Looking for Recipes

* Butternut Squash
* Applesauce
* Whole apples

What’s your favorite one? We have an apple cake we like a lot, which I can’t find at the moment online, sigh, and this butternut soup recipe, which we make all the time.

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      • Apple Chutney (from The Coronation Cookery Book, 16th Edition, Compiled by The Country Women’s Association of New South Wales, Australia [1st Edition, 1937]) Ingredients: 1/2 gallon vinegar 2 lb brown sugar 1 lb raisins 1 lb currants 6 lb apples 1/4 lb salt 2 teaspoons ground ginger 2 teaspoons allspice 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon white pepper 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 large onion 1 small piece garlic 1 teaspoon cloves Method: Boil apples and onion with a little water till soft, then add all ingredients and boil for one and a half hours. Cork tightly. Will keep indefinitely.

          • I haven’t made this, but the CWA is a practical organisation so I expect the recipe to work. The “Miscellaneous Information” section of the book includes a recipe for home-made soap, one for curing bacon and “Method of Tanning Sheepskins”. The world was a different place in 1938.

  1. The solution I am most used to for apples will not be all that helpful, I fear. My parents have n antique (and still very functional) apple cider press. Take apples off the ground, grind up and filter, put some in the fridge and more in the freezer. My other favorite solution is a simple applesauce – just apples cooked down on the stove with some but minimal sugar. Then can it. It is awesome on oatmeal mid-winter. Neither has a recipe…

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