Recipe of the Week: Eggs A La Caracas

The following recipe for Eggs A La Caracas 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  tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup tomatoes
  • 1 Tablespoon grated cheese
  • Onion-juice
  • Salt and Peppe, to taste
  • 1/4 pound dried beef
  • 4 eggs
Directions
  1. Melt the butter or butter substitute in a frying pan.
  2. When hot, add the dried beef and cheese.
  3. Toss lightly until the beet is slightly frizzled.
  4. Add the tomatoes, the seasonings, and the eggs beaten until light.
  5. Stir and cook gently until of a creamy consistency.

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One Comment

  1. Reading this recipe, I was reminded of another SB readers might also enjoy!

    This version is called “Eggs in Purgatory, Italian Style”
    https://www.wellplated.com/eggs-in-purgatory/

    It’s really a version of “Shakshuka” (also spelled Shakshouka) which may date back to the Ottoman Empire
    https://cookieandkate.com/foolproof-shakshuka-recipe/

    These two versions will probably also inspire other tasty ideas! ..and of course what is not to love about the Southwestern American version of Huevos Rancheros!
    https://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/huevos_rancheros/

    Enjoy!

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