Tag: 2023-05 Heirlooms

  • Kitchenware


    It follows that you are what you eat, and there is a lot of diversity in today’s menu, not just in foods, but also from where they come. The composition of our bodies is less tied to…

  • Cutlery


    Among the collection of things are several place settings and various specialized utensils: some butter knives, gravy spoons, fish knives, etc. They are of different sets and styles. Most are silver, some have bone handles,…

  • Focaccia Bread

    Focaccia Bread

    This bread is not an heirloom in the sense that it was passed to me by my parents or grandparents. Although it might be consider such given the long history of this recipe, dating back…

  • Bread Knife

    Bread Knife

    Another article from my father’s parents, said by my father to be a bread knife. Though worn and difficult to make out in full, the markings on the blade provide some clue as to its…

  • Wooden Plate

    Wooden Plate

    This plate is from my father’s parents. I can only speculate on its origins. It could be contemporary with my grandparent’s time, the early 1900s, or it could date back further[1]. Prior to the emergence…