How Thin Are Your Sand Tarts?
Almost every family in Lancaster County has a story to tell.
Remember Grandma’s Sand Tarts? You could hold them up to the light and see all the way through them… What about Peppernuts, Hermits, and all those other holiday cookies from long ago? Special breads? What do you remember? What recipes are hiding in the family recipe box?
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Know this when you are looking through the family cookbooks:
Ö Any recipe that existed before 1931 was most likely based on milled local flour (like Daisy) .
Why? Wonder Bread was invented in 1931.
So that’s a benchmark year for the arrival of processed flour (full of stabilizers and chemicals).
By the way, how thin are your Sand Tarts?
Ö Our flour works best with those old recipes that are expressed in pounds, ounces, capfuls, handfuls, and similar volume measurements.