Tag: Recipes


PATRON + RECIPE WEDNESDAY: Boiled and German Custard recipes from the 1890s

BOILED CUSTARD Beat seven eggs very light, omitting the whites of two, mix them gradually with a quart of milk and half a cupful…


PATRON + SATURDAY SECRETS – Our ancestors knew how to recycle, even how to recycle popcorn – Have you ever tried any of these?

Here are some interesting recycling tips from the past: "Do not throw away that old popcorn. If you can't make it pop, put it…


PATRON + SATURDAY SECRETS – Have you ever tried to remove wall-paper from an old house? This is the paste that may have been used

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