Soak one pint of dried peas, (cost five cents,) in cold

water over night; tie them loosely in a clean cloth, and boil them about

two hours in pot-liquor or water, putting them into it cold and bringing

them gradually to a boil; drain them, pass them through a sieve with a

wooden spoon, season them with a level tablespoonful of salt, half a

saltspoonful of pepper, one ounce of butter, and one egg, (all of which

will cost five cents,) mix, tie in a clean cloth, and boil half an hour

longer; then turn it from the cloth on a dish, and serve hot. This

receipt makes a good large pudding for ten cents; or you can leave out

the egg and it will cost less.