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Mary Elizabeth's War Time Recipes | by Mary Elizabeth Evans



Containing many simple but excellent recipes for wheatless cakes and bread, meatless dishes, sugarless candies, delicious war time desserts and many other delectable "economy" dishes

TitleMary Elizabeth's War Time Recipes
AuthorMary Elizabeth Evans
PublisherFrederick A. Stokes Company
Year1918
Copyright1918, Mary Elizabeth Evans
AmazonMary Elizabeth's War Time Recipes
Mary Elizabeth's War Time RecipesMary Elizabeth

With Twenty-One Illustrations

Frederick A. Stokes Company
-Preface
In the early days of the war, I came away from a talk with Mr. Hoover and Dr. Taylor of the Department of Agriculture, convinced that unless I could make candy without sugar and cake, and bread withou...
-Chapter I. Sugarless Candies
All these candies are made without cane sugar; honey, maple sugar and fruits being the only sweetener. One may eat all this sort of candy one wishes without depriving our Soldiers or Allies of sugar. ...
-Honey Nougat
Nougat is made in two batches. The first one can be made the day before the other, or a double batch can be made and half of it be kept on hand in an air-tight Mason jar to be used later. First batch...
-Maple Fondant
Cook one quart of maple syrup until the thermometer registers 241 degrees. Wipe away any grains that form on the sides of the saucepan while the syrup is cooking; do this with dampened cheese-cloth wr...
-Chapter II. Soups
Meatless Broth 4 quarts water (or water in which vegetables, rice or potatoes have been cooked) cup diced carrots cup diced turnips cup diced celery 1 onion (chopped) 1 green pepper (chopped) 1...
-Dumplings
Vegetable Stew With Dumplings 6 potatoes 6 carrots 1 small turnip 2 onions 2 parsnips Scoup the vegetables into balls with a potato scoup, and boil until tender. Take the water that vegetables ha...
-Chapter III. Meatless Recipes
Broiled Mackerel With White Grapes lb. Malaga grapes 1 tablespoon arrowroot 1 pint water teaspoon salt Dash of paprika 2 tablespoons vinegar 1 teaspoon honey (strained) Mix the arrowroot, sa...
-Meatless Recipes. Part 2
Lobster Thermidor Drop the lobsters in boiling water and cook until shells are thoroughly red. Remove and cool. When cold, cut the shell carefully down the soft part, to keep the shell intact; take o...
-Meatless Recipes. Part 3
Hominy Squares Cook one quarter of a pound of hominy in a quart of boiling water and one teaspoonful of salt. Stir continuously and cook for half an hour. Pour into a bread tin, and when thoroughly ...
-Meatless Recipes. Part 4
Rice And Mushroom Croquettes 2 cups cooked rice lb. mushrooms cup thick white sauce teaspoon salt teaspoon pepper 1 tablespoon butter Wash the mushrooms. Remove the stems and peel the caps;...
-Meatless Recipes. Part 5
Indian Pudding - Tomato Rarebit pound cornmeal 1 quart milk 2 eggs 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons cheese 1 tablespoon salt 1 pinch paprika Put the milk in a double-boiler and let it come t...
-Meatless Recipes. Part 6
Cooked Cucumbers Cooked cucumbers are much easier to digest than raw ones. Peel and cut in halves, lengthwise; if very large, in fourths. Boil in salt water from eight to ten minutes. (They need ver...
-Broiled Calves Brains With Peas
Many have a prejudice against calves brains, because they have not been in the habit of eating them; but they are such a delicacy that we should overcome this idea and use them more often. After all, ...
-Cream Of Tomato And Pea
1 pint tomatoes (either fresh or canned) pound peas (dried) 1 onion Celery tops Use the yellow split peas; soak overnight. Cream Of Pea And Tomato Soup. Cook the peas in one pint of water, one...
-Tongue With Brussels Sprouts
Wash a fresh or slightly cured beef tongue and boil slowly until tender (about three hours). Boiled Tongue With Brussells Sprouts. Skin when hot, and serve sliced around a mound of brussels sprou...
-Chicken With Crisp Noodles
Mix large pieces of cold cooked chicken meat with a cream sauce made as follows: 1 pint milk 1 tablespoon butter 1 heaping tablespoon corn flour teaspoon salt Melt butter, stir in flour and add bo...
-Chapter IV. Salads In War Time
We serve the Railroad, Fuel and Food Administrators all three at one time by using salads. Isn't such a service worthy of cultivation? For salads are made from things that grow nearby and do not have ...
-Salads In War Time. Continued
Canteloupe Salad Cut a chilled canteloupe in half and remove the seeds. Then, using a small round potato scoop, scoop out little balls of melon. Mix with French dressing and serve thoroughly chilled ...
-Stuffed Prune Salad
(To serve six persons) 18 large prunes pound cottage cheese 2 tablespoons broken walnut meats 1 pinch of salt Remove pit from primes and soak over night in a closed jar of water to which is add...
-Salad Dressings
Mary Elizabeth's Mayonnaise Dressing 1 pint olive oil 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons taragon vinegar Adash of cayenne pepper Put yolk of one egg in ice-cold dish, add one teaspoonful of ...
-Chapter V. Wheatless Cakes, Breads And Pies
Because most wheat substitutes cost more, it does not necessarily follow that the household budget will be increased. Some flours, notably potato, go much farther than wheat, so it really is less expe...
-Wheatless Cakes, Breads And Pies. Part 2
Maple Nut Toast (For afternoon tea) Toast any dark brown bread - such as oatmeal or rye. Butter and spread with soft or shaved maple sugar. Pop in the oven to melt the sugar just a little. Cut eac...
-Wheatless Cakes, Breads And Pies. Part 3
Wheatless Pastry Wheatless pastry is not like the pie we made from white wheat flour, but it is tender and has a nutty flavor that is pleasant. It is rather difficult to handle, as it breaks apart ea...
-Black Chocolate Layer Cake
(Sugarless and wheatless) cup shortening - part butter or all vegetable fats 1 cups shaved or soft maple sugar 4 tablespoons melted bitter chocolate cup boiling water 1 cup flour (one-thir...
-Maple Layer Cake
3 eggs cup shaved or grated maple sugar cup potato flour (scant half cup) teaspoon baking powder 1 level teaspoon salt Cream the yolks of eggs and sugar together very, very thoroughly. ...
-Honey Layer Cake
3 eggs cup strained honey 3/8 cup potato flour (scant half cup) teaspoon baking powder 1 level teaspoon salt Cream the yolks of eggs and honey together very, very thoroughly, beating for about f...
-Liberty Cake
cup butter cup seeded raisins 1 cup crushed maple sugar cup molasses cup boiling water teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon Dash of nutmeg 2 cups barley flour 1 level teaspoon soda Pour t...
-War Bread
4 cups oatmeal flour 4 cups rye flour 4 cups rice flour 8 cups mashed potato 7 pints water (lukewarm) 2 Magic yeast cakes 2 cups molasses 1 tablespoon salt 1 tablespoon shortening Mix and sif...
-Raised Corn And Rye Rolls
1 cup corn flour 1 cup rye flour 2 tablespoons any vegetable oil 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups water (lukewarm) compressed yeast cake 1 teaspoon sugar 1 egg Dissolve- the yeast cake in one cup of the...
-Wheatless Fruit Tarts Pastry Shells
1 cups barley flour cup corn flour (not cornstarch) 1 teaspoon salt cup hard vegetable shortening 4 tablespoons ice-cold water Sift the two flours and salt together; cut into it the shortening,...
-Wheatless Apple Pie
3 cups barley flour 1 teaspoons salt cup hard vegetable shortening 4 to 6 tablespoons beaten egg Cut the shortening into the mixed flour and salt with a knife, then rub together lightly by hand un...
-Maple Sponge Cake
3 eggs cup shaved or grated maple sugar 3/8 cup potato flour (scant half cup) teaspoon baking powder 1 level teaspoon salt Cream the yolks of the eggs and the sugar together very, very thorough...
-Black Chocolate Loaf Cake
(Sugarless and wheatless) cup shortening, part butter or all vegetable fats 1 cups shaved or soft maple sugar 4 tablespoons melted bitter chocolate cup boiling water 1 cup flour ( p...
-Chapter VI. War Time Desserts (Without Sugar Or Wheat)
Honey Ice-Cream 1 quart milk 1 pint cream 10 oz. honey 2 oz. cornstarch Boil the milk; add the cornstarch, which has been mixed to a paste. Add the honey, and when thoroughly dissolved remove fro...
-War Time Desserts (Without Sugar Or Wheat). Continued
Grape Ice An ice without sugar or cream - and it is delectable! 8 pounds Concord grapes or 1 pint grape juice Juice one lemon 1 pound strained honey 1 quarts water teaspoon cream of tartar Put h...
-Hot Chocolate Fudge Sauce
(For ice-cream) cup crushed maple sugar cup Karo syrup 2 tablespoons melted bitter chocolate, or lump the size of two English walnuts 2, tablespoons water 1 level teaspoon cornstarch Use a co...
-Mount Blanc
(A dessert made from chestnuts - big Italian chestnuts - or marrons, as they are called in France. I loved this dessert in France, and so I brought it home with me. And now, when we should eat less pa...
-Brown Betty
This is an excellent war time dessert - using left-over bread, and no sugar or flour. 7 cups apples (chopped) 9, cups bread crumbs (dried) 1 cups honey 2 cups water 1 apple - washed, cored and slic...
-Baked Indian Pudding
2 cups boiling water 3 cups hot milk cup molasses cup cornmeal 1 teaspoon powdered ginger teaspoon cinnamon teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon salt 1 egg Add the salt to the boiling water; then a...
-Chapter VII. Beverages
Frosted Sarsaparilla Into one-fourth glass of sweet cream, pour ice-cold sarsaparilla - slowly, so that it will not foam and run over. A spoonful of whipped cream on top finishes this delectable and...
-Cottage Cheese
Cottage cheese we are urged by the Gov ernment to use in place of cream cheese. It is easily made at home from milk or cream that has become sour and might otherwise not be used. To use everything we ...
-Relishes
Rhubarb Conserve Boil for twenty minutes, four pounds of rhubarb cut into small pieces, leaving the skin on. Rhubarb Conserve With Home-Made Cottage Cheese. Add the juice of five lemons and the ...







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