Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Thursday, June 4, 1936

plesant all day but cool-
Made elderberry pie* & shell and two cup custards & stewed prunes-
Combed Mother's hair and washed her neck-
Mother good-
mowed the lawn on all four sides & only left a narrow strip-
Iliff called this eve-
Charles got groceries & told us Will Hall died this A.M. at 9 o'clock-




*Irene is obviously feeling better because she is baking & cooking! Check out this elderberry pie recipe & video from Urban Nature Man. It even tells you how to pick & clean the elderberries.

Elderberry Pie from Food.com

Ingredients:
 
 
Directions:
  • Combine berries, sugar, flour, and lemon juice in a medium sauce pan.
  • Heat mixture until it just starts to boil, stirring occasionally. 
  • Remove from heat and let cool for 15 minutes.  
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. 
  • Spread bottom crust in a 9 inch pie pan. 
  • Spread berry mixture in pie shell. 
  • Sprinkle cinnamon on top. 
  • Dot butter on top.
  • Put top crust on and seal edges. 
  • Poke several vent holes in top crust.
  • Bake at 425 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes. Turn oven down to 350 degrees Fahrenheit, leaving pie in oven, and bake for 30 minutes longer.

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Thanks for visiting this flashback to 1936. I'm sure Irene would be pleased! We'd love to hear from you.