Foods That Will Win the War and How to Cook Them

by C. Houston & Alberta Goudiss

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Pancakes and Waffles


1 cup sour milk
½ cup cooked cereal or
1 cup bread crumbs
1 tablespoon melted fat
1 egg
¾ cup whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon soda
⅛ teaspoon salt
Mix bread crumbs, flour, salt; add beaten egg, fat and cereal; mix soda with sour milk and add to other ingredients.


2 cups split peas
2 egg whites
⅓ cup flour
1 cup milk
2 egg yolks
2 tablespoons pork drippings
⅛ teaspoon cayenne
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoonful baking powder
Soak peas over night, cook, and when tender, put through a food chopper and mix the ingredients. Bake on hot greased griddle.


2 cups sour milk
2 cups bread
Let stand until soft

Put through colander. For each one pint use:
1 egg
1 teaspoon soda
2 teaspoons sugar
¼ teaspoon salt
¾ cup flour
1 egg beaten
Mix well; bake at once on hot greased griddle.


2 cups oatmeal
1 tablespoon melted fat
⅛ teaspoon salt

1 egg beaten into a cupful of milk
1 cupful flour into which has been sifted 1 teaspoonful baking powder.
Beat well. Cook on a griddle. This is an excellent way to use left-over oatmeal.


2 cups of chopped potato
½ cup milk
1 egg
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups flour
5 teaspoons of baking powder
2 cups of hot water
Parboil potatoes in the skins for fifteen minutes. Pare and chop fine or put through food chopper. Mix potatoes, milk, eggs and salt. Sift the flour and baking powder and stir into a smooth batter. Thin with hot water as necessary. Bake on a greased griddle.


1 cup cold boiled rice
1½ cups milk
2 eggs
2 cups flour
⅓ teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon melted fat
4 teaspoons baking powder
Add milk to rice and stir until smooth. Add salt, egg yolks beaten; add flour sifted with baking powder and salt; add fat; add stiffly beaten whites.


½ cup boiled rice
½ cup flour
3 tablespoons fat
1 pint milk
⅔ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon soda
Stir rice in milk. Let stand one-half hour. Add other ingredients, having dissolved soda in one tablespoon cold water.


1 cup cornmeal
½ cup flour
½ teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
¼ cup corn syrup
1 egg
1 pint milk
1 tablespoon fat
Cook cornmeal and milk in double boiler 10 minutes. Sift dry ingredients. Add milk, cornmeal; beaten yolks; fat, beaten whites.


1 cup rye flour
¾ cup cornmeal
1 teaspoon salt
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 tablespoon melted fat
2 eggs
1¼ cups milk
Sift dry ingredients. Add beaten yolks added to milk. Add fat and stiffly beaten whites. If waffles are not crisp add more liquid.

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