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Tuna Fish a la King


  • 8 large cans of tuna fish
  • 6 quarts of milk
  • 5 level cups of flour
  • 1 can of chopped pimentos
  • prepared mushrooms
  • 3 level tablespoons of salt
  • 2 level tablespoons of paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of pepper


Open cans of fish and turn into a large bowl. Make the sauce as follows. Place milk and flour in a saucepan. Stir to blend thoroughly, then bring to a boil and cook slowly for five minutes. Now add pimentos, mushrooms, salt, paprika, and pepper. The tuna fish should be broken in large pieces. Heat slowly and when hot serve on thin slices of toast.

To prepare the mushrooms

Peel 1/2 pound of mushrooms and then cut both caps and stems in small pieces. Parboil for five minutes in boiling water and then drain and use.


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Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book (1920).

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