Bygone News - 1900's en Tomatoes and Macaroni 1912 <p>Stew ½ lb tomatoes; boil ¼ lb macaroni till soft, stir well together; add 2 oz grated cheddar cheese and a nut of butter. Stir again and sprinkle chopped parsley on top.</p> Suppers 1900's Thu, 12 Jul 2012 08:22:10 +0000 lynne.davidson 976 at Tomatoes with Forcemeat Stuffing 1908 <p>Make a forcemeat of chopped, cooked, shallots a little minced meat, four or five red peppers finely minced - a tablespoon of grated cheese, salt and pepper, a few breadcrumbs and moisten all with the yolk of an egg. Take ½ dozen fair sized tomatoes cut off the tops, scoop out pulp and fill with stuffing putting a small piece of butter in centre of each, place in buttered fireproof dish and bake in a moderate office.<span class="read-more"><a href="/recipies/tomatoes-forcemeat-stuffing-1908"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Suppers 1900's Fri, 28 Jan 2011 10:47:01 +0000 lynne.davidson 465 at Dandelion Beer 1907 <p>Put 3 quarts of yellow dandelion petals in a tub with one gallon of water, previously boiled and left warm. Cover with a flannel and stir daily for three days. Strain and add 3 lb loaf sugar to liquid, the rind of two lemons and ½ oz ginger. Boil for 20 minutes, skim and strain into a tub, add the juice of the lemons and when tepid add a little yeast on a piece of toast. Next day put in a cask and in 6-8 weeks the beer is ready to bottle - F.W, Dundee.<span class="read-more"><a href="/recipies/dandelion-beer-1907"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Drinks 1900's Fri, 28 Jan 2011 09:48:58 +0000 lynne.davidson 454 at Pineapple Sweet 1907 <p>Get a tin of pineapple chunks and heap them up like a pyramid in a dish. Then take the syrup and add sufficient gelatine dissolved to make a stiff jelly also add a few drops of cochineal to colour it. Put in a basin to cool and when set break up and arrange tastefully among the chunks. Just before sending to table pile whipped cream on top and strew a few hundreds and thousands over and serve.<span class="read-more"><a href="/recipies/pineapple-sweet-1907"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Puddings 1900's Fri, 28 Jan 2011 09:46:41 +0000 lynne.davidson 453 at Vegetable Marrow Jam 1906 <p>Ingredients: 5lb marrow, free from pith and skin, 5lb sugar, 2 large lemons, 2oz bruised ginger, ¼ teaspoon cayenne. Cut the marrow into little lumps about 1 inch long and ½ inch thick. Put them into the preserving pan. After the sugar has been melted in as much water as will cover the bottom of the pan, add the juice and rind of lemons, ginger and cayenne, tied in a muslin bag. Boil all steadily for one hour. This is best made in September.<span class="read-more"><a href="/recipies/vegetable-marrow-jam-1906"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Jams / Condiments / Preserves 1900's Thu, 27 Jan 2011 15:25:33 +0000 lynne.davidson 442 at Jam Roly Poly Pudding 1906 <p>Take 1lb flour 6oz suet pinch salt teaspoon baking powder any kind of jam. Put flour in a basin and add salt, suet and baking powder, mix with sufficient water to make a dough. Roll out making it longer than broader and spread the jam over it, wet edges then roll up. Tie it up in a scalded flour cloth and let it boil for 2 hours. This is an inexpensive and very easily made pudding.<span class="read-more"><a href="/recipies/jam-roly-poly-pudding-1906"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Puddings 1900's Thu, 27 Jan 2011 15:23:01 +0000 lynne.davidson 441 at Crisp Apple Fritters 1905 <p>2 eggs beaten separately, one teacupful of sweet milk, two cupfuls of flour, a good pinch of salt. Beat the yolks well, then add milk and flour gradually, then the salt. Beat eggs white until thick. Pare apple and cut into quarters and slice very thinly. Stir apples into batter. Cook in very hot oil, drain and sprinkle with castor sugar and serve hot.<span class="read-more"><a href="/recipies/crisp-apple-fritters-1905"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Puddings 1900's Thu, 27 Jan 2011 14:38:44 +0000 lynne.davidson 433 at Prune Shape 1905 <p>Stew 1lb of prunes, half a pound of sugar and a few strips of lemon peel til tender. Take out the stones and dissolve in 6 leaves of gelatine, put in a mould to firm. Make 1 pint milk and 2 eggs into custard, let it stand in oven until firm, when cold cut into shape and set round the prunes in a glass dish.<span class="read-more"><a href="/recipies/prune-shape-1905"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Puddings 1900's Thu, 27 Jan 2011 14:36:06 +0000 lynne.davidson 432 at Savoury Rice 1904 <p>Rice leftover from another dish can be made into an excellent savoury. Heat the grains by pouring boiling water over them in a large basin. Melt butter in a frying pan, add a little beef extract, salt, red pepper and a few drops of worcester sauce. Strain the rice well and put into the butter mixture. Fry until very hot stirring all the time. Serve.<span class="read-more"><a href="/recipies/savoury-rice-1904"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Suppers 1900's Wed, 26 Jan 2011 14:52:35 +0000 lynne.davidson 427 at Treacle Ale 1903 <ul> <li>1lb Treacle</li> <li>2 quarts of boiling water</li> <li>6 or 8 quarts cold water</li> <li>A teacupful of yeast (for the yeast a pint of brisk stout may be substituted)<br /> </li></ul><span class="read-more"><a href="/recipies/treacle-ale-1903"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span> Drinks 1900's Wed, 26 Jan 2011 14:15:15 +0000 lynne.davidson 420 at