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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 267 pages of information about The Story of Crisco.

September 15

Pea Soup *Impanada Celery Mayonnaise Apple Trifle Coffee

Impanada_—­Cut up raw chicken, and flour each piece well.  Line deep dish with slices raw sweet potato, slices raw white potato, some of chicken, little onion, few slices of bacon, salt and pepper to taste, and 1 can of tomatoes chopped fine, 2 tablespoons Crisco, and 1 tablespoon vinegar.  Cover top of dish with sweet and white potatoes.  Bake very slowly from 2 to 3 hours.  Serve hot.  This takes 3 medium-sized sweet potatoes and 6 medium-sized white potatoes.

September 16

Baked Ham Baked Potatoes Brussels Sprouts Spiced Grapes Apple Salad Ice Cream with Kisses Coffee_

_*Baked Ham_—­Soak ham over night then wash and scrape it.  Put it into cold water; let it come to boiling point then simmer for 2 hours.  Let the ham cool in the water; then remove and draw off the skin.  Bake in moderate oven for 2 hours; baste it frequently; using 1 cup of sherry wine, 2 spoonfuls at a time; then baste with melted Crisco.  When done, cover with a paste made of browned flour and browned sugar moistened with sherry, and return to oven to brown.

September 17

Oyster Bisque Broiled Lamb Chops Griddled Sweet Potatoes Bean Croquettes, Tomato Sauce Cauliflower Salad Cocoanut Custard Coffee_

_*Oyster Bisque_—­Boil 1 quart oysters in their own liquor with about 1 pint mildly-flavored white stock.  Let boil for 1/2 an hour or even longer.  Take up and strain, put back to boil, season with salt and white pepper as needed, add 1 quart rich milk and 1/2 a pint of cream.  Blend together 1 tablespoon potato flour with 1 tablespoon melted Crisco, and with this thicken soup till it is smooth and velvety.

September 18

Hamburg Loaf, Tomato Sauce Maitre d’Hotel Potatoes Beet and String Bean Salad Cheese Creams *Chocolate Pudding with Macaroons Coffee

Chocolate Pudding with Macaroons_—­Put 3 cups milk to boil.  Have 5 tablespoons grated chocolate in pan with 1/2 cup boiling water and 4 tablespoons sugar.  When chocolate paste is smooth pour in milk.  Mix 4 tablespoons cornstarch with 1 cup milk, add 1 teaspoon Crisco, and 1/4 teaspoon salt, and with this thicken boiling milk.  Add 1 cup macaroon crumbs and beaten whites of 2 eggs.  Pour into wet mold and set on ice 1 hour.

September 19

Vegetable Soup Roast Spare Ribs, Apple Sauce *Sweet Potatoes, Southern Style Orange Custard Coffee

Sweet Potatoes, Southern Style_—­Bake sweet potatoes until thoroughly done.  Remove from oven and cut in halves lengthwise; remove potato from skins carefully, so as to keep skins in condition to refill.  Mash potato, adding sufficient melted Crisco and cream to moisten.  The potato mixture should be of the consistency of mashed potato when put back in shells.  Season with salt, pepper, and a very little sherry.  Refill skins, brush tops with Crisco and brown 5 minutes in hot oven.

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