3 lbs. knuckle of veal 1 large stalk celery
1 1b. lean beef 1/2 teaspoon peppercorns
3 quarts boiling water 1/2 bay leaf
1 onion 2 sprigs thyme
6 slices carrot 2 cloves
Wipe veal, remove from bone, and cut in small pieces; cut beef in pieces, put bone and meat in soup kettle, cover with cold water, and bring quickly to boiling-point; drain, throw away the water. Wash thoroughly bones and meat in cold water; return to kettle, add vegetables, seasonings, and three quarts boiling water. Boil three or four hours; the stock should be reduced one half.