The Story of Crisco eBook

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Cut lettuce fine with scissors and shred eggs and onions.  Melt Crisco, when cool, add tomato catsup, Worcestershire sauce, sugar, vinegar and salt.  At serving time pour this sauce over lettuce, eggs and onions.  Serve very cold in cocktail glasses.

January 17

Prune Cocktail *Brown Fricassee of Chicken Boiled Rice Baking Powder Biscuit Apple and Celery Salad Mince Pie Coffee

Brown Fricassee of Chicken_—­Draw, singe, and joint chicken.  Put 4 tablespoons Crisco in saucepan; when brown, put in chicken.  Stir until every piece is nicely browned, then add 2 tablespoons flour, stir again, add 1 pint boiling water or stock, stir until it boils; add 1 teaspoon of salt.  Cover, and let simmer gently until tender, then add 1 teaspoon onion juice, and little black pepper.  Put neck-piece, heart, liver, gizzard, and back pieces in center of dish; put 2 pieces of breast on top, second joints on one side of plate, legs crossed on other, and wing at each end of plate.  Pour sauce over, sprinkle with chopped parsley, and serve.

January 18

Broiled Halibut Maitre d’Hotel Potatoes *Escalloped Tomatoes Lettuce, French Dressing Pumpkin Pie Cheese Squares Coffee

Escalloped Tomatoes_—­Drain juice from 1 can tomatoes.  Brush baking dish over with Crisco, and cover bottom with tomatoes; dot with Crisco, dredge with pepper and salt, and sprinkle generously with breadcrumbs:  arrange another layer of tomatoes, and crumbs, and so proceed until dish is filled.  Pour over all enough of juice of tomatoes to moisten well, and then finish dish with covering of crumbs.  Bake 20 minutes in moderate oven.

January 19

Consomme with Vermicelli Grated Parmesan Cheese Fried Oysters, Sauce Tartare *Mushrooms Cooked Under Glass Bells Supreme of Chicken Asparagus, Cream Glace Orange Ice Coffee

Mushrooms Cooked Under Glass Bells_—­Saute 1/2 pound of peeled mushroom caps, in 3 tablespoons Crisco, season with salt and paprika, add 1 cup of cream, cover and let simmer until reduced a little.  Arrange mushrooms on round of bread in mushroom dish, pour liquid over, cover with glass bell and bake 20 minutes in moderate oven.  Send to table without removing glass, which confines delicate flavor and aroma of mushrooms.

January 20

Clam Chowder Rolled Beefsteak, Peanut Butter Sauce Succotash Boiled Onions *Cream Cheese and Pimiento Salad Baked Custard Lady Fingers Black Coffee

Cream Cheese and Pimiento Salad_—­Wash and dry 1 can pimientoes.  Fill them with creamed cheese.  Chill, slice and serve on crisp lettuce leaves with following dressing:  Mix 1/2 tablespoon salt, 1/2 tablespoon mustard, 3/4 tablespoon sugar, and 1 tablespoon flour, and when thoroughly blended, add 2 egg yolks, slightly beaten, 3 tablespoons melted Crisco, 3/4 cup milk, and 1/4 cup vinegar.  Cook in double boiler, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens.  Strain and cool.

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