Dinner-In-a-Dish (1941)

Dinner in a dish

Submitted by Mrs. Eva Gage

3 vegetables and meat is a grand combination.

4 T Crisco
1 med. Onion chopped
2 green peppers sliced
1 lb. hamburger
1-1/2 t salt
¼ t pepper
2 eggs
2 c fresh cut corn
4 med. Tomatoes sliced
½ c dry bread crumbs

Put Crisco in skillet and lightly fry pepper and onions for three minutes. Then add meat and blend thoroughly. Add seasonings. Remove from fire, stir in eggs and mix well.

Put 1 c of corn in baking dish then half the meat mixture, then a layer of sliced tomatoes. Then another layer of corn, meat, and tomatoes. Cover with crumbs. Dot generously with Crisco or butter. Bake in moderate oven 35 min.

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Mothers’ Buns (1941)

Health salad

Submitted by Mrs. Harry W. Miller

3 c milk
½ cake yeast
½ c sugar

Set in sponge over night, in the morning add

1 c sugar
1 c butter
Spice and currants to taste
And flour to knead

Raise very light, make into buns, raise and bake.

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Old Fashioned Election Cake (1941)

Election cake

Submitted by Irene Rice

1 qt. flour
1/2 cake yeast
1 pt. scalded milk
1 t butter
1 egg
1 c raisins
1-1/4 c sugar
2 t cinnamon, nutmeg
½ t soda

Mix all together, as you would wheat bread, make into two loaves, raise again before baking.

To Frost as our Great Grandmothers did: Take white of one egg and put with equal quantity of molasses, stirring well and put on immediately after taking from oven. Use sugar if preferred. (From an OLD cook book)

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