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" Most people spoil garden things by overboiling them. All things that are green should have a little crispness for if they are overboiled they neither have any sweetness or beauty. "
Jane Grigson's Vegetable Book - Page ix
by Jane Grigson - 2007 - 607 pages
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The Frugal Housewife, Or, Experienced Cook: Wherein the Art of Dressing All ...

Susannah Carter - 1822 - 156 pages
...send it to table. Directions concerning Garden Tilings. Most people spoil garden things by overboiling them. All things that are green should have a little crispness ; for if they are overboiled, they neither have any sweetness or beauty. Beans and Bacon. When you dress beans and bacon,...
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The Virginia House-wife

Mary Randolph - Cooking - 1984 - 370 pages
...minutes will boil it sufficiently." And Hannah Glasse had been preaching the same gospel for decades: "All things that are green should have a little crispness, for if they are over-boiled, they neither have any sweetness or beauty." It was not until canning became a popular...
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Hubbub: Filth, Noise & Stench in England 1600-1770

Emily Cockayne - History - 2007 - 335 pages
...cooked their greens to a grey sludge. 'Most people', she lectured, 'spoil Garden Things by overboiling them: All Things that are Green should have a little Crispness, for if they are over boil'd they neither have any Sweetness or Beauty.'160 To be able to cook, a householder or tenant...
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