Feb 222012
 

Sweet molasses log-shaped cookies. 2/3 cups good-quality molasses 2/3 cup peanut butter 1 cup nonfat dry milk powder Mix together molasses and peanut butter. Stir in milk powder. Knead on a board, lightly sprinkled with additional dry milk if necessary. Roll into little log shapes about 2 inches thick. Chill for 30 minutes. Variations: roll […]

 February 22, 2012  Posted by at 3:23 pm February Tagged with: , ,  No Responses »
Feb 222012
 

Who chopped down that cherry tree? Makes about 3 dozen cookies. 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 sticks butter 2 egg yolks 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt maraschino cherries Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease a cookie sheet. Cream butter and brown sugar until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla. Add the […]

 February 22, 2012  Posted by at 3:22 pm February Tagged with: , ,  No Responses »
Feb 222012
 

This was one of George Washington’s Favorite Foods. This recipe is from The First Ladies Cook Book which is now out of print. 1 cup butter 1 cup sugar 6 egg yolks, beaten 1/3 cup dry white wine 1 tablespoon lemon juice grated rind of 1 lemon 1/4 teaspoon salt pastry for one 9-inch pie or […]

 February 22, 2012  Posted by at 3:16 pm February Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
Feb 222012
 

This was one of Abe Lincoln’s Favorite Foods. This recipe is from The First Ladies Cook Book which is now out of print. 2-3 fryers, cup up salt pepper flour, for dredging 1/2 pint cream lard or butter, for frying chicken and parsley 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon mace a little butter rolled in flour parsley […]

 February 22, 2012  Posted by at 3:15 pm February Tagged with: ,  No Responses »