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After Christmas Dinner Sweet Potato Soup/

SWEET POTATO SOUP 2 cupfuls baked sweet potatoes 1 quart hot milk 2 tablespoonfuls melted butter or bacon drippings 2 tablespoonfuls flour 1/2 cupful cooked rice 1 1/2 teaspoonfuls salt Cinnamon Bake potatoes and mash through ricer, measure two cupfuls, then put through ricer again with rice, stir hot milk slowly into mixture, return to […]

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Filipino Cooking

Banana leaves are good for wrapping up meat for barbecueing. you can also line baking pans with them instead of greasing the pan. Sayote (Chayote) can be served: by cooking in salted water, peeling, removing fibrous center and serving like boiled potatoes. You can eat the seeds. Cook, peel, cut and use in salads like […]

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Soup: Fish Chowder

Fish Chowder. — Two pounds of fresh cod or any white fish, a quar ter-pound bacon, four large potatoes, one small onion, half a can tomatoes, one quart milk, butter the size of a walnut, and a teaspoonful of flour for thickening. Pick the fish to pieces, removing all bone and skin; peel potatoes and […]

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Pie crust

I have found that the tenderest pie crust is made with lard. Made by the following directions, pie crust is deliciously light and good : Mix one teaspoon baking powder, one teaspoon salt and one cup sifted flour. Chop in one-half cup lard (always use lard) and mix, with a knife, a scant half cup […]

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Vegetarian ‘Oyster’ Soup

Mock Oyster Soup. — Scrape a dozen roots of salsify, throwing at once into cold water to avoid discoloring, cut into thin slices and cover with a quart of water, or preferably soup stock. Cook gently until perfectly tender (about an hour) ; then add a quart of milk, a teaspoonful of salt, one-fourth teaspoonful […]

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