Compote Of Mixed Fruit

Boil half a pound of loaf sugar, (cost eight

cents,) with one gill of cold water for ten minutes; pick over half a

pound of red currants, (cost five cents,) and a pint of raspberries,

(cost five cents,) and simmer them in the syrup for ten minutes. Take up

the fruit on a glass dish, cool the syrup a little and pour it over the

fruit. The dish will cost less than twenty cents.