Baked Heart

Thoroughly wash a beef's heart, (cost ten cents,) stuff it

with half a loaf of stale bread, (cost two cents,) moistened with warm

water and seasoned with one teaspoonful of salt, quarter of a

teaspoonful each of pepper, chopped parsley and sweet herbs, an onion

chopped, and one ounce of sweet drippings (cost of all these two cents;)

lay it in a dripping pan with five cents' worth of parsnips scraped and

washed, and bake in a moderate oven about two hours. It may be baked in

an earthen jar, like the oxtail stew, and all its goodness will be


Parsnips are exceedingly nutritious and cheap, but if they are not liked

potatoes may be substituted for them.

The entire dinner with bread and butter will cost about twenty-five