Recipe of the Week: Mrs. Alaska’s Greens Pesto Sauce

The following recipe for pestos from gardened and foraged greens was contributed by “Mrs. Alaska”. Chef’s Introductory Notes: Although basil pesto is perhaps the best known commercial pesto, this delicious topping for cheese, pasta, fish, chicken or meat can be made with any combination of greens. The crunchy element can be any nuts or edible seeds (like sunflower or pumpkin), and the emulsifying oil can be varied, too. Herbs and spices (like garlic) can be added or omitted. Pesto Experimentation This summer, I have made eight different pestos with: Foraged Greens: Chickweed (bright and grassy tasting) Lamb’s Quarter (mild) Sorrel …




Recipe of the Week: Peach Ice-Cream

The following Peach Ice-Cream recipe is from The New Butterick Cook Book, by Flora Rose, co-head of the School of Home Economics at Cornell University. It was published in 1924. A professional scan of that 724-page out-of-copyright book will be one of the bonus items in the next edition of the waterproof SurvivalBlog Archive USB stick. This 15th Anniversary Edition USB stick should be available for sale in the third week of January, 2021. Ingredients 1 cup fresh peach-pulp 1/2 cup boiling water 1/2 cup sugar 2 cups cream Directions Make a syrup by boiling the sugar and water together …




Recipe of the Week: Candied Citrus Peels

The following recipe for candied citrus peels is from The New Butterick Cook Book, by Flora Rose, co-head of the School of Home Economics at Cornell University. It was published in 1924. A professional scan of that 724-page out-of-copyright book will be one of the bonus items in the next edition of the waterproof SurvivalBlog Archive USB stick. This 15th Anniversary Edition USB stick should be available for sale in the third week of January, 2021. Ingredients Citrus Peels (Oranges, Lemons or Grapefruit) Salt Water White Sugar Directions Cut the peel of oranges, lemons or grapefruit into halves, quarters, or …




Recipe of the Week: Apple Brown Betty

The following Apple Brown Betty recipe is from The New Butterick Cook Book, by Flora Rose, co-head of the School of Home Economics at Cornell University. It was published in 1924. A professional scan of that 724-page out-of-copyright book will be one of the bonus items in the next edition of the waterproof SurvivalBlog Archive USB stick. That 15th Anniversary Edition USB stick should be available for sale in the third week of January, 2021. Ingredients 1/4 cup melted butter 1 pint bread crumbs from center of loaf 1 pint sliced apples 1/2 cup fruit juice or water 1/2 cup …




Recipe of the Week: Potatoes Persillade

The following recipe for Potatoes Persillade (Parsley) is from The New Butterick Cook Book, by Flora Rose, co-head of the School of Home Economics at Cornell University. It was published in 1924. A professional scan of that 724-page out-of-copyright book will be one of the bonus items in the next edition of the waterproof SurvivalBlog Archive USB stick. This 15th Anniversary Edition USB stick should be available for sale in the third week of January, 2021. Potatoes Persillade Ingredients 1 dozen small new potatoes or 6 medium-sized old potatoes Butter or butter substitute Salt, to tatse Juice of one-half lemon …




Recipe of the Week: Indian Style Baked Tomatoes

The following recipe is from The New Butterick Cook Book, by Flora Rose, co-head of the School of Home Economics at Cornell University. It was published in 1924. A professional scan of that 724-page out-of-copyright book will be one of the bonus items in the next edition of the waterproof SurvivalBlog Archive USB stick. This 15th Anniversary Edition USB stick should be available for sale in the third week of January, 2021. Since tomatoes are starting to ripen for SurvivalBlog readers in most North American climate zones, I thought  that this recipe would be apropos: Indian Style Baked Tomatoes Ingredients …




Recipe of the Week: “Sis”-Style Salmon Chowder

The following recipe is from SurvivalBlog reader “Sis” for her style of Salmon Chowder. Ingredients 1/4 cup green onion or chives or regular onion diced. 1 clove of garlic, minced or 1 tsp of garlic powder 2 tablespoons of butter 2- 10-3/4 oz. Cans of cream of potato soup (can be an inexpensive store brand) 2 cans of milk 1/4 tsp of cayenne pepper. 3 oz. of cream cheese. A 1- 15-1/2 can of undrained whole corn 2 cups of salmon, flaked Directions Saute 1/4 cup green onion or chives or regular onion diced. 1 clove of garlic, minced or …




Recipe of the Week: Baked Bean Soup

The following baked bean soup recipe is from The New Butterick Cook Book, by Flora Rose, co-head of the School of Home Economics at Cornell University. It was published in 1924. A professional scan of that 724-page out-of-copyright book will be one of the bonus items in the next edition of the waterproof SurvivalBlog Archive USB stick. This 15th Anniversary Edition USB stick should be available for sale in the third week of January, 2021. Ingredients 3 slices bacon 2 cups baked beans 4 cups cold water 1 tablespoon flour 1 tablespoon butter or butter substitute Salt Pepper Paprika Directions …




Recipe of the Week: Potato Pancakes

The following Potato Pancakes recipe is from The New Butterick Cook Book, by Flora Rose, co-head of the School of Home Economics at Cornell University. It was published in 1924. A professional scan of that 724-page out-of-copyright book will be one of the bonus items in the next edition of the waterproof SurvivalBlog Archive USB stick. This 15th Anniversary Edition USB stick should be available for sale in the third week of January, 2021. Ingredients 2 cups grated potato 1 egg 2 tablespoons flour Milk Salt Pepper Onion Juice Directions Scrub and pare the potatoes and grate them into cold …




Recipe of the Week: Mulligatawny Soup

The following recipe for and East Indian Mulligatawny Soup is from The New Butterick Cook Book, by Flora Rose, co-head of the School of Home Economics at Cornell University. It was published in 1924. A professional scan of that 724-page out-of-copyright book will be one of the bonus items in the next edition of the waterproof SurvivalBlog Archive USB stick. This 15th Anniversary Edition USB stick should be available for sale in the third week of January, 2021. Introductory Note: This Mulligatawny Soup recipe provides a substantial dish that will serve as the main part of a dinner. A lighter …




Recipe of the Week: Potatoes Persillade (Parsley)

The following recipe is from The New Butterick Cook Book, by Flora Rose, co-head of the School of Home Economics at Cornell University. It was published in 1924. A professional scan of that 724-page out-of-copyright book will be one of the bonus items in the next edition of the waterproof SurvivalBlog Archive USB stick. This 15th Anniversary Edition USB stick should be available for sale in the third week of January, 2021. Ingredients 1 dozen small new potatoes or 6 medium-sized old potatoes Butter or butter substitute Juice of one-half lemon 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley Directions These are …




Recipe of the Week: Corned Beef Hash

The following simple recipe for Corned Beef Hash ties in with my recent recommendation to buy some canned corned beef, before the upcoming price increases. This recipe comes from The New Butterick Cook Book, by Flora Rose, co-head of the School of Home Economics at Cornell University. It was published in 1924. A professional scan of that 724-page out-of-copyright book will be one of the bonus items in the next edition of the waterproof SurvivalBlog Archive USB stick. This 15th Anniversary Edition USB stick should be available for sale in the third week of January, 2021. Ingredients 2 cups chopped …




Recipe of the Week: Beef Mironton

The following recipe for Beef Mironton is from The New Butterick Cook Book, by Flora Rose, co-head of the School of Home Economics at Cornell University. It was published in 1924. A professional scan of that 724-page out-of-copyright book will be one of the bonus items in the next edition of the waterproof SurvivalBlog Archive USB stick. This 15th Anniversary Edition USB stick should be available for sale in the third week of January, 2021. Ingredients 6 slices cold (fully cooked) beef 1 cup beef bouillon or 1 cup water mixed with canned tomato sauce Salt and pepper, to taste …




Recipe of the Week: Braized Beef Brisket

The following Braized Beef Brisket recipe is from The New Butterick Cook Book, by Flora Rose, co-head of the School of Home Economics at Cornell University. It was published in 1924. A professional scan of that 724-page out-of-copyright book will be one of the bonus items in the next edition of the waterproof SurvivalBlog Archive USB stick. This 15th Anniversary Edition USB stick should be available for sale in the third week of January, 2021. Ingredients 2 to 3 pounds brisket, or round of beef Drippings 2 tablespoons Butter or Butter substitute 1 chopped onion 1 chopped carrot 1 tablespoon …




Recipe of the Week: Savory Chicken

The following recipe is from The New Butterick Cook Book, by Flora Rose, co-head of the School of Home Economics at Cornell University. It was published in 1924. A professional scan of that 724-page out-of-copyright book will be one of the bonus items in the next edition of the waterproof SurvivalBlog Archive USB stick. This 15th Anniversary Edition USB stick should be available for sale in the third week of January, 2021. Ingredients 1/4 cup butter or butter substitute or other fat 1 tablespoon chopped onlon 1 chopped carrot 1 slice turnip 1/4 cup flour 1 cup water 1-1/2 cup …