Daniel Webster's Chowder Recipe
From 'The Cook' (1885)
Four tablespoonfuls of onions, fried with pork.
One quart of boiled potatoes, well mashed.
One and a half pounds sea-biscuit, broken.
One teaspoonful of thyme, mixed with one of summer savory.
Half-bottle of mushroom catsup.
One bottle of port or claret.
Half of a nutmeg, grated.
A few cloves, mace, and allspice.
Six pounds of fish, sea-bass or cod, cut in slices.
Twenty five oysters, a little black pepper, and a few slices of lemon.
The whole put in a pot, covered with an inch of water, boiled for an hour, and gently stirred.