Monday, September 30, 2013

Broccoli Soup

Recipe for what looks like broccoli soup:

1/3 stick butter
2 cup chicken broth
2 c. milk
3 tlbs flour
2 pkg. frozen chopped broccoli

In large dutch oven

Melt butter - add flour to make paste - add chicken broth, milk and thawed broccoli.  Salt and pepper to taste. Simmer approx. 1 hr

If you would like the soup thicker at this point add corn starch - not flour

Found in "The Wrong Side of the Bed" by Edward Ardizzone. Published by Doubleday and Co., 1970.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Four Egg Sponge Cake

Recipe for "Mrs. Duel's Four Egg Sponge Cake" -

1 cup flour, sifted with one teaspoon baking powder
4 eggs
1 cup sugar
4 tablespoons cold water
1 teaspoonful vanilla

Beat yolks of eggs, add the sugar, then cold water and sifted flour. Fold in beaten whites. Bake in moderate oven, forty five minutes.

Found in "All About Home Baking" published by General Foods, 1936.

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