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Chicken Fried Steak and Milk Gravy

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Ingredients

Chicken fried steak:
2 eggs beaten
2 tablespoons milk
1 1/2 to 2 pounds cubed steaks, about 1/2 inch thick
1 cup fine cracker crumbs
1/4 cup oil
Salt and pepper, to taste
Milk gravy:
1/4 cup fat
2 cups milk
1/4 cup flour

Instructions

To prepare the steaks, mix eggs and milk. Drop meat into egg mixture, then press into cracker crumbs. Handle carefully. Heat oil in a frying pan and brown the breaded steaks on both sides. Season with salt and pepper. Cover frying pan tightly and continue to cook over low heat 30 to 45 minutes. Remove steaks from the pan and keep in a warm oven while making milk gravy. To prepare the gravy, add 2 cups milk to drippings and fat in pan. Add flour. Blend until thick, stirring constantly. Season with salt and pepper. Serve over steak and mashed potatoes.

Linda Bosold, Moline



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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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