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Nelson's Home Comforts

Thirteenth Edition

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Author: Mary Hooper
Published: 1892
Language: English
Wordcount: 31,519 / 95 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.2
LoC Category: TX
Downloads: 7,768
Added to site: 2009.07.28 24822
Genre: Cooking

reaches boiling-point. Then put it into a mould which has been rinsed with cold water. When thoroughly cold, this will turn out a most inviting and extremely nutritious dish.


Boil two minced onions in a quart of the liquor in which a leg of mutton has been boiled, skim well, and when the vegetables are tender strain them out. Pass the soup through a napkin, boil up, skim thoroughly, and when clear add the contents of a tin of Nelson's Extract of Meat, stirring until dissolved.

Boil two ounces of vermicelli paste in a pint of water until tender. Most shapes take about ten minutes. Take care that the water boils when you throw in the paste, and that it continues to do so during all the time of cooking, as that will keep the paste from sticking together. When done, drain it in a strainer, put it in the tureen, and pour the soup on to it.


Wash and scrape a large carrot, cut away all the yellow parts from the middle, and slice the red outside



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