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FAMILY SAVE-ALL.
SUPPLYING EXCELLENT DISHES FOR

BREAKFAST, DINNER AND TEA,
FROM
.COLD FRAGMENTS,
.

AS WELL AS A LARGE
SOUPS,

NUMBER OP NEW RECEIPTS FOR COOKING AND PREPARING ALL KINDS OF
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Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1867, by
T.

B.

PETERSON & BROTHERS.
Court of the United States, in and for

In the Clerk's

Office of the District

the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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PREFACE.
<«•

In the comiDilation of the following pages

we have done
dustry.

our utmost to

make our

title

applicable to every branch of household in-

We

are sure that all

will agree

with us that the time has come when even
our
fair

country-women must turn their

attention to economizing in the household

expenses.

"We

may

well learn of our neighbors, the

French, their art of concocting a savory
dinner, of several courses, fi\)m a piece of

meat which one of our uneducated cooks
would send
pyriamatic
pepsia.
to the table saturated
oil,

with em-

a sure provocative of dys-

The Save-All

will be found to contain a

carefully-prepared system of secondary cooking, comprising receipts for preparing
(15)

good

IG

PREFACE.

and tempting dishes from cold meats, vegetables,

and puddings, which may be served

with the warmth and appetizing appearance
of the original dish.

Every housekeeper

must be aware that no previous book upon
cooking has been given containing
tory information
this subject
is

satisfac-

upon

this

point.

That

important, will be recognized
that there are none but the

when we think
families

and houses of the wealthiest who
rule,

do not, as a general
well
as

have

roasts,

as

other

eatables,

sent to the table

twice and even thrice.

How much

more acceptable, then,

to our

luxurious American taste, would be a warm,

savory dinner, prepared from these materials,

than the everlasting '^cold shoulder."
give also to our readers numerous re-

We

ceipts for preparing for the table the sec-

ondary parts of animals
liver,
tripe,
feet,
etc.,

—such
and

as the heart,

compounding

from these usually cheap
dishes

portions

many
and

which

will rival the great joints,

PREFACE.

17

win the

suffrages of those

who

are tired of

the endless succession of beef, mutton, and
chicken.
It

hq^ been thought advisable, therefore,

to confine this

work

to a collection of plain

and useful

receipts,

selected
tried

from family
for

MSS., having been

and vouched

by those from
tained.
It
is

whom

they have been ob-

also enriched

by the

contri-

butions of

many

foreign friends,

who have

given us the opportunity of verifying the
saying that America has no national cuisine,

but assimilates to herself the experience of

every nation, to prepare the abundance of
riches that a kind Providence has

showered

upon

us.

We

recommend, particularly
a

to

young
of

housekeepers,

profound

study

our
are

Housewifery department.
not only invaluable,
tried

The

hints

but have been well
Indeed,

and

their

worth ascertained.

the contents of our whole book are almost
entirely new,

and some useful information

18
will be found

PREFACE.

upon each page, tending

to

simplify labor,
of home.

and

to increase the comforts

Though

it

is

not desirable, in this en-

lightened age, that ladies should, like their

great-grandmothers, devote themselves exclusively to household duties, yet a thorough

knowledge of domestic management

is

not

incompatible with the cultivation of the

mind, or the practice of those accomplish-

ments which adorn the
trary, this

sex.

On

the conto all

knowledge encourages them

the studies and pursuits which tend to

make
so
life

home happy.

The

useful

instruction

necessary to attain this great aim of
is

rarely supplied at school, or at home, to
at that early age

girls

when

the

mind

is

ductile,

and the frame active; and consemature years, the attempt to
habits
is

quently, in
acquire

new

frequently irksome

and mortifying.
Let every young wife or mother remember her serious responsibility, and take care

PREFACE.
that
their

19
children find

the husband

and

the

home

to be truly the

haven of refuge
resting

from temptation

from labor and care
cheerful

—the calm —and the

place

bright and
sense,

abode of comfort.

Good

good humor, and good principles, are the
female spells that diffuse cheerfulness and
peace around the hearth of the poor as well
as the rich

man.

Intellectual attainments,

and

brilliant accomplishments, are agreeable

fireside

companions

;

but a

woman

of

little

education, if she earnestly determine to do

her

duty faithfulty and pleasantly,
fireside as

may

make her humble
brilliant

happy

as the

drawing-room.

In the manageas in the regu-

ment of a household. Is well
lation of the

human mind,

it is

attention to

the smaller duties which forms the
usefulness and happiness.

sum

of

Domestic
tained by

comfort

may

be equally

at-

all classes

—provided, always, that

the expenditure does not exceed the means,

20

PREFACE.
to

and .that cheerful exertions are used
the best of the means.

make

The

mistress of a family should always

remember, that the welfare and good man-

agement of the house depend on the eye of
the superior
is

— and consequently that nothing
whereby waste
never been accustomed,

too trifling for her notice

may

be avoided.

If a lady has

while single, to think of family manage-

ment,

let

her not on that account fear that
art.

she cannot attain the

It is certainly desirable to proportion the

style of living as well to the fortune, as to

the position in society

;

but

if

the two can-

not be

made

to agree, justice

demands the

sacrifice of

such appendages to station as

are inconsistent with the means.

The expenditure must be
sidered,

carefully con-

and retrenchment made on such
comfort of
sets

articles as will least affect the
all.
it,

Every woman who earnestly
live Avithin

about
excel-

may

the means.

An

PREFACE.
lent

21
in

common-sense

maxim

household

management,
is,

as well as in important aiFairs,

" Begin nothing without steadily looking

to the end."

A

prudent housekeeper will always prois

vide in time every thing that

actually

wanted

;

but will never be tempted to buy

what

is

not wanted, and then try to find a
it.

use for

She should never allow hurry or bustle

to

be the practice of the household, or nothing
will be well done.
It is

unnecessary for any

woman

to say

she has not time to perform some important
duty.

A

due arrangement and economy
opportunity for
all

of time leaves
needful.

things

Economy
fore,

is

an arrangement of order of
Thereas the

things to produce a certain result.

no economy can be so important
time, the

economy of
sion of

most precious

posses-

man.
reflection

A

little

in

the

morning

will

A piece of needlework. In the pursuits of the mistress of a family there may be. that. moderate demands and judicious forbearance produce respectful obedience. Idle vis- must and will infest the homes of the industrious. or even some simple household occupation be carried on without offence to the may visitors. useful lesson. — visitors. But for these a well- regulated itors mind is ever prepared. in general. knitting. we may say. the lesser occupations to be introduced to fill up the disengaged spaces. on the contrary. so that not one moment shall be misspent —the important duties to be per- formed at regular and stated periods. but the time need not be wholly lost. and may. Ser- . or accidents. however.22 PREFACE. afford them a On the mutual duties of servants and employers. enable mistress or servant to make due ar- rangements for the emploj^ment of the day before her. unavoidable interunforeseen domestic af- ruptions fairs .

borne on zephyr's wings. 23 vants should always remember that their services are only the just payment for their wages and support.. THERE'S NOTHING LOST. We were just about to explain. but have come to the conclusion to allow each one the pleasure of making the discovery. There's nothing lost. visit some lone sick one's bed. Though hid from The view. PREFACE. 'Twill scatter gladness round her head. The reader may possibly ask what is the use and application of the sentimental and humorous passages which follow. and should scrupulously render them. like the calm affection brings. But the attachment of a serfor- vant can only be bought by mildness. . and kind words. May And. bearance. has still the power rarest perfume to exhale That perfume. The tiniest flower That grows within the darkest vale.

And make a saddened breast rejoice And then. Tliere's nothing lost.. The drop of dew- That trembles Will seek its in the rosebud's breast home of ether blue And To fall again as pure and blest spra^'. some pilgrim ma^^ Seek shelter from the heat of noon. and may at last . the fountain spray. in the To mingle in Or sparkle bow of God. lost. that troubled heart to break . Perchance to revel in the cool the dry and parching sod. There's nothing lost. The seed that's cast By Will careless 3'et hand upon the ground. The slightest tone Or whisper from a loved one's voice May melt a heart of hardest stone. 24 There's nothing PREFACE. perchance. . May touch a And cause heart alread}' stirred. take root. the careless word Our thoughtless lips too ol'ten speak. A green and glorious tree be found its Beneath shade. And song-birds sing their sweetest tune. While in its boughs the breezes play.

There's nothing lost. PREFACE. 95 faintest strain The Of breathing from some dear In memor3^'s dream one's hite may come again. nothing lost.. By sunshine warm'd. Though every mournful The string be mute . So guide our hands that w^e may say " There's nothing wasted. is wisely used bless'd ! and we're doubly And be our lot with rich or poor. The music of some happier hour." . hai'p that swells with love's own wordsj May thrill the soul with deepest power When still the hand that swept its chords Then let us make the plan our own. or tempest toss'd. For Heaven's teachings are the best The blessing that Increases.

.

. . Baked herrings. A cheap soup. White soup without meat. 53 Herring fried. SOUPS. 47 Fried rock. . 55 . 50 Cold rock fish. 2. .. .. Cold boiled rock fish.. Pickled oysters. 1.. " No. . . . 56 of serving A nice way 57 any kind of cold up 57 fish with stale bread. . Beef soup.. Bouillon. Soup of beef's heart.. .. 2 Cakes or balls made from cold cod fish.. Beau soup. soup.. 1. . Oyster omelet. 1. ... . . Salted cod fish. .. .. Veal soup. A nice dish from fragments of cold fish. 2. 82 83 84 J-5 " " No. 3. .. 72 73 73 74 75 75 76 77 . Bouillon.. . Summer meat. . 54 Fresh herrings.. OYSTERS. . 49 Boiled rock. . . . Oyster soup. No.. No. . 62 Fish. . .. White soup. .. . ETC. . .. .. . 66 67 68 68 69 69 70 71 .. Croquettes of fish. . 40 41 43 To cure shad.souced.. Economical mode of 62 cooking salmon. Clam soup. . Sago soup. No. 52 Potted herrings. . Green pea soup without Broiled shad. French gumbo. 45 Potted shad. 39 Cat-fish. . . souce^. ... . Mock turtle soup. «' " No. 54 . 45 Fried shad. Fried oysters. .. .. 58 59 60 Another soup of green No..CONTENTS. .. . 2.. .. .. Green corn soup... Shad roasted on a board. 47 White potted shad.. FISH. 78 79 79 80 81 .. Boiled shad. No. .. 63 64 65 66 44 Soup from calf's feet.. Pepper pot. Shad.. Egg soup.. Halibut. 51 Boiled herrings.. Soup without meat.. ... 2. 58 Fish fritters.. 1. .. peas. No... 86 86 (27) .... 60 Fish as food.. . . No. .

a-ia-mode. . . . . fried.. . .. . Beefsteak with cucum. 2. 131 132 132 134 135 136 . Beef's kidney. luncheon. . Under-done beef served .. Lobster salad.... Plain oyster patties. ETC. . ' No. .. Mutton chops with lemon. Stewed oysters with cream. 112 112 113 114 115 115 . Mutton cutlets with Portugese sauce. . Boiled meats. — . . Roasted beef's tongue. French stew. Minced beef.. mutton. Cold potatoes and beef. Beef. . Economical stew. 2. . 1. or veal.. . as steaks. with mashed 123 or sirloin.. . Beef cakes. and Yorkshire pudding. Meats. breakfast. . CONTENTS. "Toad in the hole" from cold meat. Cold beef. . A nice Stewed beefsteaks. . Oyster pie.. . Hashes.. stuffed.. beef.. Lunch from cold roast .. No. 2. .. bers. S7 Beef hashed. la Fran- 117 . 129 of cold roast Pie made beef. 95 96 97 99 " Rissoles" of cold beef. Turnovers of cold meat. Cold beef or mutton with poached eggs. No. No. POULTRY. Beefsteak with potatoes. 122 .. Method potatoes.. Mutton chop. . Fried beefsteak with wine. or supper relish. or veal. 1. .. recooked. 88 88 Cold beef with pota118 toes.. 92 93 and mashed potatoes. . 119' 120 120 121 MEATS. Beefsteak with oysters. 124 125 126 126 127 128 128 A fricassee from frag- ments of cold beef. . Beef.28 Scalloped oysters. 100 101 102 103 104 104 105 106 106 107 108 109 109 110 Ill Boiled No. Beef baked in forms. . . No. Baked beef. Corned beef. 123 . Italian beefsteak. GAME. Broiled beef's heart. like game. . 1 corned beef.. Beefs heart. 130 Cold beef hashed with vinegar. . Beefsteak fried. The only " cold shoulder" which can be shown to a friend without offence. . Roast beef. .. 90 91 A dish from cold beef . . .. . A nice dish from cold beef. Nice patties from underdone beef.. ribs. . mutton.. potted from cold beef. a 9aise. To make a nice relisli out of fragments of cold lobster or crab. Beef. of dressing cold sirloin of beef. Terrapins.

.77 crust. or lamb. Boiled sweet-breads. Sweet-bread pie. mutton. A breast of veal in hodge-podge. Fried chickens. Breast of veal stewed white. Irish stew. . . 179 179 A onions. ... . .. Veal pot pie. Roasted sweet-breads. To cook cold veal. or veal. Fried veal with tomatoes. To dress cold mutton or veal. An excellent hash from cold poultry. Cold mutton minced. Stewed sweet-breads. Cold breast of mutton or veal. To fricassee sweetbreads. . Lamb stewed with 147 148 Pie or cold veal... . 183 184 184 Ragout of livers of . 140 141 . . 29 . etc.. delicate dish from cold fowl or veal. mutton and mashed pototoes. Fried sweet-breads. . head. . 138 139 139 Mock turtle. . Calf's head stewed with . . Very nice scallops from cold chicken. 142 . .. Patties from cold turkey or chickens. Calf's liver broiled. . . from cold Fricassee boiled chickens. Very nice sausage balls from cold mutton. . . .. very nice dish of . . 172 173 174 174 175 176 177 1. . Broiled cold chicken. A nice ragout of cold . . . turkey.. . . . Sweet-bread cutlets..CONTENTS. . A very nice dish of cold lamb and cucumbers. . . Curried boiled mutton. . .. . Cold mutton re-cooked with wine. Mutton pie with potato . . . poultry. . Chicken pot pie.. . . . . . . Calves' brains fried. . . Scotch kidney-collops. Pie of cold roast veal. . . Sweet-bread fried. . A nice hash of mutton. Broiled chickens. Baked fillet of veal.. veal. . .. 141 . veal. . 180 181 182 150 151 152 153 . Veal sausage. of calf's . Spiced veal.. . game 2 . Cutlets lamb of cold roast or mutton. Roast veal. . Mutton hashed in the style^ of venison. Cold roast fowls fried.. Fillet of veal a-la-mode. .. . Method A of re-dressing cold roast beef. Directions for selecting 136 137 Minced veal. 158 159 160 162 163 163 164 165 165 166 167 168 169 169 170 171 oyster sauce.. .. slices of Potato sausage. Boiled leg of lamb. . French stew of veal.. . . ... 183 . Entree of cold chicken. Pie of cold veal and 143 143 144 145 146 ham. nice ragout from cold 148 149 A lamb. or spinach.. 154 155 156 156 157 .

30 To roast a turkey witli CONTEXTS. X .

PUDDINGS. . .CONTENTS. Rhubarb To pies. . . 262 263 dumplings 264 ''shortening. . . Rice pudding with fruit. . .. No. where water- A pudding from 256 cresses are plentiful. . for plum pudding . Guernsey pudding.. Carrots with flavor. . Pastry. 2. DESSERT. . prepare apples for 257 258 259 260 261 262 Glazed rice. Apple Charlotte. . ments of bread. . leaf as a . . 1. small expense. Mock oysters... etc. To send boiled rice to . 276 PIES. Apple tart with quince. . . . The rhubarb . Bakewell pudding.. . Browned egg . 267 267 .. stale from 275 frag.. Corn oysters. ... . . . . . .. 31 A 246 247 248 248 249 249 250 250 251 252 delicious plum pudding without eggs. '' " - No. . Puff paste. Apples buttered. very nice and cheap 277 277 278 279 dish. at . Succotash. ples.. " No.. . Ground A rice puddings. A nice pie. . Asparagus. 273 274 274 A made very nice pudding. Apple dumplings. and carrots without... Dumplings paste.. without Portuguese sweet rice. the table in the finest condition. Cold slaw. Endive may be cooked as a dinner vegetable. Apple pudding... 271 . Rice fritters. Dumplings made with apples. .. Paradise Pudding. . . Hot slaw.. French compote of apApple miroton. . . Boiled rice pudding. Swiss apple pudding. To serve cold 271 pud272 An green vegetable. . Pea tops used as an ordinary vegetable. . .. Mock oyster fritters. A nice way of warming cold . 2. muffins. 280 281 282 283 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 289 290 291 292 292 293 264 265 266 267 sian fashion. . and serving rice plum pudding. or tart. Rice balls. Bread and apples Rus.. 1. . . . . . An excellent substitute plant.. Peach pot Paste for pie. . way remains to serve the of an apple . Apple pot pie. excellent pudding of pieces of stale bread... pie." Cheap crust for dumplings. Apples with custard. . . . . . — . . . . without . Rich plum pudding. No. 270 Egg plant. 254 255 French bread pudding.. A very nice and novel dish 252 ding. Bread pudding.

Cup custards.. 343 Water muffins. . toes.. Cocoanut pudding. 303 Blancmange. 327 327 328 329 329 330 330 331 332 . . No. Amsterdam pudding. Cocoanut pudding. . 296 297 297 ding. No. 322 Wharton flannel cakes. . etc. .. . . Mock cream. . . 2. 315 Sally Lunn. . . 304 Blanc mange. pudding. . College pudding. . Baked cocoanut pud. . . .. . . 306 Jam rolled pudding. 348 323 Buckwheat cakes withBurnt cream. 300 Whipped cream. . . . . BREAKFAST ROLLS. . .82 ... . Diplomatic pudding. . a-la-fran302 333 Pumpkin pudding 9aise. 2. 338 311 Waffles. 1. 336 Lemon pudding. *' " No. An excellent family «' 342 No..with sugar. 334 . . . Fruit pudding.. 300 Milanese cream. . . Custard with rice. Railway pudding. 317 Soda pudding. Dutch. or flannel 346 cakes. 340 ding. Cheshire pudding. 300 Floating island. 301 Cream trifle. . pudding of cold pota342 . . . 341 Muffins. . 324 324 325 326 . . . 319 Crumpets. . . .. 343 ping pudding. 307 AND TEA CAKES. . 346 .. 344 . . . Indian pudding. 294 Orange cream. . . . . 3. " 345 No 2. Apple cream. 348 322 Flannel cakes. 309 Black-cap pudding. CONTENTS. . Potato pudding. 314 Tottenham muffins. ... Pudding of calf's feet. molasses pud312 Waffles without yeast. 345 . Tapioca pudding. 302 Blanc mange. 337 . . 2. . 1. . . 298 Another way to make 299 mock cream. . No. . Boiled batter pudding. 294 Snow balls. Arrow-root No. No. . 316 *' *' No. A very good old-fash348 ioned boiled custard. 306 German pudding. 1. . . ding. 1. 317 Rice batter cakes. 339 Quick waffles. .. . Lemon cream. . 349 out yeast. 295 Frothed orange cream. Chocolate cream. A savory or sweet drip314 Sally Lunn. 341 313 Wafers. . . . No. . . . 2. A pudding for a prince. . . .. CAKES. 296 Orange cream for pud. Scotch. . .. 320 Griddle cakes. . . . 309 Jersey waflies. . . pudding. . Corn pudding. . . 305 Lemon sponge. To ornament custards. 1. . . . 323 . . . English. 337 310 Rice waffles. 335 Peach charlotte. . . Cocoanut balls. . . Buttermilk pudding. . . . with eggs. Victoria's pudding. . . No.

.CONTENTS.

Tomato sauce. . • • Calf's feet jelly.. . . . . CONTENTS. Dried apple sauce. . . • To pickle lemons. Orange Grapes jelly. '« No. . Arrowroot jelly. . • Punch jelly. . . Vegetable sauce. . To keep oranges or lemons for pastry. 2. Economical use of nutmegs. . . Apple jelly. 451 452 452 Apple water. Wine sauce. To preserve pears. Liver sauce. . Calves' feet for jellies. MISCELLANEOUS. . . Pickled tomatoes.. . . . . . Cucumbers. . To make gruel. Cranberry sauce. Onion sauce. . . Apricots in brandy. . .. Pepper sauce. Preserved peaches. 1. . Beef tea. Preserved green gages. Raspberry jam. . ' " No.. .. . . 424 . Strawberry jelly. . Tomato catsup. Potato sauce. . . half quinces. PICKLES. . . . • Ale posset. To preserve a melon. Bread pudding infants. Pickled red cabbage. Apple sauce. cake. Pi<. Slippery-elm tea. . .. 453 453 453 454 454 455 456 457 457 457 458 458 459 Celery dressed as slaw. 1. 2. 2. Dried peach sauce. Pickled cherries. Indian or pickle. . No. . ETC. . . 2. No. for . . To preserve Nectarines 425 426 427 428 Balm I tea. . . .. . . . Jelly with gelatine. Piccalilli. • • 406 407 PRESERVES. . . . . 1. . .. SAUCES. Mint sauce. .. White sauce for fish... preserved in vinegar. 436 436 437 437 437 438 439 439 439 440 440 441 441 442 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 . . . . Brandy peaches. . . Chow chow. .34 Common plum Loaf cake. • 429 430 431 431 432 433 434 435 Vnal teV fill ica. . Currant jelly. To preserve whole or . . . Barley water. Cranberry water. • 408 408 409 410 410 411 412 412 413 414 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 420 422 422 423 Horseradish sauce. Pine-apple marmalade. . Pickled beats. . No. JELLIES. . . Raspberry jelly. Acorn coffee.l. " " No. To pickle cauliflowers To pickle tomatoes. Isinglass blancmange. Marmalade jelly.. . No. . " No. Irish moss or carrigan. . ETC. . . . . ..kled onions. To pickle gherkins. . Peacli marmalade. Preserved pears. . Barley gruel... . . I . . Mangoes.

. a constant 508 supply of pure vine- The best method making tea. Chicken jelly. Ham omelette. . . . . . — and . Gooseberry champagne. ... . . . Cheese sandwiches. A cheap summer drink. Raisin wine... . . . A cheap method of obtaining gar. Ginger beer. . fritters. Lemon 472 473 474 474 475 475 476 477 478 479 480 480 481 sherbert. . .. 492 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 503 504 Preserving eggs. To cure hams. Portable lemonade. Melted butter. Cheese souffle. . . . Raspberry vinegar. . . delicate in- The best ginger beer. Fried tripe. . . Ham sandwiches. . To make cottage beer. To clarify dripping. Cherry bounce. .. . Sandwiches. Buttered eggs. Ginger wine. .. . . Dressing for cold slaw. 486 487 488 Another way yeast. Another mode of curing hams. Savory macaroni. . Toasted cheese. Yeast. of . ing. 482 484 484 485 485 To obtain mint sauce at any season of the year. Restorative jelly for in. . . Blackberry cordial. . . . . . ... valids.. puddings. Plain omelette. . Celery for flavoring. oysters. To make Perry. Rhubarb wine. .. game dressed poultry. . . . . . . . Molasses candy. . An excellent substitute for pastry for the dyspeptic. Water ices generally. . 488 Cheap omelette Green corn omelette. . 509 510 511 512 512 513 Boiled tripe.. Elderberry wine.. . 460 460 461 462 463 464 464 465 466 466 467 468 469 469 471 471 To keep chestnuts... . cold meat. Milk porridge. Spruce beer.. . . . Cold meat. Snow pancakes . Home-made pepper. Queen's toast. To color butter. or fondu.. Beer. 35 489 490 491 491' .. .CONTENTS. To freshen salt butter. . Samp. . . 506 507 To preserve milk. . Mayonnaise. . Punch. . Cayenne . . . Patties of fried bread.. . . . . To preserve eggs Rice flummery.. Cheese toasted. Mock Tea. . . . . . Breakf't dish. . Essence of celery. . or as Potato yeast. Cherry ice. .. . Food for fants. . .. . . to make 514 514 514 515 516 Yeast powders. 505 Use of bones in cook506 Coffee. . The cost of eggs saved in the dearest season. ... . .

take ink stains out . . for stale Pancakes without eggs.. .. To 530 per kettle. . bread. rice. . . Uses for stale bread. Washing To wash pane.. 531 To extract grease from 532 papered walls. . 556 557 558 559 Cakes made of cold meat or poultry. whiten piano keys.. . 1. 551 552 A nice pie of cold veal. Corn bread. To clean block covers. of jars.. To remove ink stains from silver... .. . 539 a To To To To To To To clean greasy carpets.36 Baked egg omelette. . . To clean Rules regard gold to orna- veal. Bread jelly. . 517 517 Stiffness to collars. Caramels.. clean marble. clean hair brushes. Chicken curry. 643 545 545 ritarch. cleanse mattresses. 571 572 572 573 573 575 To make washing fluid. . To prepare starch. 3. . Soda bread. .... etc. . . . .. Mush bread. 525 Another mode of clean.. A chartreuse of apple 533 534 535 536 537 ings. No. 541 To wash a book muslin dress. Milk bread. . German and puffs. . Bottling wine. 552 553 553 555 Egg-nog. To clean brass. Paste for cleaning plate. . No.. CONTENTS. . . . . or cop- 560 561 562 563 New England brown . .. 525 526 ing silver.. clean alabaster. . 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 570 . . counter- 540 To wash colored dresses. cleanse the inside . . .. in ironing. . . A nice luncheon or supper cake from cold . clean decanters. or chicken and ham. clean floor-cloths. HOUSEWIFERY. To take stains out of silver. To To To To To clean lamp shades. 576 577 . . 546 of mahogany. tin dish . 530 To clean matting.. . Beverage from cherries.. . .. To prepare common . To remove fresh ink from a carpet.. ' " " " 527 528 To clean a brass 527 529 No. clean iron from rust. . Another way to use stale bread... . 2. . . . .. 519 520 520 521 522 ments. To clean candlesticks. .. . . .... To remove ink-spots from white clothes. 524 To clean silver ware. . Another use bread. . Potato puffs. Bread fritters. To roast coffee. . brittannia clean metal. . 548 549 Minced meat. 532 To clean paper hang.

nails. . . . . Cement for broken glass . simple method of catching and destroy- Cement Cement for leather. 610 To polish alabaster ornaments. Honey soap. Receipt for making the hands white. 611 To imitate alabaster. Cement for The Turkish oath upon 584 584 586 586 587 587 a small scale. 612 Clieap soap. Another way china... . 617 .. Various methods of mending broken ar. mend 582 582 583 584 Lip salve. . to ..CONTENTS... ornaments.... 611 Uses of coal ashes. . 609 To remove grease spots. 614 Saving of fuel... 610 To scour boards. . . To make a scent jar. . hands. 606 Beds for the poor. Glue for uniting cardboard. 603 Mastic cement.. . . . . Children's curls. 588 chapped 588 Ointment for chapped 589 589 590 591 hands. bando- 580 581 581 or china. 37 595 596 Pomatum for children's 578 hair. ... Bandoline. . ticles. 602 lights. 606 To prepare feathers for beds.. . To join glass that has been broken. . . . for alabaster .. . Essence of jessamine. 608 To remove the taste of new wood. cream for the 592 593 594 ing flies. . . ... Curling fluid. 604 Tincture of nutmeg. . Bouquet de la reine. A naments. Another way to join broken glass. . 605 To prevent the breakage of lamp chimneys. 1. .. Ends of candles converted into night .. . 602 .. .. .. . . Whitewash that will not rub off. . . Paste for hands. hair. Another way to mend broken china. . . . Violet perfume. 579 . . . .. stone. of 596 597 597 597 598 599 600 600 601 Another kind line. Rice glue. 613 To prevent rust. Method of washing the . mending . 579 .. A receipt for oil Castor hair. Another method of removing ink spots. 616 To take out mildew from linen. . . 615 To wash blond lace. . etc. Wash to whiten the . . . pomade. Cheap lotion for chapped hands. etc. .. Cleansing the hair. To cleanse and prevent the hair from falling off.. . To mend alabaster or... Flour paste. 613 To remove scorch marks. No. . for the . . ...

Acorn trees. .. . To kill moths in carpets. Dr. 624 To destroy rats and . .CONTENTS.. To restore black crape.. To raise the crush pile . 639 6^ 640 Cement for toes. To take out mildew from linen. or preserved yeast. To keep bread. . .. curl feathers.. For toothache. trees. To destroy vermin.. white. 624 625 625 525 626 626 mice. in a To remove glass stoppers. bottle corks... . to make . . 650 651 .. . 634 Potatoes slightly diseased preserved by peat charcoal. Deafness in old persons. for . Red wasli for brick pavement. .. .. To improve gilding. . To obtaiu herbs jf the . C42 643 644 644 645 A night-cap made finest Havor.. to grow large potatoes for frozen po- . To keep silk. 627 moment. . To drive away musqui- To extinguish chimney. . 647 648 out increased expenditure. To obliterate writing. 632 Liquid glue... 'J'o take out wax.. Pea vines a winter or- The economy of dripping means of saving the consumption — How 631 nament. To prevent moth. . To prevent lamp smoke. . To clean white feathers.. . . To wash thread lace. 635 636 637 . 630 Coal ashes useful for making garden walks. No. . 2.... . To destroy bugs. ... 641 641 . . . Red c«ment. To cool a room. . of velvet The potato remedy for rheumatism. . . 632 633 How leather boots waterproof that will resistthe severest weather.. . .. Re<l.. .. .. To avoid chilblains. . . fire in a .. or black varnish for baskets... ... . 648 649 650 of butter. 637 638 639 . . Tincture from scraps of lemon peel. Use of soot. insects prevent To fruit climbing up . 620 621 621 622 622 523 623 Alum curd. .. Receipt for preserving and making leather waterproof. Means of doubling a crop of potatoes with- 628 629 629 Johnson's receipt rheumatism. 617 (JlS Yeast cakes. . . To 'i'o select floor oil cloths.. Remedy tatoes.. Cheap simple cerate. 654 .

which is then filled up with cold water five pints of —the proportion being water to a pound and a half of meat. usually part of the leg or shoulder. pre: pared as follows An earthen pot. the is scum which thrown up carefully re- moved from time to time. A kind of French soup or stew. 1. close The pot is then placed on the hearth to the wood fire. A sufficient quantity lean meat. When is it begins to simmer. and generally on the hot ashes. made of to is hold from one to seven pounds of meat provided. is put into this vessel.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL SOUPS BOUILLON. three-quarters of (39) .

What is odds but the contrary to even ? Therefore. fire. a turnip. for this purpose. Hence came the first use of the ring in weddings for if it be straighter than the finger it will pinch and if it be wider than the finger it will fall off. and any other vegetables season. We see many times even the godly couples to jar when they are married. : . and there will be no odds. make them even. because there is some unfitness between them which makes odds.40 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. pepper. a celery. but if it be fit. After these additions. together with salt. 2. the pot remains covered at the and is kept there simmering for six hours more. are then added. it neither pincheth nor slippeth. hot water being from time to time supplied in the place of that which has evaporated. in the proportion of one pound to one quart . an hour being allowed A in carrot. This is is the common soup almost of France. half a parsnip. little an onion. Put beef in an earthen stock-pot. saith one. — BOUILLON. and spice. and in use in every French family. Marrt vge-ring Symbolized.

But the meat to be eateji. pure-flavored beef broth. and skim it well. the rump. and put to every on to boil. But ness . BEEF SOUP. and a spoonful of salt to each quart of water. some and if letting it stew four or five is hours. and the savorous parts of the meat are diffused through the broth. part of the shin or leg will answ^er the purpose. adding vegetables. Then add four turnips. Let it boil two hours. and let it become slowly is By so doing the fibre of the meat gelatine is enlarged. 3. pared and cut in . Crack the bone of a shin of it beef. of cold water.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and forget not thine own weakso shalt thou pardon the failings of others. the dissolved. in one quart of water large tea- pound of meat. When the object is simply to make a good. or leg-of-mutton piece should be used. consider. fire 41 Place it at the side of the hot.

so you've been "Yes." " Well. with more salt and pepper to the taste. man adversity tries us. eh?" cheer up. When out the it tender. one root of celery cut in small pieces. ." "Ah. in trouble. Two SORTS OP Trials. and one bunch of sweet herbs (which should be washed and tied with a thread. and some dumplings. to thicken it with a little flour and water ." 42 THE FAMILY SAVE. yes. — "Ah. these dumplings into the boiling soup let them boil five minutes. Jem. Drop . Sam. well.ALL. four onions j^ared carrots scraped and cut in and sliced. two slices. . may be substituted for the dumplings. strain off the soup and return the pot again . but adversity didnH try me it was an Old Baile}^ j^dge. made of a tear spoonful of butter to two of flour. moist- ened with a little water or milk. and shows up our better qualities. as they are to be is taken out when the soup the vegetables are served) . and serve them Noodles with the soup in the tureen. quarters. and he showed up — my worst qualities. take meat. then add some parsley finely chopped.

it it and pour it the broth into together. When it boils. Wash three-quarters of a little pound of it barley in a cold water . . put in a soup-pot with a shin or leg of beef of about ten pounds weight. and skim the broth it well before you put into the tureen. Take out the and set it meat with a the fire to slice. it Cover the well with cold water and set on fire. and strain the sauce through a sieve . cut into four it pieces. by keep warm. to by the simmer very gently about two hours. cover it up. then skim and put in two heads of celery. stirring fire well Set on the and stir till it then let it boil up. Season it with salt.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Put a quart of the soup into a basin put about an ounce of flour into a stew-pan. and a large turnip cut into small squares. SOUP. 43 A CHEAP 4-. and let it boil an hour and a half longer. boils. Put the meat in a dish. skim Set it it well. and fire put in two large onions. all fat off. by degrees.

more water than the essence is until completely extracted from the the broth." said he. Add. . The water in which meat has been boiled makes an excellent soup vegetables. and stir- then pour in the soup very gradually. that the fat may fell be taken A GLUTTON sick. some capers or minced gherkins or walnuts.44 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. barley. let the sago be- come eggs. Strain broth one teacupful of sago. fine for the poor. ring it gently. for gently one hour. etc. over the meat. 5. Koast beef bones make pea-soup and should be boiled with the peas the day before eaten. by adding or peas. and sent for a doctor. and add to the Boil it meat. Boil two pounds of beef in rather sufficient to cover it. Beat the yolks of three pour them into your soup tureen. in great alarm. . " It's not of the slightest consequence. off. bat do not too soft. "T have lost my appetite. if liked." replied the doctor. " youHl be sure to die if you recover itJ^ SAGO SOUP.

put it in a Take a knuckle of pot with four quarts of water. and add a teaspoonful of salt to each quart. like mine. and little. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. like yours 1" *•» » VEAL 7." replied the farmer. carrots nicely sliced. All the valuable heads hang down. "Squire. a turnip cut in back into the liquor gait. in large pieces. salt it and water then cut it. till again the vegetables are tender mix a little flour and water smoothly. an onion Let chopped it boil fine. SOUP. 45 SOUP OF BEEF'S HEART. pour in to thicken the soup a very " V^HY do you not hold up your head as I do V' inquired an aristocratic lawyer of a laboring farmer. while those that have nothing in them stand upright. — to some celery cut some fine. veal. slices. Parboil and cut it into small pieces. and a bunch of parsley. Pare and . Soak the heart several hours in to extract the blood. which must be put which add pepper. 6.. lengthwise. ''look at that field of grain.

two carrots. they are ''Well. four turnips." One of his servants. Dish the meat with the vegetables around it. when they are put they in. thicken the soup with some little Hour mixed smoothly with a water. and add a little parsley finely chopped. If noodles are preferred. Let the veal boil one hour. said to him: "Sir. finding some swine amongst : his " He to whom they said to his servant belong is a fool.46 slice THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. it When Put it they are in the pot was boiled in. . a bunch of sweet herbs. I shall not contradict myself" vines. Drop them into the boiling soup. and a small portion of celery. . who recognized these animals.to of a teaspoonful of two of flour. may be put in and boiled ten minutes. Make some dumplings butter." have said it. Drawn butter may sauce. "as I yours. strain the soup. three onions. then add the above vegetables. or any other meat A GENTLEMAN. They should be about as large a hickory-nut. tender. be served with it. and milk or water soft enough to make a very as dough." rejoined the gentleman.

well. While If the boiling remove the fat and scum. " Well. may it please your honor. dry them with a and put them into a . three carrots sliced. a bunch of parsley.— THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL." " Cut off his foot Why didn't you cut off his head ?" ! "Ah. SOUP. Take four feet. that was off already. little water boils away too much add a roll a piece more. green top of a head of celery chopped with salt and pepper all to the taste. Add to this three cnions sliced." MOCK TURTLE 9." said a victorious general to a favorite soldier after a battle. inch squares wash and clean them cloth. clean them nicely and put them on to boil with rather more water than to cover them. three turnips cut in quarters. my good fellow. A HERO. Scald a calf's head. 47 SOUP FROM CALF'S FEET. " and what did you do to help us to gain this victory?" *' Do. why I walked bouldly up to one of the inimy and cut off his foot. which cut into . Just before serving of butter in some flour and stir it in. an' faith. your honor. the fine. 8.

this in the soup. when ready throw in some forcemeat . but collect tliose beams to a focus. keep these stirring put it in. . It must be so. scattered as the}' are over the wid(5 face of creation . chopped fine. cloves and mace pounded. Go out in the spring. stew-pan. over a gentle fire until near boiling. some flour mixed smooth in the yolk of two eggs . with two gallons of stock gravy. Madeira or sherry for four hours . when the sun is far distant. and they kindle up a flame in an instant. stew all together gently butter and milk it. then stew together for half an hour to send to table. and see whether those among them who have got along smoothly. reader. Step among j-our neighbors. will fail to make an impression with either: but let him . have not been men who bent themselves to one single branch of business. heat a little [one pint]. stirring it as for it is you put let all it is very apt to curdle .and gained a good name. . half a pint of . sweet tle basil. savory. knotted marjoram. some parsley. and hard yolks of eggs when off the squeeze in the juice of half a lemon. accumulated property. a all lit- thyme. So the man that squanders his talents and his strength on many things. balls fire.48 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and you can scarcely feel the influence of its beams.

as it requires less time to do. 49 — at a single ob- WHITE 10. it should be added soon enough to get perfectly tender. or arrowis If macaroni used.. Take two quarts of the crumb of a roll in and a gill of milk beat the yolks of six hard-boiled eggs with three ounces of sweet almonds very well in a mortar. If the stock has been made with fowl. and it will yield before him. tapioca. add the whole over reen. Wash two it . and . Vermicelli may be added after the thickening. with a little cayenne pepper. rice. or three ounces of the in boiling water. draw them to a point let him strike ject. stock. take out the white portion when well . after soaking in cold water. best kind. blanch and let it drain it add the it rice to the soup and it stew until swells. bruised sago. boil the m SOUP. or thicken with ground root. slices to the soup it may be pour^ with of French roll sent up in the tualso be varied White soup may the rice. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.

set over the fire again." said she. Put two quarts of water into a clean loaf. two or three cloves. then. " Is a man and his Mafe one ?" asked the wife of a man in a state of stupefaction. saucepan. " Yes. endive. the crumb of a small baker's a bunch of sweet herbs. an onion it chopped fine and a little Let boil half an hour. pound the meat in a mortar. I sup"Well. . cut parts of into them them in the soup till quite smooth. celery. as she was holding his aching head in both hands. it Strain the soup. \Mtse so." WHITE SOUP WITHOUT MEAT. grated Parmesan cheese with white but it partly destroys that delicacy which all ought to be the distinctive property of white soups.50 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. stewed." was the reply. and add it to the soup It is —which is a great improveto ment. boil Then take the white and lettuce. the fashion now send up soup. salt. and I ought to be ashamed of mj'self. some whole grains of pepper. 11. pieces. " I came home veiy drunk last night.

cover close let it simmer two with just or three hours . lump of a butter rolled in a let it boil few minutes more. season salt it with flour. and serve. season high with Cayenne pepbeef-steak can per.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. boiling water. stir in a tablespoonful of the filee powder . their liquor. she let the cook have the remainder of it if it was not she ga\e it to her lap-dog . FRENCH GUMBO. a little thyme and parsley before serving. then put in fifty oysters . put in a tablespoonful of butter. dredge it well with have ready a soup-kettle. told us it was a long time before she could get them made uniformly good till she made the following rule " if the soup was good.Wow seldom got the — — — sweet treat after. and pepper . poor little Bow. a handful of chopped onion. . one of lard. 12. 51 and when it begins to boil add a little flour . An old gentlewoman who lived almost entirely on soups. Fry the fowl then to a good brown add to this four quarts of . Cut up one large fowl. Turkey and make also ." but as soon as this resolution was known.

and therefore.52 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. gives The filee or felee is what a mucilaginous character and excel- lence to the soup. then strain put it back in the stew-pan and add the oysters. it If youth knew what age would crave. Let it boil twenty minutes. The powder consists of nothing more than the leaves of the sassafras cured in the shade. some ful of crushed allspice. it. As soon as the oysters are plump. it As soon as begins to boil add a teacupful of cream little and a grated (jracker rubbed in one ounce of butter. SOTTP. serve them. very good gumbo. . any family it in the coun- try can always have in their house. would OYSTER 13. both get and save. a little Cayenne pepper and salt. with one teaspoonmace. liquor. Take one hundred oysters out of the To half of the liquor add an equal Boil it quantity of water. and then pounded sifted .

and then serve If preferred the parsley may be omitted. was requested by her mistress to say that "Yes. was engaged in domestic and the bell who was a Catholic. . water. but beware how jou hazard your audear." said the sershe was not at home. ma'am. " When I go to the praste. with a few and pepper. 53 clear- — " Kiss mamma. and add butter and flour. CLAM 14. simmer a few minutes. after these sprigs of parsley are added. well at the countenance of the child before you issue the command. SOUP. Just before it is taken eggs." is a command you may be sure will be obeyed with alacrity. let it it. A LADY servant. shall I confess that as my lie. off the fire.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. stir in the yolks of two and some cream. Assist Children to Obey. but it is of immense importance that it should not disobey its mother in a sino:le instance. vant. ma'' am. Boil fifty clams in two quarts of to it a little mix together. my est. when the door was rung." Look thority by saying " Kiss that lady. she returned to her mistress and in(][uired. and after she had done as she was bid. affairs. or shall I say it was yours.^^ . to see whether it is willing to be embraced for it is of no importance whether it salute a stranger or not.

SOUP. that had been pi-ett}^ well picked." replied the boy. Add to a pint of water the yolk of an egg well beaten. and sent him awa}'. and . to pick those bones ?" asked How the boy. with clams and their juice." was the reply. If the clams are small use more of them.54 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. mother. were set before him. kept an inn. MISERLY old lady. in SOUP. After A One day finishing his dinner. "so / gave the soldier a shilling f07^ doing it. " I thought so. CLAM 15. dumplings Add made to the soup some egg. parsley and onions. noticing that the soldier found it very difficult to make out much of a dinner. mother. a little son of the landlady. Some beef bones. a famished soldier called. of an to some and flour sufficient form a paste. and asked for something to eat. together with seasoning of pepper. boll it Take a knuckle of veal and fifty three quarts of water salted to liking. put some money in his hand as he stepped out of the door. the old lady expecting to receive the money." EGG 16. small butter. "A shilling. an ounce of butter. during the war. " much was it worth.

who had already been prejudiced against monsieur by his mustaches. sir. "3^ou wouldn't have me eat de vite? De yolk is de chicken . Thrusting a spoon into the middle.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. said. could brook the extra^ifagance no longer. and speaking up. rative. ^et it boil till quite tender. the fire 55 it same quantity of sugar. a foreigner the eggs. Add . he drew out the yolk. When he had swallowed the seventh. Put your tripe on in water enough to cover it. you leave all the white How is the landlord to afford a breakfast at that rate?" *' Vy. At made quick despatch with ! PEPPER POT. devoured it. then pour several times from the pan to a basin. de vite de fedders. 17. then have ready two calf's feet. Yould 3'ou have me make von bolster of myself?" The farmer had never viewed the matter in that light before. put four them in the pot with the tripe. allowing a teaspoonful of salt to each quart of water. and it Set over the stir it till it begins to simmer. and passed on to the next. " Why. again till it is smoothed and This is a pleasant and good resto- breakfast one morning at an inn. and back frothed." replied the foreigner. an old farmer.

onions chopped herbs. put them in a colander to drain.56 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL." . and a bunch of sweet it oft' Just before taking the fire add two ounces of butter rolled in flour. Whole grains of allspice or cloves may be added if liked." says Johnson. to do nothing that may hurt you.ithenr put them. In another pot put one quart of dried beans after being picked and washed. BEAN SOUP. for health is the basis of all social virtue we can be useful no longer than when we are well. 18. fine. Boil them till they are quite soft. and to reject nothing that may do you good. " I ADVISE you. . in with the pork and cover the whole with water. '' and I advise you with great earnestness. Season the soup very highly with Cayenne pepper and salt. As soon as the beans begin to boil take them out. Put a piece of pickled pork in a pot with two quarts of water. To preserve health is a moral and religious duty.

Put on of salt. Envy not the happiness in any man. and three teaspoonsful Cut the corn it is off* of one dozen ears. 67 SOUP WITHOUT MEAT. salt to the taste. a knuckle of veal to boil in three quarts of water. a little more may be added. for thou his secret griefs. and Boil it down to one pint. three turnips. To one quart of water add three potatoes. and put the veal roll it on to boil with the veal. is When Then to tender the soup done. then add a little parsley chopped fine about it is ten minutes before taken off the fire.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. three onions. a tablespoonful of rice or barley. two carrots. SOUP. GREEN CORN 20. an ounce of butter in it flour and add before is served. If the fire has been very hot and the water has boiled away too much. 19. knowest not .

stew for two hours more sieve . Put the boiled peas . peas. press it through a and thicken it with flour and butter. back into the water they were boiled in all stir well together. Two cucumbers. pan and mash them then put them . 22. three potatoes. or four hours little three pints of stock add a green mint. one lettuce. and a pint of green peas. A GENTLEMAN beins^ asked to give a definition of nonsense. one head of white cabbage ." — GREEN PEA SOUP WITHOUT MEAT. it is nonsense to bolt a door with a boiled carrot. stew them three . let it parsley. Put them on in boiling water off the . Take a quart of young green and divide half a pint from them.58 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. SOUP. twelve or fourteen onions. and rub it through a hair . boil until tender. in a Tiiompsonian style " Sir. SUMMER 21. fry these together in in butter. then pour water and set it by to make into a the soup with. replied.

that's uttered against you. who has no further use for them. sieve. two poodles. The following advertisement lately appeared in a Jersey print: "To be sold. Add salt to the taste. boiled. separated from the others. — For . a beautiful rooster monkey.. To a pint of shelled peas add one quart of boiling water. ANOTHER SOUP OF GKEEN PEAS. 23. and a large dessert spoonful of sugar.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. a parrot. A Receipt for Peace Soup. turn them into the soup and boil hot. roll When the peas are in flour two ounces of butter pepper and and stir in. feet. head. This will be found to be a Yery useful soup in families troubled with irritable tempers. nearly soft. and a tortoise-shell cat. mutton. by private contract. and when done. the property of a lady just ma?-ried. The same may be made with have been the liquor in which calf's or joints of veal. word every angry put in one mild one. calf's etc. 59' Boil the half pint of peas.

in the flesh of land iodine —a substance which may have a beneficial effect upon the health. OYSTERS. more easily Moreover. soft fibre. and tend . 25. weight and in may be more nourits ishing. ANOTHER SOUP OF GREEN 24. there exist in fish a substance which does not animals. and a dust of caystir into enne pepper. PEAS. ETC. black pepper. for little less . FISH AS FOOD. add a little salt. Boil three quarts of shelled peas in two quarts of water. than in butcher's meat. considering fish is is how. viz. and until the the boiling peas whole boils again. FISH. and you will have a cheap and wholesome summer dish. weight There is much nourishment efiect it in fish. from digested.: 60 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Mix three ounces of butter with flour until quite smooth.

game And if we give attention to classes of people. or the expulsion of the aqueous part — is little inferior to the several kinds of butcher's meat. find we In that the ichthyophagous classes are especially strong. . or greater exemptions from maladies. no class than that of fishers do we see so large families. in the majority of the proportion of solid matter —that is. the latter.WW' THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. or poultry. more robust and active men. the matter which remains after perfect desiccation. and prolific. trials prove that. afflicted most cruel and which the are highly educated and refined with. fatal one of the civilized. to prevent the production of scrofulous 61 and tubercular disease of . handsome women. Comparative fish. healthy. in the form pulmonary consumption. classed as to the quality of the food they principally subsist on.

are certainly stale. . " Mackerel. the colored. dis- A — . gills. 27. Some judge by the but they are sometimes redness of the colored to deceive customers. CLASS was reciting a lesson in metaphysics the chapter on motives operating on the human will when a mackerel vender went by shouting. them boil minutes. on the contrary. the direction of in boiling Put them and let water with a ten little salt. ECONOMICAL MODE OF COOKING SALMON. By this method. 26. is avoided. fresh Fish should cooked. fine fresh mackerel I" Suddenly. they have a bright. FISH. like appearance the fish is fresh if. eyes are sunken and dark they and have lost their brilliancy. Cut some the width of the slices in fish. the waste usually resulting from preparing the whole fish at once.— §2 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. if always be perfectly when To select fresh ones life- observe the eyes.

the master inquired of the class what motive the man had for making snch a No answer being given. he said they must noise. turbed 63 bj'' tlie noise. and it broil it till of a fine it. Lay on a dish and butter A Model Christian. Cut it . not. Or. and have it nearly paid for. and flat as flounders. Crops are good. and fry them. heat your gridiron. HALIBUT. " Dear Brother. with Cayenne pepper and have ready it a pan of hot lard. 28. grease the bars. and prices never were better. Some dip the cutlets in beaten egg and then in bread crumbs. season salt. in slices about a quarter of an inch thick wash and dry them. season your fish with Cayenne pepper and salt. When done in this manner it should be cut rather first thinner than according to the method. I have got one of the handsomest farms in the State.to perceive that it was a sell-fish motive. brown color. be deaf as haddocks.THE FAMILY SAYE-^LL. and fry your fish in till of a delicate brown on both sides. We have had a gloriotis — .

take out the upper part of the back bone next the head. " Don't j^ou love fish?" "Ay. Some then dress them in like oysters . Serjeant Cockle.ach fish in two parts. them in hot Lard of a nice light brown. revival of religion in our church." CAT-FISH. once got from a witness more than he gave.^" When a man has the headache. and dredge flour over them. Father got to be rather an incumbrance.^^ you may safely conclude that he has been drinking like a fishy . and fried in hot lard. they are bread are dipped beaten egg and crumbs. and both our children (the Lord be praised) are converted. Cut e. season with Cayenne pepper and fry salt. aud last week we took him to the poor-house. without the crumbs." replied the witness. They very nice dipped in beaten egg. wash and wipe them dry. and fried. 29. and says. he asked the witness. "It's the salmon. blustering advocate. who was a rough. Your affectionate brother. In a trial of a right of fishery. " but / donna like cochle saiice with it . down the back and stomach.64 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.

dry with clean napkins. This draws out all the blood. Never go late to a friend's dinner for you may have observed that when a company is waiting for a guest. Strew plenty of rock salt over them with the saltpetre and sugar. Clean so the shad nicely. down For one hundred shad take half a pound of saltpetre. with the backs as before.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 30. Wipe them Place them in layers in a clean tub. . abuse. Sprinkle each fish plentifully with ground salt. and let them stand twenty-four all hours. they fill up the time by loading him with . and two pounds of brown sugar. place them in layers with back down. there salt is no danger of putting on too much they will only absorb a certain as quantity. 65 TO CURE SHAD. and laid open fish as the inside of the may be up.

to the and serve it hot. inches it thick and fire two till feet stand before the the board is verj hot. place the board before the with the head part down. butter table for it When Send is it done. wash it. wiped dry. .66 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Take a three piece of clean oak board. split Have your shad with salt. 32. cleaned. in order to retain the juices. This the receipt '^fish baking shad of the Philadelphia house. on the board. It should be turned frequently. and seasoned Fasten it to the hot board with skin side should be a few small nails —the next the board fire. it and season well with salt. it As soon with the as the juices begin to run turn tail down. SHAD KOASTED ON A BOARD. washed." BROILED SHAD. almost charred. down the back. Split your shad down the back. about square. indeed. Have . 31.

33. SOUCED. after having basted well with but- ter on both its sides. slowly It should be of a fine brown on both sides.* If designed for the dinnerit table. and whole allspice. Being asked why he would wish to change his linen when he was so ill. salt.— THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. finding himself at the point of death. then add Cayenne pepper. *' Because. and serve it. he replied "Because I am told that the shirt I die in must be the nurse's perquisite. who. crosswise." This is as bad as the old woman." said she. fold it over. a Mr. Cut the fish in half. fine black pepper. in which was an old shirt. that he might put it on. Put a . uncle to the late Marquis of Rockman of immense wealth. blew out an inch of — candle. Watson. 67 bars till your gridiron heated —grease it the put on the shad. the darkP^ "I can see to die in SHAD. that it may assume original form. desired a friend who was present to reach him a drawer. and then in slices. and this is good enough for her. and broil quite done. Put them in a milk crock. ingham. with her last breath. wdth very sour cold vinegar poured over them .

that now spreadeth its branches toward the heavens. . wash it and and season with Caydredge flour over it. 35. 34. a great deal of It will require about it. wrap it in a cloth. it. BOILED SHAD. wash it and wipe and put flour it well. it and stand in an oven. The Oak. it into a large vessel of boiling water with salt. crust over the top of the crock. enne pepper and salt. was once but an acorn in the bowels of the earth. Clean your shad.68 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and fry it in hot lard. put the two halves together. The fish must be highly seasoned. FRIED SHAD. When it done. that may assume the appearance of the whole fish. twenty minutes to cook Serve it with egg sauce or rich drawn butter. score it. wipe it Cut your shad dry. in half.

but the fish dark-colored. with enough good cover the jar cider vinegar to cover them .THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Mix one dessert- spoonful of ground allspice. 69 POTTED SHAD. wash and wipe dry. and over this tie closely to several thicknesses of in the let it brown paper keep steam . Put them into a stone jar. WHITE POTTED 37. and knoweth not what he would do. The Slothful Man is a burthen to himself. Cut a shad in about half a dozen wash it and wipe it dry. his hours hang heavy on his head he loitereth about. is very good. . set it in a moderate oven and This is remain twelve hours. with a clean cloth. Mix to- gether two tablespoonfuls of whole allspice . half a table- spoonful of black pepper. and half a table- spoonful of salt —sprinkle a portion of this seasoning over each piece of shad. Cut a shad in six or eight it pieces. SHAD. 36. pieces.

and a portion of the it over each layer throw grains of pepper and allspice. Clean and score your fish. and season well with Cayenne pepper and salt. cover vinegar. how do you know ?" " 'Cause I can't sir. Let them stand at least one hour before they are cooked. 38. "do you. and one tablespoonful of whole black pep2}er . wash. " Now. half a teaspoonful of Cayenne pep- Place the shad in a stone jar." said a fierce lawyer. put one tablespoonful and a half of over the shad the evening before potted it . sir !" FRIED ROCK. on your oath. your writing ?" " Yes. "Sir.70 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. ." do write. and wipe them dry." was the reply. swear that this is not your handwriting ?" " Does it resemble " I reckon not. with for and set it in a moderate oven twelve hours. I think it don't." " Do you swear that it don't resemble your writing ?" "I " You take your oath that tliis writing does !" not resemble yours in a single letter?" " Y-e-a-s. salt it is to be the next morning sprinkle over per.

fish. may fish be They should be sides. thy ear hath any pleasure in the voice of praise. cloth. that the seasoning trate them. dredge flour over your put them in the pan and fry them slowly. take out the eyes and Flour a gills. that they done through. time to pene- Have ready a pan of hot lard. wrap the fish in it. 71 may have fish. A com- mon-sized fish requires about half a large teacupful of salt. fire. and exalt thy aim to something that is praiseworthy. and boil it in plenty of water strongly salted. draw it. .THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. it boil hard twenty Take out of the cloth carefully. BOILED EOCK. if If thy soul thirsteth for honor. Place your fish-kettle over a strong and when the water Let it boils put in the minutes. of a handare some brown on both fried in the All pan same way. and wash it well. Scale a rock. raise thj'self from the dust whereof thou art made. 39.

on your fish dish. it THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. When ter's Canning's health was drunk. he replied. Put as cover it into a kettle with some whole grains of allspice. and make an excellentr relish breakfast or tea. 40. Lay the fish in much vinegar as will mace and two a deep dish.72 place table. If Garnish the dish with green any of the boiled it fish should be left from dinner. When fast. COLD BOILED ROCK FISH. highly with Cayenne pepper and Then pour the spiced vinegar over while boiling hot. this . Mashed parsley. a little or three cloves. may be spiced as for shad. at the MinisBlackwall dinner. potatoes are an accompaniment to boiled fish. " Gentlemen. and send it to the Have egg sauce in a sauce boat. cold it makes a nice relish for break- Any boiled fish may be prepared in the same manner. Season the salt. Boil fish the vinegar and spice.

Boil enough vinegar it to cover and pour it over boiling hot. a few grains of allspice. 42. but never speak. 'tis a very large one." Sam?" " Large one why you've had time enough to scale . "Haven't you finished scaling that fish yet. SOUSED. one or two cloves. Put the fish into a deep dish. ! a mountain BOILED HERRINGS. and a sprig of mace. fit In twelve hours will be for the table.''^ COLD ROCK FISH. Season the with Cayenne pepper. who drink a good deal. fish Extract the bones from the cold left which may have been fish from dinner. I do not see that we can do better than follow the example of the fishes.y THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 41. Put them into boiling water with a wineglassful of vinegar and a tablespoonful . master. is 73 a fish dinner: so after sincerely thanliing you for your good wislies. salt. the fish. "No.

cover the herring with cold vinegar. then rub each some one with salt and Cayenne pepper. alas are let on long leases. wash them place well and wipe them dry. Clean your herring. and set it in the oven let it after the bread has been drawn out. serve on a napkin. and two or three blades of mace . ! . then put in till all another layer of herring. small evils like iiwisible in- and a single hair may stop a vast 3'et the chief secret of comfort lies in not suffeiing trifles to vex one. 43. POTTED HERHING. closely with several thick- up the jar nesses of paper. then grains of allspice. remain there all night. in your jar a layer of herring. with sauce in a tureen. and in prudently cultivating an undergrowth of small pleasures since very few great ones. for use. half a dozen cloves. and so on are tie m . Though sometimes machine. and simmer ten minutes .74 of salt. will be As soon fit as they become cold they sects. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. inflict pain.

. ten or twelve minutes. and stir into a of boiling water . 75 HERRING. FRESH HERRINGS. put in the fish. wash and dry your herrings two or three minutes well set .THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Scale. FRIED. with the following sauce in a tureen : MusTAED Sauce for Eed Herring. and serve. 44-. them on a and broil over a bright for size . add a teaspoonful of vinegar. and well clean gridiron the herrings place fire. lay them separately on a board. Cut off the heads. a few at a time. 45. dust the fish is with flour. and fry them over a brisk fire. boil ^ve minutes . and when your lard boiling hot. and to the fire to use them before you want them . — Knead a dessertspoonful of baked flour and a teaspoonful of flour of mustard with gill three ounces of butter. . according to serve very hot.

. with sauce strained. and a teaspoonful of finely chopped chives added. six pepper-corns. half an inch of bruised and a teaspoonful of grated horseadd a good gill radish. 76 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. " Well. Bake in slow oven the for half an hour. a Made ginger. An Irish footman. gill of cold water and a a of vinegar. Take off the heads of six herrings put them into a deep dish and season with a saltspoonful of pepper. this is the first time I ever saw red herrings alive. a teaspoonful of salt. exclaimed." BAKED HERRINGS. 46. sir I" . two four allspice. on entering a room where there was a vase of gold fish. manage to get such a big string of fish?" " I hooked them. how did you " Boy. of mace. a quarter of a grain of Cayenne. Serve cold. who got a situation at the west end of London. cloves.

47. mimicked him in this peculiarit}^ he sent for him to give him a lecturing which he thus began " I say. and a pint of water. will make cro- the gravy. in Lobsters make down delicate shell quettes. finding the ridiculous combination in which his speech was involved. I say. I say. an eg^ beaten with a tea- spoonful of flour. the bones. with an onion. and it one of milk. an anchovy. he concluded : b}' bidding the 5 3^0 ung satirist begone to his room. of Hart Hall. roll into balls. fry them of a tails. you say. 77 CROaUETTES OF FISH. stewed together. nice color." An undergraduate having.— THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. sepait from the bones. . "I say. which case the should be broken and boiled for the gravy. it and dredge well with bread crumbs . heads. as the doctor was informed.thing he said with the words. Take dressed rate little it fish of any kind. Oxford. had a ridiculous manner of prefacing ever}'. brush the outside with egg. mince- with a seasoning. Dr. Sharp. they say." When.

"I've got uttered by a person who was in a hurry and did not wish to be detained. One day a friend invited him to go and walk and. iie thought of the above expression. OF COLD WAY Dip a flat dish in hot water. grease with butter. He determined to remember the phrase and its application. slightly with fine bread mixed for Place it in an oven twenty or thirty minutes. I must go and fry some fish!^^ . A Frenchman other fish to fry. being otherwise engaged. — . and gave it thus " Excuse me to-day. bones. and it Cayenne pepper on — then a thick . layer of stale bread. to preit vent cracking.78 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. sprinkle OF SERVING UP ANY KIND FISH WITH STALE BREAD. and sprinkle with pepper. picked from the . Repeat this process as often as required for the quantity of fish. sare. Cold mutton may be served in the same way. and divided into small pieces an- other layer of bread as before." had heard the phrase. Smooth the surface with a spoon. with a little melted butter poured over it. grated fine upon the bread place a layer of fish. A NICE 48.

THE FAMILY SAVE. flushed with the discovery which had flashed upon her mind. 79 FISH FRITTERS. ''Salt fish.ALL. all Take the remains of any pound fish which has been served the preceding day. it Take out all the bones. " What was the cause of the saltness of the ocean?" Soon one little girl raised her head. sir. In one of our city schools. ^ Season highly with Caj enne pepper and . and mash up with an equal quantity of potatoes. and anchovy Beat all sauce. cut into small cakes. and it in a mortar. Mix together half a teaeggs. up to a proper consistency. not many 3^ears ago. member of the committee asked a member of a class which was under examination. 49. cupful of cream with two well-beaten some Cayenne pepper. 50. " You may tell. and fry them in boiling lard. remove the bones." said the committeeman." a said the pupil. Add bread crumbs and mashed potatoes in equal quantities. CAKES/ OR BALLS MADE FROM COLD COD FISH.

country. It should be It is served with mashed potatoes. flour paste.. comes V^HEN Lord Erskine was Chancellor. and fry them to a cold fish brown. If order were observed for every one to mend his heart or house. a Add as much beaten egg as will form Make it out into thin cakes. produce family. city. and soak it it is all night. but do not to pieces. by degrees. How soon are those streets kingdom reformation made clean where every one swee2:)s before his own own ! door ! SALTED COD FISH. to season with after it usual Cayenne pepper and mustard to the table. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Any may be dressed in this manner. he answered. being asked by the Secretary of the Treasury whether he woukl attend the grand ministerial fish dinner at the end of the session. fine them. how would personal amendment. water until fall done. "To be sure I will what would your fish dinner be without the Great Seal ?" . Boil it Wash in fresh let it it. 51. 80 salt.

in their . and drop bits of butter on the top of each. melt as will and add as it much bread crumbs dry up . take them out with a spoon and pour it skim the liquor. tain oysters. add a couple of oysters to each . into a basin. The whole flat dish. in number proportioned Stew them slowly to the quantity of fish. Then brown in a Dutch oven. then put the oyster liquor into the pan with the butter and crumbs. Put the cold fish into scallop shells that have been previously buttered and strewed with bread crumbs . a particularly Those who keen relish may add . bit of but- ter into the stew-pan. 52. and cut into small pieces. and give it a boil. 81 A NICE DISH FEOM FRAGMENTS OF COLD FISH.THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. Take the cold fish. separate it from Ob- the bones. may like be prepared at once in a large instead of the scallop shells. own liquor for two or three minutes . Put a it. divide the oyster liquor between the different shells. cover with bread crumbs.

225. Select the largest oysters for frying. is taste. in doing so to rinse off all the particles of shell which may adhere to them.355.681 Id in a mackerel. Cayenne. 1. to call forth our wonder and thankfulness toward a beneficent Providence.900 in a herring.384. or butter and lard .400 in a plaice. 36.568 in a flounder.685. Beat the yolks only of some eggs. and in a trench 300. in a carp 3. 100. most evident reasons.000. or other condhnents.000 eggs a cod. The for the a subject fitted. Lewenhock. counted 9. to prolificacy of edible fish. grated lemonpeel.278 in a smelt. one at a time.82 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Dry them between napkins. seasoned with Cayenne pepper and salt. 546. the physiologist.000 in a sole. and fry them in plenty of hot butter. mace. anchovy. and to each egg add hal^ a tablespoonful of thick cream the oysters. 53. catchup. 38. Take them out and endeavor of their liquor with a fork. first in Dip the egg then in the cracker crumbs. Have ready some grated cracker.760. FRIED OYSTERS.

it skim it then add up. spices. mixed. with a pint of their liquor. and liquor on to boil. when the it comes to a boil. sides. give another boil and after this put in the oysters. two tablespoonfuls of and a tablespoonful of mace.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. salt. . one tablespoonful of allspice. and a teaspoonful of cloves. They must be cooked They must be served A FOOL boasteth of attainments in things that are of no worth but where it is a shame to be ignorant. fire. 54. PICKLED OYSTERS. there he hath uo understandinor. Have ready two and a full half quarts of oysters. over a quick cold. both till 83 they are of a light brown on Serve them hot. Be careful they do not burn. : . To this quantity take one and a half pints salt. of vinegar. the same quantity of white pepper. Put and the vinegar.

About six slice hours before they are a lemon and add to to be served. should be pickled eaten. take out the oysters. one tablespoonful allspice. was the reply." quisite. was requested by a gentleman to pass some article of food that was near him. the fire Put them over skim them. sir. them. dining at a fashionable hotel a few weeks since. their Take one hundred liquor. " Do you mistake me for a waiter ?" said the ex" No. PICKLED OYSTERS. one table- spoonful of pepper grains.84 THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. the day before a few they are if After standing a scum should have risen on them. One of our young bloods. and strain the liquor. 55. with salt to the taste. off. and half a of pepper. I mistook you for a gentleman. . a little gill Cayenne pepper and mace. and as soon as they boil take them Have ready in a pan one of gill of vinegar. They hours. oysters out of and add to them as much water as there was liquor.

Have ready one them in half. turn an omelet. pour fine oysters. pieces. No. 2. and beat them well dozen together. makes it Let not thy recreations be expensive. Cut the hard part out of eight or a dozen oysters. 1. Never heavy. 56. stir them and fry them under side is in hot When little the salt brown. sprinkle a top. No. Beat six eggs to a thick froth. OYSTER OMELET. and cut them up in small into the beaten egg butter. cut the eggs in a pan of hot butter. and pepper over the half over as it and fold one the other. and drop .THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. lest the pain of purchasing them exceed the pleasure thou hast in their enjoyment. 57. 85 OYSTER OMELET. according to their size. then gill add by degrees one of cream. wipe them dry. Season the eggs with pepper and salt to taste. Beat four eggs very light.

puzzled over the word for a few minutes. The youngest who was up. but do not turn it is As mode soon as serve it done. six eggs. Fry in hot butter. 58. Fry it a light brown. which must be mixed milk. it the oysters over as equally as possible. Eight oysters No. The above is of preparing oyster omelet. comparative wafer. chopped fine. them over the and the moment . slip it on a dish and the usual hot. with pepper and salt. a wineglassful of flour.86 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. it. Beat the eggs very light. add the oysters and the flour. superlative sealing- the — wax!" OYSTER OMELET. and then " I can parse it. to a paste with a little Pepper and salt to the taste. word waif occurred in the sentence. 3. fire. An omelet should never be turned. Posia bright idea struck him tive waif. a bright-eyed little fellow. But the better way set is to put your oysters in a stew-pan. to the taste. In a certain School. and serve hot. a little milk. daring the parsing lesson.

strew in a layer of egg and crumbs. with Drain your oysters and season them salt and Cayenne pepper. for the laziest. One of our writers asks what sort of animals are think it likely that oysters are. and season with the and pepper. then more crumbs. take them drain them. it crumb salt some stale bread. till all Put a cover of crumbs on the top. SCALLOPED OYSTERS.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. are not so They this watery when prepared in manner. and dry them in a napkin. and consequently will not dilute the beaten egg as much as the former mode. 59. To each gill of bread finely crumbs add one hard boiled egg. . chopped. butter a deep dish. mince them and pro- ceed as above. then a layer of the oysters. they never get out of their beds till they are pullod We out. and so on are in. with some lumps of butter on them. When they are cold. they begin to boil 87 out.

Make little round loaves. PLAIN OYSTER PATTIES. 60. As soon as they begin to boil pour in half a pint of cream. 61. STEWED OYSTERS WITH CREAM. or take small French rasps —make a hole in the top of each. Put some oysters into a stew-pan . and a very mace. and put them in a stew pan with the water which adheres salt to them . this it Bake serve in a tolerable quick oven and hot. . grated Let them boil once and serve them hot. Lose no time thing useful : cut off be always employed in someall unnecessary actions. Kinse one hundred oysters. and scrape out a portion of the crumb. and stir little in half an ounce of butter rolled in a cracker.88 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. season them with little and Cayenne pepper.

THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.. poultry.^^ " I KNOW a genius." said the liead of the household. rubbed or grated a fine. He spreads 'em in a circle. proudly it "it took nie a long while to clean 'em. and then put in a Fill the rasps or bits spoonful of good cream. and as they gape my friend whips them out and swallows them !" — — . game. loaves. and cover with the off. 89 with their own liquor. and thrown all the insides into the slop bucket. and lump or of butter. " There they are. seats himself in the centre. Minced veal. ." observed Meister Karl. " who has an howdacious plan of opening oysters.. but I've done at last. may be done in the same way as for paste patties. As he proceeds the oj^sters get interested one by one they gape with astonishment at the tremendous whoppers which are poured forth. growing impatient. Season with black pep- per and a sprinkle of Cayenne. etc. and add to them the crumbs of bread. Sometimes it's a lionsla^ang adventure sometimes a legend of his love sometimes a descent into the crater of Vesuvius. " Bring in the oysters I told you to open." replied the countr}^ cook. and begins spinning a yarn. of crust previously cut Set them in an oven for a few minutes to crisp. lamb. five Stew for six minutes.

into a stew-pan. and a Cayenne pepper. Take one hundred oysters out of their liquor. which Drain. so as to free of the shell them from any portions might adhere to them. pour the hot liquor over them. with a long sigh. "That'll do. salt order to Pour it off half the liquor to your taste. Cut . chop as them up. PIE. Season the bread and egg with Caysalt. enne pepper and line Make a rich paste. top. dry them perfectly. "I wish we had a bushel of 'em here now they'd open — easy I ''^ OYSTER 62.90 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL." said Starlight. and place in them between clean napkins. Boil two eggs hard. stir in one gill of cream. the sides of your pie dish. put in the oysters. and mix them with many bread crumbs as will cover the top of your pie. one at a time. one ounce and a half of little butter rolled in grated cracker. and strew the bread crumbs on the Cover the whole with a lid of paste.

TERRAPINS. of the paste. 63. " I am thankful. take them out and with a also the thin coarse cloth rub all the skin oif the head. shell and claws. and ornament it with flowers or leaves it made hot. loose." was the reply. Then boil them it. Put the terrapins on let in boiling water and them boil ten minutes." . in until the claws are perfectly The time the of boiling depends very terrapin . sir." replied the latter." replied the former. "took place in in the following : A — Balaam's time but such things are of rare occurrence in the present day. that may come water. " that the Lord has opened my mouth without any learning. in clean with a little salt soft." "A similar event.THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. Bake it is and serve As soon as the crust done take the pie out of the oven. LEARNED CLERGYMAN ill Maine was accosted manner by an illiterate preacher who despised education " Sir. you have been to college I suppose?" "Yes. much on age of the some . 91 an opening in the centre of the top crust. neck.

mustard. taste. salt. put them in a stew pan. and the gall. with a little Mix the whole together. take out the sandbag. and stew minutes. suit and red pepper. the yolks of two hard boiled eggs. or two dessert- spoonfuls of gill common mixed oil. one the and a half of sweet yolks of five hard .92 take three THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. deira black. butter. three tablespoon- of French mustard. der of the Cut all the remain- terrapin in small pieces. and mustard. One fuls large lobster. When they are soft. which you must not break. also. open them carefully. 64. and to each large a quarter of terrapin butter. to the to each terrapin. hours. the spongy part. one gill and a half of vinegar. Send them to the table hot. LOBSTEE SALAD. fifteen mashed to a paste. take a pound of one wine glass of Sherry or Mawine.

that hath clothed himself with honor. mash the yolks with a wooden or silver spoon. the inside leaves of two heads of cabbage lettuce. fish. or luncheons. that is spoken of in the city with praise.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and a small of butter. Sloth. thou art mine enemy. that legs and left and portions of the back are Collect all untouched. the fragments of and put with them two blades of little mace. that hath to power. Cut the Boil the meat and lettuce in small pieces. a portion latter pepper and the salt. salt to taste. 93 boiled eggs. and that standeth liefore the king in his counsel? Even he that hath shut out idleness from his house. is he that hath acquired wealth. often happens after lobster or crab suppers claws. and hath said. quantity of the to the must be proportioned 6 amount . Who risen TO MAKE A NICE RELISH OUT 65. a small teaspoonful of Cayenne pepper. eggs hard. It OF FRAG- MENTS OF COLD LOBSTER OR CRAB.

into a paste in a mortar. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. sir. and beat them jars ster. Take small and fill these with the prepared lob- If there are any solid parts of the to which cannot well be reduced they a j)aste." "I beg your pardon. tail. are nearly filled. and set in the middle of the and the the jars paste poured over them. clarified butter. YOUNG lady at a ball was asked by a lover of serious poetry." she answered. " I didn't know tliat A said he " I crabs had tails. luncheon. This will afford a nice relish for breakfast. whether she had seen " Grabbers Tales ?" " Why. had tails nor any other. or supper." . tie down with pieces of thick paper. press When down the contents.94 of lobster. no." " I mean have. If in- tended to be kept for some time. pour over them a layer of or lard. Put these all together. jars. miss.'you read Crabbe's Tales ?" assure you. may be cut into small pieces. I was not aware that red crabs .

taking hold of the skin tears the wing and raising easily the if goose is tender. . the same remarks regard to will hold good with chickens ducks. or if you can readily insert the head of a pin into the flesh it is young. 95 MEATS. may be known by the lower end of the breast bone if it yields readily to the pressure they are not old. MEATS. GAME. young pressing . is the fat is should appear firm a tender goose known by it . but not yellow. the flesh The is finest grained beef is the best. ETC. and the fat white the lean of veal should be of a light color. POULTRY. 66. and the be of tender . fat white . too. the skin of pork should a light color. solid and firm the lean of mutton should be of a red color. and the fat a light cream is color.. and if young it . THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. of a fine red. the . fat.

67. a leg of veal of twelve pounds weight will require three hours and a half / . "Per- lamb was alive yesterday.96 for in all THE FAMILY SATE-ALL. she inquired." was the reply." said the butcher. the feet easily and the toes broken when bent back. instance. for a piece of beef. when young and plump pliable. on removing a portion of the suet. Your copper All should be very clean and well tinned. and the meat. SERVANT was Sent by her mistress during weather. ]Sext day tlie same "Are you sure girl it is was sent sweet?" for a leg of lamb. the indications of life which A warm . " the BOILED MEATS. presented themselves were unmistakable. is A great deal of care and niceness requisite in boiling meats. the breast should be broad in all kinds of poultry. The butcher forwarded it in due course but." " So was the beef we had yesterdaj^. fectly. to boil them For hardens the outside before the inside dissolves warm. meats should be boiled slowly fast is . animals the bones are cartilaginous .

are not wholesome they are not boiled enough.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. RIBS. if require so much or lamb. kettle of cold water keep it covered. 68. pork. ]M)t Mutton and beef do boiling. and take off the scum. Beef should be kept a week or ten days when the weather will permit. observe to dredge them well with flour before you put them into "the .-ROAST BEEF. You must allow an hour for every four pounds weight of beef or mutton. OR SIRLOIN. mut- ton or beef. weight will require an hour and a half boiling. envelope Wipe it in . the joint with a clean cloth. it boils the whiter and plumper When you boil. BEEF. but veal. boiling 97 —the it slower will be. require half an hour A leg of pork will more of boiling than a leg of veal of the same weight. A of lamb of pounds. is The four best way is to put your meat in when the water leg cold.

two minutes to be added in each case. baste then withit draw slowly the it to till a distance. and let roast frcmi done . add a teacupful ofl)oiling water and half a saltspoonful of salt to the gravy dripped from the beef. done through. underdone. The time gravy as follows : To be . pour it into the dish . gar- nish with horseradish. place the beef on a hot dish . .98 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. place the screen before the fire half an hour before putting down the beef. and baste it with two ounces of dissolved butter. thickly spread with sweet beef- dripping . seventeen minutes weather. hang the joint before the fire for the first . quarter of an hour near. dredge the beef slightly with baked flour. half an hour off" before serving take the paper. the pound with the be well in frosty fourteen minutes. and serve at once. baste frequently commencement. eleven minutes to in. thin paper. pour the dripping off. to .

the whites in a broad stir in dish. but much flour as will not a thick one. By a good cook. 2. Who must be in good temper. and it for moment. 69. put on bars which should it your dripping pan. : make Beat the pudding in the following manner four eggs very light. Rub it salt on a nice piece of fit beef. which mu^ be whisked very dry. It must be roasted at a good fire. do not . a roast of beef lute perfection. The meat must be good. have good luck. — 6. and when it is half done. 4. make a Then stir in the whites. 3. When the yolks are thick as a pint of milk.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. It must have been kept a good time. AND YORKSHIRE PUDDING. With all this felicitous combination you must the meat the mouths ^ toGood appetite—be ready andaction at thewhicli ^re eat same must t. the yolks in a pan. 5. 1. with a gill of water in the pan. set in the oven. 99 There are seven chances against even the most simple dish being presented to the mouth in absoFor instance. and batter. BAKED BEEF.

You should make to cover your dripping pan about half an is inch deep. pour in the batter all and replace the meat. and place the dish. lastly. alhiding " Do with to a man who had grossly vilified him. according to the size . is beat the batter after the white stir in." BEEF A-LA-MODE. 70. Take out the meat. ?" said a friend to Theodore Hook. round Tvith Silent Contempt. cut it the pudding in squares. "why I mean to let him alone — most severely. side.100 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. the brown side up. purpose. in the No." replied Hook. A round of beef is the best for this With a sharp knife cut incisions apart. 1. meat about an inch and within Season it one inch of the opposite with pepper and salt. oven again. " What do you mean to do K. skim put till the fat off the gravy. in a teaspoonful of dissolved carbonate of all ammonia. When the meat dished. him . and cook is it into the the pudding batter enougj| done.

This ex- cellent when Be not disturbed at mon or unavoidable. lard it with bacon ter. > 101 of the piece of meat. with pepper and salt to the taste. Let it simmer six or eight hours. Fill the incisions with ipaeat in the dressing. and thicken the gravy with a Let it boil flour. or at accidents. No. Make a dressing of in onion. butter. a round of beef. then make a dressing of bread. com- BEEF A-LA-MODE. Take . is once. spice add it all- When the meat is done dish little up. the proportion of a pint of crumbs. butsalt sweet herbs. one small onion finely chopped. it. and serve cold. Some stick in a few cloves. and pepper. and in . onion. it and cover tightly.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and an ounce of butter. 71. put the a pot with about a pint of water. and bread crumbs. and those who are fond of spice. parsley. 2. and stuff around the bone. trifles.

shall hear of his own with bitterness of heart. Have ready it. Baste it Stew it four or five constantly with the gravy. a —put it the beef into and half with water. place upon a dish and garnish balls. another's failings with pleasure. and bind deep pot cover hours. The slower minutes. When it done. it boils the better it will let it For every pound of meat. be. No. a boil fifteen piece of beef weighing twelve pounds. with force- meat gravy and carrots. Pour the previously over it. 72. 1. as . that scoffeth at the lame. allow one quart of water to every pound of meat. parsley.102 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Thus. take care that Whosoever speaketh of not himself. it it close with tape. should hours. and turn it in the pot. tlie several places in lean part —skewer it. having been flavored with Madeira wine. halt Let him he BOILED CORNED BEEF. Put on the meat in cold water. If the beef is boil three to be eaten cold.

that bates the world my favorite dinner we often have it at our table harrin^ the heef — . like water cast upon the fire. slowly. 2. " Will you dine with me to-morrow. in order to retain the juices. 103 taken out of the pot immerse in cold water for a short time. cold No. with all my heart. a familj^ dinner is a mighty pleasant thing. soon as it it is . Tongues are boiled in the same manner. allowing a quart of water to Boil it every pound of meat. ?" asked one Irishman of another. 'tis only a family dinner I'm asking you to. 73.— THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. nothing uncommon an elegant piece of corned beef. abateth his heat he shall become thy friend. and potatoes. What have you got ?" " Och." "And what for not. Mr." " By the powers. . Corned beef should be put on in water." " Remember. serve it with turnips and pois to If the beef it for it is be eaten cold. V . and when done tatoes. and from an enemy CORNED BEEF. A MILD answer to an angry man. im- merse a few minutes in cold water as soon as taken from the pot. *' Faith and I will.

Boil it slowly for two hours. it. They were told that Lord " I am very angry with Bja'on had eaten it all. and a little onion ." BEEF'S HEART. take off the skin and roast and while Serve with cooking baste currant jelly. loud enough for him to at One morning hear the observation. of bread. the let heart. Soak a fresh tongue for several hours in strong salt and water. and requested some tongue." retorted Lord Bj-ron. STUFFED. his lordship. pepper." said a lady. and then drain it well. it with butter. draw out the The water should be changed two or three times. madam. somewhat later than usual. " but before I ate the tongue I was assured you did not want it. ROASTED BEEF'S TONGUE. Trim and clean it. it and sprinkle salt over and to stand for all two or three hours blood. and fill with a dressing made of crumbs salt. 75. the cavities Then wipe it dry. a party came into the public rooms Buxton. 74:.104 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. " I am sorry for it.

more delicious . Put to this as much make in the crumbs adhere together. bind each with twine. two bay-leaves. better roasted before the There are some members of the community that are like the crumb in the mouth if they go the right way they afford a little nourishment. . pieces. LIKE GAME. Cut some slices of beef into square put on each a strip of bacon.ALL.THE FAMILY SAVE. spice. If convenient. allowing for each pound. and a little water. a glassful of wine. fire. or skewer shape. dredge flour over. half a glassful of vinegar. them into a rolled Fry them in butter. a a slice of lemon-peel. spoonful of capers. add shalots. salt. 76. When brown. 105 butter chopped as will fine. Stew till done. — BEEF. Set it a moderate a quarter of oven and bake an hour it is it. but if they happen to go the wrong way they cause a deal of trouble. The piety of a child is sweeter than the incense of Persia oftered to the sun yea.

salt. and put more butter to the steak. To TAKE Rust out of Steel. Score a steak transversely with a cutting it sharp knife without through. it and cook an onion chopped very in its Let own gravy for about three-quarters of an hour and serve.106 THE FAMILY SAVE. 77. then pour into a basin. When the steak . field than odors wafted from a the western gales. to ruU until all the rust disappears. Put the steak with a lump of butter pan over a slow fire. Cover the steel with sweet oil. and in fort3'-eight hours use unslaked lime finely powdered. fine. into a stew it and turn fine until the butter has it become a white gravy.ALL. season with pepper. Lay it in a stew-pan with a small piece of butter. of Arabian spices by ITALIAN BEEFSTEAK. 78. — STEWED BEEFSTEAKS. well nibbed on it.

a spoonful salt. that thy station on earth is Forget not. and who often in mercy denieth thy requests. appointed by the wisdom of the Eternal who knoweth tliy heart. Or. cover the pan close. pepper and salt. who seeth the vanity of thy wishes. and serve hot. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. up very man. it up. . and a shalot finely sliced . an sliced. Add let pint of water.. ketchup. it Cut the steak rather thick . 79. fry the steak slightly at it then put onion into half a pint of water. BEEFSTEAK WITH OYSTERS. of it walnut close. and serve first. and fry the steak then add it to the gravy in the stew-pan. take it out. and it stew very slowly for one hour then add a glass . stew it for ten minutes. an onion sliced. . with a tablespoonful of wine. return the gravy into the stew-pan. brown half a in a frying-pan with butter. is 107 all nicely done. pepper and cover thicken it it with flour and butter.

Scotch wife. pepper and Shortly after the commencement of the last war. made them dearer. Paddy Macbeth. and a dozen or having been two of oysters. Cut the steaks into thin slices. put them into a dish to a fine before the and fry potatoes brown color." said Paddy. as a political economist would prove. and asked why. their liquor previously strained and put into the stewpan. BEEFSTEAK. a flour. Serve'with the following mix. them them. little of port wine. done. " The war!" said the astonished matron. a tax was laid on candles. beat dip and season them with pepper and into a little melted butter and broil When fire. a small piece of butter.108 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. WITH POTATOES. ture laid underneath parsley chopped fine. salt. salt. in Greenock. " gracious me are they gaun to fight by candle light f" A ! . which. " It's owin' to the wars. remarked to her chandler. that the price was raised. 80.

82. Why may not you be as cheerful as they ? They have their trials and private annoyances as well as you. of a fine brown. Some people.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. until it it Fry the steak over a quick is fire. some pepper and boils. until they are of a fine When done. place in a hot dish before the add to the gravy in the pan a wineglassful of port wine. and with effort you can cull as many flowers and catch — . When fire. place fire . them to in a hot dish before the add the gravy in the pan a wineglassful of port wine. to be sure. 81. Fry the steaks in butter for twelve or fifteen minutes. and always monopolized. done. BEEFSTEAK FRIED. As soon as it pour it over the steak and serve very hot. pepper. salt. brown. are born they are naturall}^ pleasant and lightlike sunshine hearted but these are few and far between. like every dther precious good must be sought for. Emulate them. 109 FRIED BEEFSTEAK WITH WINE. as many sunbeams as they. 7 . Happiness.

83. FRENCH STEW. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Cut up one pound of beef in small pieces about an inch square. but if it should be thick flour. and a minced onion. pour it Give it a boil up. it cover closely and set it on a slow if fire to stew. over the steaks. . add the butter without the When tomatoes are may be cut in small the meat. add one ounce of butter rolled in flour. Nothing serves more effectually to lighten the calamities of life than steady employment. when about half done.110 salt. and serve very hot. the gravy seems too thin. and add half a teacupful of water. in season two tomatoes pieces and stewed with be cooked in the Cold beef may same manner. pare six onions . with salt and pepper and a is little flour alternately. 1. enough. till all in. and slice put a layer of the meat and a layer of onions in a stew-pan. No.

till your majesty's royal steed has : : — satisfied his thirst. the mayor. 84. and on her approaching the city of Coventry. It does not require any water. Mr. The in tomatoes must be peeled. being thirsty. Mayor. Cut up two pounds of beef. and the mayor's horse. If the gravy should not be thick enough. bowing. as the tomatoes are sufficiently juicy. with a numerous cavalcade. and an flour. very humbly." The mayor.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. replied " Madam.'* FRENCH STEW. Queen Elizabeth was once making a journey in England. attempted several times to drink. observing it. said to him '* Pray. permit your horse to drink. it would be the height of presumption for my unworthy horse to drink. till ounce of butter rolled in closely. . and to it a pint of sliced tomatoes. On their return the}" had to pass through a wide brook. but his cavalier prevented him. The queen. then add your tomatoes. Ill Excessive Politeness. a stew-pan and season it Put the meat well with pepper and salt . add a little flour mixed with cold water. add No. 2. Cover it is and let it simmer the beef tender. went out to meet her.

The cheeks of a lady in the autumn of life. and fry them. than any other parts of animals 5 and beef kidneys etc. Beef . 86. with pepper and salt. 85. often grow redder and redder but nature is not always in both cases the artist. in proportion to their bulk. with pepper and and put it into a hot dish with a bit of butter. Why is French cookery better than English? Because in the Revolution of 1688 the Stew-arts were driven out of England into France.112 THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. Pare and slice lengthwise two large cucumbers and a large onion. FRIED. and the leaves of the trees in the autumn of the year. more than those of sheep. . BEEF'S KIDNEY. it Broil a steak. Season them dredge flour over them. and serve hot. lambs. season salt. BEEFSTEAK WITH CUCUMBERS. then pour the cucumbers over it. Kidneys require a longer time to dress.

and Cayenne. . walnut pickle. re- move them from with a small ful of flour. salt. make it a plain paste. Cut the beef into small pieces. NICE PATTIES FROM UNDER-DONE BEEF. season with pepper. and a little chopit ped onion out thin . kidneys ner : 113 may be fried in the following manslices . and roll it fill with meat. Some add glass to the gravy. the pan. and salt. and make a gravy slice of butter. slices Fry on both sides and as the are done. and bake a light brown. Add a mushroom catchup. pepper. and cut the kidney into flour. a of white wine. 87. dredge them well with and season with salt. a dessert-spoon- pepper. . little and a little boiling water. at the last moment. . Trim.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Serve with small slices of fried bread. or any sauce that will impart a good flavor. lemon-juice.

but do not stick a fork into them. — : UNDER-DONE BEEF SERVED AS STEAKS. then 'twere well it were done quickly. fat. Here is a recipe to get rid of an old acquaintance If he is poor. and add and pepper. The steaks will be found excellently served with sliced fried potatoes round it. securing a good proportion of Lay them on a gridiron over a good turn often. 88. lend wliose society j^ou don't like him some money if he is rich. lay them on a salt very hot dish. is the best " If it were done. Cut the meat in slices an inch and a half thick. when he deliberates on the intended death of the king. of all receipts. Both means are certain. the latter will be hardened and the pieces wasted. that. and joint. One of them observed. As soon as brown. pour over some hot gravy of the the seasoning is If is added while the meat being boiled." . Two Gentlemen were talking in a coffee-house of the best method of dressing a beefsteak.: 114 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. when 'tis done. fire . the one given in the words of Macbeth. ask him to lend you some.

but without due attention is an indigestible preparation. and seasalt. unsuited for delicate little stomachs.when thoroughly done they should served with currant jelly. or will that the meat has been once cooked. 115 BROILED BEEF'S HEART. HASHES. and the meat .THE PAMILY SAVE-ALL. in salt Cut the heart lengthwise. 90. time is the best for this purpose first the gravy should be heated. in slices not thicker than half an inch. The cook must always remember be very lightly done. Broil fire . them and be over or before a clear . A hash is a very convenient mode of disposing of cold meat. Soak them the blood is and water . son well with pepper and slowly. until all drawn out then wipe them dry. and must now it be tough and hard. 89. Meat that has been a first underdone the .

and serve with toasted bread. and flavor it with a little ketchup or Worcester sauce. little thyme and hash be and a single clove. gristle. skin. put in the sliced meat. The meat should be cut pieces. a small piece of butter blended with a tablespoonful of flour. to is allow garlic to be perceptible an offence against good taste. if the Let it boil down to three fourths of the quantity. yet it should always be so sklfully used.116 THE FAMILY S AYE-ALL. a fried onion. salt and pepper. then strain off the gravy. the laws of cookery. beef. or small then all the sinews. The mushroom flavor is the most approved and delicate in what are called made dishes. taking great care that does not boil. especially. and even those of health. and make it it hot over the fire. in thin slices. a parsley. merely simmered in it afterwards. No flavor or condiment should unduly prekind of onions or dominate in this or any other cookery. that only the aroma . and bone. must be put into a saucepan with a little water.

salt and nutmeg. MAID servant was dismissed on account of her lack of cleanliness. and a tablespoonful of stew-pan. Put a piece of butter the size of a a a walnut. A The followto do it in as light terms as possible. the main cause of her dismissal being a tendency to hydrO' phobia.. thicken the and when near boiling . 91. should be distinguished. a dessertspoonful of minced a when thoroughly browned. A LA FEANCAISE. into fire for them over the minute. " Anna B has 'ing certificate was given to her conducted herself well in service. add half a pint of water. : my BEEF HASHED. it seasoning of pepper. She requested her employer. 117 This should be particularly attended to in all dishes com- posed of veal or fowls. and put to it Place in the beef. if the cause of her dismissal should be mentioned. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. simmer flour. and onion parsley stir into them a finely chopped and . cut let it into small but thick slices fire stand by the and heat gradually point.

. put the stew over the it fire. sauce with the yolk of three eggs. strain the bones from the gravy the stew-pan : pour the latter back into season the meat with pepper little and put salt. 92. COLD BEEF WITH POTATOES. let is them stew until the water reduced to one half. put salt. crack the bones small. and in small pieces. them little into a saucepan with some and a more than cover them with cold water. cut it Take the meat from the bones. it and a mace if preferred. . and when the potatoes are done dish up. with the gravy in the stew-pan. Small squares of toasted bread laid in the may be bottom of the dish.118 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Man in his civilized state is supposed to eat more than a thousand times in every year of his life. and add two or three raw potatoes pared and sliced. mixed with a tablespoonful of lemon juice.

seasoned. 119 a good story about a clergyman. The next day he took for his text the following passage from Job : " Oh.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. After hunting for it in company with a bo}' until midnight. mashed potatoes and Make it into small cakes. Or the meat. one Saturday evening. thicken with with buttqr rolled in flour. as above. sir he's in Tom Smith's stable !" The following is who lost his horse — A DISH FROM COLD BEEF AND MASHED POTATOES. Cut the cold meat into small Season the slices slices. may be minced. and fry them a nice brown. that I knew where I might find him !" The boy. who had just come in. cried out. supposing the horse was still the burden of thought. he gave up in despair. or it it stew a gravy from the bones. and season bits of pepper and salt. Take the gravy left from the joint. ''I know where he is. and spread thinly over them some bread crumbs and some small lumps of butter. when not large enough to be sliced. about half an inch thick. and mixed with flour. . 93.

Defer not till the evening what the morning may accomplish. COLD BEEF OR MUTTON WITH POACHED EGGS. double our joys. and treble our expenses /" — MINCED BEEF. and as soon as it is hot serve with boiled or poached eggs. or of a leg of mutton — (these parts are recommended. 95. put over the it fire. At a recent festive meeting. pour over it some of the cold it gravy which was left. 94-. Whatever thou resolvest to do. a married man (who should have known better) proposed " The Ladies Who divide our sorrows.: 120 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Chop some cold roast beef as fine as possible. Take a piece of a sirloin of beef. but any other parts may be used) —cut into slices of equal thickness. clear fire until and boil them quickly over a . do it quickly.

. Slice an onion fine. Charles the Second gave the name to the piece of beef called the " sirloin. was no cold gravy.THE FAMILY SAVE. and being well pleased with the joint. add a little water. .^" . Slice some cold beef or mutton." Having dined from a loin. he asked and being told that it was a loin of beef. " Henceforth be Sir Loin .ALL. he exclaimed. fore the fire to keep hot then poach some eggs and lay around the meat —and serve with mashed potatoes. it season the meat with pepper and it and in a dredge over a little flour. lay them upon a dish . or. there be none left. Put stew-pan with some of the cold gravy if . ECONOMICAL STEW. extending his sword over it. and add to it also a few is potatoes. slightly 121 be- brown . Stew gently If there until the meat quite tender. 96. its name said jocosely that it should be knighted for its merits then. salt. It is proper to ob- serve that the under-done parts of meat are only suitable for this purpose.

H. he asked his patient if he was attending to that advice. have been the longest to ." said Sheridan." " I do not doubt it. 97. The answer being in the affirmative. rare. cut adhering them apart. "for these last three days. me in my life !" LUNCH FROM COLD ROAST BEEF. taking care not to burn them. 122 a little THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. who prescribed rigid abstinence calling again soon afterward. butter rolled in flour must be added is a few minutes before the stew served. fried eggs Poached or and mashed potatoes are suitable accompaniments. " Right. and crack or saw each one in pieces about four inches long. . Grease the gridiron and broil them quickly. Sheridan was once taken ill in consequence of a fortnight's continued dining-out and dissipation. When to the beef has been cooked and the bones have considerable meat them. He sent for Dr." said the doctor " 'tis the only way to secure you length of da3^s.. since I began..

WITH MASHED POTATOES. sides. after going over a handsome mansion. A NICE DISH FROM COLD BEEF. Mash potatoes. OR VEAL. 98. of eggs. dip Beat the yolks of a couple the meat into small cakes.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. nice light brown on both a it. " It is by having so small a kitchen that I am enabled to keep so large a mansion. make them into the egg. or with hot milk and the yolk of an and add some butter and salt. season Mince some cold beef or mutton. Slice . MUTTON. and then into some Fry them a Cold veal is nicely-seasoned bread crumbs. but little nicer with cold ham grated and mixed with " What a small kitchen !" exclaimed Queen Elizabeth. it to the taste with pepper it and salt. may be dressed in the same way.''^ replied the owner. 99. either in a plain way Qgg. and moisten with some mushroom or walnut catsup. 123 "RISSOLES" OF COLD BEEF.

who was sent to call a gentleman to dinner. it the cold beef. An Irish housemaid. potato crust with the point of a knife. Cut the under-done parts of the in long narrow slices about an inch little leaving. is he coming ?" said the lady. adding to it at the bottom of a salt.124 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. some pepper. if possible. Cover the whole with Score the a thick paste of the potatoes. and mixed spices. a capital dinner for a small family. and lay pie dish. is browned serve immediately. 100. a fat salt at- tached to each piece. found him engaged in using a ** Well. When This. " Yes. tooth-brush. and a little beef gravy. with an apple-tart or dumpling to follow. dredge with and heat . directly he's just sharpening his — teeth r' METHOD OF DRESSING COLD SIRLOIN OF BEEF. it Put the dish in an on all oven and brown nicely sides. Season with flour. meat thick. ma'am. in squares of equal size.

with of toasted bread. Thicken slices gravy. Slice the beef and the potatoes put an onion to a good gravy. 101. I fear. so that they emanate only from the kitchen. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and salt. Add the vinegar." replied the husbaud. and serve hot.'" . COLD POTATOES AND BEEF.. The may be boiled. and potatoes. either from the joint. served with fried or mashed There can be no objection to broils in the house. pepper. let the and beef simmer in the gravy." " Indeed what can that be ?" " It . returning from a have learned one of the most difficult steps." "There is a step. or stewed from the bones potatoes . " I is to step into 8 tlie kitchen . you will never care to learn. "the most valuable of all but it is one." said a young wife. dear. 125 to them little in gravy from the joint — which a slices vinegar may be added. ! "My ball.

every one leaves you to recover it as you can. Take some grate them. you have lost money in the streets. Take a it pound or more of cold very fine. Cut any kind of cold meat into small pieces. in cold water. Boil fresh twenty minutes and take very it lay them . and fry them in butter or good one lard. every ready to help you to look for it but when you have lost your character. beat an egg and put to them. 103. . . onion if liked.126 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. mix eggs well together. RECOOKED. is . MUTTON OR VEAL. COLD BEEF. roll them in flour or fine bread crumbs. and salt. with salt all and pepper six . Make into small cakes. 102. When TURNOVERS OF COLD MEAT. off the shells mash the yolks fine and add them to the meat. add a small meat and chop piece of butter. and season well with pepper and add a little finely-chopped cold potatoes.

cold Take some rather thick of under-done beef. : and vinegar themes what Tnother always sea' sons with /" . mustard. seasoning with salt and pepper. are. flour to and enough put in a make a batter. Make a batter by beating the whites and yolks separately of four eggs. " salt. fold the edges of the paste and pinch them together so as to hold the meat. Lastly little salt. and stir in gradually the whites of the eggs. flour as will Roll this out about the ordinary thickness for pies.— THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Set it in the oven and bake it a nice brown. and fry them on both sides a fine brown. put on a portion of this paste some of the seasoned meat. To a pint of milk add the yolks of the eggs. *'TOAD IN THE HOLE" FROM COLD MEAT. 127 form a and dust in as much dough. and lay the meat on the top." Come here. and tell me what the four seasons Yonng prodigy responds " Pepper. Pour the batter into a deep baking dish. slices 104.

which quite *'• ! satiffies me!" A FRICASSEE FROM FRAGMENTS OF COLD BEEF. but I've seen the bill. 106. and them from it take some cold gravy and thicken with butter rolled in flour . " M}'^ dear. and add the whole or a part of a well-beaten egg. BEEF BAKED IN FORMS." inquired a young wife of her husband. 105. in the oven to brown. free Cut the meat into thin fat . love. the shape of then turn it it out on a baking and wash Set it over with some well-beaten egg. and butter it put in the meat and press hard. as she turned up her rosy little mouth to be kissed. 128 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. slices. a mould .. Mix it well. " have you seen the magnificent set of walnut furniture which the Jenkinses have just bought?" Hem No. according to the quantity of meat. Season well with pepper and salt. to acquire : down very the mould tin. Mince Very fine equal quantities of cold roast beef and tongue.

If something a better add a glass of port wine. She will prefer a yard of shrubbery to If her husband is a skilful sower a yard of satin. 129 and and as for seasoning use salt. salt. Season with pepper. He keeps his hoes bright by use she keeps the hose of the family in order. Having a joint of dressed beef in the which cannot be consumed. A should not be less valuable than the order of her household. — A NICE BREAKFAST. Put it in a stew-pan. young onions. to boil. OR SUPPER RELISH FROM POTTED COLD BEEF. the odor of a fine rose idea. and chop it fine. the gravy. and spices to the . proceed following manner. she is equally skilful as a sewer of garments. but do not allow it Stir the fricassee. required. the yolk of an egg beaten. and the juice of a lemon. it and as soon it begins to boil little may is be served. pepper. GOOD housewife should not be a person of one should be familiar with the flower garden as well as the flour barrel and though her lesson should be to lessen expense.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. of grain. 107. but . cut it Drain the meat from in pieces. LUNCHEON.

THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Bake in it. and serve with oyster sauce . you was too good-looking. " did you leave _yoiir last place ?" Inquired a young housekeeper about to engage a new servant. and cover with plenty of melted butter. add pepper and salt to the taste. Over this strew some finely-minced onion. press down.130 taste. ^ . "I *' Why. it. ma'am. and when I opened the door folks took me for the missus /" Why PIE MADE OF COLD ROAST BEEF." replied the applicant. 108. the pie is full. put in a layer of meat. or. see. leaving a hole in the centre. Pour in a little water. onion. Line a deep pie dish with paste. layers of oysters may be substituted. . place of the onions. Put it into small cans. and flour. dredge flour over then add another layer till of meat. Cut about half a pound of cold beef into under-done small pieces . Cover the top with paste. and on the top layer lay some lumps of butter.

is A is PRUDENT wife a treasure. season with Cayenne pepper and salt to the taste. 109. To satisfy the appetite it is not necessary to eat to repletion.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Take . Take some soup cold roast beef. and stand away to get cold. or the meat from a shin which has . and an active one worth her weight in gold. as much vinegar as would cover the meat boil in it a few grains of whole allspice and a couple of cloves . to-morrow we should reduce the quantity one-third and if that is not sufficient. This is a nice dish for supper or luncheon. If we find that we dined too freel3' to-day. . but at the conclusion of the meal a person should always feel as though he could eat more. pour it over the meat while it boil- ing hot. COLD BEEF HASHED WITH VINEGAR. Quantity of Food. beef- steak. a further reduction of a third should be made and so on until a proper standard is arrived at. . 131 — The proper quantity of food — to be taken at a meal is best regulated by a person's own feelings. been boiled for cut it in pieces about half an inch square.

ham it enough flavor with pepper and salt. A shoulder of lamb. pepper and and rub with bread crumbs and Broil it sweet herbs. Score the shoulder in squares. flour them. it Mix the whole together and make out into small cakes. or a part of one. 110. to which has been added an ounce of fresh butter rubbed into a table- . with the yolk of an egg. Send to table with sauce made of a half a pint of gravy. and fry them a nice brown on both sides. 111. and grate a to uncooked it. being left cold. rub salt it it. it. proceed in the follow- ing manner. over a clear fire —or put it it in an oven until nicely browned. THE ONLY "COLD SHOULDER" WHICH CAN BE SHOWN TO A FRIEND WITHOUT OFFENCE. is Take some is cold beef —that which it under-done the best little —mince Season very into fine.132 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. BEEF CAKES.

A mutton. The sauce -may be sim- plified at discretion if the above ingredients cold shoulder of are not all at hand. having only a blade bone. pour a of the sauce over the meat. Somebody lamb and nicely dressed. Serve with caper sauce poured over or melted butter." An impertinent fellow adds and " without sauce /" —tender. "A wife should be like roasted — . and send up the rest in a tureen. about a table-spoonful of each. says. little meat upon the may be dressed in the same way. or a few grains of Chili Cayenne — simlittle mer together for a few minutes. spoonful of flour^ the same of 133 or mushroom walnut catsup. two teaspoonsful of lemon juice.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. it. in which should be mixed some mushroom catchup and lemon juice. a vinegar. a quarter of a little rind of lemon grated very fine. one of black pepper.

half a salt-spoonful of pepper. Add dish. one clove. Season two crumbs of bread with the eighth part of a nutmeg grated. a tea-spoonful of moist sugar.134 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. a salt-spoonful of salt. Simmer place the twenty minutes. MUTTON CUTLETS WITH PORTUGUESE SAUCE. then into the crumbs. Take five or six cutlets off the . Dip the cutlets into beaten egg (one). mutton trim off the bare the bone. a half . fifteen or twenty minutes. and a quarter of a grain of Cayenne. large Peel and chop fine an onion. best end of a neck of fat. six Sultana raisins put them into a saucepan with a wine-glassful of vinegar. 112. and four pepper-corns. a clove of garlic. . and beat the cutlets ounces of with fine a chopper. port wine cutlets . and fry slowly in plenty of boiling of a pale fat till brown color. rub through a sieve round the and the sauce in the centre. a wine-glassful of . Serve immediately. a table-spoonful of gravy. apple.

It should be served on a very hot plate. the chop done. among which was clergyman preach the gospel. They will and should be done over a nice bright coal fire. and is his converThe sation and carriage consistent therewith ?" "He church wardens of Wallingford replied: preaches the gospel. Tomato likewise served with it.ALL. to forgive than to return . When transparent. but does not keep a car- — — riage I" MUTTON I CHOP. 113. great To cook a mutton chop well is a They should not be cut too thin. having sent round to the church wardens in his diocese a circular of in" Does your officiating quiries. 135 The Bishop of Oxford. hot. take from the fat is eight to ten minutes. Be always more ready an injury. and with a nice mealy potato.THE FAMILY SAVE. a chop never stick a fork into sauce is In dressing it. and is the lean feels hard. art.

but true. lay a slice and slice each chop. Let it not quite cover the mutton. and send them to the table. it is more and a thousand times as IRISH STEW. is Memory beautiful. wipe them dry. salt . Wash the chops. not so brilliant as hope. When they are done. 114. cold pour in but sufficient water to reach. boil up. This is the French method of serving them. the mutton closely over. of a neck of mutton cut into neat chops season pepper. and broil them over hot lay coals. grease the bars of your gridiron. slice thin put them in a stew-pan. them with on pepper and ter.136 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. About two pounds of the best end . three place just with three saltspoonsful of bL-ick and the same of onions. them on a dish and season salt. . MUTTON CHOPS WITH LEMON. peel and baste them with butlemons. 115.

Wash half a pound and boil it in a quart of water for .ALL. and let simmer very gently for an hour and a half of rice. Simmer half on a an hour and serve very hot dish. it Shake the pan quently. Put the mutton into a stewif pan with half a pint of gravy it. potatoes place (all for Peel two pounds of mealy size).THE FAMILY SAVE. "what are you put there for but to find that out ?" — CURRIED BOILED MUTTON. "An' sure now. and a spoonful of flour chop one onion quite and add that. An Irishman's ]?lea. Cut into neat slices three quarters of a pound of cold boiled mutton. the same wash them. "Are you guilty or not guilty?" asked the clerk of arraigns to a prisoner the other day. 137 an hour Skim and simmer very gently and a quarter. two spoonsful of curry powder. Sprinkle desserttablefine over it a teaspoonful of salt. . water." said Pat. you have fre- and if not. 116. longer. and them on the mutton.

till Fry slices or chops of cold lamb . chopped parsley. drain on a sieve. unfortunate. it twenty-five minutes. 117.138 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. egg. OR SPINACH. and with it a glass of mixed separate. and put the curry in the centre. methods of and pour a good gravy over them various when served. Serve very pickles. grated lemon and and yolk of a little Some nutmeg may be added. A VERY NICE DISH OF COLD LAMB AND CUCUMBERS. went to her butcher to remonstrate with him on . f The fool is not always man always successful . A LADY who made pretensions to refined feelings. nor the wise yet never had a fool a thorough enjoyment. and put it into the oven for five minutes to dry. The redressing mutton are applicable generally to lamb. hot. they are slightly browned in dip the slices bread crumbs. little Fry them. never was a wise man wholly unhappy. Place the rice round the dish neatly.

118. A neck of mutton being the last thing. his cruel practices. he refused it. Thrale. dining at the house of Mrs.— THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. John bring that back again I find it's neck or nothing /" ! TO DRESS COLD MUTTON OR VEAL. as he had the other dishes. when cold. 139 so barbarous " How. would you?" as A NICE HASH OF MUTTON. " Hello. however. found nothing to his liking. FooTE. understanding that there was nothing more. Add to some cold gravy some finely-chopped onion and half a pint mush- rooms. Foote called out to him." said she. and sat in expectation of something better. be cut into . little flour some mutton cut Thicken the gravy with a and butter. As the servant was taking it away. 119. If any of the neck of mutton or veal should be left after having been into soup. *' can you be to put innocent little lambs to death?" "Why not. cold Boil the whole gently with in small pieces. "you wouldn't eat 'em alive. it made may. madam?" said the butcher.

. preferred by them to young mutton because it stood more chewing /" Warburton. consisting of an old ram. Take three put it pints of mutton gravy. 120. and whole grains of little Put all in a stew-pan with a vinegar. salt. or the meat become Serve with currant jelly. and as soon as it is boiling hot serve it.140 small THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. salt. boil. will Don't let hard. let it into a saucepan. allspice. pieces and seasoned highly with Cayenne pepper. the crew a feast. — MUTTON HASHED IN THE STYLE OF VENISON. Nile. gives in his account of his vo3"age up the an amusing instance of a singular opinion of the proper qfualities of meat entertained by the He sa3's " On arriving at Kench we gave sailors. and boil. Then add some Cayenne pepper and some flour to thicken. it Cut the mutton into slices and put in. and a little bit of butter. Then add a it gill of port wine. and let it simmer for four or ^lyq minutes.

" said he. A short time after he missed his gold pencil-case. when thoroughly browned caper sauce. firm in the flesh. and it. it in a hot oven. sir T^ COLD BREAST OF MUTTON OR VEAL. spots. be flabby. your honesty. 141 A FEMALE servant. cover it with salt egg and bread crumbs. or discolored by green or yellow rejected the meat should be be. may be known to be good by being not too large. or soon will joints of unfit for eating. you do with " Yes. "And what did it?" ^^Kept it for my honesty. 121. 9 — it is. which " You may keep it for she carried to the owner. serve It may be eaten with currant or guava jelly. sweeping out a bachelor's room. —Veal fat. and of If the flesh white color. and chuckling her under the chin.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. season with and pepper. and inquired of the girl if she had seen it. smiling. or Directions for Selecting Veal. found a ten cent piece on the carpet." was the reply. The prime . sir. Trim the Put cold meat .

" "Oh. If you would enjoy your raiment. veal. MUTTON. The head and valuable for the feet are especially qualities. presented one to the footman as he stood at the door. sir. slices. or some delicate made dish." said Johnny. METHOD OF RE-DRESSING COLD ROAST BEEF. their nourishing If you would relish your food. GENTLEMAN who greatly disliked the custom of giving fees to servants. Fry them a nice brown." said the gentleman. on leaving the next party he attended. provided himself with some farthings. Cut the meat into small thin salt. no. ^^ I never give lessP^ A . " I beg your pardon. labor for it. and the breast for stewing. and. pay for it before you wear it. 122. take a clear conscience to bed with you. If you would sleep soundly. "but you have made a mistake.142 THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. are the loin and the leg for roasting. season well with pepper and and dip each lightly in beaten egg and then in bread crumbs. OR LAMB.

and a dessert-spoonful of walnut catsup boiled in a pint of water. of to which add a or dessert-spoonful mushroom hot. " what is the use of telling us how make a good dinner if the}'' give us no plates ?" to COLD MUTTON RE-COOKED WITH WINE." was the answer. madam. Cut the meat little in small pieces.." exclaimed the witty and beautiful lady. " Why. stick into eight . 123. An hashes. 124. to a bookseller. Take the remains of a leg it of boiled or roast mutton. a piece of bread toasted brown. little Stew till Thicken with flour and butter mixed. and stew in a gravy. may be made of a large onion. 143 A VERY NICE DISH OF MUTTON AND MASHED POTATOES. "No.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. none. but not burned. inexpensive etc. some whole pepper. walnut a catsup. and serve on a dish surrounded by mashed potatoes. gravy for all stews. " Has that cookery book any pictures ?" said Miss C.

fire Just before it taken from the pour in a glass of Madeira wine. or ten cloves. VERY NICE SAUSAGE BALLS FROM COLD MUTTON. two onions. 125. Put it into a stew-pan with two carrots. H'm Mary. that — cold meat. it the vegetables are perfectly off all it Take out the meat.144 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. — Oh. and Cover till it simmer tender. it's I may possibly be detained in the cit}^ on business. celery top. Take the most underdone it parts fine. Mary. skim the the fat from gravy. Tell your mistress. thicken with some j)ieces of butter rolled in flour. of a boiled leg of mutton. Pour the gravy over the meat and Master serve. when she comes in. and she is on no account to wait dinner for me. Master of the House. and some pieces of with cold water. some parsley chopped fine. chop very . what I is there for dinner to-day ? Mary. of the House. I think. and let it boil is a minute or two. two turnips. sir. and season well with pepper and salt. — sir.

fine. put into a moderate .THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. ma'am. and on the top lay some butter. and season with pepper and salt. / donH live now. 126. Have ready some . and spice. Add six ounces of beef suet chopped some pounded sweet herbs. season the fill meat with pepper and lumps of and the dish with the meat. where do you live "Please. into a pot. Boil some potatoes. balls. who had lately left her Lucy. 145 and season with pepper. Mix as and press down Use sausages. MUTTON PIE WITH POTATO CRUST. a quarter of a pound whites of grated bread. Pm A LADY meeting service. the yolks and of two eggs well beaten. well. and a clove of garlic. small pieces of cold mutton or lamb salt. Line a deep dish with the mashed potatoes. inquired — a girl " Well. Cover it it with a lid of mashed potatoes. or roll into and fry a nice brown. mash them with some milk and butter. salt. now?" married f^^ replied the girl.

it oven. and bake fine until the potatoes are a it brown.146 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. the following process should be adopted: Hold oiled paper in the smoke of a lamp. The water should be salted in the proportion of ^two teaspoonsful of Let it boil salt to a quart of water. with drawn butter rich parsley sauce. it it with flour and tie it in a clean cloth to cover put in boiling water enough it. until it becomes coated with the smoke to this paper apply the leaf of which you wish the impression taken. having previously -warmed Place it between your hands. or of pitch. to render it pliable. in. 127. wash and wipe dry . dredge . Leaf Impressions. To take perfect impressions of the leaves of plants. Serve in the dish it was baked BOILED LEG OF LAMB. the lower surface of the leaf upon the blackened surface of the oiled paper. from two to three hours accordServe it ing to or its size. cut off it the shank. in order that the numer: — . Trim off all the loose fat. and vegetables of any kind which may be in season. w^hichever may be preferred.

more accurately than in the most careful drawing. "do you mistake me " Oh. with a small either with the fingers or. Then remove the leaf carefully. a paper over the leaf. no. 147 ous veins which are so prominent on this side may Lay receive from the paper a portion of the smoke. ^& A GENTLEMAN." was the repl}^. and pressing upon it with the fingers on the roller as before. covered with woollen cloth. '' I mistook for a waiter ?" you for a gentleman. Slice the cold meat of an under.n white paper. showing its perfect outlines and veins. at an eating-house asked the person next to him if he would please to pass the mustard? "Sir. roller. done joint of lamb or mutton dip them into egg and well-seasoned bread crumbs. so that every part of the leaf may come in contact with the soap on the oiled paper a coating of smoke will thus adhere to the leaf. better still. with- out beins: overdone.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Thus may be obtained the impression of a leaf. or some soft material. and then press it gently upon the smoked paper. 128. that they may be browned and heated through. and broil or fry them over a quick fire. covering the leaf with a clean slip of paper." ." said the man.: CUTLETS OF COLD ROAST LAMB OR MUTTON. and place the blackened surface on a sheet of clea.

pound them. . LAMB STEWED WITH 130. then add a piece of butter rolled in flour to thicken the gravy. Heat it up. and serve it with fried tomatoes. or with a small piece of butter. season it it with pepper and little and in a pan with a of the gravy. which term continues to this day in all legal proceedings. put Mince some cold mutton very salt. finely. Peel some a French dish. 129. . Formerly. were consequently called spinsters. women were prohibited from marrying till they had spun a regular set of bed furniture. in slices. and lay them onions and some pepper and as the Put in let much water as will cook them them stew slowly till they are tender. This is ONIONS. in with salt. till their marriages. COLD MUTTON MINCED. cut the ends of the chops. or with poached eggs. off onions.148 THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. and. cut them and put them in your stew-pan .

and stew very sufficient to. lard with and cut bacon fried of a light brown. my lord." A NICE RAGOUT FROM COLD LAMB. and Strain off the gravy. mutton gravy. ." " a live sheep or a dead one ?" answered B .: . and add to half a glass of port wine . and pour the sauce over in the the lamb. into convenient pieces. to be examined upon application for a statute of lunacy A — B many against him. and a bit of butter rolled in flour. a dead one but two there are but two legs of mutton the others are . 131. spice." said Lord B "there is much difference a live sheep has four. Separate the lamb from the bones. the juice . of half a lemon boil together for a few min- utes in the gravy. lightly in it . "No. the Chancellor asked him. cover salt. How "Is it not the same thing?" said the Chancellor. keeping it the meat hot. some oysters a few mushrooms. Mutton may be served same way. . pepper. — shoulders. 149 Technical Distinction. season with sweet herbs. THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. When the Earl of was brought before Lord Loughborough. " legs has a sheep ?" "Does your Lordship mean.

milk^ some it nutmeg. BREAST OF VEAL STEWED WHITE. it When it. together. the juice of a lemon.150 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and let not his gray hairs be treated with irreverence. garnish with the and pour the sauce over Thy father hath watched for thy welfare. therefore. Make some gravy off. ends that were cut with half a pint of oysters. two eggs. is in the dish. flour. make a forcemeat as follows cut it Boil the sweetbread. Do honor. thin Mix rest well and stuff the it part of the breast with some of —the make up a cloth in of the into little balls and fry. some grated bread. very small. done. a salt. and a piece the veal it of butter rolled in flour. a little little beef suet. Why is a cricket on the hearth like a soldier in the Crimea ? Because he always advances under a brisk fire. 132. to his age. close Skewer the skin down. put balls. he hath toiled for thy ease. Cut a piece : off each end . and pepper. . and boil it in milk and water.

and a little salt. 133. a little a small onion stuck with a few cloves. it . fry When it all it hot throw it over tea- a light brown. it. a little whole pepper tied in a bundle of sweet herbs. two or three blades of mace. into the veal. fill it up. 151 A BREAST OF VEAL IN HODGE-PODGE.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. you would have soup made of you must stew as it but if you would have only sauce veal. veal Gut the brisket of a breast of little into pieces. it till to eat with the there is just as much season you would have with salt for sauce. sweet herbs and spice. Cover till it close and let it stew an hour. and it round. Take out the onion. and every bone asunder. a whole Throw lettuce in a pint of green peas. and . muslin rag. then flour and put half a pound of butter is into a stew-pan. or if it be boiled to your palate. washed clean. and then have ready a kettle of boiling water. and to your palate. pour stir it into the stew-pan.

the meat. take little the little of savoys. Pour the sauce all Garnish your dish with rasped into figures with your fingers. skewer the sweetbread flour place. If you have no peas. clean. 34. and thread. or the young If you would make a very fine dish of it. fill the inside of your lettuce tie with forcemeat. fire and for slowly before a moderate .152 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. over it. have no lettuces. pare three or four cucumbers. the top close with a it till there be just enough Set the lettuce in the middle and the veal round. and stew for the sauce. then take four or five heads of celery the white part washed small. pepper firmly roast in it Season a breast of veal with and its salt. and cut thin pieces. and cut When you hearts sprouts. bread made ROAST VEAL. scoop out the pulp. it pour altogether into your dish.

but not dry.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. put the gravy in a stew-pan. It 153 should be of a fine Baste it Drown. Make a dressing of bread crumbs. BAKED FILLET OF VEAL. to employ the present time. pepper and salt to the taste. season the . or too much depending on that which is to come. with enough butter to cause the bread crumbs to adhere together. man. add a piece of butter rolled in browned and if there should little not be quite enough gravy add a pepper and salt more water. it behoveth thee. bone. without regretting the loss of that which is past. about four hours. a little sweet marjoram. Since the days that are past are gone forever. with butter. with to the taste. an onion finely chopped. done. and those that are to come may not come to thee. as Make incisions all around the closely as possible so as not to touch each other. 135. When flour. The gravy should be brown. Fill these incisions with the dressing.

Pour them hot over the veal and . 136. and fry of a brown. Pour in enough water to cover the bottom of the pan. Have ready some tomatoes which have been stewed very dry. pan in which the meat has been enough to and add" butter make gravy. meat with pepper and strip and skewer the of fat around it. pass them through a sieve to take out the seeds. let it three or four hours.154 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. He that watches for an opportunity of revenge. season it. salt. lieth in wait against himself. and draweth down mischief on his own head. then put them a rich into the fried. away add a little Put it in a cool oven and done. put in the rack. As more cook the the gravy stews water. Cut some veal it in thin nice slices. When make gravy with some flour rolled in butter. FRIED VEAL WITH TOMATOES. and add pepper and salt to the taste. and place the meat on it.

of water. Fill the chopped. Cut deep incisions in the meat it about an inch apart. little . finely powdered. and thicken the gravy with a flour. and he that increaseth his riches increaseth his cares. least. FILLET OF VEAL A-LA-MODE. but a contented mind is a hidden treasure.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. To be satisfied with a little is the greatest wisdom. put the veal in gills a pot with three tightly. dressing. and season with pepper and salt. and an ounce of salt to with pepper and incisions the taste. serve it. 137. 155' Beef is excellent. dressing with a four-cent baker's finely two small onions butter. and cover it Let it cook slowly two hours at Some prefer a little sweet marjoram to or thyme. with this dressing. added the it is Take out the veal when done. Make your loaf. cooked in the same way. and trouble findeth it not.

138. instead of veal. afterwards came to England to give her majesty an account of his success and to claim his reward. the neck PIE. Cut up some is veal. the best part of to preferable any other. but said at the same time." 156 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. a teaspoonful of ground two cloves. little salt. and a sprig of mace. —Graveston. VEAL POT 139. " Get you home. SPICED VEAL. it as gar as will cover cold. square. Cold beef will answer A Traitor's Reward. half a teaspoonful of Cayenne pepper. Boil the spices in the vinegar and pour over the veal boiling hot. The queen gave him a thousand crowns. It much may be . Cut some of the thick part of a cold loin of veal into pieces about an inch Pour over it. wash . spiced vine- eaten hot or To spice the vinegar To two gills of vinegar. who betrayed the Spaniards at Bergen-op-Zoom to Queen Elizabeth. a allspice. that I may know where to send when I want a thorough paced villian.

cut in pieces the size of very small steaks. put the meat over and on the top lay the hard crust. and add pour in as much water as will cover it.THE FAMILY SAVE. with the up. place the soft crust on a it. let cook slowly till done . it Let the kidney be very fresh . set the pot on a few coals before the quently. 140. cut rolled in flour up some pieces of butter to it. the improvement of arts is his delight. 157 . put in the veal with some pieces of paste rolled out and cut in squares. and season sides of it with pepper and salt line the your pot with paste. brown side Serve the gravy in a boat. To have it the crust of a pot pie brown. leaving an opening in the centre. put the lid on the pot and put it it over a moderate the meat dish. and lay a sheet of paste on the top.ALL. and their utility to the public crowneth him with honor. 10 . fire. SCOTCH KIDNEY-COLLOPS. and turn fre- The wise man cultivates his mind with knowledge. then is fire.

inexpensive dishes. and he left the table rather hungry. Cayenne. This is one of the most agreeable. aiely. and dry and fresh them brown butter. The dinner offered to the maestro formed no exception to the general rule. Cover the stew-pan and let the collops simmer slowly for two hours or more. four little hot water the salt. some . simple. if you like. and every part may be used. immedi' with me again. Rossini had accepted an invitation to dine with a certain lady whose dinners were known to be arranged on a severely economical scale. <' I hope you will soon do me the honor to dine " Oh. Dust them with in flour. young onions minced." said the lady. 141. them a stew-pan with When into browned. pepper.158 soak the THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. yes." was the reply. and wholesome of made of veal is The meat from any joint available. with parsley. or onion-pickle close. vinegar. pour a pan. MINCED VEAL. shred and a little vinegar. well. slices in warm water.

it a pan with to this the water it was boiled Add two . Boil a knuckle of veal in just to cover is it. people not even objecting to a little fat. with a pepper. must little be boiled into a gravy.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. FRENCH STEW OF VEAL. 159 It must all be cut away from the bones and outside. the mince should be poured out upon the dish. The brown the and the bones (broken up). nicely minced. was boiled in and save and put in. enough water with a little salt. and a blade of off. pour off the water it. salt. a tablespoonful of cream. and a piece of butter blended with flour. then strained and with the minced meat put into a stewpan with a teaspoonful of grated lemonpeel. As soon as perfectly hot through. mace . the same quantity of lemon-juice. lined with toast. When it the veal tender. 142. gristles. Cut the veal in in small pieces.

a quarter pound of and butter. and serve pour in two glasses of wine. a bay leaf. a teacupful of vinegar in in Well wash it two or three waters . a laurel leaf. and fix not thy hopes beyond the bounds of probability so shall success attend thy undertakin(>s thy heart shall not be vexed with disappointments. a table- spoonful of allspice in grains (which should be crushed. and Stir pepper salt to the taste. with two onions. WITH OYSTER SAUCE. put it into a stew-pan. a sprig of . two little tablespoonsful of flour smoothly in a water. CALF'S HEAD STEWED. hard-boiled eggs chopped very fine.ALL. it hot. and pour into fire. Set it over the let it boil for two or three minutes. . a sprig of thyme. Tn all thy desires let reason go along with thee. it. a little mace. 143. Soak half of a small skin) for calf's head (without the water.— 160 THE FAMILY SAVE. with one hour in cold it. but not broken of a fine).

Intervals between Meals. ride several miles. half of a carrot. four allspice. it may not be immediately felt. and continue longer oysters. it lays the train for subsequent dyspepsia and all its attendant horrors. an hour and seven min- and then serve. Take out to it three the head strain the liquor add tablespoonsful of baked flour and the strained liquor of three dozen oysters . Boil up quickly skim . put the head in again. six black peppercorns. As a general rule. It is no unusual thing for a merchant to breakfast at eight o'clock in the morning. then simmer gently for an hour and a half. it constantly. an interval of five or six hours should elapse between each meal. vrithout having eaten any This is very injurious. add three dozen and then simmer for three-quarters of utes. . . skimming . — . 161 marjoram.. four sprigs of parsley. Persons engaged in business frequently do themselves much mischief by disregarding these monitions amidst the bustle and excitement of business. and a pint and a half of cold water. two sage leaves. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. boil up . and although thing all day. and return to dine at six or seven o'clock in the evening. two cloves. but this of course varies according to circumstances.

some sweet herbs. the heads of the occupiers are . because the under line of the worst air in the room is on a level with the fire-place the lower. MOCK TURTLE. Low mantel-pieces are wholesome than high ones. boil half an hour when liver done. therefore. and let it butter. mix it with the .162 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and a large onion in as let it . this top is placed in a room. Take a fine large calf's head. cloves. it for two or three hours in it cold water then put on to it. and put into a stewpan with them some mace. forcemeat much Mantel-pieces. red pepper. In rooms nut well ventilated. split open. nutmeg. it CALF'S HEAD. Then take one quarter of a pound of butter rolled in flour. and lay . the meat into square pieces. OF 144. Fry the and lay it round the dish with some nice balls. Low — the body is immersed in the inferior air. the deeper the upper portion of less . put it. add a glass of wine. and some browned stew. boil in as it is much water cut as will cover When done enough to take the meat off the bones. it much of the liquor as will cover and stew gently one hour. salt it to your liking.

163 in the worst and the warmest air. Parboil them in. fellow ?" said the counsel. strew and fry them in butter. it beat up the yolk of an egg. feather. A a *' trial for assault. salt. salt and water. BROW-BEATING counscl asked a witness. and rub over them with a pepper. SWEET-BREAD FRIED. Garnish with slices crisped parsley. " Because I thought some fool or other would ask me. 146." FRIED SWEET-BREADS. He answered.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. placed at different elevations in a warm room will A confirm these truths. and small thin of toasted bacon. take them up and dry them in . during the distance he was from the parties when the assault happened. Cut sweet-breads into long slices." come you to be so exact. "How Just four feet five inches and a half. over. their feet are thermometer placed in the best and coldest. 145. when done. Make a seasoning of this and grated bread. so I measured it.

BOILED SWEET-BREADS. Eat not to dulness . season them with pepper and salt. with and bread crumbs. First parboil them. into cold water to whiten and harden season Wipe them dry and salt. then throw them them. plate with a little melted butter A sumed CALF when fed for market is said to have conas much milk as would make one hundred pounds of cheese. of a light brown. drink not to elevation. With a sharp knife. cut them in half. flour them. 147. . They should be basted while broiling by putting them on a in it. or grated crackers.164 a cloth. Or they may be egg fried as oysters. and fry them in hot lard. them with pepper and and broil them. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.

to the fat they and a is little brown flour.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 149. The gifts of the understanding are the treasures of God. and dish them a fine brown. 165 TO FRICASSEE SWEET-BREADS. take it off" the pour it over the sweet- breads and serve hot. This all is called hlanch- and should precede the other modes . and then thrown into cold water. as the gravy thick- ened. Parboil the sweet-breads in salt and water. flour over them. salt Season with and pepper. and when cool skim them. and he appointeth to every one his portion in what measure seemeth good unto himself. to make them white and ing^ firm. dust some fry . Put them on a make a gravy by adding some water were fried in. 148. pour in some Lisbon or Maderia wine. ROASTED SWEET-BREADS. but be careful not to break them. Sweet-breads should be parboiled. As soon fire.

It is better to be laughed at than ruined better to have a wife who cheapens every thing and buys nothing. Have ready some cracker salt. crumbs well seasoned with pepper and season your sweet-breads. Bake the it in a tolerably hot oven. put in the sweetbreads pie with and some of the gravy. of cooking them. per and PIE.166 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. . but whose pride will cheapen nothing. to stew and add enough water nice gravy. leaving an opening in the centre. line it them with a When done. than to be impoverished by one whose vanity would purchase every thing. dust some flour over them. dip each one into some beaten egg. Put them a pan and bake or roast them. cover the a lid of paste. with paste. butter a pie dish. is When crust brown. serve the pie . Season the sweetbreads with pepsalt. SWEETBREAD 150. then in into the bread crumbs.

fashionable visitor thus addressed a "How are you. my dear. and fry them a brown then stew them in a portion of the liquor in which they were boiled. 151. you should ask me how I am. add it. flour . skin them and cut them pepper and light in half Season them with salt. pepper. FORMAL. Brown with a a piece of butter with flour little . my dear?" "Very girl: The visitor then well. Lord Byron knew a dull man who lived on a bon mot of Moore's for a week and his lordship once offered a wager of a considerable sum that the reciter was guiltless of understanding its point. in salt Parboil three or four sweetbreads and water. salt. and a glass of white wine. . them. When cool. STEWED SWEETBREADS. but he could get no one to accept the bet." she replied.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. "I little A — don't want to know !" . 167 with the remainder of the gravy in a sauce tureen." The child simply and honestly replied. added: "Now. 1 thank you.

. When many can be done conveniently. For variety. sub- stitute fried bread cut the size of the cutlet. SWEETBREAD CUTLETS.168 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and fine them into very fine bread salt. under gravy made in the little thickened with a glass of sherry or flour. Boil the sweetbreads for half an little hour in water with a salt. and place each cutlet upon a slice of tongue when they are dished. and dip them with yolk Cayenne. take as slices of a cold boiled tongue as there are sweetbread cutlets. placing them high them a in the centre. trim them into good shape. cut them into of equal thickness. brush of egg. light Fry them of a brown. Arrange them in a dish. and pour pan. 152. pare the skin from them. crumbs seasoned with grated lemon-rind. and when slices they are perfectly cold. and dress them with the sweetbreads after they have been egged and seasoned in the same way. to which a be added Madeira may just before it it is taken off the fire.

THE FAMILY SAVE. CALVES' BRAINS FRIED. leave nothing undone to render home agreeable. lay it in salt and w^ater for an hour or two to draw out the . 153. parboil them. "how long can a person live without brains ?" "I dinna ken. As the late Professor was one day walking near Aberdeen." replied Jemmy. "Pray. and fry them a delicate brown. A GOOD wife will always receive her husband with smiles. and season with . Slice the liver. remove the skin. he met a well-known individual of weak intellect.ALL. Wash all the brains clean. and gratefully reciprocate kindness and attention. scratching his head. or bread crumbs." said the Professor. 154. ''how auld are ye yourself V^ CALF'S LIVER BROILED. 169 The crumb is of a stale loaf very evenly sliced best for the purpose. pepper and salt dust flour over them.

but he is raw yet /" — PIE OF COLD ROAST VEAL. then season with pepper and Grease the bars of the gridiron. 155. the slices are brown on both A GENTLEMAN was One day disputing with Mirza Mohammed Ibrahim about the excellence of his cook. " he may have been forty years before the fire. it. was remarkable for practicing that miserable rule. fill Make it nice paste." said the Mirza. full of half the meat. and wound up with " He ought to know something of cookery." One day." " Well. and keep all you get. walking down the avenue from his house. of whose fame he was very jealous. and on the top lay some oysters. it . Cover the pie with the paste and bake Lord Braco. and parboil salt. wash it it clean.170 blood. with some lumps of butter. put the liver over a clear fire. Cut the veal in small pieces. and broil it till sides. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. for he has been forty years before the fire. line a deep pie dish. and a season them with pepper and salt. " Get all you can. which he took up and carefully . an ancestor of the Earl of Fife. he saw a farthing lying at his feet.

of each layer. the water is reduced to one Then remove the with pepper bones. encleaned. saying "it was not worth a nobleman's attention. puir body. 156." " Fin' a farthing yoursel'. thicken the gravy with some butter rolled in flour. strew fine. the dish is full. square. the bones. and carefully put the coin into his breeches pocket. 171 beggar passing at the same time. A PIE OF COLD VEAL AND HAM. Line the bottom and sides of a pie dish with paste. Let them stew half. Season it with pepper and pieces of fat. and season it and salt to the taste. a layer till ham sliced very of ham and veal On the top alternately.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL." replied his lordship. treated his lordship would give him the farthing. put Take the bones and in a saucepan with them enough water till to cover them. put in a layer pf veal. Cut the meat from It should be in pieces about half an inch salt. some yolks of eggs chopped A few oysters or button- . then a layer of cold thin — and so on.

with the remainder of the gravy in a sauce tureen. then shake some flour over them shake the pan round. A wife and children . this pie. put them in the veal with the yolk of two eggs . 157.^" said he.. fry them a . TO COOK COLD SLICES OF VEAL. into thin take from it the skin and gristles fire put some butter over the with some little. was asked what he intended to " I am going home to get acquainted with my do. and put in some veal stock gravy. in a little of the gravy. chopped onions . leaving an opening in the centre. mushrooms improve Pour Cover the top with paste. 172 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. it Serve in the dish it was baked in. class having failed. Some men devote themselves so exclusivel3^ to their business as almost entirely to neglect their gentleman of this domestic and social relations. and some spice . Take a piece of veal that has been it roasted (but not over done). cut slices . a bunch of sweet herbs. and bake the pie in a rather slow oven.

and season w4th pepper and taste. Of cold veal. 158. Wilson. stir it one it way till it is thick and smooth. the following notice is written over the chimney " Gentlemen. and a little juice . and put in the dish. to see this field of potatoes so diseased. it's a great pity. and fry them a light brown. : POTATO SAUSAGE. "Ah weel. some lemon-peel grated.'" 11 . Mr. a grated nutmeg. learning to spell are requested to use yesterday's paper.— THE FAMILY SAVE. flour them. In a country news room. add the same quantity of cold mashed potatoes." replied the farmer. " but there's one comfort Jach Tamson's is not a 1 bit better . if you have Cold potatoes for this dish left from dinner answer " I AM sorry. finely chopped. They may any will be fried in sausage gravy left." said a sympathizing inspector. some parsley shred small. salt to the Make it out in small cakes.ALL. 173 beat up with milk.

and an onion. . 160. With the bones. finely chopped. 159. strain the gravy into the pan. make a and brown the good gravy melt some butter in a frying pan. and fry them a light brown on both sides. there is any sausage gravy in. etc. left. little trimmings. A NICE RAGOUT OF COLD VEAL.ALL.. Cut the cold trimming meat off into small. VEAL. To cold veal. and flour slices of veal of a light brown . beef may be used instead of veal. and thicken the same to a proper consis- . 174 THE FAMILY SAVE. take them up. If . it is very good to fry them dinner Cold potatoes left from Cold may be used for this dish. add the same quantity of cold mashed potatoes season with pepper and salt to the taste make it out in small cakes flour them. round bones. the rough parts. SAUSAGE. cutlets.

. set it in a quick oven. Cut the veal in . sir." said a wag. mace. Said Tom. them simmer very slowly liking wdth pepper. and catsup skim the sauce. serve the pie. . put and let in the cutlets. which may be ornamented by leaves of paste . left . and pour hot over the cutlets. THE FAMILY S AYE-ALL. then. I have eaten so much veal that I am ashamed to look a calf in the face!" "I s'pose. When season to . small pieces. season with pepper and salt make a paste of two pounds of flour and one of butter Une the bottom and sides of a deep pie-dish put in the veal with some of the cold gravy which has been paste.. smooth and well mixed. 161. " jou continue to shave without a glass P^ PIE OF COLD VEAL. " Since I have been abroad. cover the top with the in leaving an opening the centre. 175 tence with butter rolled in flour. is and as soon as the crust brown.

wash Heat them nicely and wipe them dry. . and a large piece of Send them to the table hot. When he comes to be capable of keeping an account. per. your gridiron. . Broil them be careful not to burn the legs and wings. it will occasion his runninsf into extravasrances with so much more eagerness when he comes to have money in his own hands. to give a young person mone}^ to spend at will. small. grease the bars. over clear coals. without requiring any account of it. When done. and put your chickens nicely . or ratlier forcing him. There is no error more fatal than imagining that pinching a youth in his pocket money will teach him fnlgalit3^ On the contrary. you must expect to find that he has thrown it away upon what is not only idle. he ought to be obliged to do it he will thereby acquire a habit of frugality. is leading. season them with pepbutter. as pinching him in his diet will make his If you put into appetite only the more rapacious. the hands of your child more money than is suitable to his age anfl discretion. A certain. On the contrary. that will be of service to him through his whole life. regular income any child above six 3^ears of age ought to have. into extravairance and follv. Partridges. BROILED CHICKENS. attention. and prudence.176 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. salt. Split them down the back. but hurtful. pheas- ants and pigeons are broiled in the same way. 162.

put a little water flour in the pan. wash them and dry them in a clean napkin sea. 163. and more pepper and spring chickens are Young only suitable for frying. called to hiin with an insolent air." ** said one of them. 'Tis your business to sow." : CHICKEN POT PIE. 164.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. add some butter rolled in to thicken the gravy. for I am sowing hemp. cut them in them with pepper and salt. Have in a pan some hot butter and lard mixed dust some flour over each piece. A COUNTRYMAN was oncG sowingliis grass ground. riding that way. salt if required. both sides . but we reap the fruit of your labor. pieces." To which the countryman replied 'Tis very likely you may. . when two smart fellows. Cut the chicken in pieces. honest fellow. and fry them slowly till of a bright brown on . 177 FRIED CHICKENS. Wash your season chickens. trul}^. " Well. take them up.

and between every layer of chicken put in a piece of butter rolled in squares of the paste if flour. more flour mixed with Dish by putting the top crust on the sides of the dish. When the gravy should not be thick little it enough.178 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. with you choose it. cover the pot. of the pot with paste. and place the brown crust on the Serve the gravy in a sauce boat. justly. lay the chicken in the centre. put in the pieces of chicken. if may it is all around. Turn the pot frequently that the be evenly browned done. pour in enough cold water lid of to cover and put on a the paste. the best part of Bacon says beauty is that which a picture cannot express. . . place it in front of the fire with a few coals under crust it. top. add a butter. leave an opening in the cen- tre of the top crust. Line the sides son with salt and pepper.

to minced veal or parts of fowl. The may be garnished with slices of fried potatoes. with little pepper and salt. them first Fry the cut Grated cheese may dish be used to give a piquant flavor." Eddie: "No. and you shall have the third for your dinner. then in the crumbs. 179 COLD ROAST FOWLS FRIED. Beat the yolk of two eggs. and a little bit of butter rubbed in a flour. in a bit of butter. " Pa. some cream. then. Stew a few small mushrooms an hour . ^^ : : . a quarter of mince them very a small." Parent " Well. Sim- . pieces in butter or nice lard. A DELICATE DISH FROM COLD FOWL OR VEAL. and this is two and one and two make three. 165. This is one.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. how many Eddie. your mother may have one I'll take the other. 166. with the gravy. Cut in the fowls into pieces and dip the egg. (a very smart boy) chickens are there on this dish?" Parent: "two my son. there are three. and add them.

turkey. to the mince. chickens. veal. when she gave him some thin chicken broth. or melted butter. or they may be baked forms. 167. that she would try to coax that chicken just to wade through that soup once more ! The heard is PATTIES FROM COLD TURKEY OR CHICKENS..180 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. etc. without the intervention of a pan. in tin or earthenware pans of various in pans will generally Those baked be most approved because the paste will be more delicate. salt and mace. Patties and of lobster. best description of weakness we have ever contained in the wag's prayer to his wife. Put a spoonful of cream and season with pepper. Stew this in a little good gravy. oysters. and mix Mince the white part of the it flesh. three or four mer minutes. may be either baked in their paste. having a piece of paper under each . and serve on toasted bread. of cold lamb. with a little grated ham. or the paste will be baked . Patties may be made etc.

Some . and whether he or any other gathers the . and serve hot. and stir it over the fire. salt. with a salt more and pepper if necessary. little little put it back in the saucepan. heart. Give it a boil. separately. FRICASSEE FROM COLD BOILED CHICKEN. and keep Then take hot. and a bit of butter rolled in flour. together with the neck. a grated nutmeg. Pour this gravy over the nicely fried chicken. then add a little cream. and giz- stewed well together. simmer Cut up the chicken and put in a little it to gravy made of some of it the water in which was boiled. fruit. 181 and the meat afterwards put upon it. zard. and leave it to the soil and the seasons whether they come up or not. Strain the gravy. feet.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. liver. but do not let it boil again. 168. PuiF paste should be employed. Good intentions are at least the seed of good actions and ever}^ man ought to sow them. it Season well out the with pepper and chicken.

may be boiled down make a gravy. Serve hot. to and gizzard. " I REGARD the discoveiy of a new dish. dip the chicken into into some nicely-seasoned bread over a clear Broil feet. "as a far more interesting event than the discovery of a new star for we always have stars enough. and the liver. nish with thin slices of lemon. Gar- forcemeat balls are sometimes added. but can never have too many cooks. and used to thicken the gravy. . and then crumbs. The neck. Split the chicken down the back." said a gourmand. mashed. 169. have an egg beaten. after five or ten having simmered minutes. gentle fire. it." — BROILED COLD CHICKEN. may be taken out.182 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. I shall never consider the science sufficiently honored until we have a cook elected to Congrress.

Before serving. Scorn to depress thy competitor by any dishonest or unworthy methods strive to raise thyself above . over which put some of butter. and this for half onion. thicken in flour. squeeze in a little lemon juice. small . chicken of a brood like the Why is the first foremast of a ship ? of the main hatch I Because it's a little for'ard AN EXCELLENT HASH FROM COLD POULTRY. a slice of lean ham. Cut the meat in pieces. 171. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. pepper. put the trimmings and bones in a saucepan with some pepper. bit of butter rolled then put in the meat. and brown them. and fill with bits crumbs of bread. and mince it set it over the fire in a little cream. 183 VEHY NICE SCALLOPS FROM COLD CHICKEN. a little salt.. it Simmer with a an hour. Bone the meat. salt and season with nutmeg. and then put it into scallop shells. . 170.

and a little parsley. Mix these with pepper. Mince the meat. and add suitable proportions of suet. '' Docthor. if not with success. put them into a saucepan with gravy. salt. and Roll and fry. 172. bim only by excelling him so shall thy contest for superiority be crowned with honor. TURKEY. egg yolk. GAME. 173. and a bit of butter rolled in flour.184 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. with a tearful eye looking downward breast. having called in a doctor as a forlorn hope. said that's a dale of mustard for so little mate . or a little catsup. flour. water and clean them. . ham. docthor it strikes me upon it. Soak the livers in Etc. OR VEAL. pickled mushrooms. Season with . ENTREE OF COLD CHICKEN.^" : A — ! RAGOUT OF LIVERS OF POULTRY. POOR emaciated Irishman. pounded mace. grated bread. the latter spread a huge mustard plaster and clapped it on the poor fellow's Pat.

" said Mr.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. very gently about ten minutes. pepper and minutes. When it is trussed for roasting. do you &est excellente. Monsieur. leaves. salt. it cut the liver to pieces and set fire over the in a stew-pan. sir. a piece Let these stew of butter rolled in flour. " Qui.^^ was the replj''. *'Yery good soup this. and which salt. Smith. with the other livers around. 174. and then take them it off. Smith. must be two bay strained. Singe the turkey and stuff it. TO ROAST A TURKEY WITH OYSTERS. with oysters. Sidney Smith was once dining with a French gentleman. cover the paper over spit . who had been before dinner indulging in a variety of free-thinking speculations. believe in a cook ?" inquired Mr. and had ended by avowing himself a materialist. oysters washed. " Pray. 185 twelve Stew for ten or The liver of a turkey may be broiled and set in the centre of the dish. with half a pint of their liquor. some pepper and two blades of mace.

boils up.186 it. then put them into the essence of ham. throw them water. stir it into some cream and a veal gravy in pieces. Simmer up. To BE continually judging and censuring those that were never privately and personally reproved. give is them a boil. put into the sauce. Mix some till it flour with a piece of little butter. may be added. white pepper. — TTJIIKEY HASHED. add a little lemon juice. lovingly and compassionately admonished. it and lay down to a is good fire. with grated lemon . pour the sauce over it. take into boiling a pint of oysters. 175. When the turkey done and in the dish. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and mace (pounded) a little it mushroom Oysters powder or catsup. peel. take off the beards. . Cut the turkey it not too small. but at a set distance. While it roasting on a stew-pan with half a pint of essence of ham. nor once earnestly and heartily prayed for by them this censorious spirit is a Christless spirit.

turn them over. to which add three ounces of butter. Clean and prepare them as other Crumb the inside of a small loaf of baker's bread. Mix Season the ducks both salt. When Baste brown. one large onion salt chopped fine. he had nearly put an end to a goose. in- and out with pepper and Then back with a them with the Place .THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. . and when done. over. Recovering. EOAST DUCK. dressing. fre- quently hot. them on little the flour upward water nice dredge a sufficient to make gravy. tightly. all with pepper and well together. poultry. 187 of cold water. Fowls seem exceedingly grateful for the gift They never swallow a drop of it without turning up their eyes to heaven. when he received the whole force of the battery himself. that instead of a turkey. and skewer pan. 176. side fill to taste. send to the table and eat with cranberry sauce. . Dr. he goodhumoredly remarked. Franklin was once endeavoring to kill a turkey by electricit}?".

pepper. and with pepper and both inside and out. let it boil add more pepper this and salt. tle salt. it . and serve with the goose. it it firmly. Make a dressing a lit- of bread crumbs. then season it it. sweet marjoram and some onions finely Fill the goose minced. A very good dressing for roast goose toes boiled is to substitute pota- and finely mashed instead of the . wipe salt. Whilst is roasting. baste with butter. if Pour gravy in the boat. little to let it burn. flour. it and put on the spit. Add it the liquor they were boiled in to the gravy which dripped from the goose. wash dry. with very water. ROAST GOOSE. some salt and pepper. and boil them. put them on in a stew-pan. Clean the and be careful not giblets. truss it with this dressing. Thicken with some butter rolled in a few minutes necessary. it Clean your goose. butter. Some prefer a little sage added to the dressing in place of the sweet marjoram. 177.188 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.

''it's safe. A Man whose first wife was remarkably neat married a slattern. 189 salt. covered. When well done and tender. On one occasion she mustered resolution to rub down the old mahogany table. wash and drain it on a put to stew with some butter. then add the pepper. *' on the floor. pieces. add a spoonful or two of the gravy. on a and place the pieces of duck upon it. " There now I" exclaimed Oh no. my the wife. If it should get too dry. and in a stew-pan closely a little pepper and it salt. Cut cold ducks into convenient and warm them fine. "we've lost our dinner.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Shred some red cabit. bage very sieve . lay dish ." dear !" answered he. onions and sweet marjoram as before. serve. add a it small glass of wine or vinegar. 178. An awkward man dropped it attempting to carve a goose. shaking frequently. . bread crumbs. I have got my foot on itP^ COLD DUCKS STEWED WITH RED CABBAGE. it very gradually in some of their gravy.

190 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Her good man sat quietly regarding her nntil she had done." . and serve Dr. or garlic. Marsh says. and a more gravy. for it always looked thus when my first wife was living. is hot. . COLD DUCK STEWED WITH PEAS. to make up Put in the loss by stewing. and it awakens reminiscences of days that are gone. gently. may Add some onion chopped little small. She desired to know what had aflfected him in so unusual a manner? " The sight of that table. Add a little walnut catsup. It is unneccessary to say that the insulted lady bounced out of the room and declared as she slammed the door behind her. and warm Season with lemon peel. when he burst into tears." said he " for I now recognize it as an old acquaintance. under a close cover. Put a pint of the cold duck gravy in a stew- and a pint of green peas together pan. or this be omitted. 179. them stew until the peas are then add a glass of red wine. if liked. and let soft . Cayenne pepper and salt. the duck. the best cure for the hysterics In his opinion to discharge the servant girl. that she would make herself a slave to no man.

HASHED COLD DUCK. As soon as it comes to the add a glass of Madeira wine. The hash should not in. pour a little . cut the legs in two.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and the gizzard into four pieces. Cut the duck in salt. boil after the off the fire wine is poured but be taken immediately. season them highly water on with pepper and salt. put some pieces of butter rolled in flour. season with pepper and Slice some cold ham very thin. 180. 191 there is nothing like work to keep the nervous system from becoming unstrung. the wings and neck into three. and serve with green peas boiled and buttered. pieces. Some women think they want a physician. when they need a scrubbing- brush. Clean the PIE. giblets. Lay the duck and ham it in a stew-pan. with enough water to keep from boil it burning. GIBLET 181.

skim it free from fat. cover with paste. luxury of a left leg ?" " Sir. In the mean time take the remainder of the liquor. till them and stew them take out the giblets. to partake of the enjoyment of a well-cut ham. and included should giblets. and the " Pray. sir.192 THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. and thicken with a little flour and butter. the pie but the bones the be cracked and stewed with A TRAVELLER was lately boasting of the luxury of arriving at night after a hard da^^'s journey. and tender. Serve this gravy in a sauce pie. it tureen with the If you have any cold game or poultry in might be cut in pieces .'" . it necessary. you must find that it is the only leg that is left . Then are cool when they put them in a deep dish with a little of the liquor they were stewed in. what is the peculiar left leg of a goose. to conceive its luxury. put it over the fire in a if clean stew-pan. with more seasoning. and bake in a moderate oven.

boil them them in enough salt and water to cover them. add pepper quired. clean Take the tips of the wings. heart.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Take them out water they were salt if re- when tender. season with pepper. and to the boiled in. liver. from the fire. head. boils and more and and a little flour. and bake it in a quick oven. put them in a stew-pan. ENGLISH GIBLET PIE. cover the bottom and sides of a pie giblets. leaving an opening in the centre to permit the escape of the steam. 183. Have the remainder of the gravy hot and serve in a tureen with the pie. Make a good paste dish. put in the pour some of the gravy over them. cover the top with paste. 193 GIBLET PIE-ANOTHER WAY. . well. neck and gizzard of a goose. Wash and clean your giblets. it as soon as it remove . 182.

. and fatten it for himself. resolved Having made to buy one. a bargain. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. is and when the crust done take it out. crust. you have been cheated. A GREEN one. they are Line the sides of your pie if dish with paste. and a little butter rolled in flour. to ask the market woman . set off to desire to possess a a neighboring town. cover till them with water. ." The smiling countenance of the Irishman was turned to dismay he reflected for a moment. add a rolled in flour. stew them very tender. " They've given you no giblets with him the goose. for the giblets of the live goose. Set the pie in the oven. leaving put on the top it an opening in the eentre of . he was returning home when he was met by a waggish friend. put in the giblets." said his friend to him. and actually walked a distance of two miles. then turned back.194 salt. who had a great goose alive. more butter Let it boil once. to whom he showed his pur" Why. in the form of a square ornament this with leaves of the paste. pour in the gravy. and the gravy little is not quite thick enough. on seeing chase.

clean nicely." . fire. and be careful not to let the legs When they are done. my dear." The father replied. " This is one. There*' upon he began. he said to them. turn them frequently. your mother shall have the first pigeon. dish. and that is two. grease the bars to prevent the pigeons from sticking. put them on a and salt. Have ready a bed of clear coals. wash them and dry them on a clean napkin. and you may take the third. " I can prove by the rules of logic and arithmetic that those two pigeons are three. and one and two make three.THE FAMILY SAVE. I will keep the second." said the father. As you have done it so nicely. and place them over the and wings burn.ALL. heat your gridiron. 195 BROILED PIGEONS. 184. Having one evening two pigeons for supper. season them with pepper and baste them well with butter on both sides. One and two are three." " — Do so. nicest for Young them pigeons or squabs are the broiling. A young student came during the holidays from college to see his parents. Cut them down the back.

with a Mince some cold chicken very little fine suetj season it with pepper. Make side the meat into side in a pan.196 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. place them by and sprinkle dry bread crumbs over them. Season the whole with half a teaspoonful of salt and one grated nutmeg. Put a very little water in the pan. place it in a moderate oven and bake it at least two hours and a half. 186. and a quarter of a pound of pickled pork. and add these ingredients to the chopped meat. baste with the gravy in the pan. Better to go debt. Beat two eggs light. IMITATION BONED TURKEY. two rolls. While cooking. Mix all together thoroughly. to bed supperless than to rise in CROaiTETTES OF COLD CHICKEN. Chop fine three and a half pounds of lean veal. . roll six crackers. mince a bunch of parsley fine. 185.

the hair of number four is a trifle longer than that of number three. and add occasionally a tablespoonful . dip egg. The secret has been betra3^ed by a treacherous barber. our ingenious beau visits his club. which look as though they needed cutting. . them into beaten and then into bread crumbs. and says in a careless tone. and some parsley chopped grated fine add a nutmeg . pound to a paste. and fry fine them a brown. put part of the mixit ture* into a marble mortar. little 197 . Upon reaching the last day of the month. Thus. of well-beaten egg then pound more of the till all is chicken in the same manner done. runs his fingers through his wig.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. make the meat into rolls of an oblong shape. Flour your hands. . each wig being provided with a box and a number. caused to be manufactured as many wigs as there are days in the month. The gentleman. One would never guess the device adopted by one of the London dandies of ripe age to delude his acquaintances into the supposition that his luxuriant wig is the natural product of his own head. salt. and so on to numbers thirty and thirtyone. it seems. Every morning he puts on a peruke slightly differing from the others. "My hair is growing much too long I must have it cut !" And the next morning he dons number one again.

hung tongue. and stew for gravy . Continue to pound are well the ingredients mixed . in a paste . 187. pounded . stand in a cool place cut up about half a free or six hours pound of cold fowl from skin into the . roll out the paste the eighth . 198 THE FAMILY SAVE. with a piece of garlic the size of a pea and half a pint of water. add sufficient till gravy all to moisten.ALL. knead then till quite smooth roll it out twice for five . half a saltspoonful of flour of mustard. CROaUETTES OF FOWLS. grated. let it . Rub two ounces of fresh butter . into six ounces of dried flour beat the yolks of two fresh eggs with four tablespoonfuls of cold water. half a saltspoonful of white pepper. (roast or boiled) put the bones and trimmings sauce-pan. season with the sixth part of a nutmeg. the grated rind of the quarter of a lemon. or add two ounces of either ham. and stir into the flour stiff* till . pound the fowl to paste beef.. and a quarter of a saltspoonful of salt.

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of an inch thick
sized
pieces,
;

199

divide

it

into eight equal

about

three

inches

square;

brush over the surface with cold water ; put

an eighth part of the pounded meat into
each piece, in the form of a sausage
the paste over;
press
;

fold

the edges to

make
till

them adhere

;

then fry in plenty of boiling
of

lard or clarified dripping (one pound)

a yellow-brown color (about ten minutes)
drain on a sieve before the
fire,

and serve

on a neatly folded napkin, with or without
fried parsley in the centre.

Let thine own business engage thy attention leave the care of the State to the governors thereof.

;

PARTRIDGES-STEWED, BROILED, OR
ROASTED.

188.
roast,

When they may

partridges

are too old

to

be stewed in the following

manner.

Cut them in quarters, season with
salt,

pepper and

and put them

in a stewto

pan with nearly water enough

cover

200
them.

THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.

When

tender,

add

some

butter,

mixed with

flour, to

thicken the gravy.
split

Partridges

are

usually

down

the

back,

washed, wiped dry,
salt,

and

seasoned

with

and

broiled.

When

done, dust

pepper over
butter.

them,

and baste well with
also

They may

be roasted

like

chickens.

A GENTLEMAN Complimented a lady on her improved appearance. "You are guilty of flattery!"
"Not so," replied the gentleman, "for I are as plump as a, partridge "At first," said the lady, " I thought you guilty of flattery only but now I find you are actually making game of me I"
said she.

vow you
;

y

ROASTED REED BIRDS.

189.

Pick your birds, and with a pair

of scissors cut and

draw them

as chickens.

Wash them clean, and wipe them dry. Make a dressing of bread crumbs, pepper,
salt; butter

enough

to

make

the crumbs

adhere together;

chopped onion

may

be

;

THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.

201

added, with a small quantity of any kind

of sweet herb finely powdered.
birds with this dressing, sew

Fill

the

them

up, put

them on

a

spit,

and baste them with butter

whilst they are roasting.

A CERTAIN barrister, who was remarkable for coming into court with dirty hands, observed that he " had been turning over Goke^ " I should have thought it had been coalJ^^ was the reply of a
neighboring counsel.

RABBIT A-LA-FRANCAISE.

190.
season
it

Cut

the

rabbit

in

pieces,

and

highly with salt and pepper, and

a very
water.

little

mace.

Just cover
is

it

with

When
flour

the meat

quite

tender,

mix some

with a large piece of butter
is

when

the gravy

quite thick, add half a

pint of port wine.

Send

it

to

the table

very hot.
Irish pedlar asked an itinerant poulterer the price of a pair of fowls. " Six shillings, sir. " " In my country, m}^ darling, you might buy them for

An

202

THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL.

own dear
2')e7ices,

sixpence a-pacey " Why don't you remain in your country, then ?" " 'Case we have no six-

my jewel,"

said Pat.

FRICASSEED RABBIT.
191.

Take a stew-pan with a

tightly-

fitting cover,

cut up a couple of rabbits,

season
salt,

them well with Cayenne pepper,

and a sprig of mace.

Add

a large teatill

cup of hot water, and stew them

they

begin to be tender; then add two ounces
of butter, rolled in a
little flour, to
it

thicken

the gravy.
fire,

Just before taking

from the
Serve
instead

pour in a glass of Madeira.

immediately.
of the wine.

Cream may be added

A GAME-KEEPER, Writing a letter to a friend, determined to send him some rabbits. "Tell me," said he to a companion, " how many b's there are in rabbits?" "That depends upon circumstances,"
replied the rustic oracle;

"how many

rabbits are

you sending?" "Four." "Then eight b's of course, two for each rabbit." The keeper therefore wrote " I have the pleasure of sending you some rabbbbbbbbits !"

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203

WHITE FRICASSEE OF RABBIT.
192.
soak
it

Cut the rabbit into
in cold water for

joints,

and

two hours.

Put

into a stew-pan three or four slices of fat

bacon, half a carrot, a large onion, half a
clove of garlic, half a head of celery,

a

bunch of parsley, a bay
and two
sprigs of

leaf,
all

a laurel
cut up.

leaf,

thyme,

Lay

in the rabbit,
slices of

and on that put three or four
Stand the stew-pan by the
an hour.

bacon.

side of the fire for

The

rabbit

should be firm and perfectly white.

Make
salt-

a sauce as follows

:

Half a pint of stock

(No. 2), a saltspoonful of loaf sugar, a

spoonful of

salt,

the tenth part of a nut-

meg

grated,

and a dessertspoonful of baked
up.

flour.

Boil
for

Put

in

the

rabbit,

and
the

simmer

twenty

minutes.
eggs with

Beat
a
gill

yolks of two fresh

of

good cream

;

lay the rabbit neatly on a hot

dish; pour the juice of a lemon over it;
stir

the cream and eggs into the sauce for
;

two minutes

pour

it

over the rabbit, and

204
serve.

THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.

The bacon may be
fire,

rolled,

browned

before the

and used

to garnish the dish.

firmly believe that many a case of chronic ugliness mis^ht be cured throuo^h the means of healthy exercise. Get up, then, and shake off your sloth send that dead black blood through the channels of your body let it come up to your sallow cheeks in red waves. Come to the resolution that you give jour blood quicker circulation. Your hearts will be the sooner purified, and made meet for the joys, and strong for the trials of life.
; ;

We

RABBIT POT

PIE.

193.
son
it

Cut the rabbit

in small pieces, sea-

highly with salt and pepper.

Make

a paste, line the sides of a pot with the crust,

then put in the rabbit, with three ounces of
butter cut up and rolled in flour.

Roll out

some of the dough, cut

it

in pieces about
it

three inches square, and lay
pieces of rabbit;
will cover
it,

in with the
as

pour in as

much water

roll

out a sheet of paste and

place on the top, leaving an opening in the
centre.

Cover the pot with the

lid,

and

let

THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.
it

205
done.
If

cook slowly
pie

till

the rabbit

is

when your

is

nearly done, the gravy

should not be thick enough, add a few more
pieces of butter rolled in flour.

When
on
it,

the

pie

is

done put the top or

soft crust at the

bottom of the
place the

dish, lay the rabbit

then

brown crust on the top with the
Serve the gravy in a gravy

brown
boat.

side up.

A

YOUNG woman meeting her former

fellow-ser-

" Yery vant, was asked how she liked her place. well." "Then you have nothing to complain of?" " Nothing only master and missis talk such very
;

bad grammar."

SMOTHERED RABBIT.
194r.
ly,
it

Clean the rabbit, wash
it

it

thorough-

season
flat

well with salt and pepper, lay
broil it slowly.

on the gridiron,

It

should be a fine brown

when
butter,

done.

Have

ready eight or ten large onions, boiled and

mashed with a piece of
and
salt.
13

some pepper

Baste the rabbit with butter, and

206

THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL.
it,

pour the mashed onions over
cover
it

so as to

entirely.

Serve

it

immediately.

MISER caught a fly, put it into the sugar basin, over it. " What is that for ?" said a bystander. **Hush!" whispered the miser, "if the fly escapes, I shall know that some one has been at my sugar P^
and
set a plate

A

BEST

WAY

OF COOKING VENISON.
in rather thin
dish,

195.
slices,

Cut your venison

pound them, lay them on a

and

send them to the table.

Have

a chafing-dish

on the
in the

table, lay

some of the

slices of

venison

pan of the

chafing-dish,

throw on a

little salt,

but not so

much

as for other meat,

a

lump

of butter, and some currant jelly,
let
it

put the cover on the dish,

remain a

minute or two, take
slices of

ofi*

the cover, turn the

meat, place

it

on again, and in two
will be

or three minutes
sufficiently

more the venison

cooked.

Each person

at the

;

THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL.
table adds pepper to suit the taste.

207

Some

prefer venison cooked without currant jelly.

Resolve
without
fail

to perform what what you resolve.

you ought: perform

VENISON STEAKS.

196.
it,

Cut your venison

in slices,

pound

and having heated your

gridiron, grease
it.

the bars and place the
tlie

meat on

Broil

venison very quickly over clear coals,
as it
is

and as soon

done put

it

on a dish,

season with pepper and salt and plenty of
butter.

Send
it

it

to the table immediately.
jelly.

Serve

with currant

The

plates

should be warm.

There

is

no objection to

broils in a house, so

they

be confined to the kitchen.

HASH OF COLD VENISON.
197.

Cut the meat

from the

bones

crack the bones and put them into a sauce-

208

THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.

pan with the trimmings, with barely enough
water to cover them
;

stew

till

the water

is

reduced one half; strain the liquid, and add

some pieces of butter

rolled in flour,
as it boils

and
add

some currant

jelly.

As soon

the venison, which should be cut in small
pieces.

In five minutes

it

will be ready to

serve.

Even a pig upon a spit has one consolation things are sure to take a turn.

;

When Dr. Johnson was asked why he was not invited out to dine as Garrick was, he answered, as if it was a triumph to him, " Because great lords and ladies don't like to have their mouths stopped 1"

A HASH OF COLD VENISON.
198.
slices.

Cut the cold venison into thin

Then make

a gravy by stewing the

bones and trimmings, which should be seasoned with some whole grains of pepper and
salt
;

thicken

it

with a piece of butter rolled
hot add a glass of port wine

in flour.

When

;

THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.

209
;

and a small

glass of currant jelly

then put

in the slices of venison

and simmer them
Serve with

slowly

for

a

few minutes.

toasted bread around the dish.

At a venison feast Sir Joshua Reynolds addressed his conversation to one of the company who sat near liim, but to his great surprise, could not get a
single word in answer; until, at length, his silent neighbor turned to him and said,," Sir Joshua, whenever you are at a venison feast, I advise you not to speak during dinner-time. Through that last question of j^ours, I have unfortunately swallowed a piece ofjine fat, without tasting the flavor /"

A NICE PIE FROM COLD VENISON.
199. Cut the venison into small squares and season it with grated numeg, pepper,
and
salt
;

line the sides

and edges of a dish

with puff paste, lay in the meat, and add
half a pint of rich gravy,

made with
add a

the

trimmings of the venison
port wine,

;

glass of

and the juice of half a lemon
paste and bake.

cover the dish with the

Pour a

little

more gravy into the pie when

;

210
it

TUE FAMILY SAVE- ALL.

comes from the oven.

Good

either hot or

cold.

An old gentleman being asked what lie liked for dinner replied: "A keen appetite, good company, something to eat, and a clean napkin.^^

A NICE STEW FROM COLD VENISON.

200.

Make

a gravy from the fragments
if

and bones, and add,

convenient, a
;

little

mutton gravy.

Let

this

simmer then skim
thickened with
if

and add browned butter
flour,

some catchup, a

little claret,

ap-

proved,

and a spoonful of currant
little

jelly.

Squeeze in a

lemon

;

give a boil, and

then while simmering add the pieces of venison thinly sliced.

Garnish with cut pickles

or with slices of lemon,

and

fried bread.

Old Mrs. Darnley is a pattern of household economy. She says she has made a pair of socks last fifteen years, by merely knitting new feet to them every winter, and new legs every other winter.

THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.

211

ROAST

PIG.

201.
feet,

Prepare the pig by cutting off the

scraping and cleansing the head and

ears, cutting out

the tongue and eyes, and

cleaning
clean,

the

throat.
it

and wipe

Wash it perfectly dry. Make a dressing

of bread crumbs, some onions finely chopped, with
salt,
;

pepper, and sweet marjoram,
also butter

to the taste

enough to make

the crumbs adhere together.

Any

spice

may be added, and the grating of a lemon, but many prefer the dressing without spice.
Rub
fill it

the pig thoroughly inside with

salt,

Cayenne pepper, and powdered sage; then
with the dressing and sew
salt,
it

up.

Rub
before

the outside with
sage, put it

Cayenne pepper, and
and place
fire.

on the

spit,

it

a clear but not too hot a

Have

a piece
it

of clean sponge tied on a stick, dip

in

melted butter, and as the skin dries moisten
it.

A

common-sized pig takes from three

to four hours to roast.

An

excellent filling

may be made of potatoes

boiled

and mashed.

Pour the gravy into a pan. it. ROAST PORK. the bones Take across a nice middle joints. piece of young pork. that Lamb on by every one. 202. stir in off a part a little flour mixed with it cold water. wash it. If potatoes are used. skim of the fat. If . Put no as it flour on or baste it while cooking. but do not it parallel with the spit. It is said is Roast Pig relished by those who know. instead of the bread. put it on the with a . little water in the bottom of the roaster five and to tea- pounds of pork rub in well two salt. the dressing will require more butter. two teaspoon- and one of Cayenne pepper. add some water. and let boil once —then serve it in a gravy tureen. and crack the middle.212 THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. it softens the skin and makes tough. score ribs. separate the break the skin. spoonfuls and a half of fuls of sugar.

Apple sauce pork." — PORK STEAKS. and pork around it. and pulverized sides. it 213 should not be sufficiently seasoned. 203. slices. sage. Apple sauce may be preferred to the cranberry it — in which case must be piled up in the centre of the dish. contains a sublimity of conception scarcely to be equalled: " The lifetime of the Almighty. season with Cayenne pepper. . by a pupil of the deaf-and-dumb school at Paris. always served with roast " What is Eternity ?" The following beautiful answer. add a little more pepper or is salt as it may require. Fry them a fine brown on both Place a form of cranberry sauce in the lay the slices of centre of the dish.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Cut the pork into salt.

to fire. Some buckwheat meal — this is added in the same Indian meal as is manner as the as it Indian. not so solid buck- . and any pieces which may be having after made all meat. make boil it it as thick as thick mush. pick out Take all the meat out of the it the bones. pot. slowly Add till a little salt. just before as Set the pot over the it and begins to boil. 1. and rubbed the taste. left This is generally made sausage of the feet. 204. Scrape and wash well the pieces de- signed for the scrapple. and fry prefer in hot lard or sausage fat. and return it it to the liquor in the pot. cut up fine. No. and put them in a pot with just as much water and is as will cover let them.214 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. salt. is preferable. SCRAPPLE. Let it a few minutes. cut it in slices. flour it. When it cold. Season sage. stir in gradually as will much Indian meal it ofi*. with pepper. them boil the flesh perfectly soft and the bones loose. take and pour in pans. head.

SCRAPPLE. mean time pepper. you may see as much as is to be seen but by the use of another kind of glass you may see twice as much. Take the head. No. season it highly with Cayenne sage. wheat. and ears of a pig. set over the fire. and as soon as it begins to boil add as buckwheat flour as much Indian meal or will make it very thick. may added with the sage By the use of eye-glasses. put them into several flesh in. and pulverized Turn it . 205. which In the Stir it continually while it is boiling.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 215 be Sweet marjoram if preferred. and the boil them hours. and with a large wooden spoon mash up the meat. until bones leave the strain off the liquor they all were boiled pick out the bones very carefully. . feet. salt and water. and after thoroughly cleansing them. Then pour it the liquor over the meat. . 2. will require ten or fifteen minutes. salt.

a made mustard. 206. A NOBLE Lord asked a Clergyman once. a salt. at the bottom of his table. and one well-beaten egg. and a teaspoonful of baked flour. half a saltspoon- mustardspoonful of freshhalf a grain of Cayenne. Make up the meat into of the form of small cutlets (five or six) . out in pans to cool. quarter of a saltspoonful of sage in ^ne powder. Buckwheat meal and Indian meal be may mixed in equal proportions if preferred." said the clergyman. MINCED PORK CUTLETS. cut it in and fry them a nice brown on both sides. why the goose was always placed near to the parson ? " Reall}^ my lord. When cold. with a saltspoonful of ful of pepper. slices.216 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. add a tablespoonful of pork gravy. Mince three quarters of a pound Season of lean roast pork and two shalots. that I shall never see a goose in future without thinking of your lordship P^ . " I can give no reason for it but your question is so odd.

therefore. put into a saucepan with them two tablespoon- fuls of moist sugar. dredge them with baked plenty of boiling color fat) till and fry pale (in of a brown (about eight minutes). or guard thyself against them whenever they occur. one gill of rubbed sage. of brandy simmer for three quarters of till an hour . half of black pepper. Peel made as follows and cut up four large apples. beat with a wooden spoon quite smooth. and the sauce If it be diflacult to rule thine anger. half salt. Serve with apple sauce. Avoid. 207.: THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. equal size. SAUSAGE MEAT. all occasions of falling into wrath. Place the cutlets round the dish. one tablespoonful of Cayenne pepper. 217 flour. a pint of a gill Twenty-five pounds of pork. . and two tablepoonfuls . it is wise to prevent it. in the centre.

large bones. PIGS' FEET. cut each foot . until They should cook very slowly meat is the perfectly tender. some may be added to the gravy. SOUSED FEET. If approved. It is considered very creditable to men to have hearts of oak. salt put them on to boil in some and water. 209. and boiled salt. but not half so creditable to have wooden heads.218 THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. thoroughly tender. They may be eaten hot or cold. Take after four or eight pigs' feet. cut them in put fry them in a pan with some lard. 208. and nice them a vinegar brown. in water with a proper quantity of When half. Pigs' feet should be scraped and thoroughly cleaned. Take in four out the pieces. and thoroughly scraping and cleaning them.

and stand away it to get cold. with some Let flesh. 210. and return to the water was boiled Add down red and black pepper. 219 When If pre- pour cold vinegar over them. taste.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. forms. Clean a pig's head nicely. HOG'S-HEAD CHEESE. season with Cayenne 23epper and cold. it boil until the it bones fall from the all Then take a up. boil it in very water. wash little it and salt. . some grains of allspice and a sprig or two of mace may be added. ferred. add a small quantity of ground and mace. well. take out the it bones and with wooden spoon it mash it up well. rubbed sage and sweet marjoram to the Boil the whole till it is it quite thick in pans or and nearly dry. in. smooth it then pour over the top with the back it of the spoon. table. . Cut it in slices and send to the Some cloves prefer spice in hog's-head cheese in that case. salt.

wind work. First. can be made to receive in Place the bottle of ham a baking dish. fire work. Massa. he sleep. work in dis cashire. let the water become lukewarm. etc. horse work. every ting work here but de hog . used pleasantly to riepeat an observation of his negro servant. smoke work. he eat. Franklin. HOW 211. champagne Baste occasionally with juice. with a or prime cider. . country water work. he do noting all day. he walk about like gentleman /" . man work. Let simmer or boil lightly for four or five hours it — five is better than four ofil —then Rub take out and shave the rind granu- lated sage into the whole surface of the so long as it ham it. Lan" Every ting. to place one in Never put a ham and be equally careful never boiling water. and let it baste an hour in a gentle heat. ass work. bullock work. dog work. he drink.220 THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. when the Doctor was making the tour of Derbyshire. and then put the it ham in. Dr. in cold water. TO COOK A HAM. when in England.

round If it is it is not to be eaten whilst hot. is Wash and it scrape your ham . in a large vessel filled it with cold w^ater. and make your whole lives a long vacation ?" . strip off the it. it out of the water. . but be it careful not to let as hardens and toughens the meat. which Put it should be changed several times. 212. When it is done. as soon as taken from the pot. take skin. cold. simmer. if it if not very salt let it need not be soaked old and dry. 221 You that are rich have of all people the least cause to be idle God gives you more than others . BOILED HAM. to cook each Allow twenty minutes pound of meat. set it away to get it.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and serve Twist scalloped it letter paper round the shank. then skin 14 by which means you pre- . soak twelve hours in luke- warm water. and is there any reason then that you should do less for God than others. Let it boil. or ornament with sprigs of green parsley neatly twisted it.

[e exclaimed to a friend. may be garnished as above. who sat silent and fasting. if you choose. cried. what is it else ?" the sage quickly replied. left When the shoulders are remove from them the skin. 213. As I lately a sage on a fine ham was repasting for breakfast too savory I opine). 222 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. dip them into the best salad then . " When I'm making large extracts from Bacon P"* And MODE OF RE-DRESSING COLD ROAST 214. for he thought him mistaken " Why. Beat the yolks of two eggs very cover your egg. PIG. GLAZED HAM. you may glaze it.. or. them. then over some grated and then set the ham in the oven to brown the (Though glazing. light. entire. turn oil. "What a breakfast of learning is mine !" "A breakfast of learning!" with wonder he laugh'd. It serve all the juice of the meat. ham sift all over with the }>eaten (•racker.

THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. in bread 223 crumbs highly seasoned with Caysalt. Serve with tomato sauce. the size of egg.. flour. button mushrooms then and Shake them over the stir to three or four minutes. enne and Broil them over a clear fire. and throw in six cleaned fire for or eight sliced. and we found her in every respect Creditable. them a dessertspoonful of . for he had been brought up with em from childhood /" ^ SERVANT girl received the following written character from a person who meant to recommend her " This is to certify that Isabel Wier served with us During the last half-year." says Mrs. bit of butter. "was better calculated to judge of pork than my poor husband he knew what good hogs were. Remove Melt a the flesh from the bones. "No man. and PIG. also the skin. and free from nothing that was in any way wrong /" : A A VERY NICE ENTREE FROM COLD ROAST 215. and cut into convenient an pieces. Partington. and send them to table while hot.

it cannot be amiss for the engines to play a little on our own. Add a small bunch of parsley. some of salt. BREAKFAST DISH FROM COLD BACON.224 THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. Whenever our neighbor's house is on fire. Better to be despised for too anxious apprehension. and add two or three glasses of wine. Cut the bacon into slices about a quarter of an inch thick. and bring it slowly to the point of simmering. to and continue shake or toss them gently. Lay the rashers on . and the strained juice of half a lemon. boil gently until reduced nearly one third take out the parsley and mace. Stir to it the beaten yolks of three fresh eggs. water. and half a pint of Let these . grate over them some crust of bread. lay in the meat. Serve hot. a middling-sized blade of mace. 216. a small quantity Cayenne pepper. and powder them well with it on both sides. than ruined by too confident security. but do not allow them to burn.

and when thoroughly hot.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. or sweetbreads. . and brown them on both sides. and salt. baste them with They should be served with apple butter. and for a garnish around veal cutlets. 225 a cheese-toaster. 217. "what o' that? Take hold. Cut some slices from the leg. man you come to the table to eat your victuals. "How horrible it smells!" "Well. FASTIDIOUS boarder." replied the other. It looked very well. not to smell 'emP^ in A New — STEAKS FROM COLD ROAST PORK. Excellent to accompany poached or fried eggs. and pulverized Broil them. but the boarder said to his host. at a cheap establishment York. when a rather unsavory ham presented itself for discussion. lately appeared at the table. season them with Cayenne sage. pepper. or cranberry sauce. or dishes of green peas or beans. or hashed calf's head.

CUTLETS FROM COLD ROAST PORK. and some finely-powdered clear fire. 218. and pulverized sage. them highly with Cayenne pepper. with tomato sauce. Make and some water. a Cut the lean part of the cold pork in slices. Fry them slowly. season little salt. them with Cayenne pepper. sage. season salt. A BREAKFAST DISH FROM COLD ROAST PORK.226 THE FAMILY SAVE ALL. and when flour of a fine brown take them out of a gravy by adding a little the pan. Broil them over a and take care Serve that they do not become scorched. 219. Cut the pork in slices. and pour over the steaks. . it Let it boil.

pepper. butter.) 220. season with pounded and salt. — POTATO KALE.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and take out the core (preserving the pips and sticking them into the pulp) slices of cold . Put your cabbage on salt in the to boil. and any of cold roasted ginger. meat. one gill two ounces of of cream. with a little it is water . 227 A PIE OF COLD ROAST MEAT AND APPLES. when nearly done. cut thick sort fat bacon. pare your potatoes and put them in with the cabbage. Six potatoes. Cut some apples into quarters. (an ENGLISH DISH. and bake until nicely browned. The three sweet fireside sounds The song of the tea-kettle. half head of cabbage. 221. When the potatoes are soft take . and pour over the top a large cupful of ale. and the purring of the cat. the chirping of the cricket. Put into the dish a layer of each. Cover the dish with a paste.

pan. when eaten with loaves roast are very or nice beef mutton. put the mash both very salt add the butter and cream with to and pepper fire the taste. and it Serve immediately. and are made of any portion of the mashed roots. them out —drain the cabbage—wipe a saucein. because baby and 1 washed it in the basin ever so long this morning." conceive. pa. POTATO LOAVES." exclaimed an indulgent husband to his better half. by mixing with them a good quantity of very finely minced raw shallot. This is very good with cold meat. powdered with pepper . the other day. " ^^o. stir it till Set the pot over the the potatoes are hot. Potato 222." said his petted daughter. prepared without milk. A NOVEL WAY TO CLEAN A WATCH.: 228 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. —" I Cannot what's the matter with my watch I think it must want cleaning. it. my dear. or the pot they were boiled potatoes and cabbage into fine. " I know it don't want cleaning.

it. 229 and a it salt. boiling water. lump of butter and dividing into small loaves of a conical form. throw the potatoes in shake them well. Sir Thomas Overbury says that the man who has not any thing to boast of but his illustrious ancestors. Have ready some a pot full of it. Prepare your potatoes. — . and placing is. them under the meat it is to brown.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 223. in an earthen pot. with salt in and drop in the potatoes half is an hour before dinner colander. is like a potato the only good belonging to him is under ground. some of the gravy along with the Op much speaking cometh silence is safety. warmed. repentance. then beating up the whole with to bind it. served. and put them well in a vegetable dish. for three hours. Have ready a well warmed. that when so nearly done as to impart fat. and let them stand in cold water. but in BOILED POTATOES.

the taste. FRIED POTATOES. 230 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.^ POTATO SALAD. observed " that a youth might be compared to a comma. two ounces of butter. . on a sheet of white blotting paper on a so as to absorb the fat before serving. with color. and fry to a pale slice. brown Take them out with a and place them sieve. A FIELD-PREACHER. who had been a printer. and divide each quarter in cold water ten two . to Six potatoes. six salt onions.) 225.^ . (a GERMAN DISH. and wipe them quite dry filled throw them into a stew-pan half boiling fat. till and vinegar and the Boil the potatoes soft. into Pare the potatoes and cut them into four quarters. 224. old age to a colon. to which death puts Si period. pepper. onions they are the onions require . let them stand minutes drain. manhood to a semicolon.

" " Sign. about as long again as the potatoes. when presenting to him a re" If you say quest for the brevet of lieutenant. put into it a little white pepper and salt. with parsley chopped. toes. The king stared. and warm them up in white sauce or melted butter. them become . 231 Wipe out the pot in which the potatoes were boiled. and add to the onions." answered the king. 226.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and signed. two." said a soldier one day to Frederick the Great". slice the pota- but do not mash them. potatoes. pepper." replied the soldier. salt and vinegar it is . when it will be it ready for the table. and let Or cold. mash the onions in it. set it over the fire and stir it till hot. whistled. Some persons prefer without the vinegar. let cut them into slices tolerably thick. put in the butter. " Sire. POTATOES A-LA-MAITRE D'HOTEL. one word. boil the potatoes. " I will have you hanged. Boil and peel the them grow nearly cold then . and the juice of half a lemon.

Mash cold potatoes. and chop very finely moisten a tin them with brown gravy. One tear of a woman is oftentimes more formidable than the ''three tiers" of a ship of the line. take cold cabbage or spinach. add a little flour. about a teaspoonful for a moderate dish when the flour has boiled a short time in the butter. and then take them . and put into a . then cut them into rather thick Put a lump of fresh butter into a stew-pan. 232 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and stew them for a few minutes. and moisten them with a little white sauce . add a cupful of water and a then put little cream . cover the top. beat all together. 227. . Fill mould with layers of potatoes it and cabbage. from the fire add a little lemon-juice. pepper. and send to table. in the potatoes covered with salt . slices. chopped parsley. COLD POTATOES WITH SPINACH OR CABBAGE..

" said she. " this here is one cabbage head. and served same as the potatoes and cabbage described above. stew-pan of boiling water." "Drat it I" ejaculated the indignant son. The method to improve them by cooking . he said." said a young gardener to his sweetlieart. " Daddy. and put the into moulds layers. 228. a This forms entrie. Potatoes are sometimes of very inferior quality. " she called me a cabbage heaclP^ TO IMPROVE POTATOES OF BAD aUALITY. very pretty for an Cold . ain't it ?" "Yes. The next da}^ being at work with his father. " I LOVE you like any thing. that ere's ditto. daddy. what is the meaning of ditto?" "Whj^." said the old man. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. long enough to 2f3^ it Let remain make dish the vegetables hot then turn them out and serve. The ardent lover was sorely puzzled to understand the meaning of ditto.. "Ditto. carrots and turnips be may be added to soups or may warmed up and separately." "Well. being deficient in starch.

and with a small scoop made for the purpose.234 is. Wash some many boil large potatoes. The fork breaks them into pieces and allows the water to escape. pour a white sauce over them. until nearly done. Then drain the water from fire to . form as a dish . and boil them gently. toes prepared thus have been mistaken young ones at the best tables. much improving the pota- OLD POTATOES TO LOOK LIKE YOUNG ONES. and serve with the second course. thus very toes. and put them again upon the make them hot without burning them then mash them with a forh. them. to peel them. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 229. the water being put to them cold till . fill diminutive ones as will in them two or three waters about three minutes each time. then let them steam Old potafor tender . .

finely chopped. or SPINACH. 230. top. waters. Pick off the stem of each leaf. they had not a sovereign hit Hood amongst them. sertspoonful of salt it boil press it down. 231. and avoid using any that are old or discolored wash the spinach it in several waters. 1. SPINACH. and let rapidly (uncovered) for ten or twelve it minutes. drain through a sieve. eggs and strew over the which have been boiled hard and poached eggs. 2. taking the whole lot of authors together. No. and press . Put it into a vegetable dish. and put into a quart of boiling water with a des. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. No. 2d was states that the phrase " republic of letters" upon to insinuate that.5 . as Wash it is it well through several apt to be gritty.

salt.236 out it THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. mince quite fine. them skin Put some tomatoes into a pan. cherish love. shrivels. — 1. The God. Garnish with fried sippets. 4. Cut a slice of bread into small three-cornered pieces. and put into a stew-pan with two ounces of butter. all the water . and fry to a pale brown color in plenty of butter or oil. smooth over with a knife. To To do good. To gain BAKED TOMATOES. 5. leading duties of life are To acquire wisdom. with a small lump of butter on each. in the oven. health. and cut it into triangles. 232. Put the and bake them till Serve them hot. Stir for six or eight minutes. a saltspoonful of half the quantity of sifted white pepper. 6. . 3. To worship To maintain wealth. Place it the spinach on a vegetable dish. Each his person at the table dresses them on own plate. 2. and a teaspoonful of sugar.

237 TOMATO FRICANDEATJ. Get some slices of veal cutlets. and to resolve to do what ought to be done and of the evening. and fry them slowly till they are done. season them with pepper and salt. They should be sides. to consider. TOMATO MUSTARD. pieces.ALL. . pound and wash them. pour the pulp into the gravy after the meat has been taken out. it it with a piece of butter rolled this over the Pour meat and serve hot. strain them through a sieve to get out all the seeds. 233." THE FAMILY SAVE. Kub them through a 15 sieve to extract the pulp. 234. Cut a peck of tomatoes in small and boil them till tender. * That a special care is to be had of two portions of our time of the morning. of a light brown on both Stew some tomatoes very dry. to examine whether we have done what we ought. and thicken in flour.' — . " The Pythagoreans had a wise saying.

and attempt The rogue to pick the lock of his writing desk. Boil the whole a few moments. a little more may be added before last time. was not a little disconcerted at hearing a loud laugh from the occupant of the apartment. If this should not be quite salt enough. two tablespoonfuls of mustard seed. and what risk you run. and two tablespoonfuls of salt. " Why do you laugh ?" asked " I am laughing. one teaspoonful of cloves. corked M. whom he supposed asleep. M.238 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. when he saw a man enter his room cautiously. DeBalzac was lying awake in bed. DeBalzac. . Then add one tablespoonful of Cayenne pepper. my good fellow. it is boiled the oil Put a tablespoonful of sweet bottle before it is on the top of each to exclude the air. "to think what pains you are taking. in hope of finding money by night in a desk where the lawful owner can never The thief "evacuated Flanfind any by day!" ders" at once." said the thief. boil which put on and until nearly dry. one tablespoonful of black pepper. and cold bottle it when and cork it tightly.

Season with butter. for it is all your own. and cook soft. and let them stand a few minutes.it right through to — your tent. cried out. salt. do not be weary yet try to carrj?. dip some of the water and mash them fine. The beast being so tired that he was not able either to go or to sustain the load. Cayenne pepper.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 239 STEWED TOMATOES. juicy. the driver took it up and carried it. pour boiling water over them. put them without any water. If they are not very ripe. when the skin will peel off Then cut them up. — A poor Macedo- nian soldier was one day leading before Alexander a mule laden with gold for the king's use. " Friend. in a stew-pan them till they are If they prove too out. very easily. and They may be thickened if with bread crumbs or grated cracker preferred. Humane Driver Rewarded. 235." . Alexander seeing him just sinking under the burden and going to throw it on the ground. though with great difficulty.

To six tomatoes. so as the can be divested of the pulp and seeds which they contain. and then fry When they are brown on both add some butter and cream thicken the gravy with butter and flour mixed as for drawn butter. Cut the tomatoes season them with pepper and them in fresh lard. one ounce of butter. parts. Tomatoes pre- . and cook them soft. set them in a moderate oven. each piece with the dressing. 236. pepper Fill the cells of and salt to the taste. Put them gill pan with an ounce of butter and a of water. take half a pint of bread crumbs. sides. and cut them in two round the tomato —that is. one large onion finely chopped. and tie them with a in a piece of thread. 237. . put two halves together. till they are TOMATOES WITH CREAM GRAVY.. cells Wash them. 240 THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. in salt half. BAKED TOMATOES.

A GENTLEMAN met a half-witted lad in the road. pared in this 241 way make a very palatable breakfast and tea relish. The lad replied that " he wouldn't be greedy. When in company at college. and serve as directed. 238. and quite tender simmer till (about an hour). then rub it through a fine sieve. . the sauce thickens. celery. he said his was "a Turkey merchant. a general question arose among the young men. Wash two it heads of fine white .THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. gill Beat the of thick yolks of four fresh eggs with a cream. " What were their fathers?" When it was Home Tooke's turn to answer. he'd keex^ the littlest P' CELERY SAUCE. and placing in his hands a sixpence and a penny." He was a poulterer in Clare-Market. asked him which of the two he would choose. and stir over a till fire for five or six minutes. and cut into small pieces put it into a pint and a quarter of new milk. gentle mix all together.

with salt and Cayenne pepper to the taste. this mixture over the celery. — his whiskers.) 240. one teaspoonful of French mustard. half a gill of vinegar. until about minutes before it it is sent to the table. half a of sweet oil. or half a teaspoonful of common mustard. It should be kept in it cold water. over. crack the the eajeh across middle. " Did j^ou observe any thing particular about the prisoner?" Witness — you observe with reference ness " That he had none — "Yes. 239. (FRENCH FASHION. CELERY DRESSED AS SLAW. send it and to the table. Cut the celery in pieces 'about a quarter of an inch long. and put . bone of Take six neck chops. then drain and pour the dressing Conspicuous by Absence.242 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. stir it Pour well." !' Counsel — "What did to his whiskers ?" Wit- CELERY STEWED WITH LAMB. to fifteen make crisp. Make gill a dressing of the yolks of three eggs boiled hard.

' . BOILED DRIED BEANS. Put a piece of pickled pork in a pot with two quarts of water. add a water . Cover till it closely. them till they are quite soft. pepper and salt to the taste. If the gravy stews little away much.THE FAMILY SAVE-AtLt. 243 them into a stew-pan. and let it simmer slowly the too celery is soft. . 241.. In another pot put one quart of dried beans. Cut up aiie two large heads of celery and mix with the meat. beans begin to put them in a colander to drain. which must have been carefully as the picked and washed. flour stir in a little mixed with cold water. boil take As soon them out. Roll two ounces of butter add to it. in a little flour gill and with half a of water. and if it should not be quite thick enough. Boil and just cover the whole with water. and send them to the table. then put them in with the meat. a.

neighbor. me you seem to have a fine crop coming up . "Ah !" cried he. salt. them came to condole with the other." said a father's tico. a pint of water and little if the peas are not very sweet add a sugar.244 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL." replied the other. "while you were fretting^ I was working /" ! . who were neighbors. it's going to have it?" asked his interested companion. "how unfortunate! Do you know. " we have got such a fine porand mahogany doors. Drain them. with a teaspoonful of salt to ." " What —and is upon it I" GSEEN PEAS. and add butter. little boy who was boasting of his new house. is When they are young. bless I've done nothing but fret ever since. had their One of crops of early peas killed by the frost. " Why. little These should be boiled in very water." " What coming up already?" "Yes. 242. to pepper. But. fifteen minutes boil sufficient to them. I heard father tell mother this morning that we are going to have a mortgage and on the top is a cupola something else. what sort are they?" "Why. and plate-glass windows! "Jem. and the taste. those are what I sowed ! immediately ^fter my loss. Two gardeners.

for one hour drain on a cloth . to which he was himself subject. place the carrots on a vegetable dish. and simmer gently an hour. with a dessertspoon- ful of salt and two tablespoonfuls of sugar. stir the eggs into the milk. Peter the Great. were not immediately put His astonishment was considerably into death. and simmer two minutes. When the Ambassador of Peter the Great was arrested for debt in London. 243. Beat the yolks of two eggs. cut the small ends into two. place them in a stew-pan with two ounces of the butter . pieces. creased. when he was told that the sovereign of the country had no power to dispense with the laws. Pour the sauce over the carrots and serve. and the large ends into eight Boil in water.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. butter. the Czar expressed his astonishment and indignation that the persons who had thus violated the respect due to the representative of a crowned head. Scrape the carrots. . — . 245 CARROTS A-LA-FRANCAISE. and shake them till is nearly absorbed by the carrots of pour in half a pint for new milk. in Queen Anne's reign.

AND CARROTS WITHOUT. which had grown so broad and high. said. Those who try the difference this. great. rub skin with the back of the knife. CARROTS WITH FLAVOR. that he too had ])een abroad as far as through the among . five divisions of the earth other curiosities. deeming this exaggeration not worth serious refutation. off the When the cooked. When you are about to boil carrots do not scrape tliem^ but first brush and then wash them. that he had passed . because the former contains a large proportion of sugar in a soluble form. in flavor is The improvement The carrot very in. will learn to estimate of carrots with flavor and carrots without. and that. according to his account. with assumed seriousness. 244. was a huge cabbage. A to a TRAVELLER once related. he had met with one of which no writer had made mention. company of persons. who heard him. because the juice has is been kept more affected by the ordinary than the system of peeling or scraping potato. that fifty armed riders might have stationed themselves under a single Some one leaf and performed their manoeuvres. with all seriousness. This.246 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.

but be careful not the skin in so doing. with salt. season it this pan with the scored pepper and sweet it oil. (FRENCH MODE. both lengthwise to break and crosswise. to boil the for so large a kettle ?" cabbage which you saw 1" . " Nonsense !" exclaimed the traveller. . 247 Japan. The top should be brown. and over pour some Set or melted butter if preferred.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.) 245. where. were five hundred women polishing it. it in an oven and cook is slowly till the plant perfectly soft. he saw more than three hundred coppersmiths at work making a single kettle and within the same. to his astonishment. then with a sharp knife score it very deeply. "what possible use could they haA'e " Use why. 1 EGG-PLANT. Cut an egg-plant in half. but do not cut off the rind. Place each half in a side up.

who went for a week to a watering-place. BACHELOR Mend of ours. spread Set it it over the in the re- mainder of the egg. and pepper it is Put it in the dish light. it When it done. cut all in half. in which there was a number of old maids. take it out of the water. on account of " the miserable /air" set before him at the table I A 247. and scoop out fine. EGG-PLANT. grate MOCK OYSTERS. left a boarding-house. BROWNED 246. beat it an egg spread a portion of over the egg-plant. Boil an egg-plant in water which it is has been salted until perfectly soft. butter. oven and brown Serve hot. mash very and to every teacupful of mashed egg-plant add one tablespoonful of grated cracker. to be served in. the inside . then strew on some grated cracker — and it. lastly. with salt and a dessertspoonful of to the taste.248 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. corn and and scrape them Beat one egg . Take six ears of new well.

and season with pepper and Beat the yolks of two eggs very light. 249. Then mix all together and fry them in lard or butter. one tablespoonful of flour. very light. . one tablespoonful of cream. Beat the eggs. and fry them CORN OYSTERS.$ THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. stir them to into a pint of milk batter. 249 all and add to it. 248. two eggs. Wash some roots of salsify. it One and pint of grated as green corn. them. like other fritters. grate salt. MOCK OYSTER FRITTERS. flour as will much wheat make adhere together. and a little pepper and salt. beating well together. Dip out a spoonful at a time. salsify to and add them gradually with the the batter. and enough flour make a Whisk the whites dry.

One quart of green com cut off the cob. mix them with the grated enough flour to and add form the whole into a paste. toast some nice of bread. and two pounds of pickled pork. tie them in small bunches. one quart of lima beans. in hot lard. 251. SUCCOTASH. 250. If the pork should it is soak it an hour before to boil. put let on to it boil. corn. and boil them in a pot of water with some salt in dish it. lay the asparagus on the toast. Fry them of a ASPARAGUS. Put the pork on and be about half cooked before the vegetables . light brown. up Scrape your asparagus. and pour rich melted butter over them. Before you slices them up. be very salt.250 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.

M. Cut a cabbage in it half. mean after them figures on that ere Railway bill ?" Jim responds. P. M. M. a sharp knife shave down very Make half a a dressing of one egg well beaten. as the egg thick. salt to taste. are put it. AND A. ?" means." said Jim. and a teaspoonful of butter. 251 Then put off the till in the corn (which must be cut Let them all cob) and the beans. M.THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. ''what does P." inquired a young urchin of his companion. but a few years older than himself. Jim. hesitating. Beat the egg salt. and with finely. boil they are tender. take it off it the set it away to cool —then pour over . Take up. "that means an apen'y a mile I" — — COLD SLAW. "I say. light. and A. put the meat on a and the very vegetables in a tureen. gill of vinegar. " Penny-a-mile. As soon fire. and add to it the vinegar. 252. dish. is and butter. to be sure!" "Oh. It should be a thick soup when done. conscious of his own wisdom. that means that ''Well.

shave it Cut very the cabbage in it half. and put them in the key-hole of his chamber door: "I have gone to the Elephant and Castle. 254. the cabbage. with a piece of butter. add a it vinegar." THE RHUBARB LEAF AS A GREEN VEGETABLE. Take the leaf (the youngest it is the best) and divest of the five stems that . and serve hot. carry it down find me. and mix it well together. to the stationer's and he will read it for you. left these directions written. 253. Some prefer a little sugar in the egg and vinegar. HOT SLAW. where you shall If you can't read this note. Pour it in just enough water to preit vent from sticking to the pan. little and when it quite tender. Put into a stew- pan. having occasion to go to dinner. is Stir it frequently. An Irish lawyer of the Temple. and salt to the taste. and finely. Cover closely.252 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and let it stew.

after which well press them to exclude all liquor. "did you ever see a snail?" " Certainly. and with the necessary condiments of the table it will be found a welcome substitute while its for ordinary vegetable.— THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. To please palates of the most fastidious. "you must have met him. and kept boiling fast for twenty minutes . medicinal properties. place it it in a saucepan without for ten water." "Then. are upon a the par with the rhubarb. QuiN had a gardener who was very slow. for you could never overtake him!" *' 16 . and salt and when done it will puzzle some of the finest connoisseurs to detect the difference. 253 run to the right and left hands." said he." rejoined the wit. let simmer minutes with a small quantity of butter. and lovers as of spinach. it may be dished up that article in the following way : After boiling and pressing. The leaves should then be placed in boiling water. and up the centre in connection with the fruit (those stems containing nearly ties all the fruit quali- of the rhubarb itself). pepper. as a mild aperient. Thomas.

throw in a handful of sorrel leaves. and a piece of about the size fire of a walnut. . to extract the bitter. mix them well near the put this mixture with the vegetable. separate the leaves. ENDIVE MAY BE COOKED AS A DINNER VEGETABLE. add a little salt and . it Or. 255. Endive forms an excellent vegetable when cooked for the dinner-table in the following manner. serve in the saucepan with a piece of butter the size of a walnut. and boil them If in two waters bitter. take them out and strain them then put them back pepper and gravy. then put into cold water. not blanched. and about a teacupful of gravy or water. When .254 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Take two good endives. boil endive. and add a little Shake them well over the as and the hot as possible. take a good tablespoonful of butter flour. and press well out . Ten minutes before they are ready. salt. season with of any rich fire. still use a third water. soft. drain it the water off.

months. PEA TOPS USED AS AN ORDINARY VEGETABLE.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. strongly. is boundless. taking care There are some happy moments in this lone desolate world of ours that well repay The toil of struggling through it. as weather Does upon the brain and then. proverb. Or whence. and stew to avoid burning. pepper. A delicious vegetable for the table may be obtained by sowing peas in shalat intervals low boxes. Dish up plainly. They come upon the mind like some wild air Of distant music. and And their power. sir. and weary day. during the winter slowly. when we know not where. cut them and is boil them same way that cabbage done. will come up five When about inches in the high. comes your . The The clothes do much upon the wit. but They for use. the sounds are brought from. to be eaten as an ordinary green vegetable. till 255 quite hot. 256. and atone For many a long sad night. tailor makes the man. Though brief. .

" interrupted a little boy. This may Lay to be done by on a holiday. made and thin. from Pick. eating unripe fruit and vegetables.256 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. little Before serving. 257. " There is not a vegetable growing in our garden that is not best when arrived at maturity. A VERY NICE AND NOVEL DISH WHERE WATER-CRESSES ARE PLENTIFUL. Season with pepper and add a little butter. the free cress it strong insects. or fried bread. and stew Drain and salt. and wash nicely. and return it to the stewpan until well heated. of children healthful Collect a tolerably large quantity^ water-cresses. affording them in recreation. An old physician was declaiming upon the propensity which a majority of people display for Said he. and put around the dish pieces of toast. The above. salt and water. in " What's a very confident but modest manner. chop. that?" sharply said the physician." it's ripe as 'tis green. is a good substitide for parsley butter. as a sauce for boiled fowl. in water for about ten minutes. vexed at having . and most of them are positively injurious unless fully " I know one thing that ain't so good when ripe. add a vinegar.

set it put to it in a tin pan or on the ice Sift get hard. cut one fourth in very small pieces in the flour. of flour. his principle disputed 257 responded the lad. but do not let it freeze. but said nothing. roll it into sheets. plate. butter in cold water to extract the work it well with a all broad wooden spoon in order to get out the water. as the warmth of your hands will make the paste heavy. ''A cucumThe doctor winked his PIES PUDDINGS. cut one third of the remainder . PUFF-PASTE. eyes. gently cold water as will make it a stifi* Turn it out on your pie-board. DESSERT. but do not touch it.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. cut the butter in four equal parts. Add to the flour as much dough. her !^^ by a mere boy. 258. Lay it between clean napkins. your flour in a pan. one pound Wash your salt. One pound of butter.

259. The butter should be of the . as the moisture and it warmth of the hand makes heavy. but should not come in contact with roll it When it is perfectly cold. roll out again. than at the edges of your a very sharp knife the Fill Cut it with it.258 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. PASTRY. roll out again. in small pieces flour. sprinkle on it a very little flour. cut one half of the is left butter which on. size you wish with whatever you choose. of the butter into small pieces and lay over it. out into a sheet thinner in the centre pie. mixed with a broad knife. fold it over. and bake in a tolerably quick oven. it. and put on the It should remainder of the butter. and lay it put on a it little and fold as before. set now be on the ice. be The flour for pastry should be of It should the whitest and finest quality.

When cold. all it is 259 it a little rancid will To make salt puflf-paste. the washed out of are Iron. OR TART. the thin skin cut as them into so pieces about an inch long. and you do sprinkle a little fine sugar into the basin. and then take tart dish. put the rhubarb into as it with a tablespoonful of water. or block-tin pastry. it away RHUBARB PIE. and simmers shake the pan often over the It will fire. as if taste. greens. . plates the best for baking Always use cold water (in summer cannot in a cool iced water) to mix pastry. best quality. For a quart basin heaped.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. turn yellow at first. and if it be baked immediately set place. it should have it. take one pound of common lump it. and peel Take the off stalks from the leaves. sugar . 260. lay it in the with only as much syrup as will . it but keep it very gently doing until it off.

however. little more may be added. and throw them into cold of the water If the apples to Then take them out and put them into a stewpan.260 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and with custard or cream. 261. it make it. one da}^ meeting a man with a smoothly-shaven chin. The fashion of shaving the beard was introduced into Greece about the time of Alexander the Great. Pare and core your apples. in slices. cut them water. pan. regarded as a mark of effeminacy. very moist. Many persons think the flavor of the rhubarb injured by taking off the peel. the water which adheres them a will be sufficient to cook ^ them . TO PREPARE APPLES FOR PIES. Cover the stewfire. Diogenes. Its absence was at first. the dish Quarter the crust. and place them near the Let . and was adopted only by low persons and fops. if not. is Put a light crust over tart will be fill and when that baked the done enough. inquired of him whether he shaved as a reproach to nature for having made him a man and not a woman. are tender.

little water. When they get nearly cold. seeing his eyes brim full. rose water. and the rind of a lemon grated." said he. 262. with a butter. and bake to a light . the same day your grandmother died I" APPLE TART WITH aUINCE." said the other." said he. he quickly sympathized with the boy. you young dog. pufF-pasie. and and pour them on the apples. Then add a layer of pounded sugar. "because it has just come to my remembrance that m}^ poor grandmother died this day twelvemonth. add sugar. putting a bit into his mouth. Cover with brown. arch boy being at a table where there was a piping hot apple pie. ajDple and lay them in Then stew two quinces. burnt it so that the tears ran down his cheeks. " because you were not hanged. whipping a large piece into his mouth. why he wept? "Plague on you. 261 them stew of till they are soft. sugar. and burst. pie. " Phoo. who. and nutmeg to the taste. then mash them^ and add half an ounce butter to each pint of the stewed apples. " is that An A all ?" So. Prepare the apples as for a dish. gentleman that sat by asked him why he wept. " Only.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. asked him. with a malicious sneer.

To be eaten with cream. bottom of the dish. leaving an opening in the centre to allow the escape of the steam. put in a layer of apples sugar and —then sugar— another layer of the pot is until full. and some apples Pare and slice some apples. APPLE POT PIE. arrange them around the of a China bowl. cover the top with paste. Pour in a little water. A NICE WAY TO SERVE THE REMAINS OF AN APPLE PIE. Cut the crust into triangular sides pieces. line a pot with paste. and Avhen the crust soft. while hot. Place the fruit next to the pieces of crust. and pour a nice custard . 263.262 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 264. the apples over the upper crust on the top. Hang the or set it in an oven. pot over a slow fire. is brown and the apples and dish it with the side crust at the it. and.

roast 263 be de- Should the fruit or bake a few apples and place in the centre." said he. away good If you have a strip of land. Bake it in a moderately hot oven. do not throw soap-suds. a paste Line the sides of a deep pot with made in the proportion of half a to slice pound of butter one pound of flour. and up the pot and cover the top with the paste. thrown off his guard by the unexpected gift. 265. sugar fill your taste. it and when cold serve with cream. and giving the boy a sixpence. leaving an opening in the middle of the crust to permit the steam to escape while the pie is baking. into the centre. A GENTLEMAN " friend." said the lad. give her this. ficient. .THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Calling One morning on a female was answered by the servant that she was not at home. Then pare and them to some peaches. Thank you. " I will give it to her while you waitP^ PEACH POT PIE. handing a card. "Yes. Both ashes and soap-suds are manure for bushes and young plants.

and pour over it as much boiling water as will make a soft dough. till Beat the potatoes and milk together they are very smooth . Boil about six good-sized potatoes. Stir it well with a knife. roll your dough put the apples in it. 267. on your pie-board. and cut it into pieces large enough to make one dumpling. and salt to taste. PASTE FOR DUMPLINGS WITHOUT "SHORTENING. out. Add a little salt. will be prosecuted according to law or any other nuisance. Put into a pan as much flour as will make dough enough for the number of dumplings required. roll the crust up . mash them with a teacupful of milk and a very small piece of butter." The meeting-house: CHEAP CRUST FOR DUMPLINGS." 266.264 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. add . to this flour enough to make dough flour lay a large cloth it. following notice appeared on the wall of a "Anybody sticking bills against this church.

on again and . and pour in some melted butter . Boil about an hour and a " Bridget. Bridget 'Flaherty the thing's so full of holes it's — no good at all !" DUMPLINGS MADE WITH APPLES. place the dumplings in sift fine sugar over them. then lay the piece of crust a dish. it form one large dumpling. ." said a mistress to her Irish servant. it tie and put in boiling water.THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. finely-shred lemon Then and apple in a portion of the puff-paste boil tie them close in separate cloths. them the about one hour. to 265 the cloth. fine and each . them with an apple scoop with fill the opening sugar. Cut a small piece off top of each dumpling. roll ground cinnamon. " Where's the cullender?" "An' sure. half. peel. and core . ma'am. Pare some large apples. I's jist after giving it to my sister's own cousin. 268. roll it Make out a a good puff-paste crust. and thicker than little a silver dollar.

boil Tie them in cloths." in a amusing themselves at room thirteen feet high. when he did. Required. just touches each of their watery mouths.266 Query. with sugar and butter. cream. he exclaimed. take out the cores. — Two boys " snatch-apple. 1. the perpendicular height of each boy's mouth from the ground being five feet ? APPLE DUMPLINGS. butter to Make a paste of six ounces of a j)ound of flour. or molasses and Don't judge by Appearances. THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. when put in motion. he would utter something profound and original. the rigid features of the intellectual gentleman gradually rehixod from a smile to a grin and rub})ing his hand. His wish was presently fulfilled. theorized himself into an exalted opinion of that person's intellectual powers. being seated at dinner opposite to a silent gentleman with a high forehead. which is suspended from the ceiling b}^ a string. and Serve them till the apples are tender. feeling almost certain that. Pare your apples. Coleridge. and cover them with the paste. He was impatient to hear the stranger speak. No. the apple. 269. the area of the section described by the string and apple. A dish of apple dumplings having been placed before them. and in a right line between them. find that by standing twelve feet from each other. "Them's the jockeys for me!" — — .

for curing a gnawing at the stomach it may be relied upon. but do not wet Dip each apple or quince in water. by rubbing it. roll it Tie each dumpling in a cloth." is RICH PLUM PUDDING. 271. size. APPLE DUMPLINGS. raisins. until the rice is soft. . and fill Scoop out the cores of the apples. up the centre with a mixture of butter and sugar. then in the rice. Stone carefully one pound of best wash and pick one pound of currants. BTTMPLINGS WITHOUT PASTE. " The best vegetable pill an apple dumpling . Pare and core your apples or it clean some rice. and boil them Miss Speckles says. 270.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL^ 267 2. 272. quinces . in a clean dry cloth. Make a nice paste. and boil the dumplings in nets in place of cloths. No. take enclose the apple a lump of the proper in it.

mix the whole sifted well together. stir then squeeze dry and with a spoon until reduced to a mash. mixed together in a basin. with flour. or pound. but be made to the consistence of good thick batter. one pound of w^eight of and the same crumb of bread soaked i» milk.268 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. suet. and make milk. before it is mixed two with the flour. orange and lemon peel. and allowed to stand three or four hours before the pudding is . two ounces of sweet almonds and one ounce of bitter ones. mixed spice quarter of a pound of moist sugar should be put into a basin. with the pudding. Cut in small pieces. and well beaten together with a threestir this pronged fork. and add quarter of an ounce of . with eight eggs. Two wineglassfuls of brandy should be poured over the fruit and spice. ounces each of preserved citron. or the fruit will sink to the bottom. chop very small one pound of fresh beef blanch and chop small. it of a proper consistence with that it Remember must not be made too thin.

ordered a piece of roast beef. will be equally good. first came the French ambassador's dish then that of the Spanish am. so much flour and a given quantit}^ of raisins to be beaten up together. with the rest of the gentlemen who were in a public capacity at the same court. turn it out on a serve dish. 269 It made. and Lord Paget. he. filled In addition have a metal sauce-boat set it with brandy. to the wine-sauce. it and with wine sauce in a boat. and will take five hours of constant boiling. must be tied in a cloth. The pudding will be of considerable size. used in the same proportion. and pour a portion of slice in a flame It upon each of pudding. stirring them occasionally. When done. but half the quantity of materials. " So many eggs. but the court cooks not knowing how to make a plum pudding. he gave them a receipt. so much milk. and some poured round the pudding.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and a plum pudding. When the late Lord Paget was ambassador at Constantinople. determined on one gala day to have each of them a dish dressed after the manner of their respective countries. and boiled for three hours. The beef was easily cooked. for the honor of England. sift loaf sugar over the top. alight it on the table. — 17 . will be found a great improvement." When dinner was served up.

" It was a noble mess of plum broth. . glass if too Boil for five hours. which must add to these be boiled and mashed apart half a pound of flour. and mixed spice to your taste. half a pound of raisins.270 THE FAMILY SAVE ALL. and a little milk stiff. 273. ' bassador and next. too." cried his lordambassador's dish. "Room for the English " By Jove. These quantities make a very large pudding. two fellows bearing a tremendous pan. half a pound of sugar. and these stupid scounship." " I forgot the bag. Take a coffee cup full of mashed and one of carrots. and in five gallons drels have boiled it without one of water. and add a of rum or brandy. potatoes. ten bitter almonds. . of candied lemon two ounces of citron. and bawling. half a pound of suet. half a pound of currants. two ounces peel. — — A DELICIOUS PLUM PUDDING WITHOUT EGGS. the grated peel of a lemon. Mix all well together.

sugar. cur. following ingredients rants. and placing it before the hungrj^ gentleman. Take four ounces of each of the . and fry them Fry. After a long time the lad returned. Cut the pudding into thin in butter. and whence have all rhymes. and hours." resumed the hungry wit. slices. Hour. and bread-crumbs and half a pint of milk boil . suet." plate for this pudding ?" " Yes sir. 275.ALL. 274. A NICE WAY OF WARMING AND SERVING COLD PLUM PUDDING. some . Se}-ve in a mould three with wine or brandy sauce. and inventions sprung but from that same pudding? What is poetry but a pudding of words. plots. — AN EXCELLENT SUBSTITUTE FOR PLUM PUDDING AT SMALL EXPENSE. raisins. 271 The head of man is like a pudding.THE FAMILY SAVE. poems. mix them for well together. A GENTLEMAN dining at a hotel where servants were few and far between despatched a lad among them for a plate of pudding. was asked: "Are you the lad who took my " Bless me. " how you have grown " . also.

. and on the outside. na. by and by Or. and spread the remainder nicely Over the pudding pour a jelly or and add a few lumps of fruit. the baked coating of the pudding. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. preserved Dr. Remove dish. rmfor na mail' cauld ivater . when the butler put down another but the laird turned to him saying. the musical composer. . 272 fritters. Powder all serve with pudding sauce in a tureen.: . " Na. 270. placing the slices of pudding around with sugar. and who felt called upon to take every thing set before him.'" TO SERVE COLD RICE PUDDING. drank off the contents of his vessel. ayiy other reason why. Or lest we should be. upon a custard. John. An old gentleman who had never before seen finger glasses. gave the lowing rhymed reasons for sitting after dinner Good wine a friend or being dry. fol- . . and pile them in the centre of the dish. Aldrich.

THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. of stale toast. with a plate laid on the top of them. and mix with it half a pound of flour. then grease the inside of a baking dish with a bit of suet. set in boiling water." said a doting mother to her son. just to keep the bread off under the water. " but 1 know I can with a spoon /" . and bake it for two hours.. next morning pour and squeeze out all the superfluous water then well mash the pieces of bread. 273 AN EXCELLENT PUDDING OF 277. Etc." quoth young hopeful. and two teaspoonfuls of fresh ground cinnamon . with a plate at the bottom. "can you eat that large piece of pudding with impunity?" "I don't know. who was evidently eating immoderately. in plenty of water. 'ma. stale PIECES OF STALE BREAD. all night. a quarter of currants which have been of a pound cleaned. Or it may be tied in a clean floured cloth. "Johnny. put the pudding into it. half of a pound of sugar. and boiled for the same time. four ounces of suet chopped fine. Soak two pounds of pieces of dry or pieces bread.

Stand away to Beat the eggs. Wash. cover them with milk peel. and pour it the boiling milk over cool. one currants. and grated nutmeg. and in a stir the mixture. and flour the currants. to find happiness in a complete alienation from society. add some cinnamon. three eggs. 278. sauce. BREAD PUDDING. it half an hour in a moderate it Serve with or without sweet A WOMAN must have either a very good or a very bad conscience. bread. slice of dried Sugar the it. to the taste. and add them and the sugar when the milk is cool. put them fire on a gentle until the crumbs are well . One half of a four cent baker's gill one quart of milk. 279. Boil the milk. loaf. lemon Take a pint of bread crumbs and .274 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. FRENCH BREAD PUDDING. pick them into dish. Put it pudding and bake oven.

" the boy replied. they will be quite soddened then take them and pull them in halves. MADE FROM STALE MUFFINS. the chief justice. one ounce of butter. and let them up. soaked. Put them into a pot of boiling water. 280. "I have been keeping pigs for 3Ir. or they will become close Pour over the halves of the . LITTLE boy. and boil it an hour. nine or ten years of age. They must not be and heavy. beat the crumbs and milk well together. half a pound of currants. oath was administered. two ounces of sugar.5 Take out the cinnamon and lemon-peel. boil five minutes . 27. Banvard.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. make pudding of them in the following manner. or . with a view of ascertaining whether the bo3^ was sensible of the nature and importance of an oath. Having some stale muffins. was called After the as a witness at a late trial at Cambridge. not more. addressed him " Little bo3^ do you know what you have been doing?" *'Yes. cut. add four eggs well beaten." : A A VERY NICE PUDDING.

some jam. mash the bread. A PUDDING FROM FRAGMENTS OF BREAD. A COOK. it Pour the mixture into a it pudding sweeten to the taste and the into some nutmeg. 276 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. any other kind of put the pre- With again. asked for one lined with emanuel. dish. Serve with . a knife muffins together and spread some of the same kind of preserve on the top of each over that. 281. pour over them some boiling When soft. Put some pieces of stale bread into a pan. Bake it pudding in a quick oven. gradually three eggs well beaten and enough milk to make grate a batter. in at- tempting hard words. famed for her frequent failures. milk. and to stir in each pint of the bread. or serve. as she preferred it for cooking. pour some more sweet sauce. being about to purchase a saucepan. sweet sauce previously pre- muffins some pared. and serve..

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277

wine sauce, or

if

in season, with strawberries

or peaches well sugared.

TO SEND BOILED RICE TO THE TABLE IN THE FINEST CONDITION.

282.
Have

Soak

it for

seven hours in cold
has been added.

water, to which a

little salt

a stew-pan ready, containing boiling
rice,

water, into which put the soaked
boil it briskly for ten minutes.
it

and

Then pour
fire to

into a colander, set
it

it

by the

drain,

and serve
rate

up.

The

grains will be sepa-

and very

large.

Rice should be pre-

pared for puddings in this w^ay.

Be attentive to your neighbor at the dinner-table pass him what he requires and if he should unwittingly make an ill-natured remark, pass that also.
;
;

GLAZED RICE.

283.
soft,

Boil

some
it

rice in

a bag

till

quite
but-

then mash

fine

and add a

little

2/8
ter

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and sugar

to the taste,
to

with enough rich
as thick as

milk or cream
nion batter.
dish,

make
it

it

com^

Turn

out in a deep baking
it

and

after
it

smoothing

over on the top,

spread over
first

the yolk of an egg which has
light, set
it

been beaten
as

in the oven,
it

and as soon

it is

brown, serve

with any

kind of sweet sauce, or with sugar and
cream.

When a newly-married woman was brought to the house of her husband, she was compelled by the Athenian law to carry with her 2i frying-pan in token of good housewifery.
,

RICE BALLS.
.

284.

Boil

some milk and thicken
flour,

it

with some rice

mixed with cold water.
to
boil, stir

When

the

milk begins

in

as as

much of the rice flour mixed as above, will make the whole about as thick as
custard.

a

When

sufficiently

boiled,

add a

small piece of butter and a

little salt.

Wet

;

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279

your custard cups,
ture,

fill

them with the mix-

and when cold turn them out on a
and serve with sugar and cream,
sauce.

large dish,

or

any sweet

A GENTLEMAN meeting his coal merchant, the other day, inquired whetlier it was proper to lay in " Coal is coal now, sir," said the his winter fuel. merchant. To which his customer replied, " I'm very glad to hear it, for the last you sent me was
all slate."

GROUND RICE PUDDINGS.
285.
rice
gill

Moisten two
gill

ounces

of

ground

with half a

of
;

new
stir

milk, and add a
fire

of boiling milk

over the

for

ten minutes, then let

it

get cold.

Beat two

ounces of fresh butter to cream; beat three
fresh

eggs

;

mix

these well into the rice

add the grated rind of half a lemon and
three ounces of sifted loaf sugar.

Beat the
butter
six

mixture for twenty minutes;
small moulds
each,
;

put an equal quantity into
quick oven
about

and bake in a

;

280

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Serve immediately, with

eighteen minutes.

loaf sugar sifted over.
"

tress at
''

Master at home ?" home?" "No
I'll

I'm dripping wet,

sir, he's out." " Mis" Then as she's out." step in and sit by the fire."

"

No,

sir,

ThaV6

out too, air P'

A VERY NICE AND CHEAP

DISH.
rice (after
;

286.
soft,

Boil one

pound of good

being well washed) in plenty of water

when
The

add one ounce of butter, and

stir it in

then add one tablespoonful of sugar.
rice should not be boiled in
it

more water than
six apples,

will absorb.

Peel and slice
;

take out the core and pips

put them in a

stew-pan with
tender, and

a

little
;

water;

stew until

mash them

add a quarter of a
to

pound of

butter,

and sugar

the taste.
;

When

done, place the rice on a dish
it,

form

a hole in the midst of

in

which place the
for sauce a little

mashed apple

;

have ready

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cream, nutmeg and sugar ; pour
rice,
it

281
over the

and

serve.

Why
bell
?

does the cook make more noise than the Because one makes a din, but the other a

dinner !

PORTUGUESE SWEET RICE.

287.

Wash

three ounces of rice,

and

boil it in a pint

and a quarter of new milk,

and a quarter of a pound of loaf sugar and
a laurel
half).
leaf, till

quite soft (an hour and a
leaf,

Take out the

and

let
;

the rice

stand off the
in,

fire for five

minutes

then

stir

by degrees, four fresh
gill

eggs, well beaten,
Stir over
let it stand,

and half a
the

of thick cream.

fire till at boiling stir it

heat
till

;

then

and
it

occasionally

nearly cold.

Put

into a glass dish (or a pie dish),
in

and stand
Just

it

a cold

place
sift

for

two hours.

before serving,

over the surface a tea-

spoonful

of
dust.

powdered cinnamon or burnt

almond

282

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Forget not thy helpless iiifanc}' nor the forwardness of th3^3^outh; indulge the infirmities of thy aged parents, and assist and support them in the decline of life.

BOILED RICE PUDDING.

288.
it

Take a

pint of whole rice, steep

in a pint of boiled

milk over night

;

in the

morning, take half a pound of beef suet,
shred
fine,

and mix with the

rice

and milk,
salt,

some grated nutmeg, and a

little

with

the yolks and whites of three eggs, a quarter of a

pound of currants, a quarter of a
as

pound of raisins, and
sweeten
close,
it;
stir

much

sugar as will
tie
it

well together,

very

and

boil

two hours.

To

be

served

with any kind of sweet sauce.

Fun is the most conservative element of society, and ought to be cherished and encouraged by all
People never plot mischief wlien lawful means. they are merry. Laughter is an enemy to malice,
It a fool to scandal, and a friend to ever}' virtue. promotes good temper, enlivens the heart and Let us laugh wlien we can ijrightens the intellect.

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28e3

RICE PUDDING WITH FRTTIT.

289.
very
little

Put your
milk
;

rice in a stew-pan,
is,

with

that

to
it

one cup of rice

one

gill

of milk.
;

Stand

where

it

will be

hot, but not boil
all

when
it

the rice has absorbed

the milk, add to

a quarter of a pound

of dried currants, and one egg, well beaten.
Boil
it
it

in a

bag

till

the rice

is

tender,

and
fruit

serve

with sugar and cream.
if it

More

may

be added to the rice

should be pre-

ferred.

house.

Leslie dined one day with Lamb at a friend's Returning to town in the stage coach, which was filled with the returning guests, they stopped for a minute or two at Kentish Town. A woman stepped toward the door and said. " Are Upon which Lamb put his head 3^ou full inside ?" through the window and said, " I am quite full that last piece of pudding of Mr. Gillan^s inside did the business for me/"
;

EICE FRITTERS.

290.

Wash,
;

drain,

and dry three ounces
into a sauce-pan with

of the best rice

put

it

;;

284

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three ounces of sugar, the thin rind of half

a lemon, an inch of cinnamon, and nearly a
pint of milk
;

boil

(stirring frequently) for
;

three quarters of an hour

then rub through

a fine wire sieve.

Beat three fresh eggs,

yolks and whites separately ; add the yolks
beat for ten minutes
;

then add the whites
;

beat five minutes more
(in

then fry in butter
till

a small omelet pan)

of a golden
fire
;

color on both sides.
sift

Drain before the

fine

loaf sugar over,

and serve on a

neatly folded napkin.
Note. The quantity given will make five fritters three quarters of an ounce of butter will be required
for each.

Wrong none by

doing

injuries, or

omitting the

benefits that are our duty.

RICE FRITTERS.

291.

Boil a quarter of a

pound of

rice
is

in a quart of rice milk.
perfectly
soft,

When
it

the rice

remove

from the

fire.

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285

When
as

cold,

add six eggs well beaten, and

much

flour as will

make

a batter.
it

Have
a large
fritter.

ready a pan of hot lard, drop into

spoonful of the batter to form each

Serve with wine sauce, or sugar and cream.
Idleness is the parent of want and of pain the labor of virtue bringeth forth pleasure.
:

but

PARADISE PUDDING.

292.
a

Six moderately-sized apples, and

quarter of a pound of beef suet finely a

chopped,

quarter of
eight

a

pound of

fine

crumbs of bread,
sugar, the

ounces of moist

grated

rind and strained juice

of a Seville orange, the eighth part of a

nutmeg
and

grated, four fresh eggs, and a table-

spoonful of rum.

Mix
a a

these

ingredients,
for ten

beat

with

wooden spoon
basin,

minutes.

Butter
tie

put
it

in

the

mixture,
18

a cloth over, put

into fast-

boiling water,

and

boil

rapidly for

three

286
hours

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—or bake

in a moderate oven for an

hour and a

half.

Serve with cream.

COOL RETORT. Ilenderson, the actor, was selto be in a passion. When at Oxford, he was one day debating with a furious fellowstudent, who threw a glass of wine in his face. Mr. Henderson cooll}" took out his handkerchief, wiped his face, and said, " That, sir, was a digres-

A

dom known

sion,

now

for the arsrument."

APPLE PUDDING.

293.

Half a pound of mashed apple,

half a pound of butter, half a pound of
sugar, G^ve eggs, half a nutmeg,

two

table-

spoonfuls of brandy,
ferred.

or

rosewater

if
;

pre-

Peel the apples and core them
in

cut

them
very

small

pieces,
till

and stew them in
soft.

little

water

they are
to free

Pass

them through a
lumps.

sieve

them from
;

Beat the butter and sugar smooth
to it
;

whisk the eggs, and add

then

stir in

the apples (which should be half a pound

when mashed), brandy
nutmeg.

or rosewater,

and

Cover your pie plates with a rich

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crust,

287
These

and bake

in a

moderate oven.

are very rich.
%

Avoid extremes forbear resenting much as you think they deserve.
;

injuries so

SWISS APPLE PUDDING.

294.

Line a deep dish with

a

rich

paste, put in a layer of sliced

apples, over

which sprinkle some sugar, then add another layer of apples and sugar until the
dish
is

full.

Cover the top with

crust,

leaving a large opening in the centre.
in a spoonful or

Pour
in

two of water, and bake

a moderate oven.

Peaches are very good

prepared in the same manner.
Captain Marryat expressed the opinion, in his book of American Travels, that a British army of thirty thousand men could walk from one end of We guess the}^ would frethe Union to the other. quently " break," like some trotting horses, into a
run.

288

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GUERNSEY PUDDING.
295.
Peel, core,

and quarter six mode-

rate-sized apples.

Put them into a saucepan

with half a pound of loaf sugar^ the thin
rind of a lemon, two
cloves,

an inch of
a

cinnamon, the
grated,

sixth

part

of

nutmeg

and a wineglassful of white wine.
and
stir
till

Boil fast,

they become a rich
spice

marmalade; then take out the
peel,

and

and put the apples in a basin
three ounces of the best

to cool.

Wash
milk;

rice,

and

boil twenty-five

minutes in a pint of new
rice

drain;

sweeten the

with two

ounces of sifted sugar.

Cut into shreds six
beat five

ounces of mixed candied peel;
fresh
eggs,
all

whites and yolks separately.
ingredients
together,

Mix

the

adding

the whites
,

(well frothed) last.

Beat ten

minutes.

Make

a puff paste, line a plain

mould, put in the mixture, and bake in a

i

moderate oven

an hour

and a quarter.

Turn out

carefully,

and

serve.

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289

BREAD AND APPLES-RUSSIAN FASHION.

296.
into

Make

a syrup of one pound and

a half of sugar and one pint of water.
the

Put

syrup twenty-four
it

good

apples*,

peeled and sliced, and keep
it

stirred until

becomes a thick marmalade.

Put

it
it

into

a mould until quite cold, then turn

out

upon

a

dish

;

have a few spoonfuls of

currant jelly melted over the fire; add a
glass of

rum, and when partly cold pour

over,

and serve with whipped cream in the

centre, flavored with orange.

Furnish thyself with the proper accommocjsttioiis belonging to thy condition; yet spend not to the utmost of what thou canst afford, that the providence of thy youth may be a comfort to thy old age.

FRENCH COMPOTE OF APPLES.
297.
boiled,

Boil

one

pound of

rice

(well

washed) in plenty of water.

When

well

add one ounce of butter, and

stir it

round

;

then add one tablespoonful of sugar.

men and women are sometimes so too. Peel and slice six apples. and improved the rice flavor. When done. APPLE MIROTON. in which place the apple. quantity of sauce. yv. put them in a stew-pan. place the . which is ready on a dish form a well or hole in the midst of the rice. the greatest The greatest truths are the simplest. Peel. and serve. rice it The than should not be boiled in more water will consume.290 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. with six slices of beet-root and a pint of water. butter and sugar. take out the core and pips. together with a beet-root little butter The ought to have given a nice pink color to the apples. . . core. Stew until all is tender. ^ ^^ • 298. apples butter. and slice twenty fine melt a quarter of a pound of fresh and stir in it half a pound of sugar. Mash them up and sugar. Have ready a small made with a little cream. which pour over the rice.

would First. bit of butter in the heart of into each lay the rest of the marmalade the vacancies. in this mixture. to have it well quarrels. and serve them Definition of Steam. what is steam?" "Steam. ''but steam is a buckat of water in a — — 1 — — !" I — tremendous perspiration APPLES BUTTERED. Quarrels. sir. Bake in the oven to a pale brown color. ah steam is eh? ah steam is steam!" "I knew that chap couldn't tell ye. stew in their syrup as many the dish. and the juice of two. is.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. as will fill Peel and core apples of the choicest kind. and powder with sugar. marmalade place the apples on with a . sir. and make a marmalade of the rest. " Pray." said an old lady to a very pompous-looking old gentleman who was talking loudly about steam power. Fry the apples in a dish. things. 299. ma'am. " Pray." said a rough-looking fellow standing by. 291 the peel of one lemon grated. Cover the dish with a thin . layer of this. well considered. prevent —Two many .

the . and set the dish into an oven or before the is fire until the custard thick. and stew them with half a pound of sugar.292 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Pare and core some apples. This may be eaten either hot or cold. 301. will not often dine with the great. and little bake or stew them with as water as and enough sugar soft. and let them stand cold . APPLES WITH CUSTARD. . He ideas. 300. to examine whether that on which we differ is worth contending about. that likes a hot dinner. rather than things and secondly. then pour over them an unboiled custard. new and old wine. ascertained whether we are not disputing about terms. core. When the apples are put them into a till pie dish. to sweeten them. APPLE CHARLOTTE. and slice one dozen large-sized apples. possible. Peel. one ounce of butter. a warm welcome.

293 peel of one lemon. All the papers copied the marriage of Mr. boiling Continue them until the mixture becomes a thick paste. and when done. and cover the whole with a piece of bread dipped in clarified butter. BAKEWELL PUDDING. Whisk . Beat together half a pound of sugar and half a pound of butter. Cover a deep dish with a rich paste. color. Line the bottom and side of a mould with thin pieces of bread dipped in clarified butter. Apple and Sarah Apple but we could see no impropriety in making the two apples into one pair ! . 302. Sometimes a name will excite a remark. inch thick. Fill the space with the apple marmalade.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Bake brown it in a hot oven till it is of a pale out. and half a pint of water. over which spread raspberry or any Let the jam be spread an kind of jam. turn and serve in a dish. half a stick of cinna- mon.

fill them with the above and cool. place it. cut the edges nicely. add a pound of potatoes mashed very seven eggs beaten very light. slip When baked them on plates for the table. .294 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. them to the Pour the mixture over it the jam in the dish. 303. in the oven and bake POTATO PUDDING. and add butter and sugar. take four pie plates. root in Mix four tablespoonfuis of arrowBoil in half a pint some cold milk. Stir together three quarters of a butter. Make a light paste cover. three eggs very light. and the same quantity of are when they beaten to a cream. and mixture. ARROW-ROOT PUDDING. 304. pound of sugar . one gill of brandy and one of cream. fine.

light Dissolve three tablespoonfuls of arrow-root in cold milk. 295 of milk a few bitter almonds or lemon peel. take them out and pour the hot milk over stir it the dissolved arrow-root. is be made as dinner put upon the table. ornament the top with whole or sliced. Then pour the mixture into a pint of boiling milk and bake it. jelly or fresh fruit. ARROW-ROOT PUDDING. beaten to together. When served. pour in the mixture and bake it. 305. Beat five eggs and into the cold arrow-root with as much Butter sugar as will make it quite sweet. and set it stir away them to get cold. butter This pudding is and wine. To be eaten with sugar. a deep dish. .THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. beat three eggs very and add to the milk.

a grated lemon peel. a salt. thought he could give as truth every thing that passed through his head. " Of course I have seen them. as he boasted having seen all the crowned heads of Europe. drain whey. two ounces of but- ter. make a Bake the pudding . and enough flour to batter.'' — SCOTCH PUDDING. Once. The royal Dardanelles. 306. to Add sugar enough make it quite sweet. Line your pie plates with rich paste. and bake in a rather quick oven. little Mix thin together one pint of milk. 307. somebody asked him: " Have you seen the Dardanelles too ?" The boaster. new milk with half Turn it to a curd off the with some rennet. replied. pour in the above mixture. four eggs. and three eggs well beaten.296 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and mix with little the curd some bread crumbs. BUTTERMILK PUDDING. thinking that they were some princes that bore that name. since I dined several times with them. A young man who had travelled much. Mix a pint of a pint of buttermilk.

and cut it into strips about six or eight inches wide. stir into this one pound of and Lastly the whites of nine . . on of paste. sauce or cream sauce may be served with COCOANUT PUDDING. and stirred together are suitable for sauce. butter. Make Roll it a good paste of flour and thin. some . Roll the strips wrap the in a well floured for pudding cloth and boil it two or three hours according to the size of the pudding.THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. 309. about an hour. Beat together three quarters of a pound of sugar and three quarters of a pound of butter grated nut. 297 butter. these strips Spread. Wine it. 308. Some sugar. CHESHIRE PUDDING. fruit jam or roll marmalade.

the milk of the cocoanut." " Go. eggs beaten to a froth. chopped. a quarter of a pint of new milk." said he " who ever heard of a sheep's head that could " Why." . grated. wished to have a sheep's head. three ounces^ of beef-marrow. and the juice of a lemon ." " There's plenty of them. and sent a servant to the butcher's " My gude man. and they can do naething as the}^ ocht. 310." replied she in wrath. two fresh eggs. a quarter of a pound of loaf sugar. prepared as they were accustomed to at home. 'that winna do I want a sheep's head that will sing (singe). ." replied he." said she to the to procure one." are the idiot for sheejfs head in Scotland can sing : but I discover yer English sheep are just as grit fides as their owners. six ounces of any dried fruit. BAKED COCOANTJT PUDDING. ." " Na. you idiot. " I want a sheep's head." said she.298 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. . "it's ye that sing. heat these ingredients well together butter a pie-dish . three ounces of dried crumbs of bread. A Scotch familj^ removed to London. "choose which you will. Two-thirds of a cocoa-nut. butcher. a wineglass of brandy and two tablespoonfuls of rose-water.

the whites of six eggs. Upon this the judge remarked. put in the pudding. half a glass of wine and brandy mixed. and sugar sifted over. sir. and bake moderate oven about an hour and a quarter. or a in a 299 mould . fill Cover your pie plates with rich crust. tions. one tablespoonful of rose-water. a quarter of a pound of cocoanut. you must have done with the witness now for you have A pumped him dry. This pudding three hours. then stir in the grated nut and liquor. until he declared himself to be so '' BARRISTER once tormented a witness with quesexhausted that he could not proceed without a drink of water. Beat the butter and sugar smooth.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 311. serve. may also be boiled it requires Serve with thick cream. and . them with the mixture. in a . Turn out carefully. three ounces of butter. and bake moderate oven. I think. A quarter of a pound of sugar. whisk the eggs and add to it." / COCOANITT PUDDING.

to it its Pare a cocoanut. and bake them in a moderate oven. No. it. to make Bake the whole in a pudding CORN PUDDING. grate weight of sifted sugar. 314. 313.300 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. one dozen ears of corn. Add salt. a little an ounce of butter. 2. dency shall make shall overcome all If thou believest a thing impossible. beaten. Grate No. COCOANUT BALLS. drop in the mixture on small balls. . 1. and flour enough a ver^ thin batter. one dozen ears of corn add to the corn one . 312. to this. and add the Whisk white of one egg very dry together. stir the whole butter some white paper. thy desponit so but he that persevereth . dish. Score and cut off the grains from . diflicult3\ CORN PUDDING. three eggs well.

but there^s none at all on the top /" 19 . for half Bake the an hour. salt. as she came from the kitchen. quart of milk.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. half teaspoonful sugar. the yolks of three eggs. sir. and bake one hour in a deep dish. Biddy?" inquired a gentleman of an Irish servant. a small quantity of piece 301 salt. hot or cold. JK Take one quart of sweet milk. cook five minutes. and add the remainder of the milk. half and four pint Indian meal. stir in the meal while boiling. a of butter the size of an ordinary walnut. and enough flour to make a thin batter. tablespoonfuls Boil one pint of the milk. "It's full on the bottom. two or three eggs. the sugar and eggs together. To be eaten either "Is there much water in the cistern. and stir Beat cold when the whole thoroughly. whole in a pudding dish INDIAN PUDDING 315.

— PUMPKIN PUDDING. Boil it as will make it into a salt. they would rather assist it with their advice. 316. Superficial Knowledge. two table- . into it Boil a quart of milk. add some butter. and bake them. add as much sugar as required grate some nutmeg into it. INDIAN PUDDING.302 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. . Line your pud- ding dishes with paste. sugar to the taste. pour in the above mixture. The profoundl}^ wise do not declaim against superficial knowledge in — much as the profoiuidly ignorant. and stir while boiling as much Indian meal mush. On the contrary. stir in four eggs. 317. A quarter of a pound of butter. others. so . is ten minutes. and stir in three or four tablespoonfuls of brandy. eight eggs. is far more likely to get more than he that has none. which should be first beaten very light. than overwhelm it with their contempt for they know that there was a period when even a Bacon or a Newton were superficial and that he who has a little knowledge. and two ounces of When it cool.

He stood perfectlj' still. one teaspoonful of cin- namon. Mix to the consistency of drop biscuit with cold milk or water. His astonishment. however. In this way he was leading his blind companion. one evening. was great. two tablespoonfuls Butter a mould or small . and pumpkin cool enough. mash the it fine. and a salt. 303 spoonfuls of brandy. add of melted butter. one teaspoonful of grated nutmeg. which held a piece of stick at one end of his mouth. stir into Whisk the when it is ingredients. two spoonfuls little of good baking powder. which they are in the habit of doing. 318. FRUIT PUDDING. and the whole troop passed close to him. eggs. while another rat had hold of the other end of it. and add the butter to it whilst it is hot. when he saw an old blind rat.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and add the other Bake in a light paste. one pint of mashed pumpkin. Stew the pumpkin in very little water. observed a great number of rats in the act of going from one place to another. A GENTLEMAN Walking out in some meadows. One quart of flour.

a pint sweetened all cream is as the froth rises. . Pile the it cream on the top of the to the table. alternating them until the vessel is Cover tight. about to cut him down. PEACH CHARLOTTE. 319. ripe peaches. filled. the Highlanders' piper. and lay in it a layer of the batter. take it off* till done. " struck me all at once I seized my bag-pipes and gave forth a shrill tone. which so bayonet. suddenl}^ found one of the enemy's cavalry." said he afterward. and steam an hour and sauce. and dish. peaches and send A Bright Idea. and he had no time to raise his — "A bright idea. who had lost his way. dish with slices of fresh sponge cake. some Line the bottom and sides of a Pare halves. When the British entered Lucknow. His rifle sabre in hand.304 tin pail THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. cut them of in fill sprinkle sugar over them. up the Then whisk . when relating the story. a half. Eat with liquid This is excellent without either milk or eggs. then a layer of any kind of fresh small fruit. . had been fired off.

the eggs and add to it. then stir in lemon juice and grated rind.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. a quarter butter. my dear. Beat Whisk the a paste. and gave him a bit of her mind before a large company. Two tableif pre- spoonfuls of brandy ferred. e^ddently imagining it was some infernal machine. My pipes saved my life." husband to his better half. of a Half a pound of sugar. . ''don't wait for me. Make cover your pie plate. the grated pound of yellow rind and juice of one lemon. she slipped on her bonnet and went for him. 320. precisely. five eggs. "If said a I am not at home to-night at ten o'clock. to flavor it." "I won't. significantly." replied the lady. And what do you think she did ? At ten o'clock. the butter and sugar to a cream. 305 startled the fellow that he bolted like a shot. pour in the mixture." LEMON PUDDING. and bake in a moderate oven. may be added.

- good Puddings. Quarter of a pound of suet chopquarter of a pound of bread crumbs. 322. then one of suet. 321. resolution was known. JAM ROLLED PUDDING. : How AN Old Lady secured An old gentlewoman. Make a paste with six ounces of finely-chopped suet and three quarters of .306 THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. who lived — . then one of apples and sugar mixed. seasoned with lemon peel and cloves. told us it was a long time before she could get them made uniforml}' good. Butter a pan and put in a layer of the bread crumbs. GERMAN PUDDING. almost entirely on puddings. layers alternately until the pan is always putting the sugar and apples together. poor little Bow-wow seldom got the sweet treat after. till she made the If the pudding was good. she let ifollowing rule the cook have the remainder of it if it was not. Continue the full. Bake twenty minutes. three good-sized apples cut up small. But as soon as this she gave it to her lap-dog. ped fine. quarter of a pound of sugar.

juice. THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. cut the pudding into and serve the cut side uppermost. 307 roll it it out a quarter of an Spread over with half a pound of any kind of jam. of milk. carefully. it tie it in a cloth . — Crowd ten fashionably-dressed ladies into one stage coach. of the paste all Wet it the edge round . lemon and currants. without bending boil quickly for and an hour and three quarters. and add sufficient milk to moisten the carefully rub down all lumps with a .pint flour. press the edge to make it. 323. may be used instead of jam for a change. . three tablespoonfuls of little a salt. one ounce of butter.. roll up into the form of a bolster adhere . put it into a pan of boiling water. chopped apples. one . a pound of flour inch thick. . Turn out six pieces. Three eggs. Good Jam. Put the flour into a it basin. Marmalade. BOILED BATTER PUDDING.

is sauce. of which the master of the house begged him to partake. There was a delicious pudding. keep beating the salt. down very water. spoon. when boiled in a Send these puddings very quickly to table. tlien pour in the remainder of the milk. and put it into boiling Move the is basin about for a few minutes after it put into the water. tie tightly.308 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. it When the latter used. QuiN was at a small dinner party. add the eggs and a pinch of and when the batter is quite smooth. wine fruit. and boil for one hour and a quarter. and stir in the butter. put it into a well-buttered basin. mixture. a little of may be placed round the dish in small quantities as a garnish. and serve with sweet sauce. which should be previously melted . stewed or jam of any kind. to prevent the flour settling in any part. gentleman had just A . also be This pudding may boiled in a floured cloth that has been wetted in hot water — it will then take a few minutes less than basin.

a sweet sauce. and dish it with the dark side uppermost. matter where he He always has A PUDDING FOR A PRINCE. boil them twenty minutes in the third of a pint of new milk. and two ounces of sweet almonds. "which is the pudding?" BLACK-CAP PUDDING. *' Pray. pound of currants. to it Make it is a thin light batter. well cleaned and These will sink to the lower part of the pudding and blacken the surface. Blanch six bitter.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. no finds himself. looking first at the gentleman's plate and then at the dish. Boil it the usual time. Send it to table with It is said that a Chinaman. then . and stir just before poured into the cloth. is never perplexed. 324." said Qiiin. 309 before helped himself to ai^ immense piece of it. 325. his cue. half a dried.

stick round in Vandykes with tie it dried cherries. half a gill of thick cream. to Frederick the Great." me badly. flour make a rather of thin batter. "That. a salt. Butter a mould." ''That COLLEGE PUDDING. Mix. "is of 2/ow. dients well." said the lady. and beat for ten minutes in stir two ounces of it sifted loaf sugar. and two table. little Four eggs.these ingre. 326." he replied. spoonfuls of brandy rub six ounces of stale sponge-cake to crumbs. and steam over fast-boiling water for an hour and three quarters. none of your business I" A LADY made a complaint king of Prussia. pour in the mixture. to one pint of milk. pound them When the milk is nearly cold. to a paste. over with writing paper spread with butter. one dessertspoonful dissolved . Serve with sauce. "Your majesty.310 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. add four well-beaten fresh eggs. "my is none of my husband treats " But he speaks ill business. said she." replied the king.

Butter well a cake mould or iron pan. . raisins. stir in gently the whites of the egg. suet. pour in the mixture.THE FAMILY carbonate of ammonia. milk. one nut- meg and two ounces of candied orange peel. Do are not beat the in. sufficiently to incorporate them with Lastly. 327. and each ten ounces . add the flour. the eggs very light. very nice with wine or lemon it Cream sauce may be served with if preferred. S AYE-ALL. together ten ounces. add the ammonia. RAILWAY PUDDING. in an and bake it oven about is as hot as for bread. of Flour. which should have been whisked very dry. batter it after the whites only stir it. and The then batter must not be thick. currants. This pudding sauce. sugar. grated potatoes and carrots. Beat the whole very hard for ten or fifteen minutes. 311 Beat the yolks of salt.

a quarter pound of currants. of suet chopped fine. each.312 well THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. rather than to acknowledge with gratitude the blessings by which they are more than counterbalanced. This should be put into a greased It pudding mould and boiled two hours. There murmur exists in human nature a disposition to at the disappointments and calamities incident to it. a quarter pound of raw carrots. may be served up either with or without sweet sauce. and and the same quantity. and make it the consistence of a pudding for boiling by stirring in molasses. 328. scraped. Mix these well together. a little salt allspice. or may require rather more. ENGLISH MOLASSES PUDDING. A quarter pound of raw potatoes. scraped. To be served with brandy sauce. and all flour. fuls will About two tablespoonit be enough. . mixed together. and boiled for several hours.

one ounce of baked flour. chopped. three ounces of beef marrow. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. boil fast for two hours and a . put it into plenty of boiling water. 313 For a man to make mere recreations his main actions and grand employments. put it beat into a mould rubbed well with butter. VICTORIA'S PUDDING. two ounces of sweet almonds. and his whole garment of nothing but fringes. and tastefully stuck with dried cherries or raisins (stoned) tie a cloth over. and beat them briskly for ten minutes. half an ounce of ratafias. and three fresh eggs . two blanched and pounded. Three ounces of stale French roll in fine crumbs. mix these ingredients. half a pint of milk. then . let it stand in a cool place for an hour again for ten minutes.. is full as foolish and unreasonable as if he should make all his diet of physic and sauces. ounces of loaf sugar. and half. 329.

or any kind of jam or preserves may be eaten with it. with water. bruise them through a colander with a wooden spoon. AN EXCELLENT FAMILY PUDDING OF COLD POTATOES. and add the remainder of . and stir in the potatoes —the bake proportion of eggs to potatoes should be four eggs to six large potatoes . with a then. WITH EGGS. ETC. . 330. The proof of a pudding is in the eating the and proof of a woman is in making the pudding the proof of a man is in being able to appreciate . A SAVORY OR SWEET DRIPPING PUDDING. half of the dripping to be little salt well rubbed into the flour. or twelve middle-sized . then beat up eggs with a pint of good milk. both.. A little peach marmalade. 331. sugar and season to taste half an hour. Take some cold potatoes. roll it work into a stiff* paste out thin. 314 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. ounces of Six ounces of dripping to twelve flour.

and half a nutmeg . the dripping by spreading paste. you feel disposed to ask. " Is there any harm in doing this ?" pray answer it by asking yourself another. put it into a basin to boil as a set it in boiling water. and then work into a round pudding . repeat the process. 332. and cleaned chop . " Is there any harm in letting it alone V PUDDING OF CALF'S FEET. This may be eaten sweet pudding. and out again. mix these ingredients thoroughly together.S . molasses. THE FAMILY SAVE. or sugar. . and add a wineglassful of brandy. boiled Pick the meat from three wellcalf's feet . it fine with half a pound of fresh beef suet the grate . and some citron to taste .ALL. When. with jam. in a case of doubtful morality. crumb of about half a pound of bread beat six eggs into a froth shred some orange-peel. then fold it it 31 thinly over the roll it over. for and continue two hours.

depends so entirely upon their personal purity. in cold to your taste. it and have be only out of the oven long enough to eaten. water. that to insinuate a doubt of its real value is wilfully to remove the broadest cornerstone on which civil society rests. needs no sauce. All the influence which women enjoy in society. with all its benefits and all its comforts. replied in the words of Bacon. being told by some of his friends that he would wear himself out by intense application.. 333." . THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 316 grated . and as custard. until . soft Soak in a quart of water eight it is tablespoonfuls of tapioca. their power of cheering us when old. may be made as sweet The tapioca needs washing first Bake it in a buttered dish. warm when Bishop Cumberland. quite then add five eggs well beaten. nutmeg It and wine or rose water. TAPIOCA PUDDING. " It is better to wear out than rust out. boil in a cloth for three hours serve with sweet sauce. the wholesome restraint which they possess over the passions of mankind.

THE FAMILY SAVE. blanched and pounded to a butter. four tea- cupfuls of flour. the butter. same quantity of of soda. a quarter of a pound of mixed candied peel. thy heart shall not reproach thee. it AMSTERDAM PUDDING. beaten to paste. Half a pound of sweet. and if thou wipest them from thy remembrance. half a pound of sweet 20 . a quarter of a pound of raisins. and six bitter almonds. 317 SODA PUDDING.ALL. and with wine sauce. imputed unto thee for wisdom . Mix together four eggs. half a pound of loaf sugar. one of brown sugar. clarified by boiling in the juice of two oranges. half a pound of fresh cream. chopped. 334. stoned and chopped. serve it and a teaspoonful in a Bake the pudding mould. shall be If thou bearest slight provocations with patience. may be made with milk. which instead of water. 335.

half of the sugar.of a pound of apples. Mix the fruit together add the But- remainder of the sugar and the ter a tin cake mould. . The arts of life. and tow of the rags of society. chopped. in a great measure. half a pound of orange marmalade. cotton. These rags are carefully collected and after having served the inferior purpose of clothing the body. and six fresh eggs well beaten. hot or cold. . a wineglassful of Schiedam. the cream eggs. and beat all till in a smooth. butter.3i8 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and lay in the almond mixture and is fruit in alternate layers till all used up . Paper is merely the refuse linen. spirit. bake in a moderate oven about two hours. They are translated from the temporal to the spiritual sphere they are invested with hol3' orders. the left-off clothes of the rich and the poor. and courage to the fearful. a quarter . they are made instrumental in adorning the mind. Turn out carefully and serve. currants. washed and rubbed dry. and made to administer consolation to the afflicted. paste. and Mix the almonds. consist of the saving and judicious use of waste matter. half a pint of thick cream. soft .

then turn Stone and into a basin to mince two ounces of Muscadel raisins. fancifully with Butter a mould. and boil rapidly two hours. and one ounce of beef-marrow. Serve with the following : sauce in the dish Dissolve three ounces of . and fire . or longer. 319 DIPLOMATIC PUDDING. stick raisins. and a wineglassful of orange water . beat the mixture for a quarter of an hour. 336. for tie it closely over. raisins. stir in six ounces of crumbs of bread. one ounce of flour. . a wineglassful of rum. three ounces of beef-suet. chojD two ounces of candied orange-peel. grated. four ounces of loaf sugar.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. stir it over the fire for ten minutes get cold. wash and rub dry two ounces of currants and one ounce of sultana eggs. chopped. add the sixth part of a nutmeg. and the grated rind of mto an enamelled saucepan. it Muscadel put in the pudding. beat four fresh mix these ingredients together. over a gentle when nearly boil- ing. a lemon place it Put half a pint of cream.

— — — — . time and perseverance will arrange and refine them. until you have written a page. and still another. Thought engenders thought. — VERY GOOD OLD-FASHIONED BOILED CUSTARD. and the very thin rind of a fresh it infuse for half an hour. If 3^ou neglect to think yourself. The more you draw from it the more clear and fruitful it will be. a few min- and add four ounces and a half of Beat thoroughly eight fresh half pint of white sugar. eggs. 320 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and use other people's thoughts giving them utterance only. you will never know what you are capable of At first your ideas may come out in lumps homely and shapeless but no matter. Place one idea upon paper another will follow it. Throw let into a pint and a half of new milk lemon. loaf sugar in the strained juice of two sweet oranges . There is a well of thought there which has no bottom. boil till it becomes a thick syrup then add three tablespoonfuls of rum. for then simmer them together utes. Think. Learn to think and 3^ou will learn to write the more you think the better you express your ideas. You cannot fathoiii your mind. mix with them another .. 337.

until it begins to thicken. " is the price of the article.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. she exclaimed." . it stirred until nearly then add to by degrees. "What's the price of ''Seven article?" inquired a deaf old lady. and keep the custard stirred gently. set them. making ways touch the bottom of the mixture is jug." replied the honest tradesman. Pour it into a bowl. ful and keep it. cold. instead of lemon peel. but without ceasing. or omit A few bitter is ones bruised can be boiled in the milk. ''I'll give you thirteen. stir the boiling milk quickly to peel." "Oh! seven shillings. blanched almonds. The art — . when their flavor preferred." said the draper. take out the lemon custard into a deep jug. when fire. 321 new milk . cut into spikes these at pleasure." "Seven shillings. " Seventeen shillings !" shillings." the lady retorted "111 give you^ue. and two ounces of . it it must be instantly taken from the will curdle in a or moment. this of Shopping. fire and turn the this over the in a pan of boiling water. then move it the al- spoon rather more quickly. until the brought to the point of boiling. a wineglass- of good brandy.

CUSTARD WITH RICE. etc. of raspberry or red currant jelly lay it in any form upon a custard. and serve in a dish with cream round What fashionable game are the frogs fond of? Croquet (croaky). ter Boil some rice in milk. 338. it. with cinnamon and a very few . two Whisk.322 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. sweeten with pow- dered sugar glass dish. to imitate rock.. till quite bit- tender. centre. form a species of wall round a in the and pour a boiled custard Gold is the only idol that is worshipped in all lands without a temple. together with two tablespoonfuls . almonds when cold. TO ORNAMENT CUSTARDS. . for 339. an hour. and by all sects without hypocrisy. the whites of eggs. .

THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 341. it a very smooth cream. then into the boiling Take is care to add the eggs when is the cream fire. Boil some pieces of it. Put till it over the stirring it all the time it a custard formed. and brown it with To be eaten cold. Strain and when cold. 323 BURNT CREAM. nearly cold. and sugar . in a pint of milk. lemon peel. some lemon peel sweeten it with white sugar to beat the yolks of six eggs and the whites of four. Boil a pint of cream with . then turn out into a dish and it strew sifted sugar over a salamander. flour mix a cold stir tablespoonful of to with some paste. the taste . Men are born with two eyes and with but one tongue. to the add four eggs well beaten. CUP CUSTARDS. 340. in order that they should see twice as much as they say. cream.

Mix well. when the sugar thoroughly incorporated. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL A little nutmeg and two or tliree spoonfuls of wine may be added if approved. as. Set them moderate oven. and be careful to take them out of the oven as soon as they are thick. SNOW 342. APPLE CREAM. Stew half a dozen tender apples. . mash them to a pulp whisk the whites i^i . very dry. drops of essence Have ready in a very some white paper. and with a spoon drop the mixture in balls. add two or three of lemon. till Beat the whites of ten eggs add very gradually one pound of pulverized is sugar. pour in cups. they will contain whey. and as soon as they are tinged with brown take them out. 343.324 taste. if overdone. then BALLS.

" remain here but one week longer. " To tell you the truth. or wine. Serve with cream flavored with lemon. vanilla. ounces of pulverized loaf the whole till Whisk it will stand it up when placed on a sweetened dish. Frederick the great. and as Boon as the apples are cold." ORANGE CREAM. paring the rind of one of fine." *' Were you?" answered the monarch. '\your majesty has been so worsted in all your attempts. and if fortune does not mend in that time. add them to the eggs with five sugar. too. His majesty stopped him. six eggs till 325 they are very light. that I was going to desert." answered the soldier. set it over the . 344. them ex- Put them into a pan with one pint of water and eight ounces of sugar beat the whites of five eggs. ceedingly Take the juice of four Seville oranges. in surveying one evening some of the advanced posts of his camp. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and insisted on knowing where he was going.. discovered a soldier endeavoring to pass the sentinel. I'll desert with you.

FROTHED ORANGE CREAM. . place it Make on the a pint of cream very sweet. till it it over a slow it is ready to boil stir it till it put is in a dish to . 345. having previously steeped a bit of it for orange peel in the cream is a short time. it one way it . and it quite cold then empty into jelly glasses. it When out of a almost cold. Put the juice of a large orange into a small deep glass. cool. exceedingly well. in your fire pan with the cream. fire and let it boil. pour teapot on the orange juice. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. till it grows thick and white strain through a gauze sieve. put stir . holding the tea- pot as high up as possible.326 fire. and stir . then beat the yolks of it stir it till it is cold five eggs.

for ten minutes. juice of To one pint of water. LEMON CREAM. or three Sweeten fire. and beaten till nearly cold. also well beaten. . 346. 327 ORANGE CREAM FOR PUDDING. Boil two ounces of loaf sugar and Seville orange two inches of the peel of a in half a gill of water. to this. to taste. pour in the yolks. three minutes. for it is dangerous. Neither deride another. peel of only two. small . add the strained juice of a sweet orange. stirring the and keep cream until sufficiently It is best to thickened to prevent curdling. and when a little. Add when over the the whites of this thickens six eggs well beaten. 347. Boast not of thyself. for it shall bring contempt upon thee. then beat it Boil fast for into a gill of thick cream.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. It must be very smooth. add if the the two lemons. and a table spoonful of rum.

and beat as it put it in a half an hour. and a pint and a half of cream the froth rises lay it and as on a Put the and lay remainder of your cream in glasses. it as much marble water as will dissolve mortar. choco. in much fine sugar as will . it. put to it. the frothed cream upon them. choco. an Indian name. The — country CHOCOLATE CREAM. ChocolatSy aite. The only complaint extensively prevalent. Put it. is compounded from or atle. as choco. are very hard but the is generally healthy. The name.328 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. sweeten mill sieve. and is which in the Mexican language signifies water and from the sound which the water wherein the chocolate is put makes. Fill use an earthen pan. of the Scrape fine a quarter of a pound best chocolate. at present. when it is stirred in a cup by an instrument called a molinet. and your dessert will be de- licious as well as plentiful. is a stricture of the chest. 348. times. — . this your glasses with cream.

of milk it . and when about half cold fire add until it.! THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. it and off. stir it until begins to boil. Pour half a pint of boiling milk on a teaspoonful of arrowroot well mixed with a small quantity of the milk. . the Stir mixture well . 329 MOCK CREAM." under the pretence of avoiding a waiat . ANOTHER WAY TO MAKE MOCK CREAM. have the white of an egg well beaten. Economy is the art of drawing in as much as one can but it was never intended that young ladies should "draw in. till only milk warm strain and stand in a cold place. Whisk set it the whites of three eggs . and place the whole over a slow nearly boils it —then strain for use. . 349. it is Take and stir it it. with the yolk of one stir them in a pint on the fire. 350.

Sweeten with powdered sugar a it quart of cream. and serve. 352. A pint of new milk and . Garnish with thinly- pared citron. all is till whisked it —then heap it upon a dish. lay it upon a sieve placed over another pan.330 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. cut into any fanciful shape. or put into glasses. 351. dissolved in a . and add to a lump of sugar which has been rubbed upon the peels of two lemons — or. Whisk the cream thoroughly in a large pan. MILANESE CREAM. boiled three quarters gill of an ounce of isinglass. and return the cream which drains from the froth. or any other agreeable essence. rises and as the froth take it ofl*. but go before in approving ourselves. five ounces of loaf sugar. flavor it with orange- flower water. follow the world in approving others it We . WHIPPED CREAM.

it. and till stand in a cool place firmly set. and to every egg . and to pity their absurdity. to One quart of milk.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Curacao. and the whites of three eggs. boiling heat . stir in the isinglass and a of thick cream. Nevertheless. 353. Sweeten the milk to it your taste. or rum. gentle but not boiling. Add the milk to the eggs while hot. it is the part of wisdom to bear with patience their impertinence. Pour the mixture rubbed with the let it oil into a mould slightly of sweet almonds. and add wine if you prefer Then whisk the whites of the eggs to a dry froth. is the foolishness of folly. . FLOATING ISLAND. The pride of emptiness is an abomination and to talk such. Stir over a fire till at strain into a gill basin. 331 the yolks of eight fresh eggs. of water. or with three tablespoonfuls of Maraschino. well beaten. Flavor with twenty-five drops of any kind of essence.

as tliQ whites will When a malignant man strikes at the great benefactors of his race. Have ready six glass dish. biscuits. and take off the froth as in it rises. Put into a shallow dish half a peel pint of w^hite wine. Pile the froth upon the milk. Whisk a the whole together in a dish. he deserves. to be smitten with the curse of blindness. add also one teaspoonful of white sugar to each white. . which are sponge biscuits. twelve ratafias. and six macaroons steeped in wine. quince. it soon. Pour a boiled custard over the then cover the whole with the whisked cream. a pint and a half of cream. add one teaspoonful of currant. and serve fall. the of a lemon rubbed in sugar and scraped. like the Indian who madly fired his arrow at the sun. CREAM 354. TRIFLE. and a quarter of a pound of powdered loaf sugar. or any kind of jelly you choose .332 THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL.

made her appearance round a point of the island. and put the almonds upon it. of some sixty tons.! THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. drain them on a and afterward dry them by rubbing in them a napkin. Blanch one pound of sweet and bitter almonds. 333 Not many years ago. spread a napkin over an oval dish. 355. lo a sharpbuilt little sloop. and wring 21 up the it very . asking if he wanted a pilot 1 BLANC MANGE. and hailed him. A-LA-FRANCAISE. After this. Pound them in a mortar. When. When they are pounded as fine as possible. to prevent their oiling. the commander of a Russian exploring expedition in the Arctic seas. coming on the coast of a remote and solitary island. moistening them from time to time with half a teaspoonful of water. as a matter of course. ^twenty sieve. and put them into a pan then with a silver spoon beat up the almonds gradually with half a pint of filtered water. was proceeding. to take possession in the name of the Czar. then gather corners of the napkin. take them out of the mortar .

of Put into this milk twelve ounces crystallized sugar. ten bitter and two ounces . sugar. 356. and add to one ounce of clarified isinglass. pour into the mould. Cato informs us that he never repented but of two things and the one was. The blanc mange ready to serve in two hours. Have ready the following ingre: and proceed as directed five One ounce two of the best isinglass. made rather warm. that he went a journey by sea. when he might have gone by land. dients. J BLANC MANGE. When the whole is well incorpo- rated. a pint of gill new milk. which should be will be previously iced. to THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. press out all the milk from the almonds. pass it the whole through a napkin. When the sugar dissolved.334 tight. broken is into small pieces. two inches of stick inches of cinnamon. ounces of loaf vanilla. a of rich cream.

and boil slowly dissolved till the sugar is —then stir in the isinglass When and that is dissolved.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Put an ounce of isinglass into it till half a pint of boiling water. cinnamon. cool. Let it stand for two hours. while pounding. strain into a basin. Add by degrees. into an enamelled saucepan. pour the mixture into a mould. Beat up the yolks of three eggs in half a pint of sherry. stir in the milk of almonds and the cream. DUTCH. then strain off the liquid. and vanilla. 335 Blanch the almonds and pound them to a paste. in a cold place till let it remain it firmly or put on ice for an hour. the third of a pint of cold water. and boil dissolved. and when thoroughly mixed. When and set. sugar. with three ounces of . BLANC MANGE. of sweet almonds. 357. Put the milk. put it to the isinglass. with the peel of a small lemon.

perfectly then add the juice of a lemon. and turn it into shapes. and before it jellies. boil it THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. it When mould. add the whites of two eggs. and it is beat the mixture until well frothed. When cold. and few minutes sieve. incline to think that their talents should be tlie reckoned as the lack! East Indians reckon rupees —by . Mix for a the whole well together. and sugar. when they should only speak of things ! LEMON SPONGE.336 sugar. —then till strain it through a hair Stir nearly cold. it begins to harden. 358. put into a When we we hear men boast of their own talents. lavish out their time and discourse meddling with other men's matters that nothing How many grossly abuse their time concern them in 1 How many in speaking too freely of persons. dissolved Boil half an ounce of isinglass in it is a pint of cold water until .

Beat the batter quite smooth. in the milk and butter. and as two eggs well much milk as will make a in thick batter. stir Beat the eggs. 337 CAKES. and bake A Slight Mistake. little salt. then add yeast sufficient to make RICE WAFFLES. ounces of melted beaten. JERSEY WAFFLES. waffle irons. with it Boil two gills of rice till soft. AND TEA CAKES. mix two three gills of flour. 359. it rise. Many years ago a Hamburg merchant wrote to his correspondent at Lisbon and requested him. of milk. and two ounces of melted butter. then till add the flour. to — . Beat it till light. a butter. among other commissions. Two four pounds of eggs well flour. 360. one quart beaten.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. BREAKFAST ROLLS.

clock speak so loud that all the town maj^ hear She should be like a snail prudent. and. raise Some prefer to the batter by adding soda and sour is milk. is it not salt enough. in that case there no need of yeast. and excused himself in his letter by saying that he could find no more but that he would not fail to let him have the others at the first . To a pound and a half of flour. and yet those three things she should not resemble.338 THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. WAFFLES. — — — . opportunity. She should be like a town clock keep She should not be like a town time and regularity. in which language o signifies or. add a rise. There are three things which a good wife should resemble. He therefore sent by the first vessel 84 monkeys. his friend read 102. three eggs well beaten. The o coming between the numerals 1 and 2. 361. Be careful to grease the irons thoroughly. add a quarter of a pound of melted two or three teaspoonfuls of good yeast. if the yeast salt. The letter was written in the Italian. butter. and bake the cakes a rich brown. send one or two monkeys. and her. little Let and bake in waffle irons.

" said she. Put in the whites of the egg well beaten. She should not be like a snail carry all she has upon her back. and bake immediately. and used. half a cup of melted butter. one quart of milk. . She should be like an echo speak when spoken to. "have you the Septennis psoriasis V^ "No. years' itch. 362. much flour as will then add half a pint of sour is milk. in which dissolved one teaspoonful of soda and two of cream of tartar. a profusion of botanical names. " Madam. keep within 339 lier own house.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. not very accurately. She should not be like an echo determined always to have the last word. — — — aUICK WAFFLES. "I had it last year. Sydney Smith was once looking through the hothouse of a lady who was proud of her flowers. and as thicken it. and I gave it to the Archbishop of Canterbury it came out beautifully in the spring." said he. Make a batter of the yellow of three eggs." Septennis psoriasis is the medical name for the seven .

Melt the butter. add to the milk and it alternately. one pint of milk. beat well. as will Three eggs. of the batter. yolks very stir it into the milk. whites are having heated them. lastly stir in the whites.340 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and while lukewarm. Beat the yolks and whites separately. Whisk the flour light. bake the waffles on both it sides —when done out and butter These must be baked the moment they are mixed. . which must be whisked very dry. 363. one teaspoonful of butter. Grease your waffle irons fill The after full batter should not be beaten after the in. and as much flour make a batter. Liberality and generosity of feeling are the surest test of a gentleman. WAFFLES WITHOUT YEAST. fire them nearly close them and place irons so as to them over the take — turn the it.

and a tablespoonful of melted and butter. one pound of four eggs. a salt. 341 WAFERS. Heat your wafer irons. Sift MUFFINS. salt. a pinch of one teaspoonful of cinnamon. Beat the yolks of the eggs. little One quart of milk. make stir a batter. Make these ingredients into a batter with milk. 1. add the flour as milk. A quarter of a pound of butter.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and as soon as the wafers are baked they should be over them. them a little more than half and bake rather slowly. rolled. and as much butter. 365. four eggs. flour. 364. in at the last. then add yeast enough to make and it rise. will salt. No. as the batter fill is light. Beat the whites to a froth. grease your muffin rings. . grease them well sugar with butter. them As soon full.

but not get hot. as will make a thick batter salt. 366. A LADY. salt suflicient to fire. bake them in TOTTENHAM MUFFINS. to and when light. to form a stiff Set them rings. MUFFINS. three or One quart of milk. a walnut. where it may till Beat the eggs flour. one of yeast. one . they are thick. form a batter. who was in the habit of spending a large portion of her time in the society of her neighbors. add them to the as with much milk of yeast.. and sent her hus- . three eggs. No. stir in gill the melted butter and Lastly a Bake in muffin rings. liappened one day to be taken ill. Place the butter near the dissolve. to taste. the size of flour rise. and batter. 342 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 367. a tablespoonful of butter. home made. 2. five eggs. A lump of enough butter. gill One quart and milk of flour. tablespoonful of good yeast if four tablespoonfuls.

" Sunset. exclaiming " My dear. One quart of wheat flour made into a stiff batter with water. but suddenly turned back. and does the sun go down in this country with such a clap as that ?" ! SALLY LUNN. inquired of one of the sailors what that was. Bake in muffin rings.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL." exclaimed Paddy. where shall I find you when I come back f" WATER MUFFINS. band : 343 The husband in great haste for a physician. a little salt. " Sunset oh. " What's Why that's sunset 1" was the contemptuthat? ous reply. with distended e3^es. WITH SUGAR. a small quantity . two two tablespoonfuls of yeast. two ounces of eggs. One quart of flour. two ounces of brown sugar. 368. and a teaspoonful of soda dissolved. ran a few yards. Beat the batter until it will not adhere to the spoon or ladle. an Irishman hearing the gun fired from a battery at sunset. 369. On the arrival of an emigrant ship. butter.

and about half a pint of milk. Butter your cake mould. with eggs beaten light. . 370. Allow three hours to Bake it forty minutes. without working over rise. half a of yeast. in a stir milk when the milk is lukewarm. but let and sugar softer. with milk enough to make a soft it dough. two eggs. into the flour. in it. caraway seed and cinuamoii. little it Cut up the butter and warm . 1. a pound of Hour. bread. mix for much it Butter a pan. To be served hot. light. always eaten hot. No. When perfectly It is bake it in a moderate oven. SALLY LTJNN. and set it near the fire to rise. and the yeast. salt to taste. and the dough rise it. gill A quarter of a pound of butter. .344 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and buttered when eaten. Warm as the milk. the butter.

and two tablespoonfuls of the best brewer s yeast. SALLY LUNN. a taste. and milk to Cut up the butter milk . set it near the fire to rise. 3. make a and warm it is dough. 371. pounds of of it. a saltspoon- ful of salt. and pour two ounces of warmed in a pint of sweet milk. in a little stir it when the milk lukewarn. When per- . 345 SALLY LUNN. and a half flour make in a hole in the middle butter. 372. 2. Mix ents. well beaten.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. two eggs. with the eggs beaten light. Butter your cake mould. one . A quarter of a pound pound of flour. to or bread pan well greased. salt to gill of butter. It requires be put to it rise at three o'clock. into the flour. in order to bake at seven o'clock. half a soft of yeast. No. two eggs. and the and yeast. No. the flour well with the other ingredi- and bake it in a turban form. Sift into a pan.

bake on a griddle. It always eaten hot. we seldom regret having been too mild. too precipitate. salt to taste. a quart little of milk. a salt. side. OR FLANNEL CAKES. add three well beaten eggs. When light. Faults. as batter. mash well. CRUMPETS. and enough flour to form a batter.346 fectly light is THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. it Take a pint of boiled rice. so there are some errors that might be denominated errors on the safe Thus. much wheat the flour as will form a to- Warm milk and butter . 373. One pint of milk. too cautious. or too proud . — RICE BATTER CAKES. one egg. bake it in a moderate oven. 374. a teagill spoonful of butter. Add a teacupful of home made yeast. or too humble but we often repent having been too violent. half a of yeast. As there are some faults that have been termed faults on the right side.

from whatever particularly if tocause. . . and all whose employment consists of or involves exercise in the open air. the seaman. The agricultural laborer. hair. gether. are the persons most liable to carr}^ gray heirs. They are owing to the increased determination of the blood stimulating the absorbents into preternatural activitj^ and causing them to take up the coloring matter of the . then flour enough to form a batter. lastly the yeast. ployment renders much sitting necessar}^ and little or no exercise possible all who. that the fluids have begun to be absorbed. the studious. and the All whose emtextures dried up and withered. are those whose hair latest affords signs that the last process has commenced. Gray Hair. those who are earliest visited with gray hair. are. have least determination ward the head. made the hair gray. it beat up the egg and add to with the salt. it 347 should be lukewarm but not hot. It is well known that mental emotions and violent passions have.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. These instances are in the same way to he understood and explained. — The sedentary. in a night. with very lew exceptions. Set it to rise. and the sickly. the debilitated. and when light. grease your bake-iron and bake them like buckwheat cakes.

salt. WHARTON FLANNEL 377. no butter is needed. a teaspoonful of soda dissolved. If sour milk. 376. One quart of little milk. Bake immediately and serve. is'used. a teaspoonful of soda . One quart of milk. GRIDDLE CAKES.348 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. three eggs. and as flour as will much make a batter. with soda. two eggs well beaten into a batter. FLANNEL CAKES. Mix a quart of flour. four eggs well salt. the little yolks and whites beaten separately. 375. some good buttermilk or sour milk. a a small piece of butter melted. Stir the whites into the batter just before baking. beaten. a CAKES.

THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. add as YEAST. The smaller the quantity we purchase. dissolved. a teaspoonful of soda dis- solved. Add this a little salt. necessity never made a good bargain. then in the soda. BUCKWHEAT CAKES WITHOUT 378. the larger the profit charged for — it. To one quart of lukewarm water as will much buckwheat meal make to a batter of the proper thickness. When and the latter is ready. put in the acid and beat stir the batter well. bake immediately. Man in his civilized state is supposed to eat more than a thousand times in every year of his life. Bake on a griddle. 22 . The poorer a man is the more he pays for what he uses as Franklin very justly observed. Stir in 349 enough flour to form a thin batter. and a teaspoonful of tartaric acid dissolved in a half a cup of water.

teaspoonful dissolved in water mixed. and yolks of the eggs. make a batter. Bake immediately. Bread the staff of life. cream of tartar. one quart of boil- ing milk.. 379. be it also spoken. is And FIVE MINUTE BUCKWHEAT CAKES. Bread won't support a man a day. Corn cake may be made as above. four of- half a teaspoonful soda. Pour the milk over the bread crumbs. . eggs. one of soda. When add one teaspoonful of tartaric acid dissolved in a little warm water. add the soda. and when soft. they say. using meal instead of bread crumbs. Unless it first be broken. enough to Three pints of buckwheat. and then add the whites of the eggs. beaten. well beaten let it stand until you are ready to bake. One pint of bread crumbs. ^^6 THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. BREAD CAKES. one tea- spoonful cream of tartar. 380.

ter One cup of rye flour. one of Indian all to meal. add a and enough rye form a batter. a tablespoonful of molasses. Mix a bat- with cold w^ater or milk. RYE CAKES. Beat the yolks of two eggs very stir salt. stir them gently into the bat- and bake immediately on a griddle. them into a quart of milk flour to . RYE BATTER CAKES. 382. 351 Good nature must be a qualification peculiar to those nations who speak the English language. a dry froth ter. and one of wheat. light little .ALL.THE FAMILY SAVE. add a little salt. Stir in enough . Beat the whole very hard a quarter of an hour. Beat the whites of the eggs to . 381. as it is remarkable that there is no term for it in any other lanofuaare.

Serve them hot. This should be done over night. and yeast enough to make it rise.352 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. taking care to handle it as possible. the batter an ounce little flour it of melted butter. Thomas. — Yes me the meaning it means to ride down hill. — Thomas. well beaten. so as make out into as little small rolls. drop in the batter. and add a to form a very soft dough. Just before baking add an egg. as will mix much warm water form a very thick batter. can you of the word " deride ?" sir . with it Take as three pounds of flour. 383. it good yeast to make rise. Let it stand till light^ and bake in a rather quick oven. . tell Master. BREAKFAST CAKES. and bake a nice brown. stir into In the morning. Grease your cake pans.

sir. sir." "Any cold one?" "Cold one. sir. Grease your tins and bake them in a quick oven." was the prompt response of the doleful waiter. no hot joint." " Eggs and bacon. no cold one." fowl?" "Fowl." "No fowl. it I" at length said the hungrj " An traveller. sir? " Can you broil me a is (J. a rich brown color. full teaspo©nfuls of cream of tartar. add enough milk make a very thick batter. " Let me have some eggs and bacon. 353 BREAKFAST ROLLS. a piece of butter the size of an egg. sir. " what have you got in the house ?" execution. 384. sir." said the waiter "no eggs and bacon. some it salt. sir. Old Charles Matthews. and interrogating the waiter " Any hot as to what he could have for dinner. with two Mix or rub well into three pints of flour. sir ?" ." used to tell a story of pulling up at a roadside inn. joint?" inquired the traveller. sir. '''No. one small teasponful of bicarbonate of soda dissolved in a to little milk. and in a country inn !" exclaimed Matthews. sir? No. "Confound . no fowl.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. sir. in his entertainment entitled "At Home.

when we send impatiently to the doctor. wear and tear of labor and intellect go on without pause or self-pity. a little soda dissolved in cold Roll milk. dissolve a small teaspoonful of bicarbonate of soda. connected with some chronic mental irritation. it is ten to one but what he finds the acute complaint. diseases come from the neglect of our body overwork of the brain. ENGLISH BREAKFAST ROLLS. Sir Bulwer Lytton. but we suffer more than a thousand artifi- these days half our in the In this railway age the —In and cares. They fatigued only the muscles. ROLLS. out the dough and bake in cake pans. cial anxieties .— 354 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 85. A Melancholy Truism. Incorporate well two teaspoonfuls of cream of tartar. Make a soft dough of flour. and one tablespoonful of with one quart of flour. we exhaust the finer strength of the nerves and. in a tolerably hot oven. a couple of eggs beaten light. or some unwholesome inveteracy of habit. and mix . NEW YORK BREAKFAST 386. rich buttermilk. We live longer than our forefathers. lard. which is all that we perceive.

" this is to certify that Kathleen O'Brian had a good character when she left Albany. but she lost it soon after- ward P^ POTATO ROLLS. cut it into cakes about half an inch thick. Two pounds of flour. She brought. however. Rub the butter and flour together. four potatoes. 387. which must be boiled and the eggs well beaten. roll it out as lightly as possible. When light. Mix the whole with milk and a teacupful of good yeast. and a finely mashed. some one had written for her. little salt. and bake them in a moderately hot oven. had the ill luck to lose the " recommendation" which had been given her on leaving her last place. 355 the whole together with cold sweet milk. and a teacupful of yeast. and which she presented when applying for a situation . travelling on board a steamer. A YOUNG Irish servant. . add the potatoes. the accompanying ticket. Bake immediately. a quarter of a pound of butter or good lard.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. one eg^.

they al]^ of them bring their . into which rub a quarter of a pound of butter. Take the crust off a new loaf while warm.356 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. we'll see. 388. BUTTERMILK SHORT CAKES. 389. Murmur not therefore at the dispensation of God. or leisure. if I had wealth. I should be happy for know. or power. The following instructions are said to have been given by Lord Palmerston to a Foreign Office Clerk. but correct thine own heart neither say within thyself. that there is no /i in exorbitant. 1st." — . several possessors their peculiar inconveniences. . them on a sheet of till paper. pieces. and pull the crumb into rough measuring about two inches each lay way. brown color. j BREAD NUTS. and and bake in a slow oven of a golden crisp through. OR PULLED BREAD. Dissolve a teaspoonful of soda into a pint of butter- . for answering a letter: '' Tell him 2d. to round his letters and 4tli. One pound' of flour. to use blacker ink 3d.

as BISCXTITS. a rolling-pin. on for two or three hours. ter much luke-warm milk as will wet Salt just to taste. EoU out into cakes and bake them a nice brown. MARYLAND 390.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Stir into this it 357 one egg well beaten. It will be very smooth and light when kneaded suffi- . pound dough and so Break the it in pieces. He skims his milk on the top. If this should not be sufficient stiff form a moderately dough. pound and knead again. Rub the butadd the form a . milk or thick milk. enough milk to very stiff it dough with . flour. and then pour on the flour and to butter. One pound of one ounce of the flour. add more buttermilk. salt.then lastly just and and flour together thoroughly. and then turns it over and skims it at the bottom. knead the dough. butter. He is the meanest fellow in the world. The following is Aunt Deborah's description of her milkman.

then a dough. gill one quart of milk. . make out the dough in small . A quarter of a pound of butter. as little much salt. in the set it This should be done in the even- morning cut up the fire butter. one flour as will of yeast. but not get hot. this called a sponge. form the dough. and add the yeast. and is he laboreth in vain for his own approbation but the fool peepeth in the shallow stream of his own mind. . and is pleased with the pebbles which he seeth at the bottom he bringeth them up. ing. wise man feeleth his imperfections. pour the melted butter into the sponge. and showeth them as pearls and with the applause of his brethren deliffhteth he himself The . MILK 391. humbled . a Stir flour into the milk so as to form a very is thick batter. BISCUITS. stir in it enough flour to it form to well and stand it is away As soon as perfectly light. and near the where it will dissolve. knead rise. Make it out in small biscuits and bake in a moderate oven. THE FAMILY SAVE.ALL.358 ciently. butter your tins.

" Sally. . and send them to the table hot. it just warm. put about two ounces of butter and a good spoonful of Make much fine . Prick them and bake them in a slow oven upon tin plates. When bake them in a very quick oven. take out.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. as To a pint of rich milk. the}^ will be a snare unto thee thou shalt never be quit of the obligation. . them wash the tops over with water. what time do you folks dine ?" " As soon as you goes away. Refuse the favors of a mercenary man. light.^^ them's misuses' orders. and cut into long pieces two inches broad. 392. 369 they are and let them rise. and mix into it flour as will make it a light it dough roll it out very thin. cakes. sir. yeast. well." CRACKNELS.

360 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. out. diss/rfve little buttermilk and a teaspoonful of a dessertspoonful of soda in a water. CREAM CRACKERS. A PRAGMATICAL young fellow. Beat the eggs very ents together. sitting at the table over against the learned John Scott. with One pint of cream and six eggs." answered the other. afterward Lord Eldon. 393. add a pint of salt. and least half mix all the ingredifor at pound the dough If the an hour. ENGLISH BUTTERMILK CAKES. what difference there was between Scott and Sot? "Just the breadth of the table. flour while foaming. which pour all upon the together. To a quart of flour. and bake in a quick oven for fifteen or twenty minutes. divide it into it cake with a paste cutter. 394. form a stifi" dough. and stir it warm well into the milk. flour sufiicient to light. cream is sour. Beat adding flour enough to make a Roll it smooth dough. . asked him.

add the soda. Into three pounds of flour. rub a quarter of a pound of butter. one teaspoonful of cream of tartar. 396. 395. and a little salt. then a a rather soft dough. put in two ounces of butter . 1. 361 add a cream. Stir this into the flour little and butter. dissolve little one spoonful of bicarbonate of soda in a milk. it. there At Leyburn ** was painted over a shop door." PONE. milk so as to form it Roll out in sheets about half an inch thick. little soda dissolved in some of the TEA BISCUITS.THE FAMILY SAVE ALL. No. Bride cakes. and Funeral biscuits. Pour as much boiling water on a pint of Indian meal as will thoroughly wet While hot. cut into cakes and bake in a quick oven.

1. Scald one quart of Indian meal. 398. to Beat three eggs very the Indian meal in light. little and a salt. mix all well together. grease your pans. well. Pour boiling water on one quart of Indian meal. 397. well. PONE. it to and when grease your pans.362 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and add them when it enough milk to make Beat it is cool. No. butter. No. pour in the batter. Then stir a rather thick bat- ter. add to this two ounces of Make Set it into a stiff batter. INDIAN PONE. in which two ounces of butter have been melted. 2. Put in a teacupful of good it homemade rise. yeast. and bake in a moderate oven. with one quart of boiling milk. and bake immediately. . Beat light.

add two eggs well beaten. in a moderate done. stand two hours to bake in a slow oven. They should be brown when INDIAN PONE. add . let after it is light. add sugar. two teaspoonfuls of Beat three eggs. pint of One quart of Indian meal. Beat three eggs. oven. teaspoonfuls of one teaspoonful of bicarbo- nate of soda. one wheat tartar. Grease your pans well. 2. INDIAN PONE. cream of one teaspoonful of bicarbo- nate of soda dissolved. flour. No. it make rise . 399. cream of One quart of Indian meal. two tartar. 363 When and a lukewarm. little salt. 3. a thin cake. to them two tablespoonfuls of mix all the ingredients together with one quart of milk. Bake in shallow pans. dissolved.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. one pint of wheat flour. 400. No.

" . having it the consistency of little thick batter.364 to all THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Scald at night half the quantity of meal you are going cold to use . " Man that begins the world late can hardly grow a ver}^ rich man as bees that swarm late get no great store of honey. with one quart in shallow pans. them with. the cakes will be light and Skimmings. mix the other with water. The following is said to be an excellent receipt. sugar. since much of it will be used in these straitened times. them two tablespoonfuls of Bake Mix mode- the ingredients together. Almost every one is interested now in knowing how to make corn cakes most palatable. where meat has been best for frying boiled. It Add will a salt. . In the crisp. CORN GRIDDLE CAKES. rate oven. Fry slowly. to rise. in a of milk. is morning. 401. and set it need no yeast.

is Bake the cakes as soon as the batter mixed. well beaten. one of milk. and she imploreth th}^ assistance with tears of sorrow. one gill of 23 wheat . A INDIAN SLAPPERS. INDIAN-AND-WHEAT BATTER CAKES. O pity her affliction. when the is sunk. Add a little salt. 403. gill One pint boiling of Indian meal. LAZY. returning from dinner to was asked by his master "if he had no other motion than that." replied the youth. 365 the fatherless call upon thee. rather less Indian chan wheat two eggs. one teaspoonful of butter. The batter itself should be thin enough to spread of on the griddle." " Yes. and extend thy hand to those who have none to help them. with a teaspoonful of soda dissolved in it. Use flour. over-fed lad. some thick or sour milk. 402. salt just to taste. "but it^s slower P^ his work.TM When widow's heart FAMILY SAVE-ALL.

THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.366 flour. the batter Then add grease When is light. — INDIAN MEAL BREAKFAST CAKES. butter in the Indian meal. to and milk sufficient make a batter. and bake them as buckwheat cakes. Cut up the pour over it. your griddle. Cut up the salt. as will form a batter. then to it enough boiling water wet When it . can Some persons can be everywhere at home others sit musinglj^ at home and be everywhere. one gill of yeast. One quart of Indian meal. salt to taste. 404. light. Beat the eggs. two eggs. Beat the eggs very thick butter in and meal. and add the then stir into it the gill of boiling milk. two eggs. a teaspoonful of dissolved salaeratus. half an ounce of butter. is cool. milk sufficient to make the a thick batter. and when the meal add them and the wheat flour to it. with as much milk the yeast.

light. but the majority by commencing without a shilling. and soda enough sweeten milk. four eggs. 405. Mix all To have the eggs is any corn cake. is 367 pour the cool. When hot.ALL. well together. and bake in a quick oven. one quart of sour milk.THE FAMILY SAVE. cut them into squares and serve An English Judge. them but about two thirds. " Some succeed by great talent. must be well beaten. being asked what contributed most to success at the bar. and add as much milk as will make it into a thick fill ])atter. used. add the eggs and salt. replied. and bake in pans. dissolved saloBratus into the milk. any prepara- . it When it salgeratus is always desirable to to dissolve it thoroughly before adding tion of corn meal. some by a miracle. done. with eggs. tablespoonfuls to of the sugar. two Take one pint of corn meal. Butter square tin pans. well beaten." CORN CAKES.

1. a little salt. Miss." replied Padd}-. "Why To is love like a 'tatoe?" said Jane the gardener. No. this stir one quart of Indian meal. one pint of corn meal. 406. and one little tea- spoonful of soda. They're indigenous ijlants. who was working hard b}^ " Faith. Mix together. of bread. 2. Dissolve one tablespoonful of butter in three pints of boiling milk. ai> parently aroused by the simplicity of the inquiry. and bake in pans for about half an hour. 407. 368 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. No. Into When add half a pint of wheat flour. and both shoot from the eyeP^ CORN BREAD. two tablespoonfuls of melted butter. cool. Pat." answered a contemplative urchin. two eggs. dissolved in a milk.. "the reason is plain. is to spread butter and molasses upon /" ** ** CORN BREAD. One pint of milk. a little . " What is the chief use of bread ?" asked an The chief use examiner at a school examination.

but hang me if I am !" " it's WHEAT-AND-INDIAN BREAD. and two eggs. into loaves. 408. 369 some salt. "the plane to relieve 3^011?" may be inclined. warmed. and bake on well but- tered tins. sugar." replied Ned. Mix well together. . 409. put a teaspoonful of soda. flour and half a teacupful into it Knead sufficient wheat rise. INDIAN BREAD. to it form a dough. Why don't you wheel that barrow of coal.THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. for there's an inclined plane '*Ah. well beaten. boiling When sufficiently salt. Scald two quarts of Indian meal water. in a Set it rise it to Make time. slightly To one quart of buttermilk. with cooled. add a teaspoonful of yeast. Let the second and bake moderate oven. half a pint of good of molasses. Ned? not a very hard job.

well beaten. grease your pans. HOE CAKE. stiff. fire. Let the dough be it Knead it or work for ten minutes. return it to the fire. Pour boiling water on a quart of stir in Indian meal. salt. a spoonful of butter or and a little salt. turn by running a thread between the cake and the board. lard. and bake quickly. Speak not but what may self. benefit others or your- Avoid triflino^ conversation. it When nicely brown on one side. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. a little and a tablespoonful of melted into this butter. will make a thick beat it for a few minutes. 410. . as Stir as much Indian meal batter. two eggs. and bake the other side.370 dissolved. Bake on a board before the slowly.

Bake in rings. one quart of milk. SMALL POUND CAKES. 412. a teaspoonful of soda dissolved batter should be The in a rather stijff. well beaten. INDIAN MUFFINS. 4-11. one pound of ten eggs. and a little salt. cup of one third of a cup of molasses. 371 JOHNNY CAKE. One pound of butter. one flour. four eggs. 413. a . Mix all and beat very 'hard for ten or fifteen minutes. Mix in the whole with buttermilk. One pint and a half of Indian meal. a little salt. or sour milk. Three cups of Indian meal. one flour. a handful of wheat flour. with it. pound of sugar.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. together. four ounces of melted butter. Bake quick oven.

A few dried currants. fill Butter small round full. whisk the egg yolks and whites together till they are thick. half a pound of sugar. to them only about half and bake in a allow for swelling. The ingredients are —one pound and a half of butter. Beat the butter and sugar very light. Stir in the flour gradually." keeper over one's self —to says Seneca. washed and floured. one pint of milk.— 372 gill THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and add them to the butter and sugar. Add the brandy. four eggs. one pint of molasses. to your liking of brandy. "It is profitable. and one cloves. "to set some have somebody in our . be stirred into the batter. and beat the whole several minutes. one tablespoonful of pearl ash — cin- namon. gill nutmeg. 414-. of brandy. To be mixed the same thickness as pound cake batter. moderate oven. may MOLASSES POUND CAKE. pans.

half a pound of butter. Three quarters of a nine pound of meal.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Mix the . two spoonfuls of soda. eight eggs. one teaspoonful of ground cinnamon. and were an eye-witness and spectator of all we did. one pint of sweet milk. 416. To two quarts of flour take four tea- teaspoonfuls of cream of tartar. one nutmeg. SODA BISCITITS. Our time is short. and half a teacupful of lard or butter. and very uncertain let our improvement therefore be as speedy and great as . ounces of Indian a quarter of a pound of wheat^ flour. 415. may be." . grated. 373 eye whom we may suppose to be present and privy to our very thoughts to do every thing we do as if somebody looked on. four tablespoonfuls of brandy. sugar. INDIAN POUND CAKE.

. with a little rose water to prevent . together. Three quarters of a pound of butter. Rose- water may be substituted for the brandy. and pour in the mixture. them from getting oily add to them the remainder of . three quarters of a pound of sugar. LADY CAKE. little let them stand a time. pound them in a mortar. half an flour. beat the eggs .374 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Pour boiling water over the almonds. Beat the butter and sugar to a cream. two of rose tablespoonfuls water. wheat and Indian meal and add and Stir the butter and sugar to a cream light to it. blanch them. the whites of sixteen ounce of bitter almonds. your pan with paper well buttered. and beat it well. then the flour add the Line spices liquor. adding but a few at a time. or bake it in an earthen mould in a moderate oven. one pound of eggs. 417.

Ever}' . ninety-two broad beans. . and five ounces of meat. It may be baked in one large cake. 375 then stir the ahnonds into the butter and sugar. . One pound of flour. . . and bake them in a moderate oven. the rose water . eight. — hundred weight of bread contains eighty . pounds of nutritious matter butcher's meat. broad beans. or French beans. eightyturnips. half a pound of sugar. carrots. are equal to three pounds of potatoes one pound of potatoes is equal to four pounds of cabbage and three of turnips but one pound of rice. COMPOSITION CAKE. two tablespoonfuls of rosewater. thirty-five French beans (in the grain). half . to go more into detail. is equal to three pounds of potatoes. are equal to three hundred pounds of potatoes. and stir them gradually flour. 418. . Or. nine peas. Whisk the the whites into the very dry. averaging the various sorts. eight . three quarters of a pound of bread.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. twenty-five. butter and sugar with Butter your pans. ninety-three greens. eggs. Comparative Nutritive Properties of Food. fourteen. One pound of good bread is equal to near!}' three pounds of potatoes and sevent3^-five pounds of bread and thirty pounds of meat. and potatoes. half a pound seven of butter. .

Beat the butter and sugar together. and the citron should be bits. who. " I cannot allow this to go on I must take the sense of the meeting on this point !" Whereupon Wilkes whispered to him. if you will. quarter of a pound of citron. kept exclaiming. The currants must be washed. that at sat next to a person. beat the eggs well. or the fruit will scorch. " Do so.. being displeased with the course matters were taking. 376 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and then slightly floured the raisins must be picked and seeded. stir them into the butter and in- sugar then add the flour and other gredients. and slightly floured . Four eggs. 419. It is told of the celebrated some public meeting he John Wilkes. picked. and can beat you!" ! SPONGE CAKE. one tumbler half full of water mixed with a cup of powdered . half a pound of raisins. and . shaved in very thin This cake should be baked in a slow oven. dried. a pound of dried currants. I'll take the nonsense of the meeting against you.

Use no justly . . think innocently and and you speak. after they have been beaten to a froth. Beat up . flour. Bake about an hour. add a little Just before baking. sugar. beat them together. CHEAP SPONGE CAKE. speak accordingly. add a teaspoonful of soda. is not thick enough. dissolved in water.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Lastly. four to eggs. and add to fuls of cold water. Sift 377 two teaspoon fuls of cream of tartar into a cup of flour. then add the whites of the eggs. Flavor with a few drops of essence of vanilla or of lemon. the batter flour. Flavor with either lemon or vanilla. 4-20. them four tablespoon- and one teacupful of into Stir the flour the yolks and sugar. add one of teaspoonful soda dissolved in water. hurtful if deceit . yolks and whites separate cupful add the yolks a tea- and a half of sugar. if When mixed.

" said the sexton. CLERGYMAN who bouglit liis sermoDS readywritten. was invited to preach in a church at some distance. one pound of sugar. a teaspoonful of soda. instead of composing them himself. yet fondly believed his manuscripts peculiar to himself. spice. that ever}^ time a wife scolds her husband. It is thought the she adds a ivrinkle to her face. "we always did like that A sermon !" WASHINGTON CAKE. and bake in a moderate oven.378 THE FAMILY SAVE. very much indeed. how it was liked. it will remove one of the old ivrinkleH 1 . and Butter your pans. It is said to have been satisfactorily demonstrated. four eggs.ALL. especially as it is understood that every time a wife smiles on her husband. one pound of butter. Beat the butter and sugar to a cream. dissolved. then the milk. well beaten. after service. half a teaspoonful of nutmeg. half pint of milk. add the eggs. announcement of this fact will have a most satisfactory effect. he asked the sexton. One pound and a half of flour. "Oh. Imagining that his sermon had created a sensation. sir. a teaspoonful of cinna- mon. flour. 421.

422. cast off the folly of being wise in thine own conceit. to which Beat add the grated peel of an orange. and dough. butter into a fine flour then mix thoroughly with sifted sugar them half a pound of salt . mixed with two eggs well whisked. "* CREAM CAKE. . 379 EMPEROR'S CAKE. and a few grains of add half a pint of thick and rather sour cream. Beat four eggs with half a pound till of sifted sugar quite smooth. Cut a half do pound of shelled almonds not pound them .THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. cut and bake on tins in a moderate oven. but mix them with the eggs and sugar. . of an inch thick. in pieces. five 423. Rub down pound of ounces of fresh . The first step toward wisdom. as much it flour as will form a Roll out the dough about the eighth in cakes. is to know that thou art ignorant and if thou wouldst not be esteemed foolish in the judgment of others.

Butter the inside of the moulds fill thoroughly. five ounces of fresh butter. . corn Six ounces of Os>vego flour or starch. chop- . OSWEGO CAKES. three fresh eggs. seven ounces of sifted loaf sugar. beaten to cream. and beat ten minutes. and bake in a quick oven for eight or ten minutes. 380 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. them only two thirds Bake them for three quarters of an hour in a moderate oven. Mix for these ingredi- together.. and a tablespoonful of ents new milk. Currants. 424. to cool. and full. it thoroughly with half a teaspoonful of carbonate of soda which has been dissolved in water. fill Butter some small tin moulds. and lay them on sieve reversed. Turn them from its side the mould. half them with the mixture. beaten. upon a He that And And is out of clothes is out of fashion out of fashion is out of countenance out of countenance is out of wit.

one grated nutmeg. instead of returning to the purlieus of civilization. to wash the skins and the garments of the million. ped. than in those they now sustain in their voyage to the ocean. one pound of pulverised sugar. 381 may be added. TEMPERANCE CAKE. and six eggs well beaten. in that domestic form and character. The Thames carries down many thousand tons of good soap and candles. last few years been realized at Manchester. has within the ceeded. 24 After the flour and . . 425. with The invention has been the refuse of the factories. which used to be washed into the Irish Channel. Some years ago a patent was taken out for a mode of recovering a large portion of this tallow but it has not yet been carried into practical operation. he would have sucAn idea similar to this. candied peel. which would be much more useful to society.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and recovering the soap that had been used in washing and could he only have organized a plan of collecting the suds. or caraway seeds. ters of a Two pounds of flour. and more grateful to the senses. the wash-houses and bed-chambers. Some years ago a London chemist conceived the idea of collecting all the soapsuds of the metropolis. patented. and an immense amount of waste tallow is thus recovered. three-quar- pound of butter. .

382 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and add them stir in butter and sugar. ter. Koll can be moulded with the hands. the same of rose water. dissolved. then flour. then add the eggs. and pour upon it a small teaspoonful of soda. and stir . two eggs Half a pound of sugar. lay the sugar in. till it Mix all well together with a spoon. and bake in a quick oven. to a froth. cut into cakes. butter have been thoroughly rubbed together. and half Beat to the a pound of butter beaten to a cream. and bake in a moderate oven. it thin. ALBANY CAKE. one pound of a wineglass of brandy. FEDERAL CAKE. 426. Then whisk them into the three eggs to a froth. Beat together half a pound of but- and one pound of sugar. 427.

will When it it is entirely as add it. Roll out in cakes. Beat the whole very Grease your pans. the butter to it . and a teaspoonful of soda. 383 one pound Add. 428. cut them with a cutter or with the edge of a small sized tumbler. and hard ten minutes. half a cup of butter. bake in a moderate oven. . and a half of flour. dissolved. them on a light brown. three of sugar.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Put a teaspoonful of carbonate of soda into a half a teacup of milk. and sugar. and add soda and milk. then add the whisk the flour. Beat eggs. FRENCH CAKE. a teaspoonful of grated nutmeg. and two tablespoonfuls of brandy. and bake tins. butter and sugar. one cup of milk or cream. dissolved. lastly. three eggs. Five cups of flour. and as much more milk form a dough.

Three-quarters of a pound of but- one pound and a half of sugar. four eggs. on cross-examining the witness. two pounds of flour. he took occasion to notice. CAKE. ter. ter Beat the butthe eggs. or the top of a tumbler. A CUTTING REBUKE. what they had at the first place they stopped. pride in dress. In the examination of an Irish case for assault and battery. one teaspoonful of nutmeg. which was a great grief to him. among other things. counsel. Whisk and add with the other ingredients. Roll out the dough in sheets. one pound of dried currants. lie had often reproved them in vain and preaching one Sunday on the sin of pride. cut them in cakes with a tin cutter. A clergyman had two daughters who were much too fond of dress. of course. and sugar together. he suddenlj' stopped . — .384 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. asked him. half a wineglass of rose-water. " Four sjlasses of ale. After speaking some conBiderable time on this subject." "What "What next?" glass of brandy. Bake in a moderate oven." "What next?" " A "Two glasses of wine." next?" "One GERMAN 429." fight. He answered.

and . My good friends I do look at home till my heart a. and then the eggs gradually mix in the flour." SCOTCH CAKE. a teaspoonful of seeds. ** But you will say. with much feeling and expression. then with the hand beat the butter to a cream. as nearly to smooth it on the top. and butter Take a pound and a half of in dried sifted flour. fill and pour in the cake it. fifteen pounded caraway eggs. the yolks and whites separately beaten. lastly. a little at a time. quantity of loaf sugar finely powdered six ounces of blanched sweet almonds. look at home. butter the hoop so or tin pan. stir in a glass of brandy.. almonds. a nutmeg grated. and then the sweetmeats. 385 short and said. threequarters of a pound of candied orange peel half a pound of citron.ches. add the sugar. the same quantity of fresh rose washed water. all cut into narrow strips. 430. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. the same . and spice.

Flour. well together. one and a half pounds butter. Three cups of . and add a little lemon juice at the last. eggs. T ivill thank you for the silver milk jug you have in your hand P^ . really. 431. six ounces candied orange . I am giving these things away !" " Are you ?" said an old lady " well. caraway . An auctioneer exclaimed — "Why. two eggs. Bake it in till a moderate overi. one and a half pounds pounds . as shaking will cause the sweetmeats to sink to the bottom. one teaspoonful wineglassful. fifteen brandy. citron. sugar. one PARRISH CAKE. ladies and gentlemen. and one small teaspoonful of soda. one .386 strew over THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. . . * it caraway it comfits. seeds. . peel. Beat all dissolved. nutmeg. three-quarters of a pound . one cup of butter one cup of milk. and a half almonds. one . flour. must not be moved it nearly done. one half pound . two cups of sugar.

dissolved in a little milk. Beat together — as for a pound —one pound of sugar. one egg. and bake in a moderate oven. half a cup of butter. half of each at a time. a pound of Have ready two into the cocoanuts. half a teaspoonful of soda. half and six eggs. and stir them . beat the butter and sugar together. stir in the flour and milk with the soda. " Ten to one he is not in. ^ 387 BUZBY CAKE. so that it read. grated. ter a But- pan or mould. whisk the egg till light. half a||^ cup of milk." COCOANUT CAKE. 433." An indignainit Captain. and add it. cake butter. 432.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. after trying to find the Consul several days without success. took a paint brush and altered the offlciaPs sign. one cup and a half of sugar. although upon his sign were the words "In from ten to one. A United States' Consul was very rarely to be found in his office. Two cups of flour.

. One cup of sugar. ter.ALL. GOLD CAKE. half cup of flour.388 batter THE FAMILY SAVE. but- 434. one teaspoon of cream of tartar. then roll it out. The same recipe as the above. whisk the whites of the eggs to a froth. after it is thoroughly mixed into cakes. one and a half cups of half cup of milk. half teaspoon of soda. on ' SILVER CAKE. 435. A few drops of oil of almonds will give a fine flavor. ex- cept the yolks of the four eggs. cut it and bake them ^^ a moderate oven. should be used. Beat the butter and sugar to a cream. instead of the whites. then add the milk and flour with the soda and cream of tartar. and stir them in gently at the last. the whites of four eggs. .

one teaspoonful . eggs well beaten. one of butter. five Three cups of flour. one-third of a cup of cream. three eggs. Six cupfuls of flour. CUP CAKE. 389 FAMILY CAKE. two and one-third cupfuls of milk. two nutmegs. one and a half cupfuls of butter. two of sugar. and a little cinna- mon. four of molasses. four eggs. two teaspoonfuls of cream of tartar and one of soda. one of butter. two of sugar. 436. Three cups of flour. Mix all well together. one large spoonful salaeratus. and bake in a moderate oven. 437. ' 438.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. two cupfuls of currants. CUP CAKE ANOTHER WAY. dissolved separately.

add the flour ately. and distress. Bake immedi- light — may arise in the morning with. One pound of sweet almonds and pound and a half of four pounds of bitter almonds. without design. Blanch the almonds by let pouring hot water over them. over all succeeding 3ears from which there was no refuge but through the darkness of the grave was committed without pr^emeditation. of soda. Beat the butter and sugar very light. MACAROONS. and one powdered sugar. circumstances may occur which shall call for the exercise of no ordinary share of grace and unless we are on our guard. our hearts and our spirits free. and shame. and them ." It is possible one hour to shudder at the thought of sin.390 THE FAMILr SAVE-ALL. and before that hour has passed away. 439. to be the thing you a dismal story of private which threw — its chill — shudder at. in one short hour. simply by being "off one's guard. whisk the eggs to a froth. dissolved. and other ingredients. the whites of six eggs. In . and before evening comes nay. We many sin life we find that the withering shade. plunge us into guilt. stir them into the butter and sugar.

Rasp a fresh cocoanut. and couple of days. sheets of paper on cake-tins. balls. . Roll the paste into small balls. them on a in and bake them a very gentle oven. Whisk they are to a dry froth. beaten to a solid froth. only a small spoonful at a time. 440. and the whites of eight eggs. stand a few minutes . 391 then pound them in a the eggs till mortar to a paste. in a cool oven. and put them VERY FINE COCOANUT MACAROONS. spread it it on a dish. and place them on sheets Place the of paper some distance apart. them in a very dry canister as soon as they are cold. let dry gradually for a Add to it double its weight of fine sifted sugar.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. then add the sugar very gradually. place Roll the mixture into small buttered tin. about twenty minutes. then stir in the almonds. Move them from the and store tin while they are warm.

Half a pound of butter. moderate The Duke of Orleans. one pint of molasses. two pounds of salaeratus. three eggs. half a teacupful of ginger. roll cakes. .392 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL." said he. but I have them free to do orood." ing. 442. The hand of diligence defeateth want prosperity and success are the industrious man's attendants. flour. and add the other it ingredients. cut it Knead in the dough well. one tablespoonful of flour Rub the and butter to- gether. and bake them oven. one of sour . insisted on having the power of pardon" I have no objection. One pint of molasses. my will SOFT GINGER CAKE. out. 441. "to have hands tied to prevent their doing harm. wash them over with molasses in a and water. COMMON GINGERBREAD. on being appointed Regent of France. cupful four cupfuls of flour.

and add them cut — then it stir in the milk and dough. the cream. Johnson. 443. three milk enough to form a dough. I think music is the least disao-reeable. If a man should write down his thoughts. so as to form a Roll it out. Half a pound of butter. whisk the eggs light. one teaspoonful of saloeratus. and read them at night." replied the doctor. dissolved in taste'. he would reckon himself half distracted. one cupful of butter and lard. "but of all noises. spices according to the LADY. half a sugar. and bake in a moderate oven. took the liberty of asking him if he was fond of music. one pound of flour. after performing. with the most brilliant execution. mixed.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL." A SUGAR CAKE. in cakes. flour alternately. madam. Beat the butter and sugar together. " No. pound of eggs. turning to the philosopher. but of one day. and be greatly amazed at himself . in the presence of Dr. a sonato on the pianoforte. 393 cream.

rub the and add the yolk of an egg beaten of cream. roll and cut it into small round which bake upon a floured Hope is the prophet of youth always look forward. — . Eleven ounces of flour. cakes. and in small tins. the same quantity of fresh butter. with a tablespoonful and two it tablespoonfuls of rosewater. 445.. SUGAR CAKES. 394 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. . —young eyes will NAPLES BISCUITS. Take half a pound of flour. as what to amend in themselves they love to look inward and he'mg sensible of their own failings. eleven eggs beaten light. and a quarter then mix to in of a pound of sifted sugar gether the butter. on the weaknesses of others. into a paste. . Gracious hearts reflect most upon themselves they do not seek so much what to reprove in others. Make tin. and three quarters of a pound of sugar. flour and sugar. are tender in reflectino. bake Mix all well together. 444.

Knead it till it becomes perfectly smooth and it light. serenades given as a lure. Can never fail making a couple of fools. Roll in sheets about the eighth of an inch thick. times led out from the pla}^ tickets for two or three times. TRAVELLER'S BISCUIT. two or three treats. DEAN swift's RECEIPT FOR COURTSHIP. those who are most prying into the lives of others. oaths how much they endure. are most careless in reforming their own. 446. keeping strict to these rules. 395 Whereas. Cut up the butter and put in the flour and the sugar. messages sent in one day. THE FAMILY S AYE-ALL. Bake in a moderate oven. one teaspoonful of dissolved salaeratus. milk sufficient to form a dough.. in the salseratus and milk together. so as to form a dough. balls or love-letters writ all in rhymes months. a quarter of a pound of butter. Two pounds flour. or the top of a tumbler. Two Two Two Two Two Two Two Two Two or or or or or or or or or three three three three three three three three three dears and two or three sweets. . three quarters of a pound of sugar. cut the cakes with a cutter.

Mix the whole with a wineglassful of brandy or rum. a quarter of a pound of sugar.. roll out to a thin paste. BISCUITS. and an ounce of cinnamon. 448. flour. 396 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. cut it into small cakes. a quarter of a pound of butter. WINE 447. Mix together one pound of flour. and bake them on tins in a tolerably cool oven. and bake in a quick oven. one pound of butter. . finely sifted. Roll out the dough quite thin. CINNAMON BISCUITS. in which has been dissolved a quarter of a teaspoonful of soda. one egg. and a quarter of a pound of dried currants then add half a pint of milk. Half a pound of dry one pound of loaf sugar. beaten light. powdered.

stir in a teacupful of yeast. beating it all the time. flour. 450. dis- Beat the butter and sugar together flour. 397 LUNCH BISCUITS. the boiling milk Stir very gradually on the eggs and sugar. then add the as and much milk as will form a dough. in cakes. and half a pound of butter. salt. The stream of boiling milk should not be thicker at first than a coarse knitting-needle. Beat three eggs with two pounds of sugar and two grated nutmegs. three quarters of a sugar. thoroughly mixed. cut them and bake quickly. pound of solved. When luke- warm. Roll into sheets. a little and 25 flour enough to form a very thick . DOUGHNUTS. melt in Boil one quart of it new milk. 449. a teaspoonful of soda. till One pound and a half of half a pound of butter.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.

When Let quite it rise add a little more flour. half pound of butter. half pound of butter. one pound of raisins. one nutmeg. dis- .398 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and on all just and fit occasions open our mouths with boldness in the cause of God and goodness. ever speak to some useful purpose. Henceforth let us have a care of our words. DUTCH LOAF. two eggs. Two pounds of flour. let us give our voice to wisdom. and half a pound of dried currants. ters of a One pound pound of of flour. and then boil the dough- nuts in lard. the second time. three quarsugar. batter or a very soft dough. 451. a teaspoonful of soda. one of rosewater. CHRISTMAS JUMBLES. light. one egg. one pound of sugar. 452. one glass of wine.

" for here it is I make my bread . " It is as hot as an oven. He remarked the great heat of the apartment." "So it ought to be. four eggs. pound and a half of half loaf sugar. pounds of one one and three quarter pounds of sifted butter. flour. solved in 399 enough buttermilk a to mix the Beat the eggs. pound of of bitter sweet and quarter of six a pound of almonds." replied the writer. and said. four 453. GENTLEMAN having occasion to call upon an author. set To be to rise with good yeast. one pound of raisins. warmed. then termilk. beaten.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. as the fruit will not admit of a hot oven. A FAMOUS GERMAN CAKE. one quart of milk. one pound of currants.^" A STOLLEN. Bake slowly. The butter. well ounces citron. found him at home in his study. the flour and but- Add the fruit last. and sugar together. batter to batter proper consistency. rosewater and spices to your liking. . whisk the stir in and add them. Ingredients.

. and add it to the sponge when light. other ingredients. that makes us strong. and a a cupful of of home-made yeast. to the other ingredients. It is makes us LUNCHEON CAKE. but what we remember. it much milk as will Knead it well. Add a little salt. and as make a soft dough. pound dried currants nicely washed. and bake in a moderate oven. and a quarter of a pound of raisins Flour the fruit. All this is very simple. . not what we earn. Stir together half a pound of sugar with three ounces of butter add this. that rich. 400 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. It is not what we read. to and be worked in afterward. Make a sponge of a pint of lukewarm water. put it it in a pan. that makes us learned. into which stir as much flour as will make a thick batter. let rise again. but it is worth recollecting. 454. with one pound of flour. It is not what we eat. but what we save. but what we digest. Have stoned.

then add the yeast. when wanted. telling him to be careful of it. half a pound of two tablespoonfuls of rose-water. 401 After telling several amusing anecdotes. 455. stir it again. After a lapse of a considerable time. Cut up the butter and rub it well with the flour. and let it rise Butter your pans. eggs. three-quarters butter. and stir in lastly the spices to and rose water. " how.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Mrs. and when. and gave it to the company !" SPANISH BUNS. " Oh. half a teaspoonful of nutmeg. very pure. " Used !" said Sir Richard. Piozzi mentioned one of Sir Richard Jebb. half a pint of milk. sir ?" " I put it in the castor. It had but lately been brought into use. it is all used." replied he. and . pound of sugar. beat the eggs very light. One day somebody had given him a bottle of castor oil. Sir Richard asked his servant for the oil. with milk enough form a very thick batter. one teaspoonful of cinna- mon. The the fill next morning second time. of a One pound of flour. four one gill of yeast. add the sugar. Before he left his home he gave it in charge to his man.

stoned and chopped. well washed and dried. one pound of currants. the same of powdered cinnamon. " Plenty of chairs. six ounces of moist sugar. duck}'. a saltspoon- saltspoonful of ful of caraway seeds. chopped.4l02 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. them and When they are done cold. much company. we have not chairs enough company. but a ^^ replied Mr. sift sugar over. three parts full. Mix : well together the following ingredients One pound of raisins. and with a sharp knife cut " them in squares. three ounces of sweet monds. with a knowing wink. for our little Ah. Simpkins. half a powdered cloves. Simpkins. blanched and chopped. a saltspoonful of powdered ginger. Mr. and a saltspoonful of white pepper add two fresh eggs beaten with a tablespoonful of brandy. six ounces of mixed canal- died peel. Make a dough as follows : Rub ." said an extravagant wife to a too frugal husband. a grain of Cayenne. SCOTCH SPICED BUN. . 456.

roll out the third of an inch thick. in the latter part of the verse : " He that wavereth is like a wave of the sea. pound of add a saltspoonful of salt . turn it out of the tin. moisten with the third of a pint of tepid water. James appointed him to preach before him. put in the down closely cover over with dough . of a preacher singularly happy in his choice of texts. six ounces of lard into one 403 flour. and one teacupful and a .THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Rub into a pint of flour." " He is at me already. knead to a dough . with a small teaspoonful of carbonate of soda dissolved in it . . 457. line a long plain cake press the corners. The preacher. that he might put his abilities to the test." said the King. one tea- cupful of butter. with the utmost gravity. notch the edge round with a knife. : POOR MAN'S POUNL CAKE. for nearly three and bake in a slow oven hours. of Scotland was a He was aware of this defect. When cold. and tossed. of England and YI. gave out the text in the following words James the first and sixth. that the crust all may be of equal thickness fruit. driven J)y winds. press it over . and heard waverer. and tin . James I.

" said the king." etc. " he never snuflfed a candle with his fingers. and milk. To in a this Bake mould or may be eaten hot.. " Then. one cup of flour. and add them with the Mix and the cream of tartar dry with the dissolve the soda in water or milk. of France. and of cream of tartar.. one teaspoonful of soda. with sauce. half of sugar. In the latter case use two eggs instead of one. Beat the sugar and to yolks froth. beaten. two a three eggs. together. Wnisk the whites flour. who never knew what fear was.ALL. etc. reading aji ostentatious inscription on the monument of a Spanish officer. or when cold. TEST OF COURAGE. as cake. Henry lY." A — RAILEOAD CAKE. " Here lies the body of Don. The son of a small shopkeeper having put some candles Jn a cellar one day. It a teaspoonful of soda has been dissolved. as a pudding.404 THE FAMILY SAVE. flour. in which mix with a cup of sour add one egg well dish. his father told him he . One cup of sio^ar. 458.

a small teacupful of home-made rose-water. cut the dough into strips. WONDERS. ounces of butter. Roll it out. Three pounds of flour. one of thick cream. to mould candles. one teaspoonful of cinnamon. out gently with as little . " Likely to mould 1" replied the lad "if that is the case. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and that they would be likely to mould. set it to rise when light. and perhaps they will turn . of sugar. 459. one pound butter. and a tablespoon ful of Mix roll all together. 405 thought it was too damp a place for them. yeast. three Four eggs. 460." CRULLERS. we had better put all our dips there. half a pound of gill sugar. twist them and drop them in boiling lard. a quarter of a pound of nine eggs well beaten.. and flour enough to form a dough.

ounces of three ounces of sugar. said to Charles Lamb. and gave acquiescence in these pithy words. sir. one egg. twist them. 461. and boil them RETIRED cheesemonger. that I have got rid of that sort of stutf which you poets Lamb looked at call ''milk of human kindness/" him steadily.— 406 flour THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Add . who hated any allusion business that had enriched him. three spoonfuls of sour little soda dissolved. in the course of a discussion on the Poor Laws " You must bear in mind. I am aware of that you turned it all to A the — into cheese several yean ago /" JENNY LIND CAKES. one cup of sugar. and milk half a tea- enough to form a dough. cut the dough in strips. a half of flour. One pound and butter. in lard. as possible. " Yes. milk. COMMON PLUM 462. and enough a stiff" make batter. three CAKE. three ounces of currants. a flour to One spoonful of butter.

and stiff with milk enough to make a very batter. and half a teaspoonful of soda. ner. no. was weeping bitterly for the dear departed. A WIDOW. and bake in a moderate oven. when light. *'let me have my cry out. whisk the eggs very light and add stir in them flour . dissolved separately. half pound of butter. half pound of sugar.. and. after that I shan't think an}^ thing about it. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. three eggs. 463. who had just lost her husband. Beat the butter and sugar together. A friend No. One pound of flour. bake it in a moderate oven. one large teaspoonful of cream of tartar." *' LOAF CAKE. grease your pan. add the soda. then the cream of tartar. cupful of 407 home-made yeast with the milk set it to rise. ." said the fair mourtried to console her.

sugar. When the sugar is add a piece of isinglass. No. twenty minutes. JELLIES. currants. dissolved . ETC. PRESERVES. and squeeze the juice through your pint of juice allow a pound of white dissolved. Mash your To every fruit with a wooden spoon. Boil the it. When prove a fine jelly. Squeeze the juice out of the which must have been picked on Measure the juice. and skim fill then add the sugar. CURRANT JELLY. CURRANT JELLY. The best cure for low spirits is business. 1. 2. No. 464. and cold. The best fun in the world is activity. 465. and to every pint weigh out a juice pound of sugar. One half of the melancholy that you run against is caused by indolence.408 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. it will your glasses. jelly bag. a dry day.

will be sufficient. bottom in a mass. it till Boil and skim a jelly is which you may tell by letting a drop fall in if it falls to is a glass of cold water — and the Or. only requires but three quarters of a pound of sugar to a pint of juice. ORANGE JELLY. Black currant jelly it is made in the same way. The next day put brandy paper over them. oranges. it till Boil and skim it off a jelly is formed. then take it the fire. The Kussian formed. kind to use for this purpose. in 409 warm water. Squeeze the juice from the and to every pint of the juice add a pound of sugar and a quarter of an ounce of dissolved isinglass is the isinglass. . and paste them.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. A quarter of an ounce of isinglass to five pints of juice. to clarify the jelly. 466. the jelly done. and put in glasses while warm.

bottles half filled with vinegar. 467. CALVES' FEET FOR JELLIES. and expose it to the cool air for a few minutes. by the Persians The grapes and put into are gathered when half ripe. little out in a spoon.ALL. and yet do not become too a sweet acid taste. soft. which so macerates them. and especially refreshing during the great heats. that they lose their hardness. let the wrath of another be a lesson to thyself.410 take a THE FAMILY SAVE. Grapes are preserved in vinegar after the following fashion. Always select those feet which have been dressed with the skins on — they . 468. See'st thou not that the angry man loseth his understanding ? Whilst thou art yet in thy senses. GRAPES PRESERVED IN VINEGAR. The grapes have is which not unpalatable.

Before cooking. than been skinned. and soaked for an hour or two. Mix two tablespoonfuls of arrow- root with half a pint of water. will 411 make a larger quantity of jelly. and nutmeg to the taste. A LADY thought it would look interesting to faint away at a party the other evening. Boil it the whole about five minutes. One of the company began bathing her temples and head with rum. the feet should be thoroughly scraped. add sufficient sugar to sweeten it.ALL. Take out the lemon. It may be flavored with wine instead of the lemon. and pour in a mould or dish to get cold. " For goodness' sake put nothing on that will change the color of hairP^ my ARROWROOT JELLY. 469. and those which have better in quality. pour the dissolved arrowroot into the boiling water. when the lady exclaimed. .THE FAMILY SAVE. Have ready half a pint of boiling water in which some lemon peel has been boiled. washed.

dissolved warm water. Prepare the fruit by pricking each one with a needle. and cook the fruit until it is clear. add a quarter of an ounce of isinglass. Add a quarter of an in ounce of to isinglass. every six . cut Peel the pears. bursting. the sugar with just enough water to wet it. When sugar is dissolved.412 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. to five pounds of sugar. large. and if they are each one in four pieces. to prevent them from Leave a portion of the stem on it each. appearance on the table. as gives small fruits a handsome a syrup fruit. make the syrup. PRESERVED PEARS. weigh a dissolve pound of sugar. 471. Make of a pound of sugar to each pound of and a gill of water to a pound of sugar. 470. and take out the core. To a pound of fruit. dissolved in warm the water. PRESERVED GREEN GAGES.

Put in the jars while warm. and to a pound of fruit add a sugar.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 26 . pound of solved. Wash the kettle. looks clear. PEACH MARMALADE. Paste them up the next day. solved. it the sugar is dis- over the fire. put it When the sugar dis- with the dissolved isinglass over the it fire. 413 is pounds of sugar. and pour the syrup over warm. and boil it it till. Take the gages out one at a time. and paste them over the next day. put the syrup back again. boil. and skim it —then pour out of the kettle. and it let it boil smooth Stir all the time it is boiling. strain the syrup. put the fruit in jars. put in the fruit. set till it is Pare and cut up the peaches in small pieces. by holding one toward the light. 472. it When paste.

etc. A (English) is supposed to consume annually the produce of rather more than three and one eighth acres of land half an acre of — human being — bread . one eighth for beer. RASPBERRY JAM. this will be found a very good receipt.. put one third of the sugar to the Let . one fiftieth for vegetables two and a half for animal food. If a little wanted. then boil it will jelly on a Though simple. juice of currants. . Take equal weights and breaking the till of fruit and fire together. Keep plate. 414 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 474. 473. moist sugar. cider. . pieces . and boil them together more juice is for half an hour. and cut into small the same weight of sugar as fruit fruit. add the as for jelly. and put on the stirring fruit till the sugar melts. Pare the rind. PINE-APPLE MARMALADE. bruise the fruit with the back of a spoon. of fruit Or. take equal weight and roughly-pounded loaf sugar. drawn Consumption of Agricultural Produce.

put in a few peaches at a time. it 415 stand it all night. so as to extract the juice. When are done in this manner. let them remain Take them half. rub off the skins with a cloth.THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. known by the name of the '' Heath peach. gives to the marmalade an agreeable acid. for Boil on the following day it a short time. if The juice of a added. Let it stand again another it day or two. let stand for two or three days. and throw them all in a vessel of cold water. 475. then repeat the boiling. and throw them into another vessel of cold water. and about a minute and a will out. of half a Make to a syrup pound of sugar a pound of ." Make a hot ley of ashes and water. then boil clear with the re- mainder of the sugar. with another third of the sugar. BRANDY PEACHES. or until the skin rub off with your finger. lemon. Select the white cling-stones.

into a jar that has a close cover. put it over the hot.416 fruit THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. whole. remove the and As soon as it is quite let cool. and them to be boil until they are sufficiently tender easily pierced with a straw. When and put it into your jars. them one a piece of and brandy sufficient to cover them. . Take them and add to each pint of syrup a quart of the very best white brandy. add to their weight of sugar. 476. Do not the brandy remain on the fire after it is hot. set the jar in a saucepan of cold water. Put your peaches. their shape. cork. and when the brandy becomes jar. APRICOTS IN BRANDY. fill leave plenty of room to them with the they lose syrup — as. fourth Put apricots. seal securely. fire. —prepare it in the in same manner as for let preserves. the fruit is cool. if packed too closely. out. Lay thick paper over the fruit in the jar.

Choose the the white cling-stones. pare and weigh them. dissolved fuls of water. or a piece of Russian isinglass. Wring out the stones. the fruit will break in half. leaving the stone attached to knife it one side. about an inch square. Set the kettle over the . it is Let the sugar it stand until is perfectly dissolved before . peach. With a pointed may easily be extracted. well beaten. a pound of sugar each pound of Put the sugar into gill a preserving kettle.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. by placing one hand on each half of the peach. for Then weigh fruit. in two tablespoonfire. put on the fire to ten pounds of sugar add the half of the white of an egg. and allow a to of water each pound of sugar. and suddenly giving each a turn in opposite directions .'* known by name of the "Heath Insert the knife at the stem and cut them longitudinally through to the stone. 417 PRESERVED PEACHES. 477. all After the peaches have been prepared in this manner.

the the syrup begins to boil. . and place them on in pans until fruit in jars.418 and THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. which adheres to the sides. Then put it. the and pour the syrup over STRAWBERRY 478. when held on a fork toward the Then take your Put the syrup peaches out very carefully. and inside of the sieve. and pour it into a wash the kettle. it is dishes. rub strawberries. and with a wooden spoon or potato them fine. put them a a pan. in JELLY. take the syrup off the pan. to rise. lukewarm. as soon as it. add the it. and place it over a brisk the fruit boil fast for about an hour and a quarter. from boiling into the fruit. let pour the fruit to syrup back into the kettle. or until it appears translucent light. Stem the masher. a piece at a time. in order to pre- vent the scum. skim When scum has ceased fire. Now fire. Put sieve over a pan.

EASPBERRY JELLY. spread a piece of thin muslin juice . warm. he said they were very good. On asking one of the men how he liked the fruit. and paste them when A GENTLEMAN having in his garden a superabundance of peaches that were over ripe. and pour into the mould. 419 strain the through this. set the kettle over the fire till and boil it it is it to is a jelly. but the seeds scratched his throat. 479. and to a pint add one an ounce pound of sugar. or fifteen grains of it tartaric acid). . in water to every five pounds of sugar. with a quarter of of isinglass dissolved. add three quarters of a pint of raspberry syrup (with a spoonful of lemon juice. boil and skim. gave a quantitj^ of them to some Irish laborers. Dissolve one ounce of gelatine in half a pint of water.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Pour it into glasses while cold. When the sugar is dis- solved.

Put a into a set of calf's feet. upon the punch. a wineglassful of brandy.ALL. then strain fine sieve it quite hot through a Stir it. and put in a mould. one ounce and a half of isinglass. five quarts of water. the juice oranges four lemons. and one of rum.420 THE FAMILY SATE. skim the fat off clean. 480. and clear from the sediment. 481. of four Take a pound Seville of loaf sugar. let quite cold. Melt the isinglass in a pint or it more of boil- ing water. PUNCH JELLY. CALF'S FEET JELLY. then add one . Good temper is like a sunny day. the jelly become Then take the jelly out the feet. and the soother of disquietude. till pan with and let them boil gently reduced to two quarts. well cleaned. Beat the whites of eight eggs to a froth. . it sheds a brightness over every thing it is the sweetener of toil.

or lay under a cloth that has been dipped in hot water. to prevent . Keep till it pouring back into the bag gently Let it runs clear. Sweeten it to the taste (about two pounds and a quarter of loaf sugar). . from curdling then add a little more stock it and still keep stirring. bottle 421 of raisin wine or sherry. after boilit pouring into the bag. take three spoonfuls of it and keep stirring it with the wine and eggs. before settle a little. will curdle. is boiling.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and the peel of five or six. When the stock it. it If loosening the edges and shaking the sufficient. pour it into a flannel and it let it run into a basin. and be nearly cold before going into the mould. The or eggs and wine must be carefully mixed. let boil twenty minutes. it and then put into the pan. jellies or blancmange is not try dipping the mould for one instant into it very hot water. squeeze in the juice of from eight to twelve lemons. . ing. and about the middle of the time pour in half a teacup of cold water bag.

and six cloves. them into Quarter a peck of codlings. dissolved in about a quart of loaf of water. will just cover them. and put into a mould. Boil altogether. Take two ounces and three quar- ters of gelatine. put a preserving-pan with the peel of a lemon. one pound sugar. four lemons. 483. 482. then run them through a and to every pint of juice. add as much spring water as Boil the whole to a jelly-bag. or a little brandy and is less of the wine. put three-quarters . white of egg necessary to clear as the egg takes from the stiffness of the jelly. of a pound of good loaf-sugar boil it fast . nearly half a bottle of raisin wine. a small piece of cinnamon. APPLE JELLY. pulp. JELLY WITH GELATINE. strain through a jelly bag. as little it.422 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.

MARMALADE 484. August the best time to make when the codlings are full grown. until it 423 jellies. put three pints of water. skimming until it then pour the whole through a jelly-bag. and put the juice into another stew-pan. and boil the same time. and boil it a quarter of an hour for jam. but do not press it . . this jelly. little ripe.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Jelly may be made fruit of any kind of fruit by putting the with its into a preserving-pan own weight it of sugar. trouble of pressing. a and when they are not lemon juice. every pound of Seville oranges. then pour is it into pots or moulds. To into JELLY. take what remains in the bag. Crabs greatly improve this to be had. boiling and will jelly . keeping out all the seeds. cut the oranges quarters. but not jelly. This method saves the and prevents waste.

this ain't a nice house. or even longer. in slices not very thin. an improvement. but very quickly. first." said a little fellow. forbade him to draw horses and ships on the mahogany sideboard with a sharp nail. put a quantity of the fairest golden pippins. whose mother had "Mamma. then boil least half it at an hour. At Sam Rackett's we can cut the sofa. to take off the bitter. 485. run all through a jelly-bag. TO PRESERVE WHOLE OR HALF aUINCES. Into two quarts of boiling water. cut up with the oranges. then boil the peel slowly till with the oranges. is A lemon or two. and pull out the hair. and not pared.424 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. tiH the water becomes a thick . and ride the shovel and tongs over the carpet but here we can't have any fun at all !" . wiped clean. it is tender . separate the rind and steep it in water twenty-four hours. The peel requires to be boiled some hours. " mamma. Boil them close covered. and to every pint add one pound of loaf sugar.

425 then scald the quinces. boil a small quantity of syrup of common loaf sugar and . The quantity jelly. fast . 486. them remain a . and skim it clear. skim it. jelly. fortnight clean out the pulp boil them till tender. and when the fruit is put some of the syrup into a glass to it try whether jellies. boil it. to be in halves by themselves clear. whole into the syrup at once. and let it boil very and those that are . to one pound of sugar. those quinces that are to be done. before taking it off the fire. let When you have squeezed the throw the peels -into salt . of quinces is to be one pound. and water. To every Put pint of pippin jelly. put one pound of the finest sugar .THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. strain them. and one pound of sugar. already boiled with the TO KEEP ORANGES OR LEMONS FOR PASTRY. and when they are tolerably dry. juice.

A cow consumes on an average one hundred pounds of green food in twenty-four hours. They may be rich. and put over them . after danciugall night. this till and repeat they are clear. if well fed. water. In winter. till they look clear. Pare them very thin. and several will not hours longer. forty-five pounds of roots a day or for one hundred and eighty days. for one hundred and eighty-five days of summer. eighty-one hundred pounds. and dried as wanted. in a thin syrup let them lie a day or two. and simmer . TO PRESERVE PEARS. on consulting the looking-glass. other roots. a very time. in the then and dry them little sun or a cool oven. One.426 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. that the ei^eninrfs amusement hear the mornincfs reflection. in a week boil them gently in it. third of this may be potatoes the rest. 487. . kept in syrup. and simmer again. will generally find. Make drain the syrup richer. which makes them more moist and Jargo- nelles are the best for this purpose. . A YOUNG lady. is eighteen thousand five hundred pounds. two thousand quarts of milk a year. But she gives. This.

and put it into the syrup. take it when nearly ripe. 427 TO PRESERVE A MELON. on three successive days. with the rind of one. as to permit the scooping out of the seeds.. and the juice of two lemons. 488. and as much water then cover the pan closely. on a very this process three times. make a hole in the top. and after it has remained twelve it hours. or white wine close the . cut out so much of the large end. drain the melon carefully out of the liquor. To improve the flavor of a melon. set it over a slow fire. Scrape off th^ thin outside skin. then fill up the hollow with . take it out and put into a preserving-pan. as will cover it . closely covered. take out the seeds then throw the melon into water. for and slow let fire. it remain Eepeat an hour. on the last day it is ing the syrup until very rich. THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. water and sugar. taking care not to allow it to boil . for half an for three hour every day boil- ensuing days. with a large piece of loaf-sugar. make a thin syrup.

428 top. reverses. you may sometimes copy the gambler. clarified and put the nectarines into they take it sugar well. give them a good boil. or into a cool oven to dry. boiling until it will flow put in skim. the nectarines. place them separately. Play the game of boldly. dusting sugar over them . who doubles his stakes as fast Sink not beneath life as he loses. put the melon in a net exposed to the sun. for as many days will d^ as it remains good. it Add sugar to . take out the stones. Skim the liquor. . the next day put them on the stove. the syrup. but mush melon requires no im- provement. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. The next day take them out of the sugar. Here. 489. TO PRESERVE NECTARINES. drain them. at least. and lay them on a stove. set cover the nectarines with paper. acquire A loater melon thus a fine flavor. till Split the fruit. and them by until the next day. cover them.

ETC. and salt water. but put in the things as they come into season. cucumbers. 27 . 490. with two ounces of pepper. 429 PICKLES. . the next day scrape and slice it and dry it in the sun. . stop the pickle etc. a quarter of a pound of mustard seed. then prepare the cabbage. OR INDIAN PICKLE. Those people who turn np their noses at the world. or apples. put into a gallon of vinegar. bruised close. strew over a large handful of salt. put them pickle into a stone jar with the following : Put a pound of ginger into salt it. SAUCES. any of these lay them on a hair sieve. and a much better one than they are likely ever to get into again. plums all. Take white cabbage quartered. it must be green. If the fruit is put in. PICCALILLI. The jar need never be emptied. or till very dry . might do well to reflect that it is as good a world as they were ever in. set them in the sun for three or four days.. French beans. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. melons. cauliflowers. adding fresh vinegar. half an ounce of turmeric.

PICKLED ONIONS.430 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Giving each a piece of stick. Choose snrnll white onions. take them out carefully. and pour boiling hot. Oriental justice. 4-91. his stick will be a finger's breadth longer than the rest. he was thus detected. " whoever is the thief. person having a bag of coin stolen from his house. alarmed. complained to the Cadi. and sieve to dry. put them in spiced vinegar over them. half a dozen cloves. —A . and a tablespoonful of mustard seed . as soon as they look place clear. . put one tablespoonful of whole allspice. over the pickles. when they were summoned bj^ the Cadi to produce their sticks. and throw a few at a time in a pan of boiling salt and water . then put in till all them on a more. he said." The thief. three or four small pieces of mace. when they are cold. the vinegar. boil all these spices in it. half a tablespoonful of pep- per grains. cut a finger's breadth off his stick and next day. and pour To each quart of the vinegar. and so on are cooked jars. . who ordered all the people of the house before him. all of equal lengths. peel them.

shred them very pulling off the outside leaves. a first mix with them half them up for pound of and let salt. tie in a thin cloth. about it the sweet courtesies of life. chop the peppers very . 492. in which there is no — parade nor affectation. Choose two middling-sized. chipped. Cut the cab- bages as for slaw . and a quarter of an ounce of cloves. then boil a quart of vine- gar. comfort. and pour the vinegar over when cold. 431 PICKLED RED CABBAGE. half an ounce of black pepper. cleanliness. with an ounce of ginger. The bright fire is the eye of the home . it bespeaks cheerfulness. pers. 493. peace. Three cabbages. colored. twenty-five pepseed. well and firm cabbages. them hang twelve hours. half a pint of mustard three sticks of horseradish. which manifest themselves in kind words and alfectionate looks cluster natu- — rally and gracefully. CHOW CHOW. Put the cabbage into it jars. finely.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.

on a journey to Hanover. to be paid. and lay for twenty-four Then take them out in vinegar and water. 494. and stand the whole away . them with and lay them them hours. which were brought him. Put little in a jar. up the jars with cold vinegar. in every quart of which dissolve two ounces of sugar. very then a layer of peppers. THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL." The king smiled and ordered the money villaofe George in Holland. prick Take one peck a large of ripe tomatoes. " eggs must be very scarce in the place. and charged two hundred florins.432 fine. sprinkle over seed. I. with hot or cold meat. needle. in strong salt and water eight days. " eggs are plenty enough. horseradish till all is and then mustard fill and in. of the brine. This is very good. " How is this ?" said his majesty. a salt. Scald a dozen small onions in vineto get cold. this some so on. a layer of cabbage." " Pardon me. he asked for two or three eggs. PICKLED TOMATOES.. but kings are scarce." said the host. stopped at a and while the horses were sretting read}'. gar.

When the boy was again questioned. To remove that button. squeeze out the juice and through a hair sieve or coarse cloth. and add them to the cold onions and vinegar. spices in the proportion given boil and add the below. At length I observed that when a question was asked him. do what I would. Day passed after day. therefore. In his distress he looked down for it it was to be seen no more than to be felt. . glasses of cloves. but it was not to be found. it was cut off. he always fumbled with his fingers at a particular button in the lower part of his waistcoat. No. who stood always : — at the top nor could I with all my efforts supplant him. 1. with two wineseed. . became expedient in my eye and in an evil moment. and boil it half an hour. He stood confounded. 433 Drain the tomatoes. Great was my anxiety to know the success of my measure and it succeeded only too well. mustard and an ounce of Force of habit. 495. Sir Walter Scott saj^s " There was a boy in my class at school. TOMATO CATSUP. strain it Cut the fruit in half. . his fingers sought again for the button." . . and I ''took him down.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and still he kept his place. Let the whole three hours.

half all finely " all- ounce cloves.. one quarter ounce of black. thus drained out. 434 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. my dear. the grocer always sends it an ounce short ?" " Oh. Slice the tomatoes. powdered. Stand them in the sun for two pass or three days. . put a layer in a deep vessel. dear. 496. over a slow stand till Pour it out. pound of is it. when they sieve. two ounces mustard. them through a and put the pulp. and sprinkle over some salt then another layer of tomatoes. it's only a j^eculiar Why weigh he has !" TOMATO CATSUP. when you must add half a pint of vinegar for each peck of to- matoes. For each peck of tomatoes. half ounce of mace. mace. fire to boil. one eighth of an ounce of red pepper. No. 2. over the Add Cayenne pepper. and let it the next day. are soft. that whenever we send for a tea or coffee. half ounce spice. and all salt till are in. fire. whole black pepper. Salt to suit the taste.

a dozen cloves. to a quart of the cut cabbage. Cut some green peppers very fine with double the quantity of cabbage. and peppers." which is not to be matched in literature of higher preten- my During the parley with the Ogre's wife. we would prefer to he eaten by the gentle- man of the hou^ey PEPPER SAUCE. —There in the quaint history of " Hop o' Thumb. 435 and a it little till race ginger. 497. a couple of sprigs of salt. if thick. add a clove of garlic. cloves. oil bottle it off. " If you do iiot give us a night's lodging. on the top of each and is seal the corks. mace. by tasting if it is you can judge seasoned to your taste. and sooner than that. let boil it is it. the sions. When cold. a tablespoonful ojp whole allspice. a charming tit-bit A MATTER OP TASTE. as spokesman for his brother. add a stick of horseradish grated.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. put a tablespoonful of sweet bottle. allspice. you like . it is quite certain that the wolves in the forest will devour us. hero says. a tablespoonful of and two of . a tablespoon^ ful of mustard seed.

and a teaspoonful of sugar. 498. a little salt. place. and the same of sugar. When dry cold. No. add to it as much vinegar as will cover it. add a small tablespoon- ful of mustard. Boil the spices and sugar. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. No. pour over the peppers and cabbage. 1. .436 sugar. and stir into the horseradish. one gill Grate a stick of horseradish. HOESERADISH SAUCE. and keep in a cool. a little Mix them well together. with salt. 2. in three pints of good vinegar. it and while hot. Grate a stick of horseradish. 499. HORSERADISH SAUCE. To of vinegar. cover the jars.

No. butter. are tender serve it. Season with Cayenne pepper and salt. Boil some potatoes till tender. put them into a stew-pan. and when nearly done. 437 1. 500. rolled in Stew very slowly. Slice half a dozen large tomatoes. No. Peel a quart of mushrooms. VEGETABLE SAUCE. POTATO SAUCE. 2. Thicken with a piece of flour.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. per. When the vegeis tables This sauce good with cold meat. Season with salt and pep- stew them slowly. VEGETABLE SAUCE. add a piece of butter rolled in flour. 502. and an onion minced fine. put them into a stew-pan with the water which adheres to them. with about a pint of button mushrooms. 501. Boil equal quantities of onions in another .

when the latter are soft. drain fine.438 pot. mix them fire well together. ful Peel some tomatoes and cut them Make oil. and serve is hot. them season also a through a colander. in slices. mash them highly with pepper and piece of butter. Mix this dress- ing with the tomatoes and serve them^ This is a good sauce for cold roast beef. salt. . mixed mustard. half a teaspoonful of per. a dressing of a tablespoon- of sweet the same of vinegar. THE FAMILY SAVE. and flavor. put them over the get hot. again a few minutes. add them to the onions. This sauce an accompaniment to any kind of cold roast meat or poultry.ALL. cayenne pep- and salt to the taste. to pour in enough vinegar to it Dish up immediately. TOMATO SAUCE. Add Then cut the potatoes in pieces about an inch square. 503.

Mix it CRANBERRY SAUCE. them "When in Peel some white onions. 504. pepper and and add a piece of butter. Put them little in a pre- serving kettle with very water. season them with salt. without salt. 505. quarter of a pound of sugar. To each of vinegar. soft. to each Pick and wash the cranberries. and boil milk and water. and allow three quarters of a pound of sugar pound of fruit. it fine. add a well. and pour on enough vinegar gill to wet it. mash them. 506. and pour them into . MINT SAUCE. Stew them till they are soft. chop Pick and wash some spear mint.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 439 ONION SATJCE.

put little stewpan with very water. 508. ana pour over them enough hot w^ater to cover them. them in a Pare and slice some apples. cover them to keep in the steam. In the morning . 507. and add sugar to the taste. apples and quinces proportions. When mash them. Wash some Let them stand all dried apples. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. As odors crushed are sweeter still. Rinse the moulds in cold water to prevent them from sticking. The good are better made by ill. APPLE SAUCE. Or.440 moulds. night. Ripe quinces make a good sauce prepared in the same way as directed for apples. soft. may be mixed in equal DRIED APPLE SAUCE.

They may be sea- soned with cinnamon or nutmeg. When quite soft. and if there is not enough water to cook them. They slices are greatly improved by stewing some of lemon peel with them.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 441 put the apples and the water they were soaked in. then add gradually the white of one egg beaten to a froth. Mix together two ounces of butter flour . manner They are prepared in the same as dried apples. to which add Let enough sugar it to make it quite sweet. boil a few minutes. SAUCE. mash them. Sweeten DRIED PEACH SAUCE. add some more. into a kettle. and a tablespoonful of stir this into a half pint of boiling water. to the taste. and . 509. WINE 510.

beat the gill . WHITE SAUCE FOR 511. and the lean a bright red. LIVER SAUCE. Boil the livers of fowls a few min. and the fat hard and skinny. of new milk. 442 a it. open grain the color of the fat should be white. of thick Add the milk slowly mix in by degrees the strained juice of a lemon. is by a practiced . of Madeira wine. 512. it gill Grate nutmeg over and serve while hot. THE FAMILY SAVE.ALL. Boil a gill FISH. and unwholesome.. and dear at any price. If the color be dark and of a brick dust hue. Stir over a slow it fire till the sauce thickens then serve ^ at once. easily distinguislied Good beef eye. utes in water rub them fine with part of Ihe water in which they have been boiled . It is of tine. . yolk of a fresh eg^ with half a fresh cream. smootli. it will certainly be tough.

'* Why. and pour over them much . and skim Let it it. remove from the sauce is good with cold roasted fowl or Serve it turkey. exercising his ingenuit}" to no eifect in tr3'ing to dissect an old fowl. taking supper at a country tavern. 443 and some butter comes This As soon it as the sauce fire. found One of the guests. and pour it hot over the stand a week.THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. after the poultry rather tough. hot. all Pick over your cherries. to the boil. " Have you such a thing as a powder flask ?" "No. 513. remove the specked ones. season with pepper. salt. rolled in flour. pour it hot over . hot vinegar and sugar as will cover them to each gallon of vinegar allow four pounds of sugar. Boil fruit. in a sauce tureen while PARTY. Put them into a as jar. turned to the waiter and asked. yes. we have not. then pour off the vineit gar and boil as before. do you want one?" think the shortest way would be to blow this fellow A PICKLED CHERRIES. I sir.

Bind for up with To allow wasting. boils Stop close. MANGOES. which the gardenafter ers know. it and replace the cut pack-thread. the cherries the second time. Cut a small piece out of one end. Observe that there be if plenty of vinegar. as pickles are spoiled . put flour of mustard and scraped it horseradish into the vinegar. and on the last. sweet spices ginger. yet there may is be used it is a particu- lar sort for this purpose. boil a good quantity of vinegar. just as up. 514. As soon as they are cold tie them closely. through that take out the seeds. and any of the it then pour boihng hot over the mangoes for four successive days. and mix with them mustard-seed and shred garlic . with pepper. before Although any melon quite ripe. stuff the melon as full as the space piece. salt. and should be mangoed soon they are gathered. Vill allow.444 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. .

and be taken out immediately. scald and water. too much them them blown. Cut them before they are . are excellent. but do not allow then lay them to cool. and cover been them with flowers cold vinegar. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. divide give it a boil. called " green turley. it. be large. then put them carefully into jars. and are sooner fit to be eaten. or. previously boiled with spices or the cauliin salt may have one boil and vinegar. not well covered. put hours to them on a colander drain. cover- . and upon a dry day strip off the leaves. TO PICKLE CAULIFLOWERS.. ing them that they sprinkle may not salt lose their color them with and water. 445 Large cucumbers. 515. and put into cold vinegar previously boiled with 28 . cut out the thick stalk. and split the flower into eight or ten pieces. which has . in salt to boil and quarter the stalk." prepared in the same way. if it for twenty-four When dry.

and the ruin of man for sauce. 516. replied. one ounce each of mustardseed and ginger. A A — TO PICKIE TOMATOES. them there wash days covered then off the salt. " lean wife roasted. be varied.a 446 spices THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. to every the spices may. sprin- between every for three layer. Brocoli and the tops of asparagus may be pickled in the same manner. with half ounce each of mace and nutmeg. and leave . or cinnamon." What did his dinner consist of? Of course jou give it up. on being asked what he had for dinner. but keep it for the pickle. gentIaEMAN. ones are For this purpose the small best. and here's the answer spare rib and ajDple-ssLUce. however. to allow some of the juice to exude. and cover them with a to pickle of cold vinegar. —two ounces each of coriander-seed and turmeric. Put them into a deep earthen kle salt vessel. which add the . round the and each should be pricked with a fork. three quarts of vinegar.

beets till tender. 517. Pour on cold vinegar enough to cover them. . take off the skin by laying them for a few minutes in cold water it and then stripping off. slice them a quarter of an inch thick. tho' the saying is old. but beets. remove the shells. put the eggs at the bottom. though long it has stood. The eggs imbibe the color of the beets. For I never heard of a cold that was good. and will be ready in about a fortnight. as being generally sufficient for one peck of fruit. and look beautiful on the table. when the beets are done. 447 mus- mixed with a large handful of tard-seed and one ounce each of cloves and white pepper.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. There is a mistake. juice. not quite Boil your soft. We . To four large boil three eggs hard. PICKLED BEETS. It makes an excellent sauce for roast meat. To hear a man tell you he has a had cold must drop the saying. and then put in the beets with a little salt.

ALL. with a handful of white if it mustard-seed be large. 518. can hardly be ready in less than six months. to dissolve the salt. and repeat this during three weeks. and fill the incisions with put each on end. one-quarter to one-half pound of bruised ginger. half that quantity of cloves and allspice. however. boil in vinegar. dish near the or in the sun if the weather be hot. people. cut to them deeply from end place. It Some add to it either shalot or garlic. limes.448 THE FAMILY SAVE. or very small lemons. cold. then put them into a jar. upon the lemons when It was first originally prepared by the cook of the Earl of Orford. Take the finest with the thickest rind you can get. a few chilis. and a very and pour it little turmeric . but will keep for many For years. salt . TO PICKLE LEMONS. end in more than one but not quite through. and lay them in a fire. the same .

only they require above half the time. a pickle with the ginger. the small long sort the best for pickling. The next day them on a best (long stir them gently to take off the sand. minutes vinegar. put them into the and cover them dill. and dry cloth make and boils. 519. white wine vinegar.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. but do not rub them . cold. quickly as possible for three or four . drain them on a . 449 will not method must be pursued. and make them a jar with closely . pull off the blossoms. sieve. when put in a sprig of the seed down- . and let them stand all night. pepper garlic' and the round). are If full-grown. pickle a little When as throw in the cuboil cumbers. them close. CUCUMBEKS. cover them. pour over them a strong cover brine of salt and water boiling hot. Let them be fresh gathered.

THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. near the leaves . with a small bit of alum. them fire. spread dishes. pour the vinegar into another jar. and putting them in a Set jar. covering with fresh leaves and thus do till they are of as good a color as you wish. 520. TO PICKLE GHERKINS. They will be exceedingly crisp and green. set it it over the hot hearth. and let them lie a week. and to bear it when becomes too hot not to boil. boil up the pickle the next day. then them.450 ward. done in this manner . but if they do not appear to be of a fine color. covered with plenty of vine if they do not become a tolerably good green. them on drain Choose nice young ones. but still pour over them again. and pour it boiling on the cucumbers. . salt them. your hand. pour boiling vinegar over them. As an additional reason for preparing them at .

when vinegar is become highly poisonous. put into the allspice. Pour boiling water upon bruised cranberries. which. and sweeten the This forms an agreeable and refresh- ing beverage for invalids. and mustard-seed. kettle. to every quart of vinegar in the proportion of rather less than half an ounce each of the former. taste. . to strain off the liquor. MISCELLANEOUS.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. very it 'is indeed well pickles fine green known that the are made so by put into them. CRANBERRY WATER. If spices be not mixed among the pickle. 451 home. in a thin muslin bag. let them stand for a few hours. mace. 521. to one ounce of the seed. the dealers using brass or bell-metal vessels.

522. boil- 523. one tablespoonful of oatmeal. with three of cold water spoonfuls. over some of the letting leaves in a and . ing water teapot. by degrees. mix well together. use two table- Have ready. skim and strain through a hair sieve. Is made by simply pouring them infuse. in a pint basin. and let it boil for five minutes. a pint of boil- ing water.4:52 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. BALM TEA. return stewpan. — if the former. by degrees. it A little wine and nutmeg may be added. are to eat if it. they like Ask it those who . set it into the on the fire. if thick or thin the latter. TO MAKE GRUEL. pour this. stirring it all the time to prevent the oatmeal from burning at the bottom of the stewpan. in a stewpan. it to the oatmeal you have mixed.

3 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. put them in a deep pan. One pound of beef. and add sugar and lemon juice to the taste. Wash two ounces of pearl barley it thoroughly. if agreeable. and when sweeten it cold. BARLEY WATER. and pour enough boiling water over them to cover them. then strain it. %EEF TEA 526. 40 APPLE WATER. for a few minutes in Strain the water off Boil the barley in it is and throw it away. and boil half a pint of water. one quart of slices. Slice some apples. 525. two quarts of fresh water until reduced to one quart. 524. cold water. Place the cover on the pan. Cut the beef in thin and . little and flavor with a lemon. strain the liquid.

a Cover it and set it in warm place for three-quarters of an hour it then put over a slow fire where it it. dissolved the papal hull. Strain and hot or cold as recommended by the Salt it physician. pieces. When was beef tea first introduced into England? Wiien Henry VIII. pour over it. it a quart of Cover and let it simmer for . 527.. will simmer serve it for half an hour. to the taste. and then strain VEAL TEA. pieces. 528. Strip your slippery-elm into small take two tablespoonfuls of these and pour over them two teacups of water. Cut one pound of a knuckle of slices. 454 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. pour on the water. veal in thin cold water. be- comes mucilaginous. SLIPPERY-ELM TEA. boiling Let it stand until it it.

I say. Scotch minister was once ordered " beef tea " The next day the patient comby " Why. " Man. Add salt to the taste. Soak half an ounce of the moss in . When boiled to a jelly will keep for three or four days. 455 an hour and a it half. I doctor. draw and it. " I'll try the tea myseP. A decoction of the same quantity .THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. it wi' the cream and sugar. " A What ither way should it lent. minisplained that it had made him sick." said the doctor. and sweeten to the taste. tasted it. man and then see hoo ye like it. he warmed it. shaking the water from each boil it in a quart of milk till it attains the consistence of jelly. minister." So. putting some in a skillet. but try it wi' that." try IKISH MOSS OR CARRIGAN. and told the minister it was excellent. and may it be used at any time by pouring over little a boiling water and letting it stand near the fire. "is that the way ye sup it?" his physician. 529. ter." says the minister. cold water for a few minutes then withsprig." " It may be suppit ? It's excelbe gude that way.

Boil one ounce of isinglass in one till quart of water it is reduced to a pint then add the whites of four eggs. is of moss in a quart of water also used as a deinulceut in coughs. blanched and cut lengthwise. and half an ounce of give them a empty turn it scald in your jelly. and stick it all almonds. necessaries. then put to two ounces of sweet.. whole mixture through a hair it and into a china bowl. 456 THE FAMILY SATE. Neither let prosperity put out the e3^es of circumspection. with two spoonfuls of water — it to keep the eggs from to poaching — and sugar enough bitter make it very sweet. and run the liquid through a jelly bag . The next day over with sweet out. and pass the sieve. nor abundance cut ofl' the hands of frugality he that too much indulges in the superfluities of life. ISINGLASS BLANCMANGE. .ALL. shall live to lament the want of its . almonds . 530.

quart of water reduced and add sugar and wine to the taste. they may be ground used as ordinary coffee. new milk with a of toasted bread pour a bottle of mild . and small pieces of butter added Care must be taken from time to time. 457 BARLEY GRUEL. 533. and to a pint Wash two strain it. 531. dry them graduclose and roast them in a vessel while roasting they should be stirred continually. and When roasted. ounces of pearl barley. ALE POSSET. ACORN COFFEE. not to burn. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. or roast them too much. divide the kernels. 532. Peel the husks from sound ripe acorns. till boil it in a . ally. slice Boil a pint of ..

535. pour boiling milk over and when Boil it mix with the yolk for a quarter of of an egg. BREAD PUDDING FOR INFANTS. stir it Pour well mixture over the celery. or half a common mustard. into a punch bowl. one teaspoonful of teaspoonful of French mustard. cup. half a gill of sweet oil. It should be . Cut the celery in pieces about a quarter of an inch long. Grate some stale bread into a tea* it. in a cup an hour. it and send to the table. Make a dressing of the yolks of three eggs boiled hard.458 ale THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and then pour the boiling milk over it. cold. CELERY DRESSED AS SLAW. 534. sweeten and add spices. with salt and Cayenne pepper this to the taste. half a gill of vinegar.

" ECONOMICAL TJSE OF NUTMEGS.THE FAMILY SAVE. " LuT us endeavor that our life. 536. though it be not of any great extent and length. Let us measure it by work. and not by time. it will prove hol- low throughout whereas the same nutmeg grated from the other end. sists This is because the centre con- of a number of fibres issuing from the stalk. is formed through the whole . would prove solid to the last. . 459 crisp. it minutes before drain it it sent to then and pour the dressing over. yet may be of much weight and worth. lose their hold.ALL. and a hollow nut. of the When fibres. and drop out. If ^ meg from the person begins to grate a nutstalk end. the stalk is grated away. until is kept in cold water to make about fifteen the table. and extending throughout the centre fruit. those being attached to no other part.

Grate six ounces of rich cheese is (Parmesan the best) . Season with pepper and the meat is As soon little as very hot. add a flour to thicken the gravy. two ounces of butter. and a fire of new milk . BREAKFAST DISH OF COLD MEAT. FASTIDIOUS taste is like a squeamish appetite . stir it over a slow till it becomes like smooth thick cream (but . put it into an enamelled saucepan. OR FONDU. 538. with a teaspoonful of flour of mustard. or a little of the cold gravy. the sixth part of a nutmeg. salt. A -f CHEESE SOTJFFLE. put them mto a stewpan with butter. two tablespoonfuls of baked gill flour. a grain of Cayenne. 537. some Cut the meat in pieces about an inch square. a saltspoonful of white pepper.ALL. the one has its origin in some diseases of the mind.460 THE FAMILY SAVE. grated. and serve. as the other has in some ailment of the stomach.

take Set it on the fire in a clean pan. by intemperance or other causes. and sixty pulses in a minute for the usual measure of pulses in a temperate person. add the whites of the eggs beaten stiff a or froth . to boil. of six beat for ten minutes then to tin. Human Pulsation. Serve imme- diately. and when melted and just going it off and pour it into another pan half 29 . . allowing seventy years for the common age of man. he forces his blood permanently into a more rapid movement. pour the mixture into a a card-board mould. An ingenious author asserts that the length of a man's life may be estimated by the number of pulsations he has strength to perform.000 but if. .207. — . and bake in a quick oven for twenty minutes.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. so as to give seventy-five pulses to the minute. add the well-beaten yolk . TO CLARIFY DRIPPING. the number of pulsations in his whole life would amount to 2. 539. the same number of pulses would be completed in fifty-six years consequently shortening his life by fourteen years.520. it 461 must not eggs boil) . Thus.

wooden spoon. CHICKEN JELLY. and mace . jar. and then remove the pan into a till cool place the next day. cut it up into very small pieces. Take a large chicken. or. Eeturn the fragments of the chicken to the jar. stir the two well together with a broad. 540. with loaf sugar and lemon juice. You will find that you can collect . and put the whole into a stone cover that will with a Set make it water tight. Bruise the bones. with boiling hot water . and keep it boiling for three hours. taste of the person for according to the it whom is intended. pepper. Then slightly strain off the liquid. and season it with salt. when the clarified drip- ping will be found floating on the surface of the water. the jar in a large kettle of boiling water.462 filled THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and set it again in a kettle of boiling water.

One ounce and a half of ginger well bruised. a teaspoonful of yeast to each gallon. who asked him whether he had seen the eclipse of the sun. "we are going to get jolly drunk. to every gallon of water. gentlemen. Put these ingredi- ents into an earthen pan. 541. for brutes never drink more than they want. and pour upon them the water boiling. somewhat indignant. then skim it. one pound of loaf sugar." — . "let us understand each other are we to drink like men or like brutes ?" The guests. one ounce of cream of tartar. When cold. Duke de Alba once replied to the king." replied he. it stand twenty-four hours." "Then. that he had so much business to do upon earth. exclaimed. nearly as 563 much jelly by the second boiling. Bottle and keep it." said a nobleman to his guests as the ladies left the room.THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. GINGER BEER. This jelly may be made of an old fowl. "like men. and one lemon. that he had no time to look up to heaven. it in a cool place before you drink "Now. of course. add Let it.

of jam. bruise and set them on the fire. if for pink. add the white of an it egg whipt up. WATER ICES GENERALLY. with a . CHERRY ICE. little and a half pound of sugar when they have boiled. adding thick boiled them through coloring syrup and lemon juice. 542. put them the juice of two lemons. before you add to the best if half of a pint of spring water. and some jelly and . into pounded it work the it cherries up with it well until has set. then place in glasses.464 THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. and strain on them the lemon juice and together kernels. you must rub a sieve. it mix the whole a freezer with and put ice . add to the cherries a pound of sugar. If made from jams. water. 543. . pound a handful in a basin with of the kernels. Stone two pounds of ripe cherries. pass them through a hair sieve into an earthen pan .

if from fruits with syrup. Take of loaf sugar. PORTABLE LEMONADE. 465 in you must have a good pint of mixture all. 544.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and pour the essence of lemon upon them. tartaric acid. mix them together. to make a quart mould . . . half an three ounces essence lemon. Powder the a tartaric acid and the sugar very fine in marble or Wedgewood mortar (observe never to use a metal one). and ready sweetened. containing the flavor of the juice and peel of the lemon. white is When w^ anted it it only necessary to dissolve in a tumbler of cold water. half a drachm. by a few drop» ture at a time. the whole added divide then mix it them thoroughly and into twelve equal parts. you will not require water. ounce of . wrapping of each up separately in paper. stirring the till mixis after each addition. and fine lemonade will be obtained. a piece for use. .

lay hi the eggs carefully. BEER. mix the whole of the it ingredients in an open vessel. one quart of molasses. 545. Put the spices into bags. fit for use in twenty-four hours. When the butter boils. one pint of sots. To four gallons of water. it it into jugs. 546. one and a half spoonfuls of ground three drops of oil allspice. and j)ut into the oven. and of sassafras.466 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. two spoonfuls of cream of tartar. take out the bags of spices. then skim off the top of the liquid. carefully will be and or a pour keg. and over each sprinkle . Break four or five eggs carefully . heat the it water and pour over the spices . bottles. BUTTERED EGGS. into separate cups put two ounces of good it butter into a bright tin dish. take two pounds of sugar. let stand over night. half a teacupful of ginger.

She wants to be master. in. often any thing but a luxury. it Put into in the proportions of a small teacupful of water. but it it is must not be put near the ready to be melted.THE FAMILY SAVE. be particu- have an exceedingly clean saucepan. or by occasion- . The fire. and so do I. This simple luxury. them in the oven for five or six minutes. owing is to ignorance or carelessness in making. Serve in the dish they are cooked " What is the reason your wife and you always " Bedisagree ?" asked one Irishman of another. until When move once upon the it keep it stirred. flour should be mixed smoothly with the cold liquid before if it is is put near the and the mixture allowed to stand an hour before melting so much the better fire . two ounces of butter and a large teaspoonful of flour. white pepper and salt 467 put very lightly. fire. lar to First.ALL." MELTED BUTTER. 547. cause we are both of one mind.

548. TO FEESHEN SALT BUTTER. where are they both?" " Why. II. and will be found an improvement. massa. is and then the best thing it do to throw away. wid de hoe. I have asked them so often for money that I am ashamed to look them in the face.." A King's Speech. where is the rake?" "Why." "Well. but use the it utmost caution to or sliake so that the liquid should always go around in the saucepan in the same way . Sambo?'' "Wid de rake. bote togedder. Where is the hoe. Churn it afresh with new milkj to in the proportion of a pound of butter a quart of milk. . shaking the saucepan stir . — Charles Stillingfleet." ** Well. to will be oiled. well. if it sometimes it moves to the right and then to the left." . how it .468 ally THE FAilILT SAYE-ALL. A little cream or good milk may be used instead of part water. asked Bishop happened that he generally preached without a book. but always read the sermons which he delivered before the court. Doctor. " I'll tell you candidly majesty. massa you 'pears to be berry 'ticular dis mornin'. The bishop asked in turn why he read his speeches in " Why." replied his merry parliament.

a gill of milk. When ofi* it comes to stir in a good half teaspoonful taken the fire. five quarts of cold water add .THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL* 469 FOOD FOR DELICATE INFANTS. This food suitable for a child four or five months old. solve ' Take a piece of gelatin (or Ameri* dis- can isinglass) about one inch square. Vice and Virtue. in is When two tablespoonfuls of cream. want friends the least. it in half a gill of water over the fire —then add a boil. 550* tried for The To following receipt has been several years with . at the same time. But no company is far preferable to bad. stir of arrowroot. as dis* ease is far more contaojious than health.unvarying Buccess. but. increase the strength of the food. Those who have resources who can dare to live alone. catch the vices of others than their virtues. best know how to prize them the most. 549. As the child becomes older. because we are more apt to within themselves. — PRESERVING EGGS.

stirring the eggs (w^hich it twice a day. Additional layers nient. They will keep months. may be added. and thus to secure half of the inside of the coach to himself.470 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. It is his custom when he travels to book two places. . — who is : . salt one pound of petre .''^ . C In Edinburgh resides as hnge. and pour the mixture upon them. He sent his servant the other day to book him for Glasgow. as conveto fifty eggs and from thirty in may be for done one jar. Pleasant Travelling. though not as witty as Falstafi*. with the small end down- ward. The man returned " I've with the following pleasing intelligence booked 3'ou. and one ounce of for salt- boil tegether about twenty minutes. Place fresh) should be quite in a jar. I booked 3^ou one in and one out. when they will be found to be perfectly fresh. but must not be taken out of the lime till they are about to be used. and when nearly cold. add four tablespoonfuls of pounded quick lime. The lime should cover inches above them. it Let stand three days. sir but as there wern't two inside places left. the eggs full two Mr.

471 PLAIN OMELETTE. and one . "Any hour. but a poor man any hour that lie can. and mash them with a wooden spoon or masher. 552. that he likes . pour the beaten mto it.^^ A RASPBERRY VINEGAR. and serve fore it. little Just besalt sprinkle a and pepper over the top. Have ready a pan of hot butter. Strain the juice through a jelly bag. in Take ripe raspberries. 551. then lap one half it over the other. hot. " a rich man can dine any hour. he answered. put them large a pan." retorted the philosopher. eggs Beat four eggs very light." "But it will." said the man. and fry it till it is of a fine brown on the under you lap side." "Nay. though. onion Chopped parsley or it may be mixed with the egg before is fried. add one pound of loaf sugar. and to each pint of juice. " any hour will not suit rich and poor too. PERSON asking Diogenes what was the best dinner-hour.THE FAMILY SAVE ALL.

twenty pounds would make me perfectly happy. your excellency. ." "I thank 3'ou. 553. hours . and one ounce of sugar candy. "Oh! RESTORATIVE JELLY FOR INVALIDS. Put these into half a pint of and let them remain eight fire. spring water. and assure 3"ou that it will. and skim it. and took her departure." " How little. two. " you have proved that the twenty would not make you happy nor would any other sum." .472 THE FAMILY SAVE. ounce of Take two ounces of isinglass. She was no sooner outside the door than she thought she might as well have asked and received forty so she stepped back. and it for use. how small a sum of money would A make me governor. and minute or it. place the When the sugar has disfire whole over the let it boil a in a preserving kettle." ing. LAUNDRESS. madam ?" said the dear sir. bottle fit cork it well." "Then I will send it to 3^ou to-morrow ujdou the understanding that that amount will make 3'our happiness perfect. When will be cold. one gum arable . say" Ah! I am released. . then simmer over a slow or in a . said to him with a sigh. quart of vinegar. happ3'.ALL. ^^ please make it fiwty y said the governor. " Only think. solved." she said. who was employed in the family of a governor.

To be what God pleases. and doing. and changeth and doubteth not ignorance. " 'Tis being. and having. man doubteth often. And to have a good heart. fire. known as with a This preparation is popularly Welsh Rahhit or Rarebit. jar in the oven. to do a man's best. that make All the pleasures and pains. * excellent. Cut it it some cheese into thin shavings. and it stir it till the cheese Serve with toasted bread. of which people partake. in the bottom of the dish. the . mind the he knoweth all things but his own TOASTED CHEESE. cold. 473 a pint of good sherry. 554. until dissolved. folly . and put bit of butter into a pan.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Place over a gentle dissolves. Add half when nearly This is with nutmeg or cloves. . flavor and. is the way to be blest. Teue wisdom wise fool is obstinate is less presuming than his .

slices of stale bread a slice brown then dip each to quickly in grease. and mus- may be required cover with a sec- ond slice of bread. . season with tard. some boiling water Place remove the them in layers on a dish. as pepper. aUEEN'S TOAST. and cover with a damp cloth until required. 556. fine Fry some . . put them one on the other. tempts proverb runs thus The devil except idle men. Turkish all.474 THE FAMILY SATE. and when thoroughly done pressed in a mould. it Where tongue is used.ALL. trim the edges. A devU. They may Serve or they be put in the form of a pyramid. should be boiled the day before. and they tempt the : SANDWICHES. with any kind of sweet sauce . lay the meat cut thin. Chicken . may be eaten with butter and sugar. 555. very slightly indeed salt. Cut butter it the bread moderately thin.

BLACKBERRY CORDIAL. taking care not to break the crust. thin. 558. and treated in the same way. All kinds of meat used for sandwiches should be thoroughly done. ham may be laid on a very thin . Why should starvation be unknown in the desert ? Because of the sand-which-is there. add one pound of white sugar. of the ham between Or the of butslice two thin bread and butter. tered bread roll it up. But how came the sandwiches there ? Noah sent Ham. 557. Slice some cold boiled ham very little and spread over them a Place a slices of slice French mustard. HAM SANDWICHES. will make excellent sandwiches. half an ounce . 475 boned and forced with a small quantity of forced veal and ham.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and his descendants bred and mustered. To one quart of blackberry juice.

set it away to get and add one pint of best brandy. muslin bag. boil it hard When begins it to boil. stir it frequently. and pour over Let it six tea- cupfuls of boiling water.476 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and half an ounce of Tie the spice in a it. and never leave until the grounds sink. boil the whole and skim When cold. Cloves and allspice may be added in the proportion of a quarter of an ounce of each. stir all do not put in much it cold well together. 559. of grated nutmeg. add one-third of the beaten and as much . COFFEE. put the mixture in your coffee pot. Beat an egg. no more scum rises. cold water as will just moisten the coffee water. has been on the let Be careful and do not your coffee . and to one teacupful of ground coffee. for ten or fifteen minutes. pulverized fine cinnamon. will do in a few minutes after fire. egg. which they it.

Then and put into a cask. for Put the fruit . which it is to be the wine. with iiig water. RAISIN WINE. hoil- be silver or Britannia metal. Coffee and tea lose much flavor if served cold. . He could be heard as far as a blacksmith's forge but my aunt became so accustomed to it. 30 raisins. She was getting in a very bad way. eight pounds of each gallon of water. my aunt ness. and ground her to sleep at once I . Rinse your pot. My uncle P was an awful snorer. — .THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. used for Boil the water. The second night was passed in the same restless manner. 560. and consequently the coffee will if it be weakened. and serve of their hot. At length my uncle was required to leave home for some daj^s on busiThe first night after his departure. had it not been for the ingenuity of a servant girl she took the coffee mill into my aunVs bed-room. that it soothed her repose. and let cool. it pour the coffee into it. never slept a wink she missed the snoring. boil over. and probably it would have been serious. as 477 by that means you lose a great deal of the grounds. They were a very domestic couple never slept far apart for many years.

Boil the whole in a vessel to and pour the liquor . and half a pound of bruised together. To four gallons of water. and fine it a piece of isinglass tied in a muslin bag. and suspended in the raisins liquor. are like a crab and an oyster the one watches till the other opens his mouth. put eight pounds of white sugar. 478 THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. Then with draw it off in a clean cask. and the cask sun. . until the cask stir is quite full. As soon bung as fermenta- tion ceases. and then makes small work of him. The refuse make good vinegar.. A WIT and a fool in company. Keep the cold cask full by the addition of water which has been boiled. 561. if fresh water be set in the poured over them. GINGER WINE. ginger. put the in tightly. Lay the bung in lightly the wine every day or two. water into the cask alternately. and leave the wine untouched for a year.

" " Did she say at what time. it cover liquor." said a little girl. " to come and ask you to take tea with her this evening. cool. she only said she would ask you. then it would he off her mind. my dear ?" " No.ALL. "Mother sent me. When cold it may be cut into . and. add two pounds of raisins which have been stoned. add the juice and rind of four lemons. it with fresh yeast. 479 To each gallon. be bottled. This dish is made of new Indian It corn crushed^ but not ground. ma'am. should be boiled very slowly until quite soft.^^ SAMP. and put in the As soon into a cask. and sea- soned with a little salt. says an okl adage. as it begins to ferment. 562. always the truth. put it When the fermentation subsides. which will be in two or three weeks. It may be eaten with sugar and good milk or cream. Toast a piece of bread. or with molasses. In two months it may tell Children and fools.THE FAMILY SATE.

with pepper." said the sir. well beaten. and when you shuts your mouth I opens mine." said the clerk. in water. when he said to him. *' Please " Indeed. and fry a light brown on both A come CLERK was assisting a clergyman. When soft. mj^ good man. MOCK OYSTERS." TO PRESERVE MILK. in the egg. and fried a nice brown. to robe before the service commenced. and season and a lump of butter. " I looks up. with little salt. and a couple of eggs. who had to preach a charity sermon. 564. put Take any quantity it of really fresh into a bottle well corked. I am deaf. " then how do you manage to follow me through the service ?" " Why. and then in the cracker. salt. spoon. 563. and . milk. sides.480 slices THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. a it Boil some salsify. take out some of the salsify. This latter dish is very appropriate for breakfast. or grated Have ready some bread crumbs With a dip it cracker. mash it." clergyman. sir.

article for The most convenient is hot water it. for funny friend of ours.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. As soon as the first cups are poured out. minutes will . boiling water on Pour enough the tea leaves to rather more than wet them. says it must sea-voyages. and pour on some boiling water. add half a teaspoonful for each person. Let it stand fifteen pour on as much boiling water as serve one cup to each one of the company. which the keeps boiling on the But .-^ A TEA. an urn with a it spirit lamp under table. be a capital invention. 481 plunge into boiling water for a quarter of an hour. Our attention has lately been directed to an invention for obtaining milk in a solidified form. for solidified milk must obviously be "quite the cheese. 565* Scald your teapot with boiling water. and allow a teaspoonful of tea for each person and one over.

THE BEST METHOD OF MAKING TEA. Consequently he ble to use as he thought proper. served them up like spinach. into general use sooner in England In ] 685 the widow of the Duke of Monmouth sent a pound of it to one of her This Chinese production relations in Scotland. may be kept sufficiently hot in an ordinary teapot. room. who. threw the water away. had the leaves boiled. Some who are particular about their tea.482 water THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. to the table. and its reputation in Scotland thus s Littered for a long time. stop the spout of the teapot with a cork while the tea is drawing. They examined it with great attention. decided that it was some dried The}^ abandoned to him this precious eataherb. of the properit 566. and ordered the cook to come. to retain the aroma. was then unknown. and find the The guests did not garden stutf to their taste. Tea came than in Scotland. after a long examination. ties its When tea is made out essential volatile and are frequently dissipated It is before comes ness. not the bitterthe tea but the fragrance of that .

But the tea and the pot are both warmed dry. "I hope you won't buy any more gunpowder tea for mother. The if tea should be wetted or steeped. then place the pot before the or is on the hot plate of an oven till the tea well heated. Whether tea should depends in some measure upon the constitution and inclination of the consumer. and develops by solution the bitter principle. should he boiled a few minutes. because boiling dissipates the volatile extract which disturbs the nervous system." said a roguish boy. or not. and a fragrant will infusion be immediately be boiled produced. "Father. before the larger quantity of is water added." . dry. Put the tea. into the empty fire. and if also a full and the slightly bitter tea infusion is preferred. is If it generally found to be too exciting. pot. is 483 refreshing. a stronger infusion will be obtained. but not burned.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. before any portion of the water is added. then pour upon it the boiling water.

and to every gallon add four pounds of sugar. put it in a cask. 567* Cut and put it five pounds of rhubarb into small pieces. immediately. Bottle in ten or twelve months. isinglass dissolved in a little of Add a gill of brandy. '* RHUBARB WINE. up /" " Go to bed. 568. it Bung the cask closely. Pour two bottles of porter into three quarts of water and one pint of the best molasses. Strain the liquor.484 " THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. with half an ounce of the liquor. she blows us sir. add a gallon of cold water. . stirring it well two or three times a day. into a tub for eight or nine days. Mix this well together. the juice and half the rind of a lemon . A CHEAP SUMMER DRINK. it and in three or four days will be fit for use. " Why not ?" Because every time she sits doWli to the tea-table.

none at all. saltpetre. and four gallons of water. yesterday. 569. two pounds of a half of brown one ounce and potash. The meat should be thoroughly cool before packing. The should be poured over the pork after the tub for about two days. This brine is sufficient for every one hundred brine it pounds of meat. 570." said he. A PRUDENT man advised his drunken servant to put by his money for a rainy day. three take a bushel and half a peck of salt. salt. In a few weeks the master inquired how much of his wages he had " Faith. eight pounds of two ounces of sugar. " it rained saved. Mix together. To every hundred pounds of pork. has laid in Let the hams remain in the brine six weeks." ANOTHER MODE OF CURING HAMS.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL* 485 TO CURE HAMS. then dry them several days before smoking. fine salt The it meat may be rubbed with is when packed down. . and it all went.

ingredients. and cut into small dice. ^ the water from the bread put in the pan .. father I was up with the lark." for the future don't remain so long up with the lark. then. DRESSED AS FRITTERS. Mix these and rub the meat with it w^ell. GAME OR POULTRY. who made his appearance at the " Late breakfast table al)0iit ten o' clock. rub the hams often with the it is while in the tub. take out the hams at the and put those which were at the top bottom. makes j'ou get up so late. saltpetre. w^ater. In three weeks. to Remember salt. sir. 571. take out the meat. but come down a little earlier to breakfast. Weigh let the meat. and two quarts of molasses. and put an equal weight of bread crumbs to soak in cold there be a it little fat with the Squeeze meat. why ''Well.486 pounds of THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. three pounds of sugar." ! "What COLD MEAT. etc. At the end of nine days. so that every part may be thoroughly impregnated. sir?" said a father to his son.

until rather dry then add season with salt and pepper to little . . then add the bread. have ready some onions. boil in water with salt .ALL. and pour on a Roll into the shape of small fry. till . then add gradually two eggs well beaten dish to cool. Scrape and wash the tripe very it clean. 572. stir quite hot . BOILED TRIPE. stir . Serve plain with any appropriate What wind does a hungry sailor like best ? One that blows foul. add a nutmeg.THE FAMILY SAVE. chopped fry two minutes. and sauce. and well seasoned with pepper. enough to season the tripe when very tender. with a wooden spoon the meat taste. egg mix quickly. afterward chops. if approved . 487 table- two ounces of butter or spoonfuls of onion. and bread crumb them. put the onions in a deep dish. and a lump of butter . boiled and washed. and then comes with little puffs. eggs. and two fine . salt. lard.

573. . in gravy. or serve them .488 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. thickened with a flour. answer accordingly. in separate dishes. Some persons water. and commence his regular business of producing sin. in a private pocket. and don't pull it out to show that you have one . YiRTUE comes from industry morality. should first be boiled it may be fried without the egg or little crumbs. and let a "An idle head man do nothing is FRIED TRIPE." for a fortnight. but if you are asked what o'clock it is. start the machinery of low passions. and then a till very nice dish tender . . bring in a stock of evil thoughts. . and flavored with catchup or vinegar. and like tripe boiled plainly in served with onion sauce and mustard. tripe and lay the on the top. quite as much as from Satan's workshop . Wear your learning like your watch. Tripe may it be fried in egg and is bread crumbs like oysters. the old adversary will get possession of his pate.

to To preserve chestnuts. 575. or before the fire. turned over best for dinner. It is best when made to shortly till breakfast. Set in a cool place for a little time. and allowed either in stand wanted. and fill fruit the basin to the brim fruit with alternate layers of and sago. to warm it. can be made to without burning quart basin of any sort. in to eat order have them good and-fresh. The when soaked in cold water for a few hours before using. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and it will become after solid. an oven. the same way. through . 574. put about five spoonfuls into a then a layer of baked sweetened.. 489 AN EXCELLENT SUBSTITUTE FOR PASTRY FOR THE BYSPEPTIC. as it Boil a teacupful of sago as thick boil. TO KEEP CHESTNUTS. over with a plate sago boils boiling water. Rice may be used in Serve with any sweet sauce.

as it formed ? at a time. Celery leaves. are used for flavoring soups. to one If there be maggots in will any of the chestnuts. your chestnuts sweet. Oue little thought or feeling at a time. the icicle remained clear. fine mixed with. the winter.490 THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. . you must make tliem perfectly dry after they have come out of their green husks . gravies. they of the chestnuts. 76. three gallons of sand. and its beauty was spoiled. CELERY FOR FLAVORING. Just so our characters are forming. then put them into a box or barrel. If the water was clean. and ends. sand to get to the air and thus you have fresh. and sparkled in the sun but if the water was slightly muddy. and gal- dry sand. sound. the soul will be lovely. sauces. and covered over by lon of chestnuts. etc. the icicle looked foul. adds its influence. . and Have you ever watched an icicle You noticed how it froze one drop . there will always be wretchedness. If every thought be pure. and will sparkle with happiness but if impure. and come out work up through the .

How few do ESSENCE OF CELERY. 577. thieving propensities of "the cat" are well How does "the cat" contrive to open the side-board ? How is it. in a large teacupful of brandy. A few drops will soup. when she breaks a plate^ does she manage to pick up the pieces ! The . TO COLOR BUTTER. care and caution. 578. Soak a tablespoonful of celery- seeds. 491. let until cool. to embolden and enlarge tention to preserve the their bodies. cream. it stand and strain the liquor into the hurt the flavor.THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. pour on half a pint of boiling water. It does not eat and drink. it grate one middling sized carrot. that after drinking our gin. not merely with an inbody in health and strength. as not to over cherish and pamper. For every four quarts of cream. but with such prudence. suffice to flavor a quart of known. she never seems intoxicated ? Whatever can the cat do with the tea ? And how.

and fer- ment it. by putting it a slice of toast covered with fresh yeast. Vif PATTIES OF FRIED BREAD. and cut bits. half an ounce of one ounce of cinnamon. again. 580. it. this wine Port. after dinner." At two fi'iends. the spices. that was always a promise of wit. " a bottle of old port. not your elder port. into square or round pieces. ELDERBERRY WINE. stand twentyit . 492 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.. pounds of sugar." said Douglas. with that twinkle of the eye. put five it quarts of water. the same width for tops . among other pleasant things. is By leaving out said to resemble a hotel at Hastings. now. and let four hours. " Mind. To ten quarts of berries. Boil in it and two ounces of ginger. Jerrold was dining with one of whom. Cut the crumb of a loaf. Then boil and skim strain and to every gallon of the liquor put three cloves. bottle of your old port. ordered." "Waiter. nearly three inches high. 579.

581. fill the space with meat . if done. it will be crisp. just outside. and shook himself. MOLASSES CANDY. A is good way 31 to judge till it if it is boiled enough. put on the tops. boil fire. One quart of West India brown molasses. in fine lard. which you can easily little by dropping a it in cold water . 493 fry the mark them neatly with a knife. unhurt he got up. till i-t over a slow. taking care not to go too near the bottom. Scoop out the inside crumb. steady tell is done. Put the molasses in a it with the Sugar. Stir it . the juice of kettle one lemon. I wonder what he will do next /" . will be stringy. exclaiming. and walked back toward the room. if not. . half a pound of sugar. A SAILOR went to a conjuror's exhibition. There were to be fireworks at the conclusion but they accidentally exploded and blew up the room.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. " Confound the fellow. and serve. bread of a light brown color. stops bubbling. to let it boil. The sailor fell in a potato field.

or almonds blanched. still be doing some warrantable work.. stirring it occasionally. one of them a grocer's wife. 582. until the cheese dis- solves. 'Tis good advice that St. that the devil always find thee well employed. a slice of toasted bread. the crust pared Two city ladies meeting at a visit. it Butter a shallow tin pan. thing you choose. and the other a cheesemonger's (who perhaps stood more upon the punctilio of precedence. Some and add roasted ground-nuts. 494 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. taken add the lemon juice. and pour in to get cold. it is very frequently. Molasses candy may be flavored with any flavor with lemon. and put bit of butter. and just before off the fire. than some of their betters would have done . Cut it some cheese into thin shavings. known with a place it This as preparation or is popularly Welsh rahhit rarebit. may CHEESE TOASTED. Jerome gives . Serve with oflf. into a cheese toaster before the fire.

add four pounds of five gallons. pound and mash the then the add the remainder of the water. 583. Put the little berries in a clean tub. madam. as the cask should be full. gal- before they begin to turn red. . and stir whole well." GOOSEBEREY CHAMPAGNE. Cover the tub with a clean it and let stand four days. and put just it Mix into a clean cask that will hold it. and to every one the quart of the best French brandy. .THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. pulling her back by the tail of her gown. white sugar. and stepping before her. " nothino. Allow a lon of water to every three pounds of fruit. Select large full grown berries. the cheesemonger's wife was going out of the room first. when the}^ had risen up and took their leaves. cloth. u}3on which the grocer's lady. and to each gallon. 495 at the court end of the town). "No. whole. water." said she. or coarse linen cloth. Stir it frequently and thoroughly then strain the liquid through a jelly bag. comes after cheese. pour on a fruit .

cannot be shaken or moved. and lay the bung in loosely. and put into ten gallons of water. pour the whole into a nine gal- lon cask. with two tablespoonfuls of yeast. As soon as the molasses is thoroughly in- corporated. and when it is about lukewarm. so that it Secure the cask firmly. a peck of good Take a quarter of it white bran.496 THE FAMILY SAVE. as the least disturbance will injure the wine. Let it work for two weeks. . the wine will be fit for use. Then strain it through a hair sieve into a cooler. until is the fermentation it. or more. with three handfuls of hops. boil the whole together until the bran and the hops sink to the bottom. Place the cask in a cool dry place. MAKE COTTAGE BEER. add two quarts of molasses. subsided.ALL. and in six months. Lay the bottles on their sides. TO 584:. to Then bottle and be careful drive the corks in tightly.

but consider how soon it takes away is — yours. to casks. it bung (it up the cask.''^ TO MAKE PERRY. several months. and in four days for use. will be Table beer. ripe. and the whites of four bag of thin muslin. 585. which must stand in the in a very cool place. 497 When the fermentation has subsided.THE FAMILY SAVE.ALL. and squeeze out the is from whence the liquor removed open air. have not become rotten press or mill. " keep good for This !" *' head capital ale see how long it keeps its Aye. with the bung-holes open. will and securely corked. The fermentation pint of flour is accomplished by mixing a little new yeast with a honey and eggs. if drawn off into stone jars. take them to the juice. drop Put this in a in . with a lump of white sugar in each. fectly Let the pears be sweet and perbut take care that the cores . it warmed.

and free from frosts or draughts of In it summer. When sufficiently cold. Pour eight gallons of cold water . it the cask. air.''^ eulogist. the vesssels or bottles containing must be moved they will burst. into a barrel to this add eight gallons of boiling water ." said another." ''When?" asked the " Last night against a wall. and suspend from the bung-hole it by a string. or bottled. add half . Perry requires to be kept In warm. well. that in great quantities it alwa3"s made him fat. otherwise MAN praising Perry. "I have seen the time. to a cool place. taking care that does not it touch the bottom of the vessel. "when it made 3'on lean. said it was so excellent a beverage. winter. 586. A SPRUCE BEER. If works the liquor will have cleared itself in five or six days. then put in six tablespoonfuls of essence of spruce. and sixteen pounds of molasses. and may be drawn off from the lees into smaller casks.— 498 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.

twenty pounds. to prevent its turning sour there's nothing I abominate. twenty- two ounces. like A — waste I" THE BEST GINGER SEEK. eighteen gallons. Bottle it. White sugar. GENTLEMAN who had put aside two bottles of choice ale. and roll it 499 the cask about. the juice. eighteen ounces honey. then add the sugar.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. with the bung open by the fermentation will have subsided ciently for bottling. or put in for stone jars well corked. and the honey with the remainder . water. 587. claimed the master. lemon or lime juice. Keep warm . and it will be use in a week. or in a shake it well. white ginger. I saw plainly enough by the clouds that it was going to thunder. that his " Scoundrel 1" exservant had emptied them both. just before dinner. so I drank it. . discovered. one pound. a pint of yeast. place for this time suffiit fit two days. " what do you mean by this?'* " Why. bruised. sir. Boil the bruised ginger in three gallons of water for half an hour .

Let them stand pour for three or four months. and expostulated with him. When it cold. redu- Smaller quantities may made by cing the ingredients in equal proportions. A TOPER. add the white of an of essence of lemon. What is this glass for ? Does your master intend to keep me here all night P^ CHERRY BOUNCE. To fifteen pounds of morella cherof the best French add one gallon brandy or good Monongahela whisky. Boil and strain. pulled the servant by the tail of his *' coat. being on a visit to a neighboring squire. when a very small glass was set before him after dinner. pour off the water . and add to the cherries two quarts of water. and half an ounce to ferment Allow Then will in about four days and it keep be for months. of the water. egg. then off the liquor. ries.500 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. bottle it. in the usual way. which should remain on them three weeks . 588.

ounces of butter. Blanch six ounces of Naples macaroni in two quarts of boiling water.) 589. with a tablespoonful of salt in it. and two fresh eggs. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. thirsty. to all of which add four pounds of sugar made into a syrup. to eat and those liquors that prevail with a man to drink them when he is not . three ounces of grated Parmesan cheese. Beware of such food as persuades a man. (NAPLES RECEIPT. a spoonful of white pepper. let it sieve. then drain on a Put into an enamelled saucepan with two stir . beaten with a gill of thick cream . a grain of Cayenne. grated. add salt- a teaspoonful of flour of mustard. and the butter is over the fire till absorbed then add a quart of gently till new milk and simmer very tender (about an quite hour and a half). remain it till cold. SAVORY MACARONI. the sixth part of a nutmeg. though he be not hungry. 501 and add it to the liquor..

on a dish and sift grated Parmesan . One of the very best of all earthly possessions is self-possession. and punch at night. Serve very hot.502 place it THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. . it was all that he wanted. till of a pale brown color. add to it one it of vinegar and water. and before sending table sprinkle with a little black pepper. from twelve to fifteen minutes." . it begins to thicken. over 'the cabto bage . place . together. DRESSING FOR COLD SLAU. gill Beat up two eggs . 590. An Irish officer said. in on that . for he had nothing to do with water if he only got his tea in the morning. mixed. or before the fire. on the range stir in when salt. a sugar. small pieces bake in a quick oven. At Gibraltar there was a great scarcity of water. cheese thickly over (three ounces) lay an ounce of butter. "He was veiy easy about the matter. a piece of butter the size of a small little walnut. and a teaspoonful of pour it When stir it cold. and a general complaint of the want of it.

instead of weighing it every time he leaves port. and take out the pulp then pour two quarts of boiling milk and ten heaping tablespoonfuls of sifted sugar over the skins. press cover with another slice them together and cut mouthfuls. one of butter. and a small pro- made mustard . pour the . When cold. and lay over of ham or any of into cured meat. that they fork. cover slices of bread with a it slices little of this. 591. portion of Take two parts of grated Parme- san cheese. Why randum of LEMON SHERBERT. 592. six lemons. 603 CHEESE SANDWICHES. and cover the whole very tightly. may be lifted with a can't the captain of a vessel keep a memothe weight of his anchor. strain out the peel. pound them in a mortar . Squeeze the juice all out of .THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. bread.

Thus they are deposited in the evenii>g. and IcE IN India. 593. juice.604 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. . which they line with dried sugar canes or Indian corn. and in consequence of the evaporation from the outside of the dishes. the ice freezes into a solid mass. is very ingenious. freezer. half a pint of peach brandy. and lined with straw. frozen. The method adopted by the Indians to obtain ice. made of unglazed and porous earthenware. five quarts of water. and rammed into a cellar under ground. milk into the and when half stir it well. may be regulated accord- A effects of TOPER was asked what he thought of the " Hot ig^. where. The ice is collected before sunrise. owing to the accumulated cold.] strong drink upon the sj^stem. one pint of one pint of Jamaica spirits. On this they place very shallow dishes. — PUNCH. half a pint of French brandy. The quantity of liquor ing to the taste. . a considerable portion of the water is found frozen next morning. and filled with soft water that has been boiled. They dig pits in the ground about two feet deep. lemon Four pounds of sugar. let it add the lemon juice freeze.

in both puddings and pancakes. if that be possible. snow is It is not generally known that a good substitute for egg. 594. and the sooner used after It is taken in-doors the better. just as little eggs are.'' 505 he replied. drinks.-THE COST OF EGGS SAVED IN THE DEAREST SEASON. for . as As is eggs are dear in the season of to snow. Powdered ice will answer as well as snow. and taken in too large quantities. fuls Two tablespoon- may it be taken as the equivalent of an it egg. " You can do any thing if you will only have patience. Tea instance. might ultimately do harml" and coffee.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Take is from a clean it is spot. above. to be beaten in. when the latter cannot be obtained. decidedly bad." said an old uncle who had made a fortune. si^ut . undoubtedly hurtful and even hot punch. " Water to a nephew who had nearly SDMjt one. when very hot. it a help economy to Tcnc/w the It is equivalent to a supply of fresh eggs. and should be handled as possible. SNOW PANCAKES AND PTJDDINGS. " are bad.

Eyes dry HOME-MADE CAYENNE PEPPER." long ?" asked the petulant spendthrift. by ¥ . This jelly may . who was impatient for the old man's obituary. be added to soup or gravy. s-ufferings for their sins. His uncle coolly replied. are vainly wet for their a drought in the spring is not to be repaired by a deluge in the autumn. Iron or porcelain lined vessels are the only proper kinds for this purpose. small. " Till it freezes . a very nutritious jelly will be obtained. Crack the bones very boil them in plenty of water three bones. for and two or hours. pers. Remove the stalks of Chili pep. may " be carried in a sieve. and put the pods into a colander set it before the fij^br about twelve hours.'" How USE OF BONES IN COOKING. 596. 595.506 THE FAMILY S AYE-ALL. according to the quantity of When the water is half boiled away. if you can only wait.

Then pour them into a mortar. in. little through a residue. and not a . a teaspoonful of good salad and work like the mixture round until cream. one for her husband and the other for her cow. with one fourth their salt. and handed him two prescriptions to be prepared. then add oil. and then again. saying. that she had not sufficient cash to pay for both.^^ ^^ MAYONNAISE. 597. however. work the sauce until it re- sumes the smoothness of cream. she took away that for the cow. stir these well together. pound the and sift A farmer's wife lately entered a druggist's shop. muslin. with a little salt and Cayenne . it appears Pour oil. 507 which time they will be dry. nearly half pint of to continuing at each interval as at first. weight in and pound and rub them sift till they are as fine as possible. Put into a large basin the yolks of two new laid eggs. by slow degrees.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. To-morrow will do for my husbarid. Finding.

. being sent to count some pigs number being twenty). particle of the oil remains visible then add two tablespoonfuls of tarragon vinegar. half a sugar. add a teacupful of yeast. 598. is wholesome vinegar The vinegar plant a minute fungus. put the whole into and lay a vinegar Cover plant on the surface of the liquor. it in a warm and and it will produce very good in about six weeks. the jar with paper. ." (the A CHEAP METHOD OF OBTAINING A CONSTANT SUPPLY OF PURE VINEGAR. Paddy. ter whether they were all right. I could not count him at all. but one little beggar ran about so fast. half a pound of molasses. for when cool. and one tablespoonful of cold water to whiten the sauce. " Faith. keeping place. twenty minutes . and I counted nineteen. pound of and boil Take one gallon of water. was asked by his masHe said.508 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. one day. them together a jar.

There is a story extant of a young wag who was invited to dine with a gentleman of rather sudden temper.THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL." A bit of this thrown into the above liquid rapidly increases. to accelerate the process of vinegar making. The plant will form of itself in the first in- stance. flung Whereupon the it down stairs after the servant. in a sudden passion. When the old gentleman undertook to carve it. forming what is 509 commonly called "the and mother of vinegar. young man seized the fowl. Fill the up and put it . and the princij^al dish was a fine roast fowl. hurried it after the knife. " I beg your pardon !" was the cool reply. cut it When mint fine. and. is green and plentiful. and with admirable " What on dexterity. ''I thought you were going to dine down stairs. earth do you mean?' exclaimed the old gentleman. changes the sugar and water into vinegar. ANY SEASON OF 599.'" TO OBTAIN MINT SAUCE AT THE YEAR. Afterward it may be divided and trans- ferred to other quantities of the mixture. into bottles. he found the knife rather dull. but this will require a longer time. The dining-room was on the second floor.

MILK PORRIDGE. In attempting to carve a fowl. and cork closely. pour over rich milk or. " don't talk so much against the aged and respectable Mr.'" ." said the enraged man's wife." was the reply. The sugar can be added when required for use. he sowed the first patch of corn that was planted in our set" I know that. *' My dear. This makes a very wholesome dish for children. a Western settler found considerable difficulty in separating its joints. " and tlement. . For those who like mint sauce. the grits may be warmed up in milk and served . bottles with vinegar. hot. and exclaimed against the man who had sold him an old hen for a chicken. B. Boil some grits very thoroughly." / believe this old hen scratched it up . No one can tell the difference of mint so prepared from that newly gathered from the bed. 600. one day. When cold.510 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. the above may be eaten with lamb or mutton chops.

— No. for a long time by greasing them well with suet." Customer. defy any one to beat them. with end down- wards. cold. — "Ah. Eggs should not be more than twenty-four hours old when they are stored. I — " wish to purchase some eggs to they must be very fresh. unless they can he beaten ?" .THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. ma'am. 511 TO PRESERVE EGGS. — Then they won't do for me how Customer. I " !" " I " . and a half pound of when tartar. — Can't be beaten Shopkeeper. in. 601. can eggs be made into a sponge cake." Customer. They may be kept several weeks by putting them in ajar of salt or lime water with the They may be kept small end downwards. yes! be beaten. melted mutton and placing them their small in a bin of bran. mix with an ounce cream of the eggs Stir all well together. is put and see that there enough hquor to cover them. fresh is Another way of keeping to them pour a gallon of boiling water on lime." have some that can't Shopkeeper. make a sponge cake . two quarts of (pick of salt .

an incorrigible wag observed that " Probably the sheep was fed upon short commons !^^ POTATO YEAST. sufliciently when thick. Add some salt. potatoes little . or thin custard around A PERSON complaining of the smallness of some chops brought to table. and add to a pint of boiled milk. 603. sweetened and flavored with cinnamon and lemon stirring it constantly. of a peck of mash them and thin them a with the water in which they have been boiled. it it. and a table- spoonful of brown sugar. 602. When cold. EICE FLUMMERY.512 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Boil a quarter fine. flour Mix two little tablespoonfuls of rice it with a cold milk. in about half a pint or more of old . pour it into a mould. Boil this. turn it out and serve with thick cream. stir When lukewarm. aild peel.

604. YEAST. 513 it Let it it rise. and then add about a pint of old yeast. Make a thin paste of flour and . and the hop. 605. and boil Tie a pint of hops in a thin bag. water. and stand it in a cool place. it is light. Add three tablespoonfuls of salt and two of molasses. then cover closely and put in a cool place. yeast. and boil them in three quarts of sufficient Moisten with cold water a stir in quantity of flour. When cover it.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. ANOTHER WAY TO MAKE YEAST. Tie a large handful of hops in a thin bag.water salt. while boiling hot. them in three quarts of water. Add it is a handful of Let it stand until about lukewarm.

606. one drachm and a half of and the same First put quantity of bi-carbonate of soda. the soda into your batter. to OMELETTE. but we mean approbation. and add as { them much grated ham as will flavor . Dissolve separately tartaric acid. Take out the hops and pour over the gradually the thin paste into the hop-water. Let it stand until becomes lukewarm. cold water. and lastly stir in the HAM 607.514 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Beat four eggs very light. light. and as soon as it is light stand it away in a cool place. YEAST POWDERS. then place it fire and let it boil it a few minutes. add some old yeast. or whatever you wish to make tartaric acid. We ask advice.

with " You see I ken eat a crow. the crow shot. Serve it immediately. ." said old Isaac." Can you eat a crow. " Hang it. Isaac sat down to the crow. he said. and roasted but. but he made an awful face however. was worried to death by unruly boarders." "Bet you a hat. but singular grimace. and said he had to eat." said the guest. to If there are no social objections your eating onions. 608. before serving it up they .'" CHEAP OMELETTE. and a tablespoonful of chopped parsley. residing in the vicinity of A WORTHY old nothing " " fit Mahopeck. and when he had finished. ada half of a good-sized onion. chopped very fine. it. I can eat any thing. I confess / shouldn't he inclined to hanker arter it . he persevered. He took a good bite and began to chew away. "Yes. try the following: Beat up the yolks of three eggs. They found fault with his table. mischievously contrived to sprinkle it well with Scotch snuff. The bet was made. I ken eat a crow. and succeeded. The shredding of the onion to a sufficient degree . farmer. 615 with gait and pepper to the till it taste.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Fry it in hot butter is brown on the lower side. what a fuss you're making. now?" said one of the boarders.

SERVANT being sent to match a china plate.516 of fineness THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. brown on the under may be browned on the hot the top by holding the pan of shovel over it. is very important. that learning in ladies should be as onions properly are in cookery 3^^011 should perceive the flavor." A . It was remarked by an eminent barrister. After scolding for some time. when It the beaten is It should be of a light side. salt and pepper to I the taste. " Stupid. which should be boiling hot stirred in. do you not see that the two are entirely different ?" "No mum. returned with one of a very different pattern. 609. "only one of 'em is different. but not the thing itself. the mistress said. — GREEN CORN OMELETTE. four to six ears of grate it off the cob ." was the reply. Have ready egg some butter or nice dripping. green corn Take from . add to this three eggs beaten light. as the short tune required to fry the omelette would be sufficient to cook the onion.

Five pounds of beef or tongue. are you any the happier far it ?" Interesting Widow. suet. beat light. 610. a dessert spoonful of ground allspice.. dear. " Well. now that you are a widow. tell me. Do you know. and three eggs. Bosom Friend. three pounds of currants. 611. and that's a great comfort. no Bat I have my freedom. one small tea- . THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. I had an onion yesterday. flour gradually Moisten the it with the milk. one pint of milk. to the flour and milk. my dear. two pounds of seven pounds of sugar. very smooth. three pounds of raisins. 517 BAKED EGG OMELETTE. Two tablespoonfuls of flour. season with butter a pan. three nut- megs. " Oh. pour in the mixture bake in a quick oven about three quarters of an hour. seven pounds of apples. two ounces of cinnamon. beat the eggs very and add them salt . for the first time these fourteen years ?" — — ! CED MEAT.

and spice. to every it is quart of water. Moisten it with equal portions of wine. the juice of two lemons. stand away. them fruit. sugar. When you . Boil the meat in water. and merely with brandy . chop the meat. raisins. before it Wash. spoonful of ground mace. cold. lemon juice. mix the moisten it other ingredients. and the grated rind of one. Mix for use the whole thoroughly it will be fit on the follomng day. wine. and seed the chop Pare and core the apples. but leave out the apples. rants. When pick. and to cider.) (also the brandy and . and grated lemon rind. add the sugar. which has been salted in the proportion of one teaspoonful of salt. pack the mixture tightly in a it stone jar. and dry your cur- prepare the spices. ^ -raisins. lemon.518 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. to get perfectly chopped. and add the currants. and cover close. fine. and cider. chop the meat very fine. If you wish to keep your mince^neat for several weeks. it is tender. Brandy the taste. and spice. wine.

and fine. chop your apples. but by exercising in fine w^eather. take out some of the meat. together with a slice of ham.ALL. two eggs well beaten. and bake an . taste. a piece of the crumb of bread soaked in cold milk.THE FAMILY SAVE. Take care of your health. 519 wish to make it into pies. not by reading the puffs of "quackery. and by warmth at home in foggy and damp days and nights. all it. in per and salt. and it mix with Moisten to in the proportion given above. the same of onion and mix fill . — A NICE LUNCHEON OR SUPPER CAKE FROM COLD VEAL. season with pepwell together. a small bit of butter. mince Take^jL much cold roasted lean veal as will it fi^i small cake mould. Be charitable to the poor. with and add wine and brandy your Things to be remembered in December." and swallowing quack nostrums. butter the mould. and pretions. pare to improve your position by fresh energies. and be just to your connecExamine the state of your affairs. cider. 612.

BEVERAGE FROM CHERRIES. and toast them equally of a pale brown . strain upon a piece of lemon taste . turn it out when and cut into slices. produced. BREAD JELLY. about an hour . a light and pleasant repaj^ror invalids. for THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Garnish with pickled eggs and parsley. and sweeten This to is a little wine may ^fc|dded. places. put Boil it one pound of sugar. ting a little in a spoon to cool peel. Cut the crumb of a roll into thin slices. boil them gently in water till enough a jelly putit to rather is more than cover them. ten minutes. which may be known by .520 oven cold. not affronted at a jest if one throw salt at thou wilt take no harm. 613. 614. Be thee. . To one pint of cherry juice. unless thou hast sore .

prepared as follows Shred cold veal or fowl. the quantity of mostly lean . A and became frog-eaters without knowing it. OR CHICKEN. fare. ladies and all. ^Kon bit it with pepper. Lay fill the crust into a shallow pieit and : with the meat. 615. and finding it excellent. . put to it a little cream . he ordered a dish. and half litfn . with and turn out of the dish when baked. When cool. dish. and skim cork it. of garlic. 521 it." Desiring to know what this meant. A NICE PIE OF COLD VEAL. we can stock ourselves and thrive. recommended it to the rest of his party.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. We If are but farmers of ourselves . bottle and it tight. The^^ liked the dish wonderfully. and a crust. AND HAM. a covei* little nutmeg. TOURIST stopping at a hotel saw on the bill of '' Fried Water Chicken. display Much good treasure for the great rent da^'. yet may.

BOTTLING WINE. spots on them should be When the wine runs clear. in wine. The corks should be dipped. is The first thing to be attended to . to supply the place of the wine withdrawn. to allow the air an ingress. Champagne bottles must have their corks driven about . well cut. perfectly new. the choice of good corks they should be flexible . a shallow tub under the and take care that there are two or three small holes near the bung or in it. not soaked. hold the bottle under the tap in a leaning position. and should enter with difficulty . All being ready. cork less is to be waxed. Fill the bottle to within two inches of the top of the neck. they are If the off to driven in with a wooden mallet. 616. place tap of the cask.522 THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. there may remain quarters of an inch of |Dace between the wine and the lower end^^the cork. and any having black rejected. it must be cut than a quarter of an inch. so that when three- the cork comes in.

and if is the operation some time. how- . and about to be removed.THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. the wine should be decanted into fresh bottles. and fixed 523 down by off. in tlie cask to ripen for this no precise rule cnn be laid down. totally excludes the and pre- vents year. except some particular is method lasts employed. the wine injured . oil. it is While a cask imposvsible to bottling exclude the admission of air to the surface of the liquor. being poured into the cask and floating on the surface of air. deposited in excess. acidity or mouldiness for a whole When the crust. a wire. almost certain to be is the best prevention of this. a bottle of fine olive which. separated from the gross and have attained perfect clearness by the fining. for Wine only be be fit bottling must not lees. or the deposit may mix to with atfd injure the wine. half way. Generally speaking. or precipitation of is wine in is bottles. this makes them easy of wine is to draw. the wine. but it must also remain a certain time .

soon. which went the wrong way. it .'" CHICKEN CURRY. especially if the weather be fine and clear. cut it Remove up." '''Ah. "you always lay the I coffin oil the bier . then stew them together . When wine bottled s"^ too often ferments and remain always sharp tion the best time to perform this operain the is month of March or October. Fry two or three sliced onions in butter. THE FA:\rTLY SAVE-ALL. while they were taking a " Oh. no longer is liable to fermentation. in the chicken." replied the sexton.524 ever. " That was a severe con orbing fit. ha that's just like you. roll and flour eacM^piece in curry (a table- powder and mixed together spoonful of flour to half an ounce of curry). 617. the skin from a chicken. until it wine should not be bottled and is has lost its sharpness. when of a light brown put together and fry them till the chicken in becomes brown. 'tis nothing but a little ale glass together." said the sexton to the undertaker.

having drank too much wine. half a pound of loaf sugar. Six eggs. happened to determine a cause unjustly to the prejudice of a poor widow. . struck with the peculiarity of the event. TO ROAST COFFEE. finding his mistake. and. This is an example worthy of imitation. stir it all 33 Put it is the time roasting when . if More water may be added too thick. king of Macedon. when she heard his decree. heard the cause afresh. 619. Beat the eggs very light and thick. sugar and brandy. ordered her to be paid out of his own purse.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 618. Philip. grains from the coffee. recovered his senses. one pint of milk. . boldly cried out. double the sum she was to have lost. add the milk. half a pint of brandy." The king. " I appeal to Philip sober. who. and Pick the black or it imperfect in a pan. a little 625 water for two or three hours. Do nothiDg in a passion why wilt thou put to sea in the violence of a storm ? EGG-NOG.

526
done,
it

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should be the color of the hull
It

of a ripe chestnut.

should be brown

all

through, but not black.
before
it is

About ten minutes
Whilst hot,

done,

add to two pounds of

coffee, half

an ounce of butter.

put

it

in a box,

and cover

it closely.

Notice of coffee, from Sir H. Blunt's travels in "They (the Turks) have another drink, 1534. called cauphe, made of a berry as big as a small bean, dried in a furnace and beat to a powder, of a sooty color, that the}^ seethe and drink, in taste, a it is thought little bitterish, but as ma}^ be endured to be the old black broth, used so much by the Lacedemonians it drieth ill humors in the stomach, comforteth the brain, etc."

;

USES FOR STALE BREAD.

020.
slices,

Stale

bread

may

be

cut

into

and softened, by pouring a small
it.

quantity of boiling water over
the pan containing
it,

Cover

to prevent the escape

of the steam.

As soon

as the bread

is soft,

season the slices with pepper and

salt,

have

some hot

lard,

ham

fat,

or sausage dripping,

;

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in a pan, dust a little flour, or Indian

527

meal

on

each

slice,

and fry them
if

a

delicate
it, is

brown.
ter

Boiling milk,

you have

bet-

than water to soften the bread.

ANOTHER WAY TO USE STALE BREAD
621.
them.
quite

Rub
Let

the bread crumbs

fine,

pour

enough hot

milk over them to moisten

them

stand

until

they

are

soft.

Beat up one egg, very

light, to

every pint of crumbs.

Add

the egg to the

bread, and beat the whole

till

very smooth
raise

add a
the

little

salt,

and enough yeast to
light,

batter.

When

bake

it

on

a

griddle like

buckwheat cakes.

ANOTHER USE FOR STALE BREAD.
622.
Soak some bread in cold milk,
off,

drain the milk

mash the bread very

fine

528

THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.
it

and mix with
boiled rice.
little

a quarter of a pound of
light,

Beat up two eggs

add a

salt,

mix
bag

all

together thoroughly, and

boil it in a

for

an hour.
sauce.

Serve

it

with

any kind of sweet

" Papa, I've been seeing cook make bread and can you tell me why dough resembles the sun ?" " The sun, Freddy ?" " Yes, Pa." " No, I cannot.'* Fredd}', with great glee, " Because, when it rises it^s
;

lighV

PANCAKES WITHOUT

EGGS.

623.
flour

Mix

four tablespoonfuls of dried
ale
;

with a pint of mild

beat the batDissolve half
lard,

ter for a quarter of

an hour.

an ounce of fresh dripping, or

in a

small frying-pan, pour in a fourth part of

the batter, and fry both sides a pale brown
color.

Place the pancakes one on the other

with a dessertspoonful of moist sugar sprinkled between.

Each pancake

requires half

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529
to

an ounce of dripping, and ten minutes
fry.

SAD CASE. We were visiting at the house of a where there were a number of young children. One of them had the measles, one the hooping cough. They were all receiving the greatest sj'mpathy and attention, while one little girl, about live years old, sat in the corner, crying bitterly. We asked her what was the matter ? She replied, bursting out into a heart-breaking gush of tears. " Evei'y one has got the measles and hooping cough, and I ain't got nothing, boo hoo hoo !"

A

friend,

!

CARAMELS.

624.

One cup of grated

chocolate, one

cup of milk, one cup of molasses, a piece of
butter the size of an egg, one cup of sugar.

Being at home. The highest home grows out of a special state

style of being at of the affections

rather than of the intellect. Who has not met with individuals whose faces would be a passport to any society, and whose manners, the unstudied and spontaneous expressions of their inner selves, make

them visibly welcome wherever they go, and attract unbounded confidence toward them in whatever the}' undertake ? They are frank, because they have
nothing to conceal affable, because their natures overflow with benevolence unflurried, because they dread nothing; always at home, because they carry
;

;

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within themselves that which can trust to itself anywhere and everywhere purit}^ of soul with fulness of health. Such are our best guarantees for feeling at home in all society to which duty takes us, and in every occupation upon which it obliges us to enter. The}' who live least for themselves are also the least

embarrassed by uncertainties.

CAKES MADE OF COLD MEAT OR POULTRY.

625.
and mince
salt,

Take any
it fine
;

cold poultry, or meat,

season with pepper and
;

to

the

taste

mix thoroughly, and
eggs,

make

into •small cakes, with bread crumbs,

and yolks of boiled
forcemeats.
Fr}^ the

or

any of the

cakes a light brown,

and serve them

hot.

" It seems," said one dand}'^ to another, at a party, " that they give no supper to night." To which the other coolly replied, " Then I stop my expeiises,'*^ and coolly took off his new gloves
1

NEW ENGLAND BROWN
626.
Take equal
meal and rye
flour, scald

BREAD.

quantities of Indian

the Indian meal,

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581
flour.

and when lukewarm, add the rye
Stir in

enough lukewarm water
little

to

form a

dough a

softer

than

for

wheat bread.

Add
bake

half a pint of good yeast and half a

teacup of molasses.
it

When

it

has risen,

well in a moderate oven.

SODA BREAD.

627.
fuls of

Three pints of

flour,

two teaspoon-

cream of

tartar,

one teaspoonful of

bicarbonate of soda, dissolved in half a tea-

cup of

warm

water.

Rub

the cream of tar-

tar in the flour,

add a

little salt,

and

stir in

gradually some sweet milk and the soda,
so as to form a dough.
loaves,

Mould

it

out into

and bake

in a moderate oven, so as

to let it rise.
ters of

It requires

about three-quar-

an hour to bake, and should be a

light brown.

532

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MUSH BREAD.
628.
some
salt,

Boil

some Indian mush in the

usual way, and

when lukewarm add
Let
it rise;

to it

yeast and enough wheat flour to

form a

soft
it

dough.

when
it

light,

knead
it

with only enough flour to prevent

adhering to the board.

Make
is

into
rise

loaves, put

them

in the pans, let

them

again,

and bake them.
bread

This
that

a more

economical
wheat.

than

made with

CORN BREAD.

629.

To two

quarts of meal add one
;

pint of bread sponge

water sufficient to
flour

wet the whole

;

add half a pint of
of salt;
let
it

and
then

a tablespoonful

rise;

knead well

for the second time,
tlie

and place
it

the dough in

oven, and allow

to

bake

an hour and a

half.

An industrious peasant in Picardy, being observed to purchase weekly live loaves, was asked what oc-

THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.

533

casion he could possibly have for so much bread. "One," replied the honest fellow, "is for myself; one I give away one I return, and the other two I " Wh}- ," " How do you make that out ?" lend." returned the peasant, " the one which I take myself is for my own uae ; the second, which I give away, is for my mother in law ; the loaf I return, is for ray father ; and the other two, which I lend, are those with which I keep my two children, in hopes that they will one day return them to me."
;

MILK BREAD.

630.
your
flour

Procure good yeast,

put

it

into

with
it

sufficient

salt.

Warm

the

milk, add to

half a teaspoonful of bi-car-

bonate of soda, and knead the dough for
three quarters of an hour.
light,

Let

it rise

very

then knead
Place
in a

it it

again fifteen or twenty
in

minutes.

your bread pans and

bake
it rise

it

moderate oven without letting

the second time.

A Squire had a friend to visit him on business, and was very much annoyed when his wife came to ask him what he wanted for dinner. " Go away!
let UH alone ;" impatiently said the squire. Business detained his friend till dinner time, and the squire urged him to remain. To the surprise of both, they

631

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8aw nothing but a huge bowl of salad, which the good wife began quietly to serve up. " My dear," said the squire, " where are the meats ?" "You didn't " I order any," coolly answered the housewife. asked what you would have, and you said, 'Lettuce alone Here it is." The friend burst into a laugh, and the squire, after looking lurid for a moment, " Wife, I give it up. Here is the joined him. money j^ou wanted for that carpet which I denied you. Now let's have peace, and some dinner." The good woman pocketed the money, rang the bell, and a sumptuous repast was brought in.
!'

BREAD FRITTERS.
631.
a dish,
grate

Strew half a pound of currants on

and dredge them well with

jQiour;

some bread into a pan
is

until a pint of

crumbs

produced

;

pour over them a pint

of boiling milk, in which two ounces of
butter have been stirred
let
it
;

cover the pan and

stand for an hour.

Then

beat the

mixture thoroughly, and add half a nutmeg
grated,

a quarter
sugar,

of

a pound

of

white
of

powdered
brandy.
stir

and

a
till

wineglassful

Beat six eggs

very
the

light,

and

them

by degrees

into

mixture.

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535

Lastly, add the currants, a few at a time,

and mix the whole, thoroughly.

It

should
a thin

be brought to the consistence of
batter,
little

and

if it

turns out too thin, add a

flour.

Have ready

a heated frying-

pan with
large

boiling lard.

Put in the batter in
fritters

spoonfuls,

and fry the

to a

light brown.

Drain them on a perforated

skimmer, or an inverted sieve placed in a
deep pan, and send them to the table hot.
Serve with wine and powdered sugar.

GERMAN
632.
pound of

PUFFS.

One

pint of milk, three eggs, one

flour,

one dessertspoonful of

dis-

solved salseratus, a teaspoonful of butter, a

saltspoon of
eggs,

salt.

Beat the whites of the

separately.

The yolks must be

as

thick as batter,
dry.

and the whites perfectly
milk and
is

Add

to the yolks half the
it

half the flour, stir

well until the batter

536

THE FAMILY SAA^E-ALL.

smooth, then add the remainder of the flour

and milk.

Warm
full

the butter,

and

stir
it

in
is

and beat the batter thus made,
light
ratus,

till

and

of bubbles.

Stir in the salae-

and

lastly,

the whites

—but

do not

beat

it

after the whites

have been added, as
Butter teacups,

that will

make
it

it

tough.

or an earthen mould, pour in the batter,

and bake

in

a moderate oven.

Serve

with butter and sugar, or any kind of sauce

which may be

preferred.

They

require

from half an hour

to three quarters to bake.
;

A
that

VAIN hope
is

flattereth the heart of a fool
it

but he

wise pursueth

not.

POTATO PUFFS.

633.
in

Dissolve two ounces of loaf sugar

a wineglassful of
of

new milk

;

rub three
to
fine

ounces

mealy potato

(boiled)

powder; mix these together; add the grated
rind of a small lemon and the yolks of three
fresh eggs
;

beat for ten minutes

;

then add

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537

the whites, beaten to a froth; butter five
small tin moulds
;

put a

fifth

part of the

mixture into each, and bake in a quick

oven about eighteen minutes.
diately,

Serve imme-

with sugar

sifted

over them.

futurity,
forth.

This instant is thine, the next, is in the womb of and thou knowest not what it may bring

A CHARTREUSE OF APPLE AND

RICE.

634.
stick of
stirring

Boil six ounces

of

rice,,

with a
is

cinnamon, in milk until
in

it

thick,

a spoonful of

rose

water or

orange flower water.
apples

Pare ten or twelve

—golden

pippins are the best
fill

—scoop
with

out the core, and
raspberry jam.

up the

orifice

Border a deep dish with

paste; put in the apples, leaving a space

between, and

fill

it

up with

rice.

Brush

the whole over with the yolk of an egg,

and

sift

sugar thickly over

it

;

form a

538

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pattern on top with sweatmeats, and bake
it

for

one hour in a quick oven.

Influence of light upon the

Dupuytren, the French physician, relates tion. the case of a lady whose maladies had baffled the The lady reskill of several eminent practitioners. sided in a dark room, into which the sun never After shone, in one of the narrow streets of Paris. a careful examination, Dupuytren was led to refer her complaints to the absence of light, and recommended her removal to a more cheerful situation. This change was followed by the most beneficial reSir James sults, and all her complaints vanished. Wylie has given a remarkable instance of the influence of light. He states that the cases of disease on the dark side of a barrack at St. Petersburg have been uniforml}^ for many years, in the proportion of three to one to those on the side exposed to strong light. The experiments of Dr. Edwards are He has shown that if tadpoles are conclusive. nourished with proper food, and exposed to the constantly renewed contact of water (so that their beneficial respiration may be maintained), but are entirely deprived of light, their growth continues, but their metamorphosis into the condition of airbreathing animals is arrested, and they remain in Dr. Edwards also obthe form of large tadpoles. serves that jjersons who live in caves or cellars, or in very dark and narrow streets are apt to produce and that men who work in deformed children
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mines are liable to disease, which can onl}' be attributed to the withdrawal of the blessings of light.

otherwise the clothes cannot Soap. WASHING. under the water spouts. is The to best way it of a softening hard water mix with large quantity of strong lye. 635.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. or brackish from its vicinity to the sea. must be be All the water used for washing soft. They should stand on . Soda is sometimes used. float always curdle and is on the surface of water that either hard from being impregnated with lime or other mineral substances. should Rain covers water casks always have to prevent impurities from getting feet into the water. instead of dissolving will made clean. in the propor- tion of one gallon of lye to three or four of water. injures the texture of the Where or all the water is hard it is usual to save rain water by catching casks placed it in cisterns. 539 HOUSEWIFERY. but it it is objectionable as clothes. and forming suds.

it Without an abun- dance of water is impossible to wash the clothes clean. no it. or to make them a good color.640 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALI. and laying them on the grass at night to receive the cess for a dew . and where a sufficiency can be obtained. using is soda in washing. The bleaching effected of linen or muslin is best by first washing the articles in cool soap suds. and put it over night in a tub of it lukewarm water. good washer will be sparing in the use of Washing In in dirty suds is of very little avail. then pour the liquid out to be used at once. wash out of the water . TO WASH A COUNTERPANE. well with soap.. for and be furnished with a spigot the water drawing when wanted. it Next morning. Rub it 636. the best method water to boil three quarters of a pound of soap and an ounce of soda in a gallon of till they are completely dissolved. repeat this pro- few days.

THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. In washing a quilt or counterpane never use soda. twice through plenty of last it. little The blue in it rinse water should have a pane Wring the counter- out. have been washed 34 The water should be warm. out and wash after in some clean soap suds it which wash the cold through a second sud warmer than Rinse it first. soft to 637. water. Take and the next day hang side out. of clean. then wring it . wrong in toward evening it side outward. 541 was soaked it in. Have ready plenty It colored clothes wash them in the dirty suds the white clothes in. may take three days to dry perfectly. but by no means hot. It with the right must on no account be put slightest away with the It dampness about it. water. TO WASH COLORED spoils DRESSES. hang in the it sun to dry. as that .

it Then squeeze and hang it open well. taking the sleeve by the cuffs and pinning them up to the skirt. warm a pan little suds. no precaution can prevent the colors from running into streaks. Would injure the in the water to Rub enough it. colors. clap it. a tablespoonful. so as to spread them wide. If the colors are once injured. and If colored causing them to dry the sooner. They till must always be done the as fast as possible. gum and it arable water with the starch for instance. be much improved by mixing . soap make a strong lather before the chintz is put into it it Wash it tho- roughly . run out. filled and rinse Have ready with weak starch. Put the dress into it. then wash in a second clean well. nothing can restore . clothes continue wet too long.542 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. is whole process completed. it through the starch. out immediately to dry in the shade. tinged with a Painted lawns or muslins will a little blue. This will certainly happen lie if they are allowed to in the water.

always the best way and iron immediately. without great care." and. soap Make and warm it a strong suds with white Put in the dress and wash rather well squeezing and pressing it. will not last long. 543 them . and fectly well. may per- always be preserved priced calicoes. Another is to way dress of fixing the colors in a dress into grate raw potato is the water in which the washed. but nor ironed. TO WASH A BOOK MUSLIN water. than rubbing as book muslin tears easily.ALL. they should not be always starched rolled washed and dried. They should up closely in a towel. the be If dresses are to be put by for winter season. Wash it through a second suds. but by good management they .THE FAMILY SAVE. unless in coarse low of them many is wash is As soon It it as the dress quite dry^ take to fold it in. . 638. . DRESS.

Stretch it. get the to In ironing. but hang up wardrobe. roll it Afterward. then . diluted with water either warm the or cold. and hang it in it sun to dry. are willing to take the trouble. and pass it through little . if you This is a good plan. previous rip out the having them washed. . letting it lie for half an hour or more. Then open it it out. Take it care that the irons are not too hot. two rinsing last.ALL. through a thin starch. stretch it even. waters adding a very blue to the Then open out run it the dress and while wet. as will scorch easily. hems of their thin muslin dresses. be very careful to even. till and clap in your hands clear all over. a clean fine sprinkle and up in towel. and iron side. it Have too dry irons ready. do not in a press or fold the dress. before it is on the wrong whenever practicable. afterward run- ning them over again. When it done.544 THE FAMILY SAVE. hem Many persons.

When dissolved. it Add one pound of unslaked lime. according as desired that . boiling water. Add one gill of soft soap to a pailful of water. to three gallons of soft. TO PREPARE STARCH. with just enough of clear cold water to convert it into a thin paste. use a large wineglassful to each pailful of water. A pint or a quart of the hot water it is may be allowed. pressing out all the till lumps with the back of the spoon becomes perfectly smooth a clean pipkin or . 640. and by degrees add some of it to the starch. settle Let three and pour off.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Have ready a stirring it well. and mix it gradually. kettle of boiling water. 639. it then pour it into skillet. 645 TO MAKE WASHING FLUID. Put two or three tablespoonfuls of starch into a bowl. Then add pounds of washing soda. and mix with the lime water.

it has it boiled about fifteen stir a few times. thin. sticky. This prevent it If a spermaceti little candle salt. for When minutes. will fail to be glutinous. and mix it gradually . and squeeze into it a very little blue from the it indigo bag. Strain the starch through a white cloth into a large pan. for a moment becoming is each time. but must be very little.546 the THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. with the end of a spermaceti will candle. Finish by stirring it vigorously with a spoon. 641. TO PREPARE COMMON STARCH. from two to three tablespoonfuis) into a bowl. Set it on hot coals and boil it thoroughly for half an hour. sprinkle in a about a tea- spoonful to a pint of starch or throw in a piece of loaf sugar. Put a sufficient quantity of dry starch (for instance. starch should be thick. or of a moderate consistence. it K not well boiled. not at hand.

sprinkle salt in a little (about a teaspoonful will to a pint of starch). which answer a similar purpose. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. If you have no spermaceti. a few times (merely for a moment each time) with the end of a spermaceti candle. Strain the starch through a white cloth .. loaf sugar. or moderate. will not be glutinous. you into Then pour it a clean pipkin or skillet. Have ready stirring a kettle of boiling water. If not well boiled. You may allow from a pint to a quart of the hot water. This will prevent stir its it being sticky but take care not to too much. pressing out all till the lumps with the back of the spoon perfectly smooth. When stir it it has boiled about fifteen minutes. or throw in a lump of Finish by stirring it hard with a spoon. 547 with just enough of clear cold water to make get it it a thin paste. well. and by degrees add it some of it to the starch. according as you wish to have the starch thick. thin. Set it on the fire. and boil it well for half it an hour.

An inquiry. spread out smoothly on a clean towel and rolled up tightly. " are not sailors very small men my dear. and squeeze into it a little blue from the indigo bag. into a large pan." replied the father. adhered the linen will have a fine gloss when ironed. other day. starch and let them dry again They must then be dipped into cold water. Dip them into per- warm fectly. is If the starch properly prepared and the above rules to. what leads you — V . For common colored dresses jou may make above. the starch with fine flour mixed as Gentlemen's collars should be quite dry before they are starched. gives extreme gloss to collars. the " No.548 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. stiffness A and little gum arabic and common added to the starch. " pray. " Father." said a little boy. soda. STIFFNESS TO COLLARS. 642.

as the starch is apt to show on colored clothing when ironed on the right side. care should be taken not to stretch one half the collar more than the other first They should be ironed lengthways. Chintz should be ironed on the wrong side. straight. Sheets and table-cloths should be ironed with a large iron pressed on them heavily. strips." RULES IN REGARD TO IRONING. narrow but . as too great heat is injure the colors. then crossways." replied the child.THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. on the wrong In ironing collars. All colored clothes require a cooler iron than white liable to clothes. 549 to suppose they are so small ?" " Because. ribbons. 643. any long. "I read the other day of a sailor going to sleep in his watch. out every scallop Needlework should always be ironed side. iron them slowly. not to stretch them crooked. Be or careful in ironing lace. . and evenly and with the point sepa- of the iron press rately.

and lastly the skirt. next the sleeves. it Cover first with a piece of blanket. so touch the Hoor. when ironing . and lastly the back. crease. then iron the sleeves. which may thus be ironed without a Puffings or gatherings should be folded or creased in half along the middle. and ironed out like a flounce or ruffle. A skirt board should be made wdde at the bottom gradually narrowing toward the top. ironing a dress. as not to let them First iron the body. or any part which may hang down. set a chair in a convenient receive the sleeves. with coarse muslin be both of which must sewed over it tightly and smoothly. In ironing a shirt. covered like that used for will be found dresses. A small board.550 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. very useful to shirts slip under the bosoms of them. begin at the bosom. This board is to slip into the skirt of a dress. if When phice to the table is not large enough. and then .

then lay them in dry powdered magnesia. up the dish. and while wet. with the plum-end next " Is it possible ?" said the mate. The captain looked the mate looked at the captain. 551 644:. who no sooner perceived the alteration than picking up the dish. all the plums were put into one end of it. and turning it round. who never found any plums in any part of it." and. piece of flannel or. as if in perfect innocence. and wash the articles. dry." said both laughed. passed it to the mate. When . Make a lather of soap and water. " you've found me out so we'll just cut the pudding lengthwise this time. rub them with a use a brush. . young'n. " I shouldn't suppose it was worth more than a shilling . taking to himself. shake them." and putting it down as if without design. and that placed next The following story : and his — the captain. and at the mate " I'll tell you what. " This cost me two shillings in Liverpool. and have the plums fairly distributed hereafter. who after helping himself. he put it down the contrary way. After this game had been played for some time." . he said. and they will look almost like new. is told of a Yankee captain Whenever there was a plum pudmate ding made by the captain's orders. or sawdust. if embossed. the captain. . be washed Or the articles may in soapsuds. TO CLEAN GOLB ORNAMENTS. the mate prevailed on the steward to place the suet-end next to the captain.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. as if to examine the china. put them in a bag with some clean fresh bran.

and put the whiting into the oven to dry. then . so as to Break up two cakes of whiting. PASTE FOR CLEANING PLATE. Scrape off the sandy sediment. a soft paste. . add three quarters of a stir till of spirits of wine. neither the dearest of boast of superior understanding human knowledge is but blindness and folly. then put it into covered pots the rest of the whiting to be kept in a lump for polishing. . 646. it into three pints of cold water. 645. so that may lie thick upon it.. stir well. wet with vinegar. Dissolve three quarters of a pound of soft soap . the space of four hours then cover it over it with whiting. stand till it settles to the bottom pour the water. TO TAKE STAINS OUT OF SILVER. Yet be not puffed up in thine own conceit. 552 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and dry it by a fire . Steep the silver in soap ley for . let it oflf wash out all the grit. mix in half of the whiting into gill it .

and rubbing upon the An affairs. 647. The tops and other portions of silver ink-stands frequently become deeply to re- discolored with ink. after 553 it which rub off the whiting. The most common is method of cleaning silver. 648. and retrieve your than a month's moaning. TO CLEAN SILVER WARE. but the silver will look exceedingly bright. hour^s industry will do fulness. water. with pulverized whiting .THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. which is difficult move by ordinary means. more to beget cheersuppress evil humors. and the spots will not only disappear. howby making a ever. be completely eradicated chloride of lime it into a paste with stains. TO REMOVE INK STAINS FROM SILVER. little It may. and pass over with dry bran.

with whisky or spirits of wine. 554 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. with a afterwards. coarse book-muslin or mix the whiting into a paste or cream. it.. lay the articles in the sun to dry. the minute or the plain or un- delicate parts of the silver . or by it it tying up in a clean and beating spread it with a hammer. or with is wine. which better . after which. rub between the prongs of the forks. after which. and coat the silver all over all with the mixture. for if there any coarse or rough particles among the silver either . and place before the of fire to dry. with the smallest brush. then sift it through a piece leno. but not very near it the paste must become so dry on the articles that you may soft dust cloth. spirits of and whisky. by pounding it in a mortar. dip a flannel or sponge into it. or place them on an old waiter before the fire. they will scratch it you may powder it very finely. and go over all . rag. thinly over a large plate. the whiting must be are made as fine as possible. it off them like flour.

they show the most trifling scratches next polish with a buckskin or a finish chamois leather.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and gave his servant orders to go home with all haste imaginable. sir. wash in boiling water. The jDatient. 649. ANOTHER MODE OF CLEANING SILVER. or next to nothing. before it with a soft silk you begin to clean your plate." answered the surgeon " for if the fellow doesn't run like a race-horse the wound will be healed before he can possibly get back!" in great haste. are best rubbed with as . applied . that no grease or syrup may remain on it. Silver door-plates are most ex- peditiously cleaned with a weak solution of ammonia and ammonia to water. a surgeon as to be sent for his arrival that nothing. turning a little pale. and fetch a certain plaster. . I hope there is no danger !" " Indeed there is. Nothing so much vexes and to find after We . and handkerchief. He had been sent for by a gentleman who had just received a slight wound. say. read of an " urgent case" of this kind recorded of an eminent surgeon. 555 ornamented parts flannel. said " Heaven. one teaspoonful of one teacup of water. is the matter with his patient.

. little and go over the outside with a oil.556 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. had sent a silk gown to a French The d3xr called to ask for some further ind3'er. . Then take a soft linen cloth. ! TO CLEAN BLOCK TIN DISH-COVERS. with an emphatic gesticulation. lives in street. Mr. when the timely appearance of the lady led to the necessary explanation. you scoundrel !" He had just raised his foot to kick monsieur into the street. " And suppose she is. save . powdered Afterward sifted and put on dry. His wife.'" " What you dying for my wife ! get out of my house. finish with a clean dry cloth. rub the inside with soft rags moistened with fine wet whiting. structions than those he had received. Etc. who is an economical body. 650. sweet Next rub and it all over with fine whiting. with a wet rag it is equally useful in clean- ing other silver plate and gold jewelry. '*Is madam within ?" asked the Frenchman. as it happened. he met the husband of the lady at the door. Having washed the block tin articles quite clean in warm water. what do you want with her?" " Oh! 1 am dying for her. when.

Whenever there is this decided antipathy nature should be respected. not a child's fancy in the way of food intense dislike of certain things be regarded." We have often seen the poor little victims shudder and choke at the sight of a bit of fat meat. or a little scum of cream on boiled milk. provided that they are always wiped dry as soon as they are brought from the table. toothsome enough to those who like them.. 557 Block tin dish covers cleaned in this with oil way their and whiting will preserve polish. one part . even in the person of the smallest child and he who would act otherwise is himself smaller than the child over whom he —we refer to Why should its — . 1. and continue to look new. No.• . because somebody once wrote a wise saw to the effect. 651. as well as the repugnance of an adult ? "We consider it a great piece of cruelty to force a child to eat things that are repulsive to it. 35 Finely-powdered salammoniac water to moisten. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. TO CLEAN BRASS. but in their case a purgatorial infliction. would so unjustifiably tyrannize. Eock alum. " that children should eat whatever is set before them. inside and outside. tin fine Block pans and kettles may be cleaned with whiting and water.

Have ready some sifted pulverized piece rotten-stone. 652." Always shake it well before using it. For cleaning brasses belonging to mar hogany furniture. This process will give them the brilliancy of gold. Brass cleaned in this manner looks beautifully. and mixed with so of turpentine. it off and then wipe with a buckskin. let it rest ten minutes. TO CLEAN BRASS. and warm finish the articles to be cleaned. with tripoli. Rub on the brass with a flannel. sixteen parts.558 water. No. and then take a dry flannel to polish it. as to be liquid. Dissolve in a pint of soft water acid. an ounce of oxalic and keep it in a it bottle labelled " Poison. through oil a of muslin. then rub with either of the above mixtures. Rub this on with a cloth. 2. either powdered whiting . THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Mix.

or scraped rotten-stone oil. repeating it at intervals during TO CLEAN BRASS. . Oxalic acid being poisonous. 653. immediately get a bowlful. while you clean with the other. Let well it ex- cellent. till the pain abates the day. No. seeing that none of the brass. used for rubbing. Powder half fine. otherwise the handle will soon become loosened by the unsteadiness of the friction. of cold water. Should this by any accident happen. a pound of it rotten- stone very and mix with an ounce . 3. when . 559 mixed with sweet is and rubbed on with a buckskin. mixture lodges in the hollows of the In cleaning brass handles. rest a little while. care liquid gets must be taken that none of the into your eyes. and then wipe it off. to the brim.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and hold the eyes open in it. hold the handle firmly with one hand.

After washing the kettle it with warm water. oil as will make a well on the brass with the then take another clean leather it." TO CLEAN A BRASS OR COPPER KETTLE.5G0 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. bell metal. 654. but I sincerely wish the streets were laid in ashes. powder very fine. or copper kettle should always is be cleaned immedi- used. otherwise it will collect rust or verdigris. and polish A WITTY fellow slipped clown on an icy pavement. he muttered. While sitting. " I have no desire to see the town burnt. put into a teacupful . and label it. of oxalic acid. Poison." When you as wish to use mix a little it with stiff much sweet paste. is strong poison. and put it ^^ in a bottle use. dissolved in as as will make for it it a stiff paste much water when perfectly it dry . Even when not used which a will require occasional cleaning. ately after it A it brass. Kub it leather.

. place over the fire. will keep any length of is When the metal to be cleaned. and time. you throw down the hive. next take some wood it ashes. it and scour well. rub the kettle thoroughly with a cloth. It may . *WiNK at small injuries rather than avenge them. and by rinsing it and wiping dry. or put into gallipots become hard. be it made up will soon into balls. and a tablespoonful of it 561 salt. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. TO CLEAN BRITANNIA METAL. 655. to the stifihess of putty to about half a pound of this add two ounces of oil of turpentine. taking care that the salt and vinegar shall touch every part then wash it with warm water . or fine sand. If to destroy a single bee. afterward wash finish it with hot soap in cold water suds. of vinegar.. Sift rotten-stone . when hot. through a muslin as or hair sieve as will bring mix with it it much soft soap . instead of one enemy you make a thousand.

Whether the candlesticks first be care plated. and im- mediately wiping them with a soft cloth. and. silver. Never place them before the the grease. rub with whiting. . then wash the article with soap and hot water. . as fire to melt there is danger of melting the solder or injuring the plating. and a little fine TO CLEAN CANDLESTICKS. with sweet then apply a till little of the is paste with the finger. it first with a piece of flannel moistened oil . Greatness lies not in being strong. but in the right use of strength and strength is not used rightly when it onl^^ serves to carry a man above 1^^ is thu his fellows for his own solitar}.gl<Jiygreatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own. the must be remove the drops of grease by pouring boiling water upon them. 656. when dry. articles will Metal afterward need polishing with plate-powder. the polish pro- duced . to or japanned. soft wash-leather.562 rub - THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.

as it. 563 TO CLEAN MATTING. salt will the matting from turning yellow. cloth dipped in salt water ceed. ravel about an inch at the end of tie each breadth. and threads or knot the lengthway two together. . having a little bit of buckskin on to pre- vent the head of the nail from injuring or wearing out the mat. floor in putting down a join it you have occasion to across. floor with a row of very small tacks each tack it. and. obviates inconvenience of a thick conspicuous ridge. as you pro- wiping it dry with another coarse prevent If. much dampness is injurious When it it is necessary to clean a floor mat.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. lay one edge over the other of the pieces joined. do by washing with a large coarse . cloth. ends of the turning under breadths. their This ravelling the and knotting and the threads. Then turning to all these knotted threads underneath. The mat. 657. to Straw matting should be washed but seldom. . be and tack them down to the .

and he conceives that they have so entered into his system. Worsted . If it also has the effect of arousing him in the morning. but at last did so. binding is is generally used for matting but as this it is sometimes destroyed by moths. even before the day has fairly closed.564 if THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. secure the edge of the safer to suffi- mat with the ciently durable binding of colored linen or thick cotton tape. is the edge of the matting full folded under in its substance. with his breakfast. boiled. for many weeks past. and a desire to sleep. . 658. when the hens begin to stir. fried. rub the greasy spots gently once or and the grease will disappear. He has been in the habit of eating egga. A MAN in Lowell has. Dip a piece of flannel in spirits of wine. there is some doubt. and raw. For a long time he was unable to discover the cause. TO EXTRACT GREASE FROM PAPERED WALLS. that it becomes necessary for him to retire when the hens go to rooat. been sadly afflicted with drowsiness. twice. the But of this result would probably be beneficial.

. beginning a tle above where you it left off. in the lightest and beginning it wipe downwards crumb. All the dust must first be brushed from the walls. manner with go upward. 659. white bread . —Something to be . what is the meaning of "friafried. 565 A YOUNG lady should often maintain a prudent reserve and silence in the presence of her lover he will be certain to fancy her a great deal wiser than she can show herself by her talk. TO CLEAN PAPER HANGINGS. Then divide a loaf of stale take the crust into your hand. the Do not cross or The fall dirt of the paper and the crumbs will half a all together. ble?" —John. Master. go round again. you will make the dirt adhere to the paper. Do not wipe above yard at a stroke. If you do not do extremely lightly. and after doing the lit- upper part. John.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. at the top of the paper.

566 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Carpets must be washed with boiling water in which common yellow soap and soda have been dissolved. while it is and it let off. first with the cleans- and then with the pure water. can dry. in the proportion of an ounce of soap and a drachm of soda to each two gallons of water. TO CLEAN GREASY CARPETS. and wash to the same part over again. The carpets . it remain till quite will dry. and go till on thus the whole surface has been . The method of washing is to dip a clean flannel into the cleansing liquid and quickly wash . beaten spots. must be taken up. portion. 660. Then proceed wash another ing. then brush and the grease have disappeared. dip another flannel into a pail of perfectly clean hot water.. over a certain portion of the carpet before it then. remove the grease and shaken which must be effected by means of a paste made all of boiling water poured on equal quantities of magnesia and fuller's earth cover the grease spots with this paste hot.

rub with a waxed with a clean one ." TO CLEAN FLOOR-CLOTHS. was recently asked by an acquaintance how he could reconcile his former professions with his present practice. and dry rubbing makes . Sweep. to be consistent I also began to drink beer. When perfectly dry it should be flannel. flannel . A GENTLEMAN. "when I started bottle making. again rubbed over with a clean dipped in a strong solution of ox-gall and water. 661." Avas the reply. little moved.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. This process. and then wax. after the Washing now and then with milk above sweeping. though tedious. at One time a strong advocate of teetotalism. 567 cleansed and rinsed in the clean water: not more than a yard square should be washed at once. and use but rub only enough to give a little smoothness. entirefaded and soiled and greasy ly renovates carpets. now a bottle manufacturer. then wipe them with a and when all dust and spots are reflannel. "Oh.

As this composition is of a delicate nature. or take water that as either of hot .5G8 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and soon stained by the smoke or atmosphere. them will bring off the paint. On no is account use soap. derives Alabaster for is a species of soft marble used its ornamental purposes. fresh. them look An oilcloth should never . TO CLEAN ALABASTER. 662. it should be cleaned by washing with a large soft cloth and lukewarm water. all objects should be preserved from these external influences by being glass shades. which Alabastron. be scrubbed with a brush first but. kept under Should they however become . a town name from of Egypt. after being swept. where a manufactory formerly existed of works of art in domestic vessels. easily scratched. executed from the stone found in the neighboring mountains.

after the stains by brushing with soap and water. . 663. rub the part with a soft stained cloth. the following is 569 the best method. or a of turpentine. Remove part. and then let it whitewash remain for the stained some hours. stained. and Re- peat this operation three times. TO CLEAN IRON FROM RUST. cloth Pound some glass to fine powder. having nailed some linen or woolen it upon a board. Grease may be removed by rubbing the blemishes little oil with powdered French chalk. and. and the last covering of powdered when glass is dry. stains will have disappeared. and thereon some of let it dry. your powdered glass.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and the sjpots which remove the whitewash. you may easily rub off the rust from iron utensils with the cloth thus prepared. lay upon sift a strong coat of gum-water.

A little borax in water will clean them very nicely. TO CLEAN HAIR BRUSHES. though never so secretly. TO CLEANSE MATTRESSES. For if the thing be not just and innocent. — not to be attempted at all. ^ liberation. and stand them on their ends to dry. " if you have dined upon your honor . 664. Hair mattresses that dirty. have be- come hard and can be made nearly . " I have." replied my h^ joined the first. Shake the brushes in them in some clean water. it ought . rinse Put a few drops of hartshorn in it. 665. do it boldly and do not affect privacy in it. 3^ou do very foolishly to stand in fear of those who will themselves do ill in censuring and condemning what you do well.— 570 THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. a quart of water. Epictetus. or concern yourself at all. When. you must have made but a scanty meal. what impertinent censures or reflections the world will pass upon it. And if it be. " Have you dined ?" said a lounger to his friend. upon " Then. YiRTUE WITHOUT FEAR." rehonor. upon mature deyou are persuaded a thing is fit to be done.

dry the lightly with the hair ticking well. in a spoonful or more in Empty them clean.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. fill an hour." said he. and if not perfectly again and let them stand a few hours. An honest farmer was invited to attend a party at a village squire's one evening. vocal and instrumental. by ripping them. For large vessels ley may be used. but the pork chops were first-rate. washing the ticking. Clutterbuck's story of the old lady (his aunt) is Being very nervous. who said. where there was On the following music. she told Sir Walter Farquhar she thought Bath would do her good. "for I didnH taste 'em ." said Sir Walter. " Well. airy place. stir Fill them with hot water. "but that's the very thing that I was going to recommend to you. I can't say. "It's very odd. as 571 good as new. how did you enjoy yourself last night ? really. it fill it and tack together. and of pearlash." TO CLEANSE THE INSIDE OF JARS. 666. and picking the hair free from bunches. morning he met one of the guests. several days. . excellent. farmer. and keeping it in a dry. Were not the quartettes excellent ?" " Why sir.

feeling as usual very nervous. keep the old lady three weeks. " Long as Sir Walter has attended me. 668. " Dear Davis." TO CLEAN LAMP SHADES. furnished with the letter.572 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. TO CLEAN MARBLE. I have a great mind to open his letter. these will not injure or discolor them. and see what he has stated of m}^ case to the Bath physician. little Marble is best cleaned with a clean soap and water." The lady. giving grace the corner-stone of the and strength to the whole structure. and read. She opened the letter. and on arriving at Newberry. she said to her confidant. set off. in whose hands you will be well taken care of. The reasoning power is intellectual building. and then send her back again. he has never explained to me what ails me. to which some . Lamp shades ground glass should be cleaned with soap or pearlash. clever I will write the particulars of 5^our case to a very man there." In vain her friend represented to her the breach of confidence this would be. of 667.

then. sir. " pies of all sorts. do you sell pies ?" said a gentleman. cleaning materials egg-shells. they say. No soap should be used." " Why." replied the pastry cook. Rub them of fine sandpaper." . 670. TO CLEAN DECANTERS. 36 The greatest care is necessary in are . carefully with a piece 669. There several used for the purpose pounded wood ashes or sand. ox-gall 573 may be added. door Acids should be steps avoided." replied the pastry cook "but you will find plenty of them as you go along. " let me have a '' That is the only sort of pie in which I mag-pie. are all ob- ^4 . for birds of a feather will flock together.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. sir. " Pray." said the gentleman. TO WHITEN PIANO KEYS. " Oh yes. Marble should be cleaned with sand and clean water. as he strolled into a pastry cook's shop.''^ do not deal. decanters.

as spots of it. tied to the end of a long piece of whalebone. if mildew will entirely spoil decanters are put by empty. or a piece of sponge. the dust from getting into the bottle if . may be used to finish the it polish of the inside after has been several times rinsed with cold water. rinse with cold water. scratch the jectionable as being liable to glass . some lukewarm soap very suds. a bottle brush. in which a little pearlash has been dissolved. all when crust remove the on the sides . and leave the stopper out till the inside of the decanter is perfectly dry. left will generally. drain in a rack for ten minutes. then brush the outside in a bowl of soap suds with a glass brush. and to prevent . tied to the stick or whalebone. end of a and the outside with the glass cloth. then dry the inside with a soft rag.574 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. a piece of paper should be put around the stopper to keep it from sticking. and some small pieces of raw potato thrown into the water well shaken about.

take care to live so that nobody will believe him. In nine cases out of ten. the wisest course is. better. . they are put by with wine in them. care left should be taken that no grain be in the bottle. to quit dealing with him if he be abusive. and touch the brush. the better for the neighbors. which preserves the wine decanters . well to it 575 it is take out the stopper and replace with a cork. quit his company if he slanders you. . if a man cheat you. TO TAKE INK STAINS OUT OF MAHOGANY. a camel's hair Rub it and repeat the process until the spot disappears. Dilute half a teaspoonful of the oil of vitriol with a large spoonful of water.ALL. the better for ourselves. when combined with the acid which exists in fermented liquors. form a dangerous poison. 671. quietly and peaceably we get on. better The more —the . stain with off quickly. and bottles are often cleaned with shot when this is done.THE FAMILY SAVE. as the lead and arsenic used in the manufacture of shot.

a little shaver came in with the usual " Please." . tell me what time it is. sir." said the astonished tobacconist. " No. sir. then rub on some hartshorn. Fume has put up an ElecClock in his shop. " Yes. and then pour on cold water still peatedly. As soon take up as as 672." replied the lad. and when his colleague came in.676 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL." " Why. the ink has as been much you can with a re- sponge. CLERGYMAN. The other evening as we were buying a cigar. attract customers. wet oxalic acid off and wash immediately with cold water." was the prompt reply " preach yourself you will be dry enough in the pulpit. was standing before the session-room fire to dry his clothes. sir. he asked him to preach for him as he was very wet. happening to get wet. I thank you. "but this is for another To tric TO REMOVE FRESH INK FROM A CARPET. I told you the time not a minute ago. A — . and is terri])ly anno3^ed by boys running in to inquire the time of day. spilled. next rub the place with a or salt of sorrel. taking up the liquid little it .

tallow We know^ it to be effi- cacious. . This must be the clothes are washed. and the whole well shaken for a quarter of filled an hour. with water. The bottle may little be then longer. into a quart bottle. The most must be rubbed on preparation for re- A effective moving ink-spots may be made by the sal- following receipt. Of course. Pick some tallow from it the bottom of a clean mould candle. let the article it is till it sticking next day or longer. rub hard on the ink-spots. 577 TO REMOVE INK-SPOTS CLOTHES. colored clothes cannot be boiled without entirely fading them. shaken a and corked. Then and if be washed and boiled merely common ink.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. a pint of to water added them. this remedy as can only be used for white things. and leave there in bits. FROM WHITE done before 673. cold. the stain will entirely disappear. Wet . An ounce each of ammonia and must be put cold s(^t salt of tartar well mixed.

wet the spot with the liqufd. Don't imagine that any disappointment in love which takes place before you are twenty-one years The old will be of any material damage to you. and repeat the process the stains disappear. who possess the most desirable qualities. that before a man is twenty -five years old he does not himself know what he wants. . the better wife you will be able to obtain and one year's possession of the heart and hand of a really noble woman is worth nine hundred and ninety-nine years' possession of a sweet creature with two ideas in her head and nothing new to bay about either of them. and the stain will almost instantly disappear. —«-•*•» ANOTHER METHOD OF REMOVING INKSPOTS. We know that men naturally shrink from the attempt to obtain companions who are their superiors but they will find that really intelligent women. 674. . and hold their charms in humble estimation. Dissolve some oxalic acid in water. or the acid will injure the fabric. . are uniformly modest. Wash the linen immediately in clean water. The more of a man you become. and the more manliness you become capable of exhibiting in your association with women.578 the THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. truth is. marked linen effectually with till this mixture.

TO JOIN GLASS THAT HAS BEEN BROKEN. and the selection of one of these from among a number must mainly depend upon the transparency or color of the to be article mended. ful of till Dissolve half an ounce of isinglass in a little spirits of wine. generally speaking. add a tablespoonfire water . the nature of the fracture. will unite articles more strongly than thick ones. and that. 675. judiciously applied. it forms it transparent Then spread nicely on the edges of the broken . 676. It is an important rule in the use of all cements that only a small quantity should be employed .THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. There are a great many cements glass by which broken and china may be joined. ^ 579 VARIOUS METHODS OF MENDING ^ROKEN ARTICLES. thin cements. warm a it slowly over the glue. and other considerations.

tie — Get some cloves them in a rag. and all of them will bear fruit of happiness in the bosom whence they sprang. Broken glass may be mended as of garlic. ANOTHER WAY TO JOIN BROKEN 677. giver. and stick them firmly remain un- together . stand the article upon a plate. or it other level surface. stroy the self-approbation which recompenses the And we may scatter the seeds of courtes}^ and kindness around us at so little expense. Once blest are all the virtues always twice blest sometimes. and let disturbed for a fortnight. and grow up into benevolence in the mind of others. and in a few minutes the joining will be firm and scarcely perceptible. . ui}#te them. with an ungrateful return but the absence of gratitude on the part of the receiver cannot de. the juice.580 glass. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. follows : GLASS. to express Wet the broken edges of the glass with this juice. Good and friendly conduct may meet with an unworth}^. . pounding them with a hammer. Some of them will inevitably fall on good ground. and place them in a tin pan.

678. cannot be sepa- Cracked vessels of China earthenware. 679. into a paste with the white of an egg. it some collect quicklime with fine boiled water. some of the powder of the Take the white of an egg and well beat with an equal bulk of it.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. will and form a cement that will unite it china so completely that rated by any means. It must be used speedily. strong. ANOTHER WAY TO MEND CHINA. such as chimney ornaments and vases. 581 CEMENT FOR BROKEN GLASS OR CHINA. etc. . rub it it Grind a piece of flint glass on a painter's stone to the very finest powder. as follows China or : glass may be mended —Slake and lime.. and add the slaked lime to as to so form a thin paste. and will be found to be very resisting the action and capable of of boiling water. water.

Apply it with a brush to the frac- tured edges. the best its glue. and small cardboard. and of Paris until the mixture becomes a thick paste. it may be . Make a very thick solution of stir into it plaster gum-arabic in water. For uniting ETC. be repaired by putting on the inside of tape. is very good.582 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 680. ANOTHER WAY TO MEND BROKEN CHINA. articles of fancy-work. dissolved with about one third weight of coarse brown sugar in the smallest quantity of boiling water. it doubly GLTJE FOR UNITING CARDBOARD. 681. may strips rubbed over with white lead. The whiteness of the cement renders valuable. and stick them together. paper. When this is in a liquid state.

and use. A may paste to resist the attacks of insects be made by omitting the alum. Men till are frequently like tea the real strength and goodness are not properly drawn out of them they have been a short time in hot water. 583 plate. and corrosive it. is poisonous. it will be found a great little improvement before freely. < % •* FLOUR PASTE. add a it alum to it boiling will then work flour it more not the particles of will separate from the water. fifteen grains of sublimate in powder. and rubbed on the substances to be joined. 682. .THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and well mixing This paste . When required one end of the cake may be moistened by the mouth. putting to each half pint of paste. The uses of flour paste are very well known. and surfaces will unite much more firmly. for dropped in a thin cake upon a allowed to dry. But to .

or mastic glue. 683. and one of freshly burned and slacked quicklime. the joining strong. It sets in a few hours. etc. and has the appearance of light stone. simmer gently over a slow This if excellent for joining paper.584 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. fire. glass. 684. the finer stones. ETC. Mastic cement. mix Rice glue is a very delicate and suitable article for fancy work.. CEMENT FOR MENDING STONE. RICE GLUE. MASTIC CEMENT. rice flour Thoroughly let it is with cold water. This is suitable for fill- ing up cracks etc. 685. will be found very When dry it is almost transparent. Mix in fine dry powder twenty sifted sand. and properly made and applied. parts of well washed and two of litharge. suitable for china. .

and observing a quantit}^ of nails lying about. Put the two mixtures together vessel over a gentle heat. cement is applied. then dissolve it in pure rum to or brandy until forms a strong glue. When wanted set in use. spirits of wine as will isinglass it Soak an ounce of in water till quite soft. went one day to see how the job was getting on. put into a small bottle well bottle stopped. said . and mixed. marbles.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. is 585 as fol- made lows : To one ounce of mastic. add as much dis- highly rectified solve it. and the china or glass articles must be fore the surfaces. after which the fracture will be as secure as any part of the vessel. and scarcely perceptible. in an earthen and when well and keep for it united. A GENTLEMAN wliose hoiise was under repair. until the cement is fully set. the must be warm water. gum ammoniac. wurmed beThe broken be when carefully fitted. which add about a quarter of an ounce of well rubbed. or even for metals. should kept in close contact for twelve hours at least.

they are liable. of several composed from a parts. is cloth. don't j^ou take care of these to a carpenter. leather. and the parts to be joined previously should be damped with luke- warm water. variety of causes." replied Master Chopstick. to become disjoined.. 687. two ounces of pitch.: 586 THE FAMILY SAVE.ALL. ** you'll j^wd them all in the hilV' Why TO MEND ALABASTER ORNAMENTS. An adhesive material for joining etc. and when this occurs the parts may be rejoined by a cement made from the white of one egg mixed with a teaspoonful of quicklime. made as follows Take one ounce of gutta percha. they'll certainly be lost ?" " No. CEMENT FOR LEATHER. four ounces of India rubber. one . The cement should be used immediately that it is mixed. As alabaster objects are 686. " nails.

There is no policy like politeness . dip your wet finger into the honey and rub it over your hands ivhile wet. 689. manner is the best thing in the world. CHEAP LOTION FOR CHAPPED HANDS. The parts to be joined should be dampened with lukewarm water. 688. ounce of shellac^ and two ounces of Melt these ingredients together and use the mixture while hot. Mix the white of one eg^ with a teaspoonful of quick lime. 587 oil. Have a pot of strained honey on your wash-stand.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and the cement should be put on the moment it is mixed. Wipe them very dry and the skin will be . and a good either to get it. a good name or to supply the want of CEMENT FOR ALABASTER ORNAMENTS. and every time you wash your hands.

^' We We PASTE FOR CHAPPED HANDS. never dreamed until lately that there was an aristocracy of appetites. 691. Mix a quarter of a pound of unsalted hoe's lard." said the lady. granma !" " Why not ?" " Because I should be ashamed to be seen carrying them home when everybody knows they're only a penny apiece.588 soft THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. your hands and rub them wdth then wash them with This is soap and tepid water. even in the coldest weather. " I should like to buy some of those cucumbers. overheard in the market the following brief dialogue between an old lady and a little girl: " Mary. make them METHOD OF WASHING THE HANDS. 690. don't. Take some dry Indian meal. wet it. if you will carry them home. which has been washed ." " No. A few drops of glycerine daily will rubbed on the hands soft. as good and much cheaper than sand soap.

To live if good as much in a little time is. 693. e. in a manner. OINTMENT FOR CHAPPED HANDS. spoonful of honey.. " Use morning and evening.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. as will paste. with the yolks of two new-laid eggs. waste nothing. work into a Make yourself. they should always be washed in warm water with carefully fine soap." RECEIPT FOR MAKING THE HANDS WHITE. as the very time past were lived over again. in water 689 and then in rose-water. Mix half an ounce of glycerine and two scruples of borax in half a pint of boiling water. no expense but to do good to others or i. and dried with a moderately coarse every time to towel. 692. or almond paste. and a large fine oat- Add as much meal. soft In order to preserve the hands and vhite. being well rubbed 37 .

and three drachms of spermaceti. cleanse with white soap. diluted sulphuric acid. Tincture of myrrh. First . one drachm. The Take following a serviceable pomade for rub: bing the hands on retiring to rest two ounces of sweet almonds. water. two drachms Mix. spring four ounces. then dip the finger into the wash. a brisk circulation. of l^mon-juice. than which nothing can be more effectual in promoting a transparent paste is and soft appearance.ALL. . put up carefully in rose-water.590 insure THE FAMILY SAVE. beat with three drachms of white wax. of bitter almonds add to them three ounces oil. three ounces of almond and a little is weak spirits of wine. Almond of essential use in preIt is serving the delicacy of the hands. made thus : Blanch and beat up four ounces . TO WHITEN THE NAILS. WASH 694.

beyond the and even as seventy-fifth degree of north latitude low as the seventieth degree these phenomena are very rare. desirable.^^ CLEANSING THE HAIR. an immoderate use of water not beneficial. Once a week is perhaps but this will depend upon the persons with light. 695. thin and dry hair will require those more seldom than hair. Bad Writing. and well and plentifully rubbed in the hair. . Of Nothing but good can be derived hair. i . The soap should be mild. is from a due attention to cleansing the course. strong or is who better perspire very freely. When I was a schoolboy. It is inexcusable in any one to write illegibly.ALL. 691 Thunder and lightning are believed not to occur in the Arctic or Antarctic regions.THE FAMILY SAVE. I used to get hold of our writing-master's copies and trace them against the window hence the plain hand I now write. When the great Lord Clive was in India his sisters sent him some handsome presents from . it individual.^. Nothing than soap and water. — . with thick.

brush well. The announcement threw them into the utmost perplexity. . for what could they possibly do with the animal? The word meant was equivalent. It is then ready for use. mary Take two large handfuls of rose- leaves. taking care to wet the skin thoroughly. and a drachm of camphor. pomade as the as will keep down the short soft wash makes the hair and glossy. Then rub dry with a towel. the wash ought be applied to the roots with a piece of sponge. every other day. it stand for twelve hours. Put it in a jug. to If the hair falls off much. 696. England and he informed them by letter that he had returned them an " elephant^ (at least so they read the word). Let it. pour on it it a quart of boiling water. a piece of common soda about the size of a hazel nut. and cover to keep closely the steam in. then strain glassful of and add a wine- rum. and use only as much hairs." ^ — ** TO CLEANSE AND PREVENT THE HAIR FROM FALLING OFF.592 . THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.

whilst at Naples." said his friend. with gold embroidery. — 503 This will keep good bottles well corked. A Thief Outwitted. He ran to his friend " There. a quarter of a pound of lard. *' I must have my snuff box again. 697. ^. oil of almonds. for several months in and a piece of camphor in each. was introduced at an assembly of one of the first ladies b}^ a Neapolitan gentleman." " I don't care. I'll go and ask him for it. While he was there his snuff box was stolen from him.ALL. d'ye see ? I cut my hair — it now cuts me.— THE FAMILY SAVE." said he. My hair and I are quits. " that is a gentleman of the first rank." said the Englishman. being at another house. is taking snuff out the box stolen from me yesterday. "that person in blue. A RECEIPT FOR POMADE." said the other. he saw a person taking snuflT. The next day. three quarters of a drachm of the oil. two drachms of palm half an ounce of white wax. . and three quarters of a drachm of the essence of bergamot. —A young Englishman. Three ounces of olive oil." " Pray. Do you know him ? Is he not a sharper ?" " Take care.

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"be quiet, and leave the matter to me." Upon this assurance, the Englishman went away after inviting his friend to dine with him next day. He accordingly came, and as he entered " There," said he, *' '* 1 have brought you your snuff box." Well, how did you obtain it?" '' Why," said the Neapolitan nobleman, " I did not wish to make any noise about it, so I picked his pocket."

CASTOR OIL CREAM FOR THE HAIR.

698.

Put half a pound of fresh lard and pour a quart of boiling
;

into a basin,

water over
melted.

it

stir

it,

that

it

may

be well

When
it

cold, take it off the water,
it

squeeze
fork
till

dry, and beat

with a wooden

in soft

cream

;

then add, by degrees,
oil

an ounce and a half of fresh castor
twenty-five drops of essential
oil

and

of berga-

mot, or any other perfume preferred.
it till

Beat
it

quite like a thick cream.

Put

into

covered toilet pots.

Harbor not revenge in thy breast, it will torment thy heart, and discolor its best inclinations

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595

POMATUM FOR CHILDREN'S HAIR.
699.
Pick carefully and wash a quarter
;

of a pound of beef-marrow

put

it

into

an

earthen jar, with a quarter of a pound of
fresh lard;

stand

it

in

boiling water
it

till

melted and clear; then strain
basin,

into

a

add a

gill

of rose water.

Stir it well,

and
it

let it get cold.

Break

it

up and squeeze
begins to be
it

through the rose water
;

till it

soft

then press out the water, and beat
;

with a wooden fork
olive
oil.
oil,

add one ounce of pure

and half an ounce of violet-scented
till it is

Beat

quite smooth, and put

it

into covered toilet pots.

(The mixing of
better be done

every kind of
in

pomatum had

a cool place; more particularly
is

when

castor oil

used.)

Red-tape Routine. By a singular regulation the government couriers in Austria are ordered, when charged with despatches, sealed with only one if with two seals, to seal, to go at a walking pace trot and if with three, to gallop. courier, bearing a despatch with three seals, passing lately through a garrison town, was requested by the commandant to take a despatch to the next town.
; ;

A

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but perceiving that it he refused to take charge of it, saying, that the regulations ordered him to walk his horse with such a despatch, and as he had another with which he was ordered to gallop, he could not possibly take both of them.
this he willingly agreed,
seal,

To

had only one

CHILDREN'S CURLS.

700.
brushing
spirits of

If the hair be soft
it

and

fine,

try

with a brush dipped slightly in
;

hartshorn

or melt a bit of white

wax
olive

the size of a nut-kernel, in an ounce of
oil,

and dress the hair

in curls with

it.

Hath any one wronged thee ? be bravely revenged.
Slight
it,

and the work has begun

;

forgive

it,

and

it is finished.

CURLING FLUID, FOR THE HAIR.

701.
about the
olive
oil,

Melt a piece of white beeswax
size of

a

filbert

in

an ounce

of

and add one or two drops of otto

of roses.

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597

BANDOLINE.

702.
must be
reduced

An
half,

ounce of the seed of quinces
till

boiled in three pints of water

then strain

it,

and add a few
it.

drops of essence to perfume

Keep

it

in wide-mouthed, well-corked bottles.

ANOTHER KIND OF BANDOLINE.
703.
Boil a quarter of an ounce of Irish

moss in one quart of water.
ciently thick, bottle
it,

When

suffi-

and put a teaspoonful

of rectified spirits in each bottle to prevent

mildew.

LIP SALVE.

704-.

Take two ounces of

oil

of sweet

almonds, half an ounce of white wax, and
half an ounce of rose-water
into small pieces, put
;

cut the

wax
and

them

in a mortar,

598
set the

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mortar in a vessel of boiling water.
the

When

wax

has melted, take out the
oil
;

mortar, and add the
the pestle until
it is

by

degrees, beating

cool

mix

the rose-water

with the mass.

To
oil

color

it,

rub a
it

little

carmine with the
the wax.
oil,

before mixing

with

A

little

beeswax melted
lip salve.

in sweet

makes a cheap

be, neither let

to be first in thy calling whatever it any one go before thee in well-doing nevertheless, do not envy the merits of another, but improve thine own talents.
;

Endeavor

ESSENCE OF JESSAMINE.

705. way A
:

This

is

obtained in the following
is

layer of flowers
sieve,

spread over the

bottom of a hair
is

and upon the flower and detached
bits

laid a layer of small

of the finest cotton wool, which have been

dipped in
ble to
cid.

oil

of Ben

—that
it
is

oil

being prefera-

any

other, as

does not become ranlaid another layer

Over the cotton

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599

of flowers^ and so on alternately cotton and
flowers, until the sieve is full.

When

these

have lain twenty-four hours, the flowers
arQ

removed and fresh ones introduced, a
is

process repeated until the cotton

quite im-

pregnated with the odor.
pressed out of the cotton.

The

oil is

then

Add

to

it

some

highly rectified
it

spirits of

wine, and keep

in closely stopped bottles.
heliotrope,

The

jonquil

rose, or

may

be served in the

same way.

TO

MAKE A SCENT

JAR.
fine day,
jar,

706.
lay

Gather rose leaves on a
in

them
a

a broad mouthed

and

sprinkle

little

common

salt

over each

layer of leaves.

Lavender blossoms or any

sweet-scented flowers

may

be added.

Strew
well

over

the whole,

a
orris

little

bay

salt,

pounded,

some

root,

sliced,

cloves,

cinnamon, and angelica

root, sliced.

Mix

the

ingredients and cover the jar close.

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really believes he shall ever die. a feeling of eternity in youth which makes us amends for every thing. Death, old age, are words without a meaning a dream, a fiction. To be young is to be as one of thei immortals.

No young man
is

There

BOUaTJET DE LA REINE.

707.

A

highly

fragrant

and

much

esteemed perfume

for the handkerchief, etc.,
:

compounded

as

follows

Oils

of bergamot
;

and lavender, of each, thirty drops
fifteen

neroli,

drops;
five

oils

of verbena and cloves,
essence
of

of

each,

drops;

musk,

ambergris,

and jasmine, of each, half a

drachm;
mix.

rectified spirit of wine,

two ounces;

If you woo the company of angels in your waking hours, they will be sure to come to you in your
sleep.

HONEY
708.
Cut
into

SOAP.
thin shavings,

two

pounds of common yellow or white soap;

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set it over the fire

601

with just enough water
;

to keep

it

from burning

when

quite melted,
stir

add a quarter of a pound of honey, and
the mixture
till

it

boils;

then take

it

off

and add a few drops of any agreeable

per-

fume

;

pour

it

into a deep dish to cool.

Take care always to form your establishment so much within your income as to leave a sufficient
fund for unexpected contingencies and a prudent liberality. There is hardly a day in any man's life in which a small sum of ready money may not be

employed to great advantage.

VIOLET PERFUME.

709.

Drop twelve drops of

oil

of rho-

dium on a

piece of loaf sugar, grind this

well in a glass mortar,

and mix
of

it

tho-

roughly with three

pounds

orris-root

powder.
of violet.

This will resemble the perfume
If

more

oil

of rhodium be added,

a rose perfume, instead of violet, will be
produced.
Tolerate no uncleanliness
habitation.
in body, clothes or


602
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OFF.

WHITEWASH THAT WILL NOT RUB
710.

Slake the lime in the usual way.
gill

Mix one
water,

of flour with
to
it

a

little

cold

taking care
;

beat

out

all

the

lumps

then pour on
it

boiling water

enough

to thicken

to the consistency of

common
it

starch

when

boiled for use.

Pour

while

hot into a bucket of the slaked lime, and

add one pound of whiting.
together.

Stir all well

A

little

"blue water," made by
little

squeezing the indigo bag, or a
ized indigo

pulverit.

mixed with water, improves

A Frenchman being afflicted with the gout, was asked what difference there was between that and " One very great deferance !" the rheumatism. " Suppose you take one vice, replied Monsieur. you put your finger in, you turn de screw till 3^ou bear him no longer dat is the rheumatis den, spose you give him one turn more, dat is de gout.^^

ENDS OF CANDLES COJnTERTED INTO NIGHT LIGHTS.
711.

Supposing a few night lights to be
in places

wanted

where they cannot be pro-

THE FAMILY
cured, they

S AYE-ALL.

603
of

may

be

made from the ends
as

candles in the following manner.

Collect a

few old pill-boxes

;

make

wicks as you have boxes,
ton

many fine cotton and wax the cotthem
to

with beeswax

;

cut

the reol

quisite length,

and ^x them in the centre

the boxes, through a pin-hole in the bottom.

Melt the grease
the better) and

(if
fill

mixed with a

little

wax

the boxes, keeping the

cotton in a central position while the grease
cools.

When

set to burn, place the

box

in

a saucer, with sufficient water to surround

the bottom, about the sixteenth of an inch
in depth.

have heard of a would-be wit who kept a nntmeg-grater on his table, in order to say when a great man was mentioned, " There's a greater.''^

We

THE TURKISH BATH UPON A SMALL
SCALE.

712.

Place the patient
tie

upon a large
a large blan-

cane-bottomed chair, and

604

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ket around his neck, so as to completely

envelope the chair and his body

;

underfull

neath the chair, place a saucer

of

alcohol (spirits of wine) and set a light to
it.

The
filled

space within the blanket will soon

be

with hot

air,

and a profuse per-

spiration will be produced.

A SIMPLE METHOD OF CATCHING AND
DESTKOYING FLIES.
713. Take some
fill

jars,

mugs, or -tumblers,
;

them half

full

with soapy water

cover

them

as jam-pots are covered, with a piece

of paper, either tied

down

or tucked under

the rim.

Let this paper be rubbed inside

with wet sugar, molasses, honey, or jam, or

any thing sweet, cut a small hole
centre, large
flies settle

in the

enough

for a fly to enter.

The

on the
;

top, attracted

by the smell

of the bait
hole,
to

they then crawl through the

feed

upon

the

sweet

beneath.

THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.

605
weather

Meanwhile

the

warmth

of

the

causes the soapy water to ferment, and pro-

duces a gas which overpowers the

flies,

and

they drop down into the vessel.

Thousands

may

be destroyed this way, and the traps

last a long time.

TIN<JTTJRE OF

NUTMEG.

714.
ready
for

A

very useful tincture of nutmeg,
use,

immediate

may

be

made by
smaller

adding three ounces of bruised or grated

nutmeg
quantity

to a quart of brandy.

A
be

may

be made, by observing the

same

proportions.

This will

a
in

very

grateful addition to all

compounds

which

nutmeg

is

used

;

a few drops will suflice to

impart a

flavor.

" The candles you sold me last were very bad," " Indeed, sir, I said Suett, to a tallow-chandler. am sorr}^ for that." "Yes, sir, do you know that they burnt to the middle, and would then biirn no " You surprise me what, sir, did they go longer.''^ out ?" " No, sir, no; they burnt shorter.^'
;

38

606

THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL.

TO PREVENT THE

BREAKAGE OF LAMP

CHIMNEYS.
715.
sene
oil,

Every housewife who uses kero-

knows that
all

it

affords the best
oils.

and

cheapest light of

illuminating

But

she also knows that the constant expense

and annoyance from the breakage of lamp
chimneys, almost
if

not quite counterbalits

ances the advantages of
glass

use.

Put the
it

chimney in lukewarm water, heat
it

to

the boiling point, and boil

one hour; after
till it

which leave

it

in the water

cools.

The chimney

will be less liable to crack

by

sudden changes of temperature.

TO PREPARE FEATHERS FOR BEDS.

716.

Feathers should be put into bags
;

of brown paper as soon as they are plucked

the

ffoose

feathers,

which are
be

the

most

valuable, should always

kept separate

from those of the ducks or chickens; the

them on and spread them them to dry on the floor of an empty garret.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. ceiling warm place. of As soon as a sufiicient quantity feathers have been fill collected. the goose feathers can afterward .) and washing them through of strong soapsuds. they will soon be- come perfectly dry there. in a The bags must be kept hung If the kitchen be lofty. (which should also be washed. and they can be suspended from the without inconvenience. feathers flesh 607 no must be picked skin carefully that or adhere to them. rinse water. drain several lathers in cold them well sieves. . and putting them after the into the oven on a baking day. and the pinions and large feathers must be stripped from the quills. be transferred to a bed-tick fowls being feathers the feathers of commonly used for pillows. it is the best plan to a pillow with them . Old may be greatly improved by empty- ing the tick. their drying may be accelerated by sewing in a coarse sheet. which must be kept from the feathers.

drawn. . just arrived from sweet Erin. The chafT of newly-thrashed oats also forms wholesome and comfortable beds. Beech leaves are recommended they are very elastic. this should be several times repeated. BEDS FOR THE POOR. She viewed it from all quarters. . and exclaimed. They should be gathered on a dry day in the autumn. she came to an apple-pie. carefull}'' scraping it from the uuder-crust. Her mistress observed her.G08 bread there is THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. why do you eat the pie in that manner ?" A Bridget looked up. It was something entirely new to her. and snugly ensconced with a genteel family as maid of all work. Having diminished the substantials. and examined it ver3'' minutely. " Bridget. then put basfs them into and beat them. " Does ye think I'd be ateing the boxing ?" little startled. and letting them remain till next morning. and l)e perfectly dried. and said. She then removed the upper-crust and commenced eating the apple. for this purpose. 717. sat down to her first meal. Bridget. as and will not harbor vermin.

he asked. of sedate manners. they tell me these here cushions air stuffed with feathers.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. or soda. and rinse it. said. scald the vessel well with boiling water. Then dissolve some pearlash. and wash the inside of the Afterward. "Are our by-laws to be enforced or not. fell on the pavement. letting the water remain in it till cold. bucket. They may have put tlie feathers in 'em. vessel well with this solution. other A ne\7 keg. wooden vessel. for the sufficient reason that he was intoxicated. or 718. cliurn. will generally com- municate a disagreeable taste to any thing that is put into first it. but darn me if I donH think t/iey^ve left the fowls in too P^ A Yankee way TO REMOVE THE TASTE OF NEW WOOD. To prevent this incon- venience. during a frost. with cold before you use A PARISH official. scald it it well with plain hot water. " Wal. in luke-warm water. I should like to know ? Why don't you spread ashes /^^ before your houses . 609 sittir/r on a A-ery hard seat in a railcarriage. adding a little bit of lime to it. Turning to the bystanders.

Magnesia will effectually remove it grease spots from silk on rubbing in well and soft after standing awhile. parts . should not often be wetted. can be carefully with removed by washing the spot warm water. on w^hich press a warm iron gently and what grease is not absorbed by the paper. 720. three little soft soap. rubbing Floors hard up and down the same way. REMOVE GREASE SPOTS. —not crossing from board then dry with clean cloths. TO SCOTJR BOARDS. 610 TO THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. sand. side. Lay a on the boards with a scrubbing brush. two parts. 719. Consider how few things are worthy of anger. one part. Mix lime. apply a piece of brown paper to the wrong . Be careful to clean straight up to and board dc. and thou wilt wonder that any fools should be wroth. and rub thoroughly.vn . but very ..

Alabaster ornaments may be imitated by brushing over plaster of Paris models with spermaceti. when this is wash the article thoroughly. TO POLISH ALABASTER ORNAMENTS. First carefully clean the article with a piece of pumice stone dipped in water. soap and milk. 721. then apply a thick paste made of whiting. or a mixture of the two.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. or by steeping the . is fire Zeal without knowledge without light. is and rub with a nel until the polish produced. flan- dry it with a soft cloth. TO IMITATE ALABASTER. and once a week they may be dry-rubbed with hot sand and a heavy brush —the right way of the boards. white wax. thoroughly 611 when done . 722. and perfectly done.

he has that which renders him a monarch. Or instead of this process. Only models made of the for these processes. . finest plaster are suited USES OF COAL ASHES. said to accelerate the spread over Coal ashes are appearance of early sown peas.612 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and they will appear three or four days earlier than when no ashes are spread. he has that which nothing can subdne. Strew the surface of the ground with coal ashes as soon as the peas are put in the ground. They are said to prevent if the depredations of garden mice the surface of the mould. allowing each coating sufficient time to dry. he has tliat which nothing can subvert. though he may lie down upon the bare cold bosom of his mother earth. There is nothing in the universe more desirable than a free mind. So long as a man has this. 723. they may be brushed over several times with white of egg. models in the warm mixture.

varnish Mix with fat oil is varnish. and when the soap and is borax are dissolved the soap done. . and life to all within the spheres of its influence. It is. 613 CHEAP 724. very healing to the is hands. Cut two pounds of common brown slices.a THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 725. gem is the philosophy of the heart of the treasury within. make wash- which is very valuable for ing dishes. four fifths of well rectified spirits of turpentine. to The be applied by means of a . to soap into thin which add one ounce Put the of borax and ten quarts of water. etc.*the soap will be harder. moreover. whose rays are reflected on all outward objects a perpetual sunshine. If less water used. Good temper — TO PREVENT RUST. whole over the fire. It re- quires but little time and trouble to this soap. cleaning paint. imparting warmth. SOAP. scrubbing floors. light.

by being brought into contact with water. many TO REMOVE SCORCH MARKS. trust me. almost all of them are good book- soon returned . BO as to If linen has been scorched and the mark has not penetrated damage the entirely through it texture. which. may be re- moved by the following process: peel and . I consider it necessary to remind you. Sir Walter Among a thouScott was much given to punning. that A this volume should be I find that although keeijera. Like his couuterpart Shakspeare. Articles varnislied in this man- ner will retain their metallic brilliancy and never contract ariy spots of rust. of my friends are bad arithmeticians. THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. sand instances of this propensity in the latter.: 614 sponge. Sir Walter put it into his hands with these words " Xow. and to the preservation of philosophical instruments.^^ for. we friend borrowing a book one day. It may be applied to copper. are liable to lose their splendor and become tarnished. record one. 726.

composition well then spread it. and mix them with the onion Boil this juice and half a pint of vinegar. over the scorched part of the linen. . will be found to and the mark removed. and extract the juice by squeezing or pounding. SAVING OF FUEL. The a more thoroughly. Afterward. is. add two ounces of fuller's earth. 727. wash out the linen. The grate or cavity for the recep- tion of coal. slice 615 two onions. and let it dry on. thrown out by a given . Then cut up half an ounce of white soap. have been The reason why policemen are never run over they are never in the way. when cool. should never be full at filled more fuel than three parts ignites one time.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. is and greater amount of heat amount of coal.

and if 3^011 would act wisely. bottle. lace 728. and rub the lace gently with your hands. Then Set place the bottle upright in a strong lather of white soap and clear soft water. it. it in the sun. Green. TO WASH BLOND LACE. using a separate pin for every scallop. and placing it very straight and even. it off. j^ou would follow its example. that Greeu never came to see that young lady again. but it do not loosely or press it. Then it unfold the lace from the and pin on a large pillow or cushion tightly. and rubbing lather is gently every time the renewed. Miss Filkins." It is unnecessary to add. keeping the lace in the sun. The French blond washed by sewing it round a may be bottle." " I knowMr. Repeat the process every it day for a week. as in the direction for thread lace on page 618. .616 " THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. fold and put by. iron. pillow. The fire is going out. Let it dry perfectly on the it then unpin and take starch.

tablespoonfuls No. and rub that also in . " Here. it a little." said a The Prince — TO TAKE OUT MILDEW PROM LINEN. How many in ground TO TAKE OUT MILDEW FROM LINEN. 729. "come and tell me the greatest lie you can. spots linen. Two of soft soap and the juice of a lemon. wet once. coxcomb. it No. " yer honor's a gintleman !" trotter. as it dries. destroys forever a tliousand th^wers of hope that were ready to spring up along his pathway. 1. and it will come out at . on both sides of the Let it lie a day or two till the stains disappear. 2. 617 a man by throwing himself to the despair. and J '11 treat you to a jug of whisky punch." "On my word." answered Barney. . lay it . the linen Take soap and rub on the gra«s well then scrape some fine chalk. you bogop Gentlemen. Lay it on the with a brush.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. with a patronizing air. 730.

dipping in your finger. to keep it it lace with a needle . touch lightly it on the lace while proceeding to wind on the bottle greasy. of the best and. though vain of the talent that enabled them to emerge from it. Tack each end of the thread. roll the lace very smoothly and securely round a clean black bottle. of very clear a strong. when they often talk of the hnTnbleness of their origin are really ashamed of it. little Pour into a saucer a very sweet it oil. lace from the care- 731. — too much oil will make water.ALL. and smooth and in wrapping round the bottle. it Have ready made a wash kettle. sewed on tightly. cold lather and white Castile soap. take care not to crumple or fold in any of the scollops or pearlings. Men TO WASH THREAD LACE. Having . and fully picked out the loose bits of thread. which has been covered with new white linen.618 THE FAMILY S A YE. article to Having ripped the which it was attached.

to pre- vent its knocking about and breaking while fire. . which there is neither rinsing.THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. securing to the ears or handle of the kettle. in a large book for a in day By this simple process. for the lace to dry on lace When it is quite dry. over the Let it boil in the suds for an hour or more. lay it in long folds. and tint that it had when new. vou have one place it otherwise. remove the from the bottle. and as the only one . and set the bottle in the sun. within a sheet of smooth white it paper. and press or two. drain through. filled 619 it the bottle with cold water to keep set it from bursting. it. Then take it off the suds. transparency. We can safely recommend this as the best possible method of doing up thread lace. it and tie a string round the neck. if and roll it round a wide ribbon block. or white all till the lace is clean and out. nor iron- ing. upright in the suds. the lace will acquire the same consis- tence. and come out the scollops at the edge will perfectly even. starching.

go in immediately as allowed to stand. then pass tepid. and authors.620 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. coldest maxims are poured down on us from pulpits. Then hold them a fire. and drawing each portion of the feather briskly between the pin and the thumb. like flakes of snow. till It well not to put the oil on the lace in you have the soapsuds ready that the bottle if the kettle. 732. them through and finally through cold water. short distance from the and curl the it separate parts of the feather as dries by holding a steel knitting pin in the hand. so . may off. to rinse them. a Draw the feathers gently through warm soap lather several times. The purest. . drip much of the oil will run down and TO CLEAN WHITE FEATHERS. luit fiist as they fall tliey do not prevent the volcano of our passions from burning. it which gives is a truly new appearance.

if they are painted well and seasoned some months before they are laid down. the wax it melts. 621 TO TAKE OUT WAX. scrape it Hold a very hot iron till near. the spot. Then Lay a clean blotting paper over the place. 734. use will deface the for Old carpets answer very well floor common cloths. but not on. they soon wear off. The durability of the cloth will depend much on If the figures rise as well as the time the paint has been allowed to dry. TO SELECT FLOOR OIL CLOTHS. 39 . off. 733. and press iron till with a cooler the wax has disappeared. a very cloth. on the quality of the colors used. If the paint has not little become sufficiently hardened. which should be well covered with color.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. The best floor cloths are those painted on fine cloth. much above the ground.

'' The boy returned highly elated. and when no one was looking. be perfectly cleaned by washing in water with white soap and beat a squeeze of blue them against clean white paper. I seed a lot of men putting letters in a little place.. shake gently for a few minutes before the fire. my son. Apply on a . and said " Father. spirits of cam- and laudanum. White feathers soft may . phor. 736." FOR TOOTHACHE. 622 THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. 735. Or. Heat them gently before the fire then with the back of a knife applied to the they will curl well and quickly. : take this and pay the postage. each one little drachm. TO CURL FEATHERS. Take of choloform. fire. cotton wool. feather. I slipped yours in for Post Office. hold the feathers before a bright and draw the back of a knife along the back of the feathers and they will curl again. and afterward them. Clever Stupidity. then dry them in the curl air. nothing. letter to the — " James.

738. If the writing the preceding process will not be sufefficacious. is old. the written paper repeatedly with it and afterward wash tralize with lime water. before the oxymuriatic acid is applied.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. any acid which may be The writing will be thus removed. astic cant. as the chloride of lime . 737. A YOUNG divine. to neuleft. case. to enthusisaid to Dr. It may then be washed with a hair pencil. " Do you suppose that j^ou have any real religion ?" " None to speak of " was the excellent reply. i523 TO OBLITERATE WRITING. Wash acid. Lajiihorpe. ficiently owing to the change which the ink has undergone. who was much given one cla}^ TO KEEP SILK. Recently written matter may be completely removed by oxymuriatic acid (concentrated and in solution). Silk articles should not be kept folded in white paper. the writing In such a sul- must be washed with phate of ammonia.

of Venetian well While warm. is best of TO RAISE THE CRUSH PILE OE VELVET. and the pile of velvet will be gradually raised. 739. 740. Melt yellow wax with an equal quantity of resin. dip the neck of the so as to cover the cork bottle in and edge of the bottle with the wax. the yellowish smooth India paper all. common turpentine when thoroughly red. . Brown paper better . used in bleaching the paper will probably impair the color of the is silk.624 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Hold the wrong side of the velvet over boiling water. or of to which part add. one dried. CEMENT FOR BOTTLE CORKS. mixed. resin.

CHEAP SIMPLE CERATE. Four parts lard. two parts white wax.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 743. in 741. one ounce of alum. and two parts spermaceti. and their color will be much improved. . Lay this articles with a brush. but is when bitten by them. TO IMPROVE GILDING. A camphor bag hung up will prove an open casement an effectual barspirits rier to their entrance. and one ounce of common over gilt salt. 742. 625 TO DRIVE AWAY MTJSaUITOES. Camphorated applied as perfume to the face and hands will 23rove an effectual preventive . aromatic vinegar the best antidote. Mix a gill of water with two ounces of purified nitre.

745. The bread floor. 744. Loaves which have been cut should to them. As the whirlwind in its fuiy teareth up trees and deformeth the face of nature or as an earthquake in its convulsions overturneth whole cities. destruction Peas may be preserved from by mice by sowing soot with . so the rage of an angry man throweth mischief around him danger and destruction wait on his hand.626 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. . have a small pan appropriated this also and should it have the loose crumbs wiped from daily. and then wiped dry for use. pans. so as to allow a current of air to pass under them. TO KEEP BREAD. frequently scalded. pan When bread is perfectly cold it should be laid into a large covered earthen . in- stead of standing on the should be placed upon a proper stand or frame for the purpose. this should be kept free from crumbs. USE OF SOOT. . made by means of two flat wedges of wood.

" said the man of dough. saying that he had not left money enough.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 746. be sprinkled over them while will not touch them. left the shop. and conceiving it to be diminutive in size. Herbs should be gathered just before . they are Soot is damp. "you will have the less to count." said young Sooty." TO OBTAIN HERBS OF THE FINEST FLAVOR." replied the lad. When herbs are to be kept for it is flavoring dishes. called after him. if soot tl^m and when the peas come ." " True. 627 up. remarked to the baker that he did not believe it was weight. "Never mind that. obviously of the first importance that they should be gathered at the right time and dried in the best manner. but a rich manure. " Never mind that. A chimney-sweeper's boy went into a baker's shop for a two penny loaf. is not only a destroyer of insects. birds also invaluable for carnations and tulips in It any ground where wire-worms abound. and throwing two The baker cents on the counter. "you will have the less to carry.

advertise. the finger In a phial the warmth of be sufficient. are full of advertisements of Pretty cooks have no occasion to TO REMOVE GLASS STOPPERS. passed through a hair sieve. may soft Nothing can be more touching than to behold a and tender woman. decanter When is the stopper of a glass too tight. When dried leaves in a intended for preservation they should be cleaned from in dirt and dust. off. will cause the glass to expand. and gradually a cool oven. The newspapers plain cooks. 747. who had been all weakness .628 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and the stojDper may be removed. and applied to the neck. The should then be picked pounded mortar. they begin to flower. and the powders be preserved separately in well- stopped bottles. on a dry day. a cloth wet with hot water. before the sun has been long upon them.

it dry. and will look equal to RED. white. should be his stay and solace when smitten with sudden calamity. so woman. TO RESTORE BLACK CRAPE. Make scalding hot skim-milk and it. and bind up its shattered boughs. cling round it with its caressing tendrils. 629 and dependence while treading the prosperous paths of life. suddenly rising in mental force to be the comforter and supporter of her husband under misAs the vine which has long twined its fortunes. OR BLACK VARNISH FOR BASKETS. WHITE. sift it.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 749. will when the hardy tree is rifted by the thunder-bolts. 748. with a small piece of glue in Immerse faded and rusty black crape this for a in few minutes. water. then take it out. clasp it it in the hands and pull new. who is the dependent and ornament of man in his happier hours. Pulverize either red. or black sealing wax. put it in a phial . graceful foliage about the oak. and been lifted by it into sunshine.

take off the loose earth carefully without disturbing the old stem the tubers that are fit . and thine own soul street. productive than the . 630 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and destitute of habitation. and add a little more earth. use. In about two months after. pick away for immediate use be careful not to disturb the main stalk. be course A double crop of potatoes may obtained : by pursuing the potatoes the following when have come to maturity." MEANS OF DOUBLING A CROP OF POTATOES WITHOUT INCREASED EXPENDITURE. then cover over the small ones that are left. let the wings of charity shelter him from death. shivering *'When thou may live. wine to just cover Stand it in a very warm place for a couple of days. 750. spirits of with enough it.. let bouut}^ open thine heart. the latter crop will be more first. when it will be ready for seest the naked wanderer of the with cold.

THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. T 631 planted some potatoes in our garden. indeed. "Papa." said one of the smart lads of this generation. and then pour it . of course. there came up a drove of hogs and eat them all /" THE ECONOMY OF DRIPPING-MEANS OF SAVING THE CONSUMPTION OF BUTTER. saucepan. let it stand till it is a little cooled.. and longer To as clarify dripping. will baste every thing as well as butter. for which equal to lard. put it into a clean fire. let the spare dripping stand a few minutes to settle. fresh Well clarified dripping. then pour it through a sieve into a pan. skim it well. it in If kept in a may be preserved a fortnight in winter. etc. let boil. potatoes. cool place. summer. 751. over a stove or slow as soon it a scum forms." " No. After frying. and should supply the place of butter for it is common pies. especially if the clarify- ing be repeated twice over. when and sweet. " and what do you think came up ?" *' Why.

752. Wring it a coarse cloth out of clean water. time as well as in but the fat which fish has been other fried. blankets. 753. efiectually prevent moth. through a sieve into a clean basin or stone pan. The must be kept in a dry place. cloth. and free from dust. spread smoothly on the part of the suspected to be.. will is placed with furs. article Camphor also a good thing. carpet where moths are . TO KILL MOTHS IN CARPETS. and it will it do a second and a third did the first . The cuttings of Russia leather etc. is purpose than "Why is hot bread like a caterpillar ? Because it the grub that makes the butter Jiy ? TO PREVENT MOTH. must not be frying used for any other fish.632 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.

while announcing from an appointment for the ladies of his con- . Recently. This preparation does not gelatinize. It is necessary to destroy the the eggs. moth as well as LiaUID GLUE. Keep it well corked. cable for It is appli- many domestic uses. such as mending his pulpit china. nor undergo putrefaction nor fermentation. two and a half ounces of strong aqua fortis (nitric acid). 754. stirring all the while.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Then add. Take a wide-mouthed it bottle. slowly. a clergyman. if the iron is not pressed on too heavily. repairing cabinet work. by setting it in a and heating until dissolved. 633 with a hot iron send the steam from the wet cloth into the carpet. and dissolve in eight ounces of the best glue in half a pint of water. etc. vessel of water. This process will not injure the pile of the carpet. and it will be ready for use at any moment.

M . impervious to wet or snow. oil. and half a pint of neat's foot and boil them free together. boots dry. Dr. set completely them by for two or three days after oiling the using. gregation to meet at the Orphan's Asylum. or upon the feet.634 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. Miss sweet. handing . and well with until this mixture before the saturated. was reputed for the suavity The Rev. Take half a pint of linseed oil. from dirt. he said in his wonted man'tis so ner. " Do take a little honey. wash them clean from and oil when dry. closed the announcement with the following words " The ladies will take with them their own refreshments. so as not to eat up the orphans. so like yourself" A Mr. Have the rub them fire. Handing a dish of honey to a lady. by the same mixture. of his manners and his especial politeness toward the fair sex. 755." : WATERPROOF LEATHER BOOTS THAT WILL RESIST THE SEVEREST WEATHER. at a party at his house. and after dirt. before going The soles of dress boots may be made out. first time. on a beneficiary visit to the institution. Muddle.

and beat is While salt. Put a large handful of hops into Boil two quarts of boiling water. and place them on a cloth in a dry place." little butter. Mash flour. it it is warm. 635 the butter dish to the host. roll it out in cakes. them every or ten days At the end of a week they may be put into a bag. add two tablespoonfuls of teacupful of sugar. and should be kept in a dry place. stir in much Indian meal as it will take. " Do take a 'tis so like yourself. 756. take one in some milk-warm .THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. taking care to turn day. doctor . exclaimed. them and add through until it to them two pounds of Pour the boiling hop water over the quite smooth. soak When it used. of these cakes. YEAST CAKES. Before is a pint or more of good yeast. three large potatoes until they are tender. flour it a sieve or colander. stir in and half a quite cold. OR PRESERVED YEAST. After as the yeast has become quite light.

mash it up smoothj and use it as any other kind of yeast. confused This is usually acconipanied with sounds." DEAFNESS IN OLD PERSONS. In such cases. How lamentable that we should go through the world so misunderstanding one another letting slip golden opportunities for glimpses into men's better nature. insert a piece of cotton wool. sir.636 water. which has spirit been dipped in equal parts of aromatic ammonia and tincture of lavender. " 'cept it be that east makes every thing rise. " William. which might have knit our hearts to theirs for ever in a brotherhood of love. in our blindness. seemed to us without a virtue to balance them. THE FAMILY S AYE-ALL. on which a very little oil of cloves or cinor namon has been of dropped. "can you tell me why the sun rises in the east?" " Don't know. and noises of various kinds in the inside of the ear itself. and drawn the veil of charity over faults which." said a teacher to one of his pupils. . The ear trumpet ought likewise to be occasionally used. . 757." replied William.

. more merciful than man. an It is asserted by some. Put the white of an egg in a plate. that a raw is potato. the curd is some- times used as a poultice for an inflammation of the eyes.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and fiends laugh over the final fall of despair which our helping hand might at such moments have averted. and with a lump of alum rub the egg until a thick curd is formed . An old bachelor says that he is delighted at having been called " honey" by the girl he loves. Well for us all it is that he who is himself without sin. sees gathering tears in eyes that we deem hard and . effectual preventive of 40 rheumatism. carried habitually in the pocket. ALUM CURD. 759. dry. 758. 637 Angels turn sorrowing away from this sour blindness of ours. because she saluted him at their last meeting as old *' Bees-wax I" THE POTATO REMEDY FOR RHEUMATISM.

in order not to break the promise. if well as many of. It is the want of the cause. one. 760. in indignation.638 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and take plenty of exercise to pro- mote ter. not to ask any . early. before frost sets rub the and hands with opodeldoc this should be feet (soap liniment) done night and morning . TO AVOID CHILBLAINS. using abundant washing. and will effectually keep away chilblains. made timely use More ways than father. The next day came his father's partner and the boy. under pain of punishment. only six years of age. was in the habit of asking money from all the gentlemen who came to see his The latter. lat- as much as any other Never which induces chilblains. more of any one. as other complaints. —A naughty little boy. to Commence feet . the A skipping-rope affords admirable house exercise for children. said to him. in. circulation. Do you know any one who would lend me a half-penny without ever requiring '* it back asain?" . fire approach the immediately after coming in-doors from frosty air. keep the and hands parfriction after ticularly dry. made him promise.

and add half a pound of Venetian red. 761. a few days since. as it injures paint." I V ! RED WASH FOR BRICK PAVEMENT. 763. dry them well before they are used. a turn-up nose. 639 TO DESTROY VERMIN. however. sufficient one pound of Spanish brown. must be used in application to woodwork. and hot water to make a thin wash. Bemus asked Jemima.ALL. to this Dissolve an ounce of glue. reddish whiskers. Lay the lamp-wicks in vinegar for an hour. Small vermin of all kinds may be killed and effectually cleared out of their favorite resorts fluid. if she had seen her vegetable friend? "My vegetable " Wh}^ the young man I met friend who's that with you yesterday who has carrotiy hair. and is full of capers. its by the free use of burning Caution. 762.THE FAMILY SAVE. . TO PREVENT LAMP SMOKE.

" On this announcement." : A — TO DESTROY EATS AND MICE.— 640 THE — FAmLY SAVE-ALL. the Great Spirit appeared to thus me during the night. and leave Set beside each plate. you may little sprinkle on the edges of the of rhodium. instantly. about on old plates. 764. holes. " 'tis thou who hast robbed me. it Mix some ground pLaster of Paris with brown sugar and Indian meal. of the plates a Another method of to getting rid of rats strew pounded potash gets in their coats. he addressed them " My friends. Cuban plij^sician having been robl3ecl to a serious extent in his tobacco-works. anxious to find out if his guilt had declared itself. The Great Spirit has just told me so." cried the master his finger to his nose. is. and told me that the person who stole my money should. The potash into their and . put " Man. at this instant this very instant have a parrot's feather at the point of his nose. To oil attract toward it. the thief. a saucer or pan of wate^. called his negro slaves together. discovered the Having thief by the following ingenious artifice. When them the rats have eaten the mixture they will drink the water and die.

To prevent becoming rats dying in their holes and offensive. poison them by mixing It produces half a pound of Carbonate of Barytes with a quarter of a pound of lard. of the brimstone ascending the effectually is will extinguish the If brimstone not at hand.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. TO COOL A ROOM. 766. and are unable to return. the rats leave their holes to drink. throw some powdered brimstone on the and stop up the front of the chimney to pre- vent the fumes from entering the room. The vapor chimney flame. Shut the doors and windows and fire. cool a The simplest and cheapest to way to room is wet a cloth of any size. TO EXTINGUISH FIRE IN A CHIMNEY 765. irritates their 641 skin. great thirst. . throw some salt on the fire. and the rats desert the place.

and form an excellent flavoring custards. it the larger the better. and drop it into the brandy. half full of brandy. pare the yellow part very thin. or proof and whenever you have bits of waste lemon rind. TINCTURE FROM SCRAPS OF LEMON-PEEL. for tarts. and the temperature will sink from ten to twenty degrees in less than an hour.G42 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. etc." rejoined the witty one. In a party of ladies. Let the room be well ventilated. they exclaimed. " What a name for a soldier 1" "The fittest name in the world for a Captain. with one exception. and suspend place in the you want cooled. 767. on its being reported that a Captain Silk had arrived in town. This is the plan adopted by many eastern nations. ''for silk can never be wor6tedy . spirit This will strongly impregnate the with essence of lemon. Fill a wdde-mouthed pint bottle spirits.

or a boat of paper. Then take and hold of the two remaining corners. double third over the other part. will cover the head and ears. conit tinue to roll until meets the doubled corners brought to the centre and catches them up a little. and turn it over. Then raise the whole. will not practice will enable a come Very little person to regulate the size of the folds. down one Take your it pocket-handkerchief. so that the third folded down shall lie underneath. and being off. when applied to the head. . as in making a cocked hat. twisting the hem it of the handkerchief. point toward the centre then do the same with the other. Then take hold and draw its of one of the folded corners. tied under the chin.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. so as to suit the head. one day casting her eye out of the window. which. 768. Lift the whole and you will see the form of a cap. observed her husband in the funeral procession of one of his . full and laying out the square. 643 A NIGHT-CAP MADE IN A MOMENT. A VENERABLE lady of a celebrated physician.

or Venetian red in powder. and previously well dried. DR. 770. . 644 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL.^^ RED CEMENT. Take of flowers of sulphur. flour j of mustard. He Must that is angry without a cause.. 769. made by melting ^yq stir in parts of black resin and one part of yellow wax when entirely melted. JOHNSON'S RECEIPT FOR RHEUMATISM. cement should be melted before it is and it is it adheres better if the objects to which applied are warmed. glass to The red cement used for uniting is metals. at which she exclaimed husband would keep away from such processions it appears too much like a tailor carrying home his work. each half an ounce honey or . get pleased without amends. : " I do wish my patients. This used. gradually. fine one part of red ochre.

Take a or ripe acorn. The is ACORN TREES. quantity of water consumed daily in London equal to the contents of a lake fifty acres in exThis tent. According to the last returns. quantity is by no means proportionate to the great and growing wants of the population. drinking after it a quarter of a pint of the decoction of lovage root. 771.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. 645 quantity to form an The size of a nutmeg to be taken several times a day. and of a mean depth of three feet. with rain water. there were seventy thousand houses without any supply whatever. parlor to Very pretty ornaments for the may be produced by setting acorns in germinate hyacinth glasses. or in damp moss or mould . in which has been for a day two steeped rain water. glass. a white one of those usually employed for bulbous roots. and Half placing fill them over the mantel-piece. with the aid of a piece of . a sufficient electuary. molasses.

two or three years — the important points for their preservation being the changing of the water.646 THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. turbid. When the acorns are put to grow. so as to exclude the air. leaving the young plant suspended. Should the water become green or it must be changed . Let the cork or cardboard fit the mouth of the glass tightly. they carefully brushed or must be wiped away. will. and the cleansing of the roots when fungous first plants appear. the acorn must be raised. When leaves reach the cork another arrangement must be adopted the leaves . The oak most plants thus flourish for produced with attention. and the interesting process of the germination of one of our noblest to trees may be the watched from time time. be pushed through the cork or cardboard. re- nothing must be done to them except . cork or cardboard suspend the acorn about a quarter of an inch above the water. and if any fungi appear upon the acorn. In a few weeks the acorns will begin to grow.

ALL.THE FAMILY SAVE. be smeared with Having melted the worsted several let a piece of cord. 772. " and generally it. India rubber. The melted substance insects is so very sticky. captured in their attempts to pass over SCIENTIFIC j^outh has discovered the cause of the potato disease. He ascribes it to the rot-tator-y A movement I . is like a poto^o—the only good thing belonging to him is under ground. TO PREVENT INSECTS CLIMBING UP FRUIT TREES. 647 moving the cup be uninjured. -. or it. Let a piece of India rubber be gallipot. that the will be prevented. burnt over a into which it will gradually drop. and then tied times round the trunk of the tree. in the condition of a thick viscid juice. which state it will retain for any length of time. the shell of the acorn must Sir Thomas Overbury says that the man who has nothing to boast of but his illustrious ancestors.

774. ture smooth Make the mortar-like mixit and even by spreading It will with in a piece of board. until they become about as Spread over the walks.648 THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. and cover over with a piece of " foundation. and mix them soft as mortar. Add water to these. COAL ASHES USEFUL FOR MAKING GARDEN WALKS. a few days. the surface of which should previously be slightly broken and raked smooth. add one bushel of very fine gravel. PEA VINES A WINTER ORNAMENT. and the other half in conjecturing what they 6hall do as they are not. become hard There are a good many people in the world who spend half their time in thinking what they would do if they were rich. Fill a wide-mouthed it glass jar with water. . not very fine. 773.) cover that over with a layer of peas." (the ladies will understand this. sifted To three bushels of coal ashes.

To improve the size of potatoes. whether planted with small or even-cut tubers. by first experimenting upon a few rows. pressing it . and vines to grow up which can be conducted any height. in and very much all fit for measure. whole are when the plants only a few inches high. is The following a copy of an excuse recently .THE FAMILY SAYE-ALL. The tubers will consequently be fewer. let the shoots be reduced by pulling them up to one. also. the roots growing down into the water. set this in a window. HOW 775. or at most. Growers may assure themselves of the efiicacy of this method. two. three of the strongest. their fine fibres presenting a beautiful ap- pearance will . large. or TO GROW LARGE POTATOES. nearly the table or the market. 649 down so that the peas will lie in the water they will then swell and sprout. larger.

and when planted the they will produce a good crop. they rot . should be laid in a perfectly after the dark place for some days If thaw has commenced. 777. POTATOES SLIGHTLY DISEASED PRESERVED BY PEAT CHARCOAL. thawed in open day. The char- . the bad instantly stays the rot. time of potatoes that have been affected thereby. way two years. frosts.— 650 handed THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL." Kept at home to go a-taturing ! REMEDY FOR FROZEN 776. . away and renders them sweet and wholefood. some Potatoes may be kept in this third. In the POTATOES. When potatoes are slightly dis- eased. in to a schoolmaster for the non-attendance of one of his scholars: '* Cepatomtogoatatiiring. they do not rot and they lose very little of their natural properties. takes smell. sprinkling peat charcoal among them. but if in darkness.

ALL. If liquid. is with of turpentine. One for of the best remedies and preventives bed-bugs is to procure from a druggist an it ounce of quicksilver. The charcoal need not be lost . oil to brush over the or floors infested with them. An effectual mode is of destroying these offensive insects walls. not . which equally de- structive to the insect and to its eggs.THE FAMILY SAVE. and thick like an ointment. it may be mixed with other manures when the toes are removed. wdth the w^hites of two eggs : or if you wish it very powerful. what is still with a large old camel's hair brush. coal will also 651 prevent the sound potatoes from being infected by the diseased ones. the cracks over and pins of the bedstead. beds. 778. : spread it with the better. and beat in a mortar to a strong froth. pota- TO DESTROY BUGS. all feather of a quill or. use the white of one egg only.

these disgusting sects frequently and intolerable in- make their appearance with the commencement of the warm weather. rub it This is considered a remedy than the common mercurial ointment. ices of If bugs are found in the crev- an old house. it. from having been un- pardonably allowed to gei possession even of the crevices of the wood-work on the walls. but cannot always be as promptly obtained. but on removing to an old house which has had various occu- pants. there will be little danger of bed-bugs . In a new house. and if the chambers effect are papered. and sometimes before. and a general attention is paid to cleanliness throughout. and see that it penetrates thoroughly. where the habits of the family are neat.ALL.652 THE FAMILY SAVE. they often contrive to a lodgment between the edges of the paper and the plastering. their haunts should be . forgetting the under side of all the joints. If off still you have made an ointment of with your better finger.

even on the inside of the joint. as a last resource. floors. applied in the Spirits of naphcold. 41 and ceilings. but has been found effectual. or with quick-lime mixed with water. boiled in water. same way. a saturated solution of alum applied hot. In very bad cases. with a brush.THE FAMILY SAVE-ALL. tha. well 653 waslied with a strong decoction of tobacco. the . where the whole room. also. should be rubbed with quicksilver beaten up with the white of an egg afterward filled . walls. the crevices. A have most all effectual remedy against bugs is to the bedsteads in the house taken after down. are infested. Another mode of destroying the vermin is. and up with putty or wadding. If these washes (which by frequent repetition generally succeed) should fail to destroy them. have the whole bedstead completely varnished. to every joint and crevice that can possibly harbor them. or with a decoction of red peppers. and cold water washing the joints with to and brown soap.

One part oil. Ke- move every thing from are satisfied is the room that you perfectly free from the vermin. make is repeated applications until the leather saturated. then close every opening. is only effectual remedy fumigation. You can apply the above in its boiling state it. leaving the closing them room without delay.654 THE FAMH. 779. to the leather. RECEIPT FOR PRESERVING AND MAKING LEATHER WATERPROOF. pasting paper over the joints of etc. the doors. and even every chink and crevice in the room that might admit air . to leather without fear of injuring . Then cut up four ounces of slips brimstone into an iron pan. In twenty-four hours no living creature will exist in the apartment. light some of linen dipped in brimstone. the door and covering even the key-hole. and place in the pan.T SAVE-ALL. melt the whole and apply while hot. tallow. one part best sperm one part tar.

A delicate dish from fowl or veal. A-la-mode beef. dish of mutton and mashed potatoes. 457. 119. No. and novel dish where water-cresses plentiful. summer drink. A very nice pudding. chartreuse of apple and rice. substitute for plum pudding at small expense. luncheon. dish from fragments of cold fish. 100. of obtaining a constant supply of pure vinegar. 611. No. 587. or supper cake from cold veal. or spinach. A nice breakfast luncheon. 484. 123. 101. 275. trees. supper 129. Alum curd. 645. 382. 2. 179. excellent pudding of stale bread. 611. cold A A A delicious plum pudding without eggs. Asparagus. 223. 2. Acorn coffee. entree from cold roasted pork. No. soup. dish of cold lamb and cucumbers. 270. 280. ornaments. Albany cake. ornaments. or A cheap method 508. 43. 519. 138. 155. (655) . to cement. 58G. dish from cold beef.INDEX An A A breakfast dish from cold roasted pork. 637. made from stale muffins. 271. 256. cheap dish of rice. are Alabaster ornaments. fillet of veal. 250. relish. 457. 1. to imitate. fricassee from fragments of cold beef. to mend. 128. to polish. 81. with mashed potatoes. 537. Ale posset. 143.273. 226.etc. dish from cold beef and mashed potatoes. from potted cold beef.

124. No. substitute for pastry for Bacon. useful for solidifying garden walks. 129. cold. 590. and rice a chartreuse. Indian wheat. and mashed potatoes. stew. No. Russian fashion. Beans (dried). corned. Ashes. way of warming cold plum pudding. bread. tart with quince. 125. 2. 351. No. cold. method of ragout of cold veal. 4S9. 265. baked in forms. Amsterdam pudding. 286. Apricots in brandy. 131. 103. 128. miroton. jelly. Beef. pudding. 261. Bean soup. 292. 1. coal. 1. 156. hashed with vinegar. with poached eggs. a-la-mode. fillet and Yorkshire 99. 132. 291. of veal. 128. 78. 149. 2. 648. 123. tomatoes. 324. or supper relish. 293. 2. 422. cream. Bandoline. sirloiu. 537. 597. 2. Bakewell pudding. dumplings. No. No. cold. 262. fragments 266. pot pie. 290. 126. No. Barley water. 440. No. 287. and cold potatoes. 102. No. 292. 262. a French compote. 317. 307. pudding. Swiss. Balm tea. 118. 1. Apples with custard. No. fricassee from cold of. 1. 121. way of serving up any kind of cold fish with stale bread. a breakfast dish.G5G A wash INDEX. with potatoes. 174. 365. Charlotte. cold. gruel. cold. 243. 457. dressing. the dyspeptic. 2. 440. A nice way to serve the re- mains of an apple pie. A nigh^t-cap made in a mo- and ment. No. 240. cakes. No. sauce (dried). 1. cold. 416. 453. economical. 271. cold. boiled. 597. 289. 453. ragout from cold lamb. 3. 294. from cold potted. 289. A to whiten the finger nails. 100. Batter cakes (rye). buttered. or mutton. B. a nice breakfast luncheon. 236. 120. pudding. Baked beef. 101. 119. cold. cakes. 267. 452. 411. 1. re-cooked. 2^. sauce. 295. Arrow-root pudding. . No. 2. 153. and pudding (boiled). Apple water. 643. No. jelly. rissoles.

broiled 115. sweet-breads. rock. 2. cinnamon 396. Blanc mange. soup. 558. roasted. 498. Brandy peaches. 113. of isinglass. 109. 117. milk. 106. 496. 475.110. . Naples. potatoes. use 506. 415. 112. 277. 107 Boned 196. 109. tea. 68. 40. 520. to prepare feathers for. 114. tongue. 447. to make waterproof. Dutch. 71. 357. 137. Biscuits. 600. dried beans. fried (calves). 358. 320. 108 Beef's heart. 3. travelers. pickled. 97. kidney. spruce. Bones. 221.INDEX. potatoes. 45. 453. curried. method of redressing. ham. roasted. Beef. roast ribs. tripe. with cucumbers. served as steaks. Brandied apricots. Blackberry cordial. 2. 395. 169. to clean. French. 243. 608. 309. 104. 46b". lunch. No. Beets. stuffed. a la Fran9aise. in cooking. 373. Black cap pudding. Bouquet de la Reine. 39. soup. 396. ginger. No. 333. 606. steak. leg of lamb. 164. fried. stewed. 416. 560. to make cottage. 41. made of cold roast. underdone. 112.) of. minced. 335. mutton. 397. No. pie. 120. patties. 206. 96. No. Biscuit. Brass kettle. (old fashioned). a-la-Fran9aise. tea. 1. Maryland. lunch from cold roast. Bouillon. with oysters. Boiled herrings. (ginger. 334. 146. Best way of cooking venison. 105. 2. No. soda. 559. or sirloin. 142. like game. meats. 394. 73. 487. 111. 229. Beer. (imitation. 499. 1. fried. 130. 657 Boiled custard. 557. 463. Brains. shad. 634. 104. hashed. stew. Boards to scour. 456. Italian 10(j. Beds for the poor. No. No. rice. to clean. 1. Boots. turkey. 610. wine. fried with wine. best). Beverage from cherries. 122. 361.

cream. to clean. 532. buckwheat. 3. 389. cakes. 350. jelly. Bugs. pudding. Buttermilk cakes. minutes. . 491. Bread and apples. 274. 520. corn. 561. 353. Broiled beefs heart. rolls. Buns. 466. 458.8 INDEX. to freshen salt. 2. 352. Indian. New England brown. No. New York. 291. 367. English. milk. mush. 224. 382. nuts. 532. 366. Cake. 356. yeast. 1. to keep. rolls. 360. 651. pudding. soda. No. pudding from fragments. breakfast. corn griddle.65. 402. Cakes. melted. Buttered apples. 2). 368. Russian fashion. 354. Cake. fritters. wheat and Indian. English. (No. 296. 289. 182. Butter. 492. 66. 532. or pulled. cold chicken. without English. rolls. Albany. composition. 323. 151. patties. to color. Broiled chickens. 387. uses of stale. 460. cakes five made in minutes. 387. shad. 150. 527. pudding. corn. 1. 354. from dish cold bacon. buttermilk. 400. 387. Buzbv short cake. 366. 534. 526. 360. Indian Indian meal. pudding for infants. 368. cake. 350. No. 389. eggs. Spanish. Cakes. dish of cold meat. bread. Britannia metal. No. buzby. 276. pigeons. 274. uses of stale. of fried. No. 349. 626. 369. Breakfast cakes. 531. made in five buckwheat. Breast of veal in hodge-podge. French. to destroy. 369. 115. 468. 530. cup. 356. 467. cocoanut. uses of stale. 176. meal. 3). 352. 2. 375. Breast of veal stewed white. 379. (No. Buckwheat cakes without yeast. 349. Burnt cream. 350. 527. 350. 195. Cake. Scotch spiced. breakfast. 364.

essence of. No. 587. a-la-Fran^aise. flannel. 348* Cake. 394. Candlesticks. Cake. Oswego. 346. 346. plum common. Charlotte. 376. 624. No. flannel. for leather. Cake. apple. railroad. for broken glass or china. 381. lotion for dumplings. 160. Cauliflowers. Scotch. 1. 351. Johnny. 594. Cheap crust 264. Calves' brains fried. 348. 304. Indian and wheat Catsup. 3. 47. 370. 169. sponge. molasses. 2. Wharton. 371. 1. parrish. . batter. peach. for mending stone. 404. 493. Cakes. 587. 315. Cakes made of cold meat or made from fish. No. federal. red. Celery dressed as slaw. 348. sauce. 246. family. lady. 581. 433» 434. 407. soup. 351. 241. No. soft. 587. 400. Carrots. 420. 79. mastic. 39 2>. 365. to pickle. for chapped hands. rye. 384. 245. rice batter. a paste 588. to pickle. 292. loaf. pound. 406. Candy. to clean. 169. flannel. 388. sponge. German. French. 530. 582. Cakes. 562. 1. Caramels. No. Cabbage. Washington. small pound. 445. No. lo- hands. 584. 491. 431. pudding. 644. sugar. for broken china. to prepare. Cake. Cat-fish. stew'd with lamb. 393. ginger. so as to retain flavor. 388. 458. 2. a cheap tion. 64. gold. silver. Jenny Lind. 490. 529. Cakes. 406. Cement for alabaster ornaments. cheap. red. 386. 380. poultry. 377. tomato. liver broiled. rye batter. Cake. 378. 2. luncheon. No.INDEX. 584. 382. No. 374. 589. for flavoring. 371. 242. hands. feet jelly. 581. cold cod Castor-oil cream for the hair. Cakes. 2. an ointment for. feet for jellies. emperor's. 383. 379. temperance. Cakes. Cake. Chapped hands. 389. for bottle corks. hoe. 586. Cake. poor man's 403. griddle. 385. 410. for. 659 Calves' head stewed with oyster sauce.

462. ice. 126. to avoid. 176. 500. . 179. Collars. broiled. roast fowls fried. mutton re-cooked with wine. 460. 328. No. Coffee. Cherries. 138. No. a nice dish with cucumbers or ach. fried. ' Codfish. 78. hog's head. 124. 196. 1. a delicate dish made from. No. beef. souced. Composition cake. 503. Common gingerbread. Christmas jumbles. 2. cakes made 79. pota- hashed with vinegar. game or poultry. 375. 431. Chicken. meat. 126. Cheshire pudding. 613. 182. 180. breast of mutton or veal. method of dressing. mutton. fish^ fish. 396. 473. fricassee. potatoes with spinach or cabbage. 443. an entree from boiled rock fish. patties from cold. 2. 141. sirloin of beef.660 Cheap soap. croquettes. 457. Chocolate cream. Chilblains. jelly. 80. to roast. 143. China. Cherry bounce. curry. mashed toes. 476. pickled. 1. 72. 181. or veal. 54. mutton minced. INDEX. 524. Cinnamon biscuits. 392. from fragments a nice way of serving up with stale bread. 1. beverage from. 582. slaw. 120. 297. No. 148. with 118. No. 179. a nice dish with Cheese. pot pie. 232. 53. from. 251. 638. re-cooked. a nice dish made of. with ham. No. 581. 81. spin- meat. sandwiches. No. toad in the hole. 127. rock fish. cement for broken. 464. Chow chow. 548. Clam soup. 131. to make stiff. nice scallops. 520. turnovers. potatoes. 2. 3. 177. 177. or mutton with poached eggs. cold. 123. 183. meat. Chicken. salted. fowl or veal. 521. 525. lamb. souffle. cold. (cold) broiled. cold. slaw (dressing). a nice pie. Cold beef. from cold boiled. 494. dressed as fritters. 398. 581. 184. 502. 73. Chickens. 486. 219. toasted. of acorns.

329. No. 300. 323. 629. No. boiled. pudding. 364. chocolate. 322. 573. Corn bread. oysters. Crackers. to ornament. 360. burnt. 249. 330. water. 2. 298. Dress. 134. 408. 2. 637. 387. apple. pudding. 189. cold. 137.^ crackers. to colored. omelette. 405. Cottage beer. cup. Cracknels. 1. 77. whipped. 1. Milanese. 2. 661 Croquettes of cold chicken 196. 310. 543. a book muslin. 325. black. 2. No. hashed. to clean. chicken. 226. No. Cordial. 327. 532. Doughnuts. wash. Cream. Corn griddle cakes. 360. 367. 328. No. cake. No. 636. 297. orange. 1. 324. 596. 408. blackberry. 299. pudding. 198. Cranberry sauce. 323. with rice. College pudding. 329. Dresses. No. old fashioned. 292. of fish. 103. 322. 300. 327. cold. 300. 475. beef. 190. cream. 322. stewed with peas. 439. boiled. . with Portuguese sauce. Curls. baked. Decanters. Cucumbers. D. No. for the hair 596. stewed with red cabbage. mock. cake. cakes. 368. boiled. Currant jelly. 516. No. Cup cake. 1. No. 3. 319. Custard. Curry. 326. No. 2. 2. of fowls. Crape. Curried boiled mutton. 330. 147. 368. cold. 1. Custards. of apples (French). Corned beef. No. roasted Cutlets from cold pork. 390. 449.. of cold roast lamb or mutton. Curd alum. Crullers. orange for pudding. 397. 389. No.l.INDEX. to restore. 359. 379. Deafness in old persons. with apples. 496. 2. custards. 102. Diplomatic pudding. 524. mutton. 541. macaroons. to wash. trifle. Duck. Cocoanut balls. 451. to pickle. to make. 389. 1. 190. No. Compote 289. children's. No. Curling fluid. orange frothed. 323. lemon. 320.

No. 230. Fricasseed rabbits. roasted. loaf. made with ples. 469. fried. to clean. turkey. or veal. 109. Feathers. 62. 492. F. 525. Egg. destroy. 2. paste without shortening. without paste. Economical stew. of rabbits. Family cake. (Wharton). 64. herring. Entree from cold roast pork. 583. 1. 2. to choose. Emperor's cake. cold. 181. pig's. 1. Flies. to prepare for beds. Eggs. 77. 469. beef. 606. cakes. 512. beefsteak. No. 109. 528. Egg nog. stew. method to catch and Egg soup. 264. No. Feet. Endive cooked as a dinner vegetable. 348. No. 398. Fricassee. Economical mode of cooking salmon. No. 383. beef. 177. 620. 201. 184. E. Floating island. No. Fresh herrings. croquettes. 348. 254. Economy of dripping. INDEX. 389. 187. Fire in chimney. 604. pig's. Fricandeau of tomatoes. to preserve. fritters. 111. 631. . French cake. 1. 2H7. 331. 2. 517. from cold boiled chickens. to cure. white. 121. crust. pancakes without. 75. 247. ap- Dumplings. French mode. 237. Food for delicate infants. 382. 51. gumbo. 248. English giblet pie. 218. Esseuce of jessamine. Feathers. Elderberry wine. plant browned. apple. Fish. catfish. Fried beefsteak with wine. roasted. No. 54. white. Fowls. cold roast fowls. croquettes. 264. Eggs. 110. of cold chicken. buttered. means of saving butter. Flannel cakes or crumpets. 622. chickens. 379. rice. 346. Dumplings. 179. 2. baked omelette. 198. Flour paste. 598. 79. 202. 60. 62. 75. 223. 218.662 Ducks. 511. 193. potatoes. Dutch 267. cheap 266. soused. 641. 1. as food. 265. 466. Flummery. Federal cake. to extinguish. No. 179.

. to save. broken. curling fluid for the. 392. Hams. Ginger beer. Fried tripe. how Ham to cook.Gold cake. 457. Bweet-breads. barley. lo- Goose. pudding. to boil. 288. 628. sandwiches. rice. peas. 2. 283. Gingerbread. preserved. 163. 221. 422. 596. 284. Glass. omelette. 79. 488. 485. a cheap . 58. 663 Glue for uniting cardboard. 191. 82. Grease spots. No. 2. 277. German cake. etc. roasted. dressed 486. 60. puffs. No. No. 306. 594. to clean. chapped. to remove. 478. H. Gruel. castor-oil 394. to make. 412. 163. G. 193. to improve. 589. 303. game. 1.INDEX. rock. Glazed ham. 597. veal with 154. 222. 1. to pickle. Fried oysters. 495. bread. 388. No. 534. pea soup without meat. Giblet pie. French. 1. 2. 597. 220. pomatum for children's. 348. 514. Hair brushes. Fruit pudding. Ham. No. No. 1. Green corn soup. 2. 475. rice. to join. 57. Griddle cakes. 587. 584. 452. sweet-breads. Fritters. 535. children's curls. for the. fish. 591. 59. to glaze. 1. Guernsey pudding. 582. 615. Grapes preserved in vinegar. common. cold meat. 2. 596. 188. stoppers. No. 384. 3. No. 610. soft. 450. No. Ginger cake. to clean the. Gherkins. gages. Hands. Gumbo. 625. rice. 410. bandoline No. 2. shad. Gilding. as. Fuel. tomatoes. No. 499. 485. Gelatine jelly. 222. 1. 70. . 570. liquid. cream for the. 579. wine. 2. tion. to remove. No. 63. 633. 244. 51. poultry. No. 463. 1. 68. best. Gooseberry champagne. No. Halibut. to cure. No. 392. Ham.

calf's feet. to wash. 371. 136. Ink. Hashed beef a-la-fran9aise. inside of. 422.436. Jelly. 115. 423. mutton. to remove from a carpet. 207. 408. Ironing. 411. Hog's-head cheese. No. 302. 74. 422. 578. 2. pudding. Head. 420. Jars. > J. Imitation boned turkey. ^47. stewed with oysHerbs. 2. 408. No. 1. calf's. No. to take out of mahogany. of cold venison. Insects. 219. 117. No. 191. mock turtle. Honey soap. a paste 588. 1. Irish moss or carrigan. Hashes. turkey. Indian pickle 429. 464. Italian beefsteak. No. 575. INDEX. 1. chapped. 75. to make white. 365. Ice. to remove from white clothes. fresh. apple. 363. potted. 369. Indian bread. 183.436. 160. 576. marmalade. Hashed mutton in the style of venison. How How to to 649. to protect fruit trees from. Horseradish sauce. 373. slappers. or piccalili. 208. cook ham. 196. 456. Isinglass blancmange. Jam. spots. pound cake. cherry. 1.664 Hauds. 2. 462. of mutton. 549. for. rules in regard to. 370. baked. meal breakfast cakee 366. fresh. Hoe cake. raspberry. Hot slaw. 162. 455. chicken. No. pone. 22(X grow large potatoes. to clean the 571. 106. to ter sauce. No. . 414. fried. 75. cold duck. for invalids. 76. 472. Herring. 600. 252. 2. No. spots. 301. 186. No. 73. 588. arrow-root. 1. 506. No. 139. bread. 520. 363. 1. No. 627. boiled. to remove from white clothes. No. Home-made Cayenne pepper. No. currant. 589. 3. of fine flavor. 362. obtain. spots. Hash of cold venisou. stew. 2. 140. muffins. 2. gelatine. 577. from cold poultry.

raspberry. broiled. 157. Marble. 391. cold. blonde. poultry. Mattrasses. coUops. 420. Liquid glue. Lunch biscuits. 148. 572. Lemon cream. 597. No. cakes made of. 374. 93. peach. Livers of poultry etc. 406. 327. pudding. 400. cocoanut. a nice ragout. 633.INDEX. to wash. 572. fragments. salad. 146. Kidney beef's. to Melted butter. 584. Lemons. shoulder. Mayonnaise. to make tincture from scraps. 427. Meats. choose. Jumbles. to clean. 618. cold. 642. 413. 184. boiled. 570. 407. 2. Marmalade. cutlets of cold roast. boiled. 336. Jersey waffles. savory. (Scotch). shades. Maccaroons. Matting. Lobster or crab. cold. Linen. 169. Loaf cake. Lemon to pickle. M. Lunch from cold 122. sponge. 598. orange. Luncheon cake. 96. 606. calf's. biscuits. 124. 92. 563. 227. 1. Maccaroni. Method of dressing cold sirloin of beef. 530. to make a nice relish out of Johnny cake. 639. etc. 442. Liver sauce. Maryland roasted. peel. potatoes without increased expenditure. method of re-dressing. 418. Lip salve. ragout. 465. 409. sherbet. 337. to cement. 371. 357. 149. Mangoes. Jenny Lind cakes. roast beef. 397. 142. to clean. Leather. 132. 507. cold. 444. 147. 503. 586. 305. Lamb. K. to wash. pine apple. Means of doubling a crop of stewed with onions. Mastic cement. Lamp chimneys. Jelly. 419. to take out mildew. Christmas. 665 strawberry. portable.. 630. 448. 467. to preserve. potato. jelly. 423. 112. punch. 390. 617. fried. to prevent.. No. Lady cake. Meats. 616. 414. to clean. to prevent the breakage of. . Melon. smoke. Lemonade. leg. Meat. 617. 95. Kale. thread. Lace. Liver. 501. to clean.

cold breast. Nectarines. 47. tincture of. 343. 439. 342. 75. 480. 605. Minced beef. 517. hashed in the style of venison. oyster fritters. 372. No. Muffins. English. 1. cold minced. 139. cold. to preserve. 371. 2. very nice sausage balls. 126. 532. to preserve.666 Method INDEX. 142. Irish stew. sauce. Night lights. 141. or beef cold with poached eggs. 632. oysters. 394. pound cake. Naples biscuits. 143. No. uiutton. 2. water. Moth. turtle soup. meal. 341. 428. Mutton. 2. Musquitoes. Milanese cream. 617. Mice and rats. Mock cream. chop. 147. rissoles. 617. 120. 139. 148. cutlets with Portuguese sauce. 142. 330. pie with potato crust. a wash to whiten the. 248. of. 358. 222. cold. a very nice dish with mashed potatoes. from ends of candles. 329. 249. 329. 480. 216. Molasses candy. 640. of re-dressing cold roast beef. Mustard sauce for red her. 140. 136. 590. to obtain at all seasons. 509. cold. to kill in carpet. 145. . or lamb. pudding. Milk bread. turtle of calf's head. cutlets of cold roast. 625. method of re-dressing. 342. ring. cold. Nutmegs. 312. cold. 136. cold. roasted. N. pork cutlets. 493. No. No. to prevent. chops with lemon. 1. biscuits. 632. Mode of re-dressing cold roast pig. 134. 123. 120. Mildew. 2. Tottenham. Indian. economical use 459. Nails. to drive away. to destroy. No. No. 162. to take out of linen. 1. Nutmeg. No. Mutton. 143. a nice hash. 602. re-cooked. re-cooked with wine. 1. No. Mush bread. 144. to dress. 135. 533. 158. meat. Mint sauce.

413. 471. 258. 2. 249. brandied. 84. 2. 1. oyster. 648. of cold roasted meat and apples. Oswego cakes. No. Pavement. for 327. Omelette. 430. 85. with potato Pancakes without eggs. . of cold roast veal. pudding. of cold veal. 1. pot pie. 426. Oil cloths. of cold veal and ham. crust. 87. charlotte. 639. 1. 412. a nice. 145. from cold venison. ham. 86. sauce. 583. 515. 492. Pea tops used as a vegetable. chicken pot. 1. green corn. 415. 255. 90. Partridges. 3. mock. 170. No. No. 409. preserved. 480. 171. Patties from cold chicken or turkey. Pastry. giblet. 193. Old potatoes to look like young ones. 248. mock. No. Perry. Paradise pudding. 86. of cold veal. cheap. Paste. fritters. Oysters. 52. 516. 175. to preserve. 528. flour. a winter ornament. marmalade. baked egg. jelly. Onions. No. red wash for. plain. 234. "Pepper pot. 517. 130. made of cold roast beef. pie. 177. No. 441. 240. Pie. 90. stewed with cream. scalloped. 2. broiled. 325. Paper hangings. 417. 227. 55. oyster. 180. pickled. Pears. 514. stewed. 193. 386. 88. corn. 85. 521. 85. of fried bread. 1. dried. No. preserved. Peach. English giblet. No. 191. Oysters. Peaches. Oyster soup. 3. Peaches. 263. 497. apple pot. 83. 85. 565. to clean. 2. 88. 285. 2.INDEX. oyster. 264. 209. 113. 199. No. 82. 435. vines. mutton. No. to make. Orange cream. to select. plain. No. from underdone beef. or roasted. sauce. frothed. for dumplings without shortening. pickled. 620. Peach sauce. fried. 326. Oyster omelette. No. o. 667 Parrish cake. 262. or chicken and ham. 430. 304. 380.

232. 317. 650. pot. nice entree. 195. 294. 286. 287. apple. cold roast.668 Pie. Swiss. Poultry. 412. 536. Potatoes. Pine apple marmalade. Potato k la maitre d' hotel. 83. 3. No. Plain omelette. peaches. veal. 156. 222. 371. No. cold. a very frozen. pears. 595. fried. 204. 650. cold. 414. small. 437. peach. 262. Potato yeast. 125. diseased preserved by peat charcoal. cold. and beef. 445. rabbit. apple. 429. Pig. or cabbage. milk. Pone. 227. cutlets. 361. Potato kale. apple. Paddings and pancakes made with snow. boiled. Pickled oysters. Piccalilli. old. 649. 233. rolls. 1. remedy in tism. 223. 88 Potted herrings. INDEX. Potatoes. 69. to look like young ones. mode of re-dressing. common. 218. pot. s t e aks from cold roasted. Pig. 213. 1. sauce. rhubarb. puffs. 412. No. 74. 259. 231. 166. cake. veal. 417. 1. peach. 228. Indian. 212. a for. 177. rheuma- Pomade. with spinach Pickled cauliflowers. 263. Pigeons. 373. No. 204. 505. roasted. 173. 84. Preserve quinces. No. 363. Potatoes. 216. 510. made Pork. 156. roasted. sweet-bread. 229. chicken. Preserved green gages. . 2. 406. No. 234. Potato pudding. of. a breakfast dish from a cold roast. cutlets from a cold roast. No. 424. 372. rabbit. Indian. 230. 2. Potato and veal sausage. 355. pot. 362. or Indian pickle. Potatoes. Pound roasted. Potted shad. 363. oyster patties. 223. 512. 230. 211. 2. Amsterdam. molasses. 403. 226. remedy Pig's feet. Pomatum for children's hair. Pudding. cakes 530. 225. 593. 263. salad. Plum cake. 471. an excellent hash from cold. cold. Pot pie. to improve the quality. broiled. 362. 183. minced. steaks. cakes. loaves. Porridge. how to grow large ones. Poor man'H pound cake. 637.

to preserve. Punch. Cheshire. rich plum. 536. baked. Victoria's. Pudding. molasses. 306. 474. from fragments of bread. 1. paradise. 271. 283. Corn. 294. 309. 302. No. lemon. infants. 297. pot pie. No. German. college. Puffs. Puff paste. Rabbit h la fran9aise. 275. 301. Quinces. boiled rice. fruit. No. arrow-root. 276. etc. Indian. 303. white. arrow-root. to serve cold. 317. 302. plum. Puffs. 202. 306. 2. etc. Pumpkin pudding. fricasseed. bread. of stale bread. expense. rice. boiled. potato. excellent. 270.299. 420. fricasseed.INDEX. 1. 271. nice way of warming and serving. 296. with fruit. 535. plum. 319. buttermilk. plum. 298. 274. German. potatoes. 300. 669 excellent substitute at small Pudding. Railroad cake. smothered. Scotch. tapioca. rolled jam. 2. for a prince. 302. very nice. game. 190. 315. 424. No. Queen's toast. of cold with 314. 311. batter. cocoanut. 309. savory or sweet dripping. No. 184. 295. 279.. diplomatic. 307. No. calf's feet. 296. 2. bread. jelly. 267. railway. 201. delicious 1. 315. Ragout of livers of poultry. made from stale muffins. bakewell. No. 1. eggs. 294. pumpkin. 205. Yorkshire and baked beef. cocoanut. 305. 274. 504. 404. rice.297. for 458. 99. soda. 310. 204. 800. 313. 273. 314. potato.. English. gurnsey. 257. 288. No. black cap. 2. 42 . French. 282. ground rice. 312. without eggs. 293. 272. R. 285.

No. 484. Sago soup. 71. 471. Sandwiches. Rice. mint. 346. Red cement. 436. onion. Rissoles from cold beef. 337. 1. cranberry. or tart. 230. mustard for red herring. 584. 345. Rich plum pudding. Receipt for making leather water-proof. or veal. 284. to prevent. Sauce. flummery. 2. 211. 440. boiled. to serve cold. 512. 442. lobster. 277. soused. 306. 475. boiled. 252. 267. 200. Roasted reed birds. Rheumatism. 654. veal. 419. Salted cod-fish. 188. 644. celery. 640. 278. 439. Raspberry jam. 503. 281. liver. leaves as a green vegetable. 123. 355. 439. 73. wine. 414. 344.670 Railway pudding. 1. Portuguese. 104. horse-radish. cold. Red wash for pavement. Rock-fish. 75. 613. (New York) 354. sweet-breads. 283. boiled. . a nice cheap dish. 241. No. 3. potato remedy. 272. 343. roasted. Reed birds. 1. 259. goose. 277. 70. 187. 345. pudding. fruit. 474. 280. 430. Rock. 477. batter cakes. ham. 322. Rolls. with sugar. dried. to destroy. fritters. 439. potato. boiled. No. breakfast. with custard. Roast duck. Roasted beef's tongue. mutton. 353. 637. Rye cakes. Salmon. 282. No. Rhubarb pie. 81. 644. glue. economical mode of cooking. Rolled jam pudding. fried. 354. 62. sweet. No. Rust. potato. for frozen potatoes. 351. 436. vinegar. Dr. Salad. Roast pork. Johnson's receipt. 92. Sally Lunn. Raisin wine. 166. 44. 212. 200. 639. pig. 72. 152. 311. No. 279. jelly. English. cheese. waffles. Remedy 650. with 283. ground. No. 2. Rats and mice. breakfast. apple. INDEX. glazed. 2. balls.

spiced buns. 2. tomato. Soot. 441. 437. 58. of veal. 57. 555. 251. 47. green peas. oyster. without meat. 87. 1. Steaks from pork. pudding. 225. boiled. 106. 56. 215. clam. wine. 402. soused. 217. or sweet dripping pudding. Starch. 67. No. 1. white. 1. 401. potato. 174. Slippery elm tea. 2. Scotch cake. 69. 2. white. Silver cake. 44. 626. No. Silver. 625. 437. to prepare. Sauce. No. 314. vegetable. 157. 53. green corn. bread. 3. 235. Slappers. 69. kidney collops. honey. 67. 503. 251. 45. 68. 2. Savory. 671 balls. 441. 553. 52. 600. 373. 531. Sausage meat. 58. 50. Spinach. 47. Spiced veal. of veal and potato. Sponge cake. 324. 43. 545. sago. 156. 1. 317. No. Snow pancakes and puddings. Indian. No. 552. Scrapple. Spruce beer. without mea. . 6-:3. Simple cerate.t. 54. Short cake. 614. 45. 214. No. 613. Smothered rabbit. 502. shad. common. 546. 235. peach. 377. Soup. use of. cold roasted Stewed beefsteaks. No. 437. 505. keep. cheap. 388. veal. to clean. 173. 57. 553. green peas. 296. No. 454. white. cheap. Scorch marks. No. Sherbet. of beef's heart. pudding. from calves' feet. 59. to take stains out of. fried. No. hot. Scalloped oysters. Soused feet. 438.INDEX. lemon.beef. dried. 41. biscuits. white. 6Q. for fish. to cure. cold. 68. Soda. 65. bean. 2. summer. No. Soap. 376. 60. Slaw. 205. to remove. Shad. 2. cheap. mock turtle. egg. Spanish buns. buttermilk. a cheap. 49. 356. roasted on a board. No. boiled. 385. 365. 66. to prepare. 54. Silk. to without meat. 1. to remove ink stains. 218. potted. dressing. 498. 442.

with peas. 1. 572. duck. 570. lamp shades. matting. To cook cold slices of veal. To cleanse and prevent the hair from falling off. 2. floor-cloths. Terrapins. stewed. Temperance cake. To To . 568. brass. 556. 553. Stewed cold duck. 565. 132. 394. Sweet-breads. 551 greasy carpets. 1. 95. No.. with onions. metal. brittannia 561. 166. silver. Stew from cold veuison. etc. 62. T. 1. with lamb. of plate (paste). Sweet-bread pie. 452. the best method making. poultry. 164. 91. No. candlesticks. 148. 605. 88. oysters. No. 638. boiled. with red cabbage. 461.. 393. To clarify drippings. 165. To clean block tin dish covers. 189. 494. tomatoes. The only "cold shoulder" which can be shown to » friend without offence.672 INDEX. Tea. 592. 163. 2. roasted. 242. 571. 557. 163. No. 567. a No. 1. To choose fish. 2. No. 381. Sweet-breads. Stollen (German cake). 165. meats. 418. to fricassee. fried. hair-brushes. iron from rust. 641. French. 558. 159. Tea. 2. 316. 1. To cool a room. 190. 127. Tapioca pudding. 453. celerj. 168. cleanse the hair. No. No. balm. 559. Tincture of nutmeg. 210. 563. 570. 361. Sweet-breads. 560. with cream. Sweet-bread cutlets. 591. 620. gold ornaments. 104. 573. 3. 399. 167. 562. clean the insides of jars. To avoid chilblains. 566. No. to make. 167. Stuffed beef's heart. No. brass or copper kettle. Tea Tea. biscuits. beef. Stew of veal. veal. Strawberry jelly. No. Sugar cake. marble. Succotash. 569. Stewed lamb. 2. 572. 555. Toasted cheese. 552. 481. To clean alabaster. 239. decanters. etc. sweet-breads. 454. 473. 250. To cleanse mattresses. 482. "Toad in the hole" from cold meat. white feathers. To clean paper hangings.172.

322. 446. chestnuts. stewed. starch. To drive away musquitoes. Tomatoes. 623. To fricassee sweet-breads. 237. tomatoes. Tomato sauce. •443. 93. 452. 240. 438. polish alabaster orna- ments. kill moths in carpets. 579. 432 No. Tomato fricaudeau. 611. 165. 240. 511. No. No.INDEX. 580. 651. to pickle. with cream gravy. No. rats and mice. curl feathers. cucumbers. To dress cold mutton or veal. 639. 1. 449. To from lemon Tomatoes. 233. prevent insects from climbing up fruit trees. To ornament custards. cherries. moth. pears. . To obliterate writing. milk. 564. 640. No. 647. gherkins. To destroy bugs. To obtain herbs of the flavor. 236. 625. 434. 1. lemons. 2. 625. 606. No. To To for pastry. 239. baked. 2. 428. 427. mustard. To pickle beets. 447. finest To extract grease from papered walls. 639. 606. No. - leather tincture scraps of peel. 446. To join broken glass (another way). 623. 632. No. 426. 2. No. 431. 611. To To cure shad. 654. 139. 260 oranges or lemons common 546. 491. 485. To imitate alabaster. 599. breakage of lamp chimneys. make a nice relish out of fragments of feathers for beds. eggs. 485. 65. glass that has been broken. 627. 1. To prepare apples for pies. To join To red cabbage. 1. nectarines. 642. 622. 2. onions. To cure hams. 626. 613. Tomato catsup. 1. 425. 468. vermin. starch. Tomatoes. To freshen salt butter. silk. 622. rust. potatoes of bad quality. To keep bread. gruel. To cold lobster or crab. To color butter. a scent jar. preserve a melon. 433. 448. 673 237. Tooth-ache. 2. 489. No. 432. To mend alabaster ornaments 586. pickled. lamp smoke. 430. water- proof. 480. To improve gilding. 469. 450. 545. 632.

baked 153. raise the pile of velvet. 395. To select oil cloths. 150. (imitation). Turkey.674 To INDEX. glass stoppers. U. the taste of new wood. Use of soot. Varnish. for baskets. a counterpane. 332. 123. 159. V. 174. ink-spots from Turnovers of cold meat. a nice ragout. white. colored dresses. 541. Various methods of mending broken articles. to dress. 487. ink stains from silver. 612. 15]^ stewed white. cax'pet. 185. 618. 126. To save fuel. 185. 521. To take ink spots out of mahogany. 488. cream. stains out of silver. steaks. . coflfee. the hands. breast. 519. 180. To remove fresh ink from a Turkish 603. 575. 2. 171. 629. 629. 1. To restore black crape. 525. 277. cold. 615. potato sausage. 510. 588. a nice luncheon or supper dish from cold. an entree from cold. and and ham pie. Tripe. French stew. 543. To send boiled rice to the table in the finest condition. 578. out wax. 628 grease spots. Trifle. cold. thread lace. 173. 610. 155. boiled. 609. 184. breast in hodge-podge. Veal. To roast a turkey with oysters. 614. served as scorch marks. to roast with oysters. 552. an entree from 184. Traveller's biscuits. hashed. 126. rissoles. 616. 624. Turkey. 573. 114. 621. No. 621. 540. and black. white No. bath on a small scale. 139. 553. clothes. fried. To wash a book muslin dress. 141. 186. patties from. re-cooked. a nice pie with ham. 579. To whiten piano keys. blond lace. fillet. k la mode. 578. boned 196. Underdone beef. To scour boards. 626. Uses of coal ashes. red. 576.

1. 623. without yeast. 207. raspberry. 601. to take out. 495. 141. 464. elderberry. fried 154. 2. Water-cresses. soup. 396. 1. rice. to select. roasted. 175. rhubarb. 545. nice sausage balls (Champagne) goose- Very from cold mutton. Washington cake. 256. 635. No. 513. Yeast No. pot pie. 330. Washing. 369. 156'. Writing. Whipped cream. 172.INDEX. Vinegar. •Vegetable sauce. to cook cold slices. 337. to obliterate. No. 437. 513. stewed. or preserved yeast. cold. to destroy. 20G. 378. 621. 477. 340. 441. 183. scallops from cold chicken. 675 with tomatoes. Veal. a nice pie from cold. 478. Water-proof leather boots. ginger. 158. 45. powders. 2. 492. 338. No. Whitewash that will not rub off. W. 156. pie of cold roast. Wafers. 341. 639. sausage. spiced. biscuits. 339. White potted shad. minced. 210. 2. quick. sauce. 313. Wine 602. 514. to make. 209. 454. pie of cold. 170. best way of cooking. No. 634. 69. 442. THE END. . 624. a novel dish where plentiful. 144. 50. steaks. Victoria's pudding. hashed. 539. raisin. 405. cakes. 522. Washing fluid. 471. to bottle. Wax. to prepare. berry. soup without meat. soup. 49. 484. sauce for fish. 437. 208. 207. Waffles. tea. 1. Wonders. Wheat and Indian bread. Jersey. to raise the pile of. 152. Venison. cold. Violet perfume. Waffles. Velvet. Water ices. No. 174. 339.

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