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.