Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Cinnamon Bread

Recipe for Cinnamon Bread (tough to read, I know - the writing has faded quite a bit) -

2 cups flour
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon cinnamon
-Sifted together

1 egg
1 cup sour milk
1/3 cup shortening
1 teaspoon soda

Bake thirty minutes

salt (?)

Found in "The Shack" by Wm. Paul Young. Published by Windblown Media, 2007.

-Click to enlarge photos-

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Fruit Conserve

Recipe for fruit conserve:

Three quarts of fruit, different kinds
Three pounds of sugar
One pound of raisins
One-fourth pound of English walnut meats
Two oranges
One lemon

Cook until thick, careful not to burn

Found in "Sea Food Cookery" by Lily Haxworth Wallace. Published by Blue Ribbon Books, 1944.

-Click to enlarge photos-

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Thousand Island Pickles

Recipe for "Thousand Island Pickles."

1 quart sliced cucumbers
1 large onion sliced fine

Salt in layers and let stand three hours, then squeeze out the brine

Add -

1 cup vinegar
1 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon tumeric
A few dozen mustard seeds and a little horseradish chopped fine

Heat thoroughly and put in cans while hot.

Found in "All About Home Baking"  published by General Foods, 1937.

-Click to enlarge photos-