To bake a Gammon of Bacon
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Introduction
This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from The Good Housewife's Jewell (England, 1596), entitled "To bake a Gammon of Bacon". [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 bake a Gammon of Bacon. Take a Gammon of Bacon, water it sixe dayes and perboyle him halfe enough and laye him in presse then take the sworde of hum and stuffe him with cloues, and season him with pepper, and saffron. And close vp in a standing pye, bake him and so serue him.



Related Recipes
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To bake a gammon of Bacon. Take your Bacon and boyle it, and stuffe it with Parcely and Sage, and yolks of hard Egges, and when it is boyled, stuffe it and let it boyle againe, season it with Pepper, cloves and mace, whole cloves stick fast in, so then lay it in your paste with salt butter. [A Book of Cookrye]

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Materials
The original recipe calls for the following ingredients: [edit this list as appropriate]

pork
cloves
pepper
saffron
pies


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Procedure
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Bibliography

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Searchable index of "The Good Housewife's Jewell". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?goodh:59>. Accessed on April 2, 2020, 10:40 am.

Searchable index of "A Book of Cookrye". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?booko:62>. Accessed on April 2, 2020, 10:40 am.




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