(Since 1999)

RECIPE SECTION - Over 10,000 Recipes


Home   |   Articles   |   Food_Trivia   |   Today_in_Food_History   |   Food_Timeline   |   RECIPES   |   Cooking_Tips   |   Videos   |   Food_Quotes   |   Who’s_Who   |   Culinary_Schools & Tours  |   Food_Trivia_Quizzes   |   Food_Poems   |   Free_Magazines   |    Food_Festivals & Shows

You are here > Home > Recipes

DessertsPie Recipes pg 3SWEET POTATO PIES >>>>> >  Virginia Sweet Potato Pie (1904)


FREE Magazines
and other Publications

An extensive selection of free food, beverage & agricultural magazines, e-books, etc.



Recipe Videos, BBQ & Grilling, Food Safety, Food Science, Food Festivals, Beverages, Vintage Commercials, etc.


The Blue Grass Cook Book
Compiled by Minnie C. Fox (1904)

(Famous Virginia Recipe)
Mrs. T. L. Rosser

1 pound boiled sweet potato,
3/4 pound sugar,
3/4 pound butter,
6 eggs,
1 lemon,
1 glass of brandy.

Rub the potatoes while hot through a colander.

Cream the butter and sugar till very light and add to the potatoes.

Beat 6 eggs till foamy and add to the mixture.

Flavor with grated nutmeg, the juice and grated rind of 1 lemon, and add 1 glass of brandy.

Line a pie-plate with rich pastry and pour the ingredients in and bake in a moderate oven.

When done, sprinkle the top with sugar and cover with fine bits of citron.


The complete Blue Grass Cook Book may also be found on the Michigan State University website:
'Feeding America: The Historic American Cookbook Project'



  Home   |   About & Contact Info   |   Recipe Index   |   Kitchen Tips   |   Cooking Contests   |   Other Links  

Please feel free to link to any pages of from your website.
For permission to use any of this content please E-mail:
All contents are copyright © 1990 - 2024  James T. Ehler and unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved.  You may copy and use portions of this website for non-commercial, personal use only.
 Any other use of these materials without prior written authorization is not very nice and violates the copyright.
Please take the time to request permission. Logo


Popular Pages