Season LAMB chops; dredge with flour and fry until brown; keep hot. Fry 1 chopped onion and 1 small carrot in two tablespoonfuls of butter. Add 1 tablespoonful of flour; stir until light brown. Add 1/2 cup of water; let boil well; add parsley, a few cloves and peppercorns, salt and pepper and 1 bay-leaf minced fine. Boil well. Add 1 glass of claret; then pour the Sauce hot over the chops, and garnish with French peas.
Dishes & Beverages of the Old South, by Martha McCulloch Williams (Year 1913)