Sunday, January 31, 2010

Free Online Recipes - Swedish Baked Fish

Clean and season a trout with salt, black pepper and cayenne. Lay in a baking-pan; dredge with flour; sprinkle with parsley and bits of butter; add a little water and vinegar. Let bake in a hot oven. Baste often with butter until done. Garnish with parsley and serve hot with cream sauce.

Free Online recipes - French Turkey Soup

Cut off all the meat from left-over turkey bones. Put the bones in cold water and boil with 1 small onion, 1 carrot, 2 pieces of celery and 2 sprigs of parsley, all cut fine. Add 1 cup of tomato-sauce. Let all cook well, seasoned with salt and pepper. Remove the bones; add boiled rice and the turkey meat cut into dice pieces. Let boil and serve hot with fried croutons.

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Free Online Recipes - Swiss Roast Turkey

Clean and season the turkey with salt and pepper. Then fill with 2 cups of bread-crumbs mixed with a lump of butter, some chopped onion and thyme, salt and pepper to taste, 1/2 cup of seeded raisins and 1/2 cup of nuts. Mix all well with 2 beaten eggs. Put turkey in dripping-pan and let bake a rich brown. Baste often with the dripping until tender. Serve with dressing.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Free Online Recipes - Dutch Stuffed Goose

Clean and season a goose and stuff with oysters well seasoned with salt, pepper, parsley, thyme and bits of butter rolled in fine bread-crumbs. Put in a baking-dish. Pour over the oyster liquor and a little hot water; let bake until done. Baste as often as necessary. Serve with red currant jelly.

Monday, January 25, 2010

Free Online Recipes - Italian Baked Fish

Clean and season a blue fish with salt, pepper and cloves. Lay the fish in a baking-pan with 1 onion chopped fine and 2 tablespoonfuls of chopped carrot and parsley. Pour over 1 glass of wine; sprinkle with flour. Put flakes of butter over the fish and let bake until brown. Serve with macaroni.

Free Online Recipes - Eels a la Poulette

Clean and skin the eels; let boil with salt, pepper and vinegar. Then cut into three-inch pieces. Heat 2 tablespoonfuls of butter; add 1 onion chopped; stir in 1 tablespoonful of flour until brown; add 1 cup of water, salt, pepper, 1 bay-leaf, some parsley and thyme. Let boil well; add the eels and 1 glass of wine. Boil ten minutes longer; thicken the sauce with the yolks of 2 eggs well beaten and seasoned with lemon-juice. Serve with fried croutons.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Easy recipes - Polish Filled Fish

Clean the fish; cut open along the backbone. Remove all the fish from the skin and bone from head to tail and chop fine. Fry 1 onion in butter; add some soaked bread. Take from the fire and mix with the chopped fish. Add 2 eggs and chopped parsley; season highly with salt and pepper, a pinch of cloves and nutmeg. Fill the skin of the fish with the mixture and boil with sliced onions, a few lemon slices, some parsley and a tablespoonful of butter, salt and pepper, until done. Serve hot or cold.

Free online recipes - Swedish Stewed Chicken

Cut a spring chicken in pieces at the joints; season with salt and pepper and sauté in hot butter. Add 2 cups of cream sauce, 1/2 cup of boiled rice, some chopped parsley and bits of butter. Let stew slowly until the chicken is very tender. Serve hot.

Free recipes - Austrian Baked Eggs

Poach fresh eggs one at a time; then put in a well-buttered baking-dish; sprinkle with salt, pepper, bits of butter and grated cheese. Pour over the top 1/2 cup of cream sauce and cover with fine bread-crumbs. Set in the oven to brown and serve hot with
tomato-sauce.

Free online recipes - French Lettuce Salad

Take the inner lettuce leaves; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Mix the yolks of 2 hard-boiled eggs with 1 tablespoonful of olive-oil and stir all together with 2 tablespoonfuls of white wine vinegar. Serve at once with meats.

Free online recipes - Dutch Rice Fritters

Take 1 cup of boiled rice and mix with 3 beaten eggs. Then sift 1/2 cup of flour with 1 teaspoonful of baking-powder and a pinch of salt. Add some sugar to taste. Beat to a light thick batter and fry a spoonful at a time in boiling lard. Sprinkle with pulverized sugar and serve hot with cooked fruit.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

free online recipes - German Waffles

Mix 1/4 pound of butter with 6 tablespoonfuls of sugar. Add the yolks of 5 eggs, 1/2 cup of milk, 1/2 pound of sifted flour with 2 teaspoonfuls of baking-powder, a pinch of salt and the grated peel of a lemon. Mix well; add the whites beaten stiff and bake in a well greased waffle iron. Sprinkle with pulverized sugar and serve hot.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Free Online Recipes

Swedish Stewed Veal

Season 3 pounds of veal. Lay some sliced bacon in a saucepan; let get hot; add the veal. Cover and let brown with 2 sliced onions, 2 carrots and an herb bouquet, 1 bay-leaf and 1 tablespoonful of butter. Add 1 pint of water and let simmer until tender. Add chopped mushrooms and a small glass of wine. Let all get hot and serve.

French Apple Pie

Line a deep pie-dish with a rich pie-crust. Chop 4 apples very fine and mix with sugar, cinnamon, lemon-juice and 1/2 cup of currants. Then mix with the yolks of 2 eggs well beaten. Fill the pie and bake until done. Beat the whites with pulverized sugar and spread on the pie. Let get light brown on top.

Vienna Filled Apples

Remove the core and scrape out the inside of the apples. Mix the scraped apple with chopped raisins, nuts, cinnamon, sugar and grated lemon peel. Fill the apples; place in a stew-pan. Mix 1/2 cup of wine with 1/2 cup of water. Sweeten with 3 tablespoonfuls of sugar and pour over the apples. Let cook slowly until the apples are tender. Remove from the fire; put on a glass dish. Pour over the sauce and serve cold.

Scotch Stewed Tripe

Clean and boil tripe until tender; then fry 1 chopped carrot and 1 onion until light brown. Stir in 1 tablespoonful of flour; add 1 cup of stock, 1 bay-leaf, some thyme and parsley; let boil. Season with salt, pepper and lemon-juice. Cut the tripe into narrow strips; add to the sauce. Let simmer one-half hour and serve.

Polish Stewed Calves' Feet

Boil the calves' feet in salted water until tender; then take out the bones. Fry 1 chopped onion in butter; stir in 1 tablespoonful of flour; add 1 cup of stock. Let boil with 1 bay-leaf, some parsley chopped fine and 1/4 cup of vinegar, salt and pepper to taste. Then add the feet and let simmer ten minutes. Stir in the yolks of an egg and serve hot.

Oriental Pudding

Heat 1 large cup of milk and stir in 3 tablespoonfuls of butter; let boil up. Then stir in 1 small cup of flour sifted with 1 teaspoonful of baking-powder and a pinch of salt; stir until a smooth batter. Then remove from the fire and stir in 4 well-beaten eggs, 1/2 cup of preserved ginger minced fine and 2 tablespoonfuls of the syrup; mix thoroughly. Put into a well-buttered mold and let steam two hours. Serve hot with wine sauce.

Swedish Batter Cakes

Sift 1 pint of flour. Add a salt-spoonful of salt, 1 teaspoonful of soda dissolved in a little milk, the yolks of 6 eggs and the whites beaten to a stiff froth and enough milk to make a thin batter. Then bake on a hot greased griddle until done. Serve hot.

Chinese Chop Suey

Cut 2 pounds of fresh pork into thin strips and let fry ten minutes. Add 1 large onion sliced thin and let fry; then add 1 cup of sliced mushrooms, 2 stalks of celery cut fine, 1/4 cup of Chinese sauce and a pinch of pepper; moisten with 1/2 cup of hot water. Cover and let simmer until tender. Thicken the sauce with flour moistened with a little milk and let boil. Put some well-seasoned cooked rice on a platter, pour over the chop suey and serve very hot.

Russian National Soup

Chop and fry all kinds of vegetables until tender. Make a
highly-seasoned beef broth; add the fried vegetables, 2 boiled beets chopped fine, some chopped ham, 1/4 teaspoonful of fennel seed, 2 sprigs of parsley chopped. Let boil well; then add 1 cup of hot cream and serve at once.

English Buns

Set a sponge over night with 1 cake of compressed yeast dissolved in a cup of warm water, 3 cups of milk and flour enough to make a thick batter. Then add 1/2 cup of melted butter, 1 cup of sugar, a salt-spoonful of salt, 1/2 teaspoonful of soda, 1/2 nutmeg grated and flour enough to make a stiff dough. Let raise five hours; then roll out half an inch thick and cut into round cakes. Lay in a
well-buttered baking-pan. Let stand half an hour; then bake until a light brown. Brush the top with white of egg beaten with
pulverized sugar.

Japanese Fish

Clean and season a large white fish with salt and paprica and let boil with 4 sliced shallots and 1 clove of garlic mashed fine. When nearly done, add 1 tablespoonful of butter, 2 sprigs of parsley chopped fine, 1 tablespoonful of soy, 1 tablespoonful each of tarragon and Worcestershire sauce. Let cook until done. Place on a platter. Garnish with fried parsley and serve with boiled rice.

Swiss Creamed Potatoes

Boil potatoes until tender and slice them thin. Heat two ounces of butter; add a dessert-spoonful of flour. Then stir in some rich milk until it thickens; add the potatoes, salt, pepper and chopped parsley. Let boil up; add a little hot cream and serve at once.

Belgian Chicken

Cut a cooked chicken into pieces; add some slices of cold veal. Heat 1 cup of stock; add 1/4 teaspoonful of mustard, 1/2 teaspoonful of paprica, a pinch of white pepper and salt to taste. Add the chicken and 1 glass of sherry wine. Let all cook ten minutes. Add 3 tablespoonfuls of currant jelly. Serve hot with toasted croutons.

Swiss Biscuits

Beat the yolks of 2 eggs with 1/4 pound of butter; add a pinch of salt and pepper, a teaspoonful of mustard and 5 ounces of grated Swiss cheese. Mix well with 1/4 pound of flour or enough to make a stiff dough; roll out and cut into round biscuits. Bake in a moderate oven for twenty minutes, and serve.

French Fritters

Boil 1 quart of water; add 1 teaspoonful of salt, 2 tablespoonfuls of butter; then stir in enough sifted flour until thick and smooth. When cold, stir in 5 beaten eggs, sugar and a little nutmeg to taste. Fry in deep hot lard to a golden brown. Serve with wine sauce.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Easy Recipes

German Bread Tarte

Take 1 cup of rye bread-crumbs and mix with the beaten yolks of 4 eggs, 1/2 cup of sugar, some pounded almonds, a pinch of cinnamon, nutmeg and a piece of chocolate grated. Add 1 teaspoonful of lemon-juice, 1 tablespoonful of brandy and 1 of wine. Beat the whites to a stiff froth; add to the mixture. Put in a well-buttered pudding-dish and bake until brown. Serve with wine sauce.

Russian Stewed Fish

Cut a white fish into pieces and salt well; let stand. Then cut 1 onion and 1 clove of garlic in thin slices; fry in 1 tablespoonful of butter. Stir in 1 tablespoonful of flour until brown. Then fill the pan with water and let boil. Add 1 teaspoonful of celery seed, 1 bay-leaf, a few cloves, a pinch of thyme and mace, 1/2 teaspoonful of paprica and salt to taste. Let boil. Add the fish to the sauce; sprinkle with black pepper and ginger and let cook until done. Remove the fish to a platter. Beat the yolks of 2 eggs with a little water and stir in the sauce with some chopped parsley. Let get very hot and pour over the fish. Garnish with lemon slices and sprigs of parsley.

German Liver Dumplings

Chop 1/2 pound of liver; add 1 chopped onion, some parsley, salt, pepper and a little nutmeg. Mix with 2 beaten eggs and 1 tablespoonful of butter. Add enough bread-crumbs to form into small balls and boil in soup-stock and serve with the soup.

Jewish Sour Fish

Season a trout and let cook with 1 sliced onion, 1 sliced lemon, 2 tablespoonfuls of vinegar, a few cloves and a pinch of pepper. Add cinnamon, 1/4 cup of raisins and 1 tablespoonful of butter. When done, remove to a platter. Add some brown sugar, lemon-juice and chopped parsley to the sauce; let boil and pour over the fish. Serve cold. Garnish with parsley.

Compote de Bannanes

Peel 1 dozen bananas and cut them in halves. Then cook 1/2 cup of water with 1/2 pound of sugar; let boil ten minutes; then add the juice of a lemon; let cook. Add the sliced bananas to the hot syrup and stew slowly until done. Remove the bananas to a dish and pour over the syrup. Serve very cold for dessert.

English Peach Pie

Make a rich pie-crust and let bake until done. Peel and chop some peaches and mix with sugar to taste. Fill the pie with the peaches; let bake. Whip 1 cup of rich cream with pulverized sugar and flavor with vanilla. Spread the cream high over the pie; let get cold and serve.

Bean Polenta (ITALIAN)

Cook 2 cups of white dried beans with salt and pepper until very soft; press through a colander. Fry 1 onion in 2 tablespoonfuls of butter until brown; mix with the beans. Add 1 tablespoonful of vinegar, 1 teaspoonful of made mustard, some lemon-juice and 2 tablespoonfuls of molasses. Let all get very hot and serve with pork roast.

French Almond Pudding

Take 1/2 pound of almonds and pound in a mortar. Mix with 6 yolks of eggs and a cup of sugar, 1 tablespoonful of lemon-juice, 1
tablespoonful of brandy, 3 slices of stale cake-crumbs and the whites of the eggs beaten stiff. Put in a well-buttered pudding-dish and bake in a slow oven until done.

Italian Cutlets

Take tender veal cutlets; season highly with pepper and salt. Dip in beaten egg and fine bread-crumbs and fry in boiling lard until a light brown. Have ready some boiled macaroni well seasoned. Put on a platter with the cutlets and pour over all a highly seasoned tomato-sauce.

Jewish Gefuellte Fish

Take 2 pounds of trout and 2 pounds of red fish; cut in two-inch slices. Remove the skin from one side of the slices. Chop 2 onions; add salt, pepper and mix with fine cracker-crumbs and 1 egg to a paste. Lay the paste on the fish and put back the skin. Boil the fish with salt, pepper and sliced onion, 1 carrot and 2 sprigs of parsley cut fine, a pinch of cloves and allspice. Let boil two hours. Add a tablespoonful of rich cream. Serve cold.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Free Online Recipes

Spanish Baked Chicken

Clean and season a chicken with salt and pepper and let boil until tender. Put the chicken in a baking-dish; pour over some tomato-sauce highly seasoned; sprinkle with well-buttered bread-crumbs and let bake until brown. Place on a large platter with a border of boiled rice and pour over the sauce. Serve hot.

Swiss Beet Salad

Boil red beets until tender; skin and cut into thin slices. Sprinkle with salt, whole pepper, whole cloves, 2 bay-leaves and mix with wine vinegar. Let stand. Serve the next day.

Bombay Chicken Croquettes

Boil a fat hen well seasoned with salt, pepper, 1 sliced onion, 2 green peppers and 2 cloves of garlic. Remove the chicken and chop fine and mix with chopped parsley, the grated rind of 1/2 lemon, 1/2 teaspoonful of paprica and a pinch of nutmeg. Add a little chopped tarragon and chervil and 2 beaten eggs. Mix with the sauce and form into croquettes. Then dip into beaten eggs and fine bread-crumbs, and fry in deep hot lard a golden brown. Serve hot. Garnish with fried parsley and serve tomato-sauce in a separate dish, flavored with chopped mango chutney.

Swiss Veal Pie

Cut cooked veal into small pieces; season and moisten with a rich beef gravy. Pour into a deep pie-dish. Then make a cover with mashed potatoes moistened with cream; sprinkle with bits of butter and let bake until brown. Serve hot.

Spanish Rice

Fry 1 large chopped onion with 2 cups of tomatoes; add 1 cup of stock, salt and pepper to taste. Cover and let simmer ten minutes; then add 2 cups of boiled rice. Mix well together with 1 tablespoonful of butter. Let get very hot and serve.

Polish Chicken Soup

Cook a large fat chicken in 3 quarts of water; add 1 onion, 2 carrots and 2 stalks of celery cut into small pieces and 1 cup of pearl barley. Let all cook until tender. Remove the chicken; season the soup to taste with salt and pepper; add some chopped parsley and serve hot with the chicken.

Norwegian Soup

Boil a large fish in 2 quarts of water; season with salt and paprica. Add 1 sliced onion, 2 leeks cut fine, 2 sprigs of parsley and 1 bay-leaf. Let cook well; then remove the fish. Add 1 tablespoonful of butter and 1 quart of oysters. Let boil ten minutes. Add 1 cup of hot cream; season to taste and serve very hot.

Greek Cakes

Mix 1/2 pound of butter and 1 cup of sugar to a cream; add 4 well-beaten eggs and the grated rind and juice of 1/2 lemon. Then stir in 1/2 pound of flour and work into a smooth dough. Lay on a well-floured baking-board and roll out thin. Cut into fancy shapes and bake in a moderate oven until done. Cover with a white icing, flavored with vanilla.

Russian Sandwich

Spread thin slices of rye bread with butter and caviare; some slices of white bread with butter and thin slices of ham; some slices of pumpernickel bread with butter and a layer of cottage cheese; and some slices of brown bread with butter and cold cooked chicken sliced thin. Put all into a press under a heavy weight for one hour; then cut into perpendicular slices and serve.

Spanish Dessert

Dissolve 1/2 box of gelatin. Then cook 1 pint of milk; add 6 tablespoonfuls of sugar and stir in the yolks of 3 eggs. Mix all together with the gelatin and the whites of eggs beaten to a stiff froth; add 1 teaspoonful of vanilla. Pour into a mold and place on ice. Serve with whipped cream.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Free Easy Recipes

German Egg Toast

Cut slices of stale bread; beat 3 eggs with a pinch of salt and 1/4 cup of milk. Dip the slices of bread in the beaten eggs and fry until brown on both sides. Cover with pulverized sugar; sprinkle with cinnamon and some finely chopped nuts. Serve hot.

Irish Potato Puffs

Peel and boil potatoes well seasoned; then mash thoroughly with a lump of butter. Add some milk and 2 eggs; beat well until very light. Then fry in deep hot lard by the tablespoonful until a light brown. Serve hot with broiled steak.

Belgian Eggs

Take 4 eggs, 2 cups of milk, 4 tablespoonfuls of sugar, 1 teaspoonful of flour. Beat whites separate; add flour to the yolks and sugar; beat until stiff. Beat the whites and scald in milk; strain from the milk, and set aside. Take the yolk, and stir gently in the milk until thick. Remove from the fire. Place in a dish to cool. Flavor with vanilla and then put the whites on top and serve.

Irish Cucumber Salad

Peel the cucumbers and slice thin; add 1 onion sliced. Sprinkle well with salt; let stand half an hour on ice; press out all the water; sprinkle with white pepper and chopped parsley. Add vinegar mixed with sugar, to taste, and salad oil. Serve at once.

German Iced Beer Soup

Take one quart of fresh beer. Sweeten to taste and flavor with a pinch of cinnamon and nutmeg. Slice a lemon very thin and put in the beer. Let get very cold on ice and serve with sponge-cake.

Dutch Biscuits

Make a soft biscuit dough; then put on a well-floured baking-board and roll out one-half inch thick. Sprinkle with sugar, cinnamon and grated lemon peel and pour over some melted butter. Then roll up the dough and cut into inch thick slices; lay in a well-buttered baking-pan and let bake in a hot oven until done.

Hindoo Oyster Fritters

Boil large oysters in their liquor; season with salt, pepper and curry-powder. Let come to a boil; then drain, and spread the oysters with highly seasoned minced chicken. Dip them in a seasoned egg batter and fry in deep hot lard to a golden brown. Serve hot, garnished with fried parsley and lemon slices.

Jewish Chrimsel

Soak 1/2 loaf of bread in milk; add 1 cup of sugar, 1/2 cup of raisins, 1/2 cup of pounded nuts, the grated peel of a lemon and a pinch of cinnamon. Then mix with the yolks of 4 eggs and the whites beaten stiff and fry by the tablespoonful in hot fat until brown. Serve hot with wine sauce.

Spanish Relish

Stone some large olives and fill the space with anchovy paste, mixed with well-seasoned tomato-sauce. Then fry thin slices of bread and spread with some of the paste. Place a filled olive in the centre; sprinkle with chopped hard-boiled eggs and garnish with fillets of anchovies and sprigs of parsley.

French Orange Compote

Make a syrup of sugar and water; add a little lemon-juice. Peel and remove seeds of oranges; cut into quarters and lay them in the boiling syrup; let cook ten minutes. Remove the oranges to a glass dish; pour over the syrup and garnish with candied cherries.

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Free Recipes

Dutch Apple Pudding

Peel and chop apples; mix with 1/2 cup of nuts, raisins, the juice and rind of 1/2 lemon and 1 tablespoonful of brandy. Then add the yolks of 4 eggs and the whites beaten to a stiff froth. Let bake in a moderate oven until done. Serve cold.

Bavarian Potatoes

Peel and cook some new potatoes with 1 sliced onion, salt and pepper, until tender. Then brown 1 tablespoonful of flour in 2 teaspoonfuls of butter; add 1/2 cup of water; let boil well with some chopped parsley, salt and pepper; then add the potatoes and let simmer five minutes. Serve hot.

Spanish Steak Roll

Cut thin slices from the round steak; then chop 1 onion, 2 tomatoes, some celery, parsley and 2 hard-boiled eggs and season with salt and pepper. Mix with butter and fine bread-crumbs; then spread the mixture on the steak, and roll up. Sprinkle with flour; lay closely in a pan of hot dripping; cover and let simmer until tender. Serve hot, garnished with olives and parsley.

Oriental Cabbage

Chop a small head of cabbage, then fry 1 onion and 2 sour apples sliced thin. Add the chopped cabbage, 1/2 cup of stock and the juice of 1/2 lemon; sprinkle with salt and cayenne pepper; add 1/2 teaspoonful of curry-powder. Cover and let all simmer until tender. Serve very hot on a border of boiled rice.

Dutch Salad

Soak 3 Dutch herrings in milk; then cut off the heads and tails and cut herrings into one-half inch pieces. Add 2 apples cut fine, 2 hard-boiled eggs sliced thin, some cooked beets cut fine, some celery and green onions cut into very small pieces. Season and mix together. Pour over some vinaigrette sauce, and sprinkle with chopped gherkins.

Greek Cucumbers

Peel large cucumbers; cut off the ends; scoop out the seeds; sprinkle with salt. Then mix boiled rice with some chopped green onions and stuff the cucumbers. Lay the cucumbers in a stew-pan; pour over 1 cup of stock and the juice of a lemon; add 1 tablespoonful of butter, and let cook until tender. Serve hot, and pour over a well-seasoned white sauce. Garnish with parsley.

Russian Beef Roll

Chop 2 pounds of beef with 1/4 pound of suet; add 4 small onions, 2 cloves of garlic and 3 sprigs of parsley chopped fine. Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Mix with some bread-crumbs and a beaten egg. Shape into a roll and lay in a baking-dish; moisten with broth and let bake until done. Serve on a platter with a border of mashed potatoes and garnish with fried parsley.

Jewish Veal Stew

Cook 3 pounds of veal; when nearly done, add 2 cup of vinegar, 1/2 cup of raisins, a pinch of cloves and cinnamon and a tablespoonful of horseradish. Thicken the sauce with buttered bread-crumbs; season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve with boiled rice.

French Pop-overs

Beat the yolks of 3 eggs until very light; add 1 pint of milk. Sift 1 pint of flour with 2 teaspoonfuls of baking powder; add 1/2 teaspoonful of salt and the whites of the eggs beaten to a stiff froth. Flavor with rose-water. Mix well together and pour into hot well-buttered cake-tins. Bake in a quick oven until a light brown. Serve hot with French coffee.

Friday, January 8, 2010

Free Online Recipes

German Cherry Soup

Boil 1 quart of cherries until soft; sweeten to taste. Add some grated lemon peel, some cinnamon, 1 bottle of red wine and 2 bottles of water. Serve ice-cold with macaroons.

Swiss Pancakes

Peel and grate 4 raw potatoes; mix with 1 ounce of butter, 1 ounce of bread-crumbs, 1/4 pint of milk, 1 large tablespoonful of Swiss cheese, the yolks of three eggs and the whites beaten stiff. Season with salt and pepper and mix with 1 tablespoonful of flour to a smooth batter; then fry in hot lard until brown. Serve hot.

English Tarts

Make a rich puff paste; roll out thin and cut into squares; then fill with fruit jam; turn over and pinch in the edges. Drop in a kettle of deep hot lard and fry until a delicate brown. Sprinkle with pulverized sugar and serve hot.

Norwegian Rice

Cook rice until tender; then reheat in a well-seasoned chicken stock. Put on a platter; sprinkle with chopped chicken liver, scrambled eggs and grated cheese and serve at once.

Spanish Broiled Kidney

Take a fresh kidney; clean and cut into thin slices; run a skewer through them to hold them together. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and brush with butter; put on a broiler and cook for five minutes. Then place on a platter; pour over some lemon-juice and hot butter; sprinkle with parsley and serve at once.

Egyptian Stuffed Peppers

Cut off the tops and remove the seeds from large sweet peppers. Stuff with chopped raw beef highly seasoned, and mix with chopped onion, parsley, tomato, a beaten egg and 2 tablespoonfuls of chutney. Put the stuffed peppers in a baking-pan with a little hot water; sprinkle with bits of butter and let bake three-quarters of an hour. Serve. Garnish with cucumber salad.

English Tea Cakes

Beat 1/4 pound of butter with 1/4 pound of sugar to a cream. Add 1 egg and 1 teaspoonful each of cinnamon and mace. Mix with 6 ounces of sifted flour, a pinch of salt and milk enough to make a stiff dough; then roll out very thin. Cut into round cakes and bake in a quick oven until done.

Bavarian Cheese Cake

Make a rich biscuit dough; roll out and place on a well-buttered pie-dish. Then mix 1/2 pound of cottage cheese with a pinch of salt, 1/4 cup of melted butter, 1/2 cup of sugar, 1/2 lemon grated, 2 yolks of eggs and 1/2 cup of currants; add the whites beaten stiff. Fill the pie with the cheese. Serve hot or cold with coffee.

Spanish Chicken

Cut a spring chicken into pieces at the joints; season with salt and pepper and fry until brown. Remove the chicken; add 1 onion, 2 cloves of garlic chopped and 1 cup of tomato-sauce. Cover and let simmer; then add the chicken with 1 glass of sherry wine. Cook ten minutes. Serve hot with boiled rice.

Polish Shrimp Salad

Drain 1 cup of shrimps and 1 can of sardines; cut into small pieces. Add 2 hard-boiled eggs, 1 small onion, a few capers and gherkins chopped fine and chopped parsley. Mix with 1/4 cup of vinegar. Line the salad bowl with the crisp lettuce leaves. Add the salad and pour over a mayonnaise dressing and serve.

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