The Story of Crisco eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 304 pages of information about The Story of Crisco.

March 9

Veal and Ham Pie Baked Sweet Potatoes Fried Parsnips Salad of Canned Asparagus Tips Cheese Fritters Caramel Pudding with Meringue Coffee_

_*Veal and Ham Pie_—­1-1/2 pounds veal, 2 hard-cooked eggs, few grains red pepper, dust of powdered mace, 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind, 1/2 pound ham, 1 tablespoon flour, 1 teaspoon salt, 6 whole peppers, powdered sweet herbs, and pastry.

Cut veal and ham into very thin pieces; mix on a plate, flour, salt, pepper, sweet herbs, lemon rind, red pepper, and mace, roll in this seasoning each piece of veal, and lay in a pie dish, alternately, layers of veal, ham, and egg, cut in slices; pile this in center of dish, add 1/2 cup water; line edge of dish, cover and decorate with Crisco Flake Pastry; when baked add a little very good seasoned stock, which should become a jelly when the pie is cold, or a little gelatine may be added; garnish with parsley if served cold.

March 10

Cream of Cabbage Soup Celery Olives *Halibut, a la Poulette, White Sauce Baked Potatoes Macaroni, Italian Style Chicory Salad Cheese Crusts Plum Pudding Coffee

Halibut, a la Poulette_—­Slice of halibut, weighing 2 pounds, 1/4 cup melted Crisco, 2 teaspoons lemon juice, few drops onion juice, pepper and salt to taste.

Clean fish and cut into neat fillets.  Add seasonings to melted Crisco, and put dish containing Crisco in saucepan of hot water to keep Crisco melted.  Take up each fillet separately with a fork, dip in Crisco, roll and fasten with small wooden skewer.  Put in shallow pan, dredge with flour, and bake 12 minutes in hot oven.  Remove skewers, arrange on platter for serving, pour around 1-1/2 cups white sauce, and garnish with yolks of 2 hard-cooked eggs rubbed through a strainer, whites of hard-cooked eggs cut in strips, lemon cut fan-shaped, and parsley.

March 11

Asparagus Soup Baked Salmon, Hollandaise Sauce Mashed Potatoes *Spinach, a la Creme Escarole Salad Cheese Straws Cocoanut Pudding Coffee

Spinach, a la Creme_—­2 pounds spinach, pepper, salt, and nutmeg to taste, 2 tablespoons Crisco, 1/2 cup thick cream, and 1 teaspoon sugar.

Wash and pick spinach, throw it into a pan of boiling water containing a little salt and soda; boil until tender, 10 to 15 minutes; pour on to a wire sieve, and squeeze out all the water; rub through the sieve with a wooden spoon; put spinach into a saucepan, with seasoning, butter, and cream.  The spinach may be prepared as above and mixed with white sauce instead of cream; garnish with fried croutons.

March 12

Porterhouse Steak, Maitre d’Hotel Butter French Fried Potatoes Stewed Tomatoes Shredded Cabbage, Cream Dressing *Apple Pie Cheese Coffee

Apple Pie_—­Use Crisco Plain Paste.  For filling for a medium-sized pie tin, use 3 cups pared and sliced apples, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1 tablespoon Crisco, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, and grated rind of 1/2 lemon.

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