Two cups of coffee A sugar, a small teaspoon of lard, one-half teaspoon of ginger; rub all together; add two eggs, one cup of sweet milk, three teaspoons of baking powder.
One cup of suet (chopped fine), one cup molasses, one cup raisins (seeded), one cup sweet milk, three cups flour, one large teaspoon soda, a little salt; mix, and steam three and one-half to four hours.
T. H. LINSLEY One coffeecup of mashed pumpkin, reduced to the proper consistency with rich milk and melted butter or cream, one tablespoonful of flour a small pinch of salt, one teaspoon of ginger, one teaspoon of cinnamon, one half nutmeg, one half teaspoon of vanilla, one half teaspoon of lemon extract, two-thirds cup of sugar.
Lying on the dusty seat-cushion was a single silver teaspoon.
True flavour needs it, and your poet begs The pounded yellow of two well-boiled eggs; Let onion atoms lurk within the bowl, And, scarce suspected, animate the whole; And lastly, on the favoured compound toss A magic teaspoon of anchovy sauce; Then, though green turtle fail, though venison's tough, And ham and turkey be not boiled enough Serenely full, the epicure may say,-- "Fate cannot harm me--I have dined today."
Yolks of three eggs, and one cup of sugar, well beaten; one cup of flour, one heaped teaspoon of baking powder; about one-half cup of water, a little salt, whites of three eggs, well beaten.
You know those odious little "saaes-plates" that figure so largely at boarding-houses, and especially at taverns, into which a strenuous attendant female trowels little dabs, sombre of tint and heterogeneous of composition, which it makes you feel homesick to look at, and into which you poke the elastic coppery teaspoon with the air of a cat dipping her foot into a wash-tub,--(not that I mean to say anything against them, for, when they are of tinted porcelain or starry many-faceted crystal, and hold clean bright berries, or pale virgin honey, or "lucent syrups tinct with cinnamon," and the teaspoon is of white silver, with the Tower-stamp, solid, but not brutally heavy,--as people in the green stage of millionism will have them,--I can dally with their amber semi-fluids or glossy spherules without a shiver,)--you know these small, deep dishes, I say.