The Story of Crisco eBook

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February 19

Mulligatawney Soup Roast Pork, Frozen Apple Sauce Potatoes Creamed Onions Indian Salad Toasted Biscuits Cheese Mocha Souffle Coffee_

_*Mulligatawney Soup_—­Saute in 1 tablespoon melted Crisco, 1 minced onion, 1 tablespoon minced cooked ham, 3 cloves, 1/2 carrot, and 1 stick celery, minced fine, 1/2 cup cooked chicken cut in dice, and 3 pints of chicken stock.  Cook fifteen minutes, add 1/2 a green apple, diced, 1/2 cup stewed or canned tomatoes, 1 teaspoon tomato catsup, 1 teaspoon curry powder, 2 tablespoons boiled rice, 1 teaspoon salt, and 2 drops Tabasco sauce.  Simmer 1/2 hour and serve with or without thin slices of lemon cut in quarters.

February 20

Onion Cocktail Halibut, a la Martin Roast Mutton, Currant Mint Sauce Okra and Tomatoes Cucumber Jelly Salad Spanish Cream Coffee_

_*Onion Cocktail_—­2 cups diced apples, 1 cup diced onions, 1 cup seeded raisins.  Fill cocktail glasses with onions, apples, raisins, pour over a sour dressing made as follows:  1/4 cup each of vinegar and water, 1 tablespoon Crisco, salt and red pepper to taste, and 2 teaspoons sugar.  Place in small saucepan over fire until Crisco melts, then stir in well beaten yolks of 2 eggs, stirring constantly until thick.  Place in ice box to cool before using.

February 21

Boiled Halibut, Anchovy Butter Pigeons, a la Chasseur Griddled White Potatoes *Stewed Lettuce Oyster Salad Cheese Relish Pineapple Cream Coffee

Stewed Lettuce_—­Wash the desired number of heads of lettuce, cutting off the stalks at the roots, and put into a saucepan with 1 onion sliced, 1 tablespoon Crisco, 1 tablespoon chopped parsley, and salt and pepper to taste, with a very little water, to cook slowly for 2 hours.  By this time the water should have pretty well cooked away, leaving the lettuce fairly dry.  Remove from it the onion and parsley, put into a dish, dress well with melted butter and send to table hot.

Washington’s Birthday

February 22

Cherry Cocktail Olives Salted Nuts Oyster Soup Fried Chicken, Cream Gravy Peas Sweet Potatoes White Grape Salad Beaten Biscuits *Washington Pie Martha Washington Fruit Cake Fruit Punch Coffee

Washington Pie_—­3/4 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon Crisco; beat together thoroughly; add 1/2 cup sweet milk, 2 cups flour, 2 beaten eggs, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon lemon; make into 3 cakes and put jelly or custard between.

February 23

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