIPE with VARIATIONS
- WAFFLE SCONES!
- Andie’s Bread & Butter Pickles
- Andie’s Glazed Carrots with Marsala and Lime Marmalade
- Andie’s Mock French Toast
- Andie’s Original Pumpkin Chili Mexicana
- Andie’s Pumpkin Custard Pie
- Andie’s Sugarless Spicy Ketchup
- APPLE CAKE (0R PEAR CAKE)
- Apricot Ginger Scones
- Aunt Hattie Anne’s Green Tomato Pie/Preserves
- Banana Ketchup
- Candied Chestnuts
- Candied or Crystallized Ginger
- Clotted Cream (Not Devonshire)
- Cocoa Cookies for Christmas or Anytime
- Cookies! An efficient routine for baking several different varieties.
- DUNDEE Cake, a favorite from my childhood
- Easy Homemade Pita Bread
- English muffins “almost” but actually non-traditional.
- Fruited Cocoa Cake or Christmas Cake
- Great Grammaw Sweeney’s Griddle cakes
- Green Tomato Chutney, Spicy and Sweet
- Griddle Cakes not just Pancakes or Flapjacks
- Hickory Nut Cake
- Hoppin’ John ‘western Kentucky style’
- How to cook the perfect (or near perfect) sausage patty
- How to Improve a Cheap, Salty Ham.
- How to Peel an Orange and Candy the Peel
- Marzipan filled brioche bread pudding
- Meemaw’s Pork Mincemeat and Christmas Pork Fruitcake
- Meemaw’s Red Velvet Cake
- Mrs. Obregon’s Dulce De Leche
- MUSTARD – Home made, Easier than you might believe.
- Mustard Cream
- My favorite chile verde (green) tomatillo sauce/salsa.
- Pear Honey – a small batch Preserve perfect with toast, biscuits or ???
- Provence Style Pumpkin Soup
- Pumpkin Custard Pie from my great aunt Maude
- Pumpkin/Pecan Pie
- Scrambled Eggs Excellent – from Mapledale Farm
- Slow-Roasted Root Vegetables – Vegetarian
- Spicy Chestnut Soup
- My Basenji Aston
- Peppercorns from all over the World
- Salts from around the World.
- Vinegar – Home Made
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