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Set the pail into a kettle of boiling water and steam three or four hours, keeping it tightly covered.

Brown Bread (Baked)

1 Cupful of Indian Meal 1 Cupful of Molasses (scant)
1 Cupful of Rye Meal 1 Cupful of Milk or Water
½ Cupful of Flour 1 Teaspoonful of Soda

Put the meals and flour together. Stir soda into molasses until it foams. Add salt and milk or water. Mix all together. Bake in a tin pail with cover on for two and a half hours.

Coffee Cakes

When your dough for yeast bread is risen light and fluffy, cut off small pieces and roll as big as your finger, four inches long. Fold and twist to two inches long and fry in deep fat. Serve hot with coffee.

Corn Meal Gems

2 Cupfuls of Flour 1 Teaspoonful of Baking Soda
1 Cupful of Corn Meal (bolted is best) 1 Egg
2 Cupfuls of Milk ½ Cupful of Sugar
2 Teaspoonfuls of Cream of Tartar ½ Teaspoonful of Salt

Stir the flour and meal together, adding cream of tartar, soda, salt and sugar. Beat the egg, add the