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To bake Beef like red Deer

PERIOD: England, 17th century | SOURCE: A True Gentlewomans Delight, 1653 | CLASS: Authentic

DESCRIPTION: How to make beef taste like venison

To bake Beef like red Deer

Take a pound of Beef, and slice it thin, and half a pint of good wine Vinegar, some three Cloves, and Mace above an ounce, three Nutmegs, pound them altogether, Pepper and Salt according to your direction, and a little Sugar, mix these together, take a pound and half of Suet, shred and beat it small in a morter, then lay a row of Suet, a row of Beef, strow your spices between every lain, then your Vinegar, so doe till you have laid in all, then make it up, but first beat it close with a rowling pin, then presse it a day before you put it in your past.

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