Polish Roast Mutton.

Season a leg of mutton with salt, pepper and a pinch of cloves. Lay in a baking-pan with 1 sliced onion, 2 celery roots, 3 cloves of garlic and 2 carrots cut fine, 1 bay-leaf, a sprig of thyme and a few peppercorns. Pour over 1 cup of vinegar and 1 cup of hot water….

Berlin Herring Salad.

Soak the herring over night; remove the milch and mash fine. Cut off the head, skin and bone; chop the herring; add chopped apples, pickles, potatoes, olives and capers. Put in the salad bowl; then add the yolk of a hard-boiled egg to the mashed milch, mustard, 1 teaspoonful of sugar mixed with 1/4 cup…

German Lentil Soup.

To 1 gallon of soup stock, add 1 quart of lentils. Let boil until lentils are soft, with 1 sliced onion. Then add some small sausages. Let boil five minutes. Season to taste and serve the soup with the sausages and croutons fried in butter.

Dutch Sweet Potato Puff.

Peel and boil 3 sweet potatoes in salted water until tender; then mash well with 3 beaten yolks of eggs, 1 cup of milk, 3 tablespoonfuls of butter, 2 tablespoonfuls of sugar, a pinch of nutmeg and lemon-juice. Beat the whites with a pinch of salt to a stiff froth; add to the potatoes and…


Chop and mince 1 pound of round steak, 1 onion and 2 sprigs of parsley. Add 1 tablespoonful of lemon-juice, 2 tablespoonfuls of melted butter. Season highly with salt, black pepper and a pinch of cayenne. Mix with 1 egg and form into balls; roll in flour and fry in deep hot lard until brown….

Sauce Bearnaise.

1 Servings 1/2 c white wine 2 T tarragon vinegar 1 T shallots,finely chopped 2 peppercorns,crushed 2 sprigs of tarragon,chopped 1 sprigs of chervil,chopped 3 egg yolks 3/4 c butter,melted Combine the wine, vinegar, shallots, pepper and herbs in the top of a double boiler. Cook over direct heat until the liquid is reduced by…

Swiss Steak.

Season a round steak with salt, black pepper and paprika; dredge with flour and let fry in hot lard on both sides until brown. Then add some sliced onions and moisten well with tomato-sauce. Cover and let simmer half an hour. Serve hot on a platter with mashed potatoes.

Chicken Marengo.

4 Servings 1 whole frying chicken,cut-into pieces 4 cloves garlic,crushed 2 T olive oil 1/2 sm onion,thinly sliced 1/4 t thyme,Dried or 1/2 tsp. fresh thyme 1 t salt 1/8 t black pepper 1/2 c dry white wine 1 c Italian plum tomatoes -peeled,core,chopped 1 T tomato paste 1/2 sm onion,thinly sliced 1 T butter…

Belgian Stuffed Shad.

Season and stuff the shad with chopped oysters and mushrooms well seasoned. Place in a well-buttered baking-dish; sprinkle with fine bread-crumbs, chopped onion and parsley. Put flakes of butter on top and pour in 1 cup of tomato-sauce. Let bake until done. Baste often with the sauce. Serve with celery salad with French dressing.