Boiled Turkey Recipe
Prepare the turkey as you would for baking or
roasting turkey; fill with an oyster
stuffing. Tie the legs and wings close to the
body, place in salted boiling water with the breast downward; skim
it often and boil about two hours, but not till the skin breaks.
Serve with oyster or celery sauce. Boil a nicely pickled piece of
salt pork, and serve at table a thin slice to each plate. Some prefer
bacon or ham instead of pork.
Some roll the turkey in a cloth dipped in flour. If the liquor
is to be used afterwards for soup, the cloth imparts an unpleasant
flavor. The liquor can be saved and made into a nice soup for the
next day's dinner, by adding the same seasoning as for