" Compounded of many simples"

Mother's Apple Pie

roll out the paste to fit the pie-plate and fill with early Chandlers, pared and quartered. Cover with a rich crust. Do not press the edges together, but trim them off evenly. Bake about 3/4 of an hour. When done, remove the top crust carefully, mash the apple fine and season with a cup of sugar, small piece of butter and a little nutmeg. Sift powdered sugar over the top. Serve the day it is baked.

Apple Minute Pie

To be made of the early summer apples.

Line and cover pie-plate with pastry, sprinkling flour between, that they may be separated. Stew and season early Chandlers, and fill the pies after baking the crusts. To be eaten the same day.

Apple Tart

Make crust enough for two pies. Peel and cut your apples and fill the dish (no under crust). Bake till the apples are soft, and crust brown. Take oft the crust, turn upside down on plate. While the apple is hot, break and stir in an egg, a lump of butter, and 3 spoonfuls Cream. Sweeten pretty sweet, add cinnamon. Eat with cream.

Chopped Apple Pie

Chop apples fine, 2 eggs, 1 cup of sugar, or till sweet enough, 1 cup Cream. Bake without upper crust.

Custard Pie

One pint of milk, 3 eggs, saving out 2 whites. Beat the eggs with 2 tablespoonfuls flour and sugar to taste. Scald the milk in a bucket set in boiling water. Stir in eggs and flour and let cook until thick. Season with lemon and put in crusts previously baked. Beat the 2 whites with about a half cup of sugar, and pour over top. Set in the oven a few moments to harden.

Cocoanut Pie

One grated cocoanut, 1 pound sugar, 1/2 pound butter, 6 eggs. Beat sugar and eggs as for cake, then mix in eggs and cocoanut. No upper crust. Makes 3 pies.

Cocoanut Pie

Two eggs, 4 tablespoons of sugar, 1 coffee cup of grated cocoanut, 1 pint of milk, 1 tablespoon of corn starch, a small piece of butter. Bake with one crust.

Pumpkin Or Squash Pie

Cook well and strain. To 3 pints of pumpkin add 2 eggs, 2 cups of sugar, 1 teaspoon of ginger, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, 1 tablespoon of butter, then 1 quart of sweet milk.

Chocolate Pie

Yolks of 2 eggs, 3 tablespoons of corn starch, 4 tablespoons of chololate, 6 tablespoons of sugar. Mix all together and stir into a pint of boiling water. Make the crust and bake first. Beat the whites and put on top when baked.

Cream Pie

Three cups of rich Cream, sweeten to suit taste, 1 small tablespoon of flour, a little salt and nutmeg.

Orange Cream Pie

Beat thoroughly the yolks of 2 eggs with 1 cup of sugar, add 1 small tablespoonful of flour and 1 small tablespoon of corn starch (dissolved in a little milk), pour into 1 pint of boiling milk and let it cook about 3 minutes, flavor with extract of orange and pour into a baked crust- Beat the whites with 2 tablespoons of sugar, flavor with orange, spread on top, and slightly brown in the oven.