The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 8, 1937 · Page 9
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THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 1937 BLYTIIEVILLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS N1NEK Ham Baked Cor the Special Occasion trawbcrry Preserves' Won't Keep for Wmler If You Try Them Probably tile meanest person living is she who nils the house with the mouth-watering odor of strawberry preserves In spring and refuses to give anyone in the family more than a lick of the spoon until snow is on the ground. A strawberry preserve on the blscuii In April is, I say. worth two on the toast in January. If you have to' deal with a hard- hendL'ri preserve maker whose am- bllion is centered around producing a certain number of glasses 1 1 om a given amount of bsrrles and who tbiuks of her product in terms of next winter, the only thing (a do Is to plant yourself firmly In her way and reminisce dreamily about muffins and strawberry preserves. biscuits and strawberry preserves, pineapple muffins and strawberry preserves, popovcrs and strawberry preserves, scones and strawberry preserves, and even waffles and strawberry preserves. If this does not move her, then slrong-arm methods are justified, for there is nothing more delicious on a spring day than a nice hot bread with freshly made preserves of the right consistency for melting in the mouth. People have been known to succumb with joy in tile midst of this gustatory pleasure, so precautions should be taken. No teen-age boy should be turned loose upon preserves and hot bread u-ithout the maternal eye upon him. Girls are apt to forget their caloric intake under such cir. cumsUinces and must be counseled to withhold after the first half- dozen. Fathers, however, must be allowed to use their own judgment in the matter, since there will be no stopping them anyhow as long as (he supply holds out. We offer a few foundations for strawberry preserves and two hot breads containing strawberries, which ought, — .to- ring', the culinary bell at am- family .table. ... V --— -- — Pineapple Muffins 2 cups flour 4 teaspoons beting ' powder != teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon sugar 1 ; cup crushed pineapple 1 egg , 4 tablespoons melted shortening Sift together the flour, bakin" powder, salt and sugar. Beat egg :uid add to pineapple and shortening. Add liquid to flour mixture mixing just enough to dampen the flour. Pour into greased muffin tnis and bake in hot oven (435 degrees P.) 20 to 25 minutes. Yield: 1G. Tea Scones 2 cups flour 2 tablespoons sugar I teaspoon salt 4 teaspoons baking |»wdcr 3 tablespoons butter 1 'egg '.•i cup milk Confectioner's sugar. Sift the dry ingredients together twice. Work in the butter. Add the milk to the egg. well beaten Add gradually to the dry mixture using more milk if needed to make a soft dough. Knead slightly on a floured board, roll into a sheet cut into any shape desired, lay on buttered tins, brush with melted butter, dredge with the confectioner's sugar and bake In a hot oven <400 degrees F.) about 15 minutes Serve hot with preserves. Top overs 1 cup flour 1-4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs .( 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon butter (molted) ^iit- flour and salt together. Beat OSes until light. Add milk to flour beat until smooth, continue the beating while adding the eggs; add the butter, pour into hot, greased r m ,',^V, inS ° r bak - in 2 "ips 12-3 full.) Bake In hot oven (450 degrees F.) for about 25 minutes Re- i baked whole or half ham, I tie crisp green parsley. You may zed and browned to the right | however, garnish it with pineapple :ree. is a real treat at any time, I rings which have been browned ill deg! for the special dinner or for the buffet supper when looks count as much as taste. The half ham shown above ranks ace high in both appearance and flavor. For the special occasion, the decoration may seem more Important than the baking, perhaps because .he baking is such a simple matter iiow-a-oays. The ham is simply placed fat side up in an open icd in the ham drippings and maraschino cherries, or orange' and grapefruit sections. The flavor oi these fruits enhance that of the cured ham. Baked whole apricots or pears, too. are excellent in this combination. These are placed in the oven with the ham. just long enough before serving that they are heated. These are placed around the ham on the platter, it must be remembered, however, in garnishing any meat dish, that some space will be needed for carving, so choose a platter which is large enough for both ham and garnish without crowding. A paper frill, such as is made easily letter-size half length i wise, and cut in parallel slits par- roasting pan and allowed to bake at a low temperature until done. During the last few minutes of baking, .the half ham pictured above was scored in diagonal lines, stuck with whole cloves, and basted \ with strained honey. The strained I , m ™ hne - ma i' be honey adds an attractive glaze as i n a sheet of whilc '' well as a delicious flavor • pane1 '- :t k doubted in ha • . , ! wise, and cut in parallel Suua ^ A ham baked like this needs no I epndicular to the fold This is < garnishment, except perhaps a lit-' wrapped around the shank bone to' make 'the frill, and pinned on the tinder side. ' ' To serve the halt ham, pictured here, cut slices down to the bbne across the face of the ham, at right angles to the bone. Lilt these slices oir by cutting parallel to the bone and next to it. When the top half of the sam Is served, turn the half of the ham Is served, turn the the same manner. Ham Ls one of those foods which can be served in almost-any combination of foods. Here is a particularly good dinner menu which features ham. Dinner Menu Baked Ham. Glazed with Honey, Garnished with Baked Fruits Candled Sweet Potatoes Buttered Cauliflower Flowerets • Combination Vegetable Salad Hot Roils Butter Celery Pineapple Upside-down Cake Coffee CHEESE flPPETIinPPEfll There's Plenty of Nourishment, Too, in Given Here Recipes duce heat to moderate (350 dearees P.) for 15 minutes. Strawberry Muffins 2 cups flour 4 teaspoons bakinj powder ',2 teaspoon salt egg ened 1 cup crushed strawberries, sweet- 4 tablespoons melted shortcnin° Sift the flour, baking powder and salt together. Beat egg and add to berries together with the shortening. Add to flour mixture, mixing only enough to dampen the flour. Bake in greased muffin tins In hot oven (425 degrees p.) it) to 25 minutes. Yield: 16 small muffins. Strawberry Koll 2 cups flour 4 teaspoons baking powder !£ teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons shortening 2-3 cup milk 1 cup strawberry preserves. Sift dry ingredients together. Cut In shortening. Add milk and mix to a soil dough. Roll out into a rectangular sheet 1-4 inch thick Brush lightly with .softened butter. Spread with preserves and rol as a |elly roll. Cut Into slices « Cheese is an admirable meat substitute for it may be used in the concoction of satisfying, dishes that offer nourishment'and appetite appeal. Grilled Cheese Sandwiches . 1 hard-cooked egg 1 1-2 tablespoons pimento 1 small-onion • ". .. 1-2 pound American cheese . 1-2 cup evaporated milk 1-4 teaspoon salt - 1 tablespoon : butter 1 tablesiioon flour 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce . Put the egg, pimento and. onion with the cheese through a food chopper using the medium knife. Melt the butter in a saucepan and add the flour with 'the seasonings Add the milk and stir until the mixture comes to a boil. Combine this mixture with the cheese mixture and spread between slices of bread. Butter the outside of the bread and toast under a low flame until golden brown. I Cheese Souffle 4 eggs 2 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons flour 1 cup milk 1-2 cup grated cheese 1-1 teaspoon dry mustard 1-2 teaspoon sail Few grains white pepper. Melt butter, stir in flour, salt, :eppcr and mustard sifted together. When bubbling slowly add milk, stirring constantly. Cook and stir until mixture boils. Remove from fire and add egg yolks beaten until thick and lemon colored. Let stand until cool. Add cheese and whites of eggs beaten until stiff and dry. Turn into a buttered baking dish and bake 25 minutes In a moderate oven Serve at once from the baking dish. Welsh Rarebit 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon flour 1-2 cup milk 1-4 teaspoon salt 1-2 pound cheese cut in small pieces 1-2 teaspoon mustard -Few grains cayenne. Toast or Wafer Crackers Melt the butter, add the flour and mix the two together. Gradually Miss Mabel Hamlett Winner of Spice Cake'Recipe Prj'/e The Spice Cake recipe of Miss Mabel Hamiett, who lives on R. P. p. Route No. 1, Steele, Mo., was awarded the SI cash prize ; this week in the Courier News contest. '.;. Next week the prize will be awarded for the best Chop Suey recipe. All readers of the Courier News are Invited to compete. Miss Hamlett's winning recipe follows: Spice Cake 4 eggs 22-3 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1-2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1-2 teaspoon nutmeg sugar together. Add the beaten egg 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup white sugar I cup butter 1 cup sour milk 1 teaspoon soda 1 teaspoon cloves Cream butler and yolks. Sift dry ingredients together several times and add alternately with sour milk. Fold in two of the beaten egg whites that have bceri stiffly beaten. Pour batter in a deep stjuare pan that has licen well greased. Spread top with the following icing: icinir 2 egg whites, beaten stiff, and mixed with 1 cup brown sugar Sprinkle choppEd nuts on top and bake in n moderate oven.° Cut in squares and it's already iced to be served' II Will Solve Enlerlnin- tvenl Problem for Kitchenette Hostess !!>• JIHS. RAYNOIt MAVMHIX NKA Service SlalV Writer Want lo have a grand nimounce- uu'iit party even though you have only a tiny kitchen and work dining lire day? Here's one worked out for 12 (suesLs. It's lusly. oas^ to uiTpar: 1 . .sure to be good, nnil has no Ingredient preparation problem. Vim can put It together after a rtny In the office and have It hot and tempting when Hie gni'sts arrive. llors d'OiMivri's Celery stutled with cream cheese ami nut meats, olives, gherkins spiked on toothpicks stuck in n big red apple .surrounded by one package butter crackers and one package \vhote wheat crisps. I'incatiple ami Tomato Juice Cocktail (for 12) Seven nnd one-lmlf cups phic- ipplp juice n No. 2 cans), 5 cups Uimnio juice. 3 cups water fro/en Into ice cubes. C'nill cans i of Juices, combine raid add Ice elites. Chicken a la King U2 servings) Five cii|)S canned chicken a la 'ting, G hard cooked eggs, 1 1-2 cups milk, seasoning to taste. Add milk nnd eggs to canned jhicken. Pour into heat resistant •?iass casserole. Bnke covered In hot oven .(400 degrees P.) for about 20 minutes. Serve over hot biscuits. lliscuits (30 biscuits) One and one-halt cups milk. 4 cups prepared biscuit Hour, 4 ta- blcrpoons butter. Slir milk into prepared flour, beat dodgh for 30 seconds. Turn out on well floured board.' Pat. roll up and fold over 3 times. Roll out lightly with rolling pin to about. 1-2 inch thickness. Cut in biscuit' rounds. Then join 2 biscuits, one on top of each other with a bit o^ butter between : them. Arrange snugly in a glass bakln; dish 12 by 8 by 2 inches and bake in hot oven (400 degrees F.) about 15 or 20 minutes. Break biscuits open and cover with chicken a la kirn-. Leave remaining biscuits In dish to keep hot.for second helping. Rullcred ticans and .Mushrooms (12 servings) , One No. 1 can mushrooms, 3 tn- , blcspoons butter, 2 No. 2 cans green string beans, 2 tablespoons butter. I Slice mushrooms thin, fry slowly in butter until browned. Add drained bjans and cook together slowly until well heated. Turn into well heated serving dish and dot generously with butter nnd season lo taste. Strawberry Sumlae 112 servings) One quart fresh strawbeiriss, 1 1-2 cups sugar, 2 quarts vanilla ice creoui. Siiilitlciicy anil flavor In a simple supper parly for -v (lie kitchenette — from , chilled fruit jnlce io hot * 3 creamed chicken on bis- i cults—It's a huge success , j lo (hi! last Inste of straw- c,/:! berry sundae. Fvcsh V c g e I a b les and; Fniils Arc Especially jot imtai Welcome nt This Season one at ll cr each addition. Then ndd nl- ; tcrnnloiy the Hour and 5 Inble- ; spoons of milk, stir in ','• ten- i spoon almond flavoring. Spread in two H-lneh layer cake pans lined I with wax paper and oiled, hav- ; ing mixture higher on sides than : In the middle. Bent -I egg whiles till stiff, add 1-8 teaspoon cream and beat well, then beat on the top of the 2 layers of bat- 1 let 1 . Uake in a slow oven for 25 minutes, then Increase heal and in^^jr',,« = » ,„,„«,« ,^, ^:;;;, of vide n richer, past. spring into her menus. 'Hie ^tween the Invcrs <?PI-VI» ml- in ,» described below wil, „*-, wedga ^Jlri ™m Uln- c-d nnd flavored willi 3 tablespoons ccnfecitoners siijjar and « few drops of almond extinct or mock Devonshire cream made by add- heavier fare of the months Scoop Hakcd Tomatoes out large tomatoes, nit wjih creamed, cooked canned fish 0 , ing 2-3 cup hcnvy cream to a 4- \Uilpn.cd If desired. * Berry Jumble <* I quart strawberries, ;1 ; and f-:\ cups sugar. U cup water, 1 clip Hour, I teaspoon baking powder, few grains salt, 2 tablespoons shortening 1-3 cup milk. Wagji. hull strawberries, halve them. .IJlit Inlo a broad based saucepan; nijd 1 cup sugar and the watci 1 , bring to tin; boiling point. Mix flour and remaining 1-3 cup sii|?ai._baH- Ing powder and salt.. Cut in shortening .with knives. 'Add :m\&, stir until blended. Drop rounding Icaspoonfuls on stinwboiry mixture. Cover tightly; cook slowly 20 minutes- without icmovliie cover. Serve nt once. Wash berries, pick out 12 best! •" c = 85 ' xiking ones. Crush remaining bsr- i c ° oke(1 ":' hi white sauce, season with mine-1 ed parsley, paprika, tall, pepiicr and grated onion. Bake in a moderate oven until the tomatoes urc tender. • | Etluibarlt and Itanatia Bclty i Saute until lightly brown, 2 cups of small bread cubes, In 4 tablespoons of butter. Cut ^i pound of rhubarb in small pieces and slice i 2 bananas. Mix 1 cup brown sugar j and '\ teaspoon cinnamon tOfieth-' er. In a buttered baking dish' place alternately a layer of rhubarb, sprinkled with part of the cinnamon nnd sugar, then a layer of sliced bananas topped with bread cubes. Repeat, topping the dish with bread .crumbs. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon orange juice, 1 lable- spopn lemon juice and 2 tablespoons water over the top. Bake uncovered in a moderately hot oven for 45 minutes. Serve hot or cold. Asparagus Custard i 2 cups milk, l',i cups "nice, packag. iiiay be' menage, of us'rt'l ivl'['h"i of cream .cheese the strawberries Keep a bowl of cooked rice In the refrigerator and add to lell- over fruit, blend with whipping cream to "extend" (hs last course (for luncheon. ,_ Head Courier News Want Ads looking ones. Crush rcmnlnln. bsr- j c ° oke(1 " s l >llr ff "s (cut in V, Inch lies, add sugar and stand until! ! )icccs)l 2 tllbl(>s l 100 " s me1tc " bl "sugar is melted. Pour crushed bcr- i fccr ' l lcos l loon Bi'alcd lemon rind, ries over vanilla ice cream and top ! dash of nulm< f • salt nml , I' 0 ™"each serving with a perfect b"rry Ufclt C8BS '""" " 8ilt - A ' ld mllk > Then comes coffee and congratulations. ndd the milk, stirring constantly Cook till thickened. Artel the cheese and stir till melted. Add the s?a- sonings and serve on wafer crackers or toast. Tomaloes and Clwcsc Here is n dish that offers an excellent meat substitute. Scalloped Tomatoes and Cheese. Drain and season 3 cups canned omatoes. Mix i 1-2 cups cheese and cup buttered bread" crumbs. Put half the tomatoes in a greased bnk- inclt Ihlck. Place in greased muffin tins. Add 1 teaspoon strawberry preserves on top of each roll Bake in hot oven (450 degrees F.) 12 to 15 minutes. Yield i s one dozen medium-sized rolls, or one and one-half dozen If small-sized muf fin tins nrc used, in<; dish nnd cover with half the ctese nnd crumbs. Add the remaining tomatoes and cover willi cheese and crumbs. Bake In mod- j crate oven lill cheese is melted. Put a teaspoon of angostura into two cups of apple sauce, top with whipped cream and serve on cookies for a jiffy dessert. Mix-up your fresh orange and grapefruit juice for a new delectable dessert sauce this way: Boil together 1 cup orange juice. 1-4 cup grapefruit juice. 1 cup sugar and grated rind of half an orange for 10 minutes, strain and serve hot or cold on ice cream. asparagus, butter, lemon rind and nutmeg. Season with salt and pep- I per to tnste. Pour into a greased , baking dish or Individual, molds. Set in a pan of hot water and bake in a moderate oven until the custard is set. Strawbrrry Torlc Sift I and 1-3 cups of flour with 1 and 1-3 teaspoons baking powder. Work '4 cup shortening until soft, add \'- cup sugar nnd Read Courier News Want ,\ds FANCY At Reasonable Prices We handle the best money can buy. Try our home made Chicken Salad, cole slaw, pimento cheese, and Baked hams. Free Deliver]/ Phone 181 ARKANSAS-MISSOURI POWER CO. "Dependable, Low-Cost Electric Service" CASH GROCERY SPECIALS FOH FRIDAY uml SATURDAY \ Fresh Louisiana Pinl Lily lirnnd Pound i?c SOAP Petts White 7 liars New Green. Louisiana Ctoji Lli. Hc'rshev's 2-Lli. Jinx Golden Roil. lies I Creamery Ll). Special Ticsl 5 Lhs. Sl.OO. Made Lh. Diced No. 21/2 Can 16' Nice and Ripe Dozen 15 C Jicsl Xiratlc Conipiumd Ib. !4!c 20c K. C. liriskct Lb. Vc.il Shoulder, Ll). Inc Ste\v, Lh. 'tire Mis 2 Lbs. 15° Lb. 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