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  Kidneys, BroiledBasic cookingLamb Chops  
Time: 7 or 8 minutes.

Sufficient: Allow 1 kidney to each person.

Seasonable at any time.

Ingredients
  1. Kidneys
  2. butter
  3. salt to taste
  4. pepper to taste
  5. dry toast
Directions
  1. Cut the kidneys open without quite dividing them
  2. Remove the skin
  3. Put a small piece of butter in the frying-pan
  4. When the butter is melted, lay in the kidneys the flat side downwards in the pan
  5. Fry them for 7 or 8 minutes, turning them when they are half-done
  6. Serve on a piece of dry toast, season with pepper and salt, and put a small piece of butter in each kidney
  7. Pour the gravy from the pan over them
  8. Serve very hot

Source: The Book of Household Management by Isabella Beeton (1859)
Comments (7) 
kreiss
01/22/12
This looks delicious! I'll be trying it soon for a dinner party.
BJCoty
10/17/12
Seeing that the weather is getting cooler.cant wait to try this soup,and many others.
Kelly
03/30/13
I really wish these directions were clear. My daughter and I tried making this today and were quite disappointed.
bwright
04/18/13
Sorry to hear that Kelly. I will let me partner know. Although I am sure this is the way the recipe is written.
Booknparty
06/09/15
I love this recipe! Our book club just finished reading a novel set in Colonial America and part of our party fun is making dishes set around that time. Our group is big fans of historical fiction and I think your website is terrific! The recipe came out perfect everyone loved the pie. Take a look on my website booknparty.com under book party ideas.
Booknparty
06/09/15
Sorry: www.booknparty.com
Truman
05/02/16
Do you have the calories for this recipe, thanks!
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