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Stew Soup of Salt Meat


  • any pieces of salt beef or pork, say 2 lbs.
  • 4 carrots
  • 4 parsnips
  • 4 turnips
  • 4 potatoes
  • 1 cabbage
  • 2 ounces of oatmeal or ground rice
  • seasoning of salt and pepper
  • 2 quarts of water


Cut up the meat small, add the water, and let it simmer for 2 3/4 hours. Now add the vegetables, cut in thin small slices; season, and boil for 1 hour. Thicken with the oatmeal, and serve.

Time: 2 hours.

Seasonable in winter.

Sufficient for 6 persons.

Note: If rice is used instead of oatmeal, put it in with the vegetables.


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The Book of Household Management (1861).

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