Drunken Sausages: A Recipe for Restoration Era Meat Lovers

Yesterday, I discussed the dynamics of the aristocratic diet and common ingredients, using the backdrop of boiled sausage, an upper class recipe. My husband was delighted to try this and actually spearheaded the cooking process. Before I start, let’s return to the original: To boil Sausages. Take two pounds of Sausages, and boil them with…

Meat and Vegetables: A Tale of Two Classes

I’m not a meat eater, though I indulge in the occasional fish and shellfish. Meat just rages on my stomach. But my dear husband on the other hand, is an avowed and dedicated carnivore. So, when I explored “The Queen-like Closet” by Hannah Wolley, it was full of meat overload. Meats were an essential staple…