Pioneers were very creative when it came to inventing recipes to use up all
leftovers. Here is an interesting recipe, using traditional recipes, but
up with a nontraditional result.
Into a mixing bowl break up 1/2 pound sausage and beat in one cup white
adding 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/2 cup buttermilk. Next sprinkle over the
1/2 teaspoon each of cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice; mix thoroughly. Sift 1
cup flour with ½ teaspoon baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon soda; blend in
Have 1/2 cup raisins soaking in warm water. Drain them and lightly flour;
mixture along with 1/2 cup chopped nuts. Pour into a buttered and floured 9"
iron skillet and bake in a moderate oven for 45 minutes to an hour. Serve