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Opinion on Show Scones – September 1908

A correspondent, “Nancy,” wishes recipes to be given in this column for home-made scones fit to be entered at a show. I am sure “Nancy” understands that the secret of good scones does not lie in any recipe, but in … Continue reading

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Scones with Sour or Sweet Milk – June 1922

Lately two Scottish housewives have told me that they can bake better scones with sweet than with sour milk, and one of these drew the general conclusion that sour milk has a tendency to make the outsides hard of touch. … Continue reading

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Light and Spongy Soda Scones – March 1924

A correspondent writes to ask if I can give her any hints on scone baking, as her scones tend to be tough, and are never as light and spongy as she would like. With the same proportions of ingredients, some … Continue reading

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Tea Tastes Better in the Kitchen – Tuesday September 1902

Oh cousin! Oh auntie! May we have tea in the kitchen? It is so much nicer there. Why do we sit in this dull room. So, to please the townie children, we have tea spread on the kitchen table, warmed … Continue reading

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Feats on a Sowens Diet – March 1905

Reading in a new story of Crockett’s that his hero had sowens and skim milk for supper, I had to inform myself again — for about the 50th time — of the composition of sowens. “Mashlam” scones my mind can … Continue reading

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