Pickled Herring

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The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • 1 doz. milch herring
  • 2 tablespoons mustard seed
  • 4 large onions, sliced<


Soak herring in cold water over night, drain and remove entrails, reserving the roe and milt. If you desire, skin and bone them; cut off heads, run knife down center of back and skin towards the tail; scrape the meat off the bones, without cutting the bones, thus separating the herring in two parts.

Place herring in crock in layers, with sliced onion, lemon, a few pieces of bay leaf, a