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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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Deer Baked.

Take a side of Venison, bone and lard it with great lards as big as your little finger, and season it with two ounces of Pepper, two ounces of Nutmeg, and four ounces of Salt, then make your Pye, and lay some Butter in the bottom thereof, then lay in your flesh the inside downward, coat it thick with seasoning, adding a few Cloves and good store of Butter, so close it up and bake it, first basting it with Eggs.