The Story of Crisco eBook

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all over with salt.  Then, having put small pieces of Crisco over, place in pan with enough water to cover bottom, and bake in hot oven 45 or 50 minutes.  After it begins to bake, sprinkle with salt and pepper.  Baste it often with liquid in pan and a little melted Crisco.  When it is cooked and a nice color, remove carefully to hot plate.  Do not break it.  Serve with brown sauce poured round fish as garnish, or serve it in a separate dish.

July 8

Iced Bouillon Broiled Chicken Mashed Potatoes New Peas Tomato Mayonnaise *Red Raspberry Shortcake, Hot Marshmallow Sauce Coffee

Red Raspberry Shortcake_—­4 cups sifted flour, 3 tablespoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon salt, 2 tablespoons Crisco, milk, and 2 quarts red raspberries.  Sift baking powder and salt with flour, rub in Crisco; then with fork stir in lightly and quickly sufficient milk to make soft dough—­too soft to roll.  Turn it into Criscoed tin, and bake in hot oven 30 minutes.  Unmold, and leaving it inverted, cut circle around top within 1 inch of edge; lift off circle of crust, and with fork pick out crumb from center, leaving about 3/4 of an inch of biscuit around sides.  Spread inside cake with butter, fill with crushed raspberries, which have been standing 1/2 hour or more mixed with enough sugar to sweeten them.  Turn off juice from berries before filling cake.  Replace circle of crust, and serve with following sauce:  1/2 pound marshmallows, 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar, and 1/2 cup boiling water.  Cut marshmallows in pieces and melt in double boiler.  Dissolve sugar in boiling water, add to marshmallows, and stir until blended.  Serve hot with shortcake.

July 9

Sardines and Lemon Olives Radishes Cold Roast of Lamb, Mint Sauce Creamed Potatoes Peas Endive and Cheese Salad *Cherry Souffle Iced Tea

Cherry Souffle_—­4 tablespoons flour, 2 tablespoons Crisco, 1/2 cup milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 3 whole eggs and 1 additional white, 4 tablespoons sugar, and 4 tablespoons chopped preserved cherries.

Put Crisco and flour in saucepan, mix over fire, add milk, stir till it boils and becomes thick; remove from fire to cool 10 minutes, add sugar, yolks eggs, 1 by 1 stirring each thoroughly, whites stiffly beaten up, then add chopped cherries.  Pour all into Criscoed souffle mold.  Put into saucepan with 1/2 an inch of boiling water.  Put lid on saucepan and steam gently 3/4 hour.  Turn out, send to table with jam sauce round.

July 10

Clam Broth *Chicken Croquettes Peas Buttered Rolls Mayonnaise of Lettuce and Tomatoes Tutti Fruitti Ice Cream Macaroons Coffee

Chicken Croquettes_—­2 cups cooked chicken, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon celery salt, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon onion juice, and 1 cup white sauce.

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