(My total count was 181 pages. Stay tuned for a Wrap-Up Post!)
I am making sure I have Anna Belfrage's "To Catch a Falling Star" well read for a review, excerpt and giveaway I am posting on the 29th. :-)
I am learning the different names there were for ingredients during the pioneer days (baking soda was called saleratus). I had forgotten about the presence of Laura's grandmother in the Little House stories. Laura and Almanzo's childhoods were quite different as far as ease of obtaining food.
---Codfish Balls. The author advises to do the simmering of the codfish while the people in your house are sleeping- serve it for breakfast and avoid having the smell that accompanies the cooking.