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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 21, 1912, Image 15

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Codfish Chowder. Soak a pint
of sh'reded fish for two hours
arid drainv Parboiliour large po
tatoes that have been, cut into
cubes for about ten minutes and
drain them. Gook a slice of salt
pork cut into small pieces until
the fat is extracted and add a
large chopped onion. Turn in the
potatoes, tne nsn ana naii a pint
of boiling water and cook until
the potatoes are tender. Stir Tn a
quarter of a cupful 'of butter that
has been .blended with twQtable
poonfuls of flour, add a cupful
of cream and simmer for about
fen minutes.' Put crackers 'that
have soaked in milk into the
tureen and.turn the chowder over
Planked Codfish. Open the
fish lengthwise, remove the bones
and trinv neatly. Heat the plank
well and butter it lightly before
" placing the fish on it. A gas nven
with the flame dn the top ot the
oven is the most convenient for
cooking the fish. Place a pan
containing" some water in the bot
tom of the oven. Place the p'lank
with the fish about four inches
below' the flame, and allow it to
cook slowly. Aften cooking about
eight minutes make a border with
a' pastry bay close around the fish
oPmashed potatoes mixed with
an tgg. Baste frequently with a
preparation made of one cupful qf
vcrcam, and one teaspbonful of
salt. The fish w-ill be done in from
twenty to thirty minutes, accord
ing to its thickness, and with the
addition of some lemon ' juice,
melted butter and a fitle'fnjnced
parsley will .be ready Itoj'S.e'r.ve.
oo p-y
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Three years after hepfster be
came the "first lady of the land"
Mrs. Charles L.
Anderson dropped
in at the White
House for a little
visit. Mrs. Ander
son's daug'hters
have, been in Wash
ington several times
visiting .fCousin
Helen," but this is
Mrs. Taft's sister's
first call.
Herbert W. Ladd, twice gov
ernor of Rhode Island; and a
former millionaire, is now totally
blind, and a pauper. Friends, are
begging the legislature for an ap
propriation for his supp"ort.
o o .
VA traveling salesman, wishing
to have some fun with an old
negro sitting on a' soap box in a
small store in Virginiarasked if '
Smith's store was qn the right
left-hand 'side of theroad. The
old negro looked up and-asked:
"Is you a salesman ?" v
"Yes," he replied "I-anrsellihg
brains." ,
The old man with an air of dis- I
gust answered : "You is .the furst '
salesman I ever seed who doesn't
carry any samples. t

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