The Story of Crisco eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 304 pages of information about The Story of Crisco.
1 teaspoonful salt, 2 teaspoonfuls baking powder, 1 teaspoonful mixed spices, 3 eggs, 1 cupful milk, 1/2 cupful seeded raisins, 1/2 cupful chopped candied citron peel, 1 cupful currants, 1/2 cupful chopped preserved ginger, 1/4 cupful brandy, 1/2 cupful chopped English walnut meats.  Mix flour with breadcrumbs, add Crisco, sugar, salt, baking powder, spices, nuts, fruit, milk, eggs well beaten, and brandy.  Pour into Criscoed mold, cover with greased paper and steam steadily for four hours.  Turn out and serve with liquid or hard sauce.  The brandy may be omitted.

December 26

Stuffed Veal Heart Tomato Sauce Baked Sweet Potatoes Mashed Turnips Lettuce, Apple and Date Salad Cream Cheese on Toasted Crackers *Baked Apples with Custard Coffee

Baked Apples_—­Core and peel 8 apples; fill centers with 1/4 cup Crisco creamed with 1/2 cup brown sugar, add 4 tablespoons chopped citron peel, and 1 tablespoon lemon juice mixed together.  Mix 2 tablespoons sugar with 1/2 cup water and brush over apples; sprinkle with crumbs browned in hot Crisco; bake for 20 minutes in moderate oven.  Serve cold with custard.

December 27

Terrapin, a la Maryland Saratoga Chips Roasted Capon Oyster Sauce Sweet Potatoes Stewed Celery Apple and Cabbage Salad Hamburg Cream Coffee_

_*Terrapin, a la Maryland_—­Put terrapin in kettle, cover with boiling salted water, add 2 slices each carrot and onion, and 1 stalk celery.  Cook till meat is tender.  Remove from water, cool, draw out nails from feet, cut under shell close to upper shell and remove.  Empty upper shell, remove and discard gall bladder, sand bags and thick intestines.

Liver, small intestines are used with meat.  Add terrapin meat to 3/4 cup white stock, 2 tablespoons wine; cook slowly until liquor is reduced half.  Add liver separated in pieces, 2 yolks of eggs, 1 tablespoon Crisco, salt, pepper, and red pepper to taste, 1 tablespoon flour mixed with 1/2 cup cream, and 1 teaspoon lemon juice.  Make hot and just before serving add 1 tablespoon sherry wine.  Turn into hot dish and garnish with toast points.

December 28

Belgian Hare, en Casserole Scalloped Potatoes Braised Celery Pineapple and Celery Salad Lemon Pudding Caramel Sauce Coffee_

_*Belgian Hare, en Casserole_—­Separate hare into joints; season with salt, paprika and red pepper, and saute in 1/4 cup Crisco with 2 slices of bacon cut in dice to golden brown.  Put hare in casserole with 1 cup hot water and put on cover.  Bake 30 minutes, then add 2 tablespoons Crisco rubbed into 2 tablespoons flour, 1 cup water, seasoning to taste, and 1 tablespoon lemon juice.  Cook in moderate oven for 3 hours.  Send to table without removing cover.

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