Back to Old Recipes

Get 10% Off Gift Memberships from Ancestry.com! Give the priceless gift of family history and family connections!

Creating an Heirloom: Writing Your Family's Cookbook icon

The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Recipes from an Accidental Country Girl icon

Check out Sur La Table Special Offers!

Back to the Front Page

Surf a Recipe Webring!

Vintage Recipe Links

Solutions for your Kitchen at Organize.com

Macaroni, Farmers' Style

The following recipe was transcribed ver batim from 

The American Agriculturist

January, 1879

Boil half a pound of macaroni as above, and while you are draining it from the cold water, stir together over the fire one ounce each of butter and flour, and as soon as they bubble, gradually pour into the sauce they make, a pint of boiling water, beating it with a fork or egg whip until it is smooth; season it with a level teaspoonful of salt and a level saltspoonful of pepper, and put the macaroni in it to eat; then cut an onion into small shreds, and brown it over the fire in very little fat; when both are done, dish the macaroni, and pour the onion out of the frying pan upon it. It is excellent; and ten cents will cover the cost of it all.

Back to Old Recipes

 

God Bless America!

Try Ancestry.com FREE with a 14-Day Free Trial!

Copyright 2000-2013 by  TheOldenTimes.com - Historic Newspapers Online - <Always FREE!  All rights reserved.