Cooking Old School

Courtesy Library of Congress
Courtesy Library of Congress

This weekend why don’t you have your help fire up the stove and make some flannel cakes?

Two great links to food history and yummy recipes:

The Historic Foodie

Hearth and Home: 19th Century Cooking

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  1. This is why I no longer cook. It takes so gal darn long. When would I have time to write?

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    1. As my writing increases my interest in food goes down, too! I like reading recipes though.

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  2. I’m down with trying to cook old school!

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    1. tell me how it turns out 🙂 I’m in a bit of a cooking slump.

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  3. Interesting depiction of the ‘Irish woman’.

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    1. You mean Irish women don’t look like that? LOL. They really were obsessed with the evolution thing. Everyone they didn’t like looked like a monkey.

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  4. So all this time I never knew–are flannel cakes, pancakes? I guess I thought they were more like a dessert, like funnel cakes! PS, you just inspired me to make use of that buttermilk & make pancakes this morning! 🙂

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    1. I thought they were cooked in flannel! I was a little disappointed.

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