"The Midnight Stew"
Step 1: Pre-cooking the Meat
The first step to preparing the stew is to pre-cook the meat. Add to a 60 to 80 gallon fired clay or steel pot: water to fill around 3/5 full. Heat until lukewarm. Weight of Girly should be in proper portion to height, nicely fleshed (plumpish but not fat).
Place: Girly in lukewarm water.
Add: wood to fire to increase heat.
The slow rise in water temperature will relax Girly who will then become unconscious.
Adjust: Water level to chest height
1 1/4 cup salt
3/4 cup pepper
1 cup fresh parsley
10 carrots (diced)
1/4 cup lavender
18 quartered onions
3 crushed hands of garlic
4 quartered limes
20-30 cloves (in a cheese cloth sack)
Bring: Water to rolling boil
Continue to Cook: Girly for three hours at full boil
Remove From Stock: limes and cloves.
Step 2: Finalizing the Stew
Ensure that the stock is constantly stirred as mixture thickens, add more or less depending on desired thickness of the stew.
Add to the Pot:
15 pounds beans or peas (pre-cooked)
2 gallons red wine (or other alcoholic product)
15 pounds celery
5 pounds potatoes
salt, pepper and other spices to taste
Bring: stew to a simmer and cook until potatoes are soft.