Mrs. M. L. Currey, Detroit, Mich.

4 pounds lean meat, chopped fine after being cooked tender.

3 pounds chopped suet.

8 pounds chopped apples.

2 pounds currants.

2 pounds raisins.

1 pound citron.

6 pounds brown sugar.

1 lemon chopped - no seeds. 1/2 ounce mace. 1 tablespoon cinnamon. 1 tablespoon allspice.

1 tablespoon cloves.

2 tablespoons salt.

Wet with boiled cider and cook together.

Mince Pies

2 pounds lean fresh beef, after it is chopped. 1 pound beef suet. 5 pounds apples chopped fine. 1 pound raisins chopped. 1 pound whole raisins.

1 pound Sultana raisins.

1/2 pound citron or candied lemon peel sliced thin.

2 pounds currants. 2 1/2 pounds brown sugar. 2 tablespoons cinnamon. 1 tablespoon cloves. 1 tablespoon allspice. 1 tablespoon fine salt. 1 nutmeg.

1 quart cider, or more. 1 pint molasses.

Mix and cook till the apple is done.

Summer Mince Pies

Mrs. E. B. Baldwin.

4 Boston crackers soaked soft in cold water.

1 cup molasses. 1/2 cup vinegar.

2 teaspoons cinnamon. 1 teaspoon cloves.

1 teaspoon allspice.

Raisins, currants, butter or suet.

Sweeten to taste. This makes 3 pies.