Fricasseed Salt Codfish

Soak over night in cold water two pounds of salt codfish. Take out the bones, cover with fresh water, and bring to the boil. Fry in olive-oil two chopped onions and a green pepper, with a sliced tomato, a bruised clove of garlic, and a chilli pepper. Add six cupfuls of stock, three tablespoonfuls of tomato catsup, a tablespoonful of minced parsley, and two cupfuls of peeled raw potatoes cut into dice. Cook until the potatoes are nearly done, then add the codfish and boil for five or ten minutes.

Creamed Codfish

Flake cold cooked codfish, or salted codfish which has been soaked and boiled. Mix with a Cream Sauce, adding one or two well-beaten eggs to the sauce just before serving.

Escalloped Codfish With Cheese

Prepare according to directions given for Creamed Codfish. Cover with grated cheese, crumbs, and butter, and bake in the oven.

Broiled Salt Codfish

Soak two pounds of salt codfish over night. In the morning change the water, add a chopped onion, bring to the boil, and cool. Drain, wipe dry, rub with melted butter, and broil. Serve with Drawn-Butter Sauce.

Codfish Souffle

Boil half a pound of salt codfish according to directions previously given. Mash the fish and mix with two cupfuls of mashed potatoes, pepper to season, and the yolks of two eggs well beaten. Beat thoroughly, fold in the stiffly beaten whites of the eggs, and bake in a hot oven until well puffed and brown.

Codfish And Macaroni

Soak over night half a pound of salt codfish. Boil for twenty minutes two ounces of broken macaroni. Melt one tablespoonful of butter, add one of flour, and cook thoroughly. Add one cupful of stewed and strained tomatoes and cook until thick, stirring constantly. Season with salt, pepper, and grated onion, add the fish and macaroni, and cook for an hour in a double-boiler.

Codfish A La Bonne Femme

Soak over night three pounds of salt codfish.

Boil for twenty-five minutes a quart of peeled potatoes, with salt, parsley, a clove, and an onion in the water. Add the fish and cook for ten minutes longer. Arrange the fish on a platter with the drained potatoes for a border. Melt one teaspoonful of butter, add one of flour, and cook thoroughly. Add two cupfuls of water in which the fish was cooked and cook until thick, stirring constantly, Take from the fire and add the yolks of two eggs beaten with a teaspoonful of vinegar and a tablespoonful of melted butter. Season with pepper, pour over the fish and the potatoes, and serve.

Codfish A La Beauregard

Prepare according to directions given for Creamed Codfish, using fresh codfish and omitting the egg. Serve on buttered toast and cover with hard-boiled eggs rubbed through a sieve.

Stewed Codfish A La Lincoln

Clean and bone four pounds of fresh codfish. Slice and scald two small onions, drain and fry soft in salt pork fat. Cut the fish into cubes and season with salt and pepper. Boil the bones in water to cover, with onion and pork fat. Put the fish into a buttered saucepan and strain the boiling liquid over it, using enough to cover. Add the juice of half a lemon, and thicken with one heaping tablespoonful of butter cooked with two of flour. Season with salt, pepper, minced parsley, and tomato or mushroom catsup. Just before the fish is done add one quart of drained oysters and cook until the oysters are plump.