This section is from the book "A New Book Of Cookery", by Fannie Merritt Farmer. See also: How to Cook Everything: 2,000 Simple Recipes for Great Food.
1 cup hot boiled rice 1 cup pecan nut meats, finely chopped 1 cup cracker crumbs.
1 cup milk.
1 1/2 teaspoons salt.
¼ teaspoon pepper.
1 tablespoon melted butter.
Mix rice,nut meats,and cracker crumbs; then add egg well beaten, milk, salt, and pepper. Turn into a buttered small bread pan; pour over butter, cover and bake in a moderate oven one hour. Turn on a hot platter and pour around the following sauce:.
Cook three tablespoons butter with two slices onion, three minutes, stirring constantly. Add three tablespoons flour and stir until well blended; then pour on gradually, while stirring constantly, one and one-half cups milk. Bring to the boiling point and add one-half teaspoon salt and a few grains pepper, and strain.