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Gruel - Recipes For Invalids, The Sick And Convalescent - Simple Healthy Foods That Are Easy To Eat And Swallow



Gruel - Recipes For Invalids, The Sick And Convalescent - Simple Healthy Foods That Are Easy To Eat And Swallow


Gruel

Time—¾ hour


2 dessertspoonfuls oatmeal (fine or Scotch), 2 tablespoonfuls milk, ½ saltspoonful salt, 3 gills boiling water.

Mix the oatmeal and salt to a smooth paste with the milk. When the water boils add it gradually, stirring all the time. 

Let it stand ½ minute, then pour it into the saucepan, letting the grits remain in the basin. 

Stir the gruel till it boils, then simmer 10 minutes more if fine, ½ hour more if Scotch oatmeal. Sweeten to taste.


Excerpt From The Economical Jewish Cook A Modern Orthodox Recipe Book For Young Housekeepers By By May Henry And Edith B. Cohen

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