Wilted Lettuce with Boiled Dressing (Circa 1900)

Here’s an interesting recipe from Lorton Shareholder Walt Gray.  Exported from MasterCook.

2 egg — beaten
  1 cup  sugar
  2 tablespoons  flour
  1 cup  milk
  1 cup  vinegar
 salt and pepper — to taste
  4 cups  lettuce
  2 scallions

Beat eggs. mix flour and sugar and add to eggs.  Add milk mixing thoroughly.
Mix in vinegar stirring constantly to prevent curdling.  Cook over medium heat until thickened.  Salt and pepper to taste.

Add 1/2 of dressing to lettuce and scallions. Mix and cover to let heat wilt the lettuce.  Makes 2 batches.