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Receipt for a Haggis - Cookbook - Mrs. Grant - Breakfast, Dinner, and Tea - 1859

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RECEIPT FOR A HAGGIS

To Mrs. W----.

BY MRS. GRANT OF LAGGAN.

Though dull, and low, as vanquish'd flag is,
I have not yet forgot your haggis.
Could I but forward all your wishes
For speedy voyage and Scottish dishes,
I'd call a steady…

Squash Pie - Cookbook - Uncredited - Breakfast, Dinner, and Tea - 1859

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Squash Pie.

Take winter squash, boil soft, and strain it through
A sieve or colander, and add thereto,
For every pint of squash, of milk the same ;
Or what is better still, a pint of cream.
Beat four eggs well ; add cinnamon for spice-
Nutmeg…

An Ancient Roman Peasants Salad - Cookbook - Virgil/Cowper - Breakfast, Dinner, and Tea - 1859

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SALADS.

AN ANCIENT ROMAN PEASANT'S SALAD.

With hasty steps his garden-ground he sought ;
There delving with his hands, he first displaced
Four plants of garlic, large, and rooted fast ;
The tender tops of parsley next he culls,
Then the old…

Beef-Steak - Cookbook - Uncredited - Breakfast, Dinner, and Tea - 1859

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Beef-Steak Pound well your meat, until the fibres break ; Be sure, the next you have to broil the steak, Good coals in plenty ; nor it a moment leave, But turn it over this way, and then that ; The lean should be quite clear, not so the fat. The…

Colonial Punch - Cookbook - Mary Robertson Hawkins - Famous Old Receipts - 1908

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COLONIAL PUNCH .

MARY ROBERTSON HAWKINS , CONN .

Of oranges four and lemons two
You take the juice to make your brew ;
Eight tablespoons of sugar fine ,
A quart of good red Bordeaux wine,
A large spoonful of choice Jamaica
Will give a…

Love Cake - Community Cookbook - Uncredited - What the Baptists Brethren Eat - 1889

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LOVE CAKE.This recipe try, you will find it is good, And not too expensive for every day food.Take 1 cup of sugar be sure it is white, And 3/4 cup butter, (now mind what I write), <i>No milk, and no soda,</i> nor anything more, But three…

How to Cook a Husband - Community Cookbook - Uncredited - What the Baptists Brethren Eat - 1889

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HOW TO COOK A HUSBAND.

Take a husband, not too tall,
Too fat, too lean, too large, too small,
How to catch him we can't say,
But don't take two at once, we pray.
For salt, use love, for spice a kiss,
(But too much spice will be amiss).
Don't…

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Mulled Wine in Verse - Cookbook - Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Mrs. Hale's New Cookbook -1857

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Mulled Wine, in prose .-Add to 1 quart of wine 1 pint of
water and 1 table -spoonful of allspice ; boil them together a
few minutes ; beat up 6 eggs with sugar to your taste ; pour
the boiling wine on the eggs , stirring it all the time . Be…

Sack-Posset. - Cookbook - Uncredited - Colonial Days in Old New York - The New York Gazette -1896 - 1744

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SACK-POSSET.
From famed Barbadoes on the Western Main
Fetch sugar half a pound ; fetch sack from Spain
A pint; and from the Eastern Indian Coast
Nutmeg, the glory of our Northern toast.
O'er framing coals together let them heat
Till the…

Yeast - Community Cookbook - The Home Cook Book of Chicago - From the Prairie Farmer - 1874

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YEAST.

From the Prairie Farmer.

A handful small of fragrant hops deposit in a kettle ;
Then add a pint of Adam's ale, and boil them till they settle.
Then if you wish to brew good yeast, lively and sweet, you'd
oughter
Take four potatoes,…