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Around-The-World Cook Book | by Mary Louise Barroll



The culinary gleanings of a naval officer's wife,

TitleAround-The-World Cook Book
AuthorMary Louise Barroll
PublisherThe Century Co.
Year1913
Copyright1913, The Century Co.
AmazonAround-the-world cook book
Around The World Cook Book

"One homely thought prevails, the world around; 'Food well prepared;' We meet on common ground."

-Preface
All the receipts embodied in this book have been tested and are therefore reliable. They have been gleaned from many sources in many lands. Some of them have been recorded under the difficulty of tran...
-French Terms Used In Cooking
Aspic Savory jelly for cold dishes. Au gratin Dishes prepared with sauce, grated bread, or cheese, and baked. Bouchees Very thin patties, or cakes. Bouillon A clear broth, usually of beef. Bra...
-Part I. Receipts. Breads. Times For Cooking Bread And Cake
The following table gives approximately the time for cooking bread and cake. The time will in some cases vary, owing to the quantity to be cooked, the state of the fire, and for other unforeseen reaso...
-Nut Bread
Nut Bread, No. 1 Graham flour, 2 cups, White flour, 1 1/2 cups, Sweet milk, 2 cups, Brown sugar, 1/2 cup, Molasses, 1/2 cup, Salt, 1 teaspoon, Soda, 1 large teaspoon, Walnuts, chopped fine, 1 cup. B...
-Pulled Bread. To Serve With Salads
Take a loaf of fresh bread, rather underdone, and still warm, and pull the inside out of it, in irregular pieces, about the size of an egg. Put it in the oven, and toast to a delicate brown. So crisp...
-Graham Loaf
Graham flour, 1 pint, White flour, 1 pint, Sour milk, 1 pint, Molasses, 1/2 cup, Soda, 1 teaspoon. Bake for 1 hour. ...
-Parker House Rolls
Flour, 2 quarts, Lard, or butter, 1 large tablespoon, Cold boiled milk, 1 pint, Yeast-cake, 1, Sugar, 1/4 cupful, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon. Dissolve the yeast-cake in 1/2 cupful of lukewarm water. Rub...
-Washington Rolls
Pastry flour, 3/4 cup, Sweet milk, 1/2 cup, Sugar, 2 tablespoons, Yeast-cake, 1/2, Salt, 1/4 teaspoon, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Egg, 1, Grated lemon-rind. Scald the milk, and add the sugar and salt, an...
-Bath Buns
Sifted flour, 1 pound, Milk, 1 cup, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Yeast-cake, 1/2, Eggs, 4, Melted butter, 4 ounces, Sugar, Currants, Candied orange-peel. Dissolve the yeast in warm water. Add the salt and...
-Graham Gems
Eggs, 3, Milk, lukewarm, 3 cups, Graham flour, 3 cups, Sugar, 1 tablespoon, Melted butter, 1 tablespoon, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Baking-powder, 1 heaping teaspoon. ...
-Soda Biscuits
Flour, 1 quart, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Water, 2 cups, Baking-powder, 2 teaspoons, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon. Mix well, handle as little as possible, and cut into biscuits and bake. ...
-Minute Biscuits
Graham flour, 2 cups, White flour, 2 cups, Butter, or lard, 2 tablespoons, Brown sugar, 1 tablespoon, Milk, 3 cups, Baking-powder, 2 teaspoons, Salt, 1 teaspoon. Chop the shortening into the flour, ...
-Richmond Thin Biscuits
Flour, well sifted, 1 pint, Butter, 1 heaping teaspoon, Eggs, 2, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Cream, or rich milk. Rub the butter into the flour. When the flour feels like fine meal add the well-beaten eggs,...
-Waffles
Flour, 1 cup, Eggs, 2, Baking-powder, 1 teaspoon, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Milk, Sugar. Beat the eggs separately and add to them a cup of flour and thin down with sweet milk to a batter, adding half a...
-Rice Waffles
Cold boiled rice, 1 cup, Milk, 1 1/2 cups, Eggs, well-beaten, 2, Flour, 2 cups, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Melted butter, 1 tablespoon, Baking-powder, 2 heaping teaspoons. Add the milk to the rice, an...
-Rice Griddle Cakes
Boiled rice, 1 cup, Flour, 1 cup, Butter, 1/2 cup, Sweet milk, 1 quart, Salt, 1 teaspoon, Soda, 1 teaspoon. Stir the rice in the milk and let it stand for half an hour, and then add the salt, butter...
-Rice Pancakes
Cold, boiled rice, 1 cup, Sour milk, 1 cup, Sifted flour, 2 cups, Eggs, well-beaten, 2, Soda, 1 teaspoon, Salt, 1/4 teaspoon. Dissolve the soda in a little cold water. Mix all the ingredients. Bake o...
-Sour Milk Cakes
Sour milk, 1 quart, Flour, 4 cups, Soda, 2 teaspoons (dissolved in boiling water), Molasses, 3 tablespoons (put into the milk), Salt, 1/2 teaspoon. Put the flour into a deep bowl and mix the salt...
-German Pancakes
Flour, 6 large tablespoons, Eggs, 6, Milk, 1/2 cup, Baking-powder, 1 level teaspoon, Salt, a pinch. The milk should be mixed with 1/2 cup of water. Beat the eggs, and mix in, slowly, the flour, milk...
-Berlin Pancakes
Flour, 2 1/4 cups, Milk, 1 quart, Eggs, 6, Butter, 1/2 tablespoon, Baking-powder, 1 teaspoon, Salt, 1 teaspoon. Stir the flour and salt together, beat the egg-yolks, add them to the milk, mix gr...
-Whole-Wheat Cakes
Whole-wheat flour, 1 pint, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Baking-powder, 1 teaspoon, Cold water, 1 pint. Mix the salt and flour, add the cold water gradually, beat quick and hard, till the batter is filled with...
-Oatmeal Wafers
Rolled-oats, Butter, 1/2 cup, Sugar, 2 cups, Egg, 1 Milk, 2 tablespoons, Salt, 1/4 teaspoon, Baking-soda, 1 level teaspoon. Dissolve the soda in a tablespoon of warm water. Cream the butter wit...
-Sally Lunn
Flour, 1 1/2 pints, Butter, 1 full tablespoon, Sugar, 2 tablespoons, Eggs, 5 (yolks only), Sour milk, 1 cup, Baking-powder, 1 teaspoon, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon. Mix the baking-powder with the flour. Rub ...
-Virginia Sally Lunn
Flour, 4 cups, Milk, 1 pint, Sugar, 1 tablespoon, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Salt, 1 teaspoon, Eggs, well-beaten, 2, Yeast-cake, 1/2.. Scald the milk and cool to lukewarm. Add the salt, sugar, melted butt...
-Pop-Overs
Flour, 2 cups, Milk, 2 cups, Eggs, 3, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon. First beat the eggs separately, then add the other ingredients, beat all together until quite smooth; pour into well-greased pans, and bake i...
-Egg Puffs. German
Flour, 2 cups, Milk, 2 cups, Eggs, 2 (well-beaten), Salt. To the beaten eggs gradually add, beating in, the flour, milk, and salt. Have very hot buttered cups ready, fill half full of the batter, and...
-Scotch Scones
Flour, 1 pint, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Milk, 1/2 pint, Egg, 1, Baking-powder, 1 teaspoon, Salt, 1/4 teaspoon. Mix together the flour, baking-powder, and salt while dry. Rub in the butter. Beat up t...
-English Crumpets
Flour, 2 1/2 cups, Milk, 1 1/2 cups, Lard, 1 heaping tablespoon, Eggs, 2, Baking-powder, 3 teaspoons, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon. Melt the lard, and add to it the eggs, well-beaten, and the milk. Mix the...
-Cheese Straws
Flour, 1 cup, Melted butter, 1 tablespoon, Baking-powder, 1 teaspoon, Grated cheese, 1/2 cup, Salt, cayenne, milk. Sift the flour and baking-powder together, add the salt, a dash; rub in the butter,...
-Yorkshire Breakfast Cake
Flour, 3 cups, Butter, 1 heaping teaspoon, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Baking-powder, 3 level teaspoons, Milk. Sift the flour, salt and baking-powder together, and rub in the butter. Mix to a soft dough ...
-Yorkshire Pudding
Eggs, 4, Flour, 6 tablespoons, Milk, 1/2 pint, Water, 1/2 pint, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Beef-dripping, 2 tablespoons. Mix the milk and water together. Take part of this, and with the flour make a sm...
-Boiled Connifela. German
Sweet milk, 1 1/2 pints, Eggs, 2, Salt, 1 teaspoon, Flour, Bread-crumbs. Use enough flour to make a very stiff batter ; add the milk, and salt, and when the batter is made have a vessel of boilin...
-Fried Connifela. German
Sweet milk, 1 pint, Egg, 1, Flour, Salt. With the above ingredients make a batter of the consistency of pancake batter. Have ready a skillet that has plenty of lard in it. Pour in the batter, all ...
-Cinnamon Coffee-Bread. German
Flour, 1 cup, Sugar, 3/4 cup, Milk, 1 cup, Egg, 1, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Lemon, 1 (grated rind, only), Baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon, Salt. For the coating for top Sugar, 1/4 cup, Melted butter...
-Hors D'Oeuvres. Oyster Cocktail
Small oysters (chilled), Tomato catsup, 1 tablespoon, Grated horseradish, 1 tablespoon, Worcestershire, 1/2 tablespoon, Lemon juice, 1 tablespoon, Tabasco, 1/4 teaspoon, Vinegar, 1/2 tablespoon, Salt,...
-Alligator Pear Cocktail. Hawaiian
Alligator pear, 1, Tomato catsup, 1/2 pint, Worcestershire sauce, 1 teaspoon, Tabasco, 6 drops, Lemon, the juice of 1, Chutney pickle, 1 tablespoon, Salt, 1 salt-spoon. The alligator pear should be c...
-Fruit Cocktail
Currant syrup, 1 pint, Oranges, 5, Lemons, 5, Pineapple (grated), 1 can. Add the juice of the lemons and oranges to the currant syrup, grate, and add the pineapple, sweeten to taste with sugar, ad...
-Caviar
Caviar, 1/4 pound, Lemon, 1, Chopped onion, 1 tablespoon, Eggs (hard boiled), 2, Soft toast. Cut the toast into squares or rounds. Mix the caviar and lemon juice well together, and spread it on the ...
-Tomato
Rounds of toast, Tomatoes, Anchovies, Mayonnaise, Hard-boiled eggs. Put a slice of tomato on the toast, and on top, and close around the edge, put anchovies, and in the middle put a teaspoon of thic...
-Anchovy Paste
Anchovy paste may be used instead of caviar, in which case decorate the toast with points of lemon, and sliced pimentoes. ...
-Canape Of Chicken Livers
Chicken, or duck livers, creamed, may be served on toast, and ornamented with chopped green, and red peppers, and hard-boiled eggs. ...
-Canape Lorenzo
Crab-meat, 1 pound, Butter, 2 heaping tablespoons, Flour, 1 tablespoon, Cream, 1 pint, Slices of toasted bread, Chopped shallot, 1, Salt and pepper. For the paste Butter, 4 heaping tablespoons...
-Croutes Of Herring. English
Smoked herring, 4 tablespoons, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Hard-boiled egg, 1, Rounds of buttered toast, 6, Chopped parsley, 1 teaspoon, Tomato sauce, 1 teaspoon, Cayenne pepper, a dash. The herring should...
-Italian Toast
Rounds of bread (about 1/2 inch thick), Bacon, Grated cheese, 1 cupful, Milk, 1/2 cupful, Eggs, 2, Salt and cayenne pepper. Beat the eggs; then mix cheese, eggs, and milk together, and season with s...
-Fonds Of Artichoke
Fonds of artichoke combined with small vegetables, such as peas, beans, and chopped carrots, placed on a leaf of lettuce, and decorated with chopped hard-boiled eggs, and mayonnaise. This also may be...
-Rings Of Onions, Or Eggs
Rings of onions, or rings of the whites of hard-boiled eggs, placed on soft toast, may be filled with any appetizing salt, or smoked fish, or fish paste; and decorated with chopped olives, chopped har...
-Celery
Cut the stalks in 4-inch lengths, and fill the grooved sides with cream cheese, seasoned and mixed with finely chopped green peppers. ...
-Soups. What To Serve With Soups
Pea-soup - Serve croutons. Mulligatawny - Serve boiled rice. Hare soup - Serve red currant jelly, or cranberry jelly. Clear soup a la Colbert - Serve poached eggs in a hot dish. Turtle soup - Serv...
-Cream Op Celery
Celery, 1 bunch (1 root), Water, 1 pint, Milk, 1 pint, Onion, 1 slice, Parsley, 1 sprig, Flour, 1 tablespoon, Butter, 1 tablespoon. Cut the celery in inch pieces, and boil it in 1 pint of water with ...
-Cream Of Mushrooms
Chicken stock, 1 quart, Chopped mushrooms, 1/4 pound, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Flour, 2 tablespoons, Onion, 1 slice, Cream, 1 cup, Salt, baking-powder. Remove the fat from a quart of chicken stoc...
-Cream Beet Soup
Beets, 4, Veal stock, 1 pint, Flour, 2 tablespoons, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Milk, 1 pint, Egg, 1, Salt and pepper. Wash the beets well and boil them in salted water for an hour and a quarter. Scr...
-Almond Milk, Cream Soup
Rice, 2 tablespoons, Hot milk, 1 pint, Almond extract, 2 drops. Boil the rice until it can be pressed through a sieve, then add the hot milk, and the extract of almond. Sweeten to taste. Serve in bo...
-Cream Of Asparagus
Asparagus, 1 bunch, Milk, 1 pint, Flour, 1 tablespoon, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Cream, 1/4 cup, Salt and pepper. Cook the stalks of 1 bunch of asparagus in water or in stock, with sufficient water to co...
-Chestnut And Celery Soup
Chestnuts, 1 pound, Celery, 6 stalks, Milk, 1 quart, Onion, 1, Carrot, 1, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Cloves, 4, Salt. Chop the celery, onion, and carrot, and fry them in the butter until brown. Pu...
-Cream Of Carrots
Grated carrot, 1 pint, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, White pepper, 1/4 teaspoon, Butter, 1 large tablespoon, Flour, 3 scant tablespoons, Milk, 2 1/2 cups, Peppercorns, 6, Bay leaf. Cover the grated carrots wit...
-Cream Of Cauliflower
Cauliflower, Onion, Milk, Salt and pepper. Soak the cauliflower head downward in salted water, and then cook it until tender. Remove some of the best flowers to serve in the soup, and press the re...
-Chestnut Puree
Chestnut Puree, No. 1 Blanched chestnuts, 1 pint, Milk, or stock, 1 pint, Flour, 2 tablespoons, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Eggs, 2 yolks, Cream, 2 tablespoons. Cook the chestnuts in sufficient water to ...
-Taro, Or Poi. Hawaiian
If the taro root cannot be obtained, taro flour may now be had from many druggists. Peel and boil the root until mealy. Pound in a mortar until like dough, adding a little water as you are pounding i...
-Tomato Bisque
Tomatoes, 1 can, Butter, 1/4 cup, Onion, finely chopped, 2 tablespoons, Flour, 3 tablespoons, Milk, 2 pints, Salt, 1 1/2 teaspoons, Parsley, chopped, 1 teaspoon, Cloves, 4, Soda, 1/4 teaspoon,...
-Black-Bean Soup
Black-beans, 1 cup, Salt-pork, 1/2 pound, Lemon, 1, Sherry, 1/2 cup, Eggs, 2, Salt and pepper. Let the beans soak for 6 hours, then boil them with 2 quarts of water, and with the salt-pork. When soft...
-Lobster Soup
Lobster, 1, Milk, 1 quart, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Flour, 2 tablespoons. After boiling the lobster take it from the shell, and chop fine. Put the milk with 1 pint of water; boil, and then add the lobs...
-Clam Chowder
Hard clams, 1 pint, Soft clams, 1 pint, Potatoes, 6, Onions, minced, 2, Carrots, 2, Milk, 1 pint, Salt-pork, - cut in thin strips, 1/4 pound, Water, 2 quarts. The onions and pork should be bro...
-Corn Chowder
Corn, 6 large ears, cut from the cob, Potatoes, 4, chopped, Salt-pork, chopped, 1/4 pound, Onion, chopped, 1, Flour, 2 tablespoons, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Milk, 1 pint, Water, 1 quart, Salt and peppe...
-Chicken Gumbo
Young chicken, jointed as for fricassee, 1, Okra, chopped fine, 1 quart, Tomatoes, sliced, 1 quart, Onion, finely minced, 1, Flour, 1 tablespoon, Butter, 2 tablespoons. Place the butter, flour, and o...
-Louisiana Gumbo
Okra, 1 quart, Tomatoes, 6, Onion, 1, Green pepper, 1, Beef-stock, 3 pints, File (powdered sassafras), 1 tablespoon, Salt and pepper. Chop the onion, okra, tomatoes and pepper. Put in a pot and a...
-Puchero. Argentine
Beef, 4 pounds, Carrots, 2, Onions, 2, Cabbage, 1, small, Potatoes, 6, Ears of corn, 6, Peas (in the pod), 1 quart, String-beans, 1 quart, Turnips, 3. Prepare the vegetables as for boiling, e...
-Plain Soups. Scotch Broth
Water (in which mutton has been boiled), 1 quart, Barley, 1 cup, Carrot, 1, Turnip, 1, Onions, 1, Celery, 4 stalks, Green peas, 1/2 cupful, Beans, 1/2 cupful, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Flour, 1 t...
-Lentil Soup. German
Dried lentils, 1/4 pound, Bouillon, or stock, 3 pints, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Flour, 1 tablespoon, Carrot, turnip, onion, celery, parsley, a small piece of each. Wash the lentils and soak them overni...
-Beef-Tea
Lean beef, 1 pound, Water, enough to cover, Salt and pepper. Cut the meat in small pieces, sprinkle generously with salt and pour on just enough cold water to cover. Let it stand aside for from 1 to ...
-Griesmehl Soup. German
Griesmehl (farina may be used), 1/2 cup, Milk, 1 pint, Water, 1 pint, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Egg, 1 yolk. Boil the milk and water together, then add the meal and let this simmer for half an hour, stir...
-Claret Soup. German
Claret, 1 quart, Sago, 1 teacup, Lemons, cut thin, 2, Water, 1 quart, Cinnamon, 2 sticks, White sugar, 1 cup. The sago should be soaked for several hours, and this, with the claret, sugar, lemon, c...
-Fruit Soups
Fruit soups are little more than the juice of stewed fruits. They are, however, very delicious during the heated season. In some cases they are served with cracked ice, but ice should undoubtedly be a...
-Lemon Soup
Make a strong hot lemonade; thicken it slightly with cornstarch, or arrow-root, and serve cold, with a bit of preserved ginger, or a cherry in each glass. Pineapple and currant and red raspberry soup...
-Blackberry Soup
This is but the juice of stewed blackberries, strained, slightly thickened and flavored with nutmeg. ...
-Peach Puree
This can be made by adding a little lemon-juice, bitter almond, and thickening, to fresh or canned peaches, and straining through a sieve. ...
-Fish. Times For Cooking Fish
The following table gives approximately the time for cooking fish. The times will in some cases vary, owing to the quantity to be cooked, the state of the fire, and for other unforeseen reasons. Bake...
-Correct Sauces To Serve With Fish
Raw oysters - Tomato catsup, horseradish, and cut lemon. Baked bluefish - Serve Worcestershire sauce or walnut catsup. Baked halibut - Serve Worcestershire, or walnut catsup. Baked shad - Serve Wor...
-Salmon Loaf
Salmon Loaf, No. 1 Canned salmon, 1 can, Bread-crumbs, 1 cup, Eggs, 2, Lemon-juice, 1 tablespoon, Worcestershire, 1 teaspoon, Salt and pepper. Free the salmon from bones and skin, and save all the ...
-Creamed Salmon
Salmon, 1 1-pound can, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Flour, 2 tablespoons, Milk, hot, 1 pint, Eggs, whites only, boiled and chopped, 3, Peanuts, chopped, 1 cup, Salt and Cayenne pepper. Melt the butter...
-Deviled Salmon
Salmon, 1 1-pound can, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Flour, 1 tablespoon, Cream, 1 cup, Eggs, hard-boiled (yolks, only), 3, Chopped parsley, 1 tablespoon, Nutmeg, salt, cayenne. Put the butter and flour in ...
-Codfish Balls
Salt codfish, 1 pound, Potatoes, 6, Milk, 1 pint, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Eggs, 2. Boil the fish, changing the water once, so that it may not be too salty. While still hot, pick it fine, so that it is...
-Melting Codfish Cakes
Codfish, picked up, fine, 1 large cup, Potatoes, 2 cups, mashed, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Eggs, 2, Cream, 2 tablespoons. Boil the picked codfish with the potatoes, and when the potatoes arc well don...
-Planked Shad
Shad, one of 4 to 6 pounds, Melted butter, 1/2 cup, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Mustard, 1/2 teaspoon, Tabasco, 3 or 4 drops, Walnut catsup, 1 teaspoon, Worcestershire, 1/2 teaspoon. The plank used should ...
-Stuffing For Baked Shad
Grated stale bread, 3 slices, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Capers, 1 teaspoon, Sweet marjoram, 1/2 teaspoon, Salt-pork, a small piece, chopped. Melt the butter in a saucepan, and pour it over the grated...
-Oysters A La Creole
Oysters, 1 pint, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Onion, finely chopped, 2 slices, Flour, 1 tablespoon, Stewed tomatoes, 1 cup Tabasco, 1 or 2 drops, Salt. Melt the butter in a chafing-dish, or stewpan, add th...
-Oysters A La Poulette. Delmonico
Large oysters, 2 quarts, Butter, 6 ounces, Flour, 2 ounces, Cream, 1/2 cup, Eggs, 4 (yolks only), Lemon, 1/2, Chopped parsley, 1 teaspoon, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Cayenne pepper, a dash. Put the ...
-Creamed Scallops
Scallops, 1 quart, Milk, 1 pint, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Flour, 2 tablespoons, Sherry, 2 tablespoons. Cream together the butter and flour. Boil the scallops and milk together for 15 minutes, then strai...
-Baked Sole, Or Fillet Of Flounders. German
Fish, Olive oil, Lemon-juice, Seasoned bread-crumbs, Eggs, Larding pork, Onions, Green olives. Remove the bone from the fish, and cut the meat into strips. Roll these and fasten with wooden to...
-Brazilian Shrimps
Shrimps, 1 pound (or 1 can), Tomato juice, 1 pint, Green pepper, 1, Onion, 1, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Flour, 2 tablespoons, Sugar, 1 teaspoon. Cut the pepper and onion in long thin strips and pla...
-Mackerel. Chamberlin's Method
Take one or more mackerel, and soak them for about 48 hours, changing the water once. Then put them in a pan, and cover with cream, or rich milk, or the nearest you can get to it, and put them in the ...
-Fish Cutlets
Codfish, or salmon, 1 pound, Flour, 2 tablespoons, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Chopped parsley, 1 teaspoon, Onion juice, 1 teaspoon, Lemon juice, 1 teaspoon, Milk, 1 pint, Eggs, 2 yolks, Salt and pepper. ...
-Fish Paste. Japanese
Halibut, cod, salmon, or pompano, 1 pound, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Flour, 1 tablespoon, Milk, 1 cup, Cream, 1 tablespoon, Lemon juice, 1 teaspoon, Onion juice, 1 teaspoon, Egg, 1. Boil the fish ...
-Stewed Terrapin. Chamberlin's Method
Terrapin, 1, Eggs (yolks, only), 4, Butter, 1/2 cup, Cream, 1/2 cup, Madeira, or sherry, 1/2 cup. Put the terrapin in boiling water for 5 minutes, to loosen the skin; then take it out, skin it an...
-Timbale Cases For Creamed Fish
Flour, 1 cup, Eggs, 2, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon. Separate the whites and yolks of the eggs, and beat the yolks smooth. Add a cup of cold water and the sifted flour, and also the butt...
-Fish Timbales. Swedish
Boiled white fish, 1/2 pound, Bread-crumbs, 1/2 pint, Milk, 1/4 pint, Cream, 6 tablespoons, White pepper, 1/4 teaspoon, Salt, 1 level teaspoon, Eggs (whites, only), 6. Boil the bread-crumbs and milk ...
-Entrees. Haddock Ramekins. English
Smoked haddock, 1 cupful, Butter, 2 tablespoous, Eggs, 2 (yolks, only), Whipped cream, 1/4 cupful, Grated nutmeg, Salt and pepper. Scald the haddock, and put it into the oven with 1 tablespoonful of ...
-Genoa Ramekins
Milk, 1 pint, Eggs, 2, Stale bread, 6 slices, Grated cheese, 1 cup. Cut the stale bread into thick slices and remove all the crust. Arrange them in buttered pans, or in one shallow baking-dish. For ...
-Cheese Custard
Milk, 1 cup, Grated cheese, 6 tablespoons, Eggs, 2, Green pepper, 1, chopped. Scald the milk in a double boiler, add the cheese and stir until it melts. Then put in the eggs, slightly beaten, seas...
-Gnocchi
Grated cheese, 1 cup, Butter, 1/4 cup, Flour, 1/2 cup, Cornstarch, 1/2 cup, Milk, 2 cups, Eggs, 2 yolks. Melt the butter in a pan, and when it is bubbling put in the flour and cornstarch; gradually a...
-Calf's Head Cheese
Calf's head, 1, Sweet herbs, finely minced, 1 tablespoon, Sage, 1/2 teaspoon, Onion, 1, small and finely chopped. Boil the calf's head in water enough to cover it, until it leaves the bones. With ...
-English Brawn
One small pig's head, Salt, 2 tablespoons, Bay leaf, 1, Cloves, 6, Peppercorns, 12, Cayenne, a dash. Clean the pig's head thoroughly, removing the eyes and the brain; then soak it for 1 hour in cold ...
-Pork Cheese. English
Cold roast pork, 2 pounds, Pork fat, 1/2 pound, Onions (finely minced), 2, Gravy, 1 cup, Gelatin, 1 teaspoon, Sage leaves, 4, Salt and pepper. Cut the pork and the fat into dice, then pack into a mol...
-Italian Veal Cheese
Veal, 3 pounds, Lemons, 2, Whole cloves, 12, Worcestershire sauce, 2 tablespoons, Gelatin, 1 tablespoon, Stuffed olives, 12, Eggs (hard-boiled), 3, Celery-salt, Salt and pepper. This should be m...
-Prepared Marrow-Rones. German
Beef marrow-bones, Flour, Hot toast. Have the bones cut between 2 and 4 inches in length. Wash and wipe them dry. Make a stiff dough of flour and water, roll it out until about 1/4-inch thick. Cut ...
-Veal Terrapin
Cold veal, 1 pint, Eggs, 6, Minced lemon-peel, 1 tablespoon, Cream, or cream-sauce, 1 cup, Salt, pepper, nutmeg. Cut the veal in dice. To each pint of cut veal add 6 eggs boiled fifteen minutes a...
-Veal Souffle With Mushroom-Sauce
Butter, 2 tablespoons, Cornstarch, 3 level tablespoons, Flour, 1 tablespoon, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Chopped veal, 1 cup, Soft bread-crumbs, 1/4 cup, Eggs, 3, Hot milk, or stock, 1 cup. Make a sau...
-Sweetbread Croquettes
Sweetbreads, 1 pair, Fat pork, Tongue, 1/2 pound (cold, boiled), Onion, 1/2, Eggs, 3, Parsley, bread-crumbs, Butter, Salt and pepper. Parboil the sweetbreads for 5 minutes, then trim off the s...
-Sweetbread Patties. German
Sweetbreads, 1 pair, Milk, 1 pint, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Eggs (yolks, only), 6, Flour, 4 tablespoons, Sherry wine, 2 tablespoons, Salt, and Cayenne pepper. Parboil the sweetbreads and let them cool....
-Pate De Foie Gras
Pate De Foie Gras, No. 1 Calf's liver, 1, Calf's tongue, 1, Melted butter, 1/2 cup, Cayenne, 1/4 teaspoon, Ground cloves, 1/4 teaspoon, Worcestershire, 1 tablespoon, Made-mustard, 1 teaspoon, Onion j...
-Casserole Of Liver And Rice
Rice, 1 cup, Calf's liver, 1 pound, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Milk, or stock, 2 cups, Browned flour, 1 tablespoon, Salt, pepper, kitchen bouquet. Boil the rice, add the butter. Line a well-greased casse...
-Chilli Con Carne. Mexican
Round steak, 2 pounds, Flour, 4 tablespoons, Garlic bud, 1, Melted butter, or drippings, 2 tablespoons, Dried Chilli peppers, 4 pods, Salt. Remove all seeds from the pepper pods. Soak the pods i...
-Chilli Con Carne
Lean beef, 2 pounds, Onion, 1, Green, or red pepper, 1, Tomato juice, 1 quart, Flour, 1 tablespoon, Butter, 1 tablespoon. Cut the meat into small pieces and fry; take it from the pan and arrange on ...
-Tongue In Aspic
Pickled beef-tongue, 1, Aspic jelly, Stoned olives. Soak, boil and skin, and then cool, the tongue. Trim it, and cut it into thin slices and press them together again, to retain the shape of the tong...
-Chicken Mousse
Cold chicken, finely minced, 1 cup, Milk, 1/2 pint, Eggs, 2, Gelatin, 1/2 box, Salt and pepper. Scald the milk, beat the yolks of the eggs, and season with salt and pepper. Add these to the milk, and...
-Riced Chicken In Shells
Cold, minced chicken, 1 cup, Boiled rice, 1 cup, Egg (white only), 1, Salt, 1 salt-spoon, Sweet cream, Celery-salt, Browned bread-crumbs Nutmeg. Mince the chicken fine, and mix with the boiled...
-Hassenpfeffer (Sour Rabbit). German
Rabbit, 1, Vinegar, Pepper, Laurel leaves, Onions, Cloves, Salt, and browned flour. Clean, cut up, and wash the rabbit nicely, then put it into a deep dish and cover it with vinegar. Add pepper...
-Lobster Patties. German
Lobster, 1, medium (2 pounds), Dry bread-crumbs (rolled fine), 4 tablespoons, Milk, 1 cupful, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Salt and Cayenne pepper. Boil the lobster, and pick the meat up fine. Dry the ...
-Lobster A La Creole
Lobster meat (fresh or canned), 1 heaping pint, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Clear chicken broth, 1 cup, Chopped onion, 1 tablespoon, Green pepper (chopped fine), 1, Rich tomato sauce, 1/2 cup. Heat th...
-Lobster Croquettes
Lobster, 1, Eggs, 2, Melted butter, 2 tablespoons, Bread-crumbs, Pulverized cracker, mace, Salt and pepper, Parsley for garnish. Boil the lobster. Chop up the meat, and add pepper, salt, and po...
-Spinach Loaf With Sardines
Boiled spinach, 1 cup, Sardines, 6, large, Bread-crumbs, 1/2 cup, Melted butter, 2 tablespoons, Lemon juice, 1 teaspoon. Chop the fish and spinach together, add the crumbs, seasoning, butter and lemo...
-Tomato Souffle
Tomatoes, Garlic, or onion, Eggs, Salt and pepper. The tomatoes must first be stewed as follows: Scald the tomatoes, remove the skins and cut off the blossoms. Cut the tomatoes into quarters. Put ...
-Stuffed Tomatoes With Baked Eggs
Tomatoes, 6, Grated cheese, 4 tablespoons, Bread-crumbs, 2 tablespoons, Melted butter, 1 tablespoon, Raw mustard, Salt and cayenne, Eggs, 6. Cut off the tops and scoop out the middles of as man...
-Nut Croquettes
Ground English Walnuts, 1 pound, Salt, 1 teaspoon, Lemon, the juice of 1/2, Chopped parsley, 1 tablespoon, Flour, 2 tablespoons, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Milk, 1 cup, Egg, 1, well beaten. Mix the ...
-Nut And Crumb Croquettes
Pecans, Dried toast-crumbs, Cream sauce. Pass through the chopper enough pecan-meats to make 1 cupful. Add to the nuts an equal amount of dried toast-crumbs, also passed through the chopper. Moiste...
-Somerset Club Croquettes
Cheese, 1 1/2 cups, Eggs, 2 yolks, Butter, 3 tablespoons, Flour, 3 tablespoons, Milk, 1 cup (scant), Salt and cayenne. Melt the butter and rub in the flour. Then add the milk, stirring constantly. Wh...
-German Globes
Potatoes, medium, 7, Flour, 1/2 pound, Eggs, 4, Melted butter, 3 tablespoons Milk, 1/2 cup, Salt, Chopped boiled ham, Thick sour cream. Bake the potatoes in their skins, and rub them through a...
-Curry
This, the great dish of the East, originated in India. Rice, any kind of meat, fish, or game may be used; but the accompaniments or sauces are really what make the dish. The rice should be well boile...
-Hawaiian Curry
Grated cocoanut, 1, Milk, 1 quart, Chopped onions, 1 tablespoon, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Curry powder, 1 (scant) tablespoon, Ground ginger-root, 1 teaspoon, Fish (or chicken, or lamb), etc. Grate the ...
-Chestnut Patties
Chestnut meats, 1 cupful, Flour, 5 tablespoons, Pulverized sugar, 1 cup, Baking-powder, 1 teaspoon, Egg, 1, Cinnamon. Put the chestnut meats through a grinder. Beat the egg and sugar together. Add th...
-Meats
Time-Table For Cooking Meats. Roasting Beef sirloin, rare, per pound...... 8 to 10 minutes Beef sirloin, well-done, per pound. . 12 to 15 minutes Beef rolled, rib or...
-What To Serve With Meats
Roast lamb (hot or cold) - Serve mint sauce, French salad, new potatoes, cut cucumber. Braised lamb - Serve peas, young carrots, and turnips. Roast veal - Serve thick brown gravy, rolled bacon, toma...
-Roast Turkey With Oysters
Turkey, 1 (10 pounds), Oysters, 1 pint, Bread-crumbs, 1 quart, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Salt, 1 teaspoon, Pepper, 1 teaspoon, Thyme, a pinch. Work the butter into the bread-crumbs. Add a teaspoon of s...
-Turkey Stuffing
Two quarts of stuffing is generally needed for a good-sized turkey. The foundation is stale bread, finely crumbled. When the crusts are used they should be soaked in water until they are soft, and the...
-Turkey Dressing
Turkey Dressing, No. 1 Bread, 1/2 loaf, Milk, 2 cups, Pecans, or English walnuts, 1/2 cup, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Onion juice, 1 tablespoon, Celery, 1 stalk, Worcestershire, 1 tablespoon, Salt and ...
-Chestnut Stuffing For Turkey
Chestnuts, 1 pint, Stock, 1 cup, Fowl's liver, 1, Ham, 1 slice, Onion juice, 1 teaspoon, Bread-crumbs, 2 tablespoons. Butter, 1 tablespoon, Salt, 1 teaspoon, Eggs, 2 yolks, Grated lemon-peel, Ca...
-Boiled Ham
Put the ham in a bucket of tepid water, and let it stand all night. In the morning put it into a pot of cold water and allow it to come to a simmer - not boiling; and let it stew thus for 5 hours. Whe...
-Boiled Ham. Chamberlin's Method
Put the ham into a tub of cold water the night before you intend to cook it. Place it in the tub with the fleshy part downward, and the skin partly up. Next morning put it into a large kettle or pot,...
-Spanish Steak
Ham, Mustard, Sugar, Bread-crumbs. Cut a slice of ham 3 inches thick, and boil until tender. Then place it in a baking-pan, and cover thickly with mustard and sugar. Put bread-crumbs on the top, and ...
-Pigeon Pie
Pigeons, 6, Clams, 12, Oysters, 12, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Flour, 2 tablespoons, Stock (pigeon), 1 pint, Minced parsley, 1 teaspoon, Onion juice, 1 teaspoon, Eggs, 2, Salt and pepper. Line a deep di...
-Braised Beef Heart
The beef heart should be first thoroughly washed, running a knife well down into the cavities, and cutting through the adjacent walls, that all blood-clots may be removed. Trim off the rough ear at ...
-Baked Liver
Take one calf's liver; wash and wipe it dry. Lard it with strips of pork. Dredge flour over it, salt it, and bake for half an hour in a hot oven. ...
-Baked Calf's Liver
Wipe the liver and cut into 1-inch cubes. Sprinkle it with salt and pepper, cover with thin slices of lemon and sprigs of parsley. Cover and let it stand 2 or 3 hours. Saute in butter until well brown...
-Tongue Ragout. German
Tongue, 1, fresh, Sweetbreads, 1 pair, Forced meat-balls, 1 dozen, Sherry, 1 wine-glass, Flour, 1 tablespoon, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Mushrooms, or champignons, Salt and pepper. Cook the tongue with a...
-Ox Tongue, A La Juive
Fresh tongue, 1, Seeded raisins, 1 cup, Brown sugar, 1 pint, Lemons, 2, Allspice, 12 grains, Peppercorns, 12, Salt, 1 teaspoon, Mace, 1 teaspoon, Nutmeg, 1 teaspoon, Vinegar, 2 tablespoons. Boil the ...
-Kidneys And Bacon
Cut the kidneys in halves, lengthwise, remove all the fat, and skin them. Wash them and lay them in cold water for half an hour and then cut them crosswise, in thin slices. Slice the bacon thin, and ...
-Stewed Kidney, A La Creole. New Orleans
Veal kidneys, 3 (or 1 fresh beef-kidney), Butter, 1 tablespoon, Sherry, 1 wine-glass, Chopped parsley, 1 teaspoon, Bay leaf, 1, Salt, pepper, thyme. Boil the kidneys for 10 minutes in 1 cup of w...
-Stewed Rabbit
Wash the rabbit in cold water, and joint it. Make a brown sauce and stew the rabbit in it for about 1 hour, or until it is tender. Remove the rabbit, and to the gravy add 12 French chestnuts, which ha...
-Fricandeau Of Veal
Fillet of veal, 4 pounds, Larding pork, Onion, 1, small, Carrot, 1, small, Turnip, 1, small, Bay leaf, 1, Parsley, 1 sprig, Celery, 1 stalk, Hot stock, 1 quart. Sauce Butter, 1 tablespoon, Flour, 2...
-Boudins Of Veal
Cold, chopped veal, 1 pint, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Cream, or milk, 1/2 .cup, Eggs, 2 (whites, only), Chopped parsley, 1 tablespoon, Salt and pepper. Melt the butter and pour it over the chopped veal. ...
-Chicken In Casserole
Chicken In Casserole, No. 1 Chicken, 1, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Carrot, 1, Onion, 1, Consomme, or stock, 1 pint, Sherry, 1 tablespoon, Mushrooms, 1 dozen, Thyme, 1 sprig, Bay leaf, 2, Salt and...
-Fricase De Pollos. Spanish
Chicken, 1, Onions, 2, Garlic buds, 2, Green olives, 1/2 pint, Stuffed olives, 6, Chopped parsley, 1 tablespoon, Tomato juice, 1 cup, Toasted bread (ground fine), 2 tablespoons, Spanish sage, ...
-Stewed Chicken, A L'Espagnol
Chicken, large, 1, Butter, 1/4 cup, Onions, 2, Tomatoes, 1 can, Olives, stoned and minced, 1 cup, Green peppers, 1, Peas, 1 can, French mushrooms, 1 can, Salt, pepper, flour. Select a large f...
-Creole Chicken
Cooked chicken, cut in cubes, 1 1/2 cups, Flour, 5 tablespoons, Chicken stock, 3/4 cup, Tomatoes, stewed and strained, 3/4 cup, Onion, butter, salt, paprika. Cook the onion and butter 5 minutes, sti...
-Luan-Ed Chicken. Hawaiian
Chicken (jointed), 1, Pork, 1 slice, Luan or taro tops (broken), 1 pint, Ti leaves, Salt and pepper. Season the chicken, pork, and luan leaves to taste .with salt and pepper. Roll them in ti leav...
-Brunswick Stew
Chicken, 1, Onion, 1, Tomatoes, 4, Lima beans, 1 pint, Corn, boiled, cut from the cob, 4 ears, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Salt and pepper. Joint a chicken and stew it with the onion in a little water for...
-Spanish Stew
Chickens (jointed), 2, Salt pork, 1/2 pound, Water, 1 pint, Tomatoes, 2 quarts, Potatoes (boiled), 4, French peas, 1 can, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Salt, cayenne. Cut the pork into fine pieces and boil ...
-Jellied Chicken
Jellied Chicken, No. 1 Veal, 1 knuckle, Chicken (6-pound), 1, Onion juice, Celery seed, Salt, pepper, paprika, Eggs, hard-boiled. Wipe the knuckle of veal and put it into a soup-kettle and cover wit...
-Cadillac Chicken
Chicken-fat, 1 1/2 tablespoons, Cornstarch, 1 tablespoon, Chicken-stock, 3/4 cup, Milk, 1/2 cup, Cream, 1/4 Cup, Boiled chicken (cut up), 1 cup, Sauted, sliced mushrooms, 1/2 cup, Egg, yolk, 1,...
-Sour Chicken. German
Chicken, Vinegar, Bay leaves, Cloves, Onion, Browned flour. Cut the chicken in pieces, stew it in salted water, until tender; and when the water has somewhat boiled down, pour in the vinegar, add a f...
-French Chicken
Chicken, 1, Cabbage, 1, Carrots, cut small, 3, Sausage meat, 1/2 pound, Onions, 3, Salt pork (fat), 1/4 pound, Salt and pepper. Brown the pork, onions, and carrots in a pot; cover with cabbage ...
-Chicken Terrapin
Chickens, 2, Cream, 2 pints, Butter, 1/2 cup, Flour, 3 tablespoons, Currant jelly, 2 tablespoons, Made mustard, 1 tablespoon, Eggs, hard-boiled, 4, Lemon juice, 2 tablespoons, Sherry, 2 tables...
-Hungarian Goulashe
Flank steak, 2 pounds, Fresh, or canned tomatoes, 1 quart, Small potatoes, 1 quart, Onions, medium size, 4, Salt and pepper. Cut the steak into small cubes and arrange it on the bottom of a flat-bott...
-Mexican Chilli Con Carne
Lean meat, 11/2 pounds, Kidney beans, 1 can, Red peppers, 3, cut fine, Olive oil, 4 tablespoons, Onions, cut fine, 3, Flour, 1 tablespoon, Worcestershire, 1 large tablespoon. Cut the onions fine. Put...
-Chinese Chi L0
Lamb, 2 pounds, Onions, 2 (sliced), Lettuce, 1 small head, Dried flageolets (black beans), 1 cup, Cold water, 1 pint, Salt and pepper. Soak the beans overnight. Cut the meat into small pieces, a...
-Collops In Batter
Cold roast beef or veal, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Stock, 1/2 pint, Flour, 1 teaspoon, Onion, 1, Salt and pepper. Batter Flour, 1 cup, Milk, 2/3 cup, Egg, 1, Baking-powder, 2 teaspoons, Salt. Cut th...
-Macedoine Loaf
Soft stale bread-crumbs, 1/2 cup, Cold, cooked fowl, 1/2 cup, Butter, melted, 1 tablespoon, Flour, 1/2 tablespoon, Milk, 1/2 cup, Eggs, 2, Macaroni (cooked, and cut small), 1 cup, Fresh mushroo...
-Substitutes For Meats. Vegetarian's Loaf
Vegetarian's Loaf, No. 1 Stale white bread-crumbs, 11/2 cups, Nut-meats, 1 cup, Onion, 1, Green pepper, 1, Tomato, 1, Lemon, 1 (juice, only), Apple, 1, Butter, 2 teaspoons, Egg, 1, Salt, 1 t...
-Vegetarian Cutlet
Eggs, hard-boiled, 4, Mushrooms (field), 1/2 pound, Water, 3 tablespoons, Butter, 1 ounce, Salt, Rice flour. Peel the mushrooms, and cook them for 10 minutes in the water. Drain, and chop them with t...
-Vegetable Roast
Cooked beans, or peas, Chopped nut-meats, Zwieback, Sweet cream, Salt and pepper, Cranberry sauce, Sage. Take a quantity of cooked beans or peas, and pass them through a colander to remove the ...
-Rice And Macaroni. Boiled Rice
When properly boiled, the grains of rice should each one be perfect, and stand apart. The following method will ensure this result: Pick over, and wash 1 cup of raw rice, rubbing it hard, and changin...
-Rizotto
Rice, 1 cup, Butter, 11/2 tablespoons, Salt, 1 tablespoon, Stewed tomatoes, 1 cup, Chopped onion, 1, small, Grated Parmesan cheese. Carefully pick and wash the rice, and put it into a saucepan of bo...
-Mexican Rice
Boiled rice, 2 cups, Lard, 1 tablespoon, Onion, minced, 1, Green pepper, minced, 1, Tomato, chopped fine, 1. Put the rice with the lard in a deep frying-pan, and let it get hot; add the tomatoes, pep...
-Spanish Rice
Rice, 1 cup, Small, fresh tomatoes, 4 (or, 1/2 a can), Green pepper, 1, large, Onion, chopped, 1/2. Chop the onion fine, and cut the pepper into quarters. Add the tomatoes, either canned or fresh,...
-Rice And Ham. Spanish
Boiled rice, 2 cups, Chopped ham, 1 cup, Tomato sauce, 1 pint, Chopped parsley, 1 tablespoon. Spread the rice on a dish, and cover it over with the ham, moisten with the tomato sauce, and place it in...
-Rice And Chinese Pudding
Boiled rice, 2 cups, White sauce, 11/2 cups, Eggs, well beaten, 2, Grated cheese, 1/2 cup, Butter, 1 tablespoon. Add the eggs and cheese to the white sauce, and place in a pudding dish alternate laye...
-West India Pilau
Green peppers, 3, Onion, 1, small, Boiled rice, 1 cup, Stock, or gravy, 1 pint, Butter, 2 tablespoons. Seed the peppers, cut them in pieces, and fry in the butter. Take them out, and fry the sliced o...
-Turkish Pilau
Boiled rice, 1 cup, Tomato juice, 1 pint, Onion, 1, cut fine, Almonds, or other nuts, a handful. After the rice has been boiled and removed from the fire, add to it the above ingredients, and let ...
-Macaroni
The wholesome, nourishing qualities of macaroni have never been fully appreciated by the average housewife. As a nourishing food it offers much the same nutrition as white bread; but unless it is eate...
-Vegetables
Great difference in result may be obtained in cooking vegetables, according to the method employed in preparing them. When cooking such vegetables as cabbage, sprouts, sea-kale, lettuce, spinach, cau...
-Times For Cooking Vegetables
The following table gives approximately the time for cooking various vegetables. The time will in some cases vary, owing to the quantity to be cooked, the state of the fire, and for other unforeseen r...
-Lyonnaise Potatoes
Cold boiled potatoes, 1 quart, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Pepper, 1/2 teaspoon, White onion, 1, Parsley, 1 tablespoon (chopped fine). Peel and cut the potatoes into inch cubes. Pu...
-Potato Souffle
Hot mashed potatoes, 2 cups, Milk, 1/2 cup, Eggs, 4 (whites only), Butter, 1 tablespoon, Chopped parsley, 1 tablespoon, Salt and pepper. Season the potato with butter, salt, pepper, and parsley. Then...
-Fried Potato Balls. German
Mashed potatoes, 2 cups, Egg, 1, Milk, 1 tablespoon, Bread-crumbs, Lard, Salt and pepper. Beat the egg, and mix with the potatoes and milk, seasoning to taste with salt and pepper. Roll into sma...
-Sweet Potato Croquettes
Mashed sweet potatoes, 1 pint, Hot milk, 1 cup, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Salt, 1 teaspoon, Eggs, 2 (used separately), Bread-crumbs, Lard. Mix the potatoes with the milk; stir in the butter, salt,...
-Spinach Souffle
Cooked spinach, 2 cups, Eggs, 2 (whites and yolks beaten separately), Melted butter, 1 tablespoon, Cream, 1/2 gill, Salt and pepper. Chop the spinach line, add the beaten yolks, and the butter. S...
-Spinach Pudding. German
Spinach, 2 quarts, Onion, small, 1, Rolls of bread, 2, Eggs, 6, Sweetbreads, 1 (or ham may be used), Milk, salt and pepper, Butter, 2 heaping tablespoons. Put the spinach in boiling water, salt...
-Creamed Onions
Onions, Salt and pepper, Cream sauce. Select onions of medium size. The white variety is milder than the red. Peel the onions, cover with boiling water, and let them stand 5 minutes, then drain; th...
-Scalloped Onions
Onions, Fine bread-crumbs, Butter. Boil the onions for 10 minutes in hot salted water, then drain this off, and cover with cold water, slightly salted. Bring quickly to a boil and cook until soft, ...
-Stuffed Bermudas
Large Bermuda onions, 6 or 8, Minced cold chicken, Butter, Fine bread-crumbs, Salt and pepper, White sauce. Peel and wash the onions and arrange them in a bake-dish; cover with boiling ...
-Baked Onions
Boil the onions in 2 waters, until well done; then drain. Butter a baking-dish and sprinkle bread-crumbs over the bottom of it, then put in a layer of onions, seasoned with salt and pepper, bits of bu...
-Red Cabbage. German
Red cabbage, 1, Sour apples, 4, Red peppers, small, 2, Cloves, whole, 12, Allspice, 12, Vinegar, 1 cup, Sugar, 1/2 cup, Lard, 2 tablespoons. Cut the cabbage as for cold-slaw, and put it in a kettle w...
-Scalloped Cauliflower
Cauliflower, 1, Bread-crumbs, 1 cup, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Milk, 6 tablespoons, Egg, 1. Boil the cauliflower until it is tender, and cut it into pieces and pack the pieces in a buttered pudding-dish...
-Stuffed Cucumbers
Cucumbers, Cold boiled rice, Finely chopped meat, Onion-juice, curry powder, Salt, pepper, beef-stock. Pare large cucumbers, and cut them in 3-inch lengths; scoop the centers and save them. Add the c...
-Cucumber Fritters
Large cucumbers, 4, Eggs, 4, Butter, 1 teaspoon, Flour, enough to make a thick batter, Salt and pepper, Baking-powder. Measure the flour, and allow 1 level teaspoon of baking-powder for each cup...
-Broiled Eggplant. French
Small eggplants, Salt and pepper, Tomato sauce, Oil, lemon-juice, anchovy, onion, parsley. Cut the eggplants in two, score the cut sides, season with salt, pepper, and oil, and broil until tender....
-Turkish Eggplant
Eggplant, Olive oil, Chopped meat, Onion, Tomatoes, Salt and pepper. Cut the eggplant in slices, cover with salt, weight it, to draw out the bitter juice. At end of 2 hours, fry in oil, arrange ...
-Eggplant A La Creole
Eggplant, 1, Tomatoes, 4, Spaghetti, 1 cup, Green peppers, 1, Grated cheese, 1 cup, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Cream, 1 cup, Salt and black pepper. Cook the spaghetti in boiling water until tender, and t...
-Fried Green Tomatoes
Green tomatoes, Flour, Boiling fat, Salt and pepper. Wash and dry the tomatoes, and cut in rather thick slices, without peeling. Cover with boiling water, and set on the back of the range, so that th...
-Fried Ripe Tomatoes
Ripe tomatoes, Corn meal, Milk or cream, Butter, Flour, Salt and pepper. Slice large ripe, but firm fruit into medium thick slices, season with salt and pepper, sprinkle plentifully with fine co...
-Stewed Tomatoes And Okra
Tomatoes, chopped, 1 quart, Okra, sliced, 1/3 quart, Salt and pepper. Scald and skin the tomatoes, then cut rather fine. Slice the okra, and mix together, seasoning with salt and pepper. Stew the mix...
-Deviled Tomatoes
Tomatoes, 1 quart, Hard-boiled eggs, 3, Melted butter, 3 tablespoons, Vinegar, 3 tablespoons, Raw eggs, 2, Sugar, 1 teaspoon, Made mustard, 1 teaspoon, Cayenne, a pinch, Salt. Mash with a for...
-Stuffed Tomatoes
Tomatoes, 6, Flaked sardines, 1 cup, Bread-crumbs, 1/2 cup, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon. Remove the centers from the tomatoes, add to the chopped centers the sardines and bread-crumbs, season with the salt, a...
-Fried Green Peppers
Green peppers, Butter. Cut the peppers open lengthwise, taking care not to let the seeds touch the sides. Take out the seeds, slice the peppers crosswise, and lay in boiling water until they are cold...
-Stuffed Green Peppers
Green peppers, Chopped meat, Tomatoes, Bread-crumbs, Chopped onion, Salt. Cut off the tops of the peppers with a sharp knife, remove carefully the seeds, make a filling of two parts chopped meat, one...
-Stuffed Peppers
Peppers, Bread-crumbs, Minced shrimps, Worcestershire, and lemon-juice, Butter, milk. Take equal parts of shrimp and bread-crumbs, moisten with milk, flavor with the sauce and lemon-juice, mix and f...
-Peppers A La Creole
Minced cold meat, Bread-crumbs, Onions, Peppers, Tomatoes, Mushrooms, Tomato sauce, Boiled rice, milk, butter. Take equal parts of the cold meat, bread-crumbs, onions, tomatoes, and mushrooms,...
-Mexican Stuffed Peppers
Green peppers, 6, Sardines, 12, Bread-crumbs, 1 cup, Grated cheese, 1 tablespoon, Tomato sauce, 3 tablespoons. Cut the tops from the peppers, and remove carefully the seeds and white membranes. Lay t...
-Stuffed Peppers. Spanish
Green peppers, Grated cheese, Salt, pepper and paprika, Egg, Flour, Tomato juice, Onion and chilli pepper, Lard. Slit the peppers on one side, but leaving the stems intact. After carefully tak...
-Peppers Scalloped With Fish
Cold fish, minced, Fine bread-crumbs, Tomato sauce, Peppers. Open, empty, and scald the peppers, and when cold fill the halves with the mixture, well seasoned, and wet with rich tomato sauce. Strew o...
-Green Corn Omelette
Corn, 4 good-sized ears, Eggs, 5, Cream, 2 tablespoons, Salt, 1/4 teaspoon, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Pepper. Score lengthwise and scrape out the pulp of the corn. Beat the yolks and whites of the e...
-Fried Corn
Fresh corn, 6 ears, Butter, 1 heaping tablespoon, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Pepper, 1 salt-spoon, Cream, 1/2 cup, Nutmeg. Cut the corn from the cob; put it, with the butter, in a saucepan. Sprinkle wit...
-Corn Fritters
Sweet corn, 12 ears, Eggs, 3, Milk, 2 tablespoons, Flour, 2 tablespoons, Salt, 1 teaspoon, Pepper. Bake in small cakes on griddle, with plenty of butter. Serve hot. ...
-Corn Pudding
Corn, 1 pint, Eggs, 2, Flour, 1 tablespoon, Melted butter, 2 tablespoons, Milk, 1 pint, Salt, sugar, pepper. If canned corn is used, press it through a colander; if fresh corn, cut very fine fro...
-German Turnips
Yellow turnips (medium), 3, Sugar, 1 tablespoon, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Salt and pepper. Peel, and cut the turnips small. Brown the sugar and add to it the butter and the turnips. Add enough water to ...
-Mashed Carrots
Carrots, Butter, Salt and pepper. Scrape the carrots and cut in thin slices. Cover with boiling water, and cook gently until tender. Drain, and rub through a sieve, or put through a potato press. ...
-Browned Carrots
Carrots, Butter, Sugar, Salt and pepper, Chopped parsley. Scrape and wash the carrots and cut them into 3-inch lengths, then downward in thin slices, then each slice into strips. Drop into boili...
-Carrot Balls
Large carrots, 4 or 5, White sauce, 1 cup, Seasoning. Four or 5 carrots will make a dozen small balls. After boiling the carrots drain them and put them through a ricer. Add the white sauce (a thick ...
-Squash Pudding
Squash, Melted butter, 2 tablespoons, Milk, 1/4 cup, Eggs, 2, Cream sauce, Salt, pepper, celery-salt, mace. Press the cooked squash dry through a sieve. To a half pint of the pulp add 2 tablespoo...
-Celery Fritters
Celery, 1 bunch, Eggs, 2, Milk, 1 cup, Baking-powder, 1 teaspoon, Flour, 1 cup. Cut the celery into 4-inch lengths, stand them in boiling water for about 10 minutes, then wipe dry, and dip them in t...
-Celery Cutlets
Cold baked beans, 1 cup, Chopped celery, 1 cup, Melted butter, 2 tablespoons, Bread-crumbs, 2 tablespoons, Eggs, 2, Lemon-juice, salt, pepper. Mix together, shape into oblong balls, roll in bread-cr...
-Hominy Croquettes
Boiled hominy, 1 pint, Milk, 1/4 cup, Melted butter, 1 tablespoon, Chopped parsley, 1 large tablespoon, Eggs, beaten, 2, Dry bread-crumbs, Salt, pepper, onion-juice. Heat the milk and hominy in...
-Stewed Mushrooms
Fresh mushrooms, 1 pint, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Flour, 1 tablespoon, Salt and pepper. Peel the tops of the mushrooms, scrape the stalks, cutting off the roots. Throw the mushrooms into cold water as ...
-French Chestnuts
French chestnuts, 1 pound, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Sugar, 2 tablespoons, Bouillon, or stock, 1 tablespoon, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon. Slightly boil, and shell the chestnuts, and let them stand about 10 minute...
-Chestnuts In White Sauce
Chestnuts, White sauce, Onion-juice, celery-salt. Shell and blanch the chestnuts, boil them in salted water, for 10 minutes. Make a white sauce, and add to it, a teaspoon of onion-juice, a dash of ...
-Chestnuts In Brown Sauce
Chestnuts, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Browned flour, 1 tablespoon, Chicken gravy (well seasoned), 1 cup, Onion juice, Salt and pepper. Shell and blanch the chestnuts, boil them in salted water for 10...
-Stewed Chestnuts
Chestnuts, 3 pints, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Minced onion, 1 tablespoon, Chopped celery, 1 tablespoon, Tomato catsup, 3 tablespoons, Milk, 1 pint, Flour, 1 tablespoon. Shall and blanch the chestnuts. F...
-Chestnut Croquettes
Spanish chestnuts, 1 quart, Onion juice, 1/2 teaspoon, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Bread-crumbs, 2 tablespoons, Egg, 1 yolk, Salt and pepper. Boil and blanch the chestnuts, cook until tender, rub them thr...
-Baked Apples
Apples, White Sugar, Lemon rind, Cinnamon, Blanched almonds, Crabapple jelly. Wash and core large apples. Put them in a pan and fill each hole with plenty of white sugar. Sprinkle more sugar over the...
-Steamed Apples
Apples, 2 quarts, Sugar, 1 cup, Butter, 1/2 cup. The apples should be cut in quarters and cored (not peeled), then put the butter and sugar in a deep cooking-pan and when melted add the apples, and c...
-Eggs. Omelettes
The omelette, like the pie, can be made of anything which takes kindly to flavoring. Eggs may be combined with good results with fish, meat, vegetables, cheese, etc., and the variety of sweet omelet...
-Oyster Omelette
Oysters, stewed and chopped fine, 12, Eggs, 6, Butter, 3 tablespoons, Milk, 1 cup, Salt and pepper. Chop the oysters fine; beat the yolks and whites of the eggs separately. Heat the butter while ...
-Omelette Aux Haricots
Cooked string beans, 2 tablespoons, Eggs, well beaten, 4, Grated Parmesan cheese, 2 tablespoons, Melted butter, 2 tablespoons, Salt and pepper. Cut the beans fine, and stir them into the eggs whi...
-Tomato Omelette
Tomatoes, 3, Chopped onion, 1 teaspoon, Chopped parsley, 1 teaspoon, Eggs, 3, Butter, salt, pepper. Scald and skin the tomatoes, melt a small piece of butter in a saucepan, and to it add the onio...
-Baked Cheese Omelette
Stale bread-crumbs, 1 cup, Grated cheese, 1 cup, Milk, 1 pint, Melted butter, 1 tablespoon, Eggs, 2, Salt, 1/4 teaspoon, Baking-soda, 1 salt-spoon, Cayenne. Soak the bread-crumbs in the milk, ...
-Omelette Celestine
Eggs, 6, Thick whipped cream, 1 tablespoon, Powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon, Butter, 1 teaspoon, Macaroons (stale and crumbled), 6, Apple (or other acid jelly), 3 tablespoons. Place the crumbled ma...
-Scrambled Eggs, With Tomatoes
Tomatoes, 1/2 can, Butter, 1 large tablespoon, Eggs, well beaten, 6, Chopped onion, Salt, pepper, herbs, Thin buttered toast. Stew the tomatoes with some chopped onion; salt and pepper herbs to seaso...
-Scrambled Eggs With Cheese
Eggs, 6, Grated cheese, 1/2 cup, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Cream, 6 tablespoons, Pepper. Beat the eggs well, and add the salt, pepper, and cream. Melt the butter in a pan, and w...
-Tomato-And-Egg-Toast
Tomatoes, fresh, 2 (or, 4 tablespoons of pulp), Finely chopped ham, 1 tablespoon, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Eggs, well beaten, 2, Chopped onion, Buttered toast. If fresh tomatoes, put them in boilin...
-Swiss Egg Toast
Grated cheese, 3 tablespoons, Chopped parsley, 1 dessert-spoon, Melted butter, 1 tablespoon, Eggs, 3, Salt, pepper, toast. Melt the butter on a plate or platter, and spread over it one-half of the ch...
-Creamed Eggs
Take hard-boiled eggs, cut a slice from the base of each, so that it will stand. Then cover the eggs with a cream sauce, and garnish with sprigs of parsley and with olives. This may be served individ...
-Stuffed Eggs
Eggs, 12, Mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons, Chopped ham, or Bologna, 3 tablespoons, Worcestershire, 1 tablespoon. Boil the eggs hard and peel them. Cut in halves, and take out the yolks, and with a fork ...
-Eggs In Molds
Eggs, Chopped ham, tongue, Cream- or tomato-sauce, parsley. Butter small molds, or little cups, sprinkle the sides with finely chopped ham, tongue, or parsley. Break 1 egg at a time into a saucer, ...
-Mexican Eggs
Eggs, Green peppers, Hot butter, Ham, Toast. Take 3 sweet green peppers, split them lengthwise, and remove the core and seeds. Fry them 2 minutes in hot butter. Fry very thin slices of ham and pl...
-Venetian Eggs
Eggs, 4, Strained tomatoes, 1 cup, Grated cheese, 1 cup, Butter, 1 tablespoon. Put the butter and tomatoes into a double boiler, and when hot add the cheese and seasoning (salt and pepper). When th...
-Japanese Eggs
Eggs, 6, Boiled rice, 1 cup, Milk, 1 cup. Butter, 1 tablespoon, Flour, 1 tablespoon. Boil the eggs hard; cut them in half and press them into the bed of rice. Over this pour a cream made from the mi...
-Huevos. Spanish Eggs
Eggs, 6, Onions, 2, Tomatoes, 3, Green chilli peppers, 2, Chopped parsley, 1 salt-spoon, Melted butter, 1 tablespoon. Chop together the onions, tomatoes, and chilli peppers; add a salt-spoon of ...
-Fried Savory Eggs
Eggs, 7, Bread-crumbs, Ham, chopped fine, Parsley, minced, Pepper, Tomato-sauce. Six of the eggs should be previously hard-boiled. Shell them and beat up the seventh egg, and dip the shelled eggs in ...
-Eggs With Spaghetti
Spaghetti, boiled and chopped fine, 1 cup, Butter, 1 large tablespoon, Fresh mushrooms, 1 cup, Milk, 1 cup, Eggs, well beaten, 6, Salt, 1 teaspoon, Chopped parsley, 1 teaspoon, Pepper, and toast...
-Egg Timbales
Eggs, 4, Milk, 21/2 cups, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Pepper, butter, chopped parsley. Break the eggs into a bowl and beat them enough to mix them thoroughly. Add the milk, salt, a dash of pepper, and str...
-Sauces
Much of the former superiority of French cookery over that of other nationalities was due to their ingenious methods of preparing appetizing sauces for their various dishes. Some of these sauces are ...
-White Sauce
Butter, 1 tablespoon, Flour, 1 tablespoon, Hot milk, 1/2 pint, Onion juice, or lemon juice, 1 teaspoon. Cream the butter and flour together, and put into them the hot milk. Let it boil for 10 minu...
-Brown Sauce
Brown Sauce, No. 1 Butter, 2 tablespoons, Flour, 1 tablespoon, Onion, 1, small, Turnip, 1/2, Carrot, 1/2, Stock, 1 pint, Salt and pepper. Cut the vegetables into thin slices, and with the butter, pu...
-Parsley Sauce. German
Parsley, 1 small bunch, Anchovies, 8, Onion, 1, small, Mixed mustard, 2 teaspoons, Salad oil, 6 teaspoons, Vinegar, 3 teaspoons, Saltand pepper. Chop finely together, the parsley, anchovies, and oni...
-Mustard Sauce
Mustard, 1 1/2 tablespoons, Flour, 1 tablespoon, Vinegar, 2 tablespoons, Cold water, 3 tablespoons, Boiling water, 1/2 pint, Butter, 1 tablespoon. Mix together the mustard, flour, butter, and cold wa...
-Cucumber Sauce
Cucumber Sauce, No. 1 Cucumber, 1 small, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Salt, pepper. To be later added, Butter, 1/2 cup, Flour, 1 tablespoon, Milk, 1/2 cup, Cold water, 1 teaspoon, Salt, a pinch. Remove t...
-Vinaigrette Sauce
Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Paprika, 1/4 teaspoon, White pepper, a dash, Tarragon, or plain vinegar, 3 tablespoons, Oil, 6 tablespoons, Gherkins, 1 tablespoon, Parsley, 1 teaspoon, Chopped onion, or chi...
-Hollandaise Sauce
Hollandaise Sauce, No. 1 Butter, 1/2 cup, Eggs, 4 yolks, Lemon juice, 1 tablespoon, Boiling water, 1 cup, Salt, cayenne, nutmeg. Put the butter into a double boiler and cream it with the egg-yol...
-Sauce Tartare. French
Sauce Tartare, No. 1. French Mayonnaise, 1 pint, Onion-juice, 1 teaspoon, Capers, finely chopped, 1 tablespoon, Olives, chopped, 1 tablespoon, Cucumber pickle, chopped, 1 tablespoon, Parsley, ch...
-Maitre D'Hotel Sauce
Maitre D'Hotel Sauce, No. 1 Butter, 4 tablespoons, Lemon-juice, 2 tablespoons, Chopped parsley, 1 tablespoon, Salt, pepper, cayenne. Cream the butter, and mix thoroughly. Maltre D'Hotel Sauce, No. ...
-Mint Sauce
Chopped mint, 4 tablespoons, Sugar, 2 tablespoons, Vinegar, 1/2 cup, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Cold water, 1/2 cup. Mix all together, and serve cold. ...
-Pepper Sauce
Onions, 2, small, Tomatoes, 2, Green peppers, 2. Chop the vegetables all together, put them in a stewpan with water to cover. Boil until perfectly soft, and add salt. Serve cold with meat. ...
-Bechamel Sauce
Hot butter, 2 tablespoons, Flour, or arrowroot, 2 tablespoons, Salt, 1 teaspoon, Nutmeg, a dash, Cayenne, a dash, Hot stock, 1 cup, Hot cream, 1/2 cup, Egg, 1 yolk, Lemon-juice, 1 tablespoon. ...
-Espagnol Sauce
Hot butter, 2 tablespoons, Ham, chopped, 1 tablespoon, Onions, chopped, 1 tablespoon, Celery, chopped, 1 tablespoon, Parsley, chopped, 1 tablespoon, Flour, 3 tablespoons, Salt, !/4 teaspoon, Paprika, ...
-Bordelaise Sauce
Espagnole sauce, Red Bordeaux wine, Sweet herbs, Beef-marrow. Prepare an espagnole sauce as given above, and when this is heated add some minced sweet herbs, and a half of a cup of red Bordeaux wine....
-Bread Sauce
Milk 2 cups, Bread-crumbs, 1/2 cup, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Onion, 1/2, Cloves, 2, Parsley, 1 sprig, Mace, 1 blade, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Paprika, 1/2 teaspoon. Simmer all the ingredients together excep...
-Horseradish Sauce
Horseradish, 4 tablespoons, Bread-crumbs, 4 tablespoons, Powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon, Vinegar, 2 tablespoons, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Made mustard, 1/2 teaspoon, Hot cream, or white sauce, 1/2 cup. ...
-Tomato Sauce
Tomatoes, 6, ripe, peeled, Green peppers, 2, Onions, 4, Vinegar, 2 cups, Salt, 1 tablespoon. Chop the tomatoes, peppers, and onions, and place them, with the vinegar and salt on the fire. Boil unti...
-Chestnut Sauce For Fowls
Chestnuts, 2 cups, Chicken stock, 1 cup, Mushrooms, 1 tablespoon, Tomato catsup, 1 tablespoon, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Flour, 2 tablespoons. Shell, blanch, boil, and put through a vegetable press, the...
-Tomato Butter
Tomatoes, Cooking apples, Brown sugar, Cinnamon. Peel and cook tomatoes. When cool, put them through a sieve, and cook again until it begins to thicken; then add onethird as many cooking apples as yo...
-Lemon Butter
Butter, 1 tablespoon, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Lemon-juice, 1/2 tablespoon, Minced parsley, 1/2 tablespoon, Pepper, 1/2 salt-spoon. Mix well, and spread on hot broiled steak or chops. This may also be use...
-Citron Sauce. German
Eggs, 4, Sugar, 1/2 cup, Lemon, 1 (using juice and rind), White wine, sherry or rum, 1/2 wine-glass. To the yolks of the eggs add the sugar, wine, and lemon, using both the juice and the rind of t...
-Claret Sauce. German
Claret, 1 cup, Water, 1 cup, Cinnamon, 1 stick, Sugar, 4 tablespoons. Put all of the above ingredients on the fire, and let it get hot, but not boil. This sauce is for puddings and may be served ei...
-Salads
Salads are economical dishes, and in many cases furnish opportunity to utilize remnants, or left-overs of cold cooked meats, fish and vegetables, where these have flavors which will harmonize. The...
-Cheese Balls
Grated cheese, 1 cup, Whites of eggs, 2, Worcestershire, 1/2 teaspoon, Salt, bread-crumbs. Beat the eggs well, mix all the ingredients together, and mold into balls. Roll them in fine bread-crumbs, a...
-Salad Dressings
Dressings for salads are both cooked and raw. The simplest uncooked dressing is called a French dressing. Another well-known dressing is called a mayonnaise. A cooked dressing may be made with cream,...
-French Dressing
French Dressing, No. 1 Oil, 4 tablespoons, Vinegar, 1 tablespoon, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Pepper, 1/4 teaspoon. Put the salt, pepper, and oil in a bowl, and mix well by stirring; add slowly the vinegar,...
-Mayonnaise Dressing
Mayonnaise Dressing, No. 1 Eggs, 2 yolks, Olive oil, 1 pint, Vinegar, 4 tablespoons, Made mustard, 1 teaspoon, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Cayenne, a dash. Beat the yolks and put them in a bowl with the mus...
-Mayonnaise Without Oil
Butter, 1 tablespoon, Vinegar, 3 tablespoons, Eggs, 2, Dry mustard, 1/2 teaspoon, Salt and pepper. Put all the ingredients in a granite saucepan, salt and pepper to taste, place the saucepan over a ...
-Green Mayonnaise
Green mayonnaise is prepared in the following manner: First make a mayonnaise in the usual way, then at the last, add 2 or 3 tablespoons of finely chopped parsley, which has been cut to almost a powde...
-Boiled Dressing
Boiled Dressing, No. 1 Eggs, 3, Vinegar, 1/2 cup, Butter, 3 teaspoons, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Warm water, 1/2 cup, Cayenne, a dash. Beat together the eggs, warm water, and vinegar, and stir over the f...
-Cream Dressing
Sour cream, 1 cup, Vinegar, 2 tablespoons, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Cayenne, a dash. Beat the cream until it thickens, then add the vinegar, salt, and pepper. Lemon-juice may be used instead of the vinega...
-Japanese Salad Dressing
Eggs (yolks only), 2, Lemon-juice, 1 teaspoon, Salt, a pinch, Oil, and paprika, Whipped cream. Beat together the egg and oil, seasoning with salt and paprika to taste, till thick, and thinning with t...
-Meat Salads. Chicken Salad
Cold chicken, 1 quart, Celery, 1 pint, Lettuce leaves, Mayonnaise. Cut the chicken in 1/2-inch dice, and to each quart of the cut meat allow a pint of celery cut in 1/2-inch pieces. Mix in a bowl wit...
-Lamb Salad
Take equal parts of cold chopped lamb and celery, covered with mayonnaise and garnished with mint-jelly and capers. ...
-Sweetbread Salad
Take equal parts of sweetbread and cucumber (cut in dice), arrange on individual plates on leaves of lettuce, and cover with mayonnaise and garnish with asparagus tips. ...
-Duck And Orange Salad
Cut cold roast duck in dice, arrange on lettuce leaves, with thin slices of orange. Use French dressing. ...
-Tongue Salad
Tongue, cold boiled, 1 pound, Chopped olives, 1 dozen, Lettuce, 1 head, Cold string beans, sliced, 1 cup, Tomato, chopped, 1, Mayonnaise, 1 small cup. Cut the tongue in dice, chop the olives fine, sh...
-Fish Salad. Spanish
Cut celery, 1 quart, Flaked fish, boiled, 1 pint, Tomato, cut small, 1, Chopped onion, 1 tablespoon, Chopped green pepper, 1 tablespoon. Mix with mayonnaise, and serve on lettuce leaves. ...
-Oyster Salad
Oysters, Vinegar, Cloves and allspice, Salt and pepper, Lettuce leaves and cut celery. The oysters should be cooked in their own liquid, till they ruffle. Take them from the fire, and lay them in...
-Shad-Roe Salad
Shad-roe, 1, Onion, cut fine, 1, Salt and bay leaves, Cucumber, Mayonnaise. Boil the roe for 20 minutes, wrapped in a cloth, and in the water put 1 onion, chopped fine, 6 bay leaves, and a tablespoon...
-Lobster Salad With Cream Dressing
Lobster, 1 large, or 2 small, Salad oil, 1 cup, Cream, 1/2 cup (whipped very light), Lemon (juice only), 1, Eggs (yolks only), 2, Vinegar, 4 tablespoons, Powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon, Mustard (...
-Herring Salad. German
Herring Salad, No. 1. German Cold tongue, or ham, 1/2 pound, Cold veal, or beef, 1/2 pound, Herrings (small), 3, Green apples (chopped), 1/2 cup, Cold boiled potatoes, 3, Onion, 1, French dress...
-Tomato And Crab Salad
Tomatoes, 6, Boiled crabs, 6, Mayonnaise, Lettuce, Seasoning. Skin the tomatoes carefully and remove the centers. Fill the hollowed tomatoes with the chopped and seasoned meat of the crabs. Set the ...
-Salmon Aspic
Cooked salmon, Aspic jelly, Mayonnaise, Mixed vegetables (chopped). Line a china mold with the aspic jelly, and when the jelly is firm, cover it with flakes of the salmon, dipping each flake separ...
-Vegetable Salads
Vegetable salads are delicious when one needs something piquante, to encourage the appetite. These salads may be made of tomato, celery, green peas, dandelion, cauliflower, potato, cucumber, asparagus...
-German Potato Salad
Potatoes, 6, Onions, 1, Bacon, 2 slices, Vinegar, 3 tablespoons, Salt and pepper. Boil the potatoes with the skins on. Peel them while hot, and slice thin. Add to them the onion, finely cut. Cut the...
-Alligator Pear Salad. Hawaiian
An alligator pear, Lettuce leaves, Small red tomatoes, Small white onions, Mayonnaise. Peel the tomatoes. Peel the alligator pear, cut it around in rings, and slip these from the seed. Lay each ring ...
-Chestnut Salad
Chestnut Salad, No. 1 Chestnuts, Lettuce leaves, French dressing. Boil and blanch the chestnuts, cook until tender, in boiling water; take them out, throw into cold water, drain, and dry on a soft c...
-Bean Salad. German
Beans, Chopped onion, French dressing. Chop string beans into inch pieces, chop the onion, and cover plentifully with French dressing. ...
-Bahia Salad. Brazilian
Watercress, 1 quart, Stuffed olives, 20, Onion, 1, small, French dressing. Cut the onion fine, mix with the cress and olives, and use French dressing. ...
-Pompadour Salad
This is composed of a whole head of cauliflower, boiled, and is served with a border of tomatoes and a mayonnaise dressing. ...
-Pepper Salad. Cuban
Sliced boiled potatoes, Shredded red cabbage, Shredded green peppers, Cold corned beef, Hard-boiled eggs, Mayonnaise, Lettuce leaves. Take equal parts of the potatoes, cabbage, and green peppers. To ...
-Radish Salad
Red radishes, Cucumbers, French dressing, Lettuce leaves. This is a good summer salad. The red radishes, which are strong in taste, should be cut in thin slices, with a fluted vegetable cutter. Cut a...
-Spanish Salad
Bananas, English walnuts, Lettuce leaves, Mayonnaise. The bananas should be ripe, but not soft. Cut them into thin slices, using a silver knife. Shell the walnuts, of which use one-third the quantit...
-Tomato Jelly
Tomatoes, 1 can, Onion, 1 slice, Bird peppers, 1, small, Tarragon vinegar, 1 tablespoon, Gelatin, 1 tablespoon. Boil the tomatoes and strain. Return to the fire, and add the onion, vinegar, peppe...
-Tomato-Jelly And Cucumber
Ripe tomatoes, 1 1/2 pounds, Gelatin, 1 tablespoon, Onion, a slice, Tarragon vinegar, 1 teaspoon, Peppercorns, 2, Salt, pepper, sliced cucumber. Make a tomato-jelly by stewing the tomatoes till soft...
-Raw Tomatoes And Cucumbers
Cut off the tops of large firm tomatoes; carefully remove most of the pulp, and keep the pulp and tomatoes in the refrigerator, while you peel and cut into small dice, ice-cold cucumbers. Mix the cuc...
-Tomato Frappe. Hawaiian
Tomato jelly (without gelatin), 1 quart. Cream, 1 pint, Lettuce leaves, Mayonnaise. Make a quart of tomato jelly, omitting the gelatin. Whip the cream stiffly, beat them together, and place in a free...
-Tomato And Celery Salad
Tomatoes, 1/2 can, Cloves, 3, Gelatin, 1/4 box, Salt, 1 teaspoon, Paprika, 1 salt-spoon, Bay leaf, 1/2, Celery, finely cut, Lettuce leaves, English walnuts Mayonnaise. Place in a stewpan the tomatoes...
-Tomato Aspic
Tomatoes, about 12, Onion-juice, 1 teaspoon, Sugar, 1 teaspoon, Gelatin, 1/4 package, Whole cloves, 2, Bay leaf, 1. Stew the tomatoes till soft, then strain through a bag, without squeezing. There sh...
-Aspic Jelly
Clear consomme, 2 quarts, Tarragon vinegar, 1 tablespoon (lemon-juice may be used), Gelatin, 1 tablespoon, Sherry, 2 tablespoons. Dissolve the gelatin in half a cup of cold water. Boil the consomme ...
-Queen's Aspic
Aspic jelly, 3/4 pint, Tomato catsup, 3 tablespoons, Mayonnaise, 1/4 pint, Sliced fresh tomatoes, Sliced cucumbers, Cold boiled potatoes, Vinegar and oil. * Put the aspic jelly into a basin and add ...
-Fruit Salads
A fruit salad, is as the name implies, a mixture of several kinds of fruit. Grape-fruit, orange, pineapple, grapes, or cherries make the best mixtures. The dressing for such a salad should be made of...
-White Grapes Salad
White grapes, Eggs, 2, Catawba wine, 2 cups, Salt, 1 teaspoon, Mustard, 1/8 teaspoon, Lettuce. Remove the stems and seeds from the grapes, halve them, then chill them thoroughly. Beat the eggs v...
-Grape-Fruit And Chestnut Salad
Grape-fruit, Celery, French chestnuts, Mayonnaise, Tarragon vinegar. Mix equal bulks of grape-fruit, celery, and boiled French chestnuts which have been boiled in salted water 20 minutes, and bla...
-Apple, Cress, And Celery Salad
Celery, Watercress, Apple, French dressing. Arrange on individual service plates, a bed of shredded celery and cress. In the center stand a tart tender apple, which has been pared, sliced and core...
-Apple And Banana Salad
Large sour apples, 2, Bananas, 2, Pineapple, 1 slice, Cherries, canned, or fresh, 1 cup, Blanched almonds, 1 cup, Cream salad dressing, Lettuce leaves. Peel and cut the applies into dice, also slice...
-Celery And Pineapple Salad
Celery And Pineapple Salad, No. 1 Celery, Pineapple, Olives and nuts, Lettuce and mayonnaise. Cut the celery in small pieces, shred the pineapple in bits, with a fork, allow equal parts of both. Ga...
-Cherry Salad
Large cherries, Chopped nut-meats, Cherry-juice and lemon-juice, Wine and sugar, White lettuce leaves. Remove the stones of the cherries and fill the cavities with chopped nut-meats. Lay the cherries...
-Flower Salads
These salads, which are said to be of Japanese origin, make very attractive dishes representing different flowers. They are rather difficult to make, and should always, after being prepared, be placed...
-Chrysanthemum Salad
This is made with a bed of lettuce leaves and a hard-boiled egg to represent the center of the flower. Peel the egg under water, and then cut through the white, lengthwise, in strips, leaving a little...
-Lily Salad
This requires cold boiled beets, egg and lettuce leaves. For each individual salad make a cornucopia of three or four sizes of lettuce leaves, the largest leaf being outside. Tie these in a roll, at b...
-Poppy Salad
Use red beets, lettuce and hard-boiled eggs. The beets should be boiled, cooled in water, skinned and dried. Then cut from stem upward, forming petals. Gouge out the inner part, leaving half an inch a...
-Rose Salad
Use white lettuce leaves, celery, and red tomatoes. Wash and dry the lettuce, cut the celery into small lengths, shave these lengthwise, and place in cold water to curl the shavings. Scald the tomato...
-Tulip Salad
Use egg and white cabbage. This, like the chrysanthemum, has a hard-boiled egg to represent the center of each flower. The eggs, hard-boiled, should be put into cold water until required, to keep the...
-Pickles And Relishes. Grandmother Holt's Cucumber Pickles
Small cucumbers, 500, Vinegar, 1 gallon, White mustard seed (whole), 1/4 pound, Whole cloves, 1 ounce, Whole allspice, 1 ounce, Bird peppers, 6, Garlic buds, 6, Mixed pickle spices, 1/4 pound. ...
-Cucumber Catsup
Cucumber Catsup, No. 1 Ripe, yellow cucumbers, 4, Small white onions, 24, Red peppers, 3, Whole cloves, 1 ounce, Whole allspice, 1 ounce, Vinegar. Chop the cucumbers, onions, and peppers, and let th...
-Pepper Catsup
Red peppers, 24, Onions, 6, Horseradish roots, 2, Whole mustard seed, 2 tablespoons, Salt, 2 tablespoons, Brown sugar, 1 cup, Vinegar, 3 pints, Water, 1 pint. Chop the peppers and onions, grate the ...
-Green Tomato And Onion Pickle
Green tomatoes, 1 peck, Onions, 24, large, Salt, 1/2 pint, White mustard seed, 1/2 pound, Ground black pepper, 1/4 pound, Ground cloves, 1 ounce, Ground cinnamon, 1 ounce, Mace, 1 ounce, Must...
-Tomato Pickle
Tomatoes, 1 peck, Onions, 1/2 peck, Cabbage, 1 large head, Peppers, chopped fine, 12, Sugar, 1 cup, Salt, 1 cup, Ground allspice, 1 tablespoon, Ground cloves, 1 tablespoon, Ground mustard seed...
-Chilli Sauce
Chilli Sauce, No. 1 Tomatoes, large, ripe and peeled, 12, Onions, large, 2, Green peppers, large, 4, Salt, 1 tablespoon, Sugar, 1 tablespoon, Vinegar, 2 cups. Chop the tomatoes, onions, and pep...
-Mustard Pickle
Cucumbers, sliced, 1 quart, Green tomatoes, sliced, 1 quart, Small onions, 1 quart, Cauliflower, large, 1, Green peppers, chopped fine, 4, Salt, 1 pint, Flour, 1 cup, Ground mustard, 6 tablespo...
-Red Piccalilli
Tomatoes, 1 peck, Salt, 1 cup, Onions, chopped fine, 10, Red peppers, large and chopped fine, 6, Chilli peppers, chopped, 6 or 7, Grated horseradish, 1 cup, Whole allspice, 2 tablespoons, Cinnamon...
-Chutney
Apples, chopped, 2 quarts, Tomatoes, chopped, 3 quarts, Onions, chopped, 1 quart, Green peppers, chopped, 1 quart, Raisins, chopped, 1 pound, Ground allspice, 2 tablespoons, Ground white mustard...
-Pickled Red Cabbage
Red cabbage, 1 large head, Vinegar, 2 quarts, Salt, 2 tablespoons, Whole black peppers, 1 tablespoon, Mace, 2 blades, Cinnamon, 2 sticks, Whole cloves, 1 tablespoon. The head of the cabbage sho...
-Sweet Pickled Peaches
Peaches, 7 pounds, Sugar, 4 pounds, Vinegar, 1 quart, Whole cloves, 1 tablespoon, Whole allspice, 1 tablespoon. Peel the fruit, and boil with the other ingredients until soft, but not broken. Then pu...
-Sweet Pickled Watermelon Rind
Watermelon (medium size), 1, Vinegar, 1 quart, Brown sugar, 3 pounds, Alum, 1 ounce, Stick cinnamon, 1 ounce, Whole cloves, 1/2 ounce. Only the rind of the watermelon will be used. Pare it, and ...
-Sweet Pickled Pineapple. Hawaiian
Pineapple, 14 pounds, Brown sugar, 7 pounds, Vinegar, 7 pints, Whole cloves, 1 tablespoon, Peppercorns, 1 tablespoon, Stick cinnamon (broken into small bits), 1 tablespoon. Out the pineapple into sli...
-Spiced Grapes
Grapes, 7 pounds, Sugar, 4 pounds, Vinegar, 1 quart, Ground cloves, 1 tablespoon, Ground cinnamon, 2 tablespoons. Slip the pulp from the skins, and save the skins. Boil the pulp until soft, and t...
-Venison Jelly
Grapes, 1 peck, Vinegar, 1 quart, Whole cloves, 1 ounce, Cinnamon (stick), 1/4 ounce, Sugar, 6 pounds. Boil the vinegar, grapes, and spices together until the grapes are soft. Drain off the juice and...
-Tomato Preserves
Ripe, firm tomatoes, 5 pounds Sugar, 4 pounds, 192 ...
-Arouxd-The-World Cook Book Pickles And Relishes
Lemons, sliced thin, 2, Candied ginger,1 1/2 ounces. The candied ginger should be cut fine, and the lemons sliced very thin. Mix, and cook for from 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 hours; until quite thick. Cook very...
-Currant Bar-Le-Duc
Large currants, or gooseberries, 1 pound, Currant, or gooseberry juice, 1 pint, Sugar, 3 pounds. Select a pound of the largest and finest berries, and stem them without breaking. From the other ordin...
-Ginger Pear
Candied ginger-root, \1/2 pounds, Pears, 8 pounds, Granulated sugar, 8 pounds, Lemons, 4. Pare the fruit and cut and slice into small pieces. Slice the ginger, and place the pear, ginger, and sugar ...
-Rhubarb Marmalade
Rhubarb, 7 pounds, Sugar, 7 pounds, Figs, 2 pounds, Ginger-root, 1 large piece. Cut the rhubarb in 3/4-inch lengths, and pour on it the sugar, and then let it stand overnight. In the morning add the...
-Dundee Scotch Marmalade
Oranges, large, 14, Granulated sugar, 4 pounds, Lemon, the juice of 2. Wash and peel seven of the oranges, selecting the largest, taking care not to use any pithy membrane. Put the peelings into a de...
-California Orange Marmalade
Oranges, 12, Lemons, 5, Sugar. Slice the oranges and lemons very thin, and cover with 8 quarts of cold water. Let it stand for 24 hours. Cook for 1 hour after the boiling-point has been reached, sti...
-Baked Quinces
Peel and core the fruit, and put into a deep earthen dish, and fill the cavities with sugar and a little grated lemon-rind. Add water in abundance, for the quince is a dry fruit. Cover closely, and ba...
-Baked Peaks
Peel and cut the pears in halves, and pack as tightly as possible in an earthenware jar or casserole, with as much sugar as will be needed to sweeten them to desired taste, add half a teacup of water ...
-Salted Almonds
Almonds, shelled and blanched, 1 pound, Olive oil, 3 tablespoons, Salt. Put the oil in a pan and let it get hot, then put in the nuts, sprinkled generously with salt. Toss them about lightly, until...
-Salted Peanuts
Peanuts, 1 pound, Butter, Salt. Buy the unroasted peanuts and shell, blanch by pouring boiling water over the shelled nuts, let them stand for a few minutes, when the brown inner hulls are easily r...
-Chafing-Dish Receipts. Panned Oysters
Oysters, 3 dozen, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Paprika or white pepper, 1/4 teaspoon, Mace, a small pinch, Lemon-juice, 1 teaspoon. Place the upper dish, or blazer, directly over t...
-Curried Oysters
Oysters, 1 quart, Curry powder, 1 teaspoon, Flour, 1 tablespoon, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Salt and pepper. Cook the oysters over a slow fire, in their own juice; if this is not sufficient to cook add a ...
-Creamed Oysters
Oysters, 3 dozen, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Milk, 1 1/2 cups, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Flour, 2 tablespoons, White pepper, 1/4 teaspoon, Lemon-juice, 1 teaspoon, Nutmeg, mace. Have the hot-water pan undernea...
-Oysters A La Parisienne
Cold veal cutlet, Oyster soup, or creamed oysters, Paprika, Tabasco sauce, Cream, 1/2 cup, Butter, Madeira, or sherry. Chop the veal and oysters together, mixing in the cream sauce, or soup, as the ...
-Hard-Shell Clams
Clams, Egg, 1 yolk, Cream, 1 tablespoon, Sherry, 1/2 wine-glass. Put in the liquor of the clams, the cream, egg (stirred by itself). When hot, add the clams, chopped fine, cook a few moments, then ad...
-Soft-Shell Clams
Clams, Chopped onions, 1 teaspoon, Chopped parsley, 1 teaspoon, Butter, 1 heaping tablespoon, Egg, 1 yolk, Cream, 1 tablespoon, Madeira, or sherry, 1 wine-glass. Put the liquor of the clams into the...
-Lobster A La Newburg. Chamberlin
Lobster meat, 2 pounds, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Flour, 1/2 tablespoon, Cream, 1 cup, Salt, 1 teaspoon, Eggs (yolks only), 2, Sherry, 2 tablespoons, Cayenne, 1/4 teaspoon. Melt the butter in the chafing...
-Creamed Shrimps
Eggs, 2 yolks, Anchovy sauce, 1 teaspoon, Shrimps, 1 bottle, Cream, 1/2 cup, Toast Mix the eggs with the anchovy sauce, in the dish, also the cream. Put in some of the shrimps, let them get hot, ...
-Scrambled Eggs And Sausage
Eggs, 6, Sausages, 2, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Milk, or cream, 4 tablespoons, Salt and pepper. Cut the sausages in small pieces and warm them over, - pouring off all the fat. Add the butter, eggs, w...
-Egg And Tomato Scramble
Butter, 1 tablespoon, Tomato sauce, 1 pint, Chopped onion, Eggs, 6, Seasoning, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon. Melt the butter, add the tomato sauce which has been previously stewed with a little chopped on...
-Welsh Rarebit
Welsh Rarebit, No. 1 American cheese, 1 pound, Butter, 1/2 teaspoon, Paprika, 1 teaspoon, Beer, 1/2 cup. To add later Beer, 1 teaspoon, Salt, 1 salt-spoon, Cayenne, mustard, a pinch each. Put the b...
-Spanish Rarebit
Spanish Rarebit, No. 1 Cheese, 1/2 pound, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Tomato soup, 1 can, Eggs, 2, Onion, chopped fine, 1, small, Worcestershire, 1 tablespoon, Dry mustard, 1/2 teaspoon, Cayenne, a dash. ...
-American Woodcock
Cream, or rich milk, 1 1/2 cups, Worcestershire, 1/2 teaspoon, Cream cheese, cut fine, 1/2 pound, Egg, well beaten, 1, English walnut-meats, chopped, 3/4 cup, Olives, chopped, 1/3 cup, Butter (o...
-Scotch Woodcock
Flour, 1 1/2 tablespoons, Butter, 3 tablespoons, Milk, 1 cup, Eggs, hard boiled and chopped, 4, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Cayenne, anchovy sauce. Melt the butter, add the flour, and stir until well ble...
-English Monkey
Stale bread-crumbs, 1 cup, Cold milk, 1 cup, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Cheese, cut in dice, 1/2 cup, Egg, beaten, 1, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Cayenne, a dash, Toasted crackers. Soak the bread-crumbs i...
-Cheese Fondue
Cheese, 1/4 pound, Flour, 1 tablespoon, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Milk, 3/4 cup, Bread-crumbs, 1/2 cup, Eggs, well beaten, 3, Dry mustard, 1/4 teaspoon, Baking-soda, 1/4 teaspoon, Paprika, 1/4 teaspoon,...
-Mock Terrapin
Cooked chicken, or veal, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Flour, 2 tablespoons, Milk, 1 cup, Eggs, 2, Sherry, 1 wine-glass, Cayenne, a pinch. Rub the flour and butter together, and stir them into a cup of...
-Barbecued Ham
Cold boiled and sliced ham, Butter, 2 teaspoons, Tomato catsup, 5 tablespoons, French mustard, 1 tablespoon, Sherry, 3 tablespoons. Make a sauce by stirring together in the chafing-dish, the butter,...
-Shrimp, With French Peas
Shrimps, 1 small can, French peas, 1 small can, Sauce Milk, 1 cup, Flour, 2 tablespoons, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Salt and pepper. Turn the shrimps and peas from the cans, and allow them to stand in t...
-Sandwiches
An almost endless variety of fillings may be suggested for sandwiches: Fruit, vegetables, nuts, eggs, cheese, fish, meat, olives, jams, and preserves, - almost any combination is good if well put toge...
-Desserts. Rice Pudding
Rice, 1/2 cup, Milk, 1 pint, Eggs, 3, Sugar, nutmeg, Salt, vanilla. Put the milk and rice on the fire and let it cook until the rice has become tender. Set it off and let it stand until nearly cold; ...
-Cold Rice Pudding
Rice, 1/4 pound, Butter, 1 teaspoon, Vanilla bean, 1 pod, Preserved peaches or apricots, Whipped cream, Salt and milk. Cook the rice, butter, and vanilla bean together, adding a pinch of salt, and se...
-Russian Rice
Boiled rice, 1/4 pound, Sugar, 1/4 pound, Jamaica rum, or arrack, 1 wine-glass, Canned pineapple, or maraschino cherries. Put the rice, which has been previously boiled, in a glass dish. Take a gi...
-Trautmansdorf Rice Pudding. German
Cold boiled rice, 2 cups, Granulated gelatin, 2 tablespoons, Hot milk, 1 cup, Sugar, 1 cup, Cream, 1 1/2 cups, Vanilla extract, 1/2 teaspoon, Salt. Soak the granulated gelatin in the cup of hot...
-Bread Pudding
Baker's bread, 1/2 loaf, Hot milk, 1 quart, Eggs, 3, Butter, 1 heaping tablespoon, Vanilla, or lemon, Salt and sugar. Pour the hot milk over the bread, let it stand till partly cold, and then ma...
-St. Denis Indian Pudding
Indian-corn meal, 1/4 pound, Sugar, 1/2 pound, Eggs, 5, Milk, 1 pint, Molasses, 2 tablespoons, Ginger, or nutmeg, 1 tablespoon, Salt. Cook the milk and Indian meal together, add the other ingre...
-Graham Pudding
Molasses, 1 cup, Sweet milk, 1 cup, Graham flour (not sifted), 2 cups, Melted butter, 1 tablespoon, Mixed and chopped, raisin, currants and citron, 1 cup, Soda, 1 scant teaspoon. Stir all the ingred...
-German Balloons
Flour, 1 cup, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Eggs, 3, Lard, Lemons, 1 1/2, Powdered sugar. Put a cup of water in a saucepan, and when it is boiling, add the butter. When the butter is melted, add the flour, ...
-Batter Pudding
Milk, 2 cups, Flour, 2 cups, Eggs, 4, Melted butter, 1 tablespoon, Baking-powder, 1 heaping teaspoon, Salt. Sift the baking-powder into the flour, add the salt and butter, then add the milk, grad...
-Egyptian Pudding
Gelatin, 1/2 box, Rice, 1/2 cup, Figs, 2, Dates, 4, Preserved ginger, chopped, 3 pieces, Orange juice, Lemon juice, Cream, 1 pint, Pulverized sugar, 2/3 cup. Cover the gelatin with a cup of c...
-Steamed Blueberry Pudding
Flour, 2 cups, Baking-powder, 4 teaspoons, Milk, 1 cup, Blueberries, 1 cup, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon. Stir all together, and after mixing, turn it into a buttered mold, and steam for \1/2 hours. Serve it w...
-Cherry Pudding
Canned cherries, 1 can, Milk, 1 cup, Sugar, 1 tablespoon, Melted butter, 1 tablespoon, Sifted flour, 2 1/2 cups, Eggs, 2, Baking-powder, 1 heaping teaspoon, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon. Beat together a...
-Steamed Blackberry Pudding
Blackberries, 1 pint, Flour, 1 cup, Milk, 1 pint, Eggs, 2, Baking-powder, 1 teaspoon, Salt. Sift the flour into a basin, add the salt and baking-powder, and then gradually add the eggs, well bea...
-Fig Pudding
Chopped suet, 1 cup, Chopped figs, 1 pound, Eggs, 3, Bread-crumbs, 2 cups, Sugar, 1 cup, Milk, 2 cups. Sauce Tart wine, or sherry, 1 cup, Butter, 1/2 cup, Powdered sugar, 1 cup. Wash, and pick over...
-Washington Pudding
Flour, 3 cups, Molasses, 1 cup, Butter, 1/2 cup, Milk, 1 cup, Chopped raisins, 1 cup, Baking-powder, 1 heaping teaspoon, Cloves, 1 teaspoon, Cinnamon, 1 teaspoon, Nutmeg and salt. Mix the ing...
-Brown Betty
Bread-crumbs, 1 cup, Sugar, 1/2 cup, Chopped sour apples, 2 cups, Chopped raisins, 1 cup, Butter, 2 tablespoons. Butter well, a deep pudding-dish, and put into it a layer of the apples, and raisins, ...
-Pumpkin Pie
Pumpkin, 1 cup, Egg, 1, Sugar, 1 cup, Cinnamon, 1 teaspoon, Ground ginger, 1/2 teaspoon, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Milk, enough to thin as desired. The pumpkin should be peeled, cubed, stewed till te...
-Apple Custard Pie
Tart apple-sauce (strained), 1 quart, Butter, 1/2 cup, Sugar, 1 cup, Eggs, 4, Cinnamon. Beat the eggs, and mix them with the sauce. Melt and stir in the butter, then add the cinnamon and sugar. L...
-Chocolate Pie
Milk, 2 cups, Eggs, 3, Sugar, 4 tablespoons, Grated sweet chocolate, 1/2 cup, Vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon. Make a custard by scalding the milk and pouring over it gradually the eggs, which have been...
-Ingredients For Mince-Meat
Cold boiled fresh tongue, 2 pounds (chopped very fine), Finely chopped suet, 1 pound, Tart apples, finely chopped, 5 pounds, Seeded raisins, 2 pounds, Sultana raisins, 1 pound, Cleaned currants, 2 po...
-Caramel Custard
Sugar, 1/2 cup, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Vanilla, 1 teaspoon, Hot milk, 1 quart, Eggs, 3. Put the sugar in an omelette pan and stir until it melts and is light brown. Add 2 tablespoons of water to the su...
-Lemon Pudding
Sugar, 2 cups, Butter, 1 cup, Sweet milk, 1 pint, Eggs, 5, Lemons, 2. Cream the butter and sugar; beat the eggs separately, and put in first the yolks, then the whites. Stir in the milk. Grate the ou...
-Strawberry Sponge
Gelatin, 1/2 box, Sugar, 1 cup, Strawberry-juice, 2 cups, Eggs, 4, Cream, 1/2 pint, Vanilla, 1/2 teaspoon. Soak the gelatin in a half-cup of cold water for half an hour. Then pour on to it 1 cup of b...
-Souffle Custard
Flour, 1/2 cup, Sugar, 2 tablespoons, Milk, 1 pint, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Eggs (beaten separately), 5, Salt. Mix the flour, salt, and sugar to a paste with a little cold milk. Turn this quickly...
-Pineapple Sponge
Gelatin, 1/4 box, Pineapple, 1 can, Thick cream, 1/2 cup, Eggs, 2. Cover the gelatin with 1/4 cup of cold water. Drain the syrup from the can of pineapple, measure it, and add enough water to it to m...
-Prune Souffle
Prunes, 1 pound, Eggs, 6 or 7, Sugar, Whipped cream. The prunes should be soaked overnight, and then cooked until they are soft. Put through a sieve, and mix with the whites of the eggs beaten stiff....
-Apple Souffle
Tart apples, 5, Melted butter, 2 tablespoons, Sugar, 1/2 cup, Eggs, 3, Lemon (juice and grated rind), 1, Nutmeg. Pare and grate the apples, add the butter, sugar, lemon-juice, and rind, then the...
-Frappeed Figs. Hawaiian
Ripe figs, 1 quart, Cream, 1 quart, Sugar, 1 cup, Sherry, 1/2 cup. Whip the cream until very stiff; add the sugar and sherry. Cut the figs in pieces, and put into a freezer, in alternate layers of fr...
-Guava Sherbet. Hawaiian
Ripe guavas, 24, Eggs (whites, only), 3, Sugar, 1 cup, Lemon, 1 (juice only), Sherry, 1/2 cup, Pass the guavas through a sieve, add the whites of the eggs, beaten stiff, also the sugar, lemon, and...
-Rothe Gruetze. German
Currants, 2 quarts, Raspberries, 1 quart, Lemon, 1, Sago, or tapioca, 1 cup, Sugar. Mix the berries, currants, and the grated rind of the lemon with enough water to thoroughly cover all, then coo...
-Chocolate Pudding. German
Unsweetened chocolate, 1/4 pound, Gelatin, 1/2 package, Milk, 1 quart, Eggs, 3, Sugar, 4 heaping tablespoons, Vanilla. Cook the chocolate with the milk; stir in the yolks of the eggs, and also t...
-Chocolate Pudding With Creamy Sauce
Chocolate, 2 tablespoons, Powdered cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon, Hot milk, 3 cups, Scalded milk, 1 cup, Stale bread-crumbs, 2 cups, Eggs, 2, Sugar, 1/2 cup, Salt, a pinch. Sauce Butter, 1/2 cup, Po...
-Lemon Cream
Lemon, 1, Cornstarch, 2 tablespoons (dissolved in cold water), Eggs (beaten separately), 3. Sugar, 1 scant cup, Put the grated rind and the juice of the lemon into 2 cupsful of water, and when it b...
-Florentine Cream. Italian
Lemons, 2 (the juice only), Oranges, 2 (the juice only), Gelatin, 1 heaping tablespoon, Sugar, 1 1/2 cups, Cream, 1 pint, Milk, 1/2 cup. Boil the fruit juices and the sugar together, for about 5 minu...
-Molded Farina
Milk, 1/2 pint, Farina, 1 large tablespoon, Sugar, 1 tablespoon, Vanilla, or almond extract, 1 teaspoon, Egg, 1, Salt, a pinch. Scald the milk in a double boiler, add the farina and stir until it has...
-German Farina Pudding
Farina, 4 ounces, Milk, 1 quart, Chopped almonds, 2 tablespoons, Grated rind of 1 lemon, Eggs, 4, Sugar, 4 tablespoons, Almond extract, 1 teaspoon, Salt, 1 salt-spoon. The yolks and whites of ...
-Cream Chocolate
Unsweetened chocolate, 2 tablespoons, Eggs, 2, Cream, 1/2 cup, Milk, 1/4 cup, Granulated sugar, 4 heaping tablespoons, Salt, vanilla, and cinnamon. Cook the sugar and chocolate together with 4 table...
-Almond Blancmange
Powdered gelatin, 1 1/2 heaping tablespoons, Milk, 2 pints, Sugar, 3 tablespoons, Almond extract, 1/2 teaspoon. Dissolve the powdered gelatin in a half pint of the milk, add the sugar, the almond ext...
-Almond Velvet Cream
Gelatin, 1/4 box, Milk, 2 pints, Eggs, 3, Sugar, 2/3 cup, Vanilla and almond extracts. Soak the gelatin in a cup of the milk for 1 hour. Heat a pint of the milk in a double boiler. Beat the eggs ...
-Tunis Fruit Cream
Cream, 1 pint, Dates, 1/2 cup, Figs, 1/2 cup, Sherry, 1/2 cup. Cut the fruit into small pieces and stew until soft, in just enough water to cover it. When cool, put it into glasses (six), and over ea...
-Chestnut Snow
Chestnuts, Orange-juice, Sugar, Whipped cream. Boil, shell, and blanch the chestnuts and pound them in a mortar, moistening them from time to time with orange-juice. To each pint of chestnut-pulp, a...
-Chestnut Cream
Chestnuts, 2 quarts, Powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon. Brandy, or good sherry, 1 wine-glass, Vanilla. Shell and blanch the chestnuts, and put them over the fire in boiling water and cook until tender eno...
-Chestnut Compote
Chestnuts, 1 pound, Granulated sugar, 1/2 pound, Water, 1 gill. Boil, shell, and blanch the chestnuts. Make ready a syrup by cooking together in a saucepan, a gill of water and half a pound of granul...
-Jellied Cherries
Red cherries, 1 can, Gelatin, 2 tablespoons, Whipped cream. This should be made the day before you wish to serve it. Dissolve the gelatin in a little cold water, add to it 1 1/2 pints of the liquid d...
-German Fruit Tarts
Flour, 2 cups, Sugar, 1/3 cup, Butter, 3 level tablespoons, Milk, 1/3 cup, Egg, 1, Baking-powder, 1 teaspoon. Mix all the dry ingredients. Rub the butter in with the finger-tips until it crumble...
-Porcupine. German
Lady-fingers, Creamed butter, 1 cup, Eggs, 8, Sugar, 8 tablespoons, Strong coffee, 8 tablespoons, Almonds. Stir slowly together; spread a layer half an inch thick of the mixture on a plate, then ...
-Apple Cake. German
Flour, 1 pint, Sugar, 3 tablespoons, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Egg, beaten, 1, Milk, 1/2 cup, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Baking-powder, 1 teaspoon, Apples, quartered and peeled, Cinnamon. Mix together the flou...
-Apple Florentine
Large firm apples, 12, Sugar, 1/4 pound, Eggs, 4, Sherry, 1 gill, Butter, 1/4 pound, Nutmeg. Peel, core, and slice the apples, and stew them in as little water as possible. When cooked, mash them thr...
-Cake. Remarks
Handling cakes - To turn out a cake from a tin without breaking, wrap a damp cloth around it for a few moments. This will prevent its sticking to the tin. Icing cake - Cake icing will not crack when ...
-Yellow Frosting
Eggs, 2, Sugar, 1/2 cup, Lemon-extract, 1/2 teaspoon. Beat the yolks thoroughly, add half a cup of sugar (powdered), half a teaspoon of lemon-extract. Use on a small white cake. ...
-Black Fruit Cake
Brown sugar, 2 cups, Butter, 1 cup, Eggs, 3, Molasses, 1 cup, Soda, 1 teaspoon, Ground cloves, 1 teaspoon, Powdered cinnamon, 1 teaspoon, Flour, 5 cups, Sour milk, 1 cup, Raisins, 1 pound, C...
-Dark Fruit Cake
Flour, 3 cups, sifted, Sugar, 1 pound, Dried peaches, 1 pound, Dried prunes, 1 pound, Butter, 1/2 pound, Eggs, 5, Oranges, 2, Cloves, 1/2 teaspoon, Ginger, 1 teaspoon, Cinnamon, 1 teaspoon, Salt, 1/2...
-Composition Cake
Flour, 1 1/2 pounds, Sugar, 1 1/4 pounds, Butter, 3/4 pound, Eggs, 4, Milk, 1 pint, Soda, 1 (large) half-teaspoon, Cream of tartar, 1 half-teaspoon, Brandy, 1 wine-glass, Sherry, 1 wine-glass, Raisin...
-Fruit Cake
Browned flour, 1 pound, Sugar, 1 pound, Butter, 1 pound, Seeded raisins, 2 pounds, Eggs, 12, Stemmed currants, 2 pounds, Candied orange-peel, 1/4 pound, Citron, 3/4 pound, Shelled almonds, 1 pound, F...
-White Fruit Cake
Butter, 1 pound, Granulated sugar, 1 pound, Eggs, 10, Grated lemon-rind, 1, Seeded raisins, 1 pound, Citron, thinly sliced, 1 pound, English walnut kernels, 1/2 pound, Flour, 1 pound, Soda, 1/...
-Spice Cake
Flour, 2 cups, Granulated sugar, 1 cup, Sour milk, 1 cup, Seeded raisins, 1 cup, Soda, 1 teaspoon, Egg, 1 yolk, Butter, a piece size of an egg, Cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon, Cloves, 1/2 teaspoon, Nutmeg, a...
-Coffee Cake
Flour, 2 cups, Sugar, 1 cup, Butter, 1/2 cup, Molasses, 1/2 cup, Eggs, 2, Seeded raisins, 1 cup, Cinnamon, 1 teaspoon, Cloves, 1 teaspoon, Mace, 1 teaspoon, Baking-soda, 1 teaspoon, Cold coffee, 1/2 ...
-Pound Cake
Pound Cake, No. 1 Flour, 1 pound, Butter, 1 pound, Sugar, 1 pound, Eggs, 12, Brandy, 1 tablespoon, Mace, 1 salt spoon. Cream the butter and sugar; beat the whites and the yolks of the eggs separate...
-White Cake
Flour, 2 cups, Sugar, 1 cup, Baking-powder, 2 teaspoons, Egg, 1 (white only), Milk, 1 cup, Butter, 2 tablespoons, Salt. Sift the flour, sugar, baking-powder, and a pinch of salt together twice. Tak...
-Bridget Cake
Butter, 1 cup, Sugar, 2 cups, Flour,3 1/2 cups, Milk, 1 cup, Baking-powder (mixed with the flour), 1 teaspoon. Stir well, bake in a loaf in a slow oven. ...
-Dried Apple Cake. German
Dried apples, 3 cups, Molasses, 3 cups, Sugar, 1 cup, Sour milk, 1 cup, Flour, 3 cups, Eggs, 2, Butter, 3/4 cupful, Stoned raisins, 1 cup, Soda, 2 teaspoons, Ground cloves, 1 teaspoon, Ground cinnamo...
-German Loaf Cake
Flour, 4 pounds, Butter, 1 3/4 pounds, Sugar,1 1/2 pounds, Sweet almonds, 1/2 pound, Bitter almonds, 1/4 pound, Citron, 6 ounces, Eggs, 4, Raisins, 1 pound, Currants, 1 pound, Warm milk, 1 qu...
-Soft Gingerbread
Flour, 4 cups, Sugar, 1 cup, Molasses, 2 cups, Butter, 1 cup, Sour milk, 1 cup, Eggs, 3, Soda, 1 teaspoon, Ginger, 1 teaspoon, Ground cloves, 1 teaspoon, Mace and salt. Mix all together, and bake in...
-Measured Angel Cake
Flour, 1 cup, Sugar,1 1/2 cups, Eggs, 9, or 11, according to size, Cream of tartar, 1 teaspoon, Salt. Take 1 glassful of the whites of the eggs, which will be 9, or 11, according to the size of t...
-Cakes With Fillings. Minnehaha Cake
Butter, 1/2 cup, Sugar,1 1/2 cups, Eggs, 3, Milk, 1 cup, Flour, 2 1/2 cups, Baking-powder, 2 teaspoons, Vanilla. Mix all the dry ingredients. Cream the butter and the sugar together, and add to...
-Caramel Cake
Eggs, 6, Sugar, 2 cups, Flour, 2 1/2 cups, Milk, 1 cup, Baking-powder, 1 teaspoon, Vanilla, 1 teaspoon. Bake in 3 layers, and when cool fill and ice with Caramel mixture. Caramel Filling Brown sug...
-Marshmallow Cake
Butter, 1 cup, Sugar, 2 cups, Milk, 1 cup, Eggs, 4, Flour, 4 cups, Baking-powder, 3 large teaspoons, Vanilla, 1 teaspoon, Salt, 1/4 teaspoon. Bake the layers in 3 thick, or 4 thinner layers. ...
-Fudge Cake
Butter, 1 cup, Sugar, 1 cup, Milk, 1 cup, Flour, 3 cups, Pecan nuts, 1/2 cup, Grated chocolate, 1/4 cup, Eggs, 2, Baking-powder, 1 teaspoon. Cream the butter with the sugar, add the milk, and ...
-Lady Baltimore Cake
Butter, 1 cup, Sugar, 2 cups, Flour, 3 1/2 cups, Sweet milk, 1 cup, Eggs, 6 (whites only), Baking-powder, 2 level teaspoons, Rosewater, 1 teaspoon. Mix it as you would a white cake, and bake in 3 la...
-Sand Tarts
Butter, 1/2 pound, Granulated sugar, 1 pound, Eggs, 3, Vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon, Flour, Nutmeg. Beat the butter to a cream and then add the sugar. Then add the yolks of the eggs and the white...
-Fruit Drops
Flour, 2 cups, Sugar,1 1/2 cups, Butter, 1 cup, Eggs, 3, Dates, 3/4 pound, Figs, 1/4 pound, English walnuts, 1 1/2 pounds, Soda, 2 teaspoons, Cinnamon, 1 teaspoon, Allspice, 1/2 teaspoon, Sa...
-Surprise Macaroons
Shredded cocoanut, 1 cup, Brown sugar, 1 cup, Butter, 1 cup, Eggs, 2, well beaten, Oatmeal, 1 1/2 cups, Chopped raisins, 1 cup, Chopped pecans, 1 cup, Soda, 1 level teaspoon, Cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon. ...
-Oatmeal Bock Cakes
Oatmeal, 3 cups, Butter, 4 tablespoons, Sugar, 10 tablespoons, Eggs, 2. Mix together, and drop from a teaspoon upon paper placed in a buttered pan. Bake in a moderate oven until quite brown. ...
-Oatmeal Spiced Cookies
Butter, 1/2 cup, Lard, 1/2 cup, Granulated sugar, 2 cups, Sweet milk, 10 tablespoons, Rolled oats, 3 1/2 cups, Chopped nut-meats, 3/4 cup, Flour, 3 cups, Salt, 1/2 teaspoon, Cinnamon, 1 level teaspoon...
-German Rings
Flour, 1/2 pound, Sugar, 1 pound, Butter, 1 pound, Eggs, 2 (yolks and whites beaten separately), Ground cinnamon, 1 tablespoon. Beat the yolks and whites separately. Make a dough of the flour, bu...
-Russian Rock Cake
Butter, 1 cup, Sugar, 1/2 cup, Eggs, 3, Flour, 3 1/2 cups, Ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon, Nut-meats, 1 cup, Dates, 1 pound. Mix the butter, sugar, and eggs, and beat all to a cream; add the spice...
-Marzipan. German
Almonds, 1 pound, Powdered sugar, 1 pound, Rosewater. Blanch the almonds, and when perfectly dry, pound them, or grind them fine in a meat chopper, and add to this gradually, the sugar and rosewater....
-Scotch Short-Cake
Butter, 3/4 pound, Flour, 1 pound, Powdered sugar, 1 pound, Cinnamon, 1 tablespoon, Eggs, 3. Rub the butter and flour together; mix in the powdered sugar and the cinnamon. Mix into a dough with the 3...
-Superior Cookies
Butter, 1 cup, Sugar, 2 cups, Eggs, 2, Cream, 4 tablespoons, Baking-powder, 2 teaspoons, Flour. Use only as much flour as may be required to roll them out. Roll thin, and bake quick. ...
-Sugar Cookies
Sugar, 2 cups, Butter, 1 cup, Eggs, 2, Baking-soda, 1 teaspoon, Carraway seed, 1 teaspoon, Flour. Use just enough flour to roll out. Bake in a moderate oven. ...
-Ginger Snaps
Butter, 1/2 pound, Flour, 2 pounds, Ground ginger, 1 tablespoon, Brown sugar, 1/2 pound, Molasses, 1 pint. Rub the butter into the flour, and add the ginger and the sugar. Mix thoroughly, then ad...
-Jackson Snaps
Butter, 1/2 pound, Sugar, 1 pound, Egg, 1, Lemon, 1, Flour (sifted), 1 quart. Beat the butter to a cream, adding the sugar and egg well beaten, also 1 cupful of water and the juice of 1 lemon, al...
-Hermits
Sugar, 11/2 cups, Butter, 3/4 cup, Eggs, 2, Soda, 1 teaspoon, Cinnamon, 1 teaspoon, Cloves, 1 teaspoon, Nutmeg, 1 teaspoon, Chopped raisins, 1 large cupful, Flour. Use only enough flour to ro...
-Cake. Crullers
Sugar, 1 cup, Eggs, 2, Sour milk, 1 cup, Melted shortening, 3 tablespoons, Salt, 1 level teaspoon, Cream of tartar, 1 level teaspoon, Baking-soda, 1 1/2 teaspoons, Flour, nutmeg, cinnamon. Use...
-Grandmother Holt's Crullers
Sugar, 10 tablespoons, Melted butter, 5 tablespoons, Lard, 6 tablespoons, Sweet milk, 1/2 cup, Eggs, 3, Soda, 1/4 teaspoon, Flour, nutmeg, salt. Mix together, using only enough flour to make rolling...
-Candy. Molasses Candy
Molasses, 1 quarts Vinegar, 1/2 cup, Sugar, 1 cup, Butter, 1 heaping tablespoon, Vanilla, 1 teaspoon, Soda, 1 teaspoon. Dissolve the sugar in the vinegar. Mix it with the molasses, and boil, sti...
-English Molasses Candy
Molasses, 1 pound, Brown sugar, 1 pound, Butter, 1/2 pound, Vanilla, or peppermint, 1 teaspoon. Boil the sugar and molasses slowly together, until the mixture becomes stringy, then stir in the but...
-White Sugar Candy
Granulated sugar, 3 cups, Cream of tartar, 1 salt-spoon, Vinegar, 2 tablespoons, Butter, 1 teaspoon, Cold water, 2/3 cup. Place over a slow fire the vinegar, sugar, and water, and beat slowly until t...
-Sea Foam
Loaf sugar, 1 pound, Thick cream, 1 cup, Nut-meats, finely chopped, 1 cup. Bring the sugar and cream to a soft boil, then take off the fire, and whip with an egg-beater, until soft and fluffy, like...
-Butter Scotch
Brown sugar, 1 pound, Butter, 1/4 pound, Ground ginger, 1/2 ounce. Dissolve the sugar, add the butter, and keep stirring over the fire until it sets lightly, then add the ginger, stir it well in, and...
-Peppermint Drops
Granulated sugar, 1 large cup, Hot water, 4 tablespoons, Confectioner's sugar, 4 tablespoons, Oil of peppermint, a few drops. Put the cup of sugar in a granite saucepan, together with the hot water, ...
-Cream Peppermints
White sugar, 1 pound, Cream of tartar, 1/4 teaspoon, Oil of peppermint, 3 drops. Dissolve the cream of tartar in a teacup of cold water, add to it the sugar, and place over the fire, and boil until a...
-Mint Drops
Sugar, 1 pound, Oil of peppermint, 3 drops, Cream of tartar, 1/2 salt-spoon. Dissolve the cream of tartar in half a cup of water, and put this, together with the sugar, over the fire, and stir unti...
-Sauerkraut Candy
Take 2 cups of brown sugar, half a cup of boiling water, boil until it will harden in cold water; add cocoanut, grated, and pour, after beating well, upon a buttered dish. ...
-Cocoanut Drops
Grated cocoanut, Granulated sugar, White of egg. To 1 grated cocoanut add the half of its weight of granulated sugar, and the white of 1 egg, beaten to a stiff froth. Stir and mix well together, dro...
-Peanut Brittle
Peanuts, 1 cup, Granulated sugar, 1 pint. Roast, shell, and blanch the peanuts. Put the sugar in a frying-pan, place on a moderate fire. Add no water, or any kind of liquid. Stir often with a metal s...
-Peanut Candy
Molasses, 2 cups, Sugar, 1 cup, Vinegar, 1/2 (small) cup, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Water, 1 cup, Peanuts (roasted). Place all except the peanuts in a kettle, and boil until brittle, then stir in the pea...
-Nut Candy
Nut-meats, 1 cup, Sugar, 1 cup, Molasses, 1 cup. Boil together until the mixture is brittle when dropped into cold water. Add the meats of either peanuts, hickory-nuts, walnuts, almonds, etc. Then ta...
-Penotchie
Light-brown sugar, 3 cups, Milk, 1 cup, Butter, 1 teaspoon, Vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon, Nut-meats, 1 cup. Any of the various nut-meats may be used. Put the sugar and milk over the fire, and boil til...
-Nougat
Sweet almonds, 1 pound, Loaf sugar, 1 pound, Lemons (juice only), 3. Blanch the almonds, and with a sharp knife split each into several parts. Spread them over a large dish and place in a slow oven. ...
-French Fondant
As fondant forms the base for many candies, it is of importance that in the making of such candies care in making the fondant be always exercised. Fondant can be used at any time for the foundation o...
-Chocolate Coating
Chocolate coating for almonds and creams is made by melting sweetened chocolate in a double-boiler. Run a thick skewer into each nut, and dip into the melted chocolate until thoroughly coated. Sprea...
-Chocolate Bonbons
Sweetened chocolate, 1/2 pound, Gum arabic, 1 ounce, Confectioner's sugar, 2 ounces. The gum arabic should be dissolved in 1 1/2 tablespoons of hot water. Put the chocolate into a boiler and cook unt...
-Chocolate Creams
Chocolate Creams, No. 1 Vanilla chocolate, 1 cake, Vanilla extract, 2 tablespoons, Powdered sugar, 3 cups, Cornstarch, or arrowroot, 2 tablespoons, Butter, 1 tablespoon. Wash the salt from the bu...
-Burnt Almonds
Brown sugar, 1 1/2 cups, Shelled and blanched almonds, 1 cup, Water, 3 tablespoons. Put the sugar and water into a saucepan, place on the fire, and stir until the sugar is dissolved. When the sugar...
-Chocolate Almonds
Chocolate Almonds, No. 1 Sweet chocolate, Almonds, Vanilla extract. Blanch the almonds. Grate or shave the chocolate into a bowl, set in a pan of boiling water. When the chocolate is melted put an a...
-Chocolate Taffy
Granulated sugar, 2 cups, Grated chocolate, 3 cups, Boiling water, 1/2 cup, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Vanilla extract, 2 teaspoons. Cook until it will nearly crack when dropped into cold water, then add ...
-Chocolate Chips
Chocolate, Molasses, 1 cup, Sugar, 2/3 cup, Butter, 1 heaping tablespoon, Vanilla extract. First mix a candy of molasses for the filling. This should be made as follows: Boil together molasses, s...
-Chocolate Caramels
Chocolate Caramels, No. 1 Light brown sugar, 3 pounds, Chocolate, 1/2 pound, Butter, 1/4 pound, Cream, 1/2 cup, Vanilla extract, 3 tablespoons. Put into a porcelain kettle all except the vanilla...
-Chocolate Nut Candy
Cocoa, or chocolate, 1 pound, Pulverized sugar, 2 cups,. Cream, 1/2 cup, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Vanilla, 1 teaspoon, Nut-meats, 1 cup. Any nut-meats may be used except peanuts. Put the sugar, cream, c...
-Chocolate Fudge
Chocolate Fudge, No. 1 Unsweetened chocolate, 1 cake, Brown sugar, 3 pounds, Milk, 1 cup, Butter, 1/2 pound, Vanilla, 1 teaspoon. Let the sugar, milk, and butter come to a boil, then add the cake of...
-Nut Fudge
Sugar, 3 cups, Milk, 1 1/2 cups, Butter, 1 large tablespoon, Vanilla, 1 teaspoon, Nut-meats, 1 cup. Break the nut-meats in bits. Boil the sugar and milk together, slowly until perfect drops will form...
-Maple Caramels
Maple sugar, 2 pounds, Cream or milk, 1 quart. Break the sugar into the milk, - half cream if so preferred, - and boil steadily till a little dropped in cold water will harden. Then pour it into gre...
-Coffee Caramels
Brown sugar, 1 pound, Strong coffee, 1 cup, Cream, 1/2 cup, Butter, 1 tablespoon. Cook until brittle when dropped into cold water, then pour into buttered tins, and when nearly cold, mark off in squa...
-Mexican Kisses
Brown sugar, 2 cups, Sweet milk, 1/2 cup, Butter, 1 heaping tablespoon, English walnuts (broken in bits), 1 pound. Put the sugar, and milk in a stewpan, and cook gently till a little dropped in co...
-Gum-Drops
Gum arabic, 1 pound, White sugar, 1 pound, Cornstarch and flavoring, Granulated sugar, Coloring if desired. Dissolve the gum arabic in a pint and a half of water, strain, and add the pound of white s...
-Lemon-Drops
Lemon-juice, Loaf sugar. Squeeze some lemon-juice into a pan and with it mix some of the best loaf sugar, pounded and passed through a sieve. Make a paste so thick that it can scarcely be stirred, an...
-Candied Mint Leaves
Prepare fondant, and when the syrup is boiled, so that it hairs, remove it from the fire, stir a little, and dip each small spray of mint into it, laying them afterwards on buttered paper to harden....
-Candied Violets
Candied violets may be prepared in the same way as candied mint leaves. The syrup may be colored by using grape juice, and the stems made green with spinach leaves crushed, and the juice added to fon...
-Decorating Cakes
Crystallized mint leaves, and violets, and candied fruits may be formed into most attractive decorations for cakes. ...
-How To Fasten Candles On Cakes
Push a hot hat-pin, or a knitting needle into the bottom of the candle; remove, and put in a wooden toothpick while the wax is still soft. After the wax is hardened around the toothpick the candle may...
-Marrons Glaces
Fresh chestnuts, 1 quart, Butter, 2 teaspoons, Lemon-juice, 2 tablespoons. Syrup Sugar, 2 quarts, Vanilla bean, 1-inch length. Use freshly gathered chestnuts if possible. Score each nut on one side ...
-Chestnuts Glaces
Chestnuts, 1 quart, Granulated sugar, 1 pound, Water, 2 cups. Put a quart of fine large chestnuts into a frying-pan and roast, then skin them, and stick a wooden tooth-pick into each one. The chestnu...
-Candied Orange-Peel
Oranges, 6, Granulated sugar, 1/2 pound, Water, 1 cup, Brandy. Slice the oranges in pieces about a quarter of an inch thick. Remove all the pulp, and soak the rinds overnight in water sufficient t...
-Orange Balls. California
Orange peel, Sugar. Soak the orange peel for 3 days in cold water, changing the water each day. Then put the peel in hot water, and boil until soft. Squeeze as dry as possible; chop fine and weigh it...
-Beverages. Punches. Punch
Plain soda-water, 4 bottles, Claret, 4 quarts, Brandy, 1/2 pint, Bum, Medford or Jamaica, 1 pint, Moselle, or Rhine wine, 1 pint, Vermouth, 1 gill, Pineapple, sliced, 1, Oranges, sliced, 4, Mi...
-Fish-House Punch
Brandy, 1 pint, Jamaica, or Medford rum, 2 pints, Lemon-juice, 1 pint, Strong green tea, 1/2 pint, Water, 3 pints, Loaf-sugar, \1/2 pounds. Mix, strain, and before serving, add ice. ...
-Philadelphia Fish-House Punch
Peach brandy, 1/4 pint, Cognac, 1/2 pint, Jamaica, or Medford rum, 1/4 pint, Lemon-juice, 1/3 pint, Apollinaris, 1 quart, White sugar, 3/4 pound. Dissolve the sugar in one-half its volume of water ...
-Navy Punch
Jamaica rum, 2 quarts, Brandy, 2 quarts, White wine, 2 quarts, Tea, 1 quart, Lemons, the juice of 24, Oranges, the juice of 6, Water, 1 pint, Soda-water, 6 bottles, Light brown sugar. Squeeze the jui...
-U. S. S. Richmond Punch
This celebrated punch is made from a stock, which can be kept in bottles, and at any time will produce an excellent punch by the addition of soda-water or champagne and ice, and is very useful in that...
-Champagne Punch
Champagne, 2 quarts, Brandy, 1 pint, Rich lemonade, 1 pint, Curagao, 1 gill, Syphon soda, 1 quart. First make the lemonade, and to this add the curagao and the brandy, a few minutes before the punch ...
-Chamberlin
Champagne, 2 bottles, Brandy, 1/4 bottle, Rum, 3/4 tumbler, Strong black tea, 1 tumbler, Lemons, 3, strained, Powdered sugar, to taste. ...
-Congressional Punch. Chamberlin
Lemon-juice, 1 quart (very sweet), Whisky, 1 quart, Brandy, 1 pint, Claret, 1 quart, Champagne, 1 quart and 1 pint, Oranges, bananas, etc., sliced, Sweeten to taste. ...
-Regent Punch
Strong green tea,1 1/2 pints, Jamaica rum, 1 pint, Brandy, 1 pint, Batavia arrack, 1 pint, Curacao, 1 pint, Champagne, 1 quart, Lemon-juice, 1 1/2 pints, Capillaire, 1 1/2 pints, Pineapple, 1, sliced,...
-Claret Punch
Claret, 1 quart, Sherry, 1/2 pint, Maraschino, 1 liqueur-glass, Pulverized sugar, 1/4 pound, Seltzer (siphon), 1 quart, Ice, and the peel of 1 lemon. Mix well, strain the punch, and add the ice and s...
-Made Drinks. Apple Toddy. Virginia
Old apple-brandy, 1 gallon, Water, 1 gallon, Loaf-sugar, 2 pounds, Apples, large and sour, 8. Bake the apples thoroughly without burning, and pour the gallon of scalding hot water over them. Let them...
-Apple Toddy. Maryland
Sour apples, well roasted, 18, Boiling water, 1 gallon, Sugar, 2 quarts, Brandy, 1 quart, Rum, Medford or Jamaica, 1 quart, Sherry, 1 quart, Madeira, 1 pint, Arrack, 1/2 pint, Peach brandy, 1/...
-Egg-Nog. Chamberlin
Pulverized sugar, 1 1/4 pounds, Eggs, strictly fresh-laid, 12, Best cognac, 1 quart, Champagne, 1/2 pint, Powdered nutmeg, 1 even tablespoon, Fresh sweet milk, 2 quarts, Sweet cream, 1 quart. Thoroug...
-Cherry Bounce
Wild cherries, 6 quarts, Medford rum, 1 1/2 gallons, Loaf-sugar, 1 pound, Water, 2 quarts. Put all into a 3-gallon demijohn. Shake well together, let stand for at least 3 months, sampling once in awh...
-Mixed Single Drinks. Milk Punch
Brandy, 1 liqueur-glass, Jamaica rum, 1 liqueur-glass, Powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon, Milk, 2 gills (1 tumblerful), Nutmeg and lemon-peel. Pour the liquors into the mixer first, then pour in the milk an...
-Gin Fizz
Powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon, Lemon-juice, 4 dashes, Gin, 1 liqueur-glass, Carbonated water, and fine ice. Mix the gin, lemon-juice and sugar in a glass, stir, shake thoroughly, in the mixer, strain in...
-Rickey
Put a small piece of ice in a thin glass, and squeeze over it 1 lime. Put half the lime in the glass, and add a liqueur-glass of either whisky or gin, and fill the glass with carbonated water. ...
-Whisky Sour
Squeeze the half of a lemon into the bottom of a glass, add a dash of carbonated water, and a little sugar. Mix this well, then fill the glass two-thirds full with shaved ice. Add a liqueur-glass of w...
-Mint Julep
Mint Julep, No. 1 Whisky, 1/2 gill, Sugar, 1 teaspoon, French brandy, a dash, Cracked ice, Mint. Fill a tall thin glass with finely cracked ice, and leave it for a few moments to become frosted on t...
-Poet-Wine Sangaree
Port-wine, one claret-glass, Pulverized sugar, 1 teaspoon, Cracked ice, Grated nutmeg. Mix, shake well, and serve with the grated nutmeg on top of the mixture, which should be put in a tall glass. Sh...
-Orange Cocktail
Large oranges, 3, Lemon, 1, Sherry, 1 wine-glass. Mix the juice of the oranges with that of the lemon, add the sherry, strain through cheese-cloth and chill. Add a cherry to each glass. ...
-Shandy Gaff
Put 2 or 3 pieces of ice in a large pitcher, and pour together, Bass and Ginger-ale at the same time. ...
-Bamboo
This is made from equal proportions of sherry and Italian Vermouth. ...
-Remsen Cooler
Remove the peel from a lemon, cutting it around, so that it will be in 1 piece and curl. Put this rind in a tall glass, around a piece of ice. Add a liqueur-glass of gin, and a bottle of soda. ...
-Cordials.. Mint Cordial
Mint leaves (bruised), 1 small cup, Oranges, large, 3, Lemons, 6, Sherry, 1/2 pint, Sugar, 5 cups, Water, 1 quart, Red raspberries, 1 pint, Siphon seltzer. Soak the leaves in the juice of the orange...
-Orange Cordial
Apple brandy, 2 quarts, Oranges (skins only), 15, Loaf sugar, 2 pounds. Put the orange peel in the brandy, and let it stand for 3 weeks. Then take out the skins, and add 2 pounds of loaf sugar to the...
-Wines. Elder-Blow Wine
Blossoms (pressed down), 1 quart, Cold water, 1 gallon, Sugar, 4 pounds, Lemons, sliced, 3, Yeast, 1 cake. Pick from the stems enough blossoms to fill a quart measure when pressed down. Add a gallon ...
-Currant Wine
Currants, 4 pounds, Sugar, 3 pounds, Water, 1 gallon. Wash the currants, stems and all, in a large vessel; add the water and place in a cool cellar, stirring occasionally during 3 days. Press the cur...
-Fruit Punches.. California Fruit-Punch
Take equal quantities of unfermented white grape-juice, and apollinaris water. Serve in a punch-bowl with a large lump of ice on which is laid grape leaves and a bunch of malaga grapes; - or a small ...
-Strawberry Punch
Strawberries, 1 quart, Raspberries, 1/2 pint, Sugar, 2 cups, Port-wine, 1 tumbler, Water, 1 1/2 cups. Pick the stems off of the berries and crush, and pass the juice through a fine sieve or cloth. Ma...
-Orange Punch
Oranges, 4, White sugar, 1 pound, Lemon, 1, Water, 1 pint. Take the rind from two of the oranges, grate it, and add to it the sugar and water. Stir together until the sugar is entirely dissolved, ...
-Fruit Punch
Lemons, 12, Oranges, 6, Pineapple, 1/3, Sugar, Strawberries, or raspberries. Squeeze the lemons and oranges, grate the pineapple, using only 1/3 of it, sugar to taste, strain the whole through a ...
-Tutti Frutti Cup
Stoned cherries (cut in halves), 1 cup, Pineapple (shredded), 1, Crushed strawberries, 1 pint, Bar-le-duc jelly, 1 small glass, Powdered sugar, Grated nutmeg, Orange rind, Granulated sugar, 3 c...
-Claret Cup
Claret Cup, No. 1 Claret, 1 quart, Brandy, 2 liqueur-glasses, Benedictine, or Curacao, 2 liqueur-glasses, Lemons, 2, Siphon soda, 1 quart, Cucumber rind, 1, sliced, Mint, 4 stalks, Sugar, ice. Mix ...
-Sauterne Cup
Sugar, 3 heaping tablespoons, Boiling water, 1/2 pint, Sugar, again, 1 cup, Lemon, 1, Oranges, 2, Sauterne, 2 quarts, Seltzer, 1 bottle, Ice, mint, Pineapple and strawberries. Put the sugar (...
-Tea Punch
Strong tea, 12 quarts, Apollinaris, 12 pints, Granulated sugar, 12 cups, Lemon-juice, 3 pints, Chipped, and lump ice. In making the tea, allow at least 4 teaspoonfuls of good tea to each quart of boi...
-Fruit Syrups. Pineapple Syrup
Loaf sugar, 3 pounds, Eggs (whites only), 2, Pineapple juice, 1 quart. Put the sugar into a granite pan or kettle, over the fire. Beat the whites of the eggs, and add them to 2 cups of clear water. P...
-Lemon Syrup. For Bottling
Lemons, 18, Water, 2 quarts, Sugar, 6 pounds, Eggs (shells and whites only), 2. Scrub well 6 of the lemons, and chip off the thin yellow rind. Pour over this 1 pint of water and steep for an hour ...
-Fruit Syrup
Red raspberries, 1 pint, Ripe currants, 1 quart, Granulated sugar, 2 cups, Cold water, 2 quarts. Bruise the fruit in a preserving kettle, with a potato-masher, add to it the water and sugar, and let ...
-Summer Drinks. Raspberry Shrub
Red raspberries, 4 quarts, Vinegar, White sugar. Cover the raspberries with vinegar in a closed stone jar. Keep them in a cool place for 24 hours, then strain through a sieve or cloth, not pressing...
-Currant Water
Raspberries, 1 cup, Currants, 2 cups, Sugar syrup, 1 cup. Mash the raspberries and currants together, add a cup of water and bring to a simmer over the fire. Make a sugar syrup of sugar and water bo...
-French Creole Drink
Pineapple, 1, Lemon, 1, Milk, 1 quart, Sugar, Ice. Crush the pineapple, press the lemon, and strain the juices of both through a fine sieve, or through a piece of linen. Add the milk, a piece of ice,...
-Ginger-Ale Julep
Granulated sugar, 1 scant cup, Lemons, 6, Mint, 6 stalks, Pounded ice, 1 cup, Ginger-ale, 2 bottles. Put the sugar in a glass pitcher and squeeze upon it the juice of the lemons. When the sugar has d...
-Old Colonial Ginger Cup
Sultana raisins, 1/2 pound, Currants, 1 cup, Almond extract, 1 teaspoon, Preserved ginger, 1/2 cup, Oranges, 4, Lemons, 2, Powdered sugar, 2 cups, Grated cocoanut, 3 tablespoons, Ground cinnam...
-Grape-Juice
Grapes, 10 pounds, Sugar, 3 pounds, Water, 1 cup. Put the grapes and water in a granite stewpan, heat until the pulps and stones separate, then strain through a jelly bag. Add the sugar to the juice,...
-Bottling Lemon-Juice
Lemons, White sugar. Use 1 pound of sugar to each pint of lemon-juice. Squeeze the juice of the lemons, strain free from pulp and pits, add powdered white sugar and stir till the sugar is dissolved, ...
-Pineapple Lemonade
Pineapple, 1, Lemons, 5, Sugar, 1 pound. Peel and grate the pineapple and pour over it the juice of the lemons. Make a syrup of the sugar with a pint of water, boiling them together for 10 minutes. ...
-Egg Lemonade
Lemon, 1, Eggs, 2, Sugar and ice, Water. Make a good plain lemonade, with half a lemon in each of 2 tumblers, add enough sugar to make it sweet as desired, beat an egg for each tumbler, and when well...
-Chocolate Parfait Amour
Rich milk, 1 pint, Grated chocolate, 1 small cup, Granulated sugar, 5 tablespoons, Eggs, 3, Vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon, Whipped cream, 1 pint, Finely chopped ice, 2 cups, Apollinaris water, V...
-Havana Amande
Sweet almonds, 3 dozen, Milk, 2 quarts, Vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon, Sugar, 1/2 pound. Peel the almonds, and pound them to a pulp, and boil in the milk. Add the vanilla, and sweeten with the sugar. ...
-Root-Beer
Root-beer extract (Williams'), 1 bottle, Compressed yeast cake, 1, Sugar, 3 cups, Warm water, 8 quarts, Salt. Dissolve the yeast cake in 1 cup of the warm water, mix with the sugar, and extract, ...
-Ginger Beer
Green ginger, sliced thin, 1 1/2 ounces, Yeast cake, 1/2, Cream of tartar, 1 ounce, Light-brown sugar, 1 pound, Lemons, 2, Boiling water, 1 gallon. Scrub and slice the lemons very thin without par...
-Part II. Useful Information. Cleaning And Removing Stains. Javelle Water
Javelle water is excellent for removing stains from table linen, or other linen, and if carefully used is quite harmless, but the bleach is a strong one, and if permitted to stand for an instant after...
-Javelle Water. Second Method
Cold water, 1 gallon, Chlorid of lime, 1 pound (1 can), Sal-soda (common washing-soda), 4 pounds. Place all on the fire and allow it to boil for 10 minutes. Take off and cool, and when cool put int...
-Javelle Water. Third Method
Chlorid of lime, 1/2 pound, Sal-soda, 1 pound. Put the lime and soda into a wooden pail, pour on boiling water till the pail is full, to dissolve the soda. Let it remain for some hours, and next day ...
-Oxalic Acid
Oxalic acid may be used in the same manner as javelle water to remove stains, unless they are very deep-seated. It is prepared as follows: Crystals of oxalic acid, 2 ounces, Water, 1 gill. Place the...
-Removing Stains With Sulphur Matches
Very small spots on white linen may be removed by wetting the heads of sulphur matches, one after the other, and rubbing them over the discoloration. It is the sulphur in the composition which acts a...
-How To Clean Decanters Or Water-Bottles
Mix half a gill of vinegar with a handful of salt, and put a little of the liquid in each decanter, and shake well then rinse in clear water. Milk bottles should be washed first with cold water. ...
-Soft Soap
Potash, 3/4 pound, Grease, 1 pound. Soak the potash in cold water overnight, and next day boil it until the potash dissolves, then while still boiling hot, pour it over the grease which has been plac...
-How To Remove Spots From Clothing
Sometimes the application of soap, ammonia, or gasoline to fabrics that have been soiled seems only to make the stains more prominent. This is partly because the cleaning agent was not suitable to the...
-Grease Spots On Linen Or Cotton
To remove grease spots from linen or cotton, use soap or weak lyes, and rub well with glycerin, and wash them out in warm water. ...
-How To Remove Grease Spots From Woolens
To remove grease spots from woolen goods use soapsuds, or ammonia. ...
-How To Remove Grease Spots From Silks
To remove grease spots from silks, use benzine, ether, magnesia, chalk, or ammonia. ...
-Tweed And Serge Garments
For cleaning tweed and serge garments, a mixture of pure alcohol and salt is very useful. As much coarse common salt should be used as the alcohol will absorb, and the liquid should be applied as even...
-How To Remove Mildew From Linen
To remove mildew from linen rub the linen well with soap, and then add a scraping of fine chalk. Cover well with the soap and chalk, and rub it well into the fabric. Put it in the air, and as it dries...
-Iron-Rust Stains
Iron-rust stains are removed by using cream of tartar. If this be sprinkled on the stain and the damaged fabric be allowed to remain in the sun for a little while, the spot will disappear. If the firs...
-How To Remove Ink-Spots
To remove ink-spots from fabrics make a thick paste of milk and starch, and spread this on the spots and leave it for 2 days; and at the end of that time the spots will be hardly visible when the past...
-How To Remove Grass-Stains
Grass-stains may be removed from clothing with common cooking-molasses, or with glycerin, by allowing the stained cloth to remain for 2 or 3 hours with either of these spread over the stained spot, th...
-How To Take A Scorch-Mark Out Of Linen
A scorch-mark on linen, if not too brown, may sometimes be removed by moistening the linen with water, and laying in the sun. Repeat the moistening two or three times, and the mark will disappear. ...
-How To Remove Paint-Stains
Turpentine is generally a very good liquid to use for removing paint-stains, and in this case it is always well to use if possible, the surrounding cornstarch, to prevent the turpentine from spreading...
-Stains Made By Tar
Stains made by tar are always best removed by the use of turpentine; and the spot should be surrounded with cornstarch, to prevent the spreading of the cleanser. ...
-How To Remove Coffee And Tea Stains
To remove stains of coffee and tea, rub the spots with a little borax, and soak for half an hour in cold water; then hold the fabric over the mouth of a deep bowl, and pour boiling water through the s...
-How To Remove Blood-Spots
Blood-spots may be removed from the most delicate fabrics by dropping cold water quickly over the stains (that is, immediately after the blood-spots are made), and then covering the place with a thick...
-Kerosene For Washing Clothes
The washing of clothes can be made much easier by soaking them overnight, especially clothes that are particularly soiled, in water to which has been added a tablespoon of kerosene. In the morning wri...
-How To Remove Stains Of Peaches
To remove peach-stains, place a tablespoon of sulphur on a plate, add a few drops of pure alcohol and ignite. Over this place a tin funnel, mouth downward, and wet the stain and hold over the smaller ...
-How To Remove Berry- Or Fruit-Stains From The. Hands
To remove fruit-stains from the hands, use the fumes from a few sulphur matches, lighting them one by one, and holding the fingers over the fumes. If the stains are large, light a bunch at a time. ...
-How To Remove Fresh Fruit-Stains From Fabrics
To remove fresh fruit-stains from fabrics, first try by pouring boiling water over them; if this fails, then rub them with a half-lemon, dipped into salt, and then wash the garment. Javelle water wil...
-Removing Spots On Woolen Cloth
Spots on woolen cloth may be removed by using sulphuric ether, which should always be applied with a piece of the same material as that of the goods being cleaned if possible. This method is recommend...
-How To Clean Ivory Handles Of Knives
Knives which have ivory handles that may have become darkened, may be cleaned by rubbing the handles with half a lemon, which has been dipped in salt. After treating them thus, then wash in warm water...
-How To Clean Chamois Gloves
Make a strong lather, put the gloves on the hands, and go over all parts of the gloves with this lather, squeezing and rubbing as if washing the hands. Rinse them in the same manner, always in cold wa...
-How To Clean White Plumes
Cut some soap (white) into small pieces, and put it into boiling water, adding a little pearl-ash. When the mixture has dissolved put the plumes into it, and draw them through the hand till they look ...
-How To Wash Fine Lace
Sew the lace to a piece of white cotton cloth and wet thoroughly, and rub copiously with naphtha soap. Let it stand for several hours - overnight if possible. Gently wash until the lace is clean. Whe...
-How To Restore Black Lace
Water, 1/2 cup, Borax, 1 teaspoon, Alcohol, 1 teaspoon. Squeeze the lace through this mixture, then rinse in a cup of hot water in which an old kid glove has been boiled. Pull out the edges till almo...
-How To Clean Jet Passementerie
To clean jet passementerie, rub it with a cloth or a soft brush, dipped in equal parts of alcohol and water, and then dry it with a clean cloth. ...
-How To Clean Soiled Silk Embroidery
To clean soiled silk embroidery use spirits of wine, and dip a camel's-hair brush in it and brush the trimming until all the dirt is removed. ...
-How To Use Magnesia
When using magnesia as a cleanser, first dampen the stained place, then moisten the magnesia, and rub it vigorously on the stain, and allow it to dry thoroughly, when the magnesia powder may be easily...
-How To Dry-Clean A Rug
Beat the rug till no more dust flies from it, then lay it flat on the floor, and spread over it, powdered fuller's earth. Rub the powder in with a brush as if you were scouring, and then roll the rug ...
-How To Clean An Oil-Painting
Take the picture from the frame, and lay it on the table face upward. Prepare a bowl of tepid water and go carefully over the entire surface of the picture using a soft sponge. Then take a large whit...
-How To Clean Gilt Frames
Beat up the white of an egg, add to it a pinch of soda, and brush this mixture over the frames. Then wash with soft water and dry with a white flannel cloth. ...
-How To Clean A Mirror
First rub the surface with a rag dipped in a little methylated spirit, then sprinkle with a little finely powdered blue. Wipe quite clean, and polish with a silk duster. ...
-How To Clean Brass And Silverware
Take half a cup of whiting and fill the cup with cold water; pour this into a bottle, and add 1 ounce of ammonia; shake well, before using. Wet a flannel cloth with this, and rub the silver or brass. ...
-Care Of Furniture. Furniture Polish
Furniture Polish, No. 1 A pood furniture polish is easily made as follows: Turpentine, 1 tablespoon, Vinegar, 1 tablespoon, Olive-oil, 2 tablespoons. This should always be well shaken just before u...
-Cement
A good cement can be made by mixing powdered rice with a little cold water, slowly adding to it boiling water, till the right consistency is obtained, then pour into a saucepan, and boil it for a minu...
-Cement For Broken Glass
Plaster of Paris, mixed into a paste with white of egg, makes a strong cement for mending broken glass or china. Another excellent cement is made as follows: Into a small bottle press as much isingla...
-Chinese Cement
Orange shellac (broken small), 4 ounces, Rectified spirits, 3 ounces. Digest together in a warm place till dissolved, then apply to the broken parts and these will adhere so that should the article b...
-Waterproof Glue
Waterproof glue may be made from 3 parts gum shellac, and 1 part india rubber; these being dissolved separately, in ether, under the influence of heat, and the two solutions afterward mixed and kept f...
-Lacquer For Toilet Silver
Methylated spirits, 1 pint, Shellac, 1 ounce. Put the shellac in a bottle and dissolve with the methylated spirits, cork the bottle tightly, and let it stand for 24 hours, then pour off the clear liq...
-Painting Brass Work With Shellac
If brass chandeliers, stair rails, and so forth, are painted with a coating of shellac, they will long keep their polish. While the fixtures are still bright and fresh they should be given a coating ...
-How To Clean Tarnished Silver
Water, 1 gallon, Cyanid of potassium (fused), 1 pound. This preparation is used by a noted firm of silverware manufacturers. The same proportions made in smaller quantities will be of great use, as ...
-How To Clean Aluminum
Dissolve 20 grammes of borax in water, and a third as much ammonia as you have of water. Shake well together, apply, and polish until the white glittering effect is seen that is always on new aluminum...
-Gilding Mixture
Take equal parts of copal varnish and turpentine, and enough Japan drier to give a glisten. Add bronze powder enough to bring to the consistency of mucilage and apply with a sizing brush. ...
-How To Write On Metals
Muriatic acid, 1 ounce, Nitric acid, 1/2 ounce, Beeswax. To write on iron, steel, silver or gold, mix the above acids and use as follows: Cover the place in which you wish to write with melted beeswa...
-Imitation Of Ground Glass
In many rooms, especially in apartments, where windows or door should have been furnished with ground glass, a good imitation of ground glass may be made as follows: Take a soft piece of putty and ti...
-How To Clean Spots From Mahogany
Mahogany tables and desks are frequently disfigured by white marks caused by the standing of hot dishes upon them without a mat between. To remove the stains, rub on a few drops of sweet oil, and afte...
-Putting Rods In Curtains
When running brass rods through window, or sash curtains, put an old glove-finger over the end of the rod that is being pushed through the hem. It will prevent the rod from tearing the material. ...
-How To Destroy Silver-Bugs
Oil of pennyroyal, 2 ounces, Oil of sassafras, 2 ounces, Alcohol, 4 ounces. Let it mix well and then sprinkle where the bugs have been congregating. ...
-How To Rid A Closet Of Moths
Place some bricks in the closet, and take a tin or iron pan and after having heated the pan red hot, pour into it hot vinegar, and placing the pan on the bricks, close the door as soon as the vinegar ...
-Care Of The Hair. Falling Hair
Glycerin, 1/2 ounce, Eau de Cologne, 1/4 pint, Liquid ammonia, 1 dram, Oil of rosemary, 1/2 dram, Oil of organum, 1/2 dram, Tincture of cantharides, 1 ounce. Mix and agitate well for 10 minutes. A fe...
-Powder For Oily Hair
A powder to clean oily hair is made as follows: Powdered orris, 1/4 pound, Bergamot rind, 1 1/3 drams, Cassia flowers, 1 1/2 drams, Coarsely ground cloves, 1/4 drams. Mix all, and put through a siev...
-Hair Tonic
Hair Tonic, No. 1 Cologne, 8 ounces, Tincture of cantharides, 1 ounce, Oil of lavender, 1/2 dram, Oil of rosemary, 1/2 dram. Apply to the roots of the hair daily. It is necessary that the scalp b...
-How To Keep The Hair Curled
The following mixture will keep the hair curled: Gum arabic, 1 ounce, Moist sugar, 1/2 ounce, Hot water, 3/4 pint, Alcohol, 2 fluid ounces, Bichlorid of mercury, 6 grains, Sal-ammoniac, 6 grains. Th...
-Egg Shampoo
A good egg shampoo can be easily made as follows: Egg, 1, Hot rain-water, 1 pint, Spirits of rosemary, 1 ounce. Beat the mixture thoroughly and use it warm. Rub it well into the scalp, and rinse s...
-Henna As A Stain Foe The Hair
Henna is a vegetable stain, quite harmless, and producing an attractive reddish tint to the hair. For home use it will be found much safer than anything else. Shampoo the hair and dry, and then apply...
-Care Of The Eyebrows
Before brushing the eyebrows rub them with vaseline. This will help them to run in the one direction. ...
-How To Grow Heavy Eyebrows
The following recipe for promoting the growth of the eyebrows is very good, and is perfectly harmless: Vaseline, 2 ounces, Cantharides, 1/8 ounce, Oil of rosemary, 15 drops, Lavender extract, 15 drop...
-How To Darken The Eyebrows
Make a strong brew of sage tea, strain it through a muslin, and to a pint of the liquid add a tablespoon of alcohol. Apply this to the eyebrows with a brush. It is perfectly harmless, and will, in fac...
-Chinese Eyelash Stain
Gum arabic, 1 dram, India ink, 1/2 dram, Rose-water, 4 ounces. Powder the ink and gum, and triturate small quantities of the powder until there is obtained a uniform black liquid in a powder, and the...
-Cake Of The Skin. Almond Meal
Orris-root, powdered, 4 ounces, Wheat flour, 4 ounces, White Castile soap, powdered, 1 ounce, Borax, 1 ounce, Oil of bitter almonds, 10 drops, Oil of bcrgamot, 2 drams, Tincture of musk, 1 dram....
-Almond Milk
Jordan almonds, 30, Distilled water, 1/2 pint, Sugar. Blanch the almonds, and bruise them to a fine powder, by-pounding in a mortar, in which has been placed also the distilled water. Add also a lump...
-The Lemon Bath
The lemon bath is a great invigorator, an excellent cleanser, and has a most soothing, refreshing, and softening influence on the skin. It is prepared as follows: Cut five lemons in slices, and leave...
-Bath Bags
Oatmeal, 4 pounds, Bran, 2 quarts, Almond meal, 1 1/2 pounds, White Castile soap, 1 pound, Violet sachet, 3 ounces. Have the soap dried and powdered. Mix all together, and keep in glass jars, fro...
-Rouge
A simple preparation of rouge is made as follows: Carmine, 1/2 dram, Oil of almonds, 1 dram, French chalk, 2 ounces. Mix thoroughly, and it will be found that the chalk absorbs the oil, making an ...
-Face Powder
Rice flour, 3 ounces, Rice starch, 3 ounces, Carbonate of magnesia, l 1/2 ounces Pulverized boric acid,3/4 ounce Powdered orris 3/4, dram, Essence of citron, 7 drop Essence of bergamot, 7 drops. Mix ...
-Lip Salve
Spermaceti ointment, 1/2 ounce, Balsam of Peru, 7 1/2 grains, Alkanet, 7 1/2 grains, Oil of cloves, 2 drops. Mix the alkanet with the spermaceti ointment, in a bottle or in a dish, and let it stand o...
-Cold Cream
Sweet oil of almonds, 75 grains, Virgin wax, 20 grains, Spermaceti, 8 grammes, Perfume. Melt all together, and stir for 20 minutes, and when cooling add any desired perfume. ...
-Orange-Flower Cream
Oil of sweet almonds, 4 ounces, White wax, 6 drams, Spermaceti, 6 drams, Borax, 2 drams, Glycerin,1 1/2 ounces, Oil of neroli, 15 drops, Oil of orange-skin (bigarde), 15 drops. Melt the sweet a...
-For Moist Hands
Tincture of belladonna, 1/2 ounce, Eau de Cologne, 3 ounces. Mix the two well, and use when desired during the day, always washing the hands in hot water and drying them quickly just before applying ...
-Orris Powder For Perspiration
Phenic acid, 3 fluid drams, Alcohol, 5 1/2 fluid drams, Starch, 6 1/4 ounces, Florentine orris, 5 1/2 ounces, Essence of violet, 32 minims. Dissolve the acid in the alcohol, add the violet essence, ...
-How To Remove Tan
Bathe in pure lemon-juice. First wash the skin thoroughly with warm water and a pure soap; then after drying thoroughly with a soft towel, apply the lemon-juice with a wad of absorbent cotton. Peroxi...
-Peroxid As A Face Bleach
When using peroxid as a face bleach it should be left on the face for an hour or two after it dries. Instead of washing it off with water, rub the skin with a good cold cream, and the skin will be muc...
-How To Remove A Moth-Patch
Cocoa-butter, 2 1/2 drams, Castor oil, 2 1/2 drams, White precipitate of mercury, 1 1/2 grains, Essence of rose, 10 drops. Apply the mixture to the moth-patch night and morning. ...
-Perfumes. Cologne
The following is a very good recipe for making cologne: Essence of lemon, 10 grammes, Essence of cedrat (citron), 10 grammes, Essence of bergamot, 10 grammes, Essence of fine lavender, 10 grammes, Es...
-Blending Of Perfumes
In making sachet-bags, the blending of the perfumes is of much importance. The two odors that mix most perfectly are violet and heliotrope; and the addition of a little sandalwood to these will produc...
-Scent-Bags
An old-fashioned filling for scent-bags is made as follows: Coriander seed, 14 pound, Powdered orris-root, 1/4 pound, Aromatic calamus, 1/4 pound, Damask-rose leaves, 1/4 pound, Lavender blossoms, 2...
-Violet Sachet-Powder
The following is a very good recipe for making a pleasant sachet-powder. Powdered orris, 1 ounce, Powdered bergamot-peel, 1/4 ounce, Powdered acacia, 1/4 ounce, Musk, 20 grains. Bottle for 10 days, ...
-Rose Sachet-Powder
Lavender leaves, 1/8 pound, Dried rose-leaves,1/2 pound, Powdered orris-root, 3/4 pound, Civet, 8 grains, Powdered musk, 10 grains. Mix thoroughly and keep air-tight until ready to make up into sache...
-Rose Sachet
Dried rose-leaves, 1/2 pound, Ground sandal-wood, 1/4 pound, Attar of rose,1/8 ounce. Keep in a tightly corked bottle when not needed for use to fill the bags. ...
-Heliotrope Sachet
Dried rose-leaves, 1/4 pound, Powdered orris-root, 1/2 pound, Powdered tonka bean, 2 ounces, Vanilla bean, 1 ounce, Attar of almonds, 2 drops. Powder all and mix by sifting them together. ...
-Lavender Smelling-Salts
Carbonate of ammonia, 8 ounces, Oil of cloves, 1 fluid ounce, Oil of lavender, 1/2 fluid ounce, Oil of bergamot, 1/2 fluid ounce, Oil of cassia, 1/2 fluid ounce. Crush the ammonia into very small pie...
-How To Make Potpourri Jars
Whole allspice (crushed), 2 ounces, Stick cinnamon (broken coarsely), 2 ounces, Orris-root (bruised and shredded), 1 ounce, Lavender flowers, 2 ounces, Oil of rose, 5 drops, Good cologne, 1/4 pin...
-Perfumed Beads
Old-fashioned perfumed beads are made in the following manner: Powdered red-rose petals, 4 ounces, Carmine, 20 grains, Tincture of musk, 1 dram, Gum tragacanth. Mix all the ingredients together, and...
-Attar Of Rose
Rose leaves, Salt, Olive oil. Pick enough rose leaves to make a quart when closely pressed down. Put a layer of these in a 2-quart glass fruit-jar, and sprinkle lightly with salt, then cover with a t...
-Simple Remedies, And First Aids. Uses For Hot Water
In case of colic - Apply to the abdomen a large square of house flannel which has been dipped into boiling water and wrung out by twisting it in a towel. After twisting or wringing, the flannel should...
-Vegetables As Medicine
Asparagus benefits the kidneys. Potatoes contain salts and potash. French beans and lentils give iron. Celery is good for rheumatism and neuralgia. Tomatoes stimulate the healthy action of the liver...
-Mustard Plasters
To make a mustard plaster take equal parts of mustard and flour; stir together with a little warm water, just sufficient to make it into a thick paste. Spread it on a piece of linen that is large enou...
-Cure For Seasickness
A glass of hot milk with a generous dash of cayenne will often cure seasickness. ...
-Sick Headache
The juice of half a lemon, in a cup of black coffee, without any sugar, has been found to cure a sick headache. ...
-How To Cure A Bilious Attack
A strong, unsweetened lemon, taken before breakfast, will prevent and will cure a bilious attack. ...
-Grape And Pineapple-Juice
These are great blessings in the sickroom. Only the juice of either should be swallowed. It allays thirst, and is nourishing, acting beneficially upon the liver and kidneys. ...
-For Sprains
If the ankle is sprained, rest is all important. Bandage the part and keep this bandage soaked with water as hot as the patient can bear, or with witch-hazel. For a sprained wrist, use the same treat...
-For Nose Bleed
Lay the sufferer on his back, with arms elevated above the head, and apply the coldest water obtainable to the nose, forehead, and back of the neck. ...
-Fainting
Lay the patient on his back, and do not raise the head, but allow it to remain at the same level as the rest of the body. Loosen the collar, and anything tight about the neck and body, and apply smell...
-Hiccoughs
Severe cases demand drastic treatment, such as hot mustard plasters laid directly on the pit of the stomach. For milder cases cloths dipped in either hot vinegar, brandy, or whisky, will sometimes giv...
-How To Stop The Flow Of Blood
In case of an accident when the flow of blood from a wound is excessive, an application of equal parts of flour and sugar, mixed well, will effectually check the flow until the arrival of a physician....
-Relief For Burns
Slight burns and scalds may be relieved by wrapping the parts in a soft cloth saturated with a strong solution of borax. A dressing of carbolized vaseline, olive-oil, or the white of egg, are all exc...
-How To Remove A Splinter
To extract a splinter from the flesh with but little pain, nearly fill a wide-mouthed bottle with hot water, place the injured part over the mouth of the bottle, and press tightly down. The suction wi...
-Stings Of Insects
To relieve the stings of insects apply ammonia, or peroxide to the affected part. An old-time cure was as follows: Take the sting out with a needle and then with the place tightly squeezed, suck, and...
-For Burning Feet
Arnica diluted with warm water is soothing for tired and burning feet. After the lotion has dried in, rub the feet gently, using a good toilet-cream of sweet-almonds. Always draw the blood from the a...
-Lime-Water
Put a heaping teaspoon of pure slaked lime into 1 quart of boiled or distilled water. Cork, and shake several times during the first hour. Then let the lime settle, and after 24 hours pour off the cle...
-Tooth-Powder
The following recipe gives an excellent tooth-powder, easily made, and pleasant to use: Peruvian bark, 1/2 ounce, Myrrh, 1/2 ounce, Powdered Orris-root, 1/2 ounce, Chalk, 1 ounce. Flavor very strong...
-Weights And Measures Used In Cooking Liquid Measures
15 drops make one salt-spoon, 4 salt-spoons make one teaspoon, 4 teaspoons make one table-spoon, 4 table-spoons make one gill, 2 gills make one cup (or 1 halfpint), 4 gills make one pint, 2 pints make...
-Proportionate Weights And Measures
In measuring for weights, those articles which are not liquid, such as flour, lard, sugar, etc., the heaping spoonful equals 2 level or liquid spoonfuls. 1 heaping table-spoon of butter weighs 1 ...







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