The Story of Crisco eBook

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

June 29

Beef Croquettes, Brown Sauce Mashed Potatoes Beets Fruit Salad Cheese Crackers Coffee_

_*Beef Croquettes_—­Melt 2 tablespoons Crisco, stir in 1 tablespoon flour, gradually add 1/2 pint milk, stir till it boils 4 minutes, add salt and pepper to taste; 1/2 pound cold cooked chopped beef and 4 tablespoons breadcrumbs.  Turn out on plate to cool.  Divide into 8 pieces, flour them and make into neat croquettes.  Egg and breadcrumb them.  Fry till brown in hot Crisco.  Drain and serve hot with brown sauce.

June 30

Breaded Veal Cutlets Potatoes Egg Plant Cress, Whipped Cream Dressing Cottage Pudding, Strawberry Sauce Coffee_

_*Breaded Veal Cutlets_—­1-1/2 pounds fillet or neck of veal, Crisco for frying, 1/2 teaspoon chopped parsley, 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon rind, salt and pepper, egg and breadcrumbs.

Cut meat into thin slices, which afterwards trim into neat fillets.  Beat egg, mix with it parsley, lemon rind, good seasoning of salt and pepper.  Brush cutlets over with this preparation, coat them carefully with breadcrumbs, fry quickly and lightly in hot Crisco.  Serve with either tomato or piquante sauce, or, when gravy is preferred, brown little flour in Crisco in frying pan, add little salt and pepper, pour in 1/4 of a pint of hot water, boil up, and strain.

July 1

Boned Chicken Stuffed Pepper Salad Sliced Tomatoes White and Brown Bread *Ground Rice Pudding Coffee Jelly Fruit

Ground Rice Pudding_—­1/2 cup ground rice, 3 cups milk, 3 eggs, 4 tablespoons sugar, rind 1/2 lemon, 2 tablespoons Crisco, 1/4 cup Sultana raisins, and brown breadcrumbs.

Boil milk slowly, sprinkle in ground rice, boil 6 minutes.  Remove add sugar and Crisco.  Mix well, cool a little, add eggs well beaten, stir and flavor with grated lemon rind.  Crisco plain mold, dust with toasted breadcrumbs.  Pour in pudding.  Bake 1 hour in moderate oven.  Serve with following sauce:  1 small lemon, 1 cup water, 1 teaspoon cornstarch, 1 tablespoon sugar, and few drops red color.  Put cornstarch into pan with lemon juice, add other ingredients and bring to boil.

July 2

Spanish Veal Balls Summer Squash Buttered Beets Lettuce and Peppergrass Salad *Snow Souffle Iced Coffee

Snow Souffle_—­Put 2 tablespoons Crisco and 4 tablespoons potato flour in pan, stir well together, add 1/2 cup milk, pinch salt, and stir till boiling.  Remove from fire, add 4 tablespoons sugar, yolks 3 eggs 1 by 1, 1/2 teaspoon orange flower water, and fold in stiffly beaten whites of eggs.  Pour into Criscoed souffle mold, put greased paper round.  Bake for 20 minutes in moderate oven.  Serve at once.

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