The Story of Crisco eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 304 pages of information about The Story of Crisco.
Hot Boiled Tongue, Lemon Sauce Boiled Potatoes French Fried Parsnips Cauliflower Salad *Baked Quinces Jam Cake Coffee

Jam Cake_—­Cream 2/3 cup Crisco with 1 cup sugar, add 3 well beaten eggs, 1/2 cup sour cream, 1 teaspoon soda, 2 cups flour, 1/2 glass strawberry preserves, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon each cloves, 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, and 1/2 teaspoon salt, mix and bake in layers.  Put strawberry preserves between layers, and white icing on top.

September 6

Planked Bluefish with Potato Border Grilled Tomatoes *Corn Creole Pepper Salad Cheese Pasties Grape Juice Water Ice Coffee

Corn Creole_—­Put 2 cans corn into saucepan with 2 tablespoons chopped green peppers and 1 cup milk, and cook, slowly 10 minutes; season with salt and pepper, add 2 tablespoons Crisco and serve.  This may be put in baking dish, covered with breadcrumbs, and baked 15 minutes.

September 7

Chestnut Soup Smothered Chicken Parsley Potatoes Peppers Stuffed with Corn Pineapple Salad Almond Custard Coffee_

_*Chestnut Soup_—­Boil 1 quart chestnuts 20 minutes, then remove shells and brown inner skin, and put into saucepan with sufficient boiling water to cover them.  Add piece lemon rind and 1 teaspoon salt, when soft remove rind and rub through a sieve.  Then pour over them stirring all the time, 2 quarts white stock, 1/2 cup cream, 1 tablespoon Crisco rolled with 2 tablespoons flour, seasoning of salt and pepper.  Bring to boiling point, remove from fire and serve hot.

September 8

Planked Smelts Baked Lamb Chops Breaded Beets Riced Potatoes Avocado Pear Salad Apricot Cream Coffee_

_*Planked Smelts_—­Crisco a plank quite generously, and place upon it smelts that have been split, cleaned, and seasoned, and squeeze liberal amount of lemon juice over them.  Arrange in form of large fish shape, and garnish with potato roses put on with pastry tube and sprinkle with tiny bits of Crisco and finely chopped parsley.  Place plank in oven and cook until potatoes are slightly browned.  Garnish before taking to table with sliced tomatoes and cucumbers, dressed in vinegar, between potato roses.

September 9

Soft Shell Crabs on Toast Broiled Steak Creamed Potatoes *Stuffed Onions Oyster Plant Salad Mint and Pineapple Sherbet Jumbles Coffee

Stuffed Onions_—­Boil 8 large onions in boiling salted water till tender.  Drain, and with sharp knife cut centers from each.  Mix together in a basin 2 tablespoons chopped cooked ham, 3 tablespoons crumbs, 2 tablespoons Crisco, 2 tablespoons cream, 1 beaten egg, salt, pepper, and paprika to taste, and 1 tablespoon chopped parsley.  Fill with this mixture, sprinkle each with crumbs and dot with Crisco.  Place on baking dish and bake in moderate oven 1 hour.  Spanish onions are best to use.

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