Easy to Make Old-Time Pie Recipes

These easy to make old-time pie recipes have few ingredients and are quick to put together to create an old-fashioned pie experience.

| June/July 2000

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    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.

Rice and Apples Recipe

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.



Marlborough Pie Recipe

Grate 6 apples
1 cup of sugar
3 tablespoons melted butter
4 eggs
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.






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