Thursday, September 08, 2011

The Meat Cookbook

Dale found two books at the thriftstore:
No Country for Old Men

and

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We purchased both of them.

I think you should see some of the recipes from 1977 (when this cookbook was published)

First, The Table of Contents:
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Did you see there is a section called "Variety Meats?" Awwwwwwwwww yeah!

Let's start with Beef:
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It's a tradition

Who wants Beery Beef?
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It calls for "Brown Ale"
Which Rhymes with "Ox Tail"
Which happens to be the recipe you see on the next page.

Ok, that looks alright. How about some lamb?
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The soy sauce makes the lamb chops "Chinese"

Lancashire-Style Hotpot
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This has lamb chops, and lamb kidneys (skinned, cored, and roughly chopped.

Pork time:
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Pork and Liver Terrine inclydes pork(duh), pigs' or lambs' liver! Your choice!

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Indonesian pork. I wish there was a picture of the Sweet 'n' Sour Pork Balls

And now, sausage!
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Yuck.

Variety Meats? Yes.
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The picture shows Braised Lambs' Tongues. The opposite page contains recipes for three culinary delights:
1. Liver and Bacon Marsala (I prefer my marsala with extra liver)
2. Sour Cream Liver (my favorite.....in hell)
3. Pressed Ox Tongue (just like momma used to make)

Lookie here:
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Steak, Kidney, and Eggplant Pie! A new Thanksgiving tradition if you ask me.

Thank you, Rosemary Wadey, for putting together the most non-appetizing meat cookbook I have ever seen.
I will cherish it for all my days.

3 Comments:

Blogger Kimberly June said...

I just threw up a little bit in my mouth.

8:36 PM  
Blogger "Miss Bee" said...

I have never, ever considered life as a vegetarian until this post.

(And I don't know if you've gotten the memo, but there will be no steak/kidney/eggplant pie at Very Larry Thanksgiving.)

8:21 PM  
Blogger Tracy Fennell said...

Hahaha, nice.

11:07 PM  

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