"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Edith's Banana Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Edith's Banana Bread, by , is from The Jones-Simpson Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Bob Simpson
Added: Monday, June 2, 2008


1/2 cup shortening
1 c sugar
2 eggs
1 c mashed bananas
3 T sour cream
1 T lemon juice
2 c sifted flour
1 1/2 t baking powder
1/2 t baking soda
1 c chopped pecans

Cream shortening and sugar together. Add and mix 2 beaten eggs, bananas, sour cream and lemon juice. Add sifted dry ingredients and fold in chopped pecans. Grease and flour 9x5x3' pan
Pour batter into pan and bake at 350 for 50-60 minutes.




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