[Sca-cooks] Eggs was Hi again everyone!!!

Terry Decker t.d.decker at att.net
Fri Apr 3 21:04:18 PDT 2009

> This reminds me- totally OOP, but I have a book written by Ezra Meeker,
> one of the more important pioneers to land in Washington state. In his 
> account of the trip out from the Midwest, he noted that his wife buried 
> eggs in the flour barrel, too keep them cool. Sounds like Eliza Jane 
> wasn't the first one to think of this!
> 'Lainie

Here's a link to the section on egg preservation of An Encyclopaedia of 
Domestic Economy by Thomas Webster and William Parkes from 1855.  Apparently 
Eliza Jane Meeker's methods were fairly common.



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