[Sca-cooks] Dumplings & Puff Paste - questions...

Terry Decker t.d.decker at att.net
Thu Oct 6 20:12:26 PDT 2011

This might be a quartern which can be either 1/4 stone (roughly 3.5 pounds) 
or 1/4 peck (2 quarts dry measure).


>I do not think it is a quart.
> First I would look through other parts of the manuscript to see things 
> that are similar.
> Does the first symbol look like the other "q"s in the manuscript?
> Or is it a number? 4?
> The second symbol looks like the "f"s in the rest of this recipe.
> Maybe? Maybe not.
> The third symbol looks an awful lot like some of the "d"s found elsewhere 
> or the "e" with other letters.
> I think trying to find other measurements within the manuscript is going 
> to give you the best idea.
> Glad you were sick today! Well not really but you know what I mean!
> Eduardo

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