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Old 10-27-2008, 10:39 PM   #11
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Pumpkin Pie - 1888

1 pumpkin (substitute with squash)
6 eggs
8 tablespoons sugar
1 quart milk

Peel and slice pumpkin. Boil it in boiling water until it is tender enough to rub through a serve with a potato masher; mix with custard made with beaten eggs with sugar and milk; flavor with spice and grated lemon rind; Bake in a deep earthen pie plate lined with pastry.

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Old 10-27-2008, 10:45 PM   #12
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Ever heard of Milk Toast?

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Old 10-28-2008, 03:37 AM   #13
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Old 10-28-2008, 05:34 AM   #14
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you bet

the man who raised my father was a banker in Martinsville Indiana. After his wife died, my great aunt, he used to go to a restaurant on the town square every day and was served milk toast, don't remember what meal it was, but he ate it daily for 16 years, until he died.
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Old 10-28-2008, 05:46 AM   #15
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I always heard of it - that back many years people would have that for an upset stomach. They would make the toast very dark and put warm milk over it.
supose to asborb bad acid in the stomach.

Who want to have milk when you stomach is upset. ick give me a gingerale
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Old 10-28-2008, 06:42 AM   #16
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Mom used to make it sometimes for us when we were sick. White toast with sweet butter and warm milk poured over it. That was in the 50's, and I never learned what it was supposed to do, other than comfort us, which it did. We always liked it.

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Old 10-28-2008, 08:00 AM   #17
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loved it when i was a kid with a little cinnamon, sugar and butter
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Old 10-28-2008, 10:03 AM   #18
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Bread soaked in warm milk would draw out puss and impurities, but it doesn't work today because both products have changed how they are made.
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Old 10-28-2008, 04:30 PM   #19
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I had never heard of it until I met my honey. He made it for me one night after we were married when I was sick and I feel in love with him all over again! Dark toast, good butter, sugar and warm milk. How is that not going to make you feel better?
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Old 10-28-2008, 04:33 PM   #20
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I have only heard of it when referring to a wimpish type person. Never realize it was actually something to eat!

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