The Story of Crisco eBook

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Melt 3 tablespoons Crisco in a pan, add 1 dozen small peeled turnips and toss till they are golden color.  When duck is cooked, remove strings and skewers.  Put on hot dish, and arrange turnips round.  Season gravy and strain over duck.

November 1

Irish Stew Baked Rice Lima Beans Macedoine Salad *Chocolate Cream Pie Coffee

Chocolate Cream Pie_—­2 squares chocolate, 1/4 cup cornstarch, 1 teaspoon Crisco, 1 pint milk, 2 egg whites, 1/2 cup sugar, 3 egg yolks, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1 tablespoon vanilla.  Melt chocolate, add sugar, cornstarch, egg yolks, salt, Crisco and milk.  Cook in double boiler till thick, stirring constantly; flavor with vanilla.  Pour into a baked pie crust shell, cover with meringue made by beating egg whites till stiff and adding 2 tablespoons sugar; brown in oven and serve cold.

November 2

Baked Rolled Fillets of Fish, Bechamel Sauce Cucumber Salad Yeast Rolls *Roast Guinea Chickens, Guava Jelly Rice Croquettes Scalloped Egg Plant Pear and Celery Salad Lemon Sherbet Sponge Cake Coffee

Roast Guinea Chickens_—­Put 2 tablespoons Crisco in each of the birds, this prevents them getting dry.  Slit 2 slices bacon once or twice then tie over breasts of birds, which should be trussed for roasting.  Wrap them in Criscoed paper and bake in a quick oven for 30 minutes, baste well and frequently; for the last 8 minutes remove paper and bacon; sprinkle with a little flour, salt and pepper, baste well, and let brown.  Serve on hot dish, garnished with rolls of bacon.  Hand with it gravy, bread sauce, and guava jelly.

November 3

Celery Soup *Casserole of Lamb Sweet Pickle Creamed Onions Mashed Potatoes Cabbage Salad Caramel Ice Cream Coffee

Casserole of Lamb_—­2-1/2 pounds loin of lamb, 1/2 cup rice, 2 cups good gravy, 1 blade mace, 1/2 cup Crisco, 2 egg yolks, salt and pepper, and a little grated nutmeg.  Half roast loin of lamb, and cut it into steaks.  Boil rice in boiling salted water for 10 minutes, drain it, and add to it gravy with nutmeg and mace; cook slowly until rice begins to thicken, remove it from fire, stir in Crisco, and when melted add yolks of eggs well beaten; Crisco a casserole well, sprinkle steaks with salt and pepper, dip them in melted Crisco, and lay them in Criscoed dish; pour over gravy that comes from them, add rice and simmer for 1/2 an hour.

November 4

Tomato Soup *Steamed Cod, Parsley Sauce Roast Ribs of Beef, Horseradish Sauce Colcannon Potatoes Charlotte Russe Coffee

Steamed Cod_—­Wipe 4 cod steaks dry, and sprinkle with salt, pepper, lemon juice, and melted Crisco on under side; lay on Criscoed platter, put another Criscoed platter over; set on top of saucepan of boiling water, and steam 3/4 of an hour, or until fish begins to leave bones.  Serve with parsley sauce.

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