Canard Sauvage

Wild duck.

Cane Syrup And Sugar

Meaning the product of the sugar cane; not sorghum, nor beet sugar, nor glucose, nor maple.


A long, eel-like fish of the extreme north, eatable, oily; when dried is burned like a candle.

Canneberges (Fr)


Cannelons (Fr)

Canes; fried rolls of puff paste little larger than a finger, having a pith of either minced meat or of jam inside.

Cannelons Raked

Are brushed over with egg and water before baking.


Fried cannslons are now usually called rissoles.

Canned Meats

Are robbed of their juices when put up in the factories; the natural gravies are taken to make meat extracts and canned soups, and replaced with water in the canned meats.


There are two principal methods; one is to fill the cans with raw goods, like the French peas, with sufficient water and perhaps some coloring agent to green them; solder them tight, and throw them into a boiling kettle where they remain for 3 or 4hours. The other way is commonly known, consisting in cooking the cans of vegetables and fruit in steam closets, there being an aperture in the top of each can which is closed up with solder after the contents are cooked and while still hot.


The nutmeg melon. Plentiful in summer and fall and used by the wagon load in our hotels; kept on ice, washed, dried, cut in halves, broken ice strewed over; served a half to each person, unless very large, when a quarter may be enough. Eaten with salt and pepper.

Canterrury Puddings

Individual, in cups. Very rich pound cake mixture of 2 oz. each butter, sugar and flour, 2 eggs whipped light, lemon rind to flavor; baked in buttered cups; wine or brandy sauce.

Canton Buns

Sweet cakes made of 1/2 lb. each butter and sugar, 2 eggs, 1/2 oz. ammonia, 1/2 cup milk, 1 1/4 lbs. flour; in balls dipped in egg on top and little rough lumps sugar and an almond; baked.


A variety of grouse in Norway and Scotland, similar to the spruce grouse of the Rocky Mountains, which feed on pine leaves in winter. Require to be hung to make them tender, and the breasts larded. Cooked as grouse and prairie hens.

Cold Capercailzie Pie

Meat taken off the bones and partly fried in butter, then briefly steeped in marinade of vinegar, onion, nutmeg, pepper. Sausage meat mixed with bread crumbs and chopped yolks made. Pie dish bottom covered with sliced bacon, meat and sausage forcemeat in alternate layers, wine, lemon slices, buttered paper; no top crust; baked in slow oven several hours; eaten cold. •


Pickled green berries of a shrub, an old-time favorite relish to eat with mutton. Can be bought in cheaper ways than by the small bottle; there are gallon jars and kegs of different sizes.

Caper Sauce

Butter sauce with capers and some of the caper vinegar mixed in.

Puree Of Capers

Another caper sauce made by pounding capers through a strainer or seive and mixing the pulp with butter sauce hot, or with softened butter cold. Used for boiled and broiled fish, mutton, lamb, tongue, tripe, etc.