The Story of Crisco eBook

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

March 27

Grape Fruit Cocktail Roast Duck, Currant Jelly *Creamed Turnips Sweet Potato Croquettes Apple Salad Cheese Straws Marmalade Ice Cream Coffee

Creamed Turnips_—­Wash turnips, and cut in 1/2 inch cubes.  Cook 3 cups in boiling salted water 20 minutes, or until soft.  Drain, and serve with the following sauce:  2 tablespoons Crisco, 2 tablespoons flour, 1 cup milk, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and pepper to taste.  Put Crisco in saucepan, stir until melted and bubbling; add flour mixed with seasonings, and stir until thoroughly blended.  Pour on gradually the milk, adding about 1/3 at a time, stirring until well mixed, then beating until smooth and glossy.

March 28

Anchovy Eclairs *Planked Shad, Butter Sauce Cucumbers Potato Puff Asparagus Salad Cheese Sandwiches Cafe Parfait Coffee

Planked Shad_—­Clean and split down the back a good 3-pound shad.  Heat plank very hot, lay fish upon it, skin side down, or that portion will be raw.  The hot plank cooks it.  Brush flesh carefully over with olive oil, then sprinkle with salt and pepper.  Bake for 30 minutes in a hot oven.  Baste frequently with melted Crisco.  It may be cooked in a gas range having the flame over the fish.  When cooked pour over the fish 2 tablespoons melted Crisco and juice of 1 lemon.  Garnish with parsley and quarters of lemon.  Set the plank on a serving dish and serve with butter sauce.

March 29

Printanier Soup Broiled Chicken, Oyster Sauce *Duchesse Potatoes String Beans Watercress, French Dressing Cheese Biscuits Lemon Meringue Pie Coffee

Duchesse Potatoes_—­Wash, peel and boil two pounds potatoes, drain off water and dry in oven, then rub through sieve, add 3 egg yolks, 2 tablespoons Crisco, 1 tablespoon cream, seasoning salt, pepper and grated nutmeg.  When well mixed lay on floured board and divide into 12 pieces, shape each piece into a square, put them on a buttered tin, brush over with beaten egg and bake in hot oven till well browned.

March 30

Cream of Barley Soup English Chicken Pie Broiled Tomatoes Cucumber Salad with Red Peppers Biscuits Cheese Coffee

English Chicken Pie_—­1 chicken, 1/2 pound veal fillet, 4 ounces bacon, 3 hard-cooked eggs, 1/4 pound mushrooms, 2 tablespoons Crisco, pepper and salt to taste, chopped parsley, puff-pastry, stock, and 1 egg.

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