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Grape-Juice Cocktail


Place one pound of grapes in a saucepan and add three cups of water. Bring to a boil and cook until soft. Rub through a fine sieve and then sweeten and chill. Fill into cocktail glasses and serve.

Spiced Prunes


  • 1 pound of prunes
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/4 cup of vinegar
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 1 piece of stick cinnamon
  • 6 cloves
  • 4 allspice
  • 2 blades of mace
  • 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg


Prepare prunes for cooking and then place in a casserole dish and add the rest of the ingredients. Cook slowly until the prunes are tender.

Then drain the syrup and boil ten minutes before pouring over the prunes.

Serve cold as a condiment with meat.


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Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book (1920).

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