Ham Forcemeat

1 pint of cold cooked ham, chopped fine

1 pint of milk 1/2 pint of stale bread crumbs

Yolks of three eggs

1 tablespoonful of chopped parsley 1/2 teaspoonful of salt 1/8 teaspoonful of cayenne 1 teaspoonful of French mustard

Put the milk on to boil, add the bread crumbs, and stir until it thickens, then add the yolks of the eggs; take from the fire and add all the other ingredients, mix, stand away to cool, and it is ready to use.

This may be used as stuffing for game or meats, or made into small balls, dipped in egg and bread crumbs, fried in boiling fat, and used to garnish made meat dishes.

Chicken Forcemeat

1 four-pound chicken 1 pint of milk Yolks of three eggs 1 cup of bread crumbs

1 tablespoonful of chopped parsley 1 teaspoonful of salt 1/8 teaspoonful of cayenne

1/4 teaspoonful of grated nutmeg

Clean and draw the chicken as directed. Take the meat from the bones and chop very fine. (The bones and skin may be used for soup or stock.) Put the milk on to boil, add to it the bread crumbs, stir until it thickens, add the yolks of the eggs well beaten; take from the fire and add all the other ingredients, mix, and stand away to cool. Use the same as Ham Forcemeat.

Bread Stuffing

1 pint of stale bread crumbs

2 tablespoonfuls of melted butter 1 teaspoonful of salt

1/4 teaspoonful of black pepper 1 tablespoonful of chopped parsley 1 teaspoonful of sweet marjoram

Mix the bread, salt, pepper, parsley and sweet marjoram together, then moisten with the melted butter, and it is ready to use.

Sage Stuffing

Make same as preceding recipe, adding two teaspoonfuls of powdered sage.

Onion Stuffing

This may be made the same as Bread Stuffing, omitting the sweet marjoram, and adding two large tablespoonfuls of chopped onion.

Potato Stuffing

2 cups of mashed potatoes

(hot) 1 teaspoonful of onion juice 4 tablespoonfuls of cream 1/4 teaspoonful of black pepper

Yolks of two eggs

1 teaspoonful of salt

1 tablespoonful of chopped parsley 1 tablespoonful of butter

Mix the whole together and beat well. This stuffing is nice for ducks or geese.