I have always liked being able to connect with children's literature through possible activities in the kitchen.
By the date, you can see this book has been on my shelf several years.
Does this chapter listing inspire you?
Notice that beaver traps were not set since the beaver population was dwindling.
Serving that turkey dinner definitely required some extra steps and time.
There was actually bread-making before the advent of electric ovens or bread machines!
Pancakes were a favorite.
Potatoes were a stand-by - mashed, with leftovers saved for potato cakes.
"A good meal is not complete without dessert!" (A famous quote from The Husband).
With homemade sausage on hand, a good breakfast was guaranteed!
This was a Sunday dinner treat for many through the years.
I can imagine the steps needed to bake this wedding cake without our modern day conveniences! It would have been quite an undertaking.
Do you have plans to do something helpful for the environment today? We're planting some flowers!
Happy Earth Day!