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You have several married couples to dinner in your home. Wrong Way: At the dinner table seat husbands next to wives. Right Way: Arrange your seating plan so that husbands and wives do not sit together.

Author: RETRO HOUSEWIFE, THE CHARLESTON DAILY MAIL SATURDAY EVENING, APRIL 22, 1950 04-20-1950

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MAIN COURSE

BAKED FISH, American

Ingredients
  • 1 medium whole fish (white meat as pike, perch, bass, etc.)
Fish Stuffing
  • 2 cups fine soft bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • Milk
  • 3 tbsp. melted butter
  • 1 onion, chopped fine
  • Chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • Grated sharp cheese
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
Sauce
  • 1/4 cup prepared horse-radish, drained
  • 1 tbsp. vinegar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream,
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
Preparation Instructions

Fish: Rub fish with salt. Stuff and sew or skewer opening. Place in tin foil in pan and bake at 550° F for 10 to 15 minutes. Reduce temperature to 425° and bake 30 to 45 more minutes. Allow 10 minutes per pound for a 4-lb. fish and 5 minutes for each additional pound.

Fish Stuffing: Melt butter and cook chopped parsley, until tender, add to bread crumbs soaked in milk and wrung dry

Sauce: Mix all the ingredients together and serve over fish.

Contributed by Mrs. E. White, 1950

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