Barley Gruel, No. 1.

1 tablespoon barley flour 1 1/2 tablespoons cold water

1 1/2 cups boiling water Salt

Mix the flour with the cold water. Add the boiling water gradually, stirring constantly, and boil hard for thirty minutes. Salt to taste. Strain through a very fine sieve.

No. 2- Use the same ingredients as for No. 1 but decrease the boiling water to one cup and add one-half cup of hot milk to the gruel when serving.

Barley Water, No. 1.

2 teaspoons barley flour 1 tablespoon cold water

2 cups boiling water

Follow directions for barley gruel.

No. 2.

2 tablespoons pearl barley

1 quart cold water

Wash the barley, and soak for five hours or over night in the cold water. Cook until it has boiled down to a pint. Strain twice.

Barley Jelly -

2 tablespoons barley flour 4 tablespoons cold water

2 cups boiling water

Follow directions for barley gruel. Strain into a mold, chill, and serve with sugar and cream.