Sunday, February 21, 2010
Mix 1 pint of soft bread-crumbs with 1/2 cup of seeded raisins, 2 tablespoonfuls of sugar and 2 eggs. Stir in 1 cup of milk and bake in a well-buttered pudding-dish until brown. Then boil 1-1/2 cups of brown sugar with 1/2 cup of milk and 4 tablespoonfuls of chocolate. Stir until smooth and spread hot over the pudding.
Friday, February 12, 2010
Cut 2 pounds of beefsteak into inch pieces. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and flour and fry until brown. Add 1 onion chopped fine and 1 tablespoonful of vinegar. Cover and let simmer with 1 tablespoonful of curry-powder and 1/2 cup of hot water until meat is tender. Thicken the sauce with flour and butter. Serve on a platter with a border of cooked rice sprinkled with chopped parsley and garnished with fried apple slices.
Thursday, February 11, 2010
Stuff the quail. Put 1 tablespoonful of butter in a large stew-pan; add some thin slices of bacon. Let get very hot. Lay in the birds; sprinkle with salt and pepper; add 1 small onion and 1 carrot chopped fine. Cover and let brown a few minutes, then add 1 cup of hot water. Let stew slowly until tender. Thicken the sauce with flour mixed with milk; add some chopped parsley; let boil up and serve hot.
Bone the herring and cut into small pieces. Slice some cooked potatoes; then butter a baking-dish; sprinkle with flour. Put a layer of potatoes, some chopped onion and herring and bits of butter until dish is full; sprinkle with pepper. Make the top layer of potatoes and bits of butter. Moisten with 3 tablespoonfuls of sour cream. Bake in a moderate oven until brown. Serve hot.
Sunday, February 7, 2010
Clean and season a fat hen. Chop the giblets; add some truffles, a chopped onion, parsley, bread-crumbs, a beaten egg, salt, black pepper and paprica to taste. Then fill the chicken; heat some dripping in a large saucepan; lay in the chicken, cover, and cook slowly with 1 cup of hot water until tender.
Saturday, February 6, 2010
Cut cold chicken or turkey in small dice pieces; add some cold potatoes, beets and celery, cut fine; sprinkle with chopped hard-boiled eggs, salt and pepper. Line the salad bowl with lettuce leaves; add the salad. Cover with a French mayonnaise dressing. Garnish with capers and beets.
Friday, February 5, 2010
Singe and clean a fat turkey. Season well with salt and pepper. Chop the giblets; add some chopped veal and pork, 1 onion, 2 cloves of garlic and parsley chopped, salt and pepper. Mix with 2 eggs and stuff the turkey. Put in the dripping-pan with some hot water. Dredge with flour; let bake until done. Baste often with the sauce. Serve the turkey with the dressing. Garnish with boiled beets sliced thin.
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Clean and parboil the sweetbreads; then fry 1 small sliced onion in hot fat until light brown. Stir in 1 tablespoonful of flour; add 1/2 cup of water and 1/2 cup of wine vinegar; let boil up. Add 1 bay-leaf, a few cloves, 1/4 cup of seeded raisins, a few thin slices of lemon and chopped parsley. Season with salt and paprica to taste; add 1 tablespoonful of brown sugar. Let boil; add the sweetbreads and simmer until done. Serve cold.