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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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A Calves-head Pye.

Take a Calves-hed, soak it well, and take out the brains, boil the head and take out the bones; being cold, stuff it with sweet Herbs and hard Eggs chopped small, minced Bacon, and a raw Egg or two, Nutmeg, Pepper, and Salt; and lay in the bottom of the Pye minced Veal raw, and Bacon; then lay the Cheeks on it in the Pye, and sliced Bacon on that, then Spices, Butter and Grapes, or a Lemon, then close it u, bake it, and liquor it with butter only.