Pekka’s Delicious Morning Meal
Cook oatmeal cereal until done. Add raisins and let sit awhile. Serve with milk and sugar.
1 pound beef stew meat with some bone
1/2 pound mutton or lamb shoulder
1/2 pound pork
1 onion (optional)
12 whole allspice
Ask the butcher to cut the meat and bones into one-inch pieces for you. Trim away the fat and put all meat into a large oven dish. Cut onion in rings and lay over the meat. Add the allspice, sprinkle with salt, and cover with hot water.
Cook in moderate oven (350º) without a lid for 1 hour. Lower heat to 275º and cook slowly another 2 to 3 hours.
Serve with potatoes boiled in their skins.
Syklaa-Palloja (No-bake Chocolate Cookies)
1 cup oatmeal
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 pound butter or margarine
1 tablespoon cocoa
1 teaspoon vanilla
Mix all ingredients and form into one-inch balls. Roll balls in powdered sugar or coconut and refrigerate. Makes about 25 balls.