The Story of Crisco eBook

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

November 14

Cream of Tomato Soup *Nut Roast Piquante Sauce Sweet Potatoes Fried Egg Plant Lettuce Salad Baked Quinces Gingerbread Coffee

Nut Roast_—­1/2 cup lentils, 1/2 cup shelled roasted peanuts, 1/2 tablespoon Crisco, 1/2 cup toasted breadcrumbs, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 saltspoon pepper and milk.  Soak lentils over night; in morning drain, cover with fresh water and bring to boil.  Drain again; and put in fresh water and cook until tender.  Drain once more; throw away water and press lentils through colander.  Add nuts, either ground or chopped, Crisco, breadcrumbs, seasoning and milk sufficient to make mixture consistency of mush.  Put into Criscoed baking dish; bake in moderate oven 1 hour; turn out on heated platter; garnish with parsley or watercress and serve with Piquante sauce.


November 15

Sweet Potatoes au Gratin Corn, a la Southern *Raisin and Nut Bread Apples Stuffed with Celery Caramel Custards Coffee

Raisin and Nut Bread_—­1 egg, 3/4 cup sugar, 1-1/2 cups milk, 1 teaspoon salt, 3 cups flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 2 tablespoons Crisco, 1/2 cup raisins, and 1 cup chopped walnut meats.  Beat egg with sugar; add sifted flour, baking powder and salt alternately with milk; last add Crisco, melted, and walnuts.  Bake in deep pan in slow oven 45 minutes.

November 16

Cream of Corn Soup Roast Turkey, Giblet Sauce Mashed Potatoes Creamed Onions Melon Mangoes Cheese Fingers *Apple Strudel Coffee

Apple Strudel_—­Sift 2 cups flour with 1/2 teaspoonful salt and 1 teaspoon sugar.  Add gradually 1 cup lukewarm water and knead until dough does not stick to hands.  Roll dough as thin as possible on floured board.  Place clean tablecloth on table, put rolled out dough on it and pull carefully with fingers to get thin as possible.  Mix 4 cups chopped apples with 1 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon cinnamon, 1 cup seeded raisins, and 1 cup currants.  Spread over dough, and spread little Crisco over apples.  Take cloth in both hands, and roll strudel over and over like roly poly.  Roll strudel into Criscoed baking pan and bake in hot oven until brown.

November 17

Stewed Rabbit Glace Potatoes Baked Onions Jellied Baked Beans Cranberry Bavarian Cream Coffee_

_*Stewed Rabbit_—­Melt 4 tablespoons Crisco in saucepan; joint rabbit and fry quickly in Crisco, then fry 1 sliced onion until browned, stir in 2 tablespoons flour and brown flour; now add gradually 2 cups water and stir till smooth, when boiling add salt, pepper, and paprika to taste, and 2 tablespoons chopped parsley; simmer slowly 1-1/2 hours.  Dish and strain over gravy.

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