A frequently seen recipe type in 1930s cookbooks is the “Mock recipe” which attempted to make a desirable dish without using one of the main ingredients that makes it desirable. The best known is probably mock apple pie, made with soda crackers and lots of sugar and spices. , published by the St. Paul Daily News Home Economic Dept. in 1934, includes a recipe for Mock Maple Mousse that uses brown sugar and water to substitute for the maple syrup and a recipe for that calls for veal steak and pork tenderloin, molded into the shape of a drumstick on a wooden skewer.
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