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RECIPE WEDNESDAY: Almond Custard from the 1890s

ALMOND CUSTARD Recipe from 1890s Scald and blanch half a pound of shelled sweet almonds and three ounces of bitter almonds, throwing them, as…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

FiF: Fix it Friday – Have you ever tried to remove wall-paper from an old house? This is the paste that may have been used

Wall paper was the rage in the 1890s and this is the way our ancestors made the paste to hang the wallpaper from wheat…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Try something new for Christmas gifts – Give this old Alabama Fruit cake which features watermelon preserves

ALABAMA FRUIT CAKE 1924 recipe from Alabama Extension Service 1 lb. butter ¾ lb. sugar 9 eggs 1 lb. flour 2 tbsp. baking powder…