Perfect Pie Crust
Makes 5 or 6 crusts
4 cups flour
1 Tbsp. sugar
2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 cups shortening
1 Tbsp. vinegar
1 egg
1/2 cup cold water
Mix first four ingredients in a separate dish.
Combine vinegar, water and egg.
Add flour mixture and stir with fork.
Mold dough into 5 or 6 balls.
Chill for at least 15 minutes before rolling.
Dough may be frozen.

Lemon Chess Pie
1 stick butter or margarine
1 cup sugar
3 eggs
Juice and rind of 1 lemon
1 pastry pie shell
Cream butter and sugar together.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating thoroughly.
Beat in lemon rind and juice.
Bake in unbaked pie shell 30 minutes at 350 º.

Fresh Peach Dessert
3 egg whites, beaten stiff
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup finely cut pecans
1/4 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. vanilla
3/4 cup white soda cracker crumbs
Unsweetened peaches
Whipped cream
Fold together first six ingredients for crust.
Put in a 9 inch pie pan and press as for pie crust.
Bake for 30 minutes at 350º.
Cool.
Fill with sliced peaches.
Top with whipped cream
Let it stand several hours before serving.
Serves 8.

Joyce Varner shares these recipes:

No Bake Diabetic Cookies
1 stick margarine
1 square unsweetened chocolate
1 cup ground raisins
1 cup chopped nuts
1 cup ground dates
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 tsp. liquid sweetener
3 cups Quick Cooking oats
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup milk
Mix first three ingredients in saucepan.
Cook one minute stirring frequently.
Add all other ingredients.
Pat out in small cookies.
Do Not Bake.
This makes a large number of cookies, and they freeze well.
Pizzza Crust
2 cups flour
2 Tbsp. oil
1 cup warm water
1 pkg. yeast
1 Tbsp. sugar
Dash salt
Dissolve yeast in water.
Add remaining ingredients.
Put out on a surface which has been sprinkled with cornmeal.
Knead until dough is not sticky.
Put on ungreased pizza pan.
Add toppings you like.
Bake 400º for 15 to 20 minutes.

Recipe for Quarreling
I found this in an old Rebekah cookbook from the early 1900s.
Take one root of sassafras and steep in a pint of water.
Put in a bottle and when your husband, or friend, comes in to quarrel, fill your mouth full and hold it until they go away.
A sure cure.

If you have any questions or requests, you may call me at 304-799-4757.
Louise

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