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Coffee Recipes from 1915

This group of interesting coffee recipes was published in the November 15, 1915 edition of the Daily Public Ledger in Maysville, Kentucky. We think of coffee as being that hot or iced drink that gives us the necessary kick in the morning to get moving ... or, maybe that kick to get through the mid-afternoon slump. Some might use instant coffee is cakes or cookies, but these recipes provide a far wider use of the caffeinated cup of Joe. The coffee recipes include coffee jelly, coffee mousse, ...

Apple Jack Rumtopf in the Midwest

My mom frequently talks about rum pots that the old German women made in the summer months when she was growing up. The traditional German Rumtopf (rum pot) is a concoction of fruit - berries work great - soaked in sugar and rum. The fruit is then used to top ice cream or cakes and the rum is ... well ... consumed. Apparently, in mom's neighborhood, the rum was consumed, then more was poured over the berries ... and repeated all summer long! I like rum, but I like whisky more. I've been ...