Recipe: Olive and Clam Cocktail

Use olive meats for this. Olive meats are pieces of olives cut from large olives and packed in jars. There are no stones nor waste. Place in a small bowl

  • Three tablespoons of chili Sauce,
  • One tablespoon of horseradish,
  • One tablespoon of lemon juice,
  • One-quarter cup of olive meats,
  • One teaspoon of salt,
  • One teaspoon of paprika,
  • One tablespoon of grated onion.

Mix thoroughly and then divide into four cocktail glasses. Add three cherrystone or little-neck clams to each glass.

Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (Year 1918)
by C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss

Recipe: Fruit Cocktail

  • 2 tart apples 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 large banana 4 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 2 oranges

Cut apples and bananas in small cubes; remove pith and seeds from oranges, cut pulp in small pieces, and add[ with juice to apples and bananas; add lemon juice and sugar, place in a shallow dish, and put directly on ice for ten minutes to chill; serve in glasses, and garnish with a preserved Cranberry, or a spoonful of Mock Bar-le-Duc. Peeled Tokay or Malaga grapes and a little grated pineapple may be added to advantage.

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

Recipe: Cantaloupe Cocktail

  • 2 cups cantaloupe Juice of ½ lemon
  • 1/3 cup PRESERVEd ginger 2 tablespoons powdered sugar

Cut melon in small cubes, or in balls (using a potato cutter). Add chopped ginger, lemon juice, and sugar, and serve very cold.

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