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Pickled Meat Loaf

November 3, 2020

2 beaten eggs
1/3 cup fine dry bread crumbs
1/3 cup chili sauce
1 3-ounce can chopped mushrooms, drained
1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 pounds ground beef
2 or 3 dill pickles, quartered lengthwise
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3 fresh tomatoes
1/2 cup diced green pepper
1/3 cup vinegar
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon sugar
3/4 teaspoon celery salt
3/4 teaspoon mustard seed
1/4 teaspoon salt
Dash pepper

Advance preparation: In mixing bowl combine eggs, bread crumbs, chili sauce, mushrooms, horseradish, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, thyme, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Add beef; mix well, Pat half of the meat mixture evenly in bottom of 8x4x2-inch loaf pan. Arrange dill pickles on top of meat mixture in pan; top with remaining meat. Bake in 350° oven for 1 1/4 hours. Remove meat from pan. Drain; cover and chill.
Peel and finely chop tomatoes. In bowl combine tomatoes with remaining ingredients. Cover; chill well to blend flavors.
Before serving: Slice meat loaf and arrange on plat; serve with tomato relish and rye bread, if desired. Makes 8 servings.


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Spooks ‘N Goblins Party

October 31, 2020

BLACK CAT CUPCAKES

Carve a pumpkin, play spooky games, or come for an early support and go on “tricks-or-treats” together. Masks or made-up faces and costumes are essential for this party.

Bake any flavor of our layer cake mixes in paper baking cups as directed on package. Prepare our fluffy white frosting mix as directed on package or Fluffy Frosting (below). Tint orange with 1 to 2 drops each red and yellow food color. Frost cupcakes.

Decorate each with a gumdrop cat: Slice 1-inch black gumdrops horizontally into 3 slices. Use small rounded slice each for head, largest slice for body; cut tail and ears from third slice.

Fluffy Frosting

2 egg whites (1/4 cup)
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar or 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
1/3 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla

Combine egg whites, sugar, cream of tartar and water in top of double boiler. Beat on high speed 1 minute with electric mixer. Place over boiling water (water should not touch bottom of pan); beat on high speed 7 minutes. Remove pan from boiling water; add vanilla. Beat 2 minutes longer on high speed.

Serve Witches Cauldron Soup (and vegetable soup) from a large bowl set inside a kettle covered with black paper. If served in mugs, children can drink broth and spoon out vegetables.


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Crunchy Salmon Salad

October 30, 2020

Copyright 1941, Pet Milk Company, St. Louis, Mo. Forms No. 3750

Banana Jelly Flan

October 11, 2020

Cooking time: 25 mins.
Preparation time: 25 mins.
Main cooking utensils: 7- to 8-in. pie pan, saucepan
Oven temperature: 425-450°F.
Oven position: center

For 4-6 people you need:
1 cup all-purpose flour
pinch salt
1/4 cup butter
grated rind of 1/2 orange
1-3 tablespoons water

Filling:
1/2 package orange or apricot flavored jello
1 cup boiling water
2 bananas
2 candied cherries

If taking a fruit, jam or other type of open pie, bake it in an ovenproof dish, or in a pan, and carry it in the pan to prevent any possibility of the pastry breaking. Cover the top with foil.

  1. Sift flour and salt, rub in butter, add the grated orange rind, and blend with the water to a firm dough.
  2. Roll out and line the pan. Decorate the edge with small semi-circles of pastry – see picture.
  3. Prick and bake blind (see Card 8) until crisp and brown. Allow to cool.
  4. Dissolve the jello in the boiling water and allow to cool. Slice the bananas lengthwise, arrange in the cold pie shell. Pour the cooled jello over the bananas and leave to set. When set, decorate with the halved candied cherries.

TO SERVE: Cold

TO VARY: Use raspberry or strawberry jello.

TO STORE: In the refrigerator.


Printed in Canada. © Copyright Paul Hamlyn Ltd 1967

Golden Rice Ring

October 1, 2020


Better Meals in Less Time… For Less Money, Mary Lee Taylor’s Recipes for 2 and 4 and 6
Copyright 1942, Pet Milk Company, St. Louis, Mo. Form No. 3856

Sausage Boatees

September 17, 2020

Cooking time: 10-15 mins.
Preparation time: few mins.
Main cooking utensils: broiler pan, wooden toothpicks

For 4 people you need:
1 lb. pork sausage links (8)
little chutney
8 slices processed or Dutch cheese
8 pineapple chunks

Garnish:
parsley
tomatoes

1. Prick the sausages lightly.

2. Broil until golden brown. Allow to cool.

3. Split down the center and insert a little chutney.

4. Place each diagonally across a slice of cheese. Lift the loose corners up and skewer with a toothpick.

5. Cut the pineapple chunks in half and put a piece on either end of each pick to keep cheese upright.

TO SERVE: As a light snack with green salad. Garnish as shown.

TO VARY: Use canned cherries or apricots in place of pineapple or a ring of fresh orange or apple (sprinkle apple with lemon juice to keep it white).

TO STORE: Keep well covered with foil to prevent cheese drying.


PRINTED IN CANADA. © Copyright Paul Hamlyn Ltd. 1967

Baked Beans Flamenco

September 17, 2020

Cooking time: 25 mins.
Preprartion time: 10-15 mins.
Main cooking utensils: skillet, ovenproof dish
Oven temperature: 375°
Oven position: center

For 4 people you need:

3-4 slices bacon
1 clove garlic
1 tablespoon tomato catsup
1 tablespoon paprika pepper
pinch marjoram
2 16-oz. cans baked beans with sausages
4 eggs

1. Cut bacon into strips, cook lightly with crushed garlic.

2. Add tomato catsup, paprika, and marjoram.

3. Arrange baked beans, etc., in oven-proof dish with bacon mixture on top.

4. Make four hollows in the beans and break an egg into each.

5. Cover and bake for approximately 20 minutes or until the eggs are set.

TO SERVE: Hot

TO VARY: Fry bacon and garlic, add flavoring, beans, etc., and top with fried or poached eggs.

To fry eggs: Heat little fat in pan – it should be hot enough to set egg white immediately it goes into pan. Fry for 2-3 minutes.

To poach eggs: Lower eggs into boiling salted water. Cook steadily for 3-4 minutes. Or, heat butter in metal cups of egg poacher. Put in eggs. Cook 4-5 minutes over boiling water.


PRINTED IN CANADA © Copyright Paul Hamlyn, Ltd. 1967

Pumpkin-Orange Mélange

September 15, 2020

2 small oranges, peeled and diced
16 ounces canned pumpkin
Artificial sweetener to equal 1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon brandy extract
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin spice
HARVEST WHIPPED TOPPING (below)

Reserve a few orange pieces for garnish. Divide fruit evenly into 4 sherbet glasses. Combine pumpkin, artificial sweetener, brandy extract, and pumpkin pie spice; mix well. Spoon one-fourth the mixture over each portion of diced oranges. Chill 2 hours. Just before serving, garnish each serving with one portion Harvest Whipped Topping and reserved diced orange, evenly divided. Makes 4 servings.

HARVEST WHIPPED TOPPING
1/3 cup nonfat dry milk
1/3 cup ice water
Artificial sweetener to equal 2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon black walnut extract

Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Beat a high speed until mixture stands in peaks. Divide evenly. Makes 4 servings.


Copyright © Weight Watchers International, Inc. 1974. All rights reserved. Printed in U.S.A.

Tuna Roll

September 11, 2020

425°

2 cups biscuit mix
2/3 cup milk
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
2 7-ounce cans tuna, drained and flaked
Small can chopped mushrooms, drained
1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed
10 1/2-ounce can condensed cream of mushroom soup
1/4 cup milk

Heat oven to 425°. Prepare dough, using mix and 2/3 cup milk, according to package directions. Roll dough into a 18×10-inch rectangle. Sauté onions in butter. Combine onions, tuna, mushrooms and dill weed with 1/2 cup of the mushroom sop, reserving balance of soup. Spread mixture over biscuit dough and roll up, beginning at the wide side. Seal edges tightly by pinching two sides together. Place on a greased baking sheet with sealed edge down. Cut slits on top and bake 15 to 20 minutes – until lightly browned. Warm reserved soup and 1/4 cup milk, pour over tuna roll and serve.

SERVES 6 • PREPARATION TIME 35 MIN.

Approximate calories per serving… 350


SUGGESTED MENU
Tuna Roll
Cabbage-Pineapple Slaw
Peas and Carrots
Coconut Pudding


© 1973 Curtin Publications, Inc., New York, N.Y. PRINTED in U.S.A.

Cauliflower au Gratin

September 8, 2020

1 whole cauliflower
1 cup milk
3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
2 tablespoons flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
Dash of pepper
1 1/4 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
2 tablespoons grape nuts cereal
2 tablespoons sliced almonds

Heat 1 inch of salted water to boiling in a large heavy saucepan. Add cauliflower; lower heat and cover. Simmer 20 to 25 minutes until tender. Drain. Place 2 tablespoons melted butter in a small saucepan and blend in flour, salt and pepper. Over low heat, slowly add milk and cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and bubbles. Add cheese and stir until melted. Place cauliflower in an ovenproof serving dish and pour cheese sauce over the top. Mix cereal and nuts; sprinkle over sauce. Drizzle remaining tablespoon melted butter over all and place dish underneath the broiler until almonds are lightly browned – watch carefully to prevent almonds from burning.

Serves 4 to 6 • Preparation time: 40 min
Approximate calories per serving… 200


SUGGESTED MENU

Orange and Onion Salad
Cauliflower au Gratin
Lima Beans and Carrots
Pepper Steak
Cherry Upside-Down Cake


© 1973 Curtin Publications, Inc., New York, N.Y. Printed in U.S.A.