An' I hopes, ol girl,' says he, 'that you'll be able t' boil the water 'ithout burnin' it.'
The captain had ordered Cooper to boil some pitch at the galley.
Boil them fast about twenty minutes, according to their size.
Then increase the fire, and boil it hard for a few minutes only.
It will be a great improvement to cut up a yam and boil it in the soup.
Put them into the soup, add a handful of chopped parsley, and let them boil.
Set it over a moderate fire, and do not let it boil too fast.
Let it boil a quarter of an hour longer, and then send it to table with the meat in it.
Then put it into the gravy soup, add the wine, and let it come to a boil.
When it comes to a boil, put in the clams, and keep them boiling an hour.