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RECIPE WEDNESDAY: Carrot recipes from 1922

1922 CARROT RECIPES FROM WASHINGTON COUNTY, ALABAMA

CARROT AND APPLE SALAD

Take one cupful each of grated carrot and apple, one small onion grated, a stalk of celery finely chopped, one-fourth cupful of walnut meats broken in bits, salt, pepper and a highly seasoned boiled dressing. Let stand to season for an hour or more and serve on lettuce with a spoonful of mayonnaise.

CARROT SPONGE

Take one cupful of grated raw carrot, one-third of a cupful of sugar, one of milk, two tablespoonfuls of gelatin, the white of an egg, salt and vanilla to taste. Heat the milk and add the sugar. Soak the gelatin in four tablespoonfuls of water, dissolve over heat, then add the milk. Set the mixture aside until it begins to harden around the edges. Beat it well with an egg beater and add the grated carrot, vanilla and fold in the well-beaten egg white: turn into a mold. Serve with a soft custard.

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Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and www.daysgoneby.me All her books can be purchased at Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble. She has authored numerous genealogy books. RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE) is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2) is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series) Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1) is the continuation of the story. . For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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