Monday, September 6, 2010

More Betty Crocker recipes (1943)

Last-Minute Tomato Soup
(Serves 4)

Stir well 1 cup cooked tomatoes to break up pulp and juice.

Add 3 cups rich milk. Heat stirring frequently.

Add 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and 1 tablespoon butter (if desired).

Serve immediately.

Mock Indian Pudding
(Serves 6)

Combine 2 cups milk, 2 small eggs - well beaten, 2 tablespoons molasses.

Add mixture of 3 tablespoons sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ginger.

Mix in 2 cups Wheaties.

Pour into greased 8-inch baking dish. Bake 1 to 1 1/4 hours in slow moderate over (325 degrees). Serve warn with plain or whipped cream.

Spring Fancy
(Serves 4)

Cook 10 minutes in boiling water: 2 cups slivered carrots, 2 cups slivered pared potatoes.


Toss lightly with 4 tablespoons butter, 1/8 teaspoon pepper, 1/2 cup minced parsley.


Cauliflower Leaves: Ask for untrimmed cauliflower. Save leaves nearest head. Trim off lower tough parts. Cook in boiling water to cover, 15 minutes. Drain. Season and butter. Or chop and add white sauce.

Outer Leaves of Lettuce: Use for Wilted Lettuce or in cooking peas.

Outer Stalks of Celery: Use for creamed or braised celery.

Celery Leaves: Use in green salads, in bread stuffings, in stews and soups, with roasts, and for garnish.

Carrot Tops: Use for garnish.

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