Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Picnic Recipe - Vermicelli Pudding

One cup of vermicelli, 2 tablespoonfuls of ground rice, a qt. of milk, 3 eggs, sugar to taste. Boil the vermicelli in the milk, until it is quite smooth; then add the other ingredients and thicken over the fire. Put into a mould and steam for an hour. Serve hot with any liquid sauce.

Hominy Waffles

To a pint of cold boiled hominy add 1 qt. sour milk, 2 beaten eggs, 2 tablespoonfuls of melted butter, sufficient flour to make a thick batter and 1 teaspoonful of soda.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Easy Recipe - Chicken a la Merengo

Prepare a young chicken as for fricassee. Fry each piece in olive oil, add a sprig of parsley, a slice of onion, salt and pepper, and five mushrooms if you have them. Cook slowly about ¾ of an hour. Serve with cream sauce.

Oyster Kromeskys

Parboil a dozen oysters in their own liquor, remove the beards, strain the liquor and cut up the oysters in dice; melt a tablespoonful of butter and 1 of flour; stir until smooth; add the oyster liquor, a little milk, the chopped oysters, a teaspoonful of chopped celery, a little nutmeg, salt and pepper. Take the saucepan off the fire, stir in the yolk of an egg. Garnish the dish with thin strips of well-cooked bacon. Serve very hot.

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Recipes - Tomato Timbales

Stew a can of tomatoes until quite thick, season with salt, pepper and onion juice and put away to cool. To one cupful of this add 3 well-beaten eggs; mix thoroughly, then fill well-buttered timbale molds. Stand them in a pan of hot water in the oven and cook slowly until firm in the middle as a baked custard would be.—From "Table Talk," Phila.

Easy Recipes - Beefsteak and Potatoes

Put ½ a cup of drippings into a frying pan; let it get very hot; fry six potatoes in this, cut in long, thin slices. When done take out and drain. Broil the steak. Put 1 teaspoonful of finely chopped parsley, a little onion, salt and pepper into the drippings in which the potatoes were fried, pour it over the steak and pile the potatoes around it.

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Roast Oysters

Scrub the shells until perfectly clean. Put into pans and set them in the oven. Take them out as soon as the shells begin to open, and before the liquor is lost. Take the upper shells off and serve on a hot platter.

Tripe Baked with Potatoes

Put into an earthen dish 1 lb. of tripe cut into small pieces and four chopped onions, season with salt and pepper, cover with stock or water and bake in a slow oven 3 hours. Thicken with a little flour, cover over with mashed potatoes. Brown in the oven and serve.

Friday, March 5, 2010

Easy Recipes - Beef Pot Pie

Cut into small pieces, some beef from the chuck or round, put in a saucepan and stew for two hours well covered; add a slice of fat pork or bacon, an onion, salt and pepper to taste, and thicken with flour. Line a deep dish with biscuit dough, pour in the beef, cover over the top with more of the dough. Bake in a quick oven.

Laurentian Salad

Chop fine slices of cold roast beef and the same amount each of cold boiled potatoes and beets, a few slices of tomatoes and a few leaves of lettuce. Mix well. Cover with mayonnaise dressing and garnish with sliced red radishes.

Florida Corn Cake

One egg, 1 cup of milk, 1 tablespoonful salt fat pork, 1 teaspoonful salt, 1 of sugar, 2 cups white corn-meal, 1 tablespoonful baking powder. Mix all thoroughly and bake in 2 thin cakes.

Easy Recipes - Veal Gumbo

In two tablespoonfuls of hot fat brown one chopped onion and quarter of a pound of fat ham cut into dice. Add 1 qt. of boiling water, ½ a can of tomatoes, 3 lbs. of veal cut in pieces, and half a teaspoonful of salt. Stew for 2 hours; add 1 qt. can of okra and cook for an hour and a half longer, adding seasoning as necessary ½ an hour before it is done. Serve with a separate dish of boiled rice.—From "Table Talk," Phila.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Easy Recipes - Oysters in Puff Paste

Roll out some puff paste and cut it into round pieces. Chop some oysters, mix them with the same amount of chopped hard boiled egg, a little chopped parsley and a little grated lemon peel, season with salt and pepper and a little pounded mace; moisten the mixture with a little cream and some of the oyster liquor; put a spoonful on each round of paste; fold over, moisten the edges and press them together. Brush over with the yolk of one egg and fry for fifteen minutes.

Easy Recipes - Lobster Cream

Pour ½ a pint of boiling milk over a small cupful of bread crumbs; when nearly cold add 3 well-beaten eggs, the lobster chopped fine, 2 teaspoonfuls of anchovy sauce, a pinch of cayenne. Stir well and mix in 3 tablespoonfuls of cream. Pour into a buttered mould, cover with buttered paper and steam for an hour. Serve with a good fish sauce.

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Easy Recipes - St. Charles Indian Bread

Beat two eggs very light; mix alternately with them a pint of sour milk, and a pint of fine Indian meal; add a tablespoonful of melted butter, a teaspoonful of soda, dissolved in a little milk and added the last thing. Beat very hard, pour into a deep pan and bake in a quick oven.

Easy Recipes - Hot Potato Salad

Fry two slices of bacon in a pan until all the fat is fried out, then add 2 tablespoonfuls of vinegar. Arrange lettuce leaves around a platter; slice 6 hot potatoes in slices and pile in the centre; pour the bacon fat and vinegar over, sprinkle salt and pepper over, and chopped parsley. Serve with sausage.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Easy Recipes - Baked Pumpkin

Take a small pumpkin cut in half, and remove the seeds, scallop the edge. Put in a baking dish in the oven and bake until tender. When done take it out and serve at once and help just as it is.

Easy Recipes - Oysters a l'Indienne

Cook 1 doz. oysters until the gills curl. Take 1 dessertspoonful of curry powder, 1 of flour, a quarter of a pint of cream, a little onion, and a slice of apple, chopped, half a teaspoonful of lemon juice. Stir all together and add the oysters. Turn into a rice border, when very hot, and serve.

Easy Recipes - Cheese Polenta

Cook salted corn-meal for at least an hour; turn into a baking dish and add a cupful of grated cheese and season with pepper. Brown in the oven.—"Table Talk," Phila.

Easy Recipes - Canned Salmon Salad

Take a can of salmon, pick it out carefully and arrange on lettuce leaves with a mayonnaise dressing.

Easy Recipes - Hoe Cake

Make a thin batter of corn-meal and milk, add a little melted butter, and a little salt. If sweet milk is used, add a teaspoonful of baking powder; if sour milk ½ a teaspoonful of soda. Put a little fat in a frying pan; when hot pour in the batter till ½ an inch in thickness; when brown on one side turn. Serve hot.

Friday, February 5, 2010

Easy Recipes - Shredded Wheat Fish Balls

Freshen ½ a lb. of salt codfish and pick it very fine, add 4 shredded biscuits rolled very fine, a pinch of white pepper, a tablespoonful of butter, and 1 pt. of hot milk. Stir well and let stand 5 or 10 minutes. Make into balls, roll in egg and shredded biscuit crumbs. Then drop in hot fat and fry a light brown.

Easy Recipes - Indian Trifle

Mix together 3 tablespoonfuls of rice flour and 3 of finely ground white Indian meal. Scald 3 cupfuls of milk, add then a portion of it to the dry mixture, stir all together and continue to stir over the fire until the milk is very thick. Add 4 tablespoonfuls of sugar, cover and cook slowly for ten minutes; add 5 drops of cinnamon extract, and ½ of a cupful of shaved citron and turn into a mould or glass dish. Serve with a custard sauce.—"Table Talk," Phila.

Easy Recipes - Meat Pie with Potato Crust

Cut cold roast beef into thin slices, removing the fat and gristle; cover the bones and trimmings with cold water; add a few slices of onion and carrot, and a stalk of celery, if at hand; let simmer several hours; strain off the broth and simmer in it the slices of beef, until they are perfectly tender. Season with salt and pepper, and pour into a baking dish; cover with a round of potato crust in which there is an opening; bake until the crust is done (about 15 minutes).—Janet M. Hill in "Boston Cooking School Magazine."

Potato Crust.—Sift together 2 cups of flour, half a teaspoonful of salt, and 2 level teaspoonfuls of baking powder. With the tips of the fingers work in half a cup of shortening, and then 1 cup of cold mashed potatoes; add milk to make a soft dough, turn on to the board, handle as little as possible and pat and roll out to fit the dish.

Easy Recipes - Cheese Pudding

Grate some cheese, mix it with half as much fine bread crumbs, add 1 beaten egg, a little seasoning and milk enough to make a thick batter. Turn into a well greased dish and bake ¾ of an hour.

Easy Recipes - Chops Masked with Potato

Broil 6 chops. Cover the meat part of each chop with a spoonful of mashed potato (which has been beaten up with 2 eggs); put into the oven and brown.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Easy Recipes - Oyster Fritters

Chop fine 25 oysters. Beat 2 eggs very light and add 1 cup of milk, 2 cups of flour, pinch of salt. Beat until free from lumps; add the oysters, and ½ a teaspoonful of baking powder. Mix well and drop by spoonfuls into boiling fat; lift out with a skimmer, lay on brown paper and serve very hot.

Easy Recipes - Turbot a la Creme

Take cold cooked bluefish, flake it and pick out the bones. Have ready the following sauce: Rub 2 large spoonfuls of flour, by degrees, into a qt. of milk; mix very smooth; add an onion, several sprigs of parsley, thyme, grated nutmeg, salt, pepper. Boil until it becomes a thick sauce; stirring always. Remove from the fire, add a quarter of a pound of fresh butter; strain through a sieve. Lay a little in the bottom of a pudding dish, then a layer of fish and so on until the dish is full. Sprinkle bread crumbs over the top. Heat and brown in the oven. Do not let it cook.

Monday, February 1, 2010

Easy Recipe Salmon Salad

Take a qt. can of salmon, pick it over carefully, as there are a great many little bones. Season with salt and pepper and a little lemon juice. Pile neatly on a platter, arrange the tops of boiled asparagus around it and cover with mayonnaise dressing.

Easy Recipe Beef Tongue (Fresh)

Boil a fresh beef tongue, fifteen minutes, skin it. Put in a pot, 1 carrot, 1 onion, thyme, bay leaf, salt and pepper, 2 cloves, glass of cooking wine, and a little water. Stew 4 hours. Strain out the vegetables and put in a little browned flour.

Easy Recipe Potato Puff

Beat light, two cupfuls of mashed potatoes, add 2 tablespoonfuls of melted butter, salt, pepper, cream, 2 eggs beaten separately; beat all hard. Pile high on a dish; put into the oven to color and become light.

Easy Recipe Calas

Three gills of soft boiled rice, 1 gill of rice flour, a pinch of salt, 6 tablespoonfuls of sugar, 2 of wheat flour, 3 eggs, a little yeast. Fry quickly.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Easy Picnic Recipes - Pickled Oysters

Take ½ a pt. of white wine and ½ a pt. of vinegar, 4 teaspoonfuls of salt, six of whole black pepper, and a little mace. Strain the oyster liquor and add the above ingredients. Boil up once and pour hot over the oysters. Let them stand ten minutes or until cold and then put in a jar and cover tightly.

Easy Recipes - Harlequin Sandwiches

Butter slices of both white and Graham bread. Spread each with Neuchatel cheese, chop fine a few English walnuts and sprinkle over. Put a white and a brown slice together.

Easy Recipe - Dolmas (A Turkish Dish)

Chop fine 1 cup of cold mutton and 1 small onion; add to this ½ a cup boiled rice, salt and pepper, mix well. Take some cabbage leaves and put them into boiling water for a minute, and then roll the chopped meat mixture up in them like a sausage; then stew them in a little soup stock. Serve hot with garnish of hard boiled egg.

Easy Recipe - Jellied Tongue

Make a jelly of ¼ a box of gelatine and a pint of soup stock; season highly when it begins to thicken. Wet a mould and lay slices of tongue all over the bottom and sides. When it begins to set fill the centre with chopped chicken, hard boiled eggs, or just use tongue alone. When cold and firm garnish with parsley.

Easy Recipes - Oyster Patties

Make a rich puff paste and bake it in small patty-pans. When cool turn out on a large dish. Stew the oysters with a few cloves, a little whole mace and the yolk of an egg boiled hard and grated, a little butter and enough oyster liquor to cover. When the oysters are cooked, set away to cool. When cold put two or three oysters and a little sauce in each patty-shell, serve with lettuce and French dressing.

Easy Recipe - Barbacued Lobster

Cut up and chop a large lobster; add both black and cayenne pepper, mustard, salt, a small cup of sweet oil, two or three powdered crackers or bread crumbs; a wine-glass of wine, lemon juice; mix well. Shape into a loaf and cover with bread crumbs. Bake half an hour.

Easy Recipe - Baked Oyster Dumplings

Drain the oysters and cover with a little lemon juice. Make a light puff paste and cut into pieces about 4 inches square; brush them over with white of egg. Place upon each square 2 or 3 of the prepared oysters and put a little piece of butter on them. Bring the four corners of the paste together and fasten them with a small wooden toothpick, leaving the crust open between the points. Bake in the oven until a nice brown, take out the toothpicks and serve.

Monday, January 25, 2010

FREE ONLINE RECIPES

Fried Celery

Cut it into inch lengths and boil until tender in slightly salted water, dip the pieces in fritter batter and fry in smoking hot fat. Garnish with parsley and serve with tomato sauce.

Beef a la Mode

Take a round of beef, trim off the fat, cut fat bacon into strips and roll them in a mixture of sweet herbs, spice, salt and pepper. Lard the meat with these and rub the rest of the seasoning into the meat. Flour it, put in a deep pan, add a pt. of water and bake in a moderate oven. Baste often. Strain the gravy and if you like a little cooking wine may be added to the gravy. Serve hot or cold.

Potato Chowder

Pare and chop into dice 6 potatoes. Put into a frying pan 1 chopped onion and 2 slices of bacon cut into small pieces, fry until a light brown. Put the potatoes, bacon and onion, a little chopped parsley, salt and pepper into a saucepan. Add 1 pt. of water, cover and simmer 15 or 20 minutes. Then add 1 pt. of milk. Mix 1 tablespoonful each of butter and flour, add to the rest and stir carefully until it boils.

A Spanish Fish Dish

Bone some nice pieces of cold fish. Warm it in a cupful of olive oil, 1 clove of garlic, some Spanish red pepper and a wine-glass of tarragon vinegar. Lay tomatoes, cooked down to a thick purée, in a dish; lay the fish upon it, pour the sauce over and serve.

Stewed Celery in Brown Sauce

Cut the celery in six inch lengths, boil in salt and water, strain. Put ½ a pint of soup stock or gravy on the fire and cook the celery in it; add pepper and salt, a little nutmeg, 4 tablespoonfuls of cream, a little thickening of butter and flour. Simmer only a few minutes.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Easy Delicious Recipes

Veal Salad
Chop cold veal very fine, season, mix well with mayonnaise dressing. Heap on lettuce leaves. Garnish with slices of hard boiled egg.

Fish and Rice
Bone and flake cold fish; season with salt and cayenne pepper. Stir in a stewpan with a good piece of fresh butter. When hot add a teacupful of ready boiled rice, and the yolks of 4 hard boiled eggs. Stir well together until hot. Dish and serve with pickles.

Curry of Macaroni
Melt 2 tablespoonfuls of butter, cook in it 2 slices of onion until the onion becomes of a pale straw color, then add two tablespoonfuls of flour, 1 tablespoonful of curry powder, ¼ teaspoonful of salt and a dash of pepper. When blended with the butter, add gradually 1 cup of milk and stir until smooth and boiling. Then strain over 1 cup of macaroni, cooked until tender in boiling salted water and then drained and rinsed in cold water. Reheat and serve.—Janet M. Hill in "Boston Cooking School Magazine."

Oyster Canapes
Into a saucepan put 1 dozen finely chopped oysters, a teaspoonful of cracker dust, a tablespoonful of butter and ½ a cup of milk, season with salt and pepper. Stir and let the mixture simmer for a few minutes; pour the mixture over buttered toast and serve.

Dried Apple Cake
Soak 3 cups of dried apples over night; drain the water off and cut them up a little and put them over the fire with 2 cups of molasses; boil until thick; take off the fire and put into a bowl. Add a cup of shortening, a tablespoonful of cinnamon, dessertspoonful of cloves, the same of allspice, a cup of sweet milk; when cold a tablespoonful of soda, dissolved in hot water, 4 cups of flour, added by degrees, 3 eggs well beaten, added last. Grease 3 pans well and bake.

Vegetable Soup
Cut fine 2 carrots, 1 turnip, 3 stalks of celery and half an onion; cook ten minutes in 4 tablespoonfuls of butter, stirring constantly. Add 1 cup of chopped potatoes, cover and cook five minutes, then add a qt. of boiling water and cook an hour. Mash the vegetables, add a tablespoonful of butter and a little chopped parsley. Season with salt and pepper.

Beef Salad
Chop very fine slices of cold roast beef, having first removed all fat; add six finely chopped cold potatoes, the same quantity of beets, a few slices of tomatoes, a few leaves of lettuce, a small bunch of parsley. Mix thoroughly, and chop all together, until the whole is almost reduced to a cream. Cover with a rich mayonnaise. Garnish with slices of tomato and lettuce leaves.

Corn-starch Cake
Beat well the whites of 4 eggs, beat the yolks, then beat them together. Cream a ¼ of a lb. of butter. Add to it gradually ½ a lb. of granulated sugar and beat until light, then add the eggs and beat again. Mix 2 ozs. of corn-starch with a quarter of a lb. of wheat flour; add a teaspoonful of baking powder and sift, stir this into the cake. Add the grated rind of ½ a lemon, bake in greased gem pans in a moderate oven 15 minutes.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Easy Recipes - Cheese Fritters

One oz. of well boiled macaroni, cut very small, 1 large tablespoonful of grated cheese, 1 of cream; mix all together. Season with pepper and salt. Roll out puff paste very thin, cut into rounds, place some of this mixture on each round, double them over, egg and vermicelli them, fry a light brown. Serve hot.

Easy Recipes - Celery Sandwiches

Chop very fine a few stalks of celery, mix well with a mayonnaise dressing, spread on buttered bread, put two together; press and cut in any shape desired.

Easy Recipes - Fillets of Weakfish

Take a three lb. fish, cut off the head and tail, split the fish through the back and take out the bone, cut these two pieces into four or six, season with salt and pepper. Dip each piece into melted butter, then roll in crumbs and broil on both sides. Serve with tartare sauce.

Easy Recipes - Crumb Griddle Cakes

Put a large cup of bread crumbs to soak in a qt. of sour milk over night; in the morning rub through a sieve. Add the yokes of 4 eggs, well beaten, 2 teaspoonfuls of soda dissolved in a little water, 1 tablespoonful melted butter, and enough corn-meal to make it the consistency of ordinary griddle cakes. Add the whites of the eggs just before frying.

Easy Recipes - Cod Cutlets

Make the following sauce and simmer the fish cutlets in it. One cupful of stock, pepper, salt, parsley, onion, a little lemon juice and a glass of sherry. Thicken with browned flour. Heat the cutlets slowly, do not let them boil.

Brown Apple Sauce for Cold Pork

Put ½ a pt. of gravy in a saucepan with 5 pared, cored and quartered apples. Simmer gently, until tender; beat to a pulp, season with cayenne and serve with cold roast pork.

Potato Recipes - Potato Croquettes

Four mashed potatoes, season highly with pepper and salt, butter and chopped parsley. Beat very well. Roll into balls, egg and bread crumb them and fry in boiling lard.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Egg Recipes - Chopped Ham and Egg

eggChop fine cold cooked ham. Toast and butter some slices of bread, spread the ham on the toast, put them in the oven for 3 or 4 minutes. Beat 4 eggs in a cup of milk, season with salt and pepper. Put 2 tablespoonfuls of butter in a saucepan, pour in the beaten eggs and stir over the fire until thick but do not let it boil. Pour the eggs over the ham and serve.

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Easy Recipes - Bread Dumplings

Soak stale bread in cold water for 15 minutes, then squeeze as dry as possible. To each pt. add 2 tablespoonfuls of milk, 1 well beaten egg, 2 tablespoonfuls of melted butter, ½ of a teaspoonful of salt and the same of sugar and sufficient flour to make of such consistence that the mixture will not fall apart when a small spoonful is dropped into boiling water. Have the water slightly salted and boiling hard. Test a spoonful of the mixture. When of the right consistency drop a number of spoonfuls at a time into the water and cook for 5 minutes. Lift out with a skimmer and arrange in a dish, keeping them hot over water until all are done.—"Table Talk," Phila.

Easy Recipes - Lunch Sandwiches

Butter slightly, slices of white bread. Chop fine four stalks of celery, and the same quantity of cold meat. Make a mayonnaise dressing, stir it into the meat and celery, spread on the bread; put a plain slice of bread and butter on top.

Sauce Recipes - Eels with Tartare Sauce

Cut the eels into four-inch pieces. Let them stand in boiling water for 5 minutes, drain, season, dip in egg and bread crumbs and fry in hot fat. Serve with tartare sauce.

Soup Recipes - Chestnut Soup

Peel 1 qt. of large chestnuts and blanch them in hot water. Drain and rub off the inner skin and cook until tender in good stock, drain and rub them through a fine sieve. Add more stock and season with mace, cayenne and salt, and stir until it boils, then add ¼ of a pint of cream. Serve at once.

Easy Chicken Recipes - Blanquette of Chicken

One pt. of cold chicken cut into small dice, ½ a cup of stock, ½ a cup of milk, 1 tablespoonful of flour, 1 of butter, yolks of 2 eggs. Rub the butter and flour smooth and put into a frying pan. Add the stock, milk and season with salt and pepper, stir until it boils; then add the chicken and stand over a moderate fire until hot. Take it from the fire and add the well-beaten yolks; do not let it boil after the eggs are added. Serve at once.

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Egg Recipes - Alpine Eggs

eggButter a shallow tin and line it with thin slices of cheese, break over this five eggs, being careful not to break the yolks, and season with salt and pepper. Grate a little cheese and chop fine a few sprigs of parsley, mix and sprinkle over the top, put a few bits of butter over it and bake in a quick oven ten minutes.

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Easy Picnic Recipes

Fish Recipes - Stewed Black Fish

Take a four-pound fish; throw a little salt over it to harden it, and let it stand an hour. Score and brown it upon a buttered gridiron. Lay it upon a strainer with some fresh mushrooms, a white onion sliced, a sprig of parsley, a few pepper corns, four cloves, a little mace, a pinch of cayenne, the juice and grated rind of a lemon, a pint of claret, and one of water. Cover the kettle well, simmer slowly, and when done, lift the fish gently and strain the sauce over it, laying the mushrooms around it.

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Rice Recipes - Valentia Rice

Chop fine 2 onions, fry in half a cup of rendered bacon. Do not let them burn. Take six tomatoes, pare, cut fine. Add to the onions and fry until done. Take two cups of rice, wash and put into a saucepan, pour the mixture over, and add as much water as will boil the rice well; then add two seeded green peppers, cut in quarters, salt to taste and boil until rice is soft. Take out the ends of the peppers. Serve with cold meat.

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Corn Recipe - Southern Corn Pone

Sift a qt. of white corn-meal and add a teaspoonful of salt; pour on enough cold water to make a mixture that will squeeze easily through the fingers. Work to a soft dough. Mould into oblong cakes an inch thick at the ends, and a little thicker in the centre. Slap them down on the pan and press them a little to show the marks of the fingers. Bake in a hot oven 20 minutes.

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Sunday, January 10, 2010

Delicious easy picnic recipes

Maple Sugar Tea Biscuit.

Sift together 1 qt. of sifted flour, 1 teaspoonful of salt and 3 level teaspoonfuls of baking powder. Work into these ingredients 2 tablespoonfuls of butter and then mix to a dough with milk or milk and water. Cut the dough until light and spongy, then pat out into a rectangular sheet with the rolling-pin; spread with maple sugar and roll up like a jelly roll. Cut from the end in rounds. Bake in a buttered pan and serve hot with butter.

Tomato Salad.

Scoop out the centres of 6 tomatoes, fill with chopped watercress and the inside of the tomato and pour a French dressing on. Serve on lettuce leaves.

Tongue Squares.

Fry squares of bread, sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese on them, season highly with pepper and salt. Pile grated tongue in a pyramid on each square. Serve either hot or cold.

Cheese Straws.

Grate 2 ozs. of cheese, and mix well with 2 ozs. of butter, 2 ozs. of flour, 2 ozs. of bread crumbs, season with cayenne and salt to taste. Roll out very thin and cut into strips ¼ of an inch wide and 6 long. Lay on a buttered tin and bake brown.

Cinnamon Wafers.

One cup of butter, 2 cups of sugar, 4 of flour, 3 eggs, a cup of sweet milk or, better, sour milk with a teaspoonful of soda dissolved in it. Spread with a spoon thin on tin sheets either in small cakes or one large one, which can be cut after baking. When half baked, draw to the front of the oven and sift granulated sugar mixed with cinnamon over them.

A Pretty Salad.

Boil six young beets, and when cooked, scoop out the centres and fill with asparagus tips which have been soaked in French dressing. Make a mayonnaise dressing, spread it evenly on a round dish, sink the beets into it, and garnish with young lettuce leaves.

Gatineau Trout (Baked).

Make a stuffing of fine bread crumbs, parsley or thyme, butter, salt and pepper. Have the fish carefully dried and cleaned, put in the stuffing and sew it up. Bake 20 minutes to half an hour. Baste well with drippings and serve with a garnish of parsley.

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