Back to Old Recipes

Get 10% Off Gift Memberships from! 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

Oat-Meal Flummery

The following recipe was transcribed ver batim from 

Peterson's Magazine

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

April, 1859

Tale a pint of bruised groats, and put three pints of water to them, early in the morning, and let it stand till noon; then add the same quantity of water as before, stir it well, and let it stand till four o'clock.; then run it through  a sieve; boil it; keep stirring it all the while, and put in a spoonful of water now and then as it boils. When it begins to thicken, drop a little on a plate; when it leaves the plate it is complete. Put it in glasses, and when cold turn it out

Back to Old Pennsylvania News

Back to Old Recipes


God Bless America!

Try FREE with a 14-Day Free Trial!

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