The Young Housekeeper's Friend

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byMrs. Cornelius

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ... it as for veal, with the addition of powdered clove. Venison steaks are cooked like beef steaks. To Roast a Pig. It should not be more than a month old. It is better a little less, and it should be killed on the morning of the day it is to be cooked. Sprinkle fine salt over it an hour before it is put to the fire. Cut off the feet at the first joint. Make stuffing enough to fill it very full, of bread crumbs moistened with a little milk, a small piece of butter, sweet marjoram, sage, pepper, and salt. When placed on the spit, confine the legs in such a manner as to give it a good shape. Rub it all over with butter or sweet oil, to keep it from blistering. Flour it at first a lilt'.e. As soon as it begins to brown, dredge on a very thick covering of flour. Turn the spit every three or four minutes. If the flour falls off, instantly renew it. When it has all become of a dark brown color, scrape it off into a plate and set it aside. Put a piece of butter into the gravy in the roaster, a;id baste the pig very often, till it is done, which it is when the eyes fail out. The feet and liver should be boiled an hour or two, and the gravy from the roaster be poured into the water in which they were boiled. The liver should be cut or mashed fine, and the feet cut open and returned to the sauce-pan, the brains taken oat and added, and the gravy thickened with the browned flour reserved in the plate. A pig of a month old will roast in two hours and a half. A Shoulder of Pork. One weighing ten pounds will require full three hours and a half to roast it For a small family divide it, and roast on half and corn the other. With a sharp knife score the skin ia diamonds, or in strips about an inch wide. Make a dressing, as directed under the head of...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ... it as for veal, with the addition of powdered clove. Venison steaks are cooked like beef steaks. To Roast a Pi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:92 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217621872

ISBN - 13:9780217621878

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