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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
Up-to-Date Cook Book
OF TESTED RECIPES.
Compiled and Published by
Mrs. Spencer Watkins
Mrs. Francis F. Field.
For the Benefit of
St. John's Church,
Montgomery Co., Md. Ci«
WASHINGTON, D.[C. :
NATIONAL^ PUBLISH IN^G C O .
i. SOUPS 5
2. FISH, CRABS. ETC ["3
3. OYSTERS [9
4. MEATS 25
5. MEAT AXD FISH SAUCES 29
6. POULTRY AND GAME 3$
7. ENTREES 39
8. EGGS 48
9. VEGETABLES 51
0. BREADS 61
r. sandwiches 69
2. CUBAN RECIPES 73
3. SALADS 75
4. PIES AND PUDDINGS 81
5. PUDDING SAUCES 93
6. DESSERTS 98
7. CAKES 113
8. PRESERVES. PICKLES AND CATSUPS 129
9. BEVERAGES 135
20. CANDIES 141
2i. MISCELLANEOUS 147
22. THINGS WORTH KNOWING 150
Twelve potatoes pared and grated, one onion sliced, one table-
spoonful of parsley, one cup unskimmed milk or cream, two table-
spoonfuls of butter, one tablespoonful of corn starch wet with
cold milk, one teaspoonful of sugar, two quarts boiling water,
pinch of soda in milk. Parboil the potatoes ten minutes, throw
oft" the water, and put them into two quarts of boiling water, cook
in this one hour, with the onions, replenish from the kettle as it
boils away, then set through a fine colander. Season with pep-
per, salt and parsley, reheat and when it bubbles up stir in the
butter and corn starch, boil up, add milk and serve.
MRS. N. B. FUGITT.
To one pound of canned tomatoes or four large ones cut fine
add one quart of boiling water and let boil till done. Then add
nearly a teaspoonful of soda, when it foams add one quart of
sweet milk, pepper, salt and butter, or one cup of sweet cream
instead of butter, a few cracker crumbs rolled fine, and serve.
CREAM OF CELERY.
One head of celery, one pint water, one pint milk, one table-
spoonful butter, one tablespoonful of flour, one-half teaspoonful
salt, one-half saltspoonful white pepper. Wash and scrape celery,
cut into half-inch slices, put into the pint of boiling water and
cook until very soft, when done mash it in the water in which it
is boiled and add salt and pepper. Cook an onion in the milk and
with it make a white sauce with the butter and flour, add this to
the celery and strain through soup strainer, mashing with the
back of a spoon until all but a few tough fibres of the celery are
squeezed through. Return soup in double boiler to the fire, heat
till steaming, when it is ready to serve. MISS SKILES.
\ EGETABLE SOUP.
Before breakfast wash a beef shank in several waters, break the
bone and put in a large pot of cold water, keep it steadily boiling
until one hour before dinner, when the following vegetables pre-
viously prepared must be added to the soup, after it has been
carefully skimmed of all grease and strained: One pint of peeled
and chopped tomatoes, one pint of lima or butter beans, one pint
of grated corn, one pint of chopped cabbage, one pint of sliced
white potatoes, one sliced turnip, one carrot, little minced onion,
parsley, one tablespoonful of pepper sauce, one heaping table-
spoonful of flour rubbed into one teacupful of milk, one teacupful
of brown sugar, one teaspoonful of black pepper. Boil an hour,
thicken with mixed milk and flour and serve.
MRS. \V ATKINS.
One dozen Little Neck clams, three large potatoes, one-half
pound butter, two onions, two tablespoonfuls flour, pepper, salt
and one teaspoonful minced parsley, mince the clams fine and
boil tender. Put butter and flour in a saucepan, wuen drawn add
clams and about two quarts of the juice, add potatoes and onion,
cut fine and cook till done, add parslev, season to taste and serve.
CREAM OF CORN.
To each quart of corn cut from the cob for canned corn) add
three quarts of water, boil till tender and then add two ounces of
butter that has been well mixed with a tablespoonful of flour,
boil fifteen minutes more, season to taste and just before serving
add heaping cupful of whipped cream.
MRS. SPENCER WATKINS.
Heat clear soup stock, add pepper, salt, celery salt, cloves, a
little catsup or Worcestershire sauce, port or sherry to suit the
taste. Serve in cups for breakfast or luncheon. When used for
dinner call consomme and serve in soup plates. Egg dice, bread
dice and force meat balls are put in the tureen and the hot soup
is poured over them. Of course, onlv one kind is used at a time.
DELICIOUS TURTLE SOUP.
Scald and scrape outer skin off the shell of the turtle, open care-
fully so as not to break the gall, break both shells to pieces and
put in the pot, lay the fins, eggs and some of the more delicate
parts by and put the rest in the pot with a couple of quarts of
water, add two onions, parsley, thyme, salt and pepper, cloves
and allspice to suit taste. An hour before dinner take the parts
laid by, rub them in browned flour, fry them in butter and put
with the eggs into the soup. About one-half hour before dinner
thicken the soup with browned Hour and butter rubbed together.
Serve very hot. MRS. SPENCER WATKINS.
CREAM OF CHICK EX.
( hie three-pound chicken, one-quarter pound butter, one
onion, three tablespoon fills flour, one quart milk, salt, pepper and
a little nutmeg, yolks of three eggs. Boil fowl till tender, put but-
ter in pan and work well with flour, then add broth of chicken,
which will make a very fine cream, when hot add milk and color
with the volks of eggs. Season to taste and strain through fine
sieve. ' "THE WINDSOR."
( )KRA SOUP.
Cut okra in very thin slices and throw into one and one-half
quarts of boiling water, when tender add one quart of milk, a
large tablespoonful of butter, two tablespoonfuls of flour and
white pepper to taste. This soup must be made in porcelain
kettle. MRS. SPENCER WATKINS.
OX TAIL SOUP.
Take two ox tails, an onion, two carrots, two stalks of celery,
a little parsley and a small cut of pork. Cut the ox tails at the
joints, slice the vegetables and mince the pork. Put the pork,
onion and ox tails into a stewpan and fry them a short time. Now
put the ox tails and fried onions into soup kettle, with four quarts
of cold water. Let simmer for about four hours, then add the
other vegetables, with four cloves, pepper and salt; as soon as the
vegetables are well cooked the soup is clone. Strain it.
KENTON COOK BOOK.
GREEN PEA SOUP.
Boil one-half peck of peas in one and one-half gallons water
till perfectly done, take out, mash and strain through colander,
then pour a little water well boiled over them to separate pulp
from hull. Return to the water they were boiled in, chop up one
large or two small onions, fry them in smallest quantity of lard
not to burn them, add this with chopped thyme, parsley, pepper
and salt: just before taking from the fire stir in one tablespoonful
of butter. If the soup is too thin cream a little butter and flour
to thicken. MRS. WATKINS.
CREAM OF TOMATO.
One dozen ripe tomatoes, one carrot, two onions, six cloves,
one-half lemon, salt and red pepper to taste, one tablespoonful
vinegar, one-quarter pound butter, three tablespoonfuls flour;
cut tomatoes, carrot, onion and lemon in small pieces, put in
saucepan with one gallon of water, let it boil down to three quarts,
draw butter and flour in saucepan, then pour over the hot toma-
toes the broth, which will make a cream. Add vinegar, a table-
spoonful of sugar and season. Serve with crotons.
TO MAKE CROTONS.
Butter a slice of evenly cut bread, divide into cubes one-third
of an inch thick, place these cubes on a tin plate and place on the
grate of a moderate oven fifteen minutes; when done they should
be a light brown, crisp and brittle; sprinkle 'in soup just before
serving. MISS SKILES.
RICH BEEF SOUP.
Crack the bones of a good beef shank and put in a pot that
holds two gallons, fill the pot with cold water and set on the fire;
as soon as it begins to boil set it on the back of the stove where
it will boil slowly, skim well and put in the vegetables, one-half
pint shelled butter beans, one pint ripe tomatoes peeled, one
quart tender okra sliced thin, and one-half hour before the soup is
done one pint corn cut from the cob. Soup should boil slowly
for six or seven hours. Add salt and pepper to taste where corn
is added. Before serving carefullv skim off all grease.
MRS. SPENCER WATKINS.
OYSTER SOUP WITH MILK.
Boil one quart of rich milk, season with pepper, salt and a large
tablespoonful of butter, then add one quart of oysters and just
le1 it come to the boiling point, and serve. M ISS HOCK
I >YSTER SOUP.
One quart oysters, one pint milk, one blade mace, small piece < >f
celery, one tablespoonful butter, tablespoonful of flour, half tea-
spoonful salt, and few grains of cayenne. Drain oysters in a col-
ander and wash them by passing through a cup of cold water
which drains into the liquor. Lift oysters one at a time and ex-
amine for pieces of shell. Cook till oysters become plump, but
do not allow to boil, heat liquor and water that has been drained
into it till bubbles rise to the surface and then skim off scum that
rises. Heat milk, mace and celery in same way, remove mace and
celery from the milk and add butter and flour that have been
creamed together with a little milk. Cook till it thickens, add
oysters and serve at once. MRS. WATKINS.
Fry a large onion in two ounces of lard until it is quite brown,
but not at all burnt. Remove all the onion from the lard; in the
same lard fry a chicken which has been cut up and floured, only
do not cook it quite done; put the fried chicken in a sou]) pot,
then to the same lard fry one (two quarts better) of okra sliced in
small pieces, put the okra in the soup pot with the chicken and
pour over this three pints of water, let it simmer one hour, not
boil fast, then add one quart of tomatoes chopped fine, season
with salt and one green pepper chopped fine, parsley, celery tops,
grated corn, tender lima beans, let this cook ever so slowly, with
meat, until vegetables and meat -are undistinguishable and the
whole becomes quite thick; a few minutes before serving add a
tablespoonful of butter, remove all bones possible, serve with rice.
For a six o'clock dinner begin your "gumbo" at one p. m. If
too thick for your taste add a teacupful of hot water from time to
time. Gumbo cannot be made in one hour, it must cook slowly a
long time. Gumbo can be made of beef cut in small slices, floured
and fried in the same way as chicken, and add any bits of cold
ham, chicken or veal you may have. MISS WAGXER.
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FISH, CRABS, ETC.
Steam ami pick four pounds of fish. Take one quart of milk.
one bunch parsley chopped fine, pepper and salt; when milk is
nearly boiling thicken with flour until it is the consistency of thick
cream. After taking" from fire add two well beaten eggs and one-
quarter of a pound of butter. Butter a baking dish, put in a layer
of hsh, and one of dressing, until the dish is full; sprinkle crackep
crumbs on top and bake twenty minutes before serving. This can
be served in individual dishes. MISS SKILES.
For four pounds of fish before it is picked use one quart of milk
and a little parsley, one-quarter pound of butter, pepper, salt and
two eggs; boil milk with salt, pepper and chopped parsley thick-
ened with dour, until it is as thick as soft butter. Take from
stove and put in while hot two well beaten eggs and the butter.
AIRS. K. W. SKILES.
FRESH CODFISH AU GRAT1X.
Boil the cod until tender, cut in pieces and put in baking dish ;
use same sauce as for cauliflower, cover with bread crumbs and
send to oven. MRS. G. T. DUNLOP.
Take a piece of halibut weigning five or six pounds, and lay in
salt and water for two hours. Wipe dry and score the outer skin.
Set in baking pan in tolerably hot oven and bake an hour, basting
often with butter and water heated together in tin cup or sauce-
pan. When a fork will penetrate it easily it is done. It should be
a fine brown. Take the gravy in the dripping pan, add a little
boiling water. Should there not be enough stir a tablespoonful
of catsup, the juice of a lemon and thicken with browned flour,
previouslv wet with cold water. Boil up once and put into sauce
boat. KENTON COOK BOOK.
One and one-half pints of shelled shrimps, one pint of boiling
water, one-half pint of grated bread crumbs, one teaspoonful beef
14 FISH, CRABS, ETC.
extract, two tablespoonfuls of flour, three tablespoonfuls of butter,
one generous teaspoonful of salt, one-eighth teaspoonful of cay-
enne, one teaspoonful of mustard, one teaspoonful of lemon juice.
Dissolve the beef extract in the boiling water. Put butter in a
saucepan and beat to a cream. Add flour and mustard and beat
until light. Gradually pour the hot liquid on this. Place the
saucepah on the fire and stir contents until they begin to boil.
Now add the lemon juice and half the salt and peoper and cook
six minutes. Season shrimps and stir them into the sauce. Turn
the mixture in a shallow escallop dish that will hold about a quart,
cover with grated bread crumbs and dot with half tablespoonful
of butter broken into little bits. Bake for twentv minutes in a
rather hot oven. D.
Soak as much codfish as you desire to cook over night. In the
morning pick it to pieces and place in a saucepan with cream and
some potatoes cut into small pieces. Add butter and salt and let
it cook until thoroughly tender. Serve over toast on a flat dish.
Soak half dozen mackerel over night, boil until 'tender, remove
bones and lay in stone jar. Boil one quart of vinegar with one
grated nutmeg, three blades of mace and three cloves ; pour over
fish. Will be readv for use in about two days.
KENTON COOK BOOK.
SARDINES ON TOAST.
Drain the oil from a box of sardines and drain the fishes on
brown paper. Cut bread into thin slices a little longer and wider
than the fishes. Toast and arrange the fishes one on each slice.
Stand in the oven until hot. Scatter lightly with grated Parmesan
cheese. Garnish dish with lemon and parsley.
For twenty-five guests take two pounds of halibut, boil care-
fully and pick apart, then, with wooden spoon, mash until per-
fectly fine. Add two unbeaten whites of eggs, mix thoroughly
and then stir in one pint whipped cream. Add two teaspoonfnls
salt, dash of pepper, pack into cutlet or other small moulds,
stand in steamer and steam for twenty minutes, turn out on heated
dish and pour over them sauce Hollandaise. MRS. RORER.
FISH. CRABS, ETC. 15
Take meat, eggs and coral of twelve large crabs, put in sauce-
pan with half pound butter, warm well. The juice of one lemon,
red pepper and salt to taste, small pinch of mustard and one
tablespoonful Hour; stir well and just before taking from the fire
add yolks of four eggs; mix well and fill shells; sprinkle with
cracker meal and a little melted butter and brown. ( >ne cup of
white wine will add to the above. "THE WINDS< >R."
Turn up ends of shells and take out dead man's fingers, take ofT
flap and cut out sand bag. Lay in cold water till ready to fry.
Dust with flour, put little salt and fry in hot lard.
CRAB A LA CREOLE.
Put into a saucepan a large piece of butter and four young
onions cut into rings, two green chilies chopped fine, one small
sliced tomato, salt, black pepper, and a little cayennne; stew
gently five or six minutes, then dredge in a very little flour and
add a very little good cream. Pick the meat from two crabs, put
into the sauce, stew two minutes and serve on toast.
To twenty-five cents' worth of crab meat add three eggs, a little
bread crumbs, red pepper, salt, butter, one onion grated fine.
Mix. Put some butter and lard in frying pan; when hot drop
these in like potato cakes. MORGAN.
LOBSTER A LA NEWBURG.
Split two good sized, freshly boiled lobsters, pick all the meat
from shells, cut into pieces about an inch square. Place in sauce-
pan over hot fire with one ounce fresh butter, pinch salt, half
saltspoonful red pepper, adding two medium sized truffles cut
into dice. Cook five minutes then add one wine glass of Madeira
wine, reduce one-half, which will take three minutes. Have three
egg yolks in a bowl with half pint sweet cream beaten well to-
gether, add to lobster. Gently shuffle for two minutes longer, or
until it thickens. Pour into a hot tureen and serve.
16 * FISH. CRABS, ETC.
( >ne pound lobster meat, half pound best butter, half cup flour,
pinch mustard, juice of one lemon, salt, pepper and little nutmeg.
Put butter and flour in saucepan and make a drawn sauce. Then
add lobster meat and work well. Add mustard, minced parsley,
salt, pepper, lemon juice and nutmeg. Let cool, then form in
cutlets, bread in cracker meal and egg, fry a nice brown. Serve
with cream, tomato or Bernaise sauce. "THE WINDSOR."
COD A LA.CREME.
Put into boiling water for ten minutes two pounds of fresh cod-
fish, lift it carefully from the water and pick into large flakes with
a silver fork. Put one tablespoonful of butter and one of flour
into a saucepan, mix, add one pint of milk, stir constantly until
boiling, then add codfish, teaspoonful of salt and one-fourth tea-
spoonful of pepper, stand over back part of fire until smoking
hot. Arrange on the serving dish a neat border of mashed po-
tatoes, fresh over with white of egg, run in the oven just a mo-
ment to brown, and then add to the codfish mixture the yolks of
two eggs; stand over the fire until it just comes to boiling point;
pour it into the center of border; sprinkle over some thinly chop-
ped parslev; garnish the dish with gherkins and radishes, and
serve. MRS. WATKINS.
SOFT SHELL CRABS.
Take four pats butter, let it become very hot, then put in four
medium sized soft shell crabs, first prepared by removing lungs
and washing thoroughly. Add two teaspoonfuls lemon juice.
Cook about ten minutes, being careful not to burn. Season with
little salt and white pepper.' Serve on toast or plain. H. H.
BROILED ( )YSTERS.
Lay large oysters on close gridiron. Cook on one side, then
on the other. Season with pepper, salt and melted butter. Serve
on squares of toast and garnish with thin sliees of lemon.
KENTON COOK BOOK.
PHILADELPHIA FRIED OYSTERS.
Purchase large oysters, drain in a colander and dry one at a
time on soft napkin or old linen towel, lifting with the fingers,
not with a fork. Season them on both sides with salt and pepper.
Beat up an egg in a saucer, and add tablespoonful of boiling
water and little salt. Have ready on the baking board plenty of
powdered bread or cracker crumbs, well seasoned with salt and
pepper. Dip each oyster in the beaten egg and then in the
crumbs, being careful that every part is covered with crumbs.
Meantime heat the fat in which the oysters are to be fried, and
test by dropping in a crumb of bread, which will brown quickly
if the fat is hot enough. Lay in six oysters, watch carefully, and
when they are of a golden brown tint remove with a skimmer,
drain on soft paper, and serve at once. Cook more as soon as the
first are served. Oysters should never be fried until it is quite
time to send them to table. If there are many to fry they may
all be dipped and made ready as much as half an hour before they
will be needed. They must then be laid on a clean cloth in a
cool place until it is time to fry them. D.
For one gallon. Wash oysters and strain liquor through flan-
nel, then cook. Lay oysters on dish to cool. Take two quarts
of liquor and one quart vinegar (if too acid add more liquor to
suit taste). Put on stove with several blades mace, handful cloves
and few allspice; boil couple of minutes. Take off, add little cay-
enne and pour over oysters. Let cool before putting in sealed
jars. MRS. ALPHEUS MIDDLETOX.
Lay some oysters, in the shell,, on a steamer. Set over pot of
boiling water until the shells open. Serve at once with salt, pep-
per and butter. Lemon can also be used.
One quart oysters, one pint cream, one small slice of onion,
half cupful milk, whites of four eggs, two tablespoonfuls butter,
salt, pepper, two tablespoonfuls hour, one cupful of fine, dry
bread crumbs, six potatoes, one tablespoonful minced parsley.
Pare and boil potatoes, mash fine and light, add milk, salt, pep-
per, one tablespoonful of butter, whites of eggs beaten to stiff
froth and the parsley. Have a two-quart charlotte russe mould
well buttered and sprinkle the bottom and sides with bread
crumbs (there must be butter enough to hold the crumbs). Line
mould with the potato and let stand a few minutes. Put cream
and onion on to boil, mix flour with little cold cream or milk
(about one-quarter of a cupful) and stir into the boiling cream.
Season well with salt and pepper and cook eight minutes. Let
the oysters come to a boil in their own liquor, skim them and
drain off all juice. Take the onion from the sauce and add oys-
ters. Taste to see if seasoned enough, and turn into mould very
gently, cover with the remainder of potato, being careful not to
put on too much at once. When covered bake a naif hour in hot
oven. Take from oven ten minutes before dishing time and let
it stand on the table. It should be baked half an hour. Place a
larger platter over the mould and turn both dish and mould at
the same time. Remove mould very gently. Garnish dish with
parsley and serve. Every part of the mould must have a thick
coating of mashed potato, and when the covering of potato is put
on no opening must be left for sauce to escape.
KENTON COOK BOOK.
One dozen large oysters, dry them on a towel, take two large
tablespoonfuls of butter, brown slightly in a stewing pan, and
when the oysters are thoroughly dry put them in the butter, into
which add a small quantity of flour. Let them simmer about
twenty minutes, season with black and red pepper, salt and a
little Worcestershire sauce. "THE GRAFTON."
This is particularly nice when something out of the ordinary
is desired for a luncheon. Cut a long loaf of bread into slices
about two inches thick. Trim off the crust, make the slices
sciuare and then dig out the crumb at the center of each, leaving
sides and bottom to form a sort of box. Brush the hollowed
squares of bread with melted butter and place them in a quick
oven. \\ lu'ii they have browned nicely fill them with creamed
oysters and serve. 1 ).
CREAMED ( >YSTERS.
Dry one pint of oysters on a napkin, spread on a plate and sea-
son with salt, pepper and a suspicion of cayenne. Make a sauce
with one pint of cream, one tablespoonful butter and two of flour.
When sauce is cooked roll in the oysters, put in individual scallop
dishes and hake in hot oven ten minutes. Mix oysters and sauce
while hot and put in oven immediately. "THE WINDS< )R."
( »ne quart of oysters, one pint of milk, one-half pint water, one-
half cupful of butter. Pmt milk, water and butter on stove and let
get scalding hot, add one heaping tablespoonful of flour rubbed
smooth in a little milk, and cook until it thickens. Add three
eggs well beaten, then two tablespoonfuls of rolled cracker and
the oysters and let scald, stirring all the time. - Season with pep-
per and salt. Turn this into baked crust. For crust, make after
rule for puff paste, line the baking dish and bake. Cut upper
crust to fit dish and bake on heavy paper if you haven't pan the
right size. Prick bottom crust with fork to prevent blistering.
KENTON COOK BOOK.
Drain oysters in colander. Have a frying pan very hot. pour in
the oysters, a lump of butter size of an egg (for a pint of oysters),
one tablespoonful cracker crumbs, teaspoonful lemon juice, salt
and cayenne pepper. Let all cook together for a minute or so,
just until the oysters commence to curl. MRS. INNES.
Chop one quart of oysters, mince one onion fine, add about as
many urown bread crumbs as oysters, season with pepper and
salt, a little lemon juice with yolks of four raw eggs, one table-
spoonful of butter. Cook a little, fill shells and bake a light
brown. MRS. J. X. MITCHELL.
Cut an oblong slice from the upper side of a Vienna loaf of
bread, then scoop out the crumbs from the inside of the loaf.
Spread the casing with butter, fill with raw oysters, about a quart;
add one tablespoonful of chopped parsley, half a cupful of cream,
some small bits of butter, pepper, salt and two drops of Tabasco
sauce. Put on the upper crust, put in a baking dish and pour
the oyster liquor over it. Cover and bake twenty minutes, bast-
ing often with the oyster liquor. When done nut on an oblong
dish, cut in slices and serve hot. MRS. W ATKINS.
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The pig should not be under four or six weeks old. Stuff with
cooked sweet potatoes in which a small slice of bacon has been
chopped hue. pepper and salt to taste. Scald the pig on the in-
side, rub with pepper and salt, fill and sew up. Bend the forelegs
under the body, the hind legs forward under the pig and skewer
to keep in position. Place in a large baking pan and pour over
one quart of boiling water. Baste often. When of a fine brown
cover the edges of a large dish with curled parsley ; first sift over
the pig powdered crackers, then place it kneeling in a PTeen bed.
Place in the mouth a red apple. If eaten hot serve with the
gravy. It is better cold served with little mounds of grated horse-
radish in the green bed. The mouth must be kept open with a
corn cob or piece of wood while cooking.
MRS. CALL AH AX.
Cut in slices: if salty, pour boiling water over the meat and let
it stand five or ten minutes. Wipe dry and boil over a clear fire.
Pepper before serving. If the ham looks dry, pour a little
melted butter on it.
B< >ILED FRESH TONGUE.
Wash well and put into boiling water to cover, with three table-
spoonfuls of salt and one tablespoonful of pepper. Cook six
hours or until very tender; cook down in kettle, being careful that
it does not burn. Peel off the skin while hot.
' KENTON COOK BOOK.
FRICASSEE OF COLD MEAT.
One and one-half pints of cold meat, one pint of water, three
tablespoonfuls of butter, one and one-half teasooonfuls of salt,
one-third teaspoonful of pepper, two tablespoonfuls of Hour, one
teaspoonful of onion juice. Have the meat cut in generous slices.
Season it with a teaspoonful of salt and half that much of pepper:
I'm the butter in a frying nan and set on the fire; wnen it becomes
hot add the flour and stir until smooth and brown, then draw
back to a cooler place and gradually add the water, stirring all
the time. Put the pan back on the hot part of the stove and sea-
son the sauce with the remaining salt, pepper and the onion juice.
Simmer for five minutes, then add the cold meat and cook gently
for three minutes if it be rare beef, mutton or game; but if the
meat be veal or poultry it may cook longer. D.
TO FRY TRIPE.
Cut tripe, if it has been boiled, into strips about four inches
wide and six inches long; make batter witn eggs, one teacupful
of flour and a little milk; pepper tripe and roll in batter. Fry in
pan of hot lard; as soon as one side is done turn on other.
AIRS. SPENCER W ATKINS.
Cut one pound of beef tripe into small pieces, stew gently for
twenty minutes, drain and add one pint of the tomato sauce.
When boiling, serve. D.
Chop some cold roast or stewed veal very fine, put a layer in
the bottom of a buttered pudding dish and season with pepper
and salt. Have next a layer of cracker crumbs, sprinkle with bits
of butter and moisten with a little milk, then more seasoned veal
and then another layer of cracker crumbs. When the dish is full
wet with gravy or broth. Have a layer of crackers on top wet
with milk and two beaten eggs. Bake from half to three-quarters
of an hour. Do not get too dry. KENTON COOK BOOK.
FOWL SAUTE WITH GREEN PEAS.
Remnants cold fowl, one and one-half ounces of butter, one
dessertspoonful flour, pepper, salt, good pinch of sugar, one and
one-half pints peas, one-half pint stock. Cut meat from bones in
neat pieces. Put butter in pan and fry fowl to nice brown, having
seasoned with pepper and salt, dredge Hour over it, stir ingre-
dients well, add peas and stock and stew till peas are tender: put
in pinch of sugar. Serve very hot with peas in center.
AIRS. SPENCER WATKINS.
Have the dried beef cut in knife blade slices, shaving as thin as
possible. Place it in a frying pan with enough cold water to
cover it, set it on the fire in a moderate heat and wiien steaming
well (but not boiling) pour off this water, return the meat and
pan to the stove and heat gently, stirring constantly until the beef
is somewhat dry, add a tablespoonful of butter to every half
pound of beef, stir and cook until the meat curls and is getting
slightly crisp, then add sufficient milk for a dressing for the beef,
about one cupful. .Moisten half a tablespoonful of dour in a little-
cold milk and when smooth and the milk in the pan is hot add
this mixture. When about as thick as cream serve on hot platter.
CREAMED DRIED BEEF.
Eor a family of six allow one-half pound of beef, two cupfuls of
milk, two tablespoonfuls of butter, two teaspoonfuls of flour.
Place the beef in a frying pan, cover with cold water, set on the
fire and gradually heat to sejalding. Drain and return to the
stove, stirring and shaking the beef in the pan to dry off all the
water. When this is done add the butter to the beef and cook until
brown, generally four minutes, stirring all the time. Add the
flour to the fat, stir well, cook one minute, then add the milk.
It will thicken quickly and should form a creamy dressing for the
beef when done. Dust lightly with pepper when on the serving
BEEFSTEAK FRIED WITH OXIONS.
Prepare steak as for broiling, pepper and roll in flour and fry
in lard, remove steak from pan when done, add to gravy one
chopped onion, pepper, salt, one-half teacupful of water and little
mustard. Cook few minutes, put steak in gravv and serve.
MRS. SPEXCER WATKINS.
BRISKET OF VEAL.
Get a loin roast of veal, make a dressing of bread crumbs, but-
ter, salt, pepper and thyme or sage, and a little chopped pickled
pork. Put this dressing on the under part of the veal and roll.
Tie with a strip of muslin. Put into a pan with a little hot water
and bake, basting often. Cook a six-pound roast from one and
three-fourths to two hours. Make gravv as for roast veal.
ROAST MEAT IX TOMATO.
Make one quart of the sauce as directed. Slice roast beef or
lamb thin, as for the table, and just before serving place it in the
boiling sauce. Cook just long enough to heat the meat and serve.
The secret of making an inviting" dish of alreadv cooked meat is
not forgetting that it is cooked enough. It should be only heated
MEAT AND FISH SAUCES.
Four pounds of brown sugar, one pound of salt, six ounces of
powdered ginger, seven ounces of onions, forty large unripe
apples, two pounds of Sultana raisins, one-half pound powdered
mustard, seven ounces of garlic, two ounces of cayenne pepper,
six quarts of vinegar. Peel and chop fine the apples. Boil down.
Then mix the other ingredients and add them. Stir well.
* MRS. M. C. D. JOHNS( )N.
Two dozen large, ripe tomatoes, four tablespoonfuls sugar,
four onions, two green mango peppers, four cups vinegar, four
dessertspoonfuls salt, two red mango peppers. Scald and peel
tomatoes ; put all the ingredients together and boil until the mix-
ture thickens. Chop onions and peppers verv fine.
Eight large tomatoes, one green pepper, one tablespoonful salt,
one quart vinegar, one tablespoonful cinnamon, four large onions,
four tart apples, two pints brown sugar, one tablespoonful cloves,
one tablespoonful allspice. Hash all verv fine and boil one and
a half hours. MISS FIELD.
Four yolks of eggs, lemon juice, oil, little vinegar, pickle and
parsley chopped fine. "THE LOSEKAM."
MUSHRCX )M SAUCE.
Roll piece of butter as large as an egg in heaping teaspoonful
sifted flour, stir in two tablespoonfuls warm water, let simmer,
pour in one teacupful cream and stir, throw in one pint young
mushrooms washed, picked and skinned. Add pepper, salt, an-
other small piece butter, let boil up once shaking pan well and
30 MEAT AND FISH SAUCES.
Stir into one teacup drawn butter, three tablespoonfuls pickled
nasturtiums, adding little salt and pepper. Let simmer and serve.
One pint fresh oysters, scalded enough to plump them, add one
tablespoonful pepper, vinegar, little black pepper and salt, pour
into sufficient quantity drawn butter and serve.
MRS. W ATKINS.
Take tomato catsup, mustard. Tabasco sauce, red and black
pepper and juice of lemon, mix thoroughly with a fork; add olive
oil. When all is thoroughly mixed stir in vinegar.
Two teacupfuls chopped apples, two teacupfuls chopped
onions, one-quarter teacupful red or green peppers chopped, one
pint vinegar and one dessertspoonful salt. Scald and pour over
the above hot. MRS. HOUSE.
One pint cream, one tablespoonful flour, salt and pepper to
taste. Let cream come to a boil, add flour mixed smooth with
little cold cream. Boil three minutes.
Make a butter sauce and stir into it one tablespoonful lemon
juice, two of capers and speck of cayenne. This sauce is for
stewed or boiled fish or mutton.
Make butter sauce and stir into it four tablespoonfuls essence
of anchovv and one of lemon juice. Best for fish.
KENTON COOK BOOK.
Pour the grease off drippings of roast lamb, add tablespoonful
tomato catsup and some green mint chopped fine.
MEAT AND FISH SAUCES. )[
SAUCE H( (LLANDAISE.
I'ut quarter of a box of gelatine in quarter cup of cold water
in soak half hour; put one pint milk over lire, beal together yolks
of three egg's with lour tablespoonfuls sugar, add these to the hot
milk, cook a minute. Take from fire and add gelatine, teaspoon-
ful vanilla, and when cold if you use wine, four tablespoonfuls
sherry. This should be about as thick as good cream.
( hie teaspoonful white pepper, one-half teaspoonful mustard.
one teaspoonful salt, one-half cup vinegar, one tablespoonful oil.
Mix salt, pepper and mustard, then very slowly add the vinegar,
and after mixing thoroughly add drop by drop the "oil.
If vou take the meat of a rock fish that has been boiled and al-
lowed to get cold, mince the meat fine and serve on lettuce with
this sauce, vou will have a delicious salad.
MRS. M. C. D. JOHNSON.
Two pats butter, two teaspoonfuls chopped parsley, one tea-
spoonful mixed English mustard, two chopped onions and two
tablespoonfuls vinegar. After butter is well melted cook two min-
utes; keep continually stirring. Add one tablespoonful Worces-
tershire sauce, good pinch salt, some black pepper and little cay-
enne. Additional mustard and Worcestershire sauce may be
added if desired to have it more sharp. H. H.
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POULTRY AND GAME.
Cut rabbit into eight pieces; after cooking in salt and water put
in stew pan with slice of pork or bacon and with more than
enough water to cover it; when nearly done take out the pieces,
strain water in which they have been boiled and return all to
stew pan with teacupful of milk, little pepper, salt, chopped onion
and parsley; after this boils up stir in heaping tablespoonful of
butter in which a tablespoonful of flour has been rubbed. Let
boil once more, then serve in covered dish with four hard boiled
eggs sliced over it and bread crumbs. The same recipe for
squirrel. MRS. WATKINS.
Split them at the back, broil, basting them often with butter,
over a hot fire. As soon as the birds are done add a little more
butter, pepper and salt. Can be served on buttered toast.
If the ducks are young they are served rare and are not
stuffed. An especially delicious flavor is developed in the cook-
ing if a cup of chopped celery and a half cupful of onion is placed
in the body of each bird, removing this flavoring before serving.
Full grown ducks should be well cooked, an hour and a quarter is
usually sufficient, unless of extra size. They should be basted
every ten minutes. D.
Proceed with turkey as with chicken, allowing fifteen minutes
to the pound. Roast slowly and baste often. It is well to cover
the breast with a well greased paper. Stuff the turkey with a
dressing made of bread crumbs, seasoned with pepper, salt, but-
ter, onion, thyme or sage. Or mix oysters with the bread crumbs
or use oysters only. Another way, add raisins and sage to the
bread crumbs and omit onion. M ISS HOGE.
36 POULTRY AND GAMK.
Clean the clucks and stuff the body with a dressing of bread
crumbs seasoned with pepper, salt, melted butter, sage and onions
or a stuffing of onions alone. Fry the onions brown and season
with pepper and salt. Place the ducks in a pan and put about a
half pint of boiling water in the pan and baste often. Keep cov-
ered. If the ducks are young three-fourths of an hour or one
hour will cook them long enough. When the ducks are old they
should be steamed an hour and then roasted thirty minutes. 1}
the ducks are not fat lav thin slices of bacon over the breast.
KENTON COOK BOOK.
TO BROIL PARTRIDGES.
Place in salt and water an hour or two before broiling. When
taken out wipe dry and rub all over with fresh butter, pepper and
salt. First broil under or split side on gridiron over right clear
coals, turning till upper side is fine, light brown. It must be
cooked principally from under side. When done rub well again
with fresh butter, and if not ready to serve immediately put in
large, shallow tin bucket, which will keep them hot, without mak-
ing them dry and hard ; when served sift over them powdered
crackers browned. MRS. WATKINS.
Flour, pepper and salt thoroughly spring chickens. Put good
sized lump butter in pan and let it get hot on top of stove. Put
in chickens, breast downwards and brown, then put in oven for
about thirty minutes. Add then a half pint water, cover with pan,
cook another thirty minutes, basting occasionally. Let cook with
breast down until water is added.
Stew chicken until tender, remove it and add to gravy pepper,
salt, cream and flour, and let come to a boil. Place in baking dish
first, back of chicken, then wings and any other pieces and some
small pieces of potato, then pour on some of the gravy. Have
read\- a rich baking powder biscuit dough, roll out half an inch
thick and put over the chicken; add rest of chicken and cover
again with dough; cut slit in middle of dough, pour rest of gravy
through the slit. Place on top of stove, cover lightly and boil ten
minutes. Remove cover and bake in oven half an hour.
KENTON COOK BOOK.
( )ne chicken boiled and chopped very fine, three pairs of sweet-
breads, two pairs of calf brains boiled, one tablespoonful butter,
one tablespoonful chopped parsley, one-half onion put on stove
and cooked a few minutes, strain and mix with other ingredients.
Then put one-quarter pound butter, one-half pint cream, two
tablespoonfuls rlour, yolks of two eggs well beaten; mix all these
on the stove and when it begins to thicken pour it with the
chicken, sweetbreads and brains, one-half teaspoonful nutmeg
or mace (or both), red pepper and salt to taste. Mix thoroughly;
if too thick then thin with a liquor from the chicken - one gill of
sherry wine. Set in a cool place two or three hours before mak-
ing in croquettes. MRS. J. MAURY DOVE.
SALMON CR( )QUETTES.
Fry an onion, chopped fine in one oz. butter, a golden brown,
adding one tablespoonful flour moistened with one-half pint of
white stock, stirring constantly until it hardens. Season with
one-half tablespoonful salt, scant teaspoonful white pepper, same
of cayenne, one tablespoonful English sauce, one-half teaspoon-
ful mustard, one teaspoonful chopped parsley. Stir well. Add
two pounds salmon cooked and cut fine, with twelve mushrooms
also chopped fine. Cook for thirty minutes. Then put back off
hot fire, add four yolks of eggs, stir again for one minute; then
let cool. Form into croquettes, roll in bread crumbs and egg and
fry in very hot lard. DELMONICO.
Roll the trimmings from pie crust into a sheet about one-sixth
of an inch thick. Cut this into cakes with the largest patty cutter.
Have any kind of meat or fish prepared as for croquettes. Put
heaping spoonful on each cake. Brush edges of the paste with
beaten egg. then fold and press together. When all are done din
in beaten egg and fry brown in boiling lard. Thev should cook
about eight minutes. Serve hot. MISS HOGE.
CANXELON OF BEEF.
Two pounds of round of beef that has hung for several days,
the rind of half a lemon, four sprigs of parsley, one teaspoonful of
salt, one-fourth teaspoonful pepper, quarter of a nutmeg, two
tablespoonfuls melted butter, one raw egg and one teaspoonful
onion juice. Chop meat, parsley and- lemon rind very fine, add
other ingredients and mix thoroughly, then add one teaspoonful
lemon juice. Shape into rolls about three inches in diameter and
six in length. Roll in buttered paper and bake half hour, basting
with butter and water. Place on hot plate and serve with tomato
sauce. MISS SKILES.
CREAMED TURKEY WITH MUSHROOMS.
One pint of any kind of cold fowl cut in pieces about the size of
dice and creamed. Half can mushrooms or same quantity of fresh
mushrooms; one tablespoonful flour creamed with tablespoon ful
butter. Serve in patty shells. MRS. WATKINS.
Halve cucumbers and remove seeds; boil four tablespoonfuls
rice for half hour; drain and add to it equal Quantity of chopped
meat. Peel two tomatoes, halve and press out seeds; cut into
small pieces and mix with other ingredients; add half teaspoonful
salt and dash of pepper; place this mixture in cavity from which
seeds were taken; put halves together: bind cucumbers in shape
with piece of twine and stand in baking pan. Add half cupful of
water, bake slowly one hour, basting four or five times. These
may also be baked by stuffing the mixture into the space from
which seeds were taken and baking in halves.
Peel four good sized cucumbers, cut into slices and then into
blocks. Crumb sufficient bread to make a pint. Cover bottom of
baking dish with layer of the crumbs, then layer of cucumbers,
and sprinkle over it a tablespoonful of chopped onion, then an-
other layer of crumbs, cucumbers, chopped onion, with a dusting
of salt, pepper and celery and having the last layer crumbs. Dot
over this a tablespoonful of butter cut into pieces. Bake in a
moderate oven one hour." . MRS. 1XXES.
To one boiled chicken picked as for salad add one dozen olives.
Cut up three green peppers, two heads of celery, season with red
pepper and salt to taste and mix all well. Take one dozen hard
boiled eggs, slice and place them around the bottom and sides of
a deep dish, then put the chicken in. Let the liquor in which the
chicken was boiled boil down to a pint, then add a quarter of a
box of gelatine which, when dissolved and cool, pour on the
chicken in the mould. Let it stand until perfectly firm and turn
out into a dish. Serve with lettuce and mayonnaise.
ESCALLOPEL) CHICK EN.
One can mushrooms, two whole eggs or four yolks, one
chicken chopped fine with one pair of parboiled sweetbreads.
Tut on tire, add one pint of cream or rich milk. As it comes to a
boil stir in one cup of butter creamed with one tablespoonful corn
starch. Stir in eggs well beaten, salt and penper to taste. Mix
chicken and mushrooms, put in baking dish with cracker crumbs
on top and bake brown. AIRS. J. X. MITCHELL.
Chop very fine any pieces of chicken that may be left. To ever)
pint of the meat allow one-half pint cream, one tablespoonful
butter, one of chopped parsley, three hard boiled eggs, two table-
spoonfuls bread crumbs, quarter of nutmeg grated, salt and cay-
enne to taste. Put butter in a frying pan to melt, add bread
crumbs, the cream, chicken and seasoning. Stir over the fire un-
til it boils, then add the hard boiled eggs chopped very hue. Fill
paper cases or individual dishes with this mixture, sprinkle lightly
with bread crumbs and brown in quick oven.
SWEETBREAD AXD MUSHROOOM PATES.
Ten sweetbreads parboiled, skimmed and all fat removed; cut
in small pieces. Add one even teaspoonful salt, one can French
mushrooms. Slice thin, add to juice one teaspoonful salt, one
teaspoonful pepper, one saltspoonful powdered mace, lump of
butter size of guinea egg. Simmer slowly twenty minutes, add
sweetbreads dredged with one heaping spoonful corn starch, well
mixed in sweetbreads. Let boil up once stirring so as to prevent
sticking. Serve in pate shells. MRS. WATKINS.
One cupful of coarse bread crumbs, three cupfuls of milk, one
cupful of grated cheese. Put into pudding dish with crumbs and
butter on top. Rake thirty minutes. MRS. IX'XES.
STUFFED GREEX PEPPERS.
Half loaf of stale bread (not crust) grated. < >ne slightly fried
onion chopped hue, one slice boiled ham chopped hue. Fry ham
and onion together. One scalded tomato chopped fine and mixed
with the above. Mix in the yolk of one egg and a piece of butter
size of an egg. Half teaspoonful of powdered thyme. Add bread
to make thick paste. Stuff pepper and bake. Serve with tomato
or any other good sauce. "THE LOSEKAM."
Six medium sized terrapins, six eggs, half pound butter, one
quart cream, salt, pepper and vinegar to taste; add cream last.
Boil the eggs hard; cream yolks, pepper, salt and vinegar to-
gether. Put terrapin on fire and when boiling add the cream and
boil. MISS SKILES.
Boil shin of ten pounds beef till meat falls from the bone. Pick
to pieces, rejecting all gristle. Set liquor away to cool, remove
fat, boil liquor to a pint and a half, then return meat to the liquor
and while hot add salt, pepper, half teaspoonful cloves, little nut-
meg, parsley, cinnamon and a very little sage and savory. Let it
boil up once and then pour -into a mould or deep dish. Cut in
slices. MRS. W ATKINS.
Boil a chicken, take off skin and cut up as for salad. Add
quarter of a tumbler of cream or milk, put over fire, then add the
following dressing: Yolks of three hard boiled eggs mashed fine
and add a quarter pound of butter, red and white pepper to taste
and one teaspoonful of salt. Mix all well together, and add one
wine glass of sherrv. When taken off fire add another wine srlass
of sherry. MRS. TRAPTER.
Parboil pair of sweetbreads; when cold cut up and remove
tough parts not to be used. Make sauce of one auart milk, pars-
ley chopped fine, suspicion of onion, teaspoonful of Worcester-
shire sauce, salt and pepper to taste, three or four tablespoonfuls
of corn starch, three tablespoonfuls butter. Boil milk, add but-
ter, pepper, salt and other ingredients and stir in the corn starch
Mix with sweetbreads and put in pattv dishes, sprinkle top with
buttered crumbs and bake in hot oven for ten minutes.
Melt one pound creamed cheese in one tablespoonful butter,
stirring briskly the while. Ueat up two eggs, teaspoonful mustard,
pinch red pepper, pinch salt, half bottle ale or beer together and
mix with cheese. Cook ten minutes on moderate fire.
( ) RANGE ( >MELETTE.
The thinly grated rind of one orange and three tablespoonfuls
of its juice, three eggs and three teaspoonfuls of powdered sugar.
Beat the yolks, add sugar, rind and juice; fold in the beaten whites
and cook. Fold, turn out, sprinkle thickly with powdered sugar
and score in diagonal lines with clean, red hot poker.
Two ounces bread crumbs, two ounces grated cheese, one egg,
pepper, salt, cavenne. Mix cheese and bread crumbs well, season
rather highly, mix with white of egg, form into balls, dip into
beaten yolk of an egg, then into bread crumbs and fry to light
brown. Dry on blotting paper and serve. MRS. W ATKINS.
TO STUFF GREEX PEPPERS.
Make a white sauce as follows: One tablespoonfnl of butter, a
little more than the same of flour, put on fire and let melt rub-
bing flour slowly in butter, add two cnpfnls milk, stir well: when
it thickens take it off, chop one small tomato, parsley, celery tops,
very little onion, stale bread, the lean part of a strip of bacon
(ham is better), veal, beef or lamb all up together, then add some
of the white sauce, perhaps three tablespoonfuls to five peppers,
cut peppers from the top, take out all the seeds, then stnff with the
above mixture, put on the tops, put in the stove and cook three-
quarters of an hour; dust the top with cracker crumbs before
putting on the tops. MTSS WA( rNER.
Three pairs of sweetbreads, two tablespoonfuls of butter, one
level tablespoonfnl of flonr, one-half pint of water, one teaspoon-
ful of minced carrot, two teaspoonfuls of minced onion, one tea-
spoonful of salt, one-qnarter teaspoonful of pepper, one-half tea-
spoonfnl of extract of beef, one bay leaf, one small sprig of pars-
ley, one small teaspoonful of lemon juice. Clean the sweetbreads
and let them soak for one hour in two quarts of cold water into
which two tablespoonfuls of salt have been stirred. On taking
them from the salt water drop them into a bowl of boiling water
for two minutes: then arrange them in a <.\eep baking pan. Put
the butter, herbs and vegetables in a frying pan and set on the
stove. Cook slowly for fifteen minutes, then add the flour and stir
until the mixture becomes frothy. Add the water gradually, stir-
ring all the time. When this liquid boils stir in the meat extract,
salt, pepper and lemon juice. Cook for Ave minutes and strain
over the sweetbreads. Cover the pan and put in a moderately hot
oven. Cook for one hour, basting every fifteen minutes with the
gravy in the pan. Arrange the sweetbreads on a warm dish and
pour brown mushroom sauce around them.
Head-cheese (pork) is usually made of the head, ears and
tongue, but the head alone may be used if preferred. Clean the
meat with the utmost care and boil both the meat and the bones
in salted water until the former is very tender. Take out the head,
place it in a colander to drain and remove all the bones with a
knife. Cut the ears rather fine and place them with the head
meat. Season the whole to taste with salt, pepper, sage, sweet
marjoram and any other herbs that may be available, and also a
little powdered cloves. Mix the mass well together and pack it
tightly in a bowl, interspersing layers of the mixture with slices of
the boiled tongue. Press the whole into a compact shape and
cover it with a plate on which is placed a sufficiently heavy
weight. The head-cheese will be ready to use in two or three
days. It may be cut in thin slices and served with vinegar and
mustard, if liked; or it may be cut in slices, dipped in egg and
cracker crumbs and fried. D.
FROG LEGS FRICASSEE.
Take three pats butter and let become thoroughly melted, add
little salt and two teaspoonfuls lemon juice or vinegar, put in
three dozen medium sized frogs' legs, cover dish and cook for
thirteen minutes over open fire, being careful not to burn; remove
juice, add one and a half cups white sauce; if too thick thin with
some of juice removed. Cook about three minutes, season to
taste and serve. H. H.
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an egg, little pepper and salt and dessertspoonful of Hour. Heat
yolks and whites separately, melt butter in the milk and stir into
the yolks; put the dour in a little of the milk and stir well; add to
the yolks lastly the whites beaten to a very stiff froth. Bake in
pan well greased with lard in quick oven.
MRS. ALPHEUS MIDDLETON.
Boil the eggs hard and cut in two, remove the yolks, mash
hue, adding pepper, salt, melted butter and mustard to taste. Fill
the cavities and bind the two pieces together. A little chopped
parsley can be added or omit the mustard and add a little
chopped chicken, in which case roll in egg and cracker crumbs
and fry in hot lard. KENTON COOK BOOK.
EGGS A LA SUISSE.
Butter a dish, put one and a half ounces of grated cheese, then
four eggs, not breaking the yolks; two tablespoonfuls of cream,
pepper and salt; cover with another one and a half ounces of
cheese and bake ten minutes. This may be served one egg in
each little saucepan with enough cheese, etc., for itself.
Three eggs, one-half pint of milk, one tablespoonful of butter,
one-quarter saltspoonful of salt. Place butter in the chafing dish,
beat eggs until light, add to them the milk and salt, and when the
butter is quite hot stir in this mixture, stirring with a silver fork
until the eggs are creamv and cooked sufficiently. Serve on toast.
Boil hard and cut in round, thick slices. Pepper and salt, dip in
beaten raw egg, then in fine bread crumbs or cracker crumbs and
fry in hot butter. Serve with cream sauce.
KENTON COOK BOOK.
Four eggs, one tablespoonful of corn starch, one-half table-
spoonful of butter, six squares of toast, one-half Dint of milk, salt
to taste. Boil eggs for twenty minutes and when cold remove
shells, chop the whites fine and rub the yolks through a coarse
sieve or a potato strainer. Do not place the yolks with the whites,
as they are used separately. Toast the bread a light brown, see
that the squares are uniform and without crust, and lay them on
the serving platter. Scald the milk and add the corn starch
thinned with two tablespoonfuls of cold water or milk. Stir until
of the thickness of cream and then add the seasoning and the
chopped whites of the eggs. Lightly butter the toast and heap
the egg sauce upon the slices. Take a small portion of the pow-
dered yolks and place it on the sauce on each slice of toast, mak-
ing little nests of it until all is used, and then serve. D.
Make a thick syrup of one pound of sugar and teacupful of
water. Beat the yolks of twelve eggs until very light and almost
white. Take syrup off stove and stir in the eggs. Put back on
the stove and let it cook slowly until quite thick. After cool roll
into balls and dip in caramel as you would fruit glace. When
carameled place in dish one row above the other in a circle, filling
in the center with spun caramel.
Boil eggs twentv minutes, shell them and place in crock, pour
over them spiced vinegar. Will be fit for use in twenty-four
hours. If you use vinegar in which beets have been pickled it
makes the eq-crs a pretty color and gives a good flavor.
KENTON COOK BOOK.
TIME TABLE FOR COOKING \ EGETABLES.
Potatoes, boiled 30 minutes
Potatoes, baked 45 minutes
Sweet potatoes, b< >iled 45 minutes
Sweet potatoes, baked ■_ , 1 hour
Squash, boiled ; 25 minutes
Squash, baked 45 minutes
( ireen peas, boiled 20 to 40 minutes
Shell beans, boiled I hour
String beans, boiled 1 to 2 hours
Green corn 25 minutes to 1 hour
Asparagus 13 to 30 minutes
Spinach 15 minutes
Tomatoes, fresh 1 hour
Tomatoes, canned 30 minutes
Cabbage 4.5 minutes to 2 hours
Cauliflower 1 to 2 hours
Beet greens 1 hour
Onions 1 to 2 hours
"Beets 1 to 5 hours
Turnips, white 45 minutes to 1 hour
Turnips, yellow \\\.o 2 hours
Parsnips 1 to 2 hours
Carrots 1 to 2 hours
KENTON COOK BOOK.
MACARONI A LTTALIENNE.
Twelve sticks of macaroni, two tablespoonfuls cream, one table-
spoonful flour, one-half pint rich milk, two tablespoonfuls butter,
salt, white pepper and cayenne, and one-quarter pound of cheese.
Wash and boil the macaroni rapidly for twenty minutes in two
quarts of water, put the milk on in the double kettle, mix the but-
ter and flour together and stir into the boiling milk, add the sea-
soning, cream and grated cheese. Drain and dish the macaroni,
pour the sauce over and serve immediately. One tablespoonful
of mustard may be stirred into the sauce if you desire.
If the sauce and macaroni stand long after being mixed the dish
will be spoiled, therefore, if they cannot be served immediately,
keep both hot on separate dishes. As it is awkward to serve the
macaroni in unbroken sticks some prefer to break the sticks be-
fore boiling, but the true Italian wav is to serve with unbroken
sticks. MRS. M. C. D. JOHNSOX.
TO STUFF EGG-PLANT.
Parboil one or two egg-plants, cut lengthwise, remove all the
pulp, beat with two taoiespoontuls of butter until well mashed,
add two eggs well beaten, yolks and whites separately; slice stale
bread soaked in teacupful of milk, one onion chopped tine, pepper
and salt, mix all thoroughly, replace in skins and dust well with
cracker crumbs, and glaze with white of egg; bake until a rich
brown. Cucumbers, cooked in the same manner, are delicious.
HASHED BROWN POTATOES.
Place a tablespoonful of butter in a frying pan and when hot
add cold, boiled, finely chopped potatoes to uie depth of an inch;
usually four good sized potatoes will be sufficient. When chop-
ping them add a teaspoonful of salt and a dash of pepper. Press
the potatoes down in the pan, packing it firmly with a limber
knife; cook slowly for six or seven minutes, when the potatoes
should be brown. Do not stir it. Now begin at one side of the
pan and foid the potatoes over on the other like an omelette, pack-
ing it closely together. Turn it upside down on the serving plat-
ter, when ready to serve.
Any cooked meat may be used for this dish. Chop the meat
very fine and season it with salt, pepper, a bit of butter and a
tablespoonful of tomato, a sprig of celery, parsley or a grating of
onion. Cut large sized potatoes into halves, remove the centers,
leaving a half inch wall, and fill with the seasoned meat, then put
the two halves together, tie with twine, cut off one end of the
potatoes, stand them upon their ends in a pan or dish, cover
tightly and bake for fort}- minutes.
CREAMED BAKED P< >TAT< >ES.
Make a cream sauce of one tablespoonful of butter, one table-
spoonful of flour, one-half pint of milk, one-quarter teaspoonful of
salt. Rub the butter and flour together until smooth and add it to
the milk when boiling: when creamy add the salt. Cut cold,
boiled potatoes into small blocks, place them in a baking dish, add
salt and pepper and cover with the cream sauce, sprinkle over it
a thin laver of bread crumbs and bake until brown.
POTA'D ) ( >MELETTE.
Four eggs, one ounce of bread crumbs, two ounces of potatoes,
one-half ounce of butter. Roil the potatoes and mash them with
the butter, adding the bread crumbs and the eggs well beaten,
leaving out one white; season with salt and pepper, fry the ome-
lette in the pan with a little butter and serve vcr\ hot. 1 ».
CREAMED P< >TAT< >ES.
Bake potatoes in skin til! nearly done, let them get thoroughly
cold, then cut in small dice; have milk, pepper and butter in sauce-
pan and when hot pour in potatoes, shaking or stirring - all the
time, which will be only a minute or two. Salt and serve.
Boil potatoes with skins on until almost done. When cold peel,
cut in pieces size of dice, season with cayenne pepper, salt and
parsley. Have frying pan with some hot butter in it, pour in the
potatoes, press together, cover tightly and cook ten to fifteen
minutes, turn nut on hot dish with crust up. MISS H( )GE.
Stir two cupfuls mashed potatoes, two tablespoonfuls melted
butter and some salt to a fine, creamy condition; then add two
eggs, well beaten separately, and six tablespoonfuls cream; beat
all well and lightly together, pile in the dish and grate cheese
over top; bake in quick oven until delicate brown.
KEXTOX COOK BOOK.
CREAMED SWEET POTATOES.
To make creamed sweet potatoes peel cold notatoes left from
dinner the night before, cut into blocks and warm in a cream
sauce made by beating half cupful of milk in a skillet, then put in
one tablespoonful flour rubbed till smooth with one tablespoon ful
of butter, season with salt and pepper and stir until cooked: then
put in the potatoes, allow them to be thoroughly heated and
Cut tomatoes in thin slices, sprinkle each slice with bread
crumbs, pepper, salt, and broil eight minutes; put into hot dish
and place in oven a few minutes. Small pieces of butter should
be put on each slice. Little sugar on each slice may be added.
Take eight or ten large, fine, ripe tomatoes, skin and cut out
core. Place in baking pan and fill centers with butter, sprinkle
with pepper and sugar, dredge over with flour, pour small cupful
cold water in pan; bake half hour in moderate oven.
KENTON COOK BOOK.
Peel the mushrooms, scrape the stems, cutting off the hard
ends, then wash in cold water. Place in a saucepan a tablespoon-
ful of butter, and when melted add one-half tablespoonful of flour;
add one pint of mushrooms, cover and let simmer in a gentle heat
for ten minutes, stirring often. Add two tablespoonfuls of cream,
heat again, salt and pepper and serve. All stirring should be
done with silver spoon ; if it turns black they are not mushrooms,
but are poisonous, and must be thrown away.
Peel the mushrooms and cut off the stalks, heat the broiler, lay
the mushrooms carefully in and broil with the upper side first ex-
posed to the fire; then turn and broil the under side. Cook but
eight or ten minutes, when they should be tender. Remove from
the fire and baste with melted butter, season with salt and pepper
and serve on toast.
Drain off the liquor from the mushrooms and place it in a bowl
to be used for the sauce. Place on the fire in a granite pan one
tablespoonful of butter, heat slowly and add one tablespoonful of
flour, stir until they are blended but not in sufficient heat to
brown, and gradually add the liquor from the mushrooms and
enough cream to make a thin sauce; into this turn the mush-
rooms, season with salt and when thoroughly hot serve on squares
( IMELETTE OF CORN.
This is a satisfactory way to use boiled corn. Cut the grains
from the cob until a cupful is obtained, beat six eggs, yolks and
whites together, until light, add six tablespoonfuls of milk and the
corn, season with salt and pepper, mixing well. Place a teaspoon-
ful of butter in the frying pan, and when hot add the egg mixture
and cook as with any omelette.
To one pint of grated corn add one scant half cupful melted
butter, three tablespoonfuls of milk, two teaspoonfuls salt and
one-fourth teaspoonful pepper; beat well five minutes. Have but-
ter very hot in frying pan, drop batter from spoon and fry until
brown on both sides. KENTON COOK BOOK.
CAULIFLOWER A I" GRATIN.
Boil cauliflower till tender, put in earthenware dish whole.
Make sauce of half pint of milk, two tablespoonfuls flour and little
butter, one spoonful pepper and salt, two ounces grated cheese;
pour over cauliflower and bake until light brown.
.MRS. GEO. T. DUNLOP.
TO FRINGE CELERY FOR GARNISHING.
Cut the stalks into two-inch lengths, stick plenty of coarse
needles into the top of a cork, draw half of the stalk of each piece
of celery through the needles; when all the fibrous parts are sep-
arated lav the celery in a cold place to curl and crisp.
MRS. M. C. D. JOHNSON.
Select rather large cucumbers, peel them, cut into halves
lengthwise and then into quarters. Lay them in a shallow pan,
cover with boiling salted water and stew gently for twenty min-
utes. When done lay them carefully on toasted bread and pour
over them this sauce: Two tablespoonfuls of butter, one-half pint
of boiling water, one-half lemon, one tablespoonful of flour, one-
half teaspoonful of salt, a dash of pepper. Place half of the butter
in a stew pan, and when melted add the flour. Cook, but do not
brown, and when quite smooth add the boiling water. Simmer
gently for about ten minutes, stirring all the time, then add the
rest of the butter and the seasoning and serve at once.
CUCUMBERS IN MILK.
Cut the cucumbers in small squares after the paring has been
removed and place in a saucepan over a slow fire. Add a little
salt and water and cook until tender, using only just enough
water to keep the cucumbers from burning. Tut a pint of milk on
the fire and when it boils add two tablespoonfuls of flour which
has been made smooth in half a cupful of the milk reserved for
this purpose from the pint. When it has the consistency of cream
add the cucumbers, drained from their cooking. Sweeten slight-
ly and serve.
Use only the tender parts of the spinach, washing thoroughly;
this vegetable needs a great deal of cleansing. Place it in a large
stew pan, cover with boiling water (salted) and cook for twenty
minutes. Drain well and chop fine, then return to the kettle and
add one tablespoonful of butter, salt and pepper, stir until
thoroughly hot and the butter is melted, then add two tablespoon-
fuls of cream, beating until the whole is light and creamy.
Wash a pint of okra, cut it into pieces crosswise, place in a
granite stew pan, cover with salted boiling water and simmer
gentlv for half an hour. Add two tomatoes that have been peeled
and chopped and stew for ten minutes longer. Add a seasoning
of butter, pepper and salt, if more salt is needed.
A preparation of corn, okra, tomato and lima beans affords
an appetizing dish for luncheon. D.
Two eggs, one tablespoonful butter, three of cream, one of
sugar, half teaspoonful mustard, pinch of red pepper, little onion
and parsley, two tablespoonfuls vinegar; cook until thick, quarter
head of cabbage. Pour over cabbage and heat all through before
serving. For cold slaw leave out onion and parslev.
MRS. W ATKINS.
DRESSING FOR SLAW.
Two eggs, two tablespoonfuls sugar, two tablespoonfuls vine-
gar, one tablespoonful butter, one teaspoonful mustard, pepper
and salt to taste, two tablespoonfuls milk; beat all together and
boil until thick, take off and add teaspoonful olive oil, pour over
slaw while hot. MARY BROOKS.
Parboil and cut out the heart of the onions, fill with any kind of
meat finely chopped and highly seasoned. When onions are filled
put little butter on each, cover with bread crumbs and bake one
hour. Serve with cream sauce.
Wash beans in warm water, put in pot with plenty of hard water
and let simmer until they are transparent or begin to sink, then
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throw into colander to drain. Put hack in pol and pour on boiling
water and let come to a boil, place half the beans in bottom of
gallon crock, and in center a nice piece of uncooked pork, sea
soned with pepper, cover with rest of beans within three inches of
the crock and pour boiling water until you can see it between
the beans, cover with plate and hake six hours in slow oven.
Whenever the water has cooked down so you cannot see it pour
on more boiling water; if. when you taste them, they are nol
soned enough, put a little salt in a cup and pour boiling water on
it and pour over beans; the last water should not he poured on
over half an hour before beans are done. Tablespoonful of mo-
lasses can he added. KENT* ).\ C< M >K B< X >K.
TO BOIL RICE.
To prepare it cover a cupful of rice with plenty of boiling water,
add a teaspoonful of salt and stir often from the bottom so the
rice will not stick. Cook for about twenty minutes, when the
grains should be quite done but not enough so that they will
stick to each other. Drain through a colander, return to the ket-
tle and set uncovered on the back of the range in a gentle heat,
shake the kettle often to loosen the rice from the bottom: it will
dry in ten minutes so that every grain is quite separate from the
others. If cooked a moment too long rice will be too soft and the
grains will not dry off. Care should be taken to drain it from the
water as soon as all hardness is gone from the center of the grain.
The white "button" squashes about four inches in diameter are
best when fried. Cut the vegetable into thin slices, dip in beaten
egg, then in seasoned bread or cracker dust and fry in hot fat,
place a colander in a granite saucepan, lay a soft yellow paper in
the colander and as the slices become brown place them on the
paper; set the saucepan in the oven or in a warm place on the
range; the paper will absorb all of the oil that may he left in the
squash. Serve on a platter or other flat dish. Fried squash forms
an excellent luncheon dish. D.
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PARKER HOUSE ROLLS.
Two quarts flour, one large spoonful lard, small teaspoonful
salt, one pint boiled milk, set aside to be cooled, half cupful sugar,
half cupful yeast; mix and let rise over night. In the morning-
knead well and let rise till noon; make into long, harrow rolls, let
rise till tea time.
Mix following ingredients: Four pints flour, one pint fresh
milk, two eggs well beaten, one large tablespoonful melted lard,
one large tablespoonful hop yeast; set to rise at n a. m. for
early tea; make into rolls at 5 p. m., and bake as soon as risen. In
cool weather set before fire both before and after making into
To one quart flour add one teaspoonful salt, half teacupful lard
and enough cold water to make very stiff dough; beat three-
quarters of an hour and bake not too fast. One quart flour will
make about forty biscuits. MRS. W ATKINS.
Mix one tablespoonful butter and one teaspoonful salt into a
quart of flour, work in milk enough to make a stiff dough, beat
dough with mallet or potato masher five hundred times.
BAKING POWDER BISCUIT.
Sift through one quart flour four teaspoonfuls Royal Baking
Powder and one scant teaspoonful of salt, one small tablespoonful
lard, add enough milk to make soft dough.
Take quart warm mush, have some sifted flour in a pan, put
mush in center, work in tablespoonful each of lard and white
sugar, one teaspoonful salt, half teaspoonful soda and half cupful
of yeast, mix with flour until as stiff as bread dough; let rise, work
done, cut with biscuit cutter, let rise second time, then bake
brown. KENTON COOK BOOK.
Two cupfuls flour, two teaspoonfuls baking powder, salt, but-
ter size of an egg; stir all lightly. Put in enough milk to roll out
soft and thin. ' MRS. GEO. T. DUNLOP.
One quart flour, one teaspoonful salt, piece of lard size of an
egg, same of butter, enough water and milk (half and half) to
make stiff dough, knead for thirty minutes or till dough blisters,
make into small biscuit, prick with fork and bake in quick oven.
To make them crisp add yolk of one egg to dough.
Beat two eggs well, add a pint of cream and a large spoonful of
veast, stir in flour until the dough is stiff enough to bake, make
into biscuit and set to rise for five hours. They need only a few
minutes' baking. D.
Two quarts flour, one teaspoonful sugar, one teaspoonful salt,
half teacupful yeast, one egg well beaten, one pint water, sift flour
and divide into three parts, mix one-third in batter, put one-third
in jar to rise in and the other third over the batter; let it stand two
hours and then work well, adding small piece of lard before bak-
Three eggs beaten light, one pint buttermilk (if very sour use
less), one teacupful cream or milk, cne small teaspoonful soda,
lard or butter size of an egg, meal enough to make batter of the
consistency of pound cake batter. MRS. W ATKINS.
One and one-half cupfuls of graham flour, one cupful of sour
milk, one-half teaspoonful of soda, one egg, one-half teaspoonful
of salt. Dissolve the soda in a teaspoonful of cold water, add it
t<> the sour milk, beat the egg light, stir it into the milk and then
the flour and salt. Bake fifteen minutes in quick oven. D.
One quart flour, one teaspoonful salt, one tablespoonful butter
and lard mixed, one tablespoonful brown sugar, one tablespoonful
well mashed white potato, half teacupful yeast, three well beaten
eggs, rub butter and lard into flour, then potatoes, salt and sugar
should be sifted with flour; ponr into it the eggs and yeast and
make into soft dough with cold water in summer and warm water
in winter, knead half hour, make them at the same time you make
light bread and the second time make into round halls without
working, Grease tops of muffins, let rise two hours, then bake;
the enp's should he deep. .MRS. GEX. GETTY.
One quart sifted flour, three eggs beaten together, one (mart
milk, lard size of a walnut; hake in iron gem pans; have pans hot.
( >ne egg" beaten separately and very light, one cupful flour, one
cupful milk, one teaspoonful baking powder or scant half tea-
spoonful soda and half cream of tartar.
One cupful milk, half teaspoonful salt, half cupful white Hour,
half cupful graham flour, two tablespoonfuls sugar, one teaspoon-
ful cream tartar, half teaspoonful soda, one tablespoonful melted
butter. Sift graham flour, add cream tartar, soda and white flour
and sift a'gain ; mix sugar, salt and milk and stir into flour, put in
the butter and drop a spoonful in each division of a gem pan, bake
in hot oven for twentv-*five minutes and serve hot.
WHOLE WHEAT GEMS.
Two eggs, one-half pint of milk, one teaspoonful of salt, one
and one-half cupfuls of whole wheat flour, one tablespoonful of
melted butter, two teaspoonfuls of baking powder. Mix the in-
gredients together the same as for the flour gems and hake in hot
pans for thirty minutes.
< )ne and one-half cupfuls of flour, one and one-half cupfuls of
milk, one teaspoonful of butter, one egg, one and one-half tea-
spoonfuls of baking powder. Mix the flour and baking powder
together, stir in the melted butter and the milk, and then the eee.
well beaten; beat the whole until light and foamy and with it
nearly fill the gem pans, which should be hot and well buttered.
Bake for fifteen minutes in a quick oven. D.
Two coffeecupfuls of corn meal, one quart of milk, four eggs,
one tablespoonful of drawn butter, one teaspoonful of salt and one
teaspoonful of sugar. Beat the eggs thoroughly, add the meal,
butter, sugar and salt and scald the whole with tne milk which
has been previously set on to boil. Have ready a buttered "turk's
head." or, failing that, rather deep nans; pour in at once and hurry
into the oven; dp not let the thin apnearance of the batter tempt
you to add more meal, as has happened more than once when this
recipe was being tried to the serious injury of the pone. The four
eggs will stiffen it sufficiently, and the richness and delicacy of the
cake are largely due to the small proportion of meal. The "turk's
head" is preferable to the ordinary pan because the hole in the
center which permits the hot air to rise diffuses the heat more
equally through the mixture. Bake in a quick oven.
( IWENDAW CORN BREAD.
Two teacupfuls of hominy grist, and while hot mix with it a
very large spoonful of butter, beat four eggs very light, yolks and
whites separately, and stir them in slowly to the hominy; next
add one pint of milk, gradually stirred in; lastly naif pint of
Southern corn meal, a little salt. Bake in a rather deep pan so as
to allow room to rise. If properly mixed when cooked will be
equal to a batter pudding. MISS W AGXER.
S( >UTH CAROLINA CORX POXE.
Scald one pint of corn meal with boiling water, add one tea-
spoonful of salt, one of sugar, one tablespoonful butter, mould
with the hands into oblong cakes, lay in well greased pan and
bake quickly. It should be broken, not cut. and eaten very hot.
One pint graham flour, one pint wheat flour, mix well together
and add one pint of yeast sponge, half cupful sugar, lard size of an
egg. one teaspoonful salt and half pint warm water, mix as quickly
and softly as possible, let rise and when light knead quickly and
put in pans; when light bake. KENTON COOK BOOK.
A NEW FLAXXEL CAKE.
One tablespoonful of butter, one pint of flour, one teaspoonful
of salt, two eggs, two cupfuls of milk, two teaspoonfuls baking
powder. Rub the butter into the flour and add the salt, beat the
yolks of the eggs light, add the milk to them and when well beaten
stir the milk into the hour until quite smooth, beat the whites
light, add them and lastly the baking powder and bake on a hot
C< >RN GRIDDLE CAKES.
Six ears of uncooked corn, one cupful of milk, one cupful of
flour, one tablespoonful of baking- ^owder, one teaspoonful of
melted butter, one-half teaspoonful of salt, two eggs. Grate the
corn from the cob, it should measure a large pint; add the milk,
salt, butter and beaten yolks of the eggs, then the flour, and lastly
the beaten whites. Hake on a hot griddle, turning once and add-
ing a little more Hour if the batter is too thin. D.
One quart flour, one pint meal, one teacupful milk, one teacup-
ful yeast, three eggs, two teaspoonfuls salt. Beat all together and
let it rise until usual time in warm place.
Two teacupfuls buckwheat flour, one teacupful wheat flour,
three teaspoonfuls baking powder, one teaspoonful salt. Mix all
together and add sufficient sweet milk or water to make soft bat-
ter. Bake on griddle at once.
One quart flour, one quart sour cream (buttermilk if you have
no cream), six eggs, one and a half teaspoonfuls soda, half table-
spoonful melted lard poured in after batter is mixed. This may
be baked as flannel cakes or muffins.
SUPERIOR RICE WAFFLES.
( )ne quart flour, three eggs, one cupful boiled rice beaten into
the flour, one light teaspoonful soda. Make into batter with but-
termilk; bake quickly in waffle irons.
OLD FASHIONED EGG BREAD.
One pint milk, three e£gs well beaten, one teaspoonful salt,
one tablespoonful melted butter; add enough sweet milk to make
a rather thin batter; bake quickly.
One cupful meal, one cupful sweet milk, one cupful buttermilk,
two eggs, one tablespoonful butter, one tablespoonful flour, half
teaspoonful salt and same of soda.
VIRGINIA ASH CAKE.
Add teaspoonful salt to quart sifted corn meal, make up with
water and knead well, make into round, flat cakes, sweep a clean
place on hottest part of the hearth, put cakes on it and cover with
hot wood ashes, wash and wipe it dry before eating. Sometimes
a cabbage leaf is placed under it and one over it before baking, in
which case it must not be washed.. MRS. WATKIXS.
One pint corn meal scalded, half pint milk, two eggs, table-
spoonful baking powder. M RS. McD. R. YEN ABLE.
One quart flour, two eggs, two cupfuls sugar, two cupfuls but-
ter and lard mixed, two cupfuls of potato veast, two cupfuls milk.
one nutmeg. Put all ingredients in middle of flour, work well
together and set to rise as loaf bread: wash rolls over with butter
One quart flour, one teaspoonful salt, one tablespoonful white
sugar, rub in heaping tablespoonful butter and lard in equal
parts, then rub in an Irish potato mashed fine, half cupful yeast,
three eggs well beaten. Make up dough to the consistency of
ligfht bread dough with warm water in winter and cold in sum-
mer, knead half hour; when it has risen light handle lightly, put
into a cake mould and bake without second kneading".
MRS. \Y ATKINS.
Four cupfuls sifted flour, one and a half cupfuls milk, four
eggs, one and a half cupfuls sugar, quarter of a pound of butter,
pinch of salt, three even teaspoonfuls baking powder.
One tablespoonful sugar, one and a half teaspoonfuls salt, one
cupful scalded milk, quarter cup of yeast or sixth of a yeast cake,
flour to make soft dough. Mix ingredients and let dough rise
over night, then heat quarter of a cupful of butter, quarter of a
cupful sugar and one egg together and work into the dough,
adding a little Hour to make it stiff enough to mould, set to ris<
a second time, then shape into rolls or tiny loaves, let them rise
again for an hour in a warm place and bake.
Sippets are evenly cut oblongs of bread, delicately toasted.
They may be served as dry toast or with broiled birds or oysters.
Half tablespoonful butter, one tablespoonful sugar, whites of
two egg's, one and a half cupfuls flour, one saltspoonful salt, one
and a half teaspoonfuls baking powder, one cupful milk. Sift
flour, salt and baking powder together four times, cream butter
and sugar with a little milk, then add the well beaten whites.
Bake in hot, buttered pans from twenty to thirty minutes.
Chop the chickeiij mix with mayonnaise dressing, put it be-
tween thin sliced bread with a lettuce leaf.
AIRS. J. MAURY IX )\ 'I-:.
Take rich cheese and mash with silver fork, say one-fourth
pound of cheese, yolks of two hard boiled eggs mixed with
cheese, add enough mayonnaise dressing" to season well. Cut
bread in thin slices and butter, spreading cheese between slices.
A leaf of lettuce can be placed with cheese between bread.
These sandwiches are nice served with salad.
Cut oft* end of roll and remove the inside, leaving only crust.
Fill with a mixture of cheese, ham or chicken sandwich, a >ver
top with small slice cut off. This is nice for picnics or a lunch for
traveling. KENTON COOK BOOK.
PATE DE FOIS GRAS SANDWICHES.
Cut bread in very thin slices, butter, then cut diagonally, mak-
ing sandwiches three cornered in shape. Spread between slices
pate de fois gras. with or without lettuce leaf. Caviar can be used
instead of the pate de fois gras. MRS. F. F. FIELD.
Grate one-quarter pound cold ham in bowl with one table-
spoonful chopped pickle, one teaspoonful mustard, little black
pepper, six dessertspoonfuls butter. Put in a bowl and stir
quickly till a cream. Add ham and seasoning; mix all well to-
gether. Spread mixture on thin slices of light bread.
One pint of shrimps well boiled, remove skins, be very careful
to remove all pieces of shell, pound fine to a perfect paste, a table-
spoonful of butter, cayenne pepper, salt, a little grated nutmeg.
Put in small earthenware cups and bake; when cold pour over the
tops melted butter to exclude the air. The paste will keep for a
long time, and is fine as a sandwich. MISS \V.\( ! XFR.
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THREE CUBAN RECIPES.
CREMA DE LECHE DE COCO.
Grate one cocoanut, add one cupful of water, press through a
hue strainer. To the juice add an equal quantity of thick syrup
(made by boiling- sugar and water in proportion of one cupful of
water to a pint of sugar) and six eggs beaten well. Cook over a
slow fire until it thickens like custard; when cool dust with pow-
dered cinnamon. Serve cold.
PALANQUITA DE SANTI SPIRITA.
Roast one pound of shelled peanuts until brown, skin them and
grind fine like coffee. Put this in a saucepan with one pint of
sugar syrup and boil until thick; roll into balls size of a large mar-
ble when cool enough to handle. Drop these balls as fast as made
into a powder prepared beforehand by grinding another quarter
of a pound of roasted peanuts.
FLANDES RESTAURANTE DE CARDEXAS
Beat for half an hour the yolks of eight eggs, add to them one-
quarter of a grated nutmeg, eight tablespoonfuls of wine, a pinch
of powdered cinnamon, six tablespoonfuls of syrup (made from
boiling one cupful of sugar and a half cupful of water until thick)
and six tablespoonfuls o'f chicken stock. Put all these ingredients
into a porcelain lined saucepan, cook for half an hour or until
quite thick, stirring frequently. Serve cold.
MRS. M. C. D. TOHNS< >N.
( )ne can of tomatoes or in season eight tomatoes skinned and
stewed, quarter of a box of gelatine; pass tomatoes through sieve
to remove seeds, etc., season with pepper and salt and add gelatine
which has been previously melted in hot water. Pour into a
mould and place on ice. When cold turn out, garnish with let-
tuce leaves and pour mayonnaise dressing over the whole. To
improve appearance of it place sliced cucumber in bottom of
Half gallon fresh oysters, yolks four hard boiled eggs, one raw
egg well whipped, two large spoonfuls salad oil or melted
butter, two teaspoonfuls salt, two teaspoonfuls black pepper, two
teaspoonfuls made mustard, one teaspoonful good vinegar, two
good sized pickled cucumbers cut up fine, nearly as much celery
as oysters cut fine. Drain liquor from oysters and throw into hot
vinegar on fire, let remain till plump, not cooked, then put at
once into clear, cold water; this gives them a plump look and they
will not shrink ; drain water from them and set a" ay in cool place
and prepare dressing. Mash volks as fine as possible and rub into
it the salt, pepper and mustard, then rub in oil few drops at a time ;
when all smooth add beaten egg and then vinegar, spoonful at a
time. Set aside, mix oysters, celery and pickle, tossing up well
with silver fork, sprinkle in salt to taste, then pour dressing over
Take nice, firm tomatoes, take out center, fill with chopped
green peppers and a little chopped apple; serve with thick may-
onnaise. MRS. WATKINS.
CHICK EX SALAD.
One large chicken boiled tender, remove all skin, fat and
gristle and mince into small pieces (or cut in small pieces if you
prefer), cover with dam]) cloth to keep meat moist, cut into small
pieces three stalks of celery, mix celery and chicken, add pepper,
salt and celery salt to taste, make mayonnaise and mix part of it
with celery and chicken, reserving enough to put on thickly over
the top. Lay in nest of lettuce leaves and garnish top with olives
(seed taken out) and hard boiled eggs.
Pick lobster to pieces as you do chicken, mix with celery and
season. Mix with thick mayonnaise and serve on lettuce leaves
with mayonnaise poured over top. Garnish as for chicken salad.
This salad is made in the same way. Take pair of sweetbreads,
parboil and put on ice for couple of hours, remove all parts not
to be used and cut into small pieces, mix with celery and may-
onnaise and serve as in above salads. MRS. F. F. FIELD.
TOMATOES WITH CELERY.
This may be served at luncheon or as a salad course at dinner.
Select firm tomatoes of a good size, cut a slice from the top of
each and scoop out all the seeds and soft pulp, being careful not
to break the sides. Cut celery into small dice, mix it with a may-
onnaise dressing, fill shells with the mixture, place a teaspoonful
of the dressing on top of each tomato and serve individually on a
bed of lettuce leaves, placing three or four small leaves on each
plate and the tomato in the center.
Peel the encumbers, which should be of medium size, cut them
into halves, take out the seeds and lay the sections in cold, un-
salted water for one hour. Y\ Tien ready to serve peel ten medium
sized tomatoes and chop them fine; also chop half dozen sprats of
water cress. Mix the two together and add a teasnoonful of
onion juice and salt and pepper to taste. Drain the cucumbers
and wipe them dry on a soft cloth. Lay them on a bed of lettuce
leaves and cover them with the mixture. Pour the juice of one
lemon over the whole, add a tablespoonful of salad oil and serve.
SALADE A LA CARLTOX.
Cut chicken into neat slices, arrange them down the center of a
long dish in alternation with slices of cold ham or tongue, mask
the whole with good mayonnaise and sprinkle with French cap-
ers. Arrange about this preparation a salad of lettuce mixed with
beets and encumbers, or a macedoine of cooked vegetables ac-
cording to season.
To make bean salad string the beans, cut them through the
center and boil in salted water until tender. When cold throw
over them a French dressing made of vinegar, oil, pepper and
salt, and, if liked, a little chopped parsley. D.
['( >.\1AT( >ES AND SWEETBREAD SALAD.
Make sweetbread salad as directed: lake one dozen nice to-
matoes (medium size), remove skin and cut hole in center, remov-
ing seeds, etc. Into this cavity put sweetbread salad and cover
MAY( >NNAISE DRESSING.
Yolks of six eggs, whites of two, dash cayenne pepper, table-
spoonful mustard, quart bottle best olive oil, saltspoonful each of
table and celery salt, juice of four lemons. Rub eggs (un-
beaten) and mustard well together, put in cayenne and add oil,
drop by drop, stirring constantly; when all the oil has been ab-
sorbed and mixture is thick and light add salt, and after, lemon
juice. Mix part of the dressing with the salad and spread the
rest over the top just before serving. Keep dressing in cool place
until read\- for nse. MRS. F. F. FIELD.
Cut six medium sized, cold boiled potatoes in form of dice,
grate one small onion and pour over one teacupful boiling water;
then add mayonnaise dressing. Three finely cut stalks of celery
are an improvement and some add a little parsley.
CHEESE SALAD. OR MOCK CRAB.
( hie-half pound pickled shrimps, quarter pound of good old
cheese, one tablespoonful salad oil, one teaspoonful each of cay-
enne pepper, salt and white sugar and made mustard, four table-
spoonfnls celery vinegar. Mince the shrimps and grate the
cheese, stir the various condiments into the cheese, adding vine-
gar last; let all stand together ten minutes before adding the
shrimps. Garnish with lemon.
Three tablespoonfnls oil, one of vinegar, one saltspoonful salt,
half saltspoonful pepper. Tut salt and pepper into cup and add
one tablespoonful of the oil; when thoroughly mixed add re-
mainder of oil and the vinegar. This rs dressing sufficient for six
persons. Manv like grated onion inice in the dressing.
KEXTOX COOK ROOK.
Take equal parts of pippin apples and celery cut into small
pieces and lay on crisp leaves of lettuce, make good mayonnaise
dressing and in it mix whites of two eggs beaten to a stiff froth
and pour over all. As you peel and slice apples throw into cold
water to keep white. MISS SKILES.
Prepare the fruit by slicing, sprinkle with a half teaspoonful of
powdered cloves to each dozen of fruit, strew plentifully with
sugar. Mix in a cup or bowl the strained juice of half a lemon,
half a glass of sherry and one teaspoonful of orange flower water.
Mix and pour over the salad and serve.
MRS. M. D. C. JOHNS< >N.
Slice oranges and bananas very thin, sprinkle with half cupful
of sugar, two tablespoonfuls sherry and one tablespoonful mar-
aschino, and then place in refrigerator for an hour. Wine and
maraschino may be omitted in favor of lemon juice.
MAYONNAISE OF CELERY.
Use only the white part of the celery. Cut it into half inch
lengths, season with salt and pepper, and when ready to mix allow
one-half cupful of mayonnaise dressing to each cupful and a half
SALAD DRESSING WITHOUT OIL.
Two eggs, one-half teaspoonful of salt, one teaspoonful of corn
starch, one cupful of vinegar, one teaspoonful of mustard, one tea-
spoonful of sugar, one tablespoonful of butter, one-eighth salt-
spoonful of pepper. Place the mustard, salt, pepper, sugar and
corn starch in a bowl, mix them well together and add the butter
and the well beaten eggs, using both yolks and whites. Set the
bowl in a stew pan of hot water and cook until the dressing is
thick, stirring constantly. When done add the vinegar, which
should not be too strong. Use when quite cold.
One teaspoonful dry mustard, one and a half of salt, pinch cay-
enne pepper, mix well with one and a half teaspoonfuls vinegar
to smooth paste, then add one raw egg, white and yolk; beat well;
half pint oil, gradually heating - all the time; half gill vinegar or
lemon juice. ' MRS. L. E. BAILEY.
Lay shrimps in cold water for couple of hours; when ready to
serve make nest of lettuce leaves, upon which place shrimps and
cover with mayonnaise.
One can salmon picked over and all bone. etc.. removed.
Mash salmon smooth, add two stalks of celery chopped fine and
cracker crnmhs. add juice three lemons and mayonnaise. Serve
on lettuce leaves. MISS FIELD.
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PIES AND PUDDINGS.
< rrate the \ ellow peel i if i »ne large orange and mix with juice i >1
two, add one cupful of sugar and the beaten yolks of three eggs.
Beat whites to stiff froth and beat it in one cupful of milk; then
mix all and bake in a puff paste.
A RICHER KIND.
Four eggs, two spoonfuls butter, one cupful sugar, all beaten to
a cream with the juice and grated rind of two oranges and a half
pint of whipped cream added last, all beaten together and baked
in a rich paste for twenty-five minutes in moderate oven.
One and a half pounds butter (creamed), three pounds sugar
put with the butter and well beaten together, yolks twenty-four
eggs, well beaten; then mixed with butter and sugar and all well
beaten together. Bake slowly. Beat whites of eggs and spread
i »yer tops of pies as you wish.
Eight large, white potatoes, half pound butter, five eggs, sugar
to taste, glass of wine, half a nutmeg, juice and grated peel of
two lemons. Don't add butter to potatoes until they are nearly
cold. MRS. SPENCER WATKINS. '
One cupful of sifted flour, one cupful of water, one-half cupful
of butter, one-half teaspoonful of salt, three eggs, two tablespoon-
fuls of sugar. Put butter, sugar, salt and water on the fire in a
large saucepan, and when the water begins to boil add the flour
dry, sifting it in by degrees with the left hand, while constantly
stirring with the right. Stir vigorously until the mixture is per-
fectly smooth — about three minutes will generally be long
enough. Remove the pan from the fire, turn the batter into a
bowl and set it away to cool. When cool put in the eggs, un-
$2 PIES AND PUDDINGS.
beaten, adding but one at a time and beating vigorously after
each addition. When all the eggs are in beat tlie batter until it is
smooth and soft, at least fifteen minutes being necessary. Lightly
butter a baking pan and drop the mixture into it from a table-
spoon, using a spoonful for each puff and placing the puffs an
inch apart. Bake for thirty minutes in a quick oven. These
puffs are to be served cold. After taking them from the oven
split them open and put in the cream, for which use the following:
One-half pint of milk, one egg (yolk only), one and one-half
tablespoonfuls of sugar, one tablespoonful (even) of corn starch,
one-half teaspoonful of salt, two teaspoonfuls of vanilla, one-half
teaspoonful of butter. Place the yolk of an egg in a teacup, beat
it light with a fork, and add two tablespoonfuls of the cold milk.
Place the corn starch in another cup, add to it the same quantity
of milk, and when the starch is well dissolved add the egg mix-
ture. Place the rest of the milk on the fire in a small double
boiler, and when it boils stir in the mixture of egg and corn
starch. Let the whole boil for three minutes, add the salt, sugar
and butter, remove from the fire, and when cool add the flavoring.
Pour a small spoonful of the cream into the hollow of each puff,
replace the top and serve. These puffs may be eaten hot without
the cream, and with a strawberry sauce.
Skin the stalks, cut in lengths of half an inch, fill crust with the
fruit, strew thickly with sugar. Cover with top crust and bake in
slow oven three-quarters of an hour.
One quart cream, one pint stewed pumpkin, six eggs, two cup-
fuls sugar, one cupful molasses, one nutmeg grated, one table-
spoonful ginger, two tablespoonfuls cinnamon, one small tea-
spoonful salt, one tablespoonful flour rubbed smooth with little
milk. Then stir flour in the pumpkin, add sugar, molasses, spices
and salt, the eggs thoroughly beaten, the cream last. This quan-
tity will make' three pies. KENTON COOK BOOK.
One cupful apples stewed and sifted, one cupful sugar, one cup-
ful cream, quarter cupful butter, one wine glass sherry or whis-
key, three eggs beaten separately and a little nutmeg. Beat
sugar, butter and apples together, then add wine, milk, nutmeg
and yolks in order named. Add whites last; no upper crust. Add
more whiskey if you wish. MRS. BARBER.
PIES AND PUDDINGS. 8j
CH( H'( )LATE PIE.
One pint milk, quarter pound butter, half pound sugar, eighth
of a pound of flour, vanilla flavoring, half cupful grated choco-
late. Boil milk and butter together, putting teaspoonful of sugar
to prevent milk from sticking to bottom of saucepan; mix sugar,
flour and chocolate dry; when milk boils dump at one time the
above mixture in the boiling milk, stirring rapidly until it thick-
ens. When cold add flavoring; All deep pie plates that have been
lined with thick paste.
Two cupfuls boiling water, with four tablespoonfuls corn
starch, two cupfuls sugar, half cupful butter creamed, juice and
rinds of four lemons, three eggs. Put vellow of egg when nearlv
cold. MISS SKILES.
Take half peck tart apples, cut in quarters and cook in small
quantity of water with skin and seeds left on. Put through sifter;
when cold sweeten to taste. Butter size of an egg, white of one
e gg beaten to stiff froth, flavor with nutmeg or lemon, put in rich
crust that has been baked. MRS. DOUGHTY.
APPLE CREAM PIE.
Line pie pan with puff paste, have some apples (three medium
apples for one pie) stewed or steamed until tender, place in pan,
sweeten and flavor with nutmeg one pint of rich cream; pour
over apples. Bake in slow oven. The cream will be thick when
pie is cold.
Line pans with puff paste, fill with canned peaches cut in
halves, sweeten to taste, bake fifteen minutes. Make a meringue
of whites of eggs and powdered sugar, put a tablespoonful on
each half peach, return to oven for a few minutes to brown slight-
ly. Should be eaten the day it is made. MRS. HOGE.
* APPLE TART.
Line a plate with plain paste and fill with pared, cored and
quartered apples. Add a scanty cupful of sugar, a quarter of a
cupful of water and a sprinkling of cinnamon. Bake in a mod-
erate oven for forty minutes. When baking any fruit pie with an
84 PIES AND PUDDINGS.
upper crust success depends upon retaining the juices in the
cooking. To accomplish this press the two crusts together at
their juncture, wet with cold water an inch wide strip ot old white
cotton cloth long enough to reach about the circumference of
the pie, and lay this about the edge, pressing it to the upper crust
and under the edge of the tin. it will adhere to both as it dries
in the cooking and will form a secure binding, keeping in the
juice. Remove it as soon as the pie is taken from the oven. D.
Six large apples, quarter pound butter, half pound sugar, six
eggs, reserving the whites, with which make an icing; brown on
top. MISS SKILES.
One pound flour, three quarters of a pound butter, yolks twc
eggs, little salt, teaspooonful sugar, little ice water. Sift and
weigh flour and put on board or marble slab, sprinkle little salt,
and very little sugar over it. Beat yolks of eggs; stir into them
a few spoonfuls of ice water; pour this slowly into center of flour
with left hand, working it at the same time well into the mass
with tips of fingers of right hand. Continue to work it, turning
fingers around on the board until paste is smooth and firm. Work
butter (which must be very firm), until moisture and salt are
wiped out, and it is quite supple; care must be taken, however,
to keep butter from getting too soft, as it would then ruin the
paste. Divide into three equal parts, spread one part as flatly and
evenly as possible over half the crust, turn the other over half it,
folding a second time from right to left; roll this out, spread
second portion of butter on half of crust, fold and roll out as
before, repeating same process for third portion of butter. The
paste has now been given three turns; it should be given six;
turning and rolling paste after butter is in; after the first three
turns, the paste should be put on the ice for ten or fifteen min-
utes between each of the last three turns to prevent butter getting
soft. Each time before dough is folded, it should be turned half
round, so as to roll in different direction each time; this makes
ii- more even. To turn paste, hold end to rolling-pin, then roll
the pin; the dough will fold loosely around it; sprinkle board with
flour, then the dough can be unrolled in side direction ; this pre-
vents handling. When folded the last time, put paste on platter,
cover and place on ice for half hour; then roll out at once, or as
long as kept in a half-frozen state, it may be kept a day or two.
Use only firm, solid butter for puff paste.
KENTON COOK BOOK.
PIES AND PUDDINGS 85
BR( n >KLYN PUDDING.
One cupful raisins, one cupful suet, one cupful molasses, one
cupful milk, two teaspoonfuls yeast powder sifted in Hour. Boil
iu mould three or four hours. Add more raisins if you wish.
Eat with Cahool or Hard sauce. MRS. A. MIDDLETOX.
Four eggs, leaving out the whites of two, juice of four lemons,
grated rind of two, two teacupfuls sugar, two tablespoonfuls
corn starch, one tablespoonful butter, four cupfuls boiling water.
J '.eat sugar and eggs together till very light. Add butter,
corn starch, juice and rind of lemons; then pour on boiling water.
Put on fire until it thickens, stirring all the time. Pour in pud-
ding dish and bake in moderate oven half hour. Remove from
stove and cover with meringue of whites of eggs and two table-
spoonfuls pulverized sugar. Brown in hot oven, and serve with
cream. Same recipe is an excellent filling for lemon pie.
One pound of butter, half pound sugar, creamed together;
whites eight eggs, half glass of brandy or wine, half pound grated
cocoanut; bake in thin crust.
BOILED FRUIT PUDDING.
One pint milk, three eggs, one teaspoonful yeast powder, bread
crumbs to make a tolerablv stiff batter, half pound currants,
quarter pound raisins. Boil one and a half hours. Serve with
Two pounds well mashed potatoes, one and a half pounds
sugar, six eggs, half pound butter, one cup milk, wineglass wine
and one of branch-; or flavor with vanilla or lemon juice.
One pound grated bread, one of suet, one of raisins, two of
currants, half pound citron, half pound sugar, one pint boiling
milk on the bread, one nutmeg, nine eggs, one teaspoonful salt,
one wineglass of wine, one of brandv. Boil six hours. Serve
with sauce. MRS. R. T. WATERS.
86 PIES AND PUDDINGS.
A NICE PUDDING.
Quarter of a pound of lady fingers dipped in wine and rolled
in jelly, put in bottom of pudding dish. Make custard of one
pint milk and yellow of three eggs, sugar to taste; pour over
cake. Make meringue of the whites.
Take a twenty-five cent sponge cake, cut in slits and pour in
four tablespoonfuls rum; cover with icing made of one cupful
sugar, enough water to melt it; boil till thick enough to string
from spoon, pour slowly into white of one egg well beaten.
Decorate with conserved cherries and blanched almonds; serve
with whipped cream flavored with rum.
PUDDING FROM SOLDIERS' HOME.
Boil one quart milk, stir into it three tablespoonfuls corn starch
and yolks of 'four eggs, six tablespoonfuls sugar. Boil it well
and pour into a buttered pan; bake, flavor with lemon. Beat
whites of eggs well with three tablespoonfuls sugar and when
pudding is cool, put it over top and set in stove to brown. Serve
with S. H. pudding sauce.
Pare and slice apples and put in pan, first layer of apples, then
layer of sugar, piece of butter, layer of bread crumbs and some
powdered cinnamon till pan is filled.
SLICED APPLE OR PEACH PUDDING.
Beat six eggs light, add one pint rich milk, pare some apples
or peaches, slice thin; make eggs and milk into tolerably thick
batter with flour; add small cup melted butter, bake in deep dish
and serve with sauce of butter, sugar and nutmeg.
MRS. SPENCER W ATKINS.
One teacupfu] molasses, one teacupful chopped suet, one of
currants, one of raisins, one of butter-milk with a spoonful of
soda, one tablespoonful ginger, one of ground cinnamon, nut-
meg to suit taste: flour fruit before putting in batter; steam four
or five hours.
PIES AND PUDDINGS. 87
One quart milk, boiled with one ounce grated chocolate, sweet-
en to taste, flavor with vanilla. When chocolate has thoroughly
dissolved, take off and let cool; when cool enough, stir in yolks of
six eggs, then put in pudding dish and bake until of the consist-
ency of baked custard. While baking beat whites of eggs to stiff
froth, adding six tablespoonfuls of sugar; season with lemon,
put on pudding and brown nicely.
MRS. WILLSON OFFUTT.
Half pound dried figs, half pound dry breadcrumbs, half
pound beef suet, two eggs, and two ounces sugar. Pour hot
water over figs and soak about ten minutes, until soft. Strain
water, chop figs very fine, with suet, crumbs and sugar; when
thoroughly mixed and well chopped, add the two eggs beaten
till very light. Pour into battered mould, and let boil in a pot
from four to five hours. Serve with melted wine sauce.
Two eggs, piece butter size of an egg, nutmeg, little vanilla,
pint milk, enough flour to make batter drop from spoon, two
teaspoonsfuls baking powder. Serve with wine sauce.
A delicious blackberry pudding is made by beating six eggs
and adding a cup of milk with half a teacupful of melted butter,
a pint of flour and a teaspoonful of baking powder. Mash a
quart of ripe blackberries ; sweeten and stir into the batter.
Turn into a pudding dish; set in the oven to bake and serve with
To make apple dowdv, butter a baking dish and line the bot-
tom and sides of it with thin slices of buttered bread. Fill the
centre of the dish with thinly-sliced apples; grate over a little nut-
meg. Mix half a cupful of molasses with half a cupful of boiling
water, and pour over the apples. Sprinkle with brown sugrar,
and put over more buttered bread. Cover the top of the baking
dish with a tin pie pan. and set in a moderate oven for two hours.
When done, loosen the edges with a knife, and turn out on a dish.
Serve with sugar and cream.
88 PIES AND PUDDINGS.
MRS. BRADLEY'S PUDDING.
One cupful molasses, one cupful milk, half cupful butter,
enough flour to make thick batter, fruit to taste. Eat with wine
sauce. .MRS. WATKINS.
Three eggs, two cupfuls sugar, one cupful sweet milk, two
tablespoonfuls flour, one cupful butter, season with fresh lemon
or essence of lemon and little vinegar. Bake on a crust.
Beat together three eggs, then beat in two teacupfuls sugar,
juice and grated rind two lemons, one tablespoonful butter and
half teacupful water; let simmer over fire for fifteen minutes,
stirring all the time. MRS. DAVIDSON.
Three eggs, one cupful sugar, half cupful butter, one cupful
jam, half cupful flour, half teaspoonful soda, three teaspoonfuls
sour milk, one teaspoonful vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg to
taste; dissolve soda in milk.
One cupful' sugar, one cup molasses, three eggs, half cupful
butter, one nutmeg, one and a half teaspoonfuls cloves and all-
spice mixed, one teaspoonful soda and one of cream tartar, one
quart berries; stir in enough flour to make very stiff batter: bake
one hour in two square tin pans. Serve with hard sauce.
Two loaves baker's bread, one and a half pounds each of rai-
sins and currants, half pound citron, eight eggs, one pound suet,
chopped fine, one pint milk, enough flour to make it stiff enough
to allow a large spoon to stand in it; nutmeg, allspice, cloves and
mace to taste; grated rind of lemon, one small bowl brown sugar,
little salt. MISS BUCKEY.
PIES AND PUDDINGS. 89
One lemon two large white potatoes boiled and mashed, three
eggs, one cup sugar, one cup milk, butter size of an egg; _bake in
thin crust. MRb - UULblin '
Five e°^s three pints milk, one teaspoonful corn starch, small
pint sugar, teaspoonful vanilla; butter very thin bread and lay
on top; bake brown and when done, sprinkle with pdvempd
sugar. MRS - CALLAHAN.
Twelve peaches pared and sliced, three eggs, half cup sugar,
two tablespoonfuls corn starch wet in cold milk, one tablespoon-
ful melted butter one pint milk. Scald milk, stir in corn starch,
when it thickens remove from fire and add butter; when luke-
warm add beaten yolks. Put peaches in baking dish, sprinkle
with sugar, then pour over the creamy compound, bake in
quick oven ten minutes. Make meringue of whites and little
sugar, spread over top and brown. Eat cold with cream.
Make light paste as for apple dumplings, roll in oblong sheet
and lav oranges (sweet ones) peeled, sliced and seeded thickly
over it, sprinkle well with white sugar, grate some of the peel
over it and roll up closely, folding down the ends to secure the
syrup; boiL in a pudding cloth or put in steamer and steam an
hour and a half; serve with lemon sauce. Cherries, apple butter
or currants can be used in the same way as oranges; serve them
with a sweet sauce. MISS HOGE.
Pare a dozen good cooking apples and take out the cores.
Make very light snort biscuit dough, roll out half an inch thick,
and cut in large rounds; put one apple in the centre of each piece;
fill the space from which the core was taken with sugar, and
work the dough over the apple. Arrange on a plate a little
smaller than the steamer; place it in the steamer and let steam
for three-quarters of an hour. Serve hot on the plate on which
they were steamed. Serve with hard sauce.
Apple tarts may be made by taking a pint of stewed apples;
strain, and mix in the volks of six eggs, the juice and grated rinds
90 PIES AND PUDDINGS.
of two lemons, half a cupful of butter with one and a half cups of
sugar; beat all together, and line small tart tins with very delicate
puff paste; fill with the mixture, and bake in a very hot oven for
five minutes. Spread the top of each tart with meringue, and
set in the oven for one minute.
This is made by covering a half box of gelatine with cold water
and allowing it to stand for half an hour; then pour over it half
a pint of boiling water, and stir until dissolved. Press a pint of
stewed apples through a sieve and mix with the gelatine; add a
pound of sugar, and stir until it melts; squeeze in the juice of
two lemons; turn the mixture into a tin pan; set on ice until it
begins to thicken. Beat the whites of three eggs; stir into the
apples; beat all together until thick and cold. Pour into a mould
and set on ice to harden. Serve with whipped cream.
SAUCES FOR PUDDINGS.
SAUCE FOR BOILED FRUIT PUDDING.
( Quarter i if a pound of butter, one pound sugar; wine, brandy i ir
vanilla: cream butter and sugar together, grate a little nutmeg
oV er it. MISS SKILES.
Two even tablespoonfuls of butter, one-half cupful of powdered
sugar, one egg (white), three tablespoonfuls of sherry or one tab-
lespoonful o"f vanilla. Beat the butter to a cream and gradually
add the sugar, then the well beaten white of the egg, and finally
the flavoring. Beat well, and when the mixture is perfectly
smooth set the bowl containing it in a pan of boiling water and
serve when hot. ^-
One cupful sugar, half cupful water, rind and juice of two lem-
ons, yolks of three eggs; beat together sugar, lemon and water
for twenty minutes, beat the yolks of the eggs, put basin contain-
ing the syrup into another of- boiling water, stir the yolks into
this and beat rapidly three minutes. Take off fire and continue
beating for five minutes. KENTON COOK BOOK
Beat one-quarter of a cupful of butter to a cream, add gradu-
ally one-half of a cupful of powdered sugar, beating all the while.
Add two teaspoonfuls of wine, and when well mixed four table-
spoonfuls of cream. When ready to serve the sauce out over hot
water. Stir until it is smooth and creamy. Serve at once.
Beat one-fourth cupful of butter to a cream, add gradually one-
half of a cupful of powdered sugar, stirring constantly, and beat
until very light. Add the unbeaten whites of two eggs, one at a
94 SAUCES FOR PUDDINGS.
time, thoroughly amalgamating one before adding the next, add
one teaspoonful of vanilla, stir until well mixed, then add liquor if
used, one tablespoonful of sherry or brandy; mix well, mold, and
put in the ice box to harden before using. " MRS. WATKINS.
The small fruits, such as raspberries, blackberries or straw-
berries, make most satisfactory sauce for puddings. One pint of
berries, one and one-half cup'fuls of powdered suf?ar, one table-
spoonful of butter, one egg. Place the berries in a bowl, add a
tablespoonful of granulated sugar and mash slightly to draw out
the juices, setting the bowl in a moderate heat; beat the butter to
a cream, add the powdered sugar and when thoroughly mixed
add the beaten white of the egg. Add the mashed berries just
One tablespoonful corn starch, one-half pint boiling water,
one-half cupful sugar, one egg, one-half tablespoonful butter, one
teaspoonful vanilla. Moisten the corn starch in a little cold water,
add the boiling water, cook for one minute and add the sugar.
Pour this hot over the well beaten egg and add the butter and
PLUM PUDDING SAUCE.
Half pound butter, one and a half pounds sugar, one pint wine;
cream butter and sugar, boil wine, stir together while boiling.
Season with nutmeg. MRS. R. T. WATERS.
S. H. PUDDING SAUCE.
One small cupful sugar, one egg, piece of butter size of walnut,
one tablespoonful flour, two tablespoonfuls cold water; beat up
all together and pour into half pint of boiling milk or water, flavor
with wine or brandy. MRS. WATKINS.
One cupful butter, two cupfuls powdered sugar, one-half cup-
ful wine: beat butter to a cream, add sugar gradually, and when
very light add wine, which has been made hot, a little at a time;
place bowl in basin of hot water and stir for two minutes.
SAUCES FOR PUDDINGS. 95
Beat butter to a cream, then work in the sugar, nutmeg, one
egg, wine and boiling water. MRS. W ATKINS.
One and a half pints brown sugar, one pint water, one table-
spoonful butter, yolks two eggs, one nutmeg grated. Pour water,
boiling, over sugar, and boil until it becomes a rich syrup, then
put in butter and nutmeg, and pour the mixture over the yolks
of the eggs (well beaten), stirring all the while; then replace it
over the fire and stir till it thickens. Eat while hot.
MRS. A. MIDDLETOX.
JAM PUDDING JUICE.
One cupful sugar, half cupful butter, one egg, three table-
spoonfuls of boiling water. MISS SKILES.
The peel of one lemon, one cupful raspberry juice, one table-
spoonful sugar, one-third teaspoonful cinnamon, one cupful
water, two teaspoonfuls corn starch. Boil the lemon peel, sugar,
spice and water together for five minutes, mix the corn starch
with two tablespoonfuls of water, add it to the boiling water, boil
for one minute, remove the lemon peel, add the raspberry juice
and serve either hot or cold, as preferred.
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To one package gelatine add one pint cold water, juice and
peels, cut thin, of three lemons; let stand one hour, then add one
quart boiling water, one pint sherry, one and a half pounds sugar;
when sugar has dissolved strain and set away.
M R.S. A. MIDDLETON.
COMPOTE OF PEACHES.
To make a compote of peaches, cut pared ones in halves, put
in the saucepan, allow them to become heated through in their
own juice, with four tablespoonfuls of sugar sprinkled over.
Moisten one tablespoonful of corn starch with cold water, add
two tablespoonfuls lemon juice and one egg very lightly whipped.
Put the peaches on squares of sponge cake, hollow side up. Take
the syrup of their juice and mix the corn starch, etc.. in it. Place
on stow and allow them to bubble up together, and when slightly
cooled pour over the peaches; put in a cold place. The syrup will
jelly all about the fruit and form a delicious dessert. Serve with
plain cream. This may be' prepared an hour or two before dinner.
Peel a dozen large clingstone peaches, fully ripe, but firm.
Stick three cloves in each, then put them in a deep baking dish
with a half cupful of water, a full cu\> of sugar and a heaping tea-
spoonful of the best butter. Cook slowly until done, and serve
either cold, with cream, or hot. as an accompaniment to roast
fowl or game. Or you can make a superlative peach tapioca pud-
ding by adding to them, when half done, two tablespoonfuls of
tapioca, previously soaked twelve hours in cold water.
A VERY NICE DESSERT.
Dissolve one-half box of gelatine in one pint hot water, let
stand long enough to cool a little, but not congeal; then add
whites of three eggs, juice two lemons and sugar to taste. Beat
all to stiff froth and pour into moulds. Serve with a custard made
with the yolks of the eggs and one pint milk; season with vanilla.
CUSTARD WITH T( >AST.
Four eggs, three pints milk, one teaspoonful rum starch, small
pint sugar, teaspoonful vanilla. Butter very thin toast, lay on top
and bake brown, sprinkle pulverized sugar over and serve with
Pare and core one dozen fine, firm apples, leaving them whole;
place in stew pan with enough water to cover and stew till von
can pierce them with a straw, then remove from fire and set in
dish to cool, then fill center with currant or some other jelly and
ice over as von would cake: serve in glass dish and eat with cream
or c u stard . MRS. WAT K 1 N S .
One-half pound figs, one-half pound bread crumbs, six ounces
moist sugar (wet sugar before weighing), six ounces beef suet,
two eggs, little nutmeg, cupful milk: figs and suet to be chopped
very fine; mix all tog-ether and steam in mould or steamer two
hours; cat with sauce.
One quart milk, one pint cream, ten eggs., four tabic spoonfuls
sugar, teaspoonful flavoring; whites of eggs well beaten to stiff
both, slightly cooked in scalding milk and kept in cool place till
time for using. Custard of the well beaten yolks, sugar, cream
and milk allowed to come to a boil; flavor when cold.
( hie quart new milk, yolks five eggs, five tablespoonfuls sugar,
two teaspoon fnls vanilla, or bitter almond extract. Beat yolks well,
stir in sugar and add hot, not boiling, milk, little at a time. Boil
till it begins to thicken. When cool flavor and pour in gia.^s dish.
Before serving add teacupful whipped cream. Yon can make
meringue of whites of two of the eggs and two tablespoonfuls
powdered sugar. KENTON COOK BOOK.
One pint of milk, three eggs, one-half cupful of sugar, one-half
pint of raspberry juice, one-eighth teaspoonful of salt. Heat the
milk to the boiling point and pour it upon the well beaten eggs,
then add the sugar and the salt. Cool until hike warm, when the
raspberry juice may be stirred in. If not sufficiently colored, add
;i few drops of carmine. Pour into a buttered fancy mould and
sot in a saucepan of boiling water. Put into the oven and cook
until firm. When cold turn <>ut and serve on small plates. This
makes a must attractive dessert.
C< )FFEE CUSTARD.
Excellent coffee custard may be made thus: Mix thoroughly,
eight egg yolks with eight ounces <>!' sugar, dilute with six cus-
tard cupfuls of boiling milk and a good cupful of black coffee,
pass through a line strainer, till the cups and put them in a low
pan with boiling water to half their height, take off the froth that
may rise to the surface, cover the pan and let its contents simmer
gently tor twenty minutes. When the custard is well set. let it
cool in the water, drain, wipe the cups and serve cold.
One teacupful of milk, one egg (white only), two teaspoonfuls
of sugar, one-eighth saltspoonful of salt. Place the white of the
egg in a howl, add the sugar and salt, mixing them thoroughly,
hut not beating the egg. Heat the milk slightly, but not to the
boiling point, and add it slowly to the egg. Stir until quite
smooth, straining the mixture if the c^l; is not entirely dissolved
in the milk. Place the mixture in two small custard cups, set
them in a dish of boiling water, place in the oven, cover with
brown paper to prevent the coloring of the custard, and bake in a
moderate heat. A sil.vcr knife will come from the custards quite
clean when they are sufficiently baked.
< hie tablespoonful of pearl tapioca, one tablespoonful of pre-
pared cocoanut, one-eighth saltspoonful of salt, one-half pint of
milk, one egg, one-quarter cupful of sugar. Soak the tapioca
over night in half a cupful of water. In the morning place it in
a small granite stew pan, add the milk and set the pan in another
half full of boiling water. Cook slowly until the tapioca is clear.
Beat the yolk of the egg", tin' sugar, salt and cocoanut together,
add a tablespoonful of water, and when well mixed stir this mix-
ture into the milk. Cook four minutes, stirring all the time, then
pour into custard cups. Beat the white of the egg, add a tea-
spoonful of the sugar, spread on top of the custard, add a sprink-
ling of cocoanut and brown delicately in the oven. This is a
\ AXILLA S( IUFFLE
One-half pint of milk, one tablespoonful of corn starch, two
tablespoonfuls of flour, two tablespoonfuls of sugar, four eggs,
one-quarter teaspoonful of salt. I lace the milk on the tire in a
graniteware pan set in another containing boiling water. Wet
the corn starch and flour in half a cupful ol water, and add to the
milk when the latter is scalding hot. Stir until the liquid thickens,
and then add the yolks of the eggs and the salt and sugar, and re-
move from the lire at once. Beat the whites of the eggs to a stilY
froth, stir them into the hot mixture, pour into souffle or custard
enps, set in a pan of hoi water, hake in the oven for fifteen min
utes and serve with Sunshine sauce.
( me and one-half pints of raspberries, two tablespoonfuls of
granulated sugar, two tablespoonfuls of cold milk, one-half pint
of cream, one tahlcspoonfnl of powdered sugar, one ounce of gel-
atine, one cupful of hot milk, one-half teaspoonful of vanilla.
I 'lace a pint < >f the raspberries in a hi >w 1, add the p< »wdered sugar
and let them stand for an hour, then pass through a fine sieve.
I 'nt the gelatine into the cold milk and soak For half an hour, then
add the hot milk and the granulated sugar, stir until the ingre-
dients are melted, then set aside, and when cold add the gelatine
to the raspberries. Whip the cream, flavor it with the vanilla,
whisk all lightly together, and turn into a mould with a hollow
center. Set in a cold place and when stiff turn it from the mould,
place in the hollow the remaining half pint of raspberries which
have meanwhile been sweetened and allowed to stand for an hour.
All gelatine desserts are besl when made the day before using.
J I ' X K ET.
( )ne pint of milk, two tablespoonfuls of sugar, two teaspoonfuk
of Rennet wine, one teaspoonful of vanilla. Warm the milk until
tepid, add the sugar and flavoring and when the sugar is dis-
solved stir in the Rennet wine. Turn into the serving dish, let
it stand for ten minutes and then place carefully in a cold place.
Serve very cold, with or without sugar and cream. Rennet cost-
hut a small sum and makes a delicate dessert. Junket is quite
solid when read) to serve, which will he in a couple of hours if
left in a c< )ld place.
Five bananas, five ounces of sugar, one-half pint of cream, one-
half glassful of brandy, one lemon (juice onlv). one-half ounce
gelatine. Peel the bananas, pound them in a mortar with the
sugar, beat the cream to a stiff froth, stir in the bananas, brandy
and lemon juice, mix well, add the gelatine dissolved in a little
boiling water, gently pour into a mould, and stand in a cool place
to "set." felly must be eaten with a fork.
I 'eel one dozen rather green bananas, nil) them over with a
split lemon, place in a pan with red wine poured over them until
ii stand three-quarters of an inch dee]). Drop in six cloves and a
few sticks of cinnamon, three tablespoonfuls of granulated sugar
and one tablespoonful of butter cut in bits. I kike in a quick oven
until light brown. This makes a sufficient quantity for six per-
sons. MRS. M. C. D.JOHNSON.
Sweet oranges peeled and sliced, seeds removed, sprinkle freeh
with powdered sugar and grated cocoanut.
MRS. A. iMIDDLEToN.
( )ne quart milk, one ounce gelatine, three-quarters of a cupful
sugar. Soak gelatine in one cupful milk one hour before boiling,
flavor with vanilla, wet mould with cold water.
NEW T< )RT BLANC MANGE.
To one quart milk add half box gelatine, soak two hours, add
small cupful sugar and place over fire. When sugar and gelatine
are mixed with the milk and it has come to a boil, remove and
add one wineglassful sherry and teaspoonful vanilla. Stir while
cooling to prevent cream from coming to the top; when cool
pour in mould and set on ice.
I rELATINE JELLY.
( )ne box gelatine, soak in one pint cold water two hours, then
add one quart boiling water, one and a half pounds sugar, juice
CHARLOTTE DE RUSSE.
< >ne pint cream, one cupful powdered sugar, one tablespoonful
vanilla, quarter package gelatine, whites six eggs; when gelatine
is dissolved in a little milk stir into the whipped cream, then add
beaten whites of eggs; let gelatine cool before adding to the
cream. MISS SKiLES.
WHIPPED CREAM WITH MACARi M >NS.
Put one quart cream in a howl, set it in a cold place, sweeten it
properly and whip it with a Dover egg heater until it is thick,
being careful that it does not break. It it is whipped a moment
too long it may granulate, but this will not happen if the cream is
perfectly sweet and not too rich. Ver} often cream that seems
sweet to the taste lias in reality begun to turn and will granulate
at the last moment when whipped; it is, therefore, important to
procure fresh and moderately rich cream. When the froth can be
heaped in a howl, it is well to cease whipping immediately. To a
pint of cream, which can usually be properly whipped in from ten
to fifteen minutes, allow six macaroons that arc about two days
old; roll them until they are finely crumbled, but not powdered,
and stir enough of the crumbs into the whipped cream to give it
a delicate brown color. Serve the cream in glass sauce dishes
with the cake.
( (RANGE JELLY.
To make orange jelly dissolve half a box of gelatine in half a
cupful of cold water. Cut six oranges in halves, remove the pulp
carefullv and lay the skins in cold water. Add to the pulp the
juice of two lemons, one cupful of sugar and one cupful of boiling
water. Add gelatine, stir all together and strain. 1 >rv the insides
of the skins, notch the edges, till with jelly and set in a cold place.
When stiff, serve with cake.
Boil two cupfuls of rice in plenty of water until the grains can
be easily crushed between the thumb and first finger, twenty
minutes being usually long enough. Drain and spread a layer of
rice on a serving dish, add an equal depth of strawberries and
sprinkle lightly with sugar; then add a smaller layer of rice and
sweetened strawberries, and so continue, making the layers
smaller and smaller, until an apex is reached and all the rice and
fruit is used. Sprinkle with sugar, and serve with whipped cream
1 ir milk.
One-half box of gelatine, one-half pint of cold water, one-half
pint of boiling; water, one and one-half teacupfuls of sugar, one
quart of strawberries, two lemons, one-half pint of cream. Soak
tne gelatine m the cold water for twenty minutes; then add the
boiling- water and stir until the gelatine is dissolved. Add the
sugar and the juice from the lemons; then strain the whole into a
measuring cup and add sufficient cold water to make one and a
half pints ol tne whole. Wet a tin mould with cold water, and
set a small jam jar in the middle to make a hollow center when
finished, placing a weight inside the jar to keep it in place. Pour
a fourth of the gelatine mixture into the mould and set on the ice
to thicken, keeping the remainder in a warm place. As soon as
the jelly sets, add a deep layer of the stemmed fruit, then pour in
more ol the mixture, again set on the ice, and when it thickens
add another layer of the fruit and mixture until all is used. When
ready to serve, put a little hot water into the jam jar and when the
jelly is released from the sides remove the jar. set the mould for a
moment in hot water to free the sides ami turn out upon a Hat
serving dish. Sweeten the cream, whip it to a froth and heap it
into the hollow center made by the jar.
STRAWBERRY S< )UFFLE.
Place a layer of berries in a glass serving dish, sprinkle on a
sifting of fine sugar, add another layer of the fruit, then more
sugar, and so continue until the necessary quantity of berries has
been used. Let this arrangement stand on ice for four hours, or
even longer, if convenient. For one quart of berries allow the
following: One pint of milk, two eggs, two tablespoonfuls of
sugar, one teaspoonful -of vanilla, one-half saltspoonful of salt.
Make a soft custard of these ingredients, preparing it according
to the directions in the preceding recipe, and set it on ice. Just
before serving time whip to a froth half a pint of cream, add a
tablespoonful of sugar, pour the custard over the top of the ber-
ries and place the whipped cream on top of the custard.
One pint of strawberries, two cupfuls of pulverized sugar, two
eggs, one pint of milk, vanilla to flavor. Crush the berries. Sep-
arate the white's of the eggs from the yolks, heat the former to a
stiff, dry froth, and add the sugar. Put in the crushed berries
gradually, beating all the while, until the whole is a stiff pile of
rosv cream; then place in a glass dish and set on ice. Meat the
;olks of tin- eggs in half a cupful of the milk, place the remainder
of thi' milk on the stove in a graniteware pan set in another con
raining boiling water, and when the milk is hot add the beaten
yolks, stir until the liquid is like thick cream, add salt, sugar ami
vanilla to taste, and set on ice to cool. This sauce is to be poured
in serving about the froth v berries.
STRAWBERRY UlAkU >TTE.
Eight lady fingers, one quart of strawberries, one-half pint of
cream, two cupfuls of sugar. Mash a cupful of the berries, split
the lady fingers in two, moisten them with the juice of the
crushed berries, and use' them to line a serving dish. Place in the
bottom of the dish a layer of berries, season with fine sugar, whip
the cream to a froth, add a layer of it. and then another of fruit
and sugar, and so continue in alternation until all the cream and
fruit is used. Place on ice and serve very cold.
STRAWBERRY SP< >NGE.
( >ne-half box of gelatine, one-half cupful of cold water, one
pint of boiling water, one cupful of sugar, one pint of strawberry
juice, three eggs. Place the gelatine in the cold water, and let it
stand for an hour; then add the boiling water and sugar, and stir
until the sugar and gelatine are dissolved. When the mixture is
cool add the fruit juice, strain, and set on ice; and as soon as it
begins to thicken, stir well, and add the beaten whites of the eggs.
Pour thi' preparation into a mould, let it harden, and serve the
next day with sweetened milk or cream. I).
N ESSELRODE PUDDING.
One cupful of French chestnuts, one cupful granulated sugar,
one cupful of almonds, yolks of three eggs, one-half pint cream,
one-half pound of candied fruits (mixed), one-half can pineapple
(drained), one and a half tahlespoonfuls of maraschino wine, two
tablespoon fuls of sherry, one-half tablespoonful of vanilla sugar
or one-quarter tablespoonful of extract. Remove shells from
chestnuts, put them in boiling water for three minutes, then in
cold water and take off skins, then boil until tender. Take one-
half of them and press through a sieve. Blanch the almonds,
chop fine, and then pound them. Cut the candied fruit and
chestnuts into dice, pour over them the wine and let stand until
ready for use. Put in a saucepan on the fire a cupful of granu-
lated sugar and one-quarter cupful of boiling water. Stir until
sugar is dissolved, then let cool slowly for five minutes to make a
svrup. Beat the yolks of the eggs until very light, pour on them
slowly the syrup, put on the fire, stirring constantly, until the
mixture is like cream. Remove from fire and heat until cold, thru
add the cream, mashed chestnuts, pounded almonds, and freeze.
When frozen remove the lid, add fruits, and turn freezer for an-
other five minutes. Then put in fancy mould and pack. This can
be served with whipped cream as pudding glace. This makes one
quart of cream, and will serve ten persons, as it is verv rich. The
candied fruits can he omitted and stoned raisins used. This rule
can be changed to suit one's fancy. I use a pint of milk with the
cream, and think it better than to have it very rich.
MRS. D. S. EVANS.
One quart cream, one pint milk, five eggs full, three-quarters of
,i pint sugar, third of a pint rum; boil half the liquid with eggs
and sugar until it begins to thicken; add balance and rum just be
fore freezing. MRS. G. T. DUNLOP.
WINE JELLY FROZEN.
Let one ounce gelatine stand an hour in a pint of cold water,
then add three pints boiling water, one and a half pounds loaf
sugar, one and a half pints wine, juice three lemons, rind of two;
stir all these ingredients and freeze before it congeals.
Make rich custard and flavor when cool with wine and extract
of lemon; when half frozen add blanched almonds, chopped cit-
ron, brandy peaches cut up and any other brandied or crystalized
fruit; make freezer full of custard and fill with fruit.
Select ripe and very red melon, scrape some of the pulp and use
all of the water; a few seeds interspersed will add greatly to the
appearance; sweeten to taste and freeze as you would any other
ice. If you wish it very light add whites of three eggs (thorough-
ly whipped) to one gallon of the ice just as it begins to congeal;
beat frequently and very hard with large iron spoon.
One quart water, one pound sugar, eight lemons, one table-
spoonful gelatine. Boil sugar and water together and pour on
gelatine, which has been dissolved in a little water.
One dozen oranges, juice two lemons, one quart water, one
quart sugar, whites two eggs.
( )ne quart cream, half pound white sugar, whites two eggs,
flavor to taste.
To one pint custard add half pound of macaroons beaten fine
with quart bf cream and half pint wine. MRS. W ATKINS.
LAI. LA U( )( >KH.
Five eggs, five tablespoonfuls pulverized sugar, one tumble]
famaica nun poured on eggs and sugar, which must be beaten
verv light; then add three pints rich milk and freeze.
MRS. |. MAURY D( >VE.
TLTT1 FRUTT1 CREAM.
Oik- gallon cream, two and a half cupfuls sugar, two table-
spoonfuls gelatine soaked two hours in milk (and then melted in
double .boiler), one tablcspoonful vanilla. Add two tablespoon-
fuls of Sicily Madeira wine or maraschino, when partly frozen
add one pound French candied fruit cut hue; use mixture of
cherries, plums, apricots, pineapple, pears, strawberries and an-
gelica root, or use home-made preserves carefully drained from
syrup and cut into dice. KENT< >.\ ( '< )( )K BOOK.
\< >UGAT CREAM.
Six drops of pistachio extract, one-half cupful pistachio nuts,
one quart of vanilla cream, one-quarter cupful of almonds, one-
half cupful of English walnut meats. Shell and blanch the pis-
tachio nuts and almonds, add the walnuts and chop very fine.
Make the cream as directed in the preceding recipe, and when
nearly frozen add the nuts and extract.
NEAPOLITAN OR FRENCH CREAM.
( )ne quart of cream, two cupfuls of sugar, six eggs (yolks), one
vanilla bean. Split the bean, remove the seeds and place with the
cream in a double boiler. Cook as before directed, remove from
the fire and strain. Beat the egg yolks until light, add the sugar
and the scalding hot cream. Stir well and return to the boiler to
cook until the cream begins to thicken. Take from the fire, cool
PEACH OR APRICOT CREAM.
( )ne quart of cream, three cupfuls of sugar, one quart of apri-
cots or peaches. Make the cream as above directed. Pare and
mash the fruit and add to the cream when frozen. Turn the
crank rapidly for five minutes, then pack.
( hie quart of cream, three ounces of Java coffee, two cupfuls of
pulverized sugar. Grind the coffee coarsely, add it to'the half of
the cream that is to be cooked and let it come to a scald with the
cream. Then strain through a cheese cloth, pressing well to ex-
tract all the strength of the coffee. Add the sugar, stir well and
when cold add the rest of the cream, and freeze.
( )ne quart of cream, one lemon, two and one-half cupfuls of
sugar, one large pineapple. Scald half of the cream and half of
the sugar as above directed, adding the remainder of the cream
when cold. Peel the pineapple, dig out the eyes, cut lengthwise
and remove the core, (irate the fruit, mix with it the remainder
of the sugar and the juice of a lemon and stir until the sugar is
dissolved. Freeze the cream, add the fruit and finish in the same
way as for the peach cream.
(IK >C< >LATE CREAM.
( )ne quart of cream, two cupfuls of sugar, two ounces of Bak-
er's chocolate, one tablespoonful of vanilla, one-quarter teaspoon-
ful of powdered cinnamon. Place the grated chocolate, half of
the cream, the sugar and the spice together and scald as directed,
stirring and beating until smooth. Strain through cheese cloth,
and when cold add the rest of the cream and the flavoring, then
( >ne quart of cream, one and one-half quarts of strawberries,
three cupfuls of sugar, one lemon. Place one cupful of the sugar
and half of the cream on the fire and scald as before directed.
Add the rest of the sugar and the juice of the lemon to the straw-
berries; mash them very line and let them stand for one hour,
mashing and stirring frequently; then strain them through a
cheese cloth. Add the other half of the cream to that scalded, and
freeze. Then add the juice of the fruit, beat five minutes and
WHITE CHERRY (REAM.
< >ne quart of cream, two cupfuls i >f sugar, one quart of cherries,
one cupful of water. Put the sugar into the water and when the
sugar is dissolved add the stoned fruit. Simmer for fifteen min-
utes, then strain. Scald half the cream as before directed and
when cold add the other half of the cream and freeze. When
frozen add the strained Fruit, brat five minutes and pack.
PHILADELPH] V CREAM.
( >ne quart of cream, two cupfuls of granulated sugar, two
tablespoonfuls of vanilla extract or one vanilla bean. Place half
the cream and the sugar together and set the kettle in another
containing boiling water. A farina kettle may be used for the
purpose. Stir continually and gradually bring to a scald. It
should co<,k at least ten minutes while reaching this stage, so
slowly should it he heated. The cream will then look thin and
blue. Take it from the tire and when cool add the remainder oi
the cream and the flavoring, and freeze. If the vanilla bean is
used, split it in half, scrape out the seeds, add them and the shell
to the cream when it is first placed upon the lire. When the
cream is sufficiently cooked strain it through a coarse cheese
(loth. All Philadelphia creams are made in this way, fruit or
fruit flavoring being added after it is partly or wholly frozen,
(hie quart of raw cream will more than double in bulk when
Ten lemons, sixteen tablespoonfuls powdered sugar, three pirns
claret, six ponies red curicoa, three or four pints Apolinaris 01
soda water, one pint brandy, five pounds ice.
Four oranges, eight lemons, one and a half quarts water, four
cupfuls sugar, one and three-quarter cups Angelica or other sweet
wine, half cupful rum, whites four eggs; heat or boil sugar and
water together, add other ingredients and freeze. When nearly
frozen beat whites to a stiff froth and add to frozen mixture; will
be six quarts or more when frozen.
FROZEN FRUIT PUDDING.
Juice six oranges, add half tablespoonful sugar, one pint cream,
well beaten whites three eggs, half dozen candied cherries, half
cupful lady finger crumbs, one banana chopped fine, one slice cit-
ron chopped fine; mix orange juice, sugar and cream thoroughly,
then add well beaten whites three eggs and gradually add fruit ;
put in freezer and when frozen stiff take out and serve in the
orange skins in nest of green.
Strawberries, mash one quart and sprinkle with one cupful
sugar; then boil one pound sugar in one quart water, when cool
pour over mashed fruit. When frozen let stand two hours before
using; if very sweet use less sugar on fruit. Other fruits can be
used in the same way.
To one gallon hot water add two' pounds sugar, dissolve well,
juice of sixteen lemons, strain and freeze. For orange, the juice
of twelve oranges, rineapple, juice of two lemons, four oranges,
two pineapples minced very fine, and freeze. For sherbet add to
either white of one egg.
LEMON SHERBET WITH GELATINE.
Soak <>ne tablespoonful gelatine in little cold water for half
hour, pour over it one pint boiling water, stirring until dissolved:
add one cupful sugar, third of a cupful lemon juice, one table-
spoonful brandy, strain and freeze. Use Nelson's or Plvmouth
Rock gelatine.' MISS SKILES.
CHAMPAGNE AND LEMON ICE.
E 7 or two-quart brick lemon ice break over it a quart bottle
of champagne, and when it is half dissolved serve as frozen lemon-
ade in punch glasses.
To make gallon: One and a half pints lemon juice, rinds two
lemons grated on sugar, one pint rum, half pint brandy, two
quarts water, three pounds loaf sugar. Pint bottle champagne is
a great improvement; mix and freeze. MRS. WATKINS.
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Eighteen eggs, beat separately and very light; one pound of
flour, well sifted; one dessertspoonful of soda, sifted with flour;
one pound of best butter, creamed: two pounds of stoned raisins;
two pounds of currants, well washed; one and a half pounds of
citron, cut not too fine; one pound of nuts, well brok-
en; one small tumbler of brandy, and one of wine;
juice of two oranges and two lemons, strained; the peels stewed
in sugar and water till tender, cut up with scissors; one large
nutmeg, one teaspoonful of mace, one of allspice, one of cinna-
mon, one of cloves, all finely grated. After putting your cake
together, eggs, flour, butter and sugar, never beat it — in adding
fruits — but stir in slowly and carefully till all is well mixed. Have
ready one or two pans, with thickness of three or four sheet.; of
paper in the bottom, well buttered; give the cake time to rise,
then bake slowly for seven or eight hours; it must not be hur-
ried ,and you must not remove the cake until next day, giving it
time to cool slowly, and shrink, as it is rich and heavv, and will
become perfectlv firm by that time, and there will be no danger of
crumbling or breaking.' .AIRS. COLLINS.
BLACK FRUIT CAKE.
One pound butter, one pound flour, one pound sugar, twelve
eggs, two pounds raisins, two pounds currants, one pound citron,
one tablespoonful cloves, one tablespoonful ginger, two nut-
megs, two gills molasses, two gills brandy. -
MRS. A. MIDDLETOX.
One pound butter, one pound and three tablespoonfuls granu-
lated sugar, one pound flour, eleven eggs, one pound citron, four
pounds raisins, three pounds currants, one and a half tablespoon-
fuls syrup, two wineglasses brandy, two of sherrv, one heaping
teaspoonful cinnamon, one of nutmeg, scant half teaspoonful
cloves and of mace. Bake five hours in moderate oven.
( )ne ami a half cupfuls sugar, whites of four eggs, half cupful
butter, two teaspoonfuls of baking powder, three-quarters of a
cupful of milk, two cupfuls unsifted flour.
Four eggs, two cupfuls sugar, one cupful butter, one small
teaspoonful soda; flour enough to make a dough stiff enough to
Whites of five eggs, yolks of seven eggs, one cupful granulated
sugar, three-quarters of a cupful of flour, one-third teaspoonful
Three-quarters of a cupful grated chocolate, three-quarters of
a cupful milk, same of granulated sugar, yolk of one egg; boil
above until it thickens, flavor and let cool.
Cake part: One cupful sugar, half cupful butter, half cupful
milk, two cupfuls flour, two eggs, one teaspoonful soda put in the
flour dry. Stir in the chocolate part. Bake in layers. Ice with
chocolate or white icing.
One cupful brown sugar, one cupful granulated sugar, one
cupful butter, one cupful grated chocolate, one egg, one tea-
spoonful vanilla, enough flour to make rather stiff (about one
and a half cupfuls) ; roll very thin ; bake quickly. MISS HOG E.
HOT WATER SPONGE CAKE.
Six eggs, two cupfuls of sugar, two cupfuls of flour, half cup-
ful of boiling water, teaspoonful of lemon juice and grated rind
of half lemon. MRS. J. X. MITCHELL.
One cup Butter Judges, 5-25
Two cu\)^ Sugar Jeremiah. 6-20
Three and one-half cups of Flour (prepared) .1 Kings, 4-22
Two cups Raisins I Samuel, 30-12
Two cups Figs I Samuel, 30-12
( >ne cup Almonds < renesis, 43-1 1
l ine cup Water Genesis, 24-20
Six Eggs Isaiah, 10-14
A little Salt Leviticus, 2-3
( )ne large iron spoon of 1 [oney Exodus, 16-31
Sweet Spices to Taste 1 Kings, 10-2
Eighteen eggs (whites only), two and a quarter cupfuls of pow-
dered sugar, one a half cupfuls of hour, two teaspoonfuls of cream
of tartar, one teaspoonful of vanilla. Beat the eggs very lightly,
and then cut the sugar in with a broad-hladed carving knife.
Sift the hour three times, sift the cream of tartar into it, and then
cut it into the eggs and sugar; beat, and add the vanilla. Bake
in three cakes in deep, ungreased layer pans, putting brown pa-
per in the bottoms, and using a quick oven. Then spread thickly
between the layers and on top a filling made as follows: Boil
two cupfuls of sugar with one cupful of water until it ropes.
Just before taking it off put in half pound of marshmallow brok-
en into bits to melt readily. Pour this mixture gradually into the
well-beaten whites of two eggs, and beat continuously until cold.
One cupful of butter, two cupfuls of sugar, one cupful of milk,
three cupfuls of flour, five eggs (whites), two teaspoonfuls of
baking powder. Place the ingredients together as for plain layer
cake., adding the whites of the eggs last. Pake in three well
buttered tins and when done spread between the layers caramel
filling made thus: One and a half cupful of brown sugar, one
cupful of milk, one tablespoonful (scant) of butter, half table-
spoonful of vanilla. Place the milk, sugar and butter on the fire
in a saucepan set in another containing boiling water and cook
until thick. Take from the fire and beat it hard until stiff. Then
add the vanilla.
Two cupfuls of butter, two cupfuls of sugar, four cupfuls of
flour twelve large eggs, one quarter teaspoonful of mace half
gill of brandv. Butter the pans and line them. Measure the
sugar flour, brandv and cinnamon. Separate the eggs, putting
the whites in a large Lowland the yolks in a small one Beat the
butter to a cream, and gradually beat the sugar into it When -
the mixture is light and creamy, add the brandv and mace. Beat
he yolks till light, and add them to the beaten mixture. Beat
the whites to a stiff froth, and stir them into the mixture alter-
nating with the flour. Tour the butter into the pans, and bake
in a moderate oven for about fifty minutes.
For two loaves of raisin cake, use: One large cupful of but-
ter, one cupful of milk, five eggs, two nutmegs, two cupfuls of
sugar, four generous cupfuls of Hour, one gill of brandy, half tea-
spoonful of soda, one quart of boiled raisins. Put the raisins in
a small stew-pan, and cover them with cold water. Cook them
slowly for half an hour, then drain and cool them. Beat the but-
ter to' a cream and beat the sugar into it; add the brandy and nut-
meg, and beat a little longer. Add the yolks of the eggs, well
beaten. Dissolve the soda in the milk, and add this to the beaten
ingredients. Now add the flour. Stir in the well-beaten
whites of the eggs. Spread the batter in thin layers in two large
cake pans, and sprinkle raisins upon each layer. Continue this
until all the materials are used. Bake for two hours in a moder-
ate oven. This cake keeps well.
One pound of arrow root (ground), half pound of sugar, half
pound of butter, whites of seven eggs, flavoring of essence of
lemon. Beat the sugar and butter to a cream; then add the ar-
row root, which has been sifted; when well mixed, stir in the
whites of the eggs whisked to a very stiff froth, and essence of
lemon to suit the taste; again whisk the mixture for nearly half
an hour; place a piece of buttered paper around the sides of the
tin, and bake in a moderately heated oven. D.
Twelve eggs, four cupfuls of sugar, four cupfuls of flour, four
cupfuls of jam, three cupfuls of butter, two teaspoonfuls of soda
dissolved in water, two grated nutmegs, allspice and cinnamon to
Two cupfuls of sugar, one of butter, two and a half of flour
(sift four times), half cupful sweet milk, yolks four eggs, whites
of two, ten teaspoonsfuls baking powder, two-thirds cake of
chocolate dissolved in half cupful boiling water: when cool stir in
ICE CREAM FILLING.
Dissolve four cupfuls of sugar-in one cupful hot water, boil
till it will crack when tried in glass of cold water: have whites of
four eggs beaten rather stiff: pour the boiling preparation over
the eggs, slowly, beating all the time. When it begins to get
firm, spread on thickly on the layers of white cake, or alternate
white cake and chocolate cake. If you want to use marshmal-
lows, use same dressing between the cake and cut the marshmal-
Lows in two and place on top of dressing. Conserved cherries
are used in same way.
Ten eggs (whites) beaten to a stiff froth, three cups of flour,
one cupful of butter, two cupfuls of sugar, two teaspoonfuls of
baking powder half cupful of sweet milk, one teaspoonful of
vanilla. Cream the butter nicely, add the sugar and beat well;
then add one-half of the half cup of milk, leaving the other for
the baking powder. Add two cupfuls of flour, one at a time and
beat well; then add half of your eggs, then your last cup of flour
and the milk with the two teaspoonfuls of baking powder in it;
then your remaining eggs. Sift the flour four times. To make
pink cake, take half of your above batter and mix two table-
spoonfuls of red sugar or cochineal.
MRS. WILLSOX OFFUTT.
Boil one pound granulated sugar and one small cupful of
water together till a thick syrup is formed. Test this by dropping
some in cold water on a plate; when done it will form like jelly
in the water. Beat whites of two eggs very light and then beat
in the boiling syrup gradually. Flavor to taste and beat till
nearly cold. Drop spoonful on the cake and when they cool
without running, apply the rest quickly. A good basis for icing
to be put between layer cakes is made by boiling one cupful of
sugar and half cupful sweet milk together till it is of the con-
sistency of above icing. Flavor to taste and add chopped nuts.
citron or stew some raisins with the sugar and milk; grated
cocoanut may also be boiled with it or chocolate with vanilla.
This icing should be beaten till stiff.
One large cupful sugar, one small cupful sweet milk, one small
cupful butter, one pint flour with one teaspoonful soda and two
of cream tartar sifted together, four eggs; cream butter and sugar,
acid the beaten eggs, then the flour and milk alternately. Flavor
with lemon or vanilla; put half the batter in two round pans and
in the remaining batter put one cupful raisins, one cupful cur-
rants, teaspoonful spices, cloves and cinnamon, mixed, bake
and put on plain and fruit alternately with jam between.
CREAM RUSE CAKE.
Stir into a cupful of sweet cream a pinch of soda, one cupful
creamed butter with three cupfuls powdered sugar; whip with
egg beater five minutes or until like whipped cream; flavor with
vanilla and add five cupfuls prepared flour and frosted whites of
ten eggs. Color a fine pink with fruit coloring; bake in layers.
One and a half cocoanuts grated, whites of four eggs whipped
stiff; one and a half cupfuls powdered sugar, two teaspoonfuls
rose water; heap the cake after filling with this mixture by beat-
ing in more sugar for the purpose.
Two cupfuls pulverized sugar, half cupful butter, beaten to a
cream. Add half cup sweet milk, two and a half cups flour after
it has been sifted, whites of eight eggs. Bake in jelly cake tins
and put together with icing made by boiling half teacupful water,
three cupfuls pulverized sugar till thick pour slowly over well-
beaten whites of two eggs and beat all together till cool. Beat
before putting on each layer. Sprinkle thickly with grated co-
coanut; sift flour three times.
Four eggs, two cupfuls sugar; beat together; half cupful milk,
six cupfuls flour, half nutmeg, two teaspoonfuls cream tartar, one
Three pounds flour, half pound butter, half pound lard, one tea-
cupful ginger, one paper cloves, one paper allspice, one paper
cinnamon, one teaspoonful soda; enough molasses to work it up.
MRS. W ATKINS.
Two cupfuls flour, two of sugar, six eggs, volks and whites;
beat separately; one cupful butter, half cupful milk, two tea-
spoonfuls cream tartar, one of soda.
For the jelly: Three quarters of a pound sugar, quarter pound
butter, six eggs, rind and juice three lemons. Beat butter, sugar
and eggs thoroughly together and set in a dish of hot water until
heated, then add grated lemon rind and juice. Stir till thick
enough and perfectly smooth. Put layers of jelly between cake
CAKES. i 1*;
Whites one dozen eggs, five cupfuls flour, one cupful butter,
one cupful sweet milk, two teaspoonfuls baking powder, three
cupfuls sugar, flavored with hitter almonds. Make icing of three
ounces grated chocolate, two and a half cupfuls pulverized sugar,
tin listened with sufficient cold water to make it the right consist-
ency and flavor with one tablespoonful vanilla.
Two cupfuls of sugar, two cupfuls of sour milk, eight table-
spoorifuls of melted butter, four eggs, one teaspoonful of salt,
two teaspoonfuls of soda, two teaspoonfuls cream tartar, flour to
thicken. Add the salt and sugar to the milk, and then the soda
dissolved in a little cold water. Sift a little flour, stir it into the
cream of tartar, and add tins to the milk; then stir in the melted
hutter, and the eggs, well beaten. Add only enough flour to ad-
mit of rolling out the dough, turn the batter out upon a floured
breadboard, and let it stand for fifteen minutes before cutting
out. Roll out half an inch thick, cut out with a doughnut-cutter,
and drop the cakes into very hot fat. When they are brown on
one side, turn them with a spoon and brown them on the other
side, and then take them out with a skimmer. Do not pierce
the doughnuts with a fork, as that would allow the steam inside
to escape and render them heavy. Roll the doughnuts in pulver-
ized sugar when cold.
Three eggs, one teaspoonful of salt, flour to thicken, three
tablespoonfuls of milk, six tablespoonfuls of melted butter, six
tablespoonfuls of sugar. Rub the butter, salt and sugar together,
add the beaten egg and the milk and flour enough to roll out the
dough. Roll half an inch thick, cut out with a very small cake-
cutter having a hole in the center, and fry in hot lard.
HARTFORD ELECTIOX CAKE.
One and a half cupfuls of butter, two cupfuls of sugar, one and
a half pint of flour, three eggs, one and a half teaspoonful of bak-
ing powder, two cupfuls of raisins, stoned, twenty drops of ex-
tract of vanilla, one cupful of currants, half cuoful of citron,
chopped, half cupful of lemon peel, chopped; half cupful of al-
monds, shredded; twenty drops of extract of hitter almonds.
one cupful of milk. Rub the butter and sugar to a light cream,
add the egg. and heat for a few minutes longer. Then stir in
tiie flour and baking powder sifted together: add the raisins,
citron, currants, lemon peel and almonds, extracts and milk;
mix to a batter, place paper in a tin, and bake for an hour and a
half in a moderate oven. 1).
BROWN STONE FRUIT CAKE.
Half cupful butter, one and a half cupful s sugar, two-thirds of
a cupful sweet milk, two cupfuls flour, two eggs, two teaspoonfuls
baking powder. Divide cake in half; take two squares of choco-
late, half cupful brown sugar, three tablespoonfuls milk; heat
milk, sugar and chocolate together till melted and when cold put
with one half the cake, adding a little more flour; flavor with
vanilla. These are to be baked in separate tins and put together
with frosting or jelly.
LEMON CREAM CAKE.
Half cupful butter, two cupfuls sugar, one cupful sweet milk,
three eggs, yolks and whites beaten separately, three cupfuls
flour, two teaspoonfuls baking powder.
For filling: One cupful sugar, two tablespoonfuls butter, two
eggs, grated rind and juice of two lemons; mix all together and
boil till consistency of jelly; spread between layers and dust
powdered sugar on top without filling.
Two cupfuls brown sugar, one cupful milk, butter size of an
egg, boil until it ropes.
MRS. PORTER'S CAKE.
One cupful sugar, one tablespoonful butter, rubbed together;
break two or three eggs in coffee cup, beat, fill cup with milk,
pinch of salt, cupful and a half of flour before it is sifted, tea-
spoonful baking powder.
Icing: One cupful sugar in saucepan, enough water to meet
it, boil, do not stir; drop in cold water till it stiffens; stir constant-
ly till eld, add vanilla. MRS. \V ATKINS.
( )ne and a half pounds sugar, one and a quarter pounds but-
ter, fifteen eggs, two pounds raisins, three pounds almonds,
blanched and sliced, one and a half pounds Hour, one wineglass
brandy, one and a half nutmegs, one and a half pounds citron.
Flour fruit before mixing. MRS. DAVIDSON.
S( )FT MOLASSES CAKE.
( )ne tablespoonful ground ginger, two and a half cupfuls flour,
one cupful molasses, two teaspoonfuls baking powder, half cup-
ful butter, one cupful brown sugar, one cupful cold water. Heat
all together till very light and bake in long pans.
Twelve eggs, weight of eggs in sugar, half the weight in flour,
juice of two lemons and grated rind of one.
MRS. A. MIDDLETOX.
Whites nine eggs, one and a quarter cupfuls sifted sugar, one
cupful sifted flour, half teaspoonful cream tartar, pinch salt.
After sifting flour four or five times, set aside one cupful, then
sift and measure one and a quarter cupfuls granulated sugar;
beat whites of eggs one half, add cream tartar and beat till very
stiff; stir in sugar, then flour; bake in moderate oven thirty-five
or forty minutes.
Yolks eight eggs, one cupful granulated sugar, scant half cup-
ful butter, naif cupful sweet milk, one and a half cupfuls flour,
two teaspoonfuls baking powder. Beat yolks to stiff froth, put in
milk, then flour and beat hard.
ICE CREAM CAKE.
White eight eggs, one cupful sweet milk, one cupful butter,
two cupfuls sugar, two of flour, one of corn starch, two tea-
spoonfuls baking powder, mixed with the flour; cream butter and
sugar, add milk, flour and corn starch, then the whites, beat very
light, bake in cakes one inch thick.
Icing: Whites four eggs beaten very light, four cupfuls sugar;
pour on sugar half pint boiling water and boil until clear and
will candy in cold water; pour boiling syrup over beaten eggs,
beat till nearly cold, then add one teaspoonful citric acid, two of
vanilla. When cold spread as thick as the cake.
One pound flour, one pound sugar, half pound butter, three
eggs, one teaspoonful cinnamon and little soda.
Make a cream sauce of one cupful milk, one tablespoonful
flour, one tablespoonful butter; beat one egg with balf cupful
sugar and stir in tbe sauce slowly; cook for two minutes or until
egg is done, flavor with vanilla or almond, use this for layer
cakes or split a thin loaf of sponge cake in two and spread be-
tween layers. MRS. DOUGHTY.
Whites twelve eggs, six cupfuls flour, three and a half cupfuls
sugar, one cupful butter, one cupful milk, one teaspoonful cream
tartar, half teaspoonful soda and two teaspoonfuls bitter almond.
Half pound butter, ten eggs, one pound sifted flour, one pound
sugar, two teaspoonfuls cream tartar, one of soda, half cupful
( ) RANGE CAKE.
Four eggs, beat yolks very light, then add half pound granu-
lated sugar, one tablespoonful water and juice one lemon; beat
whites to stiff froth and lay lightly on yolks and sugar; sift a
large size coffee cup of flour and sift the second time in the pan
with the sugar and eggs, after adding one teaspoonful baking
powder. Mix all together and bake in three layers.
Icing: Whites two eggs, one pound pulverized sugar, half
lemon, grate all of it; juice and rind of one orange. Put icing
between and on top of layers.
CORN STARCH CAKE.
One cupful butter creamed with two cupfuls sugar, one cupful
milk, two of flour, one large teaspoonful baking powder, whites
six eggs; mix well, then add one cupful corn starch, bake in mod-
Whites six eggs, one pound pulverized sugar, beat eggs and
sugar three quarters of an hour, add one pound almonds; make
in small drop cakes.
LEMON FILLING FOR CAKE.
[uice and grated rind of two large lemons, two eggs beaten a
little, one and a half cupfuls sugar, butter size of walnut, little
salt: if preferred use yolk of three eggs and white of one.
MOLASSES POUND CAKE.
Six eggs, one cupful sugar, two of molasses, one and a half of
butter, one teaspoonful soda, ginger to taste, flour to make a bat-
ter as thick as pound cake.
I >ne cupful brown sugar, quarter cupful sweet cream, one tea-
spoonful butter, boil all together till it threads, stirring slowly,
as it boils for about eight minutes. Use for either frosting or rill-
Two ounces sugar to white of one egg, beat egg very light
and fold sugar in; don't beat like frosting; bake on board inch
thick; wet board and drop egg on with tablespoon; bake half
hour in moderate oven; they are crisp when cold, take soft part
out and yon have the shell. Eight eggs make a dozen.
Use any good layer cake recipe and bake in three layers, when
done spread between the layers one pound figs chopped fine, one
teaenpful boiling water, half cupful sugar, stir all together over
the fire and cool before putting on the cake. Ice the top: you
can use one-third raisins and one-third figs.
ICE CREAM CAKE.
One cupful pulverized snear, half cupful butter (scantV half
cupful sweet milk, one and two-thirds cuofuls flour, half tea-
spoonful bakins: powder, whites three eggs, beaten stiff and add-
ed last. Bake in two lavers.
Icing: Four cuos rranulated su^ar: out in pan over fire and
Dour over it half oint boiling - water: boil till clear and will candv
in cold water. Beat whites four e^ps very lig/ht and pour oyer
them slowlv the boiling svrup: flavor and beat hard until cold
and stiff, put between and on top as thick as cake lavers.
MRS. 1ERE TOHXSOW
Half cake Baker's chocolate, one cupful sugar, one and a half
cupfuls milk, butter size of walnut; cook as you would caramels;
flavor with vanilla.
Half pint molasses, half pound butter, three-quaters pound
sugar, ten ounces flour, three of ginger, half ounce allspice; mix
all together, drop with spoon in well-greased pans, well apart.
Bake in cool oven until they stop boiling; when cool roll on
sticks. Do not let them cool too much before taking from fire.
Two cupfuls brown sugar, one of butter, two of flour, one and
a half of grated chocolate, half cup sweet milk with one teaspoon-
ful soda dissolved in it, whites and yolks four eggs; bake in jelly
pans and ice with white icing.
Icing: On two cupfuls sugar pour half pint boiling water;
boil (do not stir) until clear and waxy, pour this on beaten whites
of two eggs; flavor with vanilla, beat until cool.
Beat two tablespoon fuls butter, adding carefully one cupful
sugar, stir in half cupful water, one and a half cupfuls flour, beat
thoroughly, add two teaspoonfuls cocoa, one teaspoonful vanilla
and two eggs beaten to stiff froth. Before adding eggs, add one
teaspoonful baking powder; pour them into greased gem pans
and bake in moderate oven about twenty minutes.
Put two tablespoonfuls butter in pint (lour, beat one egg, add
to it two-thirds cupful milk, add to flour one teaspoonful baking
powder, half teaspoonful salt; now stir in egg and milk, mixing
in lightly and roll into a thin sheet, spread lightly with butter,
dust over four or five tablespoonfuls sugar, sprinkle with cinna-
mon; roll and cut into biscuits as you would cinnamon buns.
Bake in moderately hot oven for thirty minutes.
One cupful molasses, one of butter, two of sour milk, two of
brown sutrar. three teaspoonfuls soda, four eggs, four and a half
cupfuls flour, one tablespoonful of any mixed spices, two pounds
dates seeded and chopped fine, Hour well before adding to cake;
save some of the flour for that purpose. Bake in moderate own.
Five eggs, leaving' out the whites of four, two cupfuls brown
sugar, half cupful melted butter, one cupful sour cream or milk,
one teaspoonful soda, two teaspoonfuls ginger, two teaspoonfuls
cloves, two teaspoonfuls cinnamon, two teaspoonfuls allspice,
one teaspoonful nutmeg, three cupfuls flour. Use white icing.
WHITE FRUIT CAKE.
One pound white sugar, one pound flour, half pound buiur,
whites twelve eggs, two pounds citron cut in thin, long strips,
two pounds almonds blanched and cut in strips, one large co-
coanut grated. Before flour is sifted add one teaspoonful soda,
two teaspoonfuls cream tartar: cream butter as for pound cake,
add sugar and beat awhile, then add whites of eggs and flour,
and after beating batter sufficiently, add about one-third of fruit
reserving the rest to add in layers as vou put batter in cake mould.
Bake slowly and carefully. MRS. WATKINS.
White part: One and a half cupfuls white sugar, three-fourths
cupful butter, three-fourths cupful sweet milk, one and a half
teaspoonfuls Royal baking powder, whites six eggs, three cup-
Dark part: One and a half cupfuls brown sugar, three quar-
ters cupful molasses, yolks six eggs, three-quarters cupful butter,
three-quarters cupful sweet milk, two teaspoonfuls baking pow-
der, and one and a half tablespoonfuls cinnamon, one and a half
teaspoonfuls cloves, three-quarters of a nutmeg, three and a half
cupfuls of flour, one and a half cupfuls raisins, one and a half
cupfuls currants: add some citron and figs chopped fine. This
quantity makes two cakes, ice one with chocolate, the other with
white icing. MRS. F. F. FIELD.
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PRESERVES, PICKLES AND
Pare carefully, shred with a fork, put three-quarters of a pound
of sugar to each pound of fruit. Put sugar, with enough water to
dissolve it, in kettle on lire. When syrup is formed put in fruit
and let cook until clear. Take out fruit and lay on dish, let syrup
cook until thick and clear, then put fruit in jars and pour syrup
PINEAPPLE AND COCOANUT PRESERVES.
i'eel and grate a pineapple, and to each pound of fruit add a
half pound of cocoanut, according to taste. Measure for one
pound of fruit, one pound of sugar. Take the sugar, add little
water and the juice of pineapple if there is any left from peeling.
Make a syrup of it by letting it come to a boil three times. Pour
a spoonful or two of cold water into it and let it stand a moment;
then skim. Rut on fire again and when it has boiled up three
times skim again. Put on the fruit and let boil, stirring with a
wooden spoon, until you can see the bottom of the kettle. Pour
into a dish and when cold, if you wish it, cut up into small squares
and let them dry.
Pound of sugar to pound of fruit, and a half cupful of water to
each pound of sugar; boil sugar and water to rich syrup, drop in
fruit and boil until fruit is clear and soft, take out fruit and lav on
dish, boil syrup until very thick and rich, drop in fruit, let heat
thoroughly, then put in jars and seal. MRS. F. F. FIELD.
YELLOW TOMATO PRESERVES.
Reel and prick with large needle. To each pound of tomafc >< -
take pound of sugar and small cupful of water, put sugar and
water in kettle and let boil to syrup, put in tomatoes and boil until
clear, take out and put on dishes for an hour. Put syrup on stove
at the end of an hour and clarifv with well beaten white of an egg,
boil and skim well, then add the lemon sliced thin Cone lemon to
130 PRESERVES, PICKLES AND CATSUPS.
three pounds of fruit). Let boil until v.ery rich and drop in toma-
toes, cook a few minutes and can. If the tomatoes are too ripe
they will break up. KEN VON COOK BOOK.
Take nine pounds of fruit, peel and halve; put four pounds of
sugar, one pint good vinegar, cloves, cinnamon and mace in ket-
tle; when syrup is formed throw in fruit, a few at a time, so that
they "will remain whole; when clear take out and put in more;
boil syrup until very rich and then pour over fruit.
Cherries and pears are done in the same manner.
MRS. F. F. FIELD.
CUCUMBER SWEET PICKLES.
Lay cucumbers in salt and water for a week or ten days; take
out and cut in slices a quarter of an inch thick, soak out salt and
boil in alum water one-half hour and then in ginger tea an hour.
Make syrup of one pint water, one quart vinegar, three pounds
sugar to every four pounds cucumbers; flavor with cloves, cinna-
mon, mace. Boil all together until syrup is thick enough.
MRS. W ATKINS.
Take white Heath clingstone peaches, pare and throw into cold
water. For each pound of fruit take half pound of sugar, and for
each pound sugar half pint water. Put sugar and water on stove,
and when clarified and formed into syrup throw in peaches, a few
at a time; when they can be pierced with a straw take out and put
others in. When all are done put peaches in jars, and when syrup
is cold take half brandy and half syrup and fill jars with this.
MRS". F. F. FIELD.
Take ripe tomatoes, peel carefully, cutting out all rough places;
to each pound put half pound of sugar, season with white ginger
and mace, boil to stiff jell}', add enough vinegar to keep it.
Pick grapes from stems; wash them. Put over fire with just
enough water to prevent burning, cook a few minutes, mash
gently with a silver spoon, strain, and to every pint of juice allow
one pound of sugar. After juice comes to the boiling point boil
twenty minutes, pour over heated sugar and stir constantly till
nil is dissolved; fill jelly glasses. MRS. WATKINS.
rui.si:u\ l-.S. PICKLES AND CATSUPS. 131
CRAB APPLE JELLY.
Remove all signs of decay from the apples and cut into pieces,
without removing seeds or skin. Allow pound of sugar to each
pint of juice, unless a very tart jelly is desired, in which case
three-quarters of a pound will suffice. Proceed as with any other
jelly. MRS. F. F. FIELD.
Cut one dozen oranges into thin slices, rind and all; have slices
running towards the core, but do not use either seeds or core.
Pour over the oranges five quarts of cold water and soak twenty-
four hours. Put on to boil in same water, cook slowly three
hours, add seven pounds sugar and cook slowly till tender, about
four hours. Turn into tumblers, and when cold cover.
WATERMELON RIND PICKLE.
Pare rind and cut in squares, put layer of grape leaves and then
layer of rind until kettle is full; on each layer of rind sprinkle little
powdered alum, cover all with water and let simmer on stove until
rind is clear, then put in dishes to cool. To each pound of rind
take one pound of sugar, half pint vinegar, cinnamon and cloves
to taste. Boil and pour hot over rind for six mornings. The last
time put rind and all on and boil till rich and clear.
MRS. A. MIDDLETON.
Pour over one peck currants on the stems one quart boiling
water, kt scald or boil gently till currants are thoroughly wilted.
Mash and then strain through coarse muslin bag, let boil about
five minutes, skim thoroughly. One pound sugar to each pint of
juice; have sugar well heated and stir in juice, let come to a boil,
remove scum and pour into glasses. MRS. GEN. CETTY.
Two dozen large cucumbers cut in large pieces, chop eight
heads of cabbage, six dozen onions and two dozen green hill pep-
pers; sprinkle all with salt and let stand all night. In the morn-
ing squeeze all out, then place in kettle in layers, alternating with
the following seasoning : Four ounces white mustard seed, four
ounces termeric, four ounces celery seed, four ounces black-
mustard, three-quarters of a pound of Colman mustard and eight
132 PRESERVES, PICKLES AND CATSUPS.
pounds of sugar, well mixed with good vinegar. Have all well
covered with vinegar and boil till vinegar begins to thicken.
CHOPPED CABBAGE PICKLE.
Take small head of cabbage, chopped fine, and as much celery
cut in small pieces, one dozen onions, three large green peppers
chopped fine, put in salt for one hour. .Squeeze ingredients dry.
Add three tablespoonfuls white mustard seed, one of ground
mustard, sugar and pepper to taste. Cover with good vinegar
and bod until thick. MRS. SPENCER W ATKINS.
One quart large cucumbers cut in small pieces, one quart of
coarsely cut celery, one quart of small cucumbers, one quart of
small onions (white), one quart of beans and cauliflower, six green
peppers. Put all in weak salt and water for twenty-four hours,
then scald in same water. Six tablespoonfuls mustard, three
tablespoonfuls termeric, three quarts cider vinegar, one and a
half cupfuls of sugar, one cupful of flour, four teaspoonfuls of cel-
ery seed, two tablespoonfuls white mustard seed. Mix well to-
gether and cook until thick. Drain pickle well and pour paste
over while boiling hot. MRS. DAVIDSON.
MRS. SCHAAF'S TOMATO CATSUP.
Take ripe tomatoes, cut in two or three pieces and put on to
boil in porcelain kettle; boil till perfectly tender, then take off to
cool. When cool rub the pulp through common flour sieve to
remove seeds and skin. Replace the pulp thus separated in kettle
and boil down to about the consistency of starch (as prepared for
laundry work). Next measure pulp, and to each three quarts
add: One quart best cider (apple) vinegar, four ounces of mustard,
five ounces white mustard seed, four and one-half ounces celery
seed, two ounces ground cloves, one-half ounce ground cinna-
mon, two ounces ground ginger, two and one-half pounds gran-
ulated sugai, salt and popper to taste. Stir frequentlv to pre-
vent scorching. MRS. MIDDLETON.
Grate large cucumbers, squeeze through a cloth until all juice
is extracted; then add to the dry pulp celery seed, black and white
mustard seed, sugar, pepper and salt to taste. Cover well with
strong vinegar and put in glass jars. MISS SKILES.
Each cake is marked off into eight equal squares, each of which
is an ounce. Scrape fine one ounce, mix with one ounce sugar,
and add boiling water in sufficient quantity to dissolve it; then
add boiling milk until the preparation reaches one pint. The bev-
erage is now ready for use, although some persons boil it from
five to ten minutes. If a lighter preparation is preferred use boil-
ing water instead of milk. MRS. N. B. FUGITT.
Six pounds bouillion beef, cover with water, ten onions sliced,
one bunch parsley; boil till soup is rich, then strain; put on ice
until next day, then add yolk of one egg, boil hard for a while.
Just before serving add cupful of sherry. MRS. W ATKINS.
The best coffee is made by mixing two-thirds Tava and one-
third Mocha. Allow a heaping tablespoonful of coffee and cup of
boiling water for each person, also heaping tablespoonful of coffee
and cupful of boiling water for the pot; settle with white of an
egg, tiny pinch of salt and wet with little cold water; beat
thoroughly, then add boiling water. Boil ten minutes, set back
where it will keep hot, but not boil, ten minutes more.
Take sweet, rich milk and sweeten to taste, add one to two
tablespoonfnls best brandy, add pounded ice and shake. This is
for one glassful.
One bottle claret, one-quarter the quantity of ice water, three
lemons sliced, three-fourths cupful powdered sue;ar; cover the
sliced lemon with sugar and let stand ten minutes, add water, stir
hard, pour in wine. Put pounded ice in each class before filling
with the mixture. KENTON COOK BOOK.
Take half dozen eggs to each quart cream, separate eggs, beat
yolks a little light, add slowly and heat in well large cupful of
sugar to each half dozen eggs, add large tumbler of liquor slowly
to each half dozen eggs, add little nutmeg; whip cream and beat
in slowly; beat whites of eggs to stiff froth and add. Liquor
should be half whiskey, quarter brandy and quarter rum.
MRS. F. F. FIELD.
Put in each quart bottle one pint raspberries and six table-
spoonfuls granulated sugar; then in a vessel mix alcohol and
water, two cups of water to one of alcohol; fill bottles, cork and
set in sun for two weeks. MRS. JOHN G. AMES.
Put berries on and stew until well cooked up, then put in col-
ander and let drip; afterwards put in thin muslin bag and let drip
without squeezing. To each gallon of juice put three pounds
sugar and put on to boil in brass or bell metal kettle, skim well ;
when done take off and let it get cold, then put one quart liquor
(whiskey and rum) to each gallon of juice and bottle; put six
cloves in each bottle of cordial. Never use anything tin about it.
MRS. A. MTDDLETON.
Pick mint early in the morning while dew is on it; do not bruise
it; pour some water over it and then drain off, put two handfuls
in pitcher with quart French brandy, cover and let stand till next
day; take out mint carefullv and put in as much more, which take
out the next day; add fresh mint a third time, taking it out after
twenty-four hours; then add three quarts water and one pound
loaf sugar to brandy, mix well and when clear bottle.
Extract juice from ripe Morella cherries, as von would from
berries, strain through cloth, sweeten to taste and when perfectly
clear boil. Put gill of brandy in each bottle, cork and seal tightly.
Will keep all summer in cool place. Delicious with iced water.
MRS. W ATKINS.
i;K\ ERAGES 137
Three quarts sherry, one dozen lemons (peel only), two pints
sugar or more to taste, three pints green tea (quarter pound of the
tea). Pour tea hoiling over the lemon peel, which has heen cut
from lemons, and the sugar, and when cold add sherry, and, it
you like it. a little rum or brandy. Delicious, and will bottle and
keep for months. MRS. GEO. T. DUNLOP.
FISH HOUSE PUNCH.
Half gallon New England rum, half gallon best California
brandy, three pints Jamaica rum, three dozen oranges, three
dozen lemons, six pounds cut sugar, one cupful very strong tea,
two quarts water. Squeeze lemons and oranges the night before
and pour juice over the sugar; let stand twelve hours before mix-
ing with liquors. Then add all other ingredients and strain
through fine muslin. Grate rind of three oranges, but peel all the
others before squeezing. MRS. J. MAURY DOVE.
One pint strong black tea (in which put rind of four lemons
cut very thin), two pounds sugar, juice six lemons, juice six
oranges, one pint French brandy, one pint rum, two quarts cham-
pagne. Serve in bowl with plenty of ice.
Press juice carefully from grapes; to every gallon of juice add
three pounds brown sugar and one quart water. Fill cask, re-
taining some to fill up everv day during fermetation; when fer-
mentation ceases (which will be in about six weeks) stop cask
tightly and in six months rack it off and bottle.
Fill a larg-e stone iar with the ripe fruit and cover with water,
cover and let stand three or four davs to ferment, then mash and
squeeze juice. To each gallon juice add three pounds brown
sugar, return mixture to jar and cover closely; skim it every
morninc: for a week till it clears from the fermentation; when
clear pour carefullv from the sediment into a demijohn, cork and
set in cool place. When' two months old it will be fit for use.
MRS. SPENCER WAT KINS.
RED CURRANT WINE.
Put five quarts of currants and a pint of raspberries into a gal-
lon of water, let them soak over night, then squeeze and break
them thoroughly. Rub them well on a fine wire sieve till all the
juice is extracted, washing the skins again with some of the water.
Then to every gallon add four pounds of lump sugar. Bottle im-
mediately, but do not cork, letting it work by its own fermenta-
tion. In two or three days add half a pint of brandy to every gal-
lon of the wine, and cork as soon as the fermentation ceases.
DR. McCALLA'S PUNCH.
One quart whiskey, one quart Jamaica rum, one quart brandy,
two quarts strong Imperial green tea, one and a half pounds gran-
ulated sugar, one-half dozen lemons, one-half dozen oranges, one
pound currant jelly, one quart bottle Apolinaris water when
ready to serve with ice. Mix all water with the boiling tea after
it is strained.
MR. S. M. BRYAN'S PUNCH.
One quart Jamaica rum, one quart brandy, one quart port wine,
one quart strong made black tea, juice one dozen lemons, three
cupfuls white sugar, one-half pint Curacao. Add equal quantity
Apolinaris water with ice at time of serving. Put in sliced oranges
or pineapples for flavoring. MRS. A. MTDDLETON.
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< >ne cupful granulated sugar, one cupful water, juice one
lemon. Boil together for half hour. If on trying the thread of
sugar, it is brittle, it is cooked enough. Divide the oranges and
dry free from moisture. Pour part of the syrup in small cup,
which keep in boiling water. Take the pieces of oranges (or
whatever other fruit you wish to caramel) on the point of a large
needle or skewer and dip into the syrup in the cup; place on a
slightly buttered dish.
Take bunches of grapes, slices of oranges, strawberries or
cherries. Dip them in white of egg well beaten to a froth, and
then dip them into a cup of finely powdered sugar. Lay fruit on
a pan with letter paper between and set in a cool oven until the
icing becomes firm, then put on a plate in a cool place.
One cake Baker's chocolate, three pounds brown sugar, one
cupful milk, heaping tablespoonful butter; boil all together and
when done (to ascertain this drop small quantity in ice water;
if brittle, it is sufficiently cooked) take from fire, add two tea-
spoonfuls vanilla and beat mixture until smooth and very thick.
Pour into buttered dish and when partiallv cool, cut into squares.
MRS. F. F. FIELD.
Two cupfuls sugar, one of water, two and a half of corn starch,
half cake chocolate; flavor with vanilla. M ESS SKILES.
TURKISH FIG PASTE.
Weigh out four pounds of sugar, one pound glucose, nine
ounces corn starch, two scruples of powdered citric acid, and
have readv oil of lemon, orange or any desired extract. A few
drops of red coloring fluid may also be used. Place sugar and
water upon the fire, and when they come to a boil, add starch
dissolved in a little cold water, and then the glucose and acid.
Cook until the syrup will leave the fingers readily when tested in
cold water; it is then done and should be poured out on a slab
over which powdered sugar has been sifted. Smooth the top
neatly and sift sugar lightly upon it. When the candy is cool,
cut it into blocks and crystallize. D.
Before cutting oranges for the table dip them into warm water
to remove any grime on the skins and pat dry with a soft cloth;
then rub the fruit with lumps of sugar to extract the oil, reserving
this sugar for the final dipping. Peel the oranges and throw the
skins into boiling water; cook until tender, changing the water
twice. Drain well and with a pair of scissors cut into strips and
weigh, allowing one pound of sugar and half a cupful of water
to every pound of the peel. Boil the sugar and water together
a moment then add the orange peel and simmer until transparent,
which usually requires half an hour. Drain and roll each piece
in the crushed sugar used to extract the oil. Lay in a warm
oven or a sunny place to dry.
TO PRESERVE GINGER.
To preserve ginger, pare the roots of fresh, green ginger, us-
ing a very sharp knife, and place each piece in cold water as it
is peeled. When all is peeled, drain from the water. Weigh
ginger and place in preserving kettle, covering with cold water.
When water is quite boiling, skim out ginger and place again in
cold water. When quite cool, again return it to the kettle, add
more cold water, and when boiling, skim out and lay in cold
water as before. Do this three times, when the ginger will be
tender, leaving it at the last in the cold water. Allow: One
pound of ginger, one pint of water, one pound of sugar, one egg
(white only). Place sugar and water together in preserving ket-
tle and heat slowly, boiling slowly until sugar is dissolved. Beat
white of egg until it froths, and stir into the syrup. When it boils
skim until quite clear, then stand aside to cool. This is called
clarifying syrup. Drain ginger, wipe dry with soft cloth and
when the syrup is cold place the ginger in it and let it stand for
thirtv-six hours. Drain off syrup, let come to a boil, take from
fire, and when again cool place in the ginger and let it remain
for twenty-four hours. Drain off the syrup again, heat to boiling
and this time turn over the ginger while hot. In a week again
drain it off, boil it and turn it on hot. Cover closely and the
ginger will be ready to use in two weeks. Preserved in this way
it is a great delicacy.
CANDIES. 14 1
Mix in ;i kettle five cupfuls of sugar, a cupful and a half of
water and a Eourth of a teaspoonful of cream of tartar and set
upon the fire. When the mixture boils add a fourth of a cupful
pf New Orleans molasses. This candy should be cooked until
very hard consequently great care must be observed to prevenl
its burning. After the molasses lias been added, the stove lid
should be kept continually between the kettle and the fire, and
when tin.' candy is nearly done, the heat should he lowered, to
prevent scorching. Test frequently and when a small quantity
upon being dropped into water immediately becomes very hard,
the candy is done and should be poured out to cool upon a well-
buttered slab. When cool enough to handle pull until of a b # right
glossy yellow. Now place the candy near the fire, where it will
keep warm, and putting or a pair of old kid gloves, pull it out
into a flat strip and rub it on both sides until very thin and of a
satiny appearance. Here the assistance, of a second person is
required to break the candy into small chips as it is pulled out
and rubbed by the cook. This part of the work must be accom-
plished as rapidly as possible, so as to allow a minimum of time
for the candy to cool. These flakes or chips may be variously
colored, some with chocolate, others pink and still others pale
< hie cupful brown sugar, one half cupful water, one teaspoon-
ful vinegar, piece butter size of walnut. Boil twenty minutes.
Flavor if desired.
( hie quart of molasses, one half cupful butter, one half cup-
ful sugar. Boil and when done stir in half a teaspoonful of
soda just before taking from fire.
( >RANGE DR< >PS.
Grate rind of one orange and squeeze juice, taking care to
reject seeds, add to this pinch of tartaric acid, then stir in con-
fectioners' sugar until it is stiff enough to form into small balls
the size of small marbles. Lemon juice can he used instead of
orange, then leave out tartaric acid. K ENTON < '< M )K B< M )K.
Two pounds sugar, half cupful water, two tablespoonfuls vin-
egar, one tablespoonful butler, boil twenty minutes, season with
lemon or vanilla just as you take it off, put in dish and stir till
Three cupfuls sugar, half cupful vinegar, half cupful water',
juice one lemon, boil (without stirring) until brittle. Pour on
buttered dish and pull till light and white. MRS. WATKINS.
Cook's table of weights and measures:
i quart sifted Hour equals i lb.
i quart powdered sugar equals i lb 7 oz.
1 quart granulated sugar equals 1 It) 9 oz.
1 pint closely packed butter equals 1 lb.
Butter size of an egg equals about 2 oz.
10 eggs equal t it).
3 cupfuls sugar equal 1 It).
5 cupfuls sifted flour equal 1 lb.
[ heaping tablespoonful equals [-6 gill.
4 gills equal 1 pint.
2 pints equal 1 quart.
4 quarts equal 1 gallon.
SOUTH AMERICAN MARMALADE.
Take one dozen sour oranges. Cut rind into quarters and peel
off; scrape all the white from rind, cover with cold water and
boil till tender. Scrape skin and seeds from inner pulp, when
rind is tender, cut into thin shreds and mix with juice and pulp.
Add to each pint of mixture, one pound granulated sugar. Boil
steadily thirty minutes.
Blanche one cupful almonds. When cold put one tablespoon-
ful of salad oil or melted butter on them and let stand one hour.
then sprinkle with one tablespoonful salt. Put them into bright
baking pan in moderate oven and cook them with occasional
stirring, until they are a delicate brown, about twenty minutes.
Peanuts can be treated in same way.
KENT! ).\ CO< >K !'.( >OK.
Two ounces flour, two ounces butter, three ounces grated
cheese, pinch red pepper and salt, yolk one egg; rub all together,
then add yolk of egg". Roll out quarter of an inch thick and
cut with round pastry cutter — small.
MRS. GEO. T. DUNLOP.
Pinch red pepper, quarter pound cheese, quarter pound but-
ter, quarter pound flour, tablespoonful baking powder; work but-
ter and flour together, then put in cheese. MRS. W ATKINS.
Thick slice of bread crumb into a cup of boiling milk, when
well soaked strain off milk, without pressing bread, two table-
spoonfuls of grated cheese, season with salt, mustard and cay-
enne, add the yolks of two eggs well beaten, lastly stir in the
whites of three eggs well beaten, put in baking dish, dust with
cracker crumb, and bake a light brown. MISS WAGNER.
Quarter pound grated cheese, two ounces flour, four ounces
butter, yolk one egg, dessertspoonful mustard. Make thick paste
of all the ingredients, roll it out and cut into long, narrow strips.
Bake a light brown. About ten minutes will be sufficient.
TO KEEP CUT FLOWERS FRESH.
Put in vase half teaspoonful soda. To revive them take flowers
from vase, throw away the cold water and replace with hot water
in which you can barely hold your finger. Put in the flowers at
once. The effect will be wonderful.
Half an ounce of orris root and two ounces of alcohol. Put
into a bottle, cork tight and shake well.
One pint of shrimps cooked and shells removed. Half pint
of rice boiled very soft, while hot beat in a large spoonful of
butter, two eggs well beaten, two tomatoes chopped fine, salt and
pepper, in a baking dish spread a thick layer of the mixture, then
one of shrimps, until the dish is full; glaze with white of eg;^ and
bake. MISS WAGNER.
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that ladies may wish for
luncheon. We prepare each
order Feparately-and serve
everything in most tempt-
JAR VIS— 426 9th St.
Confectioner and Caterer— 'Phone 1000
THINGS WORTH KNOWING.
If you put a piece of bread on the top of your knife when
peeling onions, they will not affect your eyes, or if you peel
onions under water your eyes will not cry.
To remove grass stains from white goods, wet with water, rub
in some soft soap, and as much baking powder as will adhere,
let stand half an hour, wash out in usual manner and the stain
will be gone.
Put camphor gum with silver ware and it will not tarnish while
the gum is there.
To remove ink from carpets, absorb as much as possible with
a cloth, cover the spot thickly with salt, in a day or two the stain
A piece of dry bread put into a small bag and placed in the
middle of your stewpan, in which onions or cabbage are being-
cooked, will absorb the strong flavor.
Hartshorn will restore colors taken out by acids.
To clean straw matting, wash with weak salt water.
To test an oven for bread, pastry and other cereals not meant
to rise any more, a bit of paper may be placed on it and if it turns
a dark brown in five minutes the heat is just right.
An oven intended to be moderately hot for cakes, delicate pud-
dings, etc., should burn a bit of white paper yellow in five min-
A six-pound roast in an oven requires one hour's roasting to
be rare and an hour and a quarter to be well done.
An oven which needs to be a quick one for searing roasts be-
fore their juices escapes will in three minutes turn to a dark
brown a bit <>f white paper placed in it.
One level teaspoonful of soda is sufficient to sweeten a pint of
ISO THINGS WORTH KNOWING.
Four tablespoonfuls of liquid are equal to one wineglassful.
Twelve level tablesponfuls of dry material are equal to eight
that are heaped.
To prevent a bruise from discoloring apply immediately hot
water, or if that is not at hand, moisten some dry starch with
cold water and cover bruised place.
To remove blood stains, they can be removed from an article
yon do not care to wash by applying a thick paste of starch and
cold water. Place in the sun and rub off in two hours; if the stain
has not entirely disappeared, repeat the process.
To clean bottles, put into them fine coals, shake well, either
with or without water. Charcoal left in a bottle for a little time
will take awav disagreeable odors.
E. E. WHEATLEY,
(Successor to \V. H. Wheatley. )
DYEING AND CLEANING ESTABLISHMENT.
1068 Jefferson Street— Georgetown, D. C.
Ladies' Work a Specialty. Work called
for and delivered anywhere in the city.
PIERCE & LAWTON,
Manufacturer and Dealer in
FINE CARRIAGES, BUGGIES, PHAETONS,
SURREYS AND SPRING WAGONS
2710 and 2712 M Street, Washington, D. C.
Prompt Attention Given to Repairing — Work Guaranteed.
CROPLEY « BOTELER ► ► •
Manufacturers of Fertilizers and Dealers in
Field and Garden Seeds, Agricultural Imple-
ments, etc. Hardware and Glassware, etc. .
3213 M Street— Georgetown, D. C.
jfc ,* jfc FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC FRUITS.
Stand No. 6, Centre Market— 7th St. Wing.
32d and O Streets N. "W. 3d and Penna Ave. S. E.
32d and M Streets N. W.
—"Washington, D. C.
DAVID F. WEAVER,
FINK BOOTS AND SHOES.
3123 M Street. Georgetown, D. C.
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32d A N Streets,
Georgetown, V. C.
A. GUDE & BRO.
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1224 F St. N. W.— Washington, D. C.
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