The Story of Crisco eBook

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Cut the tail into small joints, put it into a stewpan, cover with cold water, boil up and strain.  Dry the pieces of oxtail, roll them in flour, put them with ham and sliced vegetables and Crisco into the stewpan, and fry until brown.  Then add stock, herbs, whole peppers, cloves, and salt, boil and skim well.  Put on lid and cook very gently for about 4 hours.  Strain, remove fat, return to stewpan, and when soup boils add sherry and cornstarch smoothly mixed together, stir and cook for a few minutes.  Serve smaller pieces of tail in soup, remainder may be reheated in a good brown sauce, and used as an entree.


March 3

Grilled Mushrooms Vegetable Soup Cheese Omelet Baked Beans Iced Asparagus Fruit in Jelly Coffee_

_*Grilled Mushrooms—­_1 cup mushrooms, pepper and salt to taste, Crisco, and lemon juice.  Carefully peel the mushrooms, cut off a portion of stalk, and season with salt.  Broil them over a clear fire, turning them once, and arrange them on a very hot dish.  Put a small piece of Crisco on each mushroom, season with pepper and salt to taste, and squeeze over them a few drops of lemon juice.

March 4

Spanish Soup *Baked Stuffed Heart Mashed Potatoes Fried Beets Red Cabbage Salad Orange Pudding Coffee

Baked Stuffed Heart_—­Take an ox heart and season it inside with salt and pepper, and fill it quite full of herb forcemeat; fasten it up with a needle and string, rub the heart over well with melted Crisco and fold it up in a well Criscoed paper; tie it up, put heart in a baking tin in the oven, keeping it well basted with melted Crisco, then remove the paper and dish upon a hot dish, and serve round it a good brown sauce or tomato sauce or brown caper sauce, and garnish with olive potatoes.  This should be served while hot.

March 5

Scotch Broth Browned Veal Knuckle Riced Potatoes Buttered Parsnips Olive and Lettuce Salad Cheese Straws Apricot Parfait Coffee_

_*Scotch Broth_—­2 pounds neck mutton, 1 cup barley, 1 cup peas, 1 carrot, 1 turnip, 1 teaspoon sugar, 3 onions or leeks, 1 tablespoon Crisco, 1 small cabbage, 1 tablespoon chopped parsley, 16 cups water or stock, salt and pepper to taste.

Prepare vegetables and cut them into small pieces.  Put water or stock into large earthenware pan, and when it boils, add meat and barley.  Boil up, skimming frequently, add vegetables, and then simmer for 3 hours.  Now stir in one extra carrot grated, salt and pepper, sugar and Crisco.  Simmer again for 30 minutes.  Add parsley and broth is ready to serve.


March 6

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