Recipes Tried and True

The Ladies' Aid Society of the First Presbyterian Church of Marion, Ohio

Author: Anonymous
Language: English
Wordcount: 34,673 / 107 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.3
LoC Category: AG
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SERT--Strawberry Shortcake, with Strawberry Sauce. Coffee. Crackers. Cheese.


SOUP.

"A hasty plate of soup"


PREFACE.

The best soups are made with a blending of many flavors. Don't be afraid of experimenting with them. Where you make one mistake you will be surprised to find the number of successful varieties you can produce. If you like a spicy flavor, try two or three cloves, or allspice, or bay leaves. All soups are improved by a dash of onion, unless it is the white soups, or purees from chicken, veal, fish, etc. In these celery may be used.

In nothing so well as soups can a housekeeper be economical of the odds and ends of food left from meals. One of the best cooks was in the habit of saving everything, and announced one day, when her soup was especially praised, that it contained the crumbs of gingerbread from her cake box!

Creamed onions left from a dinner, or a little stewed corn or tomatoes, potatoes fried or mashed, a few baked beans--even a small d

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