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Vintage Recipe: Cheese Dream

The first sentence had me really excited about this recipe.  It is delicious, but you’ll recognize it: “Our tried and true tea-house friend, the Cheese Dream, occasionally comes out in new dress. Try the following, for there is nothing better than any sort of perfect Cheese Dream for any lunch or supper. Make sandwiches of […]

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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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