Catering For Two; Comfort And Economy For Small Households

Paperback | January 12, 2012

byAlice Louise James

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1898. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CATERING FOR TWO. DINNERS. I. Consomme1 with rice. Oyster pie. Pickled cabbage. Grape jelly. Egg salad with greens. Crackers. Cheese. Roly-poly peach pudding. Egg sance. Tea or coffee. Caramel jelly. Alternative: Round steak (fried). Farina pudding. CONSOMME WITH RICE. Get a shank of mutton weighing about two ounds, or two shanks weighing a pound each. Wipe with a damp cloth and cut off any dried outer skin, dredge with two tablespoon Ms of flour, pour on a quart of cold water, and, after soaking a few hours, simmer for several hours, covered closely. Strain off this liquor, pour over the bones and meat enough cold water to cover, and cook again for another hour. Strain and add to the first quantity of liquor and throw away the bones and meat. Salt to taste, add an onion, carrot, and turnip, and cook until the vegetables are tender ; these may be put away for a salad, and when the broth is cold, take off the cake of fat. There should be nearly a quart of solid jelly. Take a pint of this, add a tablespoonful of washed rice, and cook gently until the rice is tender. A little minced parsley may be added at the last moment. This broth is much relished by the sick, and may be varied in many ways. OYSTER PIE. Twenty-five medium-sized freshened oysters. Slice very thin a cupful of raw potatoes, pour on them one cup of rich, sweet milk, cover the dish (of earthenware) closely, and cook on top of the stove until done. Do not stir them, but watch carefully that they do not burn. When the potatoes are cool, place the oysters .n top of them, pepper and salt lightly, add the oyster liquor and a tablespoon fill of butter in small pieces. Place over all a cover of piecrust, made as follows, and bake in a very hot oven for fifteen minutes. Sift together a cup of flour and...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1898. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CATERING FOR TWO. DINNERS. I. Consomme1 with rice. Oyster pie. Pickled cabbage. Grape jelly. Egg salad with greens. Crackers. Cheese....

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217819540

ISBN - 13:9780217819541

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