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PLEASE ENJOY THE FOLLOWING OLD FASHIONED RECIPE
 
GRANNY'S SIMPLE BANANA BREAD
 
3 TO 4 SMASHED, RIPE BANANAS
1/3 CUP MELTED BUTTER
1 CUP SUGAR
1 BEATEN EGG
1 TSP. VANILLA
1 TSP. BAKING SODA
PINCH OF SALT
1 1/2 CUP ALL PURPOSE FLOUR
 
 
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. With a wooden spoon mix butter into the mashed bananas in a large mixing bowl.  Mix in sugar, egg and vanilla. Sprinkle
the baking soda and salt over the mixture and mix in. Add the flour last, mix. Pour mixture into a buttered 4x8 loaf pan. Bake for 1 hour. Cool on rack. Remove from pan and slice to serve.
 
TID-BITS ON 1951
 
Did you know that 1951 was the year I <3 Lucy debuted. Also that year saw the first color television picture broadcast from the Empire State Building.
 
In 1951 the average household income was 3,700 a year.
You could buy a pound of bacon for 52 cents, a loaf of bread for 16 cents, & a
dozen eggs for 24 cents.
 
 
New items that year included Tupperware, swansons pot pies, sugar free soda,
cheez whiz, & sugar frosted flakes.