Boiled Shrimp

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By The Times Picayune Publishing Company

Published 1901

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  • 100 Fine River Shrimp
  • A Large Bunch of Celery and Celery Tops
  • 2 Dozen Allspice


Select fine large river shrimp for this purpose. About one hundred will serve a family of eight. Into a pot of water put a great quantity of salt, almost enough to make a brine. Pepper a great bunch of celery and celery tops, chopped fine; two dozen allspice, two blades of mace, one dozen cloves, mashed fine; thyme, parsley, bay leaf, chopped fine; Cayenne and a red pepper pod. When this has bo