The Story of Crisco eBook

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


August 19

Cream of Turnip Soup Risotto Asparagus Salad Coffee Souffle *Ginger Crisps Iced Tea

Ginger Crisps—­_ Cream 1/2 cup Crisco with 1/2 cup sugar, add 1 cup molasses, 1 teaspoon each of cinnamon and nutmeg, 1 teaspoon salt, 2 teaspoons baking powder, and flour to make stiffish dough.  Roll thin, cut out with cutter and bake in quick oven.

August 20

Corned, Beef Buttered Potatoes *New Beets Lettuce, Italian Dressing Tapioca Cream Coffee

New Beets—­_ Peel hot cooked beets, cut into slices, and toss about for 3 or 4 minutes in saucepan which contains 3 tablespoons Crisco to which has been added 1 teaspoon plain vinegar, or a few drops of tarragon, 2 cloves, and 1 teaspoon sugar.

August 21

Cold Sliced Corned Beef Baked Potatoes Jellied Vegetables Pea Salad *Countess Pudding Coffee

Countess Pudding_—­Line small Criscoed platter with Crisco pastry.  Put 1 tablespoon Crisco in saucepan, add 1 cup milk, when warm pour over three tablespoons chopped cocoanut, add 1 tablespoon sugar.  Allow to remain 30 minutes, add 3 yolks of eggs well beaten, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, pour into platter, bake 30 minutes in hot oven.  Beat up whites of eggs, add pinch salt, 1 tablespoon sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon almond extract, pile on top of pudding and sprinkle with cocoanut.  Brown in slow oven.  Serve hot or cold.


August 22

Succotash French Fried Potatoes Tomato Jelly Salad Orange Marmalade Ice Cream Caramel Cake Coffee_

_*Succotash_—­Boil 1 dozen ears of corn for 3 minutes.  Cut corn from cob, taking very small piece from top of each grain, then press out pulp.  Mix this with an equal quantity of nicely cooked lima beans; add Crisco, salt and white pepper to taste; reheat and serve.

August 23

Fish Timbales, Cream Sauce Mashed Potatoes Stewed Okra Cucumber Salad Cheese Straws *St. Leonard’s Pudding Coffee

St. Leonard’s Pudding_—­Line edge of a pudding dish with pastry, and spread 2 tablespoons of jam in the bottom.  Blend 4 tablespoons Crisco with 1/2 cup flour, when smooth stir in 1 cup milk, 4 tablespoons sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 2 yolks of eggs, stir well together and pour over jam, bake 30 minutes.  Beat up whites of eggs to a stiff froth, add 1 tablespoon sugar, and arrange roughly on the top.  Place in oven until lightly browned.

August 24

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