Category Archives: Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday ~ Jan. 29, 2015

Thought I would share a letter written to the editor of the county newspaper in 2013. At this time we only had 610 petition signatures. I think we’ve made progress in the past 2 years. Fingers crossed, this will be our year!   Advertisements

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Talking Points

Originally posted on Minnesota Cottage Food Law:
Many of you have been waiting for a list of talking points that can be used as a guideline when speaking to your representatives or anyone else who happens to be interested in what we are trying to accomplish. I apologize for the delay! In regards to the…

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Throwback Thursday ~ English Toffee

Today is National English Toffee Day. Why is it National English Toffee Day? No one seems to know. It just is. According to Wikipedia, the earliest publication of the word “toffee” was found in the Oxford English Dictionary in 1825. In the early 1900’s people would get together to make a toffee candy called “pulled molasses candy”, which was …

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Throwback Thursday ~ The Cookie Exchange

It’s that time of year where food, especially sweets and other goodies, are in major abundance. It doesn’t matter what holiday you celebrate, or even if you don’t celebrate anything at all, everyone is sharing something good to eat. People especially love the cookie exchange! According to The Food Timeline, cookie exchanges became popular during …

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Throwback Thursday ~ Fruitcake

Today we’re talking about Fruitcake. The earliest recipe found for Fruitcake is from ancient Rome. It was made with pomegranate, pine nuts and raisins. Fruitcake today is made with chopped candied fruit, nuts and spices. Then it’s soaked in some kind of liquor. You can leave them plain or frost them. Some countries eat fruitcake all …

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Throwback Thursday ~ Holiday Breads

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Throwback Thursday ~ Vintage Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for gathering with those we hold dear and to remember all that we have been blessed with. Here are some vintage photos of Thanksgiving throughout the years found on Pinterest.          

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Throwback Thursday ~ Vintage Ads

The holiday season is upon us! People everywhere are planning their menus, looking for recipes, searching the papers, cutting coupons, and making sure to get their turkey cards stamped. It doesn’t matter what holiday you celebrate, everyone appreciates finding a good sale or recipe.  Thinking about this made me wonder what the ads from the past …

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Throwback Thursday ~ How They Succeeded

Home Bakers in 35 States now have the legal right to sell baked goods from their homes. It’s true that they all have various different rules that apply to each State, but the bottom line is that they succeeded in changing the law in their State to allow them to do what they dreamed of doing. Since …

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Throwback Thursday ~ For Pie Lovers

Fall is the time of year that pie has it’s turn to be spot lighted in the baking world. Apples are in abundance making it a necessity to prepare apple butters, breads, cakes, crisps, and most importantly, apple pies! Nothing beats the smell of fresh baked pies, with their rich fragrance of cinnamon and cloves, wafting through the …

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