Principle

To extract the flavor from the shells, by boiling in water.

Utensil

A saucepan or coffee boiler.

Proportions

One half cup shells to 1 quart boiling water. As much as 1 cup of the shells may be used.

Method.

Wash the shells in a strainer under the faucet. Put the shells in the pot, pour on boiling water, and simmer gently for \ hour. Strain off, and serve with cream, or milk, or evaporated milk and sugar.