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Woolworth's Brown Gravy

I am trying to catch up with past requests for Woolworth's recipes that are in the manual that I now have access to. I have access to most of the Woolworth's recipe manual (except for the baking section), so if you want a Woolworth's recipe, write to me.

Woolworth's Brown Gravy 
2 quarts

Shortening		7 oz
Patent Flour		4 oz

Blend flour with melted shortening. Cook on low flame, stirring
with wire whip - about 5 minutes.

Standard B-V stock*	2 quarts

Add warm stock gradually. Bring back to boil. Simmer 5 minutes.


*Standard B-V** stock is made by adding 1 oz B-V concentrate to 1 quart
boiling water. Stir to dissolve.

**B-V is a commercial beef broth concentrate for making gravies and sauces. 
It's available at Walmart, etc. 

Woolworth's Meatloaf

Woolworth's Meat Loaf
14 servings

Bread crumbs			4 oz
Non-fat skim milk		12 oz

Soak crumbs in milk.

Onions				4 oz
Shortening			1/2 oz

Chop onions fine. Saute in melted fat.

Eggs				2 only
Salt & Pepper mix		1/2 oz

Combine & beat slightly.

Ground Chuck			2 lbs

Add all the above to the meat and mix thoroughly.

Shortening			1 oz

Grease a #7204 stainless steel meat loaf pan. Fill with meat mixture scaling
3 lbs 8 oz to each pan. Bake in 325 oven until done (1 hr. and 15 mins.)
When finished, remove from pan. When cool enough to handle, slice into fourteen 
3 oz portions.

Brown Gravy(see above)		1 quart

Pour about 6 oz brown gravy into small steam table pan. Place 8 portions in gravy.
If business warrants it, place a second layer  of 8 portions on top of first.
Never fill pan with more than 2 layers at a time. Do not allow to stand on steam 
table more than 1 hour.

Meat loaf may also be served with onion, mushroom or creole sauce*. Make same 
quantity as for brown gravy.

*Recipes for onion sauce and mushroom sauce will be posted in a few days.
Creole sauce recipe is below.

Woolworth's Creole Sauce

Woolworth's Creole Sauce or Spanish Sauce
1 quart

Green Pepper			3 oz
Onions				3 oz
Celery				6 oz
Shortening			3 oz

Chop peppers, onions and celery fine. Saute in melted shortening until tender.
Do not scorch.

Tomatoes			1/2 - 2-1/2 can tomatoes
Basic Stock*			1/2 quart
Salt & Pepper Mix		1/2 oz 
Tomato Paste			3 oz 

Add - to above. Cook slowly on low flame for 1 hour.

*Basic stock is made by adding 1 oz B-V** concentrate to 1 quart
boiling water. Stir to dissolve.

**B-V is a commercial beef broth concentrate for making gravies and sauces. 
It's available at Walmart, etc. 

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