The Story of Crisco eBook

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

September 25

Broiled Butterfish German Fried Potatoes Cucumber Salad Cheese Balls *Bread Pudding with Cherries Coffee

Bread Pudding with Cherries_—­Soak 1/2 pound bread in cold water till soft.  Press out water and beat out any lumps with fork.  Add 2 tablespoons Crisco, 2 tablespoons sugar, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, and 1/4 pound glace cherries and 1 teaspoon baking powder.  Mix well, and add 1 well-beaten egg and 3 tablespoons milk.  Put into Criscoed basin and cover with Criscoed paper, and steam for 1-1/2 hours.

September 26

Veal Cutlets Sliced Lemon Baked Cucumbers Lyonnaise Potatoes Red Pepper Salad *Amber Pudding Coffee

Amber Pudding_—­Peel, core, and quarter 8 apples.  Put 3 tablespoons Crisco in a pan, when warm add apples, 3 tablespoons sugar, grated rind 1 lemon, and stew slowly till soft, then rub through a sieve.  Add yolks of 3 eggs, and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon.  Roll out Crisco pastry thinly, cut off a strip and press it on to the edge of a wet pudding dish.  Put apple mixture into dish and bake for 30 minutes in a hot oven.  Beat up whites of eggs with 1/2 teaspoon salt, to stiff froth, add 2 teaspoons sugar and 2 drops vanilla.  Heap this meringue all over apple mixture.  Dust with sugar and place here and there a glace cherry.  Replace in oven to brown slightly.

September 27

Pot Roast of Beef, Gravy Parsnips Boiled Potatoes Stuffed Cucumber Salad *Conservative Pudding Coffee

Conservative Pudding_—­The weight of 3 eggs in Crisco, sugar, and flour.  Beat Crisco and sugar to a cream, add flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, and mix slowly with eggs.  Add 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract and mix all well.  Ornament a Criscoed mold with raisins, pour in mixture, steam 2 hours and serve hot with milk.

September 28

Pea Soup Boiled Tripe, Cream Sauce Stewed Celery Mashed Potatoes Beet Salad Meringues with Sliced Peaches *Almond Fingers Coffee

Almond Fingers_—­2 cups flour, 1/2 cup Crisco, 1 egg, 2 tablespoons sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon baking powder.  Rub Crisco into flour, add sugar and baking powder.  Make into stiff paste with egg.  Roll out and cut into fingers.  Chop 1 cup almonds and mix with 1/2 cup sifted sugar, and white of 1 egg.  Spread on fingers and bake quickly a light brown color.

September 29

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