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Like cranberries? here are some good recipes
Roast duck or any sort of game
is better with spicecl cranberries
as an adjunct.
Wash a quart of cranberries
and put them into a saucepan
with a half cup of cold water. Tie
in a small cheesecloth bag a dozen
cloves, a dozen allspice, 2 sticks
of cinnamon (broken) and sev
eral blades of mace. Put this bag
into the cranberries and water,
and stew altogether until the fruit
is broken into bits. Remove the
spice bag, rub the berries through
a colander, add 2 teacups of
brown sugar, stir over the fire un
til dissolved and set away to cool.
Wash a quart of cranberries,
drain them andput them into a
double boiler with the moisture
still clinging to them. Cover and
cook until broken to pieces. Turn
the. fruit into a jelly bag and
squeeze hard to extract all the
juice. Measure this, and to a
quart of it add 4 cups of granu-:
lated sugar. Return to the fire,
boil up once and turn into a mold
wet with cold water. It should
f(orm into a firm jelly.
Cranberry and Raisin Pie.
Seed a cup of raisins and chop
them into bits. Cut into halves 2
cups of cranberries and mix them
with the minced raisins.'-dd 2
. even cups ,pf sugar, a cup of
water, 2 tablespoons of flour and
a few drops of lemon juice. Line
deep pie plates with puff paste;
nil each with the mixture, put on'
a thin upper crust and cut slits in
this for the escape of the steam
I JBake in a good oven to a golden
brown. When cold sprinkle with
Seed and mince 1 cup of rais
ins; mix with 2 cups of cranber
ries halved, a half cup of water
and a cup of sugar. Stir 1 tea
spoon of flour with the sugar and
mix all well. Fill shells of pastry
laid in buttered plates with this
mixture, called by some "mock
cherry pie." Lay strips of crust
over the top and bake.
Where Women Propose.
In New Guinea it is always leap
year, for in that island the men
consider it beneath their dignity
to notice women, much J,ess to
make overtures of marriage. .
Consequently the proposing is
left to the women to do. When a
New Guinea woman falls in love
with a man she' sends a piece of
string "to -his sister, or, if-he has
no sister, to his mother or another
of his lady relatives .
Then the lady who receives the
string tells the 'favored man that
the particular woman ;i$ in love
with him. No'courtiijg follows,
however, for it is consfdered be
neath a New Guinea man's dig
nity to waste time in such a pur
suit. If the man thinks he Would
like to wed the lady, he meets 'her
alone, andthey decide whether to
marry or drop the idea.
First Dude I hear Miss Fligh
ty is to be married shortly.
Second Dude Indeed ! Who
is the fortunate man ?"
First Dude Her father.