Take two pounds of raisins, seed and chop them, a lemon, a pound of white sugar and about two gallons of boiling water. Pour into a [Pg 465]stone jar and stir daily for six or eight days. Strain, bottle and put in a cool place for ten days or so, when the Wine will be ready for use.
The Whitehouse Cookbook, by Mrs. F.L. Gillette (Year 1887)