Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, December 09, 1955, Image 9

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    Christmas Snacks Ring Bell With Young Folk
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Festive and filling—that’s how to describe this holiday fare for young folk. Chocolate milk-mocha
punch and cookies are wonderful to serve under the Christmas tree. '
WHEN the young folk want to give a party during the holiday season, let them plan
simple but festive fare. We suggest some of these good things:
Three quarts chocolate milk, well chilled; \ x k quarts coffee ici cream, 6 tablespoons instant coffee.
Combine all ingredients; beat with rotary beater or electric mixer until frothy
Cherry Holiday Sugar Cookies (Makes about 5 dozen)
Four cups sifted cake flour, 2% teaspoons baking powder, teaspoon salt, % cup softened shorten
ing, 1% cups sugar, 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 2 tablespoons maraschino cherry juice.
Sift flour, baking powder and salt together. Cream shortening' with sugar until light and fluffy.
Add eggs and vanilla and mix well. Add sifted ingredients alternately with cherry juice, mixing
well after each addition. Chill thoroughly. Roll out on lightly floured surface to V»-mch thick
ness.- Cut with floured cookie cutters.
Place on lightly greased baking sheets. Bake in hot oven (400 degrees F ) 5 to 7 minutes, or until
lightly browned. Frost and garnish with maraschino cherries, as desired. -
Cherry Christmas Wreaths (Makes about 3 dozen)
One cup softened shortening, Vfe cup firmly-packed brown sugar, 2 eggs, separated, 2 cups sifted,
all-purpose flour; V* teaspoon salt, % cup chopped maraschino cherries, drained (about 20 cheines);
1 cup chopped walnuts, 1 cup shredded coconut, maraschino cherry halves, drained.
Cream shortening with sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks, flour, salt and chopped cher
ries; mix well. Shape into 1-inch balls. Combine nuts and coconut. Dip cherry balls into egg
whites and roll in coconut mixture. Place on greased baking sheets Make slight depression in cen
ter of cookies; fill with cherry halves. Bake in moderate oven (375 degrees F ) 15 minutes, or until
lightly browned.
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the human body As for clothes,
they must be buried for awhile-
Mother Earth can perform mi
racles ”
Who says there’s not variety
and spice in tins life 9 Only one
question we can ask - Who's
going to do the sponging job 9
I’ve encountered skunks, and
dad’s and mom’s threats to bury
me with only my head above
ground might have" logical basis
in the letter above- Remember
too, " burying clothes too long
might be as disastrous as the first
Now to get back to the food
line, there’s a from Mrs-
Paul H.' Neidermyer, RD 1 Bare
ville, with some interesting re
cipes that look worth trying.
Mrs- Neidermyer writes:
Enclose find 1 my subscription
for Lancaster Farming. I look
forward to the many interesting
recipes and other articles m
your paper. is a hint on get
ting your cranberry sauce ready
for the holidays:
“After making the sauce, you
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Chocolate Milk-Mocha Punch (Makes 12 servings)
can keep it for months if you put
melted paraffin oh top. I put
mine in jars such as peanut but
ter jars-
“Here is also a cranberry
relish recipe I take one package
of washed cianbernes and two
apples, unpeeled; two oranges,
unpeeled, one cup of sugar, more
more or less, according to your
own taste Grind all together,
using medium blade Then I use
either orange or cherry jello dis
solved in one cup of hot water,
and mix all together and chill
“This will also keep for weeks
and is a very good relish for any
kind of meal. ’
Mrs Martin Huyett, RD 1, also
sends a recipe for Chestnut Fil
ling. The addition of onion juice
makes the recipe sound quite
1 quart chestnuts
1 tablespoon salt
One fourth teaspoon pepper
One half cup cracker crumbs
One cup bread crumbs
2 tablespoons butter or other
2-tablespoons cream
One-fourth cup milk
Two tablespoons onion juice,
if desired-
Shell and blanch chestnuts and
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cook in bo.hng water until
tender Can be used whole or
rubbed through a course j sieve
or colander. Mix all together.
Mrs Huyett adds a Household
To remove chewing gum from
clothing^—placf> the fabric with
the gum on it between pieces of
ice until the gum is so brittle you
can scrape or rub it off.
From New Holland, Mrs
Walter M Mai tin of El sends
another Household Hint:
An ice cube ia handy to use to
moisten a spot not adequately
dampened on a garment as you
are ironing. Keep the cube in a
dish close at hand
“ Sure enjoj Lancaster Farm
ing, “Mrs Martin adds
Here’s another Crumb Cake,
from Manbel Kraybill at R 1
Elizabethtown “It’s a simple
recipe, at is a hurry-up
Two and a half cups Swans
down or General Purpose flour-
One-half cup butter or Cnsco
Two. cups brown sugar
Mix together well; take out
three-fourths of the mixture for
crumbs to top the cake.
Add to remainder
One egg
Three-quarter® cup sour milk
(You can sour the milk hy ad
ding one tablespoon of vinegar
and allowing it to stand for se
veral minutes
- One half teaspoon soda
One teaspoon cinnamon
Beat hard until the batter is
smooth. Pour into greased pan,
8 by 8 by 2 Sprinkle the crumb
mixture over the top Bake m a
moderate oven, 325 degrees, for
20 minutes, then at 340 degrees
for 20 minutes
Lancaster Farming goes well
beyond Lancaster County We’ve
readers in the midle west, in
Arizona, in State,
Minnesota and all over Lancaster
Farming is not confined to the
County along, as shown by this
note from Mis- Mary Klmoski,
PO Box 12, Sadsburyville in
Chester County:
We surely enjoy Lancaster
Farming, especially some of the
good recipes, and news My hus
band has already subscribed, but
here are some xecipes I would
like to share-
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One and one-half tablespoons
One-half cup of sugar
One egg
One teaspoon lemon extract
Three-fourths cup of flour
One half teispoon salt
One teaspoon baking powder
Three tablespoons milk
Cream shortening, add sugar.
Beat in eggs and lemon extract
Sift flour with salt and baking
powder, add slowly with milk to
sugar mixture, beating well
Drop by teaspoons on greased
baking sheet, place in moderate
oven, 350 degrees, about 15 min
utes You can easily double this
Mrs Klmoski adds another
recipe for
2 cups flour
1 cup sugar
*2 tablespoons baking powder
5 tablespoons cocoa (I sift it
fine first) "
Then sift all together and add
1 cup salad dressing
1 cup cold water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract-
Beat two minutes well and"
bake at 350 degrees for 35 min
She adds.
“We all enjoy this cake very
much It’s mo'st, and my friends
We all enioy this cake very
much It’s moist, and my friends
rave about it When I treat them
at the time I have it baked ”
There’s no encouragement Tor
dieting in these column, and no
need too as long as the recipes
roll in Mrs Hess her address
has slipped away at this moment
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Lancaster Farming, Friday, December 9, 1955
Quarry ville, RDI
one year’s subscription to your
new paper, Lancaster Farming.
It has proved quite interesting.
I am enclosing a recipe we’d like
to share with readers of Lanca
ster Farming.
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup molas-^s
2 eggs, beaten
2 tablespoon: flour
1 cup water
Combine sugar and molasses,
stir in flour and walnuts Add
beaten eggs and then the water.
Bake about 30 minutes at 375
degrees in yom favorite pie shell.
This lecipe mokes two custards.
It’s good news when there's
more mail than you can adequa
tely " cover in one column But
keep your letters coming, and
send along your favorite Christ
mas recipes' The time for Chust
mas cooking is coming fast
Here’s a letter irom Mrs John
D Burkholder, Sunny Acies,
Route 3, Lititz i
“My husband and I aie very
grateful tor the copies of Lan
caster Farming which we rer
ceived and wish to keep jt com
ing Therefore i m enclosing a
check for oui subscription-
“We enjoy ydur paper very
much Especially Issue No 4
since it contaim d a picture of our
farm- It was a pleasant surprise
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COLUMBUS, Ohio -r- Finding
a strange-lookmg object in a
building at a golf course wheie
he woiks- Cail Whalen, 14, used
a hammer and nail to pry it
open- The resulting explosion
sent him to a hospital,' rather
seriously injured The object
a dynamite cap-
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