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1603. Cream Of Wheat

Place in a saucepan a half pint each water and milk with three saltspoons salt, and as soon as it comes to a boil add a half cup cream of wheat; lightly mix with a wooden spoon and let gently boil for thirty minutes, stirring at the bottom occasionally, pour into a hot deep dish and serve with cream and powdered sugar separately.

1604. Eggs, Calcutta

Plunge four ounces raw rice into a pint boiling water and boil for thirty-five minutes, thoroughly drain on a sieve, then place in a large baking dish, adding one and a half gills cream or rich milk, half ounce good butter, half teaspoon curry powder, half teaspoon salt, one saltspoon each cayenne and grated nutmeg; mix well and let come to a boil, then carefully crack in twelve fresh eggs, season evenly with a half teaspoon salt and two saltspoons white pepper, set in the oven for six minutes, remove and serve.


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Frogs' Legs, Saute Meuniere

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1605. Frogs' Legs, Saute Meuniere

Clip off with scissors the claws of one and a half pounds fresh frogs' legs, thoroughly wipe them, place on a plate, season with half teaspoon salt and two saltspoons white pepper, lightly baste with milk, then roll in flour and briskly shake them on a sieve to remove all superfluous flour.

Thoroughly heat two tablespoons melted butter in a frying pan, add the legs and brown for fifteen minutes, gently tossing meanwhile. Dress on a dish, sprinkle over half teaspoon freshly chopped parsley and the juice of half a lemon. Place half ounce butter in pan, toss on fire until a light brown, pour over the legs and serve.

1606. Macaroni, Suisse

Boil three-quarters of a pound of best macaroni in three quarts water with a teaspoon salt for forty minutes. Drain on a sieve, return to the saucepan, season with half teaspoon salt, half teaspoon white pepper and a saltspoon grated nutmeg, adding one ounce good butter and two ounces grated Swiss cheese; carefully mix with a fork until well amalgamated, transfer to a deep dish. Nicely brown a very finely chopped white onion in a frying pan with a tablespoon butter for eight minutes, frequently mixing meanwhile, then pour over macaroni and serve.