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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 267 pages of information about The Story of Crisco.
Hotch Potch Baked Ham in Pastry Mashed Turnips Potato Balls Stuffed Tomato Salad Caramel Ice Cream Cake Coffee_

_*Hotch Potch_—­1/3 cup pearl barley, 1 small cabbage, 2 carrots, 1 turnip, 2 onions, parsley and herbs, 4 tablespoons Crisco, salt and pepper to taste, and 3 quarts water.  Put barley on fire with cold water.  Scrape or grate one of carrots, and put it aside in little water.  Chop all rest of vegetables very small, and when water boils put them in with Crisco, salt and pepper.  There should be enough vegetables to make it rather thick.  Boil for 2 hours, then add scraped carrots, and boil for another 1/2 hour.  Many other vegetables may be added.  Lettuce, green peas, and celery when in season.

May 6

Pear and Ginger Cocktail Tomato and Vermicelli Soup Broiled Beefsteak *French Fried Potatoes Lettuce Salad Lemon Pudding, White Sauce Coffee

French Fried Potatoes_—­Wash and pare small potatoes, cut in eighths lengthwise, and soak 1 hour in cold water.  Take from water, dry between towels, and fry in deep Crisco.  Drain on brown paper and sprinkle with salt.  To test Crisco, heat until a crumb of bread becomes a golden brown in 20 seconds.

May 7

Tomato Pot Roast Beet Greens Boiled Potatoes Spring Salad Rhubarb Tutti Fruitti Maple Gingerbread Coffee_

_*Tomato Pot Roast_—­Rub over with flour surface of a 4-pound piece of beef cut from lower round, and season it with salt and pepper.  Finely chop 2 onions and fry them until brown in 3 tablespoons melted Crisco.  Remove onions, put in meat, and cook it until well browned on all sides.  Add can of tomatoes and 2 quarts water, cover, and let simmer for about 2 hours, or until meat is tender.  Remove meat; thicken and strain liquor.  Cut meat in slices and serve in sauce, or use cold for lunch.

May 8

Cream of Beet Soup Cold Pot Roast Stuffed Potatoes String Bean Salad Stewed Apricots *Black Chocolate Cake Coffee

Black Chocolate Cake_—­1-1/4 cups sugar, 2 eggs, 1/4 cup Crisco, 4 squares chocolate, 1-1/2 cups flour, measured after sifting, 3 teaspoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 cup milk, and 1 teaspoon vanilla.

Cream Crisco and sugar, add well beaten eggs, then chocolate melted, beat thoroughly.  Sift salt and baking powder with flour and add alternating with milk to previous mixture.  Add flavoring last and beat thoroughly before pouring into a pan well greased with Crisco.  Bake in a moderate oven about 40 minutes.

May 9

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