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To Boyle A capon With orenges.

This is an excerpt from The Second part of the good Hus-wiues Iewell
(England, 1597)
The original source can be found at the University of Michigan's "Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse"

To boyle a capon with Orenges.. TAke your Capon & set him on the fire as before with marybones & mutton, and whe[n] you haue skimmed the pot wel, put thereto the value of a farthing loafe, and let it boyle till it be halfe boyled, then take two or thrée ladleful of ye same broth and put it into an earthen pot, with a pint of the wine aforesaid, and pill six or eight Oringes and slice them thin, and put the[n] into the same broth with foure peniworth in sugar or more, and a handfull of parceley, tyme, and Rosemary together tyed, and season it with whole mace, Cloues & sticks of cinamon with two Nutmeg, beaten small and so serue it.


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