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BASEBALL WRITER TELLS WOMEN HOW TO COOK
"My children would rather
have 'Dad' make their favorite
soup than bring them a box of
candy," says Hugh Fullerton,
who writes baseball's, picturesque
slang for a living and cooks food
for the fun of it.
"Few women put brains
nough in the food they cook,"
says Fullerton. And brains are
more necessary in food than salt
"Cooking is a great art. It re
quires the imagination of the
poet, the careful analysis of the
scientist, the palate of a gormet
and the patience of Job.
"There should be a real cook in
every household, and it should be
the "brainest person of the bunch.
"There is more nutrition in an
ear of corn than in an artichoke,
and a well cooked piece "of round
steak will beat lobster to a frazzle
as a strength producer.'
y Famous Onion Soup.
Slice 1 pound round steak in'
inch slices and cut them into
inch and a half squares. Put into
a saucepan a heaping tablespoon
ful of beef drippings and a table
spoonful of butter. Slice 4 large
onions rather thin and allow them
to fry until '"they are slightly
browned. Add the meat and cook
slowly about 15 minutes longer.
Salt to taste and then add two
quarts of water and let simmer on
the back of the stove for 4 hours.
Ladle out into marmite pots arid
turn over the top of each an inch
of melted American cheese. Keep
in a hot place for 5 minutes and
Cream Asparagus Soup.
-Use only the tough ends of as
paragus. Pour over them 2 quarts
of water and a little salt and let
them boil 1 hour slowly. Put
through a fine collender and add
a dash of paprika. Stir together
1 tablespoonful of flour and a
tablespoonful of butter. When
perfectly smooth add some of
soup stock until it is of consisten
cy of cream. Return rest of stock
to the fire and add the flour and
butter. Boil slowly 15 minutes.
Just before serving add Yz pint
of milk or cream. Serve with a
tablespoonful of whipped cream
in each dish. You can use many
vegetables in a similar manner
without meat stock.
Cut thin steaks of veal, dip
them in mixture of 2wejl-beaten
es, 2 tablespoonfuls of cream
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