Apple Pudding Bread (Wisconsin, 1989, adapted)

Apple Pudding Bread is a spiced dessert bread recipe from Ascension Lutheran’s 1989 community cookbook.   The recipe’s author was a longtime member and mother of three.  She was an avid bridge player and teacher and her husband served in various lay leadership positions at the church.  In the recipe description she brags that Apple……

Cottage Cheese Pancakes (Wisconsin, 1988, adapted)

Cottage cheese is a common ingredient in many of my vintage cookbooks, usually as a proxy for ricotta or some sort of farmer’s cheese.   I suspect that a mid-century home cook didn’t have access to the embarrassing variety of cheeses we have available today.  Even my local discount grocer reliably stocks a decent Edam and……

Airy Light Casserole Bread (Oklahoma, 1970s)

I’ve never been particularly good with yeast breads.  I know enough to know what I’m doing wrong (kiling the yeast) but still haven’t spent the time to figure out how to do it right.  So I appreciate idiot-proof bread recipes like Airy Light Casserole Bread from Adventures in Cooking. What makes this recipe unusual is……