*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
            Woolworth’s Lunchcounter Chop Suey Chow Mein (c1950)
 
 Recipe By     : Hanneman
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:20
 Categories    : Americana
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      tablespoon    lard or crisco shortening
    1 1/2  pounds        pork -- cut in 1/2 cubes
                         salt
                         pepper
                         flour
    1      large         spanish onion -- diced
    3      cups          chopped celery
    3      tablespoons   soy sauce -- regular strength
    2      tablespoons   molasses
                         liquid drained from canned sprouts and
                         from canned mushrooms -- (1 cup total)
    8      ounces        canned mushrooms
   16      ounces        canned Oriental Vegetables
                         Sticky steamed white rice
                         Fried chow mein noodles
                         soy sauce
 
 PRESSURE COOKER -- 
 Heat shortening in cooker.  Dust meat lightly with seasoned flour.  Brown
 meat in batches in hot, smoky oil.  Add  onion, celery, soy, molasses, and
 liquids from canned vegetables.  Cover.  Set rocker (pot only had one
 pressure setting).  Heat until you get a steady rocking and cook 10 minutes.
 Cool of its own accord.  
 Stir in vegetables and heat through. 
 Serve:  chow mein noodles on bottom; 2 scoops of rice; 1 ladleful of chop
 suey;  extra soy sauce.  (And they always brought catsup.)
 
 
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 from Hanneman’s collection 
 Direct questions to 'PatH' phannema@wizard.ucr.edu