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To Preserue orenges

This is an excerpt from The Good Housewife's Jewell
(England, 1596)
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To preserue Orenges. You must cut your Orenges in halfe and pare them a little round about, and let them lye in water foure or fiue dayes, and you must chaunge the water once or twice a day, and when you preserue them, you must haue a quarter of faire water to put in your Suger, and a little Rosewater, and set it on the fire, and scum it verye cleane, and put in a little Sinamon, and put in your Orenges, and let them boyle a little while, and then take them out againe, and doe so fiue or sixe times, and when they be enough, put in your Orenges and let your sirroppe stand till it be colde, and then put your syrrop into your Orenges.


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To preserue orenges (The Good Housewife's Jewell)

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