Mrs. Rorer's Philadelphia Cook Book: A Manual of Home Economics

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Arnold, 1886 - Cooking, American - 581 pages
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Page 62 - Those who wish to enjoy this delicious restorative in its utmost perfection, must eat it the moment it is opened, with its own gravy in the under shell ; if not eaten while absolutely alive, its flavour and spirit are lost.
Page 231 - Spanish proverb, four persons are wanted to make a good salad: a spendthrift for oil, a miser for vinegar, a counsellor for salt, and a madman to stir all up.
Page 256 - The beauty of a poached egg is for the yolk to be seen blushing through the white, which should only be just sufficiently hardened to form a transparent veil for the egg.
Page 265 - When done, drain, and press the beans through a colander, then add the other ingredients, mix well and stand away to cool. When cold, form into small balls, dip first in egg and then in bread crumbs, and fry in boiling fat.
Page 278 - Two tablespoonfuls of flour ; a piece of butter the size of a walnut ; two tablespoonfuls of cream ; half a pint of milk ; yolks of five eggs ; whites of eight ; two ounces of sugar ; a large spoonful of noyeau or maraschino. Stir over the fire two spoonfuls of...
Page 470 - Now put a small quantity at a time into your jelly-bag, and squeeze out all the juice. Measure the juice, and to each pint allow one pound of granulated sugar. Turn the juice into a porcelain-lined kettle, and stand over a brisk fire. Put the sugar into earthen dishes and stand in the oven to heat. Boil the juice rapidly and continuously for twenty minutes, then turn in the sugar hastily, stirring all the while until the sugar is dissolved. Dip your tumblers quickly into hot water, watch the liquid...
Page 524 - ... not remove the stones. Put the vinegar and sugar on to boil, Mix the spices and divide them into four parts. Put each into a small square of muslin, tie tightly, and then throw them into the sugar and vinegar.
Page 435 - SAUCE i pint of .milk ^ cup of powdered sugar 3 eggs i teaspoon ful of vanilla Put the milk on to boil in a farina boiler. Beat the eggs and sugar together until light...
Page 480 - Beat the whites of the eggs to a stiff froth, and stir them to the yolks, &c., and the white meat of the cocoanut grated.
Page 551 - Take a very thick solution of gum arable in water, and stir into it plaster of Paris until the mixture becomes a viscous paste. Apply it with a brush to the fractured edges, and stick them together. In three days the article cannot again be broken in the same place.

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