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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 267 pages of information about The Story of Crisco.

January 9

Vermicelli Soup *Beef Loaf, Tomato Sauce Mashed Potatoes Baked Squash Apple and Celery Salad Cheese Wafers Mince Pie Coffee

Beef Loaf_—­2 pounds lean meat, 3 tablespoons Crisco, 1/4 pound salt pork, 1 cup cracker crumbs, 3 beaten eggs, 1 teaspoon onion juice, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 cup beef stock, salt and pepper to taste.

Wipe meat, remove all skin and membranes, then put it through meat grinder, add Crisco melted, eggs, crumbs, onion juice, lemon juice, stock and seasonings.  Press into greased pan and cover.  Bake 1 hour.  Baste occasionally during baking with melted Crisco.

January 10

Cream of Carrot Soup Pickles Celery Olives *Beef Steak and Kidney Pie Baked Potatoes Scalloped Onions Cauliflower Salad Cheese Crackers Lemon Snow Coffee

Beef Steak and Kidney Pie_—­2 pounds lean steak, 4 sheep’s kidneys, some melted Crisco, salt and pepper to taste, 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce, and some pie crust.

Cut steak very thinly and dip it in melted Crisco, then in flour seasoned with salt and pepper.  Roll up pieces of steak and lay them in fireproof baking dish.  Skin kidneys, cut them in thin slices, leaving out fat in middle kidney; dip them also in seasonings and lay them on top of meat.  Sprinkle in Worcestershire sauce and fill up dish with water.  Roll pastry rather larger than size required for dish.  Wet edge of dish and put narrow band of paste round; wet band, place on it remainder of paste, which cut to size of dish, then pinch edges, and brush over with beaten egg.  Make large hole in top and into this put ends some leaf-shaped pieces of paste, with an ornament in center; brush leaves over with egg and bake in hot oven 1-1/2 hours.

January 11

Tomato Bisque Pickled Peaches Celery *Roast Rabbit, Currant Jelly Sauce Hominy Squares Riced Potatoes Boiled Onions Cranberry Salad Apricot Tapioca Coffee

Roast Rabbit_—­6 tablespoons breadcrumbs, 3 tablespoons chopped cooked ham, 3 tablespoons Crisco, 1 tablespoon chopped parsley, 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind, 1/2 teaspoon powdered herbs, 3 chopped mushrooms, three beaten eggs, 1 rabbit, salt, pepper, and red pepper to taste.  Beat up eggs, add mushrooms, Crisco, ham, breadcrumbs, parsley, and seasonings, and mix well.  Wipe rabbit, and season inside with pepper, salt, and powdered cloves.  Lay forcemeat inside rabbit and sew top; skewer head back and legs on each side; roast 1 hour, basting well with melted Crisco.  Serve hot with currant jelly sauce.

January 12

Clear Soup Roast Duck, Plum Jelly Mashed Turnips *Potato Croquettes Apple Salad Hot Cheese Wafers Grape Fruit Jelly Coffee

Potato Croquettes_—­2 pints mashed potatoes, 2 eggs, 2 tablespoons Crisco, 1 tablespoon chopped parsley, salt, pepper, and red pepper to taste.

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