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HALIBUT A LA NEWBURG
1 lb. halibut
1 cup evaporated milk (undiluted)
1 tablespoon brandy
l /4 cup sherry wine
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons butter
3 egg yolks
Dash cayenne salt to taste
Cut the halibut in small cubes. Steam over hot water or poach in court bouillon for five minutes. Beware of long or swift cooking as the halibut easily loses its shape. When poached, put the fish, butter, wine, brandy, salt and cayenne in a double boiler and heat smoking hot. Beat the yolks and combine with the evaporated milk (sour cream may be substituted for the milk and lemon juice) and cook with the hot fish for one minute. Remove from the fire and add the lemon juice. Serve on very hot plates. An excellent chafing dish innovation.
HALIBUT CREOLE
2 pounds halibut
2 cups stewed tomatoes
1 cup water
3 cloves
1 slice onion
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon flour
Salt and pepper
Put the tomatoes, water, cloves and onion on the stove in a Stewpan to boil. Mix the butter and flour together, stir them into the sauce when it boils and add the salt and pepper. Cook ten minutes and strain into a bowl.
Pour boiling water into a deep plate to the depth of one- half inch, and lay the fish in it for one minute, skin side down; when the fish is removed from the water, the black skin can be taken off easily. Wash the fish in cold water, season with salt and pepper and lay it on the baking sheet in a dripping- pan, put sliced lemon on top, then pour half the tomato sauce around the fish and bake in a hot to moderate oven (425 to 350 F.) for thirty to forty minutes, basting three times with the remainder of the tomato sauce. Pour the sauce remaining in the bottom of the pan around the fish on the serving platter.
Boiled Halibut
Purchase a thick slice cut through the body, or the tail piece, which is considered the richest. Wrap it in a floured cloth and lay it in warm water with salt in it. A piece weighing six pounds should be cooked in half an hour after the water begins to boil. Melted butter and parsley are eaten with it. If any is left, lay it in a deep dish and sprinkle on it a little salt, throw over it twelve cloves in some vinegar, and it will, when cold, have much the flavor of lobster.
BROILED HALIBUTI
Cut into steaks, dust with salt and pepper, cover with melted butter, and let stand for half an hour. Dredge with flour and broil. Serve with a garnish of sliced lemon and parsley.
BROILED HALIBUTII
Freshen salt halibut for an hour or two in cold water, drain, season with pepper, and wrap each slice in tough paper well buttered, twisting the ends. Broil for eight minutes. Take from the papers and serve with any preferred sauce.
BROILED HALIBUTIII
Season with salt and pepper and broil on a buttered gridiron over a clear fire. Serve with plenty of melted butter.
BROILED HALIBUTIV
Sprinkle halibut steaks with salt, rub thoroughly with melted butter and broil until brown. Garnish with lemon and parsley.
BROILED HALIBUTV
Rub halibut steaks with olive-oil and lemon-juice, and broil over a clear fire. Season with pepper and salt and serve with melted butter.
BROILED HALIBUT À LA BOSTON
Broil one side of halibut steaks until heated through, then turn, and spread the other side with a paste of butter, flour, chopped onion, and tomato pulp. Cook until brown and serve with the crust side up.
HALIBUT À LA RAREBIT
Sprinkle two halibut steaks with salt and pepper, brush with melted butter, and bake until done. Arrange on a platter, pour over a Welsh rarebit, and serve.
HALIBUT À LA MAJESTIC
Skin and bone halibut steaks, and cut into fillets. Lay in a buttered baking-dish, spread with butter, and add a wineglassful of white wine, and a little boiling water. Cover with buttered paper, and set into a hot oven until cooked. Take the pan out, cover the fish with a layer of sweet Spanish peppers, spread with Cream Sauce, sprinkle with crumbs and grated cheese, dot with butter, and brown in a hot oven. Serve in the same dish.
HALIBUT À LA CONANT
In a buttered baking-pan put three thin slices of fat salt pork, three slices of onion and a bit of bay-leaf. On top of these lay a halibut steak and spread over it one tablespoonful each of butter and flour blended together. Cover with buttered cracker crumbs and small strips of salt pork, and bake for twenty minutes. Garnish with lemon and parsley.
HALIBUT À LA MAÎTRE D'HÔTEL
Soak two halibut steaks for an hour in lemon-juice, seasoned with salt, pepper, and minced parsley. Mix together two tablespoonfuls of butter, one tablespoonful of flour, and two cupfuls of boiling water. Cook until thick, stirring constantly. Put the slices of halibut into a buttered pan, cover with the sauce, and bake for twenty minutes, basting as required. Serve with any preferred sauce.
HALIBUT À LA CREOLEI
Wash a thick piece of halibut, put on a buttered baking-dish, and season with salt and pepper. Cover with finely minced garlic, add one cupful of canned tomatoes and enough boiling water to keep from burning. Bake until done, basting as required.
HALIBUT À LA CREOLEII
Lay halibut steak for an hour in oil and vinegar, adding chopped onion and minced parsley to the marinade. Drain and put the fish into a baking-pan. Turn over it a sauce made of one cupful of strained tomatoes, a tablespoonful of butter, a heaping teaspoonful of flour, and salt, paprika, and grated onion to season. Cover closely and bake until tender. Sprinkle with grated cheese and cook for five minutes longer. Transfer the fish carefully to a hot platter and pour the sauce around it.
HALIBUT À LA CREOLEIII
Boil together a pint of stewed tomatoes, a cupful of water, a slice of onion, and three cloves. Blend together two tablespoonfuls of butter and one of flour, and stir into the sauce when it boils. Season with salt and pepper, and cook for ten minutes. Strain and cool. Skin the fish according to directions given in the recipe for Baked HalibutI. Put on a buttered tin sheet in a baking-pan, season with salt and pepper, and bake, basting frequently with the sauce.
BAKED HALIBUTI
Take three or four pounds of the fish and remove the dark skin, by dipping it into boiling water and scraping. Rub the flesh with salt and pepper, put it into a baking-pan, and add enough milk to cover the bottom of the pan an inch deep. Bake for an hour, basting frequently with the milk. Take out the fish, remove the bone and skin, and serve with Egg Sauce.
BAKED HALIBUTII
Soak six pounds of halibut in salt water for two hours. Wipe dry and score the outer skin. Bake for an hour in a moderately hot oven, basting with melted butter and hot water. Add a little boiling water to the gravy, a tablespoonful of walnut catsup, a teaspoonful of Worcestershire Sauce, salt and pepper to season, and the juice of a lemon. Thicken with browned flour rubbed smooth with a little cold water.
BAKED HALIBUTIII
Take a thick cut of halibut and soak for half an hour in salted water. Put into a baking-pan with two slices of carrot, a slice of onion, and half a bay-leaf. Pour over it a cupful of boiling water and two tablespoonfuls of melted butter. Bake for an hour, basting frequently, and serve with any preferred sauce.
BAKED HALIBUTIV
Lay a thick piece of halibut into a buttered pan, cover with thin slices of salt pork, and dredge with salt, pepper, and flour. Cover the bottom of the pan with boiling water, and bake for an hour. Baste with the gravy in the pan and melted butter, adding salt, pepper, and flour as needed. A bay-leaf, a sprig of parsley, two slices of carrot, and half an onion or a clove of garlic may be put into the dripping-pan.
BAKED HALIBUTV
Prepare according to directions given for Baked HalibutII, seasoning the gravy with lemon- and onion-juice, celery salt, and half a cupful of Claret.
BAKED HALIBUT WITH LOBSTER SAUCE
Put a piece of halibut on a buttered fish sheet, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and dredge with flour. Cover the bottom of the pan with water, add a sprig of parsley, a slice of onion, two slices of carrot, three tablespoonfuls of butter, and a bit of bay-leaf. Bake for an hour, basting as required, and serve with Lobster Sauce.
BAKED HALIBUT WITH TOMATO SAUCE
Cook together for twenty minutes two cupfuls of tomatoes, one cupful of water, a slice of onion, three cloves, and a teaspoonful of sugar. Cook together three tablespoonfuls each of butter and flour, stir into the hot mixture, and cook until thick. Strain, and pour half of the sauce around two pounds of halibut placed on a buttered tin sheet. Bake for thirty-five minutes, basting often. Transfer to a hot platter and pour the remaining sauce around.
BAKED HALIBUT WITH CREAM
Cover the fish with Cream Sauce, then with crumbs, dot with butter, and bake.
BAKED FILLETS OF HALIBUT AU GRATIN
Bake half a dozen fillets of halibut for half an hour, seasoning with salt and pepper and basting with milk. Cover with a Cream Sauce to which half a cupful of grated cheese has been added, then with fried crumbs. Reheat and serve in the same dish.
BAKED HALIBUT STEAKS WITH OYSTERS
Soak two halibut steaks for an hour in a marinade of oil and vinegar. Lay thin slices of salt pork upon a buttered tin sheet, and spread thin slices of salt pork upon it. Lay one of the steaks upon the pork. Dip oysters in melted butter, then in cracker crumbs, and cover the steak with them. Put the other steak on top, cover with thin slices of pork and bake for forty minutes, basting with the juice in the pan or with butter melted in hot water. A few minutes before taking up, remove the pork from the top and cover with cracker crumbs and melted butter. Serve with Hollandaise Sauce to which parboiled oysters have been added.
BAKED FILLETS OF HALIBUT
Skin, bone and fillet two halibut steaks. Dip in melted butter, season with salt, pepper, lemon- and onion-juice. Roll up each fillet, fasten with a wooden toothpick, and bake for twenty minutes, basting with butter melted in hot water. Serve with any preferred sauce.
BAKED HALIBUT STEAKSI
Put a halibut steak into a buttered baking-dish, and spread with a dressing made of one cupful of crumbs, one tablespoonful of butter, and grated onion, minced parsley, grated nutmeg, salt, and red and black pepper to season. Lay another steak on top, season with salt and pepper, dot with butter, and bake for half an hour.
BAKED HALIBUT STEAKSII
Wash the steaks and soak for an hour in olive-oil and lemon-juice. Put into a buttered baking-dish, sprinkle with minced onion and parsley, and pour over a Cream Sauce, using white stock instead of milk, if preferred. Put a layer of flaked cooked halibut into a buttered baking-dish, season with salt, pepper, and grated nutmeg, add a layer of chopped mushrooms and a few tablespoonfuls of the sauce. Repeat until the dish is full, having sauce on top. Sprinkle with crumbs, dot with butter, and brown in the oven.
BAKED HALIBUT STEAKSIII
Trim the steaks, lay them in a baking-pan, season with salt and pepper, dredge with flour, dot with butter, pour over one cupful of cream and bake for fifteen minutes in a quick oven, basting with cream.
BAKED CHICKEN HALIBUT
Prepare a dressing according to directions given in the preceding recipe. Stuff a chicken halibut, sew up and bake in a buttered pan, basting with melted butter and salted hot water. Serve with Hollandaise Sauce.
BAKED HALIBUT STEAKS WITH TOMATOES
Soak the steaks for an hour in olive-oil and lemon-juice. Cook together for fifteen minutes a can of tomatoes and a seeded chopped green pepper, half an onion, a teaspoonful of sugar, and pepper and salt to season. Rub through a colander and cool. Put the drained fish in a buttered baking-pan, pour the sauce over, and bake.
DEVILLED HALIBUTI
Flake cold cooked halibut. Make a forcemeat of bread-crumbs, the yolks of two eggs, a tablespoonful of melted butter, and salt, paprika, grated onion, and minced parsley to season. Mix the fish, moisten with oyster liquor, and fill buttered individual shells. Cover with crumbs, season with salt and pepper, dot with butter, and brown in the oven.
DEVILLED HALIBUTII
Flake a pound of cooked halibut. Mix together the pounded yolks of three hard-boiled eggs, one tablespoonful of olive-oil, two teaspoonfuls of sugar, a teaspoonful of made mustard, a pinch of cayenne, a teaspoonful of salt, a teaspoonful of Worcestershire sauce, half a teaspoonful of anchovy paste, and enough vinegar to make a smooth paste. Mix thoroughly with the fish, and garnish with hard-boiled eggs sliced or quartered.
MOULDED HALIBUT WITH GREEN PEAS
Chop a pound of raw halibut very fine. Add to it the yolk of an egg well beaten, and salt, red and white pepper to season. Add a teaspoonful of corn-starch rubbed smooth with two thirds of a cupful of milk and one third of a cupful of cream, whipped solid. Fill buttered individual moulds, put into a pan of hot water, and bake in a slow oven for twenty minutes. Turn out on a platter and surround with cooked peas, reheated in Cream Sauce.
SANDWICHES OF CHICKEN HALIBUT
Cut chicken halibut into thin fillets. Put together in pairs with chopped oysters between, rubbed to a paste with seasoned crumbs and cream. Rub with melted butter, sprinkle with lemon-juice, and season with salt and pepper. Put into a shallow pan with half a cupful of white wine, and bake for twenty minutes. Arrange on a platter, sprinkle with minced parsley, and serve with Hollandaise Sauce.
TURBANS OF HALIBUT
Have a slice of halibut cut two inches thick. Take off the skin and cut into cylinders with a small tin baking-powder box. Steam until firm and serve with a Cream Sauce flavored with parsley and lemon. Or, bake in milk and serve with Cream Sauce, using stewed and strained tomato for half of the liquid.
HALIBUT AND LOBSTER À LA HOLLANDAISE
Reheat equal quantities of boiled and flaked lobster and halibut in Hollandaise Sauce.
HALIBUT STEAK À LA JARDINIÈREI
Soak halibut steaks for an hour in salt and water. Wipe dry and rub with melted butter. Butter a china baking-dish, sprinkle chopped onion on the bottom and put in the steaks. On top put a boiled carrot cut into dice, half a dozen sliced tomatoes, a shredded green pepper, and half a cupful of green peas. Add enough salted boiling water to keep the fish from scorching, put a tablespoonful of butter on top, cover, and bake until done. Drain the liquor carefully from the pan, add three tablespoonfuls of white wine, and thicken with a teaspoonful of butter rolled in browned flour. Serve separately as a sauce.
HALIBUT À LA JARDINIÈREII
Cover two slices of halibut with a chopped onion, two tomatoes sliced, a shredded and seeded green pepper, a dozen chopped almonds, a tablespoonful of melted butter, and salt to season. Bake for half an hour, pour over the sauce from the pan, and serve.
HALIBUT IN CUCUMBERS
Cook the halibut until tender in court bouillon, drain, and flake with a fork. Make a Cream Sauce, seasoning with curry powder. Pare, cut in halves, and parboil in beef stock as many cucumbers as are required. Scoop out the inside of each half, fill with the creamed fish, cover with crumbs, dot with butter, and bake in the oven until the cucumbers are soft. Serve with a garnish of lemon and parsley.
HALIBUT WITH ANCHOVY SAUCE
Four tablespoonfuls of butter, four tablespoonfuls of flour, one eighth teaspoonful of pepper, one half teaspoonful of salt, two hard-boiled eggs chopped, two cupfuls of cream, two drops of tabasco, one teaspoonful of anchovy essence, one and one half cupfuls of cold cooked halibut, flaked. Mix the ingredients in the order given and cook for ten minutes. Serve with brown bread spread with cheese and chopped olives.
HALIBUT AU GRATIN
Flake cold cooked halibut and mix with an equal quantity of Cream Sauce. Put into buttered individual shells, sprinkle with crumbs, dot with butter, and brown in the oven.
ESCALLOPED HALIBUT
Prepare the fish according to directions given in the preceding recipe, and add the yolks of two eggs well beaten. Fill a baking-dish, using alternate layers of fish and grated cheese. Cover with crumbs, dot with butter, and brown in the oven.
HALIBUT STEAK À LA FLAMANDE
Butter a baking-pan, sprinkle with chopped onion, and lay a halibut steak upon it. Pour over the beaten yolk of an egg, season with salt and pepper, add the juice of half a lemon, and one tablespoonful of butter cut into small pieces. Bake for thirty minutes. Add to the liquid remaining in the pan enough boiling water to make the required quantity of sauce, and thicken it with browned flour.
CREAMED HALIBUT
Flake cold cooked halibut and mix with Cream Sauce. Add a tablespoonful of minced parsley, the juice of half a lemon, and three tablespoonfuls of grated Parmesan cheese. Spread on buttered toast, sprinkle with minced parsley and serve.
HALIBUT SALAD
Take cold cooked halibut cut small, salt and pepper lightly, and sprinkle with lemon-juice. For the dressing boil three large peeled potatoes until mealy. Drain, let dry, and beat to a dry powder with a fork. Add one saltspoonful of salt, the same of mustard and pepper, one rounding teaspoonful of powdered sugar, and two tablespoonfuls of vinegar beaten in gradually. Pour over the halibut and decorate with lettuce or green tops.
TURKISH HALIBUT
Place on the bottom of a baking-pan two or three slices of onion, then a cutlet of halibut, and put a tablespoonful of butter cut into small bits over the top of the fish. Cut three skinned tomatoes into quarters, slice a sweet green pepper into ribbons, and put the tomatoes and pepper on the fish. Put the pan on the shelf of the oven to cook first the vegetables, but do not let it remain there long enough to discolor or change their shape; then remove it to the bottom of the oven, baste it well, and finish the cooking. When done place it carefully on a hot dish, and pour over it the juice from the pan.
HALIBUT PIE
Butter a china baking-dish and sprinkle with chopped shallots and parsley. Add a layer of chopped halibut, and salt, pepper, grated nutmeg, chopped shallots, and parsley to season. Dot with butter and cover with sliced hard-boiled eggs. Add a cupful of Cream Sauce, and two wineglassfuls of white wine. Wet the edge, cover with pastry, gash, brush with egg and bake for an hour and a half in a moderate oven. Make a hole in the centre and moisten the pie with milk if it becomes too dry.
STEAMED HALIBUT
Put the prepared fish on a plate, cover with a cloth, and put in a steamer. Steam for two hours and pour over an Egg Sauce.
HALIBUT MOUSSELINES
Mince enough uncooked halibut to make two cupfuls, add one cupful of soft bread-crumbs and one half cupful of cream. Press through a colander, season with salt, pepper, lemon-juice, a suspicion of mace and Worcestershire Sauce. Fold in carefully the beaten whites of four eggs. Turn into buttered moulds (round-bottomed ones) and steam one half hour. Turn out on separate plates, surround with sauce, make a stock of the fish bones and water, and add it to two tablespoonfuls of butter and two of flour cooked together. There should be one and one half cupfuls of stock. Add one half cupful of cream, and when boiling add salt, pepper, and one tablespoonful of grated horseradish soaked in lemon-juice.
HALIBUT STEAKS À LA MAÎTRE D'HÔTEL
Season the steaks with salt and pepper, and rub thoroughly with oil. Broil in a double-broiler, and serve with melted butter, minced parsley, and lemon-juice.
TIMBALE OF HALIBUT
Chop half a pound of raw halibut and press it through a sieve. Mix a cupful of bread-crumbs to a smooth paste with half a cupful of milk, and cook until it thickens. Take from the fire, add the fish pulp and the stiffly beaten whites of five eggs. Fill buttered timbale moulds with the mixture and cook in a pan of hot water in a moderate oven for twenty minutes. Serve with Cream or Tomato Sauce.
FILLETS OF HALIBUT À LA POULETTE
Free the fish of skin and bones and cut it into fillets. Sprinkle with lemon-juice, salt, and pepper. Cover with sliced onion and let stand for half an hour. Remove the onion, dip into melted butter, roll up each piece, and fasten with a wooden toothpick. Dip once more into the butter, dredge thickly with flour and bake for twenty minutes in a moderate oven. Cut the whites of three hard-boiled eggs into rings, and arrange around the fillets after taking up. Sprinkle the grated yolks over the fish and serve with Cream Sauce.
COLD HALIBUT FILLET
Prepare half a dozen fillets of halibut, remove the skin and bone, and boil in court bouillon. Drain and sprinkle with olive-oil, lemon-juice, minced parsley, and chopped onion. Serve with Tartar Sauce.
FILLETS OF HALIBUT WITH TOMATO SAUCE
Prepare the fillets according to directions previously given, and bake, basting with tomato-juice and melted butter. Serve with Tomato Sauce.
FILLETS OF HALIBUT STUFFED WITH OYSTERS
Prepare the fillets according to directions given for Fillets of Halibut à la Poulette. Roll each one around an oyster, fasten with a wooden toothpick, and bake as usual.
FILLETS OF HALIBUT WITH BROWN SAUCE
Put the seasoned fillets into a buttered pan with sufficient boiling water, and bake, basting as required. Drain off the water, add to it a teaspoonful of beef extract, and thicken with browned flour. Pour the sauce over the fish, cover with buttered crumbs, and bake until the crumbs are brown.
FILLETS OF HALIBUT WITH POTATO BALLS
Cut the solid meat into fillets, seasoning with salt, pepper, onion- and lemon-juice. Brown slightly in pork fat, then place in a baking-dish. Prepare a Cream Sauce, adding to it a slice each of carrot and onion, a bay-leaf, and minced parsley and grated nutmeg to season. Strain over the fish and bake for twelve minutes. Serve with a border of steamed potato balls.
FRIED FILLETS OF HALIBUTI
Prepare the fillets according to directions previously given and soak for an hour in a marinade of oil, vinegar, and minced onion. Drain, dip in batter, then in crumbs, and fry in deep fat.
FRIED FILLETS OF HALIBUTII
Clean and fillet the fish. Dip into beaten egg, then into crumbs, and fry in deep fat. Serve with melted butter, lemon-juice, and minced parsley.
MAYONNAISE OF HALIBUT WITH CUCUMBERS
Boil or steam halibut steaks according to directions previously given. Remove the skin, cover with thinly sliced cucumbers, and pour over a Mayonnaise dressing.
HALIBUT LOAF
Cook together two tablespoonfuls of butter and one tablespoonful of flour. Add half a can of chopped mushrooms, two cupfuls of chopped cooked halibut, pepper, salt, onion-juice, and anchovy paste to season, and two eggs beaten smooth with four tablespoonfuls of cream. Pour into a buttered mould, cover set into a pan of hot water and cook steadily for an hour. Turn out and garnish with potato balls.
HALIBUT AND EGGS
Flake a pound of cooked halibut and mix with six eggs well beaten. Season with salt and pepper and cook in butter, stirring constantly until the eggs set. Serve on buttered toast.
HALIBUT IN RAMEKINS
Prepare the fish according to directions given for Halibut in Cucumbers. Fill buttered individual dishes, cover with crumbs, dot with butter, and bake in the oven.
HALIBUT FISH BALLS
Flake cold cooked halibut and mix with an equal quantity of mashed potatoes beaten very light with egg. Season with salt, pepper, and melted butter. Shape into balls, dip into melted butter, dredge with flour, and fry in deep fat.
BREADED HALIBUT
Prepare according to directions given for Halibut à la CreoleI, sprinkling with minced parsley as well as garlic. Cover with crumbs, dot with butter, and bake in the oven.
COQUILLES OF HALIBUT
Flake cold cooked halibut, and mix with Cream Sauce. Season with mushroom catsup, fill buttered individual shells, cover with fried bread-crumbs and heat thoroughly in the oven.
HALIBUT WITH CAPER SAUCE
Boil the halibut in salted and acidulated water. Pour over a Caper Sauce.
HALIBUT PUDDING
Three pounds of halibut, six eggs, one quarter pound butter, one quart sweet milk, two tablespoonfuls of corn-starch, one tablespoonful of flour. Skin and bone the fish and run through a meat-chopper. Add flour and corn-starch, mixing well. Add butter, rubbing all to a cream; next the eggs, one at a time, thoroughly beating after each one. Add milk gradually, one quarter teaspoonful pepper and one and one half teaspoonfuls of salt. Beat until it thickens. Grease and line a deep baking-pan with browned bread-crumbs. Fill with the fish mixture and sprinkle crumbs on top. Bake for an hour and a half in a moderate oven; cover at first, then remove the cover and let it brown well.
BOILED HALIBUTI
Put two pounds of halibut into a saucepan and cover it with fresh water. Add a sliced onion, half a carrot sliced, two tablespoonfuls of vinegar, a small bunch of parsley, a pinch of powdered sweet herbs, and two tablespoonfuls of salt. Simmer until done, drain, and serve with melted butter to which a little anchovy paste has been added.
BOILED HALIBUTII
Rub the fish with salt, sprinkle with lemon-juice, and keep in a cool place for an hour. Cover with cold water, bring quickly to the boil, and simmer until done. Serve with Egg Sauce.
BOILED HALIBUT STEAKS AU GRATIN
Soak the steaks in salted water for an hour, drain, and sprinkle with oil and lemon-juice. Put into a covered baking-pan, sprinkle with chopped onion and a tablespoonful of melted butter, and add a cupful of boiling water. Cover and cook until nearly done, then uncover, sprinkle with crumbs, dot with butter, and bake brown. Serve with Tartar Sauce.
BOILED HALIBUT STEAKS
Cover the steaks with court bouillon or hot water, and add a slice each of carrot, onion, and celery, a bay-leaf, four cloves, six peppercorns, and the juice of half a lemon. Simmer until done, drain and serve with any preferred sauce.
BOILED HALIBUT À LA BECHAMEL
Prepare Boiled Halibut according to directions previously given, and serve with Bechamel Sauce, seasoning with salt, pepper, and grated nutmeg. Add four tablespoonfuls of butter and a pinch of sugar, and strain over the fish.
BOILED HALIBUT WITH PARSLEY SAUCE
Boil the halibut in salted and acidulated water. For the sauce boil a cupful of chopped parsley for five minutes in a cupful of water. Strain the water through a sieve, and thicken with a tablespoonful of butter blended with a tablespoonful of flour. Take from the fire, season with salt, pepper, and grated nutmeg, add the yolks of two eggs well beaten, a little minced parsley, two tablespoonfuls of butter, and a few drops of lemon-juice or vinegar. Strain over the fish and serve.
CARBONADE OF HALIBUT
Skin the halibut and cut into large cubes. Dip into melted butter, seasoned with salt, pepper, and onion-juice, then into beaten egg, then into crumbs. Put into a buttered baking-pan, spread with egg and butter, and cook in a hot oven for twelve minutes. Serve with Hollandaise Sauce.
FRIED HALIBUTI
Cut into steaks, and sauté in butter in a frying-pan, or dip in egg and crumbs and fry in deep fat.
FRIED HALIBUTII
Season halibut steaks with salt and pepper, dredge with flour, and sauté in salt pork fat. Serve the pork with the fish.
FRIED HALIBUTIII
Soak halibut steaks for an hour in a marinade of oil and vinegar. Drain, dredge with seasoned flour, dip in beaten egg, then in seasoned crumbs. Fry in deep fat.
FRIED HALIBUT WITH TOMATO SAUCE
Remove the skin and bones from small halibut steaks, dip in milk, roll in seasoned flour, and fry light brown. Serve with a sauce of stewed, strained, and seasoned tomatoes thickened with butter and flour, cooked together.
ESCALLOPED HALIBUT AU PARMESAN
Cut in thin slices four pounds of halibut meat. Put into a buttered pan with salt, pepper, grated nutmeg, and chopped onions to season. Cover, cook slowly, and then drain. Cook together two tablespoonfuls each of butter and flour, add a quart of milk and cook until thick, stirring constantly. Take from the fire, add the yolks of four eggs well beaten and half a cupful of grated cheese. Put into a buttered baking-dish a layer of fish, cover it with sauce, and repeat until the dish is full, having sauce on top. Sprinkle thickly with crumbs and grated cheese, dot with butter, and bake in a moderate oven.
BREADED HALIBUT STEAKS
Dip halibut steaks into egg and bread crumbs, and broil on a buttered gridiron, basting with melted butter or olive-oil.
HALIBUT TIMBALES
Chop fine a slice of raw halibut, and rub it through a sieve. Season one cupful of the pulp with salt, red pepper, and onion-juice, then add gradually the stiffly beaten whites of four eggs, and one cupful of whipped cream. Fill buttered timbale moulds, cover with buttered paper, and bake for fifteen minutes in a pan of hot water. Turn out and serve with any preferred sauce.
HALIBUT à LA POULETTE
Melt one fourth of a cupful of butter, and season it with salt, pepper, grated onion, and lemon-juice. Dip prepared fillets of halibut into it, roll up, and fasten with a wooden toothpick. Dredge with flour and bake, basting with melted butter. Arrange on a platter, pour over a Cream Sauce and sprinkle thickly with chopped hard-boiled eggs.


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