Shaker Recipe of the Month

Church Family Kitchen - Hancock Shaker Village
Kitchen of the Church Family, Hancock Shaker Village
Frank Leslie’s Popular Monthly, September 1873

February 2016

Veal with Sour Cream

4 or 6 Veal Chops Flour
1 Cup Sour Cream 1 egg yolk well beaten
3 Tablespoons Butter Salt and Pepper

Bone and cut chops short, season with salt and pepper. Dip in flour. Melt butter in frying pan, add chops and fry slowly, turning to brown evenly. Place in baking dish, pour over the cream, and bake slowly for about 20 min. Remove to a hot platter. Pour the sauce from pan slowly over the egg yolk, mixed with a little cream. Then serve on the chops.

Other Shaker recipes can be found in Shaker Cook Book, by Caroline Piercy and Arthur Tolve (Bowling Green, Ohio, Gabriel’s Horn Publishing Co., 1984). Used by permission.

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