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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 09, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 20

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a girl's life is in New York, and want
ed to do all sorts of things for you.
'But you mustn't scare the girl,' I
kept telling him. He did, though,
didn't he? Butnaw you understand
thje situation, and you'll forgive
Herman, won't you?"
And before many weeks had passed
Lizzie had made the truest friends
she had ever had. And it was not
long before George, unexpectedly
summoned to the metropolis, found
himself installed as manager of a
new branch store that Herman Sim
monds had opened.
And the trousseau was finer than
anything Lizzie had ever dreamed of,
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
By Caroline Coe
No one ever got fat eating beets
their food value is very small but
a great many people find that the suc
culent young vegetable puts a fine
edge on a dull appetite, and they
wisely add them to their spring menu.
Beets should be cooked in plenty
of water, and young beets should be
cooked about one hour. In removing
the green tops don't cut them, but
wring them from the beet rootH.
When cooked drop the beets into cold
water and the skins will slip off.
Beets make an attractive garnish
for salads.
Buttered Beets
Boil, skin and slice young beets.
Dice in large dice and turn into melt
ed butter, allowing 2 tablespoonfuls
of butter to 2 cupfuls of diced beets.
Salt to taste and sprinkle top with
Sugared Beets
Peel and slice cooked beets; to
each pint of beets add 2 tablespoon
fuls of sugar, 3 of "butter; sjtft to
taste; ut in baking pan and heat in'
oven; stir often as they will scorch
easily; especially nice way to pre
pare the small young beets.
Creamed Beets
Boil and skin, slice or dice and put
in dish in which they are to be served ;
turn over the beets a rich white
sauce and serve very hot.
Beets in Sour Sauce
Cut cold cooked beets into large
sized cubes. Make a sour sauce by
melting 3 tablespoonfuls of butter.
When melted add 3 tablespoonfuls of
flour, blend until all lumps have dis
appeared (do not brown) add cup
of stock or water, and stir for 3 min
utes, then add 1 tablespoonful of su
gar and 2 tablespoonfuls each of
cream and vinegar. Reheat the beets
in the sauce and serve at once. Do
not stir, as the beets will become
broken and the sauce discolored.
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Africa has 'Sixteen inhabitants to
the square mile. North America
only one more to the mije.

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