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Usage examples for veal

  1. 16 or 20 of veal. – The Physiology of Taste by Brillat Savarin
  2. Stew it gently for 2 hours, or until it is quite tender; strain off the liquor; stir together over the fire, in a stewpan, a little flour and butter until brown; lay the veal in this, the upper side to the bottom of the pan, and let it remain till of a nice brown colour. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  3. A good red apple and a pint of wine, Some of your mutton and some of your veal, If it is good, pray give me a deal; If it is not, pray give some salt. – Rhymes Old and New by M.E.S. Wright
  4. If by some fatal chance the hay were to fail for two years running, you would see a startling change the third year in the price of beef, but especially in that of veal. – The Village Rector by Honore de Balzac
  5. Mrs. Veal sat down in the very chair in which Mrs. Bargrave had been seated when she heard the knocking at the door. – The Strange Story Book by Mrs. Andrew Lang
  6. Bone four pigeons, and make a forcemeat of some fillet of veal, some ham fat, some grated breadcrumbs, mushrooms, truffles, a shalot, a bouquet garni, a little cayenne, pepper and salt, mixed with butter cooked over the fire and then pounded in a mortar; put some of this forcemeat into the pigeons and stew them gently for half an hour. – Dressed Game and Poultry à la Mode by Harriet A. de Salis
  7. It is as though they thought bricks were like veal or mutton and stones like bits out of the living calf or sheep. – The Note-Books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler
  8. He was very agreeable, but spoke too lightly, I thought, of veal soup, I took him aside, and reasoned the matter with him, but in vain; to speak the truth, Luttrell is not steady in his judgments on dishes. – Sydney Smith by George W. E. Russell
  9. Could they get me a veal cutlet, or a bit of cold chicken?" – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  10. Then Mrs. Veal asked for Mrs. Bargrave's daughter; she said, she was not at home: But if you have a mind to see her, says Mrs. Bargrave, I'll send for her. – The Best Ghost Stories by Various
  11. They had now finished a veal stew with green beans. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  12. When your veal is enough, dish it up, and pour your sauce over. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  13. " In that case," said Sancho, " you will not be without veal or kid." – The History of Don Quixote, Volume II., Complete by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  14. Make the whole into a nice stew, with some good veal gravy. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  15. Hence it is preferable to feed all your calves, whether for veal or stock. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
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