Detail View: LUNA: Folger Manuscript Transcriptions Collection: Medicinal, household and cookery receipts [manuscript].

Digital Image File Name: 
Source Call Number: 
Source Title: 
Medicinal, household and cookery receipts [manuscript].
Image Details: 
Part I. When reading Part I, Part II is inverted and reversed.
Source Created or Published: 
17th-18th centuries
Physical Description: 
page 28
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
Hamnet Catalog Link:
28 To Dry Apricocks Take A pound of apricocks and put them into A skillett of watter vntill they boyle, after they are skined, put them into the watter again[e] till they are very soft then take A pint of watter to a pound of shugar, sett it ouer the fier till it be very hott but not boyle; then put in your Apricoks into this surip and heat them twice A day morni= =ng and euening till they Candy at the tope, then put them into the A stoue to dry To Dry Cherrys Take Cherrys and stone them and keep the liquor of them and then put them into A skillett with out watter, to 20 pound of Cherrys, put 2 pound of shgar and soe heat them, but ^not boyle them, this done put them into A stoue to dry
Transcriptions made by Shakespeare’s World volunteers (, participants in EMROC classes and transcribathons (, participants in Folger paleography classes and transcribathons, and Folger docents.