This section is from the book "Mrs. Allen's Cook Book", by Mrs. Ida C. Bailey Allen. See also: The Conscious Cook: Delicious Meatless Recipes That Will Change the Way You Eat.
2 cupfuls any chopped cooked meat
1/2 cupful stock or gravy
3 tablespoonfuls flour
3 tablespoonfuls butter or drippings 2 1/2 cupfuls cold, boiled, brown or uncoated rice Seasonings to taste
Add the stock to the meat, heat and thicken with the fat and flour rubbed together. Season to taste. Oil a bread pan, thoroughly, line it with the rice, packing it in tight, press in the meat and cover with the rice. Set in the oven and bake until firm - about thirty minutes. Serve with tomato sauce.
Mix the meat, flour, salt, pepper and sugar. Add the tomato and gravy and let come to a boil. Pour into a well-oiled baking dish and cover with buttered crumbs, or flakes, and dot with butter. Bake thirty minutes in a moderate oven.
1 tablespoonful sugar, caramelized 1 tablespoonful olive oil 1 pint meat broth 1 cupful uncoated rice, boiled 1/2 cupful soy sauce Salt to taste
Combine the caramelized sugar, meat, vegetables, olive oil and broth and simmer until the vegetables are tender, and the mixture is thick; then stir in the boiled rice and the soy sauce, taste the mixture and add salt as needed. If the pork is fat, the olive oil may be omitted.
1 1/2 tablespoonfuls butter
1 cupful mushrooms
2 tablespoonfuls sliced olives
Grated rind 1/4 lemon
1/2 teaspoonful Worcestershire sauce Salt and pepper to taste
Brown the mushrooms in the butter, add the flour, peppercorns and cloves and, gradually, the soup stock. Let boil up, add the olives, lemon rind and Worcestershire; turn in the meat and let stand ten minutes over hot water to season. Add salt and pepper as needed. Serve on toast.
2 cupfuls rich milk 2 tablespoonfuls butter 1/2 cupful peas
1 teaspoonful salt Buttered toast
2 tablesooonfuls flour
1 1/2 cupfuls diced cooked chicken 1/2 cupful boiled brown or uncoated rice 1/8 teaspoonful pepper
Melt the butter, add the flour and seasonings and, gradually, the milk to make a sauce. Let boil, stirring constantly, and add the other ingredients. Stand over hot water to become well heated and serve on hot buttered toast.