Contained within the e-pages was a collection of recipes from heritage publications and some great and interesting recipes. Here is one that caught my eye
Salad Dressing (1870)
1 boiled egg
teaspoon of ground mustard
teaspoon of salt
a little Cayenne pepper
beat together until perfectly smooth then add
1 raw egg yolk and stir until the dressing becomes thick and creamy.
Add vinegar to taste. If too much of the vinegar is used then add a small lump of ice.
Originally extracted from “Famous old recipes used a hundred or more years ago in the kitchens of the north and south. Contributed by the descendants 1908.
How on earth do you make ice without refrigeration? I guess it is possible. Other recipes that caught my eye were:
- Creme de menth
- Lemonade to Carry in your pocket (1863 Dr Chase Recipes)
- Civil War Lemonade (1861 Housekeepers Encylopedia)
- Snail broth for obstinate coughs
- Pigs Head
- Bread sauce for birds
Taking part in Weekend Cooking hosted by BethFishReads