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The Working Wives' (Salaried or Otherwise) Cook Book
The Working Wives' Cook Book - Salaried or Otherwise Author:Theodora Zavin and Freda Stuart This unique cook book is dedicated to the proposition that six o'clock need not be the most dreadful hour of the day! A clever system of organization, planning and cooking (the authors show you how) make it possible for you to spend most of the pre-dinner hour out of the kitchen. — Every recipe in this superb collection can be prepared the night... more » before it is to be served. When the Working Wife comes home in the evening she spends only a few minutes in the kitchen. All of the time-consuming preparation was taken care of the day before! Dinner then cooks itself while she relaxes, or plays with the children, or talks to her husband. Home on the range is a thing of the past for the Working Wife.
This dishes offered here would delight any cook even if she had all the time in the world. They have been specially adapted for advance preparation. Each recipe presented also has been timed both for preparation (if any) and cooking time immediately before serving. THey cover such main dishes as Duck with Apricots, Veal Cordon Bleu, Tongue with Piquant Sauce, Boeuf Bourgignon, Cannelloni with Cheese Sauce, Lobster Tails Fra Diavolo, Baked Salmon Casserole, and many others. Included also are many accompaniments in the salad, vegetable and bread catagories, and a wide range of accessories in the appetizer, soup and dessert departments.
The authors have included ten complete party menus, including step-by-step procedures and timing for complete night-before preparations. Also valuable time-saving hints on marketing, kitchen organization and equipment. Their ingenious methods and meals will help the (salaried) Working Wife enormously - to say nothing of the (unsalaried) Working Wife, that mother of young children whose work is seldom done.« less