Fish Croquettes

Robin Hood Cookbook, Recipes by Mrs. Porter, 1915 INGREDIENTS 1 pint cold cooked salmon or other fish 1/2 pint milk 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs 2 Tbsp butter 3 Tbsp flour 1 Tbsp chopped parsley 1 tsp salt Dash cayenne Egg, beaten with a Tbsp of water Cracker crumbs Oil for frying DIRECTIONS 1. Rub …

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Carrot Cake

A Mother’s Day Favourite from CHS President Sheila Kitson Yield: one 9” round layer cake. Preheat oven to 325°F. SIFT 2 cups all-purpose flour with: 2 tsps. baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 2 tsps cinnamon In  bowl of mixer, add 2 cups sugar gradually to 1 cup canola oil Separately beat …

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Scrap Soup

Basic Recipe  Do you end up throwing out small bits and pieces of meals? Here’s a way to use them up! Put a largish container in your freezer. Instead of throwing away those bits and pieces, place add them to your container until you think there are enough scraps for a soup. Cook up a …

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Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

From the kitchen of a CHS Member INGREDIENTS 1 lb flank steak thinly sliced across the grain 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon vegetable oil divided use 2 cups broccoli florets 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1/4 cup oyster sauce 1/4 cup beef broth or water 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 1 …

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Tea Biscuits Vintage Recipe

Basic Recipe  From Economy Recipes for Canada’s “Housoldiers,” 1943 Yield – about 1 dozen biscuits INGREDIENTS 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup corn starch 4 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 1/4 cup lard or shortening 3/4 cup milk A bit of flour for kneading DIRECTIONS Sift together the flour, corn starch, backing …

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Belgian Galettes

Granny Tassin’s Galette Recipe  Yield – about 5 dozen galettes INGREDIENTS 2 pounds all-purpose flour (sifted) 1 pound of rice flour (sifted) 2 cups white sugar 12 eggs 1 lb butter 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon salt 3 tsps of baking powder 3 tablespoons whiskey DIRECTIONS With an electric beater, cream butter and white …

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Green Tomato Mincemeat

Green Tomato Mincemeat  ……….C.H. Kitson Ingredients 8lbs. green tomatoes 4lbs. green apples 1lb currants ( omit currants and increase raisins) 1lb raisins 4lbs brown sugar The rind of 2 lemons and 2 oranges ADD LATER 1 cup  vinegar, white or cider 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp cloves 1 tsp Nutmeg 1tsp salt METHOD Chop or …

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