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EIGHT NEW PAGES FOR THE CALL'S COOK BOOK
- THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, : SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1912. »
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HOW MANY OF THESE CAN YOU ANSWER ? \
/ Will some one please give me Will the good cooks of, The Call : . Kindly obtain a few recipes for :
a recipe for ,;. The -President's 'tell how to prepare and serve al- « making French; pastry. Thanking/,/
Fruitcake? A READER. ; : ligator-pears? f A/SUBSCRIBER.' you in advance, S. b.
VEGETARIAN DISHES S
\-.::, Mrs. B. l , Peters? * Box 1 77,: Valle jo *
. Roast Baronßoil four ounces of ; best : black
lentils (which, have been soaked) and two ounces
of onions in \ one pint "of water until -tender keep '
covered ;to prevent evaporation; pass through
a sieve and return to pan. - Sprinkle in two table
spoons *of tapioca; i add - one ounce ; of tomatoeß, - one /:
.teaspoon of curry s powder, a dessertspoon of thyme
"and half * that quantity of basil, *i two f teaspoons -of
- Worcestershire sauce, j four ounces of ; .vermicella, •,
one teaspoon of sugar, one of salt, one saltspoon of
pepper. Cook for a half.'hour. Then jadd*a*. half
pint of : cold corn, meal mush broken injo pieces
and; four ounces of bread: crumbs. Remove from
fire, add ;; two beaten eggs; ; . turn into lavishly but- ;
tered mold? which has-been' dredged with brown
bread* crumbs and bake one hour to a rich brown.
Turn out and serve with sauce superbe, c tomato
sauce or mushroom sauce.; V ; y t " : : ;
Stew ed Chicory— - vegetable must be soaked
.in -vinegar or lemony juice and water for two or
three hours :,before use to prevent bitterness. J The
outside ; leaves must :be i removed, the : heads tied in
•' bundles, and?;cooked for about *: a half ; hour in
plenty of salted water with lid off. , Make a white
sauce with one ounce of flour, ope and a half ounces *
of butter, one-half pint -of milk, v a suspicion of
onion and seasoning..- Drain chicory, cut; it up and
add =to the sauce. -Serve "in hot dish garnished .
with hard boiled-eggs and chopped parsley. '; : v
Sauce Superbe—One large carrot, one large
tomato, one large onion, two ounces of butter, 12 „
peppercorns, one blade of mace,; one 5 small; turnip,
one small celery stick, two tablespoons of pearl bar- /
ley, one teaspoon of salt, two cloves, one and a half.
pints of vegetable stock or water. Fry, vegetables, ;
cut in cubes, in two tablespoons lof butter until .
a good brown color; then add water or .'stock,
barley and ; flavoring. ? 801 l three-quarters \of an
hour, cut up ;tomato.and put In sauce. Boil a half ;
hour, longer, strain and use.. .„' ■ .'..'-
Sausage*— pound of dried bread soaked
In milk, water or vegetable stock for ' one or two
hours, then* squeeze dry; one small cup of boiled
rice or whole meal flour, two ounces of corn flour
panade, one-quarter teaspoon of-ground mace, one
teaspoon of chopped* parsley, one large egg and
a seasoning of f salt,. pepper or Worcestershire sauce,
a pinch of .thyme and marjoram. Beat* the bread
with a fork until there are no lumps; add the
"rest of the Ingredients and mix thoroughly.* Form
into sausages, roll" in whole meal flour and fry
golden brown. .> / " ' -
Cheese Bombs With;Spinach—Four eggs (whites "
left out), one gill of cream, one-half gill ;of milk,
two ounces of Parmesan cheese, one ounce of bread
crumbs (soaked), a good 'dash* of /;cayenne, one
half teaspoon of salt, one gill of white - sauce.
Stir Ingredients over fire until; thick; coo; grease
small molds and . fill with ; the mixture. Steam one
hour. Arrange on s border of ; spinach. ; Slice four
hard-boiled eggs; place In;center s and pour/ over
white sauce, then - sprinkle over grated cheese ; and
serve very hot. ./-;•'•'*;." <
Macaroni Croquet One ounce ;of ' cooked maca
roni, two ounces of butter, three eggs, four ounces ;
of bread - crumbs, one } teaspoon 'of , minced; parsley,
three-quarters of a pint of cream, one-quarter tea
spoon of thyme and 5 marjoram, one-quarter * tea
spoon :of : basil, winter ; savory and celery. Cut '
macaroni into small pieces. '801 l cream and pour
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1912.
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TRY THESE IN THE CHAFING DISH
M. L. P., Box 76, Jackson
Shredded Ham With Currant Jelly Sauce— '/.
. half teaspoon of butter, one-third "cup currant
jelly, few grains cayenne, one-fourth cup of sherry,
one cup cold cooked ham cut In small strips. Put
butter and currant jelly In chafing dish. . As soon
as melted, cayenne, sherry and ham; simmer
five minutes and serve hot.
Deviled Bones— two tablespoons of butter in
chafing dish, add one tablespoon chill sauce, one
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce, 'one tablespoon
walnut catsup, : one teaspoon iqade mustard and
a few grains of cayenne. n Cut! four small gashes in
each piece of chicken : (using ; drumsticks, second ->V
•joints and wings of a cooked chicken). Sprinkle
with salt and pepper, dredge;with 4 flour and cook
in the seasoned butter ;, until well browned. Pour
on one-half cup of hot stock, simmer five > minutes i,,
and sprinkle with chopped parsley. ; <-.- ,
Oysters -a la d'Uxelles—One; pint oysters,, two -
tablespoons of chopped,mushrooms,-to tablespoons
butter, two tablespoons ; flour, one-half teaspoon
salt; one-half teaspoon lemon juice, few grains of
cayenne, one egg yolk/one; tablespoon 1 sherry.
Clean oysters, heat to. boiling point and drain.
Reserve liquor and * strain through cheese cloth; ,
there should be three-fourths cupful./ Cook butter
and mushrooms five ■: minutes, ; add * flour; and ; oyster
liquor; gradually, then, cook three minutes. Add
salt, lemon juice, cayenne, oysters, egg and sherry.
Serve on pieces 6f toasted.bread or zephyrettes.
Souffles aux* Rhum—Beat the • yolks •of 1 two eggs
until thick. Add gradually : six - tablespoons *■ of
powdered sugar ■ and continue beating. ; Beat the
whites until stiff and / dry; fold into the first .
mixture. Butter: the pan, turn in half of the
mixture, brown and fold.-. Be careful not: to I over- /-; .;
cook. The; center / should be .: soft h and,* creamy.
Other ! flavoring - may be : used in I place ;of ; rum./
Beef a la Caracas—Pick over two ounces smoked
dried beef and chop i fine. Add one« cup tomatoes, -"■:
one-fourth v cup ; grated; cheese/, few < drops of ; onion ;:
-"•" juice ~ few - : grains | each '* of '* cinnamon ~ and '-> cayenne. . *
Melt' butter, add mixture, and when heated; add -
three well beaten eggs. Cook.. until eggs are 'of ,
creamy consistency, : stirring 1 - and scraping from
bottom of pan. *; .'!," 7 - '
- Breaded Tongue With Tomato Sauce—Six % slices
of cooked v corned tongue, ;= one-half tomatoes,
one slice onion, . piece *: of / bay leaf, three table- ,
spoons " butter, three /tablespoons/ of'; flour,: one- ,
third cup dried bread crumbs, one egg/salt and
pepper' to taste. tongue should be : cut in
slices' a little less than one-half inch thick. Dip
in crumbs, egg " and crumbs, f and* saute; In butter.
Place on ' a dish and t pour" around i the: sauce. / Cook
the tomatoes, onion and .bay leaf 15 minutes;
strain and : add ;to ; the butter/ and flour cooked /
together. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Celerled '-- Oysters— ; the ; oysters,/drain/ and 1
dry between 'towels (one :pint of oysters). Season 3
with salt and pepper, dip in melted butter, then in
fine cracker crumbs. Cook in hot buttered chafing
dish Arrange on toast, i pour. over white ft sauce ;
and 'sprinkle j with celery sauce//; Melt i two a table T >/
spoons butter,:: addv two ' tablespoons v flour, one- ;
quarter ; teaspoon /each/ of a salt - and -: pepper, , then
gradually or,; cup of ■ scalded milk.
' Fish a la : —One-fourth cup / butter, *
two and one half -tablespoons flour, two ; cups milk, .
-oiks of four hard-boiled eggs, A one teaspoon
anchovy i essence, > two I cups "cold: boiled f flaked fish. ::
Make-a * sauce -of butter, flour i- and milk. Mash
-oiks of eggs and mix withCanchovy; essence,"- 5 add
to sauce then add fish. Serve as soon -as heated.
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upon bread; : cover; when cold : addvmelted butter,
herbs,/ eggs > and ■" macaroni. ■' Mix* well- and ; season:
with cayenne, salt? and ? mace. > Shape, roll in _ egg
and crumbs and fry in deep fat ;or steam in indi
vidual molds three-quarters; of an ;hour. ; Turn
out and serve with white sauce.; / ;// - '■'" //*/'
•: Egg and Tomato 5 Fritter*—Six hard , boiled < eggs,
chopped; v one "5 egg raw; "six i teaspoons Vof bread t
'.■ crumbs, two teaspoons of minced parsley,/ six ; tea- /,/
spoons lof ; tomato j pulp, one-half ; 3 teaspoon lof salt v >
": one saltspoon of white pepper one / teaspoon o*-
Worcestershire -.- sauce. Mix dry r. ingredients ; with >\
• tomato, bind with half the raw- egg, ?shape,;roll' in
the other half of egg mixed with .teaspoon Of milk,
then 1 roll in crumbs. Fry until ; brown. ?'
Curried Haricot v Beans—One pound of cooked
seasoned beans, two teaspoons of curry powder, the
. juice of .one-half lemon, one ; pint* of I sauce superbe,
one * fried*, onion, one-half pound of £; cooked/rice.
. Put sauce, curry powder and lemon * juice in a
saucepan, stir .J over the fire for five minutes, add
-" fried, onion, beans, and cook *15 minutes. : Serve
with rice. ; Add salt iif needed. ■ • ",
/s Prtcanrtelles—Four ounces of bread crumbs, four ■.- .-';,
ounces of chopped mushrooms, one ounce of butter, -'
one-half ounce of grated /cheese/ one teaspoon of
chopped parsley, a' pinch of basil, a half i teaspoon *. /*-
of chopped lemon "rind',; one-third ■< teaspoon of salt -/;
and a good dash of white pepper. Mix dry ingredi
ents,; rub in butter and Dind with yolk of ?gg;
form ; into "balls/ or cutlets,* egg : and ;* crumb,, and
/fry.' "■* Serve with fried parsley. -.. •
Haricot Savory—-One pint of cooked haricots, two :,/•_
onions, six 5 sage leaves / chopped ;, finely, i one-half . V'
pint of white or; brown sauce/"four/ounces*of /'~
tapioca ■ (cooked); /two i, tomatoes, two ?,:■ tablespoons V.'/
i of bread crumbs, one tablespoon of fgrated, cheese, \;
one teaspoon of chopped parsley, a tablespoon of
melted ' butter, and " salt and pepper. Fry onions,
add tomatoes?(peeled and fried), place in pie dish :
with haricots,/ tapioca,, sage g and seasoning; * pour
over - sauce, ' cover • top . entirely -.with * cheese - and
bread .crumbs/ and lastly the melted butter. ".; Bake*
in moderate oven for one hour until top is golden
;■ brown. ■:./ '■"//v?-/.-//' ■\- /,; :-:;'> •/*/ ■■/ »; v//',/'":-/-''"-' :'■:./■■•"/',.■:-:
Mushroom Caunelonsi— ; pound of " mush
rooms, one teaspoon of finely.; chopped ; shallot, one
half cup *of water, milk or cream, -yolks of two
eggs, >' egg and s*. bread /;crumbs.":;one teaspoon «'•• of
minced ; parsley, two ; ounces - of .. butter,' lemon * juice,
six; ounces of short crust. : ; Wash*.and? peel, mush
rooms, chop/them. finely, 3 place in butter with •
■'■: shallot and ; fry $ until ; nicely browned, then add
; seasoning" and j liquid, v/ Cook* until mushrooms are
tender. Cool. Stir in lemon juice, and' egg. Turn
on plate and let ? get cold. Roll out pastry very
thin, three * Inches Jin « length and \ two " Inches " wide. .
Place mixture ;of ~ pastry,? fold over In ; shape of * sau- ;
sage. Egg and ; bread < crumb and fry light".brown.
Lentil Cutlets-One quart* of ■ water, two J ounces
of rice, one dessertspoon ;of chopped j parsley, 5 one -
pint of German lentils, one onion, one carrot chopped; /'
small, one ounce of fat, one-quarter teaspoon
thyme'and salt and pepper, tomato 1 catsup. as re
quired.- Wash, then r soak lentils . for 12 * hours." Cook
gently all ingredients together until.thick* and
tender. Turn t on a plate. When cold, form into
cutlets.*- Egg 1 and bread 5 crumb ?or i flour them - and /.
fry in; hot fat until a nice brown. "Arrange around /
a mound of mashed potatoes or spinach, with good
sauce poured around the base.
FOR THE COOKY BOX
Miss ■-• Gladys Robertson,;! 1408 West St., ' Oakland
H O Cakes One cup; of sugar, one cup of oats,
one egg beaten with the sugar, vanilla to ' taste,
handful -of raisins. , Drop on greased; pan about i a
teaspoon of the mixture. Bake in a slow oven.
Berkshire -.Cookies— cup, of molasses, ; one
teaspoon, of soda dissolved in half \ a cup ;. of cold;
water, a dessertspoon of salt, one'tablespoon of
melted butter, one teaspoon of ginger, flour enough
to roll the -: thickness of an inch. Bake in a quick
oven" for about ;10 J minutes. ; ' - '* "''-.*
Chocolate Wafers —One cup of butter,.'. two I cups •
of; sugar,'* three 1 cups of» flour/ four!eggs, i two cups >
of, grated ' chocolate, one teaspoonv of i : . soda, ; one
teaspoon of % cream of i tartar, a little * salt, arV Roll
quite; thin * and bake I in; a hot oven. /*.-/ „ /: ; v
■ ■ Crystal Cakes — /cup ;of butter, ; one * cup of ;
sugar,l three cups ! j of cornstarch,"; one cup of i flour,
one heaping teaspoon 1 of baking powder, two eggs, :
white >- of i one ? egg, one teaspoon of grated \ nutmeg.
Beat ;• the butter > : and ->. sugar to a cream, /add. the
eggs, well- beaten, then sift in ; the /'flour, i corn-:
starch, baking-powder? and nutmeg. V; Mix into a
nice dough, nlf ' too"-. dry A add a very / little ti milk.
? Divide * into small pieces, pat them , flat, ; brush; them ,
over with* the beaten white |of; am egg and I sprinkle
over with v granulated ; sugar. Place * apart *on '{ but
tered - pans and ' bake •■ in a moderately ;' warm * oven '
until done. • '<>/- * ' " * ■■ * ;'' ;'
-"Rocks" Are Good to Eat—One and a half cups of
sugar, half a , cup of * lard/ half < a cup iof 'butter, two
eggs, one cup of sour milk, two cups of oatmeal,
three I: cups 2of % flour, one t, teaspoon' of baking ? soda,;
one teaspoon of cinnamon, half a cup of currants,
half a cup of Sultana raisins,?half, a cup iof;chopped,
« walnut meats. Beat the butter, lard and sugar to
gether until creamy, then add ! the eggs well beaten,
the - sour milk, oatmeal, raisins, t soda,>; flour, x cur- 1
rants and walnuts. Mix and* drop on a buttered
: pan and bake In a moderate oven until? ready. ;«//
; California 1 Cookies—One i cup *of butter, two i cups
of .white sugar, four cups of flour, one cup each of
seeded -or seedless/raisins, half -v cup ".; of sweet
milk/four one teaspoon each of lemon, va- :
nilla : and ■ soda,** one-fourth f of ra.teaspoon; of * salt; ■
cream'butter and sugar; add eggs s one at a time;
beat till dough/Is nice and smooth; -add! milk, lemon]
; and vanilla; ■» sift ? soda"and * salt with ■*■ one > cup p of ?
flour; add/ to % the > mixture \ and stir until smooth, -
;then add remaining 5 three cups of iflour/./Lastly,
stir . In' raisins ; thoroughly ground * through *a v meat
chopper./'Roll*out on well 1 floured board one-fourth'
of. an inch thick, sprinkle with sugar and bake 10:
minutes in : a moderate oven. i , • /// .**/-. <■'■.<■ %-%?\
Cream Cakes—One level tablespoon; \ of .•> butter,
one . cup of - sugar, ] eggs, one ■ teaspoon of t cinna- <
mon, one and? a half cups of flour/ one-fourth tea-,
spoon of /baking/powder and 10 finely minced
; almonds. ; Proceed" as for Christmas cookies/- Bake
in a-/ moderate oven. * ' * . . ' - . _ ; -
%',' Christmas"; Cookies rounding i teaspoons -; of;
butter/two« rounding tablespoons/of I lard, one J cup
of granulated sugar, one egg, one-fourth*cup of
'milk,*, one i teaspoon of baking powder, four cups of
flour/- Cream* shortenings and sugar I* together is and*
egg thoroughly, and other ingredients g and flavor
to? taste ;>; add flour J gradually. Put cookies ftonfta;
paper; to ; cool,/but be * sure not to let them "touch r
each other. - /; /~~:'/ : : ■'/*;;--'-. ;" --;'/'. ;:-./;-:- ' /:"-:,*;.-'.
/: Lady '= Fingers—Two : ; eggs, one cup :of ; sugar,". half i
a cup of sugar/beaten to a"*-cream*our.atablespoons ?
of /baking-powder, enough flour; to stir with 5! a
; spoon;/lemon Sto 2 flavor/ s For;? your molding aboard
take a llttle piece of dough with your hands, cut
offf our J inches in length and put closely on In but
tered tins. Bake in a quick oven.
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SAN FRANCISCO, CAL., NOVEMBER 3, 1912. _____
A Few Suggestions for Tomatoes
Mrs. J. M/! Lynch. 211 Day Street, San Francisco. \/ .
/ Stuffed Tomatoes —Select large tomatoes of even cup 'of sugar. - Mix and bake in small cups quickly,
size and scoop out a small place in the top and fill '•' This is ! a good dish ; for invalids. :
with a* stuffing made as ' follows: i Fry a small \ onion," Tomato Oysters—Pare '* four large tomatoes : and j
chopped fine, in a tablespoon of butter; when near- cook hem well Season one-half teaspoon of-
vly done * add * some bread crumbs, moistened with a> butter, pepper arid" salt to taste. Pour -, one quart .
> little milk *: or water, and season with pepper land -r— ; of boiling milk over a dish of crackers; then add
s * a lt -^ Pu^ a llttle l blt butter on each, then bake. he 'cooked tomatoes, with one-half teaspoon/of
Another, dressing is made as follows: Chop very SO da, dissolved in a little cold milk. '' * 'J, ;*;*.": ./','-*-.
,*•-•£? th^Vln^^biriTn^lfhip
fine, in a tablespoon of butter, and when nearly *£« usual way Then put them In a bow nd chop
done add the meat, some bread crumbs, pepper; and r* l^ , f J ne ; f® a *°? ™ i* a P « P ?>tfn a £?ttir with one
• salt, cook a minute, mix well, add the yelk of an v s -> i ? n A - *l«iL«i. fl ® «5 it vlv - AvV^^sa.''«uicie^il?«i
egg and fill the tomatoes; place in a baking dish, ? al « t*; aspoon Q °! SO « da Fry ° Q
f sprinkle 'bread ■crumbs• over them, with : some small '. *5 butter or lard. - Serve Vr^ir-«f iraan' toma
bits of butter, and bake. Use either as a garnish fn Fr *"«* B E'™!E£f =nHn P kl« nveAhem a Tun
or an i r*i<sh h» itaoif « - ... . - -..;■. ~ toes and six onions' and sprinkle over tnem a cup
or as a dish by itself ,* _ ' ' ' ; -, / of sal Let-stand-overnight/, Then drain thor-
Tomato Toast—Cook four ; tomatoes: and -two : oughly and cook; them in • two quarts of water and
small, onions, pared and cut fine,/for' three-quarters ,/:one quart :* of vinegar for 15 i minutes; then drain
of an hour. Drain off the water, add salt and pep- : again. Return to kettle,' add two quarts of vinegar,
per to suit the taste, two-thirds of a cup of sweet ,-; two pounds^of brown sugar mixed with one table- :
milk or cream, a piece of butter the size of an egg. spoon ; each of '• cinnamon, cloves, allspice, white -
Have ready some-.pieces : of ; toasted; bread and pour pepper and ground mustard, two tablespoons of
: the tomatoes over.fit/:,///,// // //, .:/*'. : v celery seed and one-half pound of white mustard
Tomato Salad—Six medium sized ; tomatoes, peeled - seed. -Boil gently .»for 15 minutes; then bottle and
and sliced; two hard boiled s eggs one raw egg, well iseal.: ."---;> .<**• >-■> *, •• . <, */-;». : .; -v : /
# beaten; one ••"■ teaspoon of y salt,% one-half j teaspoon Tomato Sauce —Take a tin pf. tomatoes <or fresh
of cayenne pepper, one-half ;teaspoon •- of sugar, ones, put in a saucepan with; one slice of onion and
> one steaspoon *of/ salad oil, one» s teaspoon of^two*cloves,- a little pepper and salt; boil about 20
;. made; mustard, one-half : cup ?of ?v vinegar. Rub the --f minutes;- then remove from i fire?] and strain It
:;yelks"to paste, adding by;degrees the salt, pepper, through >:a\ sieve.- Now meltvini another pan an
•' sugar,/ mustard" and * oil. Beat the raw t eggs to \a-* ' ounce of butter, and as it melts - sprinkle In - a ta- .
■ frothj and stir; in lastly the vinegar. Peel the to- blespoon of flour; stir It until it browns and froths
- matoes.s slice them a quarter of an; inch thick ? and */ a -little; mix the tomatos with it,"'and It is ready.
set the dish in a cool place while the dressing is H Fine for '■> chops or j meats of all kinds. ; ; . -
■ being made. After the dressing '•■ is mixed stir *lni/' Chile Sauce—-Eighteen s ripe /tomatoes, cut fine;
lumps of ice till it Jis very cold;, then * take <it out one green pepper, cut fine; one onion, cut fine; one .
and * pour" it I over > the ? tomatoes. -; - Set ?it; on . ice ' till '.-■ tablespoon .« of ' salt, one I cup c, of J sugary : two * cups of
; ready to 'serve, j;-*; -;:/ ■■ -;•■> ■:;/%./ : best vinegar, two tablespoons of all kinds of spices,
Fried Tomatoes—Select -firm,; ripe tomatoes, ? pare ;--•::- ground. Boil and-bottle for use. ;- : 1-.> V •'-.;.'* —
and slice them thick. /Season* with pepper- and salt? . Another Chile Sauce—Peel, and chop fine ;18 large,
and sprinkle flour over each piece. •*.*" Place them /»not overripe tomatoes and put them in a'preserv
a'(skillet '.that: has 'hot lard or butter in it, -and. fry ing kettle with two large onions, chopped fine; I two
'on ; both sides! a ilight; brawn. When done; make -a>v* tablespoons of salt, six chopped peppers, four cups
gravy •of one : cup! of*, cream,/ one * teaspoon of butter //of vinegar, i : one 'i cup of brown * sugar, *s two table
; and one tablespoon of flour to thicken *lt.Tf Let this V*: spoons of ground cinnamon and one tablespoon of
/ heat * through and pour 'It*: over L the tomatoes, - and V ground * cloves/ * ginger s and . allspice. -;, Simmer for
serve// -v o - ' : /; " ■ -/*: ■ ..« two hours, or until as thick" as - desired, then seal
;";■ Tomato Mustard—One. peck iof tomatoes and one ; In •* small jars. ■,/; -- : ♦../'.■': "
S teaspoon of •, salt. Boil ;in \ a preserving •> kettle . half Tomato Soup—-Scald and peel some ripe. tomatoes.
an hour; strain it through v a colander and return to put in a skillet, with some butter, sugar, salt and /
i: the kettle, with the following:/ One dessertspoon of/ pepper Met* them ? boil 15 or 20 minutes; then take
/ ground cloves, -one dessertspoon of / allspice, one r - one /pint, of sweet * cream or rich milk, stir " in' two
dessertspoon! of black pepper, one of ginger and one tablespoons of flour and .then; add »to the tomatoes,
of cayenne * pepper, about r: six i small onions and > a ; Let them come to a boll and then serve, **-;'
": little curry powder. /> Let* it boil? down ; considerably. Green Tomatoes for "Winter Pies (Southern)To
; then strain it i through a sieve and add ground mus- 25 pounds of sliced 5 green tomatoes take one gallon
,tardi until proper s thickness 5 is'obtained/and sim- of molasses and simmer slowly for four hours. Sea- /
- t mer for al , short time. / Bottle for use. •' " v son -with sliced lemons and "spices*; to taste. Will
Baked Tomatoes Cover the bottom of an earthen - keep well without sealing, * ; - ;,
* dish -• with«ripe tomatoes, sliced. Then ia ** layer 'of - 1 ;. ' Scrambled '.Tomatoes—Remove * the skins , from a
f bread-crumbs, ■; seasoned with pepper. Bait and but- dozen tomatoes; cut them up in i a saucepan add a
. ter. | Then another layer of tomatoes, and so i con- -little butter, pepper : and , salt; * when sufficiently
/tinue;till!the T dish is filled, letting the topmost layer boiled beat* up five or six eggs and just before you
vbe of the (bread crumbs. Bake 15 " minutes. serve turn them into the •, saucepan with « the toma
/ Tomato s Custard One I pint of » tomatoes, i stewed 'toes; and stir one way for two & minutes, allowing
and strained; two pints of milk, four eggs, one tea- them time to be done thoroughly. ;;;-■
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THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1912. 3_
A CHAT WITH THE GOOD COOK
. Mrs. Nelson Page, 1425 Poplar Street, Oakland.
' Hakamark —Violets and rose leaves } are:candied,
r* but whoever heard of * rose s* seed pods being made
I into I a preserve ? Yet :it is done in Germany, i where 9
the • red, ripe wild rose " pods are i usually ; used. Re- --
" move ? seeds? and \ hairy J filling, wash i and; boll until ">.
/soft; I then" add an f equal amount;; of sugar, and let
-boll.up again. Seal while hot. So you see there is
; something new .under \ even a : California skyif It -
did start from /"the? fatherland." f >;?///.. -//
;.-//' Chinese i Foy/ Yan —One can shrimps, \ one 'i small */
' onion,/three f: large • stalks of * celery, four i eggs, one ; I
green ; pepper,; two I tablespoons of ;* cream, one tea
■ spoon of k salt. Beat hard for 10 minutes, /v // //
; Nut 1 Bread Three f cups ' whole % wheat J flour, one- i
i half ;* cup Fof / sugar, three-fourthsfcup of /chopped V
.*. nuts, four rounding ; teaspoons i bailing * powder ; and,.
one teaspoon of salt. Mix all together and ; add one
egg,-beaten with one large cup of milk. Put in the '
'< tins and let raise \ for 20 1 minutes .in a warm ' place. ' <•
Bake 40 minutes Or longer. /. , " L •
:/ (These recipes t came from the, domestic^science "/
~c lass of the ; Montpelier Woman's club.) /; « ; ;,
< Manhattan Pudding—One arid; one-half cups of
; orange juice. 'i one-fourth cup s lemon juice, sugar toi/
taste,; one ? pint t heavy s cream, one-half ;; tablespoon /
l vanilla one-half % cup powdered sugar,/s two-thirds /
cup walnut meats. Mix the fruit Juices and sweeten
.to 8, taste/ Turn mixture in ;a; mold. Whip cream
. and sadd sugar, vanilla and nut meats; pour over »i ;
*: first \ mixture ? and f overflow ■? the * mold; * cover with •
buttered j : paper, fit lon - dover, pack « in. salt and * ice.* '!
Let stand four hours. <///«•* - ;V" ', ' /
/ For simplicity and every day good living the fol- ;
lowing will be found unexcelled: '* ,
~: Johnny Cake —One cup yellow corn meal, one cup .
sifted 'flour,* one-half cup sugar, one * and % one-half ,i
cups sweet j milk, egg size piece of butter rubbed in,
; one-half * tablespoon 'i salt, 4 one 2 egg* (beaten), v two y
- heaping 5 teaspoons baking powder. Bake half . : an /
hour. ' ' ...
V 5 Breakfast /or /Tea/: Cake—Two,, cups sifted flour, '
/ one-fourth cup I sugar, £ salt to % taste, , one teaspoon
baking powder, one beaten egg in one cup sweat ~\
**milk;**-.; Mix and bake In a stewpan about 20 minutes.
-; Break; do not cut it. ";/,:///;/ ' ■'■„ •///./ /-/ .*
/'-; Salad Dressing About a/ half * teaspoon of " mus- /"
.; tard stirred ;in water or vinegar, two tablespoons of
sugar, one tablespoon of» olive oil, pinch of salt ;to B
■ taste, one well . beaten ; egg, one , cup j good \ elder vine
gar. Mix, let boil up without stirring; when cool =
should be the consistency of good cream. ;;/;//
/. Unexcelled Cookies —One cup each of t butter and /
; sugar, creamed and flavored; one-half cup of milk,
I one beaten egg, one teaspoon baking powder, about B
; two t and', a half cups of flour. Keep just 'as soft as
can be handled and shaped. - J.,
;., Tomato Ketchup—Two quarts tomatoes, one
eighth pound each of | pepper, allspice and ? white *
* mustard t seed, one-half ounce cloves, one and a half
* tablespoons salt, one pine vinegar. Boil slowly one .-;
and a half hours. Cool and bottle. / v /;: -, -:/
Gingerbread—One cup sugar, one cup New Or
;leans molasses, one-fourth cup melted butter, two
* cups sifted flour, one-half I cup M sweet milk, two is
' beaten eggs, one-half teaspoon baking powder,
three-fourths teaspoon ginger, one-half tablespoon
S salt. Mix dry ingredients; then wet and add melted
/butter jlast*of all. .1.
Doughnuts—(Be exact In measurements.) •. - One :
and one-fourth cups sugar, two egg yelks * and one &
whole egg, one-half tablespoon salt, one cup sweet
I milk, three-fourths teaspoon ginger,/" three / tea- c
-spoons baking powder. Beat the eggs, add sugar *i
9 and milk/I 1 then sifts the dry ingredients and add
I our t and j a half I cups"; sifted * fleur. Let I stand I over- m
night to get real cold, or £ chill on Ice. Roll out one
Awarded: a Silver Cold Meat Fork ,.
fourth of an /Inch" thick c and fry,"in: deep, hot fat;
but not too quickly. The whole secret lies In keep
ing the fat just right, and -, you can ,do that on a
gas plate. / \ '/'"''/;..;;*;;..'../';;.; //,"-":■ / /;/
Best White Bread Ever Scald -a pint of good
: milk, add-two; tablespoons butter and two of sugar,
; one »of * salt; 1 stir until; butter » is ■ melted, then ; add
one. pint of cold milk or water. /Dissolve - one . cake
of compressed yeast (the moist kind) in a t cup of*
luke warm water and sift in flour enough so the
* spoon * will 1 stand a moment then '" slowly fall : over.
Cover and let: raise over; night. Stir "down 1 in' morn- s
i ing, - knead 1 only I sufficiently' to | shape into * loaves ;
let raise one * Inch, then •;• bake 1 in 4 moderate oven -45 -
to* 60 J minutes. /;;/;/ ./ / v v " " ' *
/ Lemon Queen Cake — and a half cups sugar,
one-half cup butter, one-half * cup milk, two cups
flour (sifted), three ; eggs, half *; a teaspoon salt,
rind and juice of one lemon. > Beat butter and sugar *
until ' light » and f creamy;' you may melt | the I butter.
Add' 4 yolks (beaten)/lemon rind and juice.*/ Sift one :
and one-half teaspoons baking powder In the flour,
add the milk and s stir well one way. Add beaten
white last of all I and -bake three-quarters of an
hour./.,.// //*•//-, /'/;:/" ,-;:/ ;.'-..•■-"■ : ~y '-./";'
?: Whole Wheat • Bread Without = Yeast—Three': cups
whole wheat flour, three heaping teaspoons - baking
powder, % half 4 tablespoon i salt, half ; ? cup sugar, .; one
beaten egg, handful ? of i seeded raisins -or ' currants,
milk or * milk ?, and >■ water % (about * one * and :a * half
cups). Mix to a light, soft dough and turn into a
greased, pan. Let - stand covered ■ about, ten , minutes,
then bake in a steady, ' not too hot, . oven , for 45
minutes. „
/'•• Orange t : cake—-One* -, cup ; sugar, one-half J cup but
ter, two cups sifted flour, two scant 1 teaspoons bak
ing powder, one-half scup milk, 'two i well . beaten
eggs, grated rind lof one orange. ; Bake in two
square layers. .*:>.*' -;*'*—;'/;; ;•■;.:-■ ' .■•
Filling—About two cups ' powdered • sugar -to
thicken orange juice t and?- spread between and on
top. v Lay thinly .- sliced i orange *on ' top ./ layer if f
served at once. /.. ;;• <•.-;../;; v ■--«. :.;,;;./-;-.
Baked" Apple 1 Sauce Slice .or .quarter the .' apples
in a" deep ? pan, add the usual quantity of sugar and
sprinkle cinnamon or nutmeg on top; add one ta
blespoon '* of r! water, - cover * closely !* and • bake" until'
soft. >■/>.:.•■.;;:.';■:*.-■-.■';:,-; i-/>./■-■-' ».»':;.■*;::-.' ; --:.---;--V/>•■//->.. ■'■'"■.
W/A'i Bit ; of . Advice—Drink » lemonade - instead » of .- tea
or 'coffee i and your nerves will thank you. ':, Make It '
this way: Juice i of,' two : large lemons *to i one quart
of water and four heaping tablespoons of sugar.
/■', Ice Cream—-Beat' four eggs* and stir Intos a quart
'of good milk, one cup sugar, j level teaspoon salt.
Cook over steam until it begins to thicken (it must
not boll); then set in cold water to J cool; then add
; one - pint I good; cream > and vanilla to taste. /S Pound
* Ice in a sack and pack in three cups, then one cup ;
coarse rock salt,* then three of i ice one of salt ! and •
:so en until full. Turn slowly at first. * Will {freeze
. In about 10 aota 12 minutes. Pack * and 5 cover 1 with '
ice and carpet* or heavy cloth. Let stand i three or
;four/hours.:/::,/-'-.;/'.. v //*/;...:*:*.t*.';; vro* ;."/;.-. * ;-...-.-. . * /■-■*;
Good Eggs—lf you wish truly fresh eggs you
must be on speaking terms with the hens. • Intimate
; acquaintance with the -.biddies'; gives fine results. I
have 70, and It costs but *20 cents ? a day .to; feed
the i flock. Yes, they " more % than pay "■ for ; their feed
right on a city lot, right : now, when moulting. - -
I// A Protest —Why people * put up J with ; the ' kind lof
; milk (?) t sold ' nowadays II? don't know. Z : Cows don't -
' give? skim milk, nor dirty * milk, yet it's s what- we
, get, even bottled, and pay 10 cents a quart : for.
Why, again, do people ■ eat ? and I allow children ito
consume the stuff sold*as*ice'crea--li? It Is such a
libel on the genuine article! / -•

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