The Story of Crisco eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 304 pages of information about The Story of Crisco.
Boiled Mutton, Caper Sauce Riced Potatoes String Beans Olive Salad Toasted Crackers Cheese Plum Compote Coffee_

_*Boiled Mutton_—­Wipe leg of mutton, put on fire, barely covered with boiling water, and let boil about 10 minutes, then simmer until tender; season with salt when half cooked.  A few slices of onion, turnip, and carrot, or 2 or 3 stalks of celery, may be added while cooking.  When tender, brush over the meat with melted Crisco and sprinkle with finely chopped parsley.  Serve with caper sauce which is made as follows:  Mix 2 tablespoons Crisco with 1 tablespoon flour; add 1 cup boiling water; stir it over fire until thick; add to it 1 hard-cooked egg chopped fine and 2 tablespoons of capers.

August 25

Barley Broth Mutton Souffle Sweet Corn Creamed Carrots and Peas *Peach Cobbler Coffee

Peach Cobbler_—­Sift 1-1/2 cups flour and 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder.  With tips of fingers work into flour 1 tablespoon Crisco, and when well mixed add 1/2 cup milk.

Peel and slice 4 peaches, and mix with 3/4 cup sugar and 2 tablespoons melted Crisco.  In bottom of baking dish invert a cup, around this arrange peaches, and over all place dough patted out to about 3/4 of an inch in thickness.  Bake in moderate oven until crust is brown and peaches are tender.  This will require about 40 minutes.  The cup keeps dough from lying on fruit and becoming soaked with juice.

August 26

Beef Steak Pudding Spaghetti with Tomato Potatoes on Half Shell Green Pepper Salad Apricot Pudding Coffee_

_*Beef Steak Pudding_—­Line a Criscoed basin with plain pastry.  Mix together on a plate 1 tablespoon flour, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper for seasoning.  Cut 1 pound lean beef in thin slices, dip them in the seasoning, and place them lightly in the basin; split 1 sheep’s kidney, skin and cut in thin slices; dip them also in the seasoning, and put them in basin, and pour over 1 cup of water for gravy.  Wet the edges of the paste on basin; roll out a piece of paste large enough to cover the dish; place it on, press down at the edges, and sprinkle a little flour over top.  Now dip a pudding cloth in boiling water, tie it tightly over the top, and plunge the pudding in plenty of boiling water; then boil for 3 hours.  Remove the cloth, and turn the pudding out on a dish.  Liver and bacon mixed, or mutton, makes a good pudding of this kind.

August 27

Steamed Clams Vegetable Salad Brown Bread Sandwiches Peach Tapioca *Princess Cake Coffee

Princess Cake_—­Line small square cake tin with plain Crisco pastry.  Sprinkle in 1/2 cup cleaned currants.  Cream 1/2 cup Crisco with 1 cup sugar, then add 3 well beaten eggs, 3 cups flour, 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder, and 1/2 teaspoon salt.  Divide mixture into 2 portions.  Add 1 tablespoon grated chocolate and 4 tablespoons milk to 1 portion.  Put cake mixtures in spoonfuls on top of currants and bake in moderate oven for 35 minutes.  Serve in square pieces.

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