Mrs. Putnam's Receipt Book; and Young Housekeeper's Assistant

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Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1849 - Cooking - 142 pages

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Page 4 - A DESCRIPTIVE ACCOUNT OF A NEW METHOD of PLANTING and MANAGING the ROOTS of GRAPE VINES. By CLEMENT HOARE, Author of " A Treatise on the Cultivation of the Grape Vine on Open Walls.
Page 55 - FISH SAUCE. Take half a pint of milk and cream together, two eggs well beaten, salt, a little pepper, and the juice of half a lemon; put it over the fire, and stir it constantly until it begins to thicken.
Page 52 - ... with two forks, that it may all be equally dried, and strew over a little salt. It is now ready to serve, and may be heaped lightly on a dish by itself, or be laid round the dish as a border, with a curry or fricassee in the centre. Some cooks smooth the rice with the back of a spoon, and then brush it over with the yolk of an egg, and set it in the oven to colour; but the rice well boiled, white, dry, and with every grain distinct, is by far the more preferable mode of dressing it. During the...
Page 8 - ... of flour; stir it in, and give it one boil ; have ready, washed out of the liquor, one gallon of oysters ; strain the liquor into the soup ; let it boil up ; then put in the oysters, and a tumbler and a half of white wine ; give it one boil, and send it to the table very hot.
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Page 79 - BREAD PUDDING. Take a pound of stale bread, boil a quart of milk, pour it on the bread and let it soak one or two hours, then rub it quite fine with the hands. Beat up four or five eggs, and add them to it, also a tablespoonful of cinnamon or any other kind of spice, two cups of sugar, and a little chopped suet or a quarter of a pound of butter.
Page 97 - Then put it into a pitcher, put the pitcher into boiling water, stirring the custard constantly until it thickens. To be served in glasses, and eaten cold. COFFEE CUSTARD. Take a large cup of fresh ground coffee, break an egg into it, mix it up well, put it into a coffee-pot with a pint of boiling water. Boil it five minutes, add a cup of cold water, and let it stand ten minutes. Turn it off very clear into a saucepan, add a pint of cream, and give it one boil.
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Page 78 - Eight ounces of flour ; half a pound of sugar ; a quarter of a pound of butter ; one wineglassful of wine ; four eggs ; a few caraway seeds.
Page 124 - STRENGTHENING DRINK. Beat the yolk of a fresh egg with a little sugar, add a very little brandy, beat the white to a strong froth, stir it into the yolk, fill up the tumbler with new milk, and grate in a little nutmeg.

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