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Old Family Recipes
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Have you ever wished you had some recipes that your ancestors used?
Well, maybe you may find one of those here on "Old Family Recipes....



Cream Tomato Soup
Take one dozen ripe tomatoes or one can of tomatoes: put on to cook in one quart of water.
When thoroughly cooked strain and add one pint of milk or cream, a lump of butter the size of an egg, salt to taste, a very little thickening of flour and one half teaspoon of soda.
~Mrs. Emma Cooley~
[From "The Hungry Man's Corner", The Daily Sentinel - September 29, 1896]


Graham Pudding
1/2 cup sugar
1~1/2 cup maple syrup
1 cup sour milk
2 cups graham flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1 heaping teaspoon soda
1/4 of a small nutmeg
1 cup raisins and a little salt.
Steam two hours and serve with any kind of pudding sauce
~Mrs. D.B Beers~
[From "The Hungry Man's Corner", The Daily Sentinel - September 29, 1896]


Lemon Pie
1 cup sugar,
the yolk of 1 egg
1 large tablespoon of flour
1 cup water, grated rind
juice of one lemon
a little butter.
Put on the stove in a double boiler and let it cook until it is as thick as a custard. Beat the white of the egg stiff and add
2-3 cups of sugar and spread on the top. Brown in the oven.
Crust should be baked separately.
~Mrs. A. Comstock~
[From "The Hungry Man's Corner", The Daily Sentinel - September 29, 1896]






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