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Neighborhood Cook Book | by Circle No. 5, Women's Union, Hemenway Methodist Church



This cook book is the result of the earnest efforts of Circle No. 5 in the Home Service Department of Hemenway Methodist Church. The recipes are the choice and tested recipes of many of the members and friends of this Church.

TitleNeighborhood Cook Book
AuthorCircle No. 5, Women's Union, Hemenway Methodist Church
PublisherHemenway Methodist Church, Evanston, Ill.
Year1924
Copyright1924, Hemenway Methodist Church
AmazonJulia's Kitchen Wisdom: Essential Techniques and Recipes from a Lifetime of Cooking
Neighborhood Cook Book

The Members Of Circle Number Five Of The Home Service Department

Women's Union Hemenway Methodist Church

Women's Union Hemenway Methodist Church

Hemenway Methodist Church.
-Foreword
This cook book is the result of the earnest efforts of Circle No. 5 in the Home Service Department of Hemenway Methodist Church. The recipes are the choice and tested recipes of many of the members an...
-White Bread, Rolls, Coffee Cake (In One Baking.)
In the evening make a sponge of hot potato water, 2 mashed potatoes, 2 tbsp. sugar, and enough flour to make a thick batter. When lukewarm, add 1/4 cake yeast foam, which has been dissolved in a li...
-How To Make Bread
White Bread SPONGE. Save potato water from dinner. 1 1/2 cakes yeast foam soaked in 1/2 cup warm water. Take 1 qt. flour and add to the warm potato water. When luke-warm, add the yeast and stir unt...
-How To Make Brown Bread
Baked Brown Bread l 1/2 cups white flour, 2 1/2 cups graham flour, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1 tsp. salt, 2 eggs, 1/2 cup molasses, 2 tsp. soda in 2 cups sour milk, 1 tbsp. melted butter and 1 cup seedl...
-How To Make Corn Bread
Spider Corn Bread 1 1/2 cups corn meal, 2 cups sour milk. 1 tsp. soda, 1 tsp. salt, 1 tsp. sugar, 2 eggs. 2 tbsp. butter. Mix dry ingredients. Beat eggs until very light with a Dover beater and ...
-How To Make Nut Bread
Nut Bread 2 cups brown sugar, 2 eggs, 4 cups milk, 4 cups graham flour, 4 cups white flour, 8 tsp. baking powder, 1 tsp. salt, 3/4 cup raisins, 3/4 cup chopped dates, 1/2 cup walnut meats. Put s...
-How To Make Graham, Oatmeal or Bran Bread
Whole Wheat Or Graham Bread 8 cups graham flour, unsifted, 2 cups sifted white flour, 2 tsp. salt, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup syrup or molasses, 1 yeast cake, 2 cups luke-warm water, 2 cups milk ...
-How To Make Rolls
Parker House Rolls 1 cake compressed yeast, 1 pint milk (scalded and cooled), 2 tbsp. sugar, 4 tbsp. lard or butter, 3 pints flour, 1 tsp. salt. Dissolve yeast and sugar in hike-warm milk; add s...
-How To Make Biscuits or Scones
Georgia Split Biscuits Boil and mash 3 potatoes, add 1 cup of lard and butter, half and half, 2 eggs beaten separately, and 1 yeast cake dissolved in a pint of lukewarm milk, enough flour to make a...
-How To Make Muffins
Popover Muffins 2 cups flour, 1 1/2 cups milk, 2 eggs, 2 tbsp. melted butter, 2 tsp. baking powder and a little salt. Sift flour, baking powder and salt together. Beat the eggs, stir in the milk...
-How To Make Gems
Graham Gems 2 tbsp. sugar, 1 egg, 1 tbsp. lard, 1 cup water, 2 1/2 cups graham flour and 2 tsp. baking powder. Mix together dry ingredients; add water, beaten egg, and shortening. Bake in grease...
-How To Make Waffles and Pancake
Waffles 2 eggs, 2 tbsp. sugar, 2 heaping tbsp. butter, 1 pint milk, 1 pint flour, 1 tsp. salt and 2 heaping tsp. baking powder. Beat yolks of eggs, add sugar, milk and flour, then the melted but...
-How To Make Coffee Cake
Coffee Cake 1 yeast cake, 6 tbsp. sugar, 2 tbsp. shortening, a little lemon and nutmeg, 1 egg, 1 cup milk, 1 tsp. salt, enough flour to make stiff with spoon. Set yeast in cup with take-warm wat...
-How To Make Doughnuts
Raised Doughnuts Dissolve 1 yeast cake and 1 tbsp. sugar in 1 1/4 cups lukewarm milk which has been scalded and allowed to cool. Add 1 1/2 cups flour and beat well. Cover and set in warm place 1 ho...
-How To Make Fritters Or Croquettes
Apple Fritters 1 1/2 cups flour, 2 tsp. baking powder, 1/4 tsp. salt, 2/3 cup milk, 1egg. Mix and sift dry ingredients, add milk gradually and the egg well-beaten. Pare and cut 2 medium-sized ap...
-How To Make Cookies And Gingerbread
Cookies 3 cups brown sugar, 1 cup lard, 1 cup water, 2 tsp. soda, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1 tsp. each cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger, 1/2 cup raisins, flour enough for soft batter to roll. Mix together in t...
-How To Make Cookies And Gingerbread. Part 2
Dark Drop Cookies 1 cup brown sugar, 1/4 cup shortening, 1 egg, 1/2 cup each hot water and molasses, 1 tsp. each soda, baking powder, cinnamon, cloves and salt, sifted with 2 1/2 cups flour. Mix...
-How To Make Cookies And Gingerbread. Part 3
Chocolate Cookies 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 1 egg, 3/4 cup sour milk or cream, 1/2 tsp. soda in milk, 3 squares melted chocolate, 2 cups flour, 1 cup nuts, 1 cup raisins, vanilla. Mix in orde...
-How To Make Cookies And Gingerbread. Part 4
Nut Cookies 1 cup brown sugar, 1 cup white sugar, 1 cup butter, 1 cup chopped nuts, 1/4 cup hot water, 3 1/2 cups flour. 2 eggs, 1 tsp. soda, 1 tsp. salt, 1 tbsp. vanilla. Mix together, roll in loa...
-How To Make Cookies And Gingerbread. Part 5
Lace Wafers Beat 1 cup sugar with beaten yolks of 2 eggs, add beaten whites and 1 tsp. vanilla. Fold in 4 cups cornflakes. Drop from spoon on inverted pan (unbuttered) and bake in slow oven. Remove...
-How To Make Date Cookies
Date Strips 3 eggs well beaten, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup flour, 5 tbsp. hot water, 1 cup walnut meats, 1 cup chopped dates, 2 tsp. baking powder, 1/2 tsp. cinnamon, pinch of salt. Mix together in the ...
-How To Make Oatmeal Cookies
Oatmeal Cookies 1 cup sugar, 1 cup butter, 2 eggs, 1 tsp. soda, 6 tbsp. sour milk, 1 tsp. cinnamon, 1/2 cup chopped raisins, 1/2 cup chopped nut meats, 2 cups flour, 2 cups oatmeal, not cooked. ...
-How To Make Macaroons
Oatmeal Macaroons 1 cup sugar, 1 tbsp. melted shortening, 2 eggs, 3/4 tsp. salt, 2 1/2 cups rolled oats, 2 tsp. baking powder and 1 tsp. flavoring. Cream sugar with shortening, add egg yolks, sa...
-How To Make Ginger Bread
Soft Ginger Cookies 1 cup N. O. molasses, 1 cup brown sugar, 1 cup shortening, 1 tbsp. ginger, 1 tbsp. soda, 1 cup boiling water, 4 cups flour, 3 eggs. Put molasses, sugar and shortening in bowl; a...
-How To Make Cakes
Buttermilk Cake 1 1/2 cups buttermilk, 1 1/2 cups brown sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 1 cup chopped raisins, 1 cup currants, 1 cup English walnuts cut fine, 3 1/2 cups flour, 2 tsp. baking soda, 1/2 tsp. ...
-How To Make Cakes. Part 2
Fruit Cake 1 1/2 cups sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 2 eggs, 1 cup sour milk, 1 tsp. soda, 2 cups flour, spices and fruit. - Mrs. I. P. Berry. Fruit Cake Cream 1 cup butter, add 2 cups sugar, ...
-How To Make Cakes. Part 3
Lady Baltimore Cake 1 cup sugar, 1/4 cup butter, 3/4 cup cold water, 2 cups flour, 2 tsp. baking powder, 1/2 tsp. vanilla, 3 whites of eggs. Cream butter and sugar, beat in alternately, the wate...
-How To Make Cakes. Part 4
Prince Of Wales Cake 1 cup brown or white sugar, 1/2 cup shortening, 1/2 cup molasses (scant), 2 eggs, cinnamon, cloves, allspice, 1 cup sour milk in which 1 tsp. soda has been dissolved, 2 1/2 cup...
-How To Make Angel Cake
Sift together 4 times: 1 1/2 cups sugar, 1 cup flour, 1 tsp. cream of tartar. Stir into this the whites of 11 eggs thoroughly beaten. Flavor with 1/2 tsp. rose extract. Bake 50 min. in a slow oven, an...
-How To Make Apple Cake
Apple Cake 1 1/2 cups flour, 2 tsp. baking powder, 1 tbsp. sugar, pinch of salt, 2 tbsp. butter, milk to make a stiff batter. Place in pie tin and cover top with thick slices of apple. Cover with 3...
-How To Make Banana Or Blueberry Cake
Banana Cake 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup white sugar, 1/2 cup shortening, 2 eggs, 4 tbsp. sweet milk, 1 cup banana pulp, 1 1/2 tsp. soda, 1 cup chopped nut meats, flour. Cream shortening. Add su...
-How To Make Chocolate Cake
1/2 cup brown sugar (or white), 1/2 cup sweet milk, 1/2 cup grated chocolate or 2 heaping tbsp. cocoa. Boil and when tepid, add to the following: 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 2 eggs, 2/3 cup milk (swe...
-How To Make Date Cake
Date Cake To 1 pkg. of dates (cut in pieces), add 1 cup of hot water, with one tsp. soda, and let cool. Cream 1 cup sugar, 1 tbsp. butter, 1 egg. Add date mixture to cream mixture and 1 1/2 cups of...
-How To Make Devil's Food Cake
Devil's Food Cake 2 cups granulated sugar, 4 eggs, 2 squares Baker's chocolate (grated), 3 tsp. baking powder, 2 cups flour, 3/4 cup Crisco, 1 cup hot mashed potatoes, 1/2 tsp. cinnamon, 1/2 cup mi...
-How To Make Graham Cracker Cake
1 1/2 cups sugar, 2 1/2 tbsp: butter, 2 eggs, 1 cup graham cracker crumbs, 1 cup sweet milk, 1 1/2 cups flour, 3 tsp. baking powder. Cream butter and sugar, add eggs well-beaten, then cracker crumbs a...
-How To Make Ice Box Cake
1 medium sponge cake, or 2 dozen lady fingers, 1 1/2 cakes sweet chocolate, 3 tbsp. sugar, 3 tbsp. water, 4 egg yolks, 4 egg whites, 1 tsp. vanilla, 1/2 pint whipping cream. Cut cake in strips if s...
-How To Make Pork Cake
1 cup New Orleans molasses, 2 cups granulated sugar. 1 1/2 cups strong black coffee, 1 lb. fat salt pork, 1 lb. raisins, 1 lb. currants, 1 1/4 lb. citron, 1 heaping tsp. soda, 1 tbsp. allspice. 1 tbsp...
-How To Make Prune Cake
1/3 cup butter, pinch salt, 1 cup sugar, 2 eggs, 2 cups flour, 1 cup stewed prunes mashed fine, 1/2 cup prune juice, 1/2 cup sour milk, 1 tsp. baking powder, 1 tsp. soda in sour milk, 1/2 tsp. cinnamo...
-How To Make Sponge Cake
4 eggs well beaten, salt, flavoring, 2 cups sugar, 1 cup flour with two tsp. baking powder, 1 cup of hot water added a little at a time. - Mrs. I.P. Berry. Cream Sponge Cake Put into a bowl ...
-How To Make Spice Cake
3/4 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 1 cup sour milk, 1/4 cup molasses. 2 tsp. soda, 1 cup raisins, 1 full pint flour. Spice to taste. - Mrs. D. L. Miller. Dark Spice Cake 1 1/2 cups sugar, ...
-How To Make Sour Cream Cake
Break 1 egg into a cup, fill with sour cream, and add to 1 cup of sugar; beat well. Then add 1 1/2 cups flour sifted with 1 tsp. baking powder and 1/2 tsp. soda. Flavoring to taste. Frosting 1 c...
-How To Make Sunshine Cake
1 1/3 cups sugar sifted 7 times, 1 cup flour sifted 7 times, whites of 7 eggs, yolks of 5 eggs, 1/3 tsp. cream of tartar, 1 tsp. lemon extract. Using a wire egg beater, beat whites until light, add cr...
-How To Make Filling And Frostings
Filling Whip until thick, 1 cup thick cream, 1 cup confectioner's sugar. - Mrs. Sadie M. Low. Filling 2 cups confectioner's sugar, 2 tbsp. butter, 1/2 cup sweet milk. Boil 5 minutes an...
-How To Make Puddings
Apple Corn Flake Pudding Lay a thick layer of corn flakes in a dish; sprinkle with sugar, cinnamon and bits of butter, then a layer of apple sauce. Add another layer of cornflakes, 2 tbsp. top milk...
-How To Make Puddings. Part 2
Cranberry Pudding 2 tbsps. shortening, 2 eggs unbeaten, 1 cup milk, 1 cup sugar - blend and add 2 /2 cups flour, 2 tsp. baking powder, 1/2 tsp. salt sifted together. Stir in 1 1/2 cups of chopped c...
-How To Make Puddings. Part 3
Maple Pudding Add 1 tbsp. dissolved gelatine to 1 cup boiling maple syrup, and let stand till it begins to set. Have ready 4 egg whites beaten stiff, with a little salt. Add a small amount of maple...
-How To Make Puddings. Part 4
Swedish Pudding 2 qts. milk, 2 eggs, 1 cup flour, 1 scant cup sugar, 1 cardamon seed, crushed. Heat milk lukewarm, dissolve 1/2 tablet rennet and add to milk, set aside to settle but do not stir. S...
-How To Make Puddings. Part 5
Food For The Gods Beat yolks of 6 eggs, add 2 cups sugar with 2 tsp. baking powder sifted in. Then add 12 tbsp. cracker crumbs rolled coarse, 1 cup chopped dates and 1/2 cup nuts. Fold in the beate...
-How To Make Puddings. Part 6
Pineapple Tort 1 medium can sliced pineapple cut up, or laid in bottom of iron skillet whole (no grease or butter). 1 large cup brown sugar brought to a boil with 2 tbsps. of water and 2 tbsps. of ...
-How To Make Puddings With Apples
Baked Bananas And Apples 6 apples, 3 bananas, 6 tsp. sugar, 1 tbsp. lemon juice. Prepare apples as for ordinary baking, but make the hole from which the core is removed large enough to hold 1/2 ban...
-How To Make Snow Pudding
Take 1/2 package gelatine, pour over it 1 cup cold water and 1 1/2 cups sugar. When soft, add 1 cup boiling water and juice of 1 lemon. When it begins to harden, add the well-beaten whites of 4 eggs a...
-How To Make Date Puddings
1 cup dates, cut in small pieces, 1 cup bread crumbs, 1 cup chopped walnuts, 1/2 cup sugar, 2 eggs, 1/3 cup water, 1 tsp. baking powder. Mix together the dry ingredients, add the beaten yolks and wate...
-How To Make Fluffs
Rice Fluff Soak 1/3 box gelatine in 1/3 cup cold milk, cook 1/2 cup rice in double boiler with 1 1/2 pints milk, 1/4 tsp. salt. When tender, add the soaked gelatine, stir gently until dissolved, ad...
-How To Make Steamed Puddings
Steamed Pudding 1 cup suet, 1 cup molasses, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 cup raisins or currants, 1 tsp. salt, 2 tsp. baking powder, 1 cup milk (sweet, sour, or water), 2 1/2 cups flour, pinch of soda. St...
-How To Make Ice Cream
Caramel Ice Cream 2 qts. milk, 1 qt. cream, 2 cups sugar, 1 scant cup flour, 1 tbsp. vanilla, 4 eggs. Make a custard of 1 qt. of the milk, flour, sugar and eggs. Add cream and the rest of the mi...
-How To Make Mousse
Maple Mousse 1 cup of hot maple syrup poured over the well-beaten yolks of 4 eggs. Let stand until cold. Beat and add the well-beaten whites of 4 eggs, and 1/2 to 1 pt. cream beaten stiff. Pa...
-How To Make Sherbet
Lemon Sherbet 3 lemons to 1 quart water, 6 tbsp. sugar. Pare yellow peel from lemons and leave out, unless you are to use it at once. Slice and squeeze the lemons upon sugar, let stand 15 minutes, ...
-How To Make Pudding Sauce
Estelle Sauce 1 cup sugar, 2 tbsp. flour, pinch salt, 1/2 tsp. vanilla. Mix thoroughly and pour over 1 pint boiling water. Add vanilla. - Mrs. M. L. Wigginton. Hard Sauce 1/3 cup butter, ...
-How To Make Pastry
Pie Pie Crust For One Pie 1 cup flour, 1/2 cup shortening. Rub the shortening well into the flour and mix with cold water until it all sticks together. The less water used the better the crust. ...
-How To Make Pastry. Continued
Martha Washington Pie (Serves 10 people.) 3 eggs well-beaten, 1 cup sugar, 1 1/2 cup flour, 2 tbsp. water, 1 heaping tsp. baking powder. Bake in tins, split while warm and fill with the follo...
-How To Make Butter Scotch Pies
Brown Butter Pie Brown in a pan, 1 large tbsp. butter, add 1 cup milk and 1/2 cup water, and let come to a boil. Mix 1 cup light brown or white sugar, 2 egg yolks, 3 tbsp. flour. Stir into the hot ...
-How To Make Lemon Pie
3 eggs, juice and grated rind of 1 lemon, 1 cup sugar, 3 tbsp. boiling water. Cook yolks of eggs, 1/2 cup sugar, juice and rind of Lemon and water in double boiler until thick. Beat whites of eg...
-How To Make Nut-Mince Pie
1 cup walnuts chopped fine, 2 cups apples, 1 cup seeded raisins, 1 1/2 cup sugar, 1 tsp. allspice, cinnamon and cloves, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1/2 cup of vinegar mixed with 1/2 cup of water. - Mrs. W. L. Seve...
-How To Make Rhubarb Pie
Cut 2 lbs. of rhubarb into small pieces; if it is young and tender, do not remove skin. Line a pastry tin with rich crust; sprinkle a little flour and sugar in the bottom. Fill in the rhubarb, 1/2 cup...
-How To Make Soups
Cream Of Asparagus Soup 1 can or 1 bunch asparagus, 1 qt. milk, 1 pt. water, 1 egg or 1/2 pint cream, 1 slice onion, 2 tbsp. Snowdrift, 3 tbsp. flour, 1 tsp. salt, dash cayenne. Peel the asparag...
-How To Make Tomato Soup
Wartime Cream Of Tomato Soup 1 quart tomatoes, 1 small onion, 1 small stalk of celery, 1 tsp. sugar, a few pepper corns, 1 quart milk, 1/4 tsp. soda, 1 tbsp. butter, 2 cups cooked oatmeal, salt. ...
-How To Make Cream Of Corn Soup
1 pint grated green corn or 1 can corn, 1 quart milk or stock, 1 pint cold water, 1 1/2 cups medium white sauce, 1 slice of onion, salt and pepper to taste. Cook the corn in the water 30 minutes st...
-How To Make Chowder
Mrs. B's Chowder Boil 4 or 5 cups potatoes cut in cubes, in salted water. Cut 1 pound lean salt pork in small pieces and fry until brown. Take pieces of pork from fat and add to drained potatoes, 1...
-How To Cook Meats And Poultry
Beef Loaf 2 lbs. beef, 1 1b. pork, chopped, 8 crackers, powdered, 1/2 cup milk, 1 egg. salt and pepper to taste. Mix thoroughly, shape in baking pan, sprinkle with cracker crumbs, place 2 strips...
-How To Cook Meats And Poultry. Continued
Flank Steak Roast About 2 lb. flank steak, pound well. Place in roaster. Cover with 1 can small green peas, 1 can tomatoes, 1 finely-chopped onion, season to taste. Bake slowly until steak is tende...
-How To Make Chili Con Carne
1 onion, 1 quart tomatoes, 3 peppers (small, and chopped fine), 1 lb. ground round steak, 1 can kidney beans or Mexican Chili beans. Chop onion very fine and brown; add meat and brown. Stir into th...
-How To Cook Suey
Chop Suey 3/4 pound veal, 3/4 pound pork, 3/4 pound beef, 4 large onions, 2 stalks celery, 2 cups water, 3 tbsp. molasses, 3 tbsp. Oriental Sho You Sauce. Cut meat fine and fry until very brown;...
-How To Cook Ham
Baked Ham Parboil about 1/2 hour, remove skin from whole or 1/2 ham; place in roasting pan; cover fat part with brown sugar and stick in cloves in some simple design. Pour around 1/2 cup each of vi...
-How To Cook Round Steak
Round Steak With Onions Take a thin slice of round steak, season with salt and pepper, pound in as much flour as it will hold. Heat a generous amount of fat or butter in a frying pan; brown meat we...
-How To Cook Veal
Veal Or Beef Birds Use veal steak or thin round steak; cut the meat into pieces about 3 by 4 inches, fill with dressing used for fowls, fold and tie with strings. Brown well on both sides in lard o...
-How To Cook Chicken Or Turkey
Baked Fried Chicken Prepare fowl, cut up, wash and dry with towel. Place butter and lard in pan, beat 2 eggs until lemon color, add 1/2 cup sweet cream. Roll cracker crumbs fine, season with salt...
-How To Cook Fish
Baked Fish Bone and cut in individual pieces. Dip in evaporated milk which has been salted, then in fine bread crumbs. Oil pan with cooking oil, place fish in pan, squeeze juice of lemon over fish,...
-How To Cook Oyster
Mock Oyster Loaf 2 cans of salmon, 1 can of corn, 2 eggs, salt and pepper, and enough cracker crumbs to stiffen. Make into a loaf and bake in a moderate oven. - Mrs. W. M. Hofstetter. Sca...
-How To Cook Salmon
Salmon Croquettes 1 can of salmon, 1 tbsp. melted butter, yolks of 2 hard boiled eggs, 1 tbsp. lemon juice, 1/2 slice of stale bread (crumbed), 1/2 tbsp. Anchovy sauce, pinch of pepper, 1/4 tsp. sa...
-How To Cook Tuna
Tuna Or Salmon Loaf 1 can salmon or tuna, 1/2 cup bread crumbs, 1/2 cup sweet cream, 3 eggs, salt and pepper. Mix together and steam 1 hour. - Mrs. Will M. Rogers. Tuna Fish Loaf Drop ...
-How To Cook Vegetables
Fried Apples Quarter and core 5 apples, without paring. Melt 1 cup sugar, 1 tbsp. butter and 3 tbsp. water. Lay in the apples with skin up. Cover and fry slowly until brown. - Mrs. A. Zeeck. ...
-How To Cook Cabbage Or Cauliflower
Baked Stuffed Cabbage Steam a firm red cabbage whole, until tender, but not falling apart. Drain well and remove center, and fill with sausage meat. Cover with 4 strips of bacon, bake slowly, ba...
-How To Make Luncheon Dishes
Baked Bean Omelet 4 eggs, 1 cup milk, 2 tbsp. butter, 1/2 cup baked beans, parsley. Fry beans in the butter until a light brown. Add well-beaten eggs, season, add parsley and let cook. When done...
-How To Make Luncheon Dishes. Continued
Left Over Meat 1 cup cold meat, 1 cup bread crumbs, scant, 1 cup milk, 1/4 tsp. salt, 1/8 tsp. pepper, 3/4 tsp. baking powder, 1 tbsp. drippings, 4 eggs. Put crumbs in bowl, pour over milk, let ...
-How To Cook Potatoes
Pittsburg Potatoes Dice potatoes as for creaming, and boil several minutes with 1/4 of a large onion. Drain and remove onion. Make a cream sauce to which has been added a canned pimento, cut in sma...
-How To Make Dishes With Cheese
Bread And Cheese - A Luncheon Dish Cut 6 slices of bread and trim off the crusts. Spread with butter. Butter a baking dish, put in a layer of the bread, sprinkle thickly with grated cheese and seas...
-How To Cook Macaroni
Macaroni With Dried Beef Cook 1/2 box macaroni in salted water until tender, and blanch. Prepare 1/4 lb. dried beef. Cut 1/4 lb. bacon in small pieces and brown. Butter a baking dish and alterna...
-How To Cook Rice
Spanish Rice 1 cup cooked rice, 2 red peppers, 1 onion, 1/4 lb. boiled ham (all chopped). Fry 6 slices of bacon and cook with chopped material a very few min. Add 1 tsp. salt and 1/3 can tomatoes. ...
-How To Cook Spaghetti
Sausage Spaghetti Cut 3 uncooked sausages in small pieces; fry until brown. Put to one side of the pan and add 1 onion sliced fine. Cook 5 minutes, stirring often; add 2 cups seasoned tomato sauce;...
-How To Cook Tomatoes
Baked Tomatoes Place 6 good-sized tomatoes in a baking dish. Cut a large cross in the top of each tomato and insert a lump of butter, 1/4 spoon of salt and a dash of pepper. Bake in hot oven 1/2...
-How To Make Salads And Salad Dressing
Bird's Nest Salad Medium-sized smooth tomatoes, cottage cheese, mayonnaise dressing and lettuce. Cut tomatoes in halves and remove pulp. Make cottage cheese into balls and place 3 balls in each ...
-How To Make Salads And Salad Dressing. Part 2
Fruit Salad 1 can pineapple, cut in small pieces, 1/2 lb. grapes, 1 can white cherries, 1 bunch celery, 1 apple, 1 orange, 2 bananas, and nut meats. Serve with fruit salad dressing, listed in th...
-How To Make Salads And Salad Dressing. Part 3
Orange Salad (Individual) Peel orange and remove connecting skins. Place orange sections in a circle overlapping each other on leaves of head lettuce. 1 tbsp. cheese, 1/2 tbsp. finely-chopped nu...
-Salad Dressings
Mix following dry ingredients: 2 tbsp. flour, 3 tbsp. sugar, 1/4 tsp. mustard, salt and pepper. Add 2 beaten eggs, 1 1/2 cups cream or rich milk, 1/2 cup vinegar. Mix well and cook in double boiler un...
-How To Make Sandwiches
Cheese Sandwiches Grate any good cheese, rub into a paste with butter, season with salt and a little Worcestershire Sauce. Spread between slices of bread. - Mrs. C. Johnson. Pimento Cheese A...
-How To Make Pickles And Relishes
Sweet Apple Pickles 1 cup sugar, 3/4 cup vinegar, 1 pint fruit, cloves and cinnamon. Mix sugar, vinegar, cinnamon and boil 20 minutes. Drop in fruit cut in half; stick whole cloves into halves. Coo...
-How To Make Pickles And Relishes. Part 2
Cucumber Mangoes Soak large green cucumbers in strong brine for 2 days. Remove and stand in clear water for 2 days. Cut slit in each, scoop out seeds, wipe dry. Fill with stoned raisins, long, t...
-How To Make Pickles And Relishes. Part 3
Mustard Pickles 4 quarts green tomatoes, 1 quart small onions, 1 quart cucumbers, 1 quart cauliflower, 3 green peppers. Cut all into small pieces, let stand in weak brine 24 hours. Boil in same bri...
-How To Make Pickles And Relishes. Part 4
Pickles 200 medium-sized cucumbers. Wash and place in stone jar, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup salt, 1 cup ground mustard, 1 handful mixed spices. Sprinkle the spices through as you pack the cucumbers in t...
-How To Make Relishs
Corn Relish 12 large ears corn, 1 small cabbage, 4 large onions, 4 large red peppers, 2 tbsp. salt, 4 tbsp. ground mustard, 3 tbsp. celery seed, 3 cups sugar, 1 quart vinegar. Put corn, cabbage,...
-How To Make Jams
Amber Jam 1 orange, 1 grapefruit, 1 lemon, sugar and water. Wash the fruit and cut into small pieces, removing all seeds. Be sure to save all juice during the cutting process. Mix all fruit and ...
-How To Make Marmelade
Kumquat Marmelade 3 lbs. kumquats sliced thin and seeds removed. Add same amount of water and set away 24 hrs. Boil until tender in same water and set away another 24 hrs. Then boil 30 min.. weigh,...
-How To Make Candies
Brazilian Caramels 1 cup brown sugar, 1 cup Karo syrup, 1 cup cream. Boil to hard ball stage. Add 1 tsp. vanilla, 1 cup chopped Brazil nuts. Pour into pans and cut when partly cooled. - Mrs. J. C. ...
-How To Make Candies. Continued
Divinity Fudge 2 cups sugar, 1/2 cup white Karo syrup. 1/2 cup water, 1 cup nut meats, 2 egg whites, vanilla. Cook until it forms a soft ball in cold water. Pour over stiffly-beaten egg whites a...
-How To Make Beverages
Coffee To one cup even full of dry coffee, ground' as fine as granulated sugar, add 6 cups of water. (Maintain this proportion if larger or smaller quantity is desired.) Place coffee in pot and ...
-How To Make Fruit Punches
Currant Punch This can be made by diluting! currant syrup, or by using the uncooked juice with sugar and water to taste. Made from the syrup, it will have a richer color and is of surpassing fla...
-How To Serve For 100
Steamed Brown Bread (See page 15). Brown Bread 14 cups buttermilk, 4 1/2 cups sugar, 2 1/2 cups molasses, 26 cups graham flour, 13 tsp. baking powder, 2 1/2 tsp. soda, 1 tsp. salt. For 10...
-Satisfactory Food Combinations
With soup, pass olives and celery or radishes. With MEATS and FISH, it is customary to serve one starchy vegetable and one green vegetable; the latter is often served in the form of salad. With ...
-Foods And Fancies
(continued from page 9) forced through a pastry tube. Or put a slice of hard-cooked egg in the center of the spread. Mayonnaise Tomato on Toast Use small tomatoes. Skin. Cover your toast fir...
-Helpful Hints
Put baking soda in a mustard plaster to keep from blistering. Put baking soda in flax seed meal poultice to make it light. Sprinkle bread crumbs thickly over meat roast before putting in oven. L...
-The Women's Work
Meetings of the Union are held on the first and third Thursdays of each month. On the first Thursday the general business meetings are held and sewing is done either for the church or charity. On the ...







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