University of Guelph: Handbound Recipe and Remedy Book (XM1 MS A117045)

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Salupe Pruines-Mrs Greenwood line Take Senna 1 oz and half Roots of alloes and Leaves of Mercury of each 1 handfull boil these in a Pint of spring Water Water and half a pint of good White Wine then strain it, and put in hot half a Pound of Pruines a blade or two of mace a sprig of rosemary and 3 or 4 Cloves -- it may be sweeten'd with sugar or manna disolved flourish line To make Pickle for Hams flourish line

Take four Gallons of Water 1 Pound and Half of Brown sugar 4 ozs of salt petre 7 Pound of cammon salt Boil them well together and scim them as Long as any foulness rises strain them thro' a cloath and when cold sink the meat quite under the Liquor - it will Keep well for six Weeks or 2 months without being too salt for the Hams or to keep as hung Beef - dry the Hams well as soon as you take them out of the Liquor, put them into a Paper Bagg, Lay it in a dry Place. line

A sauce in imitation of current Jelly line half a Pint of Red Wine and 2 spoonfulls of Vinegar with as much sugar as will make it a syrup - boil all together over a slow Fire line

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To make Shrub for Milck Punch

Take one dozen of Lemons pealed very thin, then take off all the White, Slice the Lemons and put them (with the peal) to a gallon of Brandy, Lett it stand 2 Days, then squese all the Lemons out, put to it a Pound and half of double refined sugar, one quart of spring Water one quart of rennish Wine, when the sugar is dissolved put 2 pound pints of boiling Milck, stir it well together and Lett it stand all night - run it thro' a Jelly Bagg or double Napkin till fine

A boyled Custard Pudding

Take a pint of Milck boil it, let it stand to Cool then have four Eggs Leave out one of the Whites, one spoonfull of Flower with some Nutmeg, sweeten it to your taste then put it into a bason and boil it half an hour the Bason must be tied up in a Cloath

A very good receipt for Shortness of Breath

Take 3 penny Worth of Nettle seed and put it into 3/4 of a Pound of Honey - take it several times a day flourish

For a paine in the Ear Mrs Terry

Take a bit of venes Treckle & a little saffron dryd & powdred mix them together & serve it upon a bit of Leather just a peace of muffing on the Ear before you put on the Plaster you must lay on the side the pain is on.

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A very good receipt for a Cough or inflamation

Take 1 oz of sperma ceti half an oz of oyl of sweet Almond and half an oz of syrup of Balsome & the yolk of an new Laid egg and as much Water or Wine and Water as will fill up half a Pint.

The way you must mix it is this you must first take the sperma Ceti and bruise it as fine as you can in a stone mortar then take the Egg and put it in a spoonfull at a time mixt together then put in your syrup and then the Oyl mix all very well together, and then put in your Wine and Water or Water and put it into a Bottle and shake it together

The White Emultion for the Stranguary

Take new Jordan Almonds ten Drams the 4 Cold seeds of each one dram, Violet and White popy seeds of each 2 drams beat them altogether and put to it by Degrees one pint of spring Water till it becomes a milk, strain it through a fine Linnen Ragg and then add to the strained Liquor Black Cherry and rose Water of each 2 ozs Compound Juniper and Cinnamon Water of each 1 oz fine Loaf sugar as much as will sweeten it to your Taste

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To Pickle Onions - Mrs Howard

Take the smallest Onions you can get peel them and Put them in Water and salt, let them lie 24 hours, then take them out and boyl them till they are hot through Lay them on a Cloath to dry make a Pickle of the Best Vinegar and a Little salt, when the Onions are cold put them into stone Jars or glasses put to them a little Ginger a few Cloves and Mace and Long Pepper, when the Pickle is Cold pour it upon them and tie them up very Close

For a Cold - - - - Ditto

Hissop, speermint, and Colts foot Water of each 1 Pine, one pennyworth of saffron, boyl these into a syrup with one pound and half of sugar Candy - take 4 spoonfuls the Last thing at Night and the first in the morning. -

If the stomach is weak make a Jelley of a Calves foot boyled in some milck with a little speermint - take a Cup or 2 any time in the Day as the stomach will bare it flouris line

For a Defness Mrs Fuzey

Take 2 Dosen of wood Lice one ounce of oyl of bitter Almonds bruse the wood Lise & put them to the oyle and lett them stand 24 hours then strain it of & drop a little in the Ear evey night going to bed.

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To Jug Pidgeons

Pull, crop, and Draw your Pidgeons but not wash them save the Livers, put them in scalding Waters and set them on the fire for a minute or two, then take them out and bruise small with the back of a spoon, mix with them a Little pepper salt and grated Nutmeg Lemon peel shred very fine, and Parsley Chopt, two yolks of Eggs very hard and Bruised as you did the Liver; and suet shaved exceding fine and some grated bread, work these together with raw Eggs and rolled in butter; and put a bit into the Crop and belly of the Pidgeons, and sew up the neck and vent, then dip your Pidgeons in Water and season them with pepper and salt (as for a Pye) Then put them in your jug with a Piece of sallary, and put a piece of butter rolld in flour in, shake it till it is thick and pour it on your Pidgeons, garnish it with Lemon flourish flourish line

To Ice a great Cake

Take 2 pounds a lbs. of the finest double refined sugar, beat and sift it very fine, Likewise beat and sift a little starch and mix with it then beat 6 Whites of Eggs to a froath and put to it some gum Water (the gum must be steeped in Orang flower Water) then mix and beat all these together 2 hours and put it on your Cake when it is baked, set it in the oven a quarter of an hour

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