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The Day's food in war and peace
([ca.1918])

Lesson VIII: [The use of locally-grown products and the developemnt of a nearby food supply],   pp. 88-98 PDF (3.2 MB)


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Directions.-Mix the ingredients well together. Turn the mixture into a 
greased baking dish. Brush it over with melted drippings. Bake it. in a 
moderate oven for 25 minutes. 
BELGIAN BAKED POTATOES 
Wash, pare, and cut into pieces as for French fried potatoes. Lay potatoes
on an oiled pan, season with salt and pepper, and bake in a fairly hot oven
until. 
puffed, golden brown, and mealy. 
POTATO PUDDING. 
(Uses no wheat flour.) 
11/4 cups mashed potatoes.          1/4 teaspoon salt. 
4 tablespoons fat.                  'A lemon (juice and rind). 
2 eggs, well beaten.                 1 tablespoon sugar. 
'A cup milk.                        'A cup raisins and nut meats. 
Directions.-Boil potatoes, mash, and add fat, eggs, milk, lemon juice, grated
peel, and sugar. Beat all ingredients together and bake in greased dish J
hour 
or longer. Serve with top milk. 
HUNGARIAN POTATOES. 
.1 quart cooked potatoes.            2 cups tomatoes. 
3 tablespoons fat.                  1. teaspoon salt. 
1 tablespoon chopped onion.          Y4 teaspoon paprika. 
2 tablespoons parsley.             I 
Directions.-Brown onion slightly in fat and add to diced potatoes. Add 
remaining ingredients except parsley to potatoes and put in greased pan.
Bake 
covered in a moderate oven 45 minutes. Sprinkle top with chopped parsley
and serve. 
BROWNED SWEET POTATOES. 
Boil medium-sized sweet potatoes 45 minutes. Peel them.and cut in halves
lengthwise. Put them in a baking pan, baste with drippings, and season with
salt. Cook them in a hot oven for 20 minutes. 
CANDIED SWEET POTATOES. 
Peel the potatoes and boil until about half done. Cut in lengthwise slices
and lay in shallow greased pan. Pour over a sirup of half a cupful of crushed
maple sugar, 14 cupful of boiling water, and 2 tablespoonfuls of fat. Place
in 
a moderate oven and baste frequently with sirup until potatoes are done 
and well candied. 


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