This section is from the book "Fruits And Their Cookery", by Harriet S. Nelson. Also available from Amazon: Fruits and Their Cookery.
3 pints sweet milk 2 eggs.
2 tablespoonfuls flour.
Pinch of salt 2 quarts sweet apples sugar to taste and nutmeg.
Pare, core and slice the apples and cook until tender; then mash until fine. Add the milk and the eggs well beaten. Mix the flour until smooth with a little of the milk. Mix all together and sweeten to taste. Flavor with nutmeg as desired. Line a pie plate with rich pie crust and fill with the mixture, baking as for custard pie.
Scoop out the center of eight red apples with a vegetable scoop. Mix with equal parts of finely chopped celery and boiled dressing. Fill apple shells and serve on lettuce leaves.
1/2 teaspoonful mustard 1/2 teaspoonful salt 2 teaspoonfuls flour 1 teaspoonful sugar.
Yolk of 1 egg 2 teaspoonfuls oil 1/4 cupful hot vinegar.
3/4 cupful milk.
Mix dry ingredients in a saucepan, add the yolk of the egg, oil and milk. Stir the mixture over hot water until it begins to thicken, then stir in the vinegar, a few drops at a time.
1 1/2 cupfuls pastry flour teaspoonful salt.
1/4 teaspoonful baking powder.
1/3 cupful shortening.
Sift together the flour, salt and baking powder. With the tips of the fingers work in the shortening, then use a little ice water to mix, use a silver knife to do this and turn it out on a well floured board. Pat it out with a rolling pin and roll into a rectangular sheet. Have ready about two tablespoon-fuls of butter beaten to a cream, spread part of this over half the paste and fold the other half over the butter. Use at once or wrap in waxed paper and set in the icebox until next day.
Pare, core and slice the apples. Fill the dish, sprinkle with sugar, cinnamon and bits of butter. Wet the edge of lower crust, cover with upper crust and press edges together. Bake forty-five minutes in moderate oven.
1 pint boiling water.
1/4 cupful sugar.
1 cupful breakfast cereal.
2 tablespoonfuls flour 1/2 teaspoonful salt.
Lemon Rind and nutmeg to flavor.
3 cupfuls sliced apples.
Pour the boiling water over the cereal and let it stand until the cereal is well swollen, about two hours. Then stir in the apples and other ingredients. Turn into a pie plate and bake an hour in a slow oven. Serve hot with cream.