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The Gentlewoman's Companion: or, A Guide to the Female Sex, an electronic edition

by Hannah Woolley [Woolley, Hannah, fl. 1670]

date: 1675
source publisher: Printed by A. Maxwell for Edward Thomas
collection: Early Modern through the 18th Century

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Capons Souced.

Take a good young fat Capon, finely pulled, drawn, and truffed, lay it in soak two or three hours, with a Knuckle of Veal well jointed, and after set them a-boiling in a deep Brass- pan, or large Pipkin in a gallon of fair water, when it boils, scum it, and put in four or five blades of Mace, two or three races of Ginger sliced, some Fennel and parsley roots scraped and pickt, season all with Salt. The Capon being tenderly boiled take it up, and when almost cold put it to your souced broth which you must boil with a quart of White-wine to a Jelly; putting this liquor into a convenient Vessel, place your Capon therein, with two or three sliced Lemmons, cover it close and serve it at your pleasure, garnishing your Dish | | 127 with slices of Lemmon, Barberries, and som of the Jelly.