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Arrowroot Milk Porridge


  • 1 large cupful of fresh milk, new if you can get it
  • 1 cupful of boiling water
  • 1 teaspoonful of arrowroot, wet to a paste with cold water
  • 2 teaspoonfuls of white sugar
  • pinch of salt


Put the sugar into the milk, the salt into the boiling water, which should be poured into a farina kettle. Add the wet arrowroot and boil, stirring constantly until it is clear; put in the milk and cook ten minutes, stirring often. Give while warm, adding hot milk should it be thicker than gruel.


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The White House Cookbook (1887).

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