GUILD RECIPE BOOK
St. Mark's Guild, Newark, N.Y
[St. Mark's Episcopal Church]
The following women contributed one or more family favorite recipes to a cookbook published by St. Mark's Guild of St. Mark's Episcopal Church. The names below are from the 2nd edition of the book, printed in 1911. All names are spelled exactly as in the original and have been alphabetized for your convenience.
A. M. A.
Wayne County is famous for it's Apples!
Apple or Fruit Pudding
Fill a baking dish with sliced apples or fruit of any kind, canned or fresh; pour over the top a batter made of 1 tablespoon butter, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 cup milk, 1 cup flour, 1 egg, 1 teaspoon baking powder; bake in a moderate oven till brown; serve with cream of a hot sauce. Miss Prescott.
Line gem pans with pastry; fill with alternate layers of tart apple (grated) and cocoanut; sprinkle with sugar; bake in a quick oven 20 minutes; serve hot with whipped cream. Mrs. W. A. Roe.
Apple Custard Pie
Two apples, 1 cup sugar, 1 level tablespoon butter, 1 salt-spoon nutmeg, two eggs, 1 teacup milk; pare and scrape apples to a pulp; cream butter and sugar; add spice and beaten yolks of eggs, then the milk and apple; line a plate with the crust; fill with the custard and bake until firm; beat the whites; add 2 tablespoons of sugar; pile lightly on the pies and brown in oven. Mrs. H. A. Dillenbeck.
Dressing - Four tablespoons vinegar and 2 eggs; put in double boiler; stir and cook until creamy; take form fire; add 1 tablespoonful butter, 2 teaspoons sugar and a pinch of salt; when cold add one cup cream, whipped until stiff; slice apples; add to dressing to prevent discoloring and 1/2 cup nut meats; serve at once. Mrs. George Perkins.
Union Club Salad
Apples sliced, celery cut in cubes, cold boiled ham cut in thin pieces, sweet pepper (red) cut in pieces, mayonnaise dressing poured over all. Serve with or without lettuce. Mrs. C. W. Estey.
A Winter Salad
Pare, and cut into thin, very narrow strips as many hard apples (Spies or Spitzenbergs, preferable), as you have people to serve. Slice equally thin and add to them 1/2 a Spanish onion; mix thoroughly with these mayonnaise dressing to which a little sweet cream has been added. Serve on a lettuce leaf. Mrs. Gray.
One peck of snow apples, 6 or 8 large quinces, 2 quarts of cranberries; cut the apples and quinces quite small; add the cranberries and put not quite enough water to cover. Boil until tender; let drip through a bag over night; added 1 pound of sugar for pint of juice. Make just as any other Jelly. Mrs. J. M. Pitkin.
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