The Southern Gardener and Receipt Book: Containing Valuable Information, Original and Otherwise, on All Subjects Connected with Domestic and Rural Affairs ...

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J. B. Lippincott & Company, 1860 - Cookery - 478 pages
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Page 243 - ... give a gentle shake to the dish that the sugar may touch the under side of the fruit; next day make a thin syrup with the remainder of the sugar, and instead of water allow one pint of...
Page 407 - ... quietly lodged, approach the hive, and turn it gently over. Having steadily placed it in a small pit, previously dug to receive it, with its bottom upwards, cover it with a clean new hive, which has been properly prepared, with a few sticks across the inside of it, and rubbed with aromatic herbs.
Page 14 - The object of preparation in these three substances being to get rid of the violent heat which is produced when the fermentation is most powerful ; it is obvious that preparation must consist in facilitating the process. For this purpose, a certain degree of moisture and air in the fermenting bodies...
Page 438 - Afterwards, one ounce and a half of dragon's blood, dissolved in a pint of spirits of wine, and one-third of that quantity of carbonate of soda, are to be mixed together, and filtered, and the liquid in this thin state is to be rubbed, or rather laid on the wood with a soft brush.
Page 423 - AKE raw potatoes, in the state they are taken out of the earth, wash them well, then rub them on a grater over a vessel of clean water to a fine pulp, pass the liquid matter through a coarse sieve into another tub of clear water ; let the mixture stand till the fine white particles of the potatoes are precipitated, then pour the mucilaginous liquor from the fecula, and preserve this liquor for use.
Page 425 - To take Mildew out of Linen. Take soap, and rub it well : then scrape some fine chalk, and rub that also in the linen ; lay it on the grass ; as it dries, wet it a little, and it will come out at twice doing.
Page 203 - Beat the whites of four eggs till they stand alone. Then beat in, gradually, the sugar, a teaspoonful at a time. Add the essence of lemon, and beat the whole very hard. Lay a wet sheet of paper on the bottom of a square tin pan. Drop on it, at equal distances, a little of the beaten egg and sugar, and then add on each, a small teaspoonful of stiff currant-jelly.
Page 113 - Put about an ounce of butter into a stew-pan .- as soon as it melts, mix with it as much flour as will dry it up ; stir it over the fire for a few minutes, and gradually add to it the...
Page 459 - New iron should be very gradually heated at first. After it has become inured to the heat, it is not as likely to crack. It is a good plan to put new earthen ware into cold water, and let it heat gradually, until it boils, — then cool again.
Page 231 - Pour in a gill of sack, grate in the yellow rind of a lemon, and mill the cream till it is of a thick froth : then carefully pour the thin from the froth into a dish.

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