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BROILED SHADI
Prepare and clean the fish, split, and remove the backbone. Season with salt and pepper, dip in oil, broil carefully, and serve with Maître d'Hôtel Sauce.
BROILED SHADII
Marinate the prepared fish for an hour in olive-oil, seasoned with salt, pepper, minced onion, and parsley. Drain and broil, basting with the oil as required. Serve with Maître d'Hôtel Sauce. The onion and parsley may be omitted from the seasoning.
BROILED SHADIII
Clean the shad, split, remove the backbone and marinate for an hour in oil and lemon-juice, seasoning with salt and pepper. Drain, sprinkle with crumbs, and broil carefully. Serve with Fine Herbs Sauce.
BROILED SHADIV
Prepare, clean, and split the fish. Put on a platter skin side down and sprinkle with sugar, pepper, and salt. Let stand over night, broil, and serve with melted butter.
BROILED SHADV
Clean, split, season with salt and pepper, broil on a buttered gridiron, and serve with plenty of melted butter.
BROILED SALT SHAD
Soak for twelve hours in tepid water, drain and put into ice-cold water for half an hour. Drain, wipe dry, sprinkle with pepper, and broil on a buttered gridiron, skin side up. Serve with plenty of melted butter.
FRIED SHADI
Prepare and clean the fish and cut into suitable pieces for serving. Roll in seasoned flour and sauté in hot fat. Serve with any preferred sauce.
FRIED SHADII
Clean, split, and take out the backbone, cut into strips, season to taste, and fry in hot lard until brown. Serve with any preferred sauce.
BONED FRIED SHAD
Remove the head and tail, then take out the back and side bones. Cut into convenient pieces for serving, season with salt and pepper, dip in egg and crumbs, and fry in deep fat. Serve with any preferred sauce.
SHAD CUTLETS
Cut the cleaned fish into convenient pieces for serving, dip into egg and crumbs and fry in fat to cover. Serve on a bed of spinach and garnish with hard-boiled eggs.
BOILED SHAD
Boil the fish in salted and acidulated water or in court-bouillon. Drain carefully, garnish with lemon and parsley and serve with Maître d'Hôtel or Hollandaise Sauce.
BOILED SHAD WITH EGG SAUCE
Sew the cleaned fish in mosquito netting, and boil slowly in salted and acidulated water. Drain, remove the netting, and serve with Egg Sauce.
BOILED ROE SHAD
Clean the fish and do not break the roe. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, wrap in separate squares of mosquito netting, tie firmly and put into a fish-kettle, side by side. Cover with salted water and simmer until done. Drain, remove the cloth carefully, and serve with Egg or Hollandaise Sauce.
BOILED SHAD WITH HOLLANDAISE SAUCE
Cook the prepared fish slowly in salted and acidulated water, drain, and serve with Hollandaise Sauce.
SHAD IN COURT-BOUILLON
Put the prepared and cleaned fish on a perforated sheet in a fish-kettle. Add two tablespoonfuls of butter, two sliced onions, and salt, pepper, mace, and parsley to season. Add enough Claret to cover and simmer slowly until done. Drain, strain the liquid and thicken with flour cooked in butter. Take from the fire, add two tablespoonfuls of butter, the juice of half a lemon, and red pepper to season. Pour over the fish and serve.
COLD BOILED SHAD
Boil a cleaned shad in salted and acidulated water or in court-bouillon. Serve very cold with Tartar Sauce.
BOILED SHAD À LA VIRGINIA
Chop together an onion, a carrot, and a stalk of celery. Fry in butter. Cover a prepared shad with boiling salted and acidulated water, and add the cooked vegetables to it. Add also two tablespoonfuls of white wine, a blade of mace, half a dozen peppercorns, two cloves, and a bay-leaf. Simmer slowly until the fish is done, drain, and serve with a Drawn-Butter Sauce, using the strained cooking liquor for liquid.
BOILED SALT SHAD
Soak the fish all day in warm water, changing the water frequently, wipe off the salt, and plunge into ice-water for an hour. Put into a fish-kettle with boiling water to cover, and simmer until done. Season with pepper and serve with plenty of melted butter.
BAKED SHADI
Bake a shad in a buttered baking-pan, adding enough boiling water to keep from burning. Baste while baking with melted butter and lemon-juice, seasoning with pepper and salt. Cook together a tablespoonful each of butter and flour until brown. Add slowly a cupful of stock and cook until thick, stirring constantly. Take from the fire and add the yolks of two eggs beaten with the juice of half a lemon. Pour over the fish and serve.
BAKED SHADII
Clean a large fish and stuff with seasoned crumbs mixed with minced parsley, adding enough melted butter to make a smooth paste. Score one side of the fish deeply and lay a small strip of salt pork in each gash. Put the fish in a buttered baking-dish, sprinkle with salt, pepper, and flour, and add enough boiling water to keep from burning. Baste as required with the drippings, adding more boiling water if necessary. Serve with Hollandaise Sauce or Drawn-Butter Sauce to which the mashed roe has been added.
BAKED SHADIII
Stuff a fish with seasoned crumbs made smooth with melted butter. Season the fish with salt and pepper and cover with thin slices of breakfast bacon. Bake until well done, basting with melted butter and hot water. Add a teaspoonful each of lemon-juice and anchovy essence to the gravy remaining in the pan and thicken with flour browned in butter. Serve the sauce separately.
BAKED SHADIV
Stuff a large fish with seasoned crumbs, adding chopped onion and melted butter to taste. Sew up the fish and put into a buttered baking-pan with a cupful of salted boiling water and two tablespoonfuls of butter. Dredge with flour, and bake, basting with the drippings. Take up the fish carefully and thicken the gravy with two tablespoonfuls of flour browned in butter and made smooth with a little cold water. Add a cupful of stock or water, the juice of a lemon, and Worcestershire Sauce and kitchen bouquet to season. Strain through a sieve and serve with the fish.
BAKED SHADV
Stuff the cleaned fish with seasoned crumbs made very rich with melted butter. Wrap in a large sheet of buttered paper, fastening it securely, and bake in a moderate oven. Remove the paper carefully and serve with any preferred sauce.
BAKED SHADVI
Leave the head on. Make a stuffing of bread-crumbs, cold ham or bacon minced fine, sweet marjoram, pepper, salt, mace or ground cloves and a raw egg, or two if necessary, to bind. Put the fish into a deep buttered baking-pan fastening its tail in its mouth; put into the pan enough water to cover, add half a cupful of Port or Claret, and a tablespoonful of butter rolled in flour. Baste frequently with the gravy and bake until done. Pour the gravy over and serve.
BAKED SHADVII
Prepare a stuffing of two cupfuls of bread-crumbs, the beaten yolk of an egg, a tablespoonful of powdered sweet herbs, a tablespoonful of chopped onion, a teaspoonful of lemon-juice and salt, pepper, Worcestershire and powdered cloves to season. Stuff and sew up a prepared shad, lay on a buttered baking-pan, cover with slices of salt pork, dredge with flour, season with salt and pepper and bake, basting with hot water and melted butter as required. Serve with Hollandaise Sauce.
BAKED SHADVIII
Clean a shad and stuff with seasoned crumbs mixed with beaten eggs. Cover a buttered baking-dish with sliced raw potatoes, lay the shad upon it, add enough stock or water to keep from burning and bake. Serve with any preferred sauce.
BAKED SHADIX
Stuff the fish with cracker crumbs, mixed with minced parsley, capers, and lemon-juice, seasoning with salt and pepper, and adding enough melted butter to make a smooth paste. Put the fish in a buttered baking-pan, rub with butter, dredge with flour, and add enough boiling water to keep from burning. Baste every ten minutes with the gravy in the pan and melted butter, dredging lightly after each basting with seasoned flour. Serve with Brown Sauce.
BAKED SHADX
Trim and clean a small shad, put it into a buttered baking-dish, seasoning with salt, pepper, minced onion and half a cupful of white wine. Add water or stock, if necessary, to keep from burning. Cover with buttered paper and bake for half an hour. Prepare a cupful of Allemande Sauce and add to it the liquid drained from the fish and a little chopped cooked spinach. Strain over the fish and serve.
SHAD BAKED IN MILK
Clean a large roe shad, saving the roe and removing the back-bone. Soak stale bread in cold water and squeeze dry. Chop a large onion fine and fry in butter. Add the bread, and salt, pepper, parsley, and sage to season. Cook thoroughly, take from the fire and add the yolks of two eggs well beaten. Stuff the fish, sew up, rub with salt and put in a buttered baking-pan with thin slices of salt pork or bacon to cover the top. Fill the pan with sweet milk, leaving only the pork exposed. Bake slowly, basting often. Take up the fish carefully, strain the liquor, thicken with butter and flour, and serve separately. Fry the roe in butter, cut in slices, and garnish the fish with it.
BAKED SHAD À LA VIRGINIA
Clean the fish and stuff with seasoned crumbs made very rich with melted butter. Put in a baking-pan with enough boiling water to keep it from burning, and bake until done, basting with melted butter and the liquid in the pan. Take up the fish carefully and keep warm. Thicken the gravy with a tablespoonful of flour browned in butter, and mix smooth with cold water. Season with catsup, lemon-juice, Sherry or Madeira. Serve the sauce separately.
BAKED SHAD À LA CAROLINA
Clean a large roe shad, leaving the head on, take out the backbone and stuff with the boiled roe chopped, six chopped hard-boiled eggs, half a cupful of bread-crumbs, a chopped onion, a tablespoonful of butter, and salt, pepper, and minced parsley to season. Stuff the fish, sew up and put in a buttered baking-pan, adding enough hot water to keep from burning, three or four slices of bacon, and salt and pepper to season. Baste often and serve with Tartar Sauce.
BAKED SHAD WITH FINE HERBS
Sprinkle a buttered baking-dish with chopped onion and parsley, lay the prepared fish upon it and sprinkle with onion and parsley, seasoning with salt, pepper, and dots of butter. Add half a cupful of white wine and a cupful of white stock. Cover with a buttered paper and bake in a moderate oven. Take up the fish carefully and thicken the gravy with flour cooked in butter. Pour the sauce over the fish, sprinkle with crumbs, dot with butter, and brown in the oven. Squeeze the juice of a lemon over and serve.
BAKED SHAD STUFFED WITH OYSTERS
Rub a large cleaned fish with salt inside and out. Stuff with oysters and seasoned crumbs made very rich with melted butter, and bake, basting with melted butter and hot water. Thicken the gravy with flour browned in butter, adding a little hot water or stock if necessary, season with lemon-juice and catsup and serve the sauce separately.
STUFFED SHADI
Make a stuffing of two cupfuls of bread-crumbs, half a cupful of tomatoes, an onion chopped fine, half a cupful of melted butter, and salt and pepper to season. Stuff the fish, sew up, rub with butter, season with salt and pepper, dredge with flour, and bake for an hour, basting often with melted butter and hot water. Serve with Tomato Sauce.
STUFFED SHADII
Season a cupful of cracker crumbs with grated onion, minced capers and parsley, add a heaping tablespoonful of butter, and salt and pepper to season. Or, fry a small chopped onion in butter, add a cupful of crumbs, season with salt, pepper and lemon-juice, take from the fire and add the yolk of an egg beaten smooth with a little milk. Stuff the cleaned shad and sew up. Cover the bottom of a baking-dish with thin slices of salt pork, lay the fish upon it, cover with more pork, add enough boiling water to keep from burning, and bake, basting frequently. For the sauce, melt half a cupful of butter and add to it the juice of half a lemon and three tablespoonfuls of Claret. Serve the sauce separately.
STUFFED SHADIII
Prepare a shad as for boiling and stuff with seasoned crumbs, adding the beaten yolk of an egg to bind. Fill the fish and sew up; put into a baking-pan enough water or stock to keep from burning and two tablespoonfuls of butter. Bake carefully, basting as required. Take up the fish and add to the liquid enough stock to make the required quantity of sauce. Thicken with flour browned in butter, season with lemon-juice, catsup, and Sherry or Madeira. Pour around the fish and serve.
ROASTED SHAD
Marinate the cleaned fish for an hour in oil and lemon-juice, seasoning with salt, pepper, minced parsley, and thyme. Drain, wrap in oiled paper, fastening securely, and bake carefully. Take up the fish and serve with Ravigote Sauce.
TOASTED SHAD
Put into a baking-pan a tablespoonful of butter and lay a cleaned and split shad upon it, skin-side up. Place it under a gas flame until the skin is puffed and blistered. Turn out on a hot platter; season with salt and pepper, dot with butter, and serve garnished with lemon and parsley.
PLANKED SHADI
Prepare the fish as for boiling, butter the plank, and tack the fish upon it, skin-side down. Season the fish with salt, pepper, and butter and bake in the oven. Serve on the plank.
PLANKED SHADII
Split the shad as for broiling and tack it on a buttered fish plank, skin-side down. Rub with melted butter and cook under a gas flame or in the oven. Season with salt, pepper, and melted butter, surround with a border of mashed potatoes, garnish with lemon and parsley and serve on the plank.
PLANKED SHADIII
Tack the split fish on a buttered board, flesh-side up. Put into the oven and bake until brown, basting with melted butter seasoned with walnut catsup. Serve with a garnish of pickled walnuts.
PLANKED SHADIV
Tack a large split shad skin-side down on a buttered plank. Spread with butter, season with salt and pepper, and pour over a tablespoonful of walnut catsup or white wine. Cook under a gas flame, sprinkle with minced parsley, and serve with any preferred sauce.
PANNED SHAD
Split the fish down the back, remove the backbone, and put into a buttered baking-pan, flesh-side up. Rub with butter, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and bake in the oven. Garnish with lemon and parsley and serve with any preferred sauce.
STEWED SHAD
Prepare and clean a small shad and soak it for two or three hours in a marinade of oil and lemon-juice seasoned with onion and parsley. Put it in a buttered stewpan with half a wineglassful of white wine, three tablespoonfuls of mushroom liquor, four sprigs of parsley, a sprig of celery, a bay-leaf, a sprig of thyme, and two cloves. Add two handfuls of picked and washed sorrel or spinach, chopped fine. Season with salt and pepper and simmer slowly for two hours. Take up the fish, thicken the gravy with butter and flour cooked together, pour over the fish and serve.
PICKLED SHADI
Boil a shad in salted water to cover, drain and cool. Add to the water in which it was boiled half as much vinegar and a red pepper pod, whole cloves, allspice, and mace to season. Boil for an hour. Cut the fish into large pieces, put into an earthen jar and pour the boiling spiced liquid over the fish. Cover and let stand for two days before using.
PICKLED SHADII
Cut a large shad into pieces, put a layer in the bottom of an earthen crock, sprinkle with salt, and add a few whole cloves, allspice, peppers, and bay-leaves. Cover with fish, add more spices, and pour on strong vinegar to cover. Cover the dish, bake for four hours in a moderate oven, and let stand for three or four days before using. Serve cold.
CREAMED SHAD
Cook together a tablespoonful each of butter and flour, add two cupfuls of milk and cook until thick, stirring constantly. Add a teaspoonful of grated onion, take from the fire and add the beaten yolks of two eggs, and salt, pepper, and minced parsley to season. Add two cupfuls of cold cooked shad flaked fine, put into a buttered baking-dish, sprinkle with crumbs and brown in the oven.
SHAD VERT-PRÉ
Prepare and clean a small shad and put into a buttered baking-dish with salt and pepper to season, two finely chopped shallots and half a wineglassful of white wine. Cover with buttered paper and bake in a moderate oven. Take up the fish, add the juice to a cupful of Allemande Sauce and tint green with minced parsley and spinach juice. Pour over the fish and serve.
BROILED SHAD ROEI
Soak two shad roes for twenty minutes in seasoned olive-oil, drain and broil. Serve with Maître d'Hôtel Sauce.
BROILED SHAD ROEII
Wash and dry the roe and broil on a well-greased broiler, rubbing with butter while broiling. Serve with Maître d'Hôtel Sauce.
BROILED SHAD ROEIII
Parboil a large shad roe, drain, rub with melted butter, and broil. Serve with Maître d'Hôtel Sauce.
BROILED SHAD ROEIV
Parboil the roe for ten minutes in salted water, drain, and plunge into ice-water for ten minutes. Wipe dry and put on ice for half an hour. Rub with oil and lemon-juice, broil, and serve with Maître d'Hôtel Sauce.
BROILED SHAD ROEV
Wash a shad's roe in cold water, wipe it dry, rub with butter, and broil. Garnish with lemon and parsley.
BROILED SHAD ROE WITH BACON
Marinate the roe in seasoned oil, broil carefully, surround with slices of broiled bacon, and serve with Maître d'Hôtel Sauce.
FRIED SHAD ROEI
Sauté in hot lard, turning carefully. Garnish with lemon and parsley.
FRIED SHAD ROEII
Season the roes with salt and pepper, dredge with flour, dip in beaten egg, then in crumbs, and fry in fat to cover. Drain, and serve with Tomato Sauce.
FRIED SHAD ROEIII
Parboil the roe in salted water, drain, plunge into cold water, and let stand for ten minutes. Drain, wipe dry, cut in half-inch slices, dip in seasoned lemon-juice, then in beaten egg, then in crumbs, and fry in fat to cover.
FRIED SHAD ROEIV
Parboil the roe, drain, and cool. Dredge with seasoned flour and sauté in butter.
FRIED SHAD ROEV
Parboil the roe for ten minutes in salted and acidulated water. Drain, plunge into cold water, and cool. Drain, dip in beaten egg, then in seasoned crumbs, and fry brown in deep fat. Serve with any preferred sauce.
FRIED SHAD ROEVI
Season the roe, dip it in corn-meal and sauté in butter or lard. Or, parboil, cool, season, dip in beaten egg, then in cracker crumbs and sauté in butter or lard.
FRIED SHAD ROEVII
Parboil the shad roes in salted water to which a slice of lemon and a sprig of parsley have been added. Cool in the liquid, drain, wipe dry, dip in beaten egg, then in cracker crumbs, and fry brown in butter. Take up, strain the cooking liquid into the frying-pan, add a teaspoonful each of Worcestershire and catsup, and bring to the boil. Thicken with a tablespoonful of flour browned in butter and made smooth with a little Sherry or Madeira. Bring to the boil, pour over the roes and serve.
SHAD ROE SAUTÉ
Plunge a large shad roe into boiling water, then into cold water, drain, and sauté until brown in butter. Add a tablespoonful of butter to a cupful of cream, bring to the boil, season with salt and pepper, pour over the fish and serve.
BAKED SHAD ROEI
Butter a baking-dish and sprinkle thickly with chopped onion, parsley, and mushrooms. Lay the roes upon it, sprinkle with more onion, parsley, and mushrooms, season with salt and pepper and dot with butter. Add half a cupful of white wine and one cupful of white stock. Bake carefully, basting as required. Drain, thicken the gravy with flour cooked in butter, pour over the roes, sprinkle with crumbs, dot with butter, and brown in the oven. Squeeze lemon-juice over and serve.
BAKED SHAD ROEII
Boil the shad roe slowly until done. Drain and put into a buttered baking-dish. Season with salt and pepper, spread with butter, and dredge thickly with flour. Bake in a moderate oven, basting frequently with melted butter and hot water.
BAKED SHAD ROEIII
Cover the roe from a large shad with boiling water and drain. Put into a buttered baking-pan with two tablespoonfuls of butter, one cupful of stock and salt and paprika to season. Bake slowly until done, strain the liquid and thicken with the yolks of three eggs beaten with one cupful of cream. Pour over the sauce, and serve with thin slices of broiled bacon.
BAKED SHAD ROEIV
Lay the roe in a buttered baking-pan, season, add a little milk, and bake about fifteen minutes, basting often. Take up, sprinkle with lemon-juice, salt, cayenne, and minced parsley, and pour over a Cream Sauce, to which the yolks of two well-beaten eggs have been added.
BAKED SHAD ROEV
Butter a baking-dish, put in two shad roes, season with salt and pepper, and add half a cupful of white wine. Bake carefully, basting as required. Chop an onion, two sprigs of parsley, and ten mushrooms. Fry in butter, add the liquid drained from the fish, and thicken with a little flour rubbed smooth in cold water. Spread the paste upon the roe, cover with large fresh mushrooms, sprinkle with crumbs, dot with butter, and brown in the oven. Serve immediately in the same dish.
BAKED SHAD ROEVI
Butter an earthen dish and sprinkle with chopped onion, parsley, mushrooms, and bread-crumbs. Lay two skinned shad roes upon it, cover with crumbs, mushrooms, minced onion, and parsley, and pour over one cupful of white stock mixed with a tablespoonful of Sherry. Bake for half an hour, drain off the sauce, strain it and thicken with flour and butter, cooked together. Pour over the fish, cover with crumbs, dot with butter, sprinkle with lemon-juice, and brown in the oven.
SHAD ROE BAKED WITH BACON
Cover the bottom of a baking-pan with thin slices of bacon, lay the shad roes upon it, cover with bacon, and bake in a very hot oven. Squeeze lemon-juice over and serve with bacon as a garnish.
SHAD ROE BAKED IN TOMATO SAUCE
Boil the roe, drain, cool, and skin. Cook together for ten minutes one cupful of canned tomatoes, one cupful of stock or water, a slice of onion, and salt and pepper to season. Cook together two tablespoonfuls of butter and one of flour, add the tomato, and cook until thick, stirring constantly. Rub the sauce through a strainer. Put the roe on a buttered baking-dish, season with salt and pepper, cover with the sauce and bake. Serve in the dish in which it was baked.
SHAD ROE BAKED WITH CREAM SAUCE
Brown two tablespoonfuls of flour in butter, add two cupfuls of milk, and cook until thick, stirring constantly. Season with salt and pepper and continue according to directions given for Shad Roe Baked in Tomato Sauce.
ESCALLOPED SHAD ROEI
Boil the roes in salted and acidulated water, drain, and flake with a fork. Spread a layer of the roe in a shallow buttered baking-dish, sprinkle with chopped hard-boiled eggs, season with minced parsley and lemon-juice, add a thin layer of Cream Sauce and repeat. Cover with buttered crumbs and bake brown.
ESCALLOPED SHAD ROEII
Prepare according to directions given above, sprinkling crumbs on each layer of Cream Sauce, and adding grated cheese to the crumbs on top.
ESCALLOPED SHAD ROEIII
Boil the roes in salted and acidulated water, plunge into cold water, cool, drain, wipe dry, and mash. Add the chopped yolks of three hard-boiled eggs to a cupful of well seasoned Drawn-Butter Sauce. Mix the sauce with the roes. Butter a baking-dish, sprinkle with seasoned crumbs, add the roe mixture, cover with crumbs, dot with butter, and brown in the oven.
ESCALLOPED SHAD ROEIV
Parboil in salted water the roes of two shad, drain, plunge into ice-water for ten minutes, drain, wipe dry, and flake with a fork. Add the yolks of three hard-boiled eggs rubbed smooth with a teaspoonful of anchovy paste and the juice of half a lemon. Add also one cupful of bread-crumbs, salt, cayenne, and minced parsley to season, and one cupful of Drawn-Butter Sauce. Butter a baking-pan, sprinkle with crumbs, fill with the mixture, cover with crumbs, dot with butter, and brown in the oven.
SHAD ROE CROQUETTESI
Boil the roe for fifteen minutes in salted water, drain, and mash. Cook together two tablespoonfuls each of butter and corn-starch, add two cupfuls of hot cream, and cook until thick, stirring constantly. Take from the fire, add the mashed roe, and salt, cayenne, grated nutmeg, and lemon-juice to season. Cool, shape into croquettes, dip in egg and crumbs, and fry in deep fat. Serve with any preferred sauce.
SHAD ROE CROQUETTESII
Simmer shad roes in salted boiling water for fifteen minutes, drain, and plunge into cold water. When cold, drain, dry, cut into slices two inches thick, season with salt, pepper, and lemon-juice, dip in egg, roll in crumbs, fry in deep fat, and serve with Tartar Sauce.
SHAD ROE CROQUETTESIII
Boil the roe, cool, skin, and mash fine. Cook together one tablespoonful of butter and two of flour, and add one-half cupful of cream and one-half cupful of stock. Cook until thick, stirring constantly. Take from the fire, add the yolks of two well-beaten eggs, and the mashed roe, and cool. Season with salt, pepper, lemon-juice, and minced parsley, shape into croquettes, dip in egg and crumbs, and fry in deep fat. Serve with Hollandaise Sauce.
SHAD ROE CROQUETTESIV
Parboil two shad roes, drain, cool, skin, and mash. Cook together one tablespoonful of butter and two of flour, add one cupful of boiling cream or milk, and cook until thick, stirring constantly. Take from the fire, add the beaten yolks of two eggs, and minced parsley, lemon-juice, grated nutmeg, salt, pepper, and cayenne to taste. Reheat, stir until thick, add the mashed shad roe, mix thoroughly, and cool. Shape into croquettes, dip in egg and crumbs, fry in deep fat, and serve with Tartar Sauce.
SHAD ROE CROQUETTESV
Cook the roe in boiling salted and acidulated water for fifteen minutes, drain, and mash. Beat together one-fourth cupful each of corn-starch and butter, add one and one half cupfuls of hot cream, and cook for ten minutes, stirring constantly. Take from the fire, add the juice of half a lemon, a grating of nutmeg, salt and paprika to season, the mashed roe, and a few chopped mushrooms fried. Cool, shape into croquettes, dip in egg and crumbs, and fry in deep fat. Serve with any preferred sauce.
SHAD ROE CROQUETTESVI
Simmer two shad roes in salted boiling water for fifteen minutes. Take from the fire, drain, skin, and mash. Cook together one tablespoonful of butter and two of flour, add gradually one cupful of boiling cream, and cook until thick, stirring constantly. Take from the fire, add the yolks of two eggs, the mashed roe, one tablespoonful each of lemon-juice and minced parsley, and salt, pepper, cayenne, and grated nutmeg to season. Cool, shape into croquettes, dip in egg and crumbs, and put into the ice-box for an hour. Fry in deep fat and serve with Tartar Sauce.
SHAD ROE CROQUETTESVII
Boil the roe of a large shad until done, drain, mash, and mix with half a cupful of bread-crumbs, a beaten egg, two tablespoonfuls of melted butter, and salt and paprika to season. Shape into small flat cakes and sauté in melted butter, or dip in egg and crumbs and fry in deep fat. Serve with any preferred sauce.
SHAD ROE CROQUETTESVIII
Parboil the roes in salted and acidulated water, drain, and plunge into ice-water to cool. Drain and flake with a fork. Cook together two tablespoonfuls each of butter and flour, add a cupful of milk and cook until thick, stirring constantly. Take from the fire, season with salt and pepper, add the mashed roes and two eggs well-beaten. Season with lemon-juice and anchovy paste, reheat, but do not boil. Cool, shape into croquettes, dip in egg and cracker crumbs and let stand for an hour before frying in deep fat.
SHAD ROE À LA BALTIMORE
Put two or three roes into a well-buttered baking-dish, sprinkle with salt and pepper, add a cupful and a half of stock, and two tablespoonfuls of butter. Cover and cook in the oven for fifteen minutes. Take up the roe and add slowly to the liquid the yolks of three eggs beaten smooth with one cupful of cream. Cook over hot water until thick, adding two tablespoonfuls of butter and salt and pepper to season. Pour over the fish, garnish with broiled bacon and serve.
SHAD ROE À LA BROOKE
Parboil two shad roes, drain, cool, and skin. Put into a saucepan, cover with white wine, add a clove, a blade of mace, and salt to season. Simmer for half an hour. Wash and drain two cupfuls of scallops, put into a saucepan and cover with salted boiling water, adding a bit of bay-leaf, four whole allspice, and two cloves. Cover the dish and boil for half an hour. Cook together one tablespoonful each of butter and flour, add a cupful of the water in which the scallops were boiled, and cook until thick, stirring constantly. Season with salt and pepper, add a teaspoonful of minced garlic, and gradually three tablespoonfuls of butter in small bits. Take from the fire and add the yolks of three eggs well-beaten. Put the roe into a serving-dish, cover with the scallops, and freshly grated horseradish. Pour the sauce over, reheat, and serve.
SHAD ROE À LA MAÎTRE D'HÔTEL
Marinate the roes for an hour in oil and lemon-juice, seasoning with salt and pepper. Drain, broil, and serve with a Maître d'Hôtel Sauce to which chopped onion has been added.
SHAD ROE À LA MARYLAND
Put two or three roes in a well-buttered baking-pan, season with salt and pepper, add half a cupful each of stock and Sherry, spread the roe with butter, cover, and bake for fifteen minutes. Take up carefully and thicken the liquid with the yolks of three eggs beaten smooth with a cupful of cream. Take from the fire, add a tablespoonful of butter, pour over the roe, garnish with fried bacon, and serve.
PANNED SHAD ROE
Boil a shad roe for fifteen minutes in salted water, drain, and break up with a fork. Melt two tablespoonfuls of butter, add the shad roe with the yolks of two hard-boiled eggs mashed fine, a small cupful of bread-crumbs, and pepper, salt, and minced parsley to season. Reheat and serve very hot.
SHAD ROES EN BROCHETTE
Parboil shad roes for fifteen minutes, drain, and plunge into cold water. When cool, cut into small pieces and roll in flour. String on slender skewers with alternate squares of bacon cut very thin and broil over a clear fire or cook in the oven until the bacon is crisp. The flour may be omitted. Serve with melted butter or Maître d'Hôtel Sauce.
SHAD ROE KROMESKIES
Parboil a shad roe, drain, cool, skin, and cut into small pieces. Season with salt and pepper, wrap a thin slice of bacon around each piece, and fasten with a toothpick. Fry in deep fat and serve with any preferred sauce.
SHAD ROES WITH BROWN BUTTER SAUCE
Boil the roes slowly in salted and acidulated water, drain, and pour over half a cupful of butter melted and browned, and mixed with a tablespoonful of vinegar.
SHAD ROE WITH MUSHROOMS
Boil a shad roe, flake with a fork, and add an equal quantity of fresh or canned mushrooms cut in small pieces. Cook together a tablespoonful each of butter and flour and add half a cupful of cream mixed with the beaten yolks of two eggs. Mix with the mushrooms and roe. Fill ramekins, sprinkle with crumbs, dot with butter, and brown in the oven.
CREAMED SHAD ROE WITH MUSHROOMS
Parboil a shad roe, plunge into cold water, drain, cool, cut into squares, and sauté in butter until brown. Season with salt and pepper and add half a cupful of cooked mushrooms and one cupful of boiling cream. Thicken with a teaspoonful of flour rubbed smooth with a little cold cream, season with salt and red pepper, and serve very hot.
SHAD ROE WITH EGGS
Boil a shad roe and flake fine with a fork. Beat three eggs, season with salt and pepper, add the roe, and cook in a chafing-dish or frying-pan with plenty of melted butter.
SHAD ROE WITH OYSTERS
Fry the shad roe according to directions previously given and serve with fried oysters and broiled bacon.
SHAD ROE WITH BROWN SAUCE
Soak a shad roe in water for half an hour, scald, drain, cool, and cut in slices. Sauté in butter and drain, Cook a tablespoonful of flour in the butter, add one cupful of stock, and cook until thick, stirring constantly. Season with salt, paprika, Worcestershire, and curry powder; pour over the fish and serve.


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