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|The International Jewish Cook Book|
1600 Recipes According to the Jewish Dietary Laws with the Rules for Kashering; The Favorite Recipes of America, Austria, Germany, Russia, France, Poland, Roumania, Etc., Etc.
Author: Florence Kreisler Greenbaum
A Project Gutenberg eBook
Beat the yolk of one egg in a cold dish with a silver or wooden fork. If
the weather is very warm, place the bowl in a larger vessel filled with
chopped ice. When the egg is beaten add one-half teaspoon of salt, dash
of red pepper, one-half teaspoon of English mustard and olive oil, drop
by drop, being careful to beat well without reversing the motion for
fear of curdling. When the dressing thickens, begin adding the vinegar
or lemon juice, drop by drop. Then add more olive oil, then more acid,
continuing until one cup of olive oil and two teaspoons of vinegar or
lemon juice are all used. Be sure to have all the ingredients and dishes
as cold as possible.
If the mixture should curdle, begin immediately with a fresh egg in a
fresh dish and when it is well beaten add carefully the curdled mixture,
drop by drop.
To serve twenty people one pint of mayonnaise is required.
MAYONNAISE WITH WHIPPED CREAM
When you are in want of a large quantity of dressing, mayonnaise or
French, add one pint of whipped cream to your prepared dressing,
stirring thoroughly, just before ready to serve.
To color mayonnaise, chop parsley leaves very fine; pound them in a
small quantity of lemon juice; strain and add the juice to the dressing.
To make white mayonnaise, follow the ordinary directions, using lemon
juice instead of vinegar, omitting the mustard and adding, when
finished, a half cup of whipped cream or half an egg white beaten very
Make one-half pint of mayonnaise dressing and add to it the following:
Two hard-boiled eggs chopped fine, two to four tablespoons of tomato
catsup, one tablespoon of finely chopped parsley, one teaspoon of finely
chopped or grated white onion or shallot, after these ingredients are
mixed, fold them into one cup of mayonnaise and serve. Enough for ten
BOILED DRESSING WITH OLIVE OIL (PARVE)
Beat three whole eggs until very light, add two tablespoons of olive
oil, stirring constantly, add a good pinch of salt, pepper, mustard and
cayenne pepper. Heat one-half cup of vinegar with one teaspoon of sugar
in it, stir while hot into the eggs and put it back on the stove in a
double boiler or over hot water in another saucepan and stir until
thick. Serve cold.
Take yolk of one hard-boiled egg and rub smooth in a bowl. Add two
teaspoons of French mustard, salt, pepper, and little sugar. Add a
little oil, and then a little vinegar. Garnish top with the white, cut
SOUR CREAM DRESSING
Mix one cup of sour cream and three eggs, well beaten. Dissolve two
tablespoons of sugar and one tablespoon of mustard in one-half cup of
vinegar; salt, pepper and paprika to taste, and then stir this slowly
into the cream and eggs. Put in double boiler, cook until thick, then
add butter the size of an egg and cook about five minutes longer. Take
from fire and bottle; this dressing will keep for months.
Mix one teaspoon of salt, one tablespoon of mustard, one tablespoon of
sugar, one tablespoon of flour and a few grains of cayenne. Beat three
eggs until lemon-colored and add the dry ingredients with one-half cup
of vinegar and two tablespoons of melted butter. Cook over boiling water
until thick; strain, add one-half cup of cream or milk. Beat until
smooth, and cool.
Mix one-half teaspoon of salt, one-fourth teaspoon of pepper, one
teaspoon of sugar, a dash of paprika, two tablespoons of vinegar and
four tablespoons of olive oil. Stir until well blended and use at once.
DRESSING FOR LETTUCE
Rub the yolks of two hard-boiled eggs to a paste, adding one teaspoon of
salad oil or melted butter, being careful to add only a few drops at a
time. Add one-half teaspoon salt, one-half teaspoon of prepared mustard,
very little pepper, two tablespoons of white sugar. Stir very hard, then
pour in gradually one-half teacup of vinegar.