Tag: H. T. VAN FLEET;

Recipes for Biscuits, Rolls, and Small Cakes

RAISED BISCUIT.  MRS. M. A. MOORHEAD. One pint sweet milk, one half cup butter, one tablespoonful sugar, onetablespoonful yeast, a little salt, whites of two eggs beaten stiff.Make the sponge at supper time.  At bed time, work in flour to Read More

Recipes for Pickles

PICKLES. “Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.”                                                       –MOTHER GOOSE. FOR SIX HUNDRED PICKLES.  MRS. M. E. WRIGHT. Make a brine of cold water and salt strong enough to bear up an egg;heat boiling hot, and pour over pickles; Read More

Recipes for Delicacies

DELICACIES. “Custards for supper, and an endless host of other such lady-likeluxuries.”                                                            –SHELLEY. APPLE FLOAT.  MRS. M. E. WRIGHT. To one quart apples, stewed and well mashed, put whites of three eggs(well beaten), and four heaping tablespoons of sugar; beat Read More

Recipes for Vegetables

VEGETABLES. “Cheerful cooks make every dish a feast.”                                                          –MASSINGER. Always have the water boiling when you put your vegetables in, andkeep it constantly boiling until they are done.  Cook each kind byitself when convenient.  All vegetables should be well seasoned. Read More

Recipes with Meats

MEATS. “What say you to a piece of beef and mustard?”                                                        –SHAKESPEARE. ACCOMPANIMENTS.  MRS. DELL DE WOLFE. With roast beef, tomato sauce, grated horseradish, mustard, cranberrysauce, pickles. With roast pork, apple sauce and cranberry sauce. With roast veal, tomato sauce, Read More

Recipes for Fowl And Game

FOWL AND GAME. “And then to breakfast with what appetite you have.”                                                        –SHAKESPEARE. ACCOMPANIMENTS FOR FOWLS. With boiled fowls, bread sauce, onion sauce, lemon sauce, cranberrysauce, jellies, and cream sauce. With roast turkey, cranberry sauce, currant jelly. With boiled turkey, Read More

Recipes For Fish And Oysters

FISH AND OYSTERS. “Now good digestion, wait on appetite,And health on both.”                                                            –MACBETH. ACCOMPANIMENTS OF FISH.  MRS. DELL WEBSTER DE WOLFE. With boiled fresh mackerel, gooseberries, stewed. With boiled blue fish, white cream sauce and lemon sauce. With boiled shad, Read More