Cranberry Bread

Like the majority of my cranberry recipes this came from Mrs. Harkner of Milston, Wi. She passed on her favorites to my mother and they quickly became our favorites also. I am including the nuts, they are of course, optional. […]

Nutty Rhubarb Muffins

Came from a Country magazine and used often when I made muffins every Monday for breakfast.  That’s it. Combine: 3/4 c packed brown sugar 1/2 c buttermilk or sour milk 1/3 c  vegetable oil 1 egg beaten 1 t vanilla […]

Elephant Ears

Study Clubs happened, not always once a month but, they happened.The men sequestered themselves in the church offices or parlors to study and debate. The women sat around the parsonage living room and exchanged news,  child rearing experiences and recipes. […]

Applesauce Cake

Applesauce Cake was a Christmas favorite when I was growing up. Mom made it in loaf pans, a 9×13 pan or muffin tins. It works as quick bread or a cake. The caramel frosting was as special as the cake. […]