WWII Bran Muffins – With a Twist

For those of you who might be first joining me (all you 1940sExperiment groupies!), let me fill you in on what I’ve been doing of late. If you’re like me you’ve got rows and rows of cookbooks. Sure you eagerly looked at them and dog eared pages of food you hoped to cook. But you [...] Read more »

Caramelized Apple Tart with Cinnamon Custard

Next up in my shelf of cookbooks was Local Flavors: Cooking and Eating from America’s Farmer’s Markets, by Deborah Madison in 2002. I don’t think I’ve cooked a thing from this cookbook, despite it being one of “my” books, as opposed to Dan’s. Winter probably isn’t the best time to be cooking from a cookbook [...] Read more »

Shoofly Pie

You’ve probably heard of it, and if you’ve ever visited Amish country in Pennsylvania, you no doubt have tasted it. And like a lot of people you might think that the Pennsylvania Dutch brought this recipe with them when they came to America in the 18th century. It’s hard to know. The origin of the [...] Read more »