[ To Souse Sturgeon ] Garrett Clopper
Date: The manuscript is dated 1790-1799. | 1790/01/01 to 1799/12/31
Garrett Clopper. Planting Journal, Accounts and Recipes.
Institution: New Brunswick Museum Archives and Research Library | Source Origin: Beverley Robinson Papers | Sublocation: Planting Journal, Accounts and Recipes by Garrett Clopper, 1790-1799. | Reference: S37A-2 F46
This recipe is on page 11 of the manuscript. Image courtesy of New Brunswick Museum Archives and Research Library.
To Souse Sturgeon
The Sturgeon to be skinned [oesp?]
then boil'd in Salt & Water at
least to be shifted twice & well skim'd
when boil'd laid by to drain; and
cool ~ to one Gallon of good Vinegar
add two quarts of Water in
which Salmon or bass has been
boil'd add 1/2 oz
pound of Alspice
& 1 oz of Cloves with pepper and
Salt at discretion & when scalding
hot poured on the fish & to be kept
close coverd ~ the scalding to
be repeated [word crossed out] after as the
fish shall require it.