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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
Bread should be twenty-four hours old and cut in thin, even slices. If
fancy forms are desired, shape before spreading with butter. Cream
butter and spread evenly.
Pound the anchovies to a paste and mix with an equal quantity of olives
stoned and finely chopped.
Two cups of chopped celery, two tablespoons of chopped walnuts, two
tablespoons of chopped olives, quarter of a cup of Mayonnaise dressing.
Spread between slices of thin buttered bread.
Spread one piece of bread with any kind of cold fish that has been
shredded and mixed with tartar sauce. Then put a lettuce leaf on that
and then a slice of hard-boiled egg that has been dipped in tartar
sauce. Cover with a slice of buttered bread.
NUT AND RAISIN SANDWICHES
Take equal quantities of nuts and raisins; moisten with cream or grape
juice and spread on thin slices of bread.
BROWN BREAD SANDWICHES
Season one cup of cottage cheese with salt, cayenne, and add one pimento
cut in shreds. Cut white and brown bread in finger lengths about one
inch wide. Spread with cheese mixture and place a brown and white slice
CHEESE AND NUT SANDWICHES
Cut thin rounds from rye bread. Spread with the following mixture: take
one cream cheese, rub to a cream, season to taste with salt and paprika,
add one stalk of chopped celery, and one-fourth cup of chopped nut
meats. Spread on buttered bread and place a slice of stuffed olive on
top, in the centre of each piece of bread.
Put fresh lettuce leaves, washed and dried, between thin layers of
bread. Spread with Mayonnaise or Boiled Dressing.
Take either ripe or green olives; remove the seeds; mince and mix
thoroughly with Mayonnaise dressing. Spread between slices of
whole-wheat or graham bread.
Remove the skin and bones from the sardines. Rub to a paste, adding an
equal quantity of chopped hard-boiled eggs, seasoned with salt, cayenne,
lemon juice or vinegar. Moisten with melted butter and spread between
slices of bread.
DATE AND FIG SANDWICHES
Wash equal quantities of dates and figs; stone the dates; add blanched
almonds in quantity about one-fourth of the entire bulk; then run the
whole mixture through a food chopper. Moisten with orange juice and
press tightly into baking-powder tins. When ready to use, dip the box in
hot water; turn out the mixture; slice and place between thin slices of
Remove the stems and chop the figs fine. Put in a double boiler with a
little water and cook until a paste is formed. Add a few drops of lemon
juice; set aside; when cool spread on thin slices of buttered bread.
Hard boil the eggs, place them immediately into cold water. When cold;
remove the shells carefully, cut the eggs in half lengthwise and butter
slightly. Lay one or two sardellen or appetite silds on one half of the
egg and press the one half gently on the other half which has the
sardellen. The egg must appear whole. Now tie lengthwise and across with
the narrowest, various colored ribbons you can find.
One slice each of white and brown bread, cut thin and buttered, and
spread with chestnuts that have been boiled tender, peeled and rubbed
through a sieve, then mashed with hard-boiled eggs to a paste and
moistened with Mayonnaise.
SALMON AND BROWN BREAD SANDWICHES
Flake one cup salmon and rub it to a paste. Add mustard, salt, and
cayenne. Spread on the bread, cover with a layer of thin slices of
cucumber, then another piece of bread, press lightly and arrange with
sprigs of parsley on the platter.
WHITE AND BROWN BREAD SANDWICHES
If a novel sandwich is wanted, butter alternate slices of brown and
white bread and pile them one above the other in a loaf. Cut the new
loaf across the slices, butter them and pile them so that when this
second loaf is cut, the slices will be in white and brown blocks. Press
the slices very closely together before cutting at all.
TOASTED CHEESE SANDWICHES
The filling for the toasted cheese sandwiches calls for a cup of soft,
mild cheese, finely cut, and stirred over the fire with a tablespoon of
butter until the cheese is melted. Enough milk to moisten, perhaps not
more than one-eighth of a cup, is then added, with salt, mustard, and
paprika to taste, and the whole is stirred until creamy and smooth.
Slices of bread are very thinly buttered, the cheese mixture spread on
generously, each slice covered with another slice, and set away until
the filling cools and hardens, when the sandwiches are toasted on both
sides and served hot.
POACHED EGG SANDWICHES
Slice as many pieces of bread, from a round loaf, as you have persons to
serve. Toast these slices and let cool. Across each slice place three
strips of pimentoes (use the canned pimentoes), on top of that place a
cold poached egg, put a teaspoon of Mayonnaise on the top of the egg and
sprigs of watercress encircling the toast.
MUSTARD SARDINE PASTE FOR SANDWICHES
Take one box of mustard sardines; bone and mash; add to the mixture one
tablespoon of tomato catsup, one teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce, juice
of one lemon, a pinch of cayenne pepper, as much white pepper as will
cover the end of a knife, two tablespoons of vinegar, and one tablespoon
of olive oil. Mix thoroughly until it becomes a paste. Then spread on
thinly cut bread for sandwiches.
CAVIAR AND SALMON SANDWICHES
Take a piece of rye bread, cut round (with a biscuit cutter), spread
with mustard; put some caviar in centre of the bread, strips of smoked
salmon around the caviar and strips of pickle around the salmon.
Cut two, slices of white bread and two of brown. Butter three and spread
with a thick paste made of hard-boiled egg very finely chopped and
mixed with mayonnaise dressing. Build the slices up one above the other,
alternating brown and white, and placing the unbuttered slice on top.
Before serving, slice down as you would a layer cake.
EGG AND OLIVE SANDWICHES
Chop four eggs which have been boiled fifteen minutes, add two
tablespoons of chopped olives, season and moisten with olive oil and
vinegar. Spread between thin slices of buttered bread.
Spread bread with thin slices of Neufchatel cheese, cover with finely
chopped olives moistened with mayonnaise dressing.
Take orange marmalade, pecan nuts and cream cheese in equal quantities
and after mixing thoroughly spread on thin slices of buttered bread.
Mince some cold roast or boiled chicken in a chopping bowl, then mix the
gravy with it, adding a few hard-boiled eggs, which have been minced to
a powder. Mix all into a soft paste. Then cut thin slices of bread,
spread the chicken between the slices (if desired you may add a little
mustard); press the pieces gently together.
CHICKEN SANDWICHES WITH MAYONNAISE
Grind up chicken in meat chopper. To each cup of chicken add one
tablespoon of mayonnaise, and one tablespoon of chicken soup. Mix into
soft paste, and put in finger-rolls.
DEVILED TONGUE SANDWICHES
Grind up tongue (root will do) in meat chopper; to a cup of ground
tongue add one teaspoon of mustard, one tablespoon of soup, and one
teaspoon of mayonnaise. Mix into soft paste; spread on white bread cut
MINCED GOOSE SANDWICHES
Take either boiled or roast goose (which has been highly seasoned) and
mince in a chopping bowl, add one or two pickles, according to quantity,
or a teaspoon of catsup. Spread thin slices of bread or nice fresh
rolls, with a thin coating of goose oil, slightly salted, then spread
the minced goose and cover with a layer of bread which has been
May be prepared as above, or slice the veal in thin slices and spread
BOILED, SMOKED, OR PICKLED TONGUE SANDWICHES
Remove the crust from the bread (unless it is very soft), place the
slices of tongue (cut very thin) and lettuce leaves between the