The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 6, 1955 · Page 47
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.*' ' ' •' Win Valuable Prizes... Weekly RECIPE CONTEST •* * . ' SHARE YOUR FAVORITE RECIPE WITH OTHERS YOU MAY RECEIVE ONE OF THE WEEKLY PRIZES H $ 10.00 CASH PRIZE GIVEN EVERY WEEK FOR A WINNING FAVORITE RECIPE! CUSTOM-MADE • BELTS • BUCKLES • BUTTONS • BUTTON-HOLES Dene Right Here ! and Service Paris, For All Makes Sewing Machines, Including Singer. NORTH IOWA Sewing Machine & Appliance Co. ALGONA • ; ;i> v - •'•••• X INDIYIDUALIZEDX Look! We'll cut and shape your hair in an individualised style . . , se't it into a brand-new, lovely wave—all for one modest price! Expert beauty work of all kinds performed in our salon. FOWLERS Beauty Salon We Can Show Yaw THE NEWEST MODERN KITCHEN EQUIPMENT Your Ifitchen can be 9 thing of beauty as well 3$ efficiency — let us show youi P. R. IRONS Heating * Plumbing 812 E. McGregor Phone 523-W SEE THE NEWEST BUILT-IN Caloric COOKING UNITS On Display In Our Showroom Building or Remodeling You'll want gas (natural or bottle) buill-ins. PRICES NO HIGHER THAN REGULAR RANGE Rapid Thermogas CO. Phone IS Algona So, Phillips St. Freezer Facts -^'° : >v. ?^-ty* •.,-"!$ LOVIIT *' i* V/^4 .WAYS A »AVORIT«TI Phone 305 ALGONA GREENHOUSES ELECTRONIC Jj CLEANING (With Formula 886) INSURES CLEANLINESS AND SAFETY beyond the scope of human skill t Exclusively At ELK CLEANERS ALGONA Today's home-maker is a smart food buyer. One of her favorite tricks is taking advantage of "specials" in meats at the supermarket, buying extra cuts and storing them in her home freezer to stretch her food dollars. But she also knows proper freezing must follow her trip to the store— if her thrift-wise shopping is really to pay off. Thus she keeps in mind three important points about freezing meats at home: 1. Choose high quality meats. Since freezing does not improve the flavor of any food, the frozen product will be no better than the food in its original state. 2. Package meats properly. Choose a wrapping material which keeps air out. \\ hen air is allowed to reach food during freezer storage, the result is loss of moisture, accompanied by a change in flavor. The food soon becomes unpalatable. The condition known as "freezer burn" occurs when air enters the package. One of the bc?t freezer wrapping materials on the market is the new plastic wrap made of saran. Because this transparent film clings to the sljape of any food being wrapped, it is possible to mold the film closely even to irregular cute of meat, such as roasts, squeezing out a maximum amount of air from the package. Follow this simple method .-'First, pad any bony edges with an extra piece of saran; then overwrap with a single'thickness of the film using the "drug store wrap" method; pull saran tightly around meat to get the closest possible seal before applying freezer tape; tape and label. Masking tape which may be written on is good and makes labeling easy. Prize Winning Recipe "SUKIYAKI" By Mrs James Wildin, Irvington This Japanese dish like "stew",, but as it is an unusual dish it had betler bo known «fy its unusual name. It is a good thing to serve from a chafing dish. Melt in a sauce pan a scant 2 tablespoons suet or butter. Cut inio very thin slices across the grain and brown in the- fat; 1 Ib. fillet of beef. Add the following: 1 bunch green onions cut 1 inch long; 2 med. onions sliced; 1'i cups cooked noodles (in boiling water until tender); 1'j cups cooked potatoes (cut like French fries); '2 cup mushrooms. Boil and add to it: 1 cup beef stock or canned bouillion; salt and pepper; 2 Ib. sugar; 4 tb. soy sauce. Cook these ingrediertts gently for 8 to 10 minutes. Serve at once with cooked short rice, Our Business is Growing Every Year • • • • ,• • it is The Result of FRIiNDLY SERVICE and TOP^QUAUTY PRfQOUCTS t Service Station • Bulk Wagon f Fuel Oils VIKING OIL CO. E. B. Carlson. HONEY! Let's Out " 'Foreign Foods" WINNER! Mrs. James Wildin IRVINGTON A Japanese girl who married an American G.I. and came to reside in this country is the winner of the Algona Merchants- Upper Des Moines Recipe Gonlest first award for last week. She is Mrs James Wildin, of Irving- ion, who submitted a recipe entitled "SUKIYAKI", which is given in detail on this page. The board of judges report says they had a "field day" going over the recipes submitted in the Foreign Foods classification. We admit that was a rather unusual classification, but the Recipe Contest Editor wanted to see what dishes would_ turn up. And turn up they did! ... we didn't know cooks of the area could whip up such exotic dishes! Read Grace's report, which gives all the details. Then you good cooks can tackle this week's classification, which is very timely what with Halloween approaching. The classification is "Halloween Parly Foods". We expect the ladies to really "go to town" on that one. Send in your favorit* recipe (or more than one) to the Recipe Contest Editor, Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa. Please print your name and address clearly with recipe. All entries must be received by 4:00 P.M. on Mondays, as listed below. Let's go on "Halloween Party Foods!" CONTEST SCHEDULE October 13 — Halloween Party Foods (Recipes must be received by 4:00 P.M. Monday, Oct. 10) October 20 — Quick Breads "" (Recipes must be received by 4:00 P.M. Monday, October 17) _ October 27 — Buffet (Recipes must be received by 4:00 P.M., Monday, Oct. 24) Tonite at VAN'S CAFE Where Tasty Fopd 1$ Always The Order of the Pay ! Cqfe and Drive-In Open Dq.ly to 1:00 A.M. (CLOSED TUESDAYS) At ihe Hiway Junction Just North of Algona Give Everyone in the family a TREAT Stop in cjt LEAH'S BAKERY t»nd take seme COOKIES We will have a Special on these and a large variety. ALSO MANY OTHER GOODIES LEAH'S BAKERY Easi Side Courthouse Square SEE THE NEW Westinghouse CUSTOM 30 RANGE Takes up only 30" Floor Space. Full-width (24") automatic oven that's miracle sealed for any rack baking sureness, plus 4 speedy Corox (R) surface units. Only $229.95 Own it for only $2.52 a week after small down payment. BEECHER LANE APPLIANCES Phone 778 Algoni Heat and Cook Natural Gas Is: • CLEANER • CHEAPER • EASIER Let Us Give Full Details NORTH CENTRAL PUBLIC SERVICE CO. Your Gas Company in the NIWIST Wallpapers and Flopr Covering Choose From Literally Hundreds and Hundreds of Modern Patterns. Cowans wall paper and floor covering selections are the largest and roost up-to-date in this entire area I COWAN BUILDING SUPPLY E«$i Staie Street Algona LADIES! Are valuable papers, records, cash, bonds, jewelry etc. scattered around the house? PROTECT them from fire and theft with FIRE VAULTS As Low As $19.50 See At The UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. Phone 1100 .Algona Air-Conditioners Freezers Refrigerators Television Ranges — Radio FRIGIDAIRE Commercial Refrigeration • • • SALES & SERVICE Visit us today on South Phillips St. ALGONA REFRIGERATION Phone 306 Harry Barton PERFECTION HEATER Ii« e*cl«i»e "Mid»?t" Pilot bu/a* over 40 HOURS on « gallon of oil. Tfiib » tbermoiut th»t netcr forgets, you save e»cn more fuel. And Perfection's 4 beauty you'll be pioud of ia mojce w»y» <to oac. KOHLHAAS HARDWARE

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