The American Matron: Or Practical and Scientific Cookery

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J. Munroe & Company, 1851 - 268 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 161 - Two large potatoes passed through kitchen sieve Smoothness and softness to the salad give; Of mordant mustard, add a single spoon, Distrust the condiment that bites too soon; But deem it not, thou man of herbs, a fault To add a double quantity of salt; Four times the spoon with oil of Lucca crown And twice with vinegar procured from "town.
الصفحة 161 - And, half suspected, animate the whole; Of mordant mustard add a single spoon, Distrust the condiment that bites so soon; But deem it not, thou man of herbs, a fault...
الصفحة 108 - In cases of severe bleeding of the lungs, and when other remedies have failed, it has been found that two teaspoonfuls of salt completely stayed the blood. ACIDULOUS CONDIMENTS. — Vinegar, either by accident or design, has been employed by mankind in all ages, in greater or less quantity, as an aliment, or rather substances naturally containing it in small quantities have been employed as food, or it has been artificially formed, to be used and eaten. It is necessary, in one or other form, for...
الصفحة 74 - Let it remain two minutes upon the slab, then have a pound of fresh butter, from which you have squeezed all the buttermilk in a cloth, bringing it to the same consistency as the paste, upon which place it, press it out with the hand, then fold over the edges of the paste so as to hide the butter, and roll it with the rollingpin to the thickness of a...
الصفحة 102 - ... which continues more or less till the mushroom has gained some size, and then turns to a dark brown. These marks should be attended to, and likewise whether the skin can be easily parted from the edges and middle. Those...
الصفحة 128 - ... pound of sugar; seven eggs, and one nutmeg. BOILED ALMOND PUDDING. Blanch one pound of almonds ; beat them in a mortar to a smooth paste, with three tea-spoonfuls rose water.
الصفحة 161 - Twould tempt the dying anchorite to eat. Back to the world he'd turn his weary soul, And plunge his fingers in the salad bowl.
الصفحة 177 - ... yields, at any moment, a most excellent broth. The advantage of extract of flesh for the nutrition of invalids, its use in hospitals, or in field service, as well as in domestic economy, is sufficiently obvious. We see, likewise, that bone-broth, broth-tablets, &c. being preparations essentially different from a true broth from flesh, cannot enter into competition with it as articles of food. As an article of commerce, extract of flesh bears somewhat too high a price. It appears, however, to...
الصفحة 106 - Let the potatoes stew a few minutes, then take them from the fire, and when quite off the boil, add the yolk of an egg beat up with a little lemon juice and a tablespoonful of culd water.
الصفحة 122 - ... adhere to the cloth. Very good puddings may be made without eggs ; but they must have as little milk as will mix, and must boil three or four hours. A few spoonfuls of fresh small beer, or one of yeast, will answer instead of eggs.

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