Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Rhubarb Cobbler


Recipe for rhubarb cobbler:

1 C Sugar
1 C Flour
2 T Shortening
2 tsp. Bkg. Powder
Salt
3/4 Milk

Mix and then add 2 or 3 cups rhubarb.

Boil a cup of water with a cup of sugar and pour over all. Bake at 400 degrees 35 minutes.

9 x 13 pan or smaller


Found in "How To Make Old-Time Ship Models" by Miles O'Brien. Just kidding, it's Edward Hobbs. Published by Brown & Son, 1962.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Corn Bread


Recipe for corn bread:

3 pints of sweet milk
2 tea spoons of soda
1 saucer of wheat flour
A little salt
1/2 cup molasses

Stir as thick as Johnny Cakes
Steam 2 1/2 hours (?)
Then put it in the oven 10 minutes and take it out and eat it.


Found in "The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying" by Jeremy Taylor. Published by Little, Brown, 1864.

Is it me, or is there no corn in this corn bread?

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Poppy Seed Cake



Recipe for Poppy Seed Cake -

1 box instant vanilla pudding
1 box yellow cake mix
4 eggs
1 tea nutmeg
3/4 c oil
3/4 c sherry
Handful poppy seed

Beat 5 min
Bake 350 degrees 45 min


Found in "Louisa May Alcott: Dreamer and Worker" by Belle Moses. Published by D. Appleton, 1909.


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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Vegetarian Blender Puff

Recipe for Vegetarian Blender Puff:

Butter or margarine
Grated Parmesan cheese
4 eggs
4 oz. sharp Cheddar cheese, cubed or shredded
1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, cubed
1/3 c. milk or half and half
1/2 tsp. onion salt
1/2 tsp. dry mustard
1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen peas, cooked and drained
2 hard-cooked eggs, chopped

Butter bottom and sides of a 1-quart casserole. Dust with Parmesan cheese. Set aside. Combine eggs, Cheddar cheese, cream cheese, milk, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, onion salt and dry mustard in blender container.

Cover and blend at medium speed until smooth, about 30 seconds. Blend at high speed another 10 to 15 seconds. Pour into prepared dish. Toss together peas and chopped eggs. Fold gently into blended mixture. Bake at 350 degs. until puffed and delicately browned, about 45 mins. Serve immediately. Makes 4 servings.


Found in "I, Claudius" by Robert Graves, Published by Grosset and Dunlap, no date listed.


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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Ice Cream


Recipe for ice cream:

4 or 6 eggs
Beat a long time and gradually add 1+ cup sugar. Beat til looks like cake batter.
Then add 1 can condensed milk, salt + vanilla.
Pour in freezer and add milk

Found in "Three Boys in the Wild North Land" by Egerton Young. Published by Abingdon Press, 1896.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Texas Sheet Cake and Frosting



Recipe for "Texas Sheet Cake + Frosting"

2 c sugar
2 c flour

In small pan mix:

2 stick Oleo
4 T cocoa
1 c H20

Bring to a rapid boil and pour over sugar and flour mixture

1/2 cup buttermilk
2 beaten eggs
1/2 tsp
1 tsp soda
1 tsp vanilla

350 degrees 25 minutes

(Frosting)

Bring to boil
1/2 c butter
3 1/2 T cocoa
1/3 c milk

1 box P sugar (I think it should be confectioner's sugar)
1 tsp vanilla

Add sugar, beat in mixer
add vanilla
beat til creamy, add nuts

Pour over hot cake


Found in "The House of Cobwebs" by Mary Reisner. Published by Grosset and Dunlap, 1944.



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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Marinated Carrots

Recipe for marinated carrots:

2 lbs. carrots - clean and slice, then cook in salted water until tender; cool. Then combine the ff. ingredients:

2 lg onion, sliced into rings
1 lg pepper, cut into strips
1/2 c. vinegar
1/2 c. salad oil
1 cup sugar
1 cup tomato soup
1 teas. dry mustard
1 teas. Worcestershire

Refrigerate. Marinate for 4 hrs. Stir once in a while


Found in "The Dead Zone" by Stephen King. Published by Viking, 1979.


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Monday, February 16, 2015

Chocolate Cookies


Recipe for chocolate cookies:

1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup milk
1 1/2 cup flour
2 sq. chocolate, cocoa can be used
1 cup nuts
1 egg
1/2 tsp soda
1 tsp B. Powd.
Little salt,, vanilla and little cinnamon

Drop onto greased tin. When cooled, put a little frosting on each cookie

Mrs. Stewart Wilson


Found in "Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book" published by Meredith Publishing, 1965.

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Spaghetti Sauce



Recipe for spaghetti sauce:

Saute:

1/3 c olive oil
1 onion chopped fine
2 chopped garlic buds

Add:

1 lb ground beef, brown and add
1 can tomatoes
1 can tomato paste
1 can (4 oz) mushrooms + liquid
1/2 tea salt
1/2 tea oregano
1/2 tea basil
bay leaf
thyme
parsley
chopped green pepper
1 c chopped celery

Cook 2 hours or until right consistency


Found in "A Legacy" by Sybille Bedford. Published by Simon and Schuster, 1957.

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Monday, December 29, 2014

Tomato Pudding




Recipe for Tomato Pudding:

2 cans (#3) of tomatoes
5 cups cubed white bread (or bread crumbs)
1 tsp. salt
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup melted butter
3/4 cup boiling water

Strain tomatoes - no juice. Add sugar and salt. Add boiling water. Boil for 5 minutes. Put bread cubes in casserole. Pour butter over bread. Add boiling tomato mixture. Bake for 50 minutes at 375 degrees.

see: p. 185 of Joy of Cooking

(sorry to have taken so long with this! HG)

Found in "A Family Affair" by Roger Eddy. Published by Crowell, 1958.


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