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Cornpone Pie Recipe

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Bettye Pruitt Becker
Added: Saturday, October 15, 2005


1 1/2 lb hamburger
1 med chopped onion
1 t. each shortening, chili powder, salt
1/2 c. bn sugar
2/3 c. ketsup
1 c. red Beans
standard cornbread recipe
[1 c. cornmeal + 1 c. flour + 1egg, or jiffy]

1. saute onion in shortening
2. add hamburger and brown
3. add chili powder, ketsup, & br. sugar & simmer
4. add beans
5. make standard cornbread recipe
6. pour over hamburger mixture
7. Bake in 350* oven til golden

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Family Memories from Bettye: My memories go back so far. . . I remember Grandpa driving up in the milk truck and coming up the steps to the house with a great big smile-his blue eyes twinkling and his red hair ablaze. While we lived down by the Locust Grove, a snake got into the screened-in porch and the neighbor boys came and killed it with a hoe. We had the washing machine out on the back porch. I got my arm caught in the wringer trying to help! I used to visit all the aunts and uncles in the summer. Two weeks at each one. I have great memories of those days.
Grandma didn’t go to church much when I was growing up. She’d have Sunday dinner for everyone. I remember how we’d all sing as we did dishes. I have her Bible Reading book . . .




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