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: , ,  Comments Off on Lincoln Logs
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: , ,  Comments Off on Cherry Thumbprint Cookies
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: ,  Comments Off on Chess Cakes
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: ,  Comments Off on Fricasseed Chicken