C and H Easy-To-Make Frostings

These recipes are from a promotional brochure produced by C and H Cane Sugar – California and Hawaiian Sugar Refining Corporation, San Francisco.   Judging from the graphics used in the advertisement, I guess that the brochure was printed in the 1950s.  There is a code, “S. A. – 57-A” in the bottom corner, so one could assume […]

Apple Uglies

Apple Uglies

This recipe in the Cekada collection from KARO Syrup is for Apple Uglies – apples that have been dipped in a red KARO Syrup mixture and decorated with various candies and fruit.

Hunt’s Chicken in the Pink

Hunt's Chicken in the Pink

Ingredients 3 broilers, halved 2 8-ounce cans Hunt’s Tomato Sauce 1/2 cup lemon juice 3/4 cup pure vegetable, oil, such as Wesson 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 tablespoon finely minced onion 1 clove garlic, finely minced 3 bay leaves Method Wipe chickens and place in a 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Combine […]

Quick Sauerbraten

Quick Sauerbraten

Ingredients 1 4-to-5 pound pot roast(chuck, round, or rump) 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 teaspoons salt 2 tablespoons mixed pickling spices 1 cup red wine vinegar 3 cups water 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 12 gingersnaps, crumbled Method Brown pot roast slowly on all sides in oil in a heavy kettle […]

Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs

Ingredients 6 hard-cooked eggs 4 tablespoons mayonnaise 1/4 teaspoon salt Speck pepper 1/4 teaspoons prepared mustard 1 teaspoon minced onion Method Cut shelled eggs in halves, lengthwise. Carefully remove yolks and lay whites aside in pairs. Mash yolks, then add remaining ingredients. Refill whites with this mixture. If for salad or as a garnish leave in […]

Granulated Soap

Granulated Soap

Ingredients 1 can lye 3 quarts cold water 3/4 cup borax 4 1/2 pound melted fat Method Dissolve the lye in the cold water. Use a wooden spoon. Add the borax and when dissolved, slowly add melted fat. Any fat will do if clean. Stir slowly and constantly for 10 to 15 minutes. Then stir off […]

Apple Sauce Cup Cakes with Creamy Icing

Apple Sauce Cup Cakes with Creamy Icing

A clipped recipe from Crisco for Apple Sauce Cup Cakes with Creamy Icing. Make these Apple Sauce Cup Cakes with cake flour, sugar, applesauce, Crisco, salt, baking powder, egg, and grated orange rind. Frost these cupcake with a frosting made with confectioners’ sugar, salt, egg, water, granulated sugar, Crisco and vanilla.

Sherried Shrimp Ravigote

Sherried Shrimp Ravigote

Ingredients 2 cups cooked or canned shrimp, (whole if small, cut up if large) 1 cup sherry wine 2 hard-cooked eggs, yolks and whites separated 1 tablespoon catsup 1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 cup mayonnaise (approximate) Salt and pepper to taste Lettuce […]

Country Style Green Cabbage

Country Style Green Cabbage

Ingredients 1/2 head (1 1/4 pounds) cabbage 3/4 cup water 1/2 cup milk 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/8 teaspoon celery seed Method Discard tough outer leaves and wash cabbage.  Halve, then halve one section. Cut away the hard core. slice into very thin shreds. Place cabbage in a […]

DARIGOLD Chocolate Cup Cakes

DARIGOLD Chocolate Cup Cakes

Ingredients 1/2 cup (1/4 pound) DARIGOLD Butter 1 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 1/2 tablespoons DARI Powdered Buttermilk 1 1/2 cups sifted cake flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon soda 1/2 cup water 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted 1/2 cup chopped walnuts Method  Cream DARIGOLD Butter and sugar thoroughly. Add egg and beat […]

KRAFT Oil Chocolate Cake

KRAFT Oil Chocolate Cake

Start with Kraft All-Purpose Oil, the perfect base ingredient! Ingredients 1 1/2 cups sifted cake flour 1 1/4 teaspoon soda 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup cocoa 2/3 cup Kraft Oil 1 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 eggs 1 1/4 cup sugar   Method Sift together 1 1/2 cup sifted cake flour, 1 1/4 teaspoon […]