The Story of Crisco eBook

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Orange and Tomato Salad

3 tablespoonfuls melted Crisco 4 tomatoes 4 oranges 1 tablespoonful chopped parsley Tarragon vinegar Salt

Peel oranges and tomatoes, and slice and arrange alternately in salad bowl.  Mix juice squeezed from “tops and bottoms” of oranges with an equal quantity of tarragon vinegar, add Crisco and salt to taste.  Pour over fruit and sprinkle chopped parsley on top.

Potato and Nut Salad

  For Dressing

5 tablespoonfuls melted Crisco 1 teaspoonful mustard 1 teaspoonful salt 2 teaspoonfuls sugar 2 yolks of eggs 3/4 cupful cream or milk 1/4 cupful vinegar

  For Salad

3 cupfuls sliced cold potatoes 1 cupful broken hickory nut meats 1 teaspoonful chopped onion Chopped parsley Cold cooked sliced beets Sliced lemon Lettuce leaves

For dressing. Mix sugar, salt, and mustard, add Crisco and stir thoroughly; then add yolks of eggs well beaten, cream, and lastly vinegar.  Cook in double boiler until consistency of cream.  If milk is used instead of cream, add 1 teaspoonful flour to other dry ingredients.

For salad. Mix potatoes, nuts, and onion together, and place on crisp lettuce leaves; pour over dressing and garnish to taste with beets, lemon, and parsley.

Potato and Pimiento Salad

1 tablespoonful Crisco 4 potatoes 2 hard-cooked eggs 1/2 can pimientos 1 tablespoonful chopped cucumber pickle 1 teaspoonful salt


1 tablespoonful Crisco 2 teaspoonfuls dry mustard 1 teaspoonful salt 2 tablespoonfuls sugar 1 lemon 1/2 pint vinegar 2 eggs

For salad. Boil potatoes and slice them, add Crisco and salt.  Now chop pickles, eggs, and pimientoes and add them and set in cool place to chill.

For dressing. Put vinegar into double boiler, add strained lemon juice, sugar, salt, mustard, then add Crisco and eggs well beaten.  Cook until thick, then cool and use.

Shrimp Salad

2 tablespoonfuls Crisco 1 can shrimps 1 cupful celery cut in cubes 1 cupful tart apples cut in cubes 1 cupful broken Brazil nut meats 1/2 cupful broken English walnut meats Salt and pepper to taste 1 lemon 4 tablespoonfuls vinegar 2 tablespoonfuls water 4 eggs 1 teaspoonful dry mustard 1 teaspoonful salt 1 teaspoonful sugar 1/2 teaspoonful white pepper 1/2 cupful thick cream and 1 cupful whipped cream Crisp lettuce leaves

Break shrimps into pieces, put them into earthenware dish, moisten with a little melted Crisco, season with vinegar, salt and pepper.  Put apple cubes into a small dish and sprinkle lightly with lemon juice, then put in celery cubes with a little more lemon juice

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