is another recipe from Bill Hilbrich from Saint Cloud,
Minnesota. Bill says that if you have any questions
feel free to email him - click here or if you would
like to know a little bit more about Bill have a look
at his Bio page - click
says: "This recipe and the story behind it, was
first posted on the internet by Jason Bailes. I have
made this several times, and I hope that the folklore
from America's Old South will be as interesting as the
taste of this unusual breakfast spread".
Old Mobile Magazine
household in old Mobile had a few recipes which were
handed down with admonitions not to give everybody the
directions. If one wished to have a good idea of the
exact ingredients and the true cooking method for some
dish, one had to talk to three ladies of the same family
on the same day, before they could decide how to edit
the recipe before passing it on.
a delicious marmalade nobody could ever quite figure
out. The lady who made it, unmarried, childless, on
her deathbed wrote it out for her faithful grocery delivery
boy who not only brought her groceries but mailed letters,
picked up the newspapers, all that. This mystery marmalade
is equally good on hot biscuits, muffins, and pones,
even on top of frozen buttermilk as dessert.
cups finely-chopped cucumbers
4 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup of lime juice (or lemon, but lime's better)
2 Tblspns. grated lime peel (if necessary, lemon will
1/2 bottle liquid fruit pectin
whatever coloring you fancy: beet juice, blueberry
big saucepan combine cucumbers, sugar, juice and peel.
well, add coloring, boil one minute over high heat,
from stove, stir in pectin.
off foam, stir and skim 5 minutes to cool a bit.
quickly into jelly glasses and cover with 1/8 inch
about five jelly glasses.