Recipe: Macaroni with Tomato Sauce

  •  1/4 lb. MACARONI.
  •  1 tbsp. butter.
  •  Salt and pepper to taste.
  •  1 tbsp. flour.
  •  1 cup stewed tomatoes.

Hold the long sticks of MACARONI in the hand; put the end into boiling salted water, as it softens bend and coil in the water without breaking. Boil rapidly 20 minutes. When done put it in a colander to drain. Put the butter in a Saucepan to melt, add to it the flour, mix until smooth, then add the tomatoes (which have been strained), stir carefully until it boils. Pour over the hot MACARONI and serve at once.

The Fun of Cooking, by Caroline French Benton (Year 1915)