Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Recipes From the Past

One Dish Meal – by Myrtle Wagner
Brown 6 Pork Chops, put in casserole and cover with water.
Put 1 tblsp uncooked rice on each chop.
One slice tomato on rice and
Small chopped onion on tomato.
Salt and pepper to taste.
Bake 3 hours.
Irish Stew - by Mrs. Joe Parkin
1 tblsp of fat - put in kettle,
Add small onion chopped and
1 cup raw beef, cut in small pieces, let brown,
Add 3 cups water, salt and pepper to taste.
Cook slowly 1 ½ hours.
Add 2 cups raw diced potatoes,
Cook till tender, adding water if necessary,
Thicken with 1 tblsp flour and serve hot.
White Floating Soap
Into an iron kettle put 2 ½ quarts melted grease (left over from cooking meats).
Stir in 1 can of Watchdog Lye which was previously poured into 1 qt. of water and allowed to cool.
Stir into grease, add 1 cup ammonia, 2 tablespoons Borax dissolved in ½ cup warm water.
Stir for 5 minutes, then beat into warm soap until too stiff to handle.
Put away to cool. Cut into bars and do not use until soap has aged for four weeks.

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