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BIDDY BYE GIVES HOUSEWIVES LESSONS IN
ECONOMY IN CANNED GOODS
BY BIDDY BYE
Opening an extra can of something
or other just because some member
of the family does not like something
else on the table has long been the
steady practice of thoughtful cooks,
but, at present prices, "extra'V cans
are not to be opened carelessly.
How to make. the most of canned
goods is a new study to many house
keepers. One canof most vegetables
or fruits will serve five persons liber
ally or six sufficiently.
Rather than open two cans to
serve a larger family, the economical
housewife must now use new recipes.
Those offered today have been tested
by expert cooks.
Drain 1 can corn, saving the liquid.
Chop the corn, turn into a stew pan,
add the liquid and 2 cups of water
and simmer 20 minutes. Rub through
a wire sieve and add 2 cups of milk
Which has been scalded with 2 slices
of onions. Rub 2 tablespoons butter
into an equal amount of flour and
thicken the soup. Season with salt
and pepper and serve with strips of
toast or fried bread.
' Escalloped Tomatoes.
Cover the bottom 'of a buttered
baking dish with a thick layer of
crackers or bread crumbs, season
with salt, pepper and butter and add
a layer of canned tomatoes; put in
alternate layers of crumbs and toma
toes, using b'uttered crumbs on top.
Bake in a hot oven until the crumbs
are well browned.
Remove the centers from small
rolls and fry the crusts in deep fat.
Thicken 1 cup of milk with 2 table
spoons of butter rubbed into 3 table
spoons of flour. Season with salt
and pepper. Set 1 can of asparagus
in a kettle of boiling water and let
jt stand 20 minutes. Arrange the
asparagus in the browned shells, add
the whitewJauce and serve very hot.
Tomatoes With Custard
Mix together 1 pint of canned to
matoes, cup of bread crumbs, 1
tablespoon finely chopped onion, 1
teaspoon of sugar, and salt and pep
per to taste. Pour into a buttered
baking dish. Beat 4 eggs, adding
teaspoon of salt, 1 teaspoon of su
gar and iy2 cups milk. Pour over
the tomato mixture, set In a pdn of
water and bake in slow oVen about
"CANOPY HAT" IS COMING
The sports hats we will all be
wearing next spring have just come
into fuU blossom at Palm Beach. As
you will see from this sketch I have
made1 from Fashion Art Magazine,
our 1917 sports hat is something of a
It is made of black Georgette
crepe faced with white. Rows of tiny
white china beads spangle jthe
crown ahd the edge of the brim.