Rum Shrub Recipe

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Rind and juice of 6 Orange
1 pint cold Water
2 - 3 lb Sugar
1 pint Orange juice
2 qt Rum

Pare 6 oranges very thinlyand put the rinds into a gallon jar. Add the juice of the fruit. Add 1 pint cold water, close the jar, and let the liquid stand for three days, stirring it now and then. train into an enamel dish, add 2 to 3 pounds sugar, and bring to a boil. Add a full pint of orange juice and strain it again. Finally, add about 2 quarts rum and bottle.

It is a fine drink on a cold day, and you can use it a week after you have made it.