Recipe: Salmon Chowder

  • 1/3 cup half-inch cubes salt pork 3 cups hot milk
  • 1 onion sliced 1 can salmon
  • 3 cups boiling water 2 tablespoons sifted crumbs
  • 4 POTATOES cut in half-inch cubes 1 beaten egg
  • 1½ teaspoons salt ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup flour ¼ teaspoon onion juice

Cook salt pork and onion slowly for ten minutes; add boiling water, and strain into chowder kettle; add POTATOES and seasonings, and cook twenty minutes; mix flour to a smooth paste with cold water; add to milk, cook five minutes, and add to POTATOES. Chop the salmon, add crumbs, egg, salt, pepper, and onion juice, and mix well; shape into balls about an inch in diameter, add to chowder, and cook ten minutes. Serve with pilot crackers.

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