FISH CHOWDER -2
1/2 pound salt fish or
2 pounds fresh fish
1 quart potatoes cut in pieces
2 tablespoonfuls bacon drippings or other fat
1 onion, chopped
2 tablespoonfuls corn-meal
1 pint milk
If salt fish is used, hold it under running water
for a few minutes, then shred it.
If fresh fish is used, Wash it,
remove bones if possible, and cut it
into six or eight pieces.
Brown the onion in the fat.
Into a kettle put layers of fish and potatoes
and add a little browned onion
and corn-meal to each layer.
Cover with hot water and boil gently
until the potatoes are tender.
Add the milk and continue heating
until the mixture is hot.
Just before serving,
add a few crackers broken into pieces.