Recipe for Preserving Children

Posted on December 19, 2016. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , |

The following Recipe comes from a cookbook my mother had from 1954-55.  The cookbook states that the author “…found this recipe [in a scrapbook], pasted there by my mother, probably half a century ago.”  Interestingly, the author’s name is not listed anywhere in 52-page booklet.  Something she probably did not notice at the time.  Nevertheless, this really cute Recipe lives on approximately 116 years later.

Recipe for Preserving Children

1 grass grown field, 1/2 dozen children (or more).  Several dogs (and puppies, if in season). One brook.  Pebbles.

Method:  Into the field pour children and dogs, allowing to mix well.  Pour brook over pebbles till slightly frothy.  When children are nicely brown, cool in a warm bath.  When dry, serve with buttermilk and freshly baked bread.

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