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Enjoy recipes from an old cookbook made years ago from a rural community plus a recipe from the White House during that time.
Basic Apple Pie Recipe
Recipe from Mrs. Nelson A Rockerfeller, Vice Presidents Wife
Instructions for New York State Flat Apple Pie
Crust:Cut the butter and margarine into the flour with knife or pastry blender until like cornmeal. Add ice
water gradually, and work in just enough to hold together. Roll out on board or Marble Slab (lightly floured) until 1 inch thickness and
place in refrigerator for 20 minutes. Remove and again row, this time to 1/8 inch thickness. Use flat pan or baking sheet 15 x 10 cover
with prepared crust.
Filling: Peel, core and cut each apple into six sections. Arranged in one layer on the cross in pan. Mix sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle over the apples, then sprinkle with lemon juice. Bake in oven which has been preheated to 450 degrees for 20 minutes, then reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake another 30 minutes. Remove from oven, sprinkle with the New York state maple syrup, and serve while warm with a generous slice of New York State sharp cheese.
Instructions for Brown Bag Apple Pie Recipe
Pare, core and cut apples into eighths. Put in a large bowl, combine 1/2 cup suga,r two tablespoons of flour and nutmeg in cup. Sprinkle over apples, toss to coat well, spoon into pastry shell and drizzle with lemon juice. For topping combine 1/2 cup of sugar and 1/2 cup flour in bowl. Cut in butter and sprinkle over apples. Slide pie into brown paper bag. Fold over, twice, fastened with paperclip and place on cookie sheet. Bake in hot oven for 1 hour, split bag open. Remove pie and cool on rack. Serve plain or with ice cream. Makes one 9-inch pie.
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