The Story of Crisco eBook

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

November 30

Bisque of Oyster Broiled Smelts Drawn Butter Roast Turkey Cranberry Sauce Mashed Potatoes Stewed Celery Romaine Salad Roquefort Cheese *Hot Pumpkin Pie Orange Ice Coffee

Hot Pumpkin Pie_—­Line pie tin with Crisco Pastry.  Mix 2 cups steamed and strained pumpkin, with 2 teaspoons Crisco, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 cup sugar, 1/2 teaspoon each cinnamon, cloves, mace, allspice, and ginger, grated rind of 1 lemon, 1 cup milk, 1/2 cup cream, 2 well beaten eggs, and pour into prepared pie plate.  Bake till firm in moderate oven.  Serve hot.  As a change, place on the pumpkin pie as it comes out of the oven a layer of halved marshmallows, replace in the oven and let them brown.

December 1

Oyster Bouillon *Baked Beefsteak Fried Beets Baked Potatoes Grapefruit and Endive Salad Nougat Ice Cream Coffee

Baked Beefsteak_—­Cut 2 pounds of sirloin, 1/2 inch thick.  Mix 1 cup breadcrumbs, 1 tablespoon Crisco, 1 tablespoon chopped parsley, 1/2 tablespoon chopped onion, 1/2 teaspoon each of salt, pepper, and red pepper, 1/2 teaspoon kitchen bouquet, and moisten with stock.  Spread this over steak and roll it up, fastening with skewers or tying, and put on rack in roasting pan.  Add 1/2 cup stock, and bake 1/2 hour, basting often.  Place on hot platter, and pour around it sauce made from 2 tablespoons Crisco and 3 tablespoons flour blended together, with salt and pepper to taste, and 1-1/2 cups beef stock cooked until boiling, then strained and added to 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce.

December 2

Baked Pork Spareribs Turnips Mashed Potatoes Celery and Cranberry Salad *Squash Pie Coffee

Squash Pie_—­2 cups stewed squash, 1 tablespoon melted Crisco, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 2/3 cup sugar; 1 teaspoon ginger, 2 eggs, and 2 cups milk.  Beat eggs until light.  Place squash in quart measure, add sugar, Crisco, salt, spice, and then beaten eggs.  Stir well and add sufficient milk to make 1 quart of whole mass.  Turn into pie tin lined with Crisco pastry and bake slowly for 45 minutes.  When done a silver knife when inserted will come out from it clear.  Squash pie will become watery if allowed to boil.

December 3

Brown Fricassee of Chicken Cranberry Jelly Sweet Potatoes Boiled Onions Orange and Pineapple Salad *Farina Pudding Coffee

Farina Pudding_—­Stir into 3 cups boiling milk 1 cup farina, and cook 10 minutes.  Rub together 1 tablespoon Crisco and 2 tablespoons sugar; add yolks of 3 eggs, grated rind of 1 lemon and 25 chopped blanched almonds.  Stir this mixture into farina after it is little cooled; lastly add whites of 3 eggs beaten to stiff froth.  Steam this pudding in covered mold for 1-1/2 hours.  Serve with any sweet pudding sauce.

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