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Taste of the past – Codfish Ball from 1908

(Excerpt transcribed from Crenshaw County News, Luverne, Alabama January 16, 1908) CODFISH BALL Boil one cup of codfish with four good-sized potatoes. When done mash potatoes and fish together, Add good-sized piece of butter and little pepper and one egg, beaten. Roll in a little flour to form balls and place in frypan. Fry brown […]

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Taste from the past – Chicken Pie from 1886

(Excerpts transcribed from Daily Mountain Eagle, Jasper, Alabama, January 6, 1886) CHICKEN PIE 1886 RECIPE Stew chicken till tender, season with one-quarter of a pound of butter, salt, and pepper; line the sides of a pie-dish with a rich crust, pour in the stewed chicken, and cover loosely with a crust, first cutting a hole […]

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Taste from the past – Green Corn Fritters

(Excerpt transcribed from Daily Mountain Eagle, Jasper, Alabama, January 6, 1886) GREEN CORN FRITTERS 1886 RECIPE Cut through the centre of each row of kernels, then press out the centre pulp with the back of the knife. Beat two eggs thoroughly, and add to them a heaping saltspoonful (teaspoonful?) of salt, a pinch of cayenne, […]