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(Belgian), (The Belgian Cook-book)
Break the yolk of an egg in a basin and be sure that it is very fresh; beat it up, adding a little powdered sugar, and then, drop by drop, enough of the best Madeira to give it a strong flavor. This makes a nice sweet served in glass cups and it is besides very good for sore throats. [_Pour la Patrie._]

Sponge Gingerbread

(Practical Cookery.), (The Most Valuable And Original Receipts)
Melt a piece of butter of the size of a hen's egg--mix it with a pint of nice molasses, a table-spoonful of ginger, and a quart of flour. Dissolve a heaping table-spoonful of saleratus in half a pint of milk, strain and mix it with the rest of the ingredients, add sufficient flour to enable you to roll it out easily, roll it out about half an inch th

Mulligatawny Soup No 3

(Soups.), (The Lady's Own Cookery Book)
Have some good broth made, chiefly of the knuckle of veal: when cold skim the fat off well, and pass the broth when in a liquid state through the sieve. Cut a chicken or rabbit into joints, (chicken or turkey is preferable to rabbit,) fry it well, with four or five middle-sized onions shred fine; shake a table-spoonful of curry-powder over it, and pu

Christmas Plum Pudding

(Puddings.), (My Recipes Tried And True)
MRS. W. THOM. One pound each of raisins, currants and suet, three quarters of a pound of bread crumbs, one quarter pound flour, one half pound candied peel, one half pint brandy, one half nutmeg, one quarter pound brown sugar and six eggs. Boil six hours and steam two or three more when required. Caramel sauce. One cup brown sugar, one ounce of but

13 Curried Rice

(January.), (365 Luncheon Dishes)
Boil 1 cup of rice rapidly for half an hour, drain in a colander and stand in the oven for a few minutes to dry out the rice. Put 2 tablespoonfuls of butter and a slice of onion into a saucepan. Stir until the onion is a golden brown, add a tablespoonful of flour. (Take out the slice of onion.) Stir until smooth, then add a teaspoonful of curry powde

Swiss Creamed Fish

(Fish), (The International Jewish Cook Book)
Mix smoothly in one cup of cold water a teaspoon of flour. Stir it into one cup of boiling milk and when thick and smooth add the meat of any cold fish, picked free from skin and bones. Season with salt, pepper and a tablespoon of butter. If the cream is desired to be extra rich one well-beaten egg may be added one minute before removing from the fire. Serve


(Little Dishes Of Fish.), (Nelsons Home Comforts)
Croquettes of all kinds, fish, game, poultry or any delicate meats, can be successfully made on the following model: Whatever material is used must be finely minced or pounded. Care is required in making the sauce, if it is too thin it is difficult to mould the croquettes, and ice will be required to set it. Croquettes of game without any flavouring,

Gooseberry Relish

(Preserved Fruit), (The International Jewish Cook Book)
Cut the brush part from the berry, but leave the stem on, wash thoroughly and let drip in colander overnight. For eight pounds of berries prepare a syrup of six pounds of sugar and three cups of water. When syrup has boiled till clear put in the berries and boil for three-quarters of an hour. Put in jars or glasses.

Lavender Water

(Practical Cookery.), (The Most Valuable And Original Receipts)
Turn a pint of alcohol slowly on to an ounce and a half of the oil of lavender, two drachms of ambergris. Keep the lavender water in a tight-corked bottle--it should be shook up well when first put in.

Haricot Bean Ragout

(Stews.), (New Vegetarian Dishes)
1 pint soaked haricots. 1 quart water. 2 carrots. 2 turnips. 2 onions. 1 teaspoon salt. 2 ounces butter. 1 tablespoon flour. Boil the haricot beans until tender, adding salt a short time previously. Strain and spread the beans on a dish that they may dry. Slice the carrots and turnips very fine, and boil for half an hour in th

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