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January 27, 1944

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

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to S Your Winter Memus Suggested Thursday, Jan. 27, 1944 9 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE 10Y PANCAKE FLOUR S GIVEN OTHER USES If your meals need appetite-appeal, Mrs. Heeves has some sug- 'stions which may help. You might, try potato crisps, browned rice th meat sauce, olive peach dessert salad, baked steak rolls, Swiss ·.·'ambled eggs, dried beef rolls, casserole ot chicken and almonds, lery sticks, vegetable tarts, and praline bananas. Mrs. Reeves also ! ges the use of soy pancake Hour, not only for pancakes but lor ickening for;soup. t SPEAKINGgfOODS by LUCV .REEVES fn't it strange that,people have odd differences 'in likes and s,--not only in the food they pbut in preparing it? iiat point came up for discus- l.the other day when someone llthey "just loved to make a Ii That seems fantastic. How- my favorite pastime along I line of food preparation, is ling anything which contains It. The recipes most attractive |ie are for pickles and candy, frying chicken--Iowa brand [ a lot of fun. No matter who |L5 a California chicken, or it either tastes like fish or It have you? fie food problem isn't such a one after all, is it? Today |e was some chicken-noodle i left from yesterday. It was a kaged,' dry product but the ·or was good, it was rich Tigh and there were plenty of pies. A noodle soup has no apr unless it is thickened a bit Ido that, and add protein, a pie of tablespoons of soy pan- i and waffle flour were mixed thin paste with cold water [ added to the boiling soup. 1 telim Misery of IEAD iOLDSV : 3-pnrpos* Vicks a-tro-nol up each astriL It (1) shrinks wollen membranes, |2) soothes irritation, VATAONOL as very much tastier and the iod value higher. Are you using ly products as we are asked to j? The combination flour which is artly soy bean is a good starter. Try making little fat pancakes f it and frying them after your reakfast bacon. Mix as directed n the package only make a little licker than the recipe calls tor or lan regular pancakes. Pour some f the fat off after cooking the aeon but leave enough to make ne edges of the little cakes crisp nd crunchy. Drop 3 or 4 small cakes in the .ot grease, lower the heat so they vill not burn. Turn once and cook horoughly. Good with the honey- iutter given a week or^ so ago. One seldom finds a new way of ireparing potatoes: Have you tried. Potato Crisps Pare and boil potatoes until only half tender (10 to 15 minutes). Cool and slice thin. Dip in slightly alted flour, then in beaten egg yolk. Roll in fine, dry bread crumbs and fry in hot butter or other fat. A new taste. Browned Rice With Bleat Sauce Wash 1 cup rice and cook until tender and fluffy in boiling salted water. Drain and pack into a Creased loaf pan. Chill until, firm. Remove from pan, slice and brown well in hot fat. Sauce--Put ] /i cup bacon fat in a skillet, add Vj pound of shredded dried beef. Brown slightly. Add 4 tablespoons flour, mix: and add gradually 2 cups.warm milk. Stir naise, 14 cup diced ripe olives and 1 cup sliced peaches. Pour into a mold and clull until firm. ITnmold and serve on lettuce, garnished salad plates- with desired salad dressing. Other Salad Suggestions In making cole slaw try adding a half cup of "sour cream and a fourth teaspoon of celery seed to your mayonnaise. Drain canned fruit salad, add cottage cheese and serve on lettuce with mayonnaise. v Shred carrots and add diced orange slices or raisins. Stuff prunes with chopped almonds, chopped raw carrot and grated onion. Baked Steak Rolls Have your butcher pound ",'t pound round steak. Cut into 4 squares. Wrap around 4 whole cleaned carrots, small. If large cut in strips. Fasten with toothpicks and season with salt and pepper. Beat 1 small egg with 1 tablespoon water. Roll meat in egg, then in crumbs. Brown in fat in skillet a short time. Place in casserole. Pour 1/3 cup water over meat and bake at 350 degrees about 45 minutes or until steak and carrots are done. Swiss Scrambled Eggs Scramble eggs over a Ilame, keeping them very low sott. until thickened. Add salt, and pepper. Olive-Peach Dessert Salad Make lemon gelatine according to recipe on package. Substitute juice from peaches for part or all of the water called for. Chill until thickened but not firm. Whip until light. Add 1/3 cup mayon- Transfer to a greased baking dish and cover with thin slices of cheese. Sprinkle liberally with ',· cup bread crumbs blended with 2 tablespoons melted butter. Bake at 350 degrees until crumbs are lightly browned. Dried Beef Rolls . 1 cup mashed potatoes 8 slices dried beef 1 egg 1 cup grated cheese. Place 2 tablespoons well-seasoned 'mashed potatoes on each slice oY dried beef. Roll up and secure with toothpicks. Beat egg and dip each roll in it. Then roll in the grated cheese. Place'under broiler until cheese is melted and slightly browned. Casserole of Chicken und Almonds 3 cups cooked rice 1 cup chicken broth 2 cups cooked chicken, chopped J /4 cup shredded, blanched almonds 1 pimiento, chopped. 1 4-ounce can sliced mushrooms 1 cup chicken gravy or medium white sauce. Combine all ingredients except last. Place in greased casserole, your well seasoned gravy or white sauce over all and bake 45 minutes in a 325 degree oven. Here is a new way to stuff celery. Celery- Sticks 1 bunch celery . . J small package cream cheese 4 tablespoons milk 2 tablespoons chopped onion . % teaspoon salt I Greatest Art Treasures Ar,e Hidden From Germans SHE'S BURNED UP--Martha Montgomery, Hollywood starlet who says she is engaged to Jack Topping, heir to copper millions, is mad enough over reports that he lost 315,000 in a chpmiii-de-t'cr game, but what really burns her up, she says, is reports that Topping cave a 53,000 mink coat to Ruth Waldo who accompanied him. In fact, Slartha says she doesn't know whether to break their engagement or not. UGHES 1 can green asparagus tips Cut celery in length of asparagus. Mix cheese, milk, onion and salt. Split each asparagus tip in half lengthwise. Fit asparagus into celery pieces and spread with cheese mixture. Sprinkle with paprika and chill. We have all soils of tarts, berry, chicken, cream, etc. How about vegetable tarts? Tarts 1 cup sifted whole wheat flour, .'/! cup enriched flour, and '/·· teaspoon salt- sifted together. Divide 6 . tablespoons shortening into halves. Into the bowl of sifted flour put ',2 the shortening and cut it in until the mixture is fine as meal. Cut in the remaining shortening lightly until particles arc size of peas. Do not over-mix. Add 2'/i tablespoons cold water, a tablespoon at a time and mix thoroughly to make a dough. Roll and cut in 5 or (i inch circles. Fit over muffin tins and pinch into 8 pleats. Chill and bake at 450 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove carefully and fill with the following vegetable mixture. · FILLING FOR VEGETABLE TARTS To 2 cups well seasoned, medium, white sauce, add the fol- II Winter Apparel Must Be Sold Before We Take Inventory ! lowing: 2 tablespoons grated onion ITM teaspoon prepared mustard l'/2 cups cooked or canned lima beans 1 cup cooked sliced carrots 3 hard cooked eggs, chopped Salt and pepper Fill baked tart ' shells nnd sprinkle with grated cheese. Place under broiler a few minutes until cheese melts and browns slightly. There is a way o£ cooking bananas which makes them a very tasty dessert. Want to try this one? It is for partly ripe bananas which seems to be the only sort we ever see any more or are they on the market at all now? Some day when bananas are plentiful again let's try cooking them. PRALINE BANANAS Peel and cut lengthwise 4 partially ripe bananas. Fry for 1 minute in a small amount of butter. Place in well-greased baking dish and sprinkle with a mixture of '/i cup brown sugar and l ,'- teaspoon salt. Mix together 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1' t a b l e s p o o n melted butter and. 1/3 cup chopped pecan or other nut meats. Bake at 375 degrees about 10 minutes or until sugar melts and bananas are lender. Nation's Birth Rate Highest in 20 Years New York, (U.R)--Births during 1943 totaled 3,200,000, nearly one million more than the low point 10 years ago and 200,000 more than 1942, according to Metropolitan Life Insurance company statisticians. The birth rate for the year is the highest in 20 years, with greatest increases recorded in Pacific coast states, where war industries have increased the adult population. The rise in birth rate has been accompanied by the lowest infant mortality rate in history. Trusted Men Secreted Them From Bombs, Then From Invading Enemy By DUDLEY ANN HARMON United Press Slaff Correspondent London, (U.P)--Only 20 men in the'world know where 3 of the world's greatest art treasures--the Mona Lisa, the Winged Victory and the Venus de Milo--are hidden. Commander Claude Schcffer. curator of the French National Museums, who noiv. is in London, told the United Press he is convinced the famous treasures are safe because the secret of their hideaway is so well guarded. Not even Marshal Pclain knows the answer. "The Germans tried to get Vichy to bring them back to their home in the Louvre, promising they would be well cared for, but the government refused," Scheffei said. French museum authorities worked for years prior to the wai on plans to remove thousands of the most valuable paintings, statues and archeological pieces. Trusted men whose own colleagues working in the same room did not know the secret hid them first from bombs and then from the German invasion. The Mona Lisa was for a time concealed in Paris. Then it was taken to a secret place miles from any town or village. Scheffcr predicts that it may be years before art objects from French private collections, and the smaller French museums, which have been looted by the Germans, will be traced ajid recovered. Many of them lie says are lost for good. Art authorities here say that France will count heavily on America's aid in getting back its treasures. The most artistic country in the world hopes the United SUitcs will add pressure and tell the Germans Ihrt they must either trace such articles or surrender one of equivalent value from their own museums. This is the line taken by the allied commission which has been established in London to make plans for the restoration of European museums to prewar greatness. Poland is doing: to prove the bis- ucsl headache to the commission. There the Germans have not only looted but destroyed archives so that even the authorities will be unable to trace the property. France has been let off comparatively lightly so far. Worst to suffer there have been the great private collections of Jewish families like the Rothschilds Weills. Commander Scheffer believes that some European paintings-not the most famous--may now be in America, sold by the Germans to Swiss and Spanish dealers and bought by private individuals. No American museum would purchase any of the leading objects d'art because their curators would know from whence they came and that they must have been removed by the Germans. Greatest complication for the commission will be to obtain the many paintings which the Germans have seized and sold to buyers in neutral countries like Sweden. Private and museum collections of old gold coins, sold chalices and ompany Finds 'Extras* to Employes Aids Work Cleveland, (U.R)--Another Cleveland concern is following in the footsteps of its eminent predecessor, the Jack and Heintz Co., and work-through-comforl" plan seems to be just what the doctor time, The Fokker Corp., :turers of war-vital airplane engine hoisis, is offering its employes more than just a job and personnel director Raymond V. P SUITS! other precious metal objects will be almost impossible to recover. The Germans, it is believed, will melt them down or conceal them for 10 or 15 years and then sell them. Objects to Fly Swatting Salem, Mass., (U.R)--Because-her husband kept her awake the summer by swatting f lys in the dark, Mrs. Alice M, Hinds of Lynn has petitioned for a divorce. In the she complained he dis- slccp by continually picking up the head of the bet and dropping it on the floor. Abbate said that the program had jeen outstandingly successful. Fokker offers all employes free land lotion, which both men and tvomen use; a vacation paradise on [he Alleghany river near Oil City, Pa., where a hunting lodge, trout streams, canoes, rowboats, and outboard motorboats are available, and a 69-hour work week. Abbate said labor turnover, as high as 20 per cent last January, was down to 2.7 per cent. The absentee rate has decreased from 8.9 per cent to 2.3 per cent and monthly accidents have been reduced from 11 to 4. It all adds up to increased war production, Abbate said. In crude forms cosmetics were known as early as 5000 B. C. RE-ELECTED FOR SPRING, 1944 SUITS! SUITS! 29 and up Top notch for immediate wear under your coat . . . 100% wool suits are a unanimous favorite. Whether sporty, classic, man tailored or soft style, you'll live in your suit, day in--day out. Black and spring pastels. Sizes for Misses, Juniors, Women THE LIGHT IN YOUR EYES IS A REFLECTION SPRING-LIKE DRESSES H eljpmg the omemaker By MRS. ALEXANDER GEORGE WITH LIGHT TOUCHES BIY WAR BONDS FIRST! HUGHES 3 SOUTH FEDERAL , GET FINANCIAL BACKING Council Bluffs, (if)--Financial ba:king for a soybean processing plant here has been assured, Secretary Floyd P. Willette o£ the Council Bluffs Chamber of Commerce said Wednesday. Willette added that the one question remaining was whether sufficient beans could be obtained within a 100-mile range of Council Bluffs to keep the plant in operation. "Ham An' " Recipe (Point-rationed items arc starred) !: Ham Meat Loaf Baked Browned Potatoes Enriched Bread Vegetable Salad French Dressin Baked Apples (Kecipcs Serve -I) Ham Meat Loaf (Extended With Carrots) *1 cup chopped cooked ham "1 cup chopped uncooked beef and veal or pork \'i cup diced celery 2 tablespoons chopped onions 1 tablespoon chopped green pepper (optional) Vi teaspoon salt Vs teaspoon pepper Is teaspoon poultry seasoning 1 teaspoon minced parsley (optional) '~ cup diced cooked carrots 1 egg or 2 yolks 1/3 cup dried or soft bread crumbs *2 cup milk *1 tablespoon ham fat or bacon drippings Mix ingredients and place greased loaf pan. Bake 50 minutes in moderate oven. Baste twice with 2! tablespoons drippings or fat added to '/i cup boiling water and 2 tablespoons catsup or chopped pickles. Baked Browned Potatoes 1 'i cup diced baked, peeled potatoes S 3 tablespoons fal '.i teaspoon salt Speck pepper · 1 tablespoon milk or cream Brown.potatoes quickly in fat melted in frying pan. Add rest of ingredients. Cover and bake 10 minutes to heat through. When browning potatoes, stir them care- , fully with fork or spatula to keep them from becoming too soft. The --o-services of the National Committee for Conservation of Manpower in War Industries is available to any plant interested in industrial safety programs. A bit of frothy white at your throat . . . at your cuff . . . a cascade of against a black or navy ground . . . . a g a y splashy print. . These are the dresses you'll wear for Spring, We hove a tremendous selection and more and more coming in all the time. All colors and SUPPORT THE 4th WAR LOAN BUY BONDS

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