Ruth Fielding At Snow Camp, Or, Lost In The Backwoods

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byAlice B. Emerson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ... "Not one," said Helen, stoutly. "After you have the nuts cracked and picked out, we'll spread the kernels in the dripping pans, the taffy will then be ready, we'll pour it over, and then set the candy out to cool in the snow. After that we'll give you some--if you're good." "Huh!" grunted Isadore. "I guess I know a trick worth two of that. We'll get our share, fellows," and he winked at Tom and Bob. CHAPTER XIII SHELLS AND KERNELS The three boys stuck to their work, with only a whisper or two, until there was a great bowl of nutmeats, and Ruth pronounced the quantity sufficient. Meanwhile, the taffy was boiling in the big kettle, and Ruth and Jennie had buttered three dripping pans. They spread the nutmeats evenly in the pans and then set the pans carefully on a snowdrift outside the back door to get thoroughly cold before the taffy was poured thinly over the nuts. Everybody was on the qui vive about the candy then. The girls couldn't drive the boys out of the room. The bubbling molasses filled the great kitchen with a rich odor. Jennie began popping corn with which to make cornballs of the taffy that could not be run into the three pans of nuts. Isadore Phelps disappeared for possibly three minutes--no longer; and the girls never missed him. At last the candy could be "spun" and Ruth pronounced it ready to pour into the pans outside. Isadore said he would help--the kettle was too heavy for the girls to carry. He was adjured to be very, very careful and the girls followed him to the door in a body when he carried out the steaming couldron. "Do pour it carefully, Izzy!" cried Helen. "If that boy spoils it, I'll never forgive him," sighed Heavy. Ruth ran out after him. But Isadore took great care in pouring the mixture into the pans as he...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ... "Not one," said Helen, stoutly. "After you have the nuts cracked and picked out, we'll spread the kernels in t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217987311

ISBN - 13:9780217987318

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