Thursday, November 9, 2017

White Cake

Recipe for white cake:

1/2 c. butter or margerine
1 c. sugar
1 egg well beaten
1/2 ts salt
1 c. milk
1 c flour
4 ts powder (bkg)
1 1/2 c. huckleberries

Cream fat and sugar
Add egg
Mix and sift dry ingredients, reserving 1/4 c. flour to dredge berries. Add alternately with milk
Fold in dredged berries

Bake in shallow pan 350 degrees 30 or 45 mins

Found in "Barnaby Rudge" by Charles Dickens. Published by Harper and Brothers, 1875.

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Tomato Pickles

Recipe for tomato pickles:

1 pk. tomatoes ??
1 cup salt
Stand overnight, drain

Boil tomatoes in 2 qts water and 1 qt vinegar 15 minutes

Drain, then take
5 qts vinegar
2 lbs brown sugar
1/2 lb white mustard seed
2 tablespoons ground allspice
2 tablespoons ground cloves
2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons ground ginger
2 tablespoons ground mustard
2 green peppers cut in strips

Put all into a porcelain kettle and cook 15 minutes and ?? ?? in loose.

Found in "Lowney's Cook Book" prepared by Maria Willett Howard. Published by Lowney's, 1921.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Syrup for Pickling Peaches


Syrup for Pickling Peaches

3 cups sugar
2 cups cider vinegar
2 cups water
1 T whole cloves
1 T whole allspice
3 inch stick of cinnamon

Place spices in bag. Boil syrup for 5 minutes, Add preparted fruit (cook about 5/8 minutes) and cook until tender but not soft. Pack in sterilized jars.

Found in "The Marsh: A Century of Cranberries" by Lela Potter Winn. Published by Exposition Press, 1981.

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