"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
This recipe for Brown Sugar Cookie, by Joan Swarthout, is from The McElmury Family Cookbook ,
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1 cup shortening 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cup flour 1 teaspoon soda 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
Cream together the shortening and sugars. Add the rest of the ingredients. Chill. Roll into balls and flatten on greased cookie sheet with a glass dipped in sugar. Bake at 350º for 10-12 minutes, or until light brown.
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