Breakfast

Oranges (104)

Germea (217)

Eggs, Cienfuegos

Porgies Saute with Fines Herbes

Broiled Devilled Bacon (682)

Mashed Browned Potatoes (813)

Jelly Cakes

1552. Eggs, Cienfuegos

Heat in a saucepan one tablespoon melted butter, add one green pepper and a half onion, finely chopped; lightly brown five minutes, then add three finely chopped peeled red tomatoes and three finely sliced vinegar pickles. Season with three saltspoons salt, three salt-spoons sugar and one saltspoon white pepper; mix well and let cook eight minutes, lightly stirring occasionally. Add half ounce good butter, mix a little and divide into six shirred-egg dishes. Carefully crack two fresh eggs into each dish, season evenly with a half teaspoon salt and two saltspoons white pepper, set in oven to bake three minutes, remove and serve.

1553. Porgies Saute With Fines Herbes

Neatly scale, trim and wipe six nice small, fresh, fat porgies. Season with a teaspoon salt and half teaspoon white pepper, lightly baste with a little fresh milk and lightly roll in flour. Heat one and a half tablespoons melted butter in a frying pan, add fish one beside another, and gently fry for six minutes on each side. Dress on a hot dish, sprinkle a half teaspoon freshly chopped parsley over them, a saltspoon each chopped chives and chervil; squeeze over them the juice of a half lemon and place half ounce butter in the pan in which they were fried, toss well on the fire until of a light brown, then pour over fish and serve.

1554. Jelly Cakes

Prepare the cakes exactly the same as (No. 136), and as soon as taken out of the pan spread a half teaspoon currant jelly over each cake and serve with maple syrup separately.

Luncheon

Clam Stew with Celery

Broiled Sardines on Toast (740)

Chicken Hash, Moreno au Gratin

Spaghetti, Italienne (15)

Omelette Souffle

1555. Clam Stew With Celery

Cut a well-cleaned white celery stalk in small dice pieces and place in a saucepan with a quart and a half water, half a teaspoon salt, and let boil forty minutes. Then add forty-eight little neck clams with their liquor, season with two saltspoons cayenne pepper and boil ten minutes. Pour in a pint and a half hot milk, half gill cream and one ounce good butter; mix well, and as soon as it comes to a boil skim off the scum, pour in a soup tureen and serve with a plate of oysterettes.

1556. Chicken (Or Turkey) Hash, Moreno Au Gratin

Pick off all the meat from the turkey left over from yesterday and cut into small dice pieces. Cut also two boiled cold potatoes and four Spanish sweet peppers same way. Mix in a frying pan a tablespoon butter with one and a half tablespoons flour and heat for half minute, then pour in two gills hot milk. Mix with a wooden spoon until it comes to a boil, add the chicken, potatoes and peppers, season with half teaspoon salt, a saltspoon paprika and a saltspoon grated nutmeg; lightly mix and let cook ten minutes, occasionally mixing meanwhile, then add half gill cream and half ounce good butter. Mix well, pour into a baking dish, sprinkle two tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese over, arrange a few little bits of butter on top, set in oven fifteen minutes, remove and serve.