Taste of the ‘chives

canned_fruit.jpgWhen you combine an ag school with an extension service program and Betty Crocker, you get some tasty treats floating around your collections!

One of the OSU Archives’ activities for Oregon Archives Month was an Archives Recipe Cook-off, or a Taste of the ‘chives. Library staff rolled up their sleeves and cooked recipes from cooking class notes and publications in the Archives’ collections. From Macaroni and Tomatoes to Prune Ginger Bread, from “It” (a chocolate enigma) to Carrot Loaf, we spent a fun afternoon sampling snacks with historical overtones.

See here for a complete list — then chop, simmer, and bake them for yourself!

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