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90 example sentences with  damson

90 example sentences with damson

Cleaning the churn, &c. 2368 Cows, cost of keep for 2370 Devonshire system 2369 Hair sieve 2360 Maid, charge of dairy produce 2371 duties of the 2357 Milk, dishes 2361 general management of 2364 pails 2359 Situation of the 2363 Dampfnudeln, or German puddings 1280 Damson, the 1270

FRUIT.Bullaces, damsons, figs, filberts, grapes, melons, morella-cherries, mulberries, nectarines, peaches, pears, plums, quinces, walnuts.

FRUIT.Apples, black and white bullaces, damsons, figs, filberts, grapes, pears, quinces, walnuts.

When fresh fruits are in season, this pudding is exceedingly nice, with damsons, plums, red currants, gooseberries, or apples; when made with these, the pudding must be thickly sprinkled over with sifted sugar.

DAMSON TART.

INGREDIENTS.1-1/4 pint of damsons, 1/4 lb. of moist sugar, 1/2 lb. of short or puff crust.

Put the damsons, with the sugar between them, into a deep pie-dish, in the midst of which, place a small cup or jar turned upside down; pile the fruit high in the middle, line the edges of the dish with short or puff crust, whichever may be preferred; put on the cover, ornament the edges, and bake from 1/2 to 3/4 hour in a good oven.

[Illustration: DAMSONS.]

DAMSONS.Whether for jam, jelly, pie, pudding, water, ice, wine, dried fruit or preserved, the damson, or damascene (for it was originally brought from Damascus, whence its name), is invaluable.

Amongst the list of the best sorts of baking plums, the damson stands first, not only on account of the abundance of its juice, but also on account of its soon softening.

DAMSON PUDDING.

INGREDIENTS.1-1/2 pint of damsons, 1/4 lb. of moist sugar, 3/4 lb. of suet or butter crust.

Make a suet crust with 3/4 lb. of flour by recipe No. 1215; line a buttered pudding-basin with a portion of it; fill the basin with the damsons, sweeten them, and put on the lid; pinch the edges of the crust together, that the juice does not escape; tie over a floured cloth, put the pudding into boiling water, and boil from 2-1/2 to 3 hours.

BAKED DAMSONS FOR WINTER USE.

From 5 to 6 hours to bake the damsons, in a very cool oven.

DAMSON CHEESE.

Pick the stalks from the damsons, and put them into a preserving-pan; simmer them over the fire until they are soft, occasionally stirring them; then beat them through a coarse sieve, and put the pulp and juice into the preserving-pan, with sugar in the above proportion, having previously carefully weighed them.

Stir the sugar well in, and simmer the damsons slowly for 2 hours.

A few of the stones may be cracked, and the kernels boiled with the damsons, which very much improves the flavour of the cheese.

Time.1 hour to boil the damsons without the sugar; 2 hours to simmer them slowly, 1/2 hour quickly.

Sufficient.1 pint of damsons to make a very small pot of cheese.

COMPOTE OF DAMSONS.

INGREDIENTS.1 quart of damsons, 1 pint of syrup No. 1512.

Procure sound ripe damsons; pick the stalks from them, and put them into boiling syrup, made by recipe No. 1512.

Simmer them gently until the fruit is tender, but not sufficiently soft to break; take them up, boil the syrup for 5 minutes; pour it over the damsons, and serve.

About 1/4 hour to simmer the damsons; 5 minutes to boil the syrup.

DAMSON JAM. 1538.

Stone the damsons, weigh them, and to every lb. allow 3/4 lb. of loaf sugar.

Sufficient.1-1/2 pint of damsons for a lb. pot.

A VERY NICE PRESERVE OF DAMSONS.

INGREDIENTS.To every quart of damsons allow 1/2 lb. of loaf sugar.

Put the damsons (which should be picked from the stalks and quite free from blemishes) into a jar, with pounded sugar sprinkled amongst them in the above proportion; tie the jar closely down, set it in a saucepan of cold water; bring it gradually to boil, and simmer gently until the damsons are soft, without being broken.

Put the damsons (which should be picked from the stalks and quite free from blemishes) into a jar, with pounded sugar sprinkled amongst them in the above proportion; tie the jar closely down, set it in a saucepan of cold water; bring it gradually to boil, and simmer gently until the damsons are soft, without being broken.

TO PRESERVE DAMSONS, OR ANY KIND OF PLUMS.

INGREDIENTS.Fresh fruits, such as currants, raspberries, cherries, gooseberries, plums of all kinds, damsons, &c.; wide-mouthed glass bottles, new corks to fit them tightly.

PLUMS.The Damson, or Damascene plum, takes its name from Damascus, where it grows in great quantities, and whence it was brought into Italy about 114 B.C.

Cabinet pudding, and damson tart made with preserved damsons.

Cabinet pudding, and damson tart made with preserved damsons.

Open jam tart, which should have been made with the pieces of paste left from the damson tart; baked arrowroot pudding.

Damson tart made with bottled fruit, ratafia pudding.

Damson Tart.

Damson Tart.

Compรดte of Damsons.

Baked damsons and rice.

Damson pudding.

Damson tart, boiled batter pudding.

Damson pudding.

Arrowroot blancmange and stewed damsons.

Damson pudding made with bottled fruit.

Damson Tart, with bottled fruit.

*** After spending a one-pound Treasury note on cakes, chocolates, fish and chips, biscuits, apples, bananas, damsons, cigarettes, toffee, five bottles of ginger "pop" and a tin of salmon, a Chatham boy told a policeman that he was not feeling well.

Sweetness N. sweetness, dulcitude^. sugar, syrup, treacle, molasses, honey, manna; confection, confectionary; sweets, grocery, conserve, preserve, confiture^, jam, julep; sugar-candy, sugar-plum; licorice, marmalade, plum, lollipop, bonbon, jujube, comfit, sweetmeat; apple butter, caramel, damson, glucose; maple sirup^, maple syrup, maple sugar; mithai^, sorghum, taffy.

No anecdotes of his childhood are preserved, except that he once cried because he could not eat any more damson tart.

In later years he would probably have thought damson tart 'very vulgar.'

It was famous then for its fat, rich cheeses and its green damson plums.

Their fruits are damsons, hazel-nuts, melons, grapes, pines, and mulberries.

He gave Mrs Null some damson preserves, and he took some himself, and then he helped himself to a great hot roll, from a plate that Letty had just brought in, and carefully opening it he buttered it on the inside, and covered one-half of it with the damson preserves.

He gave Mrs Null some damson preserves, and he took some himself, and then he helped himself to a great hot roll, from a plate that Letty had just brought in, and carefully opening it he buttered it on the inside, and covered one-half of it with the damson preserves.

On the blackthorn hang the purple sloeberries, like small damsons, luscious and covered with bloom.

Not that I longed especially for segments of Mrs. Surd's justly celebrated lemon pies; not that the spheroidal damsons of her excellent preserving had any marked allurements; not even that I yearned to hear the Professor's jocose table-talk about binomials, and chatty illustrations of abstruse paradoxes.

He has the predatory instincts of that being who loves to call himself the image of his Maker, and more than once has given annoyance, especially last year, when he robbed a damson-tree of a brood of Baltimore orioles.

All of rich summer smacked, of autumn all: Pears at our feet, and apples at our side Rolled in luxuriance; branches on the ground Sprawled, overweighed with damsons; while we brushed From the cask's head the crust of four long years.

The cultivated plums, damsons and gages are varieties of the Prunus domestica, the cultivated plum tree.

We have two species of wild plum in North Americathe beach-plum, a low shrub found in New England, the fruit of which is dark blue and about the size of damsons; while the other is quite a large tree, and very showy when covered with its scarlet fruit.

In exposed positions protection may be afforded by a row of damson trees.

On entering the council-chamber he felt cold, asked to have some fire lighted, and gave orders to his secretary, Pericard, the only attendant admitted with him, to go and fetch the silver-gilt shell he was in the habit of carrying about him with damsons or other preserves to eat of a morning.

[first groom of the chamber to Henry III.], that I beg him to let me have a few damsons or a little preserve of roses, or some trifle of the king's."

He brought up quince marmalade and her choicest damson plums.

I had never seen olives, and when I saw these trees covered with plenty of fruit about the size of damson plums I took the liberty of tasting it and found it very disagreeable, and wondered of what use such fruit could be.

TO CAN PLUMS.Green Gages and Damsons are best for canning.

PLUM JELLY.Use Damsons or Green Gages.

for salads, to pickle walnuts like mangoes, to make flummery, to make a carp pie, to pickle French beans and cucumbers, to make damson and quince wines, to make a French pudding (called a Pomeroy pudding), to make a leg of pork like a Westphalia ham, to make mutton as beef, and to pot beef to eat like venison.

This is a delicious pudding; plums or damsons are sometimes used instead of cherries.

* * * * * DAMSON MARMALADE.

Damson marmalade, 163.

Damson pie is made in the same way.

PRESERVED DAMSON PLUMS Pick the plums over carefully, removing every one that has a decayed spot or blemish.

DAMSON JAM Weigh 3/4 of a pound of sugar for each pound of fruit.

Brains Cauliflower Chicken Eggplant (Roumanian) Meat and Boiled Hominy of Fish Peanut and Rice Potato Rice Sweetbread Sweet Potato Veal Croutons Crullers Crumb, Dressing Cucumber Salad Fried in Oil Sauce Spiced Stuffed Cup Cake Currant Float Currant Jelly Currants Currants, Frosted Curry Sauce Custard, Boiled Cup, for Six Egg Pie *D* Damson Jam Damson Plums,

Brains Cauliflower Chicken Eggplant (Roumanian) Meat and Boiled Hominy of Fish Peanut and Rice Potato Rice Sweetbread Sweet Potato Veal Croutons Crullers Crumb, Dressing Cucumber Salad Fried in Oil Sauce Spiced Stuffed Cup Cake Currant Float Currant Jelly Currants Currants, Frosted Curry Sauce Custard, Boiled Cup, for Six Egg Pie *D* Damson Jam Damson Plums,

L. E. D.The medical effects of the damson and common prunes are, to abate heat, and gently loosen the belly: which they perform by lubricating the passage, and softening the excrement.

In eating stone fruit, such as cherries, damsons, &c., the same rule had better be observed.

In eating stone fruit, such as cherries, damsons, &c., the same rule had better be observed.

In the back yard a clothes-line stretched between a damson and a peach tree, and on it hung forgotten some of Pansy's father's underclothes; but Nature did what she could to make the toiler's raiment look like diamonded banners, flung bravely to the breeze in honor of his new son-in-law.

There's such a dish of damson-cheese!

The damson is generally less sweet than other kinds of plum and is used in jams, jellies, and liqueurs.

He is also said to have scoffed a whole sheep followed by three pecks of damsons - a peck held more than 2 gallons.

It now yields about 60 tonnes of fruit for his kitchen each year, and is full of ancient and forgotten varieties of British apples and pears, along with walnut trees, quince, medlars, apricots, nectarines, peaches, plums, damsons and cherries.

The Orchard has apple, Damson, Pear, Crab Apple and Cherry trees.

Our palates, from the damson to the grape.