Digital Whitewater

Whitewater, Kansas

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Whitewater History Remembered
Public program sponsored by the Whitewater Memorial Library's Friends of the Library on January 25, 1994. Eva Brainerd, Mildred Zuercher and Dixie…
The Fruit of Our Lands, the Labor of Our Hands
Aprons were an indispensable accessory in times past; easy to make and easy to launder, they caught most of the inevitable messes during kitchen work.
Whitewater History Remembered
Public program sponsored by the Whitewater Memorial Library's Friends of the Library on January 19, 1994. Henry Scrivner and Eldredge Davis were the…
Recipes
Handwritten recipe for enchilada sauce
Recipes
Handwritten recipe for duck sauce
Recipes
Handwritten recipe for Vanilla Peach Preserves.
The Fruit of Our Lands, the Labor of Our Hands
Kitchen equipment like the food mill and beaters were used to macerate and process ingredients.
The Fruit of Our Lands, the Labor of Our Hands
Butter molds were used to shape mounds of butter for storage as well as for presentation at the table.
The Fruit of Our Lands, the Labor of Our Hands
There was always a need for hot water during canning, because the homes were not equipped with hot water heaters. My grandmother cooked apple sauce…
The Fruit of Our Lands, the Labor of Our Hands
Early American crockery used for storing foods. Fermented pickles and sauerkraut would be stored in crocks. Also, lard was stored in crocks, as well…