The Story of Crisco eBook

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

September 20

Broiled Striped Bass Porterhouse Steak with Olives Baked Creamed Potatoes *Asparagus, Italian Style String Bean Salad Pineapple Fluff Coffee

Asparagus, Italian Style_—­Cut tender parts of 2 bunches of asparagus into short lengths and set to boil till quite tender.  Take up, drain, and put into saucepan with 3 tablespoons melted Crisco, few drops lemon juice, sprinkling of red pepper and salt.  Let get thoroughly hot, take up, and serve on slices of fried bread.

September 21

Fried Cod Steaks Sweet Potatoes Boiled Onions Cucumber Salad Walnut Pudding *Feather Cake Coffee

Feather Cake_—­Cream 1/2 cup Crisco with 1/2 cup sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 2 eggs beaten with 1/2 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon lemon extract, 1 cup milk, 2-1/2 cups flour, and 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder.  Beat 2 minutes and turn into Criscoed and floured cake tin.  Bake in moderate oven for 3/4 of an hour.

September 22

Cream of Barley Soup *Shepherd’s Pie Broiled Tomatoes Cucumber Salad with Red Peppers Wine Jelly Coffee

Shepherd’s Pie_—­Chop 1 pound cooked meat, mix in 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs, 1 chopped onion, 1 tablespoon chopped parsley, 1 cup gravy, salt and pepper to taste, 2 tablespoons Crisco, half teaspoon powdered herbs, and 1 tablespoon tomato catsup.  Turn into fireproof dish and cover with thick layer seasoned mashed potatoes.  Brush over with beaten egg and dot with pieces of Crisco.  Bake 20 minutes.

September 23

Mock Duck, Rice Stuffing Buttered Beets Succotash Lettuce Salad Grape Sherbet Coffee_

_*Mock Duck_—­1 cup chopped celery, 2 cups breadcrumbs, 2 cups chopped black walnut meats, 2 cups boiled rice, 6 hard-cooked eggs, 3 raw eggs, 1 tablespoon grated onion, 1 tablespoon salt, 1 saltspoon pepper, and 2 tablespoons Crisco.

Cook crumbs with 1 pint water for 5 minutes; add celery, hard-cooked eggs, chopped; remove from fire, add Crisco, nuts, rice and seasonings.  Mix well with raw eggs, slightly beaten.  Form into shape of duck, brush over with melted Crisco and bake 1 hour.  Serve with apple sauce.

September 24

Macaroni Soup Fried Scallops Tournedos, a la Bordelaise Mashed Potatoes Baked Tomatoes *Cold Slaw Queen Mab Pudding Coffee

Cold Slaw_—­Cut 2 cabbages very fine and put it in salad bowl.  Boil 2 tablespoons vinegar.  Beat up 2 eggs, add 1/2 cup sour cream, 2 tablespoons Crisco and add them to boiled vinegar.  Stir over fire till boiling, add 1 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper, pour over cabbage, and it is ready to serve when very cold.

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