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The Blue Grass Cook Book | by Minnie C. Fox



This book provides recipes about Soups, Sauces, Breads, Salads, Pies, Puddings, Desserts, Cakes, Frosting, Ices, Pickles, Sandwiches, Candies, Beverages, etc., from Blue Grass kitchen, Kentucky.

TitleThe Blue Grass Cook Book
AuthorMinnie C. Fox
PublisherDuffield & Company
Year1904
Copyright1904, Fox, Duffield & Company
AmazonThe Blue Grass Cook Book
The Blue Grass Cook Book

With an Introduction by John Fox, Jr.

Frontispiece from a Photograph By A. L. Coburn

Duffield & Company

Duffield & Company

Dedicated to Mrs. John B. Payne Mrs. Henry C. Buckner Mrs. William E. Simms Mrs. John W. Fox

-Introduction
IT is not wise for a man who can get sea-sick in a rowboat on a mill-pond to attack a Japanese dinner just after a seventeen days' voyage across the Pacific. I was just that unwise, and for that reaso...
-List Of Contributors
Addison, Mrs. Walter E., . Pulaski, Va. Alexander, Mrs. A. J., . Woodburn, Ky. Alexander, Miss Kate, . . Paris, Ky. Bashford, Miss Mary, . . Paris, Ky. Berryman, Mrs. Charles, . Lexington,...
-How To Make Biscuits
Beaten Biscuits Miss Lyle 1 pint of flour, 1 rounded tablespoon of lard, 1 good pinch of salt. Mix with very cold sweet milk to a stiff dough. Work 150 times through a kneader. Roll into sheet o...
-How To Make Bread
Bread-Crumb Batter Cakes For Breakfast One pint of bread-crumbs, moistened with milk several hours before using. When ready to use, beat an egg separately and add 1 pinch of salt, 1 pint of b...
-How To Make Bread. Continued
Egg Bread Pour a little boiling water over 1 quart of meal to scald it. Add a teaspoon of salt and stir in yolks of 3 eggs, 1 cup of milk, 1 tablespoon of lard, and butter melted. Add the well-beat...
-How To Make Muffins
Mrs. Richard H. Hanson 4 eggs, 1 quart sweet milk, 1 quart flour, 1 tablespoon melted butter, A little salt. Beat the eggs separately. Add milk and butter to yolks and then the flour...
-How To Make Popovers And Sweet Bread
Popovers Mrs. Ellet Cabell Beat 2 eggs very stiff and add 1 cup of milk, 1 cup of flour, and a pinch of salt. Have small tins very hot and well buttered. Fill half full with the mixture, bake in...
-How To Make Sally Lunn
1 teaspoon salt, 1 quart flour, 1 pint of sweet milk, 1/2 cup of sugar, 1 small cup of yeast. Make a batter and put in warm place to rise, and in 3 hours, when it is light enough, add 5...
-How To Make Salt-Rising Bread
pint of milk, 2 tablespoons of corn meal, 1 teaspoon of salt, 1 tablespoon of lard, 1 tablespoon of white sugar. Pour boiling milk over salt and meal and stir well. Set to rise at night. Next m...
-How To Make Waffles
Mrs. R. H. Hanson 1 quart flour, a little salt, 1 quart buttermilk, 1 pint melted lard, 1 heaping teaspoon soda, 1 egg-As the success of the waffles depends on the mixing, the direction...
-Yeast
1/2 gallon of water, 4 large potatoes, 1/2 cup of salt, 1/2 cup of sugar, 1 tablespoon of hops, 1 cup of yeast. Put the sugar and salt in the water and put hops in a little muslin bag and drop in t...
-How To Cook Eggs
Baked Eggs Hard boil the eggs and cut into slices. Put a layer of eggs in a baking-dish well buttered, then add bread-crumbs with pieces of butter throughout. Season with salt and pepper and cover ...
-How To Make Omelet
6 eggs beaten separately, 1 cup of milk, 1 tablespoon of butter. Mix milk, yolks, butter, salt, and pepper, and add the whites last. Pour into a hot pan which has been well buttered, and cook...
-How To Make Poached Eggs
Mrs. H. C. McDowell Add a little salt to the white of an egg and beat dry. Turn into a buttered glass and put the yolk on a nest in the middle of it. Put the glass on trivet in lukewarm water. Cove...
-How To Make Scalloped Or Scrambled Eggs
Scalloped Eggs 1 egg for each person, Salt and pepper, For 1 dozen eggs, 1 cup of bread-crumbs, 1 pint milk. Boil the eggs hard and slice and place in a buttered dish, first a layer of ...
-How To Make Soups
Asparagus Soup 3 bunches of asparagus, 1 quart of cream or rich milk, 1 tablespoon of butter, 1/2 tablespoon flour. Boil the asparagus in 1 quart salt water till tender. Drain water off...
-How To Make Soups. Part 2
Corn Soup (No. 1) 1 can of corn, 1 quart of boiling milk, Butter, salt, and pepper to taste. Press the corn through the colander and add to the quart of boiling milk, and season to taste. ...
-How To Make Soups. Part 3
Julienne Soup V. C. G 2 quarts clear stock, 1/2 pint carrots cut small, 1/4 pint onions, 1/2 pint turnips, 1/2 head of celery. Bleach the vegetables a few minutes in boiling water...
-How To Make Soups. Part 4
Soup Stock Of Beef E. D. P 1 large shin-bone, 4 quarts of water, 2 pounds of lean beef, 4 carrots, 3 onions, 4 turnips, 1 bunch of parsley, 1 teaspoonful of celery seed, Salt t...
-How To Make Puree Of Chicken
E. D. P 1 large chicken, 1 small knuckle of veal, 3 quarts of water, 1/4 pound of rice, 1 bunch of parsley, 1 blade of mace, 1/2 teaspoonful of celery seed, 1 coffeecupful of b...
-How To Make Turtle Soup
1 turtle weighing 4 or 5 pounds, 1 gallon cold water, 1 onion, 4 cloves, 2 tablespoons butter, Salt and pepper to taste, 1/2 tablespoon flour, 1 glass of claret or Madeira wine, 2 lemons. ...
-How To Make Pea Or Potato Soup
Pea Soup (No. 1) Two pints of shelled peas, 1/2 chicken; put on with 1 1/2 gallons of water, some thyme, parsley, salt and pepper. When the peas are done, take them out, then return them to the wat...
-How To Make Vegetable Soup
Take a 10-cent soup-bone and put it in 1 1/2 gallons water and let boil slowly for 5 hours. When cool, add 4 potatoes cut in small pieces, 4 tomatoes, 4 ears of corn, and 2 onions. Season with salt an...
-How To Bake Fish
V. C. G Rub inside of fish with salt. Add pepper and salt on outside with slices of onion and pickled pork. Then dredge with flour and put in the pan with 1 quart of boiling water. Bake well and ba...
-How To Cook Fish
Fish A La Creme V. C. G Dress cold, boiled fish with this sauce: Take 2 tablespoons of flour, and add by degrees 1 quart of milk, 2 tablespoons of finely minced onion, the same of parsley, plent...
-How To Cook Shad
Baked Shad Miss Virginia Croxton Clean, open, and take out the roe, if there is one. Wash carefully and scrape out the blood near the backbone. Lay in a pan long enough not to bend the fish with...
-How To Cook Oysters
Broiled Oysters Miss Virginia Croxton Drain the oysters and free them from pieces of shells. Lay on cloth to dry. Season with salt and pepper. Broil on a greased griddle over a clear fire, or in...
-How To Cook Oysters. Continued
Oyster Fritters Miss Virginia Croxton 1 pint small oysters or large ones chopped. Make a stiff batter with 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon of yeast powder, and a little milk. Add oysters and flour to thicken...
-Boudins A La Richelieu
E. D. P 1 pound of raw turkey or chicken breast, 1/3 pound of panada, 1/2 pound of butter, 1/4 pound of pickled pork, 3 eggs, 4 truffles, Salt and pepper to taste. Grind the tu...
-How To Make Chicken Cutlets
Mrs. Henry C. Buckner For a dozen and a half cutlets use a generous pint of cooked chicken, chopped rather coarse, a cupful of cream, 3 tablespoons of butter, 1 of flour, 1 teaspoon of salt, 4 leve...
-Entrees
Coquilles Of Chicken Mrs. Henry C. Buckner 1 chicken, 1 can of mushrooms, 1 tablespoon of flour. Chop cold, boiled, or roasted chicken fine. The mushrooms must be cut up, not chopped...
-Creme De Volaille (No. 1)
Mrs. B. F. Buckner 1 chicken, chopped very fine, 2 eggs, 1/2 teacup of cream, 1/2 teaspoon of thyme, 1 dessertspoon of the fat part of fresh pork, scraped with a knife, Salt and pepper,...
-Creme De Volaille (No. 1). Continued
Pressed Chicken E. D. P 1 chicken, 3 sets of sweetbreads, 1 teacup of cream, 1 onion, A little parsley, Salt and pepper to taste, 1 tablespoon of butter. Boil the chicken ti...
-How To Make Croquettes
Brain Croquettes Soak the brains 1 hour and parboil them for 5 minutes. Season highly with salt and pepper and a little sage. Add 1/3 as much cracker-crumbs as brains. Work all together with 2 tabl...
-How To Cook Fowl
Baked Chicken Prepare young grown chicken 12 hours or more before using. Place the chicken flat in the pan. Add 1 pint water and cook till tender. Baste often with butter. Then make a dressing of b...
-How To Cook Duck Or Goose
Broiled Duck Take young, tender ducks (after they are feathered), and broil according to recipe for broiled chicken. Roast Duck Sprinkle well with salt and pepper, and fill the duck with ...
-How To Cook Turkey
Broiled Turkey Take young turkeys, about 4 months old, and broil as you would any young fowl. Roasted Turkey A turkey should be killed and dressed from two days to a week before cooking. ...
-How To Cook Game
Blue Grass Recipe For Roast Quail E. D. P Rub the quail inside with pepper and put a slice of pickled pork on breast-bone of each, with salt and pepper. Baste often, and fill, when half done, wi...
-How To Cook Meats
Baked Hash E. D. P Run any kind of cold cooked meat through the grinder. Equal parts of mashed Irish potatoes. Salt and pepper to taste. Butter and milk enough to keep it from being too stiff. P...
-How To Cook Ham
Baked Ham Never bake a ham under a year old. Rub the ham thoroughly and put to soak in cold water for 24 hours. Then cover with cold water in a boiler. When it begins to boil, set on back of stove ...
-Beef A La Mode
Mrs. Brutus J. Clay Take a round of beef and remove the bone. Fill the hole with a dressing made of bread-crumbs, salt, pepper, and butter. Also 1 teaspoon salt, pepper, cloves, mace, and nutmeg. M...
-How To Cook A Saddle Of Mutton
Mrs. Henry C. Buckner Wash it in soda water. Wipe dry, and then rub with soda, brown sugar, cayenne pepper, and salt. Grate a nutmeg over it. Make a dressing of Bread-crumbs, Brown sugar, ...
-How To Roast Meat
Roast Mutton Allow 15 minutes to the pound in roasting mutton. Baste often and serve with jelly. Roast Beef (No. 1) Select a nice sirloin of beef and place in pan with beef drippings. Bee...
-How To Sausage Meat
E. D. P 11 pounds of tender lean pork, 7 pounds of leaf fat, 5 tablespoonsful of powdered sage, 4 teaspoonsful of salt, 3 tablespoons of ground black pepper, 1 level teaspoonful caye...
-Spiced Beef Round
To a round weighing 8 or 10 pounds allow 2 gallons of water. Put into a large vessel to boil; add 4 onions, 1 pint of strong vinegar, 1 teacup of sugar, salt to taste, 2 teaspoons of black pepper, 1 t...
-How To Cook Terrapin
E. D. P Dress carefully 3 small terrapins, and cook till well done, an hour or longer, or less, if tender. Take the yolks of 3 hard-boiled eggs and mix with 1/4 pound of butter. Put in sauce-pan...
-How To Corn Beef
E. D. P 4 gallons of water, 5 pounds of salt, 2 ounces of saltpetre, 1 1/2 pounds of brown sugar. Mix the above and boil 15 minutes, and skim well. The meat must have been rubbed well in s...
-How To Cook A Veal Or Venison
E. D. P 2 pounds of lean veal, Large slice of raw ham or 1/4 of pickled pork, 3 teaspoons of parsley chopped very fine, 1/2 teaspoon of onion chopped very fine, Salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper ...
-Sauces For Entrees, Fish, Fowl And Meats
Agra Dolce Mrs. Henry C. Buckener Mix together 2 heaping tablespoonfuls of brown sugar, 1/4 bar of grated chocolate, 1 tablespoonful each of shredded candied orange and lemon peel, 10 b...
-Sauces For Entrees, Fish, Fowl And Meats. Part 2
Cranberry Sauce For Turkey Wash 1 quart of berries. Cover with water in a porcelain kettle and cook till the skins burst. Mash and strain through a colander and return to fire. Add 1 cup of sugar a...
-Sauces For Entrees, Fish, Fowl And Meats. Part 3
Oyster Sauce For Turkey E. D. P 1 quart of oysters, 1 pint of cream, or rich milk, 1 dessertspoon of flour, Salt and pepper to the taste. Strain the liquor and put in a saucepan to boil. Add ...
-How To Make Tomato Sauce
(For Steaks and Chops) V. C. G 1 pint of tomatoes, 1 small carrot, 2 whole cloves, 3 small pieces of mace, 1 onion, Salt and pepper to taste. Put the tomatoes, carrots, and onions...
-How To Cook Vegetables
Asparagus Tie the asparagus in bunches and boil in salted water till tender. Drain, untie and place on toasted bread. Make a sauce of cream, butter, salt, pepper, a little flour, and boil a few min...
-How To Cook Vegetables. Part 2
Corn Fritters (No. 1) Mrs. Henry C. Buckner Beat 2 eggs without separating, 1 cup milk, 1 pint canned corn. Little salt, sugar, and enough flour for thick batter; add 1 teaspoonful of baki...
-How To Cook Vegetables. Part 3
How To Cook Macaroni Mrs. Woodford Spears Boil 14 short sticks or 24 long ones in salt water for 20 minutes. Drain off water and mix with 1/2 pint of grated cheese (light measure), 1 pint ...
-How To Cook Vegetables. Part 4
Potatoes Baked In Their Jackets After washing and drying potatoes, put them in a pan and set in oven for an hour or more. Remove when the skins break easily. If greased with either lard or butter t...
-How To Make Salads
Cauliflower Salad Cook the cauliflower in boiling water till tender. Drop in cold water. Pull it apart and dry with a cloth. Serve with mayonnaise or French dressing. Celery Salad Cut cri...
-How To Make Potato Salad
Mrs. George Dabney. 1 quart cold potatoes, 1/2 pint cold peas which have been cooked till tender, 2 or 3 good-sized, firm tomatoes, not too ripe, 2 stalks of celery, 1 onion chopped fine. ...
-How To Make Tomato Salad
Take 12 large ripe tomatoes. Remove skin and cut the centre from each. Fill the hole with a dressing of 1 cup cold ham, which has been run through a meat-grinder, 1 tablespoon chopped onion, Salt a...
-Fruit Salad
Equal parts of fruit, Malaga grapes, celery, oranges, and nuts. Dressing of sugar, lemon juice, oil, and vinegar. Just before using, mix with whipped cream. Fruit Salad (No. 2) Mrs. James E....
-How To Make Dressings For Salads
Dressing For Meats Or Salads Mix a heaping teaspoon of mustard, 1 of salt, and 1 of sugar together. Add a little red pepper and enough vinegar to make a paste. Beat yolks of 5 eggs and add mustard,...
-How To Make Ice Cream
Almond Ice Cream 1/2 gallon of cream, 1 cup of grated almonds, 3 or 4 bitter almonds, 7 oranges. Sweeten the cream and freeze. When nearly stiff enough, beat the almonds and juice in and f...
-How To Make Ice Cream. Part 2
Frozen Pudding Make a rich custard by any recipe and put in freezer. When beginning to freeze add 1/2 cup raisins, 1 pound almonds, chopped fine, 1 quart whipped cream. Stir well to pre...
-How To Make Ice Cream. Part 3
Tutti-Frutti Ice Cream 1 quart cream, 1 pint milk, Yolks of 5 eggs, 3 cups sugar, 1 lemon, 1 glass whisky. Crystallized fruit or candied fruit of any kind, cherries, raisins, currants, citrons, ...
-How To Make Ice Cream. Part 4
Pistachio Ice Cream Mrs. Henry C. Buckner Make a custard of 1 pint of morning's milk, 1/2 pint of white sugar, Yolks of 2 eggs. Pound 1/2 of a vanilla bean and boil with the custard. When ...
-How To Make Nesselrode Pudding
Mrs. Richard Thornton 2 ounces raisins, 2 ounces currants, 2 ounces candied citron, 2 ounces ginger, 2 ounces pineapples, 2 ounces peaches, 2 ounces apricots, 2 ounces cherries...
-Ices, Punches, and Sherbets
Champagne Ice Make a syrup of 1 pound sugar, 1 quart water, and add juice of 3 oranges and 1 lemon. Boil a few minutes and strain into the freezer. When it begins to thicken, flavor with a small bo...
-Creams And Other Desserts
Bavarian Cream With Almonds Blanch 3 ounces of sweet and 1 ounce of bitter almonds, and skin them. Put them in a pan on a moderate fire, stirring constantly. As soon as they have acquired a fine ye...
-Creams And Other Desserts. Continued
Chocolate Bavarian Cream Cover 1/2 box of gelatine with 1/2 teacup of water and let it soak 20 minutes. Whip 1 pint of cream. Grate 2 ounces of chocolate and boil in 1 pint of sweet milk. Add the g...
-How To Make Jellies
Best Wine Jelly E. D. P 2 boxes of Cox's gelatine, 5 pints of water, 1 quart of sherry, 1 teacup of good whisky, 2 sticks of cinnamon, 4 cloves, 6 raisins, Juice of 4 lemons, 1...
-How To Make Pastry
Baked Apple Dumplings Select firm acid apples and pare and core them and fill the holes with sugar, butter and cinnamon. Take nice crust and roll into short pieces. Roll one about each apple and...
-How To Make Chocolate Pie
Mrs. James E. Clay 4 eggs, 2 cups of sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 1 cup of grated chocolate, 1 cup of cream. Flavor with vanilla. Mix and cook in saucepan till it begins to thicken. Cook c...
-How To Make Cream Pie
V. C. G 1 quart of sweet milk, 2 eggs, 2 tablespoons of flour. Mix the flour with some of the milk and let the remainder come to a boil. Beat the eggs light; put in the flour, and pour the...
-How To Make Lemon Pie
Mrs. R. H. Hanson 1 cup of buttermilk, 1 1/2 cups sugar, 4 eggs, 1 tablespoon butter, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, Juice and rind of 2 lemons. Beat the yolks and reserve the whites fo...
-How To Make Shortcake
Strawberry Shortcake E. D. P Rub 2 tablespoons of butter in 1 quart of flour, with 1/2 teaspoon of salt, and 2 teaspoons of baking powder, Sweet milk enough for soft dough. Mix light...
-How To Make Mince Meat For Pies
R. V. J 4 pounds of fresh tongue, 3 pounds of suet, 8 pounds of chopped apples, 3 pounds of currants, 4 pounds of seeded raisins, 6 pounds of white sugar, 2 pounds of citron, cut in ...
-How To Make Sweet Potato Pie
Mrs. J. W. Fox For 2 pies take 4 large potatoes. Peel and steam them till mealy. Mash and beat or run them through a fruit-masher, and add 2 tablespoons butter, 1/2 cup of rich cream, 1/2 cup white...
-How To Make Puddings
Almond Mandalines Mrs. Henry C. Buckner 1 1/2 cups of powdered sugar, 1/2 cup of butter, 3/4 cup of milk, 4 eggs, or 8 yolks, 1/2 cup of cornstarch, 1 1/2 cups of flour, 2 teas...
-How To Make Puddings. Part 2
Chocolate Custard V. C. G 1 quart of milk, 4 eggs, 1 1/2 bars of chocolate, Sugar to taste. Scald the milk and stir the chocolate in after it is grated. Beat the eggs and sugar together an...
-How To Make Puddings. Part 3
Dixie Pudding 1 pint bread-crumbs, 1 quart milk, 1 tablespoon sugar, Yolks of 6 eggs. Stir the bread-crumbs into the boiling milk, add the sugar and well-beaten yolks. Flavor with vanilla and ba...
-How To Make Puddings. Part 4
Scotch Pudding Mrs. Henry C. Buckner 12 small sponge cakes, grated, 5 eggs, 1 teacup of currants, 1 teacup of raisins, cut fine, 1 teacup of sugar, 1 tablespoon of butter, 3 ta...
-How To Make Plum Pudding
Mrs. Strauder Goff 1 pound raisins, 1 pound sugar, 1 pound suet, 1 pound currants, 1/2 pound citron, 1/2 pound bread-crumbs or flour, 6 eggs, 1/2 nutmeg, 2 teaspoons mixed spices, 1 ...
-How To Make Prune Pudding
Mrs. James E. Clay Whites of 5 eggs, beaten very stiff. Add 1/2 pint granulated sugar and beat well. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon vanilla; lastly, add 1 dozen prunes, after being cooked and strained. Pu...
-How To Make Rice Pudding
R. V. J 1/2 cup of rice, 1/2 cup of sugar, Small piece of butter, 1 quart of sweet milk. Bake slowly 4 hours, and serve with cream. Rice Pudding (No. 2) Mrs. A. Moore, Jr. 2 tablesp...
-How To Make Sauces For Puddings
Delicious Sauce For Cottage Pudding Mrs. Joseph H. Holt 1 pint of brown sugar, Lump of butter size of an egg, Yolk of 1 egg. Cream the butter, sugar, and egg together. Mix with cream and brin...
-How To Make Cakes
Almond Wafers Mrs. Henry C. Buckner 1 tablespoonful of powdered sugar, 1/2 saltspoonful of salt. Stir well together. Beat white of 1 egg just enough to break it; add enough flour to sugar to ...
-How To Make Cakes. Part 2
Devil's Food Cake Miss Bashford 4 ounces of chocolate, 1/2 pint of milk, 1/2 cup of butter, 1 1/2 cups of sugar, 4 eggs, 3 cups of flour, 2 teaspoonfuls of baking-powder. Put c...
-How To Make Cakes. Part 3
Pommes De Terre Mrs. R. H. Hanson 1 pound blanched almonds, 1 pound powdered sugar, Pound the almonds to a paste. Beat the whites of 2 eggs very light and mix in the almonds and sugar till sm...
-How To Make Blue Grass Cake
Blue Grass Plum Cake R. V. J 1 pound of butter, 1 pound of granulated sugar, 1 pound of flour, 1 dozen eggs (white and yellows well beaten separately), 3 pounds of raisins (after se...
-How To Make Jumbles
Miss Elise White 6 eggs, 1 pound sugar, 3/4 pound butter. Cream butter and sugar, beat the eggs into it with just enough flour to roll out. Take small quantity of dough and lay on board, a...
-How To Make Black Cake
Mrs. John W. Fox 1 pound flour, 1 pound sugar, sifted, 1 pound butter, 12 eggs, beaten separately, 2 nutmegs, 1 small teacup of blackberry jam, 1 cup of dark molasses, 2 cups o...
-How To Make Doughnuts
Mrs. H. C. McDowell 1 egg, 1 cup of rich milk, 1 cup of sugar, 3 pints of flour, 3 teaspoons baking-powder, 1 teaspoon melted butter. Beat the egg well and then add the milk and s...
-How To Make Pecan Cake
E. D. P 1 1/2 pounds of brown sugar, 1 teacup of molasses, 1 pound of flour, 1/3 pound of butter, 6 eggs (beaten separately), 1 pound of pecans after they are shelled, 1 1/2 pound...
-How To Make White Sponge Cake
White Cake Mrs. Simms 1 large teacup of butter, 2 large teacups of sugar, 3 large teacups of flour, Whites of 12 eggs, 2 heaping teaspoons of baking-powder, 1 cup of sweet milk. If larg...
-How To Make Tea Cakes
Alleghany Tea Cakes 1 pound butter, 1 pound sugar, 8 eggs, 1 1/4 pounds flour. Rub butter and sugar together, and add by degrees the well-beaten eggs and the flour. Flavor to taste. Drop with sp...
-How To Make Fruit Cake
R. V. J 1 pound of butter, 1 pound of sugar, 12 eggs, 1 pound of flour, 1/2 gill of brandy, 1 nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon of cloves, 2 teaspoons of cinnamon, 1 1/2 pounds of raisins, ...
-How To Make Soft Ginger Bread
V. C. G 1 large coffeecup of sugar, 1 large coffeecup of molasses, 1 large coffeecup of butter, 4 large coffeecups of flour, 1 large coffeecup of sour milk, 4 eggs, 1/2 teacup of ginger, 1/2 tea...
-How To Make Fillings For Cakes
Almond Filling (No. 1) 1 cup of sour cream, heated to boiling point, Stir into it 3 teaspoons cornstarch, Yolks of 3 eggs, beaten with 1 cup of sugar, Beat the whites to a stiff froth and add last,...
-How To Make Beverages
Blue Grass Apple Toddy Dissolve 2 lumps of sugar in 1 ounce of hot water. Add a hot baked apple and 1 1/2 ounces of good high-proof old Kentucky whisky. Hot Apple Toddy Virginia Recipe ...
-How To Make Beverages. Part 2
Coffee (No. 1) Mrs. J. W. Fox Allow a tablespoonful of ground coffee for each cup, and 1 extra spoonful for good measure. For 6 cups take 7 tablespoons of coffee and stir into it the white of 1 ...
-How To Make Beverages. Part 3
Punch (No. 1) 1 quart claret, 1 pint sherry, 1/2 dozen lemons, 8 - 10 oranges, 1 can pineapple, 1/2 pint whisky, (Champagne, if you like.) If served frozen, add claret, sherry,...
-Brandied Peaches
Brandied Peaches (No.1) Mrs. Henry C. Buckner 12 pounds of fruit, 6 pounds of white sugar. Sprinkle sugar on the fruit and let it stand 6 hours. Then boil till fruit is tender. Add 1 ounce of...
-Wines
Blackberry Cordial Mrs. John W. Fox Mash and strain the berries through a sieve. To 1 gallon of juice, Put 1 pound of sugar. Boil and add 1 tablespoon of allspice, 1 tablespoon of cl...
-Pickles
Blue Grass Green Tomato Pickle E. D. P 1 peck of green tomatoes, 2, dozen onions, 2 tablespoons of mustard, 2 tablespoons of black pepper, 1 lemon, 2 tablespoons of turmeric, 3 1/...
-Pickles. Part 2
Delicious Cucumber Pickle Use cucumber pickles that have been made, and slice and add pieces of chopped onions. Let the onions lie in salt water. Put in a porcelain kettle 1 quart best vinegar, mad...
-Pickles. Part 3
Hayden Salad Miss Elise White 1 gallon cabbage, 1 gallon green tomatoes, 1 quart green peppers, 1 quart of onions, 5 tablespoonfuls mixed mustard, 2 tablespoonfuls ginger, 1 ta...
-Pickles. Part 4
Pickled Walnuts After scraping walnuts, let them stand in salt water for 2 or 3 weeks. Scald twice quickly, so as not to soften them, and rub dry and put in jars. Pour boiling vinegar over them and...
-Pickles. Part 5
Sweet Peach Pickle Peel 1 gallon of cling-stone peaches. Boil 1/2 gallon vinegar with 1/2 pound sugar. Add spices to taste. Spices must be tied in a bag. Pour over peaches and put aside over nig...
-How To Make Bourbon Pickle
Mrs. R. J. Neely 1 gallon of cucumbers, cut up, 1 quart of vinegar, 2 ounces of turmeric, 1/4 pound of ground mustard, 6 teacups of white sugar, 2 scant cups of flour, 1/2 teaspoo...
-Mrs. Brent's Yellow Pickle
After bleaching and drying the cabbage, beans, young cucumbers, small green tomatoes, peppers, etc., put them in tepid water from 6 to 12 hours. Wash them well out of this water, squeezing each handfu...
-How To Make Spanish Pickles
Mrs. Henry C. Buckner 2 dozen cucumbers, 1/2 peck of green tomatoes, 2 large green peppers, seeds taken out, 2 dozen white onions, sliced, 1/2 peck of beans. Slice cucumbers thick, t...
-How To Make Catsups
Cabbage Catsup Chop very fine 4 heads of cabbage, 4 large onions, 3 green peppers, 1 dozen cucumbers. Sprinkle with salt and put in bag and hang up to drain over night. Add to the vinegar, wh...
-How To Make Marmalades And Jams
Apple Marmalade 3/4 pound sugar to 1 pound of fruit. Use tart apples. Add water and cook to a thick pulp. Measure and add 3/4 pound of sugar to 1 pound fruit. Stir well all the time to keep from...
-How To Make Preserves
Delicious Apple Preserves Mrs. J. W. Fox If sour apples are used, take 1 pound sugar to 1 pound fruit. If sweet apples are used, take 3/4 pound of sugar to 1 pound fruit. Make a rich syrup...
-How To Make Jelly Preserves
Apple Jelly Mrs. John W. Fox Put apples which have been quartered into granite kettle, and cover with 1 pint water to 1 gallon of fruit. Boil till fruit is soft. Strain and add 2 pints sugar to ...
-How To Make Confections
Brown Taffy 3 pounds sugar, 1/2 pound butter, 1 teaspoon cream of tartar. Put in pan and dissolve with water. Boil till it cracks. Flavor with vanilla. Pour on marble slab and when cool en...
-How To Make Confections. Continued
Egg Kisses Whites of 3 eggs, 1 pint sugar. Put the sugar in a bowl and pour the whites over and beat 20 minutes. With a dessertspoon drop the mixture on paper an inch or more apart. Do not let t...
-Cheese
Cheese Omelet Mrs. H. C. McDowell Stir 1 teacup of bread-crumbs into 1 pint of scalded milk. Add butter the size of an egg, a little salt, and 1/2 cup grated cheese. Then add 3 eggs beaten separ...







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