Apple Fritters

When the English first settled in the New World they brought with them apples and began growing trees.  In the early cookery recipe books apples were called pippins. Fritter simply means food fried in a batter. The batter recipes that they brought with them used yeast for the leavening in the batter.  Yeast came from…

Raised Yeast Doughnut

Since I saved the oil from the potato doughnuts in the refrigerator by using a quart glass jar,  I decided to make raised doughnuts for the family on Sunday morning.  I was up early so they had time to rise.  This is a simple easy recipe and the only trouble I had was oil temperature. …

Potato Doughnut (History and Original Recipe)

Glass doughnut stand is EAPG manufactured in 1894 by McKee Glass known as “Jubilee,“ “Isis” or “Radiant Daisy and Button.“ Doughnuts are an American comfort food and part of the American cuisine. There are many tales and stories as to how the doughnut came about and got its name. But food historians agree that the…