Dating antique cookie cutters
(See first link in resources list) In the kitchen these last two describe particular kinds of enamelware, with a finish resembling agate or granite, although both names can refer to ceramics as well.Tin Ware ...bread pans, large and small pattypans, cake pans, with a centre tube to ensure their baking well, pie dishes, (of block tin,) a covered butter kettle, covered kettles to hold berries, two saucepans, a large oil can, (with a cock,) a lamp filler, a lantern, broad bottomed candlesticks for the kitchen, a candle box, a funnel or tunnel, a reflector, for baking warm cakes, an oven or tin kitchen, an apple corer, an apple roaster, an egg boiler, two sugar scoops, and flour and meal scoop, a set of mugs, three dippers, a pint, quart, and a gallon measure, a set of scales and weights, three or four pails, painted on the outside, a slop bucket, with a tight cover, painted on the outside, a milk strainer, a gravy strainer, a colander, a dredging box, a pepperbox, a large and small grater, a box, in which to keep cheese, also a large one for cake, and a still larger one for bread, with tight covers.Simple wooden boards, stirring sticks, and large spoons had a wide range of uses.As it says in the article about pudding sticks linked below, "Sometimes kitchen collectibles are categorised according to what they are made of. Some of the less well-known materials include tôle or toleware - painted tin-plated sheet-iron - and American Agate Ware and Graniteware.
One pot might do, but not so well, for this reason, you cannot boil anything large in a small pot; and though you might boil what is small in a large one, there would, by so doing, be more firing and time taken up than is necessary.Add milk and rose and orange blossom waters; pulse until dough forms. Working with 1 ball at a time, press finger into dough, creating a pocket.Flatten dough into a disk and wrap in plastic wrap; chill 2 hours. Place 1 ball of filling into pocket; pinch sides to encase filling and roll into a ball.Wooden Ware ...a nest of tubs, a set of pails and bowls, a large and small sieve, a beetle for mashing potatoes, a spad or stick for stirring butter and sugar, a breadboard, for moulding bread and making pie crust, a coffee stick, a clothes stick, and mush stick, and meat beetle to pound tough meat, an eggbeater, a ladle for working butter, a bread trough, (for a large family,) flour buckets, with lids to hold sifted flour and Indian meal, salt boxes, sugar boxes, starch and indigo boxes, spice boxes.....as tables, shelves, closets, pasteboards [pastry boards], sieves, tubs, pails, rolling-pins, trays, pots, pans, colanders, strainers, skimmers, a saw, hatchet, cleaver, scissors, mallet, sausage-grinder and stuffer, coffee-toaster, coffee-mill, tea-kettles, pots, mortar and pestles, soap, candles, ovens or a first-rate stove or range, tin baking-pans, furnaces, bell-metal [alloy of copper and tin] kettles, porcelain kettles and stew-pans, towels, boiling-cloths [pudding cloths], bread-towels, dish-cloths, salt, pepper, spices, etc., spice-mills, egg-beaters, strainers, ladles and flesh-fork [for lifting meat from a pot], bread-toasters, knives and forks, spoons, skewers, aprons, a kitchen clock, etc.