The Story of Crisco eBook

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

July 19

Cream of Asparagus Soup *Lamb Fricassee with Dumplings Mint Jelly Green Peas Romaine Salad Cheese Toasted Crackers Watermelon Coffee

Lamb Fricassee with Dumplings—­_ Cut up and dice enough cold lamb to make 1 quart.  Season with salt and white pepper, put into Criscoed baking dish and pour over following sauce:  Blend 2 tablespoons Crisco with 2 tablespoons flour, and cook until brown.  Now add 2 cups water and when it boils season with salt, pepper, onion juice to taste and pour over meat.  Cover and bake in moderate oven 20 minutes.

To make the dumplings, sift together 2 cups flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon sugar, and 2 teaspoons baking powder.  Add 1 tablespoon Crisco and rub in with tips of fingers, then add sufficient milk to make soft dough.  Roll out and cut into small biscuits.  Place on top of lamb and bake in hot oven for 12 minutes.  Serve hot.

July 20

Roast Beef’s Heart Boiled New Potatoes Cauliflower au Gratin Baked Bean Salad *Cheese Aigrettes Apricot Meringue Pie Coffee

Cheese Aigrettes—­_Bring 2 tablespoons Crisco and 1/2 cup water to boiling point, then add 1/2 cup flour and stir until mixture leaves sides of pan.  Cool, but do not allow to become cold, then add 2 eggs, 1 by 1, 4 tablespoons grated cheese, salt, pepper, and paprika to taste and beat well.  Allow to stand in cool place 30 minutes.  Drop by teaspoons into hot Crisco and fry a golden brown.  Drain and sprinkle with grated cheese.  Serve hot.  The Crisco should not be too hot or the cheese will burn.


July 21

Strawberry Cocktails Macaroni Cutlets, Cheese Sauce *Popovers Tomato Mayonnaise Pimiento Sandwiches Frozen Banana Whip Coffee

Pop Overs_—­Beat up 3 eggs until light; add 1 cup milk and 1 teaspoon melted Crisco.  Pour this gradually into 1 cup flour and 1/2 teaspoon salt, beating all the time until smooth.  Crisco iron gem pans, put them in the oven, and when hot, take them out and fill them half full of this batter.  Put them back in the oven and bake for 45 minutes.  They should be at least 4 times their original bulk.  If they fall, they are not thoroughly done.  The oven should be hot.

July 22

Pilau, a la Turque Peppers Stuffed with Green Corn Huntington Salad Cheese Rolls Baked Custard Coffee_

_*Pilau, a la Turque_—­Put 1 1/2 cups of stock, with 1 cup stewed and strained tomato, over fire.  When boiling add 1 cup well-washed or blanched rice and 1/2 teaspoon salt; stir lightly with fork, occasionally, until liquor is absorbed.  Then add 1/2 cup Crisco, season with salt and pepper, and cook over hot water until tender; remove cover, and stir with fork before serving.

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