Family Recipes: Now & Then

Selected recipes - some from family, friends and papers, ancestors and unknown sources. No guarantees: some of these are tried-and-true, others are just 'tried' recipes. #history #food

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Corn Pone - Bertha Hauxhurst Tyson

Bertha Hawxhurst (Tyson)

Corn Pone

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.
“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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