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met:meat; bakin8 rolls and bread and preparing an assortment of , j " DUl l,eave the bakln& of cakes and 'pies to Mrs. Derr," he admits. thef Mp n..r is ' nf phiWron ap- of - - , Area Cook of The Week He Put Cooking Knowledge to Good Use growing Up in a large y Iearn 10 00 manv inings around the house, even cooking wnen necessary. "And we learned to prepare !food ."), ve7 quantities, especially when Dad cooked for miming camps," said The Leader Papers' "Cook of the Week". Knowing how to cook has been of great advantage to the Rev. William B. Derr Jr., minister of Pilgrim Holiness Church. I often took over Sunday cooking at college, primarily to give the regular cook a day off and for a change in routine meals," he revealed. After a while, he also suggested menus for variety in the college bill of fare. In recent years, Mr. Derr has prepared food for church youth camps, retreat conferences and other church functions. With attendance sometimes reaching more than 500 for a 7 to 10-day 10-day 10-day event, he prepares three meals a day with a variety of tasty food. His culinary skill includes cooking, baking and roasting i , r ..I .n i t of and Mrs William B Derr of Levittown, Pa. a graduate of Eastern Pilgrim jCollege in Allentown, Pa., he was ordained in 1950. Before coming here three years ago, he had pastorates in Jersey Shores, Pa.; Levittown, Pa., and Bridgeton, N. J. Married 22 years, he met his wife, the former Mary Howard of Crisfield, Md., while in col lege. They have four children: Meredith, 19, who is attending Madison College; Cynthia, 17. a senior at Robert E. Lee High School; Lauretta, 11, a sixth grader at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, and Darryl, 10, a fifth grader at Thomas Jefferson. The family resides at 930 Sudbury St. In addition to his ministerial duties, Mr. Derr also has II - . ..- ..- v' - .; s ; 1. I v-v' v-v' v-v' j t ' 4 ' ' ' READY TO EAT - The Rev. William B. Derr Jr., The Leader Papers' "Cook of Ihe Week", serves porcupines, a favorite recipe substituted as pianist and organ-1 organ-1 organ-1 ist during services and other church affairs. He enjoys working with young people, and has been a substitute teacher at Shelburne Junior High School. For publication today, the "Cook of the Week'' offers three recipes, porcupines, three-bean three-bean three-bean salad and baked beans, which are among the favorites he serves at many events. Porcupines V,2 lbs. ground beef Vz cuy uncooked rice 1 tsp. baking powder 1 small onion (finely chopped) ltsp. parsley flakes tsp. salt and pepper cup milk 2 eggs (optional) with eggs, use only Vi cup milk. Mix all ingredients to- to- gether. then roll into balls. (Use oil on hands to keep balls from sticking). Mix two cups tomato puree with two cups water; pour over porcupines. Bake in' 450 degree oven for 90 minutes. Serves 6. Three-Bean Three-Bean Three-Bean Salad 1 can kidney beans 1 can yellow wax beans 1 can french cut green beans 1 cup sliced onions 'z cup diced green peppers peppers (optional) Cup sugar Vi Cup oil Dash of salt and pepper Dash of garlic, -i -i tsp. celery salt and parsley flakes (optional) Drain beans, then add onions and green peppers. Heat sugar, oil vinegar, salt and pepper, garlic, celery salt and parsley flakes. Pour over beans and refrigerate at least 12 hours. Serves 6. among young and older folk in his congregation congregation at Pilgrim Holiness Church. The menu usually includes baked beans (foreground) and threc-bean threc-bean threc-bean salad. (Stall Pholo by Sutton) 1 tsp. salt 1 cup diced ham hit J2 tsp. pepper 1 tsp. paprika 1 tsp. Worcestershire or soybean sauce Dash of garlic, celery salt, curry powder 1 tbsp. prepared mustard 1 cup catsup 1 cup brown sugar i cup honey, syrup or molasses 1 onion Soak beans overnight and wash. Cook together beans, salt and ham fat for one hour on high heat. Then add other ingredients and pour into deep casserole. Bake in oven or electric cooker at 325 degrees from 7 to 9 hours. If too much grease, drain and add one cup water and continue to bake. (Perhaps you know someone someone who should be a "Cook of the Week". Send the : i ! !