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Twentieth Century Cook Book | by The Ladies Aid Society of the Baptist Church



A feast of good things. A careful compilation of tried and approved recipes.

TitleTwentieth Century Cook Book
AuthorThe Ladies Aid Society of the Baptist Church
PublisherLillian V. Wyrick
Year1907
Copyright1905, Lillian V. Wyrick
AmazonThe Twentieth Century Cook Book

Dedication

To All The Housewives And Sweethearts Throughout The Land Who Are Aiming At Greater Perfection In The Art Of Cooking, This Little Book Is Respectfully Dedicated.

Officers

Mrs. Effie Humiston - President.

Mrs. Lena Tyler - Vice-President.

Mrs. Lena Tyler - Secretary.

Mrs. Martha Turpin - Treasurer.

-Commandments That Rule Housekeepers
To manage her household so that the comfort, health and well being of every member shall be insured is a difficult task for a woman, and requires much tact, as well as domestic ability. To accompli...
-How To Make Cookies And Doughnuts
M'Kinley Drop Cake Two eggs, 2 cups C sugar, 1 cup lard and butter mixed, 1 cup molasses, 1 cups sour milk, 2 teaspoons soda, 3 teaspoons ginger, flour to make a thick batter. Drop in pan in sma...
-How To Make Bill Cookies
Bill Cookies, and rightly they are named, If they are gone in a jiffy no one can be blamed, Take one cup of sugar, a half cup of lard; Cream these together, add two eggs and beat hard, One...
-How To Make Pastry
See that your kitchen fire be bright, And your hands be neat and skilled: For the love of man oft takes its flight If his stomach be not well filled. Rhubarb Pie Take the tender stalks, st...
-How To Make Pastry. Part 2
Pieplant Pie Mix teacup white sugar and 1 heaping teaspoon flour together, sprinkle over the bottom crust, then add the pie-plant cut up fine; sprinkle over this another half teaspoon sugar and h...
-How To Make Pastry. Part 3
Good Pie Crust The secret of making good pie crust is to use as little water as possible to get the dough in shape. Put a cupful of lard to a quart of flour and a teaspoon of salt. This should mak...
-How To Make Pastry. Part 4
Shoo Fly Pie Line a pie tin with crust, put 3 tablespoons syrup in a cup, teaspoon soda and pour 2 tablespoons boiling water over this, stir well and put in crust; have ready 1 heaping cup flour,...
-How To Make Short Cakes
Strawberry Short Cake Mix 2 cups sifted flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon salt, cup butter, wet with about cups milk or water; roll on well-floured board to fit pan, half inch thick;...
-How To Make Puddings
Your dressing, dancing, gadding, where's the good in, Sweet lady, tell me, can you make a pudding? Pudding For this you can use stale pieces of cake, pour over each dish a dip made of 2 ta...
-How To Make Puddings. Part 2
Sago And Apple Pudding Pare 6 apples and punch out the cores, fill holes with cinnamon and sugar, 2 teaspoons cinnamon to a cup of sugar; take 1 tablespoon sago to each apple, wash it thoroughly an...
-How To Make Puddings. Part 3
Pudding One cup molasses, yolks of 2 eggs, 1 cup warm water, 1 cup flour, 1 teaspoon soda, 1 cup raisins. Steam two hours. Sauce Two cups sugar, cup butter, beat to a cream. Add the beaten ...
-How To Make Soups
The banquet waits our presence, Good sisters, let us dine. Stock For Soup This is made from meat or bones of cooked joints of meat (omitting the fat), to which may be added chicken, turkey...
-How To Make Soups. Continued
Celery Soup Celery soup may be made with white stock. Cut down the white of half a dozen heads of celery into little pieces and boil it in four pints of white stock, with a quarter of a pound of le...
-How To Cook Vegetables
Every man shall eat in safety, Under his own vine, where he plants. Parsnips Scrape parsnips, cut in halves, remove the white, pithy part, boil in salt water until tender, then fry in butte...
-How To Cook Vegetables. Part 2
Corn, To Fry Cut corn from cob till there is about a quart of it and carefully pick out all bits of stalk or silk, beat 2 eggs very light, stir them into corn with 2 tablespoons of flour; salt and ...
-How To Cook Vegetables. Part 3
New Potatoes And Cream Wash and rub new potatoes with a coarse cloth or scrubbing brush; drop into boiling water and boil briskly until done, and no more; press a potato against the side of the ket...
-How To Cook Vegetables. Part 4
Potato Flllets Pare and slice the potatoes thin; cut them if you like, in small fillets, about a quarter of an inch square and as long as the potato will admit; keep them in cold water until wanted...
-How To Cook Vegetables. Part 5
Stewed Tomatoes Pour boiling water over a dozen sound, ripe tomatoes ; let them remain for a few moments; then peel off the skins, slice them and put them over the fire in a well-lined tin or grani...
-Meats And Suitable Sauces
Roast Beef - Tomato sauce, pickles. Roast Mutton - Currant jelly, caper sauce. Roast Lamb - Mint sauce. Roast Veal - Sliced lemon. Roast Venison - Spiced currants or gooseberry catsup. ...
-How To Cook Meats
The turnpike road to people's hearts, I find, Lies through their mouth, or I mistake mankind. To Fry Steak Have a nice tenderloin or porterhouse steak one inch and a half in thickness, wel...
-How To Cook Meats. Part 2
Toad-In-The-Hole Mix 1 pint of flour and 1 egg with milk enough to make batter (like that for batter cakes) and a little salt; grease dish well with butter, put in lamb chops, add a little water ...
-How To Cook Meats. Part 3
Veal Loaf Two and one half pounds fresh veal and pound pickled pork, chopped very fine, teacup rolled crackers, 2 whole eggs, well beaten, salt, pepper and a little sage. Mix all together thoro...
-How To Cook Meats. Part 4
Stuffed Heart Take a beef's or sheep's or veal's heart, wash deeply and thoroughly so as to remove all blood, make the two cells into one by cutting through the partition with a long, sharp knife, ...
-How To Cook Fish
Now good digestion wait on appetita And health on both. - Macbeth. Salmon Loaf Mix a can of salmon and half a cup of cracker crumbs with a tablespoon of butter and 3 well-beaten eggs, s...
-How To Cook Oysters
Pickled Oysters Put 100 large oysters and their liquid over the fire, salt and just let them come to a boil; then draw to back of the stove; skim off the top, take out the oysters with a skimmer an...
-How To Cook Eggs
Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall; All the king's horses and all the king's men Could not set Humpty Dumpty back again. Mother Goose. Scrambled Eggs In a deep...
-How To Make Salads
Oh! green and glorious! Oh! herbaceous meat! 'Twould tempt the dying Anchorite to eat; Back to the world he'd turn his fleeting soul, And plunge his fingers in the salad bowl. Salad Dre...
-How To Make Salads. Part 2
Mustard Dressing One cup vinegar, 1 tablespoon mustard, 1 tablespoon corn starch, 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 egg. Put vinegar and sugar on stove and let come to a boil. Beat egg, corn starch and mustar...
-How To Make Salads. Part 3
Lettuce Salad Wash and dry nice lettuce leaves, pour over a salad dressing, garnish with slices of hard-boiled egg. Hot Slaw One-half pint vinegar, butter the size of an egg, 1 eggy 2 tea...
-How To Make Pickles, Chili Sauce And Catsup
Epicurean Cooks, Sharpen with Clayless Sauce his appetite. Mustard Pickles Cauliflowers, small cucumbers, small onions, small green tomatoes, Lima or string beans and celery. Boil all thes...
-How To Make Pickles, Chili Sauce And Catsup. Part 2
French Pickles Two quarts cauliflower or cabbage, 1 quart green tomatoes, 1 quart little onions, 1 quart pickles, 1 quart green beans, 1 quart ripe cucumbers, salt, and drain over night. One cup sa...
-How To Make Pickles, Chili Sauce And Catsup. Part 3
Mixed Mustard Pickles One gallon pickles, same of onions, cook onions tender in salt water, mix thoroughly before putting the dressing on. Dressing Six tablespoons strong mustard, 1 tablespoo...
-How To Make Preserves And Jellies
Never attempt to make jelly in damp or cloudy weather If firmness or clearness is desired. General Rules For Making Jelly Always Make In Porcelain Kettle. Use Refined Or Granulated Sugar. ...
-How To Make Preserves And Jellies. Continued
Tomato Jelly Dissolve box of plymouth rock gelatine in pint cold water and add 1 quart of stewed tomato, season with sugar, salt, pepper, celery salt and a little onion. Cook Strain throu...
-How To Cook Breakfast And Tea Dishes
Dainty bits make rich the ribs. Potato Pancakes Grate 10 good sized raw potatoes; 1 teaspoon salt, 3 eggs well beaten, one tablespoon flour. Fry in butter. French Toast Thoroughl...
-How To Cook Breakfast And Tea Dishes. Part 2
Graham Gems Two tablespoons sugar and one of butter, well stirred together, add one coffee cup sweet milk, graham to make a stiff batter, then one well beaten egg, teaspoon salt and 2 teaspoons b...
-How To Cook Breakfast And Tea Dishes. Part 3
Cream Puffs One cup hot water and cup butter boiled together. While boiling stir in 1 cup sifted flour; remove from the fire and stir to a smooth paste. When cold add 3 unbeaten eggs, stirring fi...
-Canning And Spiced Fruits
Mingle, mingle, mingle; you that mingle may. Canned Pie Plant Cut fruit in squares and fill fruit cans, (not cooking) set cans in pans- and fill to overflowing with cold water until can is...
-How To Make Fancy Desserts
She was so skilled and perfect in the art, that everything her fairy fingers touched, seemed like Ambrosia; fit for the gods. Orange Sherbet Juice of one dozen oranges, half dozen lemons, s...
-How To Make Fancy Desserts. Part 2
Italian Orange Ice Cream One pint cream, 12 ounces pulverized sugar, juice of six oranges, 2 teaspoons orange extract, yolks of 8 eggs, a pinch of salt. Freeze. Lemon Sherbet Scald rind o...
-How To Make Fancy Desserts. Part 3
Cherry Toite Drain the juice off one can of cherries and thicken it with 1 heaping tablespoon of corn starch. Return to the cherries adding one cupful of sugar. Line a deep pie tin with a rich puff...
-How To Make Fancy Desserts. Part 4
Snow Souffle Beat the whites of 2 eggs to a stiff froth, dissolve more than half a box of gelatine in a little more than a pint of hot water. Two cups sugar and the juice of 2 lemons; when this is ...
-Confectionery
My mission in life is a sweet one, I claim, For the children's eyes brighten at hearing my name. Suggestions Granulated sugar is preferable. Candy should not be stirred while boiling. ...
-Home Remedies And Household Hints
Self possession is evidence of a clear brain. Recipe For A Happy Day Take a little dash of cold water, A little leaven of prayer, A little bit of sunshine gold Dissolved in morning ...
-Home Remedies And Household Hints. Part 2
For Cracked Lips Cover with inside of egg lining. For Erysipelas Crush raw cranberries, apply as poultice. Recipe For Quarreling Take a root of sassafras and steep in a pint of ...
-Home Remedies And Household Hints. Part 3
For Cough Juice of one lemon, the same amount of glycerine, mixed. Dose - Adult, one tea-spoonful every twenty minutes until relieved. Liniment For Rheumatism Take 1 pint good cider vineg...
-Home Remedies And Household Hints. Part 4
Ear Ache Roast together onions and tobacco and squeeze the juice, drop in the ear. To Clean Furniture A mixture of equal parts of linseed oil, vinegar and turpentine. Sure Cure For...







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