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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 21, 1916)
American Cooks More and More Com
ing to Recognise the Advantages
of the Casserole.
S A BOY—when I read of Jo ! even in heavy armor, b>" swimming
nah and the whale—I never on Inflated goat skins; but I had no
dreamed that one day 1 was idea that the practice still survived.
to stand at Jonah's tomb and So I was astonished on arriving at the
see Arabs worship him as a river bank to see an old man walk
saint, writes Frederick Sisupich in the calmly down to the water's edge, blow
up a goat skin which had hung over
Lios Angeles Times.
The famous old prophet who rode in his shoulder, wade out into the river
the fish is buried at Mosul, in f&r-oft waist deep and then lie down on the
Mesopotamia. Mosul itself, from which inflated skin and begin to paddle leis
our word "muslin" came, stands on the urely across. While I still watched
foaming Tigris opposite old Nineveh. him, two women came down, carrying
And here is a sketch of what life is skins, already blown up, and followed
like today in the town where Jonah the old man's course across the Tigris;
somehow they seemed to keep the
It Is a dirty, crowded town, is Mosul, bobbing skins easily balanced under
with 50,000 people jammed Inside its their bodies, and thus supported swam
medieval walls. Its narrow, warped slowly, without tiring.
streets are no more than crooked al
leys that wander aimlessly through
And all up and down the river banks
the town—dusty in summer and seas were hundreds of round-limbed Kurd
Df mud in winter. So narrow are these ish women washing clothes. There
passages that two loaded donkeys, if must have been half a thousand, all
they chance to meet, cannot pass till shouting, plunging and wringing a mul
one donkey has been hacked into a titude of garments. With skirts tucked
high above their knees and no sign of
Mosw’s houses are Moorish style— yashmak or veil, they were a noisy,
two stories, few ‘ windows, an open easy-going set, dispelling the illusion
court inside and flat roofs with para that in the East all women are se
pets—so that the family may sleep on cluded or eternally draped from head
the roof in summer. The main door to to foot.
each house is a huge affair, studded
Long strings of pack donkeys,
with great bolts and barred at night driven by noisy, swearing Kurdish
like the gate to a fortress—suggesting muleteers, came down to the river to
the old days of Mongol invasions.
drink, and fusillades of jocular abuse
To accommodate its important cara passed between these ruffians and the
van trade, Mosul has built up many washerwomen. Higher up the river
caravanserais, or "resthousei.” With oank, and all along the waterfront,
Naomi, my Bagdad boy, I spent my first ran a long row of coffee shops, dance
night at Mosul in one of these singu halls and other resorts. Till late at
lar khans, as the natives call them. night these places are running full
The khan is a sort of compound or blast, the din of tomtoms, native fid-
stockade of mud walls, without a roof. | dies and the harsh voices of the paint-
Around the inside of the walls runs a ed women who dance and sing, making
row of little cells, to which travelers amusement for the men of Mosul. They
like excitement, these Kurds and
In the middle of the inclosure is a • Arabs, and crude and amateurish as
Why is thla cooking en casserole, or j
in earthenware, so popular tu France?
Because In no other way Is It posslblo
to obtain such delirious flavors.
There are three things to remember
In casserole cooking: First, the food
must be entirely prepared before the
baking is begun; second, the oven
should be only moderately hot at first,
then reduced to slow heat; third, the
food should not be allowed to boll and
must be given time enough for loug
A meat casserole of uuy kind needs
at least an hour and u half to cook,
while many meats, fruit and desserts j
require from three hours upward. In
the old French ovens covered crocks ;
containing beuns, or apples, or fruits,
for the cooked compote so belov id by
them, were put in the oven ut night
to cook slowly until the next morning j
This was a part of the frugullty, the >
putting to account every bit of meat,
which is still the habit of ull French j
For the best results, or I may say !
the most striking results, get u cheap
cut of meat, which is not liable to he
tender, ami see what u transformation
will be worked by the casserole cook
ing. Cut the meat In piece# suitable
for serving, and add some thickeuing
agent which will absorb the excess
moisture, leaving the food Just moist 1
enough to be served attractively.
Rice la good with gutue, chicken,
lutnb and veal; dried bread crumbs
with pork; macaroni and pearl barley
with beef. Sometimes with young
chicken or tender llsh potatoes may
be used, but never when long cook
ing Is required, for they cook to a
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42 Inches long, three boards, 8 inches
wide and 24 inches long, and about a
dozen screw hooks, are needed to
make this bandy and useful shelf.
Just under the right of the shelf are
small spice boxes, and Just below this
Is placed a lid or pan rack. To the
left are screwed Into the shelf board
one or two rows of screw hooks for
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will go If you tell lies?’’
replied the urchin, fathers Thrush, Old Sores,
spoons, cups and all small utensils
More screws may be placed In the study.”
“Nd, no. little boy.
Somewhere Nail Wound«, Foot
back of the shelf boards.
worse than that.”
Fistula, Bleeding, Etc., Etc.
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Yeast and Bread.
skillets or other useful articles. I find
Little Tommy (to stout old lady,
this shelf to be very useful and it wlli , who was hauling herself into the tram
save many steps.—Mrs. W. E Max- with difficulty)—If they'd given yer
more yeast, misHis, when yer was
well, in Farm Progress.
young, you'd been able to rise better. D l A M L0SSES SURELY PREVENTED
Stout old lady—An’ If they'd given
Ir -kh. reliai > , (
you more yeast, my boy, you’d been W W K f ,
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Put a piece of salt codfish to soak better bred!—Pearson's Weekly.
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over night. In the morning pour off
C protect where atnar
vaccine« t a ll.
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great platform, on which are piled the I their methods seem to us, they have 8a't- repeat, as it wants to be tender •w.-ntllltf, ho t SWOsIt'll, Selling
l.’v * n y Infer to r, but C u tter' • alm pleet end etrongeet.
or t ig h t uh'>«•.•» 4‘a*y a a certa in cu re for
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flakes, cut a hard-boiled egg in pieces, gUl-< »oil it.
O N LY . I n s i s t ON CUT IK K '® , I I unol.U iitaM e.
Don't Arreni Any BuballtuU
animals, and around the edge of this are pleased.
cr>ler d ire ct.
platform run: a mud manger, from O v e r Odd B rid g e to Jo n a h ’ j T o m b . mix with it crisp lettuco leaves, cover
The Cutttr t iboratonr. Berk.lty, CaMfarnla
T h e O th e r S id e .
which the beasts are fed.
A unique bridge spans the Tigris at wlth the mixture and pour salad dress-
“I can respect good motives, but—"
These historic caravanserais form Mosul for which a parallel cannot, ln* over It.
“Wlty is your son swearing over his
one of the most picturesque features be found anywhere In the world. It
"There's Mrs. Flubdub. She eon - 1 examination?”
Rocky Mountain Frost.
of middle eastern life. No traveler, is built partly of masonry, partly of
It her duty to come over and
”1 guess it Is beeause he failed In
One way to use buttermilk Is as fol siders
from Marco Polo down to date, has wood, and for some distance is of the
brighten my life a bit every day, and , his profane history.”— Baltimore Am
crossed Mesopotamia without record pontoon type. First comes a 100-foot lows: Take two quarts of fresh but- she's getting to bo suclt a bore.”— I
ing his impression of the unspeakably stretch of masonry pier, then a bridge I termllk, one pound of pulverized sugar
filthy and noisy "khans.”
of boats 400 feet long and crossing the j ftn<l the grated rind of a lemon. Place
main channel; then comes another i on the fire and stir until the sugar Is
Naom i ?nd H is S is te rs .
Next morning early Naomi and I left stone pier of 150 feet, leading to an i dissolved. Strain in your freezer and
the pesthouse that had sheltered us, 800-foot stretch of brick arches, fol freeze in the usual manner.
and started out afoot to do Mosul. Na lowed at last by another stone pier
omi hunted up his Telkafi relatives, nearly 200 feet long. It seems as if
strips of cold bacon, mayon
whom he had not seen for many years, the builders changed their minds sev
and of course the master then became eral times before finishing the odd naise dressing, with little chopped
pickle if desired. Put between one
the servant’s guest, for a few hours structure.
at least. We ate preserved sweets,
It is across this bridge that one slice of white bread and one slice of
pistachio nuts, manna, nougat, and goes to explore Nineveh, where Botta brown bread.
many such delicacies for which Mosul and Layard made their sensational
Calf's Liv e r 8alad.
is noted; we drank sweetened rose- discoveries 50 years ago. The whole
Take fried, broiled or baked calf«
w _ter and smoked countless cigarettes, dry, brown plain about Mosul Is a
and I gave away to these curious, pry vast forest of ancient mounds, thick liver. Cut into neat-sized strips; place
ing, but polite people all the secrets with signs of long-forgotten Inhabi these on a bed of lettuce or chickory.
Mask with mayonnaise dressing, strew
of my family for three generations tants.
the top a few capers or a chopped
Ninevah is not even a memory with
From the main bazaar I wandered the wild, ignorant tribes who roam the pickle.
on through the town, followed by the desert of old Assyria. At one edge of
Bonnet Fram es for Vase«.
usual crowd of curious Arabs and its ruins stands the little village ol
A discarded wire bonnet frame can
Kurds, and then continued on my walk "Nebt Yunus,” and the reputed tomb
toward the river. And here I beheld of Jonah.
The Identity of Jonaft be bent to any desired shape and fitted
JAQUES MFG. CO„ CHICAGO
an odd spectacle.
seems alone preserved—and he wai In the mouth of a Jardiniere or wide
vase, forming Just the support that
I had read that in early Assyrian one of the least In his day.
certain long-stemmed flowers need to
days warriors used to cross the Tigris,
At night I wa
1 back to Mosul
keep In graceful position«.
B u tin kUTO*1““ * r,u*
biscuits and pastry, use
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