Family Recipes: Now & Then

Choice recipes Tilton, Bancroft, Hauxhurst, Tyson, Antilla/Johnson and Higgins families. Some tried-and-true, some just tried recipes.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Corn Pone - Bertha Hauxhurst Tyson

Bertha Hawxhurst (Tyson)

Corn Pone

Ingredients:
1 c corn meal
1 c wheat flour
1 c ‘sweet’ milk (milk)
2 eggs
1 tsp baking soda
1 Tbls cream of tartar – put in milk

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F, use a long greased baking pan.
Mix dry ingredients, except cream of tartar, which should be added to milk.
After, mix milk and eggs.
Bake.
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“This recipe was used for years and years in the big family and was used practically every evening for dinner.” – Elizabeth Charity Tyson (Tilton)

The big family mentioned was Bertha Hawxhurst &  Chester Julian Tyson & all of these children:
Donald Charles
Robert William
Elizabeth Charity
Margaret Janet
Frederick Carroll
Edwin Phillip
Richard Stanley
Chester Julian (Jr)
Ralph Watts
Paul F “Dix”
Alan Hawxhurst
Norman Eugene     

In this photo, left to right:
 Phil (Edwin Phillip), Fred, Margaret, Elizabeth, Bob (Robert), Don holding Stan (Richard Stanley) Tyson c 1911, Flora Dale, Pennsylvania.

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