Laura C. Minnick
lcm at jeffnet.org
Mon Nov 9 16:11:14 PST 2009
Susan Lin wrote:
> Okay - I'm thoroughly confused - I saw compost and just assumed you were
> talking about fertilizer.
> Please explain, what is this "compost" of which you speak?
It's in one of the Middle English cookbooks (I don't remember which one
at the moment), and a more modernized spelling would be 'compote'. It's
basically a variety of fruit in a solution of wine/vinegar/honey or some
There's also a recipe for 'Garbage', which is a bunch of savory bits in
a solution. It starts out with chicken feet, so IMNSHO the name made be
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