Mrs. Dwelle's Cook Book; A Manual of Practical Recipes

Mrs. Dwelle's Cook Book; A Manual of Practical Recipes

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...SALAD DRESSING. Mix half a cupful of sour cream with a table-spoonful of sugar, a dash of pepper, a teaspoonful each of salt and mustard, two tablespoonfuls of bacon fat, and half a chopped onion cooked in half a cupful of boiling vinegar. VINAIGRETTE SAUCE. Add minced parsley, capers, olives, and pickles to French Dressing. Add grated onion or garlic if desired. Minced chives and the powdered yolks of hard-boiled eggs may be added. CUCUMBER JELLY. Peel and trim four or five cucumbers, cut into thin slices and cook until soft in a quart of salted water with a slice of onion and a little pepper. Add half a package of soaked gelatine, one bay leaf, two tablespoons of vinegar, stir until dissolved, strain and mould, in small moulds or in a border mould. Fish or fresh cucumbers can be moulded in it. It must be ice-cold when served. TOMATO ASPIC BORDER. Stew a can of tomatoes with a tablespoonful of chopped onion, a tablespoonful of celery salt, a bit of bay-leaf, and half a teaspoonful of mixed spice. Rub through a sieve and add enough boiling water to make three cupfuls. Add half a package of soaked and dissolved gelatine and cool in a border mould. Fill the center with any preferred salad. The can of tomatoes may be stewed with a little celery, a tablespoonful each of minced parsley and chives, two tablespoonfuls of lemon juice, two cardamon seeds, and salt and paprica to taste. ROQUEFORT SALAD DRESSING. Rub an onion over the bottom of a bowl. Stir together one-half tablespoonful each dry mustard and salt, and a saltspoonful each of pepper and sugar. Add six tablespoonfuls of olive oil and one of vinegar and mix well. Add slowly two heaping tablespoonfuls of Roquefort cheese and rub until the dressing is smooth. Use on lettuce, Romaine or endive...
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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123666664X
  • 9781236666642