1141. To make good bread, stir it with the sun. To make good yeast, make
it as near sunrise as possible.
1142. If you wish to secure lightness, you must always stir cake and eggs
a certain way, that is, the way the sun goes.
Kittery, Me., Nashua, N.H., Eastern Massachusetts, and
1143. Eggs and cake are commonly beaten and butter made by stirring
1144. To make cake light, it must always be stirred the same way.
Dalton, Mass., and Alabama.
1145. In cooking soft custard, the stirring must be continued throughout
in the direction in which it was begun; otherwise the custard will turn
1146. If, after turning the crank of a churn for a while with the sun,
you change and turn the other way, it will undo all the churning you have
1147. Ice cream will not freeze rightly unless the crank is turned the
1148. In making lye soap, if you stir it backward it will turn back to
Warren Co., N.Y., and Alabama.
1149. In melting sugar for taffy, stir always one way, or it will grain.
1150. In greasing the wheels of a carriage, always begin at a certain
wheel and go round in a set way.