Sofi made herself a milkshake consisting of frozen blood from Damian, chocolate syrup, pickles, and a scoop of ice cream.
In the spring the making of syrup and sugar from the sap of the sugar-maple is a typical industry.
The syrup of iron, quinine and strychnine is used as a tonic.
Briefly, sugar-refining consists of melting raw or unrefined sugar with water into a syrup of 27° to 28° Beaume, or 1230 specific gravity, passing it through filtering cloth to remove the sand and other matters in mechanical suspension, and then through animal charcoal to remove all traces of colouring matter and lime, thus producing a perfectly clear white syrup, which, cooked in the vacuum pan and crystallized, becomes the refined sugar of commerce.
" Clairce " is the French term for syrup of 27° to 30° Beaume specially prepared from the purest sugar.