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"We were a big family, eight and hired men part of the time. So she gave me some dough and I could make bread. My baking pan was the top of a, of a baking powder, baking powder lid. Probably was about as big as the top of a cup. So I would make cinnamon rolls and I'd make biscuits and I'd bake them in my little baking pan."

Ruth Nettleton - Baking biscuits

   

Other Excerpts from Ruth Nettleton's Interview:

Reading her 1929 journal
Keeping bees for honey
Staying cool in the summer
Learning to drive a car
Baking biscuits
Churning butter

Entire Interview with Ruth Nettleton