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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

To make a Pork Pie. Take a loin, neck, or any nice part, an equal quantity of fat and lean pork, cut it into pieces the size of a crown piece; shred some onion and apple not very small, season the meat with Cayenne, white pepper, salt, and dried sage, lay in your dish a layer of seasoning, and one of meat, alternately till filled, then add some lumps of butter, and put on the lid: you may make a raised pie.

The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy, 1796

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