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To Bake A kidde

This is an excerpt from The Good Housewife's Jewell
(England, 1596)
The original source can be found at

To bake a Kidde. Take your Kid and perboule him, and wash it in vergice and saffron, & season it with pepper, salt, & a litle mace, then lay it in your coffin, with sweete Butter and the liquor it was seasoned in, and so bake it.


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