The Prudent Housewife, or Compleat English Cook, a Collection of Recipes [&C]

The Prudent Housewife, or Compleat English Cook, a Collection of Recipes [&C]

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 18 edition. Excerpt: ...a quarter of an hour; then strain it, and when it is cold, put it into bottles. In each bottle put tour or five blades of mace and six cloves; cork it tight, and it will keep two years. This gives the best flavour of the mushrooms to any Suuce. If you put to a pint of this catchup apint of mum, it will taste like foreign catchup. SOUPS. SOUPS, BROTHS, &c. Rules to be observed in mmking Soups or Broths. FIRST take great care the pots or saucepans, and covers, be very clean, and free from all grease and sand, and that they be well tinned, for fear of giving the broths and soups any bnssy taste. If you have time to.stew as softly as you can, it will both have a fine flavour, and the meat will be more tender. But then observe, when you make soups or broths tor present use, if it is to be done softly, do not put much more water than you in tend to have soup or broth; and if you have the convenience of an earthen pan or pipkin, set it on wood embers till it bods. then skim it, and put in your seasoning; cover it close, and set it on embers, so that it may do very softly for some time, and both Ihe meat and broths will be delicious. You must observe in all broths and soups that one titing does not taste more than another; but that the taste be equal, and it has a fine agreeable relish, according to what you design it for; and you must be sure, that all the greens and herbs you put in be cleaned, washed, and picked.. To make strong Broth for Soup and Gravy. Takeashinof beef, a knuckle of veal, and a scrag of mutton, put them in five gallons of water; then let it boil up, skim it clean, and season it with six large onions, four good leeks, four heads of celery, two carrots, two turnips, a bundle of sweet herbs, six cloves, a dozen corns of alspice, more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236584406
  • 9781236584403