[Sca-cooks] What does this Dripping Dish Do?
prescotj at telusplanet.net
Fri Jun 17 17:32:37 PDT 2011
I do NOT know for sure, but my guess is that I'd put this *below*
a roast to catch the fat that drips off the roast.
At 5:26 PM -0700 6/17/11, Mercy Neumark wrote:
> So, I think by now you all know my first focus is pottery. I do
> cook, but I make a lot of different items. I go through the Museum
> of London site and try to find new items to make to sell and give
> sometimes as gifts to people.
> I came across this:
> Here is the description of the item:
> So, I have my ideas as to what it does, but really... what does it
> do? Is it for basting? It has a spout/pouring lip. It seems
> really long and cumbersome of anything else, but I could be wrong.
> Does anyone know of any good books that speak about what kitchen
> items did in period (how they were used)? There are numerous
> warming dishes and oddities I can find, and honestly, I am not sure
> how someone would use these items.
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