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Historic Baking: Sourdough Bread

Historic Baking: Sourdough Bread

Tuesday, September 29th 2020

Posted in: Tips, Tricks & Interesting Bits History

Making Whole Wheat Sourdough Bread, Recipe c.1900-1910 with Karli, MAG Marketing Coordinator click here to jump to recipe There is nothing more comforting to me than freshly baked bread; it’s deeply tied to my memory banks of my...

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'Leave Your Mark' Throwback

'Leave Your Mark' Throwback

Thursday, August 20th 2020

Posted in: Tips, Tricks & Interesting Bits History

For today's Work of the Week (with a hint of some #throwbackthursday), we are looking at a collaborative community project from over 10 years ago! Our gallery space was last renovated 2009-2010. Prior to seeing off the old space, we...

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Historic Baking: Tomato Soup Cake

Historic Baking: Tomato Soup Cake

Tuesday, June 30th 2020

Posted in: Tips, Tricks & Interesting Bits History

Tomato Soup Cake: Challenge Accepted! Elizabeth Vasquez click here to jump to recipe As a fan of all activities the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery provides to the public, I found myself into this very pleasant opportunity to make a...

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Bannock Making Recipes

Bannock Making Recipes

Friday, June 19th 2020

Posted in: Tips, Tricks & Interesting Bits

Bannock Recipes! With so many people baking more at home these days we've been sharing some recipes on our blog from recipe books we've found in the MAG's collection. As we work on another recipe post for you (that an awesome follower...

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Historic Baking Pt 2: Lemon Sponge Cake

Historic Baking Pt 2: Lemon Sponge Cake

Tuesday, May 19th 2020

Posted in: Tips, Tricks & Interesting Bits History

This is Part 2 of a two-part baking series. View Part 1 here! Mmmmmm, cake. My adventure in trying out a Lemon Sponge Cake Recipe as described in Household Discoveries and Mrs. Curtis’s Cook Book, published in 1908. Melanie, our...

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Historic Baking Pt 1: Universal Electric Mixabeater, 1918

Historic Baking Pt 1: Universal Electric Mixabeater, 1918

Tuesday, May 12th 2020

Posted in: Tips, Tricks & Interesting Bits History MAG Collection

This is Part 1 of a two-part baking series. See how Kim's Lemon Sponge Cake from Household Discoveries and Mrs. Curtis’s Cook Book turned out here! More time spent at home means more opportunity to bake! Pictured is a very early...

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Drawing on Wellness

Drawing on Wellness

Thursday, April 9th 2020

Posted in: Tips, Tricks & Interesting Bits

ART IS WELLNESS by Lynn LeCorre, Education Coordinator “Go into the arts. I’m not kidding. The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how...

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