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Image from page 92 of “The ideal cook book” (1902)
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Title: The ideal cook book
Year: 1902 (1900s)
Authors: Gregory, Annie R
Publisher: Chicago, American wholesale company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
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ed potatoes. L. M.SALT HACKEREI BROILED. Soak over night in cold water. Drain thoroughly, wipe dry and puton gridiron in hot oven; heat through, then place over hot coals andbroil. Pour over melted butter, sprinkle on a little pepper, and serve hot.Smoked finnan-haddie is fine cooked the same way. Miss R. A. T. HOW TO CURE AND SMOKE FISH. Scale, slit the fish up the back and clean. Wipe with a damp clothbut do not wash. To twenty pounds of fish allow one pint of salt, onepint of brown sugar and one ounce of salt-peter. Mix well together andrub the fish well inside and out with this mixture. Put one fish over theother with a board on top, and on this place heavy weights to press themdown. Allow them to remain so for sixty hours, then drain, wipe dry,stretch open and fasten with small pieces of stick. Smoke them for fivedays in a smokehouse or in a barrel over a smothered wood fire. • Mrs. L. B. M.FISH SAUCES, GRAVIES, ETC. See department entitled Meat and Fish Sauces and Garnishings.
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Lobsters HOW TO COOK THEM. THE principal shell fish used are oysters,lobsters and mussels. It is absolutelyimperative that oysters should be fresh and *^the best way to insure this, is to purchase them when possible in the shell and open them as you use them. Oystersare among the most edible of their species, and when fresh, are deliciousarticles of food, besides being held by some medical men as nutritious fordelicate and consumptive persons. There is an old maxim that they areto be used only during the months which contain the letter r. Washeach oyster when eaten raw, by dipping it into cold water. The juiceshould go through a fine sieve, which removes all shell and preventsbeing found in the dishes.November. They are eatenat other seasons but theirmeat is light and stringy.If used at other seasons itis best to get the cannedlobster. Lobsters must beboiled alive else they areunwholesome. The largerthey are the older they are.Mussels are not so general-ly liked, although growingin fa
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0806-07 Yazd Caravanserai Zeinoddin – 35
Image by txikita69
From the outside this hotel resembles a derelict ruin, a relic of the Silk Road that serves only to remind passing cars that they are approaching Yazd.
However, inside lies a true surprise, an original, well-preserved caravanserai that has been transformed into an atmospheric and fascinating place to stay.
Sit back and take in the desert sky from the terrace, enjoy real home-cooked Persian cuisine and imagine how lucky you are to have arrived by car, as opposed to camel.
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