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 eggsMy 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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Compact Dishwashers for Small Kitchens

Compact Dishwashers for Small Kitchens

Why you might need a compact dishwasher:

Countertop Dishwasher beside kitchen sinkIf you actually like washing dishes by hand, you have my utmost respect! I personally don’t know anybody who really likes to wash dishes by hand.  It’s time consuming and messy, right?

That’s where buying a compact dishwasher for small kitchens might make sense.

Compact dishwashers are eco-friendly because they use much less water. If nothing else, just saving water is a bonus!

Did you know that hand washing dishes uses up to 27 gallons of water for each load?

A compact dishwasher uses between 1 and 3 gallons!

So, you’d want a compact dishwasher if:

  1. You rent or own an apartment or home without one.
  2. Your kitchen is small with no space to install a standard dishwasher.
  3. You have an office with a kitchen and a sink but no dishwasher.
  4. You have an RV or a summer cottage and a dishwasher would be so good to have.

Portable or Countertop?

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