[Sca-cooks] History -- pecan pie recipe
judith at ipstenu.org
Thu Nov 19 09:45:15 PST 2009
> On Nov 19, 2009, at 10:30 AM, Laura C. Minnick wrote:
>> Johnna wrote: Now the Lone Star Cook Book from 1901 is also out in a facsimile. It's up for viewing on Google Books, so here's the recipe:
>>> Texas Pecan Pie
>>> I cup sugar, 1 cup sweet milk, 1-2 cup chopped pecans, 3 eggs, 1 tb. flour. Bake and serve with meringue on top. page 49
>> Johnnae, just reading that makes my teeth ache. We eat/ate that? Voluntarily? Without barfing? Over 12 years old?
>> Makes me want to drink water. Lots and lots of water...
Keep in mind that portion sizes are smaller than you're probably thinking. One pecan pie can serve, not the "usual" six or eight slices, but 12-20 slices. Also, you don't eat it alone, you eat it after a nice healthy meal that includes protein, which helps your body process the extra carbs.
Judith / no SCA name yet
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