Saturday, September 6, 2008

Mince Meat

1 box currants
1 box seeded raisins
1 box seedless raisins
1 pkg. citron (candied) (Dromedary-4 oz.)
1 pkg. lemon peel (" ")
1 pkg. orange peel (" ")
1/2 cup wine
6 cups of apples cut in small pieces (6 oz.)
8 apples--tart--grannies
3 tablespoons molasses
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 glass currant jelly (can be omitted)
1 tsp. of mace (scant), allspice, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt
1 cup or more of cider to moisten

Butter can be used if desired; a little on top of each pie after being filled.

-- Laura Katherine Siddons Nieser, "Aunt Lollie," 1891-1963

"No meat, My Own"

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