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PILGRIM COOK BOOK 71

sugar, and 1 cup of hot milk. Flavor with cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla, and bake in one crust. — Mrs. Anna Steging.

Sweet Potato Pie.

One pound of steamed or boiled sweet potaoes finely mashed, 2 cups sugar, 1 cup cream, ¼ cup butter, 3 well beaten eggs. Flavor with lemon or nutmeg and bake with an under crust. — Alicia K. Steinhofif.

Squash Pie.

Two cups boiled squash, ¾ cup brown sugar, 3 eggs, 2 tablespoons molasses, 1 tablespoon melted butter, 1 tablespoon ginger, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 2 cups sweet milk, pinch of salt. — Mrs. Jacobs.

Raisin Pie.

One egg, 1 lemon, 1 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon flour, 1 teaspoon cornstarch, ½ cup raisins. Cover raisins with 1 cup water and soak them for 2 hours. Beat the egg light with the sugar, add the strained lemon and the cornstarch; then add the raisins and water, in which they were soaked. Cook until the mixture thickens. Cool and bake in 2 crusts. — Mrs. R. J. Frank.

Rhubarb Pie.

Pour boiling water over 2 cups chopped rhubarb. Drain off the water after 4 or 5 minutes and mix rhubarb with 1 cup sugar, 2 egg yolks, a piece of butter, 1 tablespoon flour, and moisten with 3 tablespoons water. Bake with lower crust only. Make a meringue of the whites of eggs, and 4 tablespoons sugar; spread over top of pie and return to oven to brown. — Mrs. M. Brockman.

Cheese and Eggs

Cheese Balls.

Put American cheese and stuffed olives through a meat grinder. Roll into balls and serve with crackers. — Mrs. H. A. Zorn.