Season 4 pounds of LAMB with salt, pepper and lemon-juice; put in the dripping-pan with 2 small chopped onions, 1 bay-leaf, 2 sprigs of parsley and thyme; then pour over 1/2 cup of butter and dredge with flour. Add a cup of hot water and the juice of a lemon. Let bake in a hot oven until done. Serve with French peas.
Dishes & Beverages of the Old South, by Martha McCulloch Williams (Year 1913)