Cooking from the Books
From STOPPING TO HOME
From SEAWARD BORN
Mama’s Shrimp Pie A shrimp pie in 1805 Charleston was similar to what today we call a casserole. Sometimes cooks would form a crust of rice to surround the shrimp and other ingredients.
From WINTERING WELL
Cassie’s Anadama Bread (makes 2 loaves – 1 to eat; 1 to freeze!) Anadama bread is traditional in Maine, but seldom heard of outside New England. It contains few ingredients, hence the tradition that a husband, aggravated at his wife’s lack of productivity and wanting his dinner, threw together some molasses and flour and corn meal and baked them himself, muttering, “Anna, damn her!”
From SHADOWS OF A DOWN EAST SUMMER
From SHADOWS ON THE IVY
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