The Delta Cook Book: A Collection of Tested Recipes, Recommended by Experienced Housekeepers (Google eBook)

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Greenville Democrat, 1917 - Community cookbooks - 102 pages
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Contents

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Page 36 - When cool, beat the whites of the eggs to a stiff froth, and add to the mixture.
Page 54 - One-half pint of milk, 1 tablespoonful of corn utarch, 4 tablespoonfuls of sugar, 4 eggs, 1 teaspoonful of vanilla. Put the milk on to boil in a double boiler. Beat the eggs, without separating, and the sugar together until light, add the corn starch and stir into the boiling milk.
Page 101 - The method is to nearly fill a wide-mouthed bottle with hot water, place the injured part over the mouth of the bottle, and press it slightly. The suction will draw the flesh down and in a minute or two the steam will extract the splinter and the inflammation together.
Page 32 - Cut some stale bread in thin slices, taking off all the crust; round the slices tc fit patty -pans, toast, butter, place them in the pans and moisten with three or four teaspoonfuls of oyster liquor; place on the toast a layer of oysters, sprinkle with pepper, and put a small piece of butter on top of each pan; place all the pans in a baking-pan, and place in the oven, covering tightly. They will cook in seven or eight minutes if the oven is hot; or, cook till the beards are ruffled; remove the cover,...
Page 2 - Warm a gill of milk and water ; make a hole in the middle of the flour and put into it a...
Page 38 - Put the water and sugar on to boil; let it boil 15 minutes. Beat the yolks of the eggs until very light...
Page 9 - Cake. One pound of butter, 1 pound of sugar, 1 pound of flour...
Page 1 - As a general rule, the oven for baking bread should be rather quick, and the heat so regulated as to penetrate the dough without hardening the outside. The oven-door should not be opened after the bread is put in until the dough is set or has become firm, as the cool air admitted will have an unfavorable effect on it.
Page 67 - Pare and cut into small pieces the green part of some watermelon rind; weigh and to each pound of fruit allow 1 pound of sugar. Syrup: To 10 pounds of sugar put 1 pint of water; simmer for 20 minutes; add the fruit; boil 1 hour, or until tender and transparent; just before removing add 2 ounces of ginger root and 2 lemons sliced thin; do not stir while boiling.
Page 56 - Beat butter and sugar to a cream, add beaten yolks of eggs, then the pineapple and cream, and lightly fold in the beaten whites.

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