"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 mock apple pie, by Kathleen Krohn, is from The Kinsella Family Cookbook ,
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1 1/2 cups sugar 2 cups water 1 teasp. cream of tartar 1/2 teasp. nutmeg 4 large squares of saltine crackers
Cook until mixture begins to boil. Boil for 5 minutes. Break 4 large squares saltine crackers into unbaked pie shell. Dot with butter, then pour hot mixture over crackers. Seal upper crust with fork. Bake 1 hour at 350.º
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