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.Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )