/" THTTSSDAT, JAW. 15, 19S8 Variety of Smoked Pork Cuts Aids Budget Bi;iTHEVn,LB (AMC.T By GAXNOR MADDOX KKA Food aiid Marke<» Kdlfor To save money and get exactly hat you want for your particular amlly, learn about the various molted pork cuts. ' v Each type of smoked and cured neat Is packaged and clearly narked as to stylo with complete ooklng Instructions. Most hams on Ihe market fall nlo (he "cook-before-eating" or fully-cooked" categories.' Neither lyle requires advance soaking or Jarb'olllng, and the fully - cooked tyle may bo eaten as taken from "IB package or just heated irough. • As the name Implies, ie "cook-beforfr-eating" type re- ulrcs cooking before eating, iany homemakers like to pur- chase i hnlf ham. The price of such • ham depends on whether or not center slices have been cut from t!ie portions or whether you are purchasing a complete- half ham, wilh no slice* removed. The center slices are particularly good selections. Have >lhe slices cut from 1 to 2 Inches thick and bake or broil. Canned hams are (deal for a crowd since they may be heated through or served cold nnd sliced Into uniform servings. Count on 5 one - fourth • Inch slices to the pound of a canned ham. Picnics often are confused with hams because they have a ham- like flavor. Picnics, however, are the smoked shoulder and have a more distinctive flavor and a less fine - grained texture, Just as In the case of [tie tmm, picnics are available In several styles, all of which carry complete cooking directions. In bakl.'it' R "cook - before • eating" style ham or picnic, place the meat fat side u|i on a rack set m a baking pan. Insert a roast meat Ihormomelcr into the center of the thickest muscle, making certain it does not touch a bone. , Use no water or 'cover on the pan and roast in a slow oven (325 degrees F.) until the meat thermometer registers on Internal temperature of 150 degrees P. for hams, and 162 degrees F. for picnics. After roasting, pour off.ihe drippings In (he pan and save. Remove lha Bkln and cut (he Jat Into diamond shapes with a sharp knife. Cover with a sweet glaze such u a marmalade and bake in a hot oven (400 degrees P.) for 15 or 20 minutes more to form a brown coating. The meat will earve more easily if it is allowed to rest IB to 20 minutes out of the oven after roasting. families of two will be interested in the smoked shoulder butt. These 2- to 6 - pound roasls mny be oven baked or the 'entire piece may be cooked In water to cover for 45 minutes per pound. The meat then Is ready for glazing and serving as a roasl, or lor slicing for sandwiches, of for broiling or pan frying. Whatever your needs, you will find your market has the smoked Dork cut io fit your requirements exactly, Civil Defense Heads Suggest An 'Emergency Food' Shelf PAGK FIFTEEN stock your emergency Civil De- fence pantry ihelf with canned roods and juices In enough quantity to feed your family for at least three day«. Special feeding problems of Invalids, infants and pets should be thought of, too. There f« alvrayj > possibility that cookinj fuel won't be available alter a natural or w,ir-cnusnd disaster. That's why your lamily's emergency food shelf should eon- lain some r««dy-to-eal foods such a« spaghetti and meat, 1 balls, baked beam, beef »tew, pre-cooked meats. The California State Office of Civil Defense In Sacramento has published a valuable pamphlet 'Family Food Shelf anil Emergency Menus." It contains the following ndvlce: ' Select your emergency food supplies from each of the following groups: Canned evaporated or powdered whole milk; conned dried or cured meats, fish or poultry; cheese and peanut bulior' canned vegetables and vegetable soups; canned and dried trulls' canned or bottled liquids ready to drink; cereals .(including some icnity-to-ent varieties nnd crackers) nnd liquid or solid fals. In addition, many families will want to Include miscellaneous items, such as coffee, chocolate, tea or cocoa; sugar, cookies, pnck- , Jelllc., '"'jann~or preserves. The shelf should Include tomato or fruit jutcec.which could lake ctr« of the family', thirst needs 111 the event water supplies are short, It Is best to choose unsweetened varieties such as pineapple, mixed vegetable, orange or grapefruit. Remembering the damaging blasts thai come with both earthquakes and enemy attack, select emergency foods In cans rather Ihsn In easily shattered Jars In any event, all Items should be in alr-llght containers not only to prevent deterioration, .but also to protect them from harmful dust. It's nol smart to hoard, but It is smart to plan ahend for a possible emergency-by assembling a civil Defense Family Food Shelf. Dale your packages, use the foods from your reserve supply from day to day, but always remember to replace them. Cooking Hints | For Round Steak: Here are some Important tamlnd- crs for cooking round steak: As round steak is one of the lew- tender cut* of meat, it requires moist heat cookery. Cooking slowly with added moisture softens tha connective llssue which ho!d« together the meat fibers. Round it rale should not be broiled or fried. To braise round steak, coat with seasoned flour. If • desired. Brown well In a little hot fat, add a small amount of liquid and any additional seasonings desired. Cover and cook over low heat until very tender, adding a little more liquid as need- cd. Read Courier News Classified Ads. T E N D E R A Y BEEF THE IWRLD'S TENDERESf FRESH BEEF-TENDER TEN TIMES OUT OF TEN! u.s. CHOICE TENDERAY LB. Steak OBeef TENDERAY ' KROGER-CUT U.S. CHOICE TENDERAY GOVERNMENT GRADED U.S. CHOICE VEAL ROAST 6 ™ Ib 53° Braunschweiger SB*' "„£ 29 C 'PORK STEAKS Ib 49 C Pork Sausage %%£? S, 39 C Like it HOT?—try Wilson. Like it MILD?—try Swift's. 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