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Tender Stew Meat

After cutting up the meat in chunks, pour a bit of vegetable or corn oil (I used a fourth cup for a big pot of stew) in a small mixing bowl, drop the meat in and mix it up with your hand like you were making biscuits, getting the oil all around and over all sides of the meat. Then "brown" it in your usual favorite recipe. Whew! You've never tasted such juicy meat in your life. It makes all 1 the difference in the world.

Author: RETRO HOUSEWIFE, 08-14-1977

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Banana Bread, American

Dear Jeanette Beyer: Have been enjoying Table Talks very much. Thought this recipe would be welcome to school kiddies' mothers. It is not extravagant and is a change from the usual cookies and cakes for the dessert part of the lunch. Hope I may win the $1. Mrs. W. B. Meeks.

Ingredients
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 crushed bananas
  • 1 tsp. soda
  • 2 cups flour
  • ¼ cu broken nutmeats
Preparation Instructions

Cream butter, add sugar, cream, eggs well beaten, crushed bananas, soda in flour, nutmeats. Bake in loaf pan, well buttered from 30 to 40 minutes, moderate oven. Fine for the lunch pail. Slice thin, butter and put two slices together as sandwich.

Contributed by Mrs. W. B. Meeks, 1933

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