The commoner. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-1923, June 03, 1910, Page 9, Image 9

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The Commoner.
JUNE 3, 1910
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together, stirring for two minutes;
then add five or six slightly beaten
eggs with half a teaspoonful pf salt
and a pinch of pepper, and cook as
scrambled eggs.
A nice way to use egg on toast is
to prepare six slices of milk toast,
have the eggs slightly under-done,
and sprinkled with four tablespoon
fuls of grated cheese, then pour the
eggs and cheese over the toast, set
in the oven to heat through the
cheese, and serve. Or, the egg may
be poured over the toast, then the
cheese grated over the top. They
should be set in an oven until the
cheese melts, and the eggs are done.
Query Box
Mrs. P. W. It is said that any
firin-meated fruits may be canned
without cooking by using new jars,
antisoptically clean, packing the jars
as full of fruit as possible, and fill
with pure cold water, 'seal, and put
into a darjc closet. The water is best
let to flow into the jar from a hyd
rant, but any way, it must fill all
air spaces and .be "running over"
when the top is screwed down. It
would be best to experiment with a
few jars.
Mrs. L. The name of the dish
is spelled correctly "cole" slaw.
The word, .cole, is thd name given
several species of the cabbage family
of which the slaw is made. ' "Cold"
slaw is incorrect.
L. S. S. Vinegar that is very
strong should not be used for salad
dressing, as it kills the delicate
flavor, eating the tender leaves and
pickling the other ingredients. Tar
ragon vinegar or lemon juice is pre
ferred. ' V. R. Tarragon vinegar Is made
by wringing the buds , and leaves
from the larger branches and stalks
of the plant, just before it blooms,
bruising the leaves. Put the tarra
v gon Into small stone jars, cover, with
" good vinegar and let stand for sev
eral months; strain, and bottle the
vinegar, keeping it tightly corked.
Ella S. This method of removing
fruit stains is given by a laundress.
Get a two ounce bottle of good whis
key and put Into it a heaping table-
HARD ON CHILDREN
When Teacher Has Coffee Habit
spoonful of gum camphor broken in
to bits'; keep this well corked. When
sorting soiled clothes, look for the
stains and apply the dissolved cam
phor freely aftef shaking tho bottle
well. Wash as usual, and the stains
will disappear.
The Ply Nuisance
Our weather in the north has been
so cool that tho house fly has not
put in its appearance in the usual
number, but even one is a nuisance
and menace, and strict watch should
be kept that the number does not in
crease. Try to have screen wire at
the openings, and do not let foods
lie about; keep -the door yards free
from anything that will attract them,
and wage a war of extermination
from now on. "
"Best is best, and best will ever
live." When a person feels this way
about Postum they are glad to give
testimony for the benefit of others.
A school teacher down in Missis
'sippi says: "I had been a coffee
drinker since my childhood, and the
last few years it had injured me se
riously. "One cup of coffee taken at break
fast would cause me to become so
nervous that I could scarcely go
through with the day's duties, and
thiB nervousness was often accom
panied by deep depression of spirits
and heart palpitation.
"I am a teacher by profession, and
when under the influence of coffee
had to struggle against crossness
-when in the school room,
"When talking this over with my
physician, he suggested that I try
Postum, so I purchased a package
and made it carefully according to
directions; found it excellent of fla
vor, and nourishing.
"In a short time I noticed very
gratifying effects. My nervousness
disappeared, I was not irritated by
my pupils, life seemed full of sun
shine, and my heart troubled me no
longer.
"I attribute my change in health
and spirits to Postum alone."
Read the little book, "The Road to
Wellville," in pkgs. "There's a
Reason."
Ever read tho above letter? A now
no appears from time to time. They
Are genuine, true, and full of human
Interest.
Recipes for Young Housewives
Mrs. W. A. T., of New York, kind
ly sends some tested and recommend
ed recipes for our "girls." Of course
we are grateful, and we do think
we have tho dearest, most helpful
readers! Here are the recipes:
(Note The measurements used in
these recipes are as follows: Have
a teacup that measures one half pint
exactly, and one teacupful always
means the cup level full. One tea
spoonful means level full, except
where it says one rounded teaspoon
ful, in which case it means exactly
two level teaspoonfuls; a heaping
teaspoonful means one heaped up.
The same rule applies to the table
spoonful.) Lightning Cake Put In mixing
bowl one cup of sugar, one cup .and
one level tablespoonful of flour; two
level teaspoonfuls of baking powder.
In a cup put a piece of butter size of
an egg, two eggs, one teaspoonful
of vanilla extract, and fill the cup
with sweet milk. Pour in mixing
bowl and give all good beating; bake
in pan about eight Inches square.
Breakfast Cake Butter (cold)
size of an egg; half a cup of sugar,
one egg; cream together well; half
cupful pf sweet milk, two level tea
spoonfuls of baking powder and one
and one-half cups of flour. Beat well
together. Bake in two layer-cake
tins. I often put one layer on the
other with no filling. Jelly is good
between.N Thjs is good for twelve
patty-pans.
Coffee Cake One cup of cold cof
fee, one cup of brown sugar, one cup
of New Orleans molasses, one cup
of shortening (lard), one egg, one
level teaspoonful of soda, one level
teaspoonful of ginger, flour to mix
just soft enough to drop from spoon.
Flavor with teaspoonful of lemon
juice if liked.
Rice Dessert Wash one cup of
rice and add five cups of boiling wa
ter with one-fourth teaspoonful of
salt. Boil fast for fifteen minutes,
then set uncovered in a moderate
oven for about twenty minutes, or
.until the water evaporates. Each
grain will be fluffy and white and
separate. Make a sauce for it thus:
One cupful of sugar, two tablespoon
fuls of tyitter, one tablespoonful of
flour; beat togetherand add one cup
of boiling water, flavoring with one
teaspoonful of either cinnamon or
juice of lemon.
Gems One teacup of sifted gra
ham flour or meal, one teacup of
white flour, four level teaspoonfuls
of baking powder, half a cup of
sugar; stir welL together with table
spoonful of lard; beat one egg and
add with one cup of milk or water.
gredionts and beat to a smooth bat
ter. Bake in a quick oven in two
layers, buttering tho first on top be
fore laying tho other on, so they will
separate smoothly. When done and
cool enough, separate tho layers and
spread each with boiled icing; cover
the icTng thickly with whole ripo
strawberries, pressing them down in
to tho icing, and sprinkle the berries
with powdered sugar; cat the cake
cold. Or, tho layers may bo baked
in separate tins, and two cakes mado
if desired.
Butter Beans and Now Potatoes
Just before tho potatoes aro done,
remove from tho stovo and lot cool.
Cut one pint of butter beans into
small pieces after cooking. When
the potatoes are cold cut into dice,
and arrange potatoes and butter
beans In layers in a deep dish,
sprinkling each layer with butter
and pepper and salt to taste. Pour
over this one cupful of cream and
cover tho top with rolled cracker;
cover tho dish, set in tho oven and
let got hot through, remove tho
cover and let brown a llttlo, then
serv6 hot.
Boots Wash carefully, and leavo
about an inch of the leaf stalks on
the root, not breaking the small
roots while washing. Cook by rapid
boiling until tender (or thoy may bo
baked). Whon done, drop while still
hot Into a pan of cold water and rtf
movo tho skin by rubbing, at' once.
Slice, dross with butter, popper and
salt and servo hot; or put a llttlo
sugar and vinegar with the dressing
and pour over them hot, and servo,
BOOKS RECEIVED
Tho Slavery of Progress. ' Its
causes and Its cure. By A. F.
Thomas. The Neale Publishing Co.,
New York and Washington,
An Interview. By Daniel W.
Church. The Berlin Carey Company,
Chicago, 111.
Common Honesty. A study of
fundamental principles and their re
lation to tho labor problem. By
Orren M. Donaldson. Pan-American
Press, Chicago, 111.
Requested Recipes
Strawberry Shortcake Beat one
tablespoonful of butter with a cup
ful of sugar until creamy; then add
three well beaten eggs and half a
cupful of milk or water. Sift to
gether two and one-half cups of flour
and two teaspoonfuls of baking pow
der; stir the flour into tho other in-
Latest Fashions for Readers of
The Commoner
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'3268 Ladies' Shirt Waist. This
stylo model will develop well in
washable or silk fabrics. Five sizes
34 to 42.
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32 G 8 Ladies' Skirt, with or with
out tunic. Foulard, mescaline or
pongee will develop well in this style.
Five sizes 22 to 30.
3254 Ladles' Russian Dress, with
a separate five-gored skirt and with
or without sleeve caps. , This is a
becoming model and may bo mado
of cloth, foulard, pongee or wash ma
terials. Five sizes 34 to 42.
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3265 Chllds' Coat. White cash
mere was used for- tho development of
this model. Four sizes 1 to 7 years.
'3257 Childs' Dress, with long or
short sleeves. Lawij, or challis are
the best: materials for this little
model. Thrde sizes 1 to 3 years.
3205.
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3267 Misses' Russian Blouse
Coat. This can be mado of any ma
terial such as broadcloth, serge, duck
or linen. Three sizes 13 to 17
years.
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