Recipe: Fish Cakes with Pork Scraps

  • 1 package shredded CODFISH 1 egg well beaten
  • 2 cups hot mashed potato 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper ¼ pound salt PORK

Soak FISH in lukewarm water fifteen minutes; drain, and squeeze in cheesecloth; add potato, pepper, egg, milk, and salt if necessary; beat well, shape into small flat cakes, and roll in flour; cut PORK in thin slices, and try out in frying pan; when crisp, but not burnt, remove to platter; cook FISH cakes in fat in pan until brown, and serve with a piece of PORK on each.

Better Meals for Less Money, by Mary Green (Year 1909)