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Sep 10, 2009


Recipe For Potato Candy

1 medium-sized potato, boiled and mashed fine; add 2 teaspoons butter, 1/4 pound coconut, 1 teaspoon vanilla, stir in 1 pound confectioners' sugar and beat until creamy.

Put down in a buttered pan until hard; make 1 inch thick and pour over it 2 melted squares bitter (dark) chocolate. Put in a cold place for 2 hours and cut in squares to serve.


Baked Egg Custard Recipe

Whites of four eggs, one cupful of granulated sugar, one teaspoonful of vanilla, one and one-half pints rich milk. Stir the eggs, sugar and vanilla together. Add the milk, heated, but not boiled, and strain. Pour into custard cups; stand in a pan of hot water and bake in a moderate oven until firm in the center. Test by running a knife into the custard; if it comes out clear, it is done.

Buttermilk Candy Recipe

Boil together 2 cups sugar, 1 cup buttermilk, and butter size of a walnut until it forms a soft ball in water. Remove from the fire and beat until smooth and creamy. Pour into buttered pans and cut into squares when cool.