From MRS. LAURA F. COLEMAN, of Colorado, Lady Manager.
Two pounds of beef; half pound suet; half pound butter; five pounds
apples; two pounds raisins; two pounds seedless raisins; half pound
citron; three tablespoonfuls cinnamon, two of mace, two of allspice;
one nutmeg; three pounds brown sugar; half gallon sweet cider. Boil
beef until tender, then chop fine; also chop suet, apples and citron.
Then mix all the ingredients thoroughly and boil until the apples are
cooked. After removing from the stove add one-half teacupful of brandy
if desired.