Rub the inside of a small fresh cod with butter and lemon-juice and put on a buttered drainer in a fish-kettle. Rub with butter, sprinkle with chopped mushrooms, shallots, and parsley, lemon-juice, and minced garlic. Pour over the fish three cupfuls of white wine, bring to the boil, and simmer for an hour and a half. Baste as required. Thicken the liquor with butter and flour and serve with the sauce.
Stuff the fish with seasoned crumbs and season with pepper and salt. Pour over two cupfuls of Sherry and a tablespoonful of mushroom catsup. Add two cupfuls of stock, cover with buttered paper, and bake, basting often. When nearly done, sprinkle with bread-crumbs and dot with butter, and bake until brown. Take up the fish carefully, add a teaspoonful of beef extract and a little anchovy paste to the liquor in the baking-pan, strain, add two tablespoonfuls of butter and the juice of half a lemon, bring to the boil, pour over the fish, and serve.
Prepare according to directions given for Baked Codfish--I, adding a pint of parboiled oysters to the sauce.
BAKED SALT CODFISH
Prepare the fish according to directions given in the recipe for Boiled Salted Cod. Mix with an equal quantity of mashed potatoes, season, add two tablespoonfuls of melted butter and enough hot milk to make very soft. Put into a buttered baking-dish, rub with butter, and bake until brown. Serve with Cream or Drawn-Butter Sauce.
CREAMED AND BAKED CODFISH
Put into a stoneware platter creamed codfish prepared according to directions elsewhere given, and surround with a border of mashed potatoes beaten light with an egg. Cover with crumbs, dot with butter, and brown in the oven.
BAKED CODFISH À LA MONTREAL
Butter a baking-dish and put in the centre a large piece of prepared codfish. Surround with boiled potatoes, rub all thoroughly with butter, season with pepper and salt, and bake in the oven, basting frequently. Serve in the same dish, sprinkling with minced parsley.
BAKED CODFISH À LA NANTUCKET
Prepare a stuffing of one cupful of cracker crumbs, one cupful of oysters, one quarter of a cupful of melted butter, and salt, pepper, minced parsley, and lemon-juice to season. Clean a four-pound cod, sprinkle with salt and pepper, brush over with lemon-juice, stuff, and sew. Rub with butter, sprinkle with crumbs, and add sufficient boiling water to keep from burning. Bake until done, basting as required.
BAKED CODFISH WITH CHEESE SAUCE
Rub the fish with butter and lemon-juice, put it on the grating in the baking-pan, season with salt and pepper, and bake, pouring a cupful of white stock under the grating. Take up the fish, cover with crumbs, dot with butter, and brown in the oven. Strain the liquid, thicken with butter rolled in flour, and season with lemon-juice, grated onion, and four tablespoonfuls of grated Parmesan cheese. Bring to the boil and serve poured around the fish.
QUICK BAKED CODFISH
Put a thick slice of codfish into a baking-pan. Rub with butter, season with pepper and salt, and add sufficient boiling water to moisten. Bake for half an hour, basting frequently. Thicken the gravy with butter and flour, pour over the fish, and serve
BAKED ROCK COD WITH DRESSING
Season bread-crumbs with grated onion, sage, salt, and pepper. Add a tablespoonful of butter broken into bits, and sufficient milk to moisten. Fill and sew up the fish. Lay in a baking-pan on thin slices of salt pork, rub with butter, and cover with thin slices of pork. Pour over two tablespoonfuls of tomato catsup and half a cupful of boiling water. Bake for an hour, basting frequently.
BAKED COD À LA BEDFORD
Soak the cleaned fish for two hours in olive-oil seasoned with salt, pepper, and Worcestershire. Drain and put into a baking-dish, rub with butter, and sprinkle with crumbs. Add two wineglassfuls of Catawba wine and two cupfuls of oyster liquor. Cover with buttered paper and bake for forty minutes. Take up the fish, thicken the sauce with butter and flour, season with lemon-juice and minced parsley, pour around the fish, and serve.
BAKED CODFISH WITH CREAM
Parboil part of a codfish in salted water. Remove the bones and put the pieces into a baking-dish in layers with Cream Sauce and seasoning between. Cover with crumbs, dot with butter, sprinkle with grated nutmeg, and bake.