The Story of Crisco eBook

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

Put breadcrumbs in saucepan with 2 cups water; cook for a few minutes; add hard-cooked eggs, chopped; take saucepan from fire and add black walnut meats and the rice.  When this is well mixed, add raw eggs, slightly beaten, and seasonings.  Form this into shape of a goose, reserving portions for legs and wings.  Take a tablespoon of mixture in your hand and press it into shape of a leg; put piece of dry macaroni into it for bone and fasten it to goose.  Do other side same way.  Form remaining portions into small pieces looking like wings tucked under; press them to side of goose.  Brush goose over with melted Crisco and bake for 1 hour.  Serve with apple sauce.

April 14

Lobster Newburgh Glazed Sweetbreads Loin of Lamb, Roasted, Mint Sauce Asparagus Potato Croquettes Pineapple Sherbet Coffee_

_*Lobster Newburgh_—­2 pounds lobster, 1/4 cup Crisco, salt, red pepper, and grated nutmeg to taste, 1 tablespoon sherry, 1 tablespoon brandy, 1/3 cup cream, and 2 egg yolks.  Remove cooked lobster meat from shell and cut in slices.  Melt Crisco, add lobster and cook 3 minutes.  Add salt, red pepper, grated nutmeg, sherry and brandy; cook 1 minute, then add cream and yolks of eggs slightly beaten, and stir until thickened.  Serve with toast.

April 15

Stewed Chicken Baking Powder Biscuit Spinach Buttered Parsnips Celery and Orange Salad Cheese Relish Ribbon Jelly Coffee_

_*Stewed Chicken_—­Draw, singe, and joint a stewing chicken.  Season pieces with pepper and salt and cover with boiling water.  Cover and stew gently until tender.

Remove chicken.  Place pieces in a colander on a plate in oven to drain, and thicken gravy by adding 1 tablespoon flour rubbed with 1 tablespoon Crisco.  Add salt and pepper to taste, a little chopped parsley and 1 cup milk.  Beat an egg until light; pour on it part of gravy, beating carefully to prevent lumps; return to remainder of gravy; bring to boil and pour over chicken.

April 16

Oyster Bisque *Mackerel, a la Claudine Radishes Corn Peas Potatoes Lettuce and Pepper Grass Salad Cheese Balls Princess Pudding Coffee

Mackerel, a la Claudine_—­Take a nice large fresh mackerel, split it down back and remove bone, season fish with melted Crisco, chopped fresh mushrooms, salt, pepper, and finely chopped shallot; put on to a grill iron and cook in front or over brisk fire for about 15 minutes, then take up and serve on hot dish with the following sauce:  Take 1 cup brown sauce, 2 tablespoons capers, pinch chopped parsley, four anchovies rubbed through sieve, 1 teaspoon glaze, and 1 chopped shallot, 3 or 4 shredded button mushrooms; boil up and simmer for 10 minutes, rub through sieve, then add juice of 1 lemon and 4 chopped olives, reboil and serve.

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