Mushrooms And Eggs

1 lb. mushrooms

4 hard-boiled eggs

5 tbsp. butter

1 tbsp. flour

3/4 cup cream

yolks of 2 eggs

2 tbsp. sherry wine

salt, paprika and nutmeg

Melt butter, add mushrooms prepared as above. Cook 8 minutes, add flour and cook 2 minutes longer. Season with salt, paprika and nutmeg, then cream. Add eggs chopped, and let stand till hot. Add egg-yolks slightly beaten and Sherry last.

This is good for the chafing dish.

Cheese Potatoes

To 2 cups hot mashed potatoes, add 1/2 cup grated cheese, 1 tbsp. grated onion, yolks of 2 eggs well beaten, salt and paprika to taste. Beat until creamy. Carefully fold in the beaten whites of 2 eggs, not too thoroughly. Turn into buttered baking dish and brown in oven.

Potato, Egg And Rice Croquettes

6 small potatoes

1 cup boiled rice

1/2 cup butter

3 hard-boiled eggs

salt and paprika

1/2 tbsp. parsley

enough milk to handle

Boil and mash potatoes, add rice, butter, hard boiled eggs cut coarse, seasonings and milk to handle. Form into croquettes, roll in egg and crumbs, and fry in deep fat.

Fried Polenta With Tomato Sauce

Make thick corn meal mush, turn into buttered tin and cool. Cut in slices, fry and serve with grated cheese and tomato sauce.

Cabbage Pie

1 small cabbage

4 hard boiled eggs

salt and pepper to taste

2 tsp. Vegex

2 tbsp. butter

2 tbsp. flour

1 cup milk

biscuit crust

Boil cabbage in boiling salted water till tender, drain and cut into small pieces. Dice eggs, mix with cabbage, then add brown sauce made of butter, flour and milk and Vegex, then seasonings. Cover with biscuit crust made as follows : --

Mix and sift 1 1/2 cups bread flour, or whole wheat flour, 1 tbsp. baking powder, and 3/4 tsp. salt.

Work in 3 tbsp. Crisco, using tips of fingers, then add 2/3 cup milk (scant).

Bake pie in quick oven.

Asparagus Shortcake

Make a simple shortcake, split and spread with butter. Make a white sauce of 1 tbsp. butter, 1 tbsp. flour. 1 cup milk, and 1/2 tsp. salt. Open can of asparagus, mix asparagus with cream sauce, and bring to boiling point. Spread on shortcake and serve on a hot dish.

Vegetable Hash

Melt 2 tbsp. butter in saucepan. Add a rounded teaspoon Vegex and a little hot water. Add 1 onion, chopped, and cook till tender. Then add equal parts of cabbage, potato and carrot, and half the amount of beet. Cook slowly until brown on the under side. Fold as you would an omelet, and serve on a hot dish.

Curry Of Vegetables With Rice

Make curry sauce. Add equal parts of small Lima beans, peas, and button mushrooms. Serve this on boiled rice, which has been cooked so that each grain is distinct. Serve Indian Chutney with this.

Baked Egg-Plant In Shell

Cut egg-plant in halves. Scoop out inside and cook 10 minutes in boiling water. Cook two tbsp. finely chopped onion in 2 tbsp. oil, and cook 5 minutes. Add 3 tbsp. uncooked rice and cook 5 minutes; then add egg-plant which has been chopped, 1 cup tomato sauce, 1/2 tsp. salt, and 1/4 tsp. nutmeg. Bake 45 minutes in a buttered dish. Then add yolks of 2 eggs, slightly beaten, stuff egg-plant shells with mixture, cover with buttered crumbs and bake until crumbs are brown.