Otherways in Collars

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The Accomplisht Cook

By Robert May

Published 1660

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Season the sides with beaten nutmeg, salt, and ginger, or boil the sides whole or not bone them; boil also a piece or breast of veal with them, being well joynted and soaked two hours in fair water, boil it in half wine and half water, mace, slic’t ginger, parsley, and fennil-roots, being boil’d leave it in this souce, and put some slic’t lemon to it, with the whole pieces: when it is cold serve it with yellow, red, and white jelly, barberries, slic’t lemon, and lemon-peel.

Or you may make but one collar of both the sides to the hinder quarters, or bone the two sides, and make but two collars of all, and save the head only whole, or souce a pig in quarters or halves, or make of a good large fat pig but one collar only, and the head whole.

Or souce it with two quarts of white wine to a gallon of water, put in your wine when your pig is almost boil’d, and put to it four maces, a few cloves, two races of slic’t ginger, salt, a few bay-leaves, whole pepper, some slices of lemon, and lemon-peel; before you boil your pig, season the sides or collars with nutmeg, salt, cloves, and mace.