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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.