The Story of Crisco eBook

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

July 3

Roast Lamb New Potatoes Green Peas *Summer Squash Watercress and Cucumber Salad Coffee Ice Cream Lady Fingers

Summer Squash_—­Cut summer squashes into small pieces and boil till tender in salted water.  Put into a clean towel and wring out all water.  Put squashes into saucepan and add to each cup of them, 2 tablespoons cream and 1/2 tablespoon Crisco.  Heat thoroughly before sending to table.

Declaration Day

July 4

Fruit Cocktail Carrot Soup Radishes Stuffed Shoulder of Veal, Roasted Potato Souffle Green Corn Molded Spinach, French Dressing Washington Ice Cream *Flag Cake Coffee

Flag Cake_—­2/3 cup sugar, 1/2 cup Crisco, 2/3 cup milk, 1-2/3 cups flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, whites of 4 eggs, and 1 teaspoon vanilla.  Cream Crisco and sugar together, add flour, salt, baking powder, milk, vanilla and whites of eggs beaten to a stiff froth.  Mix carefully, turn into Criscoed and floured tin and bake in moderate oven for 3/4 of an hour.  Decorate with frosting and tiny flags.

July 5

Iced Pimiento Consomme Small Tenderloins of Beef Molded Potatoes *Corn Cakes Orange, Grapefruit and Romaine Salad Cup Custards Coffee

Corn Cakes_—­Make a custard from 2 eggs well beaten, 1/2 cup milk, 1/2 tablespoon Crisco, and 1/2 tablespoon sugar; beat into this 3/4 of cup of canned corn.  Sift together twice, 7/8 cup of flour, 1 tablespoon baking powder, and 1/2 teaspoon salt; beat into other mixture, and drop in Criscoed muffin rings by the tablespoon; set in a Criscoed dripping pan, and bake in a moderate oven until done.

July 6

Clam Bisque Lamb Chops Escalloped Corn Creamed Sweet Potatoes German Salad *Cheese Drops Strawberry Bavarian Cream Coffee

Cheese Drops_—­Add to 3-1/2 tablespoons flour, 2 tablespoons melted Crisco, and blend together until smooth.  Remove from fire, add 4 tablespoons grated cheese, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and a dash of red pepper.  Fold in stiffly beaten whites of 3 eggs, and drop from end of spoon on a Criscoed baking sheet about 1 inch apart, and bake from 12 to 14 minutes in a moderate oven.  Serve hot in folded napkin with salad course.

July 7

Beef Broth with Vermicelli *Baked Bluefish Cucumbers, French Dressing Mashed Potatoes Buttered Bermuda Onions Heavenly Hash Coffee

Baked Bluefish_—­Select nice large bluefish, clean, and prepare it for baking.  Wash it in salted water, and after drying it thoroughly, stuff with bread stuffing, and sew up opening and rub fish

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