The Story of Crisco eBook

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Roast Beef Horseradish Relish Asparagus Franconia Potatoes Bean Salad *Cherry Pie Coffee

Cherry Pie_—­1 quart ripe cherries, 1 yolk egg, 3 tablespoons cream, and 1/2 cup sugar.  Wash cherries, stem and place in colander over dish to catch juice.  Place thin layer of the following dough on shallow pan, sprinkle top with breadcrumbs.  Spread stoned cherries over evenly.  Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon.  Beat yolk well, add cream and cherry juice and pour over all.  Bake in hot oven until well browned at bottom.

The dough is made as follows:  1 tablespoon Crisco, 1 cup flour, 1/2 teaspoon baking powder, 1/4 cup sugar and 1 egg.  Mix dry ingredients.  Work in Crisco with finger tips; add egg; mix.  Toss on slightly floured board and roll a 1/4 inch thick.  This makes enough dough for a large oblong pan.

June 10

Scotch Broth Cold Roast Beef Creamed Potatoes *String Beans Tomato and Olive Salad Vanilla Ice Cream Crushed Raspberries Coffee

String Beans_—­If fresh beans are used pick them over, remove ends and “strings,” and boil for 1/2 an hour or more; then drain them, and add 1 tablespoon Crisco and 2 tablespoons milk, season to taste, and serve after 10 minutes’ slow cooking.  If canned beans are used omit the first long boiling.

June 11

Vegetable Soup Broiled Steak Stuffed Tomatoes Baked Macaroni *Pear and Pimiento Salad Apricot Blanc-mange Coffee

Pear and Pimiento Salad_—­Fill each canned pimiento with 2 halves canned pears; place each pimiento in nest of lettuce and serve with following dressing:  Put 1 teaspoon salt and 1 saltspoon black pepper in bowl, and stir into them with wooden spoon, very slowly, 4 tablespoons melted Crisco, and add 2 tablespoons vinegar, mixing it well with Crisco.

June 12

Cream of Tomato Soup *Planked Salmon Potato Balls Fresh Green Peas Lettuce and Cucumber Salad Cheese Bread-Sticks Lemon Pudding Coffee

Planked Salmon_—­Have salmon cut in steaks 1-1/2 or 2 inches thick. 2 steaks of average size can be placed on medium-sized plank.  Crisco plank thoroughly, place fish upon it, and broil under gas broiler, turning flame low after first few moments.  Or it can be baked in oven of range.  Serve on plank, surrounded by potato balls cut with French vegetable cutter.  Heat 1/4 cup cream, add salt and pepper to taste, and 3 tablespoons finely chopped parsley.  Shake potato balls in this until well covered with seasonings.  Serve Hollandaise sauce with planked salmon.

June 13

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