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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, December 14, 1933
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DECEMBER 14 1933 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE SEVEN LET'S BE THANKFUL THAT WE STILL HAVE CHRISTMAS DAY GOOD FOOD MAKES HOLIDAY SUCCESS Jeanette Beyer, Globe-Gazette Food Specialist, Offers Many Recipes for Observance of December Feast Day. Jeanette Beyer, Globe-Gazette food expert, has many ideas for holiday cooking and her Table Talk this week is devoted to Christmas recines. She has recipes which children as well as grown-ups may use and you will be sure to find an inspiration in her Table Talk. .MIES Beyer The Nights Before Christmas. 1 siinnose everyone has memories ut childhood nights before Christ'.... -... Liie whispered consultations going on in different parts of the house; of each fellow retiring mysteriously to rustle paper in FO^O quiet corner; of exciting lumpy packages smuggled and peeping out of bureau drawers or off closet shelves,- and especially of that bursting excited feeling, as though you couldn't stand the pressure another day, if Christmas did n't come immediately. And on some of the nights there were older brothers and sisters, who popped com and made balls, while you strung the fluffy white kernels to make garlands tor the tree. You all pulled taffy, too, dipped rosy New Smart Gleaming f 1 I f f~n · . /"1«f. I ideal tor Christmas (jitts! Friday and Saturday Unusual Values! Unusual Values' Magnificent SUNDAY NITES! Glorious HIGH SHADES! Stunning: PRINT COMBINATIONS! Select Your Holiday Outfit Here-and Save! Trimmings of SILVER and GOLD! Smart new BLACK and WHITES! Flattering- COLOR CONTRASTS! New RASH A and MOSSY CREPES! Solid Color or PRINTED CREPES eciate SOUTH FEDERAL AVE. and made other sweet delightful goodies. The making, including the stolen nibbles, was more delightful than the eating on Christmas day. Today's Christmas recipes are for children. Oh, I'll admit, something rowmip might creep in as a special plum pudding, or a complicated cooky, but if children can't cook all the following; good things--at least they'll like to eat them! But here are apple lollypops. You can make them by simply boiling brown sugar and water to the hard ball stage. But this is a little fancier mixture: (Please note. Mrs. Schauf). Apple Ixlly Pops. '2.\» cups sugar 1*4 cups water Flavoring 2-3 cup white corn syrup Red coloring Apples Wooden skewers Wash and dry the apples. Insert the skewers which can bo got at a butcher shop, in the blossom end. Cook the sugar and water un- 1 the mixture forms a hard ball water. Remove from fire and ace over hot water. Add coloring id a few drops of oil of pepper- .int or cinnamon. Color syrup a right red. Hold the apple by" the cower and plunge it into the hot yrup. When apple is well covered, emove and stand skewer in rack 01 ake cooler so that it does not ouch anything. Popcorn balls are on everyone's st. Sort the corn to be sure you ave no hard kernels left In. Salt, ng it first improves the flavor to .y mind. Popcorn Balls. 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar ',·1 cup water '/a cup syrup 2 tablespoons biitter 1s teaspoon salt 3 quarts popcorn Cook syrup to soft crack stage ld butter. Pour slowly over the ont, stirring it constantly. Shapi nto balls and wrap in waxed paper. Mrs. William J. Meany'a. candies .re just the thing for a Christmas light: Mrs. Meaney's Caramel Fudge. 254 cups sugar 1 cup milk 2 tablespoons butter M: teaspoon vanilla Place 3 /i CUD sugar in a skillet md melt it. stirring constantly unit it is a light brown syrup. Gradually add the cup of milk and blend thoroughly. Then add remain- ng two cups sugar and cook 234 degrees or a soft ball, adding butter during the last few minutes of ".coking. Remove from fire and place a pan of cold water. Cool to blood heat, add vanilla, beat until creamy and beginning to harden. Turn quickly into.oiled tins. Cut in squares. One-half'cup chopped pecan meats may "be added while beating. Sirs. Moaneys Soft Taffy Kisses. llz cup.s brown sugar. \2 cup syrup 2 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon lemon juice or ex tract Boil sugar syrup and butter to form brittle mass in cold water. Add lemon when nearly done. Turn into balls, parsley on potato.---Miss T. H. Lincoln. Apple Stuffing for Duck, Goose or Pork. 4 large apples. l'/i cups stale bread crumbu. 1 teaspoon powdered sage. 1 teaspoon salt. ',{ teaspoon paprika. Grated rind of H lemon. Scant 2-3 cup water or stock. Peel, core and chop the apples finely, blend with the bread crumbs and seasonings, moisten with the water or stock and use to fill body of Bird or cavity from which bone was taken if shoulder of pork is being used.--Miss T. H. Lincoln. Stuffed Sweet Potatoes. Bake three sweet potatoes of uniform size. When done, cut in lalf lengthwise and scoop out pulp. Hash this with a tablespoon of but- tor, 1,4 cup milk, pepper and salt taste. Beat light and put back n shells with a fork so as not to pack. Sprinkle tops with powdered or with sliced marshmallows buttered tin, and when until very light. Cut and brown in a hot oven.--Miss T. H. Lincoln. Cocoanut Pumpkin Pie. 2 cupa pumpkin pulp. 2 eggs, beaten. ta cup sugar. 2 tablespoons flour. 1 teaspoon cinnamon. % teaspoon ginger. Vi. teaspoon cloves, H teaspoon salt. 1 2-3 cups milk. 2 tablespoons shortening. \k cup shredded cocoanut. Vt cup corn syrup. Mix drained pumpkin pulp -vith beaten eggs. Add dry ingredients. Heat milk with shortening. Add to pumpkin mixture. Pour into deep dish (10 inch) lined with pastry. Bake in hot oven 450 degree's 15 minutes, then reduce heat to moderate 350 degree oven.. Bake until crust is set about 30 minutes. Sprinkle top with cocoanut. Dribble with corn syrup and return to oven for 5 minutes. If cocoanut is not preferred it may be omitted.-Miss T. H. Lincoln. Quick Marmalade. Run dried apricots through fine food grinder. To 1 cup ground apricots measured after grinding, add I'/z cups strained honey, beat thoroughly so it is entirely blended. Put in jars and allow to stand at least 2 weeks, it is delicious on hot biscuits or for a. filling In cookies or can be used just as a marmalade. It keeps indefinitely and so easy to make.--Jennie Brooks. Economy Cake. 2 cups scalding water 2-3 cup shortening 2 cupa brown sugar 1 cup cut up dates 1 cup raisins % cup nutmeats % cup cut orange and lemon peel and citron 1 tsp. cinnamon and nutmeg each % tep. cloves H tsp. salt Mix above ingredients in saucepan and boil gently 5 to 8 minutes. Remove from stove and when cool add 2 tsp. soda and 4 cups flour. Stir until smooth. Place in a greased and floured tin, 1 large or 2 small. Bake in a moderate oven 350 degrees 45 minutes. Use butter frosting with orange flavor or can be eaten plain. This cake keeps fine.--Jennie cool, pull Brooks, route 2. small Fruit Cake 1 cup sour cream 'A tsp. soda Blend sugar, spices and salt. Add beaten eggs and vinegar. Stir until smooth. Then add cream in which soda has been dissolved, fold in mince meat. Pour into pastry lined pie pan. Place in hot oven 450 degrees for 10 minutes. Then reduce heat to 325 degrees for 40 minutes, or till filling ia firm to center. --Mrs. Flora Stamp. Liver Rolls. 1 Ib. liver sliced Drippings Stuffing for rolls-2 cups bread crumbs 1 cup stock 1 tsp. parsley chopped 1 tsp. celery Salt and pepper ¥3 onion 2 slices bacon chopped ,i tsp. salt H tsp, pepper Wipe sliced liver, parboil 5 minutes, drain, sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place a spoonful of stuffing on top of each slice. Roll each slice and fasten with a toothpick or string. Sear rolls in hot bacon fat, add a small amount of water, cover tightly, simmer until liver is tender, about 30 minutes. If desired make a gravy of liquid in pan. Sparerlbs With Sweet Potato Stuffing 2 cups mashed sweet potatoes ·1 tbsp. minced onion 1 tbsp. minced celery 2 tbsp. melted butter Salt and pepper Spareriba Mix the ingredients thoroughly. Remove surplus fat from a strip of spareribs which have been broken through the center. Spread the potato mixture on the inside, or bony side of the strip, fold on the broken line and place in a baking pan with the heavy meat side on top. Dredge with salt, pepper and flour. Cover the bottom of the pan with boiling water and cook in a moderate oven until the meat is done. Serve with tart apple sauce or cranberry jelly. Cabbage Salad. 1 medium sized head of cabbage 1 cup salad dressing (mayonnaise, French or boiled dressing) 1 pint canned pineapple cut in small pieces if desired. (Peanuts dates, raisins or marshmallows may also be added, and cabbage with sweet pickles and pimentos has a good flavor. Shred the cabbage very fine and pieces. May be wrapped in waxed paper. Fruit Nut Dressing. Pcarmt Nougat. 2 cups sugar. 1 quart peanuts ^4. teaspoon salt Shell, remove skins, and finely chop peanuts. Sprinkle with Vi teaspoon salt. Put sugar in hot iron frying pan, place on range and stir constantly with wooden spoon until melted to a syrup, taking care to Keep sugar from sides of pan. Add nutmeats, pour at once into a warm buttered tin, or on a marble slab, and mark in small squares. If sugar is not removed from range as soon as melted, it will burn. 2 cups cooked dried apricots. Grated rind and juice of 1 orange. Grated rind and juice of 1 small lemon. 1-3 teaspoon pepper. 1-3 cup melted shortening. 4 cupa soft bread crumbs. */4 cup walnuts, coarsely broken. l 1 ,^ teaspoons salt. Drain and dice apricots and combine with fruit rind and juices. Pour m e l t e d shortening over crumbs, add nuts and seasonings and combine the two mixtures, adding, if necessary, additional fruit juice.--Miss Thelma H. Lincoln. Caramel Pecan Pie. 1 cup brown sugar. I'/s tablespoons cornstarch. Vz teaspoon salt. ^1 cup unsweetened evaporated milk. ·i cup water. 2 eggs. 2 tablespoons butter. Ta cup broken pecans. 1 teaspoon vanilla. Previously baked pastry shell. 4 tablespoons powdered sugar. In upper part of double boiler combine brown sugar, cornstarch and salt. Moisten with milk diluted with water and beaten egg yolks. Add butter and cook over hot water about 15 minutes, stir- rin.rr freciuently. Cool then add the vanilla and % cup pecans. When blended turn into previously baked nastry shell and top with meringue mntle by beating efrg whites until stiff, gradually adding sugar and a few grains of salt. Sprinkle surface with the remaining: pecans and nlacc in a cool oven to set and delicately color meringue. Makes one n inch pie. --Miss Thelma H. Linc .In. Vegetable Symposium Center, ·white mashed potato, spinach molds witli ricerl epg ynlk on top. Asparagus bundled with "trips of scarlet pimento. Hollan- tlaise sauce--golden yellow carrot 1 Ib. ralsina Take 3 cups water Boll until fruit IB tender H4 cups juice 2 level tsp. soda 2 cups sugar 3 ,-i cup lard 4 cups flour 1 tap. cinnamon, allspice % tsp. cloves and nutmeg 1 cup nutmeats and the cooked raisins Bake in slow oven 1 hour --Mrs. E. S. Whittier, route 3. Black Berry Jam Cake. 2 eggs 1 cup sugar 3 tbsp. sweet milk 2 cups flour % cup butter 1 Up. soda 1 tsp. each cloves and cinnamon 1 cup blackberry jam ---Mrs. W. E. Gillett. IJmbfirlo»t Tea Cakes. 1 cup light brown sugar Vi cup butter % cup sweet milk White of 2 eggs and yolk of 1 2 cups flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1 cup nutmeats Cream butter and sugar, add milk, egg; white and well beaten yolk. Stir In flour and baking powder and nuts mixed together. Bake in moderate oven in little tins.-Mrs. W. E. Gillett. Scotch Date Sticks (Holiday Kickshaws) Filling--Cut 1'i cups pitted dates in small pieces, cook in -X cup water to consistency of marmalade. Remove from heat and add 3 tbsp orange or lemon juice. Cool while preparing the following: Cooky mixture--% cup shortening, 1 cup brown sugar in a bowl. Sift together 1V4 cups flour with 1 tsp. soda, i/fc tap. salt and add to mixture, and work to a crumbly consistency. Add 1 cupa roll«d oats and mix thoroughly. Put ! /4 mixture into shallow greased pan or cookie sheet, Spread thin layer which measures about 10x14 inches. With date filling sprinkle with remaining crumbly mixture, patting Into place. Bake in slow oven, 325 degrees 25 minutes. Cut Into bars while warm. These are rich and flaky.--Mrs. Flora Stamp, box 379. Sour Cream Mince Pie. % of an 18 oz. tin of commercial mincemeat. Prepare as for pie-1 cup sugar 1,4 tsp. cinnamon 'i tsp cloves H tsp. salt 2 beaten eggs 2 tb.vp. vinegar Enjoy Your Eyes! Sale! Complete C L A S S E S For Reading and Sewing Sat., Fri. Morning At Low Price · O P T O M E T R I S T " ~* " "1 IJvergood Bros. Have Vour Eyes Examined] 110 N. 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