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Drop Biscuit

(Muffins And Biscuits), (The International Jewish Cook Book)
Add to ingredients for baking-powder biscuit enough more milk or water to make a thick drop batter, about two tablespoons; mix as directed for biscuit, drop by spoonfuls an inch apart on a greased baking-sheet or into greased gem pans, small size. The more crust the more palatable these biscuits are. The mixture should not be soft enough to run. Bake in a ho


Apple Sauce Cake

(Cakes, Cookies, Tarts, Etc.), (The Suffrage Cook Book)
1/2 cup butter a little salt 3 cups sifted flour 1/2 teaspoon cloves 1/2 cup nuts 1 1/2 cups apple sauce 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup seeded raisins 2 scant teaspoons soda dissolved in a little water, boiling. Bake in a slow oven


Canning Fruit

(Preserves.), (My Recipes Tried And True)
MISS M. SAMPSON. To can strawberries, raspberries or plums: to each pound of sugar add one half pint of water, boil till you have a rich syrup, let stand till cold; have your jars packed full of raw fruit (not crushed) and fill with the cold syrup, put on the covers and screws, (not the rubber rings,) and place in cold water up to the neck of the j


Apple Charlotte

(Desserts), (The Community Cook Book)
One cup apple sauce, one cup sugar, one-third package gelatin, three cups cold water, three cups boiling water, one lemon. Dissolve the gelatin (Knox's preferred) in cold water for five minutes, add the boiling water, sugar, lemon juice and apple, strain and set it to cool. When it is nearly stiff, add the well-beaten whites of three eggs. Line a mol


Raspberry Vinegar. Mrs. E. S.

(Beverages.), (Recipes Tried And True)
To nine quarts of mashed berries, add one quart of good vinegar; let stand from four days to a week; then squeeze out the juice. Add one quart of sugar to each quart of juice. Boil fifteen minutes; then bottle tightly.


Mock Turtle Soup No 1

(Soups.), (The Lady's Own Cookery Book)
Take a calf's head, very white and very fresh, bone the nose part of it; put the head into some warm water to discharge the blood; squeeze the flesh with your hand to ascertain that it is all thoroughly out; blanch the head in boiling water. When firm, put it into cold water, which water must be prepared as follows: cut half a pound of fat bacon, a p


Brunswick Stew

(Meats), (The International Jewish Cook Book)
Cook one pound of brisket of beef and three pounds of young chicken with one pint of soup stock or water, one pint of Lima beans, four ears of cut corn (cut from cob), three potatoes diced, two tomatoes quartered; one small onion, one teaspoon of paprika and one teaspoon of salt. Let all these simmer until tender, and before serving remove the meat and any v


Excellent Paste For Pastry

(Belgian), (The Belgian Cook-book)
Put three soup-spoonfuls of Carolina rice to swell in a little water, with a pat of butter. When the rice has absorbed all the water, add a pint of milk, sugar to sweeten, a few raisins, some chopped orange-peel, and some crystallized cherries, or any other preserved fruit. Put all on the fire, and when the mixture is cooked the rice ought to be creamy. Add


Meat Cakes A L'italienne

(Little Dishes Of Fish.), (Nelsons Home Comforts)
Mix very fine any kind of cold meat or chicken, taking care to have it free from skin and gristle, add to it a quarter of its weight of sifted bread-crumbs, a few drops of essence of anchovy, a little parsley, pepper and salt, and sufficient egg to moisten the whole. Flour your hands, roll the meat into little cakes about the size of a half-crown pie


Deviled Crabs

(Shell Fish), (Favorite Dishes)
From MRS. ANNA E. M. FARNUM, of Idaho, Lady Manager. Boil them, take the meat out of the bodies, and large claws; put it into stew pan with half a pint of claret, spoonful of eschalot vinegar, a little cayenne, some salt, piece of butter. Stew for an hour over a gentle fire until they are almost dry. Then add small quantity of fish stock, or gravy, a tablesp



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