Recipe for ‘More’ (Macaroni casserole)

Here’s a vintage recipe for a macaroni casserole dish. There’s the original 1929 recipe, along with my grandmother’s sister adaptation, served at church potlucks during the 1940’s and 1950’s.

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Dorothy Stayer Nolt’s mother, Ruth Stayer, made this dish to take to potlucks at the stone church in Glendora. Bea Jones loved this recipe. Uncle Rufus Royer (Amy Stayer’s brother) said it’s called ‘More’, because the more you eat, the more you want.

There are two recipes here. Amy Stayer’s version and the original 1929 recipe.

Amy Stayer’s version (ca 1940’s – 1950’s)

1 lb. elbow macaroni, cooked

1 lb. hamburger, browned

Chopped onion to taste, browned with the meat

1 can cut corn

1 can peas

1 large can stewed tomatoes

1 can pitted olives

Mix together and cover with grated cheddar cheese.

Bake at 350 degrees until cheese is melted and a little brown.

 

Original 1929 Recipe

1 lb. spaghetti, cooked

1 lb. ground beef, browned with onion

½ lb. pork, diced

1 can corn

1 can tomatoes, or ½ can tomato soup

1 can peas

1 can pimentos (small)

Cover with grated cheese and bake until warm.

 

Recipe and history from Grandma Jones’ Kitchen.

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