Better Meals for Less Money (Google eBook)

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H. Holt, 1917 - Cookery, American - 295 pages
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Page 2 - A Calorie is the amount of heat required to raise one kilogram of water One degree Centigrade...
Page iii - ... times of war and economic pressure be saved and utilized in the best possible way for our home and country. A variety of recipes are given: i. Those which require only a small amount of meat; 2. Recipes for vegetable dishes which can take the place of meat; 3. Recipes for the economical use of the cereals, dairy products and other common inexpensive foods; 4. Recipes for breads, cakes, and desserts requiring only a small amount of butter and eggs. PAMPHLET PUBLICATIONS. The Australian Catholic...
Page 40 - ... pepper 4 potatoes 4 tablespoons flour Cut meat in small pieces, and trim off most of fat : cover with boiling water, and simmer for one hour; add salt and pepper, onion, carrot, and turnip cut in small cubes, and cook one hour; pare and slice potatoes, add to stew, and cook twenty minutes ; thicken with flour mixed to a paste with cold water; add Dumplings (see No.
Page 113 - ... fine corn meal Add meal to boiling salted water by sifting it slowly through the fingers, while stirring rapidly with the other hand. Boil for ten minutes, and cook over hot water for two hours. Serve hot as a cereal. Or pour into one-pound baking powder boxes to cool ; slice, dip in flour, and saute in butter; or dip in egg and crumbs, and fry in deep fat.
Page 154 - Mix and sift dry ingredients; rub in shortening with finger tips ; add milk, and mix thoroughly ; roll lightly, on a floured board, to a thickness of one-half inch ; cut with biscuit cutter, brush with milk or water, and fold double. Bake in hot oven fifteen minutes.
Page 62 - J/4 pound dried beef 1 cup milk 1l/2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons grated cheese 2 tablespoons flour 2 tablespoons ketchup Cut beef in small pieces, cover with boiling water, let stand five minutes, and drain; melt butter, add beef, and stir until hot ; add flour and milk, and stir until smooth ; add cheese and ketchup, and stir until cheese is melted. Serve with baked potatoes.
Page 140 - Mix oats, corn meal, salt, and shortening, add boiling water and let stand 1 hour. Add yeast dissolved in lukewarm water, molasses, and flour. Mix well. Cover, and let rise until double in bulk; beat well, turn into two greased pans. Let rise, and bake in a hot oven about 50 minutes.
Page 56 - Beat well, and fold in the whites of the eggs, which have been beaten stiff and dry.
Page 136 - Soak gelatine in cold water five minutes, add boiling water, sugar, and lemon juice; chill until it begins to stiffen ; add apples, celery, and nuts ; turn into individual molds, and chill. Serve on lettuce, and garnish with pimolas and mayonnaise.
Page 127 - ... 2 tablespoons vinegar 1 tablespoon lemon juice Beat the egg yolk; add the seasonings; add oil, a few drops at a time, until mixture thickens ; mix vinegar and lemon juice, and add in small quantities, alternating with the oil; as the oil thickens the dressing, dilute with the acid, leaving the finished dressing thick. It is important to have ingredients and utensils cold.

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