The Story of Crisco eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 304 pages of information about The Story of Crisco.
Cream of Turnip Soup *Bean Croquettes, Tomato Sauce Savory Rice Lettuce Salad, French Dressing Stewed Prunes Coffee

Bean Croquettes_—­1 pint white beans, 1/2 cup cream, yolk 2 eggs, 1 tablespoon Crisco, 1 tablespoon flour, 1 tablespoon chopped parsley, 1 teaspoon onion juice, 1 teaspoon salt, and pepper to taste.  Soak beans over night, drain, cover them with fresh water, boil an hour, drain, throw away water, cover with fresh water and boil until tender; drain and press beans through colander.  Rub Crisco and flour together, add cream, stir until almost boiling, then add yolks of eggs.  Stir again for a minute over fire, add bean pulp and all seasonings; mix and turn out to cool.  When cool, form into cylinders, dip in egg, roll in breadcrumbs and fry in hot Crisco.  Serve with tomato sauce.

April 26

Mushroom Canapes *Chicken, a la King Potato Croquettes Tomato Mayonnaise Cheese-Drops Washington Pie Coffee

Chicken, a la King_—­1/2 boiled chicken (one pint in thick pieces), 2 tablespoons Crisco, 2 fresh mushrooms, 1 cup cream, 1/2 cup sherry wine, yolks 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 green pepper and 1 red pepper, cut in long thin strips.  Melt Crisco, add mushrooms, cook 5 minutes.  Add chicken, heat through, add salt, wine and the strips of peppers.  (The chicken should be removed from bone in long thick pieces.) Beat yolks until light, add cream, cook over boiling water or in chafing dish, stirring constantly until thickened, about 1-1/2 minutes; then pour over hot chicken mixture and serve at once on toast.

April 27

Fried Trout Radishes *Grilled Chickens Glazed New Potatoes Broiled Tomatoes Stuffed Cucumber Salad Cheese Sticks Roman Cream Coffee

Grilled Chickens_—­Have small spring chickens, clean and wipe well, and split down back.  Soak them for an hour in olive oil that is seasoned with an onion, sliced, some salt, pepper, parsley and lemon juice.  Lift them from this dressing, and without wiping at all, but sprinkling over them a little flour, set to broil over a clear fire.  Melt 4 tablespoons Crisco, add to it juice of 1 lemon, glass of Madeira and tablespoon cooked ham chopped as finely as it is possible to get it.  Have this sauce hot, and put over chickens when taking them up.

April 28

Clam Cocktail Shad, Stuffed and Baked, Brown Butter Sauce Mashed Potatoes Beets Stuffed with Peppers *Caramel Custard Coffee

Caramel Custard_—­1 eggs and 1 yolk, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 pint milk, and 1 teaspoon lemon extract.  Have plain tin pudding mold, put 3 tablespoons sugar into small saucepan and stir till it becomes quite brown like coffee.  Pour this into mold and run it all over bottom of it.  Crisco then sides of

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