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Page 13 - HINTS TO COOKS. Let there be a place for every article, and when not in use let every article be in its place. Keep every utensil clean and ready for immediate use. The stockpot should never be suffered to be empty, as almost any meats (save salt meats) or fowls make stock ; the remnants should never be thrown anywhere but into the...
Page 25 - Many games were played with the aid of kernels of corn : fox and geese, checkers, " hull gull, how many," and games in which the corn served as counters. The ears of corn were often piled into the attic until the floor was a foot deep with them. I once entered an ell bedroom in a Massachusetts farmhouse where the walls, rafters, and four-post bedstead were hung solid with ears of yellow corn, which truly " made a sunshine in a shady place.