The Story of Crisco eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 304 pages of information about The Story of Crisco.
Pea Soup Boiled Tongue Raisin Sauce Rice Balls Stewed Celery Tomato and Cress Salad *Graham Pudding Coffee

Graham Pudding_—­Mix 2 cups graham flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 2 tablespoons Crisco, 1 teaspoon each cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and nutmeg, 1 cup currants, 1 cup molasses, 1 egg well beaten, 1 cup milk, 2 teaspoons soda dissolved in 1 tablespoon hot water.  Pour in Criscoed mold, cover with Criscoed paper and steam 3 hours.  Turn out and serve with milk.

November 27

Steak en Casserole Sweet Potato Croquettes Boiled Cauliflower Pear and Grape Salad Cheese Fritters *Pineapple Souffle Coffee

Pineapple Souffle_—­Cream 1-1/2 tablespoons each Crisco and flour, add 1 cup canned grated pineapple and juice.  Cook 5 minutes, remove from fire, add little salt, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, and 3 beaten egg yolks.  Bake in Criscoed dish 20 minutes.  Serve with following sauce:  Cook 2 tablespoons creamed Crisco in double boiler, add 2 yolks of eggs, 1 at a time, beat, and add 4 tablespoons sugar, 2 tablespoons orange juice, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, and 1/2 cup whipped cream.  Serve hot.

November 28

Mock Bisque Soup Mutton Haricot String Beans Fried Parsnips Lettuce and Pepper Salad *Apples with Red Currant Jelly Coffee

Apples with Red Currant Jelly_—­6 cooking apples, 4 tablespoons flour, 1 egg, cakecrumbs, apricot jam, 6 glace cherries, red currant jelly, Crisco and syrup.  Choose apples as much as possible same size, peel and core them carefully, so as not to break them.  Put 1 cup syrup into stewpan or baking tin, put in apples and cook over fire or in oven until nearly done.  Baste them occasionally with syrup.  Let them get cold, then roll them in flour, brush over with beaten egg, toss in sifted cakecrumbs, and fry in hot Crisco a golden brown.  Drain on piece of paper, fill centers with apricot jam, cut out some rounds of red currant jelly, place 1 on top of each apple and a glace cherry on that.  Dish up and serve hot or cold.  An apricot syrup should be sent to table separately with apples.

November 29

Smoked Salmon Toast *Spiced Venison Black Currant Jelly Creamed Turnips Grilled Sweet Potatoes Escarole Salad Cheese Dressing Peach Gateau Coffee

Spiced Venison_—­Rub a piece of venison with salt, pepper, vinegar, cloves, and allspice; then put into baking pan.  Pour over 1 cup melted Crisco, add 2 sliced onions, sprig of thyme, 3 sprigs parsley, juice 1 lemon, and 1/2 pint hot water.  Cover and bake in hot oven till tender.  Sprinkle with flour, add 1 glassful of sherry wine and allow to brown.

Thanksgiving Dinner

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