Tired of the same old Sunday morning pancakes? Try these unique, very old-fashioned, and simply divine pancakes from a vintage Shaker cookbook.
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Shakin’ Up the Sunday Pancakes
A Peaceful Community of Cooks
January 14, 2011 in Uncategorized
This well-worn treasure of a book is one of my old favorites, published in MCMLIII (1953- a time when publishers still used Roman numerals). The author, Caroline B. Piercy, tells us that the sole purpose of the Shakers was to establish a Heavenly kingdom here on earth, with their hands, minds, and hearts wholly dedicated to […]
Why I Started This Blog
I love cookbooks. I mean I really love them. I love to read them, treasure them, learn from them, and, of course, cook from them. To me, cookbooks take on a life all of their own. They are history, family, and memories. I have been collecting cookbooks and writing down treasured recipes of family, friends, and neighbors since about age twelve, which means I now own thousands of cookbooks, recipes, and clippings. Now I want to share them with you along with the many other culinary treasures of my cellar." - Debbie Vanni