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Program #786

Cooking with Miss O

"Miss O's" Peach Cobbler
One pound Tofu, pressed and cubed
½ cup (1 stick) butter
1 cup whole wheat flour
½ cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 cup milk
2 cup fresh peeled and sliced peaches
1 cup fresh blueberries (optional)

Melt butter in 350° oven in a 2 ½ quart dish. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder and milk. Pour over melted butter (do not mix) and add fruit. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes until golden brown. Serve hot with a scoop of ice cream (see ice cream chapter).

Salt in Antiquity

While salt is cheap today, it used to be worth its weight in gold. Historians believe that Roman soldiers were once paid with salt. In fact, the word 'salary' comes from the Latin word 'salarium,' or payment in salt. During the late Roman Empire, salt was carried across 400 miles of the Sahara desert by caravans of as many as 40,000 camels. It was that important to humanity!
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