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Mrs. Edison’s Old Fashioned Recipe for Mina’s Deviled Crab

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On September 18, 2011

Old Fashioned Recipe for Mina’s Deviled Crab

1/3 cup butter
1 teaspoon dried mustard
1 tablespoon flour
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
2 eggs
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup cream
2 full cups crab meat
½ cup celery and little red peppers if desired

Cream butter and add flour, mustard and blend together; then add everything else.  Put cream in last with the crab meat and be sure to blend them well before putting them in shells.  Sprinkle with buttered bread crumbs and bake in moderate oven until brown.

The Edisons’ recipes were written during their lifetime, therefore the directions, measurements and styles of the recipes reflect the period in which they lived and their personal tastes.  Because the recipes are original for the times, you will want to read them carefully and experiment liberally.  We know you will enjoy a look at heir lives as well as their scrumptious recipes.

Our collection of vintage recipes can be found in Edison’s Family & Friends Recipes which is available in the Edison & Ford Winter Estates Museum Store or online at http://www.edisonfordwinterestates.org/store/Edisons-Family-Friends-Recipes.html.

Mrs. Edison’s Old Fashioned Recipe for Egg Croquettes

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On July 14, 2011

Old Fashioned Recipe for Egg Croquettes

11 hard boiled eggs, chopped fine
½ pint boiled milk
1 tablespoon melted butter
1 tablespoon flour

Cook flour in butter, add ½ pint hot milk, stirring until smooth, then add other ingredients.  Make into croquettes and place in refrigerator to chill.  Make a batter of 11/2 eggs with 2 tablespoons milk or water added.  When croquettes are cold, dip them in this batter, roll in cracker or bread crumbs and fry in deep shortening.

The Edisons’ recipes were written during their lifetime, therefore the directions, measurements and styles of the recipes reflect the period in which they lived and their personal tastes.  Because the recipes are original for the times, you will want to read them carefully and experiment liberally.  We know you will enjoy a look at heir lives as well as their scrumptious recipes.

Our collection of old fashioned and vintage recipes can be found in Edison’s Family & Friends Recipes which is available in the Edison & Ford Winter Estates Museum Store or online at http://www.edisonfordwinterestates.org/store/Edisons-Family-Friends-Recipes.html.