The Story of Crisco eBook

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

October 27

Noisettes of Mutton String Beans Latticed Potatoes French Salad *Chestnut Dainty Coffee

Chestnut Dainty_—­Boil 1 pound of Italian chestnuts 15 minutes; then remove shells and skins, and put back to boil until tender, with 1 cup of milk and 1 teaspoon Crisco, on the back part of range until soft enough to rub through a sieve.  Crisco a mold well and line thickly with pulp, then add layer of apple sauce colored pink with currant jelly; then another layer chestnuts and again a layer of apple sauce.  Over this squeeze some lemon juice, and bake in quick oven.  Turn, out on platter, and surround with whipped cream, colored with little currant jelly.

October 28

Shrimp Canapes Roast Mutton, Onion Sauce *Celeriac Sweet Potatoes Corn Salad Pumpkin Pie Coffee

Celeriac_—­Well wash and peel the celeriac.  Cut them in quarters and boil in boiling salted water until quite tender.  Drain well and arrange in a hot dish and pour egg sauce over them.

For egg sauce, blend 2 tablespoons Crisco with 2 tablespoons flour, add 1 cup milk and stir till boiling, add seasoning of salt and pepper and boil for 8 minutes, stirring all the time, then add 2 hard-cooked eggs rubbed through a sieve, mix well and serve.

October 29

Cream of Spinach Soup Baked White Fish, Caper Sauce Rice Croquettes String Beans Celery Boiled Dressing *Chestnut Tartlets Coffee

Chestnut Tartlets_—­Boil and mash 1 pint chestnuts, add 1/4 cup each creamed Crisco and cream, 1 beaten yolk, 1/4 cup powdered sugar, little salt, and 1 1/2 cups milk.  Cover inverted small tartlet tins with Crisco pastry, bake, and fill with mixture, and bake again.

October 30

Brussel Sprout Soup *Rabbit, a la Marengo Parisian Potatoes Braised Celery Lettuce, French Dressing Prune and Rice Meringues Coffee

Rabbit, a la Marengo_—­Cut up 1 rabbit into neat joints.  Melt 1/2 cup Crisco in saucepan, put in rabbit and fry it quickly till browned, add 2 chopped small onions, and fry for a few minutes, pour off any fat into another pan, add to rabbit 1 cup brown sauce, 2 chopped tomatoes, 8 button mushrooms, seasoning of salt, pepper, and paprika.  Put on lid and simmer gently 1 hour.  Arrange rabbit on hot dish, put mushrooms in heaps round with thin lemon slices, season gravy and pour it over.


October 31

Clear Soup *Braised Duck with Turnips Riced Potatoes Spinach Orange Salad Goblin Cakes Nuts Candies Custard Souffle, Vanilla Sauce Coffee

Braised Duck with Turnips_—­Wash and cut 2 carrots, 2 stalks celery, 2 turnips, 1 onion in large pieces, put them in pan on these place 4 slices ham, then 1 duck trussed for roasting, 1 bunch parsley, 2 cups water, dust nutmeg, pepper, and salt.  Lay Criscoed paper over top, then lid, and simmer 1 hour or till duck is tender.

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