19-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:
Tuesday, December 8, 1914: <<no entry>>
Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:
As Grandma’s Bake-a-thon progresses, I thought that you might be looking for some old-time ingredients. According to this hundred-year-old advertisement, mincemeat is wonderful in fruit cake, pudding, and cookies–and, of course, it makes fantastic pies.