13 Fish Chowder
Put 1/4 of a lb. of bacon into a frying pan with 1 onion sliced; fry a
light brown. Into a saucepan put a layer of potatoes, a layer of fish,
then a few slices of the onion and bacon, then season. Continue until
all has been used. Add 1 qt. of water, cover and let simmer 20 minutes
without stirring. In a double boiler put 1 pt. of milk and break into it
6 water crackers; let it stand a few minutes then add to the chowder.
Let it boil up once and serve. Use 3 lbs. of chopped fish and 3 potatoes