To make broth for one that is weake
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from The Good Housewife's Jewell (England, 1596), entitled "To make broth for one that is weake". [insert a brief description of dish here, possibly including any or all of the following: characteristics of the final dish, when or how it might have been served, and why you selected it]

The Source Recipe
The original text of the recipe is as follows:

To make broth for one that is weake. Take a Legge of veale and set it ouer the fire in a gallon of water skumming it cleane, when you haue so doone put in three quarters of a pounde of small reasons, halfe a pound of prunes, a good handfull of Burrage, as much langdebeefe, as much mints and the like quantitie of harts tongue, let al these seeth together till all the strength of the flesh be sodden out, then straine it so clean as you can, and if you thinke the patient bee in anie heates, put in violet leaues and sauorie as you do with the other hearbes.

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