Recently, my husband and I painted the living areas of our house. The hallway was part of that job. I have a bookcase full of cookbooks (over 100) at the end of the hallway. I decided to style my bookcase when I put the books back on it.
I found an idea on Pinterest that showed framing family recipes and hanging them in your kitchen. I thought that was a great idea. I just needed a recipe or two in my ancestor's handwriting. I started a Fredricks Genealogy page on facebook a couple of years ago, so I put the request on there. My cousins Connie, Rosie, Bertha and Renee came to my rescue. It was only a day or so before I had four family recipes.
I chose Grandma Fredrick's Date Nut Refrigator (sic) Cookies to frame. I recognized her handwriting and wanted that extra touch to the project. My love of date cookies may have helped in the decision a little. I printed the recipe on parchment paper. The recipe has no directions with it. I am surprised there are measurements. Here is the result: