Thursday, August 27, 2009

Apple Sauce

Apple Sauce

4 med apples, cut in fourths
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup packed brown sugar - or 1/3 - 1/2 cup granulated suagr
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp nutmeg

Heat apples & water to boiling over medium heat. Reduce heat. Simmer uncovered stirring occasionally to break up apples until tender, 5-10 mins.
Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling, boil & stir 1 minute.

Found in "Quinn's Book" by William Kennedy. Published by Penguin, 1988.

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Mildred's Meat Ball Mexicana


1 pound ground beef
4 tablespoons shorting
1/2 cup No. 2 can tomatoes
1/2 cup No. 2 can tomato juice
1 bay leaf
3/4 cup chopped onions
1 teaspoon chilli powder
2 1/2 teaspoon salt
1 package frozen mixed vegetables
1 teaspoon Worcester sauce
1/2 cup washed macaroni

Found in a beat-up scrapbook of recipes.

There are no preparation instructions, so you'll have to make your best guess.
I plan to scoop the mixture into ice trays, freeze overnight, add tequila, and serve.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Rice Pudding

3/4 c arborio rice
6 c milk
pinch salt
1/2 c sugar
1/2 vanilla bean

Med. heat

1/4 c heavy cream
oven bake
grate orange
rind candied ginger
mace, cardamon
nutmeg, cinnamon

Found in "The Martha's Vineyard Cookbook" by Louis Tate King & Jean Stewart Wexler. Published by The Globe Pequot Press, 1983.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Chocolate Krisp Kringles

Chocolate Krisp Kringles

1/3 cup butter
2/3 cup choc. chips

take off heat

stir in:
1/2 cup sugar

beat in:
1 egg
1/2 cup flour

put in pan - cover with chips + 1/3 cup nuts.

Bake at 400° - 12 minutes

Found in "The United States Regional Cook Book" edited by Ruth Berolzheimer. Published by the Culinary Arts Institute, 1947.

Nerwegian Apple Pie

Recipe for "Nerwegian Apple Pie."

1 cup sugar
1 cup flour
3(?) eggs
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 " " vanilla
1 " " baking powder
2 cups diced apples
1/2 cup chopped nuts

8" pan greased
350 degrees 40-45 mins

Mix sugar unsifted flour and unbeaten eggs. Add b.p. salt cinnamon and vanilla. Mix well. Fold in apples and nuts and pour into pan.

Found in "The Gathering Storm" by Winston S. Churchill. Published by Houghton Mifflin (Book Club Edition), 1948.

Zucchini "Appertizers"

Handwritten recipe for zucchini appetizers.

Found in "Chatterbox Book of Pictures" published by Dana Estes and Co., 1909.

Roast Beef and Veggies

Recipe for Roast Beef and Veggies:

Elect skillet brown
fat side down on all sides
brown. Cover Tequilla lemon
or Tuscany (Knorr) sauce
15 (?) per lb after turning it to

Found in "Eight Cousins" by Louisa May Alcott. Published by Doubleday, 1968.