The Home Cook Book

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Rose, 1883 - Cooking, Canadian - 384 pages

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Page 109 - T would tempt the dying anchorite to eat; Back to the world he'd turn his fleeting soul, And plunge his fingers in the salad bowl. Serenely full, the epicure would say, "Fate cannot harm me, I have dined today.
Page 145 - ... salt, and cut pickles — boil and mash some potatoes, and make them into a paste with one or two eggs, roll it out, with a dust of flour, cut it round with a saucer, put some of your seasoned meat on one half, and fold it over like a puff; pinck or nick it neatly round, and fry it a light brown.
Page 377 - Cut slices of salt pork or fat bacon, simmer a few moments in hot vinegar, and apply to throat as hot as possible. When this is taken off, as the throat is relieved, put around a bandage of soft flannel. A gargle of equal parts of borax and alum, dissolved in water, is also excellent. To be used frequently.
Page 378 - Lay it a few minutes in a strong vinegai water. To remove Discoloration from Bruises: Apply a cloth wrung out in very hot water, and renew frequently until the pain ceases. Or apply raw beefsteak. A Good Polish for removing Stains, Spots, and Mildew from Furniture, is made as follows: Take half a pint of ninety -eight per cent, alcohol; a quarter of an ounce each of pulverized resin and gum shellac; add half a pint of linseed oil; shake well and apply with a brush or sponge. To remove Finger-marks...
Page 62 - Rub into two eggs as much sifted flour as they will absorb ; then roll out until thin as a wafer; dust over a little flour, and then roll over and over into a roll ; cut off thin slices from the edge of the roll and shake out into long strips ; put them into the soup lightly and boil for ten minutes ; salt should be added while mixing with the flour — about a saltspoonful.
Page 262 - Crumble four moderate-sized biscuits in two pints of sweet milk, take a piece of butter the size of an egg, one cup of sugar, three eggs, beat them separate, and pour the white on top.
Page 141 - AMERICAN TOAST. To one egg thoroughly beaten, put one cup of sweet milk, and a little salt* Slice light bread and dip into the mixture, allowing each slice to absorb some of the milk; then brown on a hot, buttered griddle or thick-bottom frying-pan; spread with butter, and serve hot. NUNS
Page 216 - ... oven, that the crust may not be heavy, and as soon as that is heated remove it to a place in the oven of a more moderate heat, that the custard may bake slowly and not curdle ; when done, beat the whites to a froth ; add sugar and spread over the top, and return to the oven to brown slightly ; small pinch of salt added to a custard heightens the flavor ; a little soda in the crust prevents it from being heavy.
Page 66 - Wash and drain the fish. Sprinkle with pepper, and lay with the inside down upon the gridiron, and broil over fresh, bright coals. When a nice brown, turn for a moment on the other side, then take up and spread with butter. This is a very nice way of broiling all kinds of fish, fresh or salted. A little smoke under the fish adds to its flavor. This may be made by putting two or three cobs under the gridiron.
Page 214 - ... in finest powder ; press the whole into a deep pan when well mixed, and keep it covered in a dry cool place. Half the quantity is enough, unless for a very large family. Have citron, orange, and lemon-peel ready, and put some of each in the pies when made.

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