One pint of split peas; soak over night in a
quart of water; in the morning put with one half pound of salt pork;
boil slowly all fore-noon, adding water when necessary; strain through a sieve;
season with salt, a little sugar and nutmeg; take stale bread and toast quite
brown; spread with butter and cut in small pieces and serve with
Mary A. Halpin, Newport, R.
Source: Modern Housekeeping Magazine, August
1905, Transcribed by C. Anthony