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Economical Cookery | by Marion Harris Neil



The present volume has been prepared with great care; every recipe has been tested and tried, and will be found to meet the requirements of housekeepers of all classes. Young housewives who are novices in the culinary art will find it of service as a book of reference, while older house mothers who are experts, and who have been cooks for years to their family circle, may discover in its pages some helpful hint or serviceable recipe hitherto unknown...

TitleEconomical Cookery
AuthorMarion Harris Neil
PublisherLittle, Brown, and Company
Year1918
Copyright1918, Little, Brown, and Company
AmazonEconomical Cookery (1918)

By Marion Harris Neil, Formerly Cookery Editor, The Ladies' Home Journal

With Illustrations From Photographs

Economical Cookery 4
-Preface
The present volume has been prepared with great care; every recipe has been tested and tried, and will be found to meet the requirements of housekeepers of all classes. Young housewives who are novice...
-List Of Illustrations
Vegetarian Roast; Creamed Chicken in Bread Patties; Meat with Onion and Hard-Cooked Eggs . Frontispiece Facing Page A Place for Everything. Everything in Its Place . . 16 Making Cocoa..... 17 Cho...
-Chapter I. How To Choose Our Food
Money can be spent to infinitely better advantage in the store than by giving orders at the door, by mail, or telephone. Every housekeeper knows how large a proportion of the housekeeping money is swa...
-Fish
Any fish intended for cooking purposes must be in season and must be fresh. Fish is out of season and therefore not so good during the period of spawning, the flesh being watery, flabby, and without m...
-Meats
Beef. In selecting beef, choose that of a fine smooth grain, of a rich red color, with cream-colored or pale yellow fat. If the lean portion is of a pale color, then it is probably cut from a diseased...
-Poultry And Game
In choosing poultry and game, regard must be had to: Color and skin of legs; condition and shape; age; freshness. All poultry when young should have smooth and pliable legs, with the scales overlappin...
-Miscellaneous
Flour must have no musty or unpleasant smell, or acid taste. Good wheat flour should be soft and silky to the touch, not greasy or gritty, and when a little is squeezed together in the hand, it should...
-Roasting And Baking
The actual differences between roasting and baking are not great, the terms being frequently interchanged. Roasting proper is cooking before the fire. It is one of the oldest methods of cooking on rec...
-Braising
Braising is a combination of two methods of cooking - roasting and stewing - usually applied to small joints of meat. This process decreases loss by evaporation, and is one of the best ways of cooking...
-Broiling Or Grilling
Broiling, sometimes called grilling, is one of the quickest methods of cooking. It is cooking on a hot grill or gridiron either over or in front of a hot fire. When a gas stove is used it is done unde...
-Boiling
Boiling is cooking food by moist heat, by immersing it in boiling liquid for a certain time. Boiling is one of the simplest, most economical, most generally used methods of cooking, and when correctl...
-Frying
Frying is cooking foods by contact with fat at a high temperature, and is the quickest of all cooking methods. It may be considered under three heads, generally known as wet frying, dry frying, and sa...
-Stewing
Stewing is allowing food to simmer in a small amount of hot liquid for a long time. A simmering heat is that just below boiling point. This is the most economical way of cooking food, as all the juice...
-Coffee Freshly Ground Coffee
Water, boiling Use an earthenware or china pitcher and heat it in the oven. Put in one ounce of freshly roasted and freshly ground coffee for each pint of liquid desired, fill the pitcher one half fu...
-Making Tea
Tea Water Tea making is an art, but one which may be easily acquired by observing the following rules : Do not use water which has boiled a long time in brewing tea. Do not use water which has not...
-Prune Water
1/2 pound prunes 6 cups (3 pts.) water 1 lemon Sugar or honey to taste Peel lemon very thin, and put rinds and prunes into a saucepan with water, bring to a boil, and simmer forty minutes. Add str...
-Chapter IV. Bread, Biscuits, Muffins, Rolls, Etc
I won't quarrel with my bread and butter. In selecting flour choose not only that which is rich in albuminoids, but see that the gluten is of first quality. To test, make a piece of dough from one ...
-Baking Powder Biscuits
3 tablespoons (1 1/2 ozs.) lard, or butter substitute 2 cups ( 1/2 lb.) flour 2 cups (1/2 lb.) barley flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 cups (3/4 pt.) water P...
-Bran Muffins
1 cup (6 ozs.) brown sugar 1 tablespoon (1/2 oz.) butter or lard 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup (1 gill) milk 1 cup (3 ozs.) bran 1 cup (4 ozs.) potato or corn flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoo...
-Bread Griddlecakes
2 cups (8 ozs.) stale bread, diced 1 cup (4 ozs.) flour or potato flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 tablespoon 1/2 oz.) sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon ( 1/2 oz.) lard, melted 1 egg, beaten ...
-Brown Bread
1 cake yeast 4 tablespoons brown sugar, molasses, or sirup 1 cup (1/2 pt.) lukewarm water 1 cup (1/2 pt.) scalded milk, cooled 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) butter or lard, melted 3 teaspoons salt 1 3/4 c...
-Corn Meal Doughnuts
1 cup (6 ozs.) corn meal 3 cups (3/4 lb.) barley or corn flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 tablespoon (1/2 oz.) butter substitute 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) grated maple sugar 2 eggs, ...
-Fairy Corn Bread
1 1/2 cups (9 ozs.) corn meal 1/2 cup (2 ozs.) flour or barley flour 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg, beaten 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) shortening, melted 3/4 cup (1 1/2 gills) m...
-Raisin Bread
1/2 cup (1 gill) milk 1/2 cup (1 gill) water 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon sirup 2 cups (1/2 lb.) flour 1 cup (5 ozs.) Graham flour 1 yeast cake 2 cups (12 ozs.) seedless raisins 4 tablespoons tep...
-Rye Bread
Lukewarm water 1 teaspoon sugar 1 yeast cake 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons caraway seeds Rye flour In one fourth cup lukewarm water dissolve sugar and yeast cake, turn into a bowl, add pint luk...
-Chapter V. Cereals
The more the fire eats starch, the less we have to eat it. In considering cereals one rarely thinks of them as seeds or fruits of grasses, but such they are. In these seeds, cultivated for food sup...
-Boiled Rice
1 cup (1/2 lb.) rice 4 cups (1 qt.) boiling water 1 teaspoon salt Sprinkle rice and salt into water, and cook it at a gallop till grains are tender. Drain it, saving water for soup. Hold it in a co...
-Corn Meal Mush
4 cups (1 qt.) boiling water 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup (6 ozs.) corn meal Molasses, or sirup, or honey Put boiling water into double boiler, add salt, and stir in corn meal, stir well every few minutes ...
-Oatmeal Porridge
1 1/4 cups (1/2 lb.) oatmeal 4 cups (2 pts.) boiling water 1 teaspoon salt Sprinkle oatmeal into water, stir and cook until porridge is smooth and beginning to thicken, add salt, and allow porridge...
-Rye Meal Mush
1 cup (1/2 pt.) rye meal 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup (1/2 pt.) cold water 4 cups (1 qt.) boiling water Mix meal and salt together and beat in cold water to make a smooth batter. Then add boiling water and...
-Chapter VI. Eggs And Omelets
A dish fit for the gods. The yolk of an egg is popularly supposed to be of a different nature from the white. But it is only oil that makes the yolk different and its proportion of yellow coloring ...
-Chapter VII. Stocks And Soups
First catch your clams; along the ebbing edges Of saline coves you'll find the precious wedges. Few people succeed in making good tasty soups, for the reason that few understand the making of stock...
-Kinds Of Stock
First Stock. This stock is carefully made from uncooked bones and meat, suitably and nicely flavored, and is used for consommes, and all high-class soups. Second Stock. This is made from the meat and...
-Soups
The principle underlying the making of soups, as in the case of stock, is extraction. Soups depend for their success on the flavors and goodness extracted from the materials used in their manufacture,...
-Apricot Soup
1/2 pound dried apricots 6 cups (2 qts.) cold water 1 orange 1/4 teaspoon powdered nutmeg 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) sugar 3 tablespoons (1/2 oz.) cornstarch Rusks or fried bread Wash apricots and soak...
-Bone Stock
4 pounds bones 12 cups (6 pts.) water 12 white peppercorns 1 carrot 1 turnip 3 stalks celery 1 onion 1 bunch herbs 1 teaspoon salt 1 blade mace 1 bay leaf Wash bones well, removing all fat and ...
-Clear Soup With Rice
Bones 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) drippings 8 cups (2 qts.) water 1 onion 3 cloves 1 tablespoon salt 6 white peppercorns 3 slices bacon 2 carrots 1 turnip 1 leek 1 clove garlic Rice Take any b...
-Good Brown Stock
4 pounds shin of beef 10 cups (2 1/2| qts.) water 3 cloves 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon peppercorns Any poultry or game bones 1 carrot 2 onions, browned 1 bunch herbs 2 stalks celery Cut meat int...
-Good White Stock
4 pounds shin of veal 10 cups (2 1/2 qts.) water Any poultry bones An old fowl or a rabbit 3 stalks celery 1 onion, sliced 1 blade mace Cut meat into small pieces, and break up bones, put them into...
-Vegetable Soup
1 carrot, shredded 1 turnip, shredded 1 onion, shredded 1 stalk celery, shredded 1 lettuce, shredded 1 small cucumber, shredded 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) butter substitute 1 bay leaf 4 tablespoon...
-Strawberry Soup
1 box strawberries 1 cup (1/2 lb.) sugar 6 cups (3 pts.) water 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch 1/2 lemon Rusks, or toast, or puffed rice Wash and pick strawberries. Take one cup of the smaller ones and ...
-Chapter VIII. Fish
'Tis very fresh and sweet, sir, The fish was taken but this night. Fish may be divided into three classes - white, oily, and shell fish. The first two, white and oily, may be served in the plac...
-Filleted Fish Baked In Batter
1 flounder 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) butter substitute melted Wash flounder and cut off fins. Lay it on a board with tail end nearest ...
-Fish Cakes
2 cups (1 pt.) cooked fresh or salt codfish 2 cups (1 pt.) hot mashed potatoes 4 tablespoons hot milk 1 tablespoon (1/2 oz.) butter substitute 1/4 teaspoon pepper Salt to taste 1 egg, beaten Chop ...
-Stuffed Flounder
1 flounder 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon rind 1 cup (1/2 pt.) brown stock or gravy 1 egg, beaten 3 tablespoons bread crumbs 2 table...
-Tuna Fish Souffle
1 can tuna fish 1 tablespoon (1/2 oz.) butter 1 tablespoon flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1 cup (1/2 pt.) milk 1 teaspoon chopped onion 1 tablespoon chopped p...
-Chapter IX. Meats
A plain leg of mutton, my Lucy, I prithee get ready at three! Have it smoking, and tender, and juicy, And what better meat can there be? The term meat is, commonly speaking, applied only to beef, ...
-Beef Heart, Stuffed And Roasted
1 beef heart 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) butter substitute 1 tablespoon chopped onion 3 tomatoes, skinned and chopped 1 cup (1/4 lb.) bread crumbs 1 egg, beaten 2 tablespoons milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/...
-Ham Baked In Pastry
1 medium-sized ham 2 cups (1/2 lb.) flour 4 cups (1 lb.) barley flour Cold water 1/2 cup (4 ozs.) drippings Wash ham and soak it in lukewarm water six hours. Then saw off knuckle bone, and if ham ...
-Marinaded Cutlets
1 pound neck of mutton 6 teaspoons vinegar 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1 onion, chopped 1 bay leaf 1 egg, beaten Mashed potatoes Green peas, or string beans Cu...
-Spiced Beef
10 to 12 pounds beef 2 cups (12 ozs.) coarse brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons powdered mace 1 1/2 teaspoons black pepper 1/2 teaspoon red pepper 2 teaspoons powdered cloves 1 teaspoon powdered nutmeg 1 ...
-Sucking Pig, Roasted
1 sucking pig Sage and onion stuffing Tart apple sauce Parsley Lemon and watercress Sucking pig is an excellent old-fashioned dish. The little pig should be small, and is best at three or four wee...
-Sweetbreads, In Gravy
3 heart sweetbreads 1 bunch herbs 1 cup (1/2 pt.) stock 1 cup (1/4 lb.) bacon or salt pork Salt and pepper 1 carrot, sliced 1 onion, sliced 1 turnip, sliced 4 tablespoons (1 oz.) flour or pota...
-Tongue En Casserole
1 fresh beef tongue 4 cups (2 pts.) cooking apples 1 cup (6 ozs.) brown sugar 1 cup (1/2 lb.) butter substitute 1 teaspoon powdered allspice 1/2 teaspoon powdered mace 1/4 teaspoon salt Wash and ...
-Chapter X. Poultry And Game
One likes the pheasant's wing and one the leg. The dressing of poultry has everything to do with its delicacy as an article of food. When properly dressed, the skin is of a clear color and free fro...
-Boiled Turkey, Celery Sauce
1 turkey Slices fat bacon or pork 2 cups (8 ozs.) bread crumbs 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 saltspoon powdered herbs 1 egg, beate...
-Chicken Pie
1 large fowl or two chickens 1 onion, sliced 3 celery stalks 3 carrots sliced Boiling water Salt and white pepper 3 tablespoons (1 1/2 ozs.) butter substitute 2 tablespoons (1/2 oz.) flour 1 cup (1/...
-Chicken Pilau
2 onions, sliced 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) butter substitute 1 chicken 1/2 cup (1/4 lb.) rice 2 cups (1 pt.) stock 1/2 teaspoon whole white peppers 1 blade mace 2 cloves 1 teaspoon salt 2 hard-cooke...
-Duck With Turnips
1 tender duck 3 tablespoons (11/2 ozs.) butter substitute 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 4 tablespoons (1 oz.) flour 2 cups (1 pt.) stock or water 1 bunch herbs 1 onion 2 cloves 12 young t...
-Fricassee Of Guinea Fowl
1 guinea fowl 2 tablespoons (1/2 oz.) flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 pound fat bacon or pork 1 tablespoon chopped onion 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon r...
-Goose With Chestnuts
1 young goose Salt and pepper Flour 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) butter substitute 1 carrot 1 onion 1 tablespoon lemon juice Brown stock or water 36 chestnuts Prepare and truss goose, dusting it with...
-Jugged Hare
1 hare 1 pound round steak 1/2 pound fat bacon 3 cups (1 1/2 pts.) stock or water 1 onion 4 cloves 1 small bunch parsley 1 sprig thyme 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind 1 bay leaf 1 carrot, sliced...
-Pigeons With Spaghetti
4 pigeons 1/4 pound ham or bacon 1 carrot 1 turnip 1 onion 3 stalks celery 1 bunch herbs Stock or water 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) butter 1/2 package spaghet...
-Roast Chicken With Oyster Stuffing
1 chicken 1 cup (1/4 lb.) bread or cracker crumbs 1/4 cup (2 ozs.) butter substitute, melted 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 cups (1 pt...
-Roast Goose
1 goose Salt and pepper 1 small onion, chopped 1 tablespoon chopped celery 1 teaspoon chopped parsley 2 tablespoons bacon fat 2 apples, peeled 1/2 cup (2 ozs.) bread crumbs 1/2 teaspoon salt ...
-Roast Guinea Chicken
1 guinea chicken Drippings Flour Salt and pepper 1 cup (1/2 pt.) white grapes 2 cups (1/2 lb.) bread crumbs 1/2 cup (4 ozs.) butter substitute, melted Truss bird in shape, dust with flour, salt...
-Chapter XI. Vegetables
The common growth of Mother Earth suffices me. The cooking of vegetables is often undertaken with confidence by the most amateur and ignorant of cooks, because of a mistaken idea that any one can ...
-Baked Beets
6 beets Olive oil Lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper While the beet is not rich in nitrogen or fat, it contains nearly eight per cent. of sugar and affords a welcome addition to our ...
-Boiled Leeks
1 bunch leeks Boiling water Salt and pepper to taste Leeks are excellent in soups, broths, etc., but they are also particularly good as a vegetable with or without sauce. They are also very little...
-Sugared Sweet Potatoes
Cut cold baked sweet potatoes into quarter-inch slices and measure one pint. Melt two tablespoons butter in a baking dish, and when hot lay potatoes in; sprinkle the top with two tablespoons sugar or ...
-Parsnips Boiled
2 pounds parsnips Salt and pepper Wash and scrape parsnips from thick end downwards; if old, it may be necessary to peel them thin. Throw them into cold water as they are prepared, to prevent discol...
-Potatoes Au Gratin
8 potatoes 1 tablespoon (1/2 oz.) butter substitute 1 tablespoon flour 2 cups (1 pt.) milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/2 cup (2 ozs.) grated cheese reel potatoes, cut into dice and bo...
-Frontispiece
8 roots salsify 1 cup (1/2 pt.) white sauce 1/4 cup (2 ozs.) butter substitute 1 teaspoon lemon juice or vinegar 1/2 teaspoon celery salt 1 tablespoon grated cheese Bread crumbs Choose salsify ...
-Stuffed Eggplant
1 eggplant Seasoned bread crumbs Butter 2 poached eggs One eggplant is enough for a good-sized family. Do not cook eggplant in any way without first removing its acridity by cooking in boiling sal...
-Tomatoes And Brussels Sprouts
4 ripe tomatoes, peeled 1/2 cup (4 ozs.) drippings 1 pound cooked Brussels sprouts 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon paprika 6 slices fried bacon Stuffed Egg Plant with Eggs. Page 134. Stewed En...
-Chapter XII. Salads And Salad Dressings
An olive, capers or some better salad. There are not many pleasanter dishes than salads when served in a pretty salad bowl or in individual dishes. For the benefit of the thrifty housewife it may b...
-French Dressing
6 tablespoons olive oil or vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoons vinegar or lemon juice Set a small bowl in dish of crushed ice and pour in oil, beat in seasonings, a lit...
-Mayonnaise Dressing
1 teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon fine salt 1/4 teaspoon paprika 2 egg yolks 1 cup (1/2 pt.) olive oil Lemon juice \ teaspoon onion juice The eggs and oil must be thoroughly chilled, and the bo...
-Salad Dressing That Will Keep
1 teaspoon mustard 3 teaspoons sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon celery salt 1 tablespoon (1/2 oz.) butter, melted 2 egg yolks, beaten 1 tablespoon vinegar Mix dry ingredients in a saucepan, add but...
-Chapter XIII. Puddings
Variety is the mother of enjoyment. All ingredients for puddings should be fresh and of good quality. It is a false economy to use for them any materials that have been too long stored, as the slig...
-Cherry Dumplings
1 can cherries 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) butter 1/4 cup (1 1/2 ozs.) cornstarch 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup (1 1/2 gills) milk 2 cups (1/2 lb.) flour Empty cherries into a sa...
-Strawberry Shortcake
2 cups (1/2 lb.) flour 2 cups (1/2 lb.) corn flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) butter substitute 1 1/2 cups (3/4 pt.) milk Strawberries Sweetened cream Sift f...
-Steamed Shortcake
1 1/2 cups (6 ozs.) flour or Graham flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 3 tablespoons (1 1/2 ozs.) shortening 1 egg, beaten 1/2 cup (1 gill) water 1 tablespoon (1/2 oz.) sugar Fresh...
-Steamed Meat Pudding
1 pound beef 4 sheep's kidneys 1 tablespoon flour 6 tablespoons stock or water 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Suet pastry Trim away all skin and superfluous fat and cut meat into strips. Split...
-Chapter XIV. Sweet And Savory Sauces
It provoketh a fine appetite if sauce your meat be by. It is an art to make a really good sauce - an art not sufficiently cultivated by the majority of cooks, yet one worthy of cultivation, for by ...
-Chocolate Sauce
2 squares (2 ozs.) chocolate 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) sugar or honey 2 cups (1 pt.) hot water 4 tablespoons (1 oz.) cornstarch Cold milk Melt chocolate with one half cup of the hot water, then add s...
-Cucumber Sauce
1 cucumber 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) butter substitute 1 tablespoon cooked spinach 1 cup (1/2 pt.) white sauce Salt and white pepper to taste 2 tablespoons cream Peel cucumber and cut it into thin sli...
-Chapter XV. Ice Creams And Ices
A thousand different shapes it bears, Comely in thousand shapes appears. Ice cream is one of the simplest dishes to prepare, providing always that one has a good freezer. Another advantage ice crea...
-Chapter XVI. Pastries, Pies And Tartlets
Carved like an apple tart. Pastry is a combination of fat and flour, and may be short, flaky, or puff pastry, according to the materials used and the method by which they are combined. The fat used...
-Choux Pastry
1 cup (4 ozs.) flour 1 cup (1/2 pt.) water 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) butter 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) sugar 1 pinch salt 2 large eggs 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Sift flour and put it into a cool part ...
-Flaky Pastry
2 1/2 cups (10 ozs.) flour 1 cup (8 ozs.) butter substitute 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 egg white, beaten Cold water Let butter substitute lie in cold water some time before using i...
-Whole Wheat Puff Paste
4 cups (1 lb.) whole wheat flour 1 egg yolk 1 small lemon Iced water 2 cups (1 lb.) butter or butter substitute Make a bay in center of flour, add egg, mixed with strained lemon juice; mix with the...
-Chapter XVII. Cakes, Fillings, And Frostings
Never slam the oven door, Cakes will fall to rise no more. Cakes form pleasant adjuncts to the food necessities of the household, and are of only secondary importance to bread-making. There are fo...
-Economical Gingerbread
1/2 cup (4 ozs.) sugar, brown or white 1/2 cup (7 ozs.) molasses 1/2 cup (4 ozs.) lard 1/2 cup (1 gill) boiling water 2 tablespoons sour cream 1 egg, beaten 1 teaspoon soda 1 teaspoon powdered ginge...
-Eggless And Milkless Gingerbread
1 cup (14 ozs.) molasses or honey 1 teaspoon soda 3 teaspoons powdered ginger 1/2 teaspoon powdered nutmeg 1 cup (1/4 lb.) corn flour 1 cup (8 ozs.) sugar 1 cup (1/2 pt.) boiling water 2 tablespoon...
-English Pork Cake
1 pound fat pork, chopped fine 2 cups (1 pt.) boiling water 1 cup (14 ozs.) molasses or honey 2 cups (1 lb.) seeded raisins 2 cups (12 ozs.) Sultana raisins 4 cups (1 lb.) currants 1 tablespoon po...
-Scotch Shortbread
3 cups (3/4 lb.) flour 1 cup (4 ozs.) rice flour 3/4 cup (6 ozs.) sugar 1 cup (8 ozs.) butter or butter substitute Mix flours and sugar and sift on to baking board. Press moisture out of butter, us...
-Suffrage Gingerbread
1 cup (1/4 lb.) ground rice 2 cups (1/2 lb.) flour 1 cup (4 ozs.) whole wheat flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 tablespoon ginger 1 teaspoon mace 3/4 cup {\\ gills) honey or molasses 1/2 cup (1 gil...
-Chapter XVIII. Toasts And Sandwiches
With dainty chicken, snow-white bread. Sandwich is one of the most useful and appetizing forms of food. Most people can manage to eat a sandwich when other foods fail to appeal to them. The word ...
-Finnan Haddie Toast
1 large finnan haddie 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 tablespoon (1/2 oz.) butter substitute 1 1/2 cups (3/4 pt.) milk, hot 1 egg yolk 1 hard-cooked egg, chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1...
-Chapter XIX. Chafing-Dish Cookery
How many things by season seasoned are To their right praise and true perfection. The chafing dish was introduced to the fashionable world as a fad, but has remained as a fact. A desire to become a...
-Mussels A La Mariniere
26 to 36 mussels 3 tablespoons (1 1/2 ozs.) butter 1 small onion, chopped fine 2 tablespoons (1/2 oz.) flour 1/2 cup (1 gill) mussel liquor 3/4 cup (1 1/2 gills) milk 2 teaspoons chopped parsley 1...
-Shad Roes
Shad roes 1 teaspoon vinegar Flour 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) butter Lemon slices Boil roes ten minutes in lower compartment of chafing dish in boiling salted water to which vinegar has been added. Dr...
-Chapter XX. Cold Meat Cookery
Cut and come again. Twice-cooked meat is not injurious unless it is heated in such a fashion as to render it hard and leathery, in which case undue strain is thrown on the digestive organs. This is...
-Haricot Mutton
1 1/2 pounds cold cooked mutton 3 cups (1 1/2) stock or water 1 carrot, diced 1 turnip, diced 3 potatoes, diced 1 onion, diced 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) butter substitute 4 tablespoons (1 oz.) flour 1 b...
-Potted Cooked Meat
2 cups (1/2 lb.) cooked meat 6 slices cooked bacon or 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) butter Salt and pepper Grated nutmeg 1/2 bouillon cube Small amount meat gravy Weigh meat after fat and gristle have been...
-Cornish Pasties
2 cups (1/2 lb.) barley flour 2 cups (1/2 lb.) flour 1 cup (1/2 lb.) butter substitute 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 pound steak, diced 1 onion, chopped 2 potatoes, diced 1/2 teaspoon pepper Cold water Mix...
-Marrow Bones
Flour and water pastry Hot toasted bread Many consider marrow bones a great delicacy. They may be either boiled or baked. If the latter, the bones are merely sawn into pieces about six inches long, ...
-Chapter XXII. Vegetarian Dishes
Give us a taste of your quality. Before making vegetarian dishes it is necessary to know something about the kinds of food required by the body, and whether the vegetable dishes we are going to sub...
-Cheese And Vermicelli Patties
1/2 pound pastry 1/2 cup (4 ozs.) vermicelli 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) butter or oil 2 teaspoons flour 3/4 cup (1 1/2 gills) milk 4 tablespoons grated cheese 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper ...
-Dried Pea Kedgeree
1 cup (1/2 pt.) dried or split peas 1/2 cup (1/4 pt.) barley, cooked 1/4 cup (2 ozs.) butter substitute 2 tablespoons tomato pulp 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 hard-cooked egg, chopped F...
-How To Make And Use Cottage Cheese
4 quarts skim milk Salt This quantity of milk will make about one and one half pounds of cheese. Pour milk into a clean saucepan and allow to remain in a warm place at a temperature of about 75...
-Jerusalem Artichoke Pudding
1 cup (1/2 pt.) artichoke puree 1 cup (1/2 pt.) milk 2 eggs, separated 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind Mix artichoke puree with milk and beaten yolks of eggs, ad...
-Barley Water
3 tablespoons (2 ozs.) pearl barley 1 tablespoon (1/2 oz.) sugar 1 lemon 2 cups (1 pt.) boiling water Wash barley in several waters, put it with sugar and lemon rind into a pitcher, pour water over...
-Beef Tea
Steak Water 1 pinch salt Buy the best steak. Take a sharp pointed knife, and holding it closely by the pointed end, shred meat fine, and mix it with an equal quantity of cold water in an earthenwar...
-Chapter XXIV. Candies
With such imitation Of form and color 't will deceive the eye Until the taste be ravish'd. With the materials found in the cupboard or pantry of the average family, delicious and easily made candie...
-Chocolate Chips
1 cup (6 ozs.) brown sugar 1 cup (1/2 pt.) molasses 2 teaspoons butter 1 pinch baking soda 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Melted sweet chocolate Put into a saucepan sugar, molasses, butter, and soda...
-Chocolate Covering
3/4 lb. chocolate Put chocolate in a bowl in a pan containing warm water over gentle heat, stir all the time until chocolate is quite smooth, then stand bowl on a table and stir well; when cooled suf...
-Fondant
4 cups (2 lbs.) sugar 2 cups (1 pt.) water 4 teaspoons glucose, or 1 pinch cream of tartar Put sugar and water in a saucepan and dissolve over gentle heat, stirring until thoroughly melted; then add...
-Nut And Raisin Fudge
4 tablespoons grated unsweetened chocolate 2 cups (1 lb.) sugar 1 cup (1/2 pt.) milk 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) butter 1/2 cup (1/4 lb.) seeded raisins 1/2 cup (2 ozs.) chopped nut meats 1 teaspoon vanill...
-Popcorn Candy
About 10 cups popcorn 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) butter 1 cup (1/2 pt.) maple or corn sirup 1/2 cup (1/4 lb.) sugar 1 teaspoon lemon extract Melt butter in a saucepan, add sirup and sugar, and when dis...
-Turkish Delight
1 envelope (3/4 oz.) powdered gelatine 1/2 cup (1 gill) hot water 2 cups (1 lb.) sugar 1/2 cup (1 gill) fruit juice, boiling 1 orange 1 lemon 1 cup (1/4 lb.) chopped nut meats Few drops red col...
-Chapter XXV. Preserving And Pickling
When the time comes the latest fruits also ripen. For preserving use the best sugar and avoid that of a bluish cast. The utensils used should be kettles, colanders, and ladles of porcelain-lined or...
-Blackberry And Apple Jelly
5 pounds blackberries 5 pounds apples 10 cups (5 lbs.) sugar or honey Put required amount of blackberries into preserving pan, place in upper pan of double boiler, cover, and cook until berries are ...
-Canned Apples, Cold Pack Method
Apples Salted cold water Hot sirup Canning by cold pack method is not difficult. Wash jars and rubbers and test rubbers for quality. Set empty jars and rubbers in pan of water to heat to boiling poi...
-Dried Peaches Or Apples
Apples or peaches Pare and core apples, then slice or cut them in quarters. They dry faster when sliced, as more surface is exposed. Steam pieces of apples three minutes. Now spread them on a drier a...
-Preserved Strawberries
4 cups (2 lbs.) sugar, scant 1 cup (1/2 pt.) water 2 3/4 pounds strawberries Bring sugar and water to boiling point and skim. Add strawberries, which have been washed, capped, and stemmed. Boil frui...
-Chili Sauce
20 tomatoes 12 onions 6 red peppers 6 green peppers 1 cup (6 ozs.) brown sugar 3 cups (1 1/2 pts.) vinegar 1/4 cup (2 ozs.) salt 3 teaspoons powdered ginger 3 teaspoons powdered cloves 1 teas...
-Tomato Conserve
Ripe sound tomatoes Mixed spices Salt Put into an enameled saucepan as many tomatoes as are required, cook over slow fire until tomatoes become detached from skins, strain through a fine sieve, pres...
-Bananas Sugar
Melted butter Lemon juice Salt Batter Cut aboue one fourth of an inch from each end, but do not peel bananas. Lay them in a greased baking dish, and bake in hot oven fifteen minutes. When done the...
-French Pancakes
4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) butter substitute 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) sugar 2 eggs, beaten 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) ground rice 4 tablespoons (1 oz.) flour 1 cup (1/2 pt.) milk Strawberry or raspberry jam Cr...
-Norfolk Dumplings
4 cups (1 lb.) flour 1 compressed yeast cake 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup (1/2 pt.) warm water 1 teaspoon sugar These dumplings are delicious to serve with any kind of boiled meat, or with stews or brai...
-Nut Stuffing
4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) butter substitute 1 cup (1/4 lb.) chopped nut meats 1 slice onion, chopped 1/2 cup (2 ozs.) bread crumbs 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 e...
-With Meats
Serve with roast beef, Yorkshire pudding, baked white potatoes, or mashed potatoes, gravy, hot or cold horse-radish sauce, boiled or brown sweet potatoes, corn, tomatoes, spinach, or carrots. Serve w...
-Chapter XXIX. Menus
On hospitable thought intent. Breakfast Cereal with Dates Parsley Omelet Bran Muffins Coffee Luncheon or Supper Risotto Oatmeal Bread and Butter Raisin Pie Tea or Cocoa Dinner Irish Stew Let...
-Chapter XXX. Time-Table For Cooking
The youthful housekeeper is not so very wise, So let not the older these few hints despise. Baking Beef, loin or ribs, rare, per pound... 8 to 10 minutes Beef, loin or ribs, well done, per pound...
-Chapter XXXI. Weights And Measures
With weights and measures just and true With stoves of even heat Well buttered tins and quiet nerves Success will be complete. 27 1/3 grains........ 1 dram 16 drams........ 1 ounce 16 ounces........
-Cook Books
Caroline King's Cook Book By CAROLINE B. KING MRS. KING has approached the science of cookery from a new angle. She has gone to the very root of the principles of cookery, and presented them in a wa...
-Chapter II. The Processes Of Cookery
Pray you, take note of it. Steaming Food is said to be steamed when it is cooked by moist heat in the vapor arising from boiling water. Steaming is the most gradual of all the methods of cooking...
-Cherry Shrub - Cream Nectar
Cherry Shrub 2 quarts ripe cherries 4 cups (2 lbs.) sugar or honey 8 cups (2 qts.) water 2 lemons l orange Pit cherries and mash thoroughly. Bring sugar and water to boiling point and boil sirup e...
-Delicious Chocolate - Gingerade
Delicious Chocolate 4 cups (1 qt.) milk 2 squares (2 ozs.) bitter chocolate 1 cup ( 1/2 lb.) sugar 2 egg whites 2 bananas, mashed 2 tablespoons powdered sugar Heat milk to boiling point. Grate ...
-Grapeade - Lemonade
Grapeade 1 lemon 2 oranges 1 banana 1 cup ( 1/2 pt.) grape juice 1 1/2 cups (12 ozs.) sugar or honey Cold water Grate rinds and add strained juice of lemon and oranges. Mash banana and add it wi...
-Lemon Sirup - Boston Brown Bread
Lemon Sirup 2 pounds lump sugar 1 1/2 cups (3/4 pt.) water 1/2 ounce citric acid 4 lemons Boil sugar and water to thick sirup, add acid and strained lemon juice, and bottle. This sirup can be used ...
-Buckwheat Gems - Corn Meal Rolls
Buckwheat Gems 2 cups ( 12 ozs.) buckwheat flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 egg, beaten 3 tablespoons soy bean flour 1 1/2 cups (3/4 pt.) milk 3 tablespoons honey or sirup 1 table...
-Ginger Pancakes - Health Bread
Ginger Pancakes 2 tablespoons flour 1 egg \ cup (1 gill) milk Pinch salt 1/2 teaspoon powdered ginger Lemon juice Sugar Beat all the ingredients well together five minutes. Have ready some hot...
-Liberty Bread - Nut And Raisin Brown Bread
Liberty Bread 1 yeast cake 1 cup (1/2 pt.) lukewarm water 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup (6 ozs.) corn meal 1 cup (1/2 pt.) cooked oatmeal 1 cup (1/2 pt.) mashed potatoes 1 cup (4 ozs.) barley flour 1 cup...
-Nut Bread - Wheat Bread
Nut Bread 2 cups (1/2 lb.) flour 2 cups (12 ozs.) buckwheat flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (4 ozs.) grated maple sugar 1 egg, beaten 2 cups (1 pt.) milk 1 cup (4 ozs.) ch...
-Whole Wheat Gems - Fried Hominy
Whole Wheat Gems 1/4 cup (2 ozs.) drippings 3/4 cup (3/4 ozs.) brown sugar 1 egg 1 1/2 cups (3/4 pt.) buttermilk or sour milk 1 teaspoon soda 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (2 ozs.) flour 1 1/2 cups (6 oz...
-Brewis - Cracked Wheat
Brewis 1 cup (4 ozs.) bread crumbs 3 cups (1 1/2 pts.) milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) butter substitute Heat milk in double boiler, add bread crumbs, salt and butter substitute, and ...
-Farina Flummery - Rolled Oats Porridge
Farina Flummery 1 1/2 cups (3/4 lb.) farina 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 teaspoons sugar or honey 2 tablespoons fruit juice Cover farina with cold water and allow to stand twenty-four hours, drain off water...
-Alpine Eggs - Eggs In Nests
Alpine Eggs 1/2 small onion 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) butter substitute 1/2 cup (2 ozs.) cheese 2 eggs 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon chopped parsley Peel and slice onion. Melt on...
-Griddled Eggs - Steamed Eggs
Griddled Eggs Eggs Bacon 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) butter substitute 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons (1 oz.) flour or cornstarch 2 cups (1 pt.) milk 2 teaspoons chopped parsley \ teaspoon pepper Heat...
-Stanley Eggs - Baked Sweet Omelet
Stanley Eggs 2 eggs 3 tablespoons bread crumbs 3 tablespoons milk Salt and pepper to taste 1 tablespoon chopped parsley Toast 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) butter substitute This is a very economical...
-Bread Crumb Omelet - Plain Omelet
Bread Crumb Omelet 1/2 cup (1 gill) milk 3/4 cup (3 ozs.) bread crumbs 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) butter substitute Salt and white pepper to taste 2 teaspoons chopped parsley 2 or 3 eggs Boil milk, put ...
-Picnic Omelet - Beef Soup With Savory Dumplings
Picnic Omelet 2 to 3 large eggs, beaten 2 tablespoons cream 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 cup (4 ozs.) butter substitute 1 cup (4 ozs.) cooked meat 1/4 teaspoon mixed mustard Beat up e...
-Dumplings - Cream Of Leek Soup
Dumplings 2 cups (1/2 lb.) flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon chopped parsley 1 cup (4 ozs.) suet, chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon powdered herbs Sift flour, baking powder, and sal...
-Emergency Soup - Giblet Soup
Emergency Soup 6 tablespoons (3 ozs.) lard or margarine 3 tablespoons (3/4 oz.) flour 3 cups (1 1/2 pts.) boiling water 4 teaspoons beef extract 1 tablespoon cream 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pep...
-Lentil Soup - Parsnip Soup
Lentil Soup 2 cups (1 pt.) lentils 1 carrot 3 potatoes 1 small turnip 2 onions 2 stalks celery 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) butter substitute 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 10 cups (2 1/2 qts....
-Pea Soup - Soup Maigre
Pea Soup 1 cup (1/2 lb.) dried peas 8 cups (2 qts.) water 1 tablespoon (1/2 oz.) drippings 1 onion 1 carrot 1 turnip 1 bunch herbs 1 cup (1/2 pt.) milk 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Cubes...
-Tomato Soup - Curried Cod
Tomato Soup 4 cups (1 qt.) canned tomatoes 1 Spanish onion, sliced 4 cups (1 qt.) stock or water 2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon powdered nutmeg 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 cup (2 o...
-Deviled Oysters - Haddock A La Creme
Deviled Oysters 1 tablespoon (1/2 oz.) butter 2 tablespoons (1/2 oz.) flour 1 cup (1/2 pt.) hot milk 2 cups (1 pt.) oysters 2 tablespoons bread crumbs 1 egg, beaten 1/4 teaspoon powdered nutmeg...
-Kedgeree Of Fish - Egg Sauce
Kedgeree Of Fish 1 smoked haddock or 1 pound cold cooked fish 1/2 cup (4 ozs.) rice 2 hard-cooked eggs 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) drippings 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 2...
-Scallops On Skewers - Stuffed Smelts
Scallops On Skewers 24 large scallops 3 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon paprika Broiled bacon Strips buttered toast Lemon Parsley Scald scallops in boiling water...
-Salmon Fricassee - Beef Olives
Salmon Fricassee 1 1/2 pounds salmon 1 cup (1/2 pt.) water 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon white pepper 1 clove 1 blade mace 3 lumps sugar 1 shallot, sliced 2 teaspoons mustard 4 tablespoons vi...
-Boiled Lamb's Head - Boston Stew
Boiled Lamb's Head 1 lamb's head 2 teaspoons salt 1 onion, sliced 1 carrot, sliced 6 bacon slices, fried 3 slices lemon 2 cups (1 pt.) white sauce 2 tablespoons chopped parsley If carefully pr...
-Crown Roast Of Lamb - Irish Stew
Crown Roast Of Lamb 1 crown roast 4 cups (2 pts.) mashed potatoes 4 cups (2 pts.) cooked peas Salt and pepper Mint sauce Select parts from two loins of mutton or lamb containing ribs, scrape fles...
-Kabab - Mutton Hot Pot With Dumplings
Kabab 1 1/2 pounds lean veal Salt and pepper Bruised caraway seeds 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) butter substitute 1 small onion, sliced 1/2 lemon Sour cream Parsley Croutons toasted bread Remove all ...
-Ox Tail With Vegetables - Shoulder Of Mutton
Ox Tail With Vegetables 1 ox tail 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) butter substitute 1 carrot, sliced 1 onion, sliced 1 turnip, sliced 1 bunch herbs 1 bay leaf 4 tablespoons (1 oz.) flour or potato flour 2...
-Tripe En Casserole - Braised Turkey
Tripe En Casserole 3 pounds tripe 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 carrot, sliced 1 onion, sliced 1 turnip, sliced 1 bay leaf Cider or water Plain paste Cut tripe into square pieces and sea...
-Fricassee Of Chicken - Rabbit En Casserole
Fricassee Of Chicken 1 chicken (just about 4 lbs.) 5 cups (2 1/2 pts.) boiling water 4 tablespoons (1 oz.) flour 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon pepper 1 cup (1/2 lb.) rice 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) butt...
-Rabbit Pie - Salmi Of Duck
Rabbit Pie 1 large rabbit, or two small ones 2 tablespoons (1/2 oz.) flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon mace 2 hard-cooked eggs, sliced 1/2 pound ham or bacon Pastry Cut ra...
-Stewed Rabbit - Boiled Cauliflower
Stewed Rabbit 1/4 pound fat bacon 1 rabbit 1 onion, sliced 4 tablespoons (1 oz.) flour 3 cups (1 1/2 pts.) milk or water 1 small bunch herbs 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Cut bacon into sq...
-Boiled Red Cabbage - Hot Fat
Boiled Red Cabbage 1 red cabbage 1 cup (1/2 pt.) boiling water 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) drippings 1/2 teaspoon white pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (1 gill) vinegar 1 hard-cooked egg, cut in stri...
-Kohl-Rabi - Scalloped Celery
Kohl-Rabi Kohl-rabi Cream sauce Kohl-rabi, or kale turnip, is a wholesome vegetable, and if cooked properly is much liked by all who are fond of cabbage or turnip. It belongs to the kale family, whi...
-Stuffed Globe Artichokes - Stuffed Peppers
Stuffed Globe Artichokes 8 globe artichokes 3 tablespoons chopped cooked meat 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 egg, beaten 1 cup (1/2 pt.) stock or water 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 sm...
-Stuffed Tomatoes - Beet And Cabbage Salad
Stuffed Tomatoes 7 tomatoes 2 cups (1 pt.) cooked rice 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) butter substitute 1 cup (1/2 pt.) milk or cream ...
-Bungalow Salad - Tomatoes
Bungalow Salad 1 1/2 cups (3/4 pt.) apples, chopped fine 1 1/2 cups (3/4 pt.) cabbage, chopped fine 1/2 cup (2 ozs.) peanuts, chopped 1/2 teaspoon celery salt 2 egg yolks 1 teaspoon mustard 1 teaspo...
-Cold Meat Salad - Marshmallow Fruit Salad
Cold Meat Salad 2 cups (1 lb.) cold meat 1/2 cup (2 ozs.) chopped celery 1 cooked beet 2 boiled potatoes 1 green pepper 2 teaspoons chopped parsley 5 tablespoons French dressing Bermuda onions ...
-Orange And Date Salad - Potato Salad
Orange And Date Salad Crisp lettuce leaves 5 oranges 1 package dates, stoned French or mayonnaise dressing Line salad dish with lettuce leaves. Peel and slice oranges, lay slices on lettuce, add da...
-Prune Salad - Italian Dressing
Prune Salad 1/2 pound prunes 1/4 cup (2 ozs.) sugar 1 cream cheese 1/2 cup (2 ozs.) chopped nut meats 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon paprika Crisp lettuce leaves French dr...
-Russian Dressing - Baked Rice Pudding
Russian Dressing 2 egg yolks 1 cup (1/2 pt.) olive or vegetable oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1 tablespoon finely chopped green pepper 1...
-Dandy Orange Pudding - Sauce
Dandy Orange Pudding Sauce 3 cups (1 1/2 pts.) boiling water 3/4 cup (6 ozs.) sugar or honey 1 tablespoon (1/2 oz.) butter substitute 2 large oranges Pour water into a saucepan, add sugar, butter...
-Oatmeal Pudding - Prune Roll
Oatmeal Pudding 2 cups (1 lb.) left-over oatmeal porridge 1/2 cup (2 ozs.) bread crumbs 1/2 cup (3 ozs.) Sultana raisins 1 apple, chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups (3/4 pt.) milk 1/2 teaspoon p...
-Prune Whip - Sliced Peach Shortcake
Prune Whip 2 cups (1 lb.) prunes 1/2 cup (4 ozs.) sugar or honey 1 cup (4 ozs.) chopped English walnut meats 2 egg whites 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon lemon juice Thin custard Wash prunes and bo...
-Wildwood Pudding - Jellied Cranberries
Wildwood Pudding 6 apples 1 cup (4 ozs.) chopped nut meats 1 1/4 cups (10 ozs.) sugar, brown or white 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 eggs, beaten 1 cup (4 ozs.) flour or Graham flour 1 teaspoon bakin...
-Hard Sauce - Mint Sauce
Hard Sauce 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) butter 1/2 cup (4 ozs.) sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon brandy or fruit juice Beat butter until creamy, add sugar, and beat until frothy. Flavor w...
-Molasses Sauce - Sour Cream Sauce
Molasses Sauce 1 tablespoon flour 2 tablespoons molasses 1/2 cup (1 gill) milk 1/2 cup (1 gill) water Mix flour with molasses in small saucepan, add milk and water, stir until sauce boils, and coo...
-Sweet Melted Butter Sauce - Tomato Sauce
Sweet Melted Butter Sauce 3 tablespoons (1 1/2 ozs.) butter substitute 4 tablespoons (1 oz.) flour or potato flour 2 cups (1 pt.) milk 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) sugar 1 teaspoon lemon juice Melt but...
-White Sauce - Chocolate Ice Cream
White Sauce 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) butter substitute 4 tablespoons (1 oz.) flour or cornstarch 1 1/2 cups (3 gills) milk 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Melt butter substitute in a saucepan, ad...
-Cereal Ice Cream - Grape Juice Water Ice
Cereal Ice Cream 2 cups (1 lb.) sugar or honey 2 eggs, beaten 2 cups (1 pt.) cooked cereal 4 cups (2 pts.) milk, lukewarm 1 teaspoon lemon extract 1/2 teaspoon powdered nutmeg Beat sugar and eggs...
-Lemon Ice Cream - Oswego Ice Cream
Lemon Ice Cream 3 lemons 1 orange 1 can condensed milk 2 cups (1 pt.) water 2 tablespoons cornstarch Grate rinds from lemons and orange, strain juices into milk, and add one cup of the water. Dis...
-Peach Ice Cream - Tea Frappe
Peach Ice Cream 1 can peaches 1 cup (1/2 pt.) milk 1/2 cup (1/4 lb.) sugar 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 cup (1/2 pt.) whipped cream Rub enough of the peaches throu...
-Vanilla Ice Cream - Plain Pastry
Vanilla Ice Cream 2 eggs, separated 4 cups (1 qt.) milk 1 cup (1/2 lb.) sugar or honey 1 cup (1/2 pt.) cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon rose extract Beat up egg yolks, add milk and...
-Potato Pastry - Pastry
Potato Pastry Cold potatoes Flour Drippings Take equal parts potatoes and flour and one half the same quantity of drippings. Rub potatoes through a sieve, mix with flour, cut and rub in fat, and m...
-Cherry Tartlets - Crumb Pies
Cherry Tartlets 1 cup (1/2 pt.) ripe cherries, stoned 1 teaspoon lemon extract 1/2 cup (1/4 lb.) sugar or honey 1/4 cup (1/2 gill) water Pastry Line twelve tartlet tins with pastry, and bake the...
-Currant Tartlets - Peach Pie
Currant Tartlets Pastry 1/2 cup (1 gill) milk 1 tablespoon (1/2 oz.) sugar 1 tablespoon fruit juice 1 tablespoon ground rice 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) butter substitute 3 tablespoons currants 1 eg...
-Perfection Pie - Sour Cream Pie
Perfection Pie Pastry 1 1/2 cups (3/4 pt.) apples, chopped 1/2 cup (1/2 lb.) seeded raisins 1 tablespoon vinegar 1 teaspoon powdered cinnamon 3/4 cup (6 ozs.) sugar or honey 1/2 cup (2 ozs.) choppe...
-Strawberry Custard Pie - Boiled Fruit Cake
Strawberry Custard Pie 1 1/2 cups (3/4 pt.) milk 1 cup (1/2 lb.) sugar 2 eggs, separated 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 baked pie crust Fresh ripe strawberries Mix one cup of the milk with sugar and y...
-Caramel Frosting - Cocoanut Birthday Cake
Caramel Frosting Boil one cup grated maple or brown sugar and one half cup cream or milk until it forms soft ball when tried in cold water, add one teaspoon vanilla extract and four tablespoons caram...
-Custard Spice Cakes - Eggless, Milkless, And Butterless Cake
Custard Spice Cakes 2 eggs, separated 1/2 cup (4 ozs.) sugar 1 cup (14 ozs.) molasses 1 teaspoon soda 1 cup (2 pt.) sour cream 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon powdered nutmeg 1 teaspoon powdered ...
-Boiled Frosting - Luncheon Cakes
Boiled Frosting Boil one cup sugar with one half cup water until it forms soft ball when tried in cold water, or reaches 240 F. on candy thermometer; pour on to stiffly beaten white of one egg, ...
-Old-Fashioned Dried Apple Cake - Russian Cake
Old-Fashioned Dried Apple Cake 2 cups (6 ozs.) dried apples 2 cups (1 lb.) prunes, stoned 2 cups (28 ozs.) molasses or honey 1 cup (1/2 pt.) water 1 teaspoon powdered cinnamon 1 teaspoon powdered gin...
-School Cake - Somerset Gingerbread
School Cake 1 cup (1/2 lb.) drippings 1 cup (1/2 lb.) sugar 1 cup (1/2 pt.) molasses or honey 1 egg, beaten 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 teaspoons soda 1 teaspoon powdered ...
-Baked French Toast - Herring Roe Toast
Baked French Toast 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup (1/2 pt.) milk 4 slices bread Butter Sugar Powdered cinnamon Beat eggs with salt and add milk. Spread bread thickly with butter, place in...
-Kidney Toast - Beef And Egg Sandwiches
Kidney Toast 2 sheep's kidneys 3 teaspoons butter 1/2 teaspoon flour 1 teaspoon chopped onion 2 tablespoons milk or stock 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Hot buttered toast 1 tablespoon chopp...
-Cheese And Olive Sandwiches - Fruit Sandwiches
Cheese And Olive Sandwiches 1 cup (1/4 lb.) grated cheese 2 dozen olives, chopped fine 3 pimientoes, chopped fine 1 egg 1/2 cup (1 gill) sour cream 1/2 cup (1 gill) vinegar 1/2 tablespoon flour ...
-Lobster Sandwiches - Tomato Sandwiches
Lobster Sandwiches 1 cup (1/2 pt.) cooked or canned lobster meat Mayonnaise or boiled dressing Salt and red pepper Anchovy essence Chopped pickled gherkins or olives Buttered rolls or bread Chop l...
-Apricot Custard - Cod Tongues With Tomato Sauce
Apricot Custard 6 preserved apricots 2 cups (1 pt.) milk 2 eggs, separated 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon potato flour or cornstarch 1 teaspoon lemon extract Cut apricots into small pieces and p...
-Corn Fritters - Fish A La Reine
Corn Fritters 1 can sweet corn 5 tablespoons (1 1/4 ozs.) flour 3/4 tablespoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt \ teaspoon pepper Cracker or bread crumbs Mix corn with flour, add sugar and seasonings. Hav...
-Fried Beans - Oysters A La Francesca
Fried Beans 2 cups (1 pt.) cooked beans 1 onion, chopped 1 teaspoon chopped parsley 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) butter substitute Mix beans with onion, parsley, an...
-Sardines With Chili Sauce - Beef And Potato Cutlets
Sardines With Chili Sauce 1 cup (1/2 pt.) chili sauce 1 box sardines Strips buttered toast Heat chili sauce in chafing dish, add sardines, and when very hot serve on buttered toasted bread. Thin ...
-Beef Au Gratin - Cottage Pie
Beef Au Gratin 1 cup (4 ozs.) cooked beef 1 cup (4 ozs.) bread crumbs 1 teaspoon chopped onion 1 tablespoon (1/2 oz.) butter substitute 1 tablespoon flour 1 cup (1/2 pt.) stock or water, hot 1 tea...
-Coquilles Of Chicken - Lamb With Peppers And Potatoes
Coquilles Of Chicken 6 tablespoons chopped cooked chicken 2 tablespoons rice, cooked 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) drippings 1 tablespoon flour 1 cup (1/2 pt.) milk, hot 1/4 teaspoon powdered mace 1 teaspoo...
-Macaroni Ragout - Meat Fritters
Macaroni Ragout 1/2 package macaroni 1 cup (1/4 lb.) cold cooked meat 1/2 cup (2 ozs.) grated cheese 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) drippings 4 tablespoons (1 oz.) flour 1 cup (1/2 pt.) milk 1 teaspoon sal...
-Meat Souffle - Scalloped Ham
Meat Souffle 1 tablespoon (1/2 oz.) butter substitute 1 tablespoon flour 1 cup (1/2 pt.) milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/2 tablespoon chopped parsley 1/2 teaspoon onion juice 2 eggs,...
-Chapter XXI. Breakfast, Luncheon, And Supper Dishes
The true essentials of a feast are only fun and feed. Baked Finnan Haddie 1 finnan haddie 1 cup (1/4 lb.) cheese, grated 4 tablespoons milk 1/2 teaspoon made mustard 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1 eg...
-Cheese Custard - Fresh Herring Pie
Cheese Custard 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 teaspoon mustard 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1 pinch red pepper 2 cups (1 pt.) milk, hot 1 cup (1/4 lb.) grated cheese Beat eggs wi...
-Haddock And Tomatoes - Noodles With Cheese
Haddock And Tomatoes 1 haddock, fresh or dried 1/4 cup (2 ozs.) rice 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) butter substitute 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 large tomatoes, skinned and sliced 1 teaspoon chopped onion 1/2 tab...
-Salt Codfish Balls - Savory Potatoes
Salt Codfish Balls 1 cup (1/4 lb.) salt codfish 2 cups (1 pt.) boiling water 3 cups (1 1/2 pts.) hot mashed potatoes 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 3 tablespoons (1 1/2 ozs.) butter 3 ta...
-Tomatoes With Cheese - Bean Pies
Tomatoes With Cheese 3 tomatoes 1/4 cup (2 ozs.) grated cheese 1 tablespoon (1/2 oz.) butter substitute 1 egg, beaten 1 cup (4 ozs.) bread crumbs 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Toast Pe...
-Bread Souffle - Caramel
Bread Souffle 2 cups (1/2 lb.) stale bread 2 eggs, separated 1 cup (1/2 pt.) tepid water 1/2 cup (1 gill) tepid milk 1 cup (4 ozs.) grated cheese 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon p...
-Curried Vegetables - Potted Beans
Curried Vegetables 3 onions, chopped 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) butter substitute 1 tablespoon curry powder or paste 1 tablespoon flour 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1/2 lemon 2 cups (1 pt.) stock or ...
-Savory Lentils - Succotash
Savory Lentils 4 cups (1 qt.) lentils 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) butter substitute 1 small onion, chopped 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 2 cups (1 pt.) gravy or stock 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper...
-Vegetable Pie - Vermicelli With Tomato Sauce
Vegetable Pie 1/2 package macaroni, cooked 1 large onion 1 carrot 3 stalks celery 1 cup (1/2 pt.) green peas 3 tomatoes, skinned and sliced 3 tablespoons bread crumbs 1 tablespoon chopped parsle...
-Chapter XXIII. Invalid Cookery
Whate'er is best administer'd is best. The preparation and cooking of food for invalids deserves far greater attention than is usually bestowed. Not only should the amount and quality vary accordin...
-Apple Custards - Chicken Broth
Apple Custards 1 cup (1/2 pt.) apple pulp 1 cup (1/2 pt.) milk 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) sugar 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) butter, melted 2 eggs, beaten Few preserved cherries Prepare apple pulp by rubbi...
-Cream Of Chicken For Diabetics - Nourishing Pudding
Cream Of Chicken For Diabetics 1 cup (4 ozs.) raw chicken meat 5 tablespoons whipping cream 1 egg Salt and white pepper A diabetic patient is allowed plenty of cream, butter, eggs, bacon, ham, mea...
-Raw Beef Sandwiches - Spaghetti And Fruit Pudding
Raw Beef Sandwiches Raw beef Bread Butter Salt and pepper Shred some raw beef very fine, then spread it on thin slices of buttered bread. Season well. Place another piece of bread on top. Cut into...
-Steamed Custard - Dried Apricot Squares
Steamed Custard 1 egg 4 tablespoons beef tea or stock Beat egg, add beef tea, or stock, and more seasoning if required. Pour into greased cup, cover with greased paper, and steam gently fifteen min...
-Everton Candy - Lemon Taffy
Everton Candy 3/4 cup (6 ozs.) butter 2f cups (1 lb.) brown sugar 1/2 cup (1 gill) sirup 1 teaspoon lemon extract 2 tablespoons water Melt butter in a saucepan, add sugar, sirup, and water, allo...
-Marshmallows - Orange Fondants
Marshmallows 2 cups (1 lb.) sugar 1 cup (1/2 pt.) water, cold, or fruit juice 1 envelope (3/4 oz.) powdered gelatine 8 tablespoons lukewarm water 1 teaspoon lemon extract 1 teaspoon vanilla extract...
-Peanut Butter Candy - Stuffed Dates
Peanut Butter Candy 2 tablespoons peanut butter 2 cups (1 lb.) sugar or brown sugar 1 cup (1/2 pt.) milk 1 cup (1/4 lb.) chopped nut meats 1 pinch salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Cook peanut but...
-Squash, Or Pumpkin, Candy - Banana And Pear Jam
Squash, Or Pumpkin, Candy 1 cup (1/2 pt.) cooked and sifted squash or pumpkin 1 cup (1/2 pt.) corn sirup 2 cups (1 lb.) sugar 2 tablespoons (1 oz.) butter 1 orange 1 lemon 1/4 teaspoon powdered...
-Barberry Jelly: Barberries Water - Orange Marmalade
Barberry Jelly: Barberries Water Sugar Barberries need touching with the frost to give the jelly the dark crimson color and tang that make it so acceptable. Free berries from stems, wash, and allo...
-Tomato Marmalade - Mixed Pickle
Tomato Marmalade Ripe tomatoes Lemon juice Sugar Cut up desired quantity of tomatoes and add small amount of water. Cook until quite soft, then strain through fine sieve, allowing no skin or seeds ...
-Pepper Hash - Pickled Tongues
Pepper Hash 12 sweet green peppers 12 red peppers 10 large onions Boiling water 3 cups (1 1/2 pts.) vinegar 1 1/4 cups (10 ozs.) sugar, brown or white 3 tablespoons salt Wash peppers and remove se...
-Rhubarb Relish
4 cups (1 qt.) rhubarb, sliced 4 cups (1 qt.) onions, sliced 4 cups (1 qt.) vinegar 5 cups (2 1/2 pts.) brown sugar 1 teaspoon powdered cinnamon 1 teaspoon powdered cloves 1 teaspoon powdered allsp...
-Sweet Cucumber Pickles
7 pounds ripe cucumbers 4 cups (1 qt.) vinegar 8 cups (4 pts.) brown sugar 1 tablespoon pickling spices Cut cucumbers in slices, remove seeds, and soak in salt water overnight. Drain and boil until ...
-How To Cure Tongues
1 1/2 gallons 6 qts.) water Coarse and fine salt 1 ounce saltpeter 4 cups (2 pts.) brown sugar 2 tongues Add sufficient coarse salt to water to make a brine that will float an egg. Rub fine salt o...
-How To Dry Corn
Warm water Select juicy, milky ears of corn which are not too old. With sharp knife, remove just tops of kernels, then scrape out rest of corn with a downwards stroke of the knife. Be careful not to ...
-Tomato Catchup
1/2 peck ripe tomatoes, peeled 2 long red peppers 2 large onions, peeled 1/4 cup (2 ozs.) salt 1 cup (1/2 lb.) sugar or honey 1 teaspoon celery seeds 3/4 cup (1 1/2 gills) white mustard seeds 1 ...
-Cabbage And Ham - Hopping John
Cabbage And Ham 1 cabbage Salt Sugar Pepper 1 tablespoon (1/2 oz.) butter'substitute 1 slice cooked ham Parsley Remove outside leaves from cabbage and soak in cold water forty minutes and drain wel...
-Hygienic Mincemeat - Shortcake
Hygienic Mincemeat 4 cups (1 lb.) suet, chopped by hand 4 cups (1 lb.) bread crumbs 8 cups (2 lbs.) currants 4 cups (2 lbs.) seeded raisins 5 cups (2 1/2 lbs.) sugar 1 cup (1/4 lb.) candied lemon ...
-Oyster Stuffing - Savory Bread Pudding
Oyster Stuffing 2 cups (1 pt.) oysters 1 cup (1/4 lb.) bread crumbs 2 teaspoons chopped parsley 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon paprika 4 tablespoons (2 ozs.) butter substitute, m...
-Self-Raising Flour - Raisins With Oil
Self-Raising Flour 6 pounds flour 1/4 cup (1 1/2 ozs.) cornstarch 1/2 ounce salt 3 ounces cream of tartar 1 1/2 ounces baking soda Mix ingredients and sift them four times. Keep in large jar or ...
-Browning For Gravies, Soups, Stews, Etc - Frying Bacon Or Ham
Browning For Gravies, Soups, Stews, Etc Put one half pound brown or white sugar into an old iron pan, stir with an iron spoon until it melts and turns a dark brown color, then add one half cup water,...
-Why Batter Is Beaten - To Soften Hard Candied Peel
Why Batter Is Beaten Correct beating introduces air into the mixture; air expands with heat. As it expands, it lifts up - raises - the batter, and so makes it light. After the beating is finished, st...







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