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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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Chicken-Pey.

Truss the Chickens, then season them lightly with | | 128 Pepper, Salt and Nutmeg, lay them in the Pye, and lay on them some sliced Dates, with the Marrow of two or three Marrow- bones, some large Mace, a quarter of a pound of Eringoroots, some Grapes or Barberries, with Butter, slose it up and put it into the Oven; being half baked, liquor it with a Cawdle made of a Pint of White-wine or Verjuice, the yolks of five or six Eggs, with Sugar and Butter; shake liquor well in it, which you may colour green with the juice of Spinage: It is proper to ice these Pyes, or scrape Sugar on them.