The elevation of the camp by the boiling point, is 8,050 feet.
Usually, 30 to 45 minutes after boiling has begun will be sufficient.
Mix the sugar and flour and stir them into the boiling water.
Add the salt to the water and bring it to the boiling point.
While the maccaroni is boiling, take care that it does not get into lumps.
When it comes to a boil, put in the clams, and keep them boiling an hour.
Keep it boiling from half an hour to an hour in proportion to its size.
Put some lard into a pan, and when it is boiling hot, fry the crabs in it.
Cover them with boiling water, and let them stew slowly for about an hour.
They should all be laid in a pan of cold water for a while previous to boiling.