The Story of Crisco eBook

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

July 23

Vegetable Soup *Fried Fish Baked Shoulder of Mutton Onion Puree Chipped Potatoes Fruit Jelly Toasted Cheese Fingers Coffee

Fried Fish_—­Marinade 4 halibut steaks for 1 hour; drain, dip in salted flour, then in beaten egg, lastly in fine salted and peppered crumbs.  Leave on ice for 1 hour, and fry in hot Crisco.

July 24

Lamb Potpie Summer Squash Mashed Potatoes Dressed Cucumbers Raspberry Float *Cushion Cake Iced Coffee

Cushion Cake_—­Cream 1 cup Crisco with 1/2 cup sugar, add 2 well beaten eggs, and 1/2 cup milk.  Sift 2 cups flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder, and 1/2 teaspoon salt, and add to Crisco mixture, with 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.  Divide into 2 parts, add to 1 part 2 tablespoons molasses, 1 cup seeded raisins, 1/2 teaspoon cloves, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, and 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg.  Bake in Criscoed and floured cake tin for 20 minutes.  Take out of oven, spread white part on top, return to oven and bake until done.

July 25

Tournedos of Lamb Rissole Potatoes Carrots Peas Grape and Pimiento Salad Frozen Cheese Toasted Crackers Iced Coffee_

_*Tournedos of Lamb—­_Six lamb chops cut 2 inches thick, will be required.  Remove bone and fat and with skewers arrange in 6 circular pieces.  Around each wrap a thin strip of bacon, fastening in place with wooden skewers.  Sprinkle with salt and pepper, place on well Criscoed broiler, and broil over clear fire 15 minutes.  Remove to hot-platter, garnish with rissole potatoes, and pass mint jelly with them.  The potatoes are done in this way:  Peel and wash 8 Bermuda potatoes of uniform size, put in ice water for 15 minutes, dry in a towel, and fry until delicate brown in hot Crisco.  Drain on paper, then bake until soft.  Remove to serving platter, and pour around 1 cup of rich white or cream sauce or 1 cup of heavy cream scalded and seasoned.


July 26

Cream of Green Peas Bean Loaf with Rice Stewed Corn Tomato and Lettuce Salad *Peach Pudding Coffee

Peach Pudding_—­Fill Criscoed baking dish full of peaches and pour over top a batter made of 1 tablespoon Crisco, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 cup flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1 well beaten egg, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1 cup milk.  Bake in moderate oven 30 minutes.  Serve with cream.

July 27

Anchovy and Pimiento Canapes Halibut Baked, a la Creole French Fried Potatoes Hot Slaw *French Pancakes Coffee

French Pancakes_—­4 tablespoons sugar, 4 tablespoons Crisco, 1/2 cup flour, 2 eggs, 1/2 tablespoon lemon extract, and 1 cup milk.  Heat Crisco and mix other ingredients gradually to them, bake in six small criscoed plates for 5 minutes.  When done, put jam between every alternate one, and serve high on a dish.

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