i remember seeing this old book my mom had it looked like it was from the 70's or so, but i cant find it, and i searched for questions on here and people responded with your question is too vague. anyway, this book was packed with household tips and hints for just about anythingso can you name...
THE PERFECT BUTTERMILK BISCUIT Thanks to Eula Mae Dore, a great Southern cook from Avery Plantation, La., I've learned to make the best Buttermilk Biscuits I've ever had. Eula Mae says a good biscuit is one of the best things to have on hand for quick meals. She uses them in emergencies to...
4 c Unbleached Flour 2 tb Sugar
2 tb Salt 4 c Lukewarm Potato Water
Put all ingredients in a crock or large jar and let stand in a warm place
uncovered several days. This is the authors last choice for making a
starter, but seems to be in all the cookbooks dealing with Sourdough...
1/2 c shortening 1 tb sugar
2 1/4 c flour 1/2 ts salt
2 1/2 ts baking powder 1 1/4 c buttermilk
1/2 ts baking soda
Place shortening in small plastic food bag. Flatten shortening
between plastic sheets so it is thin and return to freezer. This
allows shortening to become hard...
1 lb White beans (great northern 1 qt Chicken stock or water
-or navy) -(enough to cover beans)
2 oz Slab bacon, cut into 4 Thighs confit de canard
-small pieces -(see note)
4 oz Piece of smoked ham 1 lb Sweet sausages
1 lg Onion, coarsely chopped 1/2 lb Lamb cut into 1-inch cubes
2 cups milk
3 large California Fresh Eggs, separated
1 tablespoon lemon rind, grated
8 thick slices French bread
1 cup bread crumbs
2 large tart apples, peeled, cored and sliced
2 cups water
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3 8-ounce links smoked bratwurst, sliced
1/4 cup onion, minced
I'm attempting to do more "real" cooking (basically, not just stuff out of jars) and I was wondering if anyone knows of any cookbooks for beginners. Ones with what cookware you and maybe a few basic tips on how to do basic things, like chopping onions and stuff like that, would be really...