" Growing up, my mother made this pudding often. It was so good, full of cinnamon and nutmeg, It was everyone's favorite". This was my grandmother's recipe, she used to make this for my mother and her siblings when they were children".
Mamas Raisin Rice Pudding
2 cups cooked rice
½ cup of butter, melted
1-1/2 cups sugar
1/2 Tsp. salt
1-1/2-2 cups milk
1-1/2 Tsp. Vanilla
2 cups Raisins
“ Who could forget grandma's raisin pie. She made it all the time. It was so good, we ate it hot and cold. I've been told that this recipe was passed down to grandma from her mother. It’s great with Vanilla ice cream.
Grandma Margaret’s Raisin Pie
2 cups Sun-Maid Natural Raisins
2 cups water
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon lemon Juice
1 tablespoon butter
1 double unbaked pie crust
COMBINE raisins and water and boil for 5 minutes.
BLEND sugar, cornstarch, nutmeg and salt.
ADD to raisin liquid and cook, stirring until clear.
REMOVE from heat.
STIR in lemon juice and butter. Cool slightly. Turn into pastry-lined pan.
COVER with top pastry or lattice strips.
BAKE at 425 F about 30 minutes or until crust is golden brown.
Makes 1 pie (8 servings).