The Ottawa Journal from Ottawa,  on August 21, 1964 · Page 28
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The Ottawa Journal from Ottawa, · Page 28

Ottawa, Canada
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Friday, August 21, 1964
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28 COOKING COLUMN The Poor By NOR AH CHERRY ' Deep purple eggplants are now reaching1 the produce stalls from local market gardens. Eggplant la a minor vegetable commercially and many Canadians are not too familiar with its cooking possibilities. It is excellent served as a vegetable or as a tasty spread for crackers. Oven-fried eggplant la ' de- UciouSf If you wish you can , sautee the slices in the butter In a skillet, ft can be combined with mushrooms for a fine vegetable to accompany lamtrnr veal. Make it into a casserole by combining with onion and sprinkling with cheese and crumns. tnis casserole is ol u Italian lnin AMnlka -f serving It is to steam it until tender, stuffing it with a mixture of bacon, crumbs and pineapple. EGGPLANT CAVIAR 1 eggplant . V, cap minced ealea H cup etive ell cup temate paste 1 tablespoon tessea Juice ft tsaspeea salt Dash pepper Pinch garlic salt leaeaaabeta Preheat oven to 330 degrees; Wash eggplant; remove stem 'end and leaves. Place In shallow pan. Bake one to 1 hours oruintil toft. Peel and chop finely. Saute onion in oil until soft but not brown. Add chopped eggplant and tomato paste. Stirring constantly, cook until thickened, about 1$ minutes. Stir In lemon Juice and seasonings. Cool then chill. Serve in small dish surrounded by unpared ellced cucumbers. Yield: about 1V4 cups. "Tkt Howe Thai Fur BuUt Establish 1903 TtltMSt $10 Holds yor choke. -Up to 24 Months TaPiy. 1 Open Fridoy Night 13 9 PJN. Other cloys 9 to 6. Free Parking; Next Door iJL-aa. a.4. , a V n 1 I , ' r Man's Caviar tOtiPLANT APPETIZER I medium-tired eggplant I green pepper I anlM I tetania I tahlespeea If man ulc I tahleapeaa salad ell ' H leaspeea tah Du pepper Preheat oven to 330 degrees. Wash eggplant; remove leaves and stem and. Place in shallow pan. Bake one to hours or until skewer easily pierces skin and centre is toft. Carefully slice off (kin. Chop finely. Chop green pepper, onion and tomato Into line dice. Add to eggplant ' Chop again. Stir In lemon Juice, salad oil and seasonings. Chill. Serve as an appetizer with or without small crackers. Yield: ll cups. OVEN-FRIED EGGPLANT 1 R. eggplaai I egg ' 1 cup crashe seda a cup barter Preheat oven to 40 degrees. Cut eggplant into slices, about &-inch thick. Season with salt and pepper. - Beat-egg. Dip slices into egg then in crushed biscuits. Butter UxS-inch utility dish. Arrange eggplant-slices. Dot generously with butler. Bake 15 to 40 minutes or until crumbs Pastel Si - X Canadian - Brown dyed Persian Lamb Goats (collars of lutetU pearl muut) ' Pasttl Mink Paws Jackets Silky r.outon Coats Procttstd Lamb choice of mink MAii i ' - shades) ' Canadian Natural. ; Pastel Mink Stoles and Bubble Capes $3 H31I1S 'iT ','fii! t. ., brown and vegetable tender.' ' Yield: six servings. EGGPLANT 'N' MUSHROOMS -1 tablespoon butler I eaten H la. mushrooms 1 eggplant Vt cup water I beef eeulDea cube H tsaspeea salt ' U tsaspeea pepper MeK butter in heavy sauce- pan; stir in minced onion. Cook until onion transparent. Slice mushrooms. Add and saute until light brown. Stir in pared, cubed eggplant. Add 'water, bouillon cube and seasonings. Cover pan; ' reduce heat to simmer. Cook one . hour or until tender. Yield: five servings. EGGPLANT CASSEROLE ' t large eggplant , 1 onion . 1 tablespoons butter Hl K cap cereal cream I leaspeoa salt , i -' . Va teaspoon pepper ft cup grated Parmesan 1 cap dry bread crumbs . Cut washed eggplant into Vi-Inch thick slices. Pare and dice. -Pare and dies' onions. Cook in one-inch boiling salted water for IS minutes. Drain. Preheat oven to ISO degrees. Melt butter. Beat egg. Combine butter, egg, cream and seasonings. Place drained vegetables In buttered shallow casserole. Pour on cream mixture. Combine cheese and crumbs. Sprinkle over vegetables. Baka 30 to .40 minutes or until crumbs browned and THE OTTAWA JOURNAL FRIDAY. AUOU8T'21. 1964 . row Old ? The Question Box Continue jjj ' The Emphasis Is on Natural T.Iink Jackets or J S9S C ' 277 ' iTi f, i 'as 1 1 for WOr.lEZLM ., ' 'i-V IfmTr f 'rial contents bubbly. Yield: five servings STUFFED EGGPLANT 1 large eggplant I slices bacon M cup sliced green pepper 1 cup sliced celery 1 1 cups sell bread crumbs I cup undraimd crushed pineapple I tablespoon butter V, teaspoon paprika cup water Wash eggplant; remove leaves and stem. Place on trivet in deep saucepan. Add boiling water to come to top of trivet. Cover saucepan. With heat at medium cook unlit steam rises. Reduce heat to low. Steam for 30 minutes of until tender. Cut eggplant in half lengthwise. Remove pulp leaving -inch thick wall. Dice pulp. Partially cook bacon in skillet; add eggplant and brown. When bacon crips, remove and crumble. Add celery and green pepper to fat in skillet. Cook - -until tender but not brown. Preheat oven to 3S0 degrees. To eggplant and bacon mixture, add celery and pepper, crumbs and pineapple. Fill eggplant shells. Place in shallow baking pan. Dot with butter; sprinkle with paprika. Pour water In bottom ol pan. Bake 40 to 45 minutes. Yield: six servings. 1 Journal Want Ad bring quick result. r J L X r j r . Q. Would you mind it I occasionally write to you while reducing? This would certainly help me along the road to success. I followed your Nine-Day Diet which appeared in the paper and tost II pounds I weighted ISO and should weigh 130 pounds so now I am going to count calories. It took four years to put this Weight on so I am not expecting overnight results. I really feel that I am on (fie way now to losing weight successfully. Instead of buying fake mixes I'm buying grapefruit. The weather Is in the N's but the oven Is on broiling and baking. It would help if I could write to you a few times for encouragement, i A. Surely you can write to me! I would love to hear about your success and that ol other readers. I do think that ft might reinforce your, determination. " .. Q. I wonder if I can repeat your Nine-Day Diet every once in a while, during a long reducing trek? In between times I would stick with 1.200 calorie a day. . A. Yes. SHOPPING IS A PLEASURE AT Pre CastMser Parkins wa ut ..-tu, 147 R1DEAU ST. Fashion AO . si ( ( s I mm a 'tun (: 'timcifflmi tnm Q. Why do calorie charts vary so much? For instance there is a great difference between the counts for cottage cheese. A. There are dilferen.1 kinds of cottage cheese. That which has cream is so very much higher In calorie count. Q. I would appreciate ft if you would answer my weight question. I am 13 years old, five feet tall and weigh 110 pounds. My bust measures 30 inches, my waist 20 inches and my hips 34 inches. Do you think I should diet or reduce? Could you . give me I - - tlrr' . ' i f P " . II j I .'?. . :v exTRA - ;'.y H I I. i ; - : , Valuer-Saving! r Black dyed Persian Lanb Coats (collars of sapphin ' or ranch mink) ; Natural Grty; Persian Lanb Coats ,; (sapphire mink , collars) I , . Canadian Natural Sheared Deaver Coats Pastel Mink Gills Coats Grey Persian Lamb Jackets y (sapphire mink ' collars) ; l Canadian Natural , Sheared Beaver Coats (collars of lutetia or pearl mink) tr.H" - tt some tort of activity other than setting-up exercises which would help? A. You are some overweight about 10 pounds. Don't diet except to cleave off second servings, between meal snacks, candy bars and rich desserts and sauces and gravies. Just eat a. little less than you have been. Do not try to lose in a' big hurry. Do It gradually. Swimming is an excellent exercise for you.' In the Fall become interested in some other sport. If any of you missed my Nine-Day 'Diet t would tike to repeat it, (this diet gives you a loss of from five to 10 pounds in nine days) send 10 cents and a stamped, self-addressed envelope with your request ; for H to" Josephine Lowman in care of The Journal. ... .. Natural ; ; 5 $ 33.2) Sn 0iE BAN THE BUG C Discourage sHverfjsh en shelves by washing with a borax solution and sprinkle a tittle bortx on the back of the shelves. Journal Want Ad bring quick result. CORDON BURROWS - The House of Distinguished Furniture , .'' 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