May(A Catalogue Of Things In Season.) - (The Lady's Own Cookery Book)
Turbot, salmon, soles, smelts, trout, whiting, mackerel, herrings, eels,
plaice, flounders, crabs, lobsters, prawns, shrimps, crawfish.
Game and Poultry.
Pullets, fowls, chickens, guinea-fowl, green geese, ducklings, pigeons,
tame rabbits, leverets, and sometimes turkey poults.
Strawberries, green apricots, cherries, gooseberries, and currants, for
tarts, hothouse pineapples, grapes, apricots, peaches, and fine
Roots and Vegetables.
Spring carrots, horseradish, beet-root, early cauliflower, spring
cabbage, sprouts, spinach, coss, cabbage, and Silesia lettuces, all
sorts of small salads, asparagus, hotspur beans, peas, fennel, mint,
balm, parsley, all sorts of sweet herbs, cucumbers and French beans
forced, radishes, and young onions, mushrooms in the cucumber beds.
COLORED MAYONNAISETo color mayonnaise, chop parsley leaves very fine; pound them in a
small quantity of lemon juice; strain and add the juice to the dressing.
WHITE MAYONNAISETo make white mayonnaise, follow the ordinary directions, using lemon
juice instead of vinegar, omitting the mustard and adding, when
finished, a half cup of whipped cream or half an egg white beaten very
HERRING AND MAYONNAISETake a cucumber and cut it in pieces two inches long, then peel away the
dark green skin for one inch, leaving the other inch as it was. Set up
each piece on end, scoop it out till nearly the bottom and fill up with
bits of cold salmon or lobster in mayonnaise sauce. Cold turbot or any
other delicate fish will do equally well or a small turret of whipped
cream, slightly salted, should be piled on top. This dish never fails to
MayonnaiseTwo tablespoonfuls butter, one teaspoonful mustard, one teaspoonful
salt, four teaspoonfuls sugar, one-half cup vinegar, one cup cream,
yolks of four eggs. Beat yolks together, add butter, mustard, salt and
sugar. Boil cream and add to mixture. Boil vinegar and add. Then put on
fire and stir until it thickens.
MayonnaiseYolks of eight eggs, two tablespoonfuls butter, one cup sugar, one
tablespoonful flour, one teaspoonful salt, one teaspoonful mustard, one
and one-half cup strong vinegar, two-thirds cup water. Mix flour,
mustard and sugar together; add to it the beaten eggs, sugar and butter;
then add vinegar and water, and cook over slow fire, stirring all the
time. Thin with cream when ready to use, and add celery seed if desired.
One-half of this can be made at one time.
Mayonnaise DressingOne-half teaspoonful of mustard, one-half teaspoonful of sugar, one
teaspoonful of salt and a dash of cayenne pepper; then add two raw egg
yolks, beat well and stir in a teaspoonful of strong vinegar; add very
carefully, drop by drop, a scant three-quarters of a cup of best olive
oil, and as it thickens half a teaspoonful of vinegar. This recipe never
fails, if the directions are carefully followed. The eggs and oil should
be kept in the refrigerator and be ice cold. Lemon juice may be used,
instead of vinegar, if preferred.
Boiled Mayonnaise Dressing1 egg
1 piece of butter size of walnut
1 tablespoon of sugar
1/2 teaspoon of mustard
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 tablespoon boiling water just before putting in double boiler.
Mix dry ingredients and beaten egg. Add melted butter and vinegar. Beat
well until thoroughly mixed. Add boiling water; cook until thick. Use
level measures. If too thick use plain cream to thin.
Mayonnaise Dressing Without Oil2 Tablespoons Dry Mustard
2 " " Salt
2 " " Flour
2 " " Sugar
Sift together through fine strainer three times. Put into a double
cooker two cups of milk. Beat four eggs thoroughly. Add to the milk.
Melt two tablespoons of butter and add to the milk and eggs. Then add
all the above dry sifted ingredients.
Put on fire, stirring constantly. When it begins to thicken add drop by
drop one-half teacup vinegar.
Cook until thick, which will be about twenty minutes.
Remove from fire and put in cool place.
MRS. OLIVER H. P. BELMONT,
President Political Equality Ass'n.
Pig's Kidneys May Be Cooked In The Same Manner And Enough Can Be Boughtfor ten cents to make a good sized dish.
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