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