Something new(?) for supper
I have a couple of old cookbooks that have been around for a long, long time. They are fun to read and imagine cooking these things on an old wood stove.
There are a few that suggest combinations and seasonings that I would never have thought of.
My hubby (the cook) and I got a big kick out of this one. See what you think.
HAMBURGER PUDDING (??????)
Fifteen cents worth of round steak, piece of suet, three good-sized onions, cut fine, five eggs, three slices of stale bread soaked in cold water, then squeesed out; salt, pepper and sage to taste. Make into a big pone and put in pan with half cupful of hot lard: set in oven and brown, then pour water over and bake three quarters of an hour.
How big would 15 cents worth of round steak be today?
This was taken from the 1912 edition of the "Favorite Southern Recipes," collected and published by the Southern Ruralist Magizine.
There are 20 (yes, 20)recipes just for chocolate cake.