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Onions Stewed


  • 1 quart of small onions
  • 2 sprigs of parsley
  • 1 sprig of thyme
  • 1 clove
  • 1 bay-leaf
  • a little piece of nutmeg
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 2 ounces of butter
  • 1 teaspoonful of flour
  • broth
  • white wine


Clean the onions, throw them in boiling water, add the parsley, thyme, clove, bay-leaf, nutmeg, garlic, salt, and pepper; boil twenty minutes, drain the onions only, and throw away the seasonings. Put the butter in a stewpan on a good fire, and when melted sprinkle in it the flour; then add the onions, cover with half broth and half white wine, boil gently till well cooked and the sauce reduced, serve warm. It is a very wholesome dish.


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Hand-Book of Practical Cookery (1884).

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