King Ranch Commissary

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King Ranch Commissary - KiiigsviUe Includes "What's Cooking .in S · u...
KiiigsviUe Includes "What's Cooking .in S · u t Texas?" a book of recipes of this area compiled by the . Chesncel Woman's Glxib .of Kingsyille and Bishop in. 1950, "includes eight recipes froin^the King Ranch and members of U families. Selected recipes from the ranch jieati heavily to the game arid _, side and the reader finds it "(represented,in those divisions de' de' voted to sugars and spices," snacks and pantry Jewels. Possibly tiie widest advertised all foods oh. the raiich is its hot sauce, recommended for serving with soups, meats and casserole dishes. The .recipe is: 1 cup chi!i quepin peppers . l*a cups chopped onions 2 small pieces garlic ,, 1 teaspoon salt 1 No. 2 can tomatoes *i cup vinegar 1 cup olive oil , · Grind peppers, onions and gar- Jlic in a molquehate tmortar and w .'NORIAS DIVISION coimnissarv \vhere the monthly rations"are i^ued out .,, .,,»,., ^^^^ S;TM°i £L S ' ti ^ g ^ d s ^ nd iT,,items are carried in stock for convenience "of'ranch personnel. The picoire on ths -wall is a portrait of Richard M. Kleberg, Sr. Issuing Rations to Families Of Ranch Workers Old Custom ·ontsv and" mix well. This sauce! en ^ s keeps we'! under refrigeration li^t.-U beaten ,l«gh«y -£-~« or tne King Rancn has its own Jr ., ? or ve » ison iri MUce and-sauce three ut to ranch employes. Staple tor wild duck. !"j? 5"*' 1 . P 0! '^ sausage and VEXISOX Kf SAfCE dry mustard 2 teaspoons'prepared sslt and pepcer\black and red)i K to ta^te ; brown gravy, and add 1 \Vor,_! ___Issuir,|r monthly rations to fern-, purchasing rations far the entire; haU ard tv,-o uses of Oie men '.employed on the; ranch, all other aerchandi~5 5 in fun? Rsncn is a .custom that is! stocked · a: tha commissaries and'com almost as old ss tae ranch itself.; provisions for the co\v. fence,' \vix-; £00$ Cspt. Richard King bsgsa 'thei rail! and machine camps. ; clot.Mn practice early in his career as a - R o u t i n e Affair * iUhi-' .,,,, -;,,South -;,,South Texas cattleman. ..-^ ... . . ! ma ' ar e s«,a 1 the Santa Gertnidis Division it j delivered to the homes .from the; 1 ranch oairy. the quantity depend- n issues ! in ? c ' n t n c number of children in;250 co ^ ie rations h e - t h e fa "- u y- At the other divisions.[hours. s othar staple 1 thc families gather around at milk-Ipienly t drugs, work ; i n ^ time time aml the milk is divided good arsd cosmetics'· amor ? theni ' I" 1 ?wholesale ?wholesale cost to! Tllere p - rft no vegetables rftisedj r o iom-.i uiute. xeai- uuys ironi nee, onions, sugar and coffee ; and tu-n ^ !-TirTi ^tolesalers rt ? deliver to the I K -;some canned tomatoes saU and:^ ^ ' diiidual commissaries on the dav, pepper I^ar^er t specified. Teary' """"" - - - - - - · · - = receive? JfoaJ Kation 'liuWi^ 1 0 0 ,' Yelw ^ B«. oA liJe ay. lomig Kleberg Judge Many Area Shows i - ; for dets--. the return of merchandise. m - 1S comm £ back { " buy ron-K of the item.? on the ration : crurnb p^rl issued them for! ' S £or livestock and Quar-?vici cns rt tte s sirovs in South Texas !^u» cs.?y« have beett prodded by the K a i g - r 0 ' lhe Ranch t?n many occasicr^s darisg i .,,,.. », c1 v L « n smagn.enrg ana out-; more of the item.? on the ration ; crurnl)= ',.c--.ennr.icar-said. The amount of; to ;TM-*p a p*rl issued them ;t,--- w e e k l y meat raanr, r.ras from h some othrr item of s,\ vr t o jviun-55, again tJepenrting; be they want to trade .tomatoes! ; PB_..he nuinoer in Ute family, Yearyi for besns. flour for cnffrc. in the youth ! Milk Is another fnn 3 ranch ; for .=iiesr. or any of t.hrs» fn " her food !,?m thejf.vviy that are not included jft the! i r JH-_ f ' lm " lg . i: - On ' rallon: i'gt- » ;Rir!i*rd M. IClcbcrp

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  1. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times,
  2. 12 Jul 1953, Sun,
  3. Page 88

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