oz. Butter or Beef Dripping
quarts of Water or Pot Liquor
Crusts of Bread.....
Salt and Pepper
Total Cost, with Butter - 3½d. Time - Two Hours.
Peel and slice up the onions and put them into a saucepan with the butter or dripping, and brown them. Then let them cook, covered over, for an horn*. Break in some brown dry crusts of bread. Pour over the boiling liquor the water in which some vegetables, such as carrots, turnips, or cauliflowers, have been boiled, stir it well and boil for an hour; rub through a sieve. If it is not thick enough, let it boil again without the lid for ten minutes. Season well with pepper and salt, and serve.