Tuesday, September 30, 2008


1 1/4 cups boiling water
1 cup 100% bran
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt
3 tbsp butter, melted
1/4 cup 100% bran
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup broken walnuts

Combine boiling water and bran in small bowl; let stand for 2 to 3 minutes. In another bowl, cream together butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition; add vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt; mix into creamed mixture until blended. Add bran mixture; stir to blend. Pour into a greased 9-inch round cake pan or 8-inch square pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 40 minutes. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over coffee cake. Broil for 2 to 3 minutes or until bubbly.

Monday, September 29, 2008


1 large cantaloupe
1 cup fresh strawberry halves
1/4 cup blueberries
1/4 cup chunked kiwi (peeled)
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp sugar

Cut cantaloupe in half and remove seeds. Prick cavity with fork. Combine remaining ingredients, toss, and spoon into cantaloupe halves.


2 lbs whiting fillets
2 green bell peppers, sliced
4 tbsp onion powder
2/3 cup melted margarine
2 tbsp lemon juice
dash pepper

Cut thawed fillets into 6 serving pieces. Cut six squares of aluminum foil, large enough to cover fish loosely. Grease foil. Place fish in foil and top with green pepper slices. Combine onion powder, pepper, melted margarine, and lemon juice. Pour over fish. Sprinkle fish with paprika. Close all edges of fish up over fish. Grill until fish is flakey when flaked with a fork - approximately 55 minutes.

Sunday, September 28, 2008


2 cups cooked, drained noodles
1 tbsp margarine, melted
5 tbsp grated Parmesan
4 to 5 slices cooked turkey
1 cup milk
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

Mix noodles, margarine, and half of the Parmesan cheese. Pour into a greased baking dish. Top mixture with turkey slices. In saucepan, heat milk and Cheddar cheese until cheese melts. Pour over turkey and top with remaining Parmesan. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.

Friday, September 26, 2008


1 lb pork tenderloin, cut into strips
oil for browning
1/3 cup water
1 1/2 tbsp cornstarch
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup vinegar
3/4 cup pineapple juice
2 tsp soy sauce
1 cup sliced mushrooms
2 cups pineapple chunks
1 green pepper, cut in strips

Brown pork in oil. Add water and cook slowly for 1 hour. Add cornstarch, brown sugar, vinegar, pineapple juice, and soy sauce; mix well. Simmer 15 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and simmer 5 minutes. Serve over rice.


5 pears, cored and peeled
2 tbsp chopped pecans
2 tbsp raisins
3/4 cup water
1/4 cup honey
2 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp cinnamon

Cut pears in half and place in greased baking dish, cut side up. Sprinkle pecans and raisins over pears. Combine water, honey, and lemon juice together in saucepan and bring to a boil. Pour over pears and sprinkle cinnamon over top. Bake 45 minutes at 350 degrees. Baste often.


1 1/2 cup milk
1 cup oleo
1/4 cup sugar
2 pkgs dry yeast
1/4 cup lukewarm water
2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp salt
5 to 5 1/2 cups flour
1 cup sugar
2 tsp cinnamon

Scald milk; add oleo and the 1/4 cup sugar. Cool to lukewarm. Dissolve yeast in water. Add to milk mixture along with eggs. Add salt and flour. Stir well with spoon to make soft dough. Let rise once. Roll dough into rectangles 1/2-inch thick. Spread with oleo and sprinkle with cinnamon mixture made with remaining ingredients. Roll up as for cinnamon rolls and cut into 3/4 inch slices. Dredge slices in cinnamon mixture and roll out until thin. Place on greased baking sheet and bake 12 minutes at 400 degrees. Ice while warm with a thin glaze.


2 tbsp margarine
1 lb ground beef
1 1/4 oz pkg chili seasoning mix
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
2 cups coarsely crumbed corn chips
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cans (8 oz each) tomato sauce

Melt margarine in skillet and brown ground beef with onion. Drain. Stir in chili seasoning mix, tomato sauce, and 1 cup water. Simmer 10 minutes. Stir occasionally. Lightly grease 2-quart casserole dish. Layer 1/2 chili mixure, corn chips, then cheese. Repeat layers. Bake 20 minutes at 350 degrees.

Thursday, September 25, 2008


Mix 2 1/2 cups drained crushed pineapple (1 lb 4 oz can), 1 cup each: shredded coconut, cottage cheese, sour cream. Chill. Just before serving, fold in 4 medium-sized peeled, fresh peaches, diced. Serve in fresh peach cups: Cut fresh peach into quarters, cutting only to about 1/2-inch from bottom. Remove seed. Makes 8 servings.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008


2 small pkgs strawberry gelatin
2 cups boiling water
3/4 cup cold water
1 cup cooked cold rice
1/2 cup milk
1 cup sweetened whipped cream
1 small can crushed pineapple, with juice
1/2 cup chopped nuts

Dissolve gelatin in boiling water; add cold water. Chill until it starts to congeal. Fold in rice, milk, whipped cream, pineapple and nuts; chill until firm.

Monday, September 22, 2008


2 lb hamburger meat
2 medium onions, chopped
1 tbsp chili powder
1 bell pepper, chopped
1 cup vegetable oil
2 tsp red pepper
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 can whole kernel corn
1 can diced tomatoes
2 cups corn meal
1 cup milk
3 eggs

In a large skillet, brown hamburger meat in oil with onions, chili powder, bell pepper, red pepper and salt. Do not drain. When meat is brown, add corn and tomatoes. In a large bowl, mix corn meal, milk, and eggs. Add skillet mixture and mix well. Bake in a greased 9 x 13-inch baking pan for 30 minutes or until done at 375 degrees.

Sunday, September 21, 2008


2 egg whites
1 cup sugar
1/4 tsp cream of tartar
1/8 tsp salt
1/4 cup water
1 cup Marshmallow Fluff
1 tsp vanilla extract

Combine all ingredients except vanilla in the top of a double boiler. Place over boiling water; beat with rotary beater until mixture holds soft peaks. Remove top of double boiler from lower part; beat until mixture holds stiff peaks. Beat in vanilla.

Note: This is a file photo.


White Bread Batter:
1 1/4 cups warm (not hot)water
1 pkg active dry yeast
2 tbsp soft shortening
2 tsp salt
2 tbsp sugar
3 cups sifted flour

Pour warm water into large mixing bowl. Sprinkle yeast over water; stir until dissolved. Add shortening, salt, sugar, and 1 1/2 cups flour. Beat two minutes at medium speed of electric mixer or 300 vigorous strokes by hand. Scrape sides and bottom of bowl frequently. Stir in remaining flour and beat with a spoon until smooth, about 1 to 1 1/2 minutes. Scrape batter from sides of bowl. Cover dough with a clean cloth and let rise in a warm place, free from draft, until double in bulk, about 30 minutes. When batter has risen, stir down by beating about 25 strokes. Spread batter evenly in a greased 9x5x3-inch loaf pan. Batter will be sticky. Let rise in warm place, free from draft, until edge of batter reaches 1/4" from top of pan, about 40 minutes. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Bake at 375 for 45 to 50 minutes, or until brown. When done, immediately remove from pan. Brush top with margarine or butter, cool. Makes 1 loaf.

Whole-Wheat Bread Batter:
Use above recipe but substitute firmly packed brown sugar for white sugar. Substitute 1 cup whole-wheat flour for 1 cup of the white flour. Add 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour with the first addition of flour. Add the remaining whole wheat flour with the second addition of flour.

Rye Bread Batter:
Use recipe for white bread batter. Use firmly packed brown sugar for white sugar. Use 1 cup sifted rye flour for 1/2 cup of the white flour. Add 1/2 cup rye flour with the first addition of flour. Add the remaining rye flour with the second addition of flour. If desired, add 1 teaspoon of caraway seeds with the first addition of flour.

Herb Bread Batter:
Use recipe for white bread batter. Add 1 teaspoon of caraway seeds, 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg and 1/2 teaspoon powdered sage with the first addition of flour.


2 lb ground turkey
12 oz pork sausage
1 egg, beaten
1/2 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp each dry mustard, tarragon, and black pepper
1 1/4 tsp dried dill
1 tbsp each butter and oil
10.75 oz can beef broth
1/2 cup chopped parsley
4 medium carrots, cut in long strips
2 tbsp vinegar with 3 tbsp water

Mix together turkey, sausage, egg, half of the onion and half of the garlic, all mustard, tarragon and 1/2 the pepper and 3/4 tsp of the dill. Roll into 1-inch balls. In a large skillet, melt fat, saute remaining garlic, onion, and pepper. Add meatballs and lightly brown. Add broth, parsley, carrots, remaining dill, and vinegar and water mixture. Cover, bring to gentle boil. Reduce heat and simmer until carrots are tender. Serve as appetizer or main course over rice. Serves 8.

Saturday, September 20, 2008


1 lb boneless, skinned chicken breast cut into 1 1/2" pieces
2 cans chicken broth or 4 to 5 chicken bouillon cubes dissolved in 3 cups boiling water
1/2 cup raw rice
2 tbsp soy sauce
1/4 tsp ground ginger
2 cups sliced carrots
1 cup sliced green onions
1 small can chinese vegetables, drained
1/2 cup cooking sherry
1 clove minced garlic
1/4 tsp sage
1/2 cup sliced celery
1/2 cup sliced green pepper (bell pepper)
6-oz pkg frozen pea pods or peas

Brown chicken in a large Pam sprayed pan. Add broth, rice, sherry, soy sauce, garlic and ginger. Simmer, covered, 15 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and simmer until tender. Makes 6 servings of about 200 calories each.


This recipe was in an old newspaper column at the first of a year. It was in a column about dieting and eating better in the new year.

1 lb lean hamburger
2/3 cup diced celery
1 bay leaf, crushed
dash of cayenne pepper
1 cup diced onions
1 cup shredded cabbage
1/2 tsp thyme
1 1/2-quarts water
1/2 cup cubed raw potato
8-oz can tomato sauce
2 tsp salt
1/2 cup frozen peas
1 cup sliced carrots
1/4 cup raw rice
2 beef bouillon cubes

Brown hamburger and onion in Pam sprayed soup pot. Brain off all fat. Add potatoes, carrots, celery, cabbage, water and tomato sauce. Bring to a boil. Add remaining ingredients, except peas. Cover and simmer 50 minutes. Add peas and cook another 5 to 10 minutes. Put into soup bowls and sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese. Makes 6 servings of about 200 calories each.

Thursday, September 18, 2008


1 pint fresh oysters
6 to 7 cups dried bread crumbs
1 cup chopped onions
1 tbsp sage
1 tsp each of rosemary and thyme
Dash of salt and of pepper
2 to 2 1/2 cups turkey broth (or chicken broth)
1/4 cup melted margarine

Wash oysters thoroughly. Combine oysters with remaining ingredients. Pour mixture into a well greased baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 40 minutes.

Note: This recipe is from an old complimentary grocery store card.


1 lb ground beef
1 1/2 cups chopped onion
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 1/2 cups milk
3/4 cup Bisquick baking mix
3 eggs
2 tomatoes, sliced
1 cup shredded Cheddar or process American cheese

Heat oven to 400 degrees. Grease pie plate, 10 x 1 1/2-inches. Brown beef and onion; drain. Stir in salt and pepper. Spread in pie plate. Beat milk, baking mix, and eggs until smooth, 15 seconds in blender or on high 1 minute with hand beater. Pour into plate over hamburger. Bake 25 minutes. Top with tomatoes and sprinkle with cheese. Bake until a knife inserted in center comes out clean, another 5 to 8 minutes. Cool 5 minutes.

Note: For high altitudes, increase first baking time from 25 to 30 minutes.


3 to 4 lb frying chicken cut-up
1/3 cup seasoned flour (season with poultry seasonings to suit your taste)
1/4 cup butter
1 can (10 1/2 oz)condensed cream of chicken soup
2 1/2 tbsp grated onion
1 tsp salt
dash of pepper
1 tbsp chopped parsley
1/2 tsp celery flakes
1/8 tsp thyme
1 1/3 cups water
1 1/2 cups Minute Rice

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Roll chicken pieces in flour and brown in butter. Remove chicken from pan. Into the pan and drippings, stir in soup, onion, salt, pepper, parsley, celery, and thyme. Stir while bringing to a boil. Spread Minute Rice into a 1 1/2-quart shallow casserole dish. Reserve 1/3 cup of the soup mixture and pour rest over the rice. Stir to moisten all the rice. Top rice with chicken pieces and pour reserved soup over chicken. Bake, covered, for 30-40 minutes until chicken is done.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008


1 head cauliflower, cut into bite-sized pieces
1 head lettuce, torn into bite-sized pieces
1 bunch broccoli, cup-up
1 small red onion, chopped
1/2 lb bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
1 cup mayonnaise
2 tbsp sugar
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Combine sugar and mayonnaise. Mix well to dissolve sugar. Combine cauliflower, lettuce, broccoli, onion, and bacon. Spread mayonnaise over top and sprinkle with cheese. Toss before serving.


1 cup chopped dates
1 cup boiling water
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup chopped walnuts

In a mixing bowl, combine the dates, water, and oil. Let stand for 10 minutes; do not drain. Add the brown sugar, egg and vanilla; mix well. In another bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, and salt. Stir flour mixture into the date mixture just until combined. Do not beat. Fold in walnuts. Transfer batter into a greased 8-inch loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 60 to 65 minutes or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool ten minutes before removing from pan. Finish cooling on a wire rack.
I believe this is an old recipe from California.


2 cups all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons sugar
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 cup shortening
2/3 cup milk
3 tablespoons butter, softened
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cream of tartar. Cut in shortening, using a pastry cutter or two knives, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk, just until moistened. Turn out onto a lightly floured board, knead 8 to 10 times. Roll or pat into a 12-inch by 10-inch rectangle. For filling, spread the butter over the dough. Combine the sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle over the butter. Cut into five 2-inch strips; stack strips on top of each other. Cut into six 2-inch pieces, place cut side down in six greased muffin cups. Bake at 425 degrees for 11 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pan to wire racks to cool. Serve while warm.


6 cups shredded or chopped cabbage
2 large carrots, shredded
1 medium bell pepper, chopped
1 large red apple, chopped
3 green onions, sliced
1/2 cup chopped celery
1 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

In a large bowl, combine the cabbage, carrots, bell pepper, apple, onions, and celery. In a small mixing bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar, salt and pepper. Pour dressing mix over cabbage mixture and toss to coat well. Put in a covered bowl and refrigerate.

Serves 8
Note: This is a file photo, not a photo of this recipe.


1 cup sugar
1 cup margarine
1 cup mashed potatoes
2 eggs
11 cups flour
1 cup powdered milk
2 tbsp salt
3 cups warm water
4 pkgs dry yeast, softened in 1/2 cup warm water

Preheat oven 375 degrees.

Mix together sugar, margarine, mashed potatoes, and eggs. In a separate bowl, combine flour, milk and salt. Mix both mixtures together as though making a pie crust. Add water and softened yeast. Mix thoroughly and knead for 5 minutes. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled in bulk. Work down and form into cloverleaf rolls. Let rise again until doubled and then bake at 375 degrees until golden brown, approximately 15 to 20 minutes. When you shape dough into cloverleaf rolls, put them in muffin pans to bake.

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3/4 cup white sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
2/3 cup salad oil
1 egg
1 cup sour milk
1 tsp salt
1 tsp soda
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 cup diced rhubarb
1/2 cup chopped nuts

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Mix ingredients in the order listed above. Mix well and pour into two greased loaf pans and sprinkle over batter a mixture of 1/2 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon butter and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Bake at 325 degrees for 60 minutes. Freezes well. Makes 2 loaves.

Monday, September 15, 2008


1 lb Velveeta pasteurized process cheese spread, cubed
1 cup milk
1/2 cup Miracle Whip salad dressing
2 cups chopped cooked chicken (or turkey)
1 10-oz pkg frozen peas and carrots, cooked and drained
5-oz spaghetti, cooked and drained
1 tbsp chopped chives

In a medium saucepan, heat cheese, milk, and salad dressing over low heat, stirring until sauce is smooth. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Pour into a 2-quart greased casserole dish and bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes or until hot. Makes 6 to 8 servings.


2 eggs
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp sesame seeds
1 tbsp flour
1 tbsp baking powder
3 Idaho potatoes, peeled
Vegetable oil for frying

In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs, stir in garlic, soy sauce, sesame seeds, flour, baking powder. Grate potatoes coarsely using the large blades of a hand grater or food processor. Squeeze out as much liquid as possible from potatoes; stir in egg batter. Heat about two inches of oil to 325 degrees in an electric fry pan or deep fryer. Drop a forkful of potato mixture into hot oil. Mixture should spread to make a lacy effect. Brown quickly on one side; turn with fork and brown other side. Drain on paper towels. Repeat with remaining mixture. Makes about three dozen fritters.

Sunday, September 14, 2008


This recipe for Tropical Wedding Cake is from an old, yellowed and ripped newspaper clipping. A local Southern Indiana grocery store had run this ad as their recipe of the week.

1 box yellow cake mix, prepared as directed on box and baked in a greased and floured 9 x 13-inch pan.

In a medium saucepan, combine 1 cup sugar with a one pound four ounce can of crushed pineapple and cook over medium heat for five minutes.

When cake comes from oven, pierce top with a large fork and pour warm pineapple-sugar mixture over the cake.

Prepare one large package of vanilla pudding (not instant) according to directions and spread over pineapple. Cover and refrigerate cake overnight.

When ready to serve, spread Regular or Extra Creamy Whipped Topping over top of cake and sprinkle with coconut.

Saturday, September 13, 2008


2 cups fine bread crumbs
1/4 cup flour
2 tsp paprika
4 tsp salt
2 tsp sugar
2 tsp oregano
2 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp garlic powder
2 tsp Accent, optional
2 tsp poultry seasoning
1 tsp black pepper

Combine all ingredients together well and put in a covered container. Keep in the refrigerator. Works well for pork chops and chicken.


1/3 cup warm water
1 pkg dry yeast
2 cups warm water
1 egg
1/2 cup sugar
3 tsp salt
4 tbsp shortening
7 cups flour (approximately)

Dissolve yeast in the 1/3 cup warm water. Add 2 cups warm water, egg, sugar, salt, shortening and 3 1/2 cups of the flour. Mix to blend. Gradually work in the rest of the flour as needed. Turn onto a floured board and knead for 10 minutes. Put in a greased bowl, turning to cover top with grease, and cover. Let rise in a warm place for 1 1/2 hours. Punch dough down and let rest thirty minutes. Make into rolls and let rise in pans thirty minutes, uncovered. Or you can put the dough into the refrigerator and keep for up to 4 days. When ready to bake, bake at 400 degrees for approximately 15 minutes or until golden brown.


1/2 lb ground beef
5 cups seasoned mashed potatoes
1/2 cup minced onion
2 eggs, slightly beaten
2 tbsp flour
3/4 tsp dill weed
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
pinch nutmeg
1/2 cup shredded pasteurized process cheese

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8-inch loaf pan with foil extending about 1/2 inch above sides. In medium bowl, combine ground beef, 2 cups of the potatoes, onion, eggs, flour, dill, salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Press mixture into loaf pan. Cover with foil and bake for 1 hour. Remove from oven and let stand 10 minutes. Increase oven temperature to 400 degrees. Carefully remove meatloaf by lifting foil from pan. Peel off foil and transfer with spatula to an oven proof serving platter. In medium bowl, combine remaining potatoes with cheese. Spread on top and sides of loaf. Return to oven and bake 20 minutes or until potatoes are lightly browned. Makes 4 servings.


This recipe was compliments of a local grocery store in Southern Indiana many years ago.

1 1/2 lbs ground ham
1/2 cup bread crumbs
1/2 cup quick oats
2 eggs, beaten
3 tbsp chopped onion
2 tbsp parsley flakes
1/2 cup dark brown sugar

Combine ham, bread crumbs, oats, eggs, onion, parsley in a large mixing bowl. Mix well and shape into a loaf shape. Sprinkle the sugar over top of loaf. Place loaf in a very lightly greased and floured baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 60 to 70 minutes.

Friday, September 12, 2008


1 can (20-oz) pineapple chunks in own juice, drained (reserve juice)
1 can (10 1/2-oz) manadrin oranges in light syrup, drained (reserve juice)
8 oz cooked macaroni
1/2 lb medium shrimp, shelled, deveined and cooked
1 medium red or green bell pepper, julienned
1/2 cup sliced green onions
1/3 cup salad oil
3 tbsp fresh lime juice
2 tsp balsamic or red wine vinegar
1 1/2 tsps grated fresh ginger
3/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp ground red pepper
1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper

In a large mixing bowl, combine pineapple chunks, oranges,macaroni, shrimp, bell pepper, and green onions. To make dressing:
In a jar with a tight fitting lid, combine oil, 2 tablespoons of the reserved pineapple juice, 1/4 cup reserved orange syrup, lime juice, vinegar, ginger, salt and peppers. Cover and shake. Pour dressing on the pasta mixture while the pasta is still warm. Serve at room temperature.
Makes 8 servings of about 265 calories each.

Thursday, September 11, 2008


1 cup tomato soup
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup vinegar
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/2 tsp paprika
2 tsp prepared mustard
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

Mix ingredients in a bowl and slowly add 1 1/1 cup oil. Place in a container with 6 cloves garlic. Will keep for weeks in the refrigerator.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008


This recipe is from an old newspaper clipping advertising Marzetti dressings.

4 cups cooked, diced, cooled potatoes
2 hard-cooked eggs, diced
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped sweet pickles
2 tbsp chopped pimento, optional
1/2 cup Marzetti slaw dressing
1 tbsp pickle juice
Salt and Pepper to taste

In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Mix well. Chill to blend flavors. Garnish with additional hard-cooked egg slices and tomato wedges, if desired. Keep any leftovers in the refrigerator.

Saturday, September 6, 2008


1 cup sugar
1/2 cup flour (or cornstarch and cold water)
1 1/4 cups hot water
dash salt
1 unbaked pie shell

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Mix sugar and flour together. Add hot water and salt. Mix together and pour into pie shell. Dot with butter and sprinkle nutmeg over the top. Bake at 350 degrees until done.

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