These easy to make old-time pie recipes have few ingredients and are quick to put together to create an old-fashioned pie experience.
I found some old, old recipes that belonged to my great-grandmother and thought your readers might be interested.
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Learn how to bake these easy to make old-time pie recipes straight from grandma's kitchen.
I found some old, old recipes that belonged to my great-grandmother and thought your readers might be interested in these easy to make old-time pie recipes—not only the recipe content, but the brevity with which they chose to keep recipes.
Core as many nice apples as will fill a dish
Boil them in light syrup
Prepare 1/4 pound rice in milk and sugar and salt
Put some of the rice in the apples, then fill up the intervals with the rice and bake in the oven until it is a fine color.
Grate 6 apples
1 cup of sugar
3 tablespoons melted butter
Juice and grated rind of lemon
2 tablespoons of brandy or wine, if you choose; if not, omit it.
Bake in an under, but without a top crust.
1 cup sugar
A scant 1/2 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon cream tarter
1 cup flour
A piece of butter the size of a hen's egg
Spice to taste
This makes three layers. Spread with jelly.
Slew the prunes, as for sauce
Store mad sweeten
Use a nice pie crust
I think you will call them good. Be sure not to have them too dry.
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