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.