Tag Archives: Doris Durbin

Leather Britches Beans: A Book Review Recipe

Pick fully ripe but tender green beans.  Remove strings from the beans and snap them or leave them whole, as desired.  Thread them onto strings by drawing a needle and strong thread through the center of each bean.  Hang the … Continue reading

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Dried Apple Stack Cake: A Book Review Recipe

Apple Filling: 1 lb Dried Apples ¼ tsp. Salt 1 tsp. Cinnamon 1 tsp. Nutmeg ½ – 1 tsp. Ground Cloves 2 Cups Sugar Cover apples with water about ½ – inch above surface (5 to 6 cups water).  Simmer … Continue reading

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Tea Cakes: A Book Review Recipe

2 cups Sugar 3 Eggs ½ tsp. Soda ½ cup Buttermilk 2 tsp. Baking Powder 1 tsp. Vanilla or Lemon 1 cup Lard and Butter, mixed (Can substitute Butter or Shortening for Lard.) Flour (sufficient to make a soft dough) … Continue reading

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Japanese Fruit Cake and Icing: A Book Review Recipe

1 Cup Butter 2 Cups Sugar 4 Eggs 1 Cup Buttermilk 1 Cup Raisins 1 Cup chopped nutmeats (pecans, walnuts, etc.) 3 Cups Flour ½ tsp. Salt 1 tsp. Cinnamon 1 tsp. Allspice 1 tsp. Powdered Cloves 1 tsp. Nutmeg … Continue reading

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“The Captain Takes a Wife” by Doris Durbin

A Train Ride to Matrimony? Captain Harry Richardson had no idea when he entered the train station his life was about to make a big change.  Up until that moment, he was concentrating on the new position for a pastor … Continue reading

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