Season a 6-pound veal-roast with salt and pepper and rub well with butter; put in the dripping-pan with one large sliced onion, 1 bay-leaf, 2 sprigs of parsley and 2 of thyme and sage. Add 1/2 teaspoonful each of cloves, allspice and mace. Pour in 1 cup of hot water and the juice of a lemon and dredge with flour; add a tablespoonful of butter. Let bake until brown and tender. Baste often with the Sauce and serve.
Dishes & Beverages of the Old South, by Martha McCulloch Williams (Year 1913)