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Russian Fish Cakes
Take three pounds of fish (weakfish or carp, pickerel or haddock or
whitefish, any fat fish with a fish poor in it). Remov

Hamburger Steak
Take one pound of raw beef, cut off fat and stringy pieces, chop
extremely fine, season with salt and pepper, grate in par

Nahit (russian Peas)
Place one pound Russian peas in granite kettle, add one tablespoon of
salt and hot water to more than cover and let soak t

Bread Griddle Cakes
To 1 pint of sour milk add about 3 slices of stale bread and allow the
bread to soak in this mixture over night. In the mo

Russian Tea Cakes
Mix one cup of sugar, one cup of eggs (about five), and one cup of sour
cream with enough flour to roll. Toss on board, ro

Little Short Cakes.
Rub into a pound of flour four ounces of butter, four ounces of white
powdered sugar, and two eggs; make it into a paste,

Russian Sandwiches
Spread bread with thin slices of Neufchatel cheese, cover with finely
chopped olives moistened with mayonnaise dressing.
Green Corn Cakes

One quart of grated corn, one teacup of butter melted, four

tablespoonfuls of flour, two eggs,

Pilaf (russian Style)
Follow recipe below but substitute cooked lamb for the chicken, and add
chicken livers fried and cut in small pieces.

Small Cakes And Cookies--"aunt Sarah's" Little Lemon Cakes
2 cups granulated sugar.
3 eggs (not separated, but added one at a time to the sugar
and shortening which ha

"crumb" Corn Cakes
One pint of stale bread crumbs (not fine, dried crumbs), covered with
1 pint of sour milk. Let stand over night. In the mo

Russian Pancakes.
Beat the yolks of 4 eggs with 1 cup of pulverized sugar; add 1 pint of
cream; stir well until very light. Then add 1 small

Hickory Nut Cakes. Mrs. O. W. Weeks.
One cup meats, one cup sugar, one and one-half cups flour, one egg, a
pinch of baking powder; roll thin, and cut into smal

Bath Breakfast Cakes

A pint of thin cream, two eggs, three spoonfuls of yest, and a little

salt. Mix all well toget

Little Crumb Cakes
For these small cakes Aunt Sarah creamed together 1/2 cup of
granulated sugar, 1/4 cup butter. One quite large egg was use

Russian Salad
There comes a time during the week, even in careful housekeeping, when
there is an accumulation of little things, a few ol

Russian Rice Pudding.
Season a veal loin roast with salt and pepper and rub with butter. Put
in the dripping-pan with sliced onions, tomatoes an

Frau Schmidt's Sugar Cookies
1 cup lard and butter, mixed.
2 cups granulated sugar, and
2 eggs, all creamed together; then add
1 teaspoon s

Russian Cream

1/2 box gelatine to 1 quart milk and 3 eggs. The milk, yolks of eggs and

gelatine are put toge

"springerles" (german Christmas Cakes)
4 eggs.
1 pound sifted pulverized sugar
2 quarts flour, sifted twice.
2 small teaspoonfuls baking powder.

Matso Cakes.
Make a stiff paste with biscuit powder and milk and water; add a
little butter, the yolk of an egg, and a little white sug

To Make Honeycomb-cakes Of Orange-flower-violet Of Cowslips

Take about half a Pound of fine Sugar, sifted thro' an Hair Sieve,

wet it more than for a Cand

Yeast Cakes

Stir into a pint of good lively yeast a table-spoonful of salt, and rye

or wheat flour to make

Roast Beef (russian Style)
Place a piece of cross-rib or shoulder weighing three pounds in
roasting-pan, slice some onions over it, season with salt

Small "belsnickel" Christmas Cakes
2 cups "A" sugar.
Pinch of salt.
1 cup melted butter.
1 teaspoonful baking soda.
4 eggs.
About 3 c

Savoury Cheese Cakes.
Grate finely an equal quantity of stale bread and good cheese, season
with a little pepper and salt, mix into a batter wit

Almond Tea-cakes.
Take half-a-pound of flour, three ounces of which are to be put aside
for rolling out the cakes, the other five ounces, wi

Grandmother's Molasses Cakes
One quart of New Orleans molasses, 3 eggs, butter size of an egg.
Place all together in a stew-pan on range, allow it to c

Rosel, Beet Vinegar
Place beets in a stone crock, removing greens. Cover with cold water and
put in a warm place and let stand for three or fo

"grossmutter's" Honey Cakes
One quart of boiled honey (if possible procure the honey used by
bakers, as it is much cheaper and superior for this purpo

Ginger Cakes

To a pound of sugar put half an ounce of ginger, the rind of a lemon,

and four large spoonfuls

Russian Salad.
Season 4 pounds of lamb with salt, pepper and lemon-juice; put in the
dripping-pan with 2 small chopped onions, 1 bay-leaf

Excellent Breakfast Cakes

Water the yest well that it may not be bitter; change the water very

often; put a very little

Russian Pickled Herring.
Clean, singe and draw young partridges. Season and stuff each bird
with chopped oysters well seasoned, and sprinkle with p

Meat Cakes A L'italienne

Mix very fine any kind of cold meat or chicken, taking care to have it

free from skin and gris

Russian Sandwich.
Mix 1/2 pound of butter and 1 cup of sugar to a cream; add 4
well-beaten eggs and the grated rind and juice of 1/2 lemon.

Little French Cakes
Beat one-fourth cup of butter to a cream with one-fourth cup of sugar
and add one cup of flour. Stir well and then add one

Temperature For Cake Baking

The usual time and temperature for baking layer cakes is 400 deg. Fah.,

for twenty minutes. Lo

Shrewsbury Cakes


Rub to a cream six ounces of sugar, with six ounces of butter, add t

Iceing For Cakes

Beat the white of an egg to a strong froth; put in by degrees four

ounces of fine sugar, beate

Russian Chicken Patties.
Clean and cut the duck into pieces and season with salt and pepper;
then cut 1/2 pound of bacon into dice pieces and put i

Russian Stewed Duck.
Chop a cabbage with 1 large onion and 2 stalks of celery and 2
peppers; season well with salt and sprinkle with pepper. He

Queen Cake
In making cakes it is particularly necessary that the eggs should
be well beaten. They are not sufficiently light till the

Very Nice Corn Meal Griddle Cakes. Mrs. T. H. Linsley.
One pint rich sour milk, one well beaten egg, one large tablespoon
flour, teaspoon soda, meal enough to make the mixture n

"frau Schmidt's" Griddle Cake Recipe
The Professor's wife gave Mary this cheap and good recipe for griddle
cakes: 1 pint of quite sour, thick milk; beat into t

Fish Cakes

Cold boiled fresh fish, or salt codfish, is nice minced fine, with

potatoes, moistened with a

Russian Stewed Fish.
Take 1 cup of rye bread-crumbs and mix with the beaten yolks of 4
eggs, 1/2 cup of sugar, some pounded almonds, a pinch of

Indian Cakes

These are prepared in the same way as Johnny Cake, except

that the batter is made about as thi

Never Fail "flannel" Cakes
2 cups thick sour milk (quite sour).
2 tablespoonfuls sweet milk.
1 egg.
1/2 teaspoonful salt.
2 cups fl

Soft Icing For Cakes

Two cups of white sugar (teacups), three fourths cup of sweet milk, one

half a tablespoonful o

Russian Beef Roll.
Peel large cucumbers; cut off the ends; scoop out the seeds; sprinkle
with salt. Then mix boiled rice with some chopped gr

Delicious Corn Cakes
One cup of sweet milk heated to boiling point; stir in 2 heaping
tablespoonfuls yellow, granulated cornmeal; add a tablesp

To Make Quince Clear-cakes

Pare, quarter, and boil the Quince with as much Water as will cover

it, putting in a little mo

"kleina Kaffe Kuchen" (little Coffee Cakes)
Scant 1/2 cup lard and butter.
2 cups sifted flour.
2 whole eggs and the yolks of 2 more.
3 tablespoons sugar.

Aunt Sarah's "quick Dutch Cakes"
She creamed together 1 cup of sugar, 1 tablespoonful of lard, 1
tablespoonful of butter and added 1-1/2 cups of luke-warm

Russian Fried Sweetbreads.
Line a deep pie-dish with rich pie-paste. Let bake and fill with
chopped apples, raisins and chopped nuts, sugar and a pin

Butter Cakes.
Take equal quantities of butter and sugar, say half a pound of each,
grate the rind of a lemon, add a little cinnamon, and

Icing For German Lebkuchen.
Boil 2 cups of sugar and 1/2 cup of water seven minutes. Pour over the
stiffly beaten whites of three eggs; ice the cakes.

Almond Cakes

Take one pound of almonds, blanch them; then take one pound of

double-refined sugar, beaten ve

Russian Pot Roast.
Line a glass dish with stale sponge-cake. Sprinkle with wine. Make a
boiled custard. Use 4 yolks of eggs and flavor with r


The physiological action of very strong tea is marked; moderately

used it excites the action o

Russian Stewed Chicken.
Peel and boil potatoes in salted water until tender; drain and mash
with a lump of butter. Put in a well-buttered baking-d

Fried Cakes. Mrs. J. C. Johnstone.
Two cups of coffee A sugar, a small teaspoon of lard, one-half
teaspoon of ginger; rub all together; add two eggs, one cup

To Make Ice Almond-cakes

Beat a Pound of Almonds very fine, with Rose-Water, to keep them

from Oiling; mix them with ha


Lay sponge or Savoy cakes in a deep dish--pour on white wine sufficient

to make them quite moi

Angel Cakes (baked In Gem Pans)
The whites of four eggs should be beaten very stiff and when partly
beaten sprinkle over 1/2 teaspoonful of cream of tarta

Russian Stuffed Tongue.
Boil macaroni in salted water until tender. Drain. Then heat 2
tablespoonfuls of butter in a saucepan; add the macaroni, 1

Cinnamon Cakes.
Rub half a pound of fresh butter into a pound of flour; work it well
together, then add half a pound of sifted sugar, and

Dutch Stuffed Potatoes.
Cut some slices of brown bread into fingers half an inch thick; spread
with butter. Mix some Russian caviare with lemon-ju

White Caviar
Take roe of any fish, remove skin, salt; set aside over night. Next day
beat roe apart, pour boiling water over it and sti

4 Crumb Griddle Cakes

Put a large cup of bread crumbs to soak in a qt. of sour milk over

night; in the morning rub t

Griddle Cakes

One-half pint milk, one-half pint warm water, one-half cake yeast, one

teaspoonful salt, one e

Russian Fish-roll.
Peel some carrots and cut in small pieces. Boil in salted water until
tender; drain. Brown 1 tablespoonful of flour in 2 t

Sponge Souffle

Cover the bottom of a tart-dish with sponge-cakes, pour over a little

brandy and sherry; put i

Russian Boiled Fish.
Line a large baking-dish with pie-dough. Have ready 1/2 pound of
calf's liver chopped, and 1/2 pound of fresh pork chopped

Russian Goulash
To one pound beef, free from fat and cut up as pan stew, add one chopped
green pepper, one large onion, two blades of garl

Sugar Cakes

Take half a pound of sugar, half a pound of butter, two ounces of flour,

two eggs, but the whi

Russian National Soup.
Cut 2 pounds of fresh pork into thin strips and let fry ten minutes.
Add 1 large onion sliced thin and let fry; then add 1

Domino Cakes

Mix together as quickly as possible two cupfuls of sugar with one of

butter, then the beaten y

Rock Cakes

One pound of flour, half a pound of clarified butter, half a pound of

currants, half a pound o

Russian Beet Soup.
Boil 1/2 pound of spaghetti until tender. Drain. Heat 1 tablespoonful
of butter, stir in 1/2 pound of grated cheese, salt

"july Ann's" Ginger Snaps
Two cups of molasses (New Orleans), 1 cup of light brown sugar, 1 egg,
1 tablespoonful of soda, 2 tablespoonfuls of vinega

Russian Omelet.
Boil a large fresh beef tongue in salted water until tender. Remove
the tongue and lard it with thin strips of bacon; spri

Potato Cakes
Take cold mashed potatoes or cold baked or boiled potatoes that have
been mashed and seasoned; roll into balls, dusting th

Ginger Or Hunting Cakes No 1

Take three pounds of flour, two pounds of sugar, one pound of butter,

two ounces of ginger, po

Hard Gingerbread

Two cups of Porto Rico molasses, one cup of brown sugar, one cup of

butter, two tablespoonfuls

Tea Cakes

One pint of cream, four heaping tablespoonfuls of granulated sugar, two

eggs, a little cinnamo

Rice Cakes

Mix a pint of rice boiled soft with a pint of milk, a tea-spoonful of

salt, and three eggs, be

Soda Cakes

Three egg yolks, a pint and a half of cream, three-quarters of a pound

of butter, an even teas

Spice Cakes

Melt a tea-cup of butter, mix it with a tea-cup of sugar, and half a

tea-cup of molasses. Stir

Tea (russian Style)
Use a small earthenware tea-pot, thoroughly clean. Put in two teaspoons
of tea leaves, pour over it boiling water to one-f

"fast Nacht Kuchen" (doughnuts)
3 tablespoons honey.
3/4 quart milk.
2 quarts flour.
1 yeast cake.
1/2 cup butter.
2 eggs.

Potato Cakes

Roast or bake mealy potatoes, as they are drier and lighter when done

that way than boiled; pe

Clear Almond Cakes

Take the small sort of almonds; steep them in cold water till they will

blanch, and as you bla

Tunbridge Cakes

One pound and a half of flour, one pound of butter; rub the butter into

the flour; strew in a

Brown Stock
Follow directions given for bouillon, adding a slice of beef and
browning some of the meat in the marrow from the bone.
Perfection Potato Cakes
1 cup of boiled mashed potatoes.
1 cup sweet milk.
1 cup water in which 1 Fleischman yeast cake was dissolved.

Plain Tea Cakes

Mix thoroughly a tea-cup and a half of sugar, half a tea-cup of butter,

stir in a little flour

"bucks County" Buckwheat Cakes
About 12 o'clock noon dissolve 1 cake of yeast (the small, round or
square cornmeal cakes) in 1 pint of lukewarm water. Ad

Dry Tea Cakes

Boil two ounces of butter in a pint of skimmed milk; let it stand till

it is as cold as new mi

Russian Dressing
1/2 tablespoon salt
1-1/2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon mustard
1/2 tablespoon flour
few grains cayenne
Russian Fruit Salad
Peel and pit some peaches, cut in slices and add as much sliced
pineapple, some apricots, strawberries and raspberries, pu

Kischkes--russian Style
Buy beef casings of butcher. Make a filling of fat, flour (using
one-third cup fat to one cup flour) and chopped onions. S

Palace Cream

Make a custard of three eggs and a pint-and-a-half of milk sweetened,

when it is ready dissolv

Orange-flower Cakes

Dip sugar in water, and let it boil over a quick fire till it is almost

dry sugar again. To ha

Lemon Wafers Or Drop Cakes
2 eggs.
1/2 pound butter.
1/2 pound sugar.
1/2 pound flour.
Pinch of salt.
Flavor with lemon essen

Russian Iced Tea
Make tea for as many cups as desired, strain and cool. Place in ice-box,
chill thoroughly and serve in tall glass with ice

Roll Jelly Cake
1 cup granulated sugar.
1-1/4 cups flour.
4 egg yolks.
Pinch of salt.
1/2 cup boiling water.
1 lar

Green Corn Cake

Mix a pint of grated green corn with three table-spoonsful of milk, a

tea-cup of flour, half a

Ginger Cakes

Three-quarters of a pound of butter, three-quarters of a pound of

granulated sugar, one pound

Grossmutter's Potato Cakes
1 cup hot mashed potatoes.
1-1/2 cups sugar.
1 scant cup butter and lard.
1 cup home-made yeast or 1 yeast cak

Russian Punch Torte
Bake three layers of almond tart and flavor it with a wine glass of
arrack. When baked, scrape part of the cake out of the

Yorkshire Cakes

Take two pounds of flour, three ounces of butter, the yolks of two eggs,

three spoonfuls of ye

To Make Pomegranate Clear-cakes

Make a strong Pippin-Jelly, and slice a Lemmon into it, Rind and

all; boil it well, and run it

Small Caraway Cakes

Take one quart of fine flour, fourteen ounces of butter, five or six

spoonfuls of ale yest, th

Grated "parsnip Cakes"
Scrape, then grate enough raw parsnips to fill two cups, put in a
bowl and add the yolk of one egg, pinch of salt, 1 table

Mary's Potato Cakes
1 cup freshly-boiled mashed potatoes.
1 cup scalded sweet milk.
1 cup sugar.
Flour about 6 cups.
1 cake

Beet Soup (russian Style)
Cut two small beets in strips, cover with water and let cook until
tender, add citric acid (sour salt) and a little sugar

Nalesneky A Russian Recipe

Beat three yolks of eggs light, add to it half a cup of milk, half a cup

of water, one cup of

Moravian Sugar Cakes
At 5 o'clock P.M. set a sponge or batter, consisting of 1 cup of
mashed potatoes, 2 cups of sugar, 1 cup of sweet milk, sc

Journey Or Johnny Cakes

Scald a quart of sifted Indian meal with sufficient water to make it a

very thick batter. Stir

Quince Cakes

Wash some quinces, boil them in enough water to cover

them, until they are tender enough to ru

Russian Relish.
Line a well-buttered pudding-dish with a rich pie-paste and cover with
a layer of sliced apples. Sprinkle with cinnamon, g

Crisp Biscuits

(Biscotti croccanti)

One pound of flour.

Half a pound granulate

Beet Preserves (russian)
Cut beets in strips like noodles, wash, cook in water one-half hour. To
three pounds of beets take one pound of honey and

"flannel" Cakes, Made From Sour Milk
One pint of sour milk, 2 eggs (beaten separately), a little salt, 1
large teaspoon of melted butter, 1 teaspoonful of mola


Blanch one pound of almonds as white as you can; take three quarters of

a pound of fine white

To Make Wormwood-cakes

Sift fine Sugar thro' an Hair Sieve, and cover it with Carmine; wet

it more than a Candy with

Tea Cakes

Take loaf sugar, finely powdered, and butter, of each a quarter of a

pound, about half a pound

An Easy Trifle.
Soak three sponge cakes and half a pound of macaroons and ratafias
in one wine glass of brandy and three of white wine, la

Green Corn Fritters
Grate pulp from six cars of corn; with a knife scrape down the pulp
into a bowl, add 2 eggs, beaten separately, a couple t

Boston Brown Bread Griddle Cakes

Crumble enough Boston brown bread to make two cupfuls, pour over it a

cup of sweet milk, soak

Nut Cakes

Heat a pint of milk just lukewarm--stir into it a tea-cup of lard, (the

lard should be melted.



Place on a bake-board two pounds of sifted flour, one pound butter

Delicious Vanilla Wafers (as Mary Made Them)
1/4 pound of butter.
1/4 pound of flour.
1/4 pound of sugar.
2 eggs.
Cream together butter and sugar, ad

Russian Salad
Cut up all kinds of pickled cucumbers, small and large, sweet and sour,
also (senf) mustard pickles, into very small lengt

Strawberry Trifle

Put a layer of strawberry jam at the bottom of a trifle dish. Dissolve a

half-pint tablet of N

Raisin And Rhubarb Pie
Chop one cup of rhubarb and one cup of raisins together, add two
tablespoons of melted butter or chicken fat, grated rind

Inexpensive Drop Crullers
Cream together 1 cup sugar and 1 egg, then add one cup of milk
alternately with 2 cups of flour, sifted with 2 teaspoonful

German "lebkuchen"
This is a recipe for good, old-fashioned "German Christmas cakes,"
from which Aunt Sarah's mother always baked. She used:<

"kaffee Kuchen" (coffee Cake)
2 cups milk.
1 heaped cup soft A sugar.
1/2 cup butter and lard.
1 egg.
1 Fleischman's yeast cake.

Aunt Sarah's Ginger Snaps
1 cup molasses, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup of a mixture of lard and butter, 1
egg, 1 teaspoonful of ginger, 1 teaspoonful of cinna

Croquante Cakes (small Cakes)
Blanch and cut in halves three-fourths pound of shelled almonds, and
slice one-half pound of citron; mix well together and

Venison Cakes A Norwegian Recipe

Six eggs beaten light with three-quarters of a pound of sugar, one cup

of sweet cream or rich

Four eggs, one pound of brown sugar; beat well. Add one-eighth pound of
citron shredded, one-eighth pound of shelled walnu

Good, Cheap Dutch Cakes
To a bowl containing 1 cup of scalded milk, add 1 tablespoonful of
lard and 1 cup of sugar. When lukewarm add 1 yeast cake

Lace Cakes

1 cup brown sugar

1 egg, not beaten

1 1/2 tablespoo

"streusel Kuchen"
For these German-raised cakes, take 1/2 cup mashed potatoes and 1/2
cup of potato water, 1/2 cup lard and butter mixed, cr

Breakfast Cakes

To a pound of fine flour take two ounces of fresh butter, which rub very

well in with a little

Economy Cakes

Rusked bread, or that which is old and sour, can be made into nice

cakes. The bread should be

To Make Red Plum-paste

Take half white and half red Plums, as you did for the Clear-Cakes;

boil them with as much Wat

"dutch" Currant Cake (no Yeast Used)
4 eggs.
2 cups sugar.
1 cup butter.
1 cup milk.
1/2 teaspoonful baking soda.
1 teaspoonful cream o

Cocoanut Cakes

One pound of granulated sugar, half a pound of grated cocoanut, half a

cup of water and a salt

Shrewsbury Cakes

Take three pounds and a half of fresh butter, work the whey and any salt

that it may contain w

Filled Matzoth Kleis
Prepare a matzoth dough as for the soup kleis. Make round flat cakes of
it with your hands, and fill with cooked prunes (h

Potato Pancakes
Peel six large potatoes and soak several hours in cold water; grate,
drain, and for every pint allow two eggs, about one t

"bucks County" Molasses Cakes (baked In Pastry)
Place in a bowl 1 cup of New Orleans molasses and 3/4 of a cup of
sweet milk. Add 1 teaspoonful of baking _soda_. (For thi

Cakes Alla Livornese

Ingredients: Almonds, eggs, sugar, salt, potato flour, butter.

Pound two ounces

Make a dough of cornmeal and wheat flour and water. Roll it out in thin,
round cakes; cook quickly in a pan that has not b

Small Sponge Cakes
For these small cakes take 6 eggs, 1 cup of sugar and 3/4 cup of flour
and 1/2 teaspoonful of baking powder, a pinch of sa

Jode Cakes A Norwegian Recipe

Three egg yolks, a pint and a half of cream, three-quarters of a pound

of butter, an even teas

To Bake Cakes
Make sure the oven is in condition, it can better wait for the cake than
the other way around.
Light your gas oven f

An Ice Cream Cake
Two cups of pulverized sugar, 1 cup of butter, 1 cup sweet milk,
whites of 8 eggs, 1 teaspoonful soda, 2 teaspoonfuls of c

To Make Rasberry Clear-cakes

Take half Rasberries and half white Currants, almost cover them with

Water; boil them very wel

White Bread Griddle Cakes

Chop as much stale bread as will measure two cupfuls, put it into a bowl

and pour over it a cu

Small Oatmeal Cakes
Cream together 1-1/2 cups of light brown sugar, 1/2 cup of lard and
butter, mixed, and the yolk of one egg. Add 1/2 cup of

Seed Cakes

A cup and a half of granulated sugar, a cup and a half of butter, four

eggs, one tablespoonful

Lentil Cakes

A Savoury.

1/4 pound flour.

2 ounces butter.

A p

Ratafia Biscuits

Blanch two ounces of bitter almonds in cold water, and beat them

extremely fine with orange-fl

Almond Cake
Twelve eggs.
Ten ounces of sifted flour, dried near the fire.
A pound of loaf sugar, powdered and sifted.

Milk Biscuits
Three pounds of flour, sifted.
One pound of butter.
A pound and a half of powdered sugar.
Half a pint

Orange Cakes

Put the Seville oranges you intend to use into water for two days. Pare

them very thick, and b

Lace Cakes

1 cup sugar

1 teaspoon butter

2 teaspoons baking po

Directions For Mixing

First the child should measure her flour while her cup is dry, and

adding the baking-powder, s

General Remarks.
The freshness of all ingredients for puddings is of great importance.
Dried fruits should be carefully picked, and sometim

Oatmeal Crisps
2-1/2 cups rolled oats (oatmeal).
1 tablespoonful melted butter.
3/4 cup sugar.
1 teaspoonful baking powder.
Serniky A Russian Recipe

Put one ball of pot cheese, such as is sold at a creamery for five

cents, in a mixing bowl, br

"german" Egg-pancakes (not Cheap)
These truly delicious pancakes were always baked by "Aunt Sarah" when
eggs were most plentiful. For them she used, 1 cup f

Rub wings, neck, gizzard, heart and back of goose with salt, ginger,
pepper and garlic and set on the fire in a stew-pan w

Ratafia Cakes

Bitter and sweet almonds, of each a quarter of a pound, blanched and

well dried with a napkin,

French Cream Cake

Three eggs, one cup granulated sugar, one and one-half cup flour, four

tablespoonfuls cold wat

To Make White Pear-plum Clear-cakes

Take a good Quantity of white Pear-Plums, as many as you think will

make three Pints, with as

Griddle Cakes

If successful with these things, she will be quite sure with a little

care to make good griddl

"honig Kuchen" (honey Cakes)
Two pounds of flour, 1/2 pound of butter, 2/3 pound of almonds, 2
pounds of honey in liquid form, the grated yellow rind o

Bucks County Cinnamon "kuchen"
Explicit directions for the making of these excellent raised cakes was
given Mary by an old, experienced Pennsylvania Germ

Russian Dressing
Make one-half pint of mayonnaise dressing and add to it the following:
Two hard-boiled eggs chopped fine, two to four tabl

Corn Griddle Cakes Or Old Virginia Slap Jacks
From MRS. SARAH S.C. ANGELL, of Michigan, Lady Manager.
One pint white corn meal, Into which you stir two saltspoonfuls sa

Cream Of Corn Soup
Take a can of corn or six ears of corn. Run a sharp knife down through
the center of each row of kernels, and with the bac

To Make Apricock Clear-cakes

Take about three Dozen of Apricocks, pare them, and put thereto a

Pound of fine Sugar, and boi

To Make Red Plum Clear-cakes

Take white Pear-Plums, half White and half Black, or if you have no

Black, one third of Damsin

Time-table For Baking Cakes
Sponge cake, three-quarters of an hour.

Bread Pancakes
Soak stale bread overnight in sour milk, mash the bread fine in the
morning, and put in one-half teaspoon of salt, two egg

"pebble Dash" Or Shoo-fly Pie
Aunt Sarah made these to perfection and called them "Pebble Dash" pie.
They are not really pies, they resemble cakes, but

Carrots With Brisket Of Beef
Salt and pepper two pounds of fat brisket of beef and let stand several
hours. Wash and scrape two bunches of carrots and

1/2 cup shortening
1 cup granulated or powdered sugar
yolks of 3 eggs
1/2 cup milk
2 cups flour

Potato Cakes
Made just as pancakes, only baked in the oven in a long cake pan with
plenty of butter or drippings under and above.

Flannel Cakes Or Crumpets
A quart of sifted indian meal.
A handful of wheat flour sifted. }mixed.
Three eggs, well beaten. /
Fish Cakes
1/2 lb. Cold Boiled Fish--5d.

1/2 lb. Cold Boiled Potatoes--1d.

Pepper and Salt


Cinnamon Wafers (as Made By Aunt Sarah)
10 eggs
3/4 pound sugar.
3/4 pound butter.
1 pound flour.
Mix like ordinary cake. Divide this into three

Chicken And Veal Pot Pie

If the pie is to be made of chickens, joint them--boil the meat until

about half done. Take th

Blend one pound of good light dough with two eggs, six ounces of butter,
and add as much flour as may be needed to make th

Baking Preparations

Before beginning the work, the child should read over her recipe and lay

out all ingredients n

Sift flour and baking powder together several times before adding to
cake batter. Aunt Sarah usually sifted flour and baki


Dissolve a tea-spoonful of saleratus in four table-spoonsful of milk, or

leave out one spoonfu

Fried Cakes. Mrs. Louise Jones.
One cup sugar, one cup sweet milk, two eggs, two teaspoonfuls baking
powder, two tablespoonfuls melted butter, flour enoug

To Make Goosberry Clear-cakes

Take a Gallon of white Goosberries, nose and wash them; put to them

as much Water as will cove

To Make Orange Or Lemmon Clear-cakes

Make a very strong Pippin-Jelly; when it is run thro' a Jelly-bag,

take a Quart of Jelly, and

"With weights and measures just and true,
Oven of even heat,
Well buttered tins and quiet nerves,
Success will

Egg Marmalade
Make a thick syrup by dissolving one pound of sugar in one-half pint of
water over the fire, adding one ounce of pounded a

21 Laplander Cakes

One pt. of milk, 1 pt. of flour, 2 eggs well beaten, a tablespoonful of

butter, a pinch of sal

Jennie's Sugar Cakes

Three cups sugar, two of butter, three eggs well beaten, one teaspoon

soda. Flour sufficient t

A pound of flour, sifted.
Half a pound of butter.
Half a glass of wine, and a table-spoon of rose-water mixed.

Chocolate Cakes

Whisk a packet of Nelson's Albumen with three teaspoonfuls of cold water

to the strongest poss

Snow Tea Cakes

3 tablespoons sugar, 3 cups milk, 2 eggs, 4 cups flour, 2 teaspoons

yeast powder. Bake in muff

Fried Cakes


One cup sugar, butter size of an egg, one cup milk, two eggs


Chop fresh pork very fine, the lean and fat together, (there should be

rather more of the lean

Buckwheat Cakes

Do, dear James, mix up the cakes:

Just one quart of meal it takes;


Tea Cakes

One-third of a cup of butter, one cup of sugar, one egg, one cup of

milk, two cups of sifted f

Strawberry Short Cake

One cup sour milk, very small teaspoon soda, one tablespoon melted

butter, little salt, add fl

The Professor's Wife's Recipe For "dutch Cakes"
2 tablespoons of butter or lard.
2 eggs.
1 cup "Soft A" sugar.
1/2 yeast cake.
1 pint milk.
1/2 te

Hickory Nut Cakes
One cup of hickory nut meals, 1 cup of pulverized sugar, 1 egg, a
pinch of salt, 2 teaspoons of flour. Mix all ingredients

Cheap Drop Cakes

One cup molasses, one cup water, three cups flour, two eggs, one

teaspoon soda, butter size of

Lafayette Gingerbread
A pint of molasses.
One pound of fresh butter.
Two pounds and a half of flour, sifted.
A pint of milk,

Aunt Sarah's Walnut Gingerbread
1/2 cup of New Orleans molasses.
1 cup of light brown sugar.
1/2 cup of shortening (composed of butter, lard and swe

Warm Gingerbread

Stir together half a cup of molasses, half a cup of brown sugar, one

teaspoonful of soda, one

Grillon's Pancakes

Two soup-ladles of flour, three yolks of eggs, and four whole ones, two

tea-spoonfuls of orang

Bran Cakes

2 cups wheat bran

2 tablespoons melted butter

2 whole eggs


Mock Meat

Put three-quarters of a cup of milk and three ounces of butter in a

saucepan on the fire. When

Potatoes A La Duchesse

Take cold mashed potatoes that are nicely seasoned with salt and pepper,

form into little roun

Griddle Cakes

One cup sour milk, one cup sweet milk, two eggs, half teaspoon soda,

one small teaspoon baking

Egyptian Cabbage.
Make a pancake batter and fry in thin cakes. Then spread them with a
layer of anchovies, butter and a layer of caviare. Sp

Cream Cakes

Mix half a pint of thick cream with the same quantity of milk, four

eggs, and flour to render

Hoe Cakes

Scald a quart of Indian meal with just water enough to make a thick

batter. Stir in a couple o

Trifle No 3

Cover the bottom of your dish with maccaroons and ratafia cakes; just

wet them all through wit

Annie's Corn Cakes.
One egg, one pint of sour milk, one-half teaspoonful soda, pinch salt,
one-half cup flour, corn meal to make not too stiff

Quick White Bread

Three pints of flour, an even teaspoonful of salt, two cakes of

compressed yeast dissolved in

Irish Batter Cakes.
Peel and core 4 sour apples and cut into rings; then sprinkle with
curry-powder and let fry until tender. Add a few thinly

Scotch Cheesecake

Put one ounce of butter into a saucepan to clarify; add one ounce of

powder sugar and two eggs


Half a pound of granulated sugar, half a pound of strained honey, half a

pound of candied oran

Dinner For Ten Or Twelve Persons


Scotch Collops, Brown Soup, Ragout of

Ginger Or Hunting Cakes No 3

One ounce of butter, one ounce of sugar, twelve grains of ginger, a

quarter of a pound of flou

Whipt Cream
A quart of cream.
A quarter of a pound of loaf sugar, powdered.
Half a pint of white wine and Half a gill of b

Nut Cake

If desired, when the loaf is cool, it can be iced also, with a white

icing, and it will look a

Pink Rice
Take a slice or two of plain sponge cake and cut out rounds two inches
across. Then whip up in a basin the whites only of

Currant Clear Cakes

Take the currants before they are very ripe, and put them into water,

scarcely enough to cover

Cream Pie

One cup sugar, one egg, one-fourth cup butter, one-half cup sweet

milk, two cups flour, one te

Six ounces of shelled sweet almonds.
Three ounces of shelled bitter almonds, or peach-kernels.
Three ounces of

Fish Fritters.
Make a force-meat of any cold fish, form it into thin cakes, and fry
of a light brown, or enclose them first in thin paste

Okra Fritters

Boil the okra, cut in slices, make a batter as for batter cakes, dip the

okra in and fry in pl

27 Apple Griddle Cakes

Put 1 cup finely chopped apple in 1 qt. of any griddle batter; stir

well to keep the apple eve

Another Way

Blanch and beat fine two ounces of sweet almonds, with orange-flower

water, or brandy; beat th

Gooseberry Clear Cakes

Take the gooseberries very green; just cover them with water, and, when

they are boiled and ma

Drop Cakes

A cup of butter, a cup and a half of sugar, four eggs, a pint of flour,

a cup of currants, hal

Plum Cake No 3

Rub one pound of butter into two pounds of flour; take one pound of

sugar, one pound of curran

Cake Hints

For those who would excel in cake making these admonitions are offered:


Common Gingerbread
Two pounds of flour, sifted.
One pound of fresh butter.
One quart of sugar-house molasses.
Two ounces

Ginger Or Hunting Cakes No 2

Rub half a pound of butter into a pound of flour; add a quarter of a

pound of powder-sugar, on

Cocoanut Icing
Mix cocoanut with the unboiled icing. If you desire to spread it between
the cakes, scatter more cocoanut over and between

Aunt Sarah's "german Crumb Cakes" Baked In Crusts
3 cups flour.
2-1/2 heaping teaspoonfuls baking powder.
2 cups sugar (soft A or light brown).
1/2 cup lard and

Fish Omelet.
Shred finely any cold fish, season it, and mix with beaten eggs; make
it into a paste, fry in thin cakes like pancakes, an

Jelly For Cake

1 small cup sugar, 1 egg. Grate the rind and use juice of 1 lemon or

orange, 1 tablespoon wate

Bride's Cake

12 eggs (whites)

1 small cup butter

4 small cups fl

Royal Cakes

Take three pounds of very fine flour, one pound and a half of butter,

and as much currants, se

Gingerbread No 1

To a pound and a half of flour add one pound of treacle, almost as much

sugar, an ounce of bea

Ginger Cakes. Mrs. P. G. Harvey.
One cup of brown sugar, one cup of molasses, one cup of lard, one and
a half cups of boiling water, one tablespoon of soda

1 8 Florida Corn Cake

One egg, 1 cup of milk, 1 tablespoonful salt fat pork, 1 teaspoonful

salt, 1 of sugar, 2 cups

Cream Cakes No 2

1 pint boiling water, 1 cup butter, 2 of sifted flour put in while water

and butter are boilin

Italian Batter Cakes.
Beat 4 yolks of eggs; add 6 soda crackers crushed fine, salt, pepper,
1 teaspoonful of grated onion, 1 tablespoonful of bu

Bavarian Cheese Cake.
Beat 1/4 pound of butter with 1/4 pound of sugar to a cream. Add 1 egg
and 1 teaspoonful each of cinnamon and mace. Mix wi

Fruit Jellies
To a large wineglassful (say a glass for champagne wine) of new Madeira
add the yolks only of two eggs. Put in a very clea

Cream For Filling

Boil three quarters of a pint of milk, and stir in while boiling two

eggs, one cup of sugar, a

Buckwheat Cakes

One cake yeast, one coffee-cup cornmeal, two coffee-cups buckwheat, one

teaspoonful salt, one

16 Shrewsbury Cakes

Sift a lb. of sugar, some cinnamon and a nutmeg into 3 lbs. of flour;

add a little rose water,

Thick Gingerbread

To a pound and a half of flour take one pound of treacle, almost as much

sugar, an ounce of be


Plain boiled parsnips are delicious if cut in slices and fried in

butter, as they acquire a sw

India Canapes.
Beat the yolks of 6 eggs with 10 ounces of powered sugar; add 1 ounce
of powdered French chocolate. Mix well with 4 ounces

Boil 1 pint of sweet milk and add to it, stirring constantly, the
following mixture: Two tablespoonfuls corn starch, mixed

In cities where fresh compressed yeast can be obtained, it is not worth
while to prepare one's own.
Compressed yeast

Strawberry Tartlets
Take some Madeleine cakes and scoop them out to form baskets. Fill these
with stoned cherries both white and black that yo

Soft Ginger Cakes. Mrs. J. S. Reed.
One cup of molasses, one cup of sugar, one cup of lard or butter, four
cups of flour, one cup of sweet milk, one teaspoon

College Pudding No 4

A quarter of a pound of grated bread, the same quantity of currants, the

same of suet shred fi

Cream Cakes No 1

Boil in 1/2 pint of water 3/4 cup of butter; stir in while boiling 1-1/2

cups of flour. Remove

Potato Puffers

Peel and grate 8 large potatoes, one onion, mix at once with two or

three eggs (before potatoe

Ramaquins No 4

Take a quarter of a pound of Cheshire cheese, two eggs, and two ounces

of butter; beat them fi

Griddle Cakes

One cup stale bread crumbs soaked in two cups of water, three cups

flour, one yeast cake to st

French Bread Griddle Cakes. Mrs. R. H. Johnson.
One pint bread-crumbs. One pint milk; scald, and pour over bread
crumbs at night to make a batter. Four eggs, two cups o

Squash Fritters

A heaping cupful of Hubbard squash baked and mashed, stir into it a

heaping tablespoonful of b

To Clarify Fat
The fat from meat not required in dressing it, and the ends of chops,
&c., make excellent shortening for pies and cakes. C

10 Newport Tea Cakes

Sift together 3 cups of sifted flour and a teaspoonful of salt. Beat the

yolks of three eggs u

Filling For Orange Cake.
Grated rind and juice of half an orange, half the white of one egg,
beaten stiff. Add pulverized sugar until stiff enough

Icing For Cakes.
Whisk half a pound of sifted white sugar, with one wine glass of
orange flower-water, and the whites of two eggs, well bea

Cocoanut Macaroons. Mrs. J. C. Walters.
Two-thirds cup white sugar, one-half cup water; boil as for candy;
remove from the fire; stir in one-half pound crystalliz

Parsnip Fritters

Wash and scrape them and cut in slices, cover them with boiling water,

cook until tender, mash

Omelet With Ham
From MRS. FRANCES P. BURROWS, of Michigan, Alternate Lady Manager.
Grate twelve ears of boiled corn. Beat five eggs until

Vanity Cake. Mrs. John Landon.
One and a half cups sugar, half cup butter, half cup sweet milk, one
and one-half cups flour, half cup corn starch, teaspo

Tunbridge Cake

Six ounces of butter, the same quantity of sugar, three-quarters of a

pound of flour, a couple

Orange Jelly Icing

Two oranges, one lemon, one cup of sugar, one cup of water, one

tablespoonful of cornstarch. G

Dr Van Valja's Griddle Cakes

1 cup boiled rice

1 level tablespoon flour

yolks of

Raisin Cake. Mrs. Frank Arrowsmith.
Two cups of brown sugar, one scant cup of butter, one cup of sweet
milk, four eggs, one and one-half teaspoons of baking p

Jewish Purim Cakes.
Chop cooked veal and boiled ham; place in a well-greased mold
alternate layers of veal, ham and hard-boiled eggs. Sprinkle

Greek Cakes.
Boil a large fish in 2 quarts of water; season with salt and paprica.
Add 1 sliced onion, 2 leeks cut fine, 2 sprigs of pa

Another Way

To make the kabob which is usually served up with pilaw, take a lean

piece of mutton, and leav

"kaffee Krantz" (coffee Wreath)
1 cup sugar.
3/4 cup butter and lard.
4 eggs.
1 pint milk.
1 Fleischman's yeast cake.
4 cups flour

Drop Cakes.
Mix one pound of flour with the same quantity of butter, sugar, and
currants; make these into a paste with a couple of egg

Hamburg Cutlets

Take a pound of Hamburg steak, a minced onion, a minced mango pepper, a

leaf or two of mint or

Dry Yeast. Mrs. W. H. Eckhart.
A large handful of hops put into one quart of water; cover, and let
boil five minutes; strain over one pint of flour; beat

26 Horseshoe Cakes

Beat together very light 3/4 of a lb. of sugar and the same of butter,

add 4 eggs and mix in 1

How To Melt Down The Seam Or Loose Fat

Cut up the seam in small pieces, put it into a pot with about a gill of

water, and set it over

Cocoanut Cookies
Three cups of sugar, 1 cup of butter, 2 eggs, 1 cup of sweet milk, 1
cup of grated cocoanut, 2 teaspoonfuls of baking powd

Cocoa-nut Cakes

Beat up a packet of Nelson's Albumen with three teaspoonfuls of cold

water to a strong froth,

Frau Schmidt's Recipe For "german" Almond Slices
1/2 pound sugar, 1/2 pound butter.
1/2 pound of seeded raisins (chopped).
1/2 pound blanched and chopped almonds.
English Tea Cakes.
Cut off the tops and remove the seeds from large sweet peppers. Stuff
with chopped raw beef highly seasoned, and mix with

Bath Buns

Take a quarter of a pound of loaf sugar finely powdered, the same

quantity of butter, and near

18 Cinnamon Wafers

One cup of butter, 2 cups of sugar, 4 of flour, 3 eggs, a cup of sweet

milk or, better, sour m

A Nice Breakfast Cake.
Make a paste of half a pound of flour, one ounce of butter, a very
little salt, two eggs, and a table-spoonful of milk, ro

Mock Whipped Cream Filling
Use between and on top of layer cakes, or as a filling for torten.
Peel and grate one large sour apple, three-quarters cup

Griddle Cakes With Eggs
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 teaspoons Dr. Price's Baking Powder
2 cups milk
2 tablespoons shortenin

Buckwheat Cakes
1-3/4 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 teaspoons Dr. Price's Baking Powder
2 eggs
1-1/2 cups milk

English Muffins

4 cups flour, 2 teaspoonfuls sugar, 2 teaspoonfuls butter, 1 cup boiled

milk, 1/2 cup liquid y

Apricot Clear Cakes

Make a strong apple jelly, strain it, and put apricots into it to boil.

Slit the apricots well

Drop Ginger Cakes

One quart flour, half pint milk, half pint molasses, two teaspoons

soda, two teaspoons ginger,

Corn Meal Griddle Cakes. Mrs. F. E. H. Sellers.
One and one-half pints sour milk, one good teaspoonful soda, one
teaspoonful salt, one pint corn meal, one-half pint flour

Gingerbread Cakes Or Nuts

Melt half a pound of butter, and put to it half a pound of treacle, two

spoonfuls of brandy, a

21 Southern Corn Pone

Sift a qt. of white corn-meal and add a teaspoonful of salt; pour on

enough cold water to make

Corn Griddle Cakes

One cup of yellow corn meal in a mixing bowl, pour over it three cups of

boiling milk. When co

Almond Drop Cakes

1 pound powdered sugar, 1/4 pound powdered almonds, 9 eggs (3 whites

left out), beaten separat

5 Squash Griddle Cakes

Mix 1 pt. of flour, 1 teaspoonful of baking powder, 1 teaspoonful of

salt, and 2 tablespoonful

Apricot Jam

Take two pounds of apricot paste in pulp and a pint of strong codling

liquor; boil them very f

Rice Cakes

(Frittelle di riso)

Cook the rice in milk, adding a small quantity of butter, so

Ratafia Pudding.
Soak the crumb of a French roll and half a pound of ratafia cakes in
milk or cream, then mix with them three ounces of war

Ginger Cookies. Florence Eckhart.
One cup brown sugar, one pint molasses, one-half pint lard, one-half
ounce alum, one-half pint warm water, one ounce soda,


Boil the peel of two lemons till tender; pound it in a mortar very fine;

blanch and pound a fe

Butter-milk Biscuit

Dissolve a couple of tea-spoonsful of saleratus in a tea-cup of sour

milk--mix it with a pint

Chocolate Caramels

One cup milk, two cups molasses, one cup sugar, one and a half cakes

chocolate, small piece of

Honey Cakes, No. 1
One pound of real honey, not jar; one cup of granulated sugar, four
eggs, one tablespoon of allspice, three tablespoons of

Rice Wafers

Melt a quarter of a pound of butter, and mix it with a pound of rice

flour, a tea-spoonful of

Mock Oysters Of Green Corn

A pint of grated corn, a cup of flour, one egg, two ounces of butter,

three tablespoonfuls of

Derby Cake

Some bring a capon, some _Derby cake_,

Some nuts, some apples, some that think they ma

Hop Yeast

Boil four large potatoes, and at the same time steep a fourth package

of hops in sufficient wa


1 1/2 cups sugar

3 eggs

1 cup chopped walnuts or hi

Tory Wafers

Melt a tea-cup of butter, half a one of lard, and mix them with a quart

of flour, a couple of

Rock Cakes

Mix well together four ounces each of butter and sugar,

(cost twelve cents,) add four ounces o

Purim Cakes
Take two cups of flour, one tablespoon of sugar, add four eggs and two
tablespoons of oil; knead all these together, roll

Peach Kuchen
Grease your cake-pans thoroughly with good clarified butter, then line
them with a rich coffee cake dough which has been r

Little Sugar Cakes

Take double-refined sugar and sift it very fine; beat the white of an

egg to a froth; take gum

Kaffee Kuchen (cinnamon)
Butter long and broad cake-pans thoroughly, roll out enough dough to
cover them, and let it rise about half an hour before

Sand Cakes. Mrs. Abbie A. Lucas.
One pound corn starch, one-half pound butter, one pound sugar, eight
eggs, two teaspoonfuls baking powder. Beat the butte

Cream Fritters

Mix a pint and a half of wheat flour with a pint of milk--beat six eggs

to a froth, and stir t

Puff Pastry No Divide It When Made Into Three Equal

portions--roll one of them out half an inch thick, cut it into cakes

with a tumbler--roll out the rest of th

Quick Coffee Cakes

Cream one-fourth of a cupful of butter, three-fourths of a cupful of

sugar, one egg; add one c

Rusks And Tops And Bottoms

Well mix two pounds of sugar, dried and sifted, with twelve pounds of

flour, also well dried a

Boston Cream Cake


Boil one quarter pound butter in one half pint of water.

White Corn Meal Cakes For Breakfast (a Rhode Island Dish )
From MRS. SALLIE S. COTTEN, of North Carolina, President State Board
and Alternate Lady Manager.
Open as oysters and

Layer Cake


One cup sugar, one-half cup butter, four eggs, one cu

Nut Cake
From MISS JOSEPHINE SHAKSPEARE, of Louisiana, Lady Manager.
Four tablespoons of flour; four tablespoons of brown sugar; on

Parsnip Fritters
Scrape and boil 5 or 6 parsnips in salted water until tender and
drain. If old parsnips, cut out the centre, as it is toug

Cream Cakes No 3

Make a layer cake of 2 cups sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 3 eggs, 1/2 cup milk,

3 of flour, an even t

To Make Apricock-jam

Take two Pound of Apricocks par'd, and a Pint of Codling-Jelly, boil

them very fast together '

Swedish Batter Cakes.
Heat 1 large cup of milk and stir in 3 tablespoonfuls of butter; let
boil up. Then stir in 1 small cup of flour sifted wit

Johnny Cakes

Some talk of hoecake, fair Virginia's pride!

Rich _Johnny cake_ this mouth has often t

Sweet Cakes

Take half a pound of butter, and beat it with a spoon till it is quite

soft; add two eggs, wel

French Braised Sweetbread.
Sift 1 pound of flour; beat the yolks of 4 eggs with 1 pound of sugar;
add 1/2 ounce cinnamon, 1/2 ounce of ginger, 1/4 te


Whence oft with sugared cates she doth 'em greet,

And _gingerbread_, if rare, now cert

Mix one pound of flour, one teaspoon of baking-powder, three tablespoons
of oil, and four eggs; knead very well. Roll out

Italian Sugar Cakes.
Season a leg of mutton with salt, pepper and a pinch of cloves. Lay in
a baking-pan with 1 sliced onion, 2 celery roots, 3

Rice Cakes For Breakfast
Stir together till very light, half a pound of fresh butter and
half a pound of powdered white sugar. Beat twelve eggs ver

Cocoanut Cakes

Take equal weights of grated cocoanut and powdered white sugar, (the

brown part of the cocoanu

Bread. Mrs. Belle Bland.
FOR FOUR LOAVES OF BREAD.--Peel five good-sized potatoes; boil until
soft, and mash through a colander; then two tablespoo

Rich Cookies

Rub together, till white, a tea-cup of butter, two of sugar--then stir

in a couple of beaten e

"saffron" Raisin Bread
For this old-fashioned, "country" bread, set a sponge in the evening,
consisting of 1 cup of luke-warm water, 1 Fleischman

Gingerbread No 3

Two pounds of flour, two ounces of caraway seeds, one tea-spoonful of

powdered ginger, half a


Rub six ounces of butter with two pounds of flour--dissolve a couple of

tea-spoonsful of saler

New Year's Cookies

Weigh out a pound of sugar, three-quarters of a pound of butter--stir

them to a cream, then ad

Honey Cakes, No. 2
Three eggs, not separated, beaten with one cup of sugar, one cup of
honey, one cup of blanched almonds chopped finely, one

Waffles Made From Sweet Milk And Baking Powder
Sift together 1 quart of flour, 2 teaspoonfuls of baking powder and
1/2 teaspoonful of salt. Mix into a batter, a little t

Dutch Cakes

One-half pint milk, one-half pint warm water, one-half cake yeast, one

heaping tablespoonful s

Potato Puffs

Bake four large potatoes and put them through potato ricer. Season with

butter, salt and white

Another Way

Take one pound of fine flour, dry it well by the fire, sift it, and rub

into it a pound of but

Queen Cakes


One cup of flour, four tablespoons of sugar, two tablespoons butter

Shrewsbury Cakes

And here each season do _those cakes_ abide,

Whose honored names the inventive city ow

Buckwheat Cakes

Mix a quart of buckwheat flour with a pint of lukewarm milk, (water will

do, but is not as goo

Eggs Richmond
Chop sufficient cold chicken to make a half cupful, add an equal
quantity of finely-chopped mushrooms, add this to a half

Gingerbread No 4

Take a pound of treacle and half a pound of butter; melt them together

over a fire; have ready

"flannel" Cakes With Baking Powder
Sift together in a bowl 1 pint of flour, 1 teaspoon of salt, 2
teaspoons of Royal baking powder, mixed to a smooth batter,

Ever-ready Yeast. Mrs. W. H. E.
Four good-sized perfect potatoes; pare and grate them quickly. Pour
boiling water over the grated potato until it thicken

Ginger Snaps

Melt a quarter of a pound of butter, the same quantity of lard--mix them

with a quarter of a p

Good Pudding Pies And Cakes

Good puddings are nutritious and wholesome, and an excellent variety can

be made at a comparat

Hungarian Spice Cakes.
Crumb a stale loaf of bread to make 2 cupfuls and soak in 1 quart of
milk. Beat the yolks of 4 eggs with 1 cup of powdered

Rice Cakes

Sift together six ounces each of rice and wheat flour,

(cost about seven cents,) rub into them

Tomato Conserve
From MRS. MARY B.P. BLACK, of West Virginia, Alternate Lady Manager.
One quart of buttermilk; one pint of sweet new milk;

Graham Gems
From MRS. THEO. F. ARMSTRONG, of Delaware, Alternate Lady Manager.
One and one-half teacup of mashed white potatoes; one-h

Griddle Cakes
2 cups flour
3 teaspoons Dr. Price's Baking Powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
3/4 cup milk

Matzoth Eirkuchen
Pour one-half cup of water on one-quarter cup of matzoth meal, add one
teaspoon of salt and beat the yolks of four eggs ve

Corn Pudding

Four large ears of corn grated, or a can of corn prepared as for corn

cakes, one heaping table

Rock Cakes
1/2 lb. Flour

2 oz. Dripping--1d.

1/4 lb. Sugar--1d.

2 oz. Currants--1d.

Portugal Cakes

Put one pound of fine sugar, well beaten and sifted, one pound of fresh

butter, five eggs, and


The previous chapter was devoted to cheap and good sweet dishes of the

kind usually called des

Peach Syrup
This is very nice for all kinds of griddle cakes. Use the peelings of
your peaches when you are through canning and preser

Blueberry Muffins
2 cups flour
4 teaspoons Dr. Price's Baking Powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
1-1/4 cups milk
Potato Fritters
Cold Potatoes

1 Egg

2 oz. Sugar

Nutmeg or Lemon Peel

Hot Fat

Pepper Nuts No 2

Half a pound of butter beaten to a cream, then add three-quarters of a

pound of sugar, three e

Amaretti Leggieri Almond Cakes

Ingredients: Almonds (sweet and bitter), eggs, castor sugar.

Blanch equal quanti

Ginger Snaps No 1

Rub three-quarters of a pound of butter into a pound of sifted flour and

mix in half a pound o

Calf's Head To Hash No 3

Your calf's head being half boiled and cooled, cut it in thin slices,

and fry it in a pan of b

Cake Icing For Various Cakes
Cook together 2 cups of granulated sugar, 1-1/4 cups of water a little
less than 12 minutes. Just before it reaches the so

Bannock Or Indian Meal Cakes

Stir to a cream a pound and a quarter of brown sugar, a pound of

butter--beat six eggs, and mi

Savoy Cakes

Beat eight eggs to a froth--the whites and yelks should be beaten

separately, then mixed toget

Caramel Sauce
Put one cup cut loaf sugar in a saucepan on the stove without adding a
drop of water. Let it melt slowly and get a nice br

Frau Schmidt's Molasses Snaps
Two cups of New Orleans molasses, 1 cup of lard, 1 tablespoonful of
ginger, 1 teaspoonful of cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoonful of

Sponge Cakes.
Mix six eggs, half the whites, half a pound of lump sugar, half a
pound of flour, and a quarter of a pint of water, which

Sour Cream Kolatchen
Cream one-half cup of butter, add five yolks, two tablespoons of sugar,
grated rind of a lemon, one cup of thick sour crea

Mary's Molasses Cakes
She creamed together 1 cup of light brown sugar and 2 tablespoonfuls
of butter. Then added 1 cup of New Orleans molasses.

"bucks County" Hearth-baked Rye Bread (as Made By Aunt Sarah)
1 quart sweet milk (scalded and cooled).
1 tablespoonful lard or butter.
2 table spoonsful sugar.
1/2 tablespo

Squash Pudding

A large heaping cup of Hubbard squash, measured after it is baked and

mashed smooth, a generou

Coffee Cake. Mrs. U. F. Seffner.
When the bread is ready for the pans, leave about what you would use
for one loaf in the bowl; into that, work one-half cu

Marshmallow Cream

Whip thick half a pint of cream, add two tablespoonfuls of

confectioner's sugar, one white of

Almond Macaroons
One pound of almonds ground fine, one and one-half pounds of powdered
sugar, the whites of five eggs and the grated rind o

Honey Drop Cakes
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar
1 egg
1-3/4 cups flour
3 teaspoons Dr. Price's Baking Powder

Ginger Snaps No 2

One pint of Porto Rico molasses, one pound of brown sugar, one pound of

butter, two pounds of

Raised Biscuit. Mrs. M. A. Moorhead.
One pint sweet milk, one half cup butter, one tablespoonful sugar, one
tablespoonful yeast, a little salt, whites of two e

Cream For Fillin

One scant pint milk, one cup sugar, yolks of two

eggs, one-half cup flour. Flavor with vanilla

Ground Rice Puodijvg
Put half a pound of rice in soak over night. Early in the morning
boil it very soft, drain it from the water, mix with it

Pepper Nuts No 1

Two pounds of flour, one and a half pounds of sugar, half a pound of

butter, three eggs, two e

Oatmeal Cookies
1 cup sugar.
1 cup butter and lard, mixed (scant measure).
1 cup chopped nut meats.
1 cup chopped raisins.

Sweet Potatoes Mashed And Browned

Boil three sweet potatoes of medium size until done. Peel and squeeze

through the patent veget

Pound Cake
One pound of powdered white sugar.
One pound of fresh butter--washed.
Fourteen ounces of sifted flour.

Butter Biscuit

Melt a tea-cup of butter--mix it with two-thirds of a pint of milk, (if

you have not any milk,

Cocoa-nut Cakes

Grate the cocoa-nut on a fine bread grater; boil an equal quantity of

loaf-sugar, melted with

Apple Cakes

Pare, core, and slice a quart of apples, (price five

cents,) stew them with half their weight

Almond Macaroons With Figs
Beat stiff the whites of three eggs, add one-half pound of sugar, and
one-half pound of finely cut figs, one-half pound of

Potato And Celery Balls

1 pound mashed potatoes.

1 middling-sized head of celery.

1 ounce butter or

Hard Biscuit

Weigh out four pounds of flour, and rub three pounds and a half of it

with four ounces of butt

Jelly Cake

Rub together, till white, half a pound of sugar, six ounces of butter.

Beat eight eggs to a fr

London Wigs

Take a quarter of a peck of flour; put to it half a pound of sugar, and

as much caraways, smoo

Cherry And Strawberry Compote
You will get at the confectioner's small round cakes that are smooth on
the top; they are plain, and are about two and one

Japanese Fish.
Set a sponge over night with 1 cake of compressed yeast dissolved in a
cup of warm water, 3 cups of milk and flour enough

Sugar Icing

No icing can be successfully done unless the sugar is of the finest

kind, perfectly white, and

Trifle No 1

Take as many macaroons as the bottom of your dish will hold; peel off

the wafers, and dip the

Berlinerkrands A Norwegian Cake

Half a pound of butter washed in two waters and beaten to a cream, two

hard-boiled egg yolks m

Partly fill an earthenware pudding dish with pieces of sponge cake or
small cakes called "Lady Fingers;" cut up with them

This recipe is one that is used in Palestine. It makes a honey cake not
nearly as rich as those in the foregoing recipes f

Christmas Cakes

1/2 lb. Butter

6 Eggs

1 lb. Powdered Sugar

Cream Cake. Mrs. Fenton Fish.
Two tablespoons butter, two teacups sugar, three eggs, one-half teacup
sweet milk, two tablespoons cold water, two teacups

A Reliable Layer Cake
1-1/4 cups granulated sugar.
3 eggs.
1/2 cup butter and lard mixed. (Use all butter if preferred.)
1/2 cup swe

Cinnamon Bread.
Take flour as for making biscuit; add a cupful of yeast sponge, two
well beaten eggs, a quart of luke-warm water, and a cu

Pot Boilings
Water in which meat of fish has been boiled should never be thrown
away, as it forms an excellent foundation for many soup

Calf's Head To Hash No 4

Half boil the head; cut it into round pieces; season with nutmeg, salt,

pepper, and a large on

Ice Cream Cake
Boil together one cupful of sugar and a half cupful of water until they
spin a heavy thread, and pour slowly, beating all

Corn Meal Griddle Cakes
1 cup flour
2 cups buckwheat flour
6 teaspoons Dr. Price's Baking Powder
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
2-1/2 cups

A Very Fine Savoury Pie.
Lay a fine veal cutlet, cut in pieces and seasoned, at the bottom of
the dish; lay over it a layer of smoked beef fat, the

Hamburg Steak
Take the tough ends of two sirloin steaks and one tablespoonful
of kidney suet, run through a food chopper; season with pe

Buckwheat Cakes
Dissolve one cake of compressed yeast and two level teaspoons of brown
sugar in two cups of lukewarm water and one cup of

To Make Rasberry-paste

Mash the Rasberries, strain half, and put the Juice to the other

half with the Seeds; boil the

Good Hard Soap

Five pounds of grease, one quart and one cup of cold water, one can of

potash, one heaping tab

Almond Cheese Cakes

Boil a pint of new milk--beat three eggs, and stir into the milk while

boiling. When it boils

Chestnut Cakes

1 pound chestnuts.

2 eggs.

2 teaspoons castor sugar.

2 1/2 o

Orange Cakes
4 tablespoons shortening
1 cup sugar
1 egg
2/3 cup milk
1-3/4 cups flour
3 teaspoons Dr. Price's B

Sweet Biscuits

Rub four ounces of butter, (cost eight cents,) into one

pound of flour, (cost four cents;) dis


Half a pound of sugar, a quarter of a pound of butter, a couple of eggs,

half a nutmeg, a tea-

Almond Icing
Take the whites of two eggs and one-half pound of sweet almonds, which
should be blanched, dried and grated or pounded to

Sponge Cake
Weigh any number of eggs, take the same weight of sugar and one-half the
weight of flour; the grated rind and juice of one

Individual Coffee Cakes
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons sugar
4 teaspoons Dr. Price's Baking Powder
2 tablespoons s

Portable Soup

Take beef or veal soup, and let it get perfectly cold, then skim off

every particle of the gre

Molasses Cakes
4 tablespoons shortening
1 cup sugar
2/3 cup milk
1 egg
2 cups flour
3 teaspoons Dr. Price's Bakin

Genoese Pastry

Ingredients: Eggs, sugar, butter, flour, almonds, orange or lemon,


To Make A Good Green

Lay an Ounce of Gumboodge in Water 'till it is all melted, Half a

Quarter of a Pint of Water i

Essence Of Lemon

Turn gradually on to a drachm of the best oil of lemons a couple of

ounces of strong rectified

Currant Tea Cakes
2 cups flour
3 teaspoons Dr. Price's Baking Powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons sho


Melt half a pound of butter, and mix it with two-thirds of a pint of

milk--flour to make a thi

Apple Charlotte.
Prepare the apples as in the last receipt; but instead of using a
jelly mould, put the apples into an oval cake tin about

Prince Of Wales Cakes
1/4 lb. Flour--1/2d.

1/4 lb. Cornflour--1d.

1 gill Milk--1/2d.

1/2 teaspoonful Baking


In vain the circled loaves attempt to lie

Concealed in flaskets from my curious eye;
Ginger Layer Cake

Two cups of flour, one cup of Porto Rico molasses, one cup of milk, the

third of a cup of butt


4 good sized potatoes

1 quart of boiling water

2 tablespoonfuls of sugar
Honey Corn Cakes
Boil one pound of pure honey. Take one pound of cornmeal mixed with a
little ground allspice, cloves, and pepper, add the

A-la-mode Beef
A-la-mode Beef
Chicken Pudding
A boned Turkey
Collared Pork
Spiced Oysters
Stewed Oyst

Inexpensive Spice Cake

1/2 cup shortening

2 cups brown sugar

grated rind o

In making sauce Hollandaise or mayonnaise one always has quite a quantity
of the left-over whites. These may be made into

Farina Cakes

(Pasticcini di semolino)

Farina, six and a half ounces.


Dark Part.
Yolks of 4 eggs.
1/2 cup of a mixture of butter and lard.
3/4 cup milk (scant measure).
1/2 cup brown sugar.
To Make Currant Clear-cakes

Strip the Currants, wash them, and to a Gallon of Currants put about

a Quart of Water; boil it

Recipe For "light Cakes" (given Mary By A Farmer's Wife)
In the evening mix a sponge consisting of 1/2 cup of mashed potatoes,
1/2 cup sugar, 1 cup of yeast or 1 cake of Fleischma

Spice Cakes
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup granulated sugar
2/3 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups flour

Rice Griddle Cakes
1-1/3 cups corn meal
1-1/2 cups boiling water
3/4 cup milk
1 tablespoon shortening
1 tablespoon molasses

Whole Wheat Hot Cakes
1 cup flour
2 teaspoons Dr. Price's Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 tablespoon sugar
2 cu

Cheese Cakes
1 pint Sour Milk--2d.

2 Eggs--2d.

1/2 lb. Flaky Pastry--3d.

2 oz. Sugar

Frosted Currants
Pick fine, even, large bunches of red currants (not too ripe) and dip
each bunch, one at a time, into a mixture of frothed

A Substitute For Maple Syrup
A very excellent substitute for maple syrup to serve on hot griddle
cakes is prepared from 2 pounds of either brown or whi

Soft Gingerbread
From MRS. S. E. VERDENAL, of New York, Lady Manager-at-Large.
One cup molasses, one cup sugar, one-half cup water, one-hal

Brown "pfeffernussen"
For these German cakes Frau Schmidt used the following: 3 pounds of
flour, 2 pounds of sugar syrup, 1/8 teaspoonful of bla

To Make Goosberry-paste

Take the Goosberries, nose and wash them, put to them as much Water

as will almost cover them,

Cheesecake No 1

Take four quarts of new milk and a pint of cream; put in a blade or two

of mace, with a bag of

Banbury Cakes
1/2 lb. Pastry--5d.

1 oz. Currants

1 oz. Raisins

Half a Lemon

Half an O


Wash and put them in a pot, with just water enough to prevent the shells

burning at the bottom

Almond Paste

Blanch one pound of sweet and two ounces of bitter almonds, pound them

in a mortar, adding a l

Yorkshire Tea Cakes
3/4 lb. Flour--1 1/2d.

1 Egg--1d.

1 1/2 gills Milk--1d.

1 tablespoonful Yeast

Savoury Fritters

A Breakfast Dish.

3 ounces mashed potato.

2 ounces bread crumbs

Gingerbread Nuts
Half a pound of butter.
Two pounds of flour, sifted
Half a pint of milk, or cold water.
A salt-spoonfu

Angel Food
From MRS. FRANCES WELLES SHEPARD, of Chicago, Lady Manager.
_I send you with pleasure the enclosed recipe for Orange Cake.


Friend, I am a shrewd observer, and will guess

What cakes you doat on for your favorit

Bake In Slow Oven.
Take half a pound of strained honey, half a pound of sifted powdered
sugar, half a

Cheese Cake Or Pie
Take one and one-half cups of cheese, rub smooth with a silver or wooden
spoon through a colander or sieve, then rub a pie

Stewed Beef
Take a whole fillet of beef, trim it neatly and set it in a braising pan
to cook very slowly in some good brown sauce to w

Plum Cake No 1

Take eight pounds and three quarters of fine flour well dried and

sifted, one ounce of beaten

Cheese Cakes

Put a pint of milk on to boil, beat four eggs light and stir into the

milk; when it is a thick

Loaf Cake
Five eggs.
Two large tea-cups full of molasses.
The same of brown sugar rolled fine.
The same of fresh

Small Fancy Cakes. I
1 cup molasses
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup melted shortening
1/2 cup boiling water
3 cups flour
3 teaspo

Clear Quince Cakes

Take the apple quince, pare and core it; take as many apples as quinces;

just cover them with

Salmon Croquettes
1 cup rice
2 eggs
3 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon butter

Raisin Drop Cakes
4 tablespoons shortening
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 cup milk
1-3/4 cups flour
3 teaspoons Dr. Price's B

Poor Man's Cake A Norwegian Recipe

Twenty yolks of eggs, five whites of eggs, a pound and a quarter of

sugar, one pint of sweet c

Small Sponge Cakes
Separate the whites and yolks of four eggs, beat the whites stiff, and
beat into them one-half cup of granulated sugar. Be

Corn Fritters
Grate two cups of corn from the cob. Ears that are too old for eating in
the ordinary method will serve very well for this

Cheese Blintzes
With a fork beat up one egg, one-half teaspoon of salt, add one cup of
water and one cup of sifted flour, beat until smoot

"bucks County" Doughnuts
About nine o'clock in the evening a batter was mixed composed of the
1 cup milk.
1 cup hot water.
Spice Brandy

Put into a jar French brandy, and rose or peach leaves, in the

proportion of a quart of the fo

Old Virginia Batter Cakes
1 cupful of corn meal
1/2 cupful of flour
1 cupful of thick sour milk
2 eggs
1 level tablespoonful of bu

Aunt Sarah's Delicious Cream Biscuits
Place in a flour sifter 2 cups of flour, 2 teaspoonfuls baking powder,
1/2 teaspoonful of salt and 1/2 teaspoonful of suga

Two pounds of flour, sifted.
Four eggs.
Three table-spoonfuls of the best brewer's yeast, or four and a

Cookies And Small Cakes
3 cups brown sugar
1 cup milk
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Cook sugar, milk and butter

White Weak And Blue Fish

White fish, weak fish, blue fish and similar kinds I like best when

large enough to have the b

Iced Zabajone

Ingredients: Eggs, castor sugar, Marsala, cinnamon, lemon, stick

vanilla, rum, Maraschino, but


Beat up a packet of Nelson's Albumen with three teaspoonfuls of cold

water to a strong froth,

Lentil Sausages
For each person soak one tablespoon of lentils overnight. Then drain and
leave them spread on a dish for a day.

Nut Hash

Nut hash is a good breakfast dish. Chop fine cold boiled potatoes and

any other vegetable whic

Muffins, Biscuits, Griddle Cakes And Waffles
Use 1 scant cup of liquid to 1 good cup of flour, usually, for
"Griddle Cake" batter. Use baking powder with sweet milk, 1

Ratan Kuchen

1/2 lb. butter

1 pint milk

4 eggs

Cream Gingerbread Cakes

2 eggs

1/2 cup molasses

grated rind of 1/2 lemon
Corn Meal Cakes

(Pasta di farina gialla)

Corn meal, seven and a half ounces,


Indian Batter Cakes
Five eggs.
A quart of milk.
Two ounces of butter.
A tea-spoonful of salt.
Two large table-spoo

Chocolate Ice Cream
1 quart of cream
1/4 pound of almond macaroons
4 kisses
1/2 pound of sugar
1 slice

Part The Third
Three pints of flour, sifted.
Two tea-spoonfuls of salt.
Four table-spoonfuls of the best brewer's yeast, or s

"grandmother's" Fine Raised Biscuits
1 quart scalded milk (lukewarm).
3/4 cup of butter, or a mixture of butter and lard.
1/2 cup of sugar.
1 teasp

Lafayette Gingerbread

Must see Rheims, much famed, 'tis said,

For making kings and _gingerbread_.

Rice Croquettes
2 cups chopped chicken
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
1 cup milk
2 teaspoons salt
1 teas

Puff Paste
The eggs should not be beaten till after all the other ingredients
are ready, as they will fail very soon. If the whites a

Mashed Potatoes

For mashed potatoes the mother should tell the child to pick out the

imperfect ones, or those



Six eggs,

Granulated sugar, nine ounces,

Indian Pound Cake
A quarter of a pound of powdered sugar.
A quarter of a pound of fresh butter.
One pound of flour sifted.

English Muffins

Half a pint of hot milk, half a pint of hot water, half a yeast cake, an

even teaspoonful of s

Uses Of "sweet Drippings" And Suet
For deep frying Mary was taught to use lard and kidney suet combined.
The latter had been tried out by cutting suet in sma

Home-made Sausage
Nine pounds of fresh pork (lean and fat intermixed as it comes). Cut
meat in small pieces, run through a meat cutter. Spri

Aunt Sarah's "hutzel Brod"
2 pounds dried pears.
2 pounds dried prunes.
2 quarts juice of fruit and water.
1 pound dried currants.

Peach Dumplings
Make a dough of a quart of flour and a pint of milk, or water, a
tablespoon of shortening, a pinch of salt, one egg and a

Aunt Sarah's Extra Fine Large Sponge Cake
2 cups granulated sugar.
2-1/4 cups of flour.
3/4 cup of boiling water.
4 large eggs.
2 even teaspoonful

Two pounds of soup fat rendered a day or two before using, three pints
of flour, one teaspoon of salt, two-thirds cup of g

Green Corn Cakes
6 ears of cold cooked corn
4 eggs
1 level tablespoonful of butter, melted
1 cupful of milk
1 teaspoonful

To Renew Old Bread And Cake

Fill a bread steamer about half full of water, and lay the dry bread on

it, and set it on the

Small Mohn Cakes
Roll coffee cake dough out quite thin, spread with melted butter (a
brush is best for this purpose). Let it rise a little

Portable Soup

Strip all the skin and fat off a leg of veal; then cut all the fleshy

parts from the bone, and

Nutmeg Cakes (pfeffernuesse)
Sift one pound of flour and one pound of pulverized sugar into a large
bowl, four eggs, a piece of citron grated or choppe

Preserved Damson Plums
Pick the plums over carefully, removing every one that has a decayed
spot or blemish. Leave the stems on. After picking th

Make a sponge cake batter, and bake in long tins, not too large. The
batter should not exceed the depth of one-fourth of a

Quince Cake


The ingredients are about six pounds of quinces and four pounds of
Mary's Lemon Meringue (made With Milk)
Line two large pie-tins with pie crust, prick with a fork before
placing crusts in oven to bake. When baked stand aside to

The genuine Hamburg steaks are rich in onion and very rich in fatty
matter, too much so to be wholesome; so we will modify

To Make White Hard Soap
Save every scrap of fat each day; try out all that has accumulated;
however small the quantity. This is done by placing th

"grandmother's" Doughnuts
Cream together 1 cup sugar and 2 teaspoonfuls butter, 1/2 a grated
nutmeg, and a pinch of salt. Add 2 eggs, beaten without

Aunt Sarah's Cheese Cake
Prepare the following for one cheese cake, to be baked in a pie-tin
lined with pastry crust:
One heaping cup of rich

Strawberry Shortcake (as Frau Schmidt Made It)
1 pint of flour.
3 teaspoonfuls of baking powder.
2-1/2 tablespoonfuls of butter or lard.
1 egg.
1/2 tea

Helpful Hints

Dredge your cake tins with flour and your cake will not stick to the


German "coffee Bread"
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup butter
1 cup hot milk
1 yeast cake
2 eggs
2-1/2 cups flour.
As Aunt Sa

A Dover Cake
Five eggs.
Half a pound of brown sugar.
Half a pound of fresh butter.
A pint of sugar-house molasses
To Melt Fat For Shortening

The fat of all kinds of meat, excepting that of ham and mutton, makes

good shortening. Roast m

Utilizing Cold Meat "left-overs"
Small pieces of cold roast beef, veal or steak may all be utilized by
being put through the food chopper. To 1 cup of fine

"an Old Recipe" For Good Bread
This country cook invariably baked good bread and always used
potato-water in preference to any other liquid for setting s

Tomato Sauce (chili)
Forty-five large tomatoes, skin and cut into pieces, twenty green
peppers, twenty red peppers, six onions, all cut fine, t

Raised Doughnuts
From MISS LORAINE PEARCE BUCKLIN, of Rhode Island, Alternate Lady
Three eggs, beat yolks and whites separat

Half a pound of shelled sweet almonds.
A quarter of a pound of shelled bitter almonds.
The whites of three egg

Bread And Rolls
Bread, called the "Staff of Life," on account of its nutritive value,
should head the list of foods for human consumption.

To boil a pudding in a bag, dip the bag, which should be made of thick
cotton or linen, in hot water, dredge the inside we

Spice Cake
This spice cake is economical, easy to make and delicious, three
qualities which must appeal to the housewife.

Seed Cake
1 lb. Flour--2d.

6 oz. Dripping

6 oz. Sugar--1 1/2d.

1 1/2 teaspoonsful Caraway Seeds

What Meat Should Look Like

The most perfect meats are taken from well-fed, full-grown animals, that

have not been over-worked, under-fe

Pies--flaky Pie Crust
Have all the materials cold when making pastry. Handle as little as
possible. Place in a bowl 3-1/2 cups flour, 3/4 teaspo

Coffee For Large Home Affairs
In arranging this matter, I have made an earnest effort to be of service
to the housewife without or with one maid, as wel


Whether food is palatable or not largely depends upon its seasoning.

Good, rich material may b

Frau Schmidts "quick Bread"
The Professor's wife seldom used any liquid except water to set a
sponge for bread. She seldom used any shortening. She ta

Bread Rolls Etc


The word is derived from the Anglo-Saxon bracan, to bruise, to

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