Monday, January 31, 2011

Allegria Images

Blogger Lynn decided to give the Johnny Appleseed Bars recipe a try:

End result:


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Thursday, January 20, 2011

Blonde Brownies

Recipe for "Blonde Brownies" -

2 c. flour
1/4 teas. baking soda
1 teas baking powder
1 teas salt
2 c. packed brown sugar
2/3 c.. shortening, melted
2 eggs
2 teas vanilla
2 c. choc. chips
1/3 c. chopped nuts

Mix flour, soda, baking powder and salt

Add sugar to shortening - eggs - vanilla

Add flour mixture to sugar mizture

Spread in 13 x 9 pan. Sprinkle with chips and nuts

Bake 350° for 30 mins

Cool in pan; cut in bars

Found in "Motherless Brooklyn" by Jonathan Lethem. Published by Vintage, 1999.

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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Pie Crust

Recipe for pie crust written on an index card:

Pie Crust

3 C. flour
1 C. lard
5 tbl water
1 tbl vinegar
1 egg

Found in "An Old Sweetheart of Mine" by James Whitcomb Riley. Published by Bowen-Merrill, 1902.

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