Good Pudding without Milk or Eggs (1883)

Rice and beans

Submitted by Mrs. Strong

One quart water, one teaspoon salt, two-thirds of a teacup of chopped suet; when boiling hot in the kettle stir in one teacup full of Indian meal, two-thirds of a cup of raisins, one cup of molasses, one teaspoon cinnamon; when all is mixed let it boil two or three minutes, stirring it that it does not burn; then pour in your bake-dish and bake two or three hours.

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Hand Soap (1883)

Rice and beans

Submitted by E.L. Purinton

Put three pounds lime, six pounds sal soda, and one-half pound borax in five gallons water; boil until all is dissolved, and then let it stand six hours or more; draw off the clear liquid and put in six pounds of grease, boil until it thickens. When partially cool pour into shallow dishes to harden.

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