Purefoy Hotel – Talladega Alabama

HISTORY OF THE PUREFOY HOTEL – from the Purefoy Hotel Cook Book   The Purefoy Hotel had its modest beginning in 1916 in the little town of Monroeville, Alabama. Mrs. Eva B. Purefoy had been reared in a hotel atmosphere and her love of the business drew her again into that fascinating calling.   A successful business was built…

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Ye ‘Ole Pickled Eggs – 1777 Style

The following recipe is from one of my old cookbooks, “The Lady’s Assistant Cookbook” published in 1777. It takes a little while to become familiar with reading old works. Enjoy! Boil the eggs very hard; peel them, and put them into cold water, shifting them till they are cold. Make a pickle of white-wine vinegar, a blade of mace,…

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