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By Biddy Bye
A common mistake in purchasing
food is in buying the more expensive
kinds when cheaper ones would
serve the purpose as well, says one
of Uncle Sam's home economics les
sons. Many a housekeeper who sincere
ly tries to do the best for her family
buys high-priced steaks when, for
the same 'amount of money, it would
be possible to get twice as much
nourishment from a cheaper cut.
A shoulder of mutton, prepared
with skill, becomes a dish fit for any
table. "Here is one of Uncle Sam's
Twelve O'clock Pie
This is made with shoulder of
mutton, boiled with carrot and onion,
then cut up, mixed with potatoes
separately boiled and cut up and put
into a baking dish.
The crust is made by mixing
smoothly mashed potatoes to which
a tablespoonful of shortening has
been added, with enough flour and
water to malte them "roll out easily.
A pie made of a pound of meat wfll
require 5 or 6 boiled potatoes, a cup
ful of mashed potatoes and 8 or 10
tablespoonfuls of flour, and should be
baked about 20 minutes in a hot
oven. Salt, pepper and "other sea
soning, as onion and carrot, may be
added to taste.
A teaspoonful of baking powder
makes the crust lighter.
(Another helpful recipe by Uncle
Once upon a tyme a man went into
a restaurant and ordered a meal and
didn't state what kind of potatoes he
wanted and ye waiter, didn't bring in
mwr auto a?.
DearEdiicz-. , . ,
I7l -ttra 20 void
pieces and. ihey lodgedin
Answer: Don't worry. Swallow
one-half dozen more and make tha
operation pay for itself.