A cookery book with index, containing recipes for preserves, cakes, wines, and household remedies [manuscript], 1694

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Inscription on front pastedown, ""Liber Dorothea Rousby 1694."



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25 A Receipt for ye Dropsy or Scorvie Take Borrage Balme and of each one hand Rockett Seed and cardus of each one ounce Parsley Roott's 2 ounces Elecompain halfe an ounce Powder of Licquorass 2 Drackm's 12 Prunes halfe A ounce of Senna boyl all these in 3 quarts of Spring water till 1 part be consumed

For a Diett Drink Tunn 4 or 5 Gallons of midleing Ale, with a Pint of ye Juce of Watercress and a Pint of ye Juse of Brooklime and 2 Pints of ye Juce of Scurvie grass after ye Ale hath fermented 2 or 3 days with these Juces Putt in this following dyett Bagg Take of ye Roots of Sharp Pointed Docks Sliced and dryed in ye Sunn; 3 or 4 dayes Two Pound and A halfe; ye outward Rinds of Five orringes halfe An ounce of mace Slice ye roots and putt ym in A Bagg After this Bagg hath Infused Four Dayes you may drink ye Licquor for your ordenary Drinking

For A Consumption Probatum Est Take A Pottle of ye Stripings of A Red Cow, A quart of muskadine, A Pound of Raysins of ye Sunne, Picked and Stoned, A Pound of ye best blew corrans well picked and rubbed but not washed halfe A Pound of English Licquoras sliced A quarter of A Pound of Dates Sliced an ounce of cinamon broken in small peeces; two nutmeggs sliced all these steeped 12 houres att ye least; before they be putt into ye still; yn close ye Still well with Paist; sett it upon A Pott of water and let ym distill togeather [?] give ye party six soonfulls, morning and att evening for Six weekes of 2 months togeather you may sweeten it with A quarter of a pound of white Candy

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23 To Make Milk water for A consumtion Take A Gallon of new milk and Putt into it A Pound of White Bread crumb's with ye whits of Tenn Eggs well beaten Add 1 quart of Snales brused An ounce of Nutmegg's of mint Balme and Dandelions Each 1 Handfull And A Halfe, with 2 Handfulls of Cardu's; before you still it lett ym Steep 2 or 3 houres and yn Still it in A cold still, if you give this to one in great weakness, lett ym drink A good Dose Every Day and 1 Great Glass Every morn and night you may sweeten it As you please this is Approve'd

To Strengthen The Reines Take of Iseinglass A quarter of a Pound, one ounce of Cinamon one ounce of nutmeggs A quarter of a Pound of Lofe Sugar A Pint of Sack first boyl your Iseinglass in a Pottle of Spring water; and lett it boyl till it comes to A Quart yn take it and Strane it through A cleane cloth yn Putt your Sack into it and lett ym boyle togeather A little yn take your Spices being all bett Small and mingled A little Space; yn take ym off ye Fire and putt it into A Puther dish keeping Stiring till it comes to A Jelly, Take of itt ye quantety of An Egg when you goe to Bed and in ye morning ye like quantety butt you must not eat nor drink; of Three or Fower Houres after it Probutum est 1664

For The Gravill Take Oyle Turpentine one ounce oyle of nutmegg Forty drops mix ym well together, and take Thirty drops Every morning in A Glass of White wine or Any Licquor yt you Like

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