Danish Canapes

Cut stale bread in one-fourth-inch slices and shape with a round cutter, two and one-half inches in diameter. Toast on one side and spread untoasted side with butter worked until creamy and mixed with chutney, allowing one teaspoon chutney to two tablespoons butter. Garnish with fillets of anchovies, arranged lattice fashion over the top.

Dexter Canapes

Cut stale bread in one-fourth-inch slices, shape with a round cutter, toast on one side, and spread untoasted side with butter worked until creamy and seasoned with anchovy. Cover each with a one-third-inch slice of tomato, spread tomato with mayonnaise dressing, sprinkle with yolk of hard-boiled egg, forced through a potato ricer, and white of hard-boiled egg finely chopped. Garnish around edge with a ring cut from green pepper, and in the centre with a piece of olive and a sprig of parsley.

Allen Canape. St. Valentine's Canape. Dexter Canape.

Allen Canape. St. Valentine's Canape. Dexter Canape.

Laitue Suedoise

Mix one cup finely shredded cabbage, one-half cup finely cut celery, one green pepper (from which seeds have been removed), finely chopped, one-half tablespoon brown sugar, one-half teaspoon salt and one-fourth teaspoon mustard seed. Moisten with French dressing, chill and allow, for each portion, one tablespoon on a small crisp lettuce leaf.

Italian Canapes

Cut stale bread in one-third-inch slices and remove crusts. Cut in finger-shaped pieces and toast on one side. Mix one cup grated Parmesan cheese, two-thirds cup heavy cream, and two tablespoons Madeira wine and season with salt and pepper. Spread untoasted side of bread with mixture, arrange in a pan and bake in a hot oven six minutes. Garnish with sprigs of parsley and serve at once on heated small plates.

St. Valentine's Canapes

Cut bread in one-fourth-inch slices, shape with a heart-shaped cutter and saute in butter. Drain canned pimiento, dry between towels and shape with a heart-shaped cutter; then saute in butter. Remove to bread and garnish with a border of finely chopped parsley. Serve hot.

Allen Canape. St. Valentine's Canape. Dexter Canape.

Allen Canape. St. Valentine's Canape. Dexter Canape.

Plaza Canapes

Cut bread in one-third-inch slices, shape in crescent-shaped pieces and saute in butter until delicately browned. Spread with Anchovy butter and sprinkle one-half the pieces with chopped whites of hard-boiled eggs, sprinkled with paprika; the other half with the yolks of hard-boiled eggs, forced through a sieve. Garnish with sprigs of watercress.

Smoked Fish Canapes

Cut stale bread in one-fourth-inch slices, remove crusts and cut in oblongs four by three inches; then saute in olive oil until delicately browned. Arrange on each, lengthwise, alternate pieces of thinly sliced smoked salmon and smoked herring, using two of each. Pipe around each a border of butter worked until creamy and seasoned with anchovy and lemon juice.

Smoked Fish Canape.

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