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Brilla Soup


  • 4 pounds of shin of beef
  • 3 carrots
  • 2 turnips
  • 1 large sprig of thyme
  • 2 onions
  • 1 head of celery
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 quarts water


Take the beef, cut off all the meat from the bone, in nice square pieces, and boil the bone for 4 hours. Strain the liquor, let it cool, and take off the fat; then put the pieces of meat in the cold liquor; cut small the carrots, turnips, and celery; chop the onions, add them with the thyme and seasoning, and simmer till the meat is tender. If not brown enough, colour it with browning.

Time: 6 hours.

Seasonable all the year.

Sufficient for 10 persons.


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The Book of Household Management (1861).

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