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Rice Snowballs (with Apples)


  • 1/2 pound rice
  • 1/2 teaspoonful salt
  • 1 quart milk
  • 6 large apples (greenings or pippins are the best)
  • butter
  • sugar
  • finely chopped lemon peel


Place a saucepan with the rice covered with cold water over the fire, boil 5 minutes, drain in a colander and rinse with cold water; return rice to saucepan, add the salt, milk and boil till nearly done; then set aside to cool; pare and core the apples and put into each apple a little butter, sugar and finely chopped lemon peel; take 6 small, square pieces of white muslin, such as is used for apple dumplings, dip into hot water and dust them with flour; spread over each cloth a layer of boiled rice about 1/2 inch thick, put an apple in the center of each one, fold the cloth with the rice around it so that the apple is covered with the rice, drop them into boiling water and boil 1/2 hour; serve with wine or lemon sauce.


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Desserts and Salads (1920).

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