Care of the Home. Cooking and Serving. Selection of Food. Laundering. Hospitality

Care of the Home. Cooking and Serving. Selection of Food. Laundering. Hospitality

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...ice water Sift the flour and salt into a cold bowl. Add the shortening and chop it into the flour with two knives. When the mixture looks like meal stir in enough water to make a stiff dough. Make the dough into a ball, divide it into two equal parts; turn each on a slightly floured board and pat it out round and roll it, keeping it as circular as possible until it is about one-fourth inch thick. Each piece will make one crust. FILLING FOR PUMPKIN PIE (1 large pie) 1 cup cooked pumpkin (canned % teaspoonful ginger pumpkin will do) % teaspoonful salt % cup brown sugar 2 eggs I teaspoonful cinnamon ' 2 cups milk Mix the ingredients in the order given, stirring the mixture thoroughly. Miss Ashley first measured the flour and put it into the sifter; she used the same cup to measure, _ Miss the shortening and after that was added to the, 's', ses flour in the bowl, used the cup for the water. """'i"1' She said that some people use a particular kind of flour called "pastry flour" when making pies, but that ordinary bread flour is very satisfactory. She 3, cm used lard for shortening, but said that various '; ';, 'i' g other fats such as cottolene, beef drippings, m"r"1'butter, or oleomargarine could be used, depending upon what one had on hand and upon the price of the fats. As she cut the lard into the flour she was careful not to spoonful at a time into the little well she had made in the flour and lard and stirred the mixture carefully with one of the knives she had used. She cautioned the girls against pouring in too much water and yet she said that they should use enough to hold the dough together. ' After tossing the dough on the very...show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236874579
  • 9781236874573