Vinegar Mock Mincemeat (without meat)

From 1917: Mix together one cupful of grated brown breadcrumbs, half a cupful of cider vinegar, one cupful of cider, one cupful of chopped and seeded raisins, one cupful of molasses, half a teaspoonful of salt, one cupful of finely chopped apples, ground cinnamon and cloves to taste and one small cupful of grated maple sugar. Scald the ingredients, but do not boil. The mincemeat should be used within a… Continue reading


From 1918:

1 cupful fine hominy
2 egg yolks
1 quart milk
1 cupful chopped nuts
½ teaspoonful salt

Soak hominy in milk for several hours, then cook slowly for three hours in a double boiler, stirring frequently. When finished season with salt, and add the beaten yolks of the eggs and the chopped nuts. Turn into a pan and let stand until firm… Continue reading