• 5 lbs. lean beef from middle of round.
  • 2 lbs. marrow-bone.
  • 3 quarts cold water.
  • 1 teaspoon peppercorns.
  • 1 tablespoon salt.
  • cup Carrot cut in dice.
  • cup Turnip cut in dice.
  • cup Onion cut in dice.
  • cup Celery cut in dice.


Wipe, and cut meat in inch cubes. Put two-thirds of meat in soup kettle, and soak in water thirty minutes. Brown remainder in hot frying-pan with marrow from marrow-bone. Put browned meat and bone in kettle. Heat to boiling point; skim thoroughly, and cook at temperature below boiling point five hours. Add seasonings and vegetables, cook one hour, strain and cool. Remove fat and clear. Serve in bouillon cups.