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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 13, 1911, Image 19

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as the games are not played for
One of the popular games at
this festival, dating back many
centuries to the old ghetto days
in Germany and Italy is known as
the itrendel."
This is a small home-made top
cast of lead by the small boy in a
mold of his own making. Its four
sides are marked with Jewish
characters' and the cast of the die
decides whether thcperson mani
pulating the little top wins or
loses, and how much.
It not being permitted to play
with money, "walnuts are usually
used as the stake.
Those who make 'their own
Christmas goodies will find the
recipes given here favorites.
Pepper Nuts.
Beat 4 eggs 15 minutes. Add
one pound-powdered sugar and
beat 15 minutes more. Add the
juice and grated rind of 1 lemon,
and J2 teaspoon each of cloves,
nutmeg and cinnamon. Stir in
one cup flour and 14 teaspoons
baking powder. Add flour until
it is the right consistency to roll.
Cut with small cutters, and bake
in a moderate; oven on buttered
Belgraber Brod.
Fold 1 pound powdered sugar
-into the stiffly beaten whites of 8.
eggs, add 1 pound chopped al
monds, 2 ounces citron," 2 ounces
lemon peel, 1 dessertspoon cinna
mon, 2 dessertspoon cloves. Let
the batter stand 2' hours. Put
equal parts of flour and powdered
sugar on the molding board.
Work in just enough to make the
dough keep itsshape in baking.
Form into small pieces and bake
in a slow oven.
" Basler Leckerlie.
Heat I pound honey, and add 1'
wineglass brandy. Then rdd 8
ounces almonds, 8 ounces citron,
4 ounces orange peel. Stir in 1
poung sugar, 1 teaspoon cloves, 1
small nutmeg ground. Add grad
ually 2y2 pounds fiour, keeping
the mixture heated. Stir( well,
roll out and cut into small
squares. Bake in floured tins in
a moderate oven! Ice while hot
with y2 pound sugar boiled with
a little water to make a thick
Rolled Oats Macaroons.
To T cups rolled oats add 1
egg and 2 tablespomsX each of
cream, milk and water. After the
oats have soaked up the moisture
add 1 cup powdered sugar, 1 tea
spoon ground cinamon and 1
tablespoon melted butter. Add 2
teaspoons baking powder and
enough whole, wheat flour to
make a stiff batter. Make into
balls the size of a walnut and
bake in a moderate oven.
o o-
Briggs That's the gifl I was
engaged to last year and the- en
gagement was broken off.
Griggs Did you ever get the
ring back?
Briggs Back! Why, she has
just sent word wanting to know
if I will have the stone reset. s
Kansas City Star.
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