The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 20, 1950 · Page 15
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 15

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 20, 1950
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THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 1950 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Hobo Creole Dish Has Humble Start Story of Shrimp Stew Said to Have Begun Over Camp Fires This Is the story of & shrimp stew —a sort of Creole dish that Is said to have originated over a camp fire back of the tracks. It seems that a band of Knights of the Road had ered to cook a meal with what- resources the group could muster. An inventory brought to light a can of mushrooms, a can of tomatoes, one of peas, an onion, salt and pepper, n loaf of bread and two cans of shrimps. • One of the hoboes who had a reputation for ingenuity was elected "chef. IJ Using a tin can for the cook- Ing he made a sauce from the peas, tomatoes, chopped onion and seasoning. Then ho added. the shrimp and mushrooms and served the dish with thick slices of bread to soak up the sauce. The result was a dish which the hobo lords acclaimed as a true masterpiece. • • From this humble beginning comes a recipe which can be 1 a Jine emergency dish for modern homemakers. With most of the ingredients on the pantry shelf, it takes only a few minutes to prepare a delightful meal. Instead of a tin can, however, the housewife who duplicates the hobo chef's effort, will want to use a spotless.saucepan of gleaming . porcelain 'enamel. Easy- to-clean and completely non-porous, porcelain enameled utensils . save time and energy in the preparation of everyday meals. Translated into standard measurements, the recipe might go something like this—with special dashes Frozen Foods Nutritive Value Sign of Spring Lost After Year •Many North Mississippi County homemakcrs are asking: How long will frozen food keep? But the real question they want answered, Home Demonstration Agent Gertrude B. Hollman pointed out today, Is: How long will this food keep its high quality?' There's little excuse for keeping food longer than a year, according to the home agent. It may remain edible for a longer period of time, but much of its nutritive value U lost. Long storage has varied effect on different foods — butter and fatty foods may become rancid, the color of peaches may he altered and the texture of asparagus may be changed. Odor, appearance, texture, flavor and nutritive value are Important of seasoning to suit individual tastes. Hobo Shrimp Creole 2 tablespoons bacon fat 'A cup chopped onion ',i cup diced celery 2 tablespoons flour 1; teaspoon salt V< teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 No. 2 can tomatoes 1'4 cups canned peas 1 3-ounce can mushroom pieces 2 B-ounce cans shrimp Heat bacon fat in porcelain enameled ', saucepan or sauce pot. Add onion and celery and cook until tender. Do not brown. Stir in flour, salt pepper and Worcestershire sauce Add tomatoes and simmer about 30 minutes, uncovered. Stir in shrimp, peas and mushrooms and heat thoroughly. Serve over mounds of hot boiled rice. Makes 5 servings. Rhubarb Stalk And Rosy Pies i •' Bright, colorful jtalla of rhubarb displayed in the grocery store are a ?ure sign of «unny day* »head. And, with visions of delightful, desserts for the family, few women can resist putting a bundle of the pink stalks Into Ihelr market baskets. • A rosy rhubarb pie Is, of course, • sure family favorite. But equally popular will be a delicious cobbler which looks pretty and tastes' wonderful. The cobbler recipe below is old- fashioned enough to plcas« Grandfather. But it has a hint of new flavoring to make it a bit unusual, too. Bake the pudding in a gleaming porcelain enameled pudding from the pan. There probably won't pan and serve at the table right be a bit of the desert lett over, but If there Is, store It in the -baking pan and reheat next day In the In considering length of storage. The temperature generally accepted for storage Is 0 degrees Fahrenheit. When recommendations nre made on lengths of time for storing different foods, they usually Indicate how long the foods will keep at 0 degrees Fahrenheit. Remember, the higher the temperature, the shorter the storage time. Frozen fruits lose vitamins as the storage temperature Is raised. Temperatures above 0 degrees Fahrenheit also shorten the storage time for vegetables. They not only lose vitamins, but color as well. Only when frozen food Is held at 0 degrees Fahrenheit (or lower) will the nutritive values of frozen food be retained, Mrs. Hollman advised. U.S. Membership In ITO Is Urged WASHINGTON, April », (*)— Secretary of-State Acheson urged Congress yesterday to upprove quickly American membership In the Internallonal trade orgahlza- lion. He said It would b« a means of strengthening the W«t In the cold war. The ITO Is the newest projected United Nations specialized agency. Acheson told the House Foreign Affairs Committee that Congress in effect will decide whether there U to be an ITO. Of 54 nations which signed the charter at Havana, Cuba, In 19-18, only two have ratified thus far. Legislation has been pending in the Senate and House since last year to authorize U.S. membership, Inchmurrin Is the largest of 30 Islands in Loch Lomond, Scotland. PAGE FIFTEEN same pan. Rhubarb Cobbler 3 clips rhubarb, 1 cut In 1-Inch piece* 3J4 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon flour 112 teaspoon cinnamon 1|4 cup orange Juice 114 cup butter or margarin* 112 cup riour 112 cup quick-cooking oatmeal !|2 cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons grated orange rind Mix together the rhubarb, granulated sugar. I tablespoon flour and cinnamon. Arrange evenly in bottom of R 2-quart porcelain enameled pudding pan. Pour orange juice over the mixture. Cream butter and brown sugar and stir In remaining flour, oatmeal and grated rind. Mix with a fork until crumbly. Sprinkle over the rhubarb. Bake In moderate oven (350 F.) about 40 minutes until topping is brown. Serve warm with plain or whipped cream. ANEW SOFT BREAD HALF-PRICE SALE! TERRIFIC MAXWELL HOUSE TEA-BARGAIN- ATYOUK GRQCEK'SNOW! ft* T E BUY V* LB. A Product of General Food* AND GET V4 LB. FOR HALF PRICE! STOCK UP NOW-YOU MAY NEVER GET SUCH A CHANCE AGAIN! RUM —don't -walk —to your favorite food store and grab this once-in-a-lifetime value. Lovely, fragrant, exquisiteMpwell House . - . the tea that gives you such e.vfra-delicious, e.x(ra-satisfying refresliment with every tafl, cool glas» . . . at an unbelievabl* bar-gain! There'* no limit to tha amount you can buy while supplies of this marvelous, special Maxwell House Tea Bargain last —so fill your tea ca.niiter and reserve shelf today! OH PARDON «\g... 8UT I'M SO ANXIOUS TO TAKE ADVANTAGE Of THE MARVELOUS MAXWELL HOUSE TEA OFFER ! Your Maxwell HouwTt* Bargain come* in a •pedal package like thw. Get yours uhile they lattl NEXT FOR , MAXWELL HOUSE TEA PLEASE ! YOU LAMES CERTAINLY KNOW A VALUE WHEN YOU SEE IT! SO AM I ! 1 LOVE MAXWELL HOUSE TEA,.? AND IMAGING GETTING IT AT SUCH A 6ARGAIN » you'///on MAXWELL HOUSE IT'S "TEA THE SOUTHERN TASTE! It'i $ur*r-K>fl from ih* ten- dct cruii to cht last soft crumb. And K>f( j( $uy» for diyi md dayi. It's so good to lastel So toft to touch you know it's fresh t Such tender sod crust there's no need to trim it. You'll enjoy every • slice of the new soft Kxogex Btead. G« k codiy. One Pound Loaf, 2 for 23e T4« ixiillitg iirlnl Jnm* "Mar) failer, Hr 1 ! . Dmif f In." Mm Jay thru ftldij. \ ' Vornol Deal won the large bag of Gold Medal Flour-weight 145 Ibs , 8oz FRUITCOCKTAIL No 4?29tf OKRA 2 Winter Garden Fresh Frozen. ORANGE JUICE 2 '; Kroger, Five diced fruits in syrup. PEACHES Avondal* Sliced or Halves. Honor Brand fresh frozen. PINEAPPLE JUICE 3&°,'1.00 GRAPEFRUIT JUICE 2 & 350 Florida Gold Fresh Frozen LIMA BEANS No. Dole. PRUNE PLUMS 3c~ HUNT'S. RED CROSS Macaroni or Spaghetti. CHEESE FOOD Windsor Club. HUMKO Dainty Cooking Fat. SNOWDRIFT For Baking or Frying. No. 2 Con 100 White and green. 2 £M 50 HEINZ KETCHUP ,".". 230 Tangy Tomato. -670 FLOUR "£1.59 '- Avondalr Plain or Self-Kit Ing. - 570 PRESERVES 2 % 290 Kroger Pure Plum. 750 COFFEE 3-lb. Can 1.95 Kroger Hot-Dated Spotlight. FRYERSib59 c 1950 Farm fresh dressed. Breasts Ib. 98c Legs Ib. 89c Wings Ib. 49c Backs Ib. 35c BRISKET 0'BEEF ,.„ 290 U. S. graded good or choice GROUND BEEF ,490 Fresh Daily SLICED BACON Lb 390 Corn King SALT MEAT ....... ,, b .190 Streak 0' Lean WHITING Fresh Lb. 150 TAMALES 2"£T330 DERBY. Heat and Serve. PORK & BEANS 2 Campbell's. SALAD DRESSING EMBASSY. KROGER EGGS ?"£ A U.S. Gov't. graded and dated. APPLE JELLY 2"£= HEINZ Pur.. DILL PICKLES Mary Lou giant size. CIGARETTES All Popular Brands. 705-01, Jar 250 350 450 250 490 1.87 30-oz. Glass JELLY Heinz I'ure Apple BEANS 2 lb Dry I'inlo PEAS Crowder 190 JJag 270 100 No. 300 . Can SP'GHETTI 15 cln° 150 Heinz HEINZ 1^290 Sweet Gherkins SPIC& SPAN 230 , No Rinsing—No Wiping BLEACH ..*£!• Purex or Clorox SOAP 3 M ^ Pure and Mild IVORY STRAWBERRIES 290 Sweet Red Rips , PQT'TOES 10 Ib I! lk Kraft bg 390 U.S. No. 1 Washed Kcds CARROTS, ONIONS or RAD1SHKS Bch. Top quality fresh green ^

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