[Sca-cooks] Honey Butter
david at vastrepast.com
Sun Apr 5 08:50:58 PDT 2009
On plate 4 of Scappi- Dairy Products, there is a gentleman at a churn and
the description under it says "Latte mele si fa" (To make honey milk).
Does anyone know if there are descriptions, either in the menus or the
recipes for sweetened milk products or honey butter?
On 4/5/09 8:04 AM, "S CLEMENGER" <sclemenger at msn.com> wrote:
> No. Well, maybe "Farmer Boy," too, but I'm really pretty sure I read about
> the grated carrots in "Little House in the Big Woods."
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>> On Sat, 4 Apr 2009, Bronwynmgn at aol.com wrote:
>>> In a message dated 4/1/2009 11:10:49 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
>>> wyldrose at tds.net writes:
>>> <<I would assume that there were additives to butter through out the
>>> because my mom would talk about how they added coloring to the butter so
>>> wasn't white during WWII and how her granmother would add a little
>>> juice to the butter for 'company' in the 1880's. >>
>>> I seem to remember in the "Little House on the Prairie" books, Laura
>>> mentioning that they added carrot juice or something to the butter in
>>> the winter to
>>> make it yellow, because winter butter was white - apparently the color
>>> if the cows don't eat fresh grass or something. Don't have the books
>>> here to
>>> check, unfortunately.
>>> Brangwayna Morgan
>> Farmer Boy. And it was the butter that Almanzo's mother was going to sell,
>> in barrels. Hence "butter & egg money".
>> Margaret FitzWilliam
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