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Sunday, December 12, 1971

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Page Nine

Sunday,1111December111112,111971111THE1 MICHIGAN1111DAILY11 Page Nine1

MOTHERS RISING
Lerner s complaint: A letter disguised as holiday recipes

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In tresponse to our request for a 11 c. graham cracker crumbs;
holiday recipe and a comment on i 1? c. shredded coconut; 6 oz.
the women's movement, Night Editor
Art Lerner's' mother Esther, a li. package butterscotch chips; 6
brarian, sent us this letter and three oz. package chocolate chips; 14
recipes from Toledo. oz. can sweetened condensed
LET ME BEGIN by stating that milk; 1 c. chopped nuts.
this recipe project is tainted Melt butter in oven in 8 x 12
with male chauvinism from the pan lined with aluminum foil.
very outset. To wit: you asked the Be careful that it does not boil.
mothers for recipes. Spread across pan. Add graham
But on to the recipes. In this cracker crumbs, mix with but-
new day of the liberated and ter and spread evenly. Then add
emancipated woman, she is very coconut and spread. Sprinkle
often the only member of the evenly the butterscotch, then the
household that is aware of it; chocolate, chips. Pour milk over
the dawning of this new day has entire mixture, then sprinkle with
not dawned upon the other mem- nuts.
bers of most households yet.
And so they proceed as in the Bake 20 - 25 minutes at 3500.
old beknighted days to expect the When cool enough to handle, cut
accustomed goodies, stuff their into 48 squares. (See, no mixing
* tummies full, push their chairs bowl, no baking pan to wash!)
back and walk off, leaving our A
emancipated woman in the kitch- AND THEN THERE is the

people but can be adjusted to 3
or 6 pounds of meat..)
9 lbs. beef tenderloin or sir-
loin tip roast; 1 c. butter or
margarine; 2 1/4 c. fresh, sliced
mushrooms; 2 1/4 c. minced on-
ions; 412 Tb. flour; 2 1/4 tsp.
salt; 3/8 tsp. pepper; 3/8 tsp.
thyme; 4 c. quick meat broth (5
buillon cubes in water); 2 1/4
c. red Burgundy wine; 4% tsp.
wine vinegar; 42 Tb. tomato
sauce; 42 tsp. chopped parsley.
Roast beef 20 minutes per
pound; cool and slice 1/4 inch
thick. Set aside.
Melt butter in skillet. Lightly,
brown mushrooms in it. Remove
them with ,slotted spoon.
Cook onions in remaining but-
ter, and cook until transparent.
Add flour, salt, pepper and
thyme, removing from heat when

for weeks this way; just add de-'
frosting time to your schedule. Be-
fore serving, warm 15-20 minutes
at 3250.
NEEDLESS to point out that
both of the above recipes are for
the woman who is wholly liber-
ated, i.e. free from budget worries.
In the old days the dishes "like
momma used to make" were the
strongest chains that bound fami-
lies together. Generation after
generation of daughters and
daughters-in-law had to learn the
art of preparing family recipes
over long periods of patient years
under the tutelage and super-
vision of the matriarch. These re-
cipes consisted largely of admo-
nitions like "Schutt herein a
handful", "season to taste", and
"knead until it feels right," etc.
Generations of children and
grandchildren time and time

development of standardized re-
cipes for momma's specialties.
Once one know how to make
chopped liver as good as mom-
ma's, what point is there in com-
ing home for it?,
And so, would Portnoy's moth-
er have given her recipes to her
son? Obviously, no. Tied to her
matzo balls with umbilical cord!
and apron strings, stayed he.
In contrast, the emancipated,
liberated woman of today cheer-
fully sends her fledglings out into
the world glad to be rid of them
as well as of the need for mea-
suring, sifting, creaming, chop-
ping, beating, whipping, baking
and washing. And she gladly
passes on her recipes. To wit:
2 c. Quinto Bars
2c.butter or margarine; V., c.

sugar; 1% c. brown sugar; 3
eggs, separated; 2 c. flour; 1
tsp. baking powder; 1/4 tsp.
salt; 1/4 tsp. baking soda; 1
Tb. water; 1 tsp. vanilla; 6 oz.
package chocolate chips; i c.
chopped nuts.
Cream together butter. sugar
and 2 c. brown sugar. Add egg
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yolks; mix well. Sift together,
then add to creamed mixture dry
ingredient. Add water and vanilla.
Transfer dough to greased 8 x
12 pan., Sprinkle nuts and choco-
late chips on top.
Beat egg whites till stiff, grad-
ually add 1 c. brown sugar. Pour
this over contents of pan and
bake 25 minutes at 350*.
Epilogue
PILLSBORY, iiten, on main-
taining women as the happy
slaves of men and kitchens may
sing, "Nothin' says lovin' like
somethin' from the oven." The
free woman, however, knows that
lovin' is really that one to one
relationship, that person to person
sensitivity, that give and take,
that accepting of other people as
individuals! But does anyone els-
know?

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en aofreefromtmbot oselfas emancipateds and e l t mixture bubbles. Stirring con- again eagerly returned from the
conversation or companionship, , selfrahumanbeings and eutere stantly, add meat broth, wine and far corners of the world to par-.
to clean up wo mess. fore entitled to the same holiday vinegar. Cook rapidly until sauce take at Momma's table of their
thleisure, good cheer and convivial- thickens. Then blend in tomato favorite dishes of sweet child- TDOLLS GAM ES a d STUFFE
god l will to MEN season; to im-tyhrfmlangusren- cook 3 minutes. ho eoy
th hrdwa, ha tisne dy el, heca petnd cn' OY , D LL , G lV E a d S U F D
press upon the reluctant males. soying. Put sliced meat in 8 x 12 roast- ANTHROPOLOGISTS, search-
tae hard way, what this new day sh? And she can surprise the ing pan. Pour sauce mixture over ing for the answers to the nagg-
means in practice, rather t h an guests and be there with them meat, cover with aluminum foil ing questions of what caused the
theory, let us have her fool them instead of in the kitchen slaving and leave meat to marinate 24 falling apart of the tightly knit
into old th this n over the stove and the meat ther- ihours. If prepared more than 1 family units of yesteryear, soon
same old slave - with this no oethesoeanB heeat hr day before using it can be frozen assuredly find their answer in the
sweat, no hassle, not even a pot mometer. How? By cheating-- GIANT V ARIETY OF CHILDREN'S & ADULT GAMES!
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