Recipe 24: Sarah Field Splint’s Ring-Tum-Diddy (1929)

I decided to do this one because I had no idea what a “ring-tum-diddy” was and was sold based on the name alone. The recipe comes from a book called 199 Selected Recipes by Sarah Field Splint through Procter and Gamble. Apparently, it was published for the purposes of promoting Crisco, although this recipe doesContinue reading “Recipe 24: Sarah Field Splint’s Ring-Tum-Diddy (1929)”

Recipe 19: The Joy of Cooking’s Pecan (or Walnut) Puffs (1923)

I have eaten all of the cookies at home and have vowed to use what I have to make what I need instead of going to the store. I found a copy of the original The Joy of Cooking by Irma Rombauer and Marion Rombauer Becker online and saw the recipe for Pecan Puffs onContinue reading “Recipe 19: The Joy of Cooking’s Pecan (or Walnut) Puffs (1923)”

Recipe 3: Good Housekeeping’s Baked Salsify (1922)

I was a fish biologist in college and grad school. My favorite fish of all time was the Coelacanth, this bony fish that was thought extinct 66 million years ago but was discovered to be living in the Indian Ocean in the 1930’s. It has been called “A Fish Out Of Time” because it isContinue reading “Recipe 3: Good Housekeeping’s Baked Salsify (1922)”