Really old recipes.



  • Anybody have really old recipes? Let them live on here..

    Rhubarb Fruit Conserve

    6 cups diced rhubarb

    3 cups pineapple

    1/2 cup pineapple juice

    2 cups soaked dried apricots

    1/4 cup lemon juice

    8 cups granulated sugar

    1/2 cup seedless raisins

    Simmer rhubarb, pineapple, apricots & juice 20 min. Add other ingredients & boil gently until conserve thickens. Stir frequently with wooden spoon. Pour into sterilized jars, seal when cold.

    I have tons of these, anybody else?



  • Ok, One more for Mama...

    President Eisenhowers Favorite Cake Recipe

    1/2 cup butter
    2 cup sugar
    3 eggs
    1 cup sour milk
    2 1/2 cups sifted flour
    1 tsp. baking soda
    1 rounded tsp. baking powder
    2/3 cup cocoa dissolved in 1/2 cup boiling water
    1/4 tsp. salt
    1 tsp. vanilla

    Sift flour, soda, baking powder & salt; cream the shortening, slowly beat in sugar, add egg yolks & vanilla. Add cocoa, add flour mixture alternately with the milk. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites. Pour into 2 greased layer cake tins. Bake 25 minutes in 375 degree oven. Or: Use greased 9 inch square tin & bake 45 minutes @ 350 deg.
    Seven Minute Frosting:
    2 egg whites, unbeaten
    1 1/2 cups sugar finely sifted
    5 Tbsp. cold water
    1/2 tsp. cream of tartar or 2 tsp. light corn syrup
    Few grains salt
    1 tsp. vanilla

    Combine ingredients in top of double boiler; Stir until sugar dissolves. Then place over briskly boiling water. Beat with egg beater until stiff enough to stand in peaks 6 to 10 minutes. Add vanilla, beat until thick enough to spread. During cooling, keep sides of double boiler cleaned down with spatula. With an electric beater the process may take as little as 4 min.



  • Now one with pics of the result XD

    Also, PM me a slice so I can have a taste



  • @duarte.framos Get to baking dude.



  • Only old recipes - 365 obiadów za 5 złotych (1871)
    ;)



  • Ginger Beet Juice Recipe

    This healthy ginger-beet juice recipe is full of nutrients as you add vegetables and carrots to make it sweet. There is no problem if you don’t have a juicer as you can blend easily with a blender. The recipe includes;

    Fresh orange, peeled.
    2 Kale leaves.
    An apple cut into wedges.
    1-inch peeled fresh ginger.
    Ice cubes
    1medium carrot, peeled.
    1 large beet peeled.
    more: http://www.okyalo.com/blog/2017/03/diy-beet-juice-healthy-drink-recipes/



  • @aloedrink Beet Relish

    2 cans of beets, whole, diced or sliced
    1 ½ lb. Cabbage
    ¾ cup vinegar
    1 cup sugar
    ½ bottle horseradish, ( not hot )

    Put beets & cabbage through food chopper. Mix vinegar, sugar, & horseradish. Combine with beets & cabbage. Makes 1 qt. Keeps in fridge a long time.



  • @roaring said in Really old recipes.:

    @aloedrink Beet Relish

    .......
    1 ½ lb. Cabbage
    ...........

    Green or purple cabbage?



  • @Viola I'd say half / half purple for the taste and green for the optical contrast. Although 1,5 lb is about only one cabbage so maybe make it twice as much ?
    You can't ever have enough relish ^^


  • Vivaldi Translator

    I'm not a novice cook nor novice pastry. Two things I rather interest in.

    But one thing I learn just by randomly making easy recipes, be creative. We're not trying to impress school teacher.

    I'm from south east asia, some ingredients in recipe I ever try absolutely no where to be found if not mighty expensive. I usually replace it with other or even lower/increase the sum.

    Luckily, most ingredients used in recipes in this thread pretty easy to find around here. Except for rhubarb & tartar cream.

    Thank's for @roaring & @aloedrink for sharing the recipes.

    P.S:
    Before you ask, I don't have any recipes. I'm just random man make mess in the kitchen. Plus (usually) a disaster result.



  • Like I said before, I have many recipes that are over 80 years old...:shallow_pan_of_food:

    Ham Loaf

    2 lbs. ground lean pork
    1 lb. ground ham
    1 egg beaten
    1 cup bread crumbs
    1/2 cup milk
    3 Tbsp. tomato sauce
    1/2 tsp. paprika
    1/4 tsp. salt

    Mix. Bake @ 350 deg. for 1 1/2 hours

    Mustard Sauce:
    1/2 cup tomato sauce
    1/2 cup prepared mustard
    1/2 cup vinegar
    1/2 cup sugar
    1/2 cup margarine
    3 egg yolks beaten

    Cook in double boiler until thick. Will keep indefinitely in refrigerator.



  • Poor Mans Cake

    2 cups sugar

    8 Tbsp. shortening

    2 cups water

    1 pkg. seedless raisins

    1 tsp. salt

    2 tsp. cinnamon

    1 tsp. cloves

    1 tsp. nutmeg

    2 tsp. baking soda

    4 cups flour, sifted

    1 tsp. baking powder

    3/4 cup nutmeats

    Put shortening into pan, add sugar, water, raisins, salt & spices, boil 3 minutes, cool about 15 to 20 min. Add nutmeats, then mix in flour, baking soda & baking powder; mix well. Put into 2 loaf pans that have been greased & floured. Bake 50 - 60 minutes in 350 deg. oven. One half of small jar of cherries may be added with flour. Will keep for about a week to 10 days wrapped in foil.



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  • Some interesting recipes here, but 80 years isn't really old or a long time back. I personally know several people who are older! I expected to read something from centuries ago :D



  • @luetage Like this? It's from 1658...

    A Trifle.

    Take boiled Cream and Rose water and sugar, and a little rennet, and stew them together.

    Old enough for ya?



  • @luetage Or how about this 1696 recipe..

    A Hare Hashed.

    Cut it out in quarters, chine it, and lay it in Clarret, mixed with three parts of water, and parboyl it, then slice the flesh in thin pieces, and lay it on your stew pan, let this be off the Body, but the legs wings, and head whole, almost cover it with some of the liquor it was boyled in, add some Butter, sliced Nutmeg, the juce of Lemon, and a little beaten Ginger, serve it upon sippets, Garnish it with Lemon, and sliced Onion.



  • Hmm, I don't know... all this modern cookery. It isn't even medieval.

    Mustacei

    Ingredients:
    500g wheat flour
    300ml grape juice (or young wine)
    2 tblsp anise seeds
    2 tblsp cumin seeds
    100g lard
    50g grated cheese (sheep's cheese would be best)
    ca. 20 bay leaves

    Instructions:
    Pour some must over the flour, add anise and cumin seeds, the lard and
    cheese. Work it together until you have a reasonable dough. Form
    rolls, then put one bay leaf under each of them.

    Bake 30-35 minutes at 180°C

    Note:
    It's better to make the must rolls with yeast dough, because then they
    can be kept longer, and they are not so hard. To make the yeast dough,
    add 40g yeast to the flour + grape juice, leave it a while until you
    continue like above.



  • Pepper Relish

    12 green peppers
    12 red peppers
    12 good sized onions

    Grind all & pour hot water over mixture ( just enough to cover ) Let mixture stand until it gets cold. Drain. Mix all together: peppers, onions, 3 Tbsp. salt, 2 cups sugar, 1 qt. cider vinegar. Boil this mixture 25 min. Jar.


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