THE GATE CITY
COMMITTEE NUMBER ONE
LADIES' AID SOCIETY
PONCE De LEON AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
1 st Edition Compiled by Committee Two,
MRS. S. T. MARETT. Chairman.
2nd Edition Compiled by Committee Five,
MRS. W. J. NORTHEN, Chairman.
3rd Edition Compiled by Committee One,
MRS, ALBERT SPALDING, Chairman
Recipe for a Happy Day.
"Take a little dash of cold water,
A little leaven of prayer,
A little bit of sunshine gold
Dissolved in morning air.
Add to your meal some merriment,
Add thought for kith and kin.
And then as a prime ingredient,
A plenty of work thrown in.
Flavor it all with essence of love.
And a little dash of play.
Let the dear old Book, and a glance above
Complete the well spent day.
Committee No. 1
Adkins, Mrs. W. H.
Akin, Mrs. E. G.
Barker, Mrs. W. Hal.
Bardwell, Mrs. R. N. R.
Battle, Mrs. Richard
Bell, Mrs. T. P.
Benson, Mrs. Marion
Bloodworth, Mrs. C. J.
Burton, Mrs. O. E.
Byrd, Mrs. C. P.
Cannon, Mrs. Jason
Castle, Mrs. Augustus
Castleberry, Mrs. D. A.
Culpepper, Mrs. S. G.
DeFoor, Mrs. C. L.
Dinkins, Mrs. S. C.
Everett, ]\Irs. J. A.
Fennell, Mrs. H. G.
Foster, Mrs. Louise Spalding
Gault, Mrs. J. T.
Green, Mrs. Allison
Hagan, Mrs. John
Hancock, Mrs. W. J.
House, Mrs. C. Y.
Kellam, Mrs. J. F.
Lakin, Mrs. E. C.
Lawton, Mrs. J. P.
Lenney, Mrs. W. E.
Lewis, Mrs. George
McCall, Mrs. H. A.
Pace, Mrs. J. Powers
Perryman, Mrs. Virgil
■Ryley, Mrs. S. T.
Scott, Mrs. R. J.
Sims, Mrs. Hattie
Singleton, Mrs. Nellie L.
Spalding, ]\Irs. A. T.
Spalding, Mrs. Albert Jr.
Stanley, Mrs. W. P.
Stover, Mrs. J. A.
Watters, Mrs. J. G.
Akin, Mrs. E. G. Cole, Mrs. Roy N., Newnan, Ga.
Anderson, Mrs. H. W. Collin, Miss Carrie
Anderson, Mrs. W. P.; S. C. Collinsworth, Mrs. S. A.
Armistead, Mrs. Wm. Collinsworth, Mrs. H. S.
Atkinson, Mrs. Spencer R. Cone, Mrs. E. H.
Austin, Mrs. Tom Connally. Mrs. E. L.
Bagley, Mrs. Henry C. Council, Miss Evelyn,
Bagley, Miss Helen Jackson, Miss.
Baird, Mrs. J. B. Cox, Mrs. R. F.
Baker, Mrs. Estelle Garrett Crawford, Mrs. J.-M.
Baker, Mrs. P. H. Crenshaw, Mrs. W. T.
Baker, Mrs. W. A., Griffin, Ga. Crichton, Mrs. Logan M.
Bardwell, Mrs. R. N. R. Crouch, Mrs. R. O.
Barker, Mrs. Brader Grififin, Ga.
Barker, Mrs. W. Hal Daniel, Mrs. Robert
Barnes, Mrs. Edw. H. DeFoor, Mrs. C. L.
Barnes, Mrs. M. B. Dean, Mrs. L. G., Eufaula, Ala.
Barnwell, Mrs. Chas. F. Dinkins, Mrs. S. C.
Battle, Mrs. Richard Dodd, Mrs. Phillip
Bell, Miss Ada C. Dull, Mrs. S. R.
Benson, Mrs. Chas. Dunlap, Mrs. Edgar
Benson, Mrs. Marion Dunn, Mrs. B. H.
Buehl, Mrs. A. B. Dunn, Mrs. Will
Bickers, Mrs. D. H., Greens- Dunwody, Mrs. R. G.
boro, Ga. Durant, Mrs. Edward
duBignon, Mrs. Chas. Dykes, Mrs. W. F.
Binder, Mrs. Christopher, Ellis, Mrs. W. D.
Stone Mtn., Ga. Elsas, Mrs. Benj.
Bleckley, Mrs. Haralson Ericson, Mrs. E. N.
Boyd, Mrs. W. R. Plainfield, N. J.
Brooks, Mrs. Kate, Erwin, Mrs. Peter
Quitman, Ga. Fairman, Mrs.
Brotherton, Mrs. H. P., Fall. Mrs. M. A.
East Point, Ga. Farris, Mrs. Lucy
Brown, Mrs. George Fennell, Mrs. H. G.
Brown, Mrs. L. N. Fitzhugh, Mrs. C W.,
Brown, Mrs. N. A. Pine Blufif, Ark.
Broyles, Mrs. Arnold Forrester, Mrs. George
Burnett, Mrs. W. Gordon Fort, Mrs. Charles
Burton, Mrs. O. E. Foster, Mrs. Louise Spalding
Burwell, Mrs. B. L. Foster, Mrs. W. E.
Callaway, Mrs. Thomas M. Frazier, Mrs. J. D.
Cannon, Mrs. Jason Fuller, Mrs. George
Carroll, Mrs. E. H. Fuller, Miss Annie M.,
Carroll, Mrs. W. R., Gordon, Mrs. Arthur H.
East Point, Ga. Gray, Mrs. H.. Barnesville, Ga.
Carter, Mrs. J. D. Greene, Mrs. Allison
Caruthers, Mrs. J. Y. Griffin, Mrs. A. P.,
Cason, Mrs. Marie Bowen Stone Mtn., Ga.
Cassin, Mrs. Minnie Hillyer Hagan, Mrs. John
Cater, Mrs. C. T., Quitman, Ga. Hamilton, Mrs. D. B., Rome, Ga.
Cheatham, Mrs. R. C. Hancock. Mrs. W. L.
Clarkson, Mrs. Fanny Hawkins, Mrs. Will
Coates, Mrs. George Headen, Mrs. T. O..
Cobb, Mrs. Irwin East Point, Ga.
Cobbs, Mrs. H. L. Hill. Mrs. John
Hobl)s. Mrs. Arthur
Hook. Mrs. Stephen
Hopkins, Mrs. John R.
House, Mrs. C. Y.
Hoyt, Mrs. L. M.
Hynds, Mrs. Henry
Inman, Mrs. Hugh
Irwin, Mrs. C. B., Graham, N. C.
Jarnigan, Mrs. W. C.
Jervey. Mrs. Ed
Johnson, Mrs. Mary Goggan
Jones, Mrs. Mary Turner,
Jones, Mrs. Sam D.
Kellam. Mrs. ]., F.
King, Mrs. J. Chester,
King, Mrs. Porter
Lakin, Mrs. E. C.
Landrum, Mrs. W. W.
Lawton, Mrs. J. P.
Lewis. Mrs. George
Lippold, Mrs. Charles
Lipscomb, Mrs. M. A.,
Lumpkin, Mrs. Samuel
Mabry, Mrs. J. S.
Mansfield. Mrs. W. C.
Manson, Mrs. P. F.
Marett, Mrs. S. T.
Mariott, Mrs. C. M., Alabama.
Martin, Mrs. Edmund
Martin, Mrs. William W.
May. Mrs. Clarence
McBride. Mrs. W. C,
McCall, Mrs. Howard
McCall. Mrs. J. G.
McCall. Mrs.. Quitman, Ga.
McCarty. Mrs. George
McCullough. Mrs. John
McElroy. Mrs. W. R.
McKeldin. Mrs. J. R.
McKenzie, Mrs. J. C,
East Point, Ga.
Meador, Mrs. C. D.
Meador, Mrs. Frank B.
Millard. Mrs. Junius
Miller, Mrs. Carlton
Miles. Mrs. J. Allen.
Charleston, S. C.
Moore. Mrs. George P.
Moore. Mrs. J. L., Hampton, Ga.
Morris. Mrs. Annie E.
Morris, Mrs. G. T.
Myers, Mrs. Frank, Sr.
Neal, Mrs. L. G.
Nesbitt, Mrs., Marietta, Ga.
Nichols. Mrs. H. M.
Northen, Mrs. Charles
Northen, Mrs. Wm. J.
Nunnally. Mrs. Charles
Oglesby. Mrs. A. G.
Olive, Mrs. Lucy L.,
Pace. Mrs. J. Powers
Paine, Mrs. G. E.
Paxon, Mrs. Eliza H.
Parrott, Mrs. Sanford
Ferryman. Mrs. V. E.
Ponder, Mrs. J. D.
Pope, Mrs. W. B.
Pou, Mrs. Edgar. Madison, Ga.
Powell, Mrs. Mike,
Prior, Mrs. W. H.,
Probasco, Mrs. John B.
Prout, Mrs. W. 'A.,
Rea, Mrs. J. R.
Reed, Mrs. Mary
Rehm, Mrs. H. C.
Rice, Mrs. Frank P.
Rice, Mrs. T. B.,
Robinson, Mrs. W. C.
Rosser. Mrs. Luther Z.
Rountree. Mrs. J. B.,
Ruse, Miss Emmie
Ryley, Mrs. S. T.,
Sciple, Mrs. George
Scott, Mrs. J. S.
Scott, Mrs. R. J. _
Scoville, Miss Eliza
Scruggs, Miss Maude
Scruggs. Miss Ruby
Sims. Mrs. Hattie
Singleton, Mrs. N. L.
Smart, Mrs. A. G.
Smith, Mrs. S. E.
Snook, Miss Gladys
Spalding. Mrs. A. T.
Spalding. Mrs. Albert, Jr.
Spalding, Mrs. John S.
Spalding, Mrs. W. T.
Stanley. Mrs. Walter P.
Steele. Mrs. A. B.
Stewart. Mrs.. Marietta, Ga.
Stigen, Mrs. Berger A.
Stover, Mrs. J. A.
Tanner. Mrs. A. M.
Terrell, Miss Mae.
Thomas, Mrs. E. G.
Thrash, Mrs. E. C.
Tidwell, Mrs. Albert
Turman, Mrs. Robert
Turner, Mrs. Charles
Van Dyke, Mrs. A. H.
Van Rensellaer, Mrs. W.
Walcott, Mrs. Charles,
Walker, Mrs. Irvin C.
Walker, Mrs. W. A.,
Watson, Mrs. L. D.
Waiters, Mrs. J. G.
Waiters, Mrs. J. W.,
Westmoreland, Mrs. George
Wheeler, Mrs. A. E.
White, Mrs. J. C.
Whitney, Mrs. Ella G.
Wilder, Mrs. D. R.
Williamson, Mrs. Banks,
Burlington, N. C.
Wills, Mrs. J. W.
E. Wilson, Mrs. Harry
Witcher, Miss Lois
Wood, Mrs. L. S.
Woodward, Mrs. Park
Woodward, Mr. Park
Wolff, Mrs. Bernard
Wooley, Mrs. Vassar
Wylie, Airs. Bun
Young, Mrs. C. W.
Yow, Mrs. E. M.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Cakes and Icing 67
Fish and Oysters II
Frozen Creams and Ices 78
Meats and Entrees 25
Miscellaneous \ ... 52
Sauces r 45
"O, a very fine thing is a good education.
And a very fine matter is good legislation,
But to keep people healthy, contented and quiet,
'Tis a sine qua non to begin with their diet."
The meats for soups should be put in cold water and the
salt added toward the last. If put in at first the meat is
toughened and juices retained. Be careful to remove all
scum and boil slowly. For thickening use CAPITOLA
flour rubbed smooth in water or milk. If you wish the soup
dark in color, use browned flour. Herbs used for seasoning
soups are : sage, thyme, tarragon, mint, sweet basil, parsley,
bay leaves, cloves and mace. Allspice and celery seed are
used in some soups to a great advantage. Nearly all vege-
tables are used in soups. The white of an egg is an ex-
cellent clarifier for stock.
Cream of Aspsu'agus Soup.
Open one can of asparagus ; use water from the can and
add to it one bay leaf, one onion, salt and pepper, also
stalks of asparagus after cutting off tips, reserved to add
later. After boiling ten minutes strain through a colander.
In a separate vessel make a cream sauce of one heaping
tablespoonful of CAPITOLA flour rubbed into one table-
spoonful of melted butter ; add one pint of sweet milk. Stir
constantly to keep from lumping. Add stock to this. Be-
fore serving, heat asparagus tips and put in mixture.
Mrs. B. H. Dunn.
Take dried white beans, wash and pick carefully ; cover
with cold water and boil until beans are soft. Add more
water as it boils away. Mash the beans ; add as much wa-
ter as you want soup, tablespoonful of butter, salt and
pepper to taste. Mrs. J. C. White
Six pounds of beef and bone ; cut up the meat and break
the bones ; add two quarts of cold water and simmer slowly
five hours. Strain through a fine sieve, remove every par-
ticle of fat ; add a little extract of onion and some chopped
parsley, or leave out the onion if preferred.
Mrs. W. C. Robinson.
WEAR-EVER ALUMINUM UTENSILS are sanitary and
economical. King Hardware Co.
Dumplings for Soup.
One cup of CAPITOLA flour, one-fourth teaspoonful of
salt, one teaspoonful of baking powder, sieved together.
Add one-third cup of finely chopped suet, lard or butter,
and enough milk to make a stiff dough. Form in dum-
plings size of marbles, drop into soup, cover and boil ten
minutes. Mrs. A. T. Spalding.
Take a chicken and fry half done, then pour over it three
quarts of v^ater. Add two dozen pods of okra fried, two
slices of broiled or fried middling meat, half a cabbage,
chopped fine, half a dozen tomatoes, a little minced onion,
a pod of red pepper, a sprig of parsley and salt to taste.
Thicken with browned CAPITOLA flour.
Mrs. Ellen G. Whitney.
Gumbo File (Creole).
Gumbo file can be made either of chicken and oysters,
veal and oysters, or crabs and shrimp. Cut up the chicken
or veal as for a stew, salt and pepper it, put a large table-
spoonful of lard in your cooking vessel, let it get hot be-
fore putting in seasoned chicken or veal ; let this fry for
about fifteen minutes, then add an onion cut in small pieces,
also a very small piece of garlic. When it is fried (not
brown) add a large tablespoonful of CAPITOLxA. flour and
let it brown, then pour in the juice of the oysters and
enough of the hot water to make gumbo for four in family,
pour in the water a little at a time and stir the whole so
that the flour will not remain in lumps. Then put in the
seasoning — salt, black and red pepper (not cayenne), a tn-
blespoonful of chopped parsley, a sprig of thyme and one or
two bay leaves and four or five cloves. Let the whole boil
about two hours and a half. Fifteen minutes before serv-
ing put in two or three dozen oysters. Let them boil. When
about to serve, remove the vessel to the back of the stove,
where it will keep hot, but not boil ; add about half a table-
spoonful of file, if it is fresh. Take a pinch of file, sprinkle
in with the left hand while you stir with the right hand.
In that way you will avoid lumps of file. Let all stand for
five minutes, but do not let it boil. It is then ready to be
dished. Take out the bay leaves before sending to the
table. At table serve a spoonful of rice in each soup plate.
Mrs. M. B. Barnes.
KING STEEL RANGES have stood the test of years.
For Sale by King Hardware Co., 53 Peachtree St.
Marrow Dumplings for Clear Broth.
10 grams beef marrow, 2 eggs, 4 grams salt, Yz tablespoon
chopped parsley, 100 grams dry bread crumbs. Melt mar-
row over fire, stir till foamy, add eggs, bread crumbs, par-
sley and salt to taste. Form dumplings with teaspoon, put
in broth, let boil about four or five minutes. This is an old
Comparison of Weights.
1 German pound, 500 grams ; 1 English pound, 400 grams.
1 English pound, 16 ounces. Mrs. Birger A. Stigen.
Mock Turtle Soup.
Take three pounds of neck mutton, cover it with half a
gallon of water, cook until tender, put in allspice and cloves
and flavor with sherrp wine. Serve with the meat cut in
small dice. Mrs, George Sciple.
Break an, egg in a bowl and beat into it a little more
than one-half cupful of CAPITOLA flour and one-fourth
teaspoonful of salt. Work the dough with the hands until
it becomes smooth. Sprinkle a moulding board with flour
and roll the dough as thin as possible. It should be like
a wafer. Let it lie upon the board for five minutes, then
roll it up loosely, and with a sharp knife cut in slices about
one-third of an inch thick. Spread these little pieces and
let them dry for half an hour or more.
Put on the stove a large sauce pan containing two quarts
of boiling water. Add a tablespoonful of salt and after
turning noodles into the water, cook them rapidly for
twenty-five minutes. Turn into a colander and drain. Add
noodles to any soup desired, boil five minutes and serve.
Add noodles to beef or any other broth after straining.
They are excellent in broth of chicken left after cooking for
salad. Mrs. S. S. Wood.
Beat in a tureen 2 eggs, 1 heaping tablespoonful of to-
mato catsup, 1 heaping tablespoonful of Worcestershire
sauce, red pepper and salt to taste ; on the stove put pot
with large spoonful of butter ; enough CAPITOLA flour to
thicken ; after flour is brown pour on oyster yater or hot
GLASS MEASURING CUPS are a necessity to the suc^
cessful cook. King Hardware Co.
water of the quantity you wish to make. When all this is
well boiled put in oysters and let cook well, but not too
long. Heat tureen and when oysters are read}^ pour the
contents of pot on mixture in tureen.
Mrs. Mary Goggan Johnson.
Take three terrapins, cut open and clean them, then scald
the shells, scrape them, and put into a pot with four quarts
of water ; boil until tender, then take out and pick to pieces.
Place the meat again in the water. Add pepper and salt to
taste. Fry a small piece of fat pork, chop it fine, and add
to the soup. Thicken with browned flour, CAPITOLA;
then add a teaspoonful of mace and one of allspice. When
done add the juice of two lemons, one cup of claret. If the
soup is not a rich brown from the flour, brown a little sugar
for coloring. Mrs. Spencer R. Atkinson.
Cream of Tormato.
To one can of tomatoes add half pint of water, let stew,
then strain through sieve, season with salt, pepper, butter
and afew drops of onion juice ; thicken with one table-
spoonful of CAPITOLA flour which has been rubbed
smooth with a little cold water. Add half teaspoonful of
soda to prevent curdling. Let one quart of milk reach boil-
ing point and mix just before serving. Chopped parsley im-
proves flavor. Mrs. Will Dunn.
Over a large soup bone or soup meat, pour two gallons of
cold water and boil before putting in the vegetables. Into
this add one-half head of finely-chopped cabbage, two or
three turnips, a few pods of okra, two large white potatoes
cut fine, a few stalks of celery and some parsley. After this
has boiled three or four hours salt to taste and thicken
with a heaping teaspoonful of CAPITOLA kour rubbed
smooth with water. Some might prefer it strained, while
others like the vegetables. Mrs. C. G. Lippold,
FISH and OYSTERS
"This dish is too good for any but anglers and very honest
men." — The Complete Angler.
"Now if you are ready, oysters dear, we can begin to feed." —
The Walrus and the Carpenter.
"Master, I marvel how the fishes live in the sea?" "Why, as
men do a-land ; the great ones eat up the little ones."— Pericles.
To cook fish properly is very important, as no food per-
haps is so insipid if carelessly cooked. It must be well done
and properly salted. A good rule to go by is the following:
Allow ten minutes to the first pound and five minutes to
each additional pound. For example: If you have a fish
weighing five pounds, boil it thirty minutes. By pulling out
a fin you may ascertain whether it is done or not. If it
comes out easily and the meat is opaque white the fish has
boiled long enough. Salt fish, if possible, several hours
before cooking. This applies to both baked and fried fish.
Heat the salt, and it will penerate to the bone more read-
ily. Always put fish on to cook with hot water.
To Broal Fish.
Clean, wash and wipe dry. Split so that when placed flat
the backbone will be in the middle, or take the bone out.
Sprinkle with salt and aly inside down upon a buttered
broiler over a clean fire until it is nicely colored. Then
turn. When done put upon a hot dish, butter plentifully
and pepper. Put a hot cover over it and send to table.
One dozen hard-shelled crabs (boiled), three pints milk,
one tablespoon butter, half tablespoon thyme, one table-
spoon Worcestershire sauce, one tablespoon Durkee's salad
dressing, salt and pepper to taste.
Directions : Put milk in stew pan on stove and add but-
ter. Put thyme, sewed or tied, in cloth or sack, in milk.
Put in a cup the Worcestershire sauce and Durkee's dress-
ing, and fill cup quickly with milk, stirring it rapidly, and
then pour it over the crab meat. Then put meat in stew
pan with milk when boiling, but be sure there is no shell
or dark piece of crab meat. Stir well, and when it again
comes to a boil have the yolk of eggs mixed with a little
CAPITOLA flour and a little milk ready. Pour this into
the stew pan with crab meat, etc., and stir rapidly for a few
minutes. Take out bag of thyme before serving, and season
with salt and pepper to taste. Park Woodward.
A Fine Line of BATH ROOM FIXTURES. King Hardware
Co., 53 Peachtree Street.
Boil 12 hard crabs, remove meat and mince. To 2 ounces
cracker crumbs, add 2 hard boiled eggs chopped fine, 1 tea-
spoon tuobasco, 1 tablespoon Worcestcrsliire sauce, 1 small
pod red pepper, a little chopped parsley and onion, salt,
juice 2 lemons, and butter size of an egg; make moist and
rich with cream and 2 well beaten eggs. Fill the cleaned
crab shells with mixture, put crumbs over top, brown in
hot oven. Louise Spalding Foster.
Broiled Finnan Haddie.
Wash and wipe fish, lay in dripping pan, flesh side down
cover with cold water and stand one hour. Drain, cover
with boiling water, let stand 15 minutes, drain and wipe
dry. Brush over with soft butter and broil 15 minutes over
a silow fire and spread generously with Maitre d'Hotel but-
ter. Mrs. John Hagan.
Fish Sauce No. 1.
Use bastings left from baking fish and add to it the juice
of half of a lemon, two tablespoonfuls of tomato catsup,
one tablespoonful of Worcestershire sauce, dash of tobasco
sauce and a bit of chopped parsley. Mrs. C. L. DeFoor.
Fish Sauce No. 2.
With one-fourth of a bottle of Durkee's salad dressing
mix one tablespoonful of Worcestershire sauce, dash of to-
basco sauce, one tablespoonful of vinegar and two hard-
boiled eggs chopped fine. Mrs. B. H. Dunn.
Green Peppers with Salmon Filiing.
Flake one can of salmon, add one-fourth of a teaspoonful
of salt, 2 tablespoonfuls of chipped gherkins, 2 tablespoon-
fuls of chopped olives, 2 tablespoonfuls of chopped capers ;
remove seeds, membrane and stem end from several large
peppers and soak in salt water, mix gherkins, olives, ca-
pers and salt with salmon, add enough mayonnaise to hold
it together, cut the peppers lengthwise, fill with the mix-
ture, garnish and serve. Mrs. W. B. Pope.
Lobster a !a Newburg.
Either fresh or canned lobster may be used. To one can
of lobster use three tablespoonfuls of butter, salt and pep-
per to taste, one-half of a grated nutmeg, one small teacup-
ful of best Sherry, 2 tablespoonfuls of CAPITOLA flour,
O'CEDAR MOPS are a household necessity. King Hard-
ware Co., 53 Peachtreo.
yolks of 2 eggs and 1- pint of sweet milk or cream. First
make a cream sauce of flour, butter and cream, j)our sauce
over the well-beaten yolks of two eggs, add other ingre-
dients, lobster last. Let whole heat thoroughly and serve
on toast. Mrs. B. H. Dunn.
One quart of oysters cut fine, j4 pound of butter, 4 eggs
well beaten, salt and red pepper totaste ; a little onion juice,
34 teaspoon nutmeg; put all on stove and when it gets hot
add cracker crumbs to thicken, cook until thoroughly heat-
ed. Put in oyster shells or Ramikins, with cracker crumbs
or a small piece of butter on each, and bake brown. Serve
very hot. Mrs. D. B. Hamilton, Rome, Ga.
One cup oyster, 1 tablespoon butter, 1 tablespoon CAPI-
TOLA flour, ^^ teaspoon salt, 3 eggs. Cook oysters until
plump, drain and to the liquor add enough milk to make 1
cupful. Melt the butter in a saucepan, add flour, salt and
a sprinkle of pepper. Stir constantly, adding 1 cup of liquor
and milk. Add to this the eggs well beaten separately.
Turn into a hot buttered omelet pan, cook slowly. When
well puft'ed and browned underneath, place pan where it
will finish cooking on top. Spread oysters on half of ome-
let, fold, turn on hot platter, and garnish with parsley.
Mrs. C. W. Young.
Make a very rich puff paste and bake in patty pans, bake
smaller patties to be used as covers, when baked turn out
on a large platter till your oyster filling is ready. Set the
oysters on to boil in their own liquor, add a piece of butter
and a little cream, beat the yolks of two eggs with a little
salt and pepper, remove the oysters from ihe fire, stir in the
beaten egg, bake about five minu,tes, se^^e hot. Boil and
skim the liquor before putting in the Oysters,
Mrs. William Worth Martin.
Croquettes of Oyster^
Put in a stew pan two qiTas;ts of Qysters with a little
broth pepper, ground mtace aud two ounces of butter ; boil
USE SPOTLESS^LEANSER (5c> and LUSTRE BOX
IDEAL FIRELESS COOKERS are a modem necessity.
King Hardware Co., 53 Peachtree St.
two minutes, drain on a sieve, let cool a little and save the
liquor ; then slice (not chop) the oysters ; make a white
roux with two ounces of butter, a tablespoon of chopped
shallots, and an ounce of flour, diluted with half a pint of
the oyster liquor ; stir and boil five minutes. Add four
egg yolks, a little red pepper, the sliced oysters, and chop-
ped parsley, stir constantly and boil three minutes longer,
and then turn into a basin to cool, spread pulverized crack-
ers on the table, divide the preparation into pieces the size
of an egg, roll in crackers and with the blade of a knife
give them a rectangular shape, making them an inch thick.
Dip in beaten eggs, roll in crackers again and fry brown
in plenty of clear, hot lard. Dish up on a folded napkin,
garnish with fried parsley and quartered lemons.
Mrs. Haralson Bleckley.
Oysters Stuffed with Mushrooms.
For two dozen large oysters use 3^ cup finely chopped
mushrooms, 1 tablespoon bread crumbs, 4 tablespoons
sweet milk, 1 tablespoon each butter and lemon juice, white
1 ^SS> V^ teaspoon salt, a tiny pinch of pepper. Simmer
bread crumbs and milk together very gently for ten min-
utes, add mushrooms and butter, remove as soon as it bub-
bles, and stir in the beaten white, lemon juice and season-
ing; let cool. Wipe oysters dry; sprinkle with salt and
pepper, roll in cracker crumbs, and spread the stufifing upon
12 of them. Lay the other 12 upon these, press carefully
together, skewer with wooden s.ticks, dip into beaten egg,
roll in salted and peppered cracker crumbs, lay in frying
basket and cook a rich brown in boiling COTTOLENE.
Mrs. W. B, Pope.
One can of salmon, one cup of cream or milk, one cup
mashed potatoes, two tablespoons butter, one tablespoon
CAPITOLA flour, three eggs, one pint of crumbs, pepper
and salt to taste, chop salmon fine, mix flour and butter
well together. After cream comes to a boil add butter
and flour and boil for a moment ; then add salmon, potato,
pepper and salt ; into this mixture stir two or three eggs
well beaten". When cold shape into croquettes and fry.
Mrs. V. E. Ferryman.
HOUSEHOLD PAINT in all colors. King Hardware Co.,
53 Peachtree St.
Heat plank while preparing fish ; split down back, re-
move back bone, lay it down, skin side on board, sprinkle
with pepper and salt and cover it with butter. Bake for 30
minutes, remove from oven, place upon platter, garnish
Airs. Henry C. Bagley.
Charleston Shrimp Pie.
Cover bottom of baking dish with stale bread crumbs,
put over them bits of butter, then a layer of shrimps, a
layer of crumbs, butter, etc., until dish is full. Melt heap-
ing teaspoon of butter, stir into it 1 heaping teaspoon
CAPITOLxA. flour, and into this stir slowly 1 cup hot water.
Let come to boil, season wuth salt, pepper and plenty of
butter, pour over mixture in dish, put in oven, bake 'till
brown. Fresh shrimp are best.
Mrs. J. P. Lawton.
When to Eat the Var'ous K:nds of Fish.
Fresh salmon is best in May. Pickerel and black bass
from September to January. Pike is best from January
to April. Carp from October until April. Shad from
March until May. Trout all the year round. Lobster from
May until September, and oysters from September until
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Here is bread which strengthens man's heart, and is therefore
called the stafif of life. — Henry.
The three important requisites to the making of good
bread are : Good flour, good fresh yeast and strength and
endurance to knead or work it well. No book can alone
teach the art. Experience is the school from which we
must gain our best knowledge. First of all we must have
good flour. Good flour adheres to the hand, and is of a
creamy tint, bad flour has a dingy blue tint and will not
adhere to the hand. When bread is set to rise cover tight-
ly, set in a warm place in winter. When it is worked for
the last time allow it to rise to its full capacity, so as
to avoid cracked, split and broken loaves. The oven for
baking bread should be rather quick and the heat reg-
ular, in order to penetrate the dough without causing the
outside to get hard. The oven door should be kept closed
until the dough becomes firm, as the cool air is very in-
jurious to bread. As soon as the bread is well soaked take
from the pan and put where the air can pass around it.
If you like the crust crisp do not cover the bread. If a
soft crust is preferred wrap the loaves in a thick cloth
while hot. If bread is cut while warm a hot knife must
be used. Let all loaves be thoroughly soaked ; to tell
when they are done run a skewer into the center. If it
comes out free from dough the bread is done. Bread
should bake an hour if the loaves are large.
Two cups yellow cornmeal, 1 pint milk, ^ teaspoon salt,
1 cup rye meal, ^ cup molasses, 2 teaspoons baking pow-
der, 1 egg, mix all dry ingredients, add molasses, egg and
milk to form a batter, pour into a well-greased mould hav-
ing a tight-fitting cover and steam four hours.
Msr. E. M .Yow.
Boston Brown Bread.
Two small cups cornmeal, 2 cups unsifted Graham flour,
2 cups sweet milk, 3/2 cup water, 1 cup molasses, 1 level
teaspoon soda, 1 teaspoon yeast powder, }^ teaspoon salt,
mix well, putting soda in last, after dissolving it in milk
or water. Pour into a five-pound pail and after covering
tightly set into a pan of water, also covered, and boil four
hours. Take care that the water does not boil fow. Grease
BLUE VALLEY BUTTER— It stands the test on hot cakes.
the pail inside, having the bottom covered with well-
greased paper to keep loaf from sticking.
Mrs. Carlton Miller.
Soft Egg Bread.
One quart milk, 1/2 pint meal, 1 teacup boiled rice, 1
heaping spoon butter, 3 eggs beaten light. Bake in deep
Mrs. J. Powers Pace.
Excellent Com Bread.
Two cups meal, 1 cup sweet milk, 2 eggs, 1 heaping table-
spoon CAPITOLA flour, 1 heaping teaspoon lard, little
salt, and 2 teaspoons baking powder.
Mrs. Hattie Sims.
Virginia Com Bread.
One pint cornmeal, 10 eggs, 1 teaspoon baking powder,
1 cooking spoon of lard, whip the eggs lightly, add the
meal, lard, salt and baking powder, then a pint of boiling
hot water, stirring constantly. Bake immediately in a hot
Mrs. Spencer R. Atkinson.
Set the sponge to rise over night, using milk instead of
water, and adding for every 3 quarts CAPITOLA flour a
cup of molasses. In the morning add a little salt and
enough flour to make a dough just thick enough not to be
moulded. Put in baking tins to rise, and when light bake
in a moderate oven. Do not mould at all. Graham bread
should be made soft. Moulding spoils the bread, making
it hard, dry and chippy.
Mrs. E. H. Carroll.
Two cups Graham flour, 2 cups white CAPITOLA flour,
1 egg, 1/^ cups sweet milk 1 cup brown sugar 4 teaspoons
baking powder, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 cup nuts. Let stand 20
minutes and bake 1 hour.
Mrs. Mary Reed.
Scald ^ cup of meal with ^ cup of milk, cover and let
stand in a warm place over night. Next morning add 1
Use BLUE VALLEY BUTTER in your cakes.
pint of warm water, salt and light 5^2 teaspoon of soda,
CAPITOLA flour enough to make a stifif batter, also 1
tablespoon of lard. Put in a warm place to rise, then
make into pones and when they have risen bake in a
Mrs. George McCarty.
Steamed Bread. No. L
Two cups sweet milk, 1 cup sour milk, y^ cup molasses,
salt, teaspoon soda ; 3 cups cornmeal, 1 of CAPITOLA
flour, 1 t^^, a little shortening — steam 3 hours.
Miss Mae Terrell.
Steamed Bread. No. 2.
One cup meal, 1^ cups CAPITOLA flour, 1 cup mo-
lasses, 1 cup buttermilk, 1 ^^%, 1 teaspoon soda, 1 of salt.
The flour should be sifted before it is measured. Steam
from 3 to 4 hours.
Mrs. W. C. Mansfield.
One tumbler sweet milk, 2 eggs well beaten, salt to taste,
2 teaspoons melted butter, 2 teaspoons sugar, a dessert
spoon of yeast powder, CAPITOLA flour to make a stiii
Miss Mary Robarts, Marietta, Ga.
Beaten Biscuit. No. \.
One quart of CAPITOLA flour, 1 tablespoon of lard, -ut-
ter the size of a walnut, a very small pinch of soda, 1 cup
sweet milk, a pinch of salt. Beat till dough blisters.
Mrs. W. A. Hemphill.
Beaten Biscuit. No. 2.
Sift a teaspoon salt into 1 pound CAPITOLA tlour, Yi,
pound lard, use ^ water and milk, to make stiff dough,
beat until it blisters.
Mrs. Arnold Broyles.
One quart CAPITOLA flour, 2 teaspoons yeast powder,
1 tablespoon lard, Yz tablespoon salt, Ya tablespoon soda, 1
tablespoon sugar, enough buttermilk to make stifif dough.
Knead well, roll ^ inch thick, cut out, bake in quick oven.
Mrs. T. O. Headen.
USE BLUE VALLEY BUTTER in your desserts.
To each quart CAPITOLA flour use a heaping tablespoon
lard, 1 even tablespoon baking powder and sufficient milk
or water to make stiff dough. Beat with an iron beater
until the dough is soft and blisters. After rolling doughy
inch in thickness cut the biscuit the desired size and prick
with a fork. Bake in a quick oven. The dough should be
beaten until it is perfectly smooth.
Mrs. Nesbitt, Marietta, Ga.
Sour Cream Biscuit.
Sift 1 teaspoon salt and 1 of soda with 1 quart CAPI-
TOLA flour, 1 pint of sour cream, beat an egg and add to
the cream, mix, roll, cut and bake as quickly as possible.
Mrs. L. N. Brown.
Sweet Potato Biscuit.
One pint mashed potato, 2 tablespoons sugar, 2 table-
spoons milk, a tablespoon lard, Yz teaspoon soda, CAPI-
TOLA flour sufficient to make a soft dough.
Mrs. Robert Daniel.
Three eggs, 1 quart CAPITOLA flour, 2 teaspoons bak-
ing powder, 1 teaspoon soda, satl, tablespoon each of butter
and lard, buttermilk to make a thick batter.
Mrs. D. H. Bickers.
One pint CAPITOLA flour, 1 pint cream, 3 eggs beaten
separately, small quantity of salt. Bake in quick oven.
^ Mrs. N. A. Brown.
One pint CAPITOLA flour, 1 pint sweet milk, 5 eggs
beaten separately, 1 large tablespoon lard, a pinch of salt,
stir in whites of eggs last, bake in hot tins.
Mrs. J. M. Crawford.
One Fleischman yeast cake, 1 cup mashed Irish potatoes,
1 cup water from boiled potatoes, 1 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon
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BLUE VALLEY BUTTER— It stands the test on hot cakes.
salt. To mix dissolve yeast cake in 3^ cup tepid water,
mix all ingredients together, set in warm place for 24 hours,
afterwards put in a jar and set in refrigerator. To make
rolls: To 1 quart of CAPITOLA flour add 1 cup of the
yeast mixture, a medium sized boiled mashed Irish potato,
1 tablespoon each lard and sugar and 1 teaspoon salt. If
dough is not sufficienth^ soft, add a little of the potato
water. Roll out thin, cut in any desired shape, let stand
3 hours before baking.
Mrs. Sam'l Lumpkin.
Flour, 23^ to 3 cups; fat (lard or butter), 3 tablespoons;
Fleischman's yeast, 3^ cake ; salt, 1 teaspoon ; sugar, 1 table-
spoon ; lukewarm water, ^ cup ; sweet milk, ^ cup.
1. Dissolve yeast in lukewarm water. 2. Sift 2]/^ cups
CAPITOLA flour (once sifted) into mixing bowl. 3. Add
fat to flour, cutting it in, until the mixture looks like meal.
4. Measure salt and sugar. Add milk, then add yeast, dis-
solved. 5. Add all this liquid to flour mixture, and more
flour, if necessary, to make a soft dough. 6. Knead until
smooth ; put into a greased bowl, and let stand until it dou-
bles its bulk (3 hours) in a warm place (80 deg. F. or over).
8. Knead a second time, make into rolls and let stand until
they double in bulk again. 9. Bake in hot oven.
Mrs. J. Y. Carutbers.
Three pints sifted CAPITOLA flour, 2 level tablespoons
lard, 2 level teaspoons salt, 2 level teaspoons sugar, 1 pint
sweet milk, 2 cakes Fleischman's yeast. Dissolve the yeast
in warm (but not hot) milk ; mix flour, lard, sugar and salt
together, add the milk and yeast. Set to rise in warm place
for an hour and a quarter. Make into rolls, and when risen
(about three-quarters of an hour), bake. Grease rolls with
melted buter. Mrs. Banks Williamsorv
Make a rich biscuit dough of CAPITOLA flour, spread
with butter and sprinkle with sugar. Roll and cut an inch
thick, and lay flat in the biscuit pan. Bake quickly.
Mrs. Hugh Inman.
BLUE VALLEY BUTTER— It stands the test on hot cakes.
Three teaspoons baking powder, 1 good teaspoon sug-
ar, 1 light teaspoon of salt, 1 egg, 1 cup (more or less) of
sweet milk ; mix CAPITOLA flour, salt, baking powders as
for biscuit dough. Stir sugar into beaten egg, then pour
into flour using milk enough to make into soft dough. Cut
with largest biscuit cutter, grease with butter and fold over,
and brush all with butter and bake. Three cups of flour for
this quantity is usually enough.
Mrs. Edmund Martin.
One cup sugar, 1 heaping tablespoon lard, 2 eggs, 2 cups
CAPITOLA flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1 cup sweet
milk, y2 teaspoon salt. Mix as for cake and bake in slow
oven. Mrs. R. C. Cheatham.
Waffles No. L
Four eggs beaten separately, one quart milk, a piece of
buter size of an egg, melted ; three teaspoons baking pow-
der, a little salt and CAPITOLA flour enough to make a
good batter. Mrs. Stephen Hook.
Waffles No. 2.
Three pints of CAPITOLA flour, three eggs well beaten
(separately), salt to taste, one tablespoon lard, two tea-
spoons cream of tartar, one of soda ; mix with sweet milk^
and bake with quick heat. Mrs. Tom Austin.
One heaping cup cold hominy, 1 heaping cup CAPITOI-#
flour, 1 large spoon lard, salt, 1 pint buttermilk. Mash Iipm-
iny fine, melt lard and mix thoroughly with hominy; add
salt to taste, disolve soda in three large spoons boiling wa*"-
ter ,and beat same into the butermilk, add to the homtcty
lard, slowdy stirring all the time until smooth ; last, stir hf
flour when sifted and beat until. free from all lumps. Ba^
in hot wafifle irons. Mrs. J. P. Lawtoa,
Charleston, S* C'.
Waffles Without Eggs.
1^4 cups CAPITOLA flour, 1>4 cups buttermilk, Y^ mp
coid water, salt to taste, 1 teaspoon soda. Make a smoCJt^
paste of the flour and milk. Dissolve soda in the water and
Use BLUE VALLEY BUTTER in your cakes.
add to the paste. If it appears too thick, add a little cold
water to thin it, the thinner the batter, the lighter the waf-
fles. Have irons smoking hot on both sides. No waffles
surpass these. Mrs. P. F. Manson.
One cup of rice boiled tender and beaten into one quart
sifted CAPITOLA flour, three eggs well beaten and stirred
in the above, one small teaspoon of soda, a teaspoon salt.
Mix into a batter, using buttermilk. Bake quickly. Butter
and serve hot. Mrs. Charles Fort.
Three eggs well beaten, one pint sweet milk, a pinch of
salt, a tablespoon baking powder, half cup lard or butter,
CAPITOLA flour enough to make the consistency of pound
cake batter ; bake in greased pie pans and cut in eight
pieces. You can use sour milk and a scant teaspoonful of
soda. This batter is unsurpassed for waffles, muffins or
battercakes. Mrs. Stewart, Marietta, Ga.
Two cups Graham flour, three tablespoons CAPITOLA
flour, 134 cups water, two teaspoons sugar, the same of bik-
ing powder, mix well together and bake in well greased
gem pans in a hot oven. Mrs. N. A. Brown.
Beat three eggs well, add a pint sweet milk and a pinch
of salt, cut slices an inch thick from a loaf of baker's bread,
remove crust, dip slices into the egg and milk, fry like
doughnuts in very hot COTTOLENE till a delicate brown,
butter and serve with powdered sugar. Serve hot.
Mrs. J. P. Rea, Lancaster, Pa.
Mix the following ingredients with warm water; 2 eggs,
2 teaspoons of sugar, one of salt, a piece of lard size of an
egg, three tablespoons of yeast, one quart CAPITOLA
flpur. When light, roll out the dough in strips about the
length and width of your hand, spread with buter and roll
in the form of a pocketbook. Place in tins well buttered,
as soon as light and bake a pretty brown.
Mrs. Louisa N. Brown.
BLUE VALLEY BUTTER, the best spread for braed.
One cup CAPITOLA flour, one cup sweet milk, one egg-,
one tablespoon lard, one teaspoon salt ; whip egg and melted
lard together, add salt, then flour, one-half cup milk, and
beat about five minutes ; then add other half cup milk, mix
well, bake in moderately hot oven. This quantity makes
six mufliins. Miss Carrie Collin.
Three cups CAPITOLA flour, 3 cups sweet milk, 3 eggs —
beat eggs tw^enty minutes — add milk and flour. Bake in
cups. Mrs. Lucy Farris.
One pint sweet milk, 2 eggs beaten separately until very
light, one pinch salt, ^ of a pint of CAPITOLA flour. Add
whites of eggs just before baking, and bake c[uickly.
Mrs. Annie E. Morris.
Quick Sally Lunn.
One cup sugar, half cup butter, stir well together and
then add two eggs, put in one good pint sweet milk and
CAPITOLA flour enough to make a batter almost as stiff
as cake ; add three teaspoons baking powder, bake and eat
Avhile hot, with butter. Mrs. R. G. Dunwody.
One cup of sifted CAPITOLA flour, one-half cup of cold
water, 2 eggs, 1 tablespoon of melted buter (measured be-
fore melted), a little salt. Beat yolks, put in water and but-
ter, pour this in flour. Beat well, add beaten whites last.
If they blister the lard is too hot, if not crisp lard is not hot
enough, or there is too much flour used. Add a tiny bit of
water if too stiff. Wipe off iron often with soft paper. Keep
iron hot. Mrs. Wm. J. Northen.
Take two eggs, beat without separating, as light as possi-
ble, add a teaspoon of salt and wet up as much CAPITOLA
flour as will roll — they should be quite stiff — take small bits
of dough, not larger than a teaspoon bowl, roll them in the
hand till quite round, then roll as thin as possible and fry
in sweet lard. Mrs. R. F. Nesbitt.
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BLUE VALLEY BUTTER, the standard of purity.
One pint milk, one teaspoon salt, two large spoons of but-
ter and CAPITOLA flour enough for a very thin bater.
Bake thoroughly. Mrs. W. W. Landrum.
Five eggs (not beaten), 5 tablespoons buter, 1 cup sugar,
two heaping cups CAPITOLA flour, cook in moderately hot
irons and roll very quickly. Mrs. J. C. Greenfield.
Wheat Drop Cakes.
One pint cream, 5 eggs well beaten, a pinch of salt, CAPI-
TOLA flour enough for a thin batter, bake in gem cups,
buttered, and in a hot oven fifteen minutes.
Mrs. H. L. Cobbs.
One pound of cream of tartar, ^ pound of soda and ^
pound of CAPITOLA flour, sift four times, as the ingre-
dients must be well mixed. Mrs. D. M. Dunwody.
"Upon what meat doth this one Caesar feed, that he has
grown so great?"
"There's no want of meats, sir; portly and curious viands
are prepared to please all kinds of appetites. — Messenger.
It is very essential that we understand how to select
meat. Beef should be a bright red in color, fine grained
and smooth, and when pinched with fingers should be ten-
der. The choicest pieces for roasting are the sirloin and
Veal must be firm and dry, fine grained and delicate pink
Mutton is good when the flesh is dark red in color, close
grained, firm and juicy, the fat firm and white.
Pork: If young the lean will break when mashed with
fingers, if the rind is rough and hard it is old. This meat is
more liable to disease than any other animal meat. The
person doing the marketing should be particular to buy
from reliable butchers and some one known to purchaser.
If the meat is clammy the pork is bad. If the fat has ker-
nels in it the pig has been measly. If the flesh is very red
it signifies scarlet fever. Pork is the driest and fattest of
Venison must be fat, else it is unfit for use.
The success of roasting depends on the heat of the fire.
Meat placed in a cool oven loses its juices and the result is
a tough, tasteless roast; whereas if the oven is hot the
pores of the meat are immediately closed and the juices re-
tained. The oven should be hottest when the meat is first
put in, so that the surface will be quickly crisped. When
the oven is too hot to hold the hand in a moment, it is then
ready for the meat. The time required for roasting will
vary according to thickness of roast, about fifteen or twen-
ty minutes allowed to pound. In preparing a roast it should
first be washed in pure water, then thoroughly dried with a
clean towel, placed in a baking pan without any seasoning ;
lay some pieces of suet or cold dripping under it, but no
water should be put in the pan, for this has a tendency to
soften the outside of the meat, the steam preventing the
crispness so desirable. It should be frequently basted with
its own drippings and seasoned when partly cooked.
In cooking lamb, pork and veal the fire should be slower
and the meat cooked until it leaves the bone and is nicely
browned without burning. An -onion sliced on top of roast
TOLEDO STEAM COOKERS cook a whole meal over one
gas flame. King Hardware Co.
gives a nice flavor, especially to pork, the onion being re-
moved before serving.
Drawing pieces of fat pork through the upper surface of
meat is called larding and is done with a larding needle,
which can be procured from house furnishing stores.
Stewing meat should be put in boiling water, closely
covered and slowly boiled. When tender season.
Salt meats must be covered with cold water and slowly
boiled, requiring about thirty minutes to the pound after
boiling has commenced. If very salty it should be soaked
over night or, pour off first boiling water and place in sec-
ond boiling water. After the boiling starts the pot should
never stop simmering.
When meats are found frozen, if thawed by placing in
warm water or before the fire, it will certainly spoil them
and render them unfit for use. The only way to thaw is
by putting them in cold water. This should be done in time
to have them well thawed before cooking.
Remember, the chief point in roasting beef is to have the
oven well heated when meat is first put in. This prevents
the escape of the juices. Take a rib piece or loin roast of
seven pounds or eight, wipe it thoroughly all over with a
clean wet cloth, lay in baking pan, and baste well with but-
ter or suet fat. Set in oven. Baste frequently with its
own drippings, which will make it brown and tender. When
partly done, season with salt and pepper, as it hardens any
meat to salt it when raw and draws out its juices ; then
dredge with sifted flour to give it a frothy appearance. It
will take a roast of this size about two hours' time to be
properly done, leaving the inside a little rare or red — half
an hour less would make the inside quite rare. Remove the
beef to a heated dish, set where it will keep hot ; then skim
the drippings from all the fat, add a tablespoonful of sifted
CAPITOLA flour, a little pepper and a teacupful of boiling
water. Boil up once and serve hot in a gravy boat. Some
prefer the clear gravy without the thickening. Serve with
mustard or grated horseradish. Mrs. A. H. VanDyke.
One can of roast beef or its equal in cold roast ; one cup
boiled potatoes, chopped fine ; one-half cup cracker crumbs,
one-half cup butter, onion to taste, one-half cup water, a
KING BEE OIL COOK STOVES have many points of su-
periority. Ask us about them. King Hardware Co.
little salt and pepper. Grease pan and bake until brown.
Mrs. W. P. Anderson.
Westminster, S. C.
Take four or six pounds of the round of the beef, put in
a cooking vessel on back of the stove, with very little wa-
ter; add salt, pepper, cloves and allspice; let it simmer four
or five hours ; serve hot. Mrs. Harry W. Anderson.
To Cook Round Steak So It Will Be Tender.
Beat into the steak just as much CAPITOLA flour as it
will take up, put into a hot skillet with a little lard, brown
quickly on each side, then fill skillet with hot water ; season
with salt, black pepper and paprika ; cover with a lid and let
cook over a very slow fire for at least two hours.
Mrs. Banks Williamson, Burlington, N. C.
Is made of round steak, chopped extremely fine and sea-
soned with salt and pepper. You may grate in part of an
onion or fry with onions. For invalids scrape the steak in-
stead of chopping. Mrs. George Lewis.
Use the desired amount of best cut round steak, not less
than two inches thick. Beat into this 1 cup CAPITOLA
flour sifted wuth 1 teaspoon baking powder. Use salt and
pepper and beat, turning from side to side until all flour is
used. Have saucepan very hot with a little fat in it : In
this brov/n steak on both sides, then pour in boiling water
till vessel is half full. Cover close and let simmer for two
hours. This may be used plain or with onion, tomato, or
pepper sauce added when served.
Mrs. C. F. Cator, Quitman.
Sauce for Broiled Steak.
1 can tomatoes, 1 large onion, 1 heaping tablespoon but-
ter, 1 dozen large olives (chopped), 1 cucumber pickle, 1
tablespoon CAPITOLA flour, 1 teaspoon salt, large pinch
cayenne. Slice onion, fry till light brown, add flour and let
brown slightly. Add tomatoes which have been boiled and
pressed through sieve. Lastly put in chopped olives, pickle,
pepper and salt. Serve hot.
Mrs. W. A. Baker, Grift'in, Ga.
ESTATE and VESTA GAS STOVES use very little fuel for
work don.e King Hardware Co.
Roast Leg of Lamb.
Take a leg of lamb, wipe carefully, roast two or three
hours ; season and serve hot with the following mint sauce :
Two tablespoonfuls finely chopped mint (green), one des-
sert spoon of moist sugar, three or four tablespoons of vin-
egar. Put the mint into a basin, add the sugar and pour
over a little warm water, sufficient to dissolve the sugar;
cover and let cool, then add the vinegar ; stir well and pour
over a little warm water, sufficient to dissolve the sugar;
cover and let cool, then add the vinegar ; stir well and pour
into a saucepan. Mrs. Edgar Dunlap.
Three pounds of veal, 3 eggs, 34 <^up butter, 1 teaspoon
black pepper, 2 teaspoons salt, ^ pound ham, 3 tablespoons
cream, 1 teaspoon onion juice, ^ teaspoon allspice, 2 tea-
spoons sage, Yz cup fine bread crumbs. Grind veal and ham
very fine, beat eggs without separating until light, and melt
butter. Mix veal, ham, crumbs and seasoning well togeth-
er; add eggs, and when well-mixed, the cream and melted
butter. Mix thoroughly, press into a mold previously wet
with cold water and turn out carefully into a flat baking
pan. Bake for two hours in a moderate oven, basting occa-
sionally with melted butter. Mrs. John A. Morris.
Take a knuckle of veal and boil, when tender chop fine ;
salt and pepper and add a little thyme and one cup of the
meat liquor ; then put in a mold and press. When cold serve
for tea or lunch. Mrs. Harry W. Anderson.
Veal or Poultry Stuffing.
Three cups stale bread crumbs, 1 teaspoon salt, Yi tea-
spoon white pepper, 2 tablespoons chopped parsley, 1 cup
finely chopped suet or butter, 1 o:^^. Sage or onions may be
added if liked. Mrs. Frank B. Meador.
Half cold chicken, two sets brains, one can mushrooms,
make one pint white sauce, add one wine glass sherry, one-
quarter of a nutmeg, cayenne and salt to taste, put diced
chicken and minced brains in sauce, mushrooms last. Serve
in ramekins, timbales or chafing dish.
Mrs. Charles Northen.
KING BEE ICE CREAM FREEZERS are the quickest
freezing on the market. King Hardware Co.
Take 1 cup of sweet milk, 1 tablespoon CAPITOLA
flour, 1 of butter, and make a thick cream sauce. Beat
in 4 eggs and 1 tablespoon of onion juice, strain in 2 sets
of brains, after being well cleaned, salt and pepper, drop
in hot COTTOLENE and fry. Miss Emmie Ruse.
Calf's Head or Hog's Head.
Boil head until the meat slips easily from the bone, make
a dressing of the brain, four hard-boiled eggs, a dessert
spoonful of chopped onion, butter, pepper and salt to taste.
Thicken this and pour over the meat. The brains should be
well boiled before mixing with eggs. You may add mush-
rooms, sherry or Worcestershire sauce.
Mrs. Will Green.
To Boil a Ham.
A blade of mace, a few cloves, a sprig of thyme and two
bay leaves. Soak ham well in large quantity of water
for 24 hours, then trim and scrape very clean ; put into a
large stew pan with more than sul^cient water to cover it ;
put in mace, cloves, thyme and bay leaves. Boil four or
five hours according to weight ; when done let it become
colld in liquor in which it was boiled, then remove rind
carefully without injuring the fat; press cloth over it to
absorb as much of the grease as possible. It is always
improved by setting into the oven for nearly an hour, till
much of the fat dries out, and also makes it more tender.
Shake some bread raspings over the fat ; serve cold, gar-
nished with parsley. Mrs. J. D. Carter.
Pilau, Fine for Camping Tours.
Take equal parts of venison, turkey, quail, duck and a
small amount of middling meat; boil together; when
thoroughly cooked remove all bones, skin and gristle.
Mince the meat, season with butter, salt and small red
peppers ; add some well-cooked rice and cook all together
till it is the consistency of Brunswick stew. A little all-
spice may be added if liked. Dr. W. Z. McElroy.
Take any kind of lean beef, cut it up and stew as you
would for hash. Add canned or fresh tomatoes, one onion
or a little garlic, butter, salt and pepper to taste. Cook all
CROWN, KING BEE and BLACK KING HOSE are the
very best of their kind. King Hardware Co.
together until perfectly done. Cook spaghetti in salt wa-
ter until done, then drain off water, put a layer of spaghet-
ti in baking dish, then a layer of meat preparation, then
one of cheese and so on until the dish is filled. Serve hot.
Boiled rice can be used instead of spaghetti.
Mrs. William Turpin Spalding.
Brunswick Stew, No. 1.
Four chickens (nice fat hens), one calf liver, half dozen
cans tomatos, 4 cans corn, lYz pounds good butter, half-
gallon sweet milk, 1 lot of dry pod pepper, salt. Put chick-
ens and liver in water with a lot of pepper to suit taste.
You want it hot, but not too much (you will have to learn
this by experience). Boil until meat leaves bones; then
separate meat from bones. Put with liver in wooden ves-
sel, and chop fine with chopping knife or grind in sausage
mill. Then put back in same liquor cooked in, adding all
other ingredients, and boil to right consistency. After add-
ing corn and milk you will have to keep continually stir-
ring with woden paddle to keep from scorching, as it is
very easily scorched. Salt to taste. It takes about three
hours to boil down after all ingredients are in. The above
amount is enough for about a dozen people. A pint of port
wine added just before it is served improves it.
Brunswick Stew, No. 2.
Cook 3 pounds veal, 1 hen, 1 pound calf's liver until well
done, then cut fine; add 2 large cans tomatoes, 2 cans corn,
4 or 5 large onions, salt and pepper to taste and cook well
together. Add Worcestershire sauce if liked.
Mrs. Charles Turner.
Well wash the sweetbreads, soak in cold water for an
hour, blanch for ten minutes and press slightly until cold;
then cut away the sinewy fat and lard them. Place in
stew pan with vegetables and stock and cover with greased
paper; braise carefully from twenty to thirty minutes.
Take up and put into the oven to brown the bacon ; strain
the gravy and reduce to a good glaze. Dish the sweet-
breads on a block of fried bread and pour the glaze over it.
Garnish with a mixture of cooked ham or tongue, truf-
fles and mushrooms, cut in large dice and warmed in a
little of the glaze. Mrs. P. H. Baker.
CLOTHES HAMPERS and BASKETS of all kinds. King
Hardware Co., 53 Peachtree St.
Cold Meat Rolls.
Chop fine any scraps of cold meat, chicken, beef or ham,
season well, add enough gravy or butter to moisten, form
in rolls the size of the finger. Make a short dough of 1
pint flour, 1 teaspoon yeast powder, J/2 teaspoon salt, 1
generous tablespoon lard. Roll thin, cut in strips, fold
about the meat rolls, keep shape regular and bake in quick
oven. Mrs. R. F. Cox.
" 'Stufifed with all honourable virtues.' Much Ado About Noth-
"Let's carve him as a dish fit for the gods — not hew him as a
carcass." — Julius Caesar.
Pick and draw with care, wash in several waters, wipe
dry. In the next to last rinsing water put a teaspoonful of
baking soda. Oftentimes the inside of a fowl is very sour,
especially if not freshly killed. Soda is cleansing and cor-
rects the acidity that we sometimes taste in the dressing
when the fowls are not fresh. After rinsing with soda
water dry well inside and out, rub some salt on inside, then
stuff the breast and body with a good fowl dressing; sew
up the turkey with a strong thread, tie the legs and wings
to the body, rub it well all over with soft butter, sprinkle
well with salt and pepper, dredge with a little CAPITOLA
flour, place in a dripping pan, pour in cup of boiling wa-
ter, cover entirely with a nice brown paper well greased,
set in oven. Baste the turkey often , turning it around
occasionally, so that every part will be uniformly baked.
When pierced with a fork and the liquid runs perfectly
clear, the turkey is done. Serve with cranberry sauce. The
garnishes for turkey are fried oysters, slices of lemon, par-
sley or force meat balls.
Cut the brown crust from slices or pieces of stale bread
until you have as much as the inside of a pound loaf, put it
in a suitable dish, and pour tepid water (not warm, for
that makes it heavy) over it, let stand one minute, as it
soaks very quickly. Now take up a handful at a time and
squeeze it hard and dry with both hands, placing it as you
go along in another dish. This process makes it very light.
When all is pressed dry, toss it all up lightly through your
fingers. Now add salt and pepper, about a teaspoonful,
also a teaspoonful of powdered savory, the same amount
of sage, or the green herb minced fine, add a half-cup of
melted butter and a well-beaten egg, work thoroughly all
together and it is ready to stufi" the fowl with. It is much
improved by adding a pint of oysters without their beards.
When you put the turkey in to roast, put the neck, heart,
liver and gizzard into a stew pan with a pint of water; boil
until they are quite tender, take from water, chop the heart
BLUE VALLEY BUTTER, the best spread for braed.
and gizzard, mash the liver and throw away the neck, re-
turn the chopped heart, gizzard and liver to the liquor in
which they were stewed ; set to one side, and when the
turkey is done this should be added to the gravy that
dripped from the turkey, having first skimmed off the
fat from the surface of the dripping pan ; set it all over the
fire, boil three minutes and thicken with flour. It will not
need brown flour to color the gravy.
Chicken Croquettes, No. L
One chicken about 3^ pounds, boil and put through a
meat chopper, make a cream dressing, using two table-
spoons of butter, two tablespoons CAPITOLA flour (heap-
ing), put in a saucepan and let melt till hot and smooth, add
one and a half cups of hot sweet milk, pour on chicken,
season with chopped parsley, pepper, salt and lemon peel
(grated), make into shapes, crumb, dip in egg crumb again
and fry in hot COTTOLENE till a pretty brown. Serve
hot. Mrs. S. R. Dull.
Chicken Croquettes, No. 2.
Put one pint cream (or milk) to boil, rub three table-
spoons butter to same of CAPITOLA flour to a cream and
add to boiling milk, stirring constantly, also add three well-
beaten eggs. Above mixture must be very thick, and if not
thick enough add more flour. When done set away to
cool. Boil chicken, chop fine, add a pair of cooked sweet-
breads, well chopped, and three hard boiled eggs ; mix
when cold and season highly with one bunch of chopped
parsley, one or two slices chopped onion, salt, red pepper
and celery salt. Set- away in cool place and in short time
roll in shape in cracker crumbs, fry in boiling COTTO-
LEN7. Re sure to have grease deep enough to cover. Deep
sauce pan best to use. Mrs. Ed Jervy.
Take one large fowl, boil in water to cover, with a pinch
of onion, carrot, half a bunch of thyme and parsley, a little
cloves and grated nutmeg. When tender take off and cool.
Chop rather fine, add three tablespoons blanched almonds
chopped, one cup French peas, season with lemon juice,
salt and pepper. Rub four tablespoons of CxA.PITOLA
flour with two of butter and cook in a sauce pan without
browning. Then add a cup of rich milk, half teaspoon of
USE BLUE VALLEY BUTTER in your desserts.
salt, and a dash of white pepper, stir and cook sauce until
rather thick, mix with the chicken mixture, cool and when
very cold form into cutlets, small ; dip in beaten egg and
stale bread crumbs and fry in deep fat. Serve with mush-
room sauce. This quantity serves twelve people.
Mrs. E. C. Thrash.
Chicken a la King.
Three cups cooked chicken, 1 cup mushroms, 2 table-
spoons each butter and CAPITOLA flour, 1 pint cream, 2
pimentos, 3^ green pepper.
Sauce — 1 cup butter, yolks 3 eggs, 1 tablespoon lemon
juice, 1 teaspoon onion juice, 3^ teaspoon paprika.
Cut chicken in cubes, pimentos and pepper fine, and
mushrooms in small pieces. Melt butter in frying pan,
add pepper and mushrooms, cook 3 or 4 minutes, stir in
flour, cook until frothy, add cream, stir until it thickens,
add chicken and pimentos, cover pan and set over hot wa-
For Sauce : Cream buter, beat into it the yolks, lemon
and onion juice and paprika ; put this into the hot chicken,
stirring until eggs thicken a little. Serve on toast.
Mrs. Thomas M. Callaway.
Three cups of strong stock, strained ; one box gelatine
dissolved in two-thirds pint of water, yolks of 6 eggs well
beaten, 1 small glass sherry, 3 cups shredded chicken, 3
cups whipped cream, whites of 9 eggs. Mix starch and gel-
atine ; when this begins to congeal pour over the beaten
yolks of eggs, add sherry, a little salt and red pepper, to
taste, then cream, beating quickly, then egg folded in
lightly, sprinkle in chicken. Mould in small cups or moulds,
set in cold place to congeal. Serve with mayonnaise on
lettuce leaf. This will serve twenty people.
Mrs. Philip Dodd.
Chicken on Pineapple.
Prepare and broil your chicken just as when you serve
it on toast, using pineapple in place of toast. Heat pine-
apple well before placing the chicken on it.
Mrs. Sam D. Jones.
Cut one boiled hen and two one-pound cans of mush-
Use BLUE VALLEY BUTTER and you will be satisfied.
rooms together. Make a cream dressing of 3 cups sweet
milk, 2 tablespoons CAPITOLA flour and lump of butter.
Add two teaspoons Worcestershire sauce, the grated rind
of one lemon and salt and pepper to taste. Pour over the
meat and mushrooms and serve hot in ramekins or tim-
bales. Brains may be used instead of chicken, if desired.
Mrs. D. B. Hamilton, Rome, Ga.
Roast Young Chicken.
One young chicken (frying size), one can of mushrooms,
one-third glass port wine, 2 tablespoons Worcestershire
sauce, 1 tablespoon vinegar, half a lemon, juice and rind,
5 drops onion extract, 5 tablespoons butter, 1 patty of all-
pork sausage, a dash of cayenne pepper, salt to taste. Open
chicken in the back, put in covered pan on top of stove with
all ingredients except mushrooms, cook slowly. When
nearly done thicken gravy, add mushrooms, uncover and
put in oven to finish. Baste frec[uently with gravy until
thoroughly done (nearly two hours). Garnish with pars-
ley. A bit of minced parsley ma}^ be added to gravy, which
improves the flavor.
Mrs. W. C. Jarnagin.
Steamed Chicken With Mushrooms.
Take half-grown chickens and put in a covered boiler
and steam four or five hours. After they have steamed
until almost tender add one can of mushrooms, cayenne
pepper and salt to season and a heaping tablespoon of but-
ter and one cup of sherry wine. Brown a few moments
and serve. Old chickens cooked this way will be as ten-
der as birds. Mrs. Charles Northen.
Ivielt one tablespoon butter in a sauce pan, stir into it one
heaping tablespoon CAPITOLA flour, add slowly one tea-
cup of milk, dash of cayenne pepper, half teaspoon salt,
tablespoon lemon juice, some chopped parsley, or a table-
spoon of onion juice may be added last. Pour this over
3 well-beaten yolks of eggs, add one cup of finely cut chick-
en, put back on the stove and cook for a moment or two.
Remove from the fire, add the three well-beaten whites
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BLUE VALLEY BUTTER— you can risk it on your biscuit.
of eggs, pour all into a pudding dish, and bake fifteen
minutes. Serve at once. Mrs. Spencer R. Atkinson.
Chestnut or Celery Stuffing for Poultry.
One-half pint fine bread crumbs, one pint shelled and
boiled French chestnuts, or celery chopped fine. Salt pep-
per and chopped parsley to season ; one-half cup melted
butter. Mrs. Eliza H. Paxon.
One loaf of stale bread, 2 eggs, 2 tablespoons butter, 1
small onion, pepper and salt to taste. Cut away all brown
crust from bread, place loaf in bowl, covering with cold
water, and allowing it to stand until bread is moist. Then
drain and squeeze out all water possible from loaf. Slice
onion very fine, put with butter in skillet over slow fire,
being careful to prevent onion browning. When it is ten-
der put bread into this, and add the eggs, pepper and salt.
Stir until eggs are thoroughly mixed and cooked.
Mrs. L. D. Watson.
Make a plain egg bread, about 1 quart of meal, and
bake. Remove the crust and to inside add 5 eggs, 1 pound
seeded raisins, 3 apples (quartered and sliced), ^4 pound
butter; salt and pepper (white) to taste. If after mixing
you find too stiff moisten with stock in which duck or
goose has been steamed. This is very fine.
Mrs. Phil Dodd.
Oyster Stuffing For Poultry.
One-half pint fine bread crumbs, 1 pint small raw oys-
ters, picked and washed. Salt, pepper and chopped parsley
to season; one-half cup melted butter.
Mrs. Charles Benson.
Chafing Dish Birds.
Dress and salt two dozen birds in chafing dish pan, breast
up, on each of which place a lump of butter and piece of
red pepper pod (take out the seed). After the butter has
melted add a quart of mushrooms, a quart of port or sherry
and juice of two lemons. Let the birds cook in this liquor
two or three hours. Then remove the birds and to one-half
pint of milk add a tablespoon or two of CAPITOLA flour,
Use BLUE VALLEY BUTTER and you wUI be satisfied.
pour this into the liquor, which makes a delicious gravy,
pour over the birds. Serve on toast.
Mrs. Clarence May.
Prepare birds as for baking. Pour two tablespoons vin-
egar to six birds, sprinkle salt and pepper to taste, one-
quarter pound of butter sliced and laid over birds. Set in
hot oven, baste with gravy. Stuff with all-pork sausage.
Mrs. George Brown.
"Variety's the spice of life that gives it all its flavor." — Cowper.
Canape de Sardines.
Cut oblong- lengths of toast, spread them with grated
parmesan or switzer cheese; lay a boneless sardine, with a
square of lemon on it, over each ; garnish with alternate
rows of chopped olives, bird's-eye peppers and whites of
hard boiled eggs. Grate yolks of hard-boiled eggs over all.
Dress with mayonnaise if liked. Mrs. S. T. Marett.
Spread Russian caviar (which can be bought tinned) on
slices of round or diamond-shaped toast or bread ; garnish
with chopped beets and chopped parsley, making a circle
of red surrounded by a circle of green. Chopped hard-
boiled eggs may be used. Mrs. B. H. Dunn.
Cheese and Peanut Butter Sandwiches.
One pound of grated cheese, one glass of peanut butter,
juice of two lemons, one-fourth of a teaspoonful red pep-
per, two teaspoonfuls salt and enough hot water to make
it thin enough to spread on well-buttered bread.
Mrs. W. A. Walker, Milledgeville, Ga.
\y2 pound cream cheese run through meat chopper or
grate, 1 box gelatine, dissolve in cold water, just barely
wet, then set in hot water until dissolved; 1 level teaspoon
salt, dash of red pepper, 2 teaspoons sugar ^^ cup salad
dressing. Cream all above ingredients well together, then
add 4 pickles or green pimento and 1 small box red pimento,
cut fine and mold. Mrs. H. Gray, Barnesville, Ga.
Chicken and Ham Canape.
Toast, lean boiled ham sliced very thin, a cup of cold,
boiled or roasted chicken, neufchatel cheese, stuffed olives.
Take heart-shaped pieces of toast, spread over each a thin
layer of the neufchatel cheese. Over the cheese put a thin
slic of ham, trimmed neatly to exactly cover the prepared
toast. Mince and pound the cooked chicken with a table-
spoonful of butter, a little prepared mustard and a dash of
cayenne. Spread a layer of this preparation on top of the
ham and decorate with slices of stuffed olives.
Mrs. J. Cheston King,
PORCH SWINGS from $3.50 to $10.00. King Hardware Co.,
53 Peachtree St.
Put thin slice of cucumber between slices of bread, cov-
ered with mayonnaise dressing. Miss Bagley.
Drain and skim the fish and rub into a paste, working in
gradually a teaspoonful or so of melted butter, pepper,
lemon juice and a little French mustard. Butter thin slices
of bread, spread with the paste and double each slice upon
the mixture. Mrs. Frank P. Rice.
Spanish Pepper Sandwiches.
Put thin slice of cucumber between slices of bread, cov-
ered each slice. Pour liquid from peppers, run them
through a chopper, salt to taste and then spread mixture
between prepared slices of bread. Mrs. William Foster.
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"To make a perfect salad there should be a spendthrift for oil,
a miser for vinegar, a wise man for salt, and a madcap to stir the
ingredients and mix them well together." — Spanish Proverb.
Use canned asparagus, the best ; throw in cold water,
drain, serve on lettuce leaves with French dressing.
Mrs. Bun Wylie.
Take ripe bananas whole from the skins, roll in mayon-
naise, then in finely chopped nuts of all kinds, and serve on
a crisp lettuce leaf.
Mrs. Estelle Garrett Baker,
Celer yand Almond Salad.
One large bunch of celery, three-quarters of a pound of
blanched almonds. Cut celery and nuts in small pieces and
mix. Dressing: One well beaten egg, one even teaspoonful
of salt, one teaspoonful of corn starch, one teaspoonful of
white pepper, one-half teaspoonful of mustard, three tea-
spoonfuls of sugar; dissolve all in a little white wine vin-
egar and let it come to a boil ; stir in piece of butter the
size of an egg; when cold beat in a cup of sweet cream.
Mrs. Charles F. Barnwell.
Cheese Salad No. 1.
One and one-half pints thick cream whipped very stiff;
add cup or more yellow grated cheese, nine olives (stuffed
ones preferred) chopped, shred one bell pepper, dissolve
iy2 tablspoons of Knox's gelatine and add, when cool,
using as little water as possible in dissolving; salt and
cayenne pepper to taste ; pour in mould. Serve with mayon-
naise on lettuce leaves. Mrs. L. R. McKeldin.
Cheese Salad No. 2.
One pint whipped cream, whipped very stiff; add cup or
more yellow grated cheese, 9 olives (stuffed ones prefer-
red), chopped, shred 1 bell pepper, dissolve 1>^ tablespoons
Knox's gelatine and add when cool, using as little water
as possible in dissolving; salt and cayenne pepper to taste;
pour in mould. Serve with mayonnaise on lettuce leaves.
Mrs. Irvin E. Walker.
Blance % pound almonds, seed 1 quart can of white
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ware Co., 53 Peachtree St.
cherries. Place an almond in each cherry, letting the end
of nut protrude ; place eight cherries on white lettuce
leaves. Serve with French dressing.
Mrs. Mary Turner Jones.
Put one large hen on to cook in boiling, salted water ;
when tender allow it to cool, cut in blocks, rejecting gris-
tle and skin ; chip fine four medium-sized heads of celery ;
add half a pint of capers, one-half pint of whipped cream,
2 teacups of mayonnaise, cut up 10 olives. Mix all thor-
oughly, leaving mayonnaise and cream until just before
serving. Keep cold and serve on lettuce leaves or in large,
ripe tomatoes on lettuce leaves. Mrs. A. G. Smart.
Newnan Corn Salad.
Chop fine 1 large cabbage, 18 ears of corn (or 4 cans
corn), 4 large onions, 8 green bell peppers, 4 red bell pep-
pers, Yi pound mustard, 1 pound brown sugar, 4 large
bunches celery, Yz cup of salt, vinegar to cover. When
nearly cooked add 2 teaspoons tumeric. It is done when
the green peppers turn brown. Seal in air tight jars.
Mrs. W. E. Foster.
Select nice red beets, not too large, scoop out the centers.
They should be boiled first. Fill with neufchatel cheese,
mixed with pimento, cut in small pieces ; olives chopped
fine; add salt and pepper to taste, and enough mayonnaise
to make smooth and creamy. Serve on lettuce leaf with a
bit of mayonnaise on top ; 6 beets, 1 cheese, 1 box pimentos,
a few olives will be enough for filling the beets.
Mrs. Edgar Pou, Madison, Ga.
One box gelatine, 7 cups water, 1 cup sugar, 1 small can
white cherries, 1 can pineapple, 2 oranges, 2 lemons. When
gelatine is cool, add fruit. Some of the fruit juice may be
used in dissolving gelatine. Pour in flat pan and when
congealed cut in l)locks and serve on lettuce leaf with
mayonnaise. Mrs. L. G. Neal.
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Ginger Ale Scilad.
Two tablespoons granulated gelatine, 2 tablespoons cold
water, ^ cup boiling water, 2 cups ginger ale, Yx cup lemon
juice, 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 cup skinned and seeded Mal-
aga grapes, 1-3 cup each of chopped celery and apple, 2
tablespoons chopped Canton ginger, 4 tablespoons shredded
pineapple. Soak gelatine in cold water, dissolve in boiling
water; add ginger ale, lemon juice and sugar. When mix-
ture begins to set, add the rest of the ingredients, turn into
molds and chill. Serve on lettuce leaves with mayonnaise.
Mrs. Walter P. Stanley.
Grape Fruit Salad.
Put grape fruit on ice; just before serving cut out core
and with spoon remove pulp and serve on heart lettuce
leaves with French dressing. Have thoroughly cold.
Mrs. Ashby Purse.
Maraschino Cherry Salad.
Stuff maraschino cherries with blanched almonds ; serve
on leaves of heart lettuce with mayonnaise dressings.
Mrs. John R. Hopkins.
Boil five or six good sized Irish potatoes. When cold
cut in pieces about the size of dice ; to this add one bunch
of celery, cut in the same size ; one good-size onion chop-
ped fine and two bell peppers cut in small pieces. Mix all
together with French dressing, enough to moisten the mix-
ture thoroughly ; sprinkle in celery seeds and add more
salt, if needed. Serve in white cabbage, after scooping out
the center of cabbage enough to put in the salad. Put it
in a dish of lettuce. ' Mrs. Will Hawkins.
Make first the following Russian dressing: Two large
tablespoons Chile sauce, 2 chopped bell peppers, liquid from
1 large tablespoon mustard pickles, 1 chopped dill pickle,
Worcestershire sauce to taste, mix with 1 pint mayonnaise,
pour over 3 pints cooked shrimps and mix well. Place on
ice, let stand until ready to serve. Serve on lettuce, with
spray of celery, a few olives and slice or two of tomatoes.
Mrs. John B. Probasco.
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Shrimp and Celery Salad.
Either fresh or canned shrimp ; the same quantity of
crisp celery, cut in half-inch pieces. Mix and let stand in
the following dressing for two hours : Two teaspoonfuls
olive oil, two tablespoons lemon juice, one-half teaspoon
(level) of salt, pinch of cayenne pepper, one-fourth tea-
spoon (level) dry mustard, one teaspoon (level) powdered
sugar. Drain, pile loosely on white hearts of lettuce ;
crown with mayonnaise and serve very cold.
Mrs. Edward H. Barnes.
Shrimp and French Pea Salad.
If canned shrimps are used, take 2 cans, prepare them
by washing well in cold water, dry and remove intestinal
vein running down center of back, break them in 3 or 4
pieces, reserving whole seven of the most perfect ones.
Saturate broken shrimp with French dressing. Drain liquor
from 1 can French peas, saturate with French dressing, let
stand one hour. Then drain both shrimp and peas, toss
together and mix with mayonnaise. Serve in dish sur-
rounded by endive or heart lettuce, garnish with whole
shrimp and over all sprinkle finely chopped parsley.
Mrs. J. G. Watters.
Frozen Tomato Salad.
Six firm tomatoes, 1 cucumber, 2 ripe, solid peaches, 1
apple, tiny bit onion, 1 sweet pepper; shred all together.
Pour over all 1 package lemon gelatine made up with one
cup boiling water. Set on ice to become firm. Serve with
mayonnaise. Mrs. O. E. Burton.
Use one quart of turkey that has been on ice and is thor-
oughly cold, cut in cubes, cut enough tender celery to make
a quart, mix with turkey, add salt and pepper, have ready
half of a pound of Jordan almonds, blanched, add them to
the turkey and celery, put on ice till mayonnaise is made.
Put the yolks of two eggs in cold bowl, acid one-half tea-
spoonful of salt, one-half teaspoonful of mustard, a dash of
red pepper, add olive oil very slowly, stir one way only till
you have used one and one-half cups of oil, add the juice of
one lemon, when finished put over salad and serve on let-
tuce leaf. Mrs. S. R. Dull.
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termilk at home. King Hardware Co.
One pint cold peas, 1 pint cold snap beans, 1 pint cold
butter beans, 3 beets, chopped fine ; 1 chopped cucumber.
Slice tomatoes over top and serve on lettuce leaves, with
French dressing. Miss Gladys Snook.
The best time to make this salad is right after a mid-day
dinner in the summer time when you have had several dif-
ferent kinds of vegetables. Let nice ripe tomatoes form
the basis of the salad. These should be carefully peeled with
a sharp knife vand cut up in bits about the size of a chest-
nut. Add two or three tablespoons of snap beans or green
peas, about the same amount of Irish potatoes, diced, an"d
a slice of onion cut fine. Other vegetables, such as but-
ter beans, may be used in the place of one of the above.
Boiled beets give a dash of color which is pretty when you
haven't the tomatoes. Make a good French dressing and
pour over salad, mixing carefully so as not to break the
pieces. Put in a cool place and serve on lettuce leaves.
Mayonnaise may be used if preferred to French dressing.
Mrs. Minnie Hillyer Cassin.
One and one-half cups pecans, one cup hard apples, not
chopped too fine, one and one-half cups chopped celery. Put
enough salad dressing to mix it and when ready to serve
put lettuce leaf in salad plate and pour one or two table-
spoons of dressing over it. Do not chop pecans too fine.
Mrs. Edward Durant.
"It is tlu- bounty of nature that we live, but of philosophy that
we live well."— Seneca.
The sauce-maker who is successful must pay strict atten-
tion to details, for upon them rests the delicate flavor so
desirable. Nothing but the choicest materials must be used.
The taste of stale and inferior ones cannot be disguised
by profusely seasoning as some cooks imagine. To make a
good sauce of the proper consistency, having the ingre-
dients so proportioned that the presence of no particular
one is perceptible, is an accomplishment of which any
housewife may well be proud. The sweet sauce is to the
pudding and similar dessert what the sauce picmante is to
meats — it adds the finishing touch to the latter and accen-
tuates the savoriness of the dish it accompanies.
Pick a quart of cranberries, wash and drain and put to
boil in a sauce pan with half a teacupful of water. Stew
slowly, stir often till thick. Take from the fire, strain
through a sieve, sweeten abundantly with granulated sug-
ar ; wet a mold with cold water, pour in the sauce and set
away in a cool place to get firm, then turn out in a glass
bowl. Eat with roast turkey, ducks, geese and game of
any kind. Never sweeten while cooking, it injures the
color. Mrs. R. J. Scott.
Cream Salad Dressing.
Two tablespoons butter, one tablespoon CAPITOLA
flour, one-half cup vinegar, one cup sw^eet milk, one tea-
spoon sugar, one teaspoon salt, one-half teaspoon mustard,
a little pepper, yolks of two eggs. Mix the butter and
flour together, heat it a little, add vinegar, salt, mustard,
sugar (if liked); let this boil, then add milk; let this all
boil then pour into the yolks of eggs ; stir fast.
Mrs. Charles Nunnally.
Cream Dressing, for Ssdads, Tomatoes, Lettuce, Etc.
Yolks 8 eggs, 2. tablespoons dry mustard, 2 tablespoons
sugar, a very small quantity of cayenne pepper. Beat these
ingredients together until perfectly smooth. Add one pint
of cream and cook in double boiler until as thick as desired,
then add 1 pint of scalding vinegar and cook again until
thick as cream. When perfectly cold add a little salt to
taste. Mrs. L. G. Dean, Eufaula, Ala.
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Twenty-four ripe tomatoes, 8 onions, 6 peppers, 8 coffee
spoonfuls of salt, 1 tablespoon each of cinnamon, allspice
and cloves. Boil all together ; seal while hot. Add 8 table-
spoons each of nutmeg and sugar if preferred.
Mrs. Sanford Parrott.
French Dressing (Used for All Vegetable Salads).
One salt spoonful of salt, one salt spoon half full of white
pepper, a dash of paprika, three teaspoons of olive oil and
one teaspoon of vinegar or lemon juice. If you like the
flavor of onion rub bottom of bowl with a slice of onion.
Mrs. George W. McCarty.
Two eggs (yolks only), 1 pint oil, V2 teaspoon salt, V2 tea-
spoon dry mustard, dash cayenne pepper, juice of one large
lemon ; have oil and eggs cold. Put eggs in bowl with salt,
pepper and mustard, beat with Dover egg-beater until stiff'.
Add oil slowly at first. Dressing soon begins to thicken,
and then oil can be added much faster. When half the
quantity is used add some lemon juice, then rest of oil and
lemon juice, until all is used. Mrs. Albert Spalding.
Cover plums with water and boil till tender. Drain oft'
juice and to 5 pounds plums add 3 pounds sugar, 1 cup vin-
egar, 1 teaspoon black pepper, 1 teaspoon all kinds of pre-
ferred spices. Boil 30 minutes. Juice can be used for
making jelly. Mrs. W. A. Baker, Griffin, Ga.
Salad Dressing No. 1.
Take two hard-boiled eggs, lay them into cold water
until quite cold, put the yolks into a 'small bowl, mash the
eggs very fine, add the yolks of two raw eggs, one large
tablespoon of dry mustard, a very little cayenne pepper.
Stir this well, always one way ; when well-mixed add a
very little" sweet oil, stirring all the time. After this is
mixed well put in more, very little at a time, until you
have used a third of a bottle, then add a large spoonful of
vinegar, then more oil, using in all two-thirds of a bottle
of oil, then another spoonful of vinegar. When mixed it
must be very light and a good color. Set it on the ice for
two or three hours. Not more than twenty minutes before
using the salad mix it and prepare for the table by putting
%vith the meat about half of the dressing; stir it up well.
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small ice consusnption. King Hardware Co.
then turn on to the meat one wine glass full of vinegar ;
stir this up well, it will turn the chicken very white. If it
requires a little more salt add it now. Place the chicken
in the center of a flat dish large enough to lay the lettuce
or celery around the meat. Wipe the lettuce as dry as you
can and lay it around the meat with a spoon ; put the rest
of the dressing on the lettuce or celery.
Mrs. Junius Millard.
Tar tare Sauce.
Half a pint of mayonnaise, 3 olives, 6 cucumbers, 1 small
onion, chopped fine ; add to this half cup of cider vinegar ;
mix well. Mrs. John Hill.
Salad Dressing No. 2.
Melt 4 tablespoons burter in a sauce-pan, add 1 table-
spoon CAPITOLA flour, rub smooth, then add 1 cup fresh
sweet milk and let this mixture boil up. Have ready three
well beaten eggs, to which have been added 1 tablespoon
sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 heaping teaspoon dry mustard and
1 pinch cayenne pepper. (It is well to mix these dry in-
gredients together before adding to eggs to prevent lump-
ing) ; beat thoroughly with eggs, and add fi cup vinegar.
Add all this to the boiling milk, and stir constantly until it
begins to thicken like boiled custard, which will be from 3
to 5 minutes. This will keep for two weeks in a cool place.
When wanted for use add whipped cream to taste.
Mrs. Lucy L. Olive, Stone Mountain, Ga.
Ante-Bellum Tomato Catsup.
Wash and mash tomatoes and strain through sieve. To
every gallon of juice add 1 quart of vinegar, 2 tablespoons
of ground mustard, 2 of ground pepper, 2 of salt, 2 of whole
allspice, and 2 of cloves. Then add 2 large onions cut very
fine, 3 pods green pepper cut fine and 1 teacup sugar. Boil
until thick, adding more vinegar if necessary.
Mrs. A. P. Grift'en, Stone Mountain, Ga.
Brown Tomato Sauce.
Brown three tablespoons of butter with a slice of onion.
Add four tablespoons of CAPITOLA flour and stir and
cook until well browned. Then add one cup of rich brown
stock, highly seasoned, and a half a cup of tomato puree.
When boiling add salt and pepper as needed and a half cup
o fwhipped cream. Serve with cutlets of veal or baked
fish. Mrs. Bernard Wolfe.
"Simple diet is best, for many dishes bring many diseases."
Have all vegetables as fresh as possible, trim carefully
and put in cold water for at least half an hour before cook-
One quart navy beans, two-thirds cup molasses, dimes'
worth of salt pork, 1 tablespoon salt, pepper to taste, H
spoon mustard. Soak beans over night in cold water. Par-
boil them in salted water, very slowly, four hours. Put in
bean pot alternately, a layer of beans, pork, molasses, with
the pepper and mustard. Bake slowly five hours.
Mrs. A. E. Wheeler.
One head of cabbage boiled in salt water till tender, take
out and chop fine — three eggs well beaten, add about half
a cup of sweet milk, a litle butter and black pepper, pour
over cabbage and bake. Mrs. E. G. Thomas.
Maek a batter of 2 tablespoons CAPITOLA flour, 2 eggs,
1 tablespoon milk, 1 teaspoon butter, season with salt and
pepper, and into this mix one can of corn. Drop by spoon-
fuls into boiling COTTOLENE. Mrs. E. G. Akin.
Fresh Com Timbal.
Grate 1 dozen ears of corn, then beat the yolks of 4 eggs
and mix with corn ; season with salt and a little pepper,
and then stir in the beaten whites of the eggs. Put
mixture in buttered timbal cups and steam for fifteen or
twenty minutes. The timbal cups should be placed in pan
of water and covered and the steaming done in the oven.
These timbals are very delicious served with creamed
fresh lima beans. Mrs. Benj. Elsas.
Corn and Tomatoes.
To six large peeled tomatoes add one medium size onion,
a teaspoon sugar, small piece butter, salt and pepper to
taste and a pinch of soda. Chop the onions and tomatoes
and add about one quart of green corn. Cook till done ;
garnish with rings of green pepper. Mrs. H. C. Rehm.
One medium size eggplant peeled, boiled and mashed, 1
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egg, 1 tablespoon CAPITOLA flour, 1 teaspoon butter, sea-
son with salt and pepper. Mix all ingredients together,
drop in spoonfuls in bt)iling COTTOLENE.
Mrs. H. G. Fennell.
Stuffed Egg Plant. No. 1.
To 1 egg plant add 4 hard-boiled eggs chopped fine, 1
tablespoon butter, salt and pepper to taste. Cut out inside
pulp, place in salt water 1 hour, then place in fresh water
enough to cover, boil until tender, mash up and add all the
above ingredients ; replace in skins, cover with cracker
crumbs and bake until a light brown color. Serve hot.
Mrs. E. L. Connally.
Stuffed Egg Plant. No. 2.
• Par boil large egg plant in boiling, salted water 10 min-
utes. When cold, cut in half lengthwise, scrape out center,
leaving walls of the vegetable ^ inch thick. Chop pulp
fine, add to it a small cup minced chicken, j^ cup minced
ham, % cup bread crumbs, a tablespoon melted butter,
salt and pepper to taste. Mix well ; add enough soup stock
to make stiff paste and fill the hollow sides with this. When
full and rounded high, sprinkle with bread crumbs, lay
halves in bake pan, pouring 3 cups of soup stock around
them. Bake nearly an hour, basting every 10 minutes. Re-
move egg plant, thicken gravy left in pan with browned
CAPITOLA flour, boil up once, stirring constantly, and
pour same about the base of the halved egg plant.
Mrs. Frank P. Rice.
Green Peas and Sweetbreads in Timbales.
Soak your sweetbreads and shred them, place them with
small canned French peas in a vessel and stir lightly, pour
in a little water, cook and add cream sauce and serve in
timbales. This can be made the same way with brains in-
stead of sweetbreads.
Mrs. George Sciple.
Stuffed Green Peppers.
Boil 2 pounds round steak until thoroughly done. Then
grind fine and season highly with peper, salt and a little
lemon juice; add 2 bunches of celery, cut fine, and 2 well
beaten eggs. Moisten with a very rich thick cream sauce ; put
into the peppers, cover with grated cracker crumbs and
butter, and brown in hot oven. It is better to set the pep-
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pers in a pan with about an inch of water in the bottom.
Chicken ma}- be substituted for the steak.
Mrs. Logan ]\L Cri'chton.
One pound bacon, 1 pint red peas, 1 pint rice. First put
on peas, when half boiled add bacon. When peas are done
throw in the rice (well washed) boil ^ hour, then put on
back of stove to steam as when boiling rice alone. Put
1 quart of water on peas at first and if it boils away too
much add little hot water. Season with salt and pepper.
In serving put the rice and peas first in the dish, and the
bacon on top.
"Skipping Kate," another Charleston dish, sister to Hop-
ping John, is made like it, using grits instead of rice.
Mrs. J. Allen Miles, Charleston, S. C.
Two cups cold boiled okra, 1 egg, 1 tablespoon CAPI-
TOLA flour, 1 level teaspoon butter, salt and pepper to
season. Stir all together, fry in boiling COTTOLENE.
Mrs. S. C. Dinkins.
French Peas V\/Ith Lamb Chops.
Hollow out a Vienna loaf of bread, lill with hot French
peas, serve in chop dish dressed with parsley, stack chops
around the loaf with bone end up. Dress hones with chop
papers. Serve ver}^ hot. JMrs. A. G. Oglesby.'
Boil sweet potatoes in salted water. Peel and cut in
rather thick slices ; dip each slice into melted butter then
roll it in a stilT syrup of melted brown sugar and water,
put in the oven to glaze. Mrs. W. W .Landrum.
Yams A la Marshmallows.
Select 8 medium potatoes, wash, place in boiler, with
water enough to cover. Boil until thoroughly done, re-
move, peel, wash, and prepare as follows : Pour into po-
tatoes this mixture : 2 well beaten eggs, 1 cup sugar, 1
cup sweet milk, 1 teasjoon vanilla, heat. Put all into
baking dish, or casserole, bake until brown. Cover over
top with marshmallows and brown a light, rich color.
(Mrs.) Marie Bowen Cason.
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53 Peachtree St.
Cut cabbage very fine, cook together 1 egg well beaten.
1 teaspoon sugar, salt and pepper, 1 teaspoon butter, ^/^ cup
vinegar, to consistency of cream, pour on cabbage and
set aside to cool. Mrs. E. G. Thomas.
Break the spaghetti into salted, boiling water, let boil
until tender and drain. Into a granite boiler put a tablespoon
of butter, cut a small onion into shreds, fry in the butter
until a light browm, add a quart can of tomatoes, season
with pepper and salt, and if acid, add a pinch of soda.
Cook to a sauce and pour over spaghetti. Then add a half
green pep])er, cut fine, a dash of tobasco and 54 pound
of cheese cut into dice. Stir often and as soon as cheese
melts set over hot water until ready to serve.
Mrs. Fanny Clarkson.
Take the small-sized, scalloped squash, cut off top. scrape
out, leaving shell unbroken. Cook pulp, seasoning well with
butter, salt and pepper to taste. Fill shells with this, add-
ing bread crumbs, finishing top with crumbs snd small
piece of butter. Bake. Mrs. W. T. Crenshaw.
Select as many tomatoes as you need, cut ofif stem end
and remove pulp. Fill with macaroni which has been
boiled, grated cheese and a little of the juice of tomatoes ;
season with pepper and salt. Add a small lump of butter
to each tomato. Bake in moderate oven ^ hour.
Take smooth, round tomatoes, allowing one for each per-
son, chill thoroughly. With a sharp knife cut oft" a thin
slice from the top. Scoop out tomato with spoon or dull
knife. Take cjuarter of a chopped onion for each tomato,
some chopped celery, green pepper, bread crumbs and Jic
inside of tomato. Season highly with salt, pepper, ^ tea-
spoon of good sauce and pinch of baking powder, mixing
these ingredients thoroughly. Fill tomatoes almost full,
covering them with the cut-oft" slice. Place in pan con-
taining a cup of water, bake for 20 minutes. Serve on
lettuce leaves. Mrs. W. Gordon Burnett.
"Now good digestion wait on appetite, and liealth on both."
Pour boiling water over almonds, let stand several min-
utes ; blanch, wipe and place where they will drp ; put a
lump of butter in a pan on top of stove, stir in the alrnonds
and when they are thoroughly glazed place in the oven and
color delicately. Take out, spread on white paper and
sprinkle freely with fine table salt ; eat cold. Peanuts are
delicious prepared the same way.
Mrs. Peter Erwin.
Cheese Fosidis, or English Monkey.
One cup milk, 1 tablespoon butter, 1 cup fine bread
crumbs, 2 cups finely grated cheese. First put in butter,
then cheese, then milk, then bread crumbs. When hot add
2 well-beaten eggs. Stir the eggs in slowly, and do not
let it boil up after adding. Cook slowly for alpout 2 minutes.
Season with salt and pepper and serve on saltines.
Take 3 slices of bread, well-buttered, first cutting ofif
the brown outside, grate fine ^ pound of any good cheese,
lay the bread in layers in a buttered baking dish. Sprinkle
over it the grated cheese, salt and pepper to taste. Mix
4 well-beaten eggs with 3 cups milk, pour it over the bread
and cheese. Bake in a hot oven. This makes an ample
dish for 6 people. Mrs. John A. Morris.
Cheese SoufHe. No. 1.
Three tablespoons CAPITOLA flour, 3 tablespoons but-
ter, 3 eggs, 1 cup milk, 1 cup grated cheese, seasoning to
taste. Blend butter and flour in a sauce pan, add milk
and stir until boiling; cook 3 minutes. Stir in cheese and
yolks of eggs beaten until thick. Fold in the stifliy-beaten
whites of eggs and bake in a greased dish about 25 minutes.
Serve quickly as it soon falls. Mrs. E. M. Yow.
Cheese Souffle. No. 2.
Melt 2 tablespoons butter, add 3 tablespoons CAPITOLA
flour and stir until well blended ; pour on gradually, stirring
constantly, ^ cup sweet milk. Bring this to boiling point,
add y^ cup grated cheese, Yz teaspoon salt, a few grains
cayenne. Remove from stove and add the yolks of 2 well-
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beaten eggs, fold in whites beaten stiff and dry. Put mix-
ture in pan of hot water or double boiler and cook until
firm throughout. Serve on crackers or squares of wdiite
bread. Mrs. W. A. Prout, Ba'rnesville, Ga.
Six heaping kitchen-spoons each of CAPITOLA flour
and grated cheese, 2 tablespoons butter melted, after meas-
uring, a little grated nutmeg, a very little cayenne pepper,
sW'Cet milk enough for a thick dough. j\Iix well, roll thin,
cut in straws ; bake in biscuit pan. Mrs. S. E. Smith.
A Deliciouss Jam.
Take 1 cup of large, fine raisins, seed them, and put in a
sauce pan with 1 quart of cold water. Let this boil until
the mixture is reduced to a pint, then add 4cups of cran-
berries and 2^'2 cups of sugar. Boil until it becomes the
consistency of jam. Mrs. George W. McCart3^
Rind of 1 orange sliced in strips, boil tender ; mix cup of
the water that orange has been boiled in and 1 cup of sugai",
put strips in and boil. When tender take out and roll in
powdered sugar. Airs. M. A. Fall.
Good pound of green pears, 1 pound of sugar, 2 quarts
of cranberries, 1 pound of raisins (seedless), 2 oranges;
wash berries, peel pears and cut up hne, use skin on
oranges, only seed each and cut in pieces. Put . il togciher
and boil until tender. About Yz hour, be careful not to
burn. This conserve is very good to serve w^ith any kind
of meat. Mrs. E. N. Erickson, Plaintield, N. J.
Three-fourths box gelatine, y^, cup cold water, 1 can
tomatoes, Yz onion, 1 stalk celery, 2 tablespoons tarragon
vinegar, 1 bay leaf, 2 cloves, dash cayenne pepper. Soften
the gelatine 5 minutes in the cold water; cook together
the other ingredients, except the vinegar, 10 minutes ; add
the vinegar and softened gelatine and stirr well until dis-
solved, then pass through a sieve fine enough to keep the
seeds back. Pour into a mold and set in a cool place to
form. English walnuts may be added if liked.
Mrs. John A. Morris.
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ware Co., 53 Peachtree St.
One pound grated cheese, 1 tablespoon tobasco sauce, 1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce, 1 egg, butter size of egg.
Put in butter first, then grated cheese ; after well melted
put in egg, stir fast and then add 1 glass of beer. Stir
briskly until smooth and consistency of cream.
Mrs. J. B. Ponder.
Ax Jar Pickles.
One gallon vinegar, 2 pounds sugar, 2 l)oxe_s mustard, 2
ounces white mustard seed, 2 ounces each kind of spice,
2 dozen small onions, 2 ounces turmeric, salt to taste. Mix
carefully together, as you gather fresh and tender vege-
tables each morning wash and drop them into the above
mixture in a large jar. Small melons, beans, tomatoes,
cauliflower, cucumbers, gherkins and very tenderest corn
mav be used. If the mixture begins to ferment add a little
sug'ar. ^liss Nannie McCall, Quitman, Ga.
Select large cherries, pick carefully, wash and steam.
Take glass jars and place an inch layer of granulated sugar
in the bottom. Then add a layer of fruit and so on m
alternate layers until the jars are well-filled and tightly
packed. Fill to the top with white rum. See that it fills
every crevice. Screw on the tops of the jars and place
them in a vessel with cold water coming nearly to the tops
of them. Set on the stove and let water come gradually to
a boil. Boil >4 hour. Remove when cool, tighten tops
and put in a cool, dark place.
Mrs. William J. Armistead.
One pound of fruit to 1 pound of sugar, >4 pint of water
to every 3 pounds of sugar. Peel fruit; when syrup is
boiling hot put in the peaches. Allow them to remain
until thoroughly scalded then put on a slab to cool. Look
the syrup until it begins to rope, then take off and let cool.
When cool add equal quantities of the syrup and white rum,
then the fruit; seal in jars. Mrs. George Brown.
Pull the cabbage to pieces, leaf by leat ; put mto a bowl
over night, a layer of cabbage and a layer of salt. Next day
wash off all the salt you can. Have boihng 2 quars of
vinegar, 1 pint of sugar with spices to taste. Put the cab-
bage^n jars, or a large stone jar is better, pour boilmg
vinegar over them, cover tightly while hot. Don t cut the
leaves until ready to put on the table.
leaves unu y ^^^^^ McCall, Quitman, Ga.
Corn Salad Pickle.
(Five Quarts.) . , o
Eighteen ears green corn, /^ pound Coleman s mustard, 2
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Co., 53 Peachtree.
pounds brown sugar, 4 large onions, 2 green peppers, 2 red
peppers, Yz cup salt, 1 large cabbage, 2 quarts hot vinegar,
2 bunches celery. Cut off corn and scrape, chop all vege-
tables and mix together. Cook till peppers turn brown,
color with 1 cup tumeric. Put in jars while hot and seal.
Mrs. J. W. Watters, Albany, Ga.
Use those that are tender and of quick growth. Place
any number of small cucumbers in a stone crock, cover
with a strong brine ; let stand 3 days then draw off brine
and cover with clear water ; drop in a piece of alum the
size of a walnut ; let stand 24 hours. Put 1 gallon of vine-
gar, 1 tablespoon each of whole black peppers and cloves
on stove and when hot drop in a few cucumbers at a time.
When they are thoroughly hot pack in jars and cover with
fresh vinegar with a little sugar and a few cloves added.
Mrs. Kate Brooks, Quitman, Ga.
Sweet Peach Pickles.
Take firm peaches, drop them into scalding water made
very strong with soda. This causes skin to slip. Scald a
minute or two then rub with a rough cloth until clear of
skin. Drop them into cold water while waiting for vine-
gar. Take 1 quart of vinegar and 1 pint of sugar, let come
to a hard boil, then drop in the peaches ; allow them to boil
2 minutes. Put them in jars and pour boiling vinegar over
them. Put in cloves as you fill can while hot. This makes
an elegant firm pickle. Mrs. Albert Tidwell.
To 8 pounds of fruit put 6 pounds of sugar, 3 pints of
vinegar, 2 tablespoons cloves, 1 tablespoon cinnamon. Make
the syrup and put in fruit ; boil the fruit until tender, put
in a jar; pour syrup over it and seal.
Mrs. S. H. Collinsworth.
Sliced Tomato Pickle.
One peck green tomatoes, 6 large onions sliced thin, 1
pound brown sugar, 2 red pepper pods, 2 tablespoons each
black mustard seed, white mustard seed and celery seed, 1
handful allspice, 1 heaping teaspoon prepared horse radish
wet in water, 3^ teacup dry mustard mixed with vinegar.
Cut tomatoes in thin slices, let stand over night in salt, wash
thoroughly in 2 or 3 waters next morning, add other in-
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gredients, cover the whole until tender with 3^ gallon
vinegar. Mrs. Banks Williamson, Burlington, N. C.
Sweet Tomato Pickles. No. 1.
Slice tomatoes and put in brine for 3 or 4 days, then soak
in fresh water, scald in lime water, take up and pour cold
water on, then weigh to every 2 pounds tomatoes 1 pound
sugar and 1 pint vinegar. Add allspice, ginger and cloves
to taste. When juice boils put in tomatoes and boil ^ hour.
Mrs. Louise Spalding Foster.
Sweet Tomato Pickles. No. 2.
Peel and slice 1 peel of green tomatoes, sprinkle with
salt and let stand over night. To 1 gallon of vinegar add
1/^ pounds of sugar, 2 tablespoons white mustard seed, }4
teaspoon celery seed and a little allspice. Put all on stove,
when hot add tomatoes and cook very slowly till tender.
Onions may be added if liked. Mrs. Albert Tidwell.
• Mostard Vegetable Pickle.
Take fresh vegetables, such as small white onions, arti-
chokes, young snap beans, green tomatoes, cucumbers, etc.,
cover with salt water and let stand for 3 days ; remove
from brine, cover with vinegar, let stand for 3 days longer,
then remove from vinegar and put into following mixture :
1 gallon vinegar, 1 pound each ground mustard and white
mustard seed, 2 ounces tumeric, 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg,
2 tablespoons each cinnamon, ginger and allspice, 1 table-
spoon each ground black pepper and cloves, a good dash
of cayenne, 4 tablespoons celery seed, 4 teasups brown
sugar, 1 teacup horse radish. Mix thoroughly, let stand
2 or 3 days before using. Mrs. J. D. Frazier.
Wa":ermelcn Pickles. No. 1.
Peel and slice rind in size for pickling. Soak 12 hours
in weak lime water then 12 hours in fresh water, then boil
tender in ginger tea. To 1 pound of fruit put ^ pound
sugar. Put in the boiler and cover with vinegan ; drop in
cloves, mace and cinnamon. Boil until a straw will go
through, but don't let fruit cook soft.
Mrs. J. G. McCall.
Watermelon Pickles. No. 2.
Pare watermelon rind until less than ^4 oi an inch thick.
Boil in clear water until tender enough to pierce with a
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straw. Keep well covered with water while boiling. When
tender remove from water, cover well with white vinegar.
To each quart of vinegar add 5 cups sugar. Tie in a thin
white cloth 1 teaspoon whole spice, 3^ teaspoon cloves, 1
stick cinnamon and cook with pickle. If syrup boils down
too much add more vinegar and sugar.
Mrs. J. L. Moore, Hampton, Ga.
"No soil upon earth is so dear to our eyes,
As the soil we first stirred in terrestial pies."
O. W. Holmes.
"An't please your Honour," quoth the peasant,
"This same dessert is very pleasant."
One cup of shortening, lard and butter mixed, or all lard.
Three cups of CAPITOLA flour, a little salt; sift the flour,
add the salt and rub in the shortening. Use enough water
or sweet milk to hold all together;* handle as little as pos-
sible. Roll from you. One-third of this quantity is suf-
ficient for 1 pie. All biscuit dough and pastry is improved
by placing in the refrigerator an hour or more before using.
Grate Yz tea cup of chocolate, put in sauce pan with cup
hot water, butter size of an ^^^, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1 cup
sugar, beaten yolks of 2 eggs, 2 tablespoons corn starch,
dissolved in as much water. Mix well, cook until thick,
stirring constantly. Pour into pie shells and let cool. Make
meringue of the whites of 2 eggs beaten stiff with 2 table-
spoons powdered sugar. Spread on pie and brown slightly.
Miss Ruby Scruggs.
Roll rich pastry very thin, cut with biscuit cutter, bake
in quick oven. Cook down fresh apple sauce until it is
almost candied, spread about 3^ inch thick on the baked
pielettes and sprinkle grated cheese over top. Serve hot
or cold. Mrs. T. O. Headen, East Point, Ga.
Lemon Custard Pie.
Twelve ounces CAPITOLA flour, 6 ounces lard. Mix
with ice water and teaspoon salt, 8 heaping teaspoons corn
starch dissolved in nearly cup of milk, then pour on 2
pints boiling water, put on fire and stir briskly until clear ;
add 2 cups sugar, 4 ounces butter, beaten yolks 4 eggs,
rind and juice 2 large lemons. Cook until sufficiently thick.
Meringue — Whites 4 eggs and 4 tablespoons pulverized
sugar. This makes 4 pies. Bake crust separate ; pour on
custard filling, then meringue and put in stove long enough
to brown. Mrs. Robt. L. Turman.
Mock Mince Pie.
One-half cup syrup, ^4 cup water, y^, cup vinegar, 1 cup
BLUE RIBBON FLAVORING EXTRACTS. "Best and
sugar, 1 cup bread crumbs, 1 cup chopped raisins, ^ cup
currants, teaspoon cloves, teaspoon cinnamon, tablespoon
butter, tablespjoon suet. Stew all together until thick.
When cool add 3 apples chopped fine, put between crusts,
bake and serve with cream. Mrs. Albert Tidwell.
Have the pumpkins boiled until you can mash them ; then
use 4 cups of the strained pumpkin, 6 eggs, 3 cups sugar.
Beat with the eggs 1 cup butter, 2 cups sweet milk, 5 tea-
spoons cinnamon, 2 teaspoons ginger, 3 teaspoons allspice,
1 nutmeg. The pastry is made of CAPITOLA flour in
water, lard, etc. Do not put top on pie.
Mrs. Howard McCall.
Strawberry Meringue Pie.
Stew berries with sugar, mash through a sieve, add to the
beaten white of an egg. Bake a rich pie crust, spread the
berries on it, brown and serve. Mrs. D. R. Wilder.
Basket Pudding (Pretty for Easter).
Bake sponge cake in a long sheet and cut in inch-wide
strips, when cool enough to handle weave these into a
basket, running a long thin strip across the top for a
handle, on which tie a few jonquils and ferns. Fill with
frozen cream, moulded into eggs, and serve with hot cara-
mel sauce, filled with English walnuts. Sauce — Melt one
pound of maple sugar in ^ teacup of hot water ; add 1 cup
brown sugar and boil until thick ; season with vanilla and
add 1 cup nut meats. Mrs. Sam D. Jones.
Materials — One loaf bread (remove crust) 4 eggs, 1 pint
sweet milk, a good pinch of salt. Beat eggs together until
very light. Add milk. Crumble bread into the mixture,
lastly, put in salt. Dip a cloth in hot water, wring partially
dry then sift CAPITOLA flour on one side to keep pudding
from leaking. Having tied mixture in this cloth place in
boiling water and boil steadily for 3 hours. Eat with but-
ter and sugar sauce. We often add currants, raisins or
fresh apples to the above. This receipt has been in the
Tripp family of Beaufort, S. C, for 60 years, and is most
delicate and delightful. Mrs. W. D. Ellis.
The best cooks use BLUE RIBBON FLAVORING EX-
TRACT. "Best and takes less."
One quart boiling milk, 5 tablespoons CAPITOLA flour,
and 5 tablespoons milk mixed together ; 5 eggs beaten sep-
arately. Whites beaten stiff, then mix with batter and
last the boiling milk. Bake 15 or 20 minutes. Serve with
hard sauce. Sauce — Two cups of sugar, 1 cup of butter
beaten to a cream. Mrs. Henry Hynds.
One pound marshmallows, quartered, 1 cup pecan nuts,
cut small, small bottle Maraschino cherries, cut in two ; soak
this over night in 12 teaspoons sherry wine ; 1 pint cream
whipped with tablespoon powdered sugar. Just before
serving fold cream into fruit ; put cherries on top.
Mrs. Allison Greene.
An Excellent Pudding.
One quart sweet milk, 3 tablespoons corn starch, 1 tea-
spoon lemon extract, sugar to taste, a pinch of salt. Let
milk come to a boil ; mix corn starch with a little cold
milk, add this and other ingredients to hot milk, boil 3
minutes. Take from fire and stir in well-beaten whites of
3 eggs. Mrs. P. T. Manson.
Four eggs beaten separately, Yz cup of CAPITOLA flour,
2 tablespoons sugar, 1 pint sweet milk made into blanc
mange. Stir in yolks when blanc mange is cold. Stir in
whites last. Bake in pan in double boiler. Serve with
sauce; flavor to taste. Mrs. J. S. Mabry.
One quart milk, 4 eggs, 5 tablespoons CAPITOLA flour,
Yi cup sugar. Put milk on stove in double boiler, beat
yolks, sugar and flour together, thinning with a little milk.
Put 1 teaspoon baking powder in this. When the milk
has come to boiling point pour slowly into the eggs, stir-
ring constantly. The'n put back on stove, cook until thick
enough; stir incessantly to keep from lumping. Bdat
whites of eggs to stiff froth; put in 4 tablespoons sugar.
Flavor this and custard to taste. Mrs. J. S. Mabry.
Put 1 tablespoon gelatine in 1 gill cold water, heat till
dissolved, add another gill cold water, se taside. Beat
Blue Ribbon Flavoring Extract, the successful result of
whites 4 eggs stiff, add gradually 1 pint sugar and gelatine
alternately. Flovor with orange or any desired flavoring.
Divide into 3 parts, coloring one part pink. Line square
mould with paper, spread on bottom one part white mix-
ture, sprinkle over it, finely chopped English walnuts and
candied pineapple, then spread pink part, sprinkling nuts,
etc. over it, then other white part. When congealed in-
vert into a dish and serve with whipped cream.
Mrs. S. T. Ryley, Lexington, Ky.
One pound bread crumbs, 3 pounds sugar, 6 eggs, 1 pint
milk, 1 pound raisins, Yz pound pecans. Mix well and
steam 3 hours. Miss Maude Scruggs.
Make a custard of 3 eggs, 2>4 cups sugar, 1 pint sweet
milk. When this is cold add 1 quart whipped cream, freeze
slightly, add Yz pound English walnuts chopped fine, Y^
pound crystalized cherries, cut up ; Ya pound citron or pine-
apple shaved. When all is nearly frozen add nearly a
tumbler full of sherry. Mrs. W. R. Stovall.
Orange Sponge Pudding.
Cut 5 or 6 oranges in small pieces and place in a pudding
dish ; pour over them 1 cup sugar. Then make a boiled
custard of 1 pint milk, yolks of 3 eggs, ^ cup sugar, and
1 large tablespoon corn starch. Pour this on the oranges ;
make a meringue of the whites of 3 eggs and 3 tablespoons
pulverized sugar ; pour on oranges, put in stove and brown
lightly. Mrs. George Westmoreland.
Five eggs, 1 cup sugar, Y^ pound suet, 4 cups grated
bread crumbs, 2 cups CAPITOLA flour, 2 even teaspoons
soda, 1 cup milk, 1 teaspoon each of cloves, cinnamon and
allspice, 2 pounds raisins dredged with a little flour.
Put in a well-greased mould with a securely fastened top,
Boil for 3 hours. The water should be boiling the whole
time. Mrs. J. B. Baird.
Take al)out 30 prunes that have been thoroughly cooked,
seed and chop fine. Beat whites of 6 eggs to stiff broth,
sweeten to taste, then beat in prunes by dropping in few
Use ore teaspoon BLUE RIBBON FLAVORING EX-
TRACT to one quart of material.
at a time ; put in pan, set in another pan with hot water in
it and put in stove for about 20 minutes, or until pudUing
leaves the pan. Then take up as you would a cake, only
use a plate the second time so the top of the pudding will
be up. Serve with boiled custard. Can -use pecans or
almonds with prunes, pound the nuts.
Mrs. George Coates.
First Part — Whites 4 eggs, beaten stiff, 4 level table-
spoons sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla or lemon, 1 wineglass
sherry or other cooking wine or whiskey. Put these in-
gredients into the well-beaten whites and stir lightly with
Second Part — One pint rich cream beaten until like bat-
ter, add 4 tablespoons sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla or lemon,
1 wineglass sherry or other wine. Pour both parts in one
bowl, mix with fork lightly. This quantity fills a soup
tureen. Serve in small glasses as it is very rich.
Mrs. P. F. Manson.
Line a pudding mold with sponge cake, macaroons and
strawberries. Pour over a pint of rich milk or cream and
steam 2 hours. Serve with whipped cream, sweetened and
flavored with sherry. Miss Emmie Ruse.
Have bowl cold and break into it 1 white of an egg, put
in cup of powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon granulated sugar.
Take 1 large mellow apple, grate into eggs and sugar and
beat for >^ hour with kitchen spoon. Then put in cup of
pecans, some crystallized cherries and malaga grapes. Take
3^ pint thin cream, flavor with 1 tablespoon sherry and pour
over charlotte. Mrs. R. N. R. Bardwell.
One pint stewed (fresh) apples, whites 2 eggs. Whip
eggs to stiff froth, add to this a tablespoon apples beaten
in until all of the apples are used. Flavor with vandla ;
serve with whipped cream. Mrs. Carrie Colhns.
Four large, sour, sound-cooking apples, peeled, cored and
cut each in 4 slices. One glass sherry, 2 tablespoons sugar.
For quality, purity and strength use BLUE RIBBON
Place slices of apples in bowl, with sugar and wine, cover
with plate ; set aside to steep 2 hours, then dip each slice
into batter and fry in boiling COTTOLENE to a light
brown ; serve with sugar.
Mrs. John Schaffner Spalding.
Peel and core the apples and put them in a vessel with a
little water and steam until done. Mince equal parts of
raisins and English walnuts (or any nuts desired\ soak-
awhile in sherry then stuff the apples with this and serve
with whipped cream. Mrs. Vassar Woolley.
One cup granulated tapioca, 1 cup sugar, 4 cups cold
water, 6 large apples, 1 pint cream. Soak tapioca with
half of water for one hour, then put in porcelain kettle,
add rest of water and cook until clear as jelly. Add sugir,
boil a few minutes and take from stove. Into this mix
the finely chopped apples, pour in pan, bake until apples
are tender. Serve wth cream, plain or whipped.
Mrs. A. T." Spalding.
Beat 3 or 4 bananas to a cream. Add 1 egg, 1 cup CAPI-
TOLA flour, in which 1 level teaspoon baking powder has
been sifted ; 1 salt spoon of salt and about ^ cup sweet
milk, or enough to make a drop batter; 1 teaspoon lemon
juice may also be added. Beat until thoroughly mixed. Dip
a clean spoon in the fat and use it to shape the fritters ; do
not make them too large. Fry in boiling COTTOLENE,
drain on soft paper. Sprinkle with powdered sugar or serve
with lemon juice. Serve while hot.
Mrs. J. Cheston King.
One pint milk, 2 eggs, 1 heaping teaspoon sifted CAPI-
TOLA flour, not cmite a pint ofsugar ; make custard and
let it cool, then add 1 quart cream ; pour over this whipped
cream and 6 tablespoons strong black coffee.
^Irs. Charles du Bignon.
Two cups CAPITOLA flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder,
1 egg, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup swet milk (half milk and half
BLUE RIBBON FLAVORING EXTRACT in a dozen dif-
water can be used), butter size of egg. Bake in small round
gems ii: rather quick oven. With a hot knife split each
ball and place inside a teaspoon of following: One teacup
milk, 1 egg, sugar to taste, 1 teaspoon corn starch moistened
with cold milk. Cook till thick, flavor with vanilla or any
preferred flavoring. Dust the balls with powdered sugar.
Mrs. Mary Turner Jones, .".ugusta, Ga.
Melt half a cup of butter in 1 cup hot water, and while
boiling beat in 1 cup CAPITOLA flour, then take off the
stove and cool. Stir in 3 eggs, one at a time, without beat-
ing ; drop quickly in baking pan and bake about 20 minutes
in moderate oven. For the cream mix y^ pint milk, 1 egg, 3
tablespoons sugar and 2 large tablespoons CAPITOLA
flour; boil same as any other cream and flavor to taste.
When puffs are baked open the side and fill with the cream.
Mrs. J. W. Wills.
Two eggs, 1 cup butter (melted after measuring), 1^
cups sugar, }^ teaspon soda dissolved in 2 teaspoons hot
water, 1 teaspoon each, cinnamon, allspice, cloves and nut-
meg, 3 cups sifted CAPITOLA flour, 1}4 cups seeded raisins.
Mix thoroughly, drop from a teaspoon (hot heaped) in
biscuit pan which has been dredged with flour.
Mrs. E. H. Cone.
Wash 6 oranges, 4 lemons, cover with water and boil
until they can be pricked with a straw. Take the fruit
out of the water and when cool halve and quarter, peel
the skin and take all seeds out from the pulp. Cut the
rinds in thin strips and return them with the pulps to the
water in which the fruit was boiled, adding equal parts of
sugar. Cook until thick like marmalade.
Mrs. Frank Myers, Sr.
Dissolve 1 package of plain gelatine in as little water as
possible ; make syrup of 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar while
this is boiling, to the dissolved gelatine, and to the. whole
add 1 can grated pineapple. Place on ice and when it be-
gins to congeal stir in 1 pint whipped cream. Pour into
a brick-shaped pan and when cold turn out and slice as
you would ice cream.
Mrs. Charles Waters Fitzhugh, Pine Bluff', Ark.
BLUE RIBBON EXTRACT. Rich in flavor. "Best and
Snow Flake Souffle.
One pint cream, 2 eggs, whites only; 1 can pineapple, 1
cup grated cocoanut. Whip cream, sweeten to taste, add
beaten whites. Cut pineapple into small cubes and line
the bottom of a dish with them. Pour over them the
beaten mixture and sprinkle on top the cocoanut.
Mrs. Vassar Wooley.
Two scant tablespons butter, 2 heaping tablespoons
CAPITOLA flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 cup sweet milk,
4 eggs. Beat flour and butter together, add gradually the
milk which has been allowed to come to a boil. Cook this
mixture 8 minutes, stirring constantly, then add well-
beaten yellows and sugar ; put aside to cool. When ready
to bake stir in well-beaten whites, pour into a buttered
pudding dish and bake for 30 minutes. When done leave
stove door open a few minutes before dish is taken out.
Sauce — One-half cup water, 1 cup powdered sugar, ]/%
cup cream, 4 tablespoons wine or vanilla. Beat butter to
a cream, add sugar gradually, beating all the time. When
light and creamy add slowly wine and then cream. Place
bowl in a vessel of hot water and stir until smooth.
Mrs. Porter King.
To one rich pie crust add 1 tablespoon sugar and 1 ^^%.
Bake like hoe cake, split and butter ; 1 ciuart sweetened
berries crushed (a few having been reserved), and spread
between and on top of crust when partly cooled. When
ready to serve pour over this a pint of cream sweetened
and whipped until stifif, then the whole berries on top.
Mrs. Porter King.
Old-Fashioned "Tipsy Squire" Minus the "Tipsy."
Two or 2y2 medium slices of any good plain cake, 3 table-
spoons nut meats (preferrably English walnuts or pecans),
1 tablespoon seeded raisins, 1 glass boiled custard flavored
to taste with vanilla (instead of brandy). Arrange cake,
nuts and raisins in layers in individual dish, a short while
before serving, over this pour the custard. Whipped cream
added, or all whipped cream, with a red cherry makes a
very rich desert if desired.
Mrs. Roy N. Cole, Newman, Ga.
"Too good for human nature's daily food." — Emerson. _
General Directions for Mixing Cake.
First. Cake Without Butter — Beat the yolks of eggs un-
til light and thick, add sugar gradually, beating all the time,
then liquid flavoring and sifted flour, the latter mixed with
baking powder. Fold in last the well-beaten whites.
Second. Cake With Butter — Cream the butter until
light, add the sugar gradually, beating until light and
creamy, then the well-beaten yolks and flavoring. Beat in
alternately the liquid and sifted flour, the latter mixed with
the yeast powder. After this stir in lightly the beaten
Notes on Cake Making.
Spices when called for must be ground finely and
thoroughly mixed together. Fruits and nuts must be cut in
small pieces and dredged with flour before adding to batter.
Blanch almonds, remove seeds from raisons, dates, etc.,
before measuring. Line loaf cake pans with buttered
paper, fruit cakes, use several thicknesses of paper. When
cutting fresh cake use a hot knife, as this prevents crumb- •
Time Table for Baking Cakes.
Sponge cake, ^ of an hour. Fruit cake, 3 and 4 hours,
according to size. Pound cake, 1 hour. Small cakes, cookies,
etc., 10 to 15 minutes.
Notes on Baking Cakes.
Cakes without butter should have a quicker oven than
those of same size containing butter. To test the tem-
perature of the stove, sprinkle a little flour inside and shut
the door for about 3 minutes. If at the end of that time
it is a light rich brown, the cake may be put in, but if
burned the heat must be reduced. Insert a clean broom
straw into middle of cake to test. If done, the straw will
come out clean.
N. B.— In the following recipes, unless otherwise speci-
fied, sweet milk and granulated sugar are used.
General Directions for Boiling Icing.
One cup granulated sugar, with water to dissolve, let
boil until it strings when poured from spoon, pour it over
well-beaten white of 1 egg, beat until cold. Always cover
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the saucepan in which sugar is boiling. This will keep it
from forming crystals on sides of pan. Add a few drops
of lemon juice to whiten. A pinch of cream of tartar is an
Amalgamated Fruit Cake.
Whites 6 eggs, 2 cups sugar, 1 cup butter, ^ cup milk,
3 cups CAPITOLA fiour sifted twice, 1 good teaspoon bak-
ing powder. Mix according to general directions for cake
.with butter. Bake in 3 layers.
Filling — Yolks 6 eggs, 2 cups sugar, 1 cup butter, 1 cup
each, seeded raisins, English walnuts, almonds, and grated
cocoanut. Beat eggs and sugar together, add butter, cook
until it thickens. Prepare fruit and nuts as per directions,
add to hot mixture. Keep filling in vessel of warm water,
while putting between layers. Spread a thin coating of
jelly on each layer before putting in filling. Finish while
cake is warm.
Mrs. Charlotte Binder, Stone Mountain, Ga.
Angel Food Cake.
Eleven eggs, whites only, 1^^ cups sugar, 1 cup CAPI-
TOLA flour, 1 teaspoon cream of tartar, 1 teaspoon vanilla ;
add little salt to whites, beat to stifif froth. To this add
sugar which has been sifted 9 times, then the flour, sifted
8 times, the last time with the cream of tartar added. Next
add vanilla, stirring while putting batter in pan. Bake
from 40 to 50 minutes in a pan that has never been greased.
Mrs. G. E. Paine.
Apple Sauce Cake With Apple Icing.
One-half cup butter, 1 cup brown sugar, 1^ cups CAPI-
TOLA flour, Yz teaspoon soda, a little salt, a little nutmeg,
Yz teaspoon cloves, 1 cup raisins, 1 cup unsweetened apple
sauce. Cream butter and sugar, add spices, salt and chopped
raisins. Mix apple sauce with soda which has been dis-
solved with a little warm water, add this and the flour to
the above mixture. Bake 40 or SO minutes.
Apple Icing — One cup pulverized sugar, white 1 ^^%, 1
large apple, 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat ^g^ with i^ the sugar
until stiff. To this add the pared and grated apple, beat
well, add rest of sugar and vanilla. Beat again and spread
on cake. Mrs. Bessks.
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Half pound of Judges 5:25, the same of Jeremiah 6:20,
one tablespoon of 1 Samuel 14 :25, three tablespoons Jere-
miah 17:11, Yz pound each of 1 Samuel 30:12 and Nahum
3:12 (chopped), 2 ounces of Numbers 17:8 (blanched and
chipped), 1 pound of 1 Kings 4:22; season to taste with 2
Chronicles 9:9. One tablespoon of Romans 4:5, 3 table-
spoons of Judges 4:19. Beat the 1st, 2nd and 3rd ingredi-
ents named to a cream, add the 4th one at a time, still beat-
ing, then 5th, 6th and 7th, still beating. Next add 8th, 9th,
10th and 11th, having previously mixed them together; last
of all 12th. Bake in a slow oven IJ^ hours.
One-half pound butter, ^ pound sugar, 1 tablespoon
honey, 3 eggs, ^ pound raisins, ^ pound figs, 2 ounces
almonds, blanched, 1 pound flour, spices to taste; 1 teaspoon
yeast powder, 3 tablespoons milk. Beat first, second and
third ingredients to a cream, add the fourth one at a time,
still beating them; fifth, sixth and seventh, still beating;
eighth, ninth, tenth and eleventh, having previously mixed
them together; last add twelfth. Bake in slow over 1^
hours. Mrs. D. B. Hamilton, Rome, Ga.
Two-thirds cup of butter, l^X cups sugar, 2-3 cups butter-
milk, 2 heaping cups CAPITOLA flour, 1 teaspoon soda
butter. In double boiler cook to thick cream,
cloves, cinnamon, allspice, last add beaten whites of 4 eggs.
Bake in layers.
Filling — Beat 2 eggs, add 1 cup sugar, 1 cup sv/eet milk
in which stir teaspoon corn starch or flour, add tablespoon
directions for fruit cake. Bake slowly 3 or 4 hours.
Mrs. D. H. Bickers.
One pound butter, yolks of 12 eggs, 1 pound brown
sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and sherry to taste. Cream but-
ter and sugar, add well-beaten yolks, then powdered cinna-
mon, nutmeg and sherry. Bake in pie shells.
Mrs. Banks Williamson.
This recipe has been used for nearly 100 years in the Holt
family of Burlington, N. C.
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Black Chocolate Cake.
One cup grated chocolate, ^ cup brown sugar, Yz cup
milk; cook thick, then take from stove, add yolk 1 ^%^ and
1 teaspoon vanilla. While this is cooling cream 1 cup sugar,
1 cup butter, 3 eggs beaten separately ,add 1 teaspoon soda
dissolved in Yz cup strong cold coffee and 2 cups CAPI-
TOLA flour. Then beat in chocolate mixture. Bake in lay-
ers, put together with white icing.
Mrs. Thomas M. Callaway.
Cake Batter — Onehalf cup butter, 1 cup brown sugar, 2
^gg'Sj Yi. cup milk, 2^ cups flour, 1 level teaspoon soda.
Custard — One cup brown sugar, Yz cup grated chocolate,
Yz cup milk, yolk 1 ^^^, 1 teaspoon vanilla ; boil this custard
until thick and set aside to cool. Mix cake as per directions
for cake with butter, leaving out the soda. Add the cold
custard to cake batter, then the soda dissolved in a little
water, bake in loaf pan, cover with marshmallow icing.
Icing — Two cups sugar boiled with ^ cup water until it
spins, drop in 34 marshmallows, boil up again. Pour this
over beaten whites 2 eggs, beat until thick.
Mrs. W. C. Carroll.
One cup butter, XYz cups sugar, 4 eggs, XYz tablespoons
hot water, 3^4 cups CAPITOLA flour, 1 teaspoon soda, 1
cup chopped nuts (any kind), Y'^ cup each raisins and cur-
rants, Y tumbler sherry wine. Mix as per directions for
cake with butter, dissolving soda in hot water. Use half
the flour, then stir in fruit and nuts and remaining flour.
Drop on buttered paper and bake.
Mrs. Edmund Martin.
One pound butter beat to a cream, add gradually 1 pound
sugar, 1 pound CAPITOLA flour, 12 eggs (leave out 2
whites for icing), 2 pounds each currants and raisins, %
pound citron, flour the fruit, Y^ ounce each mace, nutmeg,
cinnamon and cloves, 1 ounce allspice. Lastly add 1 tea-
spoon soda dissolved in 1 tablespoon of molasses.
Mrs. T. B. Rice, Greensboro, Ga.
One and one-half pounds butter, 1>^ pounds sugar, 18
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^§■§"5) 1^ pounds CAPITOL A flour, 2 pounds each raisins,
mixed nuts and currants, 1 pound each dates, prunes and
fig's? Yi pound citron, 2 tablespoons each mace, cinnamon
and cloves, 1 tumbler brandy, 1 teaspoon soda. Mix as per
dirfections for fruit cake. Bake slowly 3 or 4 hours.
Mrs. Robert L. Turman.
Gold Cakes for Left Over Yelks.
One-quarter cup butter ^ cup sugar, yelks 5 eggs, ^ cup
milk, 1 cup CAPITOLA flour, 1^^ teaspoons baking pow-
der, ^ cup chopped nut meats. Cream butter, add sugar
gradually, add yelks of eggs beaten until thick and lemon
colored, then nuts. Mix and sift iiour and baking powder,
and add alternately with milk to the first mixture. Bake in
individual tins. This quantity maeks 2 dozen small cakes.
Mrs. N. L. Singleton.
One-half cup butter, 1 cup sugar, 3 eggs, 3 tablespoons
sour milk, X^A cups flour, 1 teaspoon soda, 1 teaspoon each
nutmeg and cinnamon. Mix as per directions for cake wath
butter, adding 1 cup strawberry jam the last thing. Bake
in 2 layers, put together with boiled icing. A cup of nuts
is an improvement. Mrs. A. B. Buehl.
Make an ordinary cup cake batter and divide it in half.
Bake the first half in two layers. In the other half mix
the following ingredients : 1 cup seeded raisins chopped
fine, 1 teaspoon each cinnamon, allspice and cloves and a
little brandy. Make two layers of this. Filling: Cook to-
gether 1 large grated cocoanut, juice and rind 2 lemons, 2
cups sugar and 1 cup boiling water. When this begins to
boil, add 2 tablespoons corn starch, which has been wet
with a little cold water, stir and cook until very thick.
Spread this between layers, alternating the plain and fruit
layers. Mrs. J. C. McKenzie,
East Point, Ga.
Lady Baltimore Cake.
One pound butter, 1 pound sugar, i/< pint milk, 8 eggs, 1
pound flour. Mix as per directions for cake with butter,
bake in layers and put together with following filling:
Filling— Three cups sugar, 4 eggs, 3^ teaspoon tartaric acid,
1 teaspoon vanilla, a few drops almon dextract, 1 pound
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raisins, 1 pound English walnuts. Add enough water to
sugar to dissolve it, boil until it ropes. Mix yolks of eggs
with tartaric acid, pour hot syrup over this, beating con-
stantly. Add chopped raisins and nuts and the two extracts.
Add last the well beaten whites, mix thoroughly and spread
between layers. Mrs. George Fuller,
Little Girl's Doll Cake.
Two tablespoons butter, 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 egg, 1
tablespoon milk, 1 cup CAPITOLA flour, 1 teaspoon yeast
powder. Mix according to general directions for cake with
butter. Annie Mary Fuller.
Pecan Cake No. 1.
One-half pound butter, 1 pound sugar, }4 pint whiskey, 6
eggs, 1 pound CAPITOLA flour, 1 teaspoon soda, 2 tea-
spoons cream of tartar, 1^ pounds raisins, 1 quart pecan
nuts, 1 grated nutmeg. To Mix — Follow general directions
for mixing cake with butter, adding grated nutmeg after
flour. Cut raisins and nuts, dredge with flour, add last,
pour mixture in loaf pan and bake like fruit cake.
Mrs. W. R. Stovall.
Pecan Cake No. 2 .
One-half pound butter, 1 pound sugar, 6 eggs, 1 glass
brandy, 1 pound CAPITOLA flour, 1 teaspoon soda, 2 tea-
spoons cream of tartar, 2 pounds raisins, 1 heaping quart
pecan nuts, 1 cup grated chocolate, 1 grated nutmeg. Mix
as per directions for cake with butter, and bake slowly like
fruit cake. Mrs. Jason Cannon.
Mountain Pound Cake.
One-half pound butter, 1 pound sugar, 5 eggs, 1 cup milk,
1 pound flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon vanil-
la. Mix as per directions for cake with butter. If desired
add to the butter either ^ pound of citron, raisins or
huckleberries. Mrs. W. R. Boyd.
Pound Cake No. 1.
Descended through four generations of housekeepers, be-
ginning "befo' de war" in Charleston, S. C.
One pound CAPITOLA flour, 1 pound sugar, Vs pound
butter, 10 eggs, 3^ teaspoon baking powder, ;^ cup sherry
wine, y2 teaspoon baking powder, ^ cup sherry wine, ^2
teaspoon each vanilla and lemon extract. Cream butter un-
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til light, add sugar gradually, beating until light, add to
this yolks of eggs one at a time, beating constantly; add
wine, ^ teaspoon each vanilla and lemon extract. Cream
butter until light, add sugar gradually, beating until light,
add to this yolks of eggs one at a time, beating constantly ;
add wine, flavoring and flour and baking powder, sifted to-
gether three times ; add stiff beaten whites of eggs, beat all
ten minutes. Bake two hours in mderate oven. Ice with
and whites 2 eggs.
Mrs. Mike Powell, Newnan, Ga.
Pound Cake No. 2.
1 pound butter, 1 pound sugar, 10 eggs, ^ cup water, 1
pound CAPITOLA flour, 1 teaspoon yeast powder, J4 tea-
spoon vanilla, juice ^ lemon. Mix as per directions for
cake with butter. Bake in loaf pan, slowly.
Mrs. W. P. Anderson, Westminster, S. C.
White Part — One cup butter, 2 cups sugar, 1 cup milk, 4
cups CAPITOLA flour, 1 scant teaspoon soda, 2 teaspoons
cream of tartar, 8 eggs, whites only. Yellow Part : >^ cup
butter, 2 cups sugar, 1 cup milk, 8 eggs, yolks only, 3 cups
flour, 2 scant teaspoons soda, 4 teaspoons cream of tartar,
Yz pound citron, \]/2 pounds raisins. Mix according to di-
rections for cake with butter, bake in layers, put together
with boiled icing, alternating the white and yellow layers.
For icing : Three cups sugar, whites 3 eggs, 1 cup boiling
water, cooked and mixed according to directions.
Mrs. S. T. Marett.
Ribbon Cake No. 2.
White Part : Whites 8 eggs, 1 cup butter, 2 cups sugar,
3 cups CAPITOLA flour (sifted tv/ice), 1 cup sweet milk, 1
teaspoon of soda, 2 teaspoons cream of tartar, 1 teaspoon
vanilla. Dark Part: Yolks 8 eggs, 3 cups CAPITOLA
flour, 1 cup sweet rhilk, 2 teaspoons 6oda, 4 teaspoons cream
tartar, ^ cup butter, 1 teaspoon cloves, 1 teaspoon cinna-
mon, 1 nutmeg, grated, 1 pound of raisins (cut raisins in
two, 1 pound citron (chopped fine) ; bake in layers and use
following icing : Icing : Whites of 6 eggs, 2 pounds sug-
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ar, 1 grated cocoaniit, alternate the layers in making the
cake. Makes two large cakes.
I\Irs. Will L. Hancock.
Sally White Cake.
One pound CAPITOLA flour, iy2 pounds sugar, ^ pound
butter, 12 eggs, 2 small cocoanuts or 1 large one, 2 pounds
citron cut very thin and chopped fine, 2 pounds almonds,
blanched and run through meat chopper, 1 wine glass wine,
1 wine glass brandy, 2 teaspoons grated nutmeg, 1 teaspoon
ground mace, 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, 1 heaping tea-
spoon baking powder.
Mrs. C. B. Irwin, Graham, N. C.
One cup butter, 3 cups confectioner's sugar, 8 eggs,
whites only, 1 cup milk, 3 cups flour, 2 teaspoons yeast
powder. Flavor with vanilla. Mix as per directions for
cake with butter. Bake in loaf pan in moderate oven.
Mrs. W. A. Hemphill.
Six eggs, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup CAPITOLA flour, juice 1
lemon. Beat yolks and sugar as per directions for cake
without butter, add lemon juice and flour, beating all the
time. Add pinch of salt to whites, beat to stifif froth and
fold in batter. Bake in ungreased aluminum pan 45 min-
utes. Put cake in oven hot enough to brown paper in five
minutes. Turn out back light after first 15 minutes of cook-
ing. In 30 minutes take out, turn pan on face and let stand
until cold. Mrs. B. M. Boykin.
Hot Water Sponge Cake.
Four eggs, 2 cups sugar, }^ cup Isoiling water, 2 cups
CAPITOLA flour, 2 teaspoons yeast powder, 1 teaspoon
vanilla. Mix and bake according to general directions for
cake without butter. Mrs. Arthur Hobbs.
Twelve eggs, 1 pint Cx-\PITOLA flour, 1 pint sugar, 1
level teaspoon salt, 1 heaping teaspoon Royal Baking Pow-
der, 1-3 teaspoon each vanilla and lemon. Beat yolks well.
Beat whites stifif. Add sugar sliowly to whites ; next add
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the well beaten yellows. Sift flour, salt and baking powder
three times and fold into the other ingredients, add flavor-
ing. Bake in a slow oven. When it leaves pan and won't
stick to straw, it is done.
Mrs. W. C. McBride, Newnan, Ga.
Three cups CAPITOLA flour, 2 cups sugar, 2-3 cups but-
ter, 2-3 cup cold water, 1 teaspoon baking powder. Add
last unbeaten whites of 5 eggs.
Mrs. W. H. Prior, Greensboro, Ga.
My Grandmother's White Cake.
One cup butter, 2 cups sugar, 12 eggs, whites only; 3^
cups CAPITOLA flour, ^ teaspoon soda, 1 teaspoon cream
of tartar. To mix : Cream butter and flour, beat whites
and sugar together, mix all, adding soda and cream of tar-
tar last. Bake slowly. Annie Kate Barnes.
White Layer Cake.
One cup butter, 2>^ cups sugar, 1 cup milk, 8 eggs, whites
only, 3 cups flour, ^ cup corn starch, 2 teaspoons yeast
powder, 1 teaspoon vanilla. Mix according to directions
for cake with butter, bake in layers, put together with
caramel icing. Mrs. Charles F. Barnwell.
One cup butter, 1>^ cups sugar, 3 eggs, V/2 tablespoons
hot water, 3>4 cups flour, 1 teaspoon soda, Yi teaspoon salt,
1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 cup chopped nut meats, 1 cup chop-
ped and seeded raisins. Cream butter, add sugar gradually,
then eggs well beaten, add soda dissolved in hot water and
one-half the flour mixed and sifted with salt and remaining
flour. Drop by spoonfuls on greased pan, bake in moderate
oven. Mrs. Thomas M. Callaway.
One-half cup sugar, 2 eggs, 1 cup sour milk, 6 level tea-
spoons melted COTTOLENE, >4 teaspoon soda. Stir as
stift" as possible with CAPITOLA flour. Drop from a tea-
spoon ill boiling COTTOLENE and fry brown. Dip spoon
in COTTOLENE each time before filling.
Mrs. H. P. Brotherton, East Point, Ga.
If it's the BLUE PACKAGE BUTTER, it's the best.
Soft Ginger Bread — Aunt Marion's Recipe.
Six cups CAPITOLA flour, 6 eggs, V/i cups of molasses,
1>2 cups sugar, 1 cupful butter and lard mixed, 1 cup but-
termilk. Beat eggs separately, beat yolks with sugar,
cream butter, make batter stifif enough to drop from spoon
on hot 'pan. Raisins, citron, currants may be added.
Mrs. M. A. Lipscomb, Athens, Ga.
Old Fashioned Ginger Bread.
Two cups butter, 3 cups brown sugar, 6 eggs, 2 cups mo-
lasses, 1 cup milk, 5 cups CAPITOLA flour, 1 teaspoon soda,
ginger to taste, grated rind 2 lemons. Put butter, sugar,
molasses and milk on stove to get warm. Add beaten eggs,
soda dissolved in little warm water, ginger, lemon rind and
flour. Bake in any desired shape. Mrs. L. M. Hoyt.
Soft Ginger Cake.
One cup plantation molasses, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup shorten-
ing, 1 heaping teaspoon soda, 2 heaping teaspoons ginger.
Mix all together, put over fire, let come to a boil. Take
from fire, stir in 3 tablespoons buttermilk and 1 egg. Add
CAPITOLA flour to make a soft dough.
Mrs. Brader Barker.
Six tablespoons melted butter, 8 tablespoons sugar, 2
eggs, 4 tablespoons milk, 2 tablespoons yeast powder, flavor
to taste, CAPITOLA flour to make soft dough. Mix ac-
cording to general directions, roll thin, bake in quick oven.
Mrs. L. H. Collinsworth.
One-half pound brown sugar, y2 pound walnut meats
(slightly broken, but not chopped), 3 even teaspoons CAP-
ITOLA flour, 54 teaspoon baking powder, 1-3 teaspoon salt,
2 eggs. Beat eggs and sugar, salt, flour, last nut meats.
Drop small spoonful on buttered pans and bake brown. Re-
move from pans as soon as baked.
Mrs. Arthur H. Gordon.
One cup brown sugar, scant one-fourth cake of chocolate,
If it's the BLUE PACKAGE BUTTER, it's the best.
butter size of an ^^g, 2 teaspoons vanilla, cok until stiff
enough to spread. Mrs. Marion Benson.
Put ]/> cup of butter, 1 cup milk, 2 cups sugar on stove,
beat together 1 whole tgg and put in enough chocolate to
make a nice brown and mix with ether ingredients on
stove and cook until thick enough, scirring all the time.
Before putting the chocolate in the egg dissolve in a little
of the milk. Mrs. E. C. Lakin.
One pound of raisins, lA pound of currants, ^ pound of
citron, ^ of a teaspoonful each of the spices you like, one
tablespoon of butter, yolks of 6 eggs, beat the eggs, add
spices, butter and fruit (cut fine), then half a glass of whis-
key, cook this in a double boiler eight or ten minutes or till
eggs are cooked. Put between the layers of cake.
Mrs. John McCullough.
Yolks 5 eggs, juice and rind 2 lemons, 1 tablespoon but-
ter, 1 cup sugar, cook in double boiler to a jelly. Beat.
Mrs. W. A. Baker, Griffin, Ga.
One and one-half cups of sugar, ^ cup of boiling water,
boil together until clear and thick, pour over whites of
three well-beaten eggs, then stir in ^ pound of marshmal-
lows until dissolved. Put between layers when coolr.
Mrs. J. F. Kellam.
Strain juice from grated pineapple. Cook with one cup
sugar until it strings, stir in pineapple, pour this over well-
beaten whites of 2 eggs, beat until thick.
Mrs. Harrv Wilson.
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FROZEN CREAMS AND ICES
"Then farewell heat and welcome frost." — Merchant of Venice.
"But then my fare was all so light and delicate;
It would not bear a bite — no not a munch —
But melted away like ice." — Hood.
Before beginning see that the freezer is clean and sweet.
Scald the can, lid and dasher thoroughly. Adjust the can
and dasher properly before putting in any ice and salt. Chip
the ice in fine pieces, the finer the better, mix coarse rock
salt thoroughly with the chipped ice in the proportion of
three parts of ice to one of salt, then fill the tub of freezer
to top and keep it full during the freezing process. Turn
the crank slowly until the mixture is thoroughly chilled,
then turn steadily and quickly till it is hard to turn. See
that the hole near the top of the tub is always open. The
can of- freezer should never be filled more than two-thirds
full of the mixture to be frozen. After the cream is frozen
and dasher removed push down the salt and ice, put new
ice and salt in, cover with an old piece of carpet and set
away one or two hours to ripen.
One-half box gelatine, one can sliced pineapples, one cup
sugar, one pint cream, one cup cold water, squeeze in some
lemon, dissolve gelatine in the water, cook pineapple and
sugar a little (only enough to dissolve sugar well). When
cool beat in gelatine, whip cream, add all, heat until thick.
Put on ice or in cold place. Peaches, oranges, raspberries
or any kind of fruit may be used. Serve with whipped
cream flavored. Miss Annie B. Northen.
Caramel Ice Cream No. 1.
Make a custard, using ^ gallon of milk, 4 eggs, 2 table-
spoons CAPITOLA flour, and 1 cup sugar, cook until thick-
ened and set aside to cool. Put 1 cup white sugar in a hot
skillet and let scorch until a dark brown color, add 1 cup
cold water and stir until a thick syrup. Add this when
cold to the custard, then add one pint of pure cream, flavor
with vanilla and freeze. Mrs. George W. Forrester.
If it's the BLUE PACKAGE BUTTER, it's the best.
Caramel Cream No. 2.
For half gallon of caramel cream, brown ly, cups white
sugar, put 3 pints of milk on to boil in a double boiler, when
milk comes to a boil take 2 eggs and beat yolks with half-
cup of CAPITOLA flour, pour slowly this scalding milk on
the eggs, stir all the time, then put back on the stove, put
in the sugar that has been jjrowned, cook till it thickens,
pour into vessel to cool, scald one pint of cream and stir in-
to the custard after it has been poured into vessel, beat the
whites of two eggs to a stiff froth and stir in custard. If
not sweet enough add a little sugar. Flavor to taste. When
the browned sugar is put in the milk it will get hard, but
after standing a while it wall dissolve. Freeze.
Mrs. Luther B. Rosser.
One quart rich cream sweetened to taste, flavor with
sherry wine, put into a bowl and churn with a syllabub
churn, have ready a flat dish with a sieve over it and as the
froth rises skim ofT and put in sieve to drain. Take half
pint of milk, 1 ounce of gelatine, put it on the fire until
gelatine is dissolved. The yolks of 2 eggs, 2 tablespoons
sugar stirred into the milk and cook until the consistency of
custard, pour into a bowl and as it begins to congeal stir
into the whipped cream. Have ready a glass bowd lined
with sponge cake or lady fingers, pour in the cream and
place on ice. Mrs. R. L. Burwell.
Charlotte Russe No. 2.
One pint cream, >< pint milk, 1-3 box gelatine, sugar and
flavoring to taste. Dissolve gelatine in milk, add wdiipped
cream, sugar and flavoring. Line a long cake or bread thi
with sponge cake, cut thin, and pour the above mixture in
center. When cold turn out on dish and serve.
Charlotte Russe No. 3.
One quart cream, >4 pint milk, fi box Knox's gelatine,
3^ pound sugar, 3 eggs, vanilla; dissolve gelatine in milk
over fire. Beat yolks very light and add sugar. To this
add alternately whites of eggs and cream, each being whip-
ped very stifl'. Last of all add gelatine and vanilla.
Miss Ada C. Bell.
BLUE RIBBON EXTRACT— the highest quality. "Best
and takes less/'
Cafe Au Parfait.
Six ounces whole coffee — freshly roasted if possible —
1^ pints rich syrup, 4 egg yolks, 1 pint cream. If the
coffee is not freshly roasted heat it and then pour the boil-
ing syrup over. Let stand in a warm place until the flavor
is extracted, then strain and to this hot mixture add the
beaten yolks and cook in the double boiler until it thickens.
Strain immediately into a bowl set in ice, beat until cold,
then add the cream previously beaten to a stiff froth, beat
the two lightly together, and put in a mould or freezer
packed in ice and salt for a couple of hours. Do not turn
as for ice cream. Let freeze two hours. Serve in parfait
glasses with a spoonful of whipped cream on top.
Mrs. A. B. Steele.
Mix together 1 pint cream, 1 cup moderately strong cof-
fee, sweeten, whip with syllabub churn, skim froth, putting
it in mold, pack mould in ice and salt for about two hours.
Serve in glasses.
One quart cream, 2 quarts milk, 3 cups sugar, 1 table-
spoon each rennet and vanilla ; put milk on stove, let it
get just w^arm, take off, add rennet and let cook, flavor;
pour all together and freeze.
Mrs. Edgar Dunlap.
Twelve eggs, 16 tablespoons sugar, 16 tablespoons brandy
or rum, 1 quart whipped cream ; freeze.
Mrs. Irwin Cobb.
The foundation of all fruit ices should be one quart of
water to one pound of sugar boiled five minutes. This
gives a finer grain than the uncooked sugar. This is a
broad rule for all ices. The juice of one lemon improves
nearly all fruit except raspberries. It is best to press fruit
through a sieve. After adding the fruit to the boiled syrup
strain through a cloth and then freeze. When the mixture
BLUE RIBBON VANILLA flavors perfectly any dessert.
is frozen and dasher removed a meringue made of the beat-
en white of one eg-gf and tablespoon of powdered sugar
may be added. This makes the mixture light and creamy.
By following this we can make ices of nearly all the fruits.
There are many combinations of fruit juices, as pineapple
and orange, orange and strawberry, grape and cherry.
Mrs. H. M. Nicholes.
Toast or dry 2 dozen macaroons in stove, roll fine, beat
half of them into 1 quart of whipped, flavored and sweet-
ened cream. Put in mold, or individual molds, set in ice
and salt for several hours. Sprinkle with other half of
macaroon crumbs before serving. Mrs. H. M. Tanner.
Juice 2 dozen lemons, 1 dozen oranges, 1 can grated
pineapple, 1 quart Jamaica rum, 1 quart strong green tea,
mix well, sweeten, use fruit coloring and freeze. Serve with
whipped cream and crystallize. This quantity fills a two
and a half gallon freezer. Mrs. R. O .Crouch, Grififin, Ga.
Take 3 pints of very rich cream, sweeten and flavor to
taste, then whip very stiff, take ^ pound cr^'stallized cher-
ries chipped up, 1 can pineapple cut into small pieces, shave
34 pound citron, pack all into your freezer ; put in a layer
of whipped cream, then a layer of mixed fruit, until all is
used. Pack closely and let stand six hours. This quantity
will serve 18 people. Mrs. George W. Forrester.
Maple Mousse No. 1.
Seven egg yolks, 1 cup maple syrup on stove, come to a
boil, pour gradually into beaten eggs, stirring constantly,
return to double boiler and stir until thick enough to cling
to spoon, set in pan of ice water until perfectly cold, beat
1 pint of sweet cream to froth, beat this into other mix-
ture, put in can sealed over top with greasy cloth, pack in
ice and salt. Do not freeze, but mould quicklv.
Mrs. J. S. Scott.
Maple Mousse No. 2.
Be^t yolks 8 eggs until thick and light, pour over them
BLUE RIBBON VANILLA made from fmest vanilla beans.
1 cup boiling hot maple syrup, return to fire in double
boiler, stir and cook until thick enough to mash the spoon,
add Yz teaspoon granulated gelatine soaked in one-eighth
glass of water ; stand the mixture in ice water, beat until
cold and light, mix gently with 1 pint stiff beaten cream.
Turn into mold, following usual directions for freezing
mousse. Mrs. H. M. Nicholes.
Maple Parfait No. 1.
Yelks 8 eggs, ^ cup maple syrup cooked togethed until
the spoon coates ; take off and whip until cold, add 1 pint
beaten cream. Pack in ice and let sit for 12 hours.
Mrs. D. B. Hamilton, Rome, Ga.
Maple Parfait No. 2.
Into a double boiler put ^4 cup maple syrup, add the beat-
en yolks 6 eggs and cook until thick. When cold stir in
1 pint whipped cream, put in freezer and pack. Takes six
hours to freeze. Mrs. Irvin E. Walker.
Cut Yz pound marshmallows and 3^ cup. English walnut
meats in pieces. Cut 1-3 cup Maraschino cherries in pieces.
Beat 1 cupful heavy cream until stiff and add 2 tablespoons
powdered sugar, Y teaspoon vanilla and ^ tablespoon
granulated gelatine dissolved in 3 tablespoons boiling wa-
ter. When cream mixture begins to thicken, add marsh-
mallows, nut meats and fruit. Turn into a mold first dip-
ped in cold water and chill. Remove from mold and garnish
with strips of iVngelica and Maraschino cherries.
Mrs. L. D. Wat«on.
Cook Yz cup sugar and >^ cup water until mixture threads,
pour gradually into stiffly beaten whites of .i cj^gs, beat
thoroughly, then cool. Cut in halves 1 cup cherries 2nd
roll in powdered sugar. Whip ? cupo heavy cream until
stiff", reserve one cup cream and pour the rest iiJo the q^^
mixture; add cherries and flavor with Medeira or sherry
wine. Pack in ice 4 hours.
Orange Sauce: Beat until light yolks 3 eggs and 1-3 cup
sugar, squeeze into this juice, 1 large lemon. Cook in dou-
ble vessel until thick; when cool stir in the cup of reserved
Everything in HARDWARE. King Hardware Co.,
53 Peachtree Street.
cream well beaten. Keep cold and pour over parfait when
served. Mrs. Geo. P. Moore.
One and one-third tablespoons gelatine, 1-3 cup cold wa-
ter ; let stand. One-third cup boiling water, 1 cup sugar, 3
tablespoons lemon juice, 1 cup orange juice. When thor-
oughly chilled whip with egg beater. Then add whites of
3 eggs well beaten and 2 cups whipped cream. When all is
thoroughly beaten together place in mould on ice. Serve
with boiled custard and garnish with sliced orange.
Mrs. J. B. Rountree, Quitman.
One package gelatine, 1 cup hot water, 1 cup sugar, 1 can
grated pineapple, 1 pint cream. Dissolve gelatine in little
cold water, make syrup of sugar and hot water, add while
boiling to gelatine, then beat in pienapple. Place on ice and
when it begins to congeal, stir in 1 pint whipped cream,
pour in to brick shaped pan, when cold turn out and slice as
you would ice cream.
Mrs. Charles Waters Fitzhugh, Pine Blufif, Ark.
One quart berries, washed and strained, 1 pint water and
1 pound sugar, put in freezer and when half-frozen add 1
pint rich cream. Mrs. Charles Walcott, Grififin, Ga.
Mash 1 quart ripe strawberries through a fine sieve, add
1 cup sugar, and J4 box gelatine that has been dissolved in
^ cup water; let this stand until it thickens, stir till it
cools, whip 1 quart of thin cream, fold into the gelatine and
berries. Fill a mold with mixture, fasten on cover, bind
over top strip buttered muslin and bury for several- houds
in ice and salt. Mrs. William Worth Martin.
Soak one box of gelatine in }i cup of water one-half hour,
then dissolve over hot water, whip one pint of cream, add
gelatine, two-thirds cup sugar and one teaspoon violet ex-
tract, one teaspoon sherry, stir from bottom to top till
cream thickens, color a delicate lavender, turn into a mold
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previously wet with cold water, put a thin sheet of greased
paper over cream with greased side up, put on cover of
mold, pack in salt and ice, freeze two hours, turn out and
garnish with candied violets. Mrs. C. E. Thrash.
Ice Cream Without Freezer.
Use a 1 pound coffee can, with a tight lid, sweeten and
flavor cream, put into can with a piece of paper over it and
put top on securely. Set into another larger can and pack
with fine crushed ice and salt. Cover with newspaper, let
stand one hour. Cut down, beat with spoon, cover and pack
again, and in another hour it is well frozen.
Mrs. Fanny Clarkson.
BLUE VALLEY BUTTER— you can risk it on your biscuit.
We should be kcerful how we encurridge luxuries. It is but
a step forard from hoe caik to plum puddin', but it's a mile and a
half by the nearest road when we have to go back again. — Josh
Granulated sugar is preferable for making candy. It
should not be stirred while boiling ; cream of tartar should
not be added until syrup begins to boil ; butter should be
put in when candy is almost done. Falvors are more deli-
cate when not boiled in candy but added afterward.
Three cups of sugar, 1^ cups of rich sweet milk, 1 table-
spoonful of butter, cook this mixture slowly until it begins
to boil, then put into it nearly a half of a cake of Walter
Baker's chocolate, grated, cook, constantly trying a little
of it in a cup of cold water. It is done when the candy
forms a little soft ball in th^ bottom of the cup. When
taken from the fire it must be beaten until perfectly cream-
ed and begins to be heavy, then pour in a buttered plate,
and when cool cut in little blocks. Miss Nell Fuller.
For cooked creams take two cupfuls of granulated sugar,
water enough to wet thoroughly, which will be about two
tablespoonfuls, put the sugar and water on in an unstained
porcelain pan, and let it boil without stirring until it reach-
es the thread degree, i. e., until a thread will form from the
drops from a spoonful of the candy, pour out upon a marble
slab and work with a wooden paddle. First stir around
with the paddle, when begins to cream, work with the pad-
dle and hands until the fondant is perfectly smooth and
without grains. It can be made into rolls and sliced off or
worked into any desired form. This may be kept for a
week or more in cold weather if coevred with waxed paper.
Mrs. H. G. Fennell.
Three cups sugar, 1 cup water, pinch salt, 1 small cocoa-
nut, freshly grated. In hot weather boil till crackles ; in
cold weather don't cook quite so much. When sugar and
water and salt boil well pour over cocoanut and beat.
Mrs. Richard Battle.
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Cream Fruit Roll.
Take a small piece of fondant which has been colored and
roll out very thin. The piece when rolled should be large as
a biscuit. Have ready some chopped nuts, citron and raisins,
work these together with a small piece of fondant, roll un-
til about size of a fingej", place in the first piece of fondant,
rolling the latter around the former. Have ready some
chocolate, which has been dissolved by shaving; place in
double boiler, or over the steam of a kettle, putting in a few
shavings of parafTine. Stick a long hatpin into the roll and
dip it into the chocolate. Place on waxed paper, cut into
thin slices. The fondant must be kept very cold while be-
ing used. If it becomes sticky place in the refrigerator, or
out in the cold air. Mrs. Gordon W. Burnett.
Take two heaping cups of granulated sugar, one wine
glassful of vinegar and one tumbler of water, boil one-half
hour, flavor with vanilla and* pull like molasses candy.
Mrs. J. D. Ponder.
One pund of raisins, 2 pounds of almonds, % pound of
citron, ^ pound of figs, blanch the almonds, cut the raisins
and figs fine, shave citron, dissolve 4 cups of sugar with a
little water, add 1 cup of sweet milk or cream and a tea-
spoonful of buter, cook till thick, which will take about
fifteen minutes, remove from fire, add fruit gradually, beat
thoroughly, wet a napkin, pour candy into it and roll up.
When cold slice thin like cake. Flavor with vanilla.
Mrs. J. D. Frazier.
Stuffed Figs or Dates.
Take a small piece of fondant about the size of a marble
and color delicately pink or green with fruit coloring. Have
ready some chopped raisins, citron and nuts, putting as
much into the fondant as it will hold. Fill out the date or
fig to its natural size, leaving only a peep of the coloring
showing. Mrs. W. Gordon Burnett.
"I drink to the general joy o' the whole table." — Macbeth.
Boil y2 gallon of blackberries in a gallon of water until
the berries are soft. Strain and sweeten while hot, add
lemon to taste. Delicious in warm weather, iced and a ^'hin
slice of lemon in each glass. Mrs. Fanny Clarkson.
Two quarts strong lemonade, 1 cniart claret, 1 pint bottle
Apolinaris water. Mix all, pour over a block of ice.
Allow two teaspoonfuls of grated chocolate to each
breakfast cup of milk and w-ater, put the chocolate into a
porcelain saucepan, add equal quantities of milk and wa-
ter, bring to a boil, simmer six or eight minutes, strain and
serve. Mrs. W. Hal Barker.
Use Marian Harland coffee pot and best quality of Mocha,
Java and Maricaibo coffee, ground fine. One tablespoonful
of coft'ee to each cup of boiling water. Pour back and
forth two or three times until desired strength is secured.
Do not let boil. Serve immediately wath good cream.
N. B. — Be sure and keep the coff'ee pot clean and well
aired. Mrs. C. D. ]\Icador.
The strained juice of four dozen lemons, two dozen or-
anges and one large pineapple grated and strained, one gal-
lon of weak tea ; mix these and add sugar to taste= — not too
sw^eet. When about ready to serve, place large piece of ice
in punch bowd, pour in this fluid and let stand till thor-
oughly cold. Just before serving add a quart bottle of mar-
aschino cherries and a quart of apollinaris or any carbo-
nated lithia water. ' Mrs. J. C. Greenfield.
Roll the lemon till soft, use three lemons to one quart of
water, squeeze out every drop of juice, sweeten to taste.
When wine is used take two-thirds of water and one of
wine, or reject the wine and add sliced pineapple and mar-
aschino cherries. A little soda added is liked by many.
Mrs. C. Y. House.
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Allow one teaspoonful of tea to each pint of water, scald
and dry the teapot, while hot put in the tea, which should
be tied in a small cheese cloth bag, if a tea ball is not used,
let stand for three or four minutes without boiling, pour
off and serve hot, use freshly boiled water. Make the tea
stronger if it is to be iced. Mrs. J. A. Stover.
Red Rock Punch.
Amount to serve 25 guests : One pineapple, 6 oranges,
8 lemons, 1 pint maraschino cherries, 1 pound tea, 1 pound
sugar, 4 quarts Red Rock. Crush fruit or grind in meat
chopper, cover with sugar and let stand four hours ; press
out juice, put in large lump ice, add cherries, tea and Red
Rock just before serving. Mrs. John Hagan.
Don't light the hurners of your gas raiiKe till you're ready to cook. The
flame should be bluish, which shows proper and economical air mixture
through ports at front.
The big burner is for fast cooking or when a large vessel is used. The
other top burners are for ordinary use. The simmering burner is quite useful
when food has been raised to boiling point on the other burners.
In using the oven, remember it's hottest at the top, because heat rises.
To roast meat, have the oven hot with both burners on, then place the
meat inside broiler oven close under the flame, leaving door open, bear the
meat all over thus, to hold the juices in. Extinguish one burner, lower the
meat close the door. When roast is half done, add salt and pepper and turn
it over to cook on other side. Flour may be added at this time, to brown for
gravy. Allow 15 to 20 minutes to the pound for beef, etc., and 25 minutes to
the pound for pork, veal, lamb. Don't boil the roast beforehand. Don t use
a roaster or top on the pan. Cook poultry same way, except in oven. When
done, joints will break.
Cookies and small cakes should be baked quickly. Heat the oven 10
minutes. Then put them in near top of oven.
For baking layer cakes, heat oven 2 minutes, place layers on top rack and
turn down both burners one-fourth. Bake 15 to 20 minutes with this heat.
Bread baking takes from 45 to 60 minutes, according to size of loaf. Bread
should be placed about three inches from bottoni ot oven, after oven has
been heated 10 minutes. Reduce heat one-half when bread goes in About
five minutes before bread is done, turn oflf oven heat and let it finish baking.
For loaf cake baking, use bright tin pan Heat oven two minutes with
both burners. Fill cake pan about half (allowance for rising) Put cake
on rack second from bottom and turn out one burner. Reduce the remaining
burner one-fourth. Cook straight through with this heat Call our demon-
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under flame as possible without burning and turn every ^wo or ^hree min-
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should not be broiled beyond point where it is fluffy and juicy.
A neglected gas range is like anything else; it becomes defective. Proper
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Keep the drip tray clean by washing frequently. Now and then scrub
it with a stifl brush and some good sand soap.
Clean too burners in two quarts hot water to one tablespoon of soda,
or in a strong solution of lye and hot water. Dry by lighting gas a minute.
\fter oven is used, leave door open to dry air inside and prevent rvist
While range is warrn wipe burners and oven with cheesecloth moistened
with three^parts cookikg oil and one part kerosene, or with unsalted grease.
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