Poultry—How to Choose

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Having before stated that the female in almost every instance, is preferable to the male, and peculiarly so in the Peacock, which, tho' beautifully plumaged, is tough, hard, stringy, and untasted, and even indelicious—while the Pea Hen is exactly otherwise, and the queen of all birds.

So also in a degree, Turkey.

We proceed to ROOTS and VEGETABLES—and the best cook cannot alter the first quality, they must be good, or the cook will be disappointed.