^ Dissolve one pound loaf sugar in one quart of hot water,add two and a half pints sherry. Place the mixture on the fire until near the boiling point, meantime beat up the whites of one dozen eggs to a foam; pour into this the hot mixture, stirring rapidly, adding a little ground nutmeg.
BOWL OF CLARET PUNCH.
Four bottles of claret. Dissolve in sufficient water four tablespoonfuls of powdered sugar for each bottle of claret; slice in two lemons and two oranges, also some pineapple ; pour in the claret; mix well, and just before serving put in one quart of domestic champagne. Serve with square piece of ice in the bowl. REMSEN COOLER. Pare the rind from a lemon as you would pare an apple, leaving the rind whole, put it in a large punch-glass with two or three small lumps of ice and a jigger of Old Tom gin ; fill with plain soda and serve. x