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Washington Terrapin

1 terrapin
1/2 cup chopped mushrooms
11/2 tablespoons butter
11/2 tablespoons flour
Few grains cayenne
1 cup cream
2 eggs
2 tablespoons Sherry wine

Melt the butter, add flour, and pour on slowly the cream. Add terrapin meat with bones cut in pieces, entrails cut smaller, liver separated in pieces, eggs of terrapin, and mushrooms. Season with salt and cayenne. Just before serving, add eggs slightly beaten and two tablespoons Sherry wine.

  Terrapin à la Maryland Fish à la Créme  
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