Shaker Recipe of the Month
Kitchen of the Church Family, Hancock Shaker Village
Frank Leslie’s Popular Monthly, September 1873
Ham Stuffed Green Peppers
|8 large peppers||1/2 tbsp. onion|
|2 tbsps. chopped peppers||1/4 tsp. salt|
|2 1/2 cups milk||1 egg|
|4 tbsps. flour||1 tbsp. butter|
|2 cups chopped cooked ham|
Melt butter, add flour and blend. Add milk and cook until a creamy sauce forms. Stir constantly, cook 2 min. adding all ingredients. Stuff the peppers, stand upright in pan and bake 35 min. in a moderate (350 degree) oven.
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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