Odd Scraps for the Economical
Look frequently to the pails, to see that nothing is thrown to the
pigs which should have been in the grease-pot.
Look to the grease-pot, and see that nothing is there which might have
served to nourish your own family, or a poorer one.
See that the beef and pork are always _under_ brine; and that the
brine is sweet and clean.
See that the vegetables are neither sprouting nor decaying: if they
are so, remove them to a drier place, and spread them.
Examine preserves, to see that they are not contracting mold; and
your pickles, to see that they are not growing soft and tasteless.
…presented to you from The American Frugal Housewife – Dedicated to those who are not ashamed of economy, by Mrs. Child…