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Cloud City Cook-Book

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Published: 1889
Language: English
Wordcount: 12,160 / 43 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 91.7
LoC Category: TX
Downloads: 722
Added to site: 2011.09.08
mnybks.net#: 30724
Genre: Instructional
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MOCK MINCE PIES.

Five large crackers rolled fine, one and a half cups molasses, one-half cup sugar, two-thirds cup vinegar, two cups chopped raisins, one-half cup butter, one and a half cups cold water, a little salt, one teaspoon each all kinds of spices. Put all together and cook until thick. This will make four pies.--Mrs. L. A. Grover.

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LEMON PIE.

One heaping tablespoon cornstarch, dissolved in a little cold water; pour on one coffee-cup boiling water, and boil until it puffs up; take off the stove and add two-thirds coffee-cup sugar, yolks of two eggs, small lump of butter, and juice and grated rind of two lemons. --Mrs. O. H. Simons.

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PIE-CRUST.

Four cups of flour, one large teaspoon salt, one teaspoon baking powder, one scant cup lard, one large cup water. Mix rather soft. Take part of crust and roll in butter for top crust.--Miss Price.

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CREAM PIE.

Whip one quart of stiff cream, add sugar and van

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