Archie’s Recipe Book

Mexene meatballs

Thoroughly mix cracker crumbs, beef, pork, egg, and salt, and form into balls. Braise meatballs and chopped unions in Crisco and add tomato paste, Mexene seasoning, and water. Allow to simmer gently for 30 minutes.

Cold chicken loaf

Cook hen until tender, separate whites from yellow of eggs. Run whites through chopper, then yolks, then chicken. Add lemon juice to chicken. Dissolve gelatin in cold water and add to the hot broth. Place the ground whites in the bottom of a square dish. Cover with chicken and top with yolks of eggs. Gradually pour gelatin mixture around sides of loaf and on top. Let stand until set and serve in slices.