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Make Scallop Tomatoes

Learn about Victorian Fashion

Make a Brown Betty

Brown Betty Recipe

1 pint bread crumbs or dry bread moistened
1 quart chopped sour apples
1/2 pint sugar
2 tsp cinnamon
4 tbp butter

Arrange bread and apples in layers in a pudding dish, beginning and ending with the bread crumbs, seasoning each layer with the sugar and spice and spreading the butter over the top. Cover it till the apples are soft, then uncover to brown.

Hinman Abel, W. Mary, Pratical Sanitary and Economic Cooking Adapted to Persons of Moderate and Small Means (1890): Pg. 109

 

Make a Mixed Summer Salad in the Schmidt House

Mixed Summer Salad Recipe

Three heads of lettuce, two teaspoonfuls of green mustard leaves; a handful of water-cresses; five tender radishes; one cucumber; three hard-boiled eggs; two teaspoonfuls of white sugar; one teaspoonful of salt; one teaspoonful of pepper; one teaspoonful of made mustard; one teacupful of vinegar; half of a teacupful of oil. Mix all well together, and serve with a lump of ice in the middle.

Gillette, F. L. The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887): Cooking, Toilet And Household Recipes, Menus, Dinner-Giving, Table Etiquette, Care Of The Sick, Health Suggestions, Facts, Worth Knowing, Etc…The Whole Comprising A Comprehensive Cyclopedia Of Information For The Home. Pg. 151

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