more culinary musings

Paul paulzjoh at MTNHOME.COM
Wed Jan 26 21:17:15 UTC 2011

paul johnson wrote
wouldn't it mean, 'slice a piece of bread off a loaf and butter it'? If
not. what's the recipe?

On 1/26/2011 3:10 PM, Victor Steinbok wrote:
> I came across this in a 1880 cookbook. Normally, when someone refers to
> bread-and-butter, I assume it to be a slice of bread spread with a thin
> layer of butter. But what does it mean when the cookbook says, "Slice
> bread-and-butter"?
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