The Story of Crisco eBook

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Red Cabbage Soup *Broiled Kidneys with Green Peppers French Peas Fried Bananas Grapefruit and White Grape Salad Cheese Balls Russian Jelly Coffee

Broiled Kidneys with Green Peppers_—­Split some fine beef kidneys, remove the outer skin and sinews, and wipe well.  Sprinkle the kidneys with pepper and salt, and let stand for an hour or more.  Dip them then, into melted Crisco and broil over a clear fire.  Meanwhile, chop 2 green peppers, freed from their seeds, and fry with 1/2 a teaspoon chopped onion and 1 tablespoon chopped parsley in Crisco till the pepper is quite done, having no more moisture, or Crisco that is in the pan, than is necessary to cook the green peppers.  Dish the kidneys and surround with the sauce of green peppers.


February 24

Cream of Celery Soup *Mock Veal Roast Stewed Turnips Asparagus Salad Cheese Crackers Apple Pie Coffee

Mock Veal Roast_—­1/2 pint shelled roasted peanuts, 1/2 pint lentils, 2 tablespoons melted Crisco, 1/2 pint toasted breadcrumbs, milk, pepper and salt to taste.

Soak the lentils over night; drain, bring them to a boil; throw away water; cover with fresh water and boil until tender; drain again; press them through a colander.  Add nuts, chopped or ground, melted Crisco, breadcrumbs and seasoning, with sufficient milk to make it the consistency of mush.  Pour into baking dish and bake in a moderate oven 1 hour.  Beans or peas may be substituted for lentils.

February 25

Clam Broth with Whipped Cream Boiled Fish Dressed Cucumbers Panned Chicken Riced Potatoes *Stuffed Green Peppers Celery and Lettuce Salad Caramel Rice Pudding Coffee

Stuffed Green Peppers_—­6 large green peppers, 1 pint boiled rice, 1 tomato, 1 tablespoon Crisco, 1 medium-sized onion, and 1 teaspoon salt.  Cut the tops from peppers and remove seeds.  Add to rice the onion and tomato, chopped and salt.  Wash peppers, stuff them with boiled rice, put on tops and stand them in a baking pan.  Cover bottom of baking pan with a little water; add to it the Crisco.  Bake in a quick oven 20 minutes, basting 2 or 3 times.

February 26

Cream of Beet Soup Pork Tenderloins, Apple Sauce Baked and Glazed Potatoes Buttered Parsnips *Raisin Pudding, Liquid Sauce Coffee

Raisin Pudding_—­Wash and dry 1 pound Sultana raisins; Crisco a pudding dish; put in a layer of boiled rice, over it a layer of raisins, and continue until the dish is nearly full, having rice on top.  Beat 2 eggs; add 2 teaspoons sugar, 1 pinch of salt, 3 tablespoons melted Crisco, and 2 cups sweet milk; pour it over pudding, and bake 1/2 hour.  Serve with liquid sauce.

February 27

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