The Story of Crisco eBook

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

May 27

Chutney Canapes Roast Sirloin of Beef Franconia Potatoes Summer Squash Olive Salad Strawberry Ice Cream *Genoa Cake Coffee

Genoa Cake_—­1/4 pound Crisco, and 1/4 pound butter.  Mix to a cream with 1/2 pound sugar, add little mace, stir in gradually yolk of 6 eggs and 1/2 beaten whites, 10 ounces flour, beat well for 1 minute, add 1 pound raisins, 1/4 pound citron, cut very fine, grated rind of 1 lemon, and 2 ounces chopped almonds.  Mix well, add remainder of beaten whites last.  Mix well, put in pan lined with paper, sprinkle top with chopped almonds and bake in slow oven.

May 28

Mock Consomme Roast Crown of Lamb, Currant Mint Sauce Potato Balls Peas Asparagus on Toast *Carrot Salad Raspberry Ice Cream Coffee

Carrot Salad_—­Scrape, cut into slices and then into fancy shapes, 4 large carrots.  Soak in cold water for 1/2 an hour, and then cook in boiling unsalted water until tender.  Drain and dry.  Line salad bowl with crisp lettuce leaves, and arrange on top the carrots.  Serve with following dressing:  Rub sides and bottom of bowl with clove garlic, add salt and pepper to taste and 6 tablespoons melted Crisco; add piece of ice, if possible; stir until salt is dissolved, then add 1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice.  Beat until thick; use at once.

May 29

Raw Clams Chicken Pie *Stuffed Potatoes Broiled Tomatoes Pepper and Cucumber Salad Cheese Fingers Pineapple Jelly Coffee

Stuffed Potatoes_—­Bake 7 good-sized potatoes.  When done, cut off a lengthwise slice; scoop out potato with a spoon.  Mash; add 1 tablespoon Crisco, salt and pepper to taste, 1/2 cup milk, and 2 egg whites beaten stiff.  Refill skins with this mixture.  Pile lightly, do not smooth, bake until potatoes are puffed and brown.

Decoration Day

May 30

Fruit Soup Breaded Mutton Chops Potatoes *Peas Tomato Mayonnaise Banana Charlotte Russe Assorted Cakes Coffee

Peas_—­1 quart cooked green peas, 2 ounces of lean cooked ham cut into dice, 2 tablespoons Crisco, 2 tablespoons good stock, 1 teaspoon flour, 1/2 small onion finely chopped, a pinch of sugar, grated nutmeg, salt and pepper to taste.  Fry onion until lightly browned in Crisco, add flour and ham, stir over fire for a minute or two, then put in peas, stock, sugar, and nutmeg.  Season to taste, simmer for ten minutes, stirring occasionally, then serve.

May 31

Milk Soup *Beef Loaf, Brown Sauce Potatoes Tomatoes Radish and Watercress Salad Vanilla Pudding, Jam Sauce Coffee

Beef Loaf_—­Mix together 3 pounds chopped raw beef, 1/4 pound of minced salt pork, 1 cup cracker dust, 2 teaspoons, each, of salt and pepper, and moisten all with 2 beaten eggs, teaspoonful onion juice, and teaspoon Worcestershire sauce.  Work in 2 tablespoons melted Crisco, and pack in a Criscoed mold.  Cover; set in a roasting pan of boiling water, and cook in a steady oven for 2 hours.  Serve with brown sauce.

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