A quick note

It’s been a long time since I updated here, though I would like to work on it again sometime. Anyway, I discovered today that the WordPress theme had completely broken, so I set the blog back up with a new theme. Because of this, there are going to be some weirdnesses here and there — formatting issues and such. Please forgive the dust. Thanks!

Where have we been?

Well, I can tell you where I’ve been. You know our broken stove? Yeah, replacing it turned into replacing the kitchen. Sort of. In other words, I still have nowhere to cook. No stove or oven. Lots of things I want to do, but… the kitchen isn’t very functional at the moment.

Kristen still has a stove, so maybe we can talk her into starting something. I have a few ideas up my sleeve too, so stay tuned!

Kristen’s Welcome…

Hey Folks!  This is actually my very first blogging experience and I can’t think of anything more fun than FOOD, glorious food!  I’ve been cooking for as long as I can remember–from licking the beaters to cooking my very first Thanksgiving meal all by myself–and have long held a fascination for foods from the past that no longer appear in our day-to-day cooking habits.  As a medieval history enthusiast, redacting recipes from the 13-1500’s is a very entertaining hobby as well.  Occasionally, Wendi or I may wander into that territory to include it in our blog. Thanks for reading and check back often to see what we are up to.

Currently, I am thinking a bit about the food we ate when I was a little kid in the 70’s.  I am excited to be poring over my mom’s and grandmother’s old cookbooks in the search for old recipes that might be made new again.


Wendi’s welcome

Hi all! Welcome to Resurrected Recipes. Kristen and I have been talking for a while about creating a blog to post experiments with old recipes. I’m a long time blogger, with blogs at slumberland.org and beaconhill.seattle.wa.us. I’m also a historian with an interest in pop culture, so old cookbooks and recipes have always fascinated me. I’ve noticed that just in my own lifetime, foods that were common have become rare and vice versa. In some cases, the foods have become rarer for good reason, but lots of old recipes are wonderful. We’ll be posting our experiments with old recipes here, along with interesting links, scans of old ads and cookbooks, and other fun stuff.

Warning: my personal favorite category is baking, so it could be dangerous. I do love the sweet stuff.