The Story of Crisco eBook

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

July 28

Puree of Fruit Steak with Fresh Mushrooms String Beans Riced Potatoes Lettuce and Watercress Salad *Cherry Blanc-mange Coffee

Cherry Blanc-mange_—­Put 1 quart of milk into a saucepan, add 1 tablespoon Crisco.  Mix 1 cup cornstarch smoothly with 1/2 cup cold milk; when the milk boils stir in cornstarch and stir for 10 minutes, then add 2 tablespoons sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla.  Stew 2 cups cherries until tender in _1/2_ cup water, add 2 tablespoons sugar.  Rinse out a mold with cold water, arrange a few cherries in the bottom, then put in some blanc-mange, then rest of cherries mixed with cornstarch.  Turn out when firm.  Serve with milk.

July 29

Iced Tomato Bouillon *Swiss Steak Mashed Potato Egg Plant Fritters Lettuce Salad, Chifonade Dressing Strawberry Parfait Coffee

Swiss Steak_—­1 pound steak, 1 cup flour, salt and pepper, 4 skinned tomatoes, 1 sliced onion, and water.  Have steak cut 2 inches thick, and pound into it the flour.  Put steak into a skillet, with 3 tablespoons Crisco and brown on both sides.  Then cover with water, adding sliced onion, tomatoes sliced and cover closely and let simmer for 3 hours.  Just before steak is done add salt and pepper to taste.  When done, the gravy is already made and is delicious.

July 30

Clear Soup *Planked Chicken Potato Croquettes Asparagus Tips Boiled Rice Pineapple Salad Vanilla Ice Cream Strawberry Sauce Coffee

Planked Chicken_—­2 spring chickens, 1 cup boiled rice, 1/2 pound mushrooms, and 1 glass guava jelly.  Stew mushrooms; put chicken either in oven or under broiler, bone side to hottest part of fire.  Heat and Crisco a plank; put chicken on, bone side down; sprinkle with melted Crisco, dust with salt and pepper and broil on board under gas for 1/2 an hour.  Garnish with rice; pour over mushrooms.  Place at corners small bread patties, holding the guava jelly.

July 31

Baked Beans Finger Rolls Beet and Potato Salad Lemon Jelly, Whipped Cream Cafe Parfait_

_*Baked Beans_—­Wash 2 quarts of small white beans, put them in a saucepan, cover with cold water; as soon as they come to a boil, drain; put them in a fireproof baking dish, add 4 tablespoons Crisco, 1 chopped onion, salt and pepper to taste and 1/4 teaspoon mustard, fill dish with boiling water, cover tight, and bake from 5 to 6 hours; add more water as required to keep from getting dry.  They can be warmed over as needed.

August 1

Brown Fricassee of Kidneys Summer Squash New Cabbage Salad *Blueberry Pie Coffee

Blueberry Pie_—­Line a deep perforated tin with Crisco Plain Pastry; brush over with water or white of egg.  Fill with floured blueberries; add sugar, Crisco, salt and vinegar.  Allow 1 cup sugar to 3 cups berries, 1 tablespoon Crisco, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon vinegar.  Cover with crust and bake.

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