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A Book OF Practical Recipes For The Housewife



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TitleA Book OF Practical Recipes For The Housewife
AuthorChicago Evening American
PublisherChicago Evening American
Year1923
Copyright1923, Chicago Evening American
AmazonA Book Of Practical Recipes For The Housewife
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A Book OF Practical Recipes For The Housewife

Published By Chicago Evening American Chicago, Illinois

Manufactured in U. S.A. by the John F. Cuneo Company Chicago

The pages which follow were compiled with a view to supplying dependable recipes.

Grateful acknowledgment is hereby made to more than 13,000 housewives, ready and willing to contribute their favorite recipes and thereby help to make this Cook Book possible.

Chicago Evening American

-Table Of Weights And Measures
Weight 16 ounces 2 cups meat 4 cups flour 2 cups granulated sugar 2 cups butter 1 pound Wet Measure 2 cups 2 pints 4 quarts 1 pint 1 quart 1 gallon Dry Measure 8 ...
-Table of Food Content
Organic Matter Protein: builds up the tissues and cells burned up throughout the day's activities. Eggs, meat, fish, milk, cheese, beans, peas, nuts, grains, and gelatines. Fats: lubricate the...
-Household Hints
Wash the sink and drain pipes with boiling water every day and once a week, wash and drain with strong solution of washing soda (sal soda). The drain of the icebox may be kept free in the same way....
-To Remove Stains
Blood Stains: Wash in cold water, then in warm water and naphtha soap. Bluing: Wash in boiling water using a little vinegar. If the stain persists, try oxalic acid or 10% solution acetic acid. C...
-Hot Drinks
Coffee Never make coffee in a tin coffee pot. Percolated Coffee Put grounds in the coffee compartment of the percolator. Average 1 heaping tablespoon of ground coffee to one cup...
-Cold Drinks
Chocolate Sauce (For Ice Cream and Puddings) 2 ounces bitter chocolate 2 cups sugar 1 quart water 2 tablespoons cornstarch 2 teaspoons vanilla 1/4 teaspoon parafin Make a syrup of the sugar a...
-Bread, Biscuits & Rolls
Bread, Rolls, and Muffins Since flour must be kept dry to bake well, it is often advisable to heat it in the oven just before using it. Bread after baking should be kept in a dry place. ...
-Bread, Biscuits & Rolls. Part 2
Boston Brown Bread 2 3/4 cups graham flour 1/2 cup molasses 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg 2 teaspoons soda 1 cup sour milk 1 teaspoon salt Add sugar and molasses to beaten egg. Mix with rest of ingre...
-Bread, Biscuits & Rolls. Part 3
Spoon Bread 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup yellow cornmeal 2 eggs 2 cups milk 1 tablespoon butter 1teaspoon salt 2 cups boiling water Pour hot water o...
-Bread, Biscuits & Rolls. Part 4
Old Fashioned Johnny Bread 1 1/2 cups white flour 1 cup white or yellow corn- meal 5 teaspoons baking powder 4 tablespoons sugar 1 egg 1 1/2 cups milk or water 3 tablespoons shortening ...
-Bread, Biscuits & Rolls. Part 5
Soda Biscuits 1/2 teaspoon soda 2 cups white flour 1 tablespoon. baking powder 3/4 cup sour milk 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 teaspoon salt Work flour into butter thoroughly. Add the dry ingredi...
-Bread, Biscuits & Rolls. Part 6
Bran Muffins 1 cup bran Hour 2 cups graham flour 1 1/2 cups milk 2 tablespoons molasses 1 teaspoon soda 1/2 teaspoon salt Mix milk and molasses, add the dry ingredients. ...
-Bread, Biscuits & Rolls. Part 7
Delicious Breakfast Rolls 4 cupfuls or flour 2 teaspoonfuls baking powder 1/4 teaspoonful salt 2 1/2 tablespoonfuls sugar 1/2 cupful of any kind of shortening Enough milk to make a s...
-Bread, Biscuits & Rolls. Part 8
Popovers #2 Sift one cup flour and 1/4 teaspoon salt together. Beat one egg and add 1 cup milk to it. Stir this gradually into the flour to make a smooth thin batter. Beat hard with an egg bea...
-Bread, Biscuits & Rolls. Part 9
Quick Muffins 8 tablespoons flour 1 tablespoon sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg 1 cup milk 3 tablespoons melted butter Sift dry ingredients into mixing b...
-Bread, Biscuits & Rolls. Part 10
Crisp Corn Sticks 1 egg 1/2 cup milk 2 tablespoons sugar 1/4 cup canned corn 1 cup hard wheat or bread flour (measured after sift' ing) 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon bakin...
-Bread, Biscuits & Rolls. Part 11
Pop-Overs 1 cup flour 1 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1 tablespoon melted butter Mix salt and flour, stir in milk gradually, add eggs beaten until light, add butter, beat two minutes u...
-Bread, Biscuits & Rolls. Part 12
Tea Biscuits 1 ounce compressed yeast 1 cup milk 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups flour 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 cup butter 1 1/2 teaspoons salt Dissolve yeast in a little lukewarm milk. Add flou...
-Bread, Biscuits & Rolls. Part 13
Nut Creams 3 cups granulated sugar 1 cup rich cream 1 cup broken nut meats 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Boil sugar and cream over slow fire, stirring frequently. Re-move from fire and place p...
-Bread, Biscuits & Rolls. Part 14
Cheese Dishes Cheese is a cheap substitute for meat in the diet. It contains protein and fat and also the calcium of the milk from which it is made. It is also valuable as a change from meat bec...
-Bread, Biscuits & Rolls. Part 15
Corn and Cheese Souffle 1/2 green pepper chopped 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon flour 1 1/2 cups milk 1 cup chopped fresh corn 1 cup grated cheese 3 eggs Salt and pepper ...
-Pancakes
Pancake Beat two eggs well. Add 3/4 cup flour, one cup sweet milk and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Heat spider in the oven, melt 2 tablespoons butter in it and pour in the batter. Return to hot oven, allo...
-Waffles
Rice Waffles 4 eggs 1 teacup boiled rice 1 1/4 pints of milk 1 1/4 pints of flour 1 tablespoon butter 2 teaspoons baking powder Beat eggs, whites and yolks together until very lig...
-Desserts. Cakes and Cookies
Plain Cake 1/3 cup butter or shorten' ing 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla cream The butter and the sugar. Add t...
-Desserts. Cakes and Cookies. Part 2
Orange Layer Cake 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup butter or shortening 2 eggs Juice and grated rind of one orange 2 teaspoons baking powder 3 cups pastry flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1...
-Desserts. Cakes and Cookies. Part 3
Delicate Cake 1/2 cup butter 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 cups flour 1/2 cup milk 4 egg whites 2 teaspoons baking powder Mix and sift the dry ingredients. Cream the shortening and sugar...
-Desserts. Cakes and Cookies. Part 4
Apple-Sauce Torte 4 eggs 1 can evaporated milk Juice of 1 lemon 2 cups apple-sauce (un-sweetened) 1/2 cup melted butter Mix yolks of eggs, apple-sauce, lemon juice and milk together...
-Desserts. Cakes and Cookies. Part 5
Malted Milk Cake Cream one-half cup butter, add one cup sugar gradually. Beat in one egg; then add three heaping teaspoons chocolate malted milk, one-half teaspoon vanilla, one-fourth teaspoon salt...
-Desserts. Cakes and Cookies. Part 6
Date and Walnut Torte 6 eggs 1/2 pound powdered sugar 1 cup walnuts (chopped) 1/2 pound dates (cut fine) 2 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon baking powder Beat eggs very light and add ...
-Desserts. Cakes and Cookies. Part 7
Sunshine Cake 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup water 6 eggs 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon vanilla Melt the sugar in the water in a sauce pan and boil until it thre...
-Desserts. Cakes and Cookies. Part 8
Schaum Torte Whites of 6 eggs 2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla Beat the whites dry and stiff, adding the sugar a little at a time and then the vinegar and vanilla, beating c...
-Desserts. Cakes and Cookies. Part 9
Chocolate Nut Drops 3 squares chocolate 1 cup broken walnuts 1/2 cup butter 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon soda 1/2 cup milk Cream the b...
-Desserts. Cakes and Cookies. Part 10
Frozen Cookies 2 cups melted shortening 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup white sugar 3 eggs 1 teaspoon cinnamon 4 cups flour 1 teaspoon soda 1 teaspoon salt Filberts, almonds or pean...
-Desserts. Cakes and Cookies. Part 11
Cherry Torte 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup lard 4 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons cinnamon 2 egg yolks 1/2 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder Line a form with this dough. Strain the j...
-Desserts. Cakes and Cookies. Part 12
Apple Roll 2 cups flour 4 tablespoons sugar 5 tablespoons shortening 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup sweet milk Sift dry ingredients, then cut in the sh...
-Desserts. Cakes and Cookies. Part 13
Dropped Peanut Cookies 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt l 1/2 cups flour 2 tablespoons milk 1/2 cup chopped nuts Cream ...
-Desserts. Cakes and Cookies. Part 14
Corn Flake Cookies 4 egg whites 1/2 cup sugar 2 cups corn flakes Nuts Beat egg whites until stiff, then add sugar, corn flakes and nuts. Bake in moderate oven. Cocoanut Jam Tarts ...
-Frostings
Divinity Fudge 2 cups white sugar 2/3 cup white syrup 1/3 cup water 2 egg whites 1/2 cup chopped walnut meats or raisins 1 teaspoon vanilla Boil sugar, water and syrup until a...
-Pies
Quick Pastry Pie Dough 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup cold water 1 1/4 cups flour 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Melt the butter, add the water and mix in the dry ing...
-Pies. Continued
Raisin Pie 1 heaping cup of seeded raisins 1 cup of sugar 1 egg (beaten slightly) 1 cup of thick sour milk 1 teaspoon of flour Butter, size of a walnut 1 teaspoon of nutmeg 1 teaspoon of cinn...
-Creams
Bavarian Cream 2 teaspoons gelatine 1/4 cup water 3/4 cup sugar 5 eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla Pinch of salt Dissolve the gelatine in hot water. Beat the yolks of the eggs, add sugar, vani...
-Puddings
Frozen Pudding 1 pint whipped cream 12 stale macaroons 1/2 cup sliced candied pineapple 1/4 pound crystallized cherries or other crystallized fruit 1/2 cup confectioners sugar 1/4...
-Puddings. Part 2
Graham Cracker Pudding 4 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg 1 1/2 level tea spoonsful baking powder. 3/4 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 cups rolled gra...
-Puddings. Part 3
Baked Apple Pudding 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter 1 egg 1/2 cup milk 3/4 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder Pinch salt Butter baking dish and put in 3 sliced and peeled ...
-Puddings. Part 4
Blanched Pistachio-Nuts Put the pistachio-nuts in a dish, covering with boiling hot water. Let stand for two minutes, after which remove the hot water and then cover with cold water. Drain the wate...
-Puddings. Part 5
Rhubarb Individual Fanchonettes 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup strained orange juice 1 tablespoon powdered gelatine 1 piece orange peel 1 cup cream, whipped, flavored and sweetened A number of ind...
-Puddings. Part 6
Baked Walnut Custard Beat four eggs slightly. Add one cup of sugar, one-fourth teaspoon of salt, one quart of milk and three-fourths cup of chopped walnuts. Pour into greased ramekins. Place rameki...
-Puddings. Part 7
Vanilla Souffle 5 eggs 4 tablespoons powdered sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla Pinch of salt Beat the yolks and the white separately; the whites so they will stand alone. Add the sugar, vanilla...
-Puddings. Part 8
Baked Indian Pudding 1/3 cup cornmeal 1/2 cup dark molasses 5 cups milk 1 teaspoon ginger 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon Scald the milk. Pour it slowly on the cornmeal and cook for...
-Sauces
Hard Sauce 1/4 cup butter 1 cup powdered, brown or maple sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla Grated lemon rind Cream the butter well and work in the sugar and flavoring. Set in a cool place until nee...
-Ice Creams And Frozen Puddings
In Making Desserts in a Mold: Have the mold very cold before pouring in the mixture. Fill very full so that mixture will be forced down into the mold when the cover is put on. Smooth the top before...
-Ice Creams And Frozen Puddings. Continued
Marshmallow Sauce 1/2 pound marsh mallows 2 tablespoons water 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup milk Stir the marshmallows with the water in a double boiler until smooth. Boil the sugar and milk unt...
-Eggs
To Test The Freshness Of Eggs: A fresh egg when placed in a glass of water will drop to the bottom. A stale egg will rise to the top of the water. Try to cook eggs just below the boil...
-Eggs. Continued
Cheese and Egg Omelet 1 loaf stale bread 1/2 pound cheese 3 eggs 1 cup sweet milk Pinch salt Butter pan well. Line with thin slices of bread, layer of cheese sliced thin, then alternate with ...
-Fish
Fish must be perfectly fresh and firm and must be kept cool. Wrap fish in a damp cloth, then in paper and keep on ice. Thaw frozen fish in cold water and use at once. Clean a fish in cold water...
-Fish. Part 2
Planked Fish Use a hickory or oak plank. Have the fish boned and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Broil for five minutes on skin side. Then place on a heated, greased plank, skin side down. Paint wit...
-Fish. Part 3
Salmon Loaf 1 can salmon (2 cups) 2 eggs 1 cup cooked rice 3/4 cup milk 1/4 cup cracker crumbs 1 1/2 cups white sauce 1 tablespoon butter 1 teaspoonful lemon juice 1 t...
-Fish Sauces
Mustard Sauce Melt three tablespoons butter, add one teaspoon hot water, and three teaspoons prepared mustard. Serve while hot over fish. Horseradish Sauce Mix one quarter cup grated hors...
-Seafood
Shrimp and Pea Patties l cup or shrimps 1 cup of canned peas 1 1/2 cups milk 4 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour 1/2 teaspoon salt Paprika Drain the peas. Melt the butter an...
-Seafood. Continued
Pan Roasted Oysters 1 pint small oysters drained 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon Worcester' shire sauce 1/2 cup tomato catsup 1/8 teaspoon red pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 ...
-Jellies
Pepper Relish 1 doz. red peppers 1 doz green peppers 16 medium sized onions Clean peppers and soak over night in clear water; next day drain and chop all in a food chopper. Pour boi...
-Jellies. Part 2
Cranberry and Apple Sauce 1 cup cranberries 1 cup apple (diced) 1 cup water 3/4 CUP sugar (more if sweeter sauce is desired) Place the apple in the pot, the cranberries over the apples, and ...
-Jellies. Part 3
Strawberry and Pineapple Jam 1 pineapple 1 quart strawberries 4 cups sugar Pare and cut pineapple into small pieces. Add sugar and let stand until thoroughly dissolved, about 4 hours. Cook...
-Jellies. Part 4
Green Pickles and Onions 25 pickles, size of dill pickles. Soak in water over night. Next morning slice pickles and 12 onions. Pour 1/2 cup salt over this and let stand 1 hour. Then squeeze out of...
-Jellies. Part 5
Preserved Pears Pare and halve Bartlett pears and remove cores. Drop fruit as soon as peeled into cold water. Make a syrup by using sugar and water in proportion to a pint of sugar to a quart of wa...
-Meats And Meat Dishes
Meat Supplies Protien And Fat Meats It requires fifteen minutes to warm a piece of meat thoroughly. Add this fifteen minutes to the following table: Boiling Boil all meat slowly ...
-Meats And Meat Dishes. Part 2
Fillet of Beef Have the fillet skinned and larded. Place in the roasting pan in a hot oven for three-quarters to one hour, depending on the weight of the fillet Baste several times with own drippin...
-Meats And Meat Dishes. Part 3
Filet Mignon Tenderloin of beef is used for filet mignon. Cut the filets about an inch thick. Broil for three minutes under a high flame, turning once only. Serve on toast, placing each filet on a ...
-Meats And Meat Dishes. Part 4
Veal Mock Birds 1 pound veal steak 2 cups hot water 1 teaspoon chopped onion 1 tablespoon chopped pickle or pickle relish 2 tablespoons fat drippings Salt Mustard Bay le...
-Meats And Meat Dishes. Part 5
Broiled Sweetbreads Parboil sweetbreads, which have been washed and soaked. Split crosswise and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Broil for five minutes. Spread with butter and lemon juice. Garnish wi...
-Meats And Meat Dishes. Part 6
Pork Chops Heat the frying pan, sprinkle the pork chops with pepper and salt and fry slowly in their own fat. Cook until tender and brown, and drain off the fat. Pork Chops with Fried Apples...
-Meats And Meat Dishes. Part 7
Beef en Casserole 2 1/2 pounds round stea 1 tablespoon flour 2 tablespoons beef fat 1 cup tomatoes Sliced onion Sliced carrot Bay leaves Salt and pepper Flour the meat and season ...
-Meats And Meat Dishes. Part 8
Kidney Stew 1 large beef kidney 1 tablespoon flour 1 tablespoon butter 1 onion Pepper and salt Wash the kidney and cook slowly in salt water until tender. Use just enough water to cover but c...
-Meats And Meat Dishes. Part 9
Mock Fried Chicken 3 pounds lamb chops 3 cups cracker crumbs 1/2 cup butter or substitute 3 eggs 1/2 cup milk 2 teaspoons salt Pepper, paprika to taste Sear lamb chops. Mix ...
-Meats And Meat Dishes. Part 10
Ham Roll 1 lb. smoked ham, ground 2 lbs. fresh pork, ground 3 eggs 1/2 cup sweet milk 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs Soak bread crumbs in the milk. Bake in loaf. Pour 1 cup tomatoes run t...
-Meats And Meat Dishes. Part 11
Kidney Bean Stew 1/2 pound bacon, cut in cubes. Fry till brown with two green peppers done to a turn. Add one can tomatoes, one can red kidney beans. Simmer over slow fire one-half h...
-Meat Sauces
The Virtue of Good Soaking If only the housewife learns the value of soaking various articles of food before preparing them for the table, how much better would be the results of her culinary arts....
-Menus
Relish - Celery Hearts Soup - Creamed Asparagus Soup Salad - Combination Fruit Salad Meat - Jellied Chicken Vegetables - Baked Stuffed Tomatoes Fresh Green String Beans Baked Irish P...
-Poultry
The food value of poultry is its protein content. Its proper' ties are those of other meats but poultry is more easily digested than meat. Stewed Chicken Have a four to five pound fow...
-Poultry. Part 2
Chicken Pie with Rice Split three small broilers into fourths. Fry until about half done. Stir one tablespoon butter into one and one-half cups hot cooked rice. Add salt and pepper to taste. Beat f...
-Poultry. Part 3
Brochette of Chicken Livers 12 chicken livers 6 metal or wood skewers 6 slices bacon Cut each strip of bacon into four pieces. Put a piece of bacon, a piece of parboiled liver alternately ...
-Poultry. Part 4
Pigeon Pie 6 pigeons 6 strips bacon 1 tablespoon flour 1 tablespoon butter 2 cups soup-Stock 3 onions, quartered Have the pigeons cleaned and place in a glass baking dish or casse...
-Poultry. Part 5
Baked Rabbit 1 rabbit 3 tablespoons fat 1/3 cup flour 3 strips bacon 1 teaspoon sage 4 cups thin white sauce 1 teaspoon salt Dress and clean the rabbit and cut into pieces for servin...
-Poultry Stuffing
Bread Stuffing Use very stale bread crumbs for sutffing. Put four cups of coarse bread crumbs into a bowl and pour on one cup boiling water. Let absorb for half an hour. Squeeze out any excess wate...
-Salads And Salad Dressings
Chicken Salad 2 cups diced cold chicken 1 cup cut celery 1 cup oil mayonnaise Have all the ingredients chilling in the ice-bcx. Mix the dressing well into the chicken and cele...
-Salads And Salad Dressings. Part 2
Perfection Salad 1 can sliced pineapple cut fine 1 cup pecan meats 1 cup sweet pickle diced 1 small can pimento chopped fine Dissolve one package mint jello in one pint boiling water a...
-Salads And Salad Dressings. Part 3
Lima Bean and Asparagus Salad Drain one can of asparagus. Open the can at the bottom so that the tender tips will not be broken when the stalks are slipped out. Take equal amount of sliced cucumb...
-Salads And Salad Dressings. Part 4
Molded Egg Salad 6 eggs 2 packages lemon gelatine Boil, and stuff eggs, cutting them lengthwise, removing yel-lows, and season as desired with mayonnaise, salt, pepper, paprika, a chopped pic...
-Salads And Salad Dressings. Part 5
Celery Salad For this salad the celery must be very young. Clean it well and cut it into small bits. Serve with a French dressing and some hard-boiled eggs cut in halves. Canned Kidney Bean and ...
-Salads And Salad Dressings. Part 6
Beet Salad Drain one large can of beets or an equal amount of fresh' cooked beets - chop in small pieces. Add one small onion, finely chopped; one tablespoon vinegar; two tablespoons of sugar, an...
-Salad Dressing
Fruit Salad Dressing 4 eggs 4 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons flour 1/2 cup lemon juice. 1 cup pineapple juice Beat eggs; add sugar. Mix flour with pineapple juice; add lemon juice....
-Salad Dressing. Continued
Russian Dressing 12 tablespoons mayonnaise 3 tablespoons whipped cream 1 tablespoon taragon vinegar 6 tablespoons chili sauce 1/2 tablespoon chopped capers 1 tablespoon prepared must...
-Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon flour 1 egg Boil until it thickens. 1/2 teaspoon mustard (dry) 1/3 cup vinegar and water Uncooked Mayonnaise 1 1/2 to 2 cups olive...
-Soup
The juices of meat are drawn out by soaking the meat in cold water for a length of time. These juices are cooked in the water with vegetables to form soup stock. Celery leaves, onion leaves, mea...
-Soup. Part 2
Russian Borsht 6 beets 6 cups cold water 3 big onions 2 green apples 2 pounds flank steak Citric salt (size of a pea) Grind the raw, scraped beets in a meat grinder. Cook with t...
-Soup. Part 3
Lentil Soup 2 cups of lentils 1 ham bone or 1 pound smoked sausage 1 tablespoon flour Onion 1 stalk celery Pepper Very little salt Wash lentils and soak over night in cold w...
-Soup. Part 4
Navy Bean Soup 1 small ham hock 1/2 pound navy beans 2 small potatoes 1 small piece garlic Soak beans over night. Pour off water and use enough fresh water to cover. Take ham hock and...
-Soup. Part 5
Cream of Spinach Soup 2 quarts spinach 1 quart chicken soup 1 pint white sauce Pick over the spinach carefully and wash in cold water. Cook very slowly in a thick aluminum kettle without w...
-Soup. Part 6
Corn Chowder 1 can corn 2 onions 4 potatoes, cut in cubes 2 cups water 2 cups milk 2 tablespoons butter Brown the flour and the onion in the butter in a spider. Add t...
-Soup. Part 7
Perfect Dumplings 1 1/4 cup flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar 1 well beaten egg 1 cup milk Sift together dry ingredients. Add milk to well beaten ...
-Time Table for Boiling or Steaming Vegetables
Artichokes Asparagus Beans, young string Beans, old string Beets, young Beets, old or large Brussels Sprouts Cabbage Carrots Cauliflower Celery Sweet Corn Oni...
-Vegetables
Artichokes Boil the artichokes until the leaves pull out easily. Boil in salted water and when cooked, stand on the tips to drain out excess water. Cut the bottoms so the artichokes stand firmly...
-Vegetables. Part 2
Boiled Cabbage Chop a quart of cabbage and add to browned flour and onion. Melt two tablespoons butter and let steam for ten minutes under cover. Pour on a quart of boiling water and let boil fo...
-Vegetables. Part 3
Baked Mushrooms 12 large mushrooms Salt and pepper 2 tablespoons butter 2/3 cup cream Toast Wash the mushrooms, remove stems, peel caps and place in buttered dripping pan, cap side up. ...
-Vegetables. Part 4
Candied Parsnips Wash and scrape the parsnips. Boil in salty water until tender. Cut lengthwise and place in a baking dish or fireproof dish. Cover with brown sugar and dot with butter. Put in a ...
-Vegetables. Part 5
Tomatoes and Okra au Gratin 1 cup okra, cooked 6 tomatoes 1 cup grated cheese 1 cup chopped leftover meat 1/2 cup bread crumbs 1 tablespoon butter Grease a baking dish and cover the ...
-Vegetables. Part 6
Spanish Fried Rice 1/2 cup boiled rice 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons of ham fat or bacon 1 large can tomatoes 2 medium sized onions Season with salt, red pepper, paprika and clov...
-Vegetables. Part 7
Red Cabbage Cooked with Apples Cut two-pound head of red cabbage as for cold slaw. Put in kettle; cover with water; add two medium sour apples which have been pared and sliced; one heaping tablespo...
-Starchy Vegetables
Baked Beans 1 quart dried beans 11/2 teaspoon salt 1 medium sued onion 1/3 pound salt pork 4 tablespoons dark corn syrup Wash beans thoroughly and soak over night. In morning use the same wat...
-Starchy Vegetables. Part 2
Lima Beans and Marshmallows 1 pound dry lima beans 3 tablespoons brown sugar 3 tablespoons butter 4 strips bacon Salt and pepper 1 dozen marshmallows Soak the limas in cold wate...
-Starchy Vegetables. Part 3
Strawberry Fritters Sift together one-half cup of flour, one-half teaspoon of baking powder, one-eighth teaspoon of salt. Add one egg beaten very light, two tablespoons of milk and, last, two teasp...
-Potatoes
Baked Sweet Potatoes Wash, peel and bake enough sweet potatoes to cover shallow glass baking dish. When thoroughly baked, remove from oven and cover with a layer of marshmallows. Put back in oven f...
-Rice
Red Rice 4 tablespoons rice 1 small can tomatoes 4 small onions 5 slices bacon Salt and pepper Place rice and tomatoes in cooking dish; add sliced onions and bacon cut into small pieces. Add ...









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