The First Electric Mixer and A Frosting Recipe

The First Electric Mixer and A Frosting Recipe

Fluffy Frosting Meets the Electric Mixer

My Grandmother’s Fluffy Frosting Recipe

I was going through an old recipe box and found this scrap of paper. My grandmother (Clara Alice) wrote this recipe for Fluffy Frosting to share with someone…no idea who that would have been, but I had to chuckle when I read the last two sentences,

“It makes a lot of frosting. I suggest you have someone around to help beat unless you use that electric mixer. It’s just the thing for whipped frosting.”

I mean, isn’t that “just the thing”?

Picture of a hand crank egg beater wtih a bowl of eggs

My Grandma’s Egg Beater

That got me to thinking…when did she write this recipe? And when were electric mixers invented?

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The Best Gadgets for Small Kitchens in 2019

Space Savers for Small Kitchens

Photo of Kitchen Gadgets

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

There are all kinds of space saving utensils, gadgets, pots & pans, tools, etc. to save space in kitchens. These suggestions are my favorites.

If the gadgets or tools you use in your small kitchen are multipurpose, that’s a bonus.

For example, my cast iron skillets…I love them.  I actually have three different sizes. They’re perfect for the stovetop because the heat is conducted evenly throughout the skillet. Plus, they’re easily moved into the oven.

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