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Frizzled Beef

March 21, 2012

Frizzled Beef

1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 small green pepper, chopped
1 small onion, finely chopped
1/4 lb dried beef, shredded
1/4 cup flour
2 cups hot milk
Johnny Cake, See Index C (below)

Melted the butter in a skillet. Add the green pepper and onion. Cover; cook slowly about 5 minutes until onion is tender but not brown. Add beef to green pepper mixture. Cook and stir 2 or 3 minutes longer.

Blend flour in meat mixture. Slowly add milk, stirring constantly to blend well. Return mixture to medium heat and stir constantly until mixture boils and sauce thickens. Serve over squares of hot Johnny Cake. Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Beef Supreme

3 Tbsp. butter or margarine
1/4 lb dried beef, shredded
3 Tbsp. flour
1/2 tsp. dry mustard
1/2 tsp. paprika
Dash pepper
2 cups milk
2 egg yolks, slightly beaten
2 Tbsp. sherry wine, if desired
4 slices hot, buttered toast

Melt butter in a saucepan. Add beef and cook, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes or until edges curl. Add flour, mustard, paprika and pepper; stir to blend well. Add milk gradually, stirring constantly. Cook mixture over low heat until thickened, stirring constantly. Add and stir in egg yolks and sherry wine just before serving. Serve on hot , buttered toast. Makes 4 servings.

Johnny Cake

1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp. salt
3 tsp. baking powder
1 cup corn meal
1 cup milk
1 egg, well beaten
3 Tbsp. corn syrup
3 Tbsp. cooking oil

Set oven for hot 400°. Grease a 9 x9 x2- inch pan and heat it in oven while mixing batter.

Sift together flour, sugar, salt and baking powder into a mixing bowl. Stir in corn meal and make a “well” in center. Combine milk, egg, corn syrup and oil; add all at once to dry ingredients and stir only until all dry ingredients are dampened. pour int hot pan and bake 20 minutes or until brown. Makes 8 to 12 servings.


©Copyright 1958 Tested Recipe Institute Inc. New York Published by- COOKINDEX – Division of H.S. Stuttman Co., Inc. New York.

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. Viola permalink
    January 9, 2013 1:19 pm

    I’m looking for a lost recipe of Italian spaghetti & meatballs. I had them on 1958 recipe cards along with the Lasagne & Spaghetti & still am making them but I’ve lost the one of spaghetti & meatballs. I would love to find it as I wanted to make this recipe. If you know of this one, please E-mail me with it. Thank You. Vi

  2. Christine permalink
    September 23, 2013 6:42 pm

    Hi, I have a set of these cards that belonged to my mom. She is 87 and lives a long way from me. She had lost the card for a certain type cookie which she says was good and not too
    sweet. We think it was either Italian or
    Greek. She says the name started with
    a “c” but that’s all she remembers,
    except that it was in this collection.
    Would love to find for her, thanks for
    any help you might be able to give

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