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Biscuits ( Potato )^ Recipe


1 Good sized potato
1 1/2 c Flour
4 ts Baking powder
1/2 ts Salt
1/4 c Shortening
1 Egg
1 c Milk, about

Boil and mash potato till it's free from lumps. Sift flour, salt
and baking powder together. Add potatoes and rub in shortening.
Mix to a light dough with the egg and milk, roll out a little
thinner than an ordinary biscuit; bake in a hot oven (425
degrees) for 10-15 minutes till brown. Serve as soon as they are

Many of the recipes in this collection did not contain amounts or
oven temperatures. I have typed them in as they appear in the
book, typos and all.

Depression Era Recipes
Patricia R. Wagner
ISBN 0-934860-55-6
Entered by Carolyn Shaw 5-95