"I have long believed that good food, good eating is all about risk. Whether we're talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime 'associates,' food, for me, has always been an adventure."--Anthony Bourdain
1 1/2 cups raisins 1 1/2 cups boiling water 1 cup sugar 1 tbsp shortening 1 egg 1 tsp salt 2 3/4 cups flour 2 tsp soda 1 cup nutmeats (optional)
Boil together raisins, water and sugar. Let cool before adding rest of ingredients. Bake 45 minutes to one hour in 400 degree oven. Divide into 3 # 2 cans or one loaf if desired before baking, of course.
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