The Story of Crisco eBook

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

July 14

Steak, a la Parmesan Corn Pudding Mashed Potatoes Lettuce, French Dressing *Cheese Balls Peach Ice Cream Coffee

Cheese Balls_—­1/2 cup breadcrumbs, 1 teaspoon Crisco, 1/4 teaspoon mustard, 1 cup grated cheese, 1 egg, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and a few grains red pepper.  Rub Crisco into crumbs and cheese, add seasonings and egg well beaten.  Shape in small balls and fry in hot Crisco.  Drain and serve hot.

July 15

Stuffed Shoulder of Veal, Braised Buttered Beets Potato Roses Onion and Tomato Salad Rhubarb Dumplings *Mocha Cake Coffee

Mocha Cake—­_Sift 6 cups flour with 1 teaspoon baking powder into a basin, add 1 teaspoon each of powdered cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves, 1 cup brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoonful salt, and 1 cup Crisco; rub well together, add 1/2 a cup golden syrup, 1 cup strong cold coffee, 2 well beaten eggs, 1 cup currants and 1 cup sultana raisins, mix well together.  Pour into Criscoed and papered tin and bake in moderate oven 2 hours.

July 16

Tomato Soup Fried Chicken Waffles Pea Souffles Creamed White Potatoes Bean Salad *Snow Balls Coffee

Snow Balls—­_1 cup sugar, 1/4 cup milk, 1/2 cup Crisco, 2-1/4 cups flour, 3-1/2 teaspoons baking powder, and whites of 4 eggs.  Cream Crisco, add sugar gradually, milk, and flour sifted with baking powder; add whites of eggs beaten stiff.  Steam 35 minutes in Criscoed cups; serve with stewed or preserved fruit.

July 17

Iced Currants *Blanquette of Veal Fried Artichokes Duchesse Potatoes Cauliflower and Red Pepper Salad Macaroon Trifle Coffee

Blanquette of Veal—­_2 tablespoons Crisco, 2 pounds fillet of veal, 1/2 cup cream, 4 tablespoons flour, 1 large onion, 1 carrot, seasoning, 12 preserved mushrooms, and 12 whole peppers.  Cut veal into square pieces, put them into stewpan with enough cold water to cover, bring it to boil, and skim well; add salt to taste, onion cut in quarters, carrot, whole peppers; cook gently 1 hour.  Take up meat, strain stock, and measure off 1 pint.  Melt Crisco in stewpan, stir in flour, add stock; boil and skim; cook for a few minutes.  Add mushrooms, cut in slices, and cream; put in pieces of veal; make hot, but do not boil again; season nicely, dish up, sprinkle little chopped parsley over, and serve.

July 18

Onion Soup Fricasseed Tripe Baked Potatoes Stringless Beans Tomatoes Stuffed with Pineapple Bisque Ice Cream Coffee

Fricasseed Tripe—­_Cut 2 pounds of tripe into narrow strips, add 1/2 cup of water, 2 cups milk, season with salt and pepper, add 1/4 cup Crisco mixed with 2 tablespoons flour; simmer for 30 minutes and serve hot.  A little chopped parsley is an improvement.

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