Friday, May 18, 2018

Summer Succotash, Pennsylvania Dutch Style (1946)

  • 1/2 lb salt pork
  • 2 lb snap beans
  • 2 cups boiling water, salted
  • 1 dozen ears of corn
  • 1 large piece fresh thyme, or 1/2 tspn dried thyme
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 tbspns butter
  • 2 tbspns flour
Remove rind of salt pork, and cut into 1/2-inch squares, and saute to a golden brown. Add water and beans, which have been cut into 1/2-inch pieces.  Add thyme and cook until beans are tender. Cut corn from cobs and add to beans. Cook 15 minutes. 

Dice onion very small, brown in the butter, add flour. Use this to thicken the liquid on the corn and beans. The amount of flour will vary according to the amount of liquid. 

(Origin - "Secrets from Pocono Kitchens" by the Women's Auxiliary of Stroudsburg Presbyterian Church of Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, 1946. Recipe was by Grace Hess.) 

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