Shaker Recipe of the Month
Kitchen of the Church Family, Hancock Shaker Village
Frank Leslie’s Popular Monthly, September 1873
|1 large can of Tuna||black pepper|
|1 large can of Shrimp||1/2 cup grated cheese|
|1 can undiluted cream of chicken soup||cayenne pepper|
|2 or 3 oz. cooked wide noodles.||buttered crumbs|
Mix together the tuna, shrimp, cream of chicken soup, and noodles. Add black pepper to taste. Cover with a generous 1/2 cup grated cheese, sprinkle with a bit of cayenne pepper, and buttered crumbs. Bake until golden brown, in a moderate oven, 400 degrees F, about 1/2 hour.
Other Shaker recipes can be found in Shaker Cook Book, by Caroline Piercy and Arthur Tolve (Bowling Green, Ohio, Gabriel’s Horn Publishing Co., 1984). Used by permission.
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