Monthly Archives: May 2016

Amanda’s chunky eggs

My prairie cookbook, 208pp. by Melissa Gilbert Stewart, Tabori and Chang, New York, 2014 Cooking on pages 32–33 I’ve never really watched Little House on the Prairie. Of course, I knew of it, and I think my younger sisters were … Continue reading

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Venetian rice and peas

Classic Italian cooking, 93pp. by Beryl Frank Budget Books, Melbourne, 1984 Cooking on page 32 This cookbook has been on a shelf in my kitchen for many decades, but this is the first time I’ve ever cooked from it. I … Continue reading

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Soup delights (croutons)

  Mantle of safety cookbook 2, 227pp. by Port Augusta Air Branch Auxiliary of the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia, 1980 Cooking on page 32 The Royal Flying Doctor Service is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive … Continue reading

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Fudge pie

Theta tales of cooking by the Omaha alumnae Kappa Alpha Theta Omaha alumnae, date unknown Cooking on page 95 (a rogue page explained below) My mother belonged to the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She joined at Purdue University in the … Continue reading

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Lentil and spinach dal

Simples ways to success: Indian, 192pp. by Das Sreedharan Hinkler Books, Dingley Victoria, 2003 Cooking on page 64 Indian food is one of my favourites. Last year, we travelled in India for almost three months and I never tired of … Continue reading

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Delicious meatballs

Laue family cookbook, 87pp. by the Laue family published in the 1980s Cooking on page 32 Six Laue brothers came to America from Schuesselburk, Prussia (a small town near Minden Germany). The brothers arrived in the United States between 1857 … Continue reading

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