Tuesday, November 30, 2004

Cold Curried Avocado Soup, 1963

Maybe it is time for some soups....


Tom's chilled cucumber soup, July 24, 1973


Monday, November 29, 2004

Oyster Stew, New York, 1982

This recipe was collected by Henry Porter from the Osyter Bar inside Grand Central Station. The restuarant is still open.

Oyster Stew

1/4 lb butter
1 qt Oysters

A. 1 qt milk
1 pt table cream
Reserved juice from oysters

B. 3 teaspoons celery salt
1 1/2 teasooons salt
1/2 teaspoon accent
1/10 teaspoon mace

C. 1 cup bottled Clam juice
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

note: B & C may be premixed as preparation is easy & quick

1. Heat A in double boiler

2. Melt butter in large skillet
Add B & C, bring to good boil
Add Oysters & boil till edges frill
Add 2 to 1, top with butter if desired

Sunday, November 28, 2004

Punch down dough, Betty Crocker, 1970


Spoon Bread, Mrs J.B.M., April 1968


Nut Bread, Santiago 1930


Breads, guidelines


Churchill Drumm Hudson, Knoxville 1968


serves 4

2 cups flour
2 cups Buttermilk
1 stick (1/4 lb) butter, melted
2 eggs
1 teaspoon soda, dissolve in warm water
1 teaspoon sugar

Mix all ingredients in bowl, but add soda last.
Let sit a few minutes