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over the first shock of the dive
"into a cold and mean looking
Put the kettle on with just
enough water in it to make the
Cut about two slices of bread
per head and put them in the
oven and don't let them burn !
Put on a pan of water for your
Now cut your bacon thin, put
it in a fairly hot skillet and fry
until it is whet e you personally
prefer it. Watch it; don't burn
it, or let it sog in half-hot grease.
And as soon as it'is done, put it
on a hot plate in. the warming
Leaving bacon to get cold in its
' rease ruins lots of digestions and
Put your eggs into, the pan of
boiling water and leave them a
minute or two or three, as ,you
like 'em. Take them out care
fully, with a tablespoon. and put
them on top of your toast.
Now take your boiling wateV
in your kettle and pour it over the
dry coffee in your warmed coffee
pot, using a tablespodnful of cof
fee .to each qup and one for the
pot. The mess will start to "bub
bling right away. s
Let it boil while you are getting
the other things on the table, say
four minutes, put a dash of cold
water in, the pot's .spout, and
there's your breakfast.
Half an hour .will do it easy.
If you want scrambled eggs,
take,an egg to a person, beat 'em,
stir in an. equal quantity of milk,
put it in a hot spider with plenty
' of bacon grease and keep stirring
the mixture until done. Donlt
leave it oh the fire; don't let it get
too'thick and dry.
For milk toast take thoroughly
toasted bread and drop it for'a
minute in a pan of hot milk, sea
soned with butter, salt and pen
per. . r
Take out the toast and serve.
Don't put it on the table swim
ming in milk; it is milk toast yqu
are making, not a. poultice a fact
that escapes a lot Ti rather good
cooks, I find.
There are self-rising pancake
flours that need only the addition
of water and some muscle, on the
business end bf a spoon, to make
a breakfast complete with high.
lasses or maple syrup. These1
self-rising flours also malcfe
dandy gems or muffins, if the sinf
ple directions on the box are fol
lowed. For tea use not more than a
jteaspoonf ul of tea to the pot, pouf
your boiling water over it the las
thing before you sit down to tKe
table and let it steep only a fevy
Most folks make tea as they do
coffee: lots of it and "boiled welk
the resulting deepction is fine hair
tonic, but tough on the rest of the
system. . i '
Have a can of beans and a cqn
of corn hid away for emergencies.
The two messed together with
some milk and butter make a fine
combination. ' f
Or you can stir the dough and
fry fine fritters. Have enough
sizzling hot grease to half cover,