Join us for Malinda Russell Recipe Testing

Become a Recipe Tester for the First African American Cookbook written and published by Mrs. Malinda Russell in 1866. In 1866, Malinda Russell published her "A Domestic Cook Book: Containing a Careful Selection of Useful Receipts for the Kitchen." Born free, probably around 1812, Malinda Russell escaped the lawless south for Paw Paw Michigan. Unfortunately, … Continue reading Join us for Malinda Russell Recipe Testing

Malinda Russell Recipe Testing: Conversion Table

Teaspoons 1 tsp5g2 tsp10g3 tsp15g4 tsp20g5 tsp25g6 tsp30g Tablespoons 1 tbsp15g2 tbsp30g3 tbsp45g4 tbsp60g5 tbsp75g6 tbsp90g Pounds 1⁄4 pound113g1⁄2 pound227g3⁄4 pound340g1 pound453g Water, Milk, Alcohol, Buttermilk*, Sour Milk, Yeast* etc. 1 wine glass56g1⁄2 cup118g3⁄4 cup177g 1 cup240g2 cups480g3 cups720g4 cups960g5 cups1,200g6 cups1,440g7 cups1,680g8 cups1,920g1 ounce30g1 quart950g1 gill112g1 pint475g1 gallon3,785g *Malinda Russell would have used a … Continue reading Malinda Russell Recipe Testing: Conversion Table

Salt Rising Bread Recipes and Instructions

Jenny Bardwell, Guest Speaker Bread History Seminar #20 February 18, 2021 9am Pacific: 6pm Belgium: 9:30pm Bangalore SALT RISING BREAD (made with potatoes + cornmeal or garbanzo) Yield: 2 loaves  STARTER:   Slice 2-3 potatoes (with the peel) into a quart mason jar. Add 1 tablespoon of cornmeal, 1 tablespoon of garbanzo flour (optional), and … Continue reading Salt Rising Bread Recipes and Instructions