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PAGE TEN BLTTKETILLI (AKX.) COURIER NEWS THUR8DAT. JANUARY 19, 19M Apple Brown Betty Is Different Using Fruit By GAYNOR MADDOX • NEA Food and Market* Editor We asked Demetria Taylor of New York, one of the best of food thinker-uppers in the country, to give us new variations on old- fashioned Brown Betty. Her replies, as you can see, are . quite delicious. Three-Fruit Betty (Makes 8 serving?) One cup firmly packed brown gugar, 3 cups soft bread crumbs, J4 teaspoon cinnamon, Vt teaspoon nutmeg, 1 large ripe banana, 2 apples, 1 1-pound can whole cranberry sauce, juice and grated peel of 1 lemon, 3 tablespoons butter or margarine. Combine sugar, bread crumbs, cinnamon and nutmeg. Reserve 1 cup of the mixture. Peel and slice .banana, then sprinkle with lemon juice. Core, pare and slice .apples thin; combine with banana slices. Arrange alternate layers of the crumb mixture and fruit mixture to a shallow casserole. Spread cranberry sauce over the top. Com- bine reserved 1 cup crumb mixture with lemon peel. Sprinkle over cranberries, dot with butter. Bake in moderate oven (375 degrees F.) 30 minutes or until apples are tender. Apple Banana Betty (Makes « Krvings) Two large cooking apples, 3 firm, yellow bananas, % cup sugar, 54 teaspoon cinnamon, Yt teaspoon salt, 3 cups soft bread crumbs, 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted. Pare, core and "slice apples ran. .Cut bananas in %-inch slices. Combine fruits, sugar, cinnamon and salt. Combine bread crumbs and butter or margarine. Place alternate layers of crumb; and fruit in greased baking dish, beginning and ending with crumbs. Cover; bake in moderate oven (375 degrees F.) about 40 minuts, or -until apples are tender. Remove cover, bake about 5 minutes longer to brown crumbs. Serve hot, with frozen whipped cream. By CECILT BUOWNSTONK Associated rr*w Pood Editor TF YOU FEEL LASAGNE — famous Italian dish — is worth working for, you can prepare H at home. There's not a trick to It, but this combination of pasta, meat, cheese and tomato sauce needs time and attention. We served this Lasagne with a salad of water cress and cucumber and had fruit and cookies for dessert. The menu made a pleasant Sunday night supper. My sister and I started making the Lasagne at four o'clock Sunday afternoon, each doing part of the preparation; it was ready at seven. But while the sauce was simmering we both watched a couple of television programs, so, all in all. It wasn't too bad! H you can get the Italian ingredients called for .in our Lasagne recipe, use teem. If not, make the following substitutions: For the broad flat lasagne noodles, use regular wide egg noodles. For Italian-style peeled tomatoes, use canned whole tomatoes and simmer.long enough to bring the ice to-good (•nnslstfriny For Cooking After the Holidays By CECILT BKOWNSTONE Associated Press Food Editor A HAPPY AFTERMATH Of a turkey dinner, if you are a knowing cook, is a kettle of rich turkey broth. To prepare the broth, cover the turkey gizzard, heart and neck, plus the turkey carcass and bones from which the meat has been cut, with water; add a few peppercorns, a bay leaf, a whole clove or two, a handful of celery leaves, a small onion and carrot and salt to taste. Simmer, covered, until the gizzard can be easily pierced with a fork — 1% to 4 hours. Skim and strain. One way to use the broth is to add condensed tomato soup, corn and okra to it. SOUTHERN TURKEY SOUP Ingredients: 3 cups rich turkey troth, 1 can UOVi ounces). condensed tomato soup, lYi teaspoons sugar, pinch of crushed or ground dried thyme, pepper, 1 can (7 ounces) vacuum packed whole kernelcorn, 1 can (15% ounces) eut okra. ,Method: Put broth, condensed tomato soup, sugar, thyme and pep- ptr to taste in a saucepan (2 quarts or larger). Add corn and okra, including liquid from both cans. Simmer to blend flavors and heat thoroughly. Makes 5 to 6 cups, enough for 4 large or 6 small serv T Ings. Note: There is a generous ' amount of okra in this soup; you , may use-as little as & cup; in this ease, do not add liquid from ofcra can. NEW KITCHEN AIDS H among your New Year resolutions, you vowed to widen your culinary scope, you might look into these recently .published cook books. "Mary Meade's Kitchen Companion" by Ruth Ellen Church (The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., New York) has fistfuls of information along with some basic recipes and modern food preparation techniques. This lore ranges from how to use a butter paddle to how to mix a supremely good Roquefort cheese spread. The author is well equipped to write her book, which should be helpful to any cook with an inquiring mind, because she is a home economist with a great deal of professional training as well as practical experience In running a home. "The Honey Cookbook" by Juliette Elkon (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York) is devoted to recipes using honey. Born in Belgium and educated both there and in England, the author has lived in the United States for some years. Her book benefits from her wide background: her recipes show discrimi? nating taste and good organization and they have a delightful element of surprise. Her way of writing gives you the comfortable feeling that you are standing in her kitchen, looking over • her shoulder as she prepares Divinity Fudge or Honey Gingerbread. The "Grill and Waffle Cookbook'' by Helen S. Hovey and Roslyn W. Chidekel (Hearthside Press Inc., New York) will be a boon to anyone who wants to put a grill and waffle baker to its be^st use. The authors, well known in the food field, have done an excellent job in working out a group of sensible dishes. No weird combinations of food here — and clearly written directions to bootl There are recipes for preparing party snacks; egg, meat and fish dishes; fruits and vegetables; sandwiches, pancakes and waffles; and desserts. The "Esquire Cook Book" by the Editors of Esquire-Magazine (McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York) has stunning illustration and format, some basic cooking precepts and sophisticated recipes. Much of the material, contributed by well known writers and amateur chefs, was wheedled from famous restaurants. Although men will probably be the book's chief audience, it won't hurt women to look in its direction. "Food Preparation Recipes" by Kathryn Bele Niles (John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York) is a new edition of an unusually, well organized collection of basic recipes. Although home economics classes throughout the country have prob Savor o Famous Italian Dish Serve Family Poached Eggs On Ham Toast Wondering whit to feed the family it noontime? Try this piquant cotta, use cream-style (small curd) cottage cheese. For Italian sweet sausage, use regular porle sausage. The tomato past* and sauce are, of course, available everywhere. Mozzarella cheese, once hard to come by. can" now usually be found In grocery stores in vacuum-sealed plastic bags. LASAGNE Ingredients: 1 egg. 2 slices white bread. Vt cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese, 2 tablespoons minced parsley, V4 pound ground chuck beef, 2 tablespoons olive "oil, & pound Italian sweet sausage, V* cup finely diced onion, 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste, 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce. 1 can (about 2 pounds) Italian-style peeled tomatoes, 1% teaspoons salt, % teaspoon pepper, 1 teaspoon sugar, basil, oregano, 8 'ounces lasagne noodles, 3 quarts water, 1 tablespoon salt, & pound Mozzarella cheese (diced), 1 pound ricotta cheese. Method: To shape meatballs beat 1 egg in a medium-sized mixing bowl; crumble 2 slices" bread and mix with egg. Add V 4 cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese, ', tablespoons minced parsley, and '/-, pound ground beef. Mix well and shape by teaspoonfuls into small balls. To make tomato-meat sauce, heat 2 tablespoons olive .oil .in deep 12-inch skillet or in a Dutch oven. Add % pound unout Italian sweet sausage, Vt cup chopped onion and the meatballs. Lightly brown the sr.usage, onion and meatballs. Add 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste, 1 ably made most use of this work up to now, it deserves to be known in family kitchens. Many of the recipes are followed by variations on the basic dish. The recipes recommend themselves because they were evolved from carefully controlled tests and are up to date. Informative introductions to each chapter are worth studying. Cooks who follow Mrs. Niles' rules should have every success in planning and preparing family meals. • cm ($ ounces) tomato sauce, 1 large can (about 2 pounds) Italian- style peeled tomatoes, 1'A teaspoons salt, V t teaspoon pepper, 1 teaspoon sugar. Stir to combine aud add basil and oregano to taste. Bring to boil, then simmer at least hours—longer if possible—stirring occasionally.. Remove meats from sauce and cut sausage small. To cook lasagne noodles, bring 3 quarU water and 1 tablespoon salt to a rapid boil in Urge kettle Add g ounces lasagne noodles one strip at a time, maintaining a rolling boil. Cook uncovered until barely tender—about 20 minutes—stirring ently occasionally. Drain in colander; rinse noodles with cold water;' drain strips on a towel. To assemble and bake, spread about Vt cup of the sauce over the bottom of a baking dish (10 by 10 by J or 3 Inches); or (g by 12 by about 2 inches). Lay strips of the lasagne noodles crosswise, letting ends hang up and over sides. Spread with some of the sauce and meats. Dot with some of the cubed Mozzarella (use Yi pound in all) and some of the ricotta, (use 1 pound in all). Fold overhanging strips back into dish, over meat; repeat sauce, meats and cheeses. Repeat -layers, using remaining noodles, and ending with topping of sauce and cheese. Bake in moderate (350 degrees) oven 30 to 45 minutes, until bubbly hot. Let rest out of oven about 5 minutes before cutting into squares and serving. Makes 8 servings. , Wo Soy "fflll"! 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Blytheville, Arkansas Air Bait Road , Phone 3-3369 "WAITRESS" ON WHEELS-An electric train has replaced waitresses at a recently opened coffee shop in Vienna, Austria. Here a customer gets speedy service as the train, running on » xed to tbe-wali, deliven her order. The bill ii paid on the return trip. egg dish. •. Ingredients: 1 cup ground ham, 1/3 cup finely diced celery, 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish, 2,tablespoons mayonnaise or mayonnaise- type salad .dressing toast .poached eggs. Method: Mix together the ham, celery, sweet pickle relish and mayonnaise. Spread on toast and top with poached eggs. Here is one way to poach eggs: break an egg Into a saucer and slip it gently into boiling salted water la a deep skillet; have enough water so egg will be covered. Dover closely and allow to stand, witti heat turned off, until as firm as desired. Remove eggs with slotted spoon and drain thoroughly before serving. 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