11 Corn Chowder

Pare and slice 4 potatoes and 2 onions. Cut 1/2 a pound of bacon into

small pieces. Fry the bacon and onion until a light brown. Into a

saucepan put the potatoes, 1 qt. of grated corn, the bacon and

seasoning. Put these in, in layers, potatoes, bacon, corn, and continue

in that way until all is used. Now add 1/2 a pint of boiling water and

let simmer for 1/2 an hour. Add 1 pint of hot milk. Thicken with 1

tablespoonful of butter and 2 of flour rubbed smooth. Add 6 broken water

crackers. The last thing add the beaten yolk of an egg and serve at