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Report to the Housewife
This week saw many of the Na
tion's children's trudging back to
school which, likewise, means
mothers are back in the business of
packing lunch boxes.
As every mother knows a good
school lunch is of the greatest im
portance; children grow stronger
and learn faster when they have a
well-prepared, well-balanced, appe
tizing meal at noon. It’s a job, I
know, to be thinking up something
different all the time because you
have to keep in mind not only what
little Johnny likes to eat but also
what Johnny should eat. Don’t
neglect to tuck in some fresh fruit
along with his milk, sandwiches
and crisp vegetable. Apples, pears,
oranges and peaches are all easy
for a small child to manage.
The summer Ram bos (good for
eating as well as cooking', California
Bartlett pears, West Virginia
peaches. California Valencias and
a variety of grapes are the best
fruits of the moment, especially for
putting in lunch boxes. California
grapefruit is coming in, not good
for hand eating but fine for break
fast or to put in salads.
The second crop of tomatoes are
on the market, the quality is very
good. The hot weather didn’t do as
much damage as was at first feared.
The green stuff—all the salad greens
and cooking greens—didn’t fare as
well, however. The supply of these
vegetables is very short right now
and probably will continue so until
cooler weather. You’ll still find
there are quite a few watermelons
to be had. They are a good bit.
smaller than the ones we were get -
ting earlier fh the season, but the
quality is just as good.
The first of the new crop of
Maryland sweet potatoes made their
appearance this past week, one ship- !
ment of cauliflower arrived, other!
vegetables in good supply include
lima beans, celery, corn, cucumbers,!
eggplant, onions, peppers, squash
end white potatoes.
The meat items to watch for this
week end will be frying chickens,
chuck roasts, beef liver, cooked hard
shell crabs, crab meat and, of course,
with the “R” months here again,
oysters are once more on your list
of sea foods.
Here's an interesting tip from!
the Fishery Council you might like !
to file away for further use: How;
to serve oysters on the half shell j
without having to open them or
have them opened for you. It’s
beautifully simple. Get a dozen
oysters in the shell at your favorite
fish market. Have the dealer open
them. Take the shells along with
you. Clean the shells and add them
to your stock of dishes. Then when
you want oysters again, buy a small!
container of shucked oyster meats
and serve them on the half shell in
the “oyster" dishes.
* * * *
HERE AND THERE: Can you
Imagine what life would be like in
the United States of America with
out modern packaging and refriger
ation? To get a faint idea, take
a look at butter. We like it fresh
and delicately flavored, but, in India
where they call it “ghi,” it isn't but
ter as we know it, it's butter boiled.
Among the nomadic tribes of Asia
the butter comes in curds. Lacking
refrigeration these tribes process
their butter into curds, leave them
in the sun to dry so that they get a
substance hard as leather that keeps
indefinitely. ... To whip evapor
rated milk, empty the amount need
ed into a refrigerator freezing tray.
Chill the milk until fine ice crystals
start to form around the sides of!
By Violet Faulkner
Food Editor
the tray. Then pour into a chilled
bowl and whip rapidly with a cold
rotary-type beater until very stiff
. . . That one left-over egg whit*
can be combined with 3 tablespoons
sugar, a bit of flavoring, a few
grains of salt and 3 tablespoons of
nut meats to make a dozen quick
cookies. Whip the egg white stiff,
then add the other Ingredients and
spoon it on top of a'dozen saltines.
Bake until lightly browned in a
slow oven. Quick and easy. ... If
you are contemplating the purchase
of an electric blanket this winter
don't let the upkeep worry you. It's
estimated the average cost is only
about one penny per night. They
wash safely, too, right in your wash
ing machine so long as you don't
wring the blanket. The electric cir
cuit is completely waterproof. Al
ways Iron WITH the warp, or
lengthwise threads of the fabric, to
keep the shape of the material.
Sandwiches can be frozen by placing
them in the freezing compartment of
your refrigerator or in a frozen food
cabinet. Those that are frozen and
stored in the freezing compartment
of the refrigerator should not be
held over for more than a week at a
I time. If you store them In a deep
1 freeze they can be kept for several
months. The best fillings for frozen
. sandwiches are peanut butter, Ched
dar, American or cream cheese,
sliced or ground meat, fish, or
' chicken. Egg salad and sliced egg
' should not be used. Freezing tough
; ens the egg white In both cases.
Vegetable
;i Macedoine
! I Lettuce
Sliced peeled tomatoes
.: Cooked French-cut green beans
! Sliced unpeeled scored cucumber
Cooked baby carrots
Cooked peas
Cooked baby beets
! Green onions
Mayonnaise or salad dressing
Arrange lettuce in five cups on a
, round chop plate, and fill, re
spectively, with tomatoes, green
; beans, cucumbers, carrots and peas.
: Arrange beets In the center and
1 green onions between the lettuce
cups. Serve with mayonnaise or
, salad dressing.
Cottoge cheese in a new guise . . .
FRIDAY.
Savory Cottage Cheese Cream Pie
Mixed Green Salad v Corn Sticks
Fresh Peach Cobbler Iced Coffee
Savory Cottage Cheese Cream Pie.
1 unbaked 9-inch pie s.hell 1 teaspoon salt
3 cups (1 lb.) creamed cottage 3 tablespoons finely chopped onion
cheese 3 tablespoons chopped pimiento
*/4 cud sour cream 2 eggs, well beaten
2 cups mashed potatoes, hot 1 *4 tablespoons butter
Combine cottage cheese with sour cream. Beat in mashed pota
toes, blending thoroughly. Add salt, onion and pimiento; mix well.
Fold in beaten eggs. Turn into unbaked pie shell. Dot with butter.
Bake in moderate oven (350 degrees F.) 1'4 hours or until brown.
Serve hot or cold as main dish with mixed green salad. Makes 3
servings.
SATURDAY.
Frankfurter Crown with Potato Dressing
Fried Tomatoes Lima Beans
Honeydew Melon
Frankfurter Crown—Potato Dressing
Vj, pounds frankfurters Water
3 slices bacon l* teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon chopped onion 1 quart bread cubes
1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 egg
1 teaspoon salt 2 cups mashed potatoes
4 slices bacon ajj / , ,
Dice the 4 slices of bacon and brown. Add the onion and cook
slowly until tender. Add seasonings. Combine with cubed bread.
Add slightly beaten egg and mashed potatoes. Toss together until
evenly combined. Add water for desired consistency.
Thread frankfurters through center on a string, tie ends of string
and stand frankfurters on end in shape of a crown on a rack in roast
ing pan. Fill center with the potato dressing. (See above.* Place
slices of bacon on top of dressing. Place in moderate oven (350
degrees F.) until bacon browns. Add ’,4 cup water, cover and let cook
20 minutes.
SUNDAY.
Jellied, Consomme
Baked Ham Sweet Potatoes with Pineapple
Buttered Corn Waldorf Salad
Strawberry Spice Cake Iced Coffee
Strawberry Spice Cake.
% cup shortening 1 teaspoon soda
14 cup sugar 2*4 cups flour
2 eggs, beaten 1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup strawberry jam 1 teaspoon nutmeg
r/t cup buttermilk S teaspoon salt
Cream the shortening and sugar. Add the beaten eggs and mix
thoroughly with the creamed mixture. Sift the spices, salt and flour
together. Dissolve the soda in the buttermilk and add alternately
with the flour, stirring only enough to blend. Bake at 350 degrees
T. for 30 minutes in 2 layers. Use lemon or fruit icing or add *4 cup
gtrawberry Jam to seven minute icing. —By "Vi.’'
%
Dramatize the late summer vegetable service by providing a salad plate combining
many of the garden favorites, serve generous amounts of mayonnaise. ...
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ANOTHER ANGLE
(From J. TAlexandria.)
Please let me add my protest to
he attack made against telephone
oliciting. The majority of the
>eople hired to do this type of work
ire shutins and invalids attempting
o partly or wholly support them
elves. It is honest labor on their
>art. Please, RCH readers, do not
lo anything to deprive these people
vhose telephone voice is their only
earning power.
It is not my thought for people
o buy anything they do not need but
f a telephone solicitor has some
hing of interest he should be ac
:orded the same courtesy as a door
o-door salesperson or a store clerk.
From Mrs. M. E. G„ Washington.)
To Mrs. E. G. E-. Arlington: Quite
:oincidentally, J had Just finished
mswering the door saying "no” to
he same door-to-door salesman for
;he fifth consecutive week, then I
licked up The Star and read your
omments concerning telephone so
lciting. I was a little surprised
Ince, of the few such calls I have
poeiveri T have found that the Der
sons making the calls were on the 1
whole more courteous and took con
siderably less time than the sales
persons who came to my door. Hence,
my first thought was that of the
two methods I would prefer the
telephone soliciting.
My pet telephone peeve, however,
Is that of being interrupted when
feeding children or in the midst of
any one of my numerous daily tasks
to answer the telephone and find
the person calling has dialed the
wrong number. This happens far
too often not to be harassing in our
case—sometimes two or three times
a day, and often as late as midnight.
A little more care in dialing num
bers would eliminate so much of
this, and I do think we could prac
tice being a little more careful in ;
this respect.
* * * *
PLANT FOR BANK
(From T. H-, Washington.)
To Mrs. E. I. W„ Lorton. You
may nna "Kuazu me piant you
want to keep the river bank from
washing away. At one time it was
considered only an ornamental plant
but is now used for erosion control.
See the Department of Agriculture
for further details.
However, plants may hold the
bank from washing away from the
rain but may not prevent the river
washing it away. A wall of some
kind may be necessary; if so, from
what I’ve seen it should be at an
angle (depending on the angle of
the current) from the bank, not
parallel.
If you have any beach at all you
may be able to enlarge and improve
it by driving stakes vertically in
several rows along the water line.
Sorry I don’t know more details or
where to get them.
* * * *
RUST PROM SINK?
(From Miss H. M., Washington.)
Perhaps some one will know how
to remove rust stains from an
enameled sink. I have tried all
popular cleansing agents w'ithout
success.
WASHING PILLOWS?
(From Mrs. R. O. V., Washington.)
I'd like to hear how I can wash
my bed pillows at home. The tick
ing is soiled from perspiration, but,
of course, I know that can be re
placed by a new piece. But it seems
to me the goose feathers should be
thoroughly cleaned. Some of the bet
ter cleaners and launderers used to
offer this service, but could not ac
commodate one during the war. I
find in contacting them they will not
offer this service in the future, but
I want mine renovated even if I
must do it myself- I thought of
putting the feathers in a cheese
cloth bag (size a bit larger than
pillow) and washing in mild soapy
water about lukewarm. Then rinsing
all soap out and hanging in the sun
several days and when brought in
for the night putting the electric
fan where it would blow on them.
Would this be feasible? Let me hear
from some of you, please’.
* * * *
•'CASSINO”;
SEA FOAM CANDY.
To K V. S., Washington: Cassino—
Rules may be found in "The New
Hoyle Standard Games.” edited by
Paul H. Seymour. This should be
available at the public library.
Sea Foam Candy—Mix three cups
brown sugar, 1 cup water, 1 table
spoon vinegar together in saucepan
and boil until a little dropped in
cold water forms a hard ball, 265
degrees F. Remove from fire and
pour slowly over 2 stiffly beaten egg
whites, beating continuously with
rotary egg beater until mixture
stiffens. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla and
L cup chopped nut meats and con
tinue beating until creamy and stiff,
rurn into buttered pan or drop by
spoonfuls on oiled paper.
^ ^ w
SHEDDING SWEATER?
(From D. S. K., Washington.)
Can anything be done to an angora
sweater to prevent its shedding on
other clothes? Is there an easy way
to remove the fuzz from woolens
on which it has already shed?
* * * *
KEEPING CHILDREN AMUSED.
(From Miss R. E. B., Washington.) j
Now, will some one please tell me j
low to keep two little boys, 5 and 6, |
interested on rainy or too hot days?
rhey are very active and when 1j
try reading to them they are much
more interested in what’s going on
outside! They play for a while
with toys and then seem to get
bored. We’ve just recently started
caring for them and I’m at rope's
end as to how to keep them enter
tained indoors. Would some of the
readers whoVe had experience along
this line please help?
I read the RCH quite frequently j
and have been helped a lot. Here’s:
to a bigger and better page!
* * * *
WASHER TROUBLE.
HELPFUL HINTS;
(Mrs. Mrs. J. R. D., Washington.) I
In answer to Mrs. W. H. C. of
Washington who is having vibration
troubles with her small washer. I
have solved it this way. In order to
avoid it’s “walking’’ while spinning,
Contributions mnd requests
must be accompanied by the
sender's full name and address.
We will withhold both and use
only initials. Please address
mail to the Readers’ Clearing
House, Woman's Page, The
Evening Star, Washington 4.
Views expressed in the Clear
ing House are not necessarily
those of The Star, and, as it
is obviously impossible for us
to test all recipes submitted, we
cannot assume responsibility
for them. Betsy Caswell
I use an extension cord and set the
washer on a towel in an upholstered
chair or on the couoh. This solution
depends on room arrangement of
course, but will not harm the furni
ture in any way. The towel protects
the furniture and the vibration is
absorbed through the upholstery.
Have only highest praise for this
make of small washer. Although
more expensive than some other
small types on the market, it is well
worth the extra money in the long
run due to its more efficient wash
ing and drying action.
Don’t have much to offer readers,
but perhaps will help to cool off
some fevered brows by reminding
yoi* that your cologne will feel twice
as refreshing these hot days if you
keep it in the ice box.
A cooling easy drink is ti grape
juice highball. My family like the
proportion of 2 parts gingerale to
one part of grape Juice.
Would appreciate any suggestions
for keeping a white lattice folding
screen (wooden) clean. It is in con
stant use and grimy finger marks
are driving me foolish. Is there
some kind of commercial prepara
tion I could put on it that would
make it easier to wipe off?
Here is a plea—if you are lucky
enough to have a pet or pets, make
sure they have plenty of fresh, clean
water available. They can’t ask for
it and thirst is torture this weather.
(f rom Mrs. m. d., wasnmgiun./
To Mrs. W. H. C. My ingenious
husband devised a completely sat
isfactory arrangement in our bath
tub for our small washer. He started
with an old breadboard which he
placed across the tub. It wedged
down a few inches from the top.
That gave him his idea. He pro
ceeded to make a trough affair
which wedges down about two or
three inches into the tub. He tacked
a synthetic rubber material about
a quarter of an inch thick to the
slanting ends where it fits into the
tub, which makes it completely
stationary. It has sides which keeps
the machine in place. To finish it
off, I have a piece of the rubber
material for the machine to set on
which helps to absorb vibration.
Any water spilled seeps through to
the tub. It is indeed an answer to
my laundry needs and fun to use.
You will find very little vibration
if you will stop the machine and
rearrange your clothes for better
balance.
One word of caution. My machine
leaked grease at the bottom. The
repair man said it was merely over
flow from being tipped and may
occur several times. So I find it
advisable to place a newspaper di
rectly under it at all times.
(From Mrs. R. C. E., Arlington.)
In reply to Mrs. W. H. C., Wash
ington I have heard others remark
on the vibration of their small spin
ner type washer and have been able
to suggest something that may help
you, too. First of all, when you put
the clothes in to spin be very care
ful not to overload the basket (one
sheet, or two bathtowels, or two
wash dresses is an ample load at
this stage*. Then arrange the gar
ments evenly distributing the weight
equally on all sides of the basket.
I have found it helpful, too, not to
pack the clothes down in the basket
but fluff them up to allow some air
spaces. My mother uses a large
spinner machine of another make
and found all these suggestions very
important in keeping her machine
steady while whirling, and I’ve
found them equally helpful in using
on a table in the utility room.
I have nothing but praise for th
cleaning ability and convenience o
my washer and hope these few sug
gestions may be of help to you.
I certainly enjoy the RCH am
find it helpful and entertaining.
(From Mrs. R. F. R., Washington.)
This is in answer to Mrs. W. H. C
regarding her small spinner-typ
washing machine. I, too, own thi
type of machine and had the sam
difficulties as she had; as to wher
to place the machine while in us
and how to overcome the excessiv
vibrations while spin-drying. I hav
e owned my machine since Januar;
* and have spent much of this tim
1 finding a place to put it during th
* washing process. I tried and
‘ guess you have also, setting th
s machine on practically every piec
s of furiture in the house and to n
■ avail. I explained my predicamen
s to my husband and he came up wit!
1 a wonderful solution.
^ First, purchase in any departmen
1 store, a fill drain hose attachmem
? Instructions for the operation o
this attachment are on the packagi
. Secondly, attach the long hose c
» the attachment to the drain hos
of the washer. This may be done i:
p a few moments by means of a hous
u coupling, which may be had for
few cents in any hardware ston
p i If your faucet is not of the threat
I type, it wm De necessary to aiso
purchase an adapter. This Is avail
able at the department store. With
the attachment, which I have sug
gested, it is possible to fill and drain
the washer while it sits on the floor,
even while spinning. The total cost
of this apparatus will cost you about
$3, including the coupling and
adapter.
I suggest you turn the job of pur
chasing and installing of this ap
paratus over to your husband. I be
lieve this job requires a man’s me
chanical ability.
To alleviate vibrations while spin
ning the clothes dry: Now that the
machine has been placed on the
floor while it is operating, this will
decrease the vibrations some. The
main cause for the machine not re
maining still, is the uneven distribu
tion of clothes in washer. If you
will look inside of the washer you
will find the agitator is divided into
three parts. Make sure that about
the same weight of clothes is in each
section of the inner tub. This will
create an even balance on all sides
when the spinner is in motion.
If you have any further questions
to ask you may call me at Dupont
4643.
* * * *
GERANIUMS:
DYEING COVERS?
(From Mrs. F. R. O., Arlington.)
In regard to F. H.’s inquiry about
geraniums, I used to grow a lot of
them. I started slips in soil (not
too rich) every August and discarded
all old plants. Water once a month
with a solution of about 1 table
spoon ammonia to a quart of water.
Use plain water the rest of the
time. They bloomed from the last
of November until I set them out
side, about Decoration Day. They
.bloomed till frost (new slips having
been started in August).
I wrote before but got no answer
know how to dye a Frieze couch j
covering without removing it?
* * * *
‘‘THANK YOU” NOTE
BABY'S SHOES?
(From Mrs. W. B. T., Riverdale.)
I would like to thank all the ladles
who were so nice to write in to tell'
me of their experiences with steam
irons.
I would like to know if any mother
of a small baby has an idea of how
to keep tiny tots' white shoes clean.
My little crawler's shoes are always
black, no matter how often I clean
or polish them. I have linoleum
floors in my apartment.
* * * *
PLASTIC PAD?
"PETER PAN"
(From Mrs. L. E. D., Washington.)
Can some one who has a plastic
coated mattress pad give me a re
port of it? They sound good but
I'm afr&id it might be hot, like
sleeping on a rubber sheet.
Is "Peter Pan" still in print and
where can I locate a copy?
* * * *
MOLDY SMELLING
UPHOLSTERY.
(From Mrs±M. T. M., Lorton.)
For some one who wrote re moldy
smelling upholstery. Try some good
deodorant powder. Dust well under
cushions or anywhere possible about
chairs, davenports, under rugs if
needed, mattresses, etc. Can be
sprinkled on exposed surfaces and
brushed off. In winter if odor per
sists, placing chair seats, etc., on or
against radiators seems to help also.
TO REMOVE MUSTY ODOR.
(From Mrs. M. B. B., Riva, Md.)
To J. S„ Washington. To remove
musty odor, leave your beds un
made as long as possible on sunny
days. Put bed pillows, chair and
sofa pillows out In the sun. You
must have some sun on porch or
steps or yard.
If not, then have trees and bushes
cut away.
I live at the beach and the first
summer the musty odor was terrible.
W« had several large tall trees re
moved, which gave us more sun on .
the house and In the yard. I still |
put my pillows In the sun every
few days and have not had the musty i
odor at all this season.
* * * * 1
POEM. |
(From Mrs. E. R. B.'Vienna.)
Here are the words to ‘‘The Ship
That Never Returned" requested by
B. J. C., Fairfax.
CHORUS
Did she ever return? —
No. she never returned.
Her fate is yet unlearned.
Though for year* and years
There were fond ones watching
For the shin that never returned.
Said a feeble lad to his anxious mother,
I must cross the wide, wide seas
For they say perchance in a foreign climate ;
There Is health and strength for me.
’Twas a gleam of hope in a maze or
danger.
Her poor heart for her youngest learned, i
Yet she sent him forth with a smile and
blessing. .
On the ship that never returned.
CHORUS.
Onlv one more trip said a gallant seaman.
As he kissed his weeping wife.
Only one more bag of this golden treasure.
And ft will last us all through life !
Then I’ll spend my days in my cozy cottage
And enjoy the rest that I’ve earned,
But alas, poor man, for he sailed com
mander ,
Of the ship that never returned.
CHORUS.
C. G. SLOAN A CO.. INC.. Aarttonrtn
51 ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS
in Room and Scatter Sizes
at public auction
At Sloan's Galleries
71S 13th St.
SATURDAY
September 6th
at 12 Noon
Embracing Modern and Semi-Antique Kermanshohs, Sarouks,
Serapis, Bokharas, Hamadans, Chinese, Beloochistans, etc.,
in a large variety of sizes.
Now On Viow
Tbtbh: r»sh C. a. *l»«« * c#.. !«.. A«ft*.
EtUMUfcrt IMl.
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b 923 G Streot N.W. Gj;
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b We’re “ready for you’’ in an entirely
A new store, displaying a wide and b
x varied selection of fabrics of ail /)
v kinds for every purpose.
b • Rayons b
v • Woolens a
a • Cottons ()
b • Velveteens V
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Loads or {) .
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The Chef Says—
A L. .U IUa ! a# ahiaa^ UiiWav w 'i f Va /iaIiJ arnAMitii*
A very nice little book for the
gourmet has just reached my desk,
"The Lejon Cook Book,” which con
tains a number of excellent recipes
in which wines are used in cooking.
With very good American wines
appearing in ever Increasing quan
tities, many cooks like to experiment
with their use in dishes—a custom
traditional in the finest European
cooking. It is said that the cooking
removes the alcoholic content of the
wine, brandy or what have you,
leaving only the delicate and inter
esting flavor.
There is one recipe In the book
that made me positively homesick
for Joseph's, famed Paris restaurant,
where Joseph himself prepares spe
cial dishes right in the middle of;
the small dining room, watched by
fascinated eyes. This may not be
exactly like Joseph’s "lobster flam
bee” but it is mighty close.
Get lobster tails for this—no use
wasting your money on the expen
sive claw type.
Cook the tails in a large pot
of freshly boiling, well-salted water:
of sweet butter, with cold asparagus
vinaigrette on separate plates.
Although we do get apples all the
year around, somehow September
always seems the beginning of the
apple season to me. I suppose this
rather muzzy idea stems from those
long ago days when raiding Grand
pa's orchard was one of my chief
joys in life—especially when the
russets ripened.
Anyhow, to get down to things,
let's celebrate the advent of Sep
tember with a recipe for Dutch
Apple Cake.
Mix and sift 2 cups flour with 3
teaspoons baking powder and >4
teaspoon salt. Work in 3 table
spoons butter and add about % cup
of milk and a well-beaten egg. Mix
quickly. Spread the dough In a
shallow baking pan.
Have ready, cored, peeled and
quartered about 4 nice Arm apples.
The quarters should be drizzled
with lemon Juice to keep them
white. Now, mix a cup of sour
cream with 2 tablespoons sugar,
cinnamon and ginger to taste and
dip the apple quarters quickly into
this. Arrange the quarters in
___AW. J._U
lor 10 to 15 minutes, depending on
the size. Remove them from the
kettle and let them cool until easy
to handle. Then cut them in slices
about an eighth of an inch thick.
Melt 4 tablespoons butter in a pan
andjtdd 3 or 4 scallions or & couple
of small onions, minced fine, if you
can’t get the scallions. Saute these
until transparent and then blend in
ft tablespoon of curry powder. When
all is mixed thoroughly, add a cup
of cream—and keep stirring con
stantly. Do not let the mixture
boil. Just let the cream heat
through and then set aside.
In another pan, melt just enough
butter to heat the pieces of lobster ■
meat. Put in the lobster meat and
when good and hot, pour over it 3
ounces of brandy. Take the pan from
the fire and light the brandy with
a match. Flame for about 30 seconds.
Arrange the pieces of lobster meat
on a hot platter and pour the sauce
from the other pan over them. Be
sure the sauce is still good and hot.
At Joseph’s this would be served
with crusty French bread and curls
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in firmly. Sprinkle with a little
more sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Bake in a hot oven for about 30
minutes and then serve hot with
cream.
And instead of the usual apple
sauce with pork or fried apple
rings with sausage from breakfast,
try these glazed broiled apples:
Try and get apples the same size,
without blemishes. Wash them, core
them and then peel them only half
way down from the top. Put them
close together in a shallow pan and
fill the core cavities with sugar,
cinnamon and a whiff of cloves.
Pill the pan with cold water to
within half of the depth of the ap
ples. Bake for an hour in the broil
ing oven, slowly, about 4 inches be
low' the flame. When almost soft,
start basting with the pan liquid,
until the apples are lightly brown,
with a glossy covering. Serve hot
arranged around the pork roast.
Recipe Roundup
When meat prices are high, we
are forced to turn to the less ex
pensive and more unusual meats
available. And we also turn to those
thrifty Old World nations who knew ;
how to make the best of every scrap •
that came to their cooking pot.
Take, for example, ROAST LAMB :
SHANKS, ARMENIAN STYLE.
Buy four shanks of lamb and :
wash them well. Let them stand in :
fresh water for 15 or 20 minutes. !
Then take them out and dry them '
carefully. Put them in a roasting
pan and add two quartered to
m a toes, one teaspoon salt and a
bit of cayenne. Cook for half an
hour in a medium overv, then turn
the meat over and cook 30 minutes
more.
Chuck in two potatoes, cut in
pieces, and roast with the lamb;
shanks for another 30 minute*.;
Then turn the works over again
and cook half an hour longer. (To-!
tal cooking time two hours.)
Serve with juices from the pan
as gravy. Pried eggplant is won
derful with this.
To my mind, one of the most sat- (
isfactory dishes ever invented by
my chef, blue ribbon or amateur,
s HASHED-IN-CREAM POTA- ,
TOES. ,
To achieve perfection, you should 1
use potatoes that have been baked
>nly partially—not boiled. (You will l
have peeled them before baking, of t
nurse.) After they are partly
:ooked, cut them up rather coarsely
with a chopping knife.
Put them in a pan with salt, pep
>er and a nice lump of butter. Then
idd one-half cup cream for every
wo potatoes in the pot and let
ill cook slowly over a verjrlow flame
rntil the potatoes have absorbed
ilmost every bit of the cream. Sea
on with more salt and fresh black
>epper. Wonderful with beefsteak,
vonderful with anything!
A reader has written in asking for
i recipe, with quantities, for
SHRIMP SALAD FOR 60 PEOPLE.
She is in charge of the salad de
jartment for her church supper.
She doesn’t give me any address so
[ have to answer her in the col
jmn. Hope it isn’t too late! Any
way, maybe some others of you
will be interested in & quantity
-ecipe.
She will need 4>/2 pounds of
cooked, shelled and cleaned shrimp;
lt2 quarts of celery, cut fine; 18
lard-cooked eggs: a tablespoon of
ia.lt; 3 tablespoons of lemon juice;
■ Vi green peppers, cut fine, and It,
[uarts of mayonnaise.
Cut the shrimp in bite-size
fleces and mix them with the
:elery, green pepper, diced eggs, salt
ind mayonnaise. If possible, keep
he mixture in a big bowl packed
vith ice or in a refrigerator and
>ut portions into lettuce cupe Just
he minute before serving.
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